Movies like Pursuit

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Pursuit (1991)
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Pursuit (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mercenary is hired to hunt down a group of rebel soldiers in Africa.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, soldier, renegade, adventure, crimes, heist, vengeance, heroes, hostages, politics, against the odds, track down, obsessive quest, heroic mission, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, lone wolves, rivalry, state affairs, golden years, righting the wronged, gold, death, mercenary ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, adventure, escapades, chases and races and crimes mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pursuit: The Human Shield (1991), Skeleton Coast (1988), The Wild Geese (1978), Air Strike (2004), Raven (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, heroes, confined, state affairs, crimes, adventure, deadly, military, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skeleton Coast (1988)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired Army colonel attempts to rescue his imprisoned son in this action packed thriller. To save his CIA operative son from terrorists, Col. Smith (Ernest Borgnine) and a group of mercenaries head to war-torn Angola's Skeleton Coast, where ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, hostage, kidnapping, daring rescue, heroes, golden years, chases and races, adventure, military, confined, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, cuba, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Valley of the Wolves: Palestine (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the Freedom Flotilla attempts to bring humanitarian assistance to Gaza refuses to turn back, it is attacked by the Israeli military. In a dramatic battle scene, activists resist and are killed by the Israeli soldiers. A Turkish commando team ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, military, politics, war, violence spree, soldier, state affairs, political unrest, vengeance, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, turkey, palestinian authority, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 12K
The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Switzerland
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, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, betrayal, rescue, battles, behind enemy lines, against the odds, political corruption, political unrest, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Air Strike (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: En plein coeur de l'Europe de l'Est, dans une ancienne république du bloc communiste. Un puissant cartel de la drogue organise des raids destinés à destabiliser le pouvoir en place afin de prendre progressivement le contrôle de la ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, injustice, vengeance, war, adventure, heroes, buddies, fighting crime, danger, fall in love, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, adventure, manhunt, obsessive quest, chases and races, crimes, government agency, graphic violence, distopia, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Radical Jack (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, lone wolves, adventure, vigilantism, vengeance, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, race against time, hostages, secret agents, law enforcement, escapades, one man army, crimes, save the day, danger, good versus evil, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, leadership, heroes, contests and competitions, redemption, vengeance, murder, tough heroes, rivalry, master warrior, crimes, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
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Sweepers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lone Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An actor in a Wild West show must become a mythical Western Hero when a biker gang descends upon a small Montana town.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, small town, vigilantism, tough heroes, fighting crime, leadership, lone wolves, gang, danger, chase, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, adventure, chases and races, hostage, against the odds, heroic mission, teenage life, captivity, prison life, prison, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, hostage, hijacking, heroic mission, nightmare comes true, tough heroes, fighting crime, one man army, save the day, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
American Ninja 5: The Nostradamus Syndrome (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American ninja's wife is held hostage by a sadistic Nazi chemist on an Asian island. He teams up with an African-American ninja to rescue her.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, buddy movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, kidnapping, martial arts, island, ninja master, one man army, buddies, rivalry, escapades, special agents, adventure, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The movie opens with a fictionalized depiction of a real-life incident: the arrest on July 4, 2003 of 11 Turkish special forces soldiers and 13 civilians by U.S. forces of the 173rd Airborne commanded by Colonel William C. Mayville in the northern ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, danger, military, vengeance, rivalry, politics, daring rescue, fighting the system, espionage, allies, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Taste of Hell (1973)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, vengeance, military, confined, war, danger, heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark of the Sun (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, controversial, tragic
Plot: betrayal, train, battles, mercenary, chainsaw, heist, treasure hunt, survival, political unrest, against the odds, military, war ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, slave, danger, village life, missing person, intrigue, rivalry, race against time, village, terrorism, hostage, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, vietnam veteran, one man army, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Active Stealth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Crime, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After Captain Murphy lost some of his men on his last mission to Mexico to bring back a US Senator, he has been plagued with unhappiness and bad dreams. When Murphy is given orders to go back to Mexico to help Mexican people slaving for Salvatore, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Drop (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Different factions in WWII-era Holland race to find a stash of Nazi gold.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gold, battles, military life, heroic mission, adventure, military, confined, survival, danger, espionage, against humanity ...
Place: holland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, crimes, daring rescue, heroes, race against time, military, master warrior, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, adventure, good versus evil, danger, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes, world war two, suicide, suicide mission ...
Place: denmark, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
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Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, adventure, on the run, crimes, military, battles, rivalry, chase, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
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White Ghost (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: July '72. Vietnam. Lt. Steve Shepard missing in action. Presumed dead...15 years later he's still there.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, military, chase, soldier, master warrior, chases and races, daring rescue, escapades, ghost, rivalry, espionage ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ichi travels to the village of Itakura to pay his respects at the grave of Kichizo, a man he killed two years ago. When some tax money is stolen while in transit to the governor he is accused and sets out to find the money and clear his name.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, village, heist, corruption, yakuza, one man army, life is a bitch, master warrior, chases and races, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.2
 19
Red Snow (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a snowboard instructor uncovers clues to a high stakes robbery, he finds himself in a high speed gun fight with his life on the line. He realizes he is the one pinned for murder and must hunt down the real killer and survive a dangerous glacier.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: frame up, murder, snowboarding, adventure, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, danger, heroes, deadly, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 4K
Men of War (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nick Gunar is a burnt-out, jaded and hard-up former mercenary who is having a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. At the end of his rope, he is hired by the Nitro Mine Corporation to strong-arm the natives of a South China Sea island into ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, island, jungle, battles, heroes, betrayal, lone wolves, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, save the day, heroes, chases and races, hostage, tough heroes, strong female presence, conspiracy, state affairs, secret agents, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%