Movies like Steel Sharks

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Steel Sharks (1997)
 4.2
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Steel Sharks
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

Most similar movies to Steel Sharks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, chases and races, terrorism, crimes and confined mostly in Action, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like Steel Sharks: Submerged (2000), Bulletproof (1988), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Crackerjack (1994), Terminal Rush (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 2.6
 579
Submerged
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: ocean or sea, daring rescue, airplane, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rescue, terrorism, danger, deadly, soldier, hostages, battles, chases and races, confined, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: medical school, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   75%
 
 5.0
 1K
Bulletproof
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: one man army, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, terrorism, heroes, kidnapping, daring rescue, hijacking, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   85%
 
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer
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, chases and races, adventure, danger, deadly, heroes, race against time, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   67%
 
 4.5
 581
Crackerjack
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, resort, danger, rivalry, adventure, criminal heroes, terrorism, hostages, mountain, terrorist plot, hotel fight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   62%
 
 4.2
 248
Terminal Rush
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: hostages, one man army, save the day, terrorism, vigilantism, frame up, martial arts, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   63%
 
 4.4
 716
Crash Dive
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: save the day, submarine, terrorism, ocean or sea, heroic mission, hijacking, confined, danger, one man army, deadly, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   70%
 
Escape Under Pressure
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: one man army, college, race against time, ship, submarine, treasure hunt, adventure, heroic mission, ocean or sea, hijacking, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   57%
 
 4.4
 499
Warriors
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: on the run, chases and races, adventure, heroes, fugitives, prostitute, chase, awol, soldier, top secret, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
 4.9
 526
Interceptor
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, daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, adventure, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   65%
 
 5.3
 1K
Blast
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, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, janitor, hostage, law enforcement, rivalry, hostages, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
The Peacekeeper
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, chase, assassination attempt, race against time, terrorism, daring rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday
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, government agency, ship, hostages, adventure, one man army, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, race against time, cruise ship, hostage, exploding helicopter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
The Human Shield
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, confined, danger, adventure, military, against the odds, family life, rescue, hostages, soldier, special agents ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
 4.9
 3K
U.S. Seals
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as leader, sending them to destroy the pirates' base, namely ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, daring rescue, ship, military life, ocean or sea, danger, military, escapades, pirate, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera, albania, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
Operation Delta Force
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, soldier, daring rescue, terrorism, race against time, virus, terrorist group, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, mine, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
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: martial arts, government agency, submarine, one man army, secret agents, drug dealing, adventure, race against time, save the day, save the world, hijacking, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Demolition High
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostages, school, terrorism, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 5.8
 292
Lion Strike
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, on the run, in the woods, adventure, crime, kidnapping, murder, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
The Hunt for Eagle One
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostages, one man army, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, first aid, electrocution, pilot, grenade launcher, marine ...
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
Killing Streets
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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, crime, uncover truth, siblings relations, kidnapping, missing person, life is a bitch, twins, confined, danger, rescue, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
 4.4
 382
Depth Charge
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, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: hostages, submarine, terrorism, adventure, hijacking, chases and races, confined, danger, state affairs, good versus evil, save the day, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
 4.0
 345
Marines
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, strong sexual content, military life, war, battles, adventure, danger, heroes, soldier, military, heroic mission, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 5.1
 1K
The Defender
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, secret agents, undercover, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 4.7
 3K
Firestorm
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, fugitives, wilderness, hostages, violence, hostage, mentor, chase, tragic hero, daring rescue, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
 4.6
 716
U.S. Seals II
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, daring rescue, adventure, military base, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 2.9
 292
The Patriot
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: daring rescue, battle zone, country, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
Maximum Cage Fighting
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: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, adventure, kidnapping, ambition, crimes, danger, heroes, rivalry, hostages, master warrior, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Aces: Iron Eagle III
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, adventure, village, hotshot hero, violence, drug dealing, chase, race against time, explosions, aviation, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: peru, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Demolition University
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, hostages, terrorism, crimes, heroes, rivalry, terrorist, poison, student, anti heroes, athlete's life, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
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