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, special agents, hostage, crimes, law enforcement, confined, daring rescue, airplane hijack, abduction, fbi, murder, fbi agent, hijacker, convict, federal bureau of investigation, empire, danger, cabin, aircraft cockpit, hostages
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 danger, confined, crimes, hijacking, rivalry, hostage and heroes mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sonic Impact: Strategic Command (1997), Air Rage (2001), Hijack (1998), Last Passenger (2013), 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, airplane, tough heroes, confined, one man army, terrorism, law enforcement, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, escapades ...
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100%
 3.2
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, airplane, save the day, daring rescue, rivalry, government agency, hostage, adventure, one man army, tough heroes, graphic violence, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
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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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, train, confined, family relations, vengeance, race against time, negotiation, group of strangers, hostage, murder, train travel, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: hijacking, confined, law enforcement, heroes, crimes, special agents, save the day, teenage life, car chase, hostage negotiator, abduction, airplane ...
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, crimes, heroes, strong violent content, one man army, terrorist, hijacker, muslim, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, rescue, stewardess, fear of flying, terrorism, disaster, forces of nature, tough heroes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 12K
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: airplane, stewardess, hijacking, christmas, psychopath, airplane accident, crimes, murder, arrest, police officer, gunfight, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, hostage, swat team, confined, military, hijacking, law enforcement, airplane, negotiation, terrorism, airport, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: algeria, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 298K
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: airplane, hijacking, master criminal, convict, one man army, prison, machismo, helicopter, law enforcement, confined, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, north america, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, freezer, survival, hostage, crimes, kidnapping, graphic violence, hypothermia, russian mafia, stolen money, undercover cop, kidnapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, terrorism, crimes, hijacking, confined, secret agents, rivalry, murder, police officer, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 10K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, passenger, terrorist, 9/11, daring rescue, crimes, confined, government agency, race against time, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 662
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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, rescue, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, one man army, tough heroes, heroes, save the day, master criminal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, rescue, hostage, ransom, surveillance, violence, save the day, bomb, flight attendant, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: pentagon, los angeles, london, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hijacking, race against time, save the day, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, confined, train, tunnel, ransom, extortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: hostage, submarine, terrorist, admiral, captain, cruise ship, hijacking, ship, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ 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: race against time, terrorism, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, save the day, undercover, adventure, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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No Tomorrow (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the world's most notorious criminal allies himself with a senior employee of a major shipping corporation, a lethal deal is struck to secure a multi-million dollar arms transaction. As word of the sinister deal spreads through the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, injustice, gangsters, urban ghetto life, martial arts, criminal heroes, law enforcement, arms dealer, arms deal, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, daring rescue, gang, rivalry, heroes, confined, escapades, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 207
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, hostage, crimes, adventure, one man army, good versus evil, race against time, confined, escapades, manhunt, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.7
 628
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: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, law enforcement, graphic violence, hostage, save the day, vengeance, adventure, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal (2001)
Genre: Action, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 98 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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, terrorism, heavy metal, catastrophe, crimes, law enforcement, rescue, one man army, daring rescue, escapades, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, colorado, los angeles, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 13K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, rivalry, partners, crimes, map, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 380
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, secret agents, undercover, save the day, confined, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, crimes, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, police detective, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem, wooing, love affair, hijacking, working undercover, tough law enforcer, master criminal, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, europe, china, russia
⇓ 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: semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, hijacking, anti war, military life, heroic mission, apocalypse, officers and cadets, heist, nuclear holocaust, tough heroes, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 500
Depth Charge (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jason Gedrick and Eric Roberts lead the cast of this thriller about a submarine captain who attempts to hold Washington, D.C. hostage for a billion dollars, and the heroic doctor who struggles to thwart the plan before the situation escalates.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostage, save the world, nuclear threat, state affairs, adventure, good versus evil, save the day, terrorism, blackmail, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, outer space, collision, psychopath, chaos, daring rescue, undercover, master criminal, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%