Movies like Sabotage 1996

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Sabotage (1996)
 5.9
 1K
Sabotage (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 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: mercenary, hostage, fbi, betrayal, martial arts, gunfight, sniper, bodyguard, conspiracy, false accusation, cia agent, traitor, bomb, fistfight, violence, assassin, swat team, action violence, murderer, bosnian war, cia, jungle, airplane, kung fu, karate ...

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Most similar movies to Sabotage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, exciting and serious films with plots about gunfight, violence, gun, pistol, chase, murder and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sabotage: Sanctuary (1998), Sniper: Assassin's End (2020), Black Water (2018), Safe House (2012), Shooter (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sanctuary (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, undercover, church, redemption, espionage, state affairs, rivalry, starting over, crimes, government agency, danger, clergy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, chicago illinois, washington d.c., italy ...
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100%
Sniper: Assassin's End (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Special Ops sniper Brandon Beckett is set up as the primary suspect for the murder of a foreign dignitary on the eve of signing a high-profile trade agreement with the United States. Narrowly escaping death, Beckett realizes that there may be a dark ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia agent, special agents, manhunt, mercenary, murder suspect, protagonist as suspect, intelligence agency, father son relationship, fight for justice, gunslinger, killer ...
Place: langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 7K
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, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, beard ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 213K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, gunfight, espionage, on the run, secret agents, mercenary, cia agent, corruption, secret service, betrayal, who to trust, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, one man army, corruption, fbi, sniper rifle, frame up, conspiracy, false accusation, cover up, patriotism, swat team, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, kentucky, washington d.c., tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin returns as Jake Carter where he is assigned to protect a whistleblower who wishes to expose a corrupt military defence contractor. However, the military hires a heavily armed team of mercenaries to kill ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: military, marine, wrestler, one man army, showdown, rescue, hand to hand combat, police station, martial arts, fistfight, corpse, surveillance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, ambush, sniper, conspiracy, politics, espionage, mercenary, helicopter, president, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: aikido, martial arts, violence, conspiracy, terrorist plot, secret agents, secret agent, paranoia, woman fights a man, undercover, fbi agent, cia agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, el paso texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, mercenary, heroes, one man army, hostage, prison, vengeance, escapades, danger, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 6K
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, marine, terrorism, one man army, heroes, resort, sniper, danger, crimes, save the day, tough heroes, spouse in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 85K
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: one woman army, mercenary, spies, fist fighting, betrayal, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, one man army, manhunt, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 20
Unfailing (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A secret criminal organization, headed by Mr. Takamura, arranges a tournament in order to find the perfect killer. Ten young people who have nothing to lose, accept the rules and run in this revenge. To spice up the game, Silex, the right arm of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: tournament, assassin, criminal, revenge, gladiator, betrayal, fictional game show, violence, martial arts, showdown, fight to the death, heroine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 22K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, terrorist, secret agents, soldier, violence, military, heroes, terrorism, danger, leader, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, syria, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, terrorist, vigilante, vigilantism, showdown, rivalry, master warrior, crimes, contests and competitions, heroes, leadership ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 107K
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, rogue agent, witness protection, gunfight, witness, woman in danger, on the run, deception, corporate crime, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1996 ...
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, san francisco, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, rescue, threat, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, cia ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, sniper, conspiracy, undercover, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 6K
A Dark Truth (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the jungles of Ecuador, blood taints the waters. A multinational conglomerate's unholy alliance with a bloodthirsty military regime has resulted in a massacre. Only the rebel Francisco Franco and his determined wife Mia can prove the truth. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: corporate crimes, corruption, danger, cia, uncover truth, state affairs, life is a bitch, injustice, testimony, legal, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, ecuador, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia, father daughter relationship, assassin, on the run, family relations, assassination, agent as target, life turned upside down, lone hero, hand to hand combat, martial arts, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, brussels, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 848
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 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: exciting, sexy, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, terrorist, race against time, danger, swat team, kidnapping, beauty pageant, showdown, swimming pool, one woman army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 33K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, neo noir ...
Plot: cia agent, female spy, cia, female warrior, rogue agent, biohazard, betrayal, terrorism, spy, timebomb, spy mission, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: langley virginia, big ben london, moscow russia, tower bridge london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, battles, terrorist, u.s. marine corps, enemy, security, terrorism, military, terrorist group, moral dilemma ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 215K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Spain
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, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: chase, cia agent, tough guy, spy, rogue agent, black ops, espionage, cia, amnesia, rescue, assassination, danger ...
Time: 1990s, 21st century, year 2016, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: las vegas, greece, london, germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.3
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Proof of Life (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, group of criminals, jungle, ransom, mercenary, negotiation, insurance, couple relations, daring rescue, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, soldier, heroes, working undercover, skyscraper, terrorism, crimes, danger, manhunt, rivalry, chase, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 41K
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, rogue agent, cia, bomb, investigation, thief, criminal, espionage, gunfight, cia agent, surveillance ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 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, hostages, confined, one man army, teachers and students, danger, master warrior, dedicated educator, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 2K
Maria (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a former BlackRose cartel assassin deliberately betrays them by refusing to complete her mission, the cartel orders her execution. Unbeknownst to them, she fakes her own death and is able to create a new life of her own. When the cartel ...
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, captivating
Plot: one woman army, drug cartel, torture, hitman, sniper, revenge, assassin, murder, gunfight, chase, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, criminal's revenge, daring rescue, race against time, vengeance, danger, confined, unlikely partners, heist, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.9
 786
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, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, adventure, arms dealing, chases and races, crimes, violence, mercenary, danger, chase, karate kick, fighting style, roundhouse kick ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%