Movies like Die Hard 2

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Die Hard 2 (1990)
 7.1
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Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer plot to rescue a drug lord from justice and are prepared for every contingency except one: McClane's smart-mouthed heroics.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns, rough, serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, christmas, airport, save the day, chase, lone hero, gunfight, airplane, danger, master criminal, fight scenes, adventure, survival, police, violence, explosions, one man army, snowmobile, sabotage, hand grenade, swat team, walkie talkie, ambush, fistfight, church ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Die Hard 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about gunfight, violence, chase, murder, danger, machine gun and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Die Hard 2: Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Passenger 57 (1992), Air Force One (1997), Speed (1994), Under Siege (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, terrorism, president, secret service, hostages, daring rescue, head of state, one man army, secret agents, save the day, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north korea, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 689K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, skyscraper, confined, fbi, hostage, tough law enforcer, violence, save the day, hostages, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 41K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, fbi, airport, one man army, danger, passenger, hostages, ex-cop, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 162K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, president, one man army, prison, negotiation, white house, hostages, conspiracy, terrorism, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, fbi, hacker, car chase, explosion, tough law enforcer, violence, kidnapping, hostage, master criminal, surveillance, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 292K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, bus, hijacking, unlikely partners, save the day, chase, terrorism, highway, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 68K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, ship, mercenary, one man army, cook, terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, navy, tough law enforcer, nuclear missile, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: battleship, pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 249K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, helicopter, convict, master criminal, fugitives, prison, violence, brutality, gunfight, one man army, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, gold, bomb, explosion, deception, tough law enforcer, violence, gunfight, police, robbery, subway ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, hijacking, one man army, terrorist, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, navy seal, tough heroes, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, violence, vigilante, one man army, rescue, christmas, invasion, cold war, martial arts, vigilantism, armored car, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 227K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, air disaster, danger, save the day, heroes, pilot, special agents, race against time, mystery killer, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, stewardess, hostage, surveillance, bomb, explosion, hand to hand combat, covert operation, nerve gas ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 91K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, rivalry, cia, spy, danger, ira, boat chase, boat, repayment, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, north africa, new england, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 17K
Drop Zone (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: suspense, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorist, one man army, terrorism, hijacking, stewardess, faked death, chase, criminal's revenge, hostages, prison, parachuting ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, terrorist, terrorism, kidnapping, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, heroes, military, hostages, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 110K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, special agents, chase, fbi, track down, hunt down, team, military, explosions, gunfight, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 213K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, partners against crime, police investigation, verbal byplay, police, crime, gunfight, adventure, car chase, family, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, danger, murder, violence, death, crimes, kitchen, walkie talkie, mountain, bow and arrow, cook ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., scotland, scottish highlands, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 126K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, against the odds, resistance, massacre, gadget ...
Time: future, near future, twentieth century, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 2K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, kidnapping, one man army, most dangerous game, military, violence, machine gun, rifle, psychopath, fistfight, exploding helicopter, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
 465
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, airplane, pilot, race against time, terrorism, military, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day, officers and cadets, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 285K
The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, terrorism, crimes, fbi, marines, alcatraz, chases and races, hostages, race against time, rescue, island, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 3.7
 187
Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, chases and races, adventure, danger, heroes, save the world, chaos and mayhem, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, idaho, pentagon, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 1K
Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, race against time, terrorism, hostages, special agents, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 15K
The Prince (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, daring rescue, crime, justice, missing daughter, missing, retired, crimes, danger, confined, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, assassination, terrorist attack, head of state, secret agents, save the day, chases and races, danger, heroes, president, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, washington d.c., pakistan, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, one man army, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, forces of nature, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: law enforcement, airplane, race against time, terrorism, one man army, adventure, secret agents, special agents, daring rescue, espionage, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 15K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, car chase, assassin, chase, manhunt, murder, gunfight, federal agent, stuntman, witness protection, police, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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