Movies and TV shows like Strike Back

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Strike Back (2010)
 8.2
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Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mission, swat team, soldier, terrorist, top secret, heroes, heroic mission, daring rescue, army, military, teamwork, sergeant, warrior, battles, heroic, ex military, danger, one man army, commander, military life, deadly, undercover, behind enemy lines, peril, air force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, iraq, africa, england, pakistan

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Most similar movies to Strike Back

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, gunfight, military, terrorism, soldier and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Strike Back: The Unit (2006), 24 (2001), Body of Lies (2008), Special Forces (2011), MI-5 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Unit (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: squad, terrorism, top secret, military, army, veteran, marital problem, sergeant, marriage, parenthood, lovers, sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 8.3
 171K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, terrorist plot, race against time, double agent, government agency, revenge, against the rules, secret service, treason, interrogation, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.1
 213K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, langley virginia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 18K
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, journalist, soldier, daring rescue, danger, heroes, sniper, survival, woman in danger, heroic mission, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 8.2
 14K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, heroes, deadly, society, state affairs, danger, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, cia, terrorism, president, terrorist, treason, international relations, characters in danger, life risking, save the day, on the run, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, assassination, danger, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, terrorism, deadly, military, political intrigue, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war crime, soldier, brutality, jungle, war, army, moral dilemma, daring rescue, danger, escapades, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ultimate Force (2002)
Genre: Action, War
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Ultimate Force is a British television drama series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and four series were produced.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: covert operation, swat team, military, counter terrorism, danger, survival, hostages, crimes, mercenary, terrorism, hostage, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, heroes, leadership, war, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 129K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, pow, army, swat team, soldier, gulf war, patriotism, deception, military, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 265K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, captivating, tense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, survival, gunfight, terrorism, courage, military life, squad, battles, selflessness, swat team, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, navy seal, military, wartime life, heroic mission, terrorism, heroes, danger, race against time, soldier, deadly, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 66K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, navy, terrorist plot, terrorism, rescue mission, military, cia, battles, soldier, swat team, squad, heroism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, las vegas, mexico, africa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military life, military, world war two, battles, sniper, combat, paratrooper, patriotism, friendship, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.9
 19K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hi-tech, computers and web, heroes, computer genius, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, computer system, resourceful, working undercover, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 420K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, iraq war, army, military, marines, terrorism, sniper, gulf war, war, u.s. army, determination, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: iraq, middle east, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 27K
24 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: heroes, special agents, politics, police corruption, political unrest, danger, chases and races, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, daring rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, washington d.c., usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bravo Two Zero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, battles, behind enemy lines, soldier, military, swat team, military life, heroic mission, survival, escapades, daring rescue, chases and races ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, soldier, marines, tough heroes, peaceful mission, vengeance, rescue, daring rescue, deadly, danger, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.8
 504
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, military, airplane, danger, save the day, undercover, rivalry, escapades, aviation, secret mission, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, one man army, good versus evil, heroes, undercover, race against time, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., middle east, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians. A battle of wits ensues. When Khan detonates a bomb at ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, undercover, one man army, secret mission, spy, undercover agent, heroic mission, tragic love, adventure, daring rescue, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india, canada, kashmir, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 2.9
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, profanity, tough heroes, military, escapades, dishonesty, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, heroes, nuclear missile, survival, mission gone awry, danger, military life, daring rescue, tough heroes, cliche ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 117K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, investigation, fbi, terrorist, prince, chase, deception, interrogation, muslim, evidence, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
The One That Got Away (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS patrol Bravo Two Zero, under the command of Sgt. Andy McNab was ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, military, soldier, battles, desert, anti war, captivity, war, confined, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, israel, syria, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 17K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, characters in danger, hidden identity, heroes, teamwork, disguise, private detective, bait, lifesaver, undercover, fist fighting, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 621
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, rescue, battles, martial arts, soldier, heroes, good versus evil, daring rescue, vengeance, military life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, espionage, undercover, heroes, soldier, martial arts, deadly, working undercover, daring rescue, good versus evil, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%