Movies like Special Ops

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Special Ops (2010)
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Special Ops (2010)
Original name: Disarmed
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 accused of aiding the terrorists.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorism, soldier, heroic mission, military, escapades, rivalry, race against time, dishonesty, daring rescue, tough heroes, conspiracy, murder, heroes, graphic violence, sniper, martial arts, jungle, terrorist, island, violence, warrior, battles, beach, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Special Ops

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, martial arts, gunfight, gun, heroes, fistfight and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Special Ops: Flight of Fury (2007), Behind Enemy Lines (1997), The Marksman (2005), The Defender (2004), Warhead (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, hostage, heroic mission, military life, frame up, secret agents, manhunt, military, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Behind Enemy Lines (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, prison, one man army, heroes, jungle, captivity, heroic mission, buddies, lone wolves, confined, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
 3.4
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Ballistica (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, battles, one against many, showdown, spy, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
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 ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
34%
 4.6
 1K
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
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 4K
Men of War (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nick Gunar is a burnt-out, jaded and hard-up former mercenary who is having a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. At the end of his rope, he is hired by the Nitro Mine Corporation to strong-arm the natives of a South China Sea island into ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
U.S. Seals II: The Ultimate Force (2001)
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.5
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The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.5
 464
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, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, escapades, save the day, isolation, soldier, basic training, confined, u.s. navy, graphic violence, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
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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 ⇓
32%
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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist group, rescue, daring rescue, chaos, heroic mission, adventure, crimes, undercover, race against time, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, johannesburg south africa, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
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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 ⇓
32%
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, battles, military life, mission gone awry, daring rescue, cliche, tough heroes, timebomb, nuclear threat, nuclear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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
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Plot: secret agents, murder, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, betrayal, assassination attempt, martial arts ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
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Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: assassin, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, murder, vengeance, heroes, graphic violence, assassination, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
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Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, save the day, undercover, adventure, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
29%
Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, on the run, jungle, martial arts, graphic violence, psychopath, stalking, survival, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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