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By Any Name
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An amnesiac man is found running blood stained and half naked through the Brecon Beacons. Hunted by the police and military, is he a homicidal terrorist or innocent pawn?
Plot: amnesia, kidnapping, murder, death, military
Place: wales

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about murder, death, kidnapping, violence, military, danger and explosion mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like By Any Name: The Ultimate Weapon (1998), The Defender (2004), Olimpius Inferno (2009), Sega (2011), Guns of Dragon (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Ultimate Weapon
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mercenaries, Ben & Vince, are assigned to destroy a stolen military arms cache held by a group of terrorists.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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 5.1
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The Defender
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, secret agents, undercover, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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Olimpius Inferno
Genre: Action
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie is based on the events in South Ossetia in August 2008, and portraying a brutal Georgian army engaging in ethnic cleansing at the behest of its omnipresent American masters.
Plot: wound, ambulance, american soldier, research, war crime, tank, female journalist, gunshot wound, train tunnel, field hospital, russian soldier, butterfly ...
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    User:   100%
 
 4.8
 20
Sega
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A drug peddling assignment creates havoc in the lives of three friends.
Plot: fight, slum, abandonment, beach, battle, kidnapping, poison, money, friendship, cigarette smoking, death, police ...
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    User:   72%
 
Guns of Dragon
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: a HK cop (Mark Cheng) comes to New York City to try and patch things up with his estranged wife (Yvonne Yung Hung), only to find that the criminal (Patrick Lung Kong) that made his life hell in Hong Kong has also come to the States.
Plot: shot through a door, crotch shot, exploding boat, body count, counterfeit money, maverick cop, shot multiple times, police officer shot, stakeout, boat chase, grenade, gun sau ...
Place: new york
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System:   69%
    User:   74%
 
In Her Line of Fire
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: head of state, island, hostages, one man army, daring rescue, race against time, kidnapping, save the day, rescue mission, secret service agent, vice president, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   79%
 
 6.5
 122
Fatal Vacation
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pleasent trip to the Phillipines is turned into tragedy when the tour bus is kidnapped by a group of rebels that want to exchange the prisoners for the Rebel Leader's brother...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, hostages, bus, one man army, daring rescue, jungle, terrorism, prison, captivity, hijacking, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   78%
 
Arang and the Magistrate
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: Arang and the Magistrate is a 2012 South Korean historical television drama, starring Lee Joon-gi, Shin Min-ah and Yeon Woo-jin. The period horror-romance is based on the folklore of Arang, who died unjustly and returns as a ghost in order to reveal ...
Plot: ghost, romance, supernatural, grim reaper, afterlife, possession, ghost girl, able to see the dead, undead, amnesia, supernatural power, death ...
Place: korea
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System:   64%
    User:   64%
 
 3.7
 187
Warhead
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, chases and races, adventure, danger, heroes, save the world, chaos and mayhem, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, pentagon, idaho, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   65%
 
War of the Arrows
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 13 years after the King Injo Revolt, the Chosun Dynasty is attacked by the Chung Dynasty of China. A young man named Na-mi leaves his demolished village to find his young sister, Ja-in, and her finance Su-koon, who were to wed on the very day of the ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, battles, kidnapping, heroes, arrow, archery, danger, escapades, military, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
 4.8
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Stratton
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: commando, terrorist, british, drunkenness, security camera, death, cigarette smoking, fire, murder, arms dealer, car accident, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, big ben london, ukraine, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
Soldiers of Fortune
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, race against time, battles, desert, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, soldier, military, escapades, disorder, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
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Blast
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, special agents, ship, adventure, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
 5.2
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Into the Sun
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Watkins (Michael Paré) is an American pilot stationed in the Middle East, who is taken away from his normal duties of protecting the skies to show an actor everything he needs to know about being a pilot in the Air Force. The actor, Tom Slade ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hollywood, buddies, strong sexual content, hotshot hero, adventure, save the day, officers and cadets, basic training, war, military life, battles, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   51%
 
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War
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Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
The Greater Good Company
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
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System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
 3.8
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Submerged
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, battles, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, military, heroes, race against time, nuclear missile, daring rescue, military life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   47%
 
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Legacy of Rage
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
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Tagore
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Duration: 175 min.
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Plot: flashback, corruption, death, stabbed to death, prison, murder, blood, beating, kidnapping, corpse, hospital, loss of child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 5.3
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Out for Blood
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
 6.3
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Hammerhead
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective's hunt for the man who murdered his friend takes him to the Caribbean, where he finds himself enmeshed in a web of corruption and murder.
Style: surprise ending, buddy comedy
Plot: murder, factory worker, drug smuggling, facial scar, taxi ride, misogyny, motorcycle helmet, overturning car, body count, slashing, karate kick, phone book ...
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
 5.3
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Viper
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Laura's husband James is murdered, she decides to find out who did it and why. She finds herself in a fight against an anti-terrorist organization in her desire for revenge.
Style: suspense
Plot: commander, automatic weapon, national security, reprisal, invasion, hostage, murder, death, university, top secret, husband wife relationship, soldier ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
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Retrograde
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, androids and robots, race against time, adventure, save the world, survival, alien encounter, apocalypse, infection, plague, experiment gone awry, time travel ...
Time: future, year 2004, 23rd century, 2000s
Place: south america, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Hwayi: A Monster Boy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A 5 member gang, led by Seok-Tae (Kim Yun-Seok), kidnaps a baby boy named Hwa-Yi and raises the baby like their own son. The baby boy is now 17 years old (Yeo Jin-Goo) and has turned into a lethal killer. Taking part in his father's gang, ...
Plot: loss of mother, human monster, crime family, righteous rage, gun, chase, father son relationship, schizophrenia, anger, secret, teenage boy, kidnapping ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Alien Outpost
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, soldier, save the world, heroic mission, danger, military, escapades, alien invasion, mind control, heroes, space and aliens, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: usa, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
Primary Target
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Clark Henderson.
Plot: atrocity, dead children, opium, child execution, mass child killing, military camp, mercenary, genocide, rescue mission, child murder, smuggling, boat ...
Place: usa, southeast asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
The Human Shield
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, confined, danger, adventure, military, against the odds, family life, rescue, hostages, soldier, special agents ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 4.1
 1K
Red Sky
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disgraced Top Gun fighter pilot Butch Masters leads a rogue squad in recovery of a WMD. Masters must navigate a fractured friendship, a love triangle, and must take to the skies to reclaim his military and personal honor.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, betrayal, hotshot hero, soldier, terrorism, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, danger, kidnapping, conspiracy, mission, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iraq, dungeon, syria, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
The Marine 3: Homefront
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, heroes, terrorist, terrorism, military, kidnapping, hostages, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
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