Movies like Orion's Belt

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Orion's Belt (1985)
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Orion's Belt (1985)
Original name: Orions belte
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Live to tell the truth. What can one man do against the most lethal army on earth? Local fishermen/smugglers/tourist guides Tom, Lars and Sverre discover the Soviet Union aren't just mining for coal in the arctic archipelago of Svalbard. This is a secret too big for any of them, and soon they find themselves hunted down by soviet forces and secret agents.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, winter, boat, iron curtain, war, adventure, politics, captivity, conspiracy, adventurer, escapades, confined, military base, state affairs, espionage, dog, ocean, island, escape, female nudity, water, arctic, russian, tourist ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, russia, europe, oslo norway

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A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. He holds explosive ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, confined, law enforcement, track down, escapades, chase, undercover, cold war, politics, vietnam war, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ussr, vietnam
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The Final Option (1982)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a fanatical group aiming to hold several US dignitaries hostage. But ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, undercover, hostage, isolation, adventure, state affairs, anti war, working undercover, politics, rivalry, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
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Extraction (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A major feature exclusively for digital, EXTRACTION follows a U.S. Black Ops team member who finds himself the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. Forced to fight his way out of a maximum-security Chechen prison, he must keep his ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, heroic mission, one man army, daring rescue, confined, mortal combat, graphic violence, escape, heroes, master warrior, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tough heroes, race against time, law enforcement, working undercover, assassination attempt, crimes, undercover, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Avalanche Express (1979)
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should travel to safety on a train across Europe, the "Atlantic Express". During the journey they must ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: railway, spy, catastrophe, cold war, kgb, law enforcement, avalanche, cia, disaster, train, secret agents, bio weapon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: alps, central europe, milan italy, zurich switzerland, moscow russia ...
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Depth Charge (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jason Gedrick and Eric Roberts lead the cast of this thriller about a submarine captain who attempts to hold Washington, D.C. hostage for a billion dollars, and the heroic doctor who struggles to thwart the plan before the situation escalates.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Direct Contact (2009)
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Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
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Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he's promptly approached by a Russian bossman, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russia's future, which is threatened because a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Diplomatic Siege (1999)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Jigsaw Man (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is offered to be first officer and accepts, without enthusiasm, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Inside Man (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1981, after the successful test of a submarine tracker device developed by the Swedish scientist Paul Mandell and sponsored by the US government through his representative Miller, his industry is totally burned and the laser device is stolen. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shadow Man (2006)
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Counterstrike (2002)
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Icon (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A former US Operative, who lived in Russia in his earlier years and had been married there with a child, comes out of retirement to face down a former enemy, now running as a candidate for President in modern Russia. Working with a Russian ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspense, stylized, harsh, serious, suspenseful ...
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Time: 80s
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Detonator (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: exciting, twists and turns, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 512
The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 405
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 28K
Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, funny, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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