Movies like American Commandos

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American Commandos (1985)
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American Commandos (1985)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chris Mitchum plays Dean Mitchell (I know, quite a stretch), the one gas station attendant you don't wanna mess with. He's a taciturn Vietnam vet who doesn't say very much. When some stupid baddies DO decide to mess with him, they end up in a world of hurt. They try robbing his beloved gas station, and then they go after his family. Big mistake...
Plot: jungle, rape, suicide, drugs, commando, armored car, vietnam war veteran, revenge, fictional war, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexploitation film and rough films with plots about revenge, female nudity, drugs, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), gun and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like American Commandos: Hateman (1987), The One-Armed Executioner (1981), Tigershark (1987), Tuesday Never Comes (1992), Fireback (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 47
Hateman (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman is gang raped by backwoods locals and a crazed, Vietnam veteran comes to her rescue.
Plot: vietnam war veteran, ant, revenge, rape, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief), corrupt judge, severed arm
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The One-Armed Executioner (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An Interpol agent is out for revenge against the gangsters that cut off his arm and killed his bride. This tragedy left him deeply depressed, and his battle with depression has to be won first before he can be thoroughly trained in martial arts. ...
Plot: martial arts, dwarf, revenge, interpol, hospital, gangster, drug, martial art, espionage, grenade, gangsters, drugs ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 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 ⇓
82%
Tuesday Never Comes (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Irish mercenary will stop at nothing to get the money owed to him for a job from an Italian-American drug lord.
Plot: drugs, dead woman on ground, drug lord, buried alive, fbi agent, policewoman killing, racial slur, bare breasts, person on fire, nudity (full frontal - brief), cocaine
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 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 ⇓
65%
 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 ⇓
65%
The Executioner Part II (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An L.A. cop and a reporter team up to find a masked serial killer.
Plot: murder, rape, revenge, vigilante, vietnam war, violence, exploitation, police, gangsters, post traumatic stress disorder, assault, execution ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 981
TNT Jackson (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A woman encounters thugs and drug dealers after traveling to Hong Kong to search for her missing brother.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, gang, ambush, kung fu, parade, one woman army, drug smuggling, revenge, track down, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.4
 12
Rescue Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Richard Harrison stars as a super tough CIA agent in this over-the-top action-packed Filipino jungle action flick. Bloody violence, a jungle full of bamboo death traps and some double crossing keeps things more than interesting and a definite must ...
Plot: gore, suicide, erotica, revenge, computer, blood, female nudity, bridge, jungle, violence, war hero, thai ...
Place: vietnam, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 181
Deaden (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-undercover cop turned biker Rane, witnesses the brutal murder of his pregnant wife by his crew who have learned about his old policemen days. Upon his exit from the hospital, he arms himself to the teeth and goes on an substance fueled, psychotic ...
Plot: revenge, rape, murder, crossbow, burned alive, murder of wife, female nudity, pregnancy, abortion, fetus, lesbian rape, head injury ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
When the Bullet Hits the Bone (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An emergency-room doctor declares war on street crime after linking drug traffic to the federal government.
Plot: doctor, violence, vigilante, conspiracy, corruption, drugs, hitman, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, drug, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 1.5
 276
Diamondbacks (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Diamondback Militia violently opposes certain US policies regarding satellite info. After a lightening attack on a federal courthouse, the Militia takes over a space shuttle tracking station. The goal...to take control of a multi-billion dollar ...
Plot: militia, space shuttle, nasa, terrorism, radio announcer, car chase, bomb, satellite, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
The Executioner (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Turkey
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cellat, the Turkish version of Death Wish, sticks fairly close plot wise to the template of the American film, with some scenes and bits of dialogue being almost identical. However, it also deviates from its inspiration at times and is at its most ...
Plot: death wish, murder, gun, rape, home invasion, violent sex, stripper, prostitute, bully, nudity (full frontal - brief), thrown through a window, necklace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Warriors of the Apocalypse (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war with civilization's death as a result leads an adventurer, a group of hikers on their search for the Mountain of Life. On their way they meet pygmy tribes, brutal gangs and amazon women.
Plot: post apocalypse, scantily clad female, bare breasts, immortality, female warrior, sword and sorcery, amazon, jungle, spear, see through, nuclear war
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Der Stein des Todes (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: West Germany, Sri Lanka
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kumar Cunningham loses his fiancee in Sri Lanka during a festival, only to discover her dead from a drugs overdose. Mad with grief, he kills the two dealers and is arrested for murder. He manages to escape and is bent on revenge.
Plot: poker, exploding car, drugs, machine gun, explosion, chase, revenge, helicopter, braless
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 636
Cherry Bomb (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An homage to the action films of the early 1980s, Cherry Bomb follows a young dancer and her quest for revenge against the group of men that brutally assaulted her. Seeing no justice coming from within the system Cherry enlists the help of her ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: gang rape, police corruption, rape, rape and revenge, rape victim, rape revenge, gory, crimes, deadly, danger, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
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The Firing Line (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American military advisor becomes disillusioned by the brutality and corruption of the Central American government which hired him. When his shift in sympathies becomes known, he's arrested and tortured but soon escapes, along with a ...
Plot: tank, target practice, grenade, machine gun, war crime, binoculars, jumping off a bridge, rebel, gunshot, tunnel, renegade, governor ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 120
No Safe Haven (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When his family is murdered by members of a drug gang, an undercover CIA agent tracks them down, but they escape and flee to their hideout, a fortress in South America. Knowing he can't count on the local authorities for aid, he calls on one of ...
Plot: murder, revenge, ex cia agent, fortress, child, gun, gambling, american football, soccer, helicopter, child with gun, female nudity ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 194
Rangers (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A black ops unit goes to middle east after a terrorist. They are betrayed and their operative is caught. Later, unit leader starts an investigation. Meanwile the enemy offers the operative a chance for revenge against his superiors.
Plot: infiltration, cia, trust, black ops, army, martial arts, gunfight, military, hand to hand combat, catch phrase, terrorist, explosion ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Guy from Harlem (1977)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tough streetwise private investigator Al Connors, who works in Florida but originally hails from Harlem, is hired by the CIA to guard a visiting African princess. Moreover, Connors uses all his sharp street smarts and fierce fighting skills to find ...
Plot: private investigator, gunshot, cult, kidnapped daughter, ladies man, bikini, attempted rape, gym, fistfight, male protagonist, private detective, cia agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 157
Commando Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American narcotics agent takes her squad to Mexico, where she must break up a drug-smuggling gang that has also kidnapped her boyfriend.
Style: cult film
Plot: drugs, sex, smuggling, gang, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kidnapping, female nudity, commando
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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%
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 ⇓
43%
Gatorbait II: Cajun Justice (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sweet city girl initiated into the rugged ways of the Louisiana swamp by her good-natured Cajun husband "Big T". She ends up putting her newly acquired survival skills to good use when she is kidnapped by Big T's chief rival Leroy ...
Style: sexual, sexy, sexploitation film
Plot: cajun, swamp, gang rape, backwoods, revenge, female nudity, hillbilly, alligator, shot in the chest, wedding, exploitation, male female relationship ...
Place: louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Circle of Fear (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tom Price, an ex-LA mob enforcer, travels to the Philippines to investigate the mysterious death of his brother Charlie. Tom's investigation turns to catastrophe, and he must employ all the tricks of the trade to stay alive.
Plot: teenager, asian american, drugged, sexual assault, teenage sex, rape, breasts, 14 year old, sex with teenager, sex slavery
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Second Blood (2016)
Genre: Action
Country: Kuwait
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Yousef Rambu (Abdulhadi Al-Khayat) is a highly trained spy, and an ex-commando. As a member of the Kuwait Army Forces he was captured during a mission. Imprisoned by Chinese military intelligence, Rambu was brutally tortured for months. That made ...
Plot: pow, rambo, spy, interrogation, torture, machismo, tough guy, jungle, war hero, commando, muscleman, ex special forces ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
The Violent Breed (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A military group led by Henry Silva and Woody Strode are bound by their honor, to execute their orders to kill as many enemies as possible.
Plot: kgb, refugee, exploitation, drugs, cold war, violence, partisan, nudity (full frontal - brief), spy, agent, female nudity
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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