Movies like Die Hard with a Vengeance

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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
 7.6
 338K
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, rough, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gold, deception, explosion, bomb, heist, gunfight, violence, racial slur, danger, race against time, fbi, subway, robbery, helicopter, police, taxi, fistfight, tough law enforcer, crime, ship, crimes, heroes, mercenary, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec, california

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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, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about machine gun, violence, revenge, murder, chase, pistol and brawl mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Die Hard with a Vengeance: Die Hard (1988), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), Skyscraper (2018), Die Hard 2 (1990), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 711K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, fbi, christmas, skyscraper, hostage, violence, save the day, race against time, marital problem, terrorist, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, suspense, semi serious, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, bomb, one man army, chaos, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 77K
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: suspense, tense, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: skyscraper, lone hero, fire, protective parent, family in danger, father, daring rescue, penthouse, heroes, panic, heroism, happy ending ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 310K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, gunfight, save the day, danger, chase, airplane, one man army, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, secret organization, espionage, spy, mentor, power relations, undercover, teaching the ways of the world, betrayal, secret service, spies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, mcdonald's restaurant, tower bridge london, middle east, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 131K
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, stylized, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, police brutality, siege, swat, drug lord, female partner, rivalry, basic training, master criminal, partners, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, deception, ransom, bomb, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, police, fight, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, femme fatale, martial arts, terrorism, espionage, kidnapping, terrorist, cia, microchip, danger, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 85K
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, helicopter, desert, gunfight, terrorism, military, betrayal, explosion, chases and races, crimes, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, mine, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 299K
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, ransom, twists & turns, terrorism, trapped ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 132K
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, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, kidnapping, father, vengeance, mercenary, danger, gunfight, commando, machismo, warrior, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, mechanic, killer, shooting, revenge, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 70K
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, tough law enforcer, save the day, deadly, law enforcement, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, danger, race against time, heist, one man army, evacuation, chase, car chase, toxic, righting the wronged, sport team, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 291K
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, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, crimes, marines, prison, terrorism, alcatraz, chases and races, escape, commander, hostages, hostage situation, traitor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: rough, serious, realistic, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, machismo, police detective, bribery, reluctant partners, ex athlete, ex law enforcer, football, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 65K
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, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, martial arts, chase, rescue, on the run, partners, heroes, danger, tough heroes, confined, chases and races, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Assault on Devil's Island (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When one of Mike McBride's men goes rogue and takes a group of gymnasts hostage to Devil's Island in exchange for the return of drug lord Carlos Gallindo, the SEALS face their most perilous assignment yet.
Style: rough, sexy, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, island, race against time, betrayal, kidnapping, hostage, chases and races, tough heroes, gang, escapades, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: caribbean, seattle, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, nuclear threat, one man army, bomb, escape, courthouse, heroes, heroic mission, the underworld, tough law enforcer, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.2
 147K
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: exciting, humorous, cynical, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, lapd, buddy cop, verbal byplay, blacks and whites, law enforcement, odd couple, robbery, police investigation, master criminal, buddies, oldtimer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, seaport, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 93K
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, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, boat chase, danger, rivalry, state affairs, master criminal, government agency, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., new england, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, one man army, good versus evil, drug dealing, danger, murder, vengeance, gangsters, family, loss of partner, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, colombia, latin america, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Malloy portrays an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) who finds himself caught in a deadly 12-round game of cat and mouse with a vigilante tied to the paramedic's past. With little time to spare and his wife's life hanging in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, psychopath, mind game, paramedic, revenge, criminal's revenge, chases and races, violence spree, spouse in danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 64K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: rough, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, siege, civil rights, islam, race against time, fighting the system, working undercover, law enforcement, reluctant partners, chases and races, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 45K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, terrorist, bravery, rescue, investigation, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 41K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, car chase, heist, chase, fbi, ransom, presumed dead, taxi, rescue, race against time, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, rescue, gang, chase, urban, fighting crime, track down, buddies, partners, gangsters, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, china, asia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, gangsters, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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