Movies like The Survivalist 1987

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The Survivalist (1987)
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The Survivalist (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An atomic bomb falls in Siberia and the USA is blamed.
Style: cult film
Plot: hospital, united states of america, helicopter, vigilante, anarchy, murder, survivalist, chaos, peeping tom, nuclear bomb, family man, motorcycle gang, martial law, attempted rape, death of family, military dictatorship, biker gang, national guard
Place: siberia, usa, united states

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychotronic and cult film films with plots about murder, danger, heroes, explosion, violence, fight and gun mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Survivalist: Eye of the Tiger (1986), Sudden Death (1977), Blue Thunder (1983), Savages from Hell (1968), Ghetto Blaster (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battles, heroes, kidnapping, small town, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts, revenge, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, rocket launcher ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, miami, asia, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 124
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 ...
Style: cult film
Plot: explosion, helicopter, mercenary, male in bathtub, man in swimsuit, violence, exploding car, murder, killer, fortune, car bomb, burned alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.4
 17K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, chase, conspiracy, murder, crimes, terrorism, politics, deadly, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Savages from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the leader of a vicious motorcycle gang finds a farmworker's son flirting with his woman, he beats the boy senseless, then kidnaps the farmworker's daughter.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: biker, kidnapping, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, attempted rape
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.0
 259
Ghetto Blaster (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Travis, middle-aged, working class man, returns home to visit his parents, he quickly learns that his hood is rife with criminal activity and gang warfare. Quickly, Travis finds himself thrust into a position to defend his family and neighbors ...
Plot: homeless man, child killed, convenience store, forced to strip, shot to death, m 16, attempted rape, drive by shooting, punk, gang member, vigilante, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 1K
Three Inches (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walter Speckman is a nobody, until one day he is struck by lightning and gains the ability to move any object with his mind... but only for 3 inches at a time. A recruiter who knows of super-powered individuals finds Walter and offers him the chance ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, friendship, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroic mission, woman in danger, danger, good versus evil, rescue, hospital, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 107
Black Angels (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an African-American biker gang is tricked into believing that a white biker gang is planning a war...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle gang, mountain lion, chain, motorcycle, knife, police, fight, biker, biker gang, bar, marijuana, beer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 162
Dragon Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Los Angeles 2050 A.D. Crime. Drugs. Violence. Rape. The City of Angels has descended into chaos. Street fighter Dominic La Banca seeks to avenge his brother's death in this lawless city. To find the killer, he must enter the deadly underworld ...
Plot: gang, gang leader, earth viewed from space, space shuttle, underground tournament, future dystopia, female nudity, martial arts, murder, sex, kickboxing, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 2030s, near future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, family relations, chaos, contamination, farm, distopia, virus, human nature, plague, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Outlaw Riders (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An outlaw motorcycle gang is headed by two couples (Bambi Allan, Jennifer Bishop, Bill Bonner and Bryan West). The gang is badly hurt by a botched robbery and the four stars, the only survivors, eventually head to Mexico, where they have to combat ...
Plot: motorcycle gang, sunglasses, jeans, blood, violence, sex, headband, on the run, convent, money, pursuit, attempted rape ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Angels Die Hard (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gang of bikers try to save people in a mining disaster.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gang, sheriff, biker, mine, motorcycle gang, small town, cave in, funeral, motorcycle, biker gang, fight, cave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Termination Man (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Serbian terrorist blackmails NATO and the U.N. with a deadly nerve gas, a covert squad is the Free World's last hope. Led by Dylan Pope they must "terminate" the threat before it terminates them!
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), un, terrorism, poison gas, traitor, roadblock, agent, terrorist, sex, female nudity
Place: bosnia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
 279
Nightforce (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A U.S. senator's daughter and friend go to Mexico to save her kidnapped girlfriend from terrorists.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorism, group of friends, bare breasts, attempted rape, kidnapped woman, terrorist, jungle, rescue mission, missing person, female nudity, senator, female protagonist
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 418K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, space station, cyborgs, distopia, class conflict, outer space, politics, race against time, radiation, society, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Jesus Trip (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When the police discover that their motorcycles are concealing heroin, Waco (Robert Porter) and his motorcycle gang hides out in a desert convent. A highway patrolman (Billy 'Green' Bush) hunts down the gang after they kidnap a nun, Sister ...
Plot: biker, nun, motorcycle gang, religion, convent, candle, binoculars, leather jacket, explosion, humiliation, nun's habit, sunglasses ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
45%
Serena and the Ratts (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After years of killing for a man only known as "The Boss", Serena is burnt out. When she is hired for one final job, she teams up with an underground renegade group to stop her replacement from executing the assassination.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, renegade, time travel, danger, crimes, murder, assassination, inventions and discoveries, scientist, gun, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 487
Fighting Mad (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation tries to pressure a bunch of Arkansas farmers and ranchers to sell their land so they can strip-mine it for coal. The fiercely proud and stubborn Hunter family refuse to give in. This leads to a bitter conflict that results in ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, self defense, vigilantism, farmer, bow and arrow, corruption, murder, revenge, gunfight, vigilante, violence ...
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.4
 34
Wild Wheels (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of surfers use dune buggies to protect their beach from a gang of invading bikers.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: surfer, biker, motorcycle gang, fight, biker gang, motorcycle, musician, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 52K
Soldier (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors ...
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, alien planet, military, soldier, space travel, presumed dead, battles, one man army, heroes, rescue, distopia, survival ...
Time: future, year 1996
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 69K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, dystopic future, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, postman, post apocalypse, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, year 2013, 2040s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, save the world, forces of nature, journalism, danger, adventure, race against time, chaos, catastrophe, hurricane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the nuclear war people are sterile and ruled by the artifical intelligences they created in this violent world. The only woman who was able to give life to a child has to take the child through the dangerous city to the ship to save it. She is ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ship, anarchy, heroes, chase, post apocalypse, fetus, terrorism, cyborgs, kung fu, androids and robots, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Wild Angels (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Peter Fonda plays 'Heavenly Blues', the leader of Hell's Angels chapter from Venice, California while Bruce Dern plays 'Loser', his best pal. When they both botch their attempt to retrieve Loser's stolen bike, Loser ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic, realistic ...
Plot: biker, gang, hospital, on the road, violence spree, tough heroes, leadership, life is a bitch, buddies, crimes, down on your luck, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe, usa, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Black Mask 2: City of Masks (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Black Mask must stop a group intent on setting off a DNA bomb that could cause mutations to the human race.
Style: stylized, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, secret identity, heroic mission, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, adventure, deadly, save the day, rivalry, danger ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 621
Ghost Warrior (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When skiers in Japan come across the frozen body of centuries-old samurai warrior Yoshimita, scientists secretly whisk the corpse to a high-tech laboratory in California, where they bring him back to life. But when Yoshimita escapes onto the mean ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, offbeat, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: martial arts, culture clash, samurai, gang, ghost, disorder, battles, graphic violence, against the odds, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, time travel ...
Time: 1900s, 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, usa, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Run, Angel, Run! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Angel (William Smith), an outlaw biker, sells out his gang by exposing their wild conquests to Like magazine for $10,000. With his photo on the cover, Angel skips town and tries to start over with help from sheep rancher Dan Felton (Dan Kemp). An ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle gang, corvette, biker, shot to death, shotgun, dancing, drifter, motorcycle, schoolhouse, beer drinking, topless dancing, sunglasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Batman: Anarchy (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The maniacal Harley Quinn emerges ten years after the Joker's capture at the end of The Dark Knight, in search of him, leaving a now war torn caped crusader to combat the wave of death and anarchy she unleashes.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police procedural, tragedy, arrow, anarchy, mask, superhero, son, violence, costumed hero, police commissioner, vigilante, death of girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 847
Cyclone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rick has developed the ultimate motorcycle, the Cyclone. It is a $5 million bike equipped with rocket launchers and laser guns. Rick meets his fate and it is up to his girlfriend Teri to keep the Cyclone from falling into the wrong hands. Teri can ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover, danger, chases and races, intrigue, crimes, rivalry, motorcycle chase, woman in danger, profanity, graphic violence, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 139
Private Wars (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heroes, vigilantism, save the day, crime, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, lone wolves, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%