Movies like Sabotage 1996

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Sabotage (1996)
 5.9
 1K
Sabotage (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: hostage, fbi, betrayal, martial arts, mercenary, gunfight, violence, sniper, bodyguard, conspiracy, false accusation, cia agent, traitor, bomb, fistfight, action violence, assassin, swat team, murderer, cia, jungle, airplane, kung fu, karate, kitchen ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, suspense and serious films with plots about violence, gunfight, gun, pistol, danger, martial arts and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sabotage: Sanctuary (1998), Black Water (2018), Shooter (2007), Contract to Kill (2016), Safe House (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 616
Sanctuary (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Kovak is part of a covert group within the CIA that works on illegal black ops involving blackmail and assassinations. When his boss orders the murder of one of the team, Luke realizes how expendable they all are and gets out (taking proof of ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, undercover, church, redemption, espionage, crime, government agency, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, starting over, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, canada, toronto ontario canada, washington d.c., italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 4K
Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, betrayal, blood, dishonesty, operative, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 307K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, conspiracy, frame up, one man army, fbi, false accusation, cover up, patriotism, sniper rifle, swat team, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, kentucky, washington d.c., langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: violence, martial arts, aikido, terrorist plot, conspiracy, secret agents, undercover, paranoia, hitman, cia agent, secret agent, woman fights a man ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, el paso texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.7
 204K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, gunfight, espionage, on the run, secret agents, mercenary, corruption, betrayal, who to trust, danger, interrogation, rogue agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, sniper, ambush, conspiracy, espionage, mercenary, politics, helicopter, president, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 102K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, conspiracy, treason, gunfight, witness protection, witness, woman in danger, on the run, corporate crime, deception, one man army, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1996 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, threat, rescue, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.3
 29K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, female warrior, rogue agent, cia, female spy, biohazard, terrorism, betrayal, spy, spy mission, timebomb, conspiracy ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: moscow russia, tower bridge london, big ben london, paris france, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, contests and competitions, heroes, vengeance, redemption, murder, rivalry, leadership, master warrior, crimes, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 205K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, cia agent, rogue agent, espionage, cia, rescue, haunted by the past, investigation, danger, amnesia, black ops, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 2016, 2000s ...
Place: las vegas, greece, london, iceland, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 5K
The Marine 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebels seize control of the hotel where a Marine sniper and his wife are staying. Can he save the day?
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, one man army, heroes, resort, terrorism, marine, sniper, crimes, confined, danger, save the day, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, 2010s ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, big ben london, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mercenary, heroes, rescue, one man army, hostage, prison, vengeance, escapades, danger, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 37K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, bomb, cia, rogue agent, espionage, surveillance, investigation, thief, brutality, criminal, police corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 790
No Contest (1995)
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: realistic, serious, sexy, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, terrorist, race against time, danger, kidnapping, beauty pageant, swimming pool, terrorist plot, blood, showdown ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, ex soldier, survival, mercenary, hostages, confined, one man army, teachers and students, danger, dedicated educator, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 21K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, disobeying orders, corruption, race against time, explosive, innocent person killed, police, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, manhunt, agent, white house, false accusation, president, assassination plot, attempted murder, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., north carolina, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
China Salesman (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: conspiracy, manipulation, violence, military, corrupt businessman, rivalry, attempted murder, chinese, murder, mercilessness, deception, poetic justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, race against time, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, vengeance, confined, unlikely partners, danger, heist, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: white house, terrorism, president, secret service, nuclear threat, save the day, security guard, conspiracy, siege, hostage, head of state, treason ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, paris france, pentagon, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 753
Striking Range (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When millionaire businessman Ted Billings (Glenn Morshower) double-crosses his partners in a weapons deal, he decides to hire some protection. Billings enlists Eugene "Vash" Vasher (Lou Diamond Phillips) a mercenary-for-hire and soon, Vash ...
Style: serious, suspense, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, chases and races, adventure, arms dealing, crimes, violence, mercenary, danger, chase, race against time, woman kills a man, karate ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.8
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, chase, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, on the run, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, langley virginia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Silent Trigger (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, soldier, skyscraper, terrorism, working undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, chase, government agency, chases and races, assassination ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, surprise ending
Plot: survival, chase, husband wife relationship, martial arts, foot chase, self mutilation, police, violence, murder, brutality, death of friend, spy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 64K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, top secret, black ops, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, danger, machismo, rescue, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 83K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, spies, one woman army, fist fighting, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, dishonesty, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, europe, usa, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 6K
The Courier (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This intense action-thriller unfolds in real time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. Gary Oldman stars as a vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: danger, survival, messenger, crime boss, bomb, chase, gunfight, witnessing a crime, crimes, deadly, crime, female agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, tower bridge london, washington d.c., new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: heist, crime boss, diamond, betrayal, danger, thief, assassination attempt, heist gone wrong, organized crime, gunfight, gang, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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