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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
 6.5
 278K
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 security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, intense, realistic, brutal, ridiculous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, secret agents, one man army, daring rescue, betrayal, u.s. president, kidnapping, save the day, secrets, violent, escapades, state affairs, heroic mission, bodyguard, politics, action violence, spy, resourceful, disaster, propaganda ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america, united states of america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about gun, danger, explosion, chase, gunfight, murder and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Olympus Has Fallen: White House Down (2013), Air Force One (1997), Die Hard (1988), Hunter Killer (2018), Die Hard 2 (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret service, president, conspiracy, secret agents, surveillance, terrorist attack, save the day, graphic violence, assassination, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, egypt, scotland, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, humorous, intense ...
Plot: secret service, fbi, terrorist, agent, president, lone hero, secret service agent, white house, gunfight, justice, false accusation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., west virginia, usa, north carolina, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: secret service, white house, terrorism, conspiracy, president, save the day, treason, rescue, hostage, head of state, nuclear threat, siege ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, paris france, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.5
 198K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, terrorism, white house, hijacking, terrorist, conspiracy, president, usa president, aviation, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 64K
Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, navy, warship, battleship, swat team, save the day, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, military coup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., scotland, moscow russia, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.1
 363K
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, airport, fight scenes, chase, lone hero, terrorism, police, one man army, police officer, fight ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, virginia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
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, tense, melancholic, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, father son relationship, bomb, tough cop, two man army, cia agent, adventure, terrorism, spy, agent, tough guy, american abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, new york, langley virginia, moscow russia, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 80K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, black ops, terrorist, surveillance, cia, commando, spy, computer cracker, machismo, political corruption, terrorist group, betrayal ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 87K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, family in danger, riot, rebellion, coup d'etat, violence, race against time, family, execution, american abroad, wrong place wrong time, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: asia, thailand, middle east, california, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 88K
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: suspense, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, u.s. navy, terrorist plot, battleship, one man army, lone hero, terrorism, violence, mercenary, one against many, terrorist, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, 80s
Place: new jersey, san francisco, hawaii, pentagon, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 335K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: intense, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, boston, philadelphia, iraq, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 310K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, political, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 70s, 2000s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, president, vengeance, superhero, military, betrayal, secret service, rescue, conspiracy, terrorism, martial arts, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., pakistan, pentagon, big ben london, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 266K
Non-Stop (2014)
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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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 316K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, surprise ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, russia, washington d.c., north korea, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, humorous, intense, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, vigilantism, martial arts, machismo, revenge, vigilante, fight, spy, terrorism, lone hero, brutality, chase ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 100K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 554
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2000s, year 2003 ...
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100%
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Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, disaster, terrorism, heroism, protective parent, ex soldier, kidnapping, fire, panic, betrayal, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, daring rescue, save the day, crimes, rivalry, chase, wrestling, terrorist, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: british columbia, usa, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 99K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, state affairs, tough heroes, law enforcement, save the day, undercover agent, spy, judiciary, empire, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: romania, europe, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 132K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: intense, homoerotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, desert, loner, heroes, rambo, military, brutality, gunfight, revenge, torture, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, thailand, russia, pakistan, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
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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: suspense, exciting, humorous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, terrorist, ice hockey, terrorism, bomb, kidnapping, assassination, fight, assassin, death, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 46 min.
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Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, president, cia, terrorist, treason, international relations, save the day, life risking, characters in danger, counter terrorism, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%