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Day of the Survivalist (1986)
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Day of the Survivalist (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vietnam vet leaves the ugly congestion of Los Angeles and moves north to the "paradise" of rural Oregon. He is soon befriended by a group of hardcore paramilitary survivalists, who try to bring him into their circle of righteous Armageddon-ready warriors. Put off by their extreme views, he refuses their offer and, now knowing too much, becomes the target of their aggression... fighting to survive against the odds in the wilderness.
Plot: survival, military, booby trap, brawl, paintball, country music, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, pitchfork, axe in the head

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about military, danger, soldier, heroes, martial arts, battles and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Day of the Survivalist: A Mission to Kill (1992), Kill Ratio (2016), Split Lip (2019), Injury Slight... Please Advise (2008), Masterblaster (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Mission to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: His activities in Viet Nam would be denied by the U S Government. Only two others providing similar service returned to the states. Now he's getting mental help in a military institution, escapes, and must be recaptured.
Plot: veteran, cocaine, military police, sports car, gun, psychiatrist, ferrari, green beret, m 16, deaf man, pistol, handgun ...
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Kill Ratio (2016)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An attack on the new President of a fledgling Eastern European democracy pits an American covert operative against the country’s ruthless military leader determined to seize control of the government.
Plot: military, government, machismo, martial arts, tough guy, cia, macho man, testosterone, gunfight, violence, president, topless woman ...
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Split Lip (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the underground world of contract killers, mistakes cannot be tolerated. Set "Doreé Seay", a top brutal mercenary with an icy exterior, finds out the hard way when one mistake sends her on a treacherous mission to clear her name. ...
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Injury Slight... Please Advise (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film re-enacts the true account of ace fighter pilot Charles O'Sullivan, shot down in the jungles of New Guinea during World War II.
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Masterblaster (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Regional finalists of the Masterblaster paintball competition gather together at the national championship for a chance at the title and fifty thousand dollars in cash. The competition turns deadly when someone stops playing games and starts taking ...
Style: twist ending, slasher
Plot: survival, violence, assassination, contest, female nudity, kiss, soldier, war game, tournament, paintball, forest, murder ...
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Kill Crazy (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Five Vietnam vets, on release from a mental hospital, think they're headed for a weekend camping trip. Instead they become target practice for an army of killers playing violent war games. It's a massacre until one of the vets becomes a ...
Plot: target practice, war game, vietnam veteran, human prey, cabin, pistol, female nudity, battlefield, mixed martial arts, damsel in distress, headband, murder ...
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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, agent, terrorism, hostage, military, chemical weapon
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Ultimate Force (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Croatia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Agent Axon Rey, a heavily decorated war hero and former police officer, is send to a rehabilitation island called "Gulag 7" under the nickname "Sphinx". He has to perform an extremely dangerous mission.
Plot: tough guy, mask, martial arts, helicopter, punched in the stomach, torture, interrogation, slap, muscleman, island, military
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
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Bet Your Life (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man makes a bet in Las Vegas with some men who want to kill him. He bets he can stay alive for 24 hours, then comes to Cleveland to elude them.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: manhunt, bet, survival, chase, gambling, murder, gambling debt, human prey, casino, hunted, most dangerous game, motor sport ...
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 73
Tigershark (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Emmett Alston.
Plot: martial arts, vietnam veteran, master warrior, revenge, jungle, kidnapping, fictional country, blonde, drug traffic, punch, taxi driver, airport ...
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Born to Ride (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The US Army has decided to modernize its cavalry, so Colonel James E. Devers is ordered by a general to convert a horse unit to motorcycles, but his men are easily outclassed as riders by a pack of rowdies, especially Grady Westfall; when he is ...
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Maximum Cage Fighting (2006)
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy Garren, a former Tae Kwon Do world champion, is now retired and a widowed father to ten-year-old Katie. So when he's challenged by a famous cage fighter-and former rival Nick "the Nasty" Harper-to a fight, he refuses...until ...
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Heat Street (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black boxer whose daughter was murdered by bikers joins up with a white repo man to battle street gangs.
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Legacy (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
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Story: A photojournalist deported from a war zone in Asia meets up with a woman who is looking for her father. He offers to help her...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The next installment of the Rogue Warfare Trilogy. Daniel has been captured and it is up to the TEAM to find him before it is to late.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
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American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Action
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Country: USA
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No Dead Heroes (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
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Country: USA
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Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
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