Movies like Ffolkes

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Ffolkes (1980)
 6.3
 5K
Ffolkes (1980)
Original name: North Sea Hijack
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A terrorist (Anthony Perkins) holds an offshore drilling rig and production platform for ransom in the North Sea. Ffolkes (Roger Moore) a wealthy eccentric, volunteers to send his crack team of soldiers in to stop the terrorists. With few other options available, the British Government reluctantly accepts his help.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, buddy movie, sexy, harsh, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: oil rig, terrorism, swat team, sea, terrorist, ransom, north sea, ocean, adventure, gang, crimes, heroes, ocean or sea, confined, danger, head of state, rivalry, swat, bomb, oil, chase, british, underwater scene, boat, airplane ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: london, scotland, norway, big ben london, california

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Most similar movies to Ffolkes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and serious films with plots about danger, murder, gunfight, rivalry, explosion, heroes and gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ffolkes: Juggernaut (1974), A View to a Kill (1985), For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Executive Decision (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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Juggernaut (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ransom, terrorism, bomb, cruise ship, race against time, cruise, ship, passenger, danger, daring rescue, adventure, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, atlantic ocean, scotland yard, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A View to a Kill (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A newly developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, race against time, secret agents, kgb, heroic mission, adventure, skiing, safecracker, 007, crimes, british secret service ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, france, paris france, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching instructions before the enemy Soviets get to it first.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, espionage, kgb, cold war, british secret service, secret agents, gadget, secret service, adventure, 007, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: greece, europe, england, italy, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the ...
Style: exciting, witty, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: skiing, kgb, secret agents, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, nuclear, heroes, megalomaniac, gadget, jet ski ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, england, russia, cairo egypt, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, explosion, surveillance, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, island, terrorism, motorcycle chase, world domination, secret agents, undercover, heroes, race against time, british secret service, theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, bahamas, england, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 101K
Octopussy (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: James Bond is sent to investigate after a fellow “00” agent is found dead with a priceless Fabergé egg. James Bond follows the mystery and uncovers a smuggling scandal and a Russian General who wants to provoke a new World War.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, adventure, james bond, espionage, secret service, secret agents, race against time, terrorism, british secret service, gadget, smuggling, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, east berlin, europe, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Wild Geese II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, prison, rescue, heroes, rescue mission, deadly, escapades, escape, world war two, battles, go public, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, europe, east germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A golden bullet has 007 engraved on it as it smashes into the secret service headquarters. The bullet came from the professional killer Scaramanga who has yet to miss a target and James Bond begins a mission to try and stop him.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret service, espionage, chase, assassin, dwarf, undercover, secret agents, duel, karate, martial arts, gold ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia, england, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 113K
Thunderball (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A criminal organization has obtained two nuclear bombs and are asking for a 100 million pound ransom in the form of diamonds in seven days or they will use the weapons. The secret service sends James Bond to the Bahamas to once again save the world.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret service, espionage, spy, terrorism, nuclear threat, gadget, ransom, british secret service, scuba, scuba diving, secret organization ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: bahamas, paris france, florida, big ben london, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Live and Let Die (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, heroin, cia, espionage, chase, secret service, spy, secret agents, drug dealing, card playing, heroes, boat chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, new york, harlem, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
75%
 5.6
 16K
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 ⇓
75%
 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, laboratory, commando, terrorist plot, rescue, military, investigation, danger, chase, gunfight, spy, ambush ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, ukraine, iran, big ben london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.2
 158K
Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, card playing, espionage, spy, assassination, sniper, megalomaniac, world domination, gadget, secretary, cia, terrorism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 324K
The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, alcatraz, hostage, crimes, fbi, marines, chases and races, mercenary, prison, escape, hostages, commander ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
72%
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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 ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
71%
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: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, military, terrorism, hostage, state affairs, adventure, isolation, rivalry, danger, politics, hostages, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.2
 346K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, danger, highway, rescue, bomb, hostages, unlikely partners, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, bus, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 2K
Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, rivalry, save the day, law enforcement, danger, undercover, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic ...
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: skiing, espionage, spy, terrorism, secret service, oil, secret agents, heroes, henchman, scientist, boat, insubordination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, turkey, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, terrorist, terrorism, nuclear threat, one man army, heroes, hijacking, u.s. air force, good versus evil, runaway train, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 4K
Detonator (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a renegade Russian general sends a nuclear bomb hurtling toward the Middle East aboard a hijacked train, special agents are dispatched to disarm the deadly device. Ten tons of steel and one ounce of hot plutonium are now riding roughshod ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, heroes, terrorism, general, mercenary, scientist, hijacking, catastrophe, race against time, confined, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, europe, iran, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia agent, espionage, cia, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, heroic mission, villain, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, car chase, gunfight, bomb, explosion, lone hero, deception, gold, race against time, police officer, puzzle, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 153K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, commando, gunfight, kidnapping, father, warrior, heroes, danger, hostage, vengeance, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: los angeles, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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 ⇓
68%