Movies like Airboss III

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Airboss III (2000)
 3.8
 52
Airboss III (2000)
Original name: Airboss III: The Payback
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 work of Darian Cain, a former Russian Commando turned terrorist. When a special anti-terrorist team is formed, Special Operations (SPECOP) Commander Webb Buckley and navy seal Bone Conn are chosen to join their FBI counterparts special agent William Murphy and special agent Morgan Daniels and an uneasy alliance is struck between the military and the FBI. Their mission: to capture Darian Cain and bring him back to the U.S. to face justice and to recover the high grade plutonium.
Plot: submarine, disaster, terrorist, military, fbi, soldier, terrorism, russian, helicopter, arab, air force, taliban, government, death of wife, post traumatic stress, plutonium, sos, task force, explosion, stock footage, bird watching
Place: china, middle east

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Most similar movies to Airboss III

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about terrorism, danger, terrorist, heroes, explosion, chases and races and helicopter mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Airboss III: Airboss (1997), Shocktroop (1988), D.R.E.A.M. Team (1999), Fire Birds (1990), Guilty as Charged (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Airboss (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist, cold war, fbi, navy seal, russian, soldier, terrorism, kidnapping, government, air force, weapons, hiding place ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.1
 30
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: interrogation, helicopter, rebel, army, freedom fighter, corruption, hostage, kidnapping, torture, prisoner of war camp, suicide, soldier ...
Place: russia, afghanistan, washington d.c., ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, female spy, model, undercover, spy, woman with a gun, female protagonist, redhead, violence, jungle, gunfight, helicopter ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, military, justice, heroic mission, against the odds, tough heroes, save the day, daring rescue, aviation, helicopter, one man army, airplane ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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 ⇓
25%
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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, military, soldier, heroic mission, commando mission, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, master warrior, crimes, military base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, terrorist, heroes, terrorism, state affairs, fighting crime, crimes, undercover, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 17K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, adventure, soldier, race against time, battles, heroes, war, save the day, heroic mission, tough heroes, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: middle east, usa, pentagon, north america, lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, terrorism, medical school, weapon system, battles, rivalry, rescue, undercover, confined, heroes, military, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kenya
⇓ 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: gangsters, helicopter, motorcycle gang, small town, pilot, oil, terrorist, prospector, gang, biker, rescue, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 163
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: chase, gunfight, terrorism, mercenary, violence, stripper, battleship, candy store, torture, lasersight, desert eagle, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.0
 5K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, black american, soldier, sniper, military, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, female nudity, lesbian, murder, violence, gunfight, female homosexuality, extreme violence, lowrider, bare breasts
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 21K
Interceptor (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A U.S. Army Captain uses her years of tactical training to save humanity from sixteen nuclear missiles launched at the U.S. as a violent attack threatens her remote missile interceptor station.
Plot: female protagonist, sea, terrorist group, violence, disaster, mental health, terrorism, nuclear war, international crisis, terrorist attack, fight, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, rough, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
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, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, adventure, brutality, gunfight, assassination, gratuitous violence, justice, soldier, mission of murder, state affairs, war, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, entertaining, splatter, romantic, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant ape, monster, monkey, giant monster, king kong, heart transplant, military, pregnancy, adventure, island, snake, hospital ...
Time: 80s, prehistoric times
Place: borneo, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, computer virus, suicide, alternate reality, night vision, hacker, musket, jousting, cyberpunk, computer, necrophilia ...
Time: year 2011, middle ages, 2000s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 4.8
 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, terrorism, hostage
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, treasure, adventurer, archaeology, chase, artifact, jungle, alien, desert, mythology ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, usa, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroine, russian, spy, female fighter, vengeance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, malaysia, italy, norway, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 24
Nuclear (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: When a nuclear bomb destroys Los Angeles ATF agent, Jack Carson, must infiltrate a group of terrorists to find a second nuke set to blow up New York City.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, neo noir
Plot: fictional war, heroes, swat team, undercover, terror, nuclear, destruction, terrorist, city, nuclear war, ransom, fight ...
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 33K
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, entertaining, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, catastrophe, adventure, 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 ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 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, hang glider, kidnapping, terrorism, hang gliding, hostage, castle, aviation, airplane, terrorist, missing person, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 336K
The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, tense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, alcatraz, prison, hostage, lone hero, crimes, marines, adventure, disney, military, mercenary, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 99K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: betrayal, terrorism, mexican standoff, desert, helicopter, gunfight, military, race against time, escapades, crimes, rivalry, nuclear bomb ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sinking ship, disaster, natural disaster, survival, ship, adventure, shipwreck, catastrophe, race against time, cruise, escapades, ocean liner ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 19K
Kursk (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue attempt, disaster, military, fire, death of father, death of husband, survival, politics, struggle for survival, friendship, government ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s
Place: eastern europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.9
 122
Gold Raiders (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An SOS message is sent out when a plane carrying gold worth $200 million dollars belonging to the free world is brought down somewhere in Thailand, and Robert Ginty is called upon to team up with his old flame Claudia Dubois. Together, they head up ...
Plot: fictional war, fistfight, river, terror, rescue, villager, helicopter, peasant, escape, gold, ex lover, rocket ...
Place: indochina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 1K
The Soldier (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia agent, oil, terrorist, kgb, terrorism, undercover, race against time, soldier, hijacking, state affairs, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, new york, ussr, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%