Movies like Live Free or Die Hard

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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
 7.1
 369K
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: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, one man army, chaos, bomb, kidnapping, hostage, tough law enforcer, intelligence, crimes, heroes, partners, crime, geek, hi-tech, paranoia, threat, group of criminals, shooting, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about machine gun, danger, violence, explosion, murder, chase and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Live Free or Die Hard: Die Hard 2 (1990), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), White House Down (2013), Die Hard (1988), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, airport, lone hero, 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
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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, serious, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, race against time, danger, racial slur, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, president, nuclear threat, save the day, head of state, siege, ex military, hostages, conspiracy, terrorism, secret service, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, u.s. capitol building, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, hostage, save the day, marital problem, race against time, terrorist, gunfight, confined, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, courthouse, bomb, escape, heroes, whistleblower, heroic mission, partners against crime, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 171K
Unstoppable (2010)
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, runaway train, race against time, save the day, danger, determination, chases and races, partners, characters in danger, unstoppable, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 255K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, helicopter, one man army, master criminal, convict, prison, machismo, confined, law enforcement, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 126K
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, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, tough law enforcer, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, white house, president, one man army, hostages, daring rescue, secret service, tough heroes, secret agents, save the day, danger, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., north korea, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 16K
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners, crime, drugs/alcohol, forced into action, daring rescue, confined, crimes, danger, justice, missing, missing daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, boat chase, danger, rivalry, family in danger, master criminal, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, new england, north africa, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, soldier, terrorist, one man army, rivalry, military, tough heroes, heroes, danger, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 26K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, danger, crimes, mind game, deadly, chases and races, woman in danger, family, revenge, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Spain, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, biting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, fbi, car race, chases and races, chase, heist, thief, car theft, villain, law enforcement, master criminal, presumed dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, london, germany, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rescue, armored car, one man army, vigilante, invasion, martial arts, christmas, cold war, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, serious, bleak, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, siege, civil rights, islam, working undercover, fighting the system, race against time, law enforcement, white house, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 269K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, retired, spy, chase, retirement, alarm, hitman, kidnapping, fbi, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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: rescue, murder, deception, brutality, father son relationship, death of wife, machismo, spy, interrogation, russian, revenge, violence ...
Time: year 2004, 2000s, 2010s, year 2005
Place: langley virginia, usa, prague, czech republic, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, tough heroes, heroic mission, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 336K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan, Canada, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, danger, revenge, chase, car, criminal heroes, crimes, vengeance, partners, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, dominican republic, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
 194
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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, chases and races, escapades, adventure, confined, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., switzerland, pentagon, idaho, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, nuclear threat, terrorism, one man army, hijacking, terrorist, rivalry, weapon system, vengeful fired employee, wrong place wrong time, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, heroes, explosion, destruction, nuclear threat, criminal underworld, crime fighter, police detective, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, dungeon, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, bomb, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 232K
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, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, air disaster, save the day, danger, hostages, mystery killer, pilot, heroes, deadly, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, revenge, fbi, explosion, investigation, heroes, deadly, vigilantism, race against time, danger, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, washington d.c., latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 178K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, lone hero, martial arts, chases and races, danger, race against time, war on drugs, chase, virus, deadly virus, antidote ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, bus, hijacking, save the day, unlikely partners, ransom, twists & turns, terrorism, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 277
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, chases and races, hijacking, danger, race against time, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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