Movies like Mission Manila

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Mission Manila (1988)
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Mission Manila (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Web is a desperate man with a dangerous mission. His young brother Tony has mysteriously vanished with a million dollars worth of heroin that belongs to the mob. The mob wants the drugs back...and Tony dead. In the back alleys of Manila, his search leads him to three beautiful women, each one hiding a clue to Tony's disappearance, but only one will help him. As a vicious network of thugs closes in, Web battles to unravel the mystery and save his brothers life. But a fortune in drugs with a criminal empire at stake makes Web's life dispensable and the action explodes in MISSION MANILA.
Plot: agent, cia, mafia, mercenary, drugs, corruption, murder, government, the underworld, brother brother relationship, mob, fortune
Place: the philippines, manila philippines

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Most similar movies to Mission Manila

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, police officer, martial arts, revenge, female nudity and crimes mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Mission Manila: No Safe Haven (1987), Merchants of War (1989), Sol Madrid (1968), The Protector (1998), Circle of Fear (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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No Safe Haven (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When his family is murdered by members of a drug gang, an undercover CIA agent tracks them down, but they escape and flee to their hideout, a fortress in South America. Knowing he can't count on the local authorities for aid, he calls on one of ...
Plot: murder, revenge, fortress, child, female nudity, child with gun, helicopter, gun, gambling, soccer, american football, home invasion ...
Place: south america
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Merchants of War (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The heroes are best friends and commandos sent on a covert mission by the CIA. The mission is a success, but the two incur the wrath of the world's most feared terrorist, a fanatical Islamic, when they set out to do one last mission.
Plot: vietnam veteran, severed head, dead child, conference, cia, vietnam war veteran, dead boy, rescue mission, female nudity, terrorism, bar, breasts ...
Place: angola
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 5.7
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Sol Madrid (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.
Plot: drugs, agent, heroin, gangsters, chase, undercover, police, mexican, gangster, mafia, girlfriend, drug dealer ...
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The Protector (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man of mystery with no memory is haunted by a vicious crime lord and a band of lethal assassins from a secret government agency. A "Protector"...from an unlikely source joins the man in the battle to save the economic world and recapture ...
Plot: agent, protection, government, assassin, crime lord, kidnapping, amnesia, crime boss
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Circle of Fear (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tom Price, an ex-LA mob enforcer, travels to the Philippines to investigate the mysterious death of his brother Charlie. Tom's investigation turns to catastrophe, and he must employ all the tricks of the trade to stay alive.
Plot: breasts, asian american, teenager, drugged, sexual assault, teenage sex, rape, 14 year old, sex slavery, sex with teenager
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.1
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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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Showdown In Manila (2016)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film will unfold in Manila, Philippines, and in the jungles of the island of Boracay. On a tropical island in the privacy of living Russian middle-aged man (Alexander Newsky). But the quiet life interrupted by the murder of one of the locals. In ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, corruption, organized crime, terrorism, fighting crime, partners, private detective, wilderness, team, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The One-Armed Executioner (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An Interpol agent is out for revenge against the gangsters that cut off his arm and killed his bride. This tragedy left him deeply depressed, and his battle with depression has to be won first before he can be thoroughly trained in martial arts. ...
Plot: martial arts, hospital, one armed man, boat, depression, revenge, dwarf, agent, gangster, interpol, gangsters, drugs ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, gang, society, going straight, family relations, urban ghetto, mexican american, murder, revenge, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
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The Bad Pack (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: A band of mercenaries are hired to combat the militia that terrorise a group of Mexican immigrants in a Texas border town.
Plot: militia, mercenary, punched in the face, underground fighting, explosive, racial slur, suffocation, mental institution, fistfight, mexican, barbed wire fence, exploding motorcycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, sheriff, corruption, kidnapping, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.9
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Champions (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: William Rockman, a champion "Terminal Combat" fighter who retired from the sport after accidentally killing a young man while training. Five years after his retirement, Terminal Combat has been banned by the government and has gone ...
Plot: policewoman killing, sergeant, female fighter, revenge, martial arts, love interest, mixed martial arts, villain, bare chested male fighting, bare breasts, beefcake, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
When the Bullet Hits the Bone (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An emergency-room doctor declares war on street crime after linking drug traffic to the federal government.
Plot: doctor, conspiracy, vigilante, corruption, female nudity, hitman, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, drug, violence, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Armed for Action (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop tracks down the mobster who escaped his custody while being escorted cross-country to stand trial.
Plot: hitman, mafia, serial killer, fistfight, walkie talkie, explosion, violence, ak 47, street shootout, desert eagle, exploding car, modern western ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Afuang Bounty Hunter (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An honest to goodness cop who labors to keep the honor of his badge. Fighting ruthless criminals, he has acquired the fury of the syndicates he is fighting. But despite all the threats that are coming his way he does not give up.
Plot: police officer, murder, bribery, billiards, robbery, criminal syndicate, arrest, bounty hunter, police station, police
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mercenary II: Thick & Thin (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mercenary Captain "Hawk" is in Acion again to save a hostage. But he and his team are betrayed. Nothing is as it seems...
Plot: jungle, combat, commando mission, commando unit, spy, gun, pistol, rescue mission, mercenary, warrior, tracking device, explosion ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Black Cobra 3 (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shipment of American weapons is stolen in the Philippines. An American named Hawkins tries to find the weapons. Hawkins ends up dead. Chicago policeman Bob Malone is called in to investigate. Along with Interpol agent Greg Duncan, Malone travels the ...
Style: buddy movie
Plot: trio, cigar smoking, behind enemy lines, knife, balisong, american abroad, explosive, helicopter, hotel, machine gun, jungle, lieutenant ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
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Slow Burn (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A veteran cop is after a Mafia hitman, who killed his partner. Unbeknownst to him, a rookie cop has gone undercover to also catch the hitman, who murdered his parents. In order to get close to the hitman, the rookie has cozied up to the ...
Plot: russian roulette, death of parents, mob, mafia, revenge, police officer, forced suicide, baptism, obscene finger gesture, hitman, loss of parents, gunfight ...
Place: new york
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The Immoral Three (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three attractive sisters have one year to avenge their mother's murder and collect her inheritance.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: secret agents, murder, secret agent, nude swimming, sister, inheritance, female director, female full frontal nudity, lust, spy, naked woman, skinny dipping ...
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 3.9
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Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
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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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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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
Plot: chase, danger, intrigue, media, soldier, military, rivalry, chases and races, airport, photojournalist, henchman, war photographer ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 97
Top Cop (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A city finds it is in the grips of a ruthless drug kingpin with little hope of any respite. A cop with an unorthodox style loses his partner after he is murdered by the drug lord's henchmen. Tired of the corruption and strife the criminals ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, drug dealing, deadly, fighting crime, crime, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, courtroom drama, two killers, child pornography, evil woman ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A boy, Peter McCrea, witnesses a gangland murder. He turns to his martial arts teacher, Young Park, to help defend him from the gangsters. On the run from both the gang and the police, Peter learns self-defense and the courage to face his fears.
Plot: falling from height, boy, martial arts, teenage boy, villain, child martial arts, murder, mentor, gang
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 4K
Gridlocked (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former SWAT leader David Hendrix and hard-partying movie star Brody Walker must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
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44%
 3.8
 4K
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, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, one man army, chase, terrorism, race against time, undercover, spy, nuclear bomb, special agents, danger, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 2K
Final Kill (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Billy Zane, Randy Couture and Ed Morrone star in this action-packed thriller about a mercenary hired to protect a couple hiding out in Central America from a ruthless crime family. In his final assignment as a protector, it quickly turns deadly as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: bodyguard, mafia, protector, crimes, security guard, protection, fighting crime, abduction, special agents, mafioso, mission, agent ...
Place: costa rica, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Killing Grounds (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the fatal crash of a small airplane in the high Sierras, six greedy strangers clash over a fortune in stolen gold. The torturous trip down the mountainside becomes a frightening ordeal as each has his own plans for the gold.
Plot: air disaster, tourist, treasure, tour guide, plane crash, no survivors, camping, murder, gold, rocky mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 119
Rolf (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mercenary takes revenge on bad guys. The Last Mercenary, a thrilling story of violence... of a rare man... a man trying to forget his past. The story of a man's buring vengence, an avenger who cannot forgive. Neither threats nor traps can stop ...
Plot: revenge, rape, murder, mercenary, helicopter, police, racism, drug, violence, murder of a boy, dead boy, gore ...
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Street Soldiers (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Warring teenage street gangs provide the fodder for this martial arts actioner. Things really heat up when each gang finds a martial arts experts to train them out to fight.
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41%