Movies like Three Kings 1999

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.

If you already watched and love Three Kings, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Three Kings.

1 Evolution 2001

A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the only people standing between the aliens and world domination... which could be bad news for the Earth.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Ivan Reitman

Writers:

Don Jakoby (story), David Diamond (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

2 Wild Hogs 2007

Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Walt Becker

Writer:

Brad Copeland

Country:

United States of America
5.8

3 Bad Company 2002

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writers:

Gary M. Goodman (story) (as Gary Goodman), David Himmelstein (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

4 Con Air 1997

When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching his every move is the just-released Cameron Poe, who'd rather reunite with his family.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Simon West

Writer:

Scott Rosenberg

Country:

United States of America
6.9

5 The Last Castle 2001

A Court Martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the system that put him away.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Rod Lurie

Writers:

David Scarpa (story), David Scarpa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

6 The Guardian 2006

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Andrew Davis

Country:

United States of America
6.9

7 Traitor 2008

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Writers:

Jeffrey Nachmanoff (screenplay), Steve Martin (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

8 The Hunt For Red October 1990

A new, technologically-superior Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it — because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find him, too.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

John McTiernan

Writers:

Tom Clancy (novel), Larry Ferguson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

9 The Perfect Storm 2000

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Wolfgang Petersen

Writers:

Sebastian Junger (book), William D. Wittliff (screenplay) (as Bill Wittliff)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

10 Flight Of The Phoenix 2004

When an oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, an aircraft crew are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to crash their C-119 Flying Boxcar in an uncharted area of the desert.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

John Moore

Writers:

Lukas Heller, Scott Frank (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

11 The Rock 1996

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

David Weisberg (story), Douglas Cook (story) (as Douglas S. Cook) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

12 A Civil Action 1998

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything—including his career and his clients' goals—in order to continue the case against all odds.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Steven Zaillian

Writers:

Jonathan Harr (book), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

13 The Siege 1998

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist from his Middle East homeland leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York. An FBI senior agent and his team attempt to locate and decommission the enemy cells, but must also deal with an Army General gone rogue and a female CIA agent of uncertain loyalties.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Edward Zwick

Writers:

Lawrence Wright (story), Lawrence Wright (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

14 Ronin 1998

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime, Adventure

Director:

John Frankenheimer

Writers:

J.D. Zeik (story), J.D. Zeik (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

15 Payback 1999

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

Genres:

Crime, Action, Drama

Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writers:

Donald E. Westlake (novel) (as Richard Stark), Brian Helgeland (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

16 Be Cool 2005

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive along the way.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

F. Gary Gray

Writers:

Elmore Leonard (novel), Peter Steinfeld (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

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 16 Blocks 2006

An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Richard Donner

Writer:

Richard Wenk

Countries:

United States of America, Germany
6.6

19 Assault On Precinct 13 2005

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Genre:

Thriller

Writers:

John Carpenter (earlier film), James DeMonaco (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, France
6.3

20 Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World 2003

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, War

Director:

Peter Weir

Writers:

Patrick O'Brian (novels), Peter Weir (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

21 The Rundown 2003

When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely disposition, Beck is a man of few words -- but it takes him all the discipline he can muster to work with Travis to nab a tyrant who's after the same treasure.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Peter Berg

Writers:

R.J. Stewart (story), R.J. Stewart (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

22 Black Hawk Down 2001

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Genres:

Action, History, War

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Mark Bowden (book), Ken Nolan (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

23 Valkyrie 2008

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a central player, he finds himself tasked with both leading the coup and personally killing the Führer.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, History, War

Director:

Bryan Singer

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.1

24 Empire Of The Sun 1987

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

Genres:

Drama, History, War

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Tom Stoppard (screenplay), J.G. Ballard (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.8