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

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 heroes, crimes, rivalry, danger, deadly, chases and races and undercover mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Armstrong: Lethal (2005), Target of Opportunity (2005), Back to Back (1996), Quiet Fire (1991), Shakedown (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 2.7
 350
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hostages, adventure, one man army, secret agents, special agents, espionage, on the run, race against time, rescue, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
Target of Opportunity
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: government agency, secret agents, adventure, special agents, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, cia, working undercover, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, chechnya, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   60%
 
 5.8
 607
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: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rock, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
 5.0
 55
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. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, murder, political intrigue, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, one man army, vietnam veteran, rivalry, terrorism, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
 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, fbi, special agents, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
 4.4
 499
Warriors
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chases and races, adventure, heroes, fugitives, prostitute, chase, awol, soldier, top secret, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
Operation Thunderbolt
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, airplane, hostages, one man army, adventure, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, israel, europe, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: head of state, island, hostages, one man army, daring rescue, race against time, kidnapping, save the day, rescue mission, secret service agent, vice president, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, military, kidnapping, hostages, one man army, torture, soldier, revenge, war, daring rescue, pornography, leadership ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 5.0
 162
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, special agents, espionage, manhunt, race against time, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 5.6
 162
Midnight Man
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, government agency, espionage, terrorism, political conspiracy, adventure, political intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
 5.3
 451
Zero Tolerance
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: lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
Another Meltdown
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A patriotic Chinese cop is reposted to fictional East European country Lavernia as punishment for ignoring orders during a plane hijack operation. There he encounters his ex-girlfriend, who fled to Lavernia after Tiananmen Square. Their paths soon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, lone wolves, master criminal, master warrior, airplane, one man army, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, terrorism, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, europe, hong kong, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
 4.6
 369
Raven
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: criminal's revenge, government agency, espionage, adventure, manhunt, vigilantism, political conspiracy, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 5.7
 342
Hard Justice
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
 5.0
 365
The Abductors
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, secret agents, espionage, crime, working undercover, white slavery, crimes, danger, undercover, law enforcement, rivalry, bondage ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 4.2
 2K
Moscow Heat
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, 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 ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, adventure, one man army, partners against crime, daring rescue, terrorism, save the day, ninja, ex soldier, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, gang, hidden identity, college, secret agents, officers and cadets, teachers and students, racism, working undercover, crimes, undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chases and races, danger, deadly, military, heroes, race against time, rivalry, undercover, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 4.6
 761
The Base
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, crimes, law enforcement, military, drug dealing, chase, hand to hand combat, u.s. army, vigilantism, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
 3.8
 1K
Sweepers
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, government agency, master warrior, one man army, adventure, chase, secret agents, espionage, battle, son, terrorist, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 4.0
 465
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, airplane, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, pilot, officers and cadets, basic training, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
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 2.4
 681
The Alternate
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, save the day, terrorism, kidnapping, danger, heroes, head of state, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, rescue, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
 5.1
 297
Shatter
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shatter, an international contract killer, has been assigned to assassinate the President of a small African country and collect his fee from a bank in the Far East. On arrival in Hong Kong his life is threatened and when the bank denies all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, government agency, lone wolves, master warrior, assassination, battle zone, secret agents, hitman, espionage, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china, england, hong kong, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
Silent Trigger
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, government agency, hostages, adventure, secret agents, special agents, assassination attempt, betrayal, chase, hitman, manhunt, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
 4.4
 987
The Point Men
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, government agency, adventure, hostages, secret agents, assassination attempt, special agents, espionage, race against time, terrorism, save the day, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: austria, zurich switzerland, tel aviv israel, middle east, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kidnapping, sword fight, island, motorcycle, kung fu, adventure, master villain, fight scenes, car chase, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
Hidden Assassin
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, assassination, espionage, political intrigue, working undercover, chases and races, undercover agent, assassin, murder, undercover, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, europe, latin america, czech republic, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, submarine, one man army, secret agents, drug dealing, adventure, race against time, save the day, save the world, hijacking, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
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