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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, battles, underwater, confined, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, escapades, hostages, daring rescue, rescue, terrorism, chases and races, heroes, military, rivalry, shooting, terrorist, stabbed in the back, violence
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, terrorism and crimes mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Steel Sharks: Submerged (2000), Bulletproof (1988), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Crash Dive (1996), Demolition High (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: terrorism, soldier, rescue, danger, deadly, hostages, battles, chases and races, confined, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: medical school, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.6
 579
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 ⇓
91%
 5.0
 1K
Bulletproof (1988)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, one man army, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, daring rescue, hijacking, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: rough, serious, 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 ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 716
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, save the day, ocean or sea, heroic mission, confined, danger, deadly, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, school, hostages, terrorism, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, janitor, hostage, swimming pool, swimmer, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, college, one man army, ship, race against time, treasure hunt, adventure, heroic mission, ocean or sea, hijacking, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, partners against crime, adventure, terrorism, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, heroic mission, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 248
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, save the day, vigilantism, frame up, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 382
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, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: confined, submarine, hostages, terrorism, underwater scene, adventure, hijacking, chases and races, danger, state affairs, good versus evil, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 499
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, top secret, awol, on the run, chases and races, heroes, adventure, fugitives, prostitute, chase, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 345
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, strong sexual content, military life, war, battles, adventure, danger, heroes, military, heroic mission, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Killing Streets (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, twins, rescue, crime, uncover truth, siblings relations, missing person, life is a bitch, confined, danger, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 526
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, daring rescue, save the day, adventure, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 581
Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist plot, mountain, hotel fight, terrorism, good versus evil, crimes, resort, ski resort, heist, danger, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 390
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, racist remark, shot to death, swimming pool, hitman, prostitute, murder, police investigation, criminal's revenge, crime, illegal prostitution, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 292
The Patriot (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Agent tries to track down terrorists who are intercepting government nuclear weapons.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: country, daring rescue, battle zone, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 81
Crisis (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex reluctantly collects debts for the mob. Alex has led his brother Tony to believe that he is a shoe-salesman. However Alex's real talents will be desperately needed as the story unfolds. Tony has aligned himself with a group of mercenaries ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, hitman, crimes, hostages, master and servant, siblings relations, battles, chases and races, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, martial arts, submarine, satellite, government agency, one man army, secret agents, drug dealing, adventure, race against time, save the day, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 364
Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, kidnapping, assassination, fugitives, government agency, adventure, protagonist as suspect, prison, secret agents, special agents, tough law enforcer, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 125
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, urban ghetto, vigilantism, crime fighter, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, buddies, partners against crime, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: heroic mission, danger, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, escapades, heroes, military, undercover, black ops, torture, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 170
Legacy (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A photojournalist deported from a war zone in Asia meets up with a woman who is looking for her father. He offers to help her...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: chase, soldier, intrigue, chases and races, danger, media, military, rivalry, photojournalist, airport
Time: 90s
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, daring rescue, war, rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, heroes, hostages, captivity, confined, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, admiral, hostage, cruise ship, terrorist, exploding helicopter, captain, ship, government agency, hostages, adventure, one man army ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Demolition University (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, terrorist, poison, student, hostages, terrorism, veteran, explosion, water, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, crimes, danger, law enforcement, pirate, crime, blind ambition, kidnapping, police corruption, computers and web, woman in danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 337
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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: terrorism, military, bar fight, heroic mission, danger, adventure, heroes, deadly, escapades, aerial combats, pilot, aerial combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Around the World Under the Sea (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A five man submarine plants sensors around the worlds oceans to monitor for a impending earthquake.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, heroes, battle of the sexes, destiny, forces of nature, heroic mission, chases and races ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%