Movies like Wild Zone

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Wild Zone (1989)
 4.2
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Wild Zone (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in the outback of Africa's Okavango Delta, Wayne Garrison, a former Green Beret, dedicated to the conservation of the region, finds himself forced back into action
Plot: prison, crocodile, mercenary, kidnapping, archaeologist, russian, diamonds, general, missionary, green beret, vietnam veteran, bare breasts, attempted rape, vietnam war veteran, land rover, stabbed to death, shot to death, cuban, nightclub singer
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about kidnapping, vietnam war veteran, murder, gun, vietnam veteran, martial arts and gunfight mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Zone: Tigershark (1987), Jungle Assault (1989), The Ultimate Weapon (1998), Merchants of War (1989), Body and Soul (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.8
 54
Tigershark (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Emmett Alston.
Plot: drug traffic, martial arts, vietnam veteran, jungle, revenge, kidnapping, master warrior, child killed, punch, crossbow, machine gun, blind man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jungle Assault (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Vietnam vets with nothing to lose are called back into the bloodiest action of their lives. Their assignment: locate and destroy a terrorist base and bring back a General's daughter alive.
Plot: jungle warfare, explosion, helicopter, kidnapping, female nudity, shot to death, attempted rape, terrorist, jungle, murder, throat slitting, bar fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: bar fight, soldier, betrayal, military, father daughter relationship, revenge, mercenary, terrorist, vengeance, tough heroes, ira, loss of partner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Merchants of War (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The heroes are best friends and commandos sent on a covert mission by the CIA. The mission is a success, but the two incur the wrath of the world's most feared terrorist, a fanatical Islamic, when they set out to do one last mission.
Plot: female nudity, dead boy, muslim, dead child, soldier, vietnam war veteran, terrorism, rescue mission, vietnam veteran, breasts, cia, severed head ...
Place: angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Body and Soul (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ljuba, a woman who has recently become a model, gets involved with a uranium thief.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: kidnapping, model, theft, rape, sex, erotica, attempted rape, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Russian Terminator (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary is enlisted back into the life to rescue the boyfriend of the daughter of a powerful mogul.
Plot: kidnapping, ninja, gangster, kidnapped, kidnapper, boxer shorts, helicopter, bathtub, gangsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Soldier's Fortune (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich young girl is kidnapped by masked terrorists. Her mother's ex-husband, a former mercenary, gathers some of his former comrades and goes off to rescue her.
Plot: mercenary, kidnapping, ransom, terrorist, raid, fistfight, rescue mission, m 16, cheerleader, bound and gagged, brawl, grenade launcher ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Chained Fury: Lesbian Slave Desires (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Story: Imprisoned for the brutal murder of her unfaithful boyfriend and his lover, Cassandra has engineered her escape and is now on the run having taken on a nurses identity. Arriving at a desolate country estate, Ravencrest, it at first appears to be a ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: lesbian, white slavery, prison, erotica, sex, lesbian rape, female nudity, sex slave, escaped mental patient, kidnapping, rape, s&m ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 106
Kill Crazy (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Five Vietnam vets, on release from a mental hospital, think they're headed for a weekend camping trip. Instead they become target practice for an army of killers playing violent war games. It's a massacre until one of the vets becomes a ...
Plot: target practice, war game, human prey, vietnam veteran, rescue, shot in the chest, brawl, camping trip, gunfight, hand grenade, ambush, damsel in distress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
 329
The Bad Pack (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: A band of mercenaries are hired to combat the militia that terrorise a group of Mexican immigrants in a Texas border town.
Plot: militia, mercenary, nitroglycerine, barbed wire fence, shot in the forehead, suffocation, mental institution, exploding motorcycle, knocked out with a gun butt, shot in the leg, punched in the face, choking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 59
Diamond Run (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rogue Vietnam War vets led by their old commander Sloan try to steal some diamonds, but mysterious Megan Marlow steals them first. Sloan sends his men after her, but rogue cop Jack Cates, who's partner was murdered by Sloan, helps her.
Plot: vietnam veteran, theft, robbery, ex soldier, female protagonist, revenge, diamonds, criminal, gang, tape over mouth, vietnam war veteran, con artists ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Day of the Survivalist (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vietnam vet leaves the ugly congestion of Los Angeles and moves north to the "paradise" of rural Oregon. He is soon befriended by a group of hardcore paramilitary survivalists, who try to bring him into their circle of righteous ...
Plot: survival, military, brawl, pitchfork, axe in the head, booby trap, vietnam veteran, paintball, country music, vietnam war veteran
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 77
Joe Bullet (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When local soccer team The Eagles fall prey to a series of onslaughts from a mysterious gangster only a week before the championship final, the team turns to the one man that can help save their chances at victory – Joe Bullet (Ken Gampu). Joe ...
Plot: martial arts, criminal underworld, soccer, sexploitation, assassin, kidnapping, johannesburg south africa, exploitation, violence, gangster, gangsters, football team
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ninja Phantom Heroes (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this actioner, one of a pair of imprisoned Vietnam veterans escapes and forms an organization of secret ninjas.
Plot: ninja, shot in the chest, hitman, disappearance, flashback, pickaxe, godfather, motorcycle gang, criminal syndicate, brother sister relationship, commander, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 4K
Gridlocked (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former SWAT leader David Hendrix and hard-partying movie star Brody Walker must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: mercenary, corrupt cop, actor, betrayal, interview, violence, danger, murder, crimes, couples, ex special forces, villainess ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 102
Legion of Iron (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an ordinary date night for Billy (Kevin T. Walsh) and Alison (Camille Carrigan) until mysterious forces whisk them away to an underground arena, where Billy must fight other captives for the wagers of wealthy men and the pleasure of Queen ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, desert, dominatrix, missing person, love affair, young lovers, confined, crimes, femme fatale, rivalry, adventure, arena ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 423
Trick (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kidnappers demand six million in ransom, but the United Nations does not negotiate with terrorist. One of the best counterfeiters is serving a lengthy prison term and the agent who arrested him needs his help.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prison, politics, crimes, terrorism, dishonesty, state affairs, manhunt, confined, kidnapping, chases and races, forgery, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, corruption, kidnapping, sheriff, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Immoral Three (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three attractive sisters have one year to avenge their mother's murder and collect her inheritance.
Plot: secret agents, murder, secret agent, nude swimming, sister, inheritance, female director, lust, sex scene, gun, female full frontal nudity, attempted rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Mission to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: His activities in Viet Nam would be denied by the U S Government. Only two others providing similar service returned to the states. Now he's getting mental help in a military institution, escapes, and must be recaptured.
Plot: military police, rifle, sports car, m 16, beret, drugs, psychiatrist, soldier, deaf man, gun, veteran, ferrari ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Primary Target (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Clark Henderson.
Plot: money, vietnam veteran, murder, river, massacre, child execution, dead child, opium, atrocity, mass child killing, vietnam war veteran, dead children ...
Place: thailand, southeast asia, laos, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Belly of the Beast (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake and Sunti go to meet Mongkol, the leader of the Abu Karaf. Mongkol confirms that ever since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Jantapan has worked to corner the narcotics and arms markets. Jake must engage in a battle that will put ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, rescue, martial arts, one man army, race against time, crimes, danger, lone wolves, government agency, parents and children, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, hawaii, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 400
Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, kidnapping, assassination, chases and races, fugitives, danger, assassination attempt, partners, protagonist as suspect, heroes, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: tough heroes, master warrior, betrayal, crimes, lone wolves, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mercenary II: Thick & Thin (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mercenary Captain "Hawk" is in Acion again to save a hostage. But he and his team are betrayed. Nothing is as it seems...
Plot: warrior, ak 47, commando, uzi, beretta, horse chase, murder, hand to hand combat, explosion, mercenary, drug dealer, rescue mission ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 30
Tough Cops (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vietnam War vet turned police detective on the edge Nick Carpenter partners up with slick police detective with cat skills Pete Logan to take down the local druglord Fatcat by any means necessary.
Plot: vietnam veteran, police shootout, drug lord, buddy cop, police car, gunfight, police partner, action violence, gunned down, police detective, machine gun, pistol ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 555
Black Cobra (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hostage, psychopath, insomnia, tough heroes, injustice, campaign, fashion, confined, crime, deadly, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 108
Fireback (1983)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Kaplan is a US Army Soldier and Weapons Expert liberated by a "rescue team", he returns home to the United States only to find out that his wife Diane has been captured by infatuated gangster Duffy Collins. Kaplan embarks on a mission ...
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, hand grenade, brawl, vietnam war veteran, jungle warfare, m 16, machine gun, raid, martial arts, blood spatter, battle ...
Place: the philippines, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 101
Rolf (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mercenary takes revenge on bad guys. The Last Mercenary, a thrilling story of violence... of a rare man... a man trying to forget his past. The story of a man's buring vengence, an avenger who cannot forgive. Neither threats nor traps can stop ...
Plot: revenge, violence, rape, murder, helicopter, police, mercenary, gore, impalement, murder of a boy, dead boy, drug ...
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 541
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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