Movies like Plato's Run

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Plato's Run (1997)
 4.5
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Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, frame up, assassination, prison, adventure, special agents, heroes, crimes, undercover, rescue, secret agents, arms dealing, fugitives, manhunt, assassination attempt, political conspiracy, law enforcement, on the run, partners, government agency, buddies, dishonesty, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america

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Most similar movies to Plato's Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, heroes, deadly, chases and races, undercover, rivalry and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Plato's Run: Bulletproof (1987), First Target (2000), Lethal (2005), Crooked (2006), The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, terrorist plot, terrorist, love interest, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
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95%
 5.1
 663
First Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Secret Service attempts to prevent an elaborately plotted assassination attempt on the President.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: government agency, state affairs, undercover, assassination attempt, head of state, crimes, save the day, secret agents, political conspiracy, political intrigue, assassination, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 2.7
 400
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, rescue, save the day, adventure, secret agents, undercover, government agency, espionage, confined, law enforcement, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.5
 448
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, partners, police investigation, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight, gangsters, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, frame up, politics, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 435
Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, police detective, investigation, government agency, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.1
 464
Con Express (2002)
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, crimes, adventure, prison, politics, terrorism, escapades, manhunt, rivalry, state affairs, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, police corruption, computers and web, woman in danger, kidnapping, police detective, pirate, rivalry, undercover, partners, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Silent Force (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite Federal force whose objective is to eliminate organized crime is violently assassinated by an evil Asian crime lord. The sole survivor of the group teams up with his late partner's widow to strike back at the crime lord and his son.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agents, adventure, crimes, master criminal, government agency, rivalry, vengeance, organized crime, police shootout ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, un, martial arts, heroes, tough heroes, battles, scapegoat, secret agents, crimes, mysterious character, save the day, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, usa, korea, new york, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 1K
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, sniper, betrayal, conspiracy, assassin, adventure, save the day, on the run, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, secret agents, undercover, murder, hitman, crimes, heroes, starting over, government agency, female agent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perfect Assassins (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When deadly terrorists strike, an FBI man, who is an expert on terrorist mentality, hunts their twisted "creator," who may be connected with a disgraced professor from his past.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hostage, mad scientist, suicide, undercover, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, terrorism, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 566
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, heroes, misfit partners, master criminal, rivalry, crimes, undercover, secret agents, partners, reluctant partners, special agents, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 561
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, graphic violence, political conspiracy, vengeance, murder, working undercover, vigilantism, distopia, tough heroes, adventure, soldier, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, martial arts, hijacking, submarine, stash, tough heroes, heroic mission, vengeance, race against time, government agency, leadership, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 772
Connors' War (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, secret agents, manhunt, terrorism, vengeance, government agency, law enforcement, state affairs, race against time, undercover, federal agent, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 2K
The Defender (2004)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, state affairs, one man army, law enforcement, save the day, tough heroes, conspiracy, secret agents, heroes, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.1
 275
Border Lost (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Over five thousand people illegally cross the border each day. There are areas where crime is at its highest, where criminals prey upon these defenseless groups. An elite task force is put together with high expectations of solving this problem that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigration, partners, partners against crime, escapades, government agency, heroes, immigrants, desert, daring rescue, sexual content, strong violent content, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, on the run, political corruption, assassination, betrayal, assassination attempt, crimes, intrigue, witnessing a crime, conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
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, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, race against time, chase, one man army, secret agents, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, daring rescue, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.5
 143
No Dead Heroes (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Left for dead in Vietnam, Lieutenant Cotter became a guinea pig for KGB baddie Mitovitch. Implanted with a mind control microchip, he is turned into a mindless killer. His colleague Lieutenant Sanders goes looking for him in Cambodia, then in El ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, assassination, battles, chaos, cons and scams, computers and web, captivity, terrorism, escapades, dishonesty, military, crimes ...
Place: cambodia, vietnam, asia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.0
 861
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, save the day, rescue, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, secret agents, special agents, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.0
 198
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, crimes, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 477
The Silencer (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Killer gets orders from a video game named The Silencer.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, frame up, undercover, assassination, working undercover, friendship, chaos and mayhem, scoop, law enforcement, heroes, adventure, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 266
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, assassination, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, siblings relations, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, unlikely partners, race against time, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 6K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, political conspiracy, death row, false accusation, assassination, investigation, crimes, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Honor and Glory (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, working undercover, siblings relations, dishonesty, adventure, law enforcement, espionage, crimes, special agents, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 6K
Sniper 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sergeant Thomas Beckett (Berenger) is back - and this time he has teamed up with death row inmate B.J. Cole (Woodbine) on a suicide mission to the Balkans. Their target: a rogue general accused of running ethnic cleansing missions. But when Becket ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, sniper, manhunt, duel, military, soldier, assassination, betrayal, adventure, death row, political conspiracy, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%