Movies like Lock 'n' Load

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Lock 'n' Load (1990)
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Lock 'n' Load (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet has nightmares about murder and zombies, and then discovers that he and other vets have been programmed to commit crimes and then kill themselves afterwards so they can't be traced. He investigates to try to find out who is responsible.
Style: surprise ending, splatter
Plot: vietnam veteran, police, violence, assassin, hospital, betrayal, robbery, gunfight, murder, explosion, brainwashing
Place: colorado

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about murder, gunfight, violence, betrayal, police, gun and blood mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Lock 'n' Load: Invasion Force (1990), The Final Sanction (1990), Lost at War (2007), Center of the Web (1992), Liberty & Bash (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Invasion Force (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A film crew shooting a movie finds itself battling against terrorists trying to take over a city.
Style: splatter, surprise ending
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The Final Sanction (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Plot: duel, prison, nuclear war, murder, post apocalypse, betrayal, stock footage, game, explosion, fictional war, gunfight
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Lost at War (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is a Twilight Zone type story that involves five soldiers out on a mission. And they soon find themselves stuck in a foxhole in an apparently deserted camp. Then strange things begin to happen. For one they are surrounded by strange creatures ...
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Center of the Web (1992)
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Duration: 92 min.
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Liberty & Bash (1989)
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Liberty, Bash, and their friend Jesse served together in a war in Central America. Now Liberty and Bash work with youths, helping them stay out of crime and becoming a positive part of the community. But Jesse has gotten mixed up with drug lords, ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, gang, violence, drug dealing, criminal, city, gun, protection, drug deal, vietnam war veteran, police
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