Movies like Olympus Has Fallen

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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
 6.5
 233K
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense, brutal, entertaining, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, white house, president, hostages, daring rescue, one man army, secret service, tough heroes, secret agents, danger, save the day, terrorist attack, nuclear threat, heroic mission, state affairs, head of state, resourceful, race against time, treason, heroes, secrets, kidnapping, betrayal, gunfight, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., north korea, pentagon

Most similar movies to Olympus Has Fallen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about chases and races, danger, explosion, heroes, violence, pistol and terrorist mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Olympus Has Fallen: White House Down (2013), Air Force One (1997), Die Hard 2 (1990), Under Siege (1992), Die Hard (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
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, realistic, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist attack, danger, assassination, secret service, save the day, heroes, president, surveillance, conspiracy, hostage, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, pakistan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, president, nuclear threat, save the day, head of state, siege, ex military, hostages, conspiracy, terrorism, secret service, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, u.s. capitol building, paris france ...
⇓ 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, negotiation, one man army, hostage, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan, moscow russia
⇓ 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%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ 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, hostage, save the day, race against time, marital problem, terrorist, gunfight, confined, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, nuclear threat, one man army, terrorism, hijacking, terrorist, one on one, heroes, deadly, tough heroes, uncontrollable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 1K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, one man army, state affairs, daring rescue, danger, law enforcement, tough heroes, chases and races, save the day, undercover agent, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ 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, bomb, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, nuclear explosion, cold war, atomic bomb, state affairs, political conspiracy, dishonesty, politics, secret agent, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore, russia, israel, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, courthouse, bomb, escape, heroes, danger, save the day, tough law enforcer, the underworld ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 27K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, assassin, on the run, assassination, danger, family in danger, undercover, life turned upside down, gain trust, chases and races, agent as target, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
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, heroic mission, danger, state affairs, save the day, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.7
 455
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, terrorism, race against time, undercover, danger, crimes, secret agents, chases and races, deadly, government agency, heroes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, 2000s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, washington d.c., austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, revenge, fbi, explosion, investigation, special agents, crimes, danger, heroes, deadly, vigilantism, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, latin america, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 28K
Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 122 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, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, save the day, danger, violence, murder, death, race against time, kidnapping, drone, russian army, sniper ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: scottish highlands, washington d.c., pentagon, moscow russia, battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, kidnapping, terrorist, one man army, tough heroes, military, rivalry, chases and races, save the day, confined, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, one man army, rescue, vigilante, invasion, martial arts, cold war, christmas, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.0
 379
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, betrayal, soldier, escapades, heroic mission, chases and races, daring rescue, rivalry, military, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, one man army, race against time, stadium, ransom, explosive, vice president, terrorist, crimes, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, undercover, soldier, rescue, espionage, martial arts, rivalry, chases and races, state affairs, working undercover, master villain, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, adventure, chaos and mayhem, escapades, crimes, chases and races, confined, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, washington d.c., switzerland, idaho, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 2K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, survival, chase, violence, exploding helicopter, fistfight, gunfight, swamp, exploding body, mercenary, martial arts ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, realistic, rough, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, bomb, one man army, chaos, kidnapping, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, airplane, law enforcement, heroic mission, daring rescue, chases and races, secret agents, confined, crimes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Command Performance (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, siege, confined, hostages, crimes, deadly, one man army, danger, tough heroes, american abroad, russian, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, race against time, military, nuclear missile, adventure, chases and races, daring rescue, escapades, mission gone awry, survival, cliche, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, north korea, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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