Movies like The Patriot 1986

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The Patriot (1986)
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The Patriot
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Agent tries to track down terrorists who are intercepting government nuclear weapons.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: country, battle zone, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, save the world, track down, love triangle, heroic mission, confined, rivalry, undercover, oxygen mask, underwater explosion, starfish, underwater fight, forklift ...
Time: 80s
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Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
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USA, South Africa
94 min.
 6.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about rivalry, danger, heroes, chases and races, crimes, deadly and terrorism mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Patriot: Submerged (2000), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Terminal Rush (1996), Bulletproof (1988), The Peacekeeper (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Submerged
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, daring rescue, airplane, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, race against time, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   90%
    User:   90%
 
 4.2
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Terminal Rush
Genre: Action
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: hostages, one man army, save the day, terrorism, vigilantism, frame up, martial arts, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   70%
 
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Bulletproof
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, tough heroes, chases and races, adventure, danger, deadly, terrorism, heroes, kidnapping, daring rescue, hijacking, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   62%
 
The Peacekeeper
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, chase, assassination attempt, race against time, terrorism, daring rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c., pentagon
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System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, submarine, one man army, secret agents, drug dealing, adventure, race against time, save the day, save the world, hijacking, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
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The Defender
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, secret agents, undercover, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
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Con Express
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, adventure, hostages, train, one man army, prison, partners against crime, secret agents, special agents, espionage, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rescue, terrorism, danger, deadly, soldier, hostages, battles, chases and races, confined, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: medical school, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
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 312
Steel Sharks
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 ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
 4.0
 350
Armstrong
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, secret agents, espionage, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 5.8
 292
Lion Strike
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, on the run, adventure, in the woods, crime, kidnapping, murder, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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Black Dawn
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, race against time, espionage, nuclear bomb, cia, save the day, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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Snake Eater
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, kidnapping, soldier, chases and races, confined, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Flight of Fury
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, terrorist, pilot, bomber, rescue, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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Black Cobra
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, witnessing a crime, on the run, crime, murder, police corruption, who done it, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Aces: Iron Eagle III
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, adventure, village, hotshot hero, violence, drug dealing, chase, race against time, explosions, aviation, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: peru, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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Blast
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, janitor, hostage, law enforcement, rivalry, hostages, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, adventure, one man army, partners against crime, daring rescue, terrorism, save the day, ex soldier, ninja, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
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Kung Fu Killer
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, revenge, escapades, rivalry, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
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Interceptor
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, daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, adventure, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, government agency, ship, hostages, adventure, one man army, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, race against time, cruise ship, hostage, terrorist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
In the Line of Duty III: Force of the Dragon
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a bloody beginning, a pair of stylish Japanese thieves steal some valuable gems. In a harrowing scene, during their escape, they kill the partner of a ruffled detective (think Columbo with a Chuck Barris hairdo). The detective swears revenge, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, chases and races, danger, crime, law enforcement, partners, rivalry, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, heist, crime gone awry, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
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Diplomatic Siege
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, terrorism, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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The Protector
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago, so Conway goes undercover to infiltrate the doctor's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master villain, secret agents, espionage, on the run, race against time, bodyguard, save the day, terrorism, track down, experiment gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
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U.S. Seals II
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, daring rescue, adventure, military base, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 5.4
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Blackbelt
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, strong sexual content, master criminal, vietnam war, master warrior, one man army, serial killer, special agents, daring rescue, bodyguard, murder ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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Air Marshal
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, one man army, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 

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Crackerjack
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, resort, danger, rivalry, adventure, criminal heroes, terrorism, hostages, mountain, terrorist plot, hotel fight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
CIA II: Target Alexa
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, terrorist, cia, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
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