Movies like The Patriot 1998

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The Patriot
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is captured by a dangerously unstable band of militia extremists.
Style: serious, melancholic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, harsh, clever, absurd, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, virus, race against time, laboratory, rescue, hospital, save the day, chaos and mayhem, plague, danger, deadly, indians, death, doctors, martial arts, violence, one against many, fight scenes, chase, farm, quarantine, parents and children, antidote, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, california
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Die Hard
Action, Thriller
USA
132 min.
 8.2
The Bourne Supremacy
Action, Thriller
USA, Germany
108 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, serious and realistic films with plots about chase, car chase, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, chases and races and lone hero mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Patriot: Under Siege (1992), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Firestorm (1998), Fire Down Below (1997), Invasion U.S.A. (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 68K
Under Siege
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence, gunfight, one man army, ship, lone hero, weapons, fight scenes, heist, mercenary, explosions, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: battleship, san francisco, new jersey, pentagon, hawaii
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, one man army, revenge, satellite, martial arts, brutality, violence, death, fight scenes, save the day, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 4.7
 3K
Firestorm
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, fugitives, wilderness, hostages, violence, hostage, mentor, chase, tragic hero, daring rescue, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   85%
 
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Fire Down Below
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martial arts star Steven Seagal stars in this action drama as Jack Taggart, an undercover agent working for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, Taggart is sent in -- posing as ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, small town, vengeance, one man army, corruption, brutality, justice, car chase, toxic, death, violence, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   83%
 
Invasion U.S.A.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, vigilante, vigilantism, chase, terrorism, brutality, one man army, revenge, arms dealer, lone hero, rescue, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   65%
 
On Deadly Ground
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, adventure, oil, environment, violence, chase, one man army, martial arts, environmental, corruption, brutality, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
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System:   67%
    User:   71%
 
 6.1
 39K
Hard Target
Genre: Action, 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, violence, motorcycle, master warrior, revenge, fight scenes, death, brutality, kung fu, explosions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
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Executive Decision
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, surveillance, hijacking, conspiracy, rescue, survival, revenge, hostages, corruption, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
 3.9
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Derailed
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, awful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, virus, government agency, martial arts, hostages, betrayal, clones, one man army, violence, death, car chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
A Good Day to Die Hard
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, cia, father son relationship, master criminal, gunfight, explosions, betrayal, revenge, chase, assassin, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
 5.9
 50K
The Peacemaker
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear, nuclear bomb, car chase, special agents, helicopter, military, weapons, chase, race against time, conspiracy, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, new york, usa, chechnya, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
Bullet to the Head
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, father daughter relationship, revenge, corruption, assassin, violence, assassination, kidnapping, betrayal, police corruption, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
Day of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, apocalypse, small town, quarantine, infected, deadly creature, epidemic, race against time, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
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 5.7
 29K
Sudden Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, one man army, martial arts, lone hero, fight scenes, secret agents, explosions, assassin, secret service, violence, stadium ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 6.1
 26K
Erased
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, conspiracy, chase, assassination, cia, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, car chase, hitman, secret agents, espionage, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, new jersey, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
 6.5
 51K
Road House
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves he's more than capable -- ...
Style: sexy, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, small town, vengeance, revenge, mentor, gangsters, violence, beer, kung fu, good versus evil, fight scenes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: memphis, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 154K
Desperado
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: stylized, sexy, dark humor, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, revenge, hitman, gory, brutality, gangsters, chase, violence, gunfight, vigilante, dark hero, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
Shadow Conspiracy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, chase, assassin, betrayal, president, politics, secret service, corruption, government agency, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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Olympus Has Fallen
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, terrorism, president, white house, hostage, chase, torture, secret agents, lone hero, kidnapping, betrayal, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north korea, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 6.0
 25K
Above the Law
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, police investigation, torture, cia, vengeance, conspiracy, gunfight, violence, tough law enforcer, hitman, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, japan, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 6.9
 91K
Patriot Games
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, cia, spy, revenge, espionage, chase, irish, conspiracy, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: ireland, usa, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 6.0
 158K
Taken 3
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, chase, kidnapping, on the run, car chase, police investigation, one man army, betrayal, torture, arms dealer, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
 4.6
 13K
Half Past Dead
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, alcatraz, gangsters, undercover, island, one man army, fight scenes, violence, crime, secret agents, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
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 7.1
 302K
Die Hard 2
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, tense, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, lone hero, save the day, fight scenes, adventure, gunfight, airport, chase, danger, airplane, christmas, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 5.8
 25K
Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, murder, gangsters, revenge, chase, brutality, car chase, coma, violence, hitman ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1983
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 4.1
 3K
Shadow Man
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, hostages, adventure, master criminal, one man army, espionage, secret agents, cia, race against time, kidnapping, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 6.7
 15K
F/X
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, clever, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, chase, murder, car chase, assassination, assassin, gangsters, buddies, chases and races, crime, mentor, twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
 3.8
 4K
Submerged
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, adventure, prison, government agency, master villain, underwater, one man army, ocean or sea, secret agents, espionage, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 

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Adrenalin: Fear the Rush
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virus, chase, partners against crime, race against time, survival, monster, chaos and mayhem, natural disaster, catastrophe, future dystopia, plague, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
The Numbers Station
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, assassin, survival, conspiracy, surveillance, cia, secret agents, murder, spy, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, new jersey, nevada, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
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