Movies like Skyscraper

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Skyscraper (2018)
 5.8
 115K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, emotional, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: skyscraper, heroism, lone hero, protective parent, fire, panic, penthouse, suicide bomber, hi-tech, family in danger, kidnapping, terrorism, betrayal, courage, ex soldier, security system, father, conspiracy, danger, bravery, security, evacuation, rescue, child in peril, heroes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, minnesota

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Most similar movies to Skyscraper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about gun, held at gunpoint, death, danger, pistol, chase and machine gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Skyscraper: 6 Underground (2019), San Andreas (2015), Die Hard (1988), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Die Hard 2 (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 154K
6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, non-linear, psychotronic
Plot: street shootout, parkour, fight, mission, teamwork, deception, justice, machismo, courage, disguise, brutality, paranoia ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: california, florence, paris france, afghanistan, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, chase, car race, cia agent, ex special forces, martial arts, car, car chase, cia, on the run, corporation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, london, tower bridge london, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 225K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, disaster film, adventure, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, tsunami, danger, happy ending, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.2
 824K
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hostage, gunfight, terrorist, christmas, heist, storage unit, courage, save the day, race against time, marital problem, fbi ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, one man army, president, white house, terrorist attack, hostage, daring rescue, danger, nuclear threat, secret agents, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 348K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airport, fight scenes, airplane, lone hero, christmas, terrorism, swat team, police officer, chase, one man army, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 153K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, commando, gunfight, kidnapping, father, warrior, heroes, danger, hostage, vengeance, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: los angeles, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, car chase, gunfight, bomb, explosion, lone hero, deception, gold, race against time, police officer, puzzle, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: female spy, terrorist, tough guy, spy, mi6, hand to hand combat, plutonium, race against time, countdown, fistfight, cia agent, terrorist group ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, kashmir, london, rome italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hurricane Heist (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: hurricane, disaster film, natural disaster, tornado, heist, evacuation, betrayal, conspiracy, criminal, robbery, paranoia, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, 2010s ...
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 109K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: revenge, tough guy, one against many, hand to hand combat, obsession, bomb, terrorism, justice, death of daughter, dark past, fistfight, redemption ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, ireland, america, big ben london, northern ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
SAS: Red Notice (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An off-duty SAS soldier, Tom Buckingham, must thwart a terror attack on a train running through the Channel Tunnel. As the action escalates on the train, events transpire in the corridors of power that may make the difference as to whether ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, surprise ending
Plot: swat team, hostage situation, hostage, hostile takeover, terrorism, terrorist, train, ransom, british government, soldier, organized crime, political intrigue ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, georgia, england, paris france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 11K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: one against many, terrorism, unlikely hero, survival, haunted by the past, fake identity, disguise, russian, murder, hostage, courage, race against time ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 1990s, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, russia, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 74K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, secret agent, danger, machismo, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 5K
Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, martial arts, undercover agent, rescue mission, secret agents, rescue, danger, heroes, mercenary, police raid, bodyguard, battles ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, tower bridge london, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: female agent, vendetta, violence, chase, husband wife relationship, political prisoner, tragic hero, conspiracy, prisoner, female assassin, attempted murder, secret service agent ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 179K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: rescue mission, ex special forces, mercenary, swat team, one man army, child abduction, organized crime, human trafficking, one against many, kidnapping, death threat, crime boss ...
Time: 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, mumbai india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, explosion, surveillance, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.3
 204K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, chase, female fighter, survival, jungle, peril, rescue, treasure hunt, island, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, london, britain, united kingdom, east asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 34K
Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns, scenic ...
Plot: home invasion, mercilessness, cocaine, siege, drug dealer, murder, survival, family in danger, plot twist, child in peril, fight to the death, wilderness ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia agent, espionage, cia, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, heroic mission, villain, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: survival, chase, martial arts, foot chase, corrupt cop, death of friend, murder, husband wife relationship, police chase, self mutilation, violence, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle washington, washington state, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 346K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, danger, highway, rescue, bomb, hostages, unlikely partners, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, bus, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.1
 156K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, creature feature, mutation, giant monster, animal attack, chase, giant animal, destruction, transformation, rescue, rage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, illinois, colorado, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 5.9
 47K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, hostage, danger, passenger, heroes, save the day, fbi, airport, hostages, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, los angeles, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, realistic, serious, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, terrorist, assassination, president, secret agents, danger, save the day, head of state, graphic violence, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, pakistan, nevada, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 2K
Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychological, captivating, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, haunted by the past, chaos, criminal, danger, manipulation, redemption, betrayal, rivalry, revenge ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand, Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, street racing, chases and races, car, showdown, chase, murder, revenge, fight, danger, family, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1989 ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), jamaica, london, edinburgh scotland, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 7K
Line of Duty (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Penny is a disgraced cop looking for a shot at redemption. When the police chief's 11-year-old daughter is abducted, Frank goes rogue to try and save her. But to find the girl, Frank will need the help of Ava Brooks, whose live-streaming ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, buddy comedy
Plot: police, friendship, investigation, heroes, police detective, brutality, criminal, bravery, undercover cop, heroism, tough cop, police officer ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: street racing, computer cracker, car chase, chase, car race, car, betrayal, racing, master criminal, mysterious woman, bodyguard, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%