Movies like Into the Sun 1991

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Into the Sun (1991)
 5.2
 697
Into the Sun (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Watkins (Michael Paré) is an American pilot stationed in the Middle East, who is taken away from his normal duties of protecting the skies to show an actor everything he needs to know about being a pilot in the Air Force. The actor, Tom Slade (Anthony Michael Hall), is about to start filming an Air Force movie and wants to "get the feeling" for the part. When Watkins takes Slade for a ride in an F-16 fighter, some other American jets are attacked and the pair comes to the rescue. However, it does not go according to the plan.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, buddy comedy, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, friendship, strong sexual content, hollywood, buddies, hotshot hero, save the day, adventure, officers and cadets, basic training, war, military life, battles, friends, danger, heroes, rivalry, odd couple, cons and scams, showbiz, chases and races, escapades, partners, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east

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Most similar movies to Into the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and humorous films with plots about rivalry, danger, heroes, explosion, chases and races, pistol and violence mostly in Action, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Into the Sun: Fifty/Fifty (1992), McHale's Navy (1997), Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992), Death Before Dishonor (1987), Hooper (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 591
Fifty/Fifty (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, jungle, mercenary, cia, village, soldier, military, kidnapping, adventure, missing person, political conspiracy, revolution ...
Time: 90s
Place: singapore, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
McHale's Navy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, u.s. navy, terrorist, military, terrorism, save the day, farce, uninhibited rivalry, terror, exotic island, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, village, pilot, hotshot hero, adventure, drug dealing, drug addiction, poison, race against time, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: peru, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, military, kidnapping, terrorism, hostages, vengeance, daring rescue, war, leadership, save the day, officers and cadets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 5K
Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, stuntman, friendship, rivalry, filmmaking, chase, bar fight, actor's life, buddies, contests and competitions, showbiz, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 24K
Air America (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military life, heroes, cia, pilot, helicopter, battle zone, anti heroes, idealism, airplane, refugee camp, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, saddam hussein, rescue, soldier, gulf war, military, hostages, master warrior, secret agent, iraq war, betrayal, daring rescue ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, washington d.c., thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.5
 6K
Simon Sez (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tattooed Interpol agent helps an old classmate find the kidnapped daughter of a computer software tycoon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, secret agents, adventure, espionage, race against time, save the day, working undercover, tough heroes, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 14K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, race against time, rescue, terrorism, adventure, daring rescue, war, save the day, redemption, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 526
Interceptor (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Air Force officer tries to stop a murderous group of terrorists whom are trying to steal two top secret F-117A Stealth Fighters from the cargo hold of a gigantic C-5 Galaxy Transport flying at 30,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, daring rescue, save the day, adventure, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tactical Assault (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this high-flying action thriller, an expert Air Force flyer finds himself forced to use every trick he has ever learned to stop a murderous, insane former colleague and friend from exacting deadly revenge upon him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, soldier, airplane, military, chase, mentally unstable, one man army, pilot, air force, adventure, vengeance, military life ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 5K
Cat Run (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, senator, prostitute, politician, assassin, assassination attempt, on the run, female killer, uncover truth, political conspiracy, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montenegro, britain, spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
 465
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, airplane, pilot, race against time, terrorism, military, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day, officers and cadets, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 1K
Cat Run 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple of fumbling best friends run a private detective agency and find themselves solving their next case in New Orleans, becoming embroiled in a web of sexy female spies and government conspiracy in the lively and character-filled backdrops of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, espionage, cooking competition, cajun, alligator, breasts, strong sexual content, political conspiracy, assassin, crimes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, mafia, motorcycle gang, fight, orangutan, country, buddies, on the road, gangsters, contests and competitions, monkey, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
You Can't Win 'Em All (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former U.S. Army soldiers, Adam Dyer and Josh Corey, join a band of Turkish mercenaries in 1922 Turkey whom are hired by Osman Bey, a local governor, to escort his three daughters to Smyran and to protect a gold shipment that is to accompany ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: soldier, airplane, adventure, military life, tough heroes, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes, military, adventurer, buddies ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 32K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, on the road, drug lord, police, on the run, friendship, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, criminal heroes, buddies, bullet wound, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Iron Eagle IV (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding them into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, soldier, hotshot hero, juvenile delinquency, army investigation, daring rescue, save the day, political intrigue, tough heroes, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
The Ultimate Weapon (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mercenaries, Ben & Vince, are assigned to destroy a stolen military arms cache held by a group of terrorists.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, betrayal, military, bar fight, lone wolves, one man army, vengeance, tough heroes, heroes, rivalry, family in danger, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 1K
Red Sky (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disgraced Top Gun fighter pilot Butch Masters leads a rogue squad in recovery of a WMD. Masters must navigate a fractured friendship, a love triangle, and must take to the skies to reclaim his military and personal honor.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, betrayal, soldier, mission, missile, explosion, kidnapping, conspiracy, hotshot hero, fight, attack, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iraq, dungeon, pentagon, iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, pornography, arab, comedy team, money laundering, pornographer, lust, laundromat, limousine, gas station, nothing goes right, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Flight of Black Angel (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A top US Air Force fighter pilot decides that his call sign of Black Angel means that he's a messenger of God. Freely committing murders as he goes, he steals a nuclear weapon and his plane. Taking a family hostage to help him, he works on ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, religious fanatic, hostages, one man army, atomic bomb, psychopathic killer, u.s. air force, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, murder, femme fatale, martial arts, chase, drugs/alcohol, on the run, sports car, eroticism, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 89K
Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, bad luck, secret mission, saddam hussein, military, love triangle, pilot, military base, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 9K
Chill Factor (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, terrorism, bio weapon, adventure, misfit partners, one man army, mad scientist, military base, reluctant partners, race against time, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, tough heroes, chases and races, adventure, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, daring rescue, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Operation: Endgame (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: office, assassin, assassination, survival, female assassin, hitman, chases and races, confined, danger, deadly, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dangerous Flowers (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miki, the daughter of a professor and martial arts master is sought after by an organized crime syndicate for her knowledge about the location of a hidden treasure, the Andaman Pearl. Five sexy undercover agents Rose, Lotus, Pouy- sian, Spadix and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: undercover, martial arts, ocean or sea, hostages, master criminal, master warrior, one man army, pirate, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 312
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, battles, underwater, confined, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, hostages, daring rescue, rescue, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 39K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, gross out humor, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, undercover, nuclear threat, presumed dead, uninhibited rivalry, strong sexual content, heroic mission, chases and races, rivalry, hotshot hero, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, salt lake city utah, moscow russia, siberia, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%