Movies like Viper 1988

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Viper (1988)
 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: swat team, terrorist, military, death, hostage, invasion, soldier, terrorism, university, reprisal, chase, top secret, murder, ambush, mission, commander, national security, husband wife relationship, diner, execution, newspaper reporter, hand grenade, car bomb, automatic weapon
Place: indiana

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Most similar movies to Viper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about terrorism, heroes, terrorist, danger, machine gun, murder and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Viper: Hostage (1986), Death Before Dishonor (1987), Redemption Day (2021), In Her Line of Fire (2006), Icebreaker (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 75
Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: murder, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, quicksand, abduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, military life, tough heroes, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.5
 21K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, violence, military, soldier, heroes, danger, terrorism, leader, murder, death, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., morocco, syria, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
In Her Line of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, hostage, save the day, heroes, chases and races, state affairs, secret agents, escapades, danger, rivalry, military, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 3.6
 1K
Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage, hostages, confined, save the day, danger, deadly, escapades, race against time, isolation, nuclear threat ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.3
 406
SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, escapades, danger, save the day, isolation, basic training, soldier, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, terrorist attack, military, murder, revenge, violence, danger, crimes, friendship, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2015, year 2016
Place: india, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 527
Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, on the run, danger, rivalry, chases and races, battles, crimes, heroes, prostitute, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.3
 164
Blood Warriors (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ex-Marine finds out a old buddy is leading a private army of mercenaries. When an ex-Marine refuses to join an old friendship's personal army of mercenaries a deadly violent battle erupts between the two men! And this is not good.
Style: cult film
Plot: ex marine, fight, battle, fistfight, pistol, cowboy hat, brawl, tough guy, martial arts, explosion, desert eagle, blood spatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, battles, terrorist, u.s. marine corps, security, enemy, terrorism, military, moral dilemma, terrorist group ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 379
Freedom Strike (1998)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can stop! Cue an action-packed race against time to save the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, military, terrorism, state affairs, crimes, danger, chases and races, rivalry, confined, heroes, undercover, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 400
Break of Dawn (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two ex-legionnaires in a mission of political assasination in Romania. A candid portrayal of the human side of assassins.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: friendship, assassination, bank robber, scapegoat, camaraderie, murder, dying, chase, terminal illness, release from prison, death wish, doom ...
Place: bucharest, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 74K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, danger, patriotism, resistance, occupation, battles, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, war, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, latin america, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 343
Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: military, terrorism, bar fight, deadly, adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, graphic violence, profanity, aerial combats, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the rumored whereabouts of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the CIA readies a team of seasoned U.S. Navy SEALs for the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, navy seal, military, heroic mission, manhunt, top secret, deadly, government agency, danger, once in a lifetime opportunity, mastermind, wanted ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: pakistan, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.8
 723
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, undercover, save the day, heroes, rescue, crimes, daring rescue, special agents, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.9
 7K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, chase, martial arts, heroes, undercover, soldier, murder, secret agent, secret mission, undercover agent, spy ...
Time: 80s
Place: malta, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
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Riding the Edge (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Teenage cyclist rescues his dad from terrorists in the Middle East. "Iron Eagle" on a motorcycle.
Plot: microchip, rescue, terrorist, dirt bike, espionage, desert, motorcycle, hostage
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 272K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, captivating, tense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, survival, terrorism, gunfight, courage, death, military life, war, squad, navy seal, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 5K
The 2nd (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, human trafficking, sniper rifle, secret service, danger, cia agent, murder, chase, fight, kidnapping, rescue ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
 7.3
 81K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, terrorist plot, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, london, hawaii, beijing china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 93
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, chemical weapon, hostage, terrorism, military, agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stealth Fighter (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, escapades, save the day, danger, aerial combats, graphic violence, military base, heroic mission, heroes, profanity, traitor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, latin america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 121K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, terrorist, investigation, muslim, prince, fbi, chase, loss of friend, interrogation, evidence, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, master warrior, sword fight, swords and armor, heroic, heroes, hand to hand combat, invasion, army, ancient, adventure, transformation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Iron Eagle IV (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding them into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, biological warfare, terrorism, soldier, u.s. air force, colonel, terrorist, aerial combat, bio weapon, air force base, conspiracy, training ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 20K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, hostage, arab, terrorism, attack, fight, heroes, war, danger, mission, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1972, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 839
The Base (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug dealing, soldier, heroes, u.s. army, fistfight, hand to hand combat, deadly, chase, working undercover, vigilantism, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%