Movies like Shadow Man

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Shadow Man (2006)
 4.1
 3K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, cia, espionage, kidnapping, government agency, adventure, hostages, master criminal, one man army, secret agents, race against time, save the day, terrorism, woman in danger, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, heroes, rivalry, undercover, good versus evil, intrigue, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest

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Most similar movies to Shadow Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about heroes, danger, chases and races, crimes, martial arts, deadly and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Shadow Man: Flight of Fury (2007), The Foreigner (2003), Attack Force (2006), Submerged (2005), The Detonator (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomber, pilot, terrorist, betrayal, government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, van, package, assassin, chase, good versus evil, anti heroes, adventure, government agency, secret agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 2.8
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, army, government agency, adventure, secret agents, special agents, drug dealing, investigation, uncover truth, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.8
 4K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, espionage, rescue, undercover, soldier, adventure, prison, government agency, master villain, terror, underwater ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, adventure, master villain, secret agents, special agents, witnessing a crime, espionage, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, broken neck, fbi, cia, sword, strip club, one man army, assassination, gangsters, master warrior, blood splatter, katana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, mercenary, lighthouse, ambassador, one man army, rescue, hostages, master criminal, cia, bank vault, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Born to Raise Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, gangsters, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, government agency, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 3K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, one man army, nuclear bomb, cia, race against time, undercover, chase, hostages, secret agents, special agents, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 874
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, assassination, assassin, betrayal, government agency, adventure, secret agents, special agents, manhunt, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, awful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, train explosion, one man army, race against time, rescue, terrorism, undercover, government agency, adventure, hostages, runaway train, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 70K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, mercenary, cook, one man army, ship, terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, tough law enforcer, nuclear missile, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 1K
The Defender (2004)
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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, undercover, one man army, danger, save the day, state affairs, tough heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, undercover agent, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
 6K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, police investigation, hostages, crime, master criminal, one man army, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, crimes, danger, heroes, gangsters, track down, chases and races, confined, rivalry, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, one man army, terrorist, terrorism, hijacking, nuclear threat, save the day, navy seal, tough heroes, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.4
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, reporter, ambassador, terrorist plot, conspiracy, spy, cia, military, politics, government agency, journalist ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 277
Hijack (1998)
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, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, race against time, kidnapping, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 3K
Detonator (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renegade Russian general sends a nuclear bomb hurtling toward the Middle East aboard a hijacked train, special agents are dispatched to disarm the deadly device. Ten tons of steel and one ounce of hot plutonium are now riding roughshod ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, scientist, soviet, mercenary, terrorism, hijacking, fugitives, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, iran, middle east, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, daring rescue, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 4K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, soldier, military, government agency, hostages, adventure, one man army, secret agents, special agents, daring rescue, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.1
 11K
The Patriot (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: serious, rough, melancholic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, laboratory, race against time, rescue, save the day, hospital, chaos and mayhem, plague, danger, deadly, virus, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, race against time, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, usa, new york, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.8
 458
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, hijacking, hostages, secret agents, adventure, special agents, witnessing a crime, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Driven to Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, crimes, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, manhunt, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.0
 379
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, betrayal, terrorism, daring rescue, race against time, heroic mission, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Laser Mission (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, renegade, kgb, laser, government, violence, scientist, government agency, hostages, adventure, secret agent, professor ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, government agency, hostages, invasion, teamwork, secret agents, war, soldier, adventure, daring rescue, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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