Movies like Toy Soldiers 1984

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Toy Soldiers (1984)
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Toy Soldiers (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, jungle, heroes, military, friendship, college, hostage, soldier, crimes, missing person, graphic violence, on the road, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), confined, political unrest, basic training, daring rescue, officers and cadets, heroic mission, hijacking, teenager, money, partisan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, central america

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Most similar movies to Toy Soldiers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about danger, heroes, crimes, rivalry, confined, graphic violence and escapades mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Toy Soldiers: Death Before Dishonor (1987), Dead Men Can't Dance (1997), Desert Thunder (1999), Bulletproof (1987), Cage (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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Toy Soldiers (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed intruders and try to take back their academy by any means necessary.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, siege, preparatory school, heroic mission, rescue, friendship, high school, teenage life, rebelliousness, hardcase students, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, virginia, florida, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, battles, terrorism, soldier, one man army, terrorist, u.s. embassy, military life, officers and cadets, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: escapades, heroic mission, daring rescue, heroes, adventure, undercover, military, graphic violence, black ops, fight, soldier, torture ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.7
 414
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: bar fight, military, terrorism, heroic mission, aerial combats, heroes, escapades, adventure, graphic violence, misfit, aerial combat, air raid ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.9
 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, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, terrorist plot, terrorist, love interest, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 669
Cage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, tough heroes, friends, gangsters, confined, crimes, heroes, buddies, ambition, mentally challenged, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.0
 861
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, save the day, rescue, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, secret agents, special agents, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 347
The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, daring rescue, addiction, crimes, rivalry, lone wolves, life is a bitch, heroes, drug dealing, city life, fight, kidnapping ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.3
 583
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, soldier, awol, battles, prostitute, heroes, adventure, chase, terrorism, crimes, rivalry, fugitives ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
In Her Line of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, hostage, heroes, save the day, daring rescue, escapades, secret agents, state affairs, one man army, military, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 491
Skeleton Coast (1988)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired Army colonel attempts to rescue his imprisoned son in this action packed thriller. To save his CIA operative son from terrorists, Col. Smith (Ernest Borgnine) and a group of mercenaries head to war-torn Angola's Skeleton Coast, where ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, soldier, hostage, heroic mission, against the odds, military life, tough heroes, iron curtain, daring rescue, adventure, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, cuba, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: undercover, terrorism, adventure, rivalry, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, confined, escapades, hijacking, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political unrest, hitman, assassination, soldier, military, save the day, strong violent content, rivalry, state affairs, crimes, heroes, qing dynasty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.5
 455
SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, escapades, save the day, isolation, soldier, basic training, confined, tough heroes, daring rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, working undercover, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, political unrest, soldier, military, daring rescue, terrorism, state affairs, idealism, media, suburbs, society ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Kill the Shogun (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Action-drama set during the 1904 occupation of Korea (by Japan). An incident is sparked when the Japanese force the Korean soldiers to strip off their uniforms. Two of the Korean soldiers refuse and go on a rampage against the Japanese, forcing them ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, confined, battles, against the odds, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, graphic violence, vengeance, military, rivalry, kung fu master ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: korea, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, vigilantism, confined, partners, heroes, crimes, aging, partners against crime, elderly, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Glory Stompers (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chino is the tough leader of a motorcycle gang who starts off a war when he abducts and mistreats the leader of the enemy biker gang, Darryl, and his girlfriend Chris. Things get violent when Darryl comes back for revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, love triangle, graphic violence, gangsters, confined, adventure, crimes, rivalry, missing person, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hurricane Smith (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An oil-field worker from Texas journeys to Australia to look for his missing sister, and his search winds up getting him involved with a violent drug-smuggling gang.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: missing person, kidnapping, vengeance, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, adventure, gang, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
One More Chance (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-convict, after spending six years in prison, tries to re-establish a relationship with the son he hasn't seen in all that time.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, adventure, confined, friendship, missing person, cons and scams, kidnapping, ex convict, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 961
The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, brutality, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, murder, love, kidnapping, witnessing a crime, violence, mafia, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ukraine, czech republic, russia, europe, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 762
Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, law enforcement, race against time, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, master criminal, crime gone awry, one man army, ice hockey, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 3.1
 790
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, daring rescue, gang, rivalry, heroes, confined, escapades, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 2K
Man on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ex-CIA agent is hired to protect the daughter of a rich American family.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, daring rescue, rescue, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, confined, missing child, haunted by the past, lone wolves, heroes, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 19K
Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, war zone, journalist, soldier, daring rescue, confined, military, survival, adventure, heroes, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.4
 1K
Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: coup, military, daring rescue, war criminal, undercover, escapades, tough heroes, murder, mercenary, genocide, ethnic cleansing, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: balkan, serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kill and Kill Again (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Horatio Kane has been kidnapped, and is being forced to create an army of martial artists who will help take over the world. His daughter, Kandy Kane, enlists the help of Steve Chase (and a few of his friends) to rescue her father before ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, kung fu, scientist, billionaire, martial arts tournament, levitation, world domination, escapades, confined, adventure, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American Ninja 5: The Nostradamus Syndrome (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American ninja's wife is held hostage by a sadistic Nazi chemist on an Asian island. He teams up with an African-American ninja to rescue her.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, buddy movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kidnapping, island, ninja master, graphic violence, hostage, megalomaniac, tough heroes, heroic mission, athlete's life, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 408
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, graphic violence, hostage, battles, adventure, military, terrorism, daring rescue, rescue, confined, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%