Movies like The Marine

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The Marine (2006)
 4.7
 32K
The Marine (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: exciting, light, entertaining, road movie, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, heroes, chase, daring rescue, spouse in danger, crimes, danger, one man army, escapades, good versus evil, kidnapping, battles, battle, hostage, gunfight, swamp, gang, swat team, master criminal, disorder, weapons, iraq war, graphic violence, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina, rome italy, europe, australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about gunfight, danger, rivalry, violence, crimes, heroes and tough guy mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Marine: Transporter 2 (2005), Deadly Outbreak (1995), Double Team (1997), Hong Kong 97 (1994), 12 Rounds (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
 6.3
 191K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, car chase, kidnapping, fight scenes, martial arts, weapons, deadly virus, danger, race against time, chases and races, chase, bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, terrorism, heroes, one man army, graphic violence, tough heroes, danger, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 31K
Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, buddy comedy, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealer, heroes, terrorist, revenge, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, danger, criminal's revenge, martial arts, chase, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rome italy, france, europe, belgium, antwerp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 1K
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heroes, hitman, wrongfully committed, murder, survival, frame up, catastrophe, false accusation, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, near future
Place: hong kong, china, asia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 27K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, danger, crimes, mind game, chases and races, deadly, woman in danger, family, rescue, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mercenary, heroes, rescue, one man army, hostage, prison, vengeance, escapades, danger, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: serious, intense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, one man army, soldier, mortal combat, deadly, rescue, danger, kidnapping, best friend, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, rescue, chase, private detective, missing person, martial arts, investigation, police investigation, daring rescue, deadly, danger, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, tough heroes, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, one man army, good versus evil, heroes, undercover, race against time, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., middle east, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, swat, fighting crime, law enforcement, daring rescue, deadly, crimes, rivalry, crime, criminal's revenge, hitman, basic training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 8K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.9
 387
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, profanity, tough heroes, military, escapades, dishonesty, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 269
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, heroes, martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, daring rescue, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
 5.5
 26K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, danger, tough law enforcer, master criminal, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, confined, crimes, special agents, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 6K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daughter, profanity, one man army, survival, danger, fugitives, tough heroes, parents and children, heroes, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
 6.2
 45K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, chase, martial arts, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, track down, gunfight, human prey ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hacker, fbi, terrorism, lone hero, one man army, car chase, gunfight, bomb, chaos, heroes, police officer, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.8
 284K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, tough guy, car chase, chase, chases and races, one against many, danger, tough heroes, escapades, ex military, transportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cannes, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, danger, confined, unlikely partners, heist, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, visually appealing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, hitman, heroes, undercover, one man army, helicopter, espionage, chase, adventure, working undercover, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 15K
Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one against many, rescue, gangsters, vengeance, heroic mission, martial arts, buddies, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, adventure, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 337K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airport, lone hero, christmas, fight scenes, terrorism, police officer, save the day, one man army, danger, chase, airplane ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
 66K
Street Fighter (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, battles, hostage, mixed martial arts, dictator, adventure, hostages, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, rescue mission, battle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, terrorism, mortal combat, tough heroes, one man army, fight, acrobat, martial artist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, usa, asia, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%