Movies like Three Men on Fire

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Three Men on Fire
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Cameroonese police officer (Alphonse Beni) and a CIA agent (Richard Harrison) try to prevent the Pope from being assassinated by Italian terrorists during his African tour.
Plot: sweaty face, man wearing towel, blow job, terrorist plot, shooting, martial artist, cia agent, cia, terrorism, terrorist, hospital, falling to death, kidnapping, murder, police
Place: rome italy, africa
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Action, Adventure, Thriller
USA, China
147 min.
 8.1
Strike Back
Action, Drama, Thriller
UK
45 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about terrorism, murder, violence, terrorist, danger, gunfight and tough guy mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Three Men on Fire: Detonator II: Night Watch (1995), Patriot Games (1992), American Assassin (2017), Submerged (2005), U.S. Seals (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Detonator II: Night Watch
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Duration: 94 min.
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, amsterdam, asia, europe
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Patriot Games
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
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System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
American Assassin
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, beach, terrorism, cia, counter terrorism, iranian, one man army, knife fight, fight, mentor, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
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Submerged
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, adventure, prison, government agency, master villain, underwater, one man army, ocean or sea, secret agents, espionage, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   59%
    User:   50%
 
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U.S. Seals
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as leader, sending them to destroy the pirates' base, namely ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera, albania, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
CIA Code Name: Alexa
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
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Double Tap
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: surprise ending
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Place: ireland, japan, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
He Who Dares: Downing Street Siege
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The sequel to Paul Tanter's "He Who Dares" will continue to follow the Special Air Service (SAS) anti–hijacking counter–terrorism team. In the thriller, Christopher Lowe finds himself summoned to 10 Downing Street to be ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: hospital, stabbed in the throat, gore, corpse, beating, police officer killed, blood splatter, shot to death, held at gunpoint, strangulation, throat slitting, news report ...
Place: tower bridge london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
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Fay Grim
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Many years after her notorious husband, Henry Fool, fled after killing a neighbor, Fay Grim receives a visit from CIA agent Fulbright, who tells her that Henry is dead, but that some of his journals have been unearthed in France. She sets forth on a ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, missing person, dishonesty, politics, intrigue, single parent, cia, uncover truth, political corruption, woman in danger, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: europe, france, turkey, paris france, nicaragua ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 8.3
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Strike Back
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, government agency, strong sexual content, daring rescue, chases and races, military, danger, kidnapping, hostages, one man army, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, england, iraq, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
Storm Catcher
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, on the run, airplane, crime, false accusation, political conspiracy, righting the wronged, chases and races, danger, one man army, heroes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
 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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: commando, british, terrorist, drunkenness, death, cigarette smoking, security camera, russian, pistol, scientist, blood, spy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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Ministry of Vengeance
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: David Miller is a Vietnam vet who renounced violence and became a minister after he was forced to blow up a Viet Cong kid in self defense, but years later, when David's wife Gail and daughter Kim are killed by a group of terrorists led by Ali ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: 80s
Place: italy, vietnam, lebanon, rome italy
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
The Redemption: Kickboxer 5
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, murder, crimes, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, leadership, redemption, tough heroes, blood splatter ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
The Final Option
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, terrorism, working undercover, danger, adventure, heroes, undercover, state affairs, espionage, anti war, isolation, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
 4.5
 853
Sharpshooter
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, adventure, secret agents, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, assassin, assassination, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Chain of Command
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: rooftop, soldier, military, blood, anger, doctor, punched in the face, bomb, conspiracy, spy, foot chase, pistol ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: brutality, corruption, violence, cartel, explosion, sign language, rescue, cia, neo-noir, bilingualism, moral dilemma, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, mexico, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 6.2
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MI-5
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, uncover truth, danger, race against time, secret agents, terrorism, disobeying orders, police, corruption, massacre, escape, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, moscow russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
The Expendables 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria
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, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, arms dealer, revenge, car chase, violence, betrayal, motorcycle, verbal byplay, explosions, gunfight, fight scenes, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: wyoming, romania, moscow russia, mexico, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
 5.3
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Detonator
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 100 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, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, fugitives, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, espionage, terrorism, soviet, scientist, mercenary ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, iran, middle east, russia, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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Firestorm
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, fugitives, wilderness, hostages, violence, hostage, mentor, chase, tragic hero, daring rescue, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
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Riot
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, urban ghetto, adventure, gangsters, hostages, one man army, secret agents, daring rescue, kidnapping, save the day, missing person, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 7.8
 576K
Skyfall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: 007, james bond, secret service, secret service agent, secret agent, british secret service, bond girl, british intelligence, interrogation, good versus evil, fight, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, scotland, asia, china, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
The Cold Light of Day
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, family in danger, life turned upside down, chases and races, danger, government, confined, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, disorder, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 8.2
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Die Hard
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, clever, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hostage, violence, gunfight, one man army, skyscraper, crime, police, terrorism, good versus evil, revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 6.6
 180K
Jason Bourne
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: chase, assassin, cia, hacking, amnesia, espionage, spy, car chase, surveillance, assassination, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, athens greece, washington d.c. ...
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 

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 6.3
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The Siege
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: serious, bleak, suspense, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, military, politics, torture, cia, racism, fighting the system, fbi, violence, president, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, middle east, israel, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
The Numbers Station
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, assassin, survival, conspiracy, surveillance, cia, secret agents, murder, spy, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, new jersey, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   27%
 
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