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, rough, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, spacecraft, hijacking, kidnapping, secret agents, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, rescue, race against time, undercover, 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, rivalry, heroes, undercover, chases and races, violence and terrorism mostly in Action, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Ambushers: Murderers' Row (1966), The Wrecking Crew (1969), 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: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: chase, faked death, good versus evil, spy, deadly, heroes, kidnapping, laser, island, danger, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Wrecking Crew (1969)
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, race against time, heist, adventure, master villain, crimes, undercover, danger, terrorism, one man army, master criminal, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: espionage, spy, partners, heroes, confined, rivalry, kidnapping, undercover, danger, adventure, secret agents, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, witty, exciting ...
Plot: parody, espionage, undercover, good versus evil, spy, save the world, danger, heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, partners, super weapon, secret agents, master villain, adventure, rivalry, danger, megalomaniac, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 29K
Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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: suspenseful, stylized, buddy comedy, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, arms dealer, criminal's revenge, terrorist, heroic mission, one man army, uninhibited rivalry, danger, heroes, good versus evil, martial arts, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, belgium, europe, antwerp, switzerland ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: spy, danger, woman in danger, heroes, partners, track down, espionage, race against time, rivalry, undercover, riddles and clues, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, listening device, bikini, spacecraft, rocket, sexuality, parody, adventure, mad scientist, save the world, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., cuba, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 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, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, heroic mission, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, bleak, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, racism, chases and races, adventure, secret agents, escapades, danger, heroes, disorder, undercover, rivalry, machine gun ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 39K
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, humorous, semi serious, based on cult tv series, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mad scientist, adventure, rivalry, heroes, disorder, danger, save the world, undercover, race against time, espionage, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, england, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 217K
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, humorous, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, terrorism, secret service, marriage, double life, secret agents, surveillance, gunfight, undercover, terrorist plot, truth serum ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994 ...
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, escapades, espionage, iron curtain, evil alien, heroes, disorder, good versus evil, mad scientist, undercover, parody, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 46K
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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agent, kidnapping, undercover, race against time, secret agents, master villain, special agents, daring rescue, buddies, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, washington d.c., monte carlo, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 72K
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: martial arts, mad scientist, secret agent, taxi driver, adventure, one man army, save the day, heroic mission, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, hong kong
⇓ 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, deadly, undercover, government agency, heroes, danger, rivalry, working undercover, escapades, chases and races, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 33K
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, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, danger, on the run, fistfight, secret agent, espionage, airplane, adventure, master warrior, secret agents, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, hitman, one man army, undercover, chase, espionage, adventure, working undercover, chases and races, secret agents, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 874
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, betrayal, assassination, assassin, adventure, special agents, escapades, crimes, heroic mission, confined, golden years, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, bomber, pilot, terrorist, tough heroes, gays and lesbians, escapades, heroic mission, save the day, chases and races, secret agents, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, one man army, hijacking, deadly, heroes, adventure, tough heroes, danger, rivalry, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, adventure, race against time, heroes, chases and races, confined, secret agents, arms dealing, save the day, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, one man army, rescue, vigilante, invasion, martial arts, cold war, christmas, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, special agents, working undercover, state affairs, secret agents, crimes, save the day, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.7
 257
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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: telekinesis, chases and races, master villain, androids and robots, special agents, heroic mission, crimes, chase, rivalry, bio weapon, undercover, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 966
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, rescue, apocalypse, rivalry, law enforcement, save the day, escapades, confined, daring rescue, collision, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ 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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, undercover, martial arts, race against time, one man army, nuclear bomb, cia, car chase, law enforcement, espionage, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 650
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, rivalry, undercover, danger, on the run, vengeance, law enforcement, tough heroes, government agency, deadly, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, good versus evil, assassin, van, package, murder, political conspiracy, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, terrorism, terrorist, fight, escapades, heroic mission, chases and races, danger, heroes, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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