Movies like The Marine 2

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The Marine 2 (2009)
 4.9
 6K
The Marine 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebels seize control of the hotel where a Marine sniper and his wife are staying. Can he save the day?
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, martial arts, marine, heroes, resort, crimes, save the day, spouse in danger, swat team, soldier, wrestling, heroism, u.s. marine, sniper, hotel, rivalry, confined, forced into action, wrong place wrong time, airplane, combat, revenge, ship, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia

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Most similar movies to The Marine 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and exciting films with plots about gunfight, danger, gun, fistfight, machine gun, heroes and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Marine 2: Deadly Outbreak (1995), Die Hard (1988), Black Thunder (1998), The Defender (2004), Operation Rogue (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, daring rescue, save the day, crimes, rivalry, chase, wrestling, terrorist, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: british columbia, usa, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 874K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 581
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, military, airplane, save the day, undercover, pilot, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, invisibility, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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 ⇓
51%
 4.7
 34K
The Marine (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: road movie, exciting, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, kidnapping, chase, heroes, gang, spouse in danger, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, ex special forces, muscleman, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, rome italy, south carolina, australia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Operation Rogue (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, a terrorist organization has stolen materials to create a dangerous chemical bomb. It is up to Captain Max Randall and his team of Marines to stop them. But when Randall's team kill the terrorist ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, soldier, jungle, confined, graphic violence, crimes, heroes, rescue, kidnapping, bomb, battlefield ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southeast asia, asia, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 260
Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, heroes, computer cracker, save the world, crimes, adventure, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, confined, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, idaho, haiti, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.3
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Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, race against time, save the day, state affairs, frame up, government agency, russian, brutality, evil man, biohazard ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Command Performance (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, confined, tough heroes, crimes, russian, government agent, american abroad, empire, heroes, rock, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
44%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, chase, rescue, martial arts, partners, confined, tough heroes, master warrior, on the run, armed forces, swat team, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex soldier, hostage, rescue, survival, corrupt cop, confined, youth, dedicated educator, master warrior, teachers and students, teacher, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 4K
Sniper 3 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Beckett is the U.S. Marine Corps' most decorated sniper. His has taken out warlords, drug lords, assassins, and bitter foes. This time, he's going after a friend.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, one man army, lone wolves, betrayal, hitman, terrorism, childhood friend, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, cambodia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stealth Fighter (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fighter jet, submarine, military, aviation, empire, mercenary, hijacking, exploding airplane, u.s. president, traitor, mansion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: latin america, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, battles, soldier, on the run, tough heroes, rescue mission, revenge, murder, self sacrifice, fistfight, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 554
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, race against time, undercover, secret agents, crimes, u.s. navy, heroic mission, daring rescue, good versus evil, government agency, save the day, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987, 80s
Place: europe, greece, washington d.c., athens greece, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, espionage, rescue, undercover, heroes, soldier, daring rescue, good versus evil, working undercover, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 24K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, heroic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia agent, military, murder, swat team, terrorist, archaeologist, rescue mission, vengeance, navy seal, violence, soldier, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: syria, usa, new york, algeria, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 346
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, martial arts, heroes, one man army, terrorism, americana, frame up, vigilantism, redemption, hijacking, haunted by the past, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.9
 446
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, heroic mission, tough heroes, race against time, daring rescue, military, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 932
Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, military, rescue, heroes, good versus evil, soldier, war on terror, daring rescue, military life, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, heroes, battles, betrayal, rescue mission, u.s. navy, woman with a gun, renegade, sexual content, graphic violence, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, congo, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Born to Fight (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a remote Thai village is overrun by terrorists armed with a nuclear missile, an elite undercover operative leads the most unique fighting force ever assembled in a heroic bid to save their nation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, race against time, hostage, tough law enforcer, adventure, muay thai, tough heroes, good versus evil, confined, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 3K
U.S. Seals (2000)
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: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, pirate, ship, undercover, soldier, military life, adventure, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, ocean ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera, san francisco, turkey, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.6
 452
Freedom Strike (1998)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can stop! Cue an action-packed race against time to save the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, disaster, military, race against time, computer cracker, u.s. navy, rivalry, undercover, state affairs, confined, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 4K
The Mechanik (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, crimes, gang, death, prostitute, kidnapping, soldier, rivalry, hitman, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Silent Trigger (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.
Style: bloody, suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, soldier, terrorism, mercenary, heroes, showdown, firing squad, karate, execution, tough guy, assassin ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: airplane, law enforcement, air disaster, race against time, terrorism, hostage, airplane accident, disaster, catastrophe, crimes, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, heroes, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, good versus evil, secret agents, crimes, one man army, confined, nuclear bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%