Movies like Under Siege

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Under Siege (1992)
 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 for every contingency but ignore the ship's cook, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback -- an error that could be fatal.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, intense, buddy comedy, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, tough law enforcer, save the day, crimes, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, tough heroes, terrorist plot, cook, ship, police investigation, heroes, hostages, confined, ex military, one on one, contact, group of criminals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey

Most similar movies to Under Siege

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, martial arts, heroes, terrorism, gunfight and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Under Siege: Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Air Force One (1997), Die Hard 2 (1990), The Rock (1996), Executive Decision (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, nuclear threat, terrorism, one man army, hijacking, terrorist, danger, deadly, heroes, one on one, incompetent official ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: white house, terrorism, president, hostages, daring rescue, one man army, 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 ⇓
100%
 6.5
 166K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, prison, white house, negotiation, one man army, hostage, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, lone hero, airport, 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 ⇓
100%
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5414
 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: fbi, crimes, marines, prison, terrorism, alcatraz, chases and races, escape, commander, hostages, hostage situation, traitor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, deception, ransom, bomb, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 110K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mountain climbing, forces of nature, rescue, climbing, money, rocky mountains, save the day, one man army, crime gone awry, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 6K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, save the day, daring rescue, master criminal, police investigation, crime, hostages, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, rough, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, air disaster, save the day, danger, hostages, mystery killer, pilot, deadly, conspiracy, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
⇓ 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, skyscraper, hostage, violence, save the day, race against time, marital problem, terrorist, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 4K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, undercover, soldier, martial arts, espionage, government agency, underwater, rivalry, danger, save the day, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 18K
Drop Zone (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, faked death, stewardess, terrorist, chase, prison, track down, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, mercenary, rescue, prison, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, heroic mission, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, secret agents, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, one man army, race against time, chase, tough heroes, secret agents, law enforcement, danger, crimes, heroic mission, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, save the day, chases and races, confined, state affairs, heroes, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
 3K
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, martial arts, kidnapping, cia, good versus evil, confined, chases and races, hostages, adventure, secret agents, escapades, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, pilot, bomber, terrorist, crimes, confined, daring rescue, save the day, government agency, heroes, deadly, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
 11K
The Patriot (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: serious, rough, melancholic, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, laboratory, deadly, chaos and mayhem, save the day, danger, hospital, rescue, plague, race against time, parents and children, antidote ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, chaos and mayhem, confined, chases and races, crimes, save the world, law enforcement, deadly, heroes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, idaho, pentagon, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 3K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, chase, race against time, martial arts, one man army, cia, nuclear bomb, car chase, danger, espionage, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cruise ship, hostage, exploding helicopter, terrorist, captain, admiral, deadly, leadership, rivalry, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 3.0
 301
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, one man army, terrorism, crimes, save the day, danger, tough heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, boat chase, danger, rivalry, state affairs, master criminal, government agency, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., new england, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.3
 968
Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, military, submarine, state affairs, save the day, frame up, danger, working undercover, government agency, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, washington d.c., moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 26K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, terrorism, stalking, psychopath, anarchist, investigation, government agency, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, master criminal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, dishonesty, false accusation, political conspiracy, confined, crime, chases and races, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, rescue, one man army, vigilante, christmas, martial arts, invasion, cold war, oracle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, ransom, race against time, one man army, stadium, explosive, vice president, terrorist, crimes, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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