Movies like Playing Dangerous

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Playing Dangerous (1995)
 3.9
 295
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, family relations, computer, scientist, hostage, mathematics, terrorism, swimming pool, murder, toilet, electrocution, assassination, terrorist group, 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 serious films with plots about terrorist, terrorism, murder, danger, crimes, death and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Playing Dangerous: Terminal Entry (1987), The Fast and the Fierce (2017), Blackhat (2015), Thrillkill (1984), Spermicide (2014). 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, terrorist, hacker, video game, summer camp, female nudity, terrorism, shower, computer cracker, terror
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Fast and the Fierce (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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 ⇓
60%
 5.4
 51K
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: hacker, terrorism, terrorist plot, computer, technology, conspiracy, terrorist, computers and web, race against time, hacking, special agents, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, usa, asia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 93
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, computer cracker, dismemberment, intrigue, spy, pantyhose, drowning, dead woman, pants
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.0
 38
Spermicide (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Glen, a former sperm donor and recently diagnosed sociopath, takes his daughter on a murder spree of his sperm-donated offspring in the dark comedy, 'Spermicide.'
Plot: descendant, family relations, foster child, female director, murder, father daughter relationship, road trip, sociopath, serial killer, killing spree, sperm donor
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: airplane hijack, terrorist, race against time, hostage situation, hostage, pilot, criminal, rescue, passenger, gang, panic, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 31K
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: embassy, terrorism, terrorist, new year's eve, conspiracy, betrayal, runaway, revenge, disguise, secret service, microscope, hand grenade ...
Place: london, new york, big ben london, afghanistan, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 5K
King (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The movie opens with a scene of a bank robbery in progress. The actions of the robbers during the gateway is photographed by Ashwin (Jeeva). After a chase, the injured Ashwin loses his camera to the robbers but managed to retrieve the memory card. ...
Plot: terrorist, political corruption, political campaign, assassination, explosion, terrorism, journalism, bomb, deception, journalist, politician, love triangle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 311
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, terrorist plot, femme fatale, martial artist, murder, crimes, chases and races, one man army, confined, heroes, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 28K
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, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, stalking, psychopath, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland, belfast
⇓ 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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, buddy comedy, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police detective, police dog, murder, terrorism, animal life, anti hero, crime, prodigy, odd couple, partners, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 4K
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: disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: police, murder, investigation, terrorist, cia, terrorism, drone, vengeance, friendship, crimes, escapades, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 32K
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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorist, terrorism, hockey, ransom, race against time, heroes, one man army, stadium, vice president, explosive, firefighter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 10K
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, car chase, frame up, nightclub, heroes, assassination, bar fight, framed for murder, megalomaniac, maverick cop, gunfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 74
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: murder, terrorist, hostage, hijacking, quicksand, abduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 87
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, terrorism, agent, military, chemical weapon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 782
Crash Landing (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, terrorist, airplane, hostage, kidnapping, martial arts, hijacker, one man army, hostages, confined, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 944
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 ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police officer, terrorist, love interest, brother brother relationship, murder, terrorism, religious fanatic, aspiring actor, casting couch, hindu, muslim, death of girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, betrayal, rebelliousness, danger, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 17K
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, master criminal, danger, working undercover, fighting crime, hostages, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.2
 326
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, one man army, on the run, save the day, race against time, undercover, danger, hostages, hostage, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Terrorism and Kebab (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man named Ahmed tries unsuccessfully for days to go the the government building to complete the necessary paperwork to transfer his child to another school. Repeatedly he is unable to see the employee he needs to meet with. In a scuffle that ...
Plot: terrorism, bureaucracy, bus, injustice, praying, shoeshine, prostitution, hostage, restroom, husband wife relationship, corruption, middle class ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, strangulation, family relations, train, resentment, attempted murder, professor, matricide ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 3.6
 7K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, hostage, race against time, save the day, master criminal, police investigation, daring rescue, deadly, crimes, tough law enforcer, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.6
 109
The Arrogant (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Arrogant is a 1987 action-thriller directed, written, and produced by Philippe Blot. This film stars Gary Graham and Sylvia Kristel, Giovanni and Julie, as two strangers who meet on a desert highway. As they travel together, they encounter many ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, sexy, road movie
Plot: on the run, desert, murder, hitchhiker, lovers on the run, crimes, deadly, chases and races, love and romance, family relations, profanity, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 4K
High Risk (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an exhibition of the crown jewels of Russia at a Hong Kong ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, heroes, martial arts, hostages, crimes, womanizer, daring rescue, deadly, chases and races, hotel, showbiz, skyscraper ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: estate, class differences, coup, police, execution, cell phone, conspiracy, duel, female villain, tyranny, punched in the chest, thief ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bannen Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to turn his life around and leave the criminal ...
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, criminal heroes, deadly, hopes, dishonesty, gangsters, romancing a criminal, criminal, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 144K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination attempt, secret service, bomb, betrayal, chase, president, assassination, terrorist, uncover truth, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997)
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hostage, terrorist, admiral, cruise ship, exploding helicopter, captain, good versus evil, rivalry, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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