Movies like Airboss

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Airboss (1997)
 2.4
 170
Airboss (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist, fbi, cold war, kidnapping, navy seal, soldier, terrorism, russian, government, weapons, fbi agent, hiding place, air force, stock footage, air base

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Most similar movies to Airboss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, cult film, serious and realistic films with plots about terrorism, heroes, danger, terrorist, rivalry, escapades and chases and races mostly in Action, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like Airboss: Shocktroop (1988), Killing Streets (1991), The Protector (1998), Sky Riders (1976), Jungle Assault (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.8
 54
Airboss III (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American attack submarine on patrol in the South China Sea intercepts an SOS from a Russian freighter. The freighter was attacked by unidentified frogmen on the high seas and high grade plutonium was stolen. The FBI suspects this attack is the ...
Plot: submarine, disaster, spy, sos, terrorist, government, plutonium, soldier, air force, death of wife, task force, post traumatic stress ...
Place: middle east, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.2
 33
Shocktroop (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The special commando Delta Force is sent behind the line of fire into the terrain of the enemy. Their mission goal is to destroy a base where the enemies prepare a new weapon: a combat helicopter.
Style: cult film
Plot: soldier, kidnapping, corruption, army, torture, interrogation, rebel, hostage, helicopter, freedom fighter, prisoner of war camp, suicide ...
Place: russia, afghanistan, ussr, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Killing Streets (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, kidnapping, rescue, terrorism, lebanese, siblings relations, missing person, confined, state affairs, life is a bitch, uncover truth, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Protector (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man of mystery with no memory is haunted by a vicious crime lord and a band of lethal assassins from a secret government agency. A "Protector"...from an unlikely source joins the man in the battle to save the economic world and recapture ...
Plot: agent, amnesia, assassin, kidnapping, protection, government, crime boss
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.9
 1K
Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, terrorism, hang glider, hostage, castle, aviation, airplane, hang gliding, terrorist, missing person, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 107
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.
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, jungle warfare, gunfight, bar fight, female nudity, murder, kidnapping, helicopter, attempted rape, jungle, terrorist, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
D.R.E.A.M. Team (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: J.W. Garrison, the head of a top-secret sub agency of the United Nations, discovers that a team of terrorists, led by the murderous Oliver Maxwell, plan on producing a bomb carrying an anthrax virus to be used in the United States. Garrison summons ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: terrorism, model, undercover, spy, woman with a gun, female spy, female protagonist, violence, redhead, martial arts, fistfight, tough girl ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventure, treasure, archaeology, adventurer, chase, alien, jungle, artifact, desert, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
Place: peru, mexico city, latin america, south america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Search and Destroy (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SEARCH AND DESTROY (1988) - Terrorists destroy a chemical factory. A virus is released that infects the people of the town with a strange psychosis. Stars Joe Ambrose, Tom Banks and Peter Drinco
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, virus, contamination, factory, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Absolute Aggression (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2011, the prison system is run by the private sector. Business tycoon R.D. Crowley (Robert Davi) has created a Virtual Reality prison. The prisoner's bodies are locked in suspended animation while their mind traverses the lethal ...
Plot: prison, cattle prod, war for independence, dark power, alternate reality, virtual reality, aerial combat, computer virus, rape, female nudity, suicide, escape ...
Time: middle ages, year 2011, 2000s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 34K
Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: humorous, suspense, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, adventure, catastrophe, secret service, conspiracy, transformation, forest, plane crash, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: finland, europe, pentagon, washington d.c., norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Death Is Nimble, Death Is Quick (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Austria, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group. Lots of jungle thrills, martial arts, ancient temples, huge explosions, & even sci-fi elements. Watch for Harris' great karate fight ...
Style: eurospy, cult film
Plot: spy, espionage, kidnapping, romantic rivalry, male objectification, bodyguard, death threat, secret laboratory, plane crash, male male relationship, male female relationship, bondage ...
Place: sri lanka, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
King Kong Lives (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!
Style: scary, touching, humorous, entertaining, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant ape, king kong, monster, giant monster, monkey, adventure, heart transplant, military, pregnancy, island, snake, hospital ...
Time: 80s, prehistoric times
Place: tokyo, borneo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.2
 682
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, airplane, daring rescue, save the day, hostage, adventure, government agency, rivalry, air disaster, hijacking, crimes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.1
 9K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, adventure, brutality, gunfight, assassination, justice, gratuitous violence, soldier, mission of murder, state affairs, war, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 203
Firehawk (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a daring mission in Vietnam, a helicoptor squadron is downed. While the soldiers try to escape capture by the Viet Cong, clues that the copter was sabotaged lead to brutal infighting, as they search for the traitor among them.
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, exploitation, soldier, traitor, military, pow, prisoners of war
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Let's Get Harry (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, thought provoking, buddy movie ...
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, friendship, escape, superhero, fight, underdog, runaway, small town, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, military base, soldier, gang, secret agents, undercover, rivalry, military life, injustice, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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U.S. Seals II: The Ultimate Force (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, soldier, heroic mission, martial arts, commando mission, daring rescue, heroes, master warrior, crimes, military base, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Apocalypse Code (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world. The charges can be activated by an 11-digit code. Zayidi dies and his accomplice, nicknamed "The ...
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, good versus evil, spy, escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroine, russian, female fighter, vengeance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, malaysia, italy, norway, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.3
 162
Crackerjack 3 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of retired spies once former enemies, are forced to work together in an attempt to retrieve a neutron bomb stolen by a group of new-wave, high-tech operatives who have supplanted them in the post-Cold War intelligence game.
Plot: spy, heroes, terrorist, one against many, terrorist plot, martial arts, brawl, violence, hostile takeover, tough guy, gunfight, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.7
 7K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, justice, heroic mission, tough heroes, against the odds, save the day, daring rescue, aviation, helicopter, military, airplane, weapons ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 104
Field of Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sergeant Thomas Duncan takes his men behind enemy lines to recover a secret government fighter copter and its pilot, a secret weapon all his own. But once stationed in the dense jungle brush of Vietnam, their radio goes out all hope of contacting ...
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, exploitation, veteran, vietnam veteran, rescue, soldier, military
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Great Skycopter Rescue (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When oil is discovered in a small-town, some greedy prospectors hire a gang of wild bikers to scare the townsfolk away. However, when a group of young pilots stumble across the underhanded plot, they plan an effective retaliation.
Plot: gangsters, motorcycle gang, oil, prospector, terrorist, biker, small town, rescue, helicopter, pilot, gang, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Chicano Blood (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A former gang member is pulled back into his former violent world after a Russian gang vying for control of the local drug trade kills his wife. Taking a solemn pledge to seek vengeance for his wife's murder, he plunges deeply into the arena of ...
Plot: russian, chase, gunfight, female nudity, violence, murder, lesbian, female homosexuality, extreme violence, lowrider, bare breasts
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Expendables (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Baronski, assigned a squad of misfit soldiers, trains them into a fighting powerhouse "The Expendables." Breaking every rule, they must risk their lives crossing into Cambodia to save the American hostages.
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, army, rebel, vietnam veteran, pow, american, vietnamese
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.9
 128
Stranglehold (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Deep inside the nation's top chemical weapons facility, a brilliant terrorist takes a Congresswoman hostage. The Navy can't stop him. The Air Force can't reach him. The Coast Guard can't kill him. Only one man can do the job: ...
Plot: terrorist, kickboxing, military, agent, chemical weapon, hostage, terrorism
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 687
Paper Tiger (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy are kidnapped by terrorists for political purposes.
Plot: tutor, kidnapping, englishman abroad, terrorist, english teacher
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Spy Games: The Black Wolf Hunt (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Retired Colonel Matveev takes on an unofficial assignment to revenge his friend's death and catch one of the most dangerous terrorists who managed to escape to America during a failed operation in Chechnya.
Plot: spy, russian, terrorist, revenge, nickname
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Unmasking the Idol (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Duncan Jax must stop the evil terrorist Scarlet Leader from acquiring nuclear bombs that could start WW3. Together with the trusty baboon, Boon, he takes on the almost impossible mission! He must steal the gold that Scarlet leader plans to use to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, retro
Plot: ninja, spy, battles, martial arts, heroes, terrorism, heroic mission, battle zone, rivalry, escapades, adventure, hotshot hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%