Movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II

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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
 6.4
 137K
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, intense, bloody, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, revenge, helicopter, one man army, soldier, vietnam veteran, vengeance, vietnam war, heroes, pow, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, escapades, lone wolves, rivalry, behind enemy lines, daring rescue, tough heroes, battle zone, lone hero, agent, u.s. army, government ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, arizona, russia

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Most similar movies to Rambo: First Blood Part II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about danger, pistol, machine gun, brutality, heroes, gunfight and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II: First Blood (1982), Rambo III (1988), Rambo (2008), Cliffhanger (1993), Commando (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 200K
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, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, lone wolves, manhunt, tough heroes, humiliation, danger, police brutality, small town, ex military, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
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83%
 5.8
 108K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
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 ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, one man army, freedom fighter, russian, political unrest, heroes, military base, behind enemy lines, captivity, confined, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 200K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, boat, warrior, jungle, sniper, bomb, torture, rape, rapist, military, master warrior, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 110K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mountain climbing, rescue, forces of nature, climbing, money, rocky mountains, save the day, one man army, disorder, escapades, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 132K
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, kidnapping, father, vengeance, mercenary, heroes, danger, commando, machismo, warrior, tough heroes, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, survival, torture, burned alive, danger, soldier, military, one man army, martial arts, escape, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, soldier, rescue, vietnam veteran, war, survival, adventure, prison life, captivity ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, arms dealer, battle, revolver, hospital, cia, rescue mission, rivalry, crimes, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: romania, wyoming, bucharest, moscow russia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, military, vietnam veteran, orphanage, rescue mission, vengeance, escapades, tough heroes, against the odds, clergy, war, confined ...
Time: 80s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, washington d.c., thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: South Africa, USA, 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, one man army, assassination, soldier, russian, agent, adventure, state affairs, politics, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, gunfight, machismo, master warrior, asian woman, violence, village, sniper, airplane, beard, destruction, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: mine, albania, europe, paris france, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, airplane, soldier, stewardess, hijacking, terrorist, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, hostages, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 305K
The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bloody, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, sniper, escape, martial arts, gunfight, chase, partners, master warrior, heroic mission, cia, fist fighting, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 15K
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, soldier, race against time, military, danger, heroic mission, war, save the day, adventure, battles, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, lebanon, beirut lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure, War, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Vietnam, 1969. War is Hell. For Marine Sergeant Jack Stryker (Brian Schulz), however, Hell is just the beginning. Trapped outside a Viet Cong village, Stryker takes two bullets to the leg. Sent home from the war, he discovers his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, psychopath, soldier, cult, crimes, social misfits, village life, chases and races, superhuman powers, battle zone, war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, rifle, machine gun, mercenary, martial arts, exploding body, rapist, gunfight, swamp ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 12K
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: serious, exciting, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, soldier, one man army, daring rescue, heroic mission, heroes, military base, master warrior, sword fight, kidnapping, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, one man army, martial arts, missing in action, adventure, prison, crimes, war, escapades, master warrior, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, one man army, rescue, vigilante, christmas, martial arts, invasion, cold war, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 555
Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, terrorism, martial arts, soldier, military, good versus evil, kidnapping, rivalry, military life, deadly, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 23K
Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, fighter jet, chase, pilot, espionage, behind enemy lines, aerial combats, heroic mission, heroes, cold war, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, vietnam, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 465
The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, jungle, one man army, martial arts, chase, survival, boat chase, island, most dangerous game, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 60K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, resistance, danger, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.7
 21K
Hamburger Hill (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, violence, insanity, jungle, anti war, lieutenant, massacre, war, military, survival, war hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 21K
Sniper (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, soldier, sniper rifle, military uniform, manhunt, military, helicopter, sniper, dog tag, surrounded, marine, waterfall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, fight, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, danger, heroes, rivalry, deadly, violence spree, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, prison, rescue, chases and races, master warrior, confined, tough heroes, on the run, heroes, partners, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: behind enemy lines, soldier, military, mission, machismo, against the odds, squad, d day, danger, military base, redemption, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Behind Enemy Lines (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, escapades, confined, daring rescue, jungle, danger, captivity, rivalry, soldier, military, heroes, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 992
Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison, survival, kidnapping, terrorism, military, rivalry, soldier, chases and races, prison life, missing person, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%