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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Thriller, War

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

John Rambo is removed from prison by his former superior, Colonel Samuel Troutman, for a top-secret operation to bring back POW's still held in Vietnam. Rambo's assignment is to only take pictures of where the POWs are being held, but Rambo wants to get the POWs out of Vietnam. Teamed up with female Vietnamese freedom fighter Co Bao, Rambo embarks on a mission to rescue the POWs, who are being held by sadistic Vietnamese Captain Vinh and his Russian comrade, Lieutenant Colonel Padovsky. Rambo starts killing every enemy in sight while still focusing on his intentions to rescue the POWs. There are also corrupt American officials involved in the mission, including Marshall Murdock, one of Rambo's superiors. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Period:1980s
Story:rambo, vietnam, rescue mission, vietnamese, vietnam veteran, cia agent, jungle warfare, helicopter chase, mission, war hero, pump action shotgun, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, prison camp, anti hero, release from prison, boat chase, hunting knife, action hero

Rambo III (1988)
Action, Adventure, Thriller, War

Rambo III (1988)

John Rambo's former Vietnam superior, Colonel Samuel Trautman, has been assigned to lead a mission to help the Mujahedeen rebels who are fighting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, but the Buddhist Rambo turns down Trautman's request that Rambo help out. When the mission goes belly up and Trautman is kidnapped and tortured by Russian Colonel Zaysen, Rambo launches a rescue effort and allies himself with the Mujahedeen rebels and gets their help in trying to rescue Trautman from Zaysen. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, escape, torture, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Period:1980s
Story:rescue mission, rambo, vietnam veteran, mission, war hero, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, hunting knife, action hero, knife throwing, rescue, cartridge belt, ammunition belt, ammo belt, compound bow, russophobia, gunship, spetsnaz

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:deception, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, hand to hand combat, boat chase, action hero, foot chase, covert operation, bombardment, exploding boat, gatling gun, special forces, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47, battlefield, silencer, exploding body, double cross, exploding car

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:jungle warfare, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, gatling gun, special forces, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47, battlefield, waterfall, exploding body, electrocution, double cross, one man army, ambush, shot in the back, combat, held at gunpoint

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, prisoner of war camp, guerilla warfare, gatling gun, kill, rpg, prisoner of war, special forces, rocket launcher, blockbuster, walkie talkie, heavy rain, bow and arrow, hand grenade, ak 47, battlefield, waterfall, exploding body

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. This is why The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:betrayal, brutality, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, ex special forces, top secret, gatling gun, strongman, wisecrack humor, rocket launcher, blockbuster, walkie talkie, hand grenade, ak 47, battlefield, silencer

First Blood (1982)
Action, Adventure, Drama

First Blood (1982)

John J. Rambo is a former United States Special Forces soldier who fought in Vietnam and won the Congressional Medal of Honor, but his time in Vietnam still haunts him. As he came to Hope, Washington to visit a friend, he was guided out of town by the Sheriff William Teasel who insults Rambo, but what Teasel does not know that his insult angered Rambo to the point where Rambo became violent and was arrested. As he was at the county jail being cleaned, he escapes and goes on a rampage through the forest to try to escape from the sheriffs who want to kill him. Then, as Rambo's commanding officer, Colonel Samuel Trautman tries to save both the Sheriff's department and Rambo before the situation gets out of hand. (Read More)

Themes:escape, torture, revenge
Characters:warrior, soldier
Period:1980s
Story:rambo, vietnam, vietnam veteran, war hero, hand to hand combat, prison camp, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, m 60 machine gun, cartridge belt, ammunition belt, ammo belt, green beret, guerilla warfare, ex special forces, male protagonist, standoff, kill

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, sequel to cult favorite, rpg, manhunt, rocket launcher, heavy rain, machismo, silencer, neck breaking, one against many, double cross, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, massacre, ambush

Red 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:cia agent, pump action shotgun, helicopter crash, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, foot chase, gatling gun, wisecrack humor, faked death, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47, cia, silencer, exploding body, double cross, exploding car, weapon, mixed martial arts

The Expendables 2 (2012)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables 2 (2012)

Barney Ross is approached by CIA man Church, who wants him and his guns for hire to go to the former Soviet Union to retrieve something that was on a plane that crashed. Church doesn't tell him what he is getting. And Church sends a woman, Maggie with him to make sure he gets it. They find the plane and get the thing but some men take one of Barney's people hostage and the leader tells him to give him what they got or he'll kill his hostage. They give it to him but he kills his hostage anyway. Barney asks Maggie what was so important about that thing. She says that it showed the location of a Russian plutonium storage mine. Barney decides to track the man down and deal with him. They track them down and discover that the man they seek is Vilain who leads a group known as The Sangs and that they have taken all the men from the surrounding villages to work the mine. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:russian, hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, kill, cia agent, cia, mission, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, boat chase, hunting knife, action hero, knife throwing, rescue, exploding boat, gatling gun, sequel to cult favorite, wisecrack humor, special forces, rocket launcher, walkie talkie

The Expendables 3 (2014)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables 3 (2014)

Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill... or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet. This is why The Expendables 3 (2014) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:deception, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, kill, cia agent, helicopter chase, mission, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, bombardment, gatling gun, wisecrack humor, special forces, rocket launcher, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47

The Expendables (2010)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. (Read More)

Themes:escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, cia agent, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, kill, special forces, rocket launcher, uzi, machismo, ak 47, cia, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, person on fire, exploding car

Predator (1987) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predator (1987)

A team of special force ops, led by a tough but fair soldier, Major "Dutch" Schaefer, are ordered to assist CIA man, Colonel Al Dillon, on a rescue mission for potential survivors of a Helicopter downed over remote South American jungle. Not long after they land, Dutch and his team discover that they have been sent in under false pretenses. This deception turns out to be the least of their worries though, when they find themselves being methodically hunted by something not of this world. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal
Locations:jungle
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Period:1980s
Story:cia, rescue mission, rescue, mission, helicopter, exploding helicopter, action hero, knife throwing, foot chase, cartridge belt, ammunition belt, ammo belt, green beret, covert operation, male protagonist, gatling gun, kill, wisecrack humor, special forces, bow and arrow

Desperado (1995)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, revenge
Story:pump action shotgun, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, wisecrack humor, rocket launcher, hand grenade, uzi, machismo, silencer, neck breaking, exploding body, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, mixed martial arts, massacre

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, chosen one, archery, strongman, muscleman, wisecrack humor, blockbuster, bow and arrow, battlefield, waterfall, exploding body, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts

The A-team (2010)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. This is why The A-team (2010) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, cia agent, helicopter chase, cia, pump action shotgun, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, release from prison, action hero, foot chase, gatling gun, special forces, rocket launcher, blockbuster, machismo, silencer, neck breaking, exploding body, mission

Lone Survivor (2013) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:deception, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:kill, mission, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, foot chase, covert operation, gatling gun, special forces, rocket launcher, hand grenade, ak 47, battlefield, silencer, exploding car, massacre, ambush, shot in the back, combat, interrogation, held at gunpoint

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:cia agent, hand to hand combat, anti hero, release from prison, action hero, foot chase, compound bow, guerilla warfare, gatling gun, sequel to cult favorite, strongman, muscleman, special forces, faked death, blockbuster, walkie talkie, bow and arrow, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47

Xxx (2002)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx (2002)

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. (Read More)

Themes:escape, torture
Characters:russian, warrior
Story:helicopter chase, pump action shotgun, anti hero, action hero, exploding boat, gatling gun, special forces, faked death, rocket launcher, blockbuster, machismo, ak 47, battlefield, neck breaking, mission, one against many, one man army, exploding car, shot in the back, combat

Quantum Of Solace (2008)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Quantum Of Solace (2008)

Is there solace in revenge? Bond and "M" sniff a shadowy international network of power and corruption reaping billions. As Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," all roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. Greene, a nasty piece of work, is intent on securing a barren area of Bolivia in exchange for assisting a strongman stage a coup there. The CIA looks the other way, and only Bond, with help from a retired spy and from a mysterious beauty, stands in Greene's way. "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him. Beyond that, can anyone drawn to Bond live to tell the tale? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Characters:warrior
Story:pump action shotgun, hand to hand combat, action hero, foot chase, strongman, hand grenade, ak 47, cia, silencer, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, weapon, mixed martial arts, ambush, combat, showdown, brawl, gunfight, tough guy

Platoon (1986) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Drama, War

Platoon (1986)

Chris Taylor is a young, naive American who gives up college and volunteers for combat in Vietnam. Upon arrival, he quickly discovers that his presence is quite nonessential, and is considered insignificant to the other soldiers, as he has not fought for as long as the rest of them and felt the effects of combat. Chris has two non-commissioned officers, the ill-tempered and indestructible Staff Sergeant Robert Barnes and the more pleasant and cooperative Sergeant Elias Grodin. A line is drawn between the two NCOs and a number of men in the platoon when an illegal killing occurs during a village raid. As the war continues, Chris himself draws towards psychological meltdown. And as he struggles for survival, he soon realizes he is fighting two battles, the conflict with the enemy and the conflict between the men within his platoon. This is why Platoon (1986) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:brutality, betrayal, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:vietnam, jungle warfare, massacre, pump action shotgun, combat, guerilla warfare, bombardment, blockbuster, hand grenade, machismo, ak 47, battlefield, exploding body, person on fire, ambush, shot in the back, held at gunpoint, gunfight, tough guy, battle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, top secret, gatling gun, wisecrack humor, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, hand grenade, battlefield, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, electrocution, one against many, double cross, disarming someone, exploding car, mixed martial arts

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, torture
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, uzi, ak 47, silencer, neck breaking, exploding body, electrocution, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, shot in the back, interrogation, held at gunpoint, brawl, gunfight

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. (Read More)

Themes:escape, torture, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, helicopter crash, hand to hand combat, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, special forces, rocket launcher, hand grenade, battlefield, exploding body, mission, one against many, mixed martial arts, shot in the back, combat, interrogation, held at gunpoint, showdown, brawl

The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, chosen one, wisecrack humor, special forces, walkie talkie, hand grenade, ak 47, battlefield, electrocution, double cross, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, massacre, ambush, shot in the back

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Action, Thriller

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential Secret Service Agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster. This is why Olympus Has Fallen (2013) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, ex special forces, dogfight, gatling gun, rpg, wisecrack humor, special forces, faked death, rocket launcher, heavy rain, hand grenade, uzi, machismo, ak 47

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, hostage
Story:cia agent, hand to hand combat, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, exploding boat, wisecrack humor, faked death, cia, mission, one against many, double cross, mixed martial arts, ambush, shot in the back, interrogation, held at gunpoint, brawl, gunfight, tough guy

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:rescue mission, cia agent, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, gatling gun, special forces, rocket launcher, blockbuster, heavy rain, hand grenade, ak 47, battlefield, cia, silencer, exploding body, electrocution

Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:mission, rescue mission, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, top secret, gatling gun, wisecrack humor, special forces, rocket launcher, blockbuster, walkie talkie, heavy rain, uzi, ak 47, battlefield, silencer, neck breaking

Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, strongman, muscleman, faked death, walkie talkie, hand grenade, ak 47, cia, silencer, electrocution, one against many, double cross, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, mixed martial arts

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. This is why A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior
Story:cia agent, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, anti hero, action hero, gatling gun, rpg, wisecrack humor, rocket launcher, hand grenade, ak 47, cia, neck breaking, exploding body, double cross, one man army, exploding car, shot in the back, held at gunpoint, gunfight

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, foot chase, uzi, cia, silencer, one against many, double cross, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, ambush, interrogation, held at gunpoint, showdown, brawl, gunfight

Captain America: Civil War (2016) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:kill, cia agent, war hero, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, bombardment, archery, gatling gun, wisecrack humor, special forces, rocket launcher, blockbuster, bow and arrow, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47, battlefield

The Revenant (2015)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western

The Revenant (2015)

While exploring g uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary fronjitiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home while avoiding natives on their own hunt. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down John Fitzgerald, the former confidant who betrayed and abandoned him. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, foot chase, guerilla warfare, archery, manhunt, heavy rain, bow and arrow, battlefield, waterfall, neck breaking, one against many, double cross, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, massacre, ambush, shot in the back

Fury (2014)
Action, Drama, War

Fury (2014)

1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Characters:soldier
Story:war hero, hand to hand combat, standoff, rpg, prisoner of war, hand grenade, machismo, battlefield, exploding body, mission, person on fire, exploding car, massacre, ambush, shot in the back, combat, held at gunpoint, rifle, gunfight, tough guy

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. This is why Logan (2017) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, gun violence, gatling gun, wisecrack humor, special forces, walkie talkie, heavy rain, hand grenade, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, electrocution, one against many, double cross, one man army, disarming someone

300: Rise Of An Empire (2014) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Fantasy

300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)

After its victory over Leonidas' 300, the Persian Army under the command of Xerxes marches towards the major Greek city-states. The Democratic city of Athens, first on the path of Xerxes' army, bases its strength on its fleet, led by admiral Themistocles. Themistocles is forced to an unwilling alliance with the traditional rival of Athens, oligarchic Sparta whose might lies with its superior infantry troops. But Xerxes still reigns supreme in numbers over sea and land. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, betrayal, revenge
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, standoff, heavy rain, bow and arrow, machismo, battlefield, neck breaking, exploding body, person on fire, massacre, ambush, shot in the back, combat, second part, showdown, brawl

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)

After stopping off at Starbase Yorktown, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by an unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on an unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves fighting against a ruthless enemy with a well-earned hatred of the Federation and everything it stands for. Only a rebellious alien warrior can help them reunite and leave the planet to stop this deadly menace from beginning a possible galactic war. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, russian, hostage
Story:rescue mission, mission, hand to hand combat, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, wisecrack humor, blockbuster, walkie talkie, battlefield, electrocution, one against many, double cross, disarming someone, weapon, mixed martial arts, ambush, shot in the back, combat, held at gunpoint

Death Race (2008)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Death Race (2008)

In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans watch by the millions as criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may earn his freedom. On the day he loses his job, steelworker Jensen Ames is arrested for his wife's murder. Sent to Terminal Island, he's offered an out by the steely and manipulative Warden Hennessey - race as the popular mask-wearing (but now dead) champion, Frankenstein, or rot in prison. Jensen makes the bargain. As the three-stage race approaches, he realizes that the whole thing may be a set up - can an anonymous man behind a mask get revenge and win his release? (Read More)

Themes:betrayal, revenge
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, gatling gun, rocket launcher, machismo, neck breaking, exploding body, person on fire, double cross, disarming someone, exploding car, mixed martial arts, combat, showdown, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, shot in the head, shotgun

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Period:1980s
Story:manhunt, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, wisecrack humor, rocket launcher, blockbuster, heavy rain, battlefield, neck breaking, exploding body, electrocution, mixed martial arts, shot in the back, combat, interrogation, held at gunpoint, showdown

London Has Fallen (2016) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. This is why London Has Fallen (2016) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage, soldier
Story:helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, action hero, threatened with a knife, ex special forces, guerilla warfare, exploding boat, gatling gun, kill, wisecrack humor, special forces, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, hand grenade, machismo, ak 47, neck breaking, exploding body, one against many

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Story:rescue mission, hero, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, death of girlfriend, gatling gun, kill, rpg, faked death, rocket launcher, blockbuster, walkie talkie, hand grenade, uzi, ak 47, silencer

The Scorpion King (2002)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Scorpion King (2002)

In an ancient time, predating the pyramids, the evil king Memnon is using the psychic powers of his sorceress Cassandra to fortell his great victories. In a last ditch effort to stop Memnon from taking over the world, the leaders of the remaining free tribes hire the assassin Mathayus to kill the sorceress. But Mathayus ends up getting much more than he bargained for. Now with the help of the trickster Arpid, tribal leader Balthazar and an unexpected ally, it's up to Mathayus to fufill his destiny and become the great Scorpion King. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Characters:warrior
Story:rescue mission, hand to hand combat, action hero, knife throwing, shot with a bow and arrow, archery, strongman, muscleman, kill, battlefield, waterfall, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, combat, showdown, brawl, tough guy, battle

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff who wants to burn her, accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents. (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, gatling gun, kill, wisecrack humor, bow and arrow, battlefield, waterfall, exploding body, mission, person on fire, massacre, ambush, shot in the back, combat, interrogation, held at gunpoint, rifle, showdown

The Terminator (1984) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Sci-fi

The Terminator (1984)

A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector - Kyle Reese - also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg ? (Read More)

Characters:soldier, warrior
Period:1980s
Story:kill, mission, pump action shotgun, hand to hand combat, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, male protagonist, psychotronic, blockbuster, uzi, exploding body, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, mixed martial arts, ambush, shot in the back, combat

Priest (2011)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Priest (2011)

PRIEST, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is set in an alternate world -- one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills. This is why Priest (2011) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). (Read More)

Themes:deception, torture, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:warrior, hostage
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, heavy rain, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, person on fire, electrocution, one against many, one man army, weapon, massacre, ambush, combat, interrogation, held at gunpoint, showdown

Wonder Woman (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, War

Wonder Woman (2017)

Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, torture, betrayal, revenge
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, chosen one, archery, gatling gun, blockbuster, bow and arrow, hand grenade, battlefield, waterfall, exploding body, mission, electrocution, one against many, double cross, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, massacre

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

For Steve Rogers, awakening after decades of suspended animation involves more than catching up on pop culture; it also means that this old school idealist must face a world of subtler threats and difficult moral complexities. That becomes clear when Director Nick Fury is killed by the mysterious assassin, the Winter Soldier, but not before warning Rogers that SHIELD has been subverted by its enemies. When Rogers acts on Fury's warning to trust no one there, he is branded as a traitor by the organization. Now a fugitive, Captain America must get to the bottom of this deadly mystery with the help of the Black Widow and his new friend, The Falcon. However, the battle will be costly for the Sentinel of Liberty, with Rogers finding enemies where he least expects them while learning that the Winter Soldier looks disturbingly familiar. (Read More)

Themes:deception, torture, betrayal, kidnapping
Characters:soldier, warrior, hostage
Story:rescue mission, top secret, mission, hand to hand combat, action hero, battle, foot chase, gatling gun, kill, wisecrack humor, special forces, manhunt, faked death, rocket launcher, hand grenade, uzi, silencer, electrocution, one against many, one man army

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016) is one of the best movies like Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)

Following his parents' death in Africa, John Clayton has been be raised by an ape, was known by the name Tarzan, but eventually left Africa and for his parents' home in England, along with the woman he fell in love with and married, Jane Porter. He is asked by Belgian King Leopold to go to Africa to see what he has done there to help the country. Initially, he refuses. But an American, George Washington Williams, wants him to accept so he can accompany him. He says that Leopold might be committing all sorts of atrocities to achieve his goal, like slavery. Clayton agrees and his wife insists that she accompany him because she misses Africa. When they arrive, a man named Rom, who works for Leopold, attacks their village and captures Tarzan and Jane. With Washington's help he escapes and sets out to rescue Jane by going across the jungle. Washington joins him despite being told that he might not make it. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:jungle
Characters:warrior, hostage, soldier
Story:jungle warfare, hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, rescue, threatened with a knife, exploding boat, gatling gun, blockbuster, heavy rain, bow and arrow, battlefield, waterfall, one against many, double cross, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, massacre, ambush

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Crime, Thriller

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that Damian and Manute torture her and soon she will be killed. Once again Manute takes Ava with him and hits Dwight that invites Marv to help him to rescue Ava. Damian denies the accusation but Dwight beats him to death while Marv tear Manute's eye out. But soon Dwight finds that he was lured by Ava that shoots him. Marv rescues Dwight and takes him to the Old Town where Dwight finds his former lover Gail that helps him to recover while Dwight plots revenge against Ava. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, torture, betrayal, revenge
Characters:warrior
Story:hand to hand combat, anti hero, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, strongman, kill, heavy rain, bow and arrow, uzi, silencer, neck breaking, person on fire, one against many, double cross, one man army, exploding car, mixed martial arts, shot in the back, second part

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