Movies like Live Free or Die Hard

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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
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Live Free or Die Hard
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 infrastructure.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, semi serious, rough, realistic, clever, entertaining, humorous, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, car chase, violence, surveillance, chase, father daughter relationship, gunfight, murder, hacking, master criminal, hacker, fbi, assassin, explosions, vengeance, tough law enforcer, fight scenes, save the day, technology, superhero, revenge, chaos and mayhem, dialogue, lone hero, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california

Most similar movies to Live Free or Die Hard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about revenge, mentor, vengeance, chase, dialogue, betrayal and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Live Free or Die Hard: Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), Die Hard (1988), Die Hard 2 (1990), Mission: Impossible III (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, violence, gunfight, chase, revenge, crime, terrorism, gold, vengeance, police investigation, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
A Good Day to Die Hard
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, rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, cia, father son relationship, master criminal, gunfight, explosions, betrayal, revenge, chase, assassin, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   90%
 
 8.2
 689K
Die Hard
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, clever, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hostage, violence, gunfight, one man army, skyscraper, crime, police, terrorism, fbi, good versus evil, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   73%
 
 7.1
 302K
Die Hard 2
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, tense, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, lone hero, save the day, fight scenes, adventure, gunfight, airport, chase, danger, airplane, christmas, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   100%
 
Mission: Impossible III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, betrayal, spy, adventure, murder, revenge, cia, gunfight, arms dealer, car chase, master villain, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, rome italy, virginia, hong kong, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 5.6
 17K
Drop Zone
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: exciting, suspense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, airplane, prison, martial arts, criminal's revenge, fight scenes, hostages, violence, master criminal, one man army, mentor, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   57%
 
Executive Decision
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, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, surveillance, hijacking, conspiracy, rescue, survival, revenge, hostages, corruption, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   73%
 
 7.4
 285K
The Rock
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, alcatraz, terrorism, island, adventure, chase, car chase, gunfight, revenge, betrayal, hostages, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, skyscraper, gunfight, chase, assassin, assassination, nuclear war, car chase, prison escape, murder, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, russia, hungary, seattle washington, mumbai india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
The World Is Not Enough
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, oil, terrorism, secret service, spy, 007, chase, james bond, murder, submarine, master villain, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, asia, england, europe, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   73%
 
 7.2
 217K
GoldenEye
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, 007, secret service, chase, assassin, james bond, vengeance, russian, car chase, verbal byplay, satellite ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1986, year 1995
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, cuba, britain, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
 6.8
 167K
Unstoppable
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, train, car chase, race against time, catastrophe, runaway, save the day, happy ending, natural disaster, dialogue, mentor, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   57%
 
 6.8
 185K
Safe House
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, betrayal, corruption, violence, gunfight, on the run, secret service, car chase, murder, reluctant partners, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, car chase, motorcycle, assassination, assassin, betrayal, cia, murder, revenge, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, austria, vienna, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   71%
 
Tomorrow Never Dies
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, secret service, spy, motorcycle, 007, assassin, car chase, terrorism, murder, master villain, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, hamburg germany, china, england, battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 7.8
 576K
Skyfall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: 007, james bond, secret service, secret service agent, secret agent, british secret service, bond girl, british intelligence, interrogation, good versus evil, anti hero, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, scotland, asia, china, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   73%
 
 8.0
 523K
Casino Royale
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas, Italy
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: 007, espionage, casino, james bond, master villain, obsessive quest, british secret service, romance, escapades, plot twist, adventure, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, montenegro, london, italy, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   57%
 
The Expendables 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria
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, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, arms dealer, revenge, car chase, violence, betrayal, motorcycle, verbal byplay, explosions, gunfight, fight scenes, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: mexico, moscow russia, romania, wyoming, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
 6.7
 128K
Commando
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, island, vengeance, violence, chase, one man army, assassination, gunfight, hostage, revenge, car chase, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   50%
 
Quantum of Solace
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: 007, espionage, james bond, secret service, vengeance, betrayal, chase, secrets, explosions, interrogation, bond girl, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, bolivia, haiti, austria, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
The Expendables 2
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, violence, gunfight, revenge, blood, motorcycle, explosions, village, torture, fight scenes, kung fu, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2012, 2010s
Place: europe, mine, albania, paris france, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   54%
 
 5.5
 14K
Navy Seals
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, adventure, redemption, arms dealer, soldier, weapons, car chase, daring rescue, war, gunfight, chase, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
 6.3
 63K
The Siege
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: bleak, serious, suspense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, fbi, military, politics, torture, cia, racism, fighting the system, violence, president, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, middle east, israel, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
Licence to Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, 007, murder, espionage, adventure, james bond, secret service, assassin, chase, cia, spy, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico, florida, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
Mission: Impossible II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, violence, chase, secret service, spy, motorcycle, car chase, undercover, mountain climbing, gunfight, revenge, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 6.4
 107K
Cliffhanger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, money, chase, violence, gunfight, one man army, revenge, redemption, explosions, crime gone awry, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
Mission: Impossible
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: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, mission, secret service, cia, heist, betrayal, master villain, conspiracy, secret agents, murder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, berlin germany, virginia, kiev ukraine, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
 6.1
 186K
Die Another Day
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: exciting, clever, sexy, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, 007, secret service, assassin, chase, james bond, car chase, torture, verbal byplay, laser, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, north korea, havana cuba, london, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
A View to a Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A newly developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions ...
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, chase, 007, spy, murder, master villain, assassin, secret service, betrayal, james bond, surveillance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, france, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
 6.8
 338K
Spectre
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, 007, espionage, spy, british secret service, heroic mission, secret service, secret agent, assassin, car chase, fight scenes, secret mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, england, rome italy, austria, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   57%
 
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