Movies like The Detached Mission

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The Detached Mission (1986)
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The Detached Mission (1986)
Original name: Одиночное Плавание
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: CIA appointed US Army major Jack Hessalt to be in charge of a secret missile base in the Atlantic Ocean. Jack is still troubled by memories of Vietnam, and soon goes berserk, taking control of the base and killing some crew members. Jack and his cronies commandeer a powerful missile and proceed to perform terrorism, but they haven't counted on a rough-n-ready squad of Russian Marines...
Plot: cold war, army, soviet army, technology, economics, super strength, risk, energy, international relations, gas, military uniform, pipe, beret
Place: soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about cold war, army, military, fight, violence, soviet army and soldier mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Detached Mission: Incident at Map-Grid 36-80 (1982), An Englishman Abroad (1983), Foxbat (1977), Blackmark (2018), Choice of Purpose (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Incident at Map-Grid 36-80 (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Russian naval pilots risk death to help stop a American Submarine whose defective reactor threatens a nuclear meltdown.
Plot: u.s. navy, bomber, u.s. air force, soviet army, naval uniform, mishap, sea, incident, nuclear submarine, radioactivity, military, crash landing
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Zone of Special Attention (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action film about the Russian paratroopers.
Style: captivating, tense, motivational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paratrooper, war game, soviet army, military uniform, friendship, rivalry, danger, military training, military, forest, beret, workout ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Englishman Abroad (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.
Plot: actress playing herself, spy, defector, cold war, iron curtain, autobiography, espionage
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
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Foxbat (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, a Chinese cook swallows a microfilm by accident and becomes a target.
Plot: evil man, kgb, cold war, violence, agent, spy, top secret, defector
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Blackmark (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 1963 Military Industrialist Arthur Blackmark must race against the clock to stop an international incident which threatens to end the world.
Plot: cold war, john f. kennedy, terrorist, conspiracy, save the world, military industrial complex, nuclear missile
Time: year 1963
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Choice of Purpose (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A story of the creation of the atomic bomb in America, Germany and the USSR.
Plot: historical event, nuclear bomb, nuclear weapon, physicist, beard, post war, nuclear threat, cold war, scientist, nuclear testing, nuclear
Place: soviet union, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 10
Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, death, murder, student, father, taxi driver, construction site, worker, leadership
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 355
Eminent Domain (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A high-ranking Polish politburo member is banished from the party, and must find out why. Set in 1979 Poland before the Solidarity events.
Plot: cold war, espionage, teenage girl
Time: 70s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Melodies of a White Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Russian composer and Japanese pianist enter a relationship strained by their geographic and cultural boundaries.
Plot: train conductor, composer, death of husband, pianist, homeland, love, concert
Place: soviet union, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.3
 80
Killzone (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It turns awry for a Vietnam veteran with problems during an exercise at a survival camp, and he believes that he is back in Vietnam. He kills many of the leaders whom he believes is the Vietcong. The other participants venture out to find him and ...
Plot: warrior, soldier, brainwashing, terror, massacre, colonel, violence, death, maniac, delusion, army
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Naa Peru Surya - Naa Illu India (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Despite having serious anger management issues, Surya, an Indian Army officer is a brilliant officer but when anger takes control of him he is impossible to subdue. In spite of this issue, he achieves his goal of serving the country by overcoming ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, society, army, crime, troubled past, crimes, anger, martial arts, politics, border patrol, rivalry, border guard ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Little Superman (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: World War II Japan...the Japanese military learn that the Chinese government has stolen some secret military plans and that they will attempt to send them to Hong Kong via Macau. When a respected Chinese officer is ambushed, he must rely on his old ...
Plot: musical instrument, army, underground movement, japanese occupation, air disaster, fight, airplane shot down, beaten to death, secret plan, kung fu fighting, martial arts, world war two ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.5
 403
Red Scorpion 2 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite group of "soldiers" are assigned the job of infultrating a right-wing militia group. Each team member has unique skills (what's new ?). The right wingers have a heavily guarded camp, and are about to launch a nationwide ...
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, muscleman, government, white supremacy, hate crime, white supremacist, neo nazi, tied to a chair, racism, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 553
Amerika (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 870 min.
TV show
Story: America has been bloodlessly taken over by the Soviet Union, leading to slave-labor camps for some, collaboration for others and rebellion for yet others.
Plot: cold war, cold war era
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
I Serve at the Border (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: border, army, uniform, kgb, frontier, paramilitary, soviet army, border guard
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Stalin's Funeral (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1953 year. Moscow says goodbye to the leader. In the funeral crowd, Eugene met with Elya. During the long hours spent in the funeral procession, they managed to learn a lot about each other ... But Elia absurdly dies. So Zhenya begins another, adult ...
Plot: funeral, cold war, tragedy, uncertainty, mass hysteria, kremlin, trampled to death, stalinism, cold war era
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
First Trip, Last Trip (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: trip, travel, truck driver
Place: tbilisi, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 1K
Stalin (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The only mission in Stalin (Chiranjeevi)'s life is to help others and the make the world a better place. It turns out that Stalin served as a Major in the Indian Army. Although a war hero, he had quit the army after a rift with the Colonel ...
Plot: military, ex soldier, tough guy, injured child, exploding truck, police station, pimp, army, political leader, kidnapping, prostitution, politics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fighter pilot, officers and cadets, navy, airplane, u.s. navy, pilot, cold war, motorcycle, fall in love, love and romance, military, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Top of the Hill (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Michael Stone is a rising company executive decides to chuck his career and marriage to fulfill a fantasy to be a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team to partake in the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid.
Plot: winter sports, winter olympics, recklessness, marriage, risk, daredevil, separation, skiing
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Ninja Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: CIA, KGB and the amazing ninja masters are all in the center of Russia where the Swedish nuclear professor Karl Markov have invented a new kind of nuclear technology. Markov's invention can change the balance of power in the world. All want ...
Plot: fistfight, ninja, karate, pistol, katana sword, hand grenade, sword duel, behind enemy lines, martial artist, scientist, blood, mask ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 51K
Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: invasion, survival, brutality, war, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, against the odds, youth, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 20
Ataka (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young lieutenant arrives to tank regiment stationed in the Central Asia. He uses unusual for Soviet Army methods to train his soldiers. It predictably leads to tensions with superiors and subordinates. However later it pays back during live ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Harvest of Hate (1979)
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Duration: 75 min.
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Plot: arab, grape, television, outback, bush, truck, military, australian outback, tank, fictional war, wine, hate ...
Place: adelaide south australia, australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ali Baba and the Seven Dwarfs (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ali Senay and Ilber, the two partners of Senay Cüccaciye, sell garden dwarfs. When their company starts to dwindle, they decide to participate in a gardening fair in Sofia with the plan to meet new people from the sector in an attempt to drum up ...
Plot: mafia, communism, bomb, nuclear bomb, cold war
Place: azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 57
Noon Sunday (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Guam, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mercenaries are hired to commit a political assassination.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 26
Ivin A. (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Soldiers of internal troops Ivin A. standing on duty at night, could not shoot escapes bandit and murderer Prince Mishka. The explanatory he wrote that he refused to continue to dispose of another's life.
Plot: river, uniform, military, soldier, soviet army, dream, army, prisoner transport, skinny dipping, flashback, swimming, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 163
Do It - One! (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rookie Alexey Gavrilov gets to a part where there is bullying.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, violence, vengeance, conflict, social relations, brawl, heroes, deception, fight scenes, military uniform ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%
 7.6
 735K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria, Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, scenic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, battles, courage, legends and myths, ancient, soldier, army, war, heroic mission, human spirit, military ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile is launched by presumably Soviet forces toward Turkey, the beginning of the ultimate war to end all wars WW 3 is started. Powers Boothe, his girlfriend and copilot Rebecca DeMornay and their flight crew take off in a B 52 on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear holocaust, apocalypse, military, bomber, life is a bitch, rebellion, politics, state affairs, society, danger, escapades, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%