Movies like Damned River

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Damned River (1989)
 5.1
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Damned River (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a deranged psychotic killer.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: river, school, adventure, crimes, strong sexual content, psychopath, soldier, graphic violence, mystery, stalking, on the run, danger, family in danger, chases and races, lake or river, forces of nature, escapades, deadly, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, rambo, murder, ak 47, rafting ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Damned River

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, chases and races, escapades, adventure, heroes, crimes and deadly mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Damned River: Bare Knuckles (1977), U.S. Seals II (2001), Getting Even (1986), Air Rage (2001), The Vivero Letter (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 157
Bare Knuckles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: psychopath, bounty hunter, rivalry, crime, deadly, investigation, danger, chases and races, adventure, graphic violence, urban, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 768
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 ⇓
86%
 4.2
 295
Getting Even (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, hostages, rivalry, chase, danger, crimes, chases and races, escapades, terrorism, heroic mission, hostage, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.2
 603
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, daring rescue, save the day, hostage, rivalry, government agency, deadly, hostages, danger, terrorism, adventure, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: jungle, murder, lost city, betrayal, chase, ancient mystery, escapades, adventure, chases and races, crimes, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, rivalry, race against time, terrorism, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.0
 513
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, adventure, rescue, missing person, deadly, danger, escapades, military, jungle, secret base, government coverup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 43
Kill Slade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bounty hunter is hired to abduct a reporter who has uncovered a U.N. conspiracy plot.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ranger, journalist, mercenary, confined, chases and races, crime, crimes, adventure, heroes, romance, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.1
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 8K
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
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, war, state affairs, politics, rebellion, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, ocean, graphic violence, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 615
Deep Winter (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Maverick downhill racer, Tyler Crowe, reunites with best friend and renegade snowboarder, Mark Rider. It doesn't take long for the old friends to take on a new mission. Together they head to Alaska, where led by a veteran guide, the two attempt ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventurer, skiing, best friends, escapades, against the odds, danger, wild ride, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
King of Africa (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A British colonial policeman in Africa, circa 1900, pursues a band of escaped killers across territory so wild, it lies just "one step to hell."
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, gang, manhunt, on the run, adventure, crimes, captivity, hostages, crime, confined, rescue, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1900s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, rivalry, undercover, gang, secret agents, heroic mission, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 134
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, jungle, martial arts, heroes, deadly, crimes, adventure, undercover, escapades, survival, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 677
Hunter's Blood (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time. However, the local inbred backwoods psychos turn the hunters to be the hunted, and they need all the ammo and wits they ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: wilderness, murder, psychopath, survival, hunting, danger, deadly, on the run, stalking, alcohol abuse, fish out of water, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.8
 488
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 ⇓
50%
Descent Into Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is sent to find the cause and immediately finds out that it ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: adventure, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, rescue, deadly, mining, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, terrorism, crimes, heroes, military, escapades, danger, deadly, rescue, undercover, hostages, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 941
Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 352
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hostages, chases and races, rescue, confined, heroes, daring rescue, danger, underwater scene, ocean, terrorism, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, family relations, disorder, parents and children, master warrior, deadly, danger, crimes, heroes, on the run, martial arts, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 227K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, manhunt, tough heroes, danger, ex military, lone wolves, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, loner, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Night of the Sharks (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: David must fight for his life against the gangsters who killed his brother for a CD filled with proof of their illegal activities. When David gets possession of the CD they go down to Mexico where David lives as a shark hunter. Who will get David ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: adventurer, gangsters, heroes, profanity, vengeance, ship, village, corporate crimes, crimes, clergy, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, investigation, serial killer, police detective, profanity, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, assassination, deadly, destiny, crimes, wiretap ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 924
Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hostage, castle, hang glider, daring rescue, chases and races, terrorism, missing person, deadly, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%