Movies like Top Gun: Maverick

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Top Gun: Maverick (2020)
Top Gun: Maverick (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Story: Set in the world of drone technology and fifth generation fighters, this sequel will explore the end of the era of dogfighting.
Plot: aircraft carrier, u.s. navy, aviator, military, airplane, aviation, funeral, fighter jet, pilot

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Most similar movies to Top Gun: Maverick

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about military, heroes, danger, soldier, escapades, battles and rivalry mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Top Gun: Maverick: Top Gun (1986), Incident at Map-Grid 36-80 (1982), Freedom Strike (1998), Black Thunder (1998), Lost Flight (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 280K
Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fighter pilot, officers and cadets, navy, pilot, cold war, u.s. navy, love and romance, fall in love, military, power relations, ambition, military base ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Incident at Map-Grid 36-80 (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Russian naval pilots risk death to help stop a American Submarine whose defective reactor threatens a nuclear meltdown.
Plot: radioactivity, crash landing, sea, military, u.s. air force, bomber, mishap, soviet army, naval uniform, u.s. navy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Secret War of Jackie's Girls (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An improbable story, but entertaining, of five American women pilots recruited in to the British RAF before the USA joined the war to fly a new top secret aircraft, which turns out to be helicopters, with a Hollywood mansion standing in for a ...
Plot: secret mission, pilot, world war two, helicopter, aviator
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 372
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, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, military, danger, confined, crimes, escapades, heroes, chases and races, state affairs, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 3.8
 493
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, airplane, pilot, danger, save the day, undercover, rivalry, escapades, secret mission, aviation, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 160
Lost Flight (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bridges is the captain of a downed airliner who must help his crew and passengers survive on a deserted jungle island in the midst of a power struggle - an adult version of "Lord of the Flies."
Plot: catastrophe, survival, crash landing, sea, aviation, castaway, airplane, airplane accident, island, tropical island
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 341
Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: bar fight, terrorism, military, heroes, danger, deadly, aerial combats, adventure, escapades, profanity, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Flight of the Intruder (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, bombing, u.s. navy, bomber, war, adventure, military, anti war, soldier, ocean or sea, battles ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, europe, france, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, military base, danger, heroes, escapades, save the day, heroic mission, aerial combats, graphic violence, profanity, commando ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, latin america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 2.3
 391
SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, isolation, danger, save the day, escapades, basic training, soldier, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 128
Four Riders (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This prime example of director/co-writer Chang Cheh's mastery takes place in Seoul right after the Korean War, as a kung-fu master, combat instructor, explosives expert, and missile specialist must take on a venal drug smuggling gang. ...
Plot: martial arts, drug smuggling, female stockinged legs, corruption, military, drinking, pantyhose, gym, nightclub, kung fu, smoking, loose woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 70
Street Wars (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man takes over as the head of a crack dealing outfit after his brother, the gang's leader, is murdered.
Plot: revenge, glider, muslim, street gang, aviation, transsexual, machine gun, assassination
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is assigned to a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, terrorism, u.s. navy, ambassador, russian, graphic violence, save the day, chases and races, heroes, confined, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To stamp out the threat of nuclear war, a special ops team must travel to North Korea to carry out a covert mission to destroy a nuclear power plant. Everything does not go as planned. Their communications are cut off and they must remember their ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, chases and races, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, undercover, graphic violence, military, danger, sergeant, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Iron Eagle IV (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding them into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, terrorism, save the day, officers and cadets, chases and races, danger, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, military life, teenage life, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Emerald Point N.A.S. (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The lives and trials of the staff and civilian residents of a US naval base.
Plot: military, army life, patriarch, aviation, soap, navy, u.s. navy, commander, father daughter relationship, murder
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Crippled Avengers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Crippled Avengers is a 1978 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh and starring four members of the Venom Mob. It has been released in North America as Mortal Combat and Return of the 5 Deadly Venoms. The film follows a group of martial ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mute or deaf, siblings relations, heroes, adventure, master warrior, disability, rivalry, military, misfit, vengeance, fighting movie ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 17K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, naval battle, military, u.s. navy, war, against the odds, heroic mission, underdog, military life, danger, main character dies, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 70s
Place: pacific ocean, japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 5.3
 85
Viper (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Laura's husband James is murdered, she decides to find out who did it and why. She finds herself in a fight against an anti-terrorist organization in her desire for revenge.
Style: suspense
Plot: newspaper reporter, car bomb, mission, execution, terrorist, swat team, ambush, commander, murder, death, diner, terrorism ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political unrest, hitman, assassination, danger, soldier, military, deadly, save the day, crimes, state affairs, heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, christmas, airplane accident, family relations, aviation
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 212
The Hard Ride (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While in Vietnam, a GI promises his dying buddy that he'll take care of his motorcycle, "Baby", when he gets back home. After his discharge, he meets up with his dead friend's girlfriend, gets the bike, and then runs into trouble ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, best friends, americana, friendship, military, babies and infants, gangsters, crimes, war, battles, friends, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.9
 65
Mumbaki (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: A chieftain's son must make a choice between leaving the country with his fiancee or returning to his tribe when his father is killed.
Plot: forest, shaman, mountain, witch doctor, doctor, indigenous, funeral, revenge, gunshot wound
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 4.5
 348
Free Fall (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psycho is blowing up planes to make a deadly point to crash investigator Renee Brennan.
Plot: sabotage, psychopath, strong female lead, investigation, aviation, revenge, strong female character
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
In Her Line of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, island, vice president, rescue mission, soldier, conspiracy, head of state, secret agents, save the day, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Dynamite Fighters (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michelle Yeoh stars in this rousing action adventure in the tradition of "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Michelle is a daredevil airplane pilot/spy who fights against the occupying Japanese forces in World War II China. Her latest, toughest ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, martial arts, daring rescue, wartime life, adventure, soldier, rivalry, military, cons and scams, war, escapades, adventurer ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 435
Semper Fi (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in love and decides to do the same. Paris Island is physically ...
Plot: military, crying, male bonding, undressing, underwear, prison, execution, stick fight, father son relationship, flashback, failed pilot, military training ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, self discovery, battles, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, friendship, master warrior, dignity, military life, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, one man army, battles, terrorism, soldier, terrorist, leadership, deadly, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, catastrophe, danger, airplane, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, landing, daring rescue, adventure, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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