Movies like Golden Rendezvous

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Golden Rendezvous (1977)
 5.5
 443
Golden Rendezvous (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Action-packed suspense thriller finds innocuous-looking purser Carter (Harris) the unlikely hero when the floating casino on which he works is hijacked by a heavily armed group of mercenaries, led by John Vernon. Complicating matters, a nuclear warhead has been smuggled aboard as collateral for a rendezvous with another ocean liner, loaded with gold bullion. A cast full of supernovas, dazzling set & stunt work, and a catchy theme tune by Jeff Wayne create a pleasing audio-visual experience light on logic but fast paced and entertaining nonetheless.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, bilingual
Plot: ship, hostage, martial arts, sea, fight, heist, terrorist, ocean, casino, scientist, violence, german, gold, death, gambling, mercenary, chess, tough guy, warrior, hijacking, kidnapping, terrorism, gun, deception, doctor ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense and exciting films with plots about hostage, pistol, fight, held at gunpoint, fistfight, gun and kidnapping mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Golden Rendezvous: The Marine 5: Battleground (2017), The Elite (2001), No Contest (1995), Altitude (2017), End of a Gun (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
He Who Dares: Downing Street Siege (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The sequel to Paul Tanter's "He Who Dares" will continue to follow the Special Air Service (SAS) anti–hijacking counter–terrorism team. In the thriller, Christopher Lowe finds himself summoned to 10 Downing Street to be ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: explosion, one against many, tough guy, body count, shot to death, thief, stripper, cell phone, hostile takeover, psychopath, hospital, protest ...
Place: london, tower bridge london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, murder, gunfight, foot chase, chase, brutality, fight, survival, betrayal, violence, held at gunpoint, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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81%
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 480
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 99 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, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, race against time, undercover, danger, airplane, crimes, chases and races, heroes, good versus evil, special agents, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987, 80s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, utah, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
 786
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, terrorist, race against time, danger, kidnapping, femme fatale, terrorist plot, senator, beauty pageant, swimming pool ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.0
 3K
Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: airplane hijack, terrorist, race against time, hostage situation, hostage, pilot, criminal, rescue, passenger, gang, panic, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.7
 2K
End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: violence, martial arts, rescue, chase, betrayal, brutality, murder, police detective, death, security guard, blood, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 14K
Momentum (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, money, fear, disguise, brutality, violence, deception, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 4K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, swat team, investigation, rescue, military, surveillance, explosion, chase, ambush, race against time ...
Time: frogman, 2010s
Place: london, big ben london, iran, ukraine, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Line of Duty (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Penny is a disgraced cop looking for a shot at redemption. When the police chief's 11-year-old daughter is abducted, Frank goes rogue to try and save her. But to find the girl, Frank will need the help of Ava Brooks, whose live-streaming ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspense, buddy comedy
Plot: explosion, kidnapping, friendship, police, violence, suicide, ethnic slur, investigation, heroes, internet, blog, eavesdropping ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 422
Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, terrorism, kidnapping, martial arts, one man army, hostage, daring rescue, government agency, gangsters, law enforcement, state affairs, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.0
 953
He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, military, soldier, daring rescue, crimes, danger, law enforcement, escapades, confined, hostage, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 44K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, hostage, danger, passenger, heroes, save the day, fbi, crimes, hostages, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, one man army, save the day, gang, danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, gory, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 126K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: cia, violence, murder, revenge, martial arts, drug dealer, ambush, loner, black hero, dark past, widower, loss of friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, brussels, boston, washington d.c., istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: held at gunpoint, punched in the chest, destruction, sniper rifle, handcuffs, shot in the forehead, interrogation, undercover agent, femme fatale, revolver, offscreen killing, tied to a chair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 31K
Survivor (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: embassy, terrorism, terrorist, new year's eve, conspiracy, betrayal, runaway, revenge, disguise, secret service, microscope, death ...
Place: london, new york, big ben london, afghanistan, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 5K
Juggernaut (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ransom, terrorism, bomb, race against time, ship, cruise, passenger, catastrophe, daring rescue, danger, adventure, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, atlantic ocean, scotland yard, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, military, terrorism, jungle, soldier, danger, confined, graphic violence, heroes, crimes, rescue, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, southeast asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: brutality, murder, danger, sociopath, anti hero, gangsters, anti heroes, chase, fbi agent, tough guy, killer, ex special forces ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric star as a young couple whose dream cruise turns to terror when a lunatic computer genius (Willem Dafoe) sets a new course for destruction.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cruise, catastrophe, boat, boat chase, race against time, heroes, one man army, master criminal, danger, ship, heist, hijacking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 606
Callan (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Callan, secret agent, is called back to the service after his retirement, to handle the assasination of a german businessman, but Callan refuses to co-operate until he finds out why this man is marked for death.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: social decay, cow, suspicion, race against time, shooting range, doctor, shot in the forehead, death, world war two veteran, village, hidden gun, ex soldier ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 43K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, heist, chase, taxi driver, rescue, fbi, thief, race against time, crimes, father daughter relationship, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 584
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, chase, danger, battles, disorder, chaos, righting the wronged, cloning, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
 5K
The Defender (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, murder, woman in danger, martial arts, hitman, chase, danger, assassination attempt, gangsters, police, witness, assassin ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 29K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, police detective, betrayal, criminal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 75K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, tough law enforcer, hijacking, race against time, nuclear threat, terrorism, warship, save the day, tough heroes, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, kidnapping, daring rescue, gangsters, tough heroes, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 768K
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hostage, gunfight, terrorist, heist, storage unit, fbi, courage, christmas, save the day, race against time, marital problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 5K
Ffolkes (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A terrorist (Anthony Perkins) holds an offshore drilling rig and production platform for ransom in the North Sea. Ffolkes (Roger Moore) a wealthy eccentric, volunteers to send his crack team of soldiers in to stop the terrorists. With few other ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: terrorism, sea, terrorist, ransom, oil rig, adventure, gang, rivalry, swat, ocean or sea, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 18th century
Place: london, scotland, norway, big ben london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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