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6 Days (2017)
 6.2
 14K
6 Days (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen the likes of.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, based on true events, serious, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, violence, terrorism, danger, siege, military, death, politics, embassy, police, hostage situation, heroes, hostages, counter terrorism, escapades, isolation, state affairs, shot multiple times, terrorist, mercenary, soldier, journalist, kidnapping, ambulance, arab ...
Time: year 1980
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, terrorism, violence, explosion, machine gun, held at gunpoint and pistol mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like 6 Days: The Final Option (1982), 7 Days in Entebbe (2018), MI-5 (2015), He Who Dares (2014), Command Performance (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Final Option (1982)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a fanatical group aiming to hold several US dignitaries hostage. But ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, military, espionage, isolation, rivalry, nuclear holocaust, deadly, heroes, state affairs, adventure, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Malta
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane with 248 passengers on board and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda.
Style: suspense, rough, based on true events, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, palestinian, hostage situation, death threat, airplane hijack, terrorism, politics, danger, violence, culture clash, negotiation, handgun ...
Time: year 1976
Place: uganda, israel, athens greece, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 18K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, race against time, corruption, conspiracy, police, massacre, one man army, kidnapping, terrorist, sabotage, explosive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, moscow russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.0
 893
He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, soldier, military, save the day, crime, heroic mission, law enforcement, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Command Performance (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, siege, confined, hostages, crimes, deadly, one man army, danger, tough heroes, american abroad, russian, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.3
 968
Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, submarine, military, save the day, state affairs, danger, government agency, working undercover, frame up, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, russia, new york, moscow russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 198K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, government agency, danger, torture, off the grid, track down, bomb, intelligence agency, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 6K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, woman hits a man, strong man, death of boyfriend, ticket, moral dilemma, roundhouse kick, woman fights a man, stupid victim, gas explosion, cockney accent, female bartender ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s
Place: russia, tower bridge london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.4
 721
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, race against time, danger, kidnapping, one woman army, gunfight, terrorist, swimming pool, explosion, hostage, machine gun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 28K
Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, save the day, danger, violence, murder, death, race against time, kidnapping, drone, russian army, sniper ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: scottish highlands, washington d.c., pentagon, moscow russia, battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, military, stewardess, danger, save the day, crimes, confined, chases and races, forces of nature, adventure, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist attack, danger, assassination, secret service, save the day, heroes, president, surveillance, conspiracy, hostage, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, pakistan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 46K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, ira, violence, terrorism, military, riot, explosion, war, british, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, mercenary, rescue, prison, tough heroes, vengeance, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 4K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: british, commando, terrorist, stealing a car, cell phone, machine gun, suicide, explosion, gore, falling from height, police car, photograph ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, big ben london, ukraine, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 357
Freedom Strike (1998)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can stop! Cue an action-packed race against time to save the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, terrorism, chases and races, crimes, confined, heroes, deadly, danger, undercover, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, journalism, terrorism, hijacking, vengeance, airplane, serbian, fbi, terrorist, revenge, hostages, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, cyprus, asia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Born to Fight (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a remote Thai village is overrun by terrorists armed with a nuclear missile, an elite undercover operative leads the most unique fighting force ever assembled in a heroic bid to save their nation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, martial arts, adventure, hostages, escapades, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, danger, terrorism, heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.4
 74K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: suspense, intense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, investigation, surveillance, violence, gunfight, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
 194
Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, adventure, chaos and mayhem, escapades, crimes, chases and races, confined, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, washington d.c., switzerland, idaho, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, ex soldier, survival, one man army, mercenary, hostages, confined, tough heroes, danger, youth, dedicated educator, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, president, nuclear threat, save the day, head of state, siege, ex military, hostages, conspiracy, terrorism, secret service, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, u.s. capitol building, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, race against time, soldier, evacuation, rescue, apocalypse, government agency, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, heroic mission, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, antarctica, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, kidnapping, soldier, terrorism, one man army, vengeance, war, escapades, hostages, buddies, military life, leadership ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Victory at Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, hijacking, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, confined, hostages, danger, religions or cults, tough heroes, showbiz ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 997
The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, assassination, espionage, assassination attempt, undercover, heroes, political conspiracy, law enforcement, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: palestine, middle east, israel, zurich switzerland, tel aviv israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 467
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, airplane, military, pilot, adventure, save the day, escapades, confined, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, airplane, law enforcement, heroic mission, daring rescue, chases and races, secret agents, confined, crimes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stealth Fighter (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, heroes, danger, escapades, heroic mission, aerial combats, save the day, military base, assassin, battlefield, shot in the head ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 310K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, gunfight, save the day, danger, chase, airplane, one man army, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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