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The Way of War (2009)
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The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one fighting for American security and integrity
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political conspiracy, assassination, political corruption, state affairs, military, political intrigue, race against time, government agency, dishonesty, one against many, spy, empire, conspiracy, special agents, heroes, hitman, soldier, graphic violence, chase, rivalry, agent as target, gangsters, martial arts, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, heroes, gunfight, danger, gun, violence and fistfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Way of War: The Contractor (2007), Storm Catcher (1999), The Detonator (2006), The Foreigner (2003), The Stranger (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, murder, crimes, friendship, on the run, law enforcer killer, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, politics, espionage, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, false accusation, political conspiracy, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, un, martial arts, heroes, secret agents, crimes, mysterious character, save the day, partners, master warrior, race against time, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, spy, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, rivalry, espionage, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, brutality, violence, fistfight, murder of family, chase, muscleman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, british columbia, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 464
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: martial arts, spy, behind enemy lines, terrorist, gunfight, one against many, home invasion, heroes, crimes, rivalry, assassination, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, violence spree, murder, corruption, mob hit, mob boss, gangsters, money, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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End Game (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Thomas was the man in charge of protecting the president but, when the time came to fulfill his duties, everything just went wrong. His conscience haunted by a bullet and his devotion to his country stronger than ever, Alex teams with seasoned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, assassination, secret service, journalist, police, political conspiracy, car chase, spy, political intrigue, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 6K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, assassination, death row, false accusation, investigation, crimes, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 91 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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, state affairs, tough heroes, law enforcement, save the day, undercover agent, spy, judiciary, empire, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: romania, europe, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, reporter, conspiracy, cia, terrorist plot, ambassador, heroes, military, secret agents, journalist, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, israel, los angeles, tel aviv israel, tel aviv
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry, escapades, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
 411
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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group, militia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 777
Connors' War (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, secret agents, manhunt, terrorism, vengeance, government agency, law enforcement, state affairs, race against time, undercover, federal agent, black hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, betrayal, assassination attempt, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 475
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kidnapping, chase, nuclear missile, cia agent, nuclear, tough heroes, injustice, battles, hijacking, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, world war two, terrorism, inventions and discoveries, crimes, law enforcement, assassination attempt, heroes, state affairs, tough heroes, political conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, england, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, empire, police officer, rivalry, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, betrayal, sniper, conspiracy, adventure, save the day, on the run, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, manhunt, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Universal Squadrons (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Captain Lance Deakin has returned home after serving his country in Iraq. In his civilian life, he is a Texan ranch handler who lives with his partner, Becca. Deakin tries to get back into his simple way of life but strange images, memories and ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: soldier, uncover truth, homecoming, military, memory loss, gunfight, army, graphic violence, conspiracy, life is a bitch, superhuman powers, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, heroes, crimes, athlete's life, rivalry, gang, vengeance, corrupt cop, violence, gunfight, rapper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, afghanistan, middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
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Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, secret identity, tough heroes, crimes, confined, special agents, murder, hitman, heroes, one man army, killer, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.7
 630
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, sniper, soldier, law enforcement, state affairs, hostage, graphic violence, undercover, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
 380
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, gunfight, hijacking, railway, chase, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, secret agents, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, daring rescue, state affairs, government agency, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 5K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, black american, military, soldier, sniper, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, frame up, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, espionage, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%