Movies like Shocktroop

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Shocktroop (1989)
 3.1
 22
Shocktroop (1989)
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: army, hostage, suicide, torture, soldier, kidnapping, corruption, helicopter, rebel, explosion, interrogation, freedom fighter, prisoner of war camp, stock footage, suicide mission
Place: afghanistan, ussr, soviet union, russia, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Shocktroop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, cult film, realistic and serious films with plots about explosion, heroes, danger, chase, kidnapping, gunfight and hostage mostly in Action, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like Shocktroop: Airboss (1997), Airboss III (2000), Rambo III (1988), The Expendables (1988), Sky Riders (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 146
Airboss (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist, weapons, fbi, cold war, air force, navy seal, government, soldier, terrorism, russian, kidnapping, air base ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 43
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: soldier, post traumatic stress, submarine, terrorism, government, russian, helicopter, stock footage, air force, taliban, task force, sos ...
Place: china, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 124K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, kidnapping, military base, freedom fighter, rambo, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, danger, captivity, heroic mission, liberation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: american, vietnam war veteran, vietnamese, soldier, vietnam veteran, rebel, army, pow
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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kidnapping movies
5308
corruption movies
5031
helicopter movies
2715
 5.9
 944
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, monastery, castle, hostage, hang glider, escapades, confined, politics, adventure, daring rescue, heroes, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, buddy movie, cult film ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, rescue, hostage, friendship, adventure, missing person, escapades, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 130
Rapid Fire (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mike Thompson is a former U.S. government agent whom is called on by his no-nonsense ex-employer Hanson to stop a terrorist named Mustapha who breaks out of a maximum security military prison aboard a battleship with the help from his aide Eddy ...
Plot: terrorism, explosion, violence, battleship, mercenary, stripper, lasersight, gunfight, torture, candy store, chase, desert eagle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 8K
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, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, war, rebellion, mission of murder, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.8
 53K
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he ...
Style: surreal, funny, twists and turns, light, humorous ...
Plot: adventure, heist, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, world domination, crime gone awry, master thief, butler, nun, absurdism, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rome italy, vatican, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 234K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, manhunt, tough heroes, danger, ex military, lone wolves, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, loner, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, rescue, kidnapping, terrorism, state affairs, investigation, confined, hostages, heroes, chases and races, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, terrorism, rescue, heroes, race against time, hostage, kidnapping, martial arts, terrorist attack, behind enemy lines, female fighter, colonel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Twin Dragon Encounter (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers on vacation are faced with an unexpected battle when their getaway spot is invaded by mercenaries. Using their martial arts expertise, the twins wage war against the invaders in order to free their kidnapped girlfriends.
Plot: martial arts, twins, hostage, kidnapping, hostage situation, swashbuckler, actor playing himself, mercenary, kung fu, karate
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, terrorism, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, escapades, one man army, state affairs, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 94
Bimini Code (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two female adventurers travel to the Bermuda Triangle to search after a young boy who disappeared mysteriously.
Plot: woman hits a man, enemy, hostage, martial arts, women fight, scuba diver, bikini girl, bound and gagged, bermuda triangle, caribbean sea, underwater fight, boat ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, batman, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, explosion, tragic villain, double life, police detective, nuclear threat, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, chase, heroes, one man army, pow, vietnam veteran, soldier, rambo, swat team, danger, master warrior, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, arizona, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, surveillance, explosion, hand to hand combat, deception, ransom, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: london, los angeles, washington d.c., athens greece, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 3.7
 2K
Mercenaries (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diplomatic official is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, prison, female agent, mercenary, danger, dishonesty, crimes, state affairs, confined, female prisoner, adventure, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, kazakhstan, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 173
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: traitor, soldier, military, pow, prisoners of war
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, king kong, giant ape, adventure, babies and infants, race against time, heroes, terminator, animal life, gory, fall in love, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: borneo, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.5
 671
Asker (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When deadly anthrax missiles are stolen by a militia, ATF agent Ethan Carter (Dean Cain) must go undercover and join the group to save the country from disaster.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, hostage, rebelliousness, working undercover, save the day, espionage, secret agents, heroes, state affairs, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.1
 962
Do or Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Asian crime boss Kaneshiro captures two voluptuous undercover federal agents, Donna and Nicole. But instead of liquidating them, he gives the busty duo a head start in a deadly cat-and-mouse game involving six other assassin teams. The heated action ...
Style: cult film
Plot: assassin, female star appears nude, federal agent, director cameo, blonde woman, large breasts, bullet, criminal, big breasts, machine gun, sun, bare breasts ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 1.3M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, batman, heroes, haunted by the past, disguise, fighting crime, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: usa, himalaya, africa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.3
 467
Active Stealth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Crime, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After Captain Murphy lost some of his men on his last mission to Mexico to bring back a US Senator, he has been plagued with unhappiness and bad dreams. When Murphy is given orders to go back to Mexico to help Mexican people slaving for Salvatore, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aircraft carrier, drug lord, navy, pilot, chases and races, daring rescue, military, deadly, undercover, danger, escapades, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sandokan the Great (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the capture of the Sultan of Muluder, Sandokan, the sultan's son, leads a guerilla army through treacherous jungles to free his father and defeat Queen Victoria's army of invaders.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jungle, kidnapping, machine gun, tea, tiger, fort, tied up, niece
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kidnapping, kung fu, heroes, jungle, graphic violence, danger, daring rescue, martial artist, kickboxing, fistfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: prospector, terrorist, gangster, helicopter, pilot, pursuit, oil, biker, gangsters, gang, motorcycle gang, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tuareg: The Desert Warrior (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a desolate section of the Sahara once ruled by the French, two thirsty men stumble into the camp of a Tuareg warrior where they're given water and shelter. Soldiers from the new Arab government now arrive by Jeep and demand the two men be ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, desert, battles, vengeance, danger, state affairs, politics, adventure, war, survival, military, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%