Movies like Playing Dangerous

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Playing Dangerous (1995)
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Playing Dangerous (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A child genius has to defend his family from terrorists after they search his house for the secret to cold fusion.
Plot: terrorist, computer, scientist, hostage, terrorism, swimming pool, murder, assassination, terrorist group, electrocution, toilet, neck breaking
Place: germany

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Most similar movies to Playing Dangerous

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and entertaining films with plots about terrorist, terrorism, murder, danger, violence, death and assassination mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Playing Dangerous: Terminal Entry (1987), Thrillkill (1984), Hostage (1986), Blackhat (2015), Stranglehold (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Terminal Entry (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The USA is attacked by a large group of well organized terrorists who communicate through a computer network via satellite. A bunch of highschool kids has hacked the password and gained access. Believing it's a game they unknowingly cause ...
Plot: computer, video game, summer camp, terrorist, hacker, terror, terrorism, computer cracker, female nudity, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 85
Thrillkill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Karlie Kendall's job is to write computer games - but in her spare time she hacks bank accounts. With 5 million dollars gathered, she wants to retire to Brazil - unaware that her secret partner Adrienne intends to keep all the money. Moreover, ...
Plot: computer, murder, pantyhose, spy, computer cracker, dead woman, intrigue, drowning, dismemberment
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 43
Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: terrorist, murder, hostage, hijacking, quicksand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 49K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist plot, hacker, terrorist, computers and web, race against time, conspiracy, computer, one against many, hacking, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, asia, usa, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 75
Stranglehold (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Deep inside the nation's top chemical weapons facility, a brilliant terrorist takes a Congresswoman hostage. The Navy can't stop him. The Air Force can't reach him. The Coast Guard can't kill him. Only one man can do the job: ...
Plot: terrorist, kickboxing, hostage, agent, military, terrorism
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.0
 3K
Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, airplane hijack, hostage, criminal, gang, rescue, passenger, pilot, race against time, hostage situation, airplane, evacuation ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 27K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, stalking, psychopath, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, race against time, criminal's revenge, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 3K
Domino (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder, police, investigation, terrorist, drone, terrorism, cia, vengeance, partners, friendship, danger, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 29K
Survivor (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorist, embassy, new year's eve, conspiracy, terrorism, betrayal, revenge, disguise, secret service, orphan, microscope, hand grenade ...
Place: london, big ben london, afghanistan, scotland yard, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Berlin Conspiracy (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: As the Berlin Wall crumbles, four canisters containing biological weapons are stolen by European terrorists. The East and West must work together to stop the terrorists from selling the weapons to the highest bidder. It is up to the CIA and an East ...
Plot: berlin wall, terrorism, cia, terrorist
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 3K
Top Dog (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, one man show, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police dog, police detective, murder, terrorism, leadership, deadly, buddies, pets, partners, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fast and the Fierce (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When terrorists plant a bomb on a commercial flight, the passengers aboard the plane must fight to keep the plane in the air and all the passengers alive: the bomb is rigged to detonate whenever the plane dips below 800 feet.
Plot: terrorist, airplane, bomb, bounty, murder, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Dark Knight returns for a fan-film that does Batman justice. "Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours" is a film that delves deep into the psyche of a seasoned Batman. Convinced Gotham City is in his able hands, Bruce Wayne learns ...
Plot: death, murder, kicked in the stomach, coming out of retirement, class differences, police, execution, terrorist, duel, legend, female villain, hidden room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 134
Hotel! (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The US president unexpectedly checks into a sleepy hotel in the heart of England, where he is held hostage by terrorists and, even worse, attended to by a host of wacky characters who obviously don't get out much.
Plot: parody, hotel, u.s. president, terrorist, hostage, hostage situation
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 30K
Sudden Death (1995)
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, one man army, race against time, stadium, hockey, ransom, explosive, terrorist, vice president, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 150K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, spy, secret agents, race against time, on the run, exploding airplane, mercenary, chase, secret service, hitman, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, england, usa, europe, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 299
No Contest II (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sharon Bell is back, this time she must stop a terrorist plot to smuggle Nazi nerve gas.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, martial artist, femme fatale, terrorist plot, murder, danger, deadly, crimes, chases and races, confined, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Die My Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of terrorists cause chaos in a small mexican city, now Mario, the town's mayor, and a special forces group must restore peace in the city.
Plot: gun, gore, terrorist, blood, terrorism, crime, television
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 49K
Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, state affairs, crime, danger, tough heroes, mystery, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, car chase, nightclub, frame up, bar fight, megalomaniac, one against many, maverick cop, organized crime, drug addict, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 199
Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: terrorist, kidnapping, dead boy, terrorism, death of son, government agent, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Spy Too Many (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The men from U.N.C.L.E." are back! This time Robert Vaughn and David McCallum must stop the meglomanic Alexander (Rip Torn) from committing the world's greatest crimes.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, spy, super weapon, undercover, save the world, partners, assassination, chess, rivalry, megalomaniac, danger, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Caped Crusader: Gotham Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Plot: tyranny, coup, class differences, coming out of retirement, kicked in the stomach, manhole, hidden room, female villain, thief, masked hero, cell phone, computer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 16K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, hostages, crimes, working undercover, hostage, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Spy in the Green Hat (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: "Spy in the Green Hat, The (1966)" on the other hand, is both exciting AND funny. Especially the scene where Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) hides from THRUSH agents under a young woman's (the incredibly cute Letícia Román) bed and is ...
Plot: spy, super computer, james bond spoof, assassination, surveillance, espionage, niece, agent, car chase, uncle, rescue, murder ...
Time: 1960s
Place: italy, sicily, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Eye of the Widow (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A new international terrorist group attack the castle of an Austrian prince during his party, but one of the guests, a contractor, deals with them. The CIA then hires him to find the men behind the attack and take them out. This big budget film with ...
Plot: secret agent, shot in the chest, murder, yacht, death, revenge, exploding boat, spy hero, machine gun, spy mission, violence, terrorist plot ...
Time: 1990s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 22K
Postal (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning ...
Style: cynical, humorous, harsh, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, anti heroes, crimes, misfit, gory, danger, violence, absurdism, robbery, massacre, theme park, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 794
Khadgam (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Khadgam is a 2002 Telugu language Patriotic movie produced by Sunkara Madhu Murali under Karthikeya Movies banner. The film features Srikanth, Ravi Teja, Prakash Raj, Sangeetha, Sonali Bendre and Kim Sharma in the lead roles. Music has been ...
Plot: aspiring actor, patriotism, muslim, police officer, terrorism, hindu, terrorist, love interest, religious fanatic, death of girlfriend, casting couch, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, politics, betrayal, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, rebelliousness, danger, mistaken identity, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 2K
A Common Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, crimes, track down, chases and races, urban, terrorism, deadly, law enforcement, race against time, danger, chase, threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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