Movies like Virus 1996

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Virus (1996)
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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, adventure, crimes, heroes, terrorism, bio weapon, danger, chases and races, environmentalism, escapades, deadly, rivalry, race against time, undercover, leadership, state affairs, save the day, bodyguard, usa president, agent, accident, murder, environmental ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Virus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, terrorism, crimes and save the day mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Virus: Diplomatic Siege (1999), The Pandora Project (1998), Heaven's Fire (1999), Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997), On Dangerous Ground (1996). 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, deadly, government agency, leadership, heroes, danger, heroic mission, hostages, law enforcement, politics, rescue, rivalry ...
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master villain, undercover, race against time, danger, rivalry, heroes, track down, chases and races, special agents, fellow agent, save the day, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, secret agents, crimes, escapades, chases and races, crime, hijacking, one man army, heist, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: rough, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, save the planet, environmentalism, race against time, terrorism, heroes, undercover, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, psychopath, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cruise ship, hostage, exploding helicopter, terrorist, captain, admiral, deadly, leadership, rivalry, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, gang, crime, special agents, state affairs, government agency, deadly, dishonesty, political intrigue, heroes, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, espionage, terrorism, race against time, on the run, survival, danger, woman in danger, master criminal, heroes, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: telekinesis, chases and races, androids and robots, special agents, escapades, state affairs, heroic mission, secret agents, save the day, on the run, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, state affairs, witnessing a crime, secret agents, save the day, adventure, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, deadly, good versus evil, law enforcement, manhunt, battles, undercover, hijacking, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, save the day, chases and races, confined, state affairs, heroes, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, deadly, heroes, government agency, rivalry, danger, rescue, undercover, estrangement, race against time, espionage, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, confined, terrorism, hijacking, good versus evil, hostages, chases and races, state affairs, escapades, adventure, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, deadly, race against time, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, chases and races, danger, haunted by the past, survival, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, escapades, nuclear threat, danger, rivalry, head of state, deadly, heroes, adventure, chases and races, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, reluctant partners, adventure, unlikely partners, save the day, confined, criminal heroes, hostages, escapades, crimes, partners, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, deadly, heroes, tough heroes, rivalry, undercover, hijacking, race against time, terrorism, chases and races, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: terrorism, contests and competitions, state affairs, chases and races, confined, rivalry, fighting the system, heroes, deadly, assassination, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: chases and races, escapades, special agents, save the day, secret agents, military, kgb, undercover, race against time, chaos, terrorism, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, pilot, bomber, terrorist, crimes, confined, daring rescue, save the day, government agency, heroes, deadly, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 567
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, race against time, one man army, heroes, master criminal, deadly, leadership, rescue, rivalry, hijacking, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, betrayal, assassin, assassination, deadly, confined, state affairs, heroic mission, special agents, escapades, crimes, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: state affairs, special agents, secret agents, crimes, head of state, heroes, government agency, wiretap, political intrigue, danger, undercover, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, deadly, gang, tough heroes, ocean or sea, hijacking, race against time, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, one man army, tough heroes, deadly, heroes, forces of nature, adventure, save the day, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, race against time, espionage, terrorism, escapades, working undercover, danger, undercover, government agency, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 867
First Daughter (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a demotion. When the first daughter is kidnapped during a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostages, confined, chases and races, adventure, state affairs, dealing with death, save the day, danger, gays and lesbians, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: danger, on the run, rescue, confined, adventure, save the day, androids and robots, chases and races, forces of nature, crimes, technology gone awry, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
 901
Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, working undercover, crimes, boss and employee, chases and races, state affairs, vengeance, psychopath, government agency, heroes, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 167
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, ira, terrorism, royal family, heroes, government agency, political intrigue, downfall, deadly, kgb, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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