Movies like Typhoon

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Typhoon (2005)
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Typhoon (2005)
Original name: 태풍
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Myung-sin, who has become a pirate, lives with hatred in his heart and endures the hardships, seeks revenge on the two nations, North and South Korea, using nuclear waste that has the devastating power of plutonium. Se-jong, a South Korean naval officer departs with his team of elite forces to prevent Sin's master plan of Nuclear Typhoon. Born under the same skies of the same race, but of a completely different nation... Living a life so different, the two point their guns at each other's heart...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, ship, politics, soldier, terrorism, espionage, crimes, heroes, betrayal, secret agents, political conspiracy, danger, heroic mission, haunted by the past, chases and races, escapades, losing-it hero, deadly, rivalry, undercover, state affairs, race against time, save the day, christmas, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, russia, asia, bangkok thailand, southeast asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, terrorism, deadly and crimes mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Typhoon: The Defender (2004), Black Dawn (2005), The Peacekeeper (1997), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Submerged (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, danger, daring rescue, state affairs, one man army, save the day, chases and races, tough heroes, law enforcement, undercover agent, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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95%
 3.8
 3K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, chase, race against time, one man army, martial arts, cia, nuclear bomb, car chase, working undercover, confined, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, race against time, chase, one man army, secret agents, tough heroes, state affairs, crimes, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pentagon, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, submarine, martial arts, hijacking, crimes, heroic mission, secret agents, chases and races, adventure, heroes, save the day, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, deadly, undercover, hijacking, terrorism, tough heroes, race against time, danger, heroic mission, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.7
 4K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, undercover, espionage, martial arts, soldier, rescue, government agency, deadly, prison, secret agents, save the day, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 253
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, martial arts, americana, confined, daring rescue, escapades, save the day, chases and races, heroes, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.9
 384
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, one man army, terrorism, betrayal, race against time, danger, rivalry, military, chases and races, daring rescue, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, espionage, terrorism, assassination, undercover, assassination attempt, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, save the day, secret agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: palestine, israel, middle east, zurich switzerland, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 605
Purple Storm (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Khmer Rouge terrorist Kieron Chow and his unit arrive in Hong Kong for their latest mission. Todd, Chow's son and fiercely loyal right-hand man, sustains a serious head wound. Now a total amnesiac, Todd wakes from a coma to find he's been ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, tunnel, terrorism, martial arts, tough heroes, frame up, ship, rescue, revolution, moral dilemma, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: cambodia, korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 3K
Black Tigers (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, politics, political corruption, rescue, martial arts, danger, state affairs, lone wolves, chases and races, heroes, crimes, espionage ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, danger, adventure, crimes, one man army, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, terrorist, terrorist plot ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 405
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, chases and races, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, crimes, criminal heroes, heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, espionage, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Belly of the Beast (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake and Sunti go to meet Mongkol, the leader of the Abu Karaf. Mongkol confirms that ever since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Jantapan has worked to corner the narcotics and arms markets. Jake must engage in a battle that will put ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, one man army, terrorism, martial arts, cia, race against time, tough heroes, missing person, government agency, wiretap, crimes ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, washington d.c., hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 8K
Shiri (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: North Korea's 8th Special Forces hijacks a shipment of CTX, a potent new liquid explosive, and threatens South Korea as part of a plot to re-unify the two countries.Ryu and Lee, special agents of O.P., South Korea's secret intelligence ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, agent, female killer, bomb, espionage, ultimatum, heroes, state affairs, chases and races, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: korea, north korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, special agents, heroes, crimes, save the day, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, danger, bio weapon, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 412
Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, mummy, one man army, espionage, adventure, hostages, save the day, escapades, terrorism, good versus evil, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 4K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, soldier, rescue, frame up, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, one man army, espionage, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, betrayal, undercover, un, on the run, fellow agent, battles, agent as target, tough heroes, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, asia, korea, usa, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 415
The Silencer (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Killer gets orders from a video game named The Silencer.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: danger, undercover, assassination, frame up, government agency, deadly, terrorism, one man army, rivalry, friendship, working undercover, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.0
 594
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, danger, race against time, tough heroes, ocean or sea, satellite, gang, deadly, hijacking, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, bomber, pilot, terrorist, confined, crimes, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, one man army, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, rescue, manhunt, frame up, race against time, danger, secret agents, chases and races, heroic mission, war, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.6
 466
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, terrorism, race against time, undercover, danger, chases and races, secret agents, crimes, vengeance, good versus evil, government agency, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, utah, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroic mission, crimes, hostages, save the day, race against time, danger, politics, rescue, heroes, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, race against time, military, nuclear missile, survival, military life, cliche, chases and races, heroes, adventure, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, north korea, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, good versus evil, martial arts, van, package, assassin, crimes, witnessing a crime, state affairs, secret agents, anti heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
 1K
Sweepers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bar, one man army, son, battle, terrorist, tough heroes, rescue, undercover, espionage, vengeance, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, janitor, crimes, chases and races, heroes, confined, hostages, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%