Movies like Armstrong 1998

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Armstrong (1998)
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Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kidnapping, chase, cia agent, nuclear missile, nuclear, gangsters, heroes, investigation, friendship, murder, battles, hijacking, soldier, crimes, terrorism, undercover, conspiracy, save the world, secret agents, injustice, rivalry, political intrigue, working undercover, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia, russia

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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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