Movies like Ministry of Vengeance

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Ministry of Vengeance (1989)
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Ministry of Vengeance (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: David Miller is a Vietnam vet who renounced violence and became a minister after he was forced to blow up a Viet Cong kid in self defense, but years later, when David's wife Gail and daughter Kim are killed by a group of terrorists led by Ali Aboud, in a massacre at an airport in Rome, Italy, David is devastated. Going against his faith, David sets out to find and kill Ali Aboud.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, religion, vietnam veteran, murder, terrorism, church, vengeance, airport, faith, heroes, military, gang, obsession, battles, crimes, rivalry, society, good versus evil, clergy, lebanese, buddies, state affairs, terrorist, cia, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, vietnam, italy, lebanon

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Most similar movies to Ministry of Vengeance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and realistic films with plots about rivalry, crimes, deadly, murder, chases and races, heroes and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Ministry of Vengeance: Facade (1999), Cold Steel (1987), Terror Squad (1987), Motorpsycho! (1965), Diplomatic Immunity (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, clergy, hotel, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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95%
 4.5
 832
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ex cop, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, police detective, vengeance, revenge, police, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.1
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Terror Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A squad of Libyan terrorists infiltrate the city of Kokomo, Indiana, and take over a nuclear power plant. A counter-terrorist expert must stop them before they blow it up.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist attack, terrorism, detention, nuclear reactor, hostage situation, car chase, hitman, revolution, good versus evil, law enforcement, heroes, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: indiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 2K
Motorpsycho! (1965)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three bad boy motorcyclists get kicks raping other people's women and generally being a nuisance. When they rape a veterinarian's wife, he takes exception and pursues them, teaming up with a Cajun woman whose husband they killed. The ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: biker, rape, revenge, vietnam war, redneck, motorcycle, vietnam veteran, exploitation, criminal, martial arts, juvenile delinquent, terror ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dominatrix, female nudity, murder, rivalry, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, psychopath, jungle, vengeance, good versus evil, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue, one man army, revenge plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.3
 82
Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, fight, kickboxing, competition, heroes, master warrior, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.5
 745
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, military, war on terror, rescue, battles, heroes, good versus evil, soldier, daring rescue, military life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.0
 1K
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, female fighter, kung fu, kickboxing, fight, revenge, righting the wronged, frame up, murder, vengeance, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
 405
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.7
 628
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, sniper, state affairs, soldier, law enforcement, graphic violence, hostage, save the day, vengeance, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 589
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, organized crime, hitman, mafia, investigation, rescue, crimes, missing person, vengeance, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 112K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, political, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, terrorist, revenge, assassination, cia, ira, hitman, secret agents, espionage, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 4K
Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.7
 3K
U.S. Seals (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as leader, sending them to destroy the pirates' base, namely ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, pirate, ship, undercover, soldier, military life, adventure, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, ocean ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera, san francisco, turkey, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.9
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Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, heroic mission, tough heroes, race against time, daring rescue, military, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 980
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: assassin, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, vengeance, heroes, graphic violence, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, hostage, military life, frame up, heroic mission, secret agents, manhunt, military, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gun Woman (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A brilliant doctor on a quest for revenge buys a young woman and trains her to be the ultimate assassin, implanting gun parts in her body that she must later assemble and use to kill her target before she bleeds to death.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, crimes, good versus evil, violence spree, rivalry, serial killer, revenge, woman with a gun, female assassin, murder, strong violent content ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: mossad, terrorism, jewish, undercover, contests and competitions, crimes, assassination, rivalry, rebellion, confined, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, heroes, conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, crimes, secret movement, vengeance, murder, corruption, government, one man army, bodyguard, rivalry, conspiracy ...
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Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.1
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The Traveler (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a dark Christmas Eve in a small town, the lone Sheriffs on the night shift encounter a mysterious man who goes by the name of Mr. Nobody. As the night progresses, the Sheriffs discover that this isn't just a nobody, but a vengeful killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, mysterious character, mind game, police detective, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, murder, small town, police station, child murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 295
Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, bondage, revenge, prostitute, illegal prostitution, police operation, riddles and clues, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance, murder, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.8
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Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empire, terrorism, vengeance, working undercover, boss and employee, psychopath, tough heroes, heroes, save the day, secret agents, law enforcement, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
One Tough Bastard (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a man's wife and family are murdered, he plots revenge only to find out that the killer is under Federal protection and he must exact his own form of justice.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vigilante, investigation, military, fbi, murder, gangsters, military life, vengeance, basic training, witnessing a crime, good versus evil, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, rivalry, espionage, undercover, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Operation Delta Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist group, military, rescue, daring rescue, chaos, heroic mission, adventure, crimes, undercover, race against time, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: johannesburg south africa, pentagon, africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%