Movies like The Hostage Tower

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The Hostage Tower (1980)
 5.2
 204
The Hostage Tower (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Plot: eiffel tower paris, hostage situation, vengeance, terrorist, money, millionaire, hostage, female nudity, criminal, abduction, terrorism, undercover agent, hand to hand combat, secret agents, capture, helicopter, un, master criminal, extortion, laser, bomb, ransom, rescue mission, jacuzzi, undercover ...
Place: paris france, france, europe

Most similar movies to The Hostage Tower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, vengeance, hostage, rivalry, murder, chase and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Hostage Tower: Nighthawks (1981), Assault in Paradise (1977), Mask of Death (1996), Sudden Death (1995), The Amateur (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 17K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, master criminal, danger, working undercover, fighting crime, hostages, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Assault in Paradise (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ransom, hostage, crossbow, hitman, police officer, millionaire, revenge, helicopter, city, threat, corruption, murder
Place: arizona, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.3
 310
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, hitman, betrayal, gangsters, assassination attempt, undercover, blood, fistfight, helicopter, tattoo, timebomb, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 32K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorist, terrorism, hockey, ransom, race against time, heroes, one man army, stadium, vice president, explosive, firefighter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 756
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, politics, intrigue, espionage, hostage, undercover, deadly, state affairs, hostages, heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 57K
Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, dentist, chase, vengeance, attempted murder, espionage, intrigue, investigation, rivalry, trap, betrayal, strangulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, uruguay, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Scorpio Letters (1967)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Scorpio Letters (1967) was a TV movie starring Alex Cord as a secret agent uncovering a blackmail ring in London and Paris.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, assassin, gangster, group of criminals, captured, spit take, gangsters, love interest, gang, falling to death, blackmail ...
Place: paris france, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 7K
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, hostage, race against time, save the day, master criminal, police investigation, daring rescue, deadly, crimes, tough law enforcer, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 400
G@me (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young ad executive's life has been turned upside down when a vicious client ruins his three billion yen project. Through his chance meeting with the disgruntled daughter of his enemy, he plans a vengeance scheme. The young woman agrees to ...
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, ransom demand, kidnapper
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
42%
Sardinia Kidnapped (1968)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Christina Fisher arrives in Sardinia to spend a holiday with her university friend, Francesco. As they are touring the island, they are trapped by mountain terrorists. Francesco is kidnapped, but Christina is permitted to leave. She is determined to ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist, hostage, pubic hair, female nudity, paranoia, nipples, male nudity, island, shepherd, machine gun, organized crime ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, spy, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, heroic mission, cia, one man army, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 482
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, race against time, undercover, danger, airplane, crimes, chases and races, heroes, good versus evil, special agents, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987, 80s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, austria, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 5K
Java Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American in Indonesia teams up with a Muslim cop to track down a terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, partners against crime, law enforcement, vengeance, partners, master criminal, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, unlikely partners, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, law enforcement, buddies, race against time, store, car chase, danger, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 445
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Fear Is the Key (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: rough, tense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, murder, kidnapping, chase, gangsters, rescue, danger, revenge, airplane, dedicated lawyer, legal, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 3K
Incognito (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: forgery, betrayal, art, frame up, mystery, crimes, cons and scams, law enforcement, dishonesty, espionage, murder, forger ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, usa, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 15K
Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, prison, secret agents, gangsters, working undercover, one man army, gang, tough heroes, crimes, danger, confined, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, ransom, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in danger, bondage, confined, disappearance, crimes, danger, female nudity, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 1K
Caprice (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Doris Day stars as Patricia Foster, an industrial designer, when see sells a secret cosmetics formula to a competitor the troubles never stop.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, espionage, showbiz, working undercover, verbal byplay, vengeance, screwball, battles, mountain, rivalry, prodigy, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Paris Countdown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, survival, psychopath, race against time, betrayal, danger, on the run, friendship, murder, chase, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty. But also an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, bounty hunter, vengeance, one man army, chase, master criminal, undercover, against the odds, track down, tough heroes, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 758
The Crook (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A thief known as Simon the Swiss faces up and downs in his criminal profession.
Style: clever, stylized, suspenseful, tense, cynical ...
Plot: kidnapping, child abduction, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, confined, cons and scams, failed attempt, disorder, graphic violence, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 771
The Cat (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two bank robbers hold the clerks hostage and demand 3 million German marks as ransom. What the police do not realize is that the true criminal mastermind watches them from outside the bank, anticipating every move.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: criminal gang, firearm, cat and mouse, heist gone wrong, male female relationship, gangsters, master criminal, gangster, hostage, police, kill, plan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, battle zone, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 267
Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, suspicion, undercover, confined, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mama's Dirty Girls (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Mama loves men, but she loves money even more. She's trained her three teenager daughters to meet, marry and murder men for their money. But soon the meet Harold and he got other plans.
Plot: sex, revolver, budweiser, mother daughter relationship, marriage, handcuffs, cigar smoking, police car, gangster, bikini, kiss, black widow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.6
 364
[Cargo] (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man wakes trapped inside a cargo container with only a cell phone and is given 24 hours by his kidnappers to raise ten million dollars in ransom or die.
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: trapped, ransom, isolation, survival, hostage, fear, murder, mercenary, father son relationship, torture, race against time, businessman ...
Place: south america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 354K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, twists & turns, con artists, perfect crime, crimes, crime, thief, buddies, rivalry, jail, greed, goon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%