Movies like Plato's Run

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Plato's Run (1997)
 4.5
 375
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, crimes, special agents, heroes, partners, secret agents, arms dealing, computers and web, on the run, fugitives, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, manhunt, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, buddies, deadly, state affairs, undercover ...
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, chases and races, rivalry, heroes, deadly, danger and undercover mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Plato's Run: Bulletproof (1987), Lethal (2005), Art of War 2 (2008), First Target (2000), Hard Justice (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, danger, adventure, crimes, one man army, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, rescue, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.5
 357
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, espionage, terrorism, undercover, race against time, danger, rescue, law enforcement, government agency, dishonesty, deadly, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.3
 3K
Art of War 2 (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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, on the run, martial arts, assassination, government agency, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, adventure, secret agents, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.0
 560
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: undercover, state affairs, danger, government agency, crimes, secret agents, head of state, save the day, political intrigue, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, assassination ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.7
 356
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, martial arts, leadership, partners, master criminal, government agency, dishonesty, murder, betrayal, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.0
 396
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, danger, partners, police investigation, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.2
 412
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, crimes, adventure, hostages, danger, one man army, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, escapades, manhunt, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
 898
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, betrayal, assassin, assassination, cia, confined, adventure, secret agents, golden years, chases and races, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 461
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, chases and races, secret agents, misfit partners, gang, master criminal, law enforcement, partners, strong sexual content, deadly, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, pirate, kidnapping, police corruption, crimes, chases and races, heroes, confined, blind ambition, crime, undercover, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, mad scientist, suicide, unlikely criminals, chases and races, special agents, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, political conspiracy, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 405
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, political conspiracy, espionage, vengeance, undercover, lone wolves, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, deadly, government agency, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, martial arts, hijacking, submarine, heroes, chases and races, save the day, state affairs, adventure, tough heroes, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 659
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, rivalry, tough heroes, undercover, manhunt, vengeance, on the run, government agency, law enforcement, deadly, terrorism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
 252
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigration, danger, partners against crime, partners, escapades, heroes, government agency, deadly, desert, daring rescue, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, tough heroes, secret agents, law enforcement, government agency, danger, state affairs, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ 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, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, assassination attempt, intrigue, crimes, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agent, deadly, master criminal, adventure, crimes, rivalry, government agency, vengeance, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.5
 820
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, frame up, gang, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, crime, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 1K
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, danger, state affairs, daring rescue, one man army, save the day, chases and races, tough heroes, law enforcement, undercover agent, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 105
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: rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, vietnam war, terrorism, espionage, state affairs, escapades, special agents, cons and scams, heroes, crimes, chaos, deadly ...
Place: vietnam, cambodia, russia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 415
The Silencer (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Killer gets orders from a video game named The Silencer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: danger, assassination, undercover, frame up, crimes, special agents, heroes, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, adventure, chases and races, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 193
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cons and scams, crimes, manhunt, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, unlikely partners, siblings relations, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 130
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: jungle, on the run, martial arts, undercover, danger, stalking, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, survival, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, on the run, race against time, heroes, adventure, secret agents, deadly, government agency, political conspiracy, undercover, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, state affairs, master warrior, save the day, secret agents, murder, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, new york, usa, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroic mission, hostages, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, danger, politics, government agency, special agents, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 325
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, battles, ocean or sea, terrorism, underwater, rescue, military, rivalry, danger, hostages, daring rescue, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Honor and Glory (1993)
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, working undercover, tough heroes, journalism, espionage, crimes, special agents, siblings relations, adventure, heroes, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 5K
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, assassination, death row, false accusation, top secret, investigation, betrayal, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%