Movies and TV shows like Counterstrike 1990

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Counterstrike (1990)
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Counterstrike (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Counterstrike is a Canadian/French crime-fighting/espionage television series. It premiered on November 2, 1991 on CTV in Canada and on November 20, 1991 on TF1 in France. It also aired in the United States on cable channel USA Network, premiering on July 1, 1990. The series ran for three seasons, airing 66 hour-long episodes in total. Counterstrike has since aired in reruns in Canada on Showcase and TVtropolis.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, spy, counter terrorism, crimes, vengeance, private detective, vigilantism, danger, fighting crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, espionage, crime fighter, billionaire, female spy
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, crimes, adventure, deadly and chases and races mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Counterstrike: Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997), MacGyver (1985), Search and Destroy (1988), Apocalypse Code (2007), Athena: Goddess of War (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Soldier of Fortune, Inc. was a television show created by Dan Gordon which ran for two seasons, from 1997–1999 The show was about an elite team who performed "unofficial" missions for the US Government. During the first season, the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, ex soldier, crimes, fighting crime, escapades, heroes, partners, adventure, danger, tough heroes, soldier, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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95%
 7.7
 36K
MacGyver (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry Winkler and John Rich were the executive producers. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, secret agents, heroes, gadget, spy, crime fighter, poetic justice, race against time, adventure, intelligence, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Search and Destroy (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SEARCH AND DESTROY (1988) - Terrorists destroy a chemical factory. A virus is released that infects the people of the town with a strange psychosis. Stars Joe Ambrose, Tom Banks and Peter Drinco
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, virus, contamination, danger, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, heroes, factory
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Apocalypse Code (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world. The charges can be activated by an 11-digit code. Zayidi dies and his accomplice, nicknamed "The ...
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, good versus evil, escapades, danger, adventure, rivalry, chases and races, heroine, russian, spy, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, malaysia, italy, norway, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Athena: Goddess of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Athena: Goddess of War is a South Korean espionage television drama series broadcast by SBS in 2010 and a spin-off of 2009's Iris. Budgeted at ₩20 billion like its predecessor, the two series are among the most expensive Korean dramas ever ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, heroes, political conspiracy, rivalry, assassination, wooing, government agency, deadly, state affairs, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.2
 603
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, daring rescue, save the day, hostage, rivalry, government agency, deadly, hostages, danger, terrorism, adventure, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, crimes, daring rescue, heroes, race against time, military, master warrior, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.4
 432
Radical Jack (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, lone wolves, adventure, vigilantism, vengeance, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.7
 1K
Noble House (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 355 min.
TV show
Story: Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Co, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of the "Noble House". ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: british colonial, espionage, rise to the top, danger, escapades, crimes, rivalry, survival, murder, adventure, business tycoon, spy
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 812
Sheena (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sheena is an American action-adventure/fantasy television series which was produced for first-run syndication from 2000 to 2002. Based upon the comic book character Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, which previously spawned a popular 1950s TV series of ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, wild
Plot: jungle, adventure, animal life, danger, rivalry, escapades, feral child, female warrior, heroes, strong female presence, strong female lead, orphan ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, undercover, iron curtain, secret agent, crimes, race against time, cold war, top secret, danger, fighting crime, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, east germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, contests and competitions, rivalry, cons and scams, vengeance, criminal heroes, gangsters, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 312
Super Force (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Force is an action-adventure TV series about a former astronaut who uses an advanced combat suit and motorcycle to fight crime in the city of Metroplex during the year 2020. Among the features of the suit were enhanced strength and armament, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: secret identity, superhero, vigilante, motorcycle, astronaut, vigilantism, vengeance, superhuman powers, heroes, escapades, rivalry, fighting crime
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Equalizer is an American television series that ran for four seasons, initially on CBS, between 1985 and 1989. It stars Edward Woodward as a middle aged retired intelligence officer with a mysterious past who helps people in trouble. The show ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, private detective, anti heroes, anti hero, spy, vengeance, injustice, crimes, crime, tough heroes, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Iris: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are faced against each other in a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, rivalry, danger, special agents, assassination, political conspiracy, romance, undercover, adventure, fall in love, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ultimate Force (2002)
Genre: Action, War
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Ultimate Force is a British television drama series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and four series were produced.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: covert operation, swat team, military, counter terrorism, danger, survival, crimes, hostage, mercenary, terrorism, hostages, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Queen of Swords (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen of Swords is an action–adventure television series set in California during the early 19th century that ran for one season, from 2000 to 2001. The series premiered October 7, 2000. After filming had been completed on 22 episodes and the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, escapades, vengeance, heroine, secret identity, vigilante, poetic justice, justice, irony of fate, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, rivalry, crime, deadly, investigation, danger, chases and races, adventure, graphic violence, urban, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, rivalry, undercover, gang, secret agents, heroic mission, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 535
Cleaners (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Roxie and Veronica are two gorgeous young women - who also happen to be highly trained contract killers. While on an errand for their boss, an unpleasant surprise in the trunk of their car turns this lethal pair into hunted targets.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, chase, danger, partners, rivalry, woman in danger, female killer, deadly, outlaw, criminal, one woman army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 465
Cobra (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cobra is an American television action/adventure series starring Michael Dudikoff. It ran for just one season in syndication.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, ex soldier, karate, violence, chase, revenge, martial arts, escapades, adventure, fighting crime, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 581
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, danger, rivalry, crimes, save the world, hostages, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: survival, vengeance, adventure, against the odds, heroes, rivalry, danger, youth, gory, deadly, master warrior, warrior ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.1
 978
Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, chases and races, master criminal, special agents, espionage, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, undercover, save the day, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
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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, terrorist plot, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 295
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: deadly, hostages, rivalry, chase, danger, crimes, chases and races, escapades, terrorism, heroic mission, hostage, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, rivalry, race against time, terrorism, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 53K
Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, mystery, danger, law enforcement, crimes, graphic violence, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 744
The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, counter terrorism, murder, fbi, muslim, save the day, investigation, rivalry, political conspiracy, danger, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, africa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%