Movies like Steel Sharks

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Steel Sharks (1997)
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Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, adventure, military, heroes, hostages, hostage, ocean or sea, confined, battles, terrorism, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, underwater, escapades, rivalry, rescue, daring rescue, profanity, terrorist, violence, shooting, stabbed in the back
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Steel Sharks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, terrorism, confined and escapades mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Steel Sharks: Bulletproof (1987), Submerged (2000), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), The Human Shield (1991), Marines (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: soldier, terrorism, chases and races, rivalry, confined, escapades, heroes, undercover, rescue, crimes, deadly, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.1
 610
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 ⇓
85%
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, undercover, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, heroes, confined, military, state affairs, adventure, deadly, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 359
Marines (2003)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The cold war is over. East and West are fighting together against illegal secretly heavily armed terrorists, criminals and resistance fighters. During one of these missions, four soldiers are kidnapped and seems like a great international crisis to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, marine, military life, danger, military, rivalry, adventure, soldier, escapades, criminal heroes, war, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, battles, village, pilot, adventure, death, drug dealing, crimes, rivalry, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: peru, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 588
Interceptor (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Air Force officer tries to stop a murderous group of terrorists whom are trying to steal two top secret F-117A Stealth Fighters from the cargo hold of a gigantic C-5 Galaxy Transport flying at 30,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, airplane, confined, adventure, deadly, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, escapades, injustice, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, hostages, danger, law enforcement, deadly, confined, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 787
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 ⇓
59%
Sector 4: Extraction (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action - When an elite band of private mercenaries known as Black Knight gets caught behind enemy lines in a Middle East combat zone, their only hope for survival lies with the team leader, who has escaped but vows to return. - Salman Bokhari, ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, rescue, captivity, rivalry, danger, heroes, tough heroes, escapades, war, profanity, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 292
Raging Inferno (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fire breaks out in the Berlin Fernsehturm (Radio Tower) trapping several people in the restaurant and observation deck at the top. A team of firefighters, including a disgraced former member, rush to the rescue as chaos erupts among the trapped.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire, survival, evacuation, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, heroes, danger, confined, restaurant, skyscraper, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.7
 346
Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, terrorism, bar fight, adventure, deadly, escapades, danger, heroes, profanity, aerial combats, heroic mission, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 523
Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, chase, on the run, heroic mission, terrorism, battles, deadly, rivalry, fugitives, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, adventure, partners, crimes, danger, military, tough heroes, heroic mission, terrorism, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
46%
Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To stamp out the threat of nuclear war, a special ops team must travel to North Korea to carry out a covert mission to destroy a nuclear power plant. Everything does not go as planned. Their communications are cut off and they must remember their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: heroes, daring rescue, escapades, danger, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, chases and races, graphic violence, military, sabotage, fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 406
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, partners, danger, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3.2
 598
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 ⇓
45%
 4.4
 433
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, hostages, save the world, adventure, state affairs, save the day, good versus evil, danger, terrorism, nuclear threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 254
Border Lost (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Over five thousand people illegally cross the border each day. There are areas where crime is at its highest, where criminals prey upon these defenseless groups. An elite task force is put together with high expectations of solving this problem that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigration, partners against crime, danger, partners, escapades, government agency, heroes, immigrants, desert, daring rescue, deadly, fellow agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Demolition High (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of terrorists (led by Luther) take over a high school making the students in it their hostages, it is up to several of the students (led by Lenny) to help prevent disaster while the authorities (Slater and General Wainwright) do their ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, school, teenage life, terrorism, confined, chases and races, heroes, hostages, rivalry, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 2K
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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, danger, state affairs, one man army, tough heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, save the day, secret agents, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Maximum Cage Fighting (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy Garren, a former Tae Kwon Do world champion, is now retired and a widowed father to ten-year-old Katie. So when he's challenged by a famous cage fighter-and former rival Nick "the Nasty" Harper-to a fight, he refuses...until ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, one man army, adventure, rivalry, ambition, save the day, tough heroes, escapades, crimes, contests and competitions, battles, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
41%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, escapades, danger, rivalry, obsessive quest, one man army, race against time, rescue, heroes, chases and races, confined, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Operation Delta Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, virus, terrorist group, rescue, daring rescue, chaos, heroic mission, hijacking, crimes, danger, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hunt for Eagle One (2006)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of US Marines are sent to rescue captured a US Marine and a Filipino Captain while stopping a group of Al-Qaeda-backed local rebels from launching biological weapons.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, marine, rescue, military, battles, save the day, leadership, heroic mission, rivalry, deadly, race against time, escapades ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is assigned to a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, terrorism, ambassador, u.s. navy, military, heroes, confined, save the day, race against time, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, danger, hostages, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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