Movies like Sonic Impact

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Sonic Impact (1999)
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Sonic Impact (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dangerous criminal hijacks a plane with his fellow prisoners and threatens to crash it into a populated area. The agent who captured him sets out to stop him.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hijacking, airplane, crimes, special agents, hostages, hostage, confined, danger, law enforcement, daring rescue, airplane hijack, fbi, abduction, fbi agent, hijacker, murder, convict, federal bureau of investigation, cabin, aircraft cockpit
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Sonic Impact

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about confined, danger, hijacking, crimes, heroes, hostage and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sonic Impact: Strategic Command (1997), Air Rage (2001), Last Passenger (2013), Hijack (1998), Hijacked: Flight 285 (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strategic Command (1997)
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
Plot: hijacking, deadly, hostages, daring rescue, danger, one man army, crimes, escapades, race against time, airplane, tough heroes, gulf war ...
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100%
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Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, hostage, rivalry, danger, adventure, deadly, terrorism, hostages, government agency, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Passenger (2013)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Independent British thriller starring Dougray Scott and Kara Tointon. Lewis (Scott), an overworked doctor, is on his way home from London with his young son Max (Joshua Kaynama). Clearly exhausted from his work, Lewis decides to take a nap on the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, train, danger, confined, vengeance, family relations, chases and races, negotiation, group of strangers, race against time, hostages, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 311
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, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hijacked: Flight 285 (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While being escorted to prison from Phoenix to New York, crazed killer Peter Cronin (Anthony Michael Hall) hijacks a commercial jet in flight with the help of accomplices. Holding the 200 passengers and the crew members hostage, Cronin forces the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: hijacking, special agents, law enforcement, heroes, confined, danger, crimes, teenage life, crime, save the day, chases and races, car chase ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Air Marshal (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, deadly, crimes, strong violent content, danger, heroes, one man army, muslim, terrorist, hijacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, stewardess, fear of flying, danger, deadly, heroes, save the day, adventure, one man army, daring rescue, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Turbulence (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a flight transporting dangerous convicts, murderer Ryan Weaver manages to break free and cause complete chaos throughout the plane. As various people on board fall victim to Weaver, it is ultimately down to flight attendant Teri Halloran to keep ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stewardess, airplane, hijacking, psychopath, danger, christmas, airplane accident, landing, crimes, control room, murder, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Assault (2010)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Saturday 24th December 1994. Four GIA terrorists hijack an Air France A300 Airbus at the Algiers airport. The Airbus, bound for Paris, has 227 passengers on board. No one knows exactly what the terrorists’ intentions are, just that they are armed ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, hostage, hijacking, airplane, confined, deadly, danger, military, law enforcement, negotiation, hijacker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: algeria, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hangfire (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a large group of escaped convicts take Ike Slayton, a Vietnam veteran's wife hostage, Slayton enlists the help of his old army friend in a furious search to find her, while a hard-nosed National Guardsman leads a platoon of solders ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: hostage, chases and races, save the day, small town, captivity, kidnapping, hijacking, profanity, escape, hostages, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, hostages, survival, hostage, crimes, danger, freezer, kidnapping, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, hostages, race against time, crimes, danger, rescue, save the day, politics, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 273K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hijacking, master criminal, airplane, convict, one man army, helicopter, prison, machismo, confined, law enforcement, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, united states, nevada, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 4K
Hijacked (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, save the day, danger, crimes, rivalry, confined, secret agents, hijacking, murder, police officer, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, daring rescue, rescue, crimes, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, one man army, heroes, deadly, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Executive Decision (1996)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, hostage, rescue, bomb, violence, explosion, surveillance, hand to hand combat, ransom, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., london, los angeles, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hostage, terrorist, admiral, cruise ship, exploding helicopter, captain, good versus evil, rivalry, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 9K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, History, Sci-Fi, 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, passenger, terrorist, daring rescue, deadly, danger, government agency, confined, crimes, 9/11 ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001, year 2001, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, save the day, undercover, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, danger, race against time, save the day, hostages, law enforcement, crimes, mind game, crime, confined, tunnel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, undercover, espionage, special agents, adventure, manhunt, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, one man army, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, air disaster, hijacking, save the day, danger, hostage, false accusation, deadly, race against time, conspiracy, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal (2001)
Genre: Action, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rock superstar Slade Craven has decided to hang up his rock & roll shoes and has planned something very special for his final show -- instead of a typical concert in some sports arena, he'll play a set aboard a 747 jumbo jet, flying from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heavy metal, terrorism, chases and races, confined, one man army, escapades, crime, crimes, rescue, race against time, special agents, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, colorado, los angeles, kansas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, state affairs, soldier, chases and races, danger, one man army, deadly, kidnapping, criminal's revenge, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 326
Heaven's Fire (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a tour group. Having to fight the terrorists and fires that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, crimes, danger, heroes, secret agents, crime, confined, rivalry, vengeance, heist, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 939
Dead Silence (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, murderous pair, on the run, betrayal, mind game, crimes, rescue, one man army, fugitives, danger, child in peril, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Crash Dive (1996)
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, hijacking, submarine, heroes, ocean or sea, tough heroes, strong violent content, profanity, military, race against time, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Flight of Black Angel (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A top US Air Force fighter pilot decides that his call sign of Black Angel means that he's a messenger of God. Freely committing murders as he goes, he steals a nuclear weapon and his plane. Taking a family hostage to help him, he works on ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, hijacking, tough heroes, confined, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, escapades, military, one man army, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Another Meltdown (1998)
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, criminal heroes, partners against crime, best friends, danger, crimes, confined, law enforcement, master criminal, lone wolves, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%