Movies like Gates of the Sun

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Gates of the Sun (2014)
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Gates of the Sun (2014)
Original name: Les Portes du soleil : Algérie pour toujours
Genre: Action
Country: Algeria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country and its people.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, heroic mission, heroes, danger, undercover, hostage, secret organization, martial arts, secret agents, master warrior, tough heroes, terrorist group, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, crimes, martial arts, graphic violence and master warrior mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Gates of the Sun: April Rain (2014), Outside the Law (2002), Underground (2007), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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April Rain (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an eclectic group of terrorists plot to attack the United States from within, it's up to a quasi-military special investigative unit to identify, infiltrate and neutralize the threat.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, danger, government agency, murder, crimes, track down, heroes, sex in bed
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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95%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, secret agents, undercover, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, starting over, heroes, government agency, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.2
 570
Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, danger, heroes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, underdog, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, race against time, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, danger, investigation, race against time, heroes, master warrior, undercover, dishonesty, deadly, terrorism, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, danger, protagonist as suspect, martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, motorcycle chase, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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64%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, hitman, parents and children, disorder, tough heroes, martial arts, deadly, heroes, on the run, danger, master warrior, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
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Extraction (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A major feature exclusively for digital, EXTRACTION follows a U.S. Black Ops team member who finds himself the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. Forced to fight his way out of a maximum-security Chechen prison, he must keep his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, daring rescue, one man army, danger, confined, mortal combat, martial arts, prison, escape, graphic violence, heroes, master warrior
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: secret agents, soldier, danger, undercover, rivalry, crimes, rescue attempt, behind enemy lines, escapades, military base, plan, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, working undercover, vengeance, danger, law enforcement, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, martial arts, tv show, ambition, ratings, cage fighting, media, danger, graphic violence, mixed martial arts, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sector 4: Extraction (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action - When an elite band of private mercenaries known as Black Knight gets caught behind enemy lines in a Middle East combat zone, their only hope for survival lies with the team leader, who has escaped but vows to return. - Salman Bokhari, ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, confined, captivity, rivalry, danger, heroes, escapades, war, tough heroes, profanity, graphic violence, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.2
 568
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 236
The Sanctuary (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1897, the “Poisoned Knife” clan broke into the royal palace of Thailand to steal the Royal Antiques which the King intended to give to America as a reward for its help in negotiations that avoided Thai territorial cuts. The clan succeeded in ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, save the world, criminal heroes, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, good versus evil, treasure hunt, crimes, one man army, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: battles, martial arts, rivalry, crimes, hollywood, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, danger, entrapment, chase, tough heroes, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.2
 746
Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: danger, confined, crimes, journalism, rivalry, police, search, abduction, rescue, organized crime, drug cartel, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, state affairs, danger, daring rescue, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.0
 523
Speed (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Action / Foreign / Suspense - Sandeep Malhotra comes to London to convince his girlfriend to give him another chance. Meanwhile, Siddharth, an undercover MI5 agent, receives a CD, which contains the recording of his kidnapped wife, Richa, and is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, hostage, hidden identity, undercover, secret agents, working undercover, danger, crimes, assassination, politics, missing person, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 163
Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, fight, redemption, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, ambition, crimes, rivalry, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 417
First Shot (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No one knows why the army base was blown up until the President gets shot there during the memorial service for those killed, but he wasn't the only target.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: gunfight, special agents, save the day, undercover, terrorism, danger, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement, renegade, confined, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
 498
Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, dishonesty, danger, undercover, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disorder, master warrior, against the odds, heroes, mistaken identity, contests and competitions, mysterious character, ambition, kung fu, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, danger, adventure, undercover, race against time, introspection, deadly, politics, track down, law enforcement, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, parents and children, contests and competitions, master warrior, heroes, ambition, family relations, siblings relations, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin kung fu, kung fu, martial arts, vengeance, youth, crimes, rivalry, kung fu master, graphic violence, teenage life, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncovers a crime ring and relies on ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, resort, gangsters, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxing, criminal, heroes, showdown, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 405
Ballistica (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, terrorism, undercover, danger, adventure, deadly, rivalry, escapades, battles, one against many, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
BKO: Bangkok Knockout (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of martial arts students are enjoying a reunion party when a bomb goes off in the building. When they wake up, some of their friends have been kidnapped and they soon find a group of assassins coming after them. The only way to survive is to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, master warrior, heroic mission, danger, crimes, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, heroes, trapped in a building, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%