Movies like The Ambushers

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The Ambushers (1967)
 5.2
 1K
The Ambushers (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A U.S. government built flying saucer is launched into space on a top secret test flight, but is brought down by exiled ruler of an outlaw nation who uses a remote control device to cause the ship to land at his secret base in Mexico. Agent Matt Helm is assigned to find the saucer and has to contend with an enemy agent and an Arab assassin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, secret agents, adventure, race against time, spacecraft, rescue, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, undercover, good versus evil, heroic mission, hijacking, kidnapping, space and aliens, danger, escapades, martial arts, espionage, parody, mountain, terrorist, karate, violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Ambushers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, exciting and humorous films with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, undercover, chases and races, escapades and terrorism mostly in Action, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Ambushers: Murderers' Row (1966), The Wrecking Crew (1968), The Spy with My Face (1965), The Silencers (1966), One Spy Too Many (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murderers' Row (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: spy, good versus evil, chase, faked death, heroic mission, kidnapping, adventure, island, missing person, working undercover, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, espionage, master criminal, adventure, master villain, one man army, secret agents, race against time, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, working undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Spy with My Face (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Napoleon Solo is captured by Thrush and replaced with a double.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, adventure, partners, master villain, kidnapping, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Silencers (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Matt Helm (Dean Martin) is called out of retirement to stop the evil Big O organization who plan to explode an atomic bomb over Alamagordo, NM, and start WW III.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, spy, parody, undercover, good versus evil, secret agents, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, golden years, save the world ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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One Spy Too Many (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The men from U.N.C.L.E." are back! This time Robert Vaughn and David McCallum must stop the meglomanic Alexander (Rip Torn) from committing the world's greatest crimes.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, save the world, adventure, partners, master villain, assassination, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Karate Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: International spies Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) and Illya Kuryakin (David McCallum) travel around the globe in an effort to track down a secret formula that was divided into four parts and left by a dying scientist with his four of five daughters, ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: spy, secret agents, track down, chases and races, danger, heroes, master villain, espionage, race against time, heroic mission, riddles and clues, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 212K
True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, secret agents, terrorism, terrorist plot, truth serum, secret service, marriage, adventure, undercover, surveillance, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 28K
Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, arms dealer, revenge, terrorist, criminal's revenge, chase, kidnapping, good versus evil, undercover, one man army, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, belgium, europe, switzerland, antwerp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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In Like Flint (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed 90 seconds while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rocket, listening device, bikini, spacecraft, sexuality, espionage, parody, adventure, good versus evil, mad scientist, goofy hero, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., cuba, moscow russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Agent for H.A.R.M. (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The head (Wendell Corey) of the Human Aetiological Relations Machine pits an agent (Mark Richman) against a flesh-to-fungus spore gun.
Style: humorous
Plot: spy, evil alien, adventure, mad scientist, parody, secret agents, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, undercover, espionage, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Order of the Black Eagle (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spy Duncan Jax thwarts a cabal of neo-nazis
Style: bleak, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, escapades, adventure, secret agents, racism, chases and races, danger, heroes, rivalry, undercover, disorder, one eyed man ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 38K
The Avengers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, based on cult tv series, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, mad scientist, adventure, master villain, secret agents, espionage, race against time, save the day, save the world, heroic mission, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 32K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, light, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fistfight, secret agent, chase, on the run, danger, adventure, airplane, espionage, master warrior, secret agents, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, government agency, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 45K
I Spy (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, boxer, secret agent, master villain, secret agents, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, chases and races, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, monte carlo, budapest hungary, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, undercover, adventure, hitman, chase, master criminal, espionage, secret agents, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 70K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: taxi driver, secret agent, martial arts, mad scientist, one man army, heroic mission, adventure, nothing goes right, master villain, race against time, save the world, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.5
 6K
Simon Sez (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tattooed Interpol agent helps an old classmate find the kidnapped daughter of a computer software tycoon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, secret agents, adventure, espionage, race against time, save the day, working undercover, tough heroes, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, bomber, terrorist, betrayal, government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.9
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, awful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, train explosion, one man army, race against time, rescue, terrorism, undercover, government agency, adventure, hostages, runaway train, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 1K
Bulletproof (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, one man army, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, daring rescue, hijacking, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: first lady, martial arts, pistol, kidnapping, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, usa president, save the day, missing person, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 853
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, assassination, assassin, betrayal, government agency, adventure, secret agents, special agents, manhunt, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Cyber-Tracker 2 (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent (Wilson) battles an arms dealer who is creating a cyborg army.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, a.i., androids and robots, government agency, master villain, secret agents, special agents, changing the past or future, fighting crime, man versus machine, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.7
 232
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: telekinesis, government agency, master villain, secret agents, adventure, special agents, supernatural ability, espionage, good versus evil, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, government agency, hostages, invasion, teamwork, war, secret agents, soldier, adventure, daring rescue, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, violence, vigilante, one man army, rescue, cold war, christmas, invasion, martial arts, vigilantism, armored car, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 644
Connors' War (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, government agency, adventure, special agent, secret agents, special agents, manhunt, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, master villain, adventure, secret agents, special agents, witnessing a crime, espionage, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 3K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, one man army, nuclear bomb, cia, race against time, undercover, chase, hostages, secret agents, special agents, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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