Movies like Assault on the Wayne

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Assault on the Wayne (1971)
 6.3
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Assault on the Wayne (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Intrigue aboard a nuclear sub with foreign agents infiltrating the crew to get their hands on a top secret device.
Plot: navy, espionage, submarine, spy, scientist, cold war, helicopter, murder, sabotage, commander, drunk, secret mission, u.s. navy, taxi, cliff, impostor, torpedo, sonar, sleeping pill, discipline
Place: san diego california

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Most similar movies to Assault on the Wayne

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, military, heroes, submarine, race against time, mentor and war mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Assault on the Wayne: Crimson Tide (1995), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Phantom (2013), Natural Causes (1994), Some May Live (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 93K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, navy, nuclear threat, danger, cold war, russian, save the day, battles, military life, race against time, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, mediterranean sea, pacific ocean, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, warship, spy, cia, politics, underwater, russian, defection, nuclear threat, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, russia, soviet union, iceland, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.9
 13K
Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, underwater, military, soviet, contact, leadership, military life, danger, mission gone awry, superior officer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.2
 121
Natural Causes (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American links her mothers death in Bankok to a plot involving Vietnamese refugees.
Plot: espionage, murder, death of mother, cia
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Some May Live (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War U.S. decoder Kate Meredith is plagued with guilt when her correspondent husband coerces her to pass information to him and the Viet Cong.
Plot: vietnam war, traitor, asian stereotype, vietcong, espionage, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair, intrigue, police inspector, spy, covert
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 9K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, rescue, airport, survival, airplane, underwater, danger, race against time, bermuda triangle, art thief, painting, millionaire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 170
Hammerhead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).
Plot: spy, murder, helicopter, espionage, james bond spoof
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, nuclear explosion, espionage, cia, cold war, atomic bomb, state affairs, political conspiracy, dishonesty, politics, nuclear threat, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa, russia, israel, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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In Enemy Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, mutiny, holocaust, confined, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, war, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 63K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, terrorism, cia, bomb, soldier, military life, terrorist plot, pistol, navy seal, national security, pregnant wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: somalia, mexico, costa rica, san diego california, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, confrontation, obsession, war, journalism, military, ship, heroic mission, escapades, mouse ...
Time: 1960s
Place: atlantic ocean, greenland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, moral dilemma, war crime, daring rescue, danger, rescue, war, rebel, genocide, u.s. army, army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Once Upon a Spy (1980)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Computer genius and chess champion Ted Danson is lured into service by secret agent Eleanor Parker and becomes a reluctant hero thanks to a number of exploits with villainous Christopher Lee and his army of lethal blue-eyed blonde women.
Plot: magnet, gadgetry, arch villain, james bond spoof, secret service, spy, computer, nasa, surveillance, villain, secret agent, espionage ...
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 3K
Morituri (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for tyres. His mission is to disable the scuttling charges so ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, undercover, rescue, submarine, survival, hidden identity, secret agents, wartime life, escapades, war, confined, against humanity ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, europe, germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.9
 34
Embassy (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: US ambassador in Rome must protect US interests and secrets from mob, spies and curious girlfriends who may be more than what they seem.
Plot: embassy, spy, espionage, murder, diplomat
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 894
The Chairman (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme. What he is not told by his bosses is that a micro-sized bomb has been planted in his brain so that should the mission ever look likely to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, countdown, working undercover, state affairs, escapades, government agency, political intrigue, dishonesty, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: china, asia, usa, russia, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is assigned to a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, terrorism, u.s. navy, ambassador, russian, race against time, heroes, deadly, save the day, confined, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, sniper, behind enemy lines, atrocity, navy, fighter pilot, rescue, escape, gunfight, war, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, serbia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Flight of the Intruder (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, u.s. navy, bomber, bombing, war, adventure, military, vengeance, ocean or sea, battles, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, europe, asia, china, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 126K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bilingual, tragic ending, romantic ...
Plot: spy, french, resistance, betrayal, love, war, undercover, double agent, femme fatale, gunfight, rescue, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, morocco, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Agent provocateur (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1994 South Korea, a female North Korean spy integrates herself as a housekeeper for U.S. military officer to steal classified documents, but soon worries about her cover when she falls for the teenage son of the officer.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, spy, fall in love, romance, secret agents, coming of age, undercover, dishonesty, government agency, political conspiracy, rivalry, disability ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Internecine Project (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Former secret agent Robert Elliot (Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. In order to make sure no-one will ever know about his dirty past.
Plot: poison, spy, businessman, foreign agent, female reporter, diabetic, murder, prostitute, inventor, misogyny, masseur, committee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 422
Submerged (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A moment by moment account of the sinking and rescue of the crew of the submarine USS Squalus which was the first rescue of living crew on a submarine.
Plot: navy, submarine, inventor, accident
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.2
 2K
Off Limits (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, serial killer, murder, vietnam war, prostitution, violence, racism, helicopter, investigation, police investigation, crime, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 21K
The Wall (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
Style: serious, suspense, tense, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, american soldier, marines, ambush, iraq war, trapped, desert, murder, duel, ruse, friend, wounded soldier ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, sea disaster, cold war, nuclear, patriotism, radiation, underwater, state affairs, heroes, ocean or sea, politics ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 728
Crash Dive (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, submarine, race against time, danger, military, ocean or sea, tough heroes, confined, heroic mission, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: murder, sabotage, island, stranded, dead woman on floor, strangulation, terror, stranded on an island, dog, female protagonist, barefoot, dead woman on bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 51
The Valiant (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War , the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held prisoner whist the crew try and discover the nature of their ...
Plot: navy, duty, submarine, british navy, warship, capture, honor, world war two, interrogation, royal navy, damage, mercy ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: africa, egypt, mediterranean sea, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 16K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: u.s. navy, navy, war, naval battle, against the odds, military, underdog, heroes, military life, danger, heroic mission, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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