Movies like Airwolf 1984

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Airwolf (1984)
 6.8
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Airwolf (1984)
Original name: Airwolf: The Movie
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project director for the CIA, enlists the help of Vietnam veteran Stringfellow Hawke and his closest friend Dominic Santini, to attempt to recover the Airwolf. The mission throws them into the midst of Middle Eastern violence and destruction, where they come face to face with danger, romance and intrigue in their battle to re-possess the deadliest aerial weapon ever used.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, battles, military, adventure, heroes, against the odds, mad scientist, danger, chases and races, super weapon, escapades, lone wolves, super vehicle, search, flying, territory, dog, dancing, espionage, airplane, fight, ship, spy, army, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, paris france, california, libya

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Most similar movies to Airwolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and surprise ending films with plots about gun, escapades, explosion, heroes, danger, pistol and machine gun mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Airwolf: Firefox (1982), Navy Seals (1990), Broken Arrow (1996), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Tactical Assault (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987. The program centers on a high-tech military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and its crew as they undertake various missions, many involving espionage, with a Cold War ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, spy, military, missing person, partners, undercover, escapades, deadly, dishonesty, super weapon, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: usa
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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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter jet, kgb, chase, heroes, pilot, espionage, heroic mission, aerial combats, behind enemy lines, cold war, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, vietnam, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, soldier, heroes, battles, military, danger, war, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, beirut lebanon, lebanon, pentagon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 95K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, desert, terrorism, race against time, helicopter, betrayal, danger, explosion, gunfight, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret service, chase, espionage, spy, gadget, race against time, secret agents, undercover, world domination, 007, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hamburg germany, china, england, hong kong, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tactical Assault (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this high-flying action thriller, an expert Air Force flyer finds himself forced to use every trick he has ever learned to stop a murderous, insane former colleague and friend from exacting deadly revenge upon him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter jet, gulf war, chase, soldier, military, airplane, battles, one man army, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Laser Mission (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, secret agents, heroes, government, laser, kgb, scientist, one man army, heroic mission, espionage, undercover, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, one man army, vietnam veteran, helicopter, chase, heroes, torture, pow, soldier, weapons, rambo, swat team ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, arizona, russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, heroic, suspenseful, political thriller ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, mission, super soldier, soldier, adventure, shield, warrior, hand to hand combat, hi-tech, patriotism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, military, world domination, terrorism, rescue, conspiracy, swat team, hidden identity, heroic mission, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: tokyo, london, himalaya, big ben london, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, evacuation, apocalypse, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, adventure, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 100K
Licence to Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, espionage, murder, 007, cia, secret agents, undercover, drug lord, gadget, heroes, florida keys, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, miami, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Soldier (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, soldier, undercover, race against time, kgb, oil, terrorist, adventure, chase, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, berlin germany, new york, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
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Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, military, airplane, undercover, save the day, danger, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, aviation, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Delta Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, hostage, military, fight, martial arts, hijacking, stewardess, heroes, soldier, gunfight, rescue mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, beirut lebanon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 56K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, escapades, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, military, science, battles, space and aliens, save the world, heroes ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Assault on Devil's Island (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When one of Mike McBride's men goes rogue and takes a group of gymnasts hostage to Devil's Island in exchange for the return of drug lord Carlos Gallindo, the SEALS face their most perilous assignment yet.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, woman in danger, kidnapping, island, betrayal, danger, race against time, tough heroes, graphic violence, profanity, confined, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: caribbean, washington d.c., seattle, miami, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, martial arts, terrorism, kidnapping, espionage, femme fatale, secret agents, undercover, heroes, escape, prison escape, cia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.2
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Time Runner (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, soldier, danger, wormhole, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rescue, one man army, survival ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
 3K
U.S. Seals (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as leader, sending them to destroy the pirates' base, namely ...
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, pirate, battles, ship, undercover, soldier, crimes, danger, daring rescue, adventure, military life, ocean ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, albania, french riviera, turkey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 39K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, light, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, danger, on the run, espionage, secret agent, fistfight, swat team, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 177K
xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, escapades, lone hero, heroic mission, extreme sport, danger, double agent, tough heroes, mission, undercover, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, colombia, washington d.c., prague czech republic, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 9K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, war, rebellion, military, mission of murder, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, martial arts, hostage, race against time, heroes, female fighter, behind enemy lines, terrorist attack, lieutenant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, melbourne australia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, mercenary, battles, partners, heroes, cia, commando, mission, terrorism, rescue, rescue mission, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: bucharest, new york, california, las vegas, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, boat, museum, laser, sniper, faked death, gadget, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, vienna, czechoslovakia, afghanistan, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ice Station Zebra (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, microfilm ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, submarine, cold war, arctic, double agent, secret agents, military, adventure, catastrophe, survival, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, martial arts, revenge, soldier, undercover, heroes, hostage, gunfight, organized crime, undercover agent, drug cartel, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: latin america, south america, rio de janeiro, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalyptic, earthquake, future dystopia, one man army, heroic mission, race against time, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, chases and races, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, transformation, danger, army, disney, super soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, italy, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%