Movies like Hostage 1992

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Hostage (1992)
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Hostage (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Argentina, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A weary British spy retreats to a Buenos Aires hotel and recalls his last dirty job, complete with lover.
Plot: terrorist, assassin, kidnapping, agent, spy, violence, dancing, sniper, ballet, hostage, female nudity, sex scene, hospital, terrorism, undercover agent, boat, bullying, threat, ex husband ex wife relationship, bar, funeral home, syringe, bathroom, coffin, rifle ...
Place: argentina

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Most similar movies to Hostage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about pistol, gun, violence, kidnapping, hostage, danger and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Hostage: Proof of Life (2000), MI-5 (2015), Too Hot to Handle (1977), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Body of Lies (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Proof of Life (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, ransom, rescue, group of criminals, jungle, mercenary, negotiation, confined, danger, couple relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, london, south america, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 21K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, disobeying orders, corruption, race against time, explosive, police, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Too Hot to Handle (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gorgeous blonde assassin Samantha Fox accepts a contract to liquidate a quintet of gangsters in the Philippines. Problems ensue when she falls in love with the Manila detective investigating the killings.
Plot: violence, assassin, exploitation, karate, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 2001, 2010s ...
Place: russia, london, big ben london, pennsylvania, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.1
 213K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, langley virginia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.1
 204
Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: dead boy, terrorism, death of son, terrorist, kidnapping, murder, government agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, vengeance, terrorist, fbi, special agents, survival, rivalry, save the day, race against time, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, london, england, cyprus, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 703
Rosebud (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, yacht, terrorist, hostages, race against time, save the day, secret agents, chases and races, danger, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east, corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.6
 20K
Toy Soldiers (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed intruders and try to take back their academy by any means necessary.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, siege, preparatory school, heroic mission, rescue, friendship, high school, teenage life, rebelliousness, hardcase students, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, virginia, florida, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
 10K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, rescue, machismo, death of wife, deception, murder, brutality, father son relationship, escape, death, violence, revenge ...
Time: year 2015, year 2004, year 2005, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: langley virginia, eastern europe, prague, czech republic, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, military, investigation, rescue, spy, ambush, evacuation, chase, race against time, deception ...
Time: 2010s, frogman
Place: london, ukraine, big ben london, iran, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Coming Out Alive (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A woman hires a contract-killer when her ex-husband kidnaps her son.
Plot: terrorist, kidnapping, son, father, handicap, assassin, obstacle
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, threat, rescue, manhunt, voyeurism, agent, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 1K
Sabotage (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: mercenary, fbi, hostage, betrayal, martial arts, gunfight, violence, sniper, bodyguard, false accusation, conspiracy, bomb ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 5K
The Marine 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebels seize control of the hotel where a Marine sniper and his wife are staying. Can he save the day?
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, marine, terrorism, one man army, heroes, resort, sniper, save the day, crimes, danger, spouse in danger, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, explosive, senator, danger, investigation, undercover, crimes, police detective, politics, special agents, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, heroes, leadership, war, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, rescue, survival, kidnapping, adventure, one man army, race against time, save the day, deadly, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, hostage, airplane, law enforcement, one man army, escapades, confined, rivalry, daring rescue, save the day, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 20K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, manhunt, undercover, fighting crime, society, rivalry, danger, crimes, deadly, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 165K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, erotic, rough, brutal ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, deception, spy, russian spy, female agent, secret mission, seduction, manipulation, sexploitation, training, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, danger, save the day, heroes, conspiracy, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, chechnya, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist, terrorist attack, assassination, secret agents, save the day, danger, head of state, graphic violence, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, tower bridge london, buckingham palace, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, hostage, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, danger, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 117K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, investigation, fbi, terrorist, prince, chase, deception, interrogation, muslim, evidence, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 62K
The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, explosive, assassination, revenge, deadly, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 80s, year 1984 ...
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
 791
Crash Landing (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, terrorist, airplane, hostage, kidnapping, martial arts, hijacker, one man army, hostages, confined, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, counter terrorism, recruit, mole, government agent, revenge, mercenary, mission, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, virginia, romania, rome italy, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, ex soldier, survival, hostages, confined, one man army, teachers and students, danger, dedicated educator, youth, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tough and Deadly (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A private eye helps an amnesiac CIA agent elude mobsters who don't want him to regain his memory of their drug operation.
Style: buddy movie, cult film
Plot: amnesia, drug smuggling, cia, explosion, brawl, assassin, handcuffs, police officer, jumping through a window, walkie talkie, strangulation, knife ...
Place: washington d.c., langley virginia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%