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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and realistic films with plots about violence, helicopter, explosion, hand to hand combat, fistfight, martial arts and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sudden Death: Black Eagle (1988), Black Dawn (2005), Command Performance (2009), Death Before Dishonor (1987), The Ninja Mission (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Eagle
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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Black Dawn
Genre: Action
Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
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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 ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
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Audience: boys' night
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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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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent (Wilson) battles an arms dealer who is creating a cyborg army.
Style: serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
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System:   49%
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Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines
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.
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    User:   40%
 
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Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
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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: surprise ending, suspense
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Time: 1990s
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
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Striker
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Slade is hired to rescue a journalist named Frank Morris from a Sandinista prison in Nicaragua. He teams with Marta, a local woman, to carry out this mission, but then he's captured, tortured, and forced to deal with the fact that ...
Plot: truck driver, choked to death, jungle warfare, guerilla warfare, bullfighting, cockfight, electric torture, slingshot, body count, slashing, burnt face, war violence ...
Place: nicaragua
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Cyborg Cop
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose team was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to find his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1990s
Place: caribbean, denver colorado
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, save the day, terrorism, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, secret agents, undercover, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Phantom Raiders
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines, USA
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 ...
Plot: basic training, obstacle course, jungle warfare, commando raid, female villain, m 16, vietnam war veteran, hit with a rock, war hero, military training, behind enemy lines, traitor ...
Place: vietnam
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Sweepers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
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Time: 90s
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Universal Soldier
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, military, chase, violence, brutality, androids and robots, cyborgs, vietnam war, car chase, fight scenes, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: vietnam
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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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.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, drug lord, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, singapore
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System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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Detention
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, school, hardcase students, tough heroes, confined, danger, deadly, heroes, ex soldier, mercenary, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
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NetForce
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, computers and web, law enforcement, good versus evil, government agency, chases and races, internet, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, washington d.c.
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
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Cyber Tracker
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eric is a secret agent currently working as security guard for senator Dilly. The senator is the main advocate for a new kind of police officer: the Tracker, an perfect and nearly invulnerable android. When Eric realizes that senator Dilly is ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, a.i., androids and robots, crime, government agency, secret agents, special agents, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chases and races, life is a bitch, rebellion ...
Time: future, near future
Place: hawaii
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 

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Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
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