Movies like The Vivero Letter

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The Vivero Letter (1999)
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The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ancient ruins. Unfortunately, almost every member of the group has plans to double-cross the others. All is resolved in bloody fashion in the middle of the jungle wilderness.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, murder, lost city, adventure, crimes, treasure hunt, betrayal, graphic violence, chase, adventurer, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, ancient mystery, escapades, wilderness, treasure, female nudity, expedition, archaeologist, river, ruins, death of brother
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, deadly, escapades and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Vivero Letter: River of Death (1989), Survival Quest (1988), Treasure of the Amazon (1985), King of Africa (1968), Overkill (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, betrayal, mad scientist, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, year 1965, 1940s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: south america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 920
Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A ragtag group of adventurers, including a former Nazi, is led by a half-maddened grizzled treasure hunter who wants a second chance to find the mythical treasure of the Amazon, after his first mission went terrible wrong.
Style: realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, diamonds, adventurer, amazon, danger, deadly, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, gold, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
King of Africa (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A British colonial policeman in Africa, circa 1900, pursues a band of escaped killers across territory so wild, it lies just "one step to hell."
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, wilderness, gang, chase, captivity, fugitives, on the run, chases and races, jungle, rescue, confined, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1900s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.7
 132
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, jungle, martial arts, heroes, deadly, adventure, crimes, escapades, law enforcement, survival, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 234
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 4K
Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Blue is set in the breath taking sun soaked white sand beaches of Bahamas. Sagar is an excellent deep sea diver who dreams of getting his own new boat someday while his friend Aarav is a rich arrogant businessman, whose ego is much larger than the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, adventure, adventurer, escapades, betrayal, motorcycle race, tomb, search, secret place, journey, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, desert, helicopter, terrorism, betrayal, explosion, gunfight, race against time, chases and races, escapades, crimes, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 143
Bare Knuckles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, chases and races, crime, rivalry, adventure, crimes, urban, track down, martial arts ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 294
Getting Even (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, rivalry, chase, danger, crimes, chases and races, escapades, psychopath, terrorism, heroic mission, hostage, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 132
Deadly Intent (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An archaeologist smuggles a valuable ancient jewel into the US. He is soon murdered by people looking for the jewel, but he had hidden it. The killers, believe that his widow knows where the artifact is hidden, go after her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: crimes, deadly, adventure, danger, chases and races, escapades, woman in danger, jungle, treasure hunt, graphic violence, drowning, pier ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.2
 19
Red Snow (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a snowboard instructor uncovers clues to a high stakes robbery, he finds himself in a high speed gun fight with his life on the line. He realizes he is the one pinned for murder and must hunt down the real killer and survive a dangerous glacier.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: frame up, murder, snowboarding, dishonesty, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, crimes, deadly, adventure, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
 479
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, rough, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, one man army, heroes, most dangerous game, chase, martial arts, island, jungle, rivalry, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 1K
Runaway Car (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse apprentice, who had a bad day at work, meets a computer programmer at a car garage. The man is urged to go somewhere, but his car is not ready yet, so the nurse offers him a ride. Before leaving the man, they pick up the nurse's baby ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: chase, danger, chases and races, on the run, on the road, programmer, drive away, car chase, garage, helicopter, nurse, baby ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, profanity, police corruption, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 197
Damned River (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a deranged psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: deadly, danger, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, profanity, psychopath, strong sexual content, lake or river, school, forces of nature, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, adventurer, criminal heroes, rivalry, escapades, manipulation, manipulations, femme fatale, crimes, danger, rescue, treasure hunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 130
Caribe (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare to get tangled in the jungles of Belize when an arms smuggler loses her partner in a deadly shootout and finds herself on the run in the tropics of Central America. Helen is an amateur, making her money as an illegal arms trader to Central ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, smuggling, agent, crimes, stalking, special agents, chase, secret agents, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, embezzlement ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 933
Arctic Blue (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An environmentalist gets involved in transporting an accused killer (Ben) from an isolated Alaskan town to the authorities. Ben is determined to escape, and his fellow trappers are ready to help
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, airplane, chases and races, danger, adventure, odd couple, escapades, on the run, crimes, confined, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, danger, rivalry, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 774
Mandrake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expedition led by adventurer Darren McCall and funded by the wealthy Harry Vargas braves the impenetrable jungle to retrieve a fabled bejeweled dagger from an ancient burial ground. But pulling the dagger from its rightful resting place awakens ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, survival, adventurer, jungle, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, rivalry, adventure, curse, ritual, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 244
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hannah has been trained in the lethal art of assasination by her father Luc, a former sniper with the special forces in Vietnam. When her father is unexpectedly killed she is forced to choose between the violent world she knows and the ordinary ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: chases and races, crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, vengeance, hitman, graphic violence, conspiracy, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 356
Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, musician's life, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch, law enforcement, city life, drug abuse, false accusation, urban, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
 537
Final Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Grand Royale is a new high-tech passenger train with a computerized engine. On its maiden voyage, it suffers a severe technical failure, killing the controller and gradually increasing its already high speed, at the rate of 2 more miles per ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: train, chases and races, adventure, save the day, crimes, rivalry, on the run, androids and robots, danger, one man army, confined, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 674
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 673
Roar (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After his photojournalist brother gets killed by a white tigress in the jungles of the Sundarbans, Pandit and his team of commandos enter the prohibited core area of the forest to avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: escapades, jungle, adventure, danger, deadly, chases and races, survival, bollywood, animal life, dangerous animal, track down, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 1K
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, heroes, danger, life is a bitch, race against time, best friends, catastrophe, escapades, law enforcement, frame up, false accusation ...
Time: 90s, near future, year 1997
Place: hong kong, china, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, chase, dishonesty, on the run, crime, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, crimes, deadly, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, gangsters, chase, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, law enforcement, heist, tough heroes, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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