Movies like Sudden Death 1977

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Sudden Death (1977)
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

Most similar movies to Sudden Death

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about explosion, martial arts, violence, murder, hand to hand combat, fistfight and blood mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Sudden Death: Deadly Encounter (1982), The Loners (1972), Kill Squad (1982), Seven (1979), The Ninja Mission (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deadly Encounter (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A veteran pilot finds himself knee-deep in trouble when his ex-girlfriend shows up at his doorstep in a terrible state. She knows the whereabouts of an immense fortune, and the Mafia is hot on her trail.
Plot: helicopter, rescue team, adventure, stuntman, pursuit, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 43
The Loners (1972)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On his motorcycle Stein, a half-blood Indian, tries to stay out of the hands of the police, who are chasing him for accidentally killing a cop. Together with his friend Alan and a beautiful but desperate girl Stein will get involved in a robbery and ...
Plot: police, robbery, explosion, motorcycle, native american, false accusation, on the run
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.3
 222
Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, revenge, vietnam veteran, violence, murder, hitman, accident, karate, fight, kung fu, blood, gun
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.1
 432
Seven (1979)
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: assassin, girls with guns, female nudity, rape, gangster, murder, crime boss, female pilot, syndicate, grenade, skateboarder, surfer ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Ninja Mission (1984)
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 ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, karate chop, renegade, behind enemy lines, commando raid, commando, martial artist, kendo, katana sword, hostess, secret mission, submachine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 272
Mr. No Legs (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meet Mr. No Legs! Deadly professional hit-man for a drug syndicate... and a limbless cripple! With his cool wheelchair, armed with shotguns and shurikens, and his amazing kung fu skills he means trouble for everyone he confronts, even his own boss! ...
Plot: gun, violence, kung fu, shotgun, gang, wheelchair, exploitation, murder, car chase, police, cripple, drug lord ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 6K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, espionage, undercover, adventure, island, rivalry, secret agents, special agents, chases and races, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.7
 1K
AmeriGeddon (2016)
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: government, conspiracy, soldier, father daughter relationship, politician, patriot, martial law, electromagnetic pulse, explosion, freedom, college student, exploding car ...
Place: america, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.6
 131
Blood Warriors (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ex-Marine finds out a old buddy is leading a private army of mercenaries. When an ex-Marine refuses to join an old friendship's personal army of mercenaries a deadly violent battle erupts between the two men! And this is not good.
Plot: training, ak 47, ex marine, m 16, terrorist plot, desert eagle, hand grenade, warrior, semiautomatic pistol, disarming someone, blood spatter, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 128
Dragon on Fire (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sammy is involved with gangsters to save his relative from a problem so he calls Dragon Hung from America to help him.
Plot: martial arts, karate, kung fu classic, kung fu, action violence, hand to hand combat, brawl, fistfight, fight, violence, taekwondo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 108
Mission Kill (1986)
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, murder, prison, gun, reporter, helicopter, exploding helicopter, explosion, jungle, ambush
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 204
Fire! (1977)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sheer terror and unearthly beauty of a raging forest fire is breathlessly captured in this compelling Irwin Allen production boasting a big-name cast and enough blazing special effects to turn night into day. Involved are a lumber mill owner ...
Plot: forest, arson, helicopter, helicopter crash, explosion, school trip, forest fire, disaster film, firefighting, fire, prisoner, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 268
The Stabilizer (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Peter Goldson, aka The Stabilizer, searches for drug smuggler Greg Rainmaker. Rainmaker killed Goldson's fiancee by kicking her with his spiked shoes, and now Goldson wants revenge. Meanwhile, Rainmaker has kidnapped the famous Professor ...
Plot: fight, explosion, violence, murder, revenge, falling, revolver, gunfight, martial arts, female martial artist, bloodbath, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 151
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, betrayal, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Retrievers (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carefree electrician Tom Cathral is recruited by The Company, and is quickly offered a full-time promotion to join the Retrievers, an elite squad of crooked secret operatives. His refusal to kill botches his first mission, making Tom The ...
Plot: mercenary, martial arts, cia, terror, blood, murder, violence, gun, sadism, book, kidnapping, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 798
City on Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
Plot: explosion, hospital, arson, revenge, fire, burning building, television studio, trapped, firemen, rescue, gore, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 526
Rage of Honor (1987)
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, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 349
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, deadly, soldier, assassination, starting over, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, rivalry, karate kick, karate chop ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.6
 131
Giant Killer (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Arizona policeman (Bo Svenson) and his pilot buddy (Fred Williamson) discover a scheme to rob Las Vegas slot machines by computer.
Plot: street shootout, helicopter, killed in police car, maverick cop, main character shot, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, police helicopter, casino, explosion, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A computer chip turns an FBI agent into a lethal weapon.
Plot: martial arts, hand to hand combat, motorcycle, helicopter, street shootout, machine gun, sexploitation, fbi, fbi agent
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Molly is now a freelance photographer in New York. She runs across a woman at an art show that looks familiar. She goes to L.A. to find out that this woman is in fact, her mother. She also finds out she has a sister. The reunion is short-lived when ...
Style: serious
Plot: prostitute, reunion, photographer, vengeance, adventure, missing person, explosion, violence, undercover, sister, teenage life, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Instructor (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The action never stops in this stunt-packed karate extravaganza of a black belt instructor who proves that his talents and expertise can be used to defend instead of destroy. The Instructor runs a local karate school and tries to impart to his ...
Plot: karate, car chase, fight, martial arts, rival, death, violence, school
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, motorcycle gang, revenge, machine gun, decapitation, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts, rocket launcher, small town, juvenile delinquency, going straight ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, florida, miami, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.1
 653
Final Voyage (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Restored to former glory, a nostalgic cruise ship repeats a tragic past...
Style: suspense
Plot: hostile takeover, piracy, ak 47, tuxedo, m 16, terrorist plot, terrorist, evil man, one man army, one against many, warrior, blood spatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 56
Executor (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kyle (Markiss McFadden), one of the many orphans raised in an orphanage by Father Antonio (Paul Sorvino) is an assassin who is sent on missions; from God. For years Father Antonio led these boys to believe they are killing in the name of God. Kyle ...
Plot: hitman, explosion, killer, church, child, assassin, confession booth, bomb, murder, guilt, priest, evil priest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.6
 409
Gladiator Cop (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andrew Garret is a cop trying to reveal the background of secret killing fights named "Game". He takes part in the fights under the nickname Gladiator.One of the Game bosses, Parmenion, wants him to fight with the ancient sword that once ...
Plot: mongol, murder, violence, karate, kung fu, warrior, martial arts, gladiator, sword fight, male nudity, kiss, sexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Angel of Vengeance (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman newly arrived in a small town comes up against a crazed group of survivalists who have killed a party of motorcyclists in the desert. They capture and rape her, but she escapes and makes plans to take her vengeance on them.
Plot: rape, revenge, convertible, chopping wood, sunglasses, night, desert, shot in the head, revolver, explosion, pickup truck, rape and revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 447
Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, revenge, police protection, one man army, vigilante, murder, adventure, crime, master warrior, killer, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chuck Norris vs. the Karate Cop (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Chinese-American cop, skilled in martial arts, battles the most powerful criminal gang in San Francisco that is responsible for the death of his partner.
Plot: chinese american, martial arts, criminal gang, taekwondo, asian man, heroin addict, roundhouse kick, karate chop, undercover, corrupt official, kicked in the chest, revenge plot ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 148
Cocaine Wars (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Miami DEA agent Cliff Adams is in South America working undercover for Gonzalo Reyes, the biggest cocaine exporter in South America. Cliff's fiancée, Janet Meade, is a reporter doing a story about Reyes. Reyes orders Cliff to kill Marcelo ...
Plot: fistfight, thrown through a window, bondage, riot, brothel, cocaine, drug, police shootout, explosion, head held underwater, person in a car trunk, drug smuggling ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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