Movies like Avenging Force

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Avenging Force (1986)
 5.8
 3K
Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their grandfather Jimmy. Larry Richards, a black man running for the Senate, is one of Matt's best friends. Larry has become the target of The Pentangle, a racist organization led by a man named Glastenbury, and Glastenbury doesn't want Larry to be elected. In an attempt on Larry's life during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, The Pentangle kills one of Larry's sons. Matt lets Larry, his wife Daisy, and his other son move to the remotely located farm so they can hide from Glastenbury and the Pentangle, but the Pentangle strikes again, setting the farmhouse on fire. Matt and Sara escape as the only survivors. Then the Pentangle kidnaps Sara, sending Matt on a mission to rescue Sara from Glastenbury and the Pentangle
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic, surprise ending, cult film, nostalgic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, martial arts, survival, rescue, kidnapping, adventure, vengeance, race against time, save the day, spy, mardi gras, monster, ninja, heroes, racism, secret agents, swamp, special agents, politics, crimes, stalking, undercover, espionage, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans

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Most similar movies to Avenging Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about violence, gunfight, brawl, danger, fistfight, death and heroes mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Avenging Force: Surviving the Game (1994), American Ninja (1985), The Hunted (1995), Riot (1996), Deadly Outbreak (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: suspense, harsh, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, human prey, homeless, chase, hunting, brutality, death, mountain, psychopath, most dangerous game, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 15K
American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: entertaining, serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, chase, lone hero, fight scenes, runaway, military, heroes, master warrior, violence, confined, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, ex soldier, soldier, master warrior, terrorism, battles, mortal combat, graphic violence, sword fight, superhero, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, suspense, brutal, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, sword fight, murder, vengeance, martial arts, violence, revenge, brutality, survival, betrayal, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, martial arts, irish republican army, hostage, one man army, terrorism, kidnapping, mansion, urban ghetto, heroes, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 581
Black Thunder (1998)
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, military, airplane, save the day, undercover, pilot, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, invisibility, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: secret service, white house, terrorism, conspiracy, president, save the day, treason, rescue, hostage, head of state, nuclear threat, siege ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, paris france, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.3
 1K
Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vietnam war, battles, soldier, rivalry, military, survival, kidnapping, confined, heroes, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cia agent, murder, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, undercover, chase, dishonesty, rivalry, on the run, tough heroes, spy ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, oregon, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 6K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: suspense, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, brutality, betrayal, assassin, master warrior, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, south america, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: computer cracker, geopolitics, battles, krav maga, corporate conspiracy, chain of command, oil refinery, sadist, torture, cia agent, hostile takeover, press conference ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
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: intense, serious, buddy movie, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fight scenes, genetics, one man army, heroes, soldier, mortal combat, rescue, superhero, kidnapping, best friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pray for Death (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Akira Saito, a Japanese businessman lives in Tokyo with his Japanese-American wife Aiko and their children, Takeshi and Tomoya. When the family has a chance to move to the United States so that Aiko can teach the children about their American ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, medieval, chainsaw, mafia, kidnapping, corrupt cop, crooked cop, ninjitsu, restaurant, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 1K
Captured (2000)
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, race against time, save the day, state affairs, frame up, government agency, russian, brutality, evil man, biohazard ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hero and the Terror (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, slasher, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, murder, police investigation, death, chase, brutality, violence, investigation, hospital, adaptation, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 3K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, mercenary, kidnapping, swamp, psychopath, gunfight, martial arts, fistfight, military, rapist, serial killer, exploitation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 4K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, terrorism, chase, one man army, heroes, gangsters, assassination attempt, woman in danger, scarecrow, disability, tough heroes, weakness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: atlantic city, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, daring rescue, save the day, crimes, rivalry, chase, wrestling, terrorist, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: british columbia, usa, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 100 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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, race against time, secret agents, undercover, assassination, save the day, crimes, vengeance, working undercover, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: austria, tel aviv israel, zurich switzerland, jerusalem, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 9K
The 2nd (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, cia agent, secret service, secret service agent, fight, murder, kidnapping, chase, rescue, gunfight, group of criminals ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
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: suspense, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: airplane, law enforcement, air disaster, race against time, terrorism, hostage, airplane accident, disaster, catastrophe, crimes, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, intense, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, vigilantism, martial arts, machismo, revenge, vigilante, fight, spy, terrorism, lone hero, brutality, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, buddy movie, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fight, fight scenes, terrorism, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, mortal combat, tough heroes, superhero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, usa, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorist, terrorism, female fighter, cia, woman with a gun, prison escape, secret agents, espionage, heroes, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 5K
Out of Reach (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Billy Ray Lancing, a former CSA agent who now works on a wildlife refuge in Northern Alaska, has been exchanging letters in a pen-pal relationship with Irina Morawska, a 13-year-old orphaned girl in Poland that he's helping out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, friendship, secret code, orphan, martial arts, obsessive quest, crimes, righting the wronged, good versus evil, government agency, race against time, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, poland, eastern europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, undercover, mistaken identity, hitman, manhunt, race against time, witnessing a crime, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, murder, family, drug lord, vigilante, brutality, police officer, aikido, violence, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, latin america, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 4K
The Mechanik (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, crimes, gang, death, prostitute, kidnapping, soldier, rivalry, hitman, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 31K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: suspense, intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, revenge, murder, chase, corruption, corrupt official, coma, fight, intrigue, against the odds, child in peril ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 90s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%