Movies like Thunder Island

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Thunder Island (1963)
 5.2
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Thunder Island (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A hit man hijacks a boat — and the married couple aboard — in order to carry out a contract on a dictator in the Caribbean.
Plot: island, assassin, hitman, hostage, politics, castle, ruler, advertising, exile, boat, chase, tyrant, father daughter relationship, profession, murder, boss, nationalism, mission, male male relationship, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, rescue, nagging wife, scuba diving
Place: puerto rico

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Most similar movies to Thunder Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and exciting films with plots about murder, chase, danger, revenge, crimes, violence and gun mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thunder Island: Darker Than Amber (1970), Proof of Life (2000), Beast of Burden (2018), Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995), The Hunted (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Darker Than Amber (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean ...
Plot: rescue, murder, private detective, revenge, cruise ship, doppelganger, boat, fight
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 56K
Proof of Life (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, ransom, rescue, group of criminals, jungle, mercenary, negotiation, confined, danger, couple relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Beast of Burden (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sean Haggerty only has an hour to deliver his illegal cargo. An hour to reassure a drug cartel, a hitman, and the DEA that nothing is wrong. An hour to make sure his wife survives. And he must do it all from the cockpit of his Cessna.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: drug cartel, smuggling, hitman, race against time, police, rescue, danger, chase, crimes, track down, hostage, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, airplane, terrorism, hostage, law enforcement, one man army, escapades, confined, rivalry, daring rescue, save the day, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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exile movies
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208
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, good versus evil, murder, ninja, danger, master warrior, hitman, vengeance, crimes, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, danger, on the run, chase, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: langley virginia, los angeles, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy finds himself pursued by two assassins in the Montana wilderness with a survival expert determined to protecting him - and a forest fire threatening to consume them all. Download : ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: murder witness, witness, wilderness, survival, strong female character, assassin, witnessing a crime, child witness, witness protection, criminal, murder, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 86
Viper (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Laura's husband James is murdered, she decides to find out who did it and why. She finds herself in a fight against an anti-terrorist organization in her desire for revenge.
Style: suspense
Plot: military, car bomb, commander, hostage, soldier, automatic weapon, terrorism, murder, terrorist, top secret, diner, execution ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Assassination (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: bodyguard, assassination, terrorism, secret agents, heroes, deadly, state affairs, crimes, undercover, espionage, chases and races, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., wyoming, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 89K
3 Days to Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, hitman, cia, terminal illness, danger, family relations, secret service, parents and children, one last job, race against time, family reunited, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 1K
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heroes, hitman, wrongfully committed, murder, survival, frame up, catastrophe, false accusation, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, near future, year 1997
Place: hong kong, china, asia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 2K
Kodi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A young politician finds himself in a position where he has to contest against his girlfriend, who is ambitious. Circumstances force his look-alike twin to also get involved in this political battle.
Style: political thriller
Plot: politics, betrayal, violence, student, politician, professor, election, police, chase, murder, protest, tamil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, survival, rescue, kidnapping, adventure, one man army, race against time, save the day, deadly, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 245
Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, assassin, sex trafficking, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, deadly, estrangement, rivalry, sex trade, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 40K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Assassination (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Assassination is set in Korea and Shanghai in the 1930's during the Japanese occupation. The government resistance assigns a secret commando group with killing collaborators.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: japanese occupation, assassination, hitman, resistance, revenge, nationalism, ambush, impersonation, friendship, betrayal, father daughter relationship, japanese occupation of korea ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Survive the Night (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgraced doctor and his family are held hostage at their home by criminals on the run, when a robbery-gone-awry requires them to seek immediate medical attention.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, doctor, brother brother relationship, robbery, surgery, accidental killing, gas station, car chase, organized crime, rescue, hostage situation, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 8K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending
Plot: politics, revenge, police officer, murder, husband wife relationship, fight, betrayal, violence, explosion, bar, father daughter relationship, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.1
 2K
Detention (2003)
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, ex soldier, survival, hostages, confined, one man army, teachers and students, danger, master warrior, dedicated educator, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, hitman, vigilantism, good versus evil, assassination, chase, heroes, martial arts, vigilante, serial killer, revolver ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, rescue, threat, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, cia ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 184K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret service, hijacking, hostage, airplane, negotiation, president, usa president, prison, terrorism, conspiracy, head of state, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, germany, washington d.c., turkey, kazakhstan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: disaster movie, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, airplane accident, airport, airliner, fighter jet, survival, murder, arms dealer, danger, race against time, rescue, terrorism ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, alps, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sweet Girl (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: protector, murder investigation, father daughter relationship, fight, family relations, lynching, murder, battles, revenge, single father, fighting crime, life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Moore, leader of the Moore gang, a group of professional hitmen, has been having his four thugs knock off several businessmen in the area. Finally, he decides to have them kill the prosecutor who is hot on his trail. After a few failed ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, murder, rivalry, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, master criminal, mind game, gang, hitman, police detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 15K
The Marksman (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: drug cartel, murder, chase, life is a bitch, violence, boy, ranch, criminal underworld, danger, heroes, assassin, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Florida Connection (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dan Gordon arrives in town on the edge of the Florida Everglades, planning to take part in a drug smuggling operation. He's aided by his friend, Mule Tucker, but runs into opposition from corrupt local cops.
Plot: man wrapped in a towel, murder, chase, man wearing towel, police, swamp, marijuana, cannabis, drug smuggling
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: white house, president, conspiracy, secret service, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, siege, hostage, treason, security guard, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, pentagon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 1K
The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, hostage, crimes, danger, deadly, taxi driver, chase, killings, criminal, murder, confined, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 6K
The Marine 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebels seize control of the hotel where a Marine sniper and his wife are staying. Can he save the day?
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, marine, terrorism, one man army, heroes, resort, sniper, tough heroes, spouse in danger, danger, crimes, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%