Movies like Skyscraper 1996

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Skyscraper (1996)
 2.9
 3K
Skyscraper (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter charter turns deadly when the pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, skyscraper, adventure, heroes, crimes, missing person, rescue, escapades, rivalry, confined, good versus evil, cons and scams, sex, martial arts, combat, terrorist, police officer, police, violence, female nudity, sex scene, blonde, tough guy, pervert ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Skyscraper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, terrorism, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, heroes and machine gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Skyscraper: Demolition High (1996), Critical Mass (2001), Riot (1996), Storm Catcher (1999), Blast (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demolition High (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of terrorists (led by Luther) take over a high school making the students in it their hostages, it is up to several of the students (led by Lenny) to help prevent disaster while the authorities (Slater and General Wainwright) do their ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, school, high school, crimes, confined, heroes, terrorism, soldier, rivalry, rescue, teenage life, one man army ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
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Critical Mass (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist group led by Samson gets inside the gates, with their ultimate ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, rescue, hostile takeover, bomb, terrorist, confined, journalism, race against time, crimes, terrorist plot, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, hostage, one man army, terrorism, martial arts, kidnapping, urban ghetto, heroes, daring rescue, save the day, adventure, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, tough guy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, one man army, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, psychopath, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, confined, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, terrorism, working undercover, psychopath, law enforcement, good versus evil, special agents, secret agents, crimes, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, bio weapon, race against time, rescue, terrorism, secret agents, one man army, save the day, adventure, tough heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.2
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Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, one man army, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, tough heroes, chase, heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, pilot, bomber, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, hostage, military life, frame up, heroic mission, secret agents, manhunt, military, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.2
 380
Heaven's Fire (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a tour group. Having to fight the terrorists and fires that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, secret agents, undercover, save the day, confined, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, crimes, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, submarine, terrorist, admiral, captain, cruise ship, hijacking, ship, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 2K
Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, save the day, undercover, adventure, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Forced to Kill (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A repo man tries to deliver a repossessed Jaguar. He's captured by a bizarre family, straight out of the backwoods, who force him to fight in an illegal, bare-fist tournament run by an insane sheriff.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, chase, one man army, martial arts, murder, crimes, rivalry, adventure, law enforcement, ambition, athlete's life, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.6
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Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, terrorism, martial arts, haunted by the past, frame up, americana, redemption, hijacking, vigilantism, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Firestorm (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, forest fire, disaster, hostage, escape, rescue, heroes, criminal, fire, fugitives, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 369
No Contest II (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sharon Bell is back, this time she must stop a terrorist plot to smuggle Nazi nerve gas.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, murder, martial artist, terrorist plot, femme fatale, hostage, hijacking, woman in danger, heist, one man army, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 857
Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, rescue, battles, war on terror, heroes, good versus evil, soldier, martial arts, daring rescue, military life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, heroes, save the world, crimes, adventure, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, confined, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, pentagon, idaho, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Operation Delta Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, terrorist group, rescue, daring rescue, chaos, heroic mission, virus, adventure, crimes, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: johannesburg south africa, pentagon, africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, u.s. navy, nuclear threat, tough law enforcer, race against time, terrorism, hostage, warship, hijacking, lone hero, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, race against time, adventure, save the day, daring rescue, escapades, undercover, head of state, state affairs, missing person, working undercover, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 782
Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mountain, hostage, terrorism, heroes, good versus evil, resort, heist, ski resort, terrorist plot, hostile takeover, female assassin, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: east germany, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 618
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Land of the Free (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A politician's campaign manager (Speakman) discovers that the candidate (Shatner) is a front for a military organization plotting a political overthrow of the government. In trying to expose the candidate's right-wing activities, he puts ...
Style: realistic, serious, political thriller
Plot: car chase, terrorism, campaign, political corruption, workplace situations, political conspiracy, idealism, society, media, politics, espionage, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%