Movies like Warbus

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Warbus (1985)
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Warbus (1985)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Philippines, USA, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot concerns a small group of people who are forced to flee from their base (which happens to be a Mission) in an old school bus when the VC launch a vicious assault upon it. Along the way they are joined by a group of three battle hardened American Special Forces soldiers and together they desperately fight to make it to safety.
Plot: school bus, swat team, jungle, vietnam war, capture, missionary, epilepsy, behind enemy lines, snake, u.s. army, battles, booby trap, rambo, vietcong, combat, battle, epileptic seizure
Place: vietnam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about jungle, vietnam war, explosion, battles, military, heroes and soldier mostly in War, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Warbus: Intrusion: Cambodia (1983), Behind Enemy Lines (1986), The Walking Dead (1995), Strike Commando (1986), Fist of Glory (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Intrusion: Cambodia (1983)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rag tag group is assembled for a secret mission into Cambodia, led by legendary special forces commando Richard Harrison.
Plot: swat team, american soldier, jungle, soldier, vietnam war, helicopter, shooting
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cambodia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Behind Enemy Lines (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Col. Carradine leads a group of American P.O.W.s, battling their way to freedom as Saigon falls to the Viet Cong.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escape, battles, swat team, bomb, helicopter, booby trap, jungle warfare, prisoner of war camp, machine gun, adventure, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1973
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Walking Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young marines on a suicide mission in Vietnam, struggle for survival in a jungle minefield. The mean streets of home did not prepare them for this.
Style: tense, biting, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: jungle, vietnam war, danger, war, graphic violence, survival, interracial relations, military life, escapades, society, soldier, military ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Strike Commando (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While operating behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mike Ransom learns of a Russian presence in North Vietnam. Ordered to obtain proof of this discovery, Ransom returns to enemy territory but is captured and subjected to a variety of tortures. Eventually he ...
Plot: disarming someone, village, thirst, war violence, one man army, punching, pistol, dead children, violence, warrior, hand grenade, foot chase ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Fist of Glory (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vietnam. The last days of the war. A crack squad of Army special forces commandos led by Johnny Reynolds undertakes an unauthorized combat mission behind enemy lines with disasterous results.
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, vietcong, mission, brawl, vietnam war veteran, underground tournament, explosion, grenade launcher, gunfight, fistfight, m 16 ...
Place: vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Nam Angels (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless soldiers on motorcycles.
Style: cult film
Plot: motorcycle, rescue mission, strongman, machine gun, ambush, commando, chase, fire fight, motorcycle gang, brawl, attack, motorcycle chase ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, self discovery, jungle, military, heroes, war, escapades, soldier, adventure, infantrymen, u.s. army ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Killer Instinct (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For America, the Vietnam War is over. Johnny doesn't see it that way. This Special Forces soldier battles vicious Vietcong, a sadistic Russian advisor and his own peacenik girlfriend as he embarks on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, vietnam veteran, mission, swat team, vietnam war veteran, russian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, USA, Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The Marines barely hold off the VC (Viet Cong), but in the end, hold the base.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, siege, battles, massacre, sergeant, survival, escapades, danger, military, soldier, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 244
The Last Blood (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier attacks his corrupt superior officer and is court marshalled but before he can be sent to a firing squad he escapes...
Plot: vietnam war, green beret, escape, exploitation, violence, reporter, prisoner of war camp, military officer, frustration, torture, journalist, pow ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, danger, martial arts, vietnam war, patriotism, rescue mission, vietnam veteran, vengeance, orphanage, tough heroes, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c., bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 14
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: revenge, suicide, bridge, violence, jungle, missing, nudity (full frontal - brief), elite, hunting, erotica, computer, female nudity ...
Place: thailand, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 172
Final Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his family are murdered Vietnam War veteran, Vince Deacon, tracks down the man responsible for the murders and to get his revenge.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, police station, jungle, vigilantism, vietnam veteran, revenge, crime, crimes ...
Time: year 1972
Place: vietnam, los angeles, laos
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 472
Nam's Angels (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some bikers are hired by the CIA during the Vietnam War to rescue a captured agent from the clutches of the Red Chinese army. After a round of drinking, fighting, and whoring around, the cycle gang, led by Big Bill Smith, fix up their Yamahas with ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, brawl, tough guy, fight, combat, suicide, commando unit, hand to hand combat, ambush, brothel, hand grenade ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: southeast asia, cambodia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 24K
Hamburger Hill (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, rough, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, anti war, combat, violence spree, insanity, jungle, lieutenant, massacre, gunfight, war, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hunter of the Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped beind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, behind enemy lines, against the odds, anti war, escapades, rescue, danger, military, adventure, heroes, war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, saigon, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, battle, heroic mission, military life, military, war, danger, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, jungle, soldier ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 155
Kill Zone (1993)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An American colonel will pay any price to defeat the Viet Cong. When his unauthorized fighting force in Cambodia is discovered, he becomes a one man army, fighting a war of his own for a cause he knows is just.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: disability, escapades, war, adventure, one man army, rivalry, military, heroes, graphic violence, battles, tough heroes, military life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: cambodia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 209
The Devastator (1986)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 79 min.
Story: This war's in your own backyard. Violent warfare erupts in Northern California when Vietnam vet Deacon Porter reassembles his Combat Strike Force to avenge the death of a commanding officer.
Plot: small town, vietnam veteran, drug dealer, marijuana, terror, vietnam war, fire, sheriff, death of friend, tricycle, biker, submachine gun ...
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 2K
84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, jungle, escapades, against the odds, anti war, battles, military life, heroic mission, military, danger, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 8K
Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, golf, war, against the odds, danger, adventure, friendship, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Hunt for Eagle One (2006)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of US Marines are sent to rescue captured a US Marine and a Filipino Captain while stopping a group of Al-Qaeda-backed local rebels from launching biological weapons.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, marine, military, rescue, battles, heroic mission, save the day, leadership, race against time, escapades, rivalry, deadly ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Operation Warzone (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A squad of U.S. troops seek out a mysterious agent hiding out in the jungles of 1960s Vietnam whom has classified documents that could win the war.
Plot: explosion, vietcong, tunnel, fistfight, secret mission, brawl, gunfight
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Tunnel Rats (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, heroic mission, danger, tunnel, chaos, military life, escapades, vietnam war, jungle, blood, gory ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
War Without End (1986)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rambosploitation madness from director Teddy Page.
Plot: violence, explosion, vietnam war, sabotage, rescue mission, jungle, fighter jet, machine gun, fighter pilot, u.s. air force, gunfight, kgb agent
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Assault Platoon (1990)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1973 Vietnam, gas bombs are dropped on villages, killing men, women, and children. Two downed American pilots, accused of the bombings, are captured and tortured. Both men give name, rank, and serial number but neither one confesses. Elsewhere, a ...
Plot: hands tied behind back, bare breasts, explosion, fistfight, jail, gun in mouth, interrogation, torture, cell, fight in water, burning village, electric torture ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: factual, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, battles, war, heroes, military life, u.s. army, battlefield, wartime life, army, death ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Odd Angry Shot (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range patrols, raids and ambushes where nothing happens, to the the terror of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, idealism, military life, adventure, heroes, hopes, society, war, battles, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 634
Going Back (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of Marines return to Vietnam with a news crew to relive their tragic war experiences.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: vietnam war, leadership, military life, battles, adventure, military, life is a bitch, love, anti war, homecoming, reunion, filmmaking ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last American Soldier (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jungle action from the glorious period of Rambo ripoffs.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: shot to death, dying words, shot in the chest, threatened with a knife, shot through a door, shot in the stomach, martial artist, ambush, trap, hell, shotgun, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, southeast asia, soviet union, vietnam, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%