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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: suspenseful, based on true events, realistic, serious, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, terrorism, siege, violence, embassy, politics, police, death, military, hostages, escapades, heroes, counter terrorism, state affairs, isolation, hostage situation, shot multiple times, suit and tie, jackhammer, hangar, smoke grenade, commando raid, scottish accent, british army ...
Time: year 1980
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, terrorism, machine gun, violence, hostage, explosion and pistol mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like 6 Days: The Final Option (1982), 7 Days in Entebbe (2018), MI-5 (2015), Victory at Entebbe (1976), He Who Dares (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, hostages, working undercover, danger, adventure, heroes, state affairs, espionage, anti war, isolation, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: based on true events, suspense, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, palestinian, hostage situation, death threat, terrorism, airplane hijack, politics, danger, negotiation, violence, culture clash, dialogue ...
Time: year 1976
Place: uganda, israel, frankfurt germany, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, conspiracy, flashback, corruption, escape, massacre, police, kidnapping, terrorist, one man army, explosive, innocent person killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, moscow russia, big ben london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, aviation, hostage, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 3.0
 877
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, race against time, terrorism, military, hostages, daring rescue, crime, save the day, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, assassination, terrorist attack, head of state, secret agents, save the day, chases and races, danger, heroes, president, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, washington d.c., pakistan, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, siege, rock, gory, one man army, tough heroes, confined, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 110K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, special agents, chase, fbi, track down, hunt down, team, military, explosions, gunfight, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.4
 709
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, gang, machine gun, swimming pool, hostage, blood, one woman army, terrorist plot, femme fatale, senator, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 1K
Tube (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Burnt-out transit cop Jay forms an unlikely alliance with pickpocket Kay to stop a terrorist hijacker from blowing up a subway car during rush hour.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rescue, terrorism, hostages, save the day, tough heroes, deadly, law enforcement, train, isolation, one man army, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 18K
Toy Soldiers (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed intruders and try to take back their academy by any means necessary.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: terrorist, preparatory school, boarding school, terrorism, siege, high school, adventure, hostages, friendship, young heroes, rebelliousness, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 44K
'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: suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, ira, violence, terrorism, explosion, riot, military, british, war, urban, street ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 6K
Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, race against time, stadium, political intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly, state affairs, rescue, chases and races, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, miami, usa, washington d.c., beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, revenge, fbi, terrorist, serbian, terrorism, hijacking, vengeance, journalism, vigilantism, hostages, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, cyprus, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 10K
The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, mercenary, kidnapping, soldier, military, adventure, rescue, war, aging, racism, head of state, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, england, london, europe, zimbabwe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, military, kidnapping, terrorism, hostages, vengeance, daring rescue, war, leadership, save the day, officers and cadets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 950
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, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, chase, submarine, race against time, terrorism, military, government agency, leadership, save the day, frame up, hijacking, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, russia, usa, washington d.c., moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 987
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, espionage, race against time, terrorism, undercover, assassination, politics, adventure, government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: zurich switzerland, austria, middle east, palestine, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rescue, survival, terrorism, kidnapping, racism, government agency, wilderness, secret agents, adventure, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, save the day, military base, danger, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, aerial combats, battlefield, u.s. president, hijacking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, rescue, adventure, tough law enforcer, drug lord, police officer, terrorism, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, race against time, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, undercover, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Four Days in September (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, politics, brazilian, terrorism, freedom, missing person, assassination, ambassador, confined, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967 ...
Place: brazil, algeria, sao paulo brazil, portugal, lisbon portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 465
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, airplane, pilot, race against time, terrorism, military, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day, officers and cadets, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Operation Thunderbolt (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, soldier, rescue, terrorism, hijacking, military, fugitives, hostages, one man army, adventure, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, africa, middle east, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 10K
Retreat (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, island, soldier, estate, confined, couple relations, apocalypse, danger, couples, deadly virus, virus, axe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Delta Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, terrorist, military, airplane, hijacking, adventure, stewardess, hostages, covert operation, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, athens greece, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 194K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
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: clever, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, spy, government agency, secret agents, danger, track down, off the grid, intelligence agency, beating, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: jordan, middle east, dubai, syria, saudi arabia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, mercenary, ambassador, lighthouse, one man army, rescue, hostages, master criminal, money transfer, cia, bank vault ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, president, save the day, head of state, secret service, hostages, tour guide, siege, nuclear threat, ex military, terrorism, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., pentagon, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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