Movies like Armstrong

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Armstrong (1998)
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Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. Are these missiles destined to be aimed at the US or are they being smuggled to a terrorist organisation. The Americans need to know where these missiles are going, the only person who can help them discover their destination is Armstrong (Frank Zagarino) an ex buddy of Bob who now trains an elite Russian anti-terrorist squad under the command of Colonel Zukov (Richard Lynch). Zukov is from the old guard, corrupt, ruthless, and will stop at nothing to gain control.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, secret agents, espionage, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, soldier, chase, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Armstrong

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, danger and law enforcement mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Armstrong: Lethal (2005), Quiet Fire (1991), Target of Opportunity (2005), Midnight Man (1997), The Zone (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 354
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, adventure, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, espionage, on the run, race against time, rescue, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 61
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam veteran, one man army, terrorism, political corruption, vengeance, murder, crime, corrupt politician, political intrigue, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government agency, secret agents, adventure, special agents, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chechnya, bulgaria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 167
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, terrorism, ira, government agency, espionage, adventure, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.0
 163
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, hostages, one man army, secret agents, adventure, special agents, espionage, manhunt, race against time, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 507
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, soldier, awol, on the run, chases and races, heroes, adventure, fugitives, prostitute, chase, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 369
The Abductors (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Someone is stealing cheerleaders and other pretty girls and selling them to the highest bidder. Female super sexy spy Ginger is soon employed to investigate the disappearances. She does so by going undercover with a fellow agent and doing whatever ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, white slavery, undercover, bondage, secret agents, espionage, crime, working undercover, crimes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 397
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal's revenge, government agency, adventure, espionage, manhunt, vigilantism, political conspiracy, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 347
Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, undercover, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 275
Shakedown (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Los Angeles a deadly plague called the 'Pandora' virus is stolen from a high-security installation...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, fbi, virus, bank, plague, criminal's revenge, government agency, hostages, master criminal, one man army, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 754
The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, love, betrayal, murder, violence, brutality, mafia, kidnapping, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, russia, eastern europe, ukraine, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 728
Crash Dive (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, save the day, heroic mission, ocean or sea, confined, danger, deadly, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 459
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 616
Back to Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, rock, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, crime, secret agents, special agents, assassination attempt, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.4
 682
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, special agents, save the day, president, danger, heroes, head of state, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 781
The Base (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hand to hand combat, u.s. army, drug dealing, soldier, crimes, drug traffic, border patrol, loyalty, law enforcement, military, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 674
Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, master criminal, crime, one man army, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, race against time, save the day, terrorism, heist, hijacking, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 358
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, deadly, soldier, assassination, starting over, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, rivalry, roundhouse kick, karate chop ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 227
The Protector (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago, so Conway goes undercover to infiltrate the doctor's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, antidote, government agency, master villain, secret agents, espionage, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism, track down, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, race against time, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, undercover, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 180
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, missing person, tough heroes, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Merchant of Death (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jim Rendall is 6 when his family gets killed. 25 years later he finds out why.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, family life, chase, obsession, frame up, injustice, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
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, france, greece, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.6
 586
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, ocean or sea, airplane, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, military, kidnapping, terrorism, hostages, vengeance, war, daring rescue, leadership, save the day, officers and cadets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 2K
Moscow Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, master criminal, crime, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, secret agents, tough law enforcer, race against time, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, drug dealing, track down, adventure, drug traffic, introspection, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: terrorism, soldier, rescue, danger, deadly, hostages, battles, chases and races, confined, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: medical school, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: heavy metal, crime, gangsters, vengeance, women, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, investigation, false accusation, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%