Movies like Tough to Kill

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Tough to Kill (1979)
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Tough to Kill (1979)
Original name: Duri a morire
Genre: Action, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of mercenaries escort a man with a million dollar bounty on his head across the African terrain. Double crosses, back stabbing, and gunfire follows.
Plot: jungle, assassin, hitman, mercenary, soldier, manhunt, murder, bounty, infiltration
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about soldier, military, danger, violence, heroes, torture and explosion mostly in Action, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Tough to Kill: Intrusion: Cambodia (1983), Sniper 2 (2002), Sniper (1993), Covert Action (1988), Warbus (1985). 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
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Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sergeant Thomas Beckett (Berenger) is back - and this time he has teamed up with death row inmate B.J. Cole (Woodbine) on a suicide mission to the Balkans. Their target: a rogue general accused of running ethnic cleansing missions. But when Becket ...
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Sniper (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by ...
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Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inside the stately Senate Hearing Room, Frank White, professional soldier, Vietnam vet and CIA operative, is fighting the toughest battle of his life: he's on trial for the assassination of Miguel Rivera, a Central American diplomat. Only two ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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