Movies like Die Hard with a Vengeance

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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
 7.6
 388K
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Original name: Die Hard: With a Vengeance
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, until a genius named Simon engages McClane, his new "partner" -- and his beloved city -- in a deadly game that demands their concentration.
Style: suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, buddy movie, intense, exciting, buddy comedy, tense, breathtaking, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, heist, gunfight, bomb, twists and turns, terrorism, lone hero, police, race against time, car chase, revenge, puzzle, bank robbery, buddy cop, robbery, subway, heroes, weapons, tough guy, terrorist, crimes, racial slur, tough cop, fight, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, quebec, north america ...

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Most similar movies to Die Hard with a Vengeance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about lone hero, weapons, chase, gun, violence, catastrophe and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Die Hard with a Vengeance: Die Hard (1988), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), Die Hard 2 (1990), Speed (1994), The Rock (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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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: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, terrorism, gunfight, lone hero, tough cop, car chase, police officer, fbi, computer hacker, chaos, hacking, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 363K
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 ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, airport, fight scenes, chase, lone hero, terrorism, police, one man army, police officer, fight ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, virginia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 365K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, bomb, bus, highway, terrorism, unlikely partners, save the day, rescue, terrorist, chase, swat team, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 340K
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: suspense, exciting, tense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, alcatraz, prison, crimes, twists and turns, military, hostage, adventure, swat team, disney, mercenary, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: suspense, buddy movie, intense, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stripper, private detective, murder, corruption, buddy, football, american football, assassin, justice, investigation, redemption, bribery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time 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 ...
Style: exciting, tense, melancholic, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, father son relationship, bomb, tough cop, two man army, cia agent, adventure, terrorism, spy, agent, tough guy, american abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, new york, langley virginia, moscow russia, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 162K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, machismo, rescue, gunfight, commando, warrior, one man army, mercenary, hostage, assassination, violence, father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: california, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 131K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, climbing, rocky mountains, mountain climbing, snow, mountain, rescue, hostage, rock climbing, wilderness, survival, villain ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 260K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 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: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, chase, reluctant partners, gunfight, crimes, adventure, police officer, female nudity, police investigation, family, car chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 131K
16 Blocks (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, harsh, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, police corruption, corrupt cop, gunfight, twists and turns, crimes, chase, justice, police investigation, testimony, convict, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, seattle, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 270K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, reluctant partners, kung fu, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, two man army, adventure, crimes, buddy cop, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, hong kong, california, china, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 123K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, disaster, terrorism, heroism, protective parent, ex soldier, kidnapping, fire, panic, betrayal, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 27K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, hitman, chase, assassin, brutality, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, new orleans, usa, los angeles, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 100K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, mexican standoff, desert, race against time, escapades, crimes, rivalry, train, nuclear bomb, aviation, airplane ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, hijacking, rescue, twists and turns, ransom, bomb, surveillance, disaster, senator, military ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: pentagon, los angeles, london, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 149K
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: swat team, crimes, police, partners, law enforcement, basic training, police brutality, sniper, tough law enforcer, hostage, squad, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 13K
Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: suspense, sexy, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, gunfight, female lawyer, on the run, hostage, fbi, spy, kgb, nudity (full frontal - brief), police detective, conspiracy, police protection ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 88K
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: suspense, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, u.s. navy, terrorist plot, battleship, one man army, lone hero, terrorism, violence, mercenary, one against many, terrorist, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, 80s
Place: new jersey, san francisco, hawaii, pentagon, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: suspense, bloody, thought provoking, humorous, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorist, martial arts, railway, military, adventure, violent, disaster, terrorism, satellite, lone hero, fight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: colorado, pentagon, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 178K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: buddy movie, suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, crimes, revenge, buddy, adventure, home invasion, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero, maverick cop, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, 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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, commando, partners, heroes, cia, mission, spy, violent, terrorism, rescue, battles, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s, year 2014
Place: new york, bucharest, usa, north america, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, ex military, mercenary, tough guy, tough heroes, hotshot, revenge, fistfight, battles, machismo, villain, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: europe, china, new orleans, paris france, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, spy, secret agents, mission, chase, secret service, twists and turns, murder, undercover, conspiracy, train ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, virginia, paris france, shanghai, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret service, secret agents, secret organization, mentor, british, chase, undercover, tough guy, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, london, united kingdom, britain, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: suspense, serious, sexy, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vigilantism, police, gangsters, fighting crime, adventure, drug dealing, partners, rivalry, working undercover, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, hong kong, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 17K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, soldier, race against time, battles, heroes, war, save the day, heroic mission, military, tough heroes, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: middle east, pentagon, usa, north america, lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 21K
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, exciting, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, parachuting, hijacking, airplane, terrorist, chase, adventure, heroes, airplane hijack, race against time, track down, skydiving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 78K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, suspense, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corruption, police investigation, crimes, police corruption, drug lord, tough law enforcer, violence, racism, police brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: breathtaking, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, cia agent, espionage, mission, conspiracy, tough guy, rogue agent, secret agents, adventure, cia, terrorism, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, austria, vienna, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%