Movies like Sudden Death 1977

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Sudden Death (1977)
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Sudden Death
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ed Neilson's entire family is viciously murdered, he pleads with retired CIA operative Duke Smith (Robert Conrad) to investigate. He refuses, but relents after Neilson too meets an explosive death. Deception, international intrigue and a ruthless "syndicate of businessmen" intent on raping a South Pacific Islands nation of its resources keep the pace fast.
Plot: helicopter, explosion, fortune, shooting gallery, male in bathtub, man in swimsuit, kicked in the groin, karate, car bomb, mercenary, exploding car, martial arts, killer, fistfight, burned alive, gun, violence, murder
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Die Hard
Action, Thriller
USA
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First Blood
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about helicopter, explosion, violence, pistol, martial arts, fistfight and gunfight mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sudden Death: Black Eagle (1988), The Ninja Mission (1984), Rage of Honor (1987), Death Before Dishonor (1987), Striker (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Eagle
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Place: russia
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The Ninja Mission
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: CIA, KGB and the amazing ninja masters are all in the center of Russia where the Swedish nuclear professor Karl Markov have invented a new kind of nuclear technology. Markov's invention can change the balance of power in the world. All want ...
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Rage of Honor
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
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Death Before Dishonor
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Striker
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
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Phantom Raiders
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deep within the steaming tropical jungles of Vietnam is a Viet Cong terrorist training camp, run by an ex-Green Beret, William Marshall. A roving photographer stumbles upon the hidden camp and starts to take pictures. He is caught and summarily ...
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    User:   55%
 
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Black Dawn
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
Command Performance
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   48%
 
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Captured
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, chase, submarine, race against time, leadership, terrorism, save the day, frame up, hijacking, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, russia, usa, washington d.c., moscow russia ...
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System:   50%
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American Hunter
Genre: Action
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Story: Jake Carver needs to retrieve a microfilm containing information which would cause a Wall Street panic and an economic crisis for Western governments. Also seeking the microfilm is the villainous Adam who plans to sell the microfilm to the highest ...
Style: microfilm
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, sentimental ...
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    User:   54%
 
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Freedom Strike
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can stop! Cue an action-packed race against time to save the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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Detention
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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Seven
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A government agent discovers a plot by a cartel of seven gangsters to take over the state of Hawaii. He hires a team of seven hitmen to stop them.
Plot: girls with guns, assassin, female nudity, rape, gangster, murder, crime boss, secret agent, shooting a woman, dead woman, grenade, shot in the back ...
Place: hawaii
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    User:   52%
 
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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The Viral Factor
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country. En route, a member of his team turns out to be a traitor and shoots Jon in the head while kidnapping the scientist. When Jon wakes ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, betrayal, tough heroes, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, master criminal, partners against crime, fighting crime, terrorism, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan
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System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
Collateral Damage
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, jungle, vengeance, revenge, fbi, violence, cia, explosions, fight scenes, vigilantism, chases and races, cyborgs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
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System:   42%
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Banal
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Cris and Jason are two policemen with two opposite personalities and philosophies-Cris is the epitome of the rare, near-extinct breed of honest cops while Jason is the basurero, the legman/front man who does the dirty work of his district's ...
Plot: friendship, dirty cop, hospital, torture, police officer killed, corrupt cop, shot to death, murder, betrayal, politician, police, rooftop ...
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System:   42%
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Mercenary for Justice
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, hostages, master criminal, one man army, adventure, secret agents, tough law enforcer, rescue, daring rescue, ambassador, lighthouse ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
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AmeriGeddon
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dire warning of a wake up call of what might be our future when a globalist terrorist organization aligned with the United Nations disables the United States power grid and institutes Martial Law. It will take a dedicated family of patriots armed ...
Plot: terrorism, electromagnetic pulse, patriot, martial law, father daughter relationship, conspiracy, soldier, politician, exploding car, college student, explosion, helicopter ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas
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System:   40%
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Live Wire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, politics, government agency, master criminal, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, extramarital affair, bomb, senator, explosive, terrorist, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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No Contest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, hostages, adventure, one man army, special agents, contests and competitions, race against time, daring rescue, terrorist, daughter, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
Hidden Assassin
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, assassination, espionage, political intrigue, working undercover, chases and races, murder, undercover agent, assassin, undercover, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, europe, latin america, czech republic, usa ...
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
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
Plot: lone wolves, one man army, vengeance, tough heroes, heroes, soldier, betrayal, rivalry, military, family in danger, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 

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Mission Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-Green Beret visits one of his army buddies, and finds himself involved in his friend's scheme to smuggle arms into a turbulent South American country.
Plot: mercenary, dictator, smuggler, reporter, gun, murder, prison, helicopter, exploding helicopter, ambush, jungle, explosion
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Irresistible Force
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A police sergant is about to retire. Therefore he only wants to let the time pass by without getting in trouble or even becoming hurt. But this is not so easy as he receives as partner an enthusiastic young, female agent who provokes all kinds of ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
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Time: 1990s
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