Movies like Sky Riders

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Sky Riders (1976)
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Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own rescue attempt. James Coburn plays McCabe, Ellen's ex-husband who hires a crew of professional hang gliders to help him rescue her and the kids from the terrorist's mountain top lair.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, monastery, hostage, castle, hang glider, adventure, crimes, heroes, confined, politics, missing person, terrorism, danger, chases and races, escapades, deadly, daring rescue, terrorist, explosion, hang gliding
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe

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Most similar movies to Sky Riders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, crimes, escapades, rivalry and confined mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sky Riders: Air Rage (2001), Rosebud (1975), Killing Streets (1991), Let's Get Harry (1986), Bulletproof (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, government agency, terrorism, hostage, danger, adventure, hostages, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 689
Rosebud (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, kidnapping, terrorist, yacht, confined, chases and races, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, hostages, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Killing Streets (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, twins, kidnapping, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, hostages, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, crime, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Let's Get Harry (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, buddy movie, cult film ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, rescue, friendship, adventure, missing person, heroes, crimes, drug dealing, state affairs, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.1
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, love interest, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, undercover, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
58%
 5.1
 972
Spitfire (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sultry assassin is the target of two separate operatives in this globe-trotting action flick shot on location in the Bahamas, Athens, Rome and Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: spy, assassin, crimes, journalism, rivalry, heroes, state affairs, adventure, on the run, secret agents, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, bahamas, europe, rome italy, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.8
 421
Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, soldier, adventure, corrupted ruler, confined, escapades, danger, crimes, pirate, adventurer, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: soldier, terrorism, chases and races, rivalry, confined, escapades, heroes, undercover, rescue, crimes, deadly, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 44
Kill Slade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bounty hunter is hired to abduct a reporter who has uncovered a U.N. conspiracy plot.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, journalist, ranger, confined, chases and races, crime, crimes, adventure, heroes, romance, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 577
Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, undercover, save the world, rivalry, adventure, crimes, danger, deadly, hostages, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 456
Active Stealth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Crime, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After Captain Murphy lost some of his men on his last mission to Mexico to bring back a US Senator, he has been plagued with unhappiness and bad dreams. When Murphy is given orders to go back to Mexico to help Mexican people slaving for Salvatore, a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aircraft carrier, pilot, navy, drug lord, confined, undercover, deadly, hostages, daring rescue, escapades, military, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 179
Fear (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family living in an isolated cabin in the woods are terrorized by a gang of escaped convicts. Their leader, a serial killer, is a disturbed Vietnam veteran. What the gang doesn't know is that the family's father is also a Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: hostage, chases and races, danger, crimes, on the road, vietnam war, violence spree, missing person, family in danger, kidnapping, deadly, gang ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, tough heroes, hijacking, heroic mission, nightmare comes true, hostage, chases and races, hostages, deadly, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
 4.2
 344
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, heroes, hostages, adventure, rivalry, underwater, ocean or sea, battles, terrorism, rescue, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.0
 608
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, save the day, confined, adventure, danger, daring rescue, race against time, undercover, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, danger, law enforcement, deadly, alcohol abuse, hostages, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 666
Asker (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When deadly anthrax missiles are stolen by a militia, ATF agent Ethan Carter (Dean Cain) must go undercover and join the group to save the country from disaster.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, hostage, secret agents, heroes, espionage, save the day, rebelliousness, working undercover, state affairs, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, good versus evil, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
39%
 4.7
 759
U.S. Seals II (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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, master warrior, heroes, save the day, deadly, crimes, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, soldier, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 627
The Norseman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: viking, rescue, vikings, rivalry, confined, state affairs, opposites attract, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, pirate, heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 581
Shadowchaser (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hospital, androids and robots, save the day, chases and races, crimes, hostages, imaginary, a.i., man versus machine, confined, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
 2.6
 497
Air Marshal (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, heroes, danger, one man army, muslim, terrorist, hijacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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