Movies like Virus 1996

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Virus (1996)
 2.8
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Virus (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: truck, government, acid, chases and races, bodyguard, usa president, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, leadership, race against time, save the day, terrorism, environmentalism, crimes, deadly, rivalry, state affairs, undercover, bio weapon, agent, accident, murder, environmental ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about chases and races, danger, rivalry, heroes, escapades, terrorism and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Virus: Diplomatic Siege (1999), The Pandora Project (1998), Heaven's Fire (1999), On Dangerous Ground (1996), Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
The Pandora Project (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A CIA agent has to stop a former associate who has stolen a weapon which kills people without harming buildings, all before he is to get married in a few days.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master villain, special agents, race against time, save the day, chases and races, danger, heroes, undercover, track down, escapades, rivalry, fellow agent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.3
 295
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, hostages, one man army, crime, tower, secret agents, save the day, heist, hijacking, confined, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, crime, secret agents, special agents, assassination attempt, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, government agency, special agents, adventure, changing the past or future, race against time, save the day, terrorism, alien encounter, forces of nature, save the planet, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, deadly, survival, adventure, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, fighting the system, race against time, haunted by the past, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
66%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hostage, cruise ship, exploding helicopter, terrorist, admiral, captain, ship, government agency, adventure, hostages, one man army ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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 ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
63%
 4.4
 389
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostages, terrorism, underwater scene, hijacking, adventure, chases and races, danger, state affairs, good versus evil, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.0
 163
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, hostages, one man army, secret agents, adventure, special agents, espionage, manhunt, race against time, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.0
 513
Y2K (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the eve of the new millennium, a nervous military leader assembles a team to help him deal with an unforeseen problem, as they are being alerted of a long missing nuclear missile hidden somewhere deep in the jungle which is set to go off in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Plot: special agents, race against time, jungle, save the day, terrorism, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, military, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 90s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.7
 257
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: telekinesis, government agency, master villain, secret agents, special agents, adventure, supernatural ability, espionage, good versus evil, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 543
First Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Secret Service attempts to prevent an elaborately plotted assassination attempt on the President.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: head of state, secret agents, assassination, usa president, special agents, assassination attempt, political conspiracy, chases and races, danger, state affairs, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chain of Command (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Secret Service agents must retrieve the briefcase allowing the President control of America's nuclear arsenal before massive destruction ensues.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, race against time, save the day, adventure, chases and races, danger, heroes, state affairs, head of state, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, race against time, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, serial killer, investigation, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.4
 529
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, government agency, martial arts, adventure, hostages, one man army, secret agents, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, rescue, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
 128
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, jungle, on the run, adventure, chases and races, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, stalking, survival, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 526
Final Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Grand Royale is a new high-tech passenger train with a computerized engine. On its maiden voyage, it suffers a severe technical failure, killing the controller and gradually increasing its already high speed, at the rate of 2 more miles per ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: save the day, train, adventure, forces of nature, hijacking, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, heroes, androids and robots, one man army, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, fighting the system, assassination, contests and competitions, murder, workplace situations, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.5
 251
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, hostages, unlikely partners, adventure, crime gone awry, race against time, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Assault on Death Mountain (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada
Story: The Shadow Warriors hire on to reclaim the daughter of a woman whose ex-husband kidnapped the child after a custody battle. At the same time, they uncover a terrorist plot to attack Seattle.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, antidote, island, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, pistol, first lady, kidnapping, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, usa president, save the day, missing person, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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%
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 ⇓
48%
 2.6
 586
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, ocean or sea, airplane, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, one man army, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, forces of nature, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Airline Disaster (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the President learns that domestic terrorists have skyjacked the passenger jet her brother is flying, she must choose between family and the safety of the people in the cities below
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, kidnapping, leadership, airplane, save the day, terrorism, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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