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: monastery, kidnapping, 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, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, crimes, adventure, confined and escapades mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sky Riders: Air Rage (2001), Killing Streets (1991), Let's Get Harry (1986), Bulletproof (1987), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002). 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, hostage, adventure, deadly, government agency, danger, terrorism, rivalry, hostages, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: twins, rescue, kidnapping, terrorism, state affairs, investigation, confined, hostages, heroes, chases and races, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, escapades, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: rivalry, race against time, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 843
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, kidnapping, terrorism, secret agents, terrorist, yacht, daring rescue, confined, danger, chases and races, hostages, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east, berlin germany, israel, french riviera, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 828
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, terrorism, military, master warrior, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, crimes, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 1K
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, cult movie cast ...
Plot: spy, assassin, government agency, danger, rivalry, adventure, chases and races, undercover, heroes, escapades, on the run, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, rome italy, bahamas, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, wilderness, gang, confined, danger, fugitives, on the run, captivity, escapades, prison, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 461
Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 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, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, heroes, danger, adventure, confined, corrupted ruler, escapades, crimes, adventurer, pirate, soldier ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, soldier, crimes, chases and races, danger, rivalry, confined, heroes, medical school, battles, weapon system, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 607
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, deadly, hostage, undercover, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, danger, crimes, hostages, save the world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: heroes, terrorism, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, escapades, one man army, state affairs, save the day, hijacking, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 55
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: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, ranger, journalist, crime, crimes, romance, chases and races, criminal heroes, missing person, state affairs, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 210
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: hostage, escape, gang, confined, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, deadly, hostages, family in danger, kidnapping ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 2K
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, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, crimes, hostages, confined, alcohol abuse, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 335
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, escapades, deadly, hostages, chases and races, chase, heroes, catastrophe, terrorism, heroic mission, hostage, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.3
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aircraft carrier, drug lord, navy, pilot, chases and races, daring rescue, military, deadly, undercover, danger, escapades, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 400
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, daring rescue, escapades, hostages, rescue, danger, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, confined, terrorism, military ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, heroes, gang, daring rescue, rivalry, crimes, save the day, deadly, 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, danger, save the day, adventure, confined, deadly, undercover, heroes, race against time, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 951
First Daughter (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a demotion. When the first daughter is kidnapped during a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, terrorism, fight, militia, crimes, daring rescue, danger, chases and races, adventure, save the day, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 795
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, hostage, working undercover, rebelliousness, save the day, espionage, secret agents, heroes, conspiracy, law enforcement, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 722
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: viking, rescue, wizards and magicians, opposites attract, heroes, adventure, confined, escapades, rivalry, danger, state affairs, ocean or sea ...
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, deadly, adventurer, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, dangerous animal, danger, ocean or sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Demolition University (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, hostage, explosion, terrorist, poison, rivalry, anti heroes, anti hero, terrorism, deadly, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 198
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, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: psychopath, bounty hunter, adventure, graphic violence, urban, track down, martial arts, deadly, rivalry, serial killer, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%