Movies like Live Free or Die Hard

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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
 7.1
 380K
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 infrastructure.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, clever, rough, realistic, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hacker, fbi, terrorism, car chase, explosion, hostage, surveillance, violence, gunfight, one man army, chaos, bomb, kidnapping, lone hero, intelligence, crimes, heroes, partners, crime, geek, hi-tech, paranoia, group of criminals, threat, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california

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Most similar movies to Live Free or Die Hard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about gunfight, violence, chase, danger, murder, pistol and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Live Free or Die Hard: Die Hard (1988), Angel Has Fallen (2019), Die Hard 2 (1990), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Jason Bourne (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 754K
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hostage, terrorist, heist, fbi, courage, save the day, gunfight, race against time, marital problem, christmas, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, manhunt, false accusation, agent, white house, assassination plot, attempted murder, justice, president ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 324K
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: lone hero, gunfight, christmas, terrorism, airport, save the day, fight scenes, one man army, danger, chase, airplane, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, explosion, gold, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, racial slur, danger, race against time, henchman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, quarry, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 199K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, rogue agent, cia agent, espionage, cia, survival, investigation, haunted by the past, danger, amnesia, rescue, interrogation ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, greece, berlin germany, usa, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, conspiracy, secret agents, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, afghanistan, big ben london, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia, 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, suspenseful, humorous, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, bomb, courthouse, escape, heroes, whistleblower, law enforcement, master criminal, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, terrorism, conspiracy, president, save the day, nuclear threat, head of state, treason, siege, secret service, hostage, security guard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, pentagon, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.9
 267K
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hijacking, master criminal, convict, one man army, airplane, helicopter, prison, machismo, law enforcement, confined, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, tough heroes, save the day, danger, rivalry, crimes, hostage, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, president, white house, one man army, terrorist attack, secret service, hostage, daring rescue, nuclear threat, secret agents, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 17K
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, daring rescue, partners, forced into action, danger, crimes, crime, justice, missing daughter, confined, retired, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 98K
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: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, danger, boat chase, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, secret agents, state affairs, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., north africa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 130K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, sheriff, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 316K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, danger, bomb, rescue, hostages, save the day, twists & turns, bus, hijacking, trapped, chases and races, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 186K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, kidnapping, car chase, martial arts, chases and races, race against time, danger, fight scenes, chase, deadly virus, one man army, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 66K
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, bleak, thought provoking, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, martial law, fbi, civil rights, siege, working undercover, race against time, fighting the system, law enforcement, chases and races, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, one man army, profanity, rescue, armored car, vigilante, martial arts, christmas, invasion, cold war ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.5
 73K
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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, tough law enforcer, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, warship, save the day, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 27K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, danger, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, deadly, chases and races, family, rescue, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 302K
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: terrorism, alcatraz, fbi, crimes, prison, chases and races, marines, escape, hostages, commander, hostage situation, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 9K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, machismo, death of wife, rescue, deception, brutality, murder, father son relationship, revenge, death, violence, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2004, year 2005
Place: langley virginia, czech republic, prague, prague czech republic, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 243K
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, tense, rough, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, air disaster, hijacking, danger, save the day, false accusation, hostage, deadly, conspiracy, pilot, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, rescue, hostage, violence, explosion, surveillance, ransom, deception, hand to hand combat, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 279K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, spy, retirement, on the run, retired, chase, female spy, alarm, hitman, kidnapping, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, chicago illinois, cleveland ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, terrorist, one man army, terrorism, nuclear threat, hijacking, heroes, chases and races, crimes, confined, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 19K
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: exciting, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, terrorist, hijacking, chase, danger, parachuting, race against time, hacker, track down, heroes, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, fbi, explosion, revenge, investigation, vigilantism, danger, race against time, deadly, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, train, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, secret agents, chases and races, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 211
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, adventure, confined, deadly, chases and races, crimes, heroes, escapades, chaos, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, haiti, idaho, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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