Movies like Rambo III

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Rambo III (1988)
 5.8
 124K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when Trautman is captured.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense, exciting, cult film, surprise ending, homoerotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, heroes, kidnapping, one man army, military base, freedom fighter, rambo, captivity, danger, heroic mission, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, liberation, brutality, violence, torture, desert, revenge, gunfight, loner, murder, lone hero, war, war hero, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, ussr, soviet union, russia

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Most similar movies to Rambo III

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, gunfight, martial arts, hand to hand combat and fistfight mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Rambo III: First Blood (1982), Rambo (2008), Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Red Scorpion (1988), Missing in Action (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 232K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, manhunt, tough heroes, danger, ex military, lone wolves, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, loner, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 220K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, warrior, mercenary, boat, sniper, bomb, heroes, torture, lone hero, hostage, soldier, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, chase, heroes, one man army, pow, vietnam veteran, soldier, rambo, swat team, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, arizona, russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, war, rebellion, mission of murder, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, martial arts, jungle, one man army, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, military life, adventure, soldier, confined, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Bulgaria, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, ex military, gunfight, battles, machismo, violence, master warrior, tough heroes, danger, heroes, escapades, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 80s
Place: albania, europe, nepal, new orleans, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 14K
American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, heroes, military, chase, one man army, danger, confined, daring rescue, mortal combat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, battles, partners, heroes, cia, commando, mercenary, rescue, mission, terrorism, rescue mission, revolver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s, 80s
Place: moscow russia, wyoming, romania, new york, bucharest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 148K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, gunfight, kidnapping, commando, father, heroes, danger, hostage, vengeance, machismo, warrior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: los angeles, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 16K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, soldier, heroes, battles, military, heroic mission, danger, war, save the day, adventure, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, beirut lebanon, lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, fighting crime, rescue, escapades, one man army, state affairs, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kidnapping, kung fu, jungle, heroes, danger, daring rescue, graphic violence, kickboxing, fistfight, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
On Deadly Ground (1994)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, corruption, heroes, martial arts, fight, one man army, danger, save the day, rivalry, heroic mission, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 776
U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, military, master warrior, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, crimes, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, rivalry, gang, secret agents, undercover, heroic mission, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, military life, tough heroes, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, terrorism, rescue, heroes, race against time, hostage, kidnapping, martial arts, terrorist attack, behind enemy lines, female fighter, colonel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Delta Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, hostage, military, fight, martial arts, hijacking, stewardess, heroes, soldier, patriotism, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, athens greece, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 46K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, chase, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, track down, one against many, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 68K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, resistance, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 2K
Mercenaries (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diplomatic official is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, prison, female agent, mercenary, danger, dishonesty, crimes, state affairs, confined, female prisoner, adventure, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, kazakhstan, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 4K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, military, black american, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, frame up, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, martial arts, revenge, soldier, undercover, heroes, hostage, gunfight, organized crime, undercover agent, drug cartel, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: latin america, south america, rio de janeiro, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, heroes, military, one man army, soldier, superhuman, super soldier, tough heroes, battles, danger, superhuman powers, super strength ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 60s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 3K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, martial arts, swamp, mercenary, gunfight, exploding body, fistfight, exploding helicopter, rapist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 92K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, helicopter, desert, terrorism, race against time, betrayal, danger, explosion, gunfight, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, united states, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, state affairs, danger, daring rescue, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, danger, martial arts, vietnam war, patriotism, vietnam veteran, rescue mission, vengeance, orphanage, tough heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c., cambodia, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Executive Decision (1996)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, violence, surveillance, explosion, hand to hand combat, ransom, deception, stewardess ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: london, los angeles, athens greece, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%