Movies like Skyscraper 1996

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Skyscraper (1996)
 3.0
 2K
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: hostage, terrorism, skyscraper, adventure, crimes, heroes, hostages, confined, missing person, good versus evil, danger, chases and races, escapades, deadly, rivalry, rescue, cons and scams, sexuality, sex, martial arts, child, terrorist, police, violence, blonde ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, rivalry, crimes, heroes, gun and pistol mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Skyscraper: Demolition High (1996), Critical Mass (2001), CIA II: Target Alexa (1993), To the Limit (1995), Riot (1996). 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, school, teenage life, terrorism, confined, chases and races, heroes, hostages, rivalry, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 388
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, terrorist, bomb, hostile takeover, terrorist group, journalism, confined, danger, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, terrorism, working undercover, deadly, psychopath, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, danger, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.1
 846
To the Limit (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Colette is an attractive ex-CIA agent seeking revenge against a ruthless villan and his organization of trained assasins for the murder of her husband while the man is also after mobster Frank Di Vinci for his own personal reasons. It isn't ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, drug dealing, forgery, criminal's revenge, crime, race against time, criminal heroes, undercover, crimes, cons and scams, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 428
Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, hostage, one man army, terrorism, kidnapping, martial arts, daring rescue, government agency, gangsters, law enforcement, state affairs, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, political conspiracy, false accusation, state affairs, dishonesty, one man army, confined, rivalry, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.2
 311
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, hostages, danger, law enforcement, deadly, confined, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, bio weapon, train, race against time, rescue, secret agents, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, save the day, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 192
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, chase, master warrior, murder, martial arts, kidnapping, track down, vigilantism, racism, tough heroes, danger, athlete's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, hostages, race against time, crimes, danger, rescue, save the day, politics, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomber, terrorist, pilot, betrayal, chases and races, soldier, espionage, terrorism, adventure, gang, rescue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, deadly, rivalry, secret agents, intrigue, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, adventure, on the run, undercover, save the day, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.2
 326
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, race against time, undercover, danger, hostages, hostage, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.9
 269
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, terrorism, martial arts, confined, good versus evil, vigilantism, americana, redemption, haunted by the past, hijacking, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: submarine, hostage, terrorist, admiral, cruise ship, exploding helicopter, captain, good versus evil, rivalry, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, danger, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.8
 4K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, forest fire, catastrophe, hostage, heroes, rescue, escape, fire, criminal, fugitives, adventure, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 134
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, on the run, jungle, martial arts, graphic violence, psychopath, deadly, crimes, adventure, survival, profanity, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 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: terrorism, race against time, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, save the day, undercover, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 326
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, crimes, danger, heroes, secret agents, crime, confined, rivalry, vengeance, heist, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, save the day, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, undercover, state affairs, escapades, chases and races, danger, head of state, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Behind Enemy Lines: 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, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, hostages, escapades, secret agents, deadly, chases and races, undercover, race against time, hostage, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, terrorist, heroes, one man army, nuclear threat, terrorism, hijacking, runaway train, rivalry, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 214
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, heroes, deadly, danger, crimes, adventure, law enforcement, chases and races, save the world, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., switzerland, haiti, pentagon, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, martial arts, kidnapping, terrorism, escape, heroes, secret agents, espionage, undercover, femme fatale, prison escape, cia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 75K
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, nuclear threat, mercenary, tough law enforcer, hijacking, race against time, terrorism, warship, swat team, save the day, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 613
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, rescue, battles, martial arts, heroes, soldier, daring rescue, military life, vengeance, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give herself in and hand over a data CD to the DA, she is shot and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, master warrior, martial arts, hostage, deadly, undercover, dishonesty, chases and races, law enforcement, hostages, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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