Movies like No Escape 1994

In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is determined to escape the island in order to reveal the truth behind his murderous actions and clear his name.

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1 Ghosts Of Mars 2001

Melanie Ballard is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend dangerous criminal James Williams. Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities on Mars have unleashed the spirits of alien beings who gradually possess the bodies of the workers. It soon turns out that catching the dangerous fugitive takes a back seat as the alien spirits begin to rid their planet of the 'invaders'.

Genres:

Action, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

John Carpenter

Country:

United States of America
4.9

2 Leviathan 1989

Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one.

Genres:

Adventure, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

George P. Cosmatos

Writers:

David Webb Peoples (story) (as David Peoples), David Webb Peoples (screenplay) (as David Peoples) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Italy, United States of America
5.8

3 Deep Rising 1998

A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Stephen Sommers

Writer:

Stephen Sommers

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.1

4 Phantoms 1998

In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Joe Chappelle

Writers:

Dean R. Koontz (novel) (as Dean Koontz), Dean R. Koontz (screenplay) (as Dean Koontz)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

5 Highlander II: The Quickening 1991

In the year 2025, the ozone layer is believed to have been destroyed. It is up to MacLeod and Rameriz to set things right. Opposition comes from both the planet Ziest (MacLeod and Ramirez's homeworld) and a corporation profiting from the supposed lack of ozone. Also, flashbacks show the story behind MacLeod and Ramirez's exile from Ziest.

Genres:

Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

Russell Mulcahy

Writers:

Gregory Widen (characters), Brian Clemens (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Argentina, France, United Kingdom
4.3

6 Crying Freeman 1995

A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in love with him. An intense power struggle for the leadership of the Yakuza Clans ensues as they seek vengeance for the death of their leader.

Genres:

Action, Crime

Director:

Christophe Gans

Writers:

Kazuo Koike (based upon the comic books created by), Ryoichi Ikegami (based upon the comic books created by) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, France, Japan, United States of America
6.5

7 Deepstar Six 1989

The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.

Genres:

Action, Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Sean S. Cunningham

Country:

United States of America
5.3

8 The Arrival 1996

Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a Hitchcockian labyrinth of paranoia and intrigue.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

David Twohy

Writer:

David Twohy

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
6.3

9 The Saint 1997

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Romance, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Phillip Noyce

Writers:

Leslie Charteris (character), Jonathan Hensleigh (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

10 Rising Sun 1993

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their progress difficult until a security disc showing the murder turns up. Close scrutiny proves the disc has been doctored, and the detectives realize they're dealing with a cover-up as well.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Philip Kaufman

Writers:

Michael Crichton (novel), Philip Kaufman (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

11 Congo 1995

Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.

Genres:

Action, Adventure

Director:

Frank Marshall

Writers:

Michael Crichton (novel), John Patrick Shanley (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

12 Virtuosity 1995

The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can stop him.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Brett Leonard

Writer:

Eric Bernt

Country:

United States of America
5.6

13 Blown Away 1994

Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Stephen Hopkins

Writers:

John Rice (story), Joe Batteer (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

14 The Last Boy Scout 1991

When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of a pro football team.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Tony Scott

Writers:

Shane Black (screenplay by), Shane Black (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

15 Heist 2001

Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore and his partner, Bobby Blane and their utility man, Pinky Pincus find themselves broke, betrayed, and blackmailed. Moore is forced to commit his crew to do one last big job.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

David Mamet

Writer:

David Mamet

Country:

United States of America
6.5

16 The Hunted 2003

In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. A former Special Operations instructor is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum—his former student—who has 'gone rogue' after suffering severe battle stress from his time in Kosovo.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

William Friedkin

Country:

United States of America
6.1

17 3000 Miles To Graceland 2001

It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. With $3.2 million at stake, the Marshals Service closing in, Michael must track down Murphy.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Country:

United States of America
6

18 Kin 2018

A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action

Writers:

Jonathan Baker (based on the short film "Bag Man" by), Josh Baker (based on the short film "Bag Man" by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

19 Outland 1981

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company to eliminate him.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Mystery

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writer:

Peter Hyams

Country:

United Kingdom
6.6

20 Runaway 1984

In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Science Fiction

Director:

Michael Crichton

Country:

United States of America
5.9

21 Animal Factory 2000

Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough surroundings, Ron is primed to fall victim to sexual predators and bullying guards – that is, until he's befriended by Earl, a veteran inmate who finds meaning in protecting the vulnerable new kid.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Steve Buscemi

Writers:

Edward Bunker (novel), Edward Bunker (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

22 Impostor 2001

A top-secret government weapons designer is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Gary Fleder

Writers:

Philip K. Dick (short story "The Impostor"), Scott Rosenberg (adaptation) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

23 Blue Thunder 1983

Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama

Director:

John Badham

Country:

United States of America
6.4

24 Kuffs 1992

George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and all the problems that come with it.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Bruce A. Evans

Country:

United States of America
5.9