Movies like Universal Squadrons

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Universal Squadrons (2011)
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Universal Squadrons (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Captain Lance Deakin has returned home after serving his country in Iraq. In his civilian life, he is a Texan ranch handler who lives with his partner, Becca. Deakin tries to get back into his simple way of life but strange images, memories and flashbacks of the war keep coming back to him.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, uncover truth, danger, homecoming, military, memory loss, army, gunfight, conspiracy, superhuman powers, life is a bitch, graphic violence, dishonesty, bad trip, woman in danger, martial arts, violence, u.s. army, male female relationship, american soldier, gun, hand to hand combat, taekwondo, war veteran, brawl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Universal Squadrons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, heroes, crimes, rivalry, violence, gun and martial arts mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Universal Squadrons: Special Ops (2010), The Way of War (2009), The Stranger (2010), Body Armour (2007), Royal Kill (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, profanity, military, escapades, dishonesty, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, revenge plot, political corruption, political conspiracy, terrorism, danger, assassination, state affairs, political intrigue, military, government agency, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.0
 889
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, profanity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 3.0
 707
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, danger, bodyguard, heir, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, save the princess, mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, rivalry, danger, undercover, soldier, crimes, rescue attempt, behind enemy lines, escapades, plan, military base, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
 495
Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, battles, crimes, hollywood, shaolin monk, entrapment, shaolin kung fu, danger, chase, master warrior, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.2
 980
Supercroc (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A team of soldiers must stop a giant, bloodthirsty crocodile from reaching a nearby city, while trying to avoid being a meal for the beast themselves.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, crocodile, save the day, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, race against time, military, deadly, escapades, creature feature, city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.0
 3K
88 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman comes to in a roadside diner with no idea where she is or how she got there. Split between two timelines, she gets taken on a violent journey as she seeks out the person responsible for her lover's death.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, vengeance, crimes, on the run, deadly, danger, violence, female director, diner, mini dress, bowling, gas mask ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, crime, crimes, deadly, hitman, murder, police officer, gunfight, tough girl, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 2K
Boy 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Sam regains consciousness in the middle of a crowded subway, he doesn't know how he got there, where he came from nor his own name. He franticly searches for his identity, using the contents of his backpack. Slowly but surely he realizes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, memory loss, on the run, danger, uncover truth, youth, heroes, crimes, who to trust, manipulation, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, heroes, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, one man army, fighting the system, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, thief, murder, diamonds, on the run, danger, rivalry, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 836
Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, deadly, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, assassin, danger, murder, violence, crime, low lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, prison, martial arts, confined, partners, tough heroes, master warrior, on the run, danger, heroes, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.3
 383
Ballistica (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, terrorism, adventure, danger, undercover, deadly, rivalry, escapades, battles, one against many, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, wanted, family relations, vengeance, rivalry, going straight, escape, on the run, manhunt, abduction, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battles, race against time, soldier, on the run, danger, martial arts, tough heroes, battle, rescue mission, stock broker, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, abduction, investigation, police detective, crimes, graphic violence, isolation, confined, woman in danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Behind Enemy Lines (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, jungle, captivity, heroic mission, profanity, confined, buddies, lone wolves, soldier, danger, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 1K
Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, survival, isolation, confined, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, veteran, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, heroes, nuclear missile, survival, mission gone awry, danger, military life, daring rescue, tough heroes, cliche ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, dishonesty, danger, undercover, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, survival, woman in danger, danger, assassination, twists & turns, vengeance, adaptation, betrayal, plot twist, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, state affairs, society, danger, dishonesty, corporate crimes, left to die, military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
 545
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, profanity, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 1K
Red Sky (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disgraced Top Gun fighter pilot Butch Masters leads a rogue squad in recovery of a WMD. Masters must navigate a fractured friendship, a love triangle, and must take to the skies to reclaim his military and personal honor.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, military, conspiracy, soldier, mission, save the day, rivalry, danger, pilot, love triangle, dishonesty, off the grid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq, syria, las vegas, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, danger, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Throwaways (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Notorious hacker Drew Reynolds is captured by the CIA and given a proposition - work for them or spend the rest of his life in prison. Agreeing on the condition that he can form his own team, he puts together a group of "throwaways" - the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: track down, hacker, danger, partners, save the day, reluctant partners, computers and web, terrorism, hacking, rivalry, soldier, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.7
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, violence, serial killer, undercover, criminal's revenge, police investigation, secret agents, investigation, adventure, frame up, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%