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: rough, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspense, intense, exciting, twists and turns, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, siege, civil rights, islam, fighting the system, working undercover, race against time, white house, chases and races, law enforcement, reluctant partners, cia, terrorist plot, martial law, conspiracy theory, injustice, lone hero, special agents, partners, life is a bitch, secret agents, rebellion, danger, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, 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 suspenseful, realistic, exciting and serious films with plots about danger, chases and races, pistol, terrorism, chase, gunfight and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Siege: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), The Peacemaker (1997), Patriot Games (1992), Nighthawks (1981), Live Free or Die Hard (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, secret agents, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, big ben london, afghanistan, pennsylvania, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, realistic, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, race against time, sniper, bridge, train crash, train, nuclear, state affairs, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, russia, chechnya, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, danger, boat chase, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, secret agents, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., maryland, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crime, master criminal, danger, hostages, working undercover, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, semi serious, clever, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, bomb, one man army, chaos, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, rough, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, chases and races, hijacking, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, race against time, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, racial slur, danger, race against time, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, fbi, special agents, chase, track down, hunt down, team, torture, deception, prince, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, false accusation, state affairs, political conspiracy, dishonesty, fighting the system, heroes, rivalry, danger, crime, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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., pentagon, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: intense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, fbi, christmas, hostage, save the day, marital problem, race against time, terrorist, gunfight, courage, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, on the run, political corruption, assassination, betrayal, assassination attempt, witnessing a crime, crimes, intrigue, manhunt, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, resourceful, unstoppable, characters in danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, government agency, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, undercover, secret agents, escapades, state affairs, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, courthouse, escape, bomb, heroes, deadly, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ 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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, tough law enforcer, race against time, one man army, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, fbi, explosion, revenge, investigation, vigilantism, danger, race against time, special agents, crimes, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, latin america, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, assassination, political conspiracy, political corruption, state affairs, danger, military, political intrigue, deadly, race against time, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, survival, confined, escapades, mission gone awry, undercover, secret agents, uncover truth, desert, law enforcement, government agency, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, corruption, gunfight, mercenary, espionage, betrayal, interrogation, martial arts, rogue agent, microchip, consulate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa, cape town south africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, military, cia, ambassador, terrorist plot, reporter, spy, conspiracy, undercover, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crime, law enforcement, deadly, strong sexual content, partners, heroes, master criminal, superior officer, tough heroes, gang, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, train, race against time, ransom, mind game, master criminal, save the day, crimes, crime, danger, financial driven terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: alcatraz, fbi, terrorism, crimes, prison, chases and races, marines, escape, commander, hostages, hostage situation, traitor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, prison, working undercover, bomb, investigation, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, chicago illinois, washington d.c., nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, hostages, save the day, state affairs, crimes, escapades, race against time, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, race against time, stadium, ransom, one man army, hockey, terrorist, vice president, explosive, daring rescue, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, nuclear explosion, espionage, cia, cold war, atomic bomb, state affairs, political conspiracy, dishonesty, politics, nuclear threat, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa, russia, israel, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 121K
16 Blocks (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gunfight, testimony, convict, race against time, crime, reluctant partners, witnessing a crime, deal, drinking problem, dishonesty, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, seattle washington, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%