Movies like Armstrong

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Armstrong (1998)
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Armstrong
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, suspenseful, realistic, 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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Twilight's Last Gleaming
Drama, Thriller
USA, West Germany
146 min.
 6.8
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
Action
USA, South Africa
94 min.
 6.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about crimes, rivalry, danger, deadly, heroes, undercover and chases and races mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Armstrong: Lethal (2005), Back to Back (1996), Black Thunder (1998), Death Before Dishonor (1987), Another Meltdown (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lethal
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
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Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
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Back to Back
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: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   86%
    User:   99%
 
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Black Thunder
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
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System:   83%
    User:   97%
 
Death Before Dishonor
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, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   78%
 
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    User:   66%
 
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    User:   69%
 
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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 ...
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   75%
 
 4.6
 363
Raven
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Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   75%
 
 5.2
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Quiet Fire
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. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
The Chaos Factor
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American army intelligence officer discovers corruption and murder by American soldiers in Vietnam.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, secret agents, soldier, espionage, investigation, war, fighting the system, race against time, terrorism, vengeance, chaos and mayhem ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   77%
 
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Double Tap
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A drug-lord targets an undercover FBI agent and the hit man she falls in love with while tracking.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
 4.1
 4K
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Duration: 95 min.
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    User:   61%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
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The Point Men
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Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, adventure, government agency, hostages, secret agents, assassination attempt, special agents, terrorism, espionage, race against time, save the day, political conspiracy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   71%
 
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Cover-Up
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, politics, government agency, one man army, secret agents, special agents, army investigation, ambassador, terrorist plot, cia, reporter ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
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The Zone
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: 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 ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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CIA Code Name: Alexa
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, strong sexual content, government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, espionage, special agents, terrorism, kidnapping, microchip, cia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
 3.3
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Captured
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, chase, submarine, race against time, leadership, terrorism, save the day, frame up, hijacking, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, russia, usa, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, adventure, one man army, partners against crime, daring rescue, terrorism, save the day, ex soldier, ninja, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
 5.0
 271
Shakedown
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, criminal's revenge, government agency, bank, hostages, master criminal, one man army, secret agents, virus, special agents, tough law enforcer, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
 5.0
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Unstoppable
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, secret agents, chase, special agents, on the run, investigation, manhunt, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   56%
 
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 5.6
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Live Wire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, politics, government agency, master criminal, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, senator, explosive, terrorist, extramarital affair, bomb, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
The Peacekeeper
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, chase, assassination attempt, race against time, terrorism, daring rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pentagon, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
 4.0
 357
Freedom Strike
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chases and races, danger, deadly, military, heroes, race against time, rivalry, undercover, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kidnapping, sword fight, island, motorcycle, kung fu, master villain, adventure, fight scenes, car chase, master warrior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
Aurora: Operation Intercept
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: airplane, one man army, secret agents, adventure, special agents, daring rescue, race against time, espionage, terrorism, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 

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The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former mercenary joins a military academy as a teacher. He soon discovers a neo-Nazi group, code-named Werewolves, formed among the cadets. He also quickly finds that they have military leadership among the officers at the Academy.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
In Her Line of Fire
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
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System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
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