Movies like The Last American Soldier

If you like "The Last American Soldier" you are looking for surprise ending, psychotronic and cult film movies about / with sniper, martial arts, espionage, swat team, jungle, village and fight themes of Action and War genre shot in Italy or Philippines.
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The Last American Soldier (1988)
 5.5
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The Last American Soldier (1988)
Original name: Commander
Genre: Action, War
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jungle action from the glorious period of Rambo ripoffs.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: sniper, martial arts, espionage, swat team, jungle, village, fight, snake, ship, terrorist, spy, army, pregnancy, hell, bodyguard, friendship, violence, forest, military, heroes, death, hostage, mercenary, tough guy, illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, ussr, soviet union, cambodia, thailand, southeast asia

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Most similar movies to The Last American Soldier

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about gunfight, gun, violence, pistol, explosion, combat and knife mostly in Action, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like The Last American Soldier: Double Target (1987), Strike Commando 2 (1988), Soldier Boyz (1995), Rogue Warfare (2019), Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, Philippines, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: gunfight, torture, faked death, soldier, spider, tied up, exploding building, cold war, senator, escape, massacre, blood splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, thailand, malaysia, bangkok thailand, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Strike Commando 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Ransom's Vietnam squad leader, Vic Jenkins, is captured by terrorists demanding ten million dollars worth of diamonds in return for his release. Michael, reluctantly aided by local tough-girl Rosanna Boom, is dispatched by the CIA to ...
Style: cult film
Plot: soldier, enemy, veteran, mercenary, war violence, behind enemy lines, hand grenade, mixed martial arts, helicopter, bound and gagged, jungle warfare, truck ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, danger, martial arts, vietnam war, patriotism, rescue mission, vietnam veteran, vengeance, orphanage, tough heroes, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c., bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 1K
Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, terrorism, kidnapping, survival, soldier, military, rivalry, danger, prison, heroes, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escape, martial arts, jungle, survival, torture, one man army, heroes, burned alive, danger, military, soldier ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rogue Warfare (2019)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of military elite from the U.S., Russia, UK, China and France join forces to fight an elite underground terrorist network.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pow, brutality, chase, military, swat team, crimes, lifestyle, friendship, heroic mission, life is a bitch, swat, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: navy, warrior, one man army, violence, revenge, murder, gunfight, tough guy, black hero, mission, swat team, vengeance ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, syria, washington d.c., north carolina, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 18K
Occupation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: alien invasion, rebellion, human versus alien, military, heroism, destruction, alien, rescue, danger, alien technology, alien race, guerilla warfare ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, brutal, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mixed martial arts, jungle warfare, kickboxer, tough guy, human prey, warrior, martial arts, fistfight, rescue, survival, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: burma, bangkok thailand, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 1K
Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, tense, serious, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: behind enemy lines, survival, military, murder, prisoner, escape, betrayal, pursuit, friendship, soldier, chase, violence ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: normandy, germany, congo, vietnam, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, danger, captivity, military life ...
Time: 80s, year 1977, year 1982, year 1983, 70s ...
Place: vietnam, laos, asia, texas, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 103
Hammerhead (1987)
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: buddy movie, cult film, buddy comedy, surprise ending
Plot: murder, caribbean sea, blindness, presumed dead, tropical island, restaurant, hostage, farm, righteous rage, revolver, motorcycle stunt, tied to a chair ...
Place: miami, jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, danger, heroes, tough heroes, battles, battle, betrayal, rescue mission, battlefield, military, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 3K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, gunfight, exploding body, rifle, psychopath, mercenary, swamp, rapist, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: computer cracker, night, taxi driver, cell phone, rescue, death of friend, photograph, rooftop, military, pool cue, limousine, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Search and Destroy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When American Ranger John Cutter fails to save a family being held hostage and loses his entire team in a battle with infamous Ukrainian Arms Dealer Igor Rodin, John is discharged from the army. Three years later he is approached by his old General ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: submarine, fighter pilot, commando, nato, commando unit, computer cracker, sniper, one man army, train crash, hostage, mercilessness, shot in the chest ...
Place: africa, eastern europe
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, rough, sexy, exciting ...
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 ⇓
28%
 5.1
 3K
Black Tigers (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, politics, heroes, rescue, danger, on the run, political corruption, one against many, ambush, one man army, fight, vietnam war ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles, washington d.c., california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: vendetta, violence, chase, conspiracy, tragic hero, political prisoner, husband wife relationship, prisoner, attempted murder, little girl, murder, secret service agent ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, chase, martial arts, foot chase, corrupt cop, death of friend, murder, husband wife relationship, police chase, self mutilation, violence, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Strike Commando (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While operating behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mike Ransom learns of a Russian presence in North Vietnam. Ordered to obtain proof of this discovery, Ransom returns to enemy territory but is captured and subjected to a variety of tortures. Eventually he ...
Plot: pistol, disarming someone, village, thirst, war violence, one man army, dead children, violence, warrior, hand grenade, foot chase, dying words ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Ultimate Weapon (1998)
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, soldier, military, bar fight, father daughter relationship, revenge, terrorist, mercenary, rivalry, dishonesty, lone wolves, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, commando, terrorist plot, military, investigation, rescue, evacuation, soldier, gunfight, ambush, murder, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: big ben london, ukraine, iran, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, battles, double agent, military, task force, survival, adventure, war, danger, heroic mission, racism, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, italy, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 73K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, black ops, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, secret agent, danger, machismo, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 10K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, suspense, brutal, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, mercenary, police, martial arts, fight, captivity, danger, murder, police station, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 174K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: rescue mission, mercenary, swat team, ex special forces, child abduction, one man army, organized crime, human trafficking, kidnapping, death threat, crime boss, jungle ...
Time: 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, mumbai india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 73K
12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, touching, rough ...
Plot: taliban, heroism, al qaeda, behind enemy lines, machismo, soldier, cia, swat team, military, murder, war on terror, deception ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2001, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 223K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, lone hero, warrior, mercenary, boat, sniper, bomb, heroes, torture, doctor, hostage, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 516
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, undercover, race against time, danger, airplane, chases and races, crimes, daring rescue, one man army, heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, 2000s, 80s
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%