Movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II

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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
 6.4
 133K
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, one man army, vietnam veteran, soldier, vietnam war, helicopter, master warrior, vengeance, agent, u.s. army, government, prisoner, liberation, forest, submachine gun, battle zone, daring rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, jungle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, 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, rough and serious films with plots about danger, violence, heroes, gunfight, brutality, machine gun and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II: First Blood (1982), Rambo III (1988), Commando (1985), Missing in Action (1984), Rambo (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 194K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, manhunt, lone wolves, soldier, tough heroes, small town, danger, ex military, humiliation, police brutality, deadly, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 104K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, one man army, freedom fighter, kidnapping, russian, master warrior, submachine gun, competition, liberation, military base, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, thailand, pakistan, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 128K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, island, race against time, daring rescue, heroes, tough heroes, vengeance, adventure, rescue mission, father, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, martial arts, one man army, adventure, master warrior, war, prison, soldier, army investigation, daring rescue, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, thailand, saigon, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.0
 196K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, boat, jungle, rapist, master warrior, sniper, bomb, lone wolves, missionary, one man army, pastor, river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, southeast asia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, revenge, torture, survival, soldier, martial arts, escape, military, one man army, danger, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, military, prison, vietnam veteran, soldier, rescue, war, adventure, anti heroes, survival, master warrior ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, 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, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, arms dealer, cia, hospital, revolver, rescue mission, battle, heroes, rivalry, crimes, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: moscow russia, mexico, wyoming, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphanage, rescue mission, vietnam veteran, danger, military, daring rescue, tough heroes, vengeance, escapades, war, heroes, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, washington d.c., bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, master warrior, gunfight, violence, sniper, machismo, village, airplane, asian woman, beard, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: mine, albania, europe, paris france, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 7K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, cold war, russian, chase, betrayal, desert, agent, revenge, soldier, military, one man army, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 299K
The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, sniper, martial arts, chase, heroic mission, gunfight, escape, master warrior, partners, fist fighting, blood, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, terrorist, military, airplane, hijacking, adventure, stewardess, hostages, covert operation, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, athens greece, beirut lebanon
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, cult, soldier, jungle, psychopath, gory, master warrior, one man army, battle zone, superhero, village, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 12K
American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, soldier, one man army, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, heroes, military base, sword fight, fight scenes, sword ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 14K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, race against time, rescue, terrorism, adventure, daring rescue, war, save the day, redemption, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, beirut lebanon, lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 107K
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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mountain climbing, money, mountain, hijacking, rocky mountains, climbing, snow, suitcase, rescue, heroes, forces of nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, serious, gloomy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, violence, jungle, insanity, massacre, war hero, lieutenant, war, anti war, survival, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, violence, vigilante, one man army, rescue, cold war, christmas, invasion, martial arts, vigilantism, armored car, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 22K
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, chase, espionage, heroic mission, chases and races, flying, fighter jet, false identity, pilot, military, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, asia, europe, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, most dangerous game, military, violence, rifle, psychopath, machine gun, swamp, martial arts, mercenary, exploding body ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, soldier, manhunt, military, sniper rifle, dog tag, surrounded, marine, military uniform, fistfight, waterfall, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 58K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, tough heroes, serial killer, rivalry, tough law enforcer, mannequin, resistance, prosecution, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, behind enemy lines, military, secret mission, commando, suicide mission, war, fistfight, u.s. army, explosion, castle, mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, soldier, rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, battles, military, good versus evil, hostages, war, daring rescue, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 458
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, island, martial arts, chase, jungle, most dangerous game, survival, one man army, boat chase, master warrior, contests and competitions, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, chase, rescue, tough heroes, confined, danger, heroes, master warrior, on the run, chases and races, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 957
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, danger, soldier, survival, terrorism, kidnapping, military, rivalry, missing person, prison life, confined, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, unlikely partners, vigilantism, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, war, jungle, army, rebel, genocide, rescue, moral dilemma, danger, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%