Movies like The Terrorists

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The Terrorists
Original name: Ransom
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a series of bomb attacks in London, a group of terrorists seize Britain's ambassador to Scandinavia. With the ambassador now a hostage in his residence, another group hijacks an airliner at the capital's airport, announcing that the passengers will not be freed until their demands are met. Colonel Nils Tahlvik, Scandinavia's resourceful and ruthless head of security, seeks to take an uncompromising stance against the terrorists yet his attempts meet resistance from unknown forces at every turn...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: airplane, hijacking, hostages, race against time, terrorism, tough heroes, chases and races, terrorist, confined, danger, law enforcement, state affairs, politics, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, captivity, heroes, rivalry, bait, undercover agent, british, pursuit, chase, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about chases and races, confined, danger, heroes, terrorism, deadly and race against time mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Terrorists: Operation Thunderbolt (1977), Two-Minute Warning (1976), The Bullet Train (1975), The Cassandra Crossing (1976), Juggernaut (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Operation Thunderbolt
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, airplane, hostages, adventure, one man army, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, israel, middle east, europe, greece ...
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Two-Minute Warning
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stadium, police investigation, hostages, master criminal, one man army, partners against crime, reluctant partners, special agents, tough law enforcer, chase, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
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System:   86%
    User:   86%
 
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The Bullet Train
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 152 min.
Story: One of the Japanese Shinkansen “Bullet Trains” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers and to learn how to defuse the bomb.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, master criminal, race against time, train, save the day, crime, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, tokyo
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System:   77%
    User:   79%
 
The Cassandra Crossing
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, adventure, survival, plague, drug dealing, catastrophe, fugitives, military, government agency, virus, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, new orleans
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System:   75%
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Juggernaut
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, greed, ship, hostages, ransom, surveillance, revenge, ocean or sea, master criminal, death, one man army, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland, london, scotland yard, atlantic ocean
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System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
Aurora: Operation Intercept
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
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Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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System:   71%
    User:   58%
 
Strategic Command
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
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No Contest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
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    User:   73%
 
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Hour of Valor
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
Raid on Entebbe
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, realism, airport, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, hijacking, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: africa, uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
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Airport '77
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, underwater, airplane, survival, rescue, hijacking, hostages, aviation, art, death, ocean or sea, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   59%
 
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Flight 93
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: airplane, anti heroes, passenger, hostages, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day, terrorist, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
Victory at Entebbe
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, hostages, airplane, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, hijacking, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
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Hijack
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, hostages, race against time, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
Executive Decision
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: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hostage, surveillance, hijacking, conspiracy, rescue, revenge, hostages, corruption, survival, arms dealer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
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Black Thunder
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, airplane, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, pilot, officers and cadets, basic training, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
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Crash Dive
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, submarine, terrorism, ocean or sea, heroic mission, hijacking, confined, danger, one man army, deadly, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
Another Meltdown
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A patriotic Chinese cop is reposted to fictional East European country Lavernia as punishment for ignoring orders during a plane hijack operation. There he encounters his ex-girlfriend, who fled to Lavernia after Tiananmen Square. Their paths soon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, lone wolves, master criminal, master warrior, one man army, airplane, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, terrorism, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, europe, hong kong, russia
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System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
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Dirty War
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
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Rosebud
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, ocean or sea, secret agents, daring rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, chases and races, terrorist, yacht, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
The Delta Force
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, military, motorcycle, chase, violence, hostage, martial arts, hostages, brutality, soldier, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, beirut lebanon, athens greece
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System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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Death Train
Genre: Action, 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, train, special agents, terrorism, adventure, countryside, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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The Defender
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, secret agents, undercover, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
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The Fourth Angel
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, one man army, secret agents, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day, vengeance, serbian, fbi, terrorist, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london ...
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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He Who Dares
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, daring rescue, save the day, crime, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, confined, danger, soldier, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland yard
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System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
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Fatal Vacation
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pleasent trip to the Phillipines is turned into tragedy when the tour bus is kidnapped by a group of rebels that want to exchange the prisoners for the Rebel Leader's brother...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, gory, bus, one man army, daring rescue, jungle, terrorism, prison, captivity, hijacking, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: the philippines
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System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
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Special Forces
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, one man army, soldier, war, special agents, daring rescue, rescue, terrorism, race against time, kidnapping, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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Armstrong
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, secret agents, espionage, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 

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Hennessy
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
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Genre: Action
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
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Time: 90s
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System:   44%
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