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20 Movies Like Red Dawn (2012)

I Am Number Four (2011) poster

1 I Am Number Four (2011) ★ 6.1

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An ordinary teenager, John Smith is in fact one of the last surviving inhabitants of a distant planet. John is forced to hide from terrible enemies sent to destroy him. He has to change names, constantly moving from place to place with his guardian Henry. In different towns and in different schools, John has always been a newcomer with no past, but one day he found a place he could call home: in a small town in Ohio, John met his love. Now it is up to him to discover his unique abilities, to fight the ancient and terrible enemies of his people, and to realize his amazing destiny.
Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010) poster

2 Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010) ★ 6.1

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When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely teenagers band together to fight.
The Hunger Games (2012) poster

3 The Hunger Games (2012) ★ 7.2

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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
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4 Outside the Wire (2021) ★ 5.4

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The year is 2036. A civil war has been raging in Ukraine for several years, and U.S. military forces are acting as peacekeepers. Disobeying a direct order from his captain, drone operator Lieutenant Harp is brought before a commission, but is not court-martialed, but on a special mission. Harp is now under the command of Captain Leo, who is in fact a secret development - a high-tech android, outwardly indistinguishable from an ordinary human. The two of them go to the Russian border zone to find the war criminal Viktor Koval and prevent him from obtaining the nuclear missile launch codes.

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5 Total Recall (2012) ★ 6.2

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He is an ordinary construction worker living in a small apartment in a run-down section of the city of the future somewhere in New Asia. Although he is generally happy with his own life, he can't shake the feeling that he wants something more. His need for exciting new experiences leads him to the office of a company called "Recall Everything," which implants fantasy memories into his clients' memories, which they can have without risking the risk of experiencing the events themselves in reality. While the hero chooses which memories to acquire, a SWAT team storms the room where he is and is about to take him into custody. To his own amazement, he promptly destroys the entire squad with incredible fighting skills he never knew he possessed...
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6 Faster (2010) ★ 6.4

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After ten years in prison, Driver has one goal: track down and destroy the people involved in the brutal murder of his brother. Finally gaining his freedom, he is ready to go to any length to fulfill his cruel mission and get rid of those on his black list.

The joy of revenge is hindered by a veteran cop and an assassin, both of whom have their own reasons for getting even with him. Now the hunt is on for the hunter...

Battle Los Angeles (2011) poster

7 Battle Los Angeles (2011) ★ 5.7

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A squad of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.
Fury (2014) poster

8 Fury (2014) ★ 7.5

A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013) poster

9 Olympus Has Fallen (2013) ★ 6.5

Secret Service agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.

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10 Battleship (2012) ★ 5.8

We send signals into space and wait for a response. But are we sure we want it? What if aliens are potentially dangerous? In 2009, at a conference in Washington, DC, astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who had been to the moon, made a sensational statement about the existence of extraterrestrial life. Now we know, contact is not just possible, it is inevitable!
The Wall (2017) poster

11 The Wall (2017) ★ 6.2

Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.
American Sniper (2014) poster

12 American Sniper (2014) ★ 7.3

A screen adaptation of the memoirs of Texas Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who served as a sniper in Iraq and became the record holder for the number of enemy soldiers killed, for which the Iraqis nicknamed him the devil. In addition to the war itself, the film recounts the memories of Chris's wife, who witnessed her husband's growing affection for his fellow soldiers.
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13 White House Down (2013) ★ 6.4

A police officer arrives at the White House with his daughter for an interview for a position in the president's security detail. It is on that day that the White House is attacked by unidentified armed forces. The officer shows wonders of resourcefulness and courage, trying to save the life of his child, himself and the President of the United States.

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14 Shooter (2007) ★ 7.2

Experienced sniper Bob Lee gets caught up in a plot to assassinate the president. It seems that he is being framed and "turned in" to the authorities, so he needs to find and disarm the real assassin as quickly as possible...

The A-Team (2010) poster

15 The A-Team (2010) ★ 6.7

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A group of Iraq War veterans look to clear their name with the U.S. Military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

The A-Team (2010) is on #15 spot of movies related to Red Dawn (2012). The A-Team (2010) was released in 2010, made by and has average rating 6.7 in 2022. Main stars of the The A-Team (2010) film are: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley.

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16 War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) ★ 7.4

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An army of genetically modified apes faces a new challenge: they are forced to engage in a deadly battle with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel. After unimaginable losses among his warriors, ape leader Caesar begins a personal struggle against his dark instincts and intends to avenge his entire species. In the end, he and the colonel will have to face each other in an epic battle that will decide who will now rule the Earth--humans or apes.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn. You can find War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) in the the next genre categories: Action, Adventure, Drama and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) has average rating 7.4, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Mine (2016) ★ 5.9

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After a failed assassination attempt, a United States Marine finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical tolls of the treacherous conditions.
The 5th Wave (2016) poster

18 The 5th Wave (2016) ★ 5.2

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The first wave left the mist behind. Only the luckiest managed to escape the second. But you can hardly call those who survived the third wave lucky. And the fourth wave erased all human laws, and instead established its own, the only one: if you want to live - do not trust anyone. And now the fifth wave is rolling in...

The 5th Wave (2016) movie was filmed by as Director, starring . The 5th Wave (2016) belongs to the next genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and has average rating 5.2, according to user votes.

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19 The Tomorrow War (2021) ★ 6.6

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The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester. Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist and his estranged father in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

The Tomorrow War (2021) is one of the last movies similar to Red Dawn (2012) and it was released in 2021. Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. Simmons are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Action, Adventure, Drama and has average user rating of 6.6 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 Spectral (2016) ★ 6.3

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There has been a war in Moldova for a number of years now. Lately, invisible creatures have been appearing in the war zone, instantly killing heavily armed trained professionals. Dr. Kline was involved in the development of the latest weapons that are powerless against these creatures, and now he must find out what they are and where they came from.

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