Movies like The Siege

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The Siege (1998)
 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: bleak, serious, twists and turns, rough, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, surprise ending, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, islam, injustice, siege, civil rights, fighting the system, reluctant partners, muslim, car bomb, secret agents, special agents, race against time, working undercover, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, law enforcement, partners, rebellion, society, undercover, military, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel

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Most similar movies to The Siege

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films with plots about danger, revenge, chases and races, violence, chase, murder and dialogue mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Siege: The Peacemaker (1997), Patriot Games (1992), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), The Kingdom (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 51K
The Peacemaker (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, race against time, bridge, train, train crash, sniper, special agents, urban, terrorist, nuclear missile, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, russia, bosnia herzegovina, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, cia, danger, rivalry, spy, boat chase, government agency, secret agents, family in danger, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., maryland, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gold, bomb, explosion, deception, heist, violence, gunfight, fistfight, helicopter, taxi, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, twists and turns, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, violence, explosion, tough law enforcer, hostage, kidnapping, surveillance, chaos, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.0
 112K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, special agents, fbi, track down, hunt down, team, chase, military, explosions, gunfight, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, christmas, terrorism, airport, save the day, gunfight, chase, airplane, danger, master criminal, one man army, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, terrorism, president, hostages, daring rescue, one man army, secret service, secret agents, tough heroes, save the day, terrorist attack, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., north korea, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 15K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, police investigation, crime, master criminal, hostages, danger, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, working undercover, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, hostage, save the day, violence, skyscraper, terrorist, fbi, race against time, marital problem, confined, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, car chase, bomb, escape, courthouse, heroes, one man army, nuclear threat, master criminal, partners against crime, agent, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, government agency, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, on the run, political conspiracy, political corruption, chief of staff, assassination, government agency, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, woman in danger, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, government agency, uncover truth, espionage, confined, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 191K
Safe House (2012)
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, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, betrayal, espionage, mercenary, corruption, rogue agent, microchip, consulate, martial arts, interrogation, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa, cape town south africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, rough ...
Plot: gulf war, military, soldier, u.s. army, tank, war, military life, boot camp, helicopter, army investigation, redemption, dead soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, reporter, ambassador, terrorist plot, conspiracy, spy, cia, military, politics, government agency, journalist ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 16K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, car chase, assassin, chase, manhunt, murder, stuntman, witness protection, federal agent, police, deception, disguise ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, train, race against time, stock market, ransom, bribery, helicopter, mayor, tunnel, crime, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, runaway train, race against time, helicopter, save the day, chases and races, danger, confined, partners, collision, toxic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 53K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, faith, traitor, fbi, prison, undercover, terrorism, working undercover, delinquent, bomb, religion, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 62K
Mercury Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Renegade FBI agent Art Jeffries protects a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: autism, assassin, fbi, boy, child in peril, secret service, special agents, political corruption, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: south dakota, chicago illinois, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 456
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, misfit partners, strong sexual content, secret agents, crime, special agents, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, fighting the system, on the run, airplane, crime, false accusation, political conspiracy, righting the wronged, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, violence, vigilante, one man army, rescue, invasion, cold war, christmas, martial arts, vigilantism, armored car, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 30K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, one man army, terrorism, terrorist, vice president, explosive, stadium, race against time, ransom, secret agents, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, clever, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, cia, obsession, paranoia, murder, manhunt, torture, fbi, political conspiracy, taxi driver, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: senator, explosive, extramarital affair, bomb, terrorist, assassination, terrorism, police investigation, politics, bomb threat, government agency, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 297K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilante, corruption, righting the wronged, organized crime, crime, tough heroes, gory, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 9K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, murder, gang, drug dealing, hitman, revenge, explosion, drug overdose, ghetto, gang war, arson, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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