Skyscraper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant skyscraper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, realistic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with skyscraper, danger, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, elevator, storytelling, technology, death and chase plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
skyscraper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as skyscraper: Skyscraper (2018), The Towering Inferno (1974), Die Hard (1988), Tower Heist (2011), Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), Cloverfield (2008), High-Rise (2015), The Tower (2012), The Lift (1983), Nine Lives (2016).

List of skyscraper movies

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: suspense, tense, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: skyscraper, lone hero, fire, protective parent, family in danger, father, daring rescue, heroes, happy ending, fire fight, penthouse, panic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: skyscraper, rescue, survival, race against time, trapped, explosion, fire, elevator, helicopter, adventure, firefighter, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, mission, undercover, skyscraper, save the day, explosion, frame up, teamwork, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, russia, hungary, budapest hungary, mumbai india ...
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, hostage, save the day, violence, skyscraper, terrorist, fbi, race against time, marital problem, confined, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, skyscraper, thanksgiving, thief, fbi, high rise, billionaire, planning, parade, apartment, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: skyscraper, monster, mad scientist, save the day, friendship, mutant, bat, tv station, electric shock, cowardliness, puppetry, human animal relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, chaos, quarantine, giant monster, found footage, danger, fear, skyscraper, escape, destruction, monster terrorizes city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, dark humor, futuristic, art house, absurd ...
Plot: class conflict, social class, skyscraper, decadence, high rise, insanity, violence, surrealism, suicide by jumping, money, talking during sex, architecture ...
Time: year 1975, future
Place: medical school, london
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The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, firemen, skyscraper, fire, self sacrifice, love, single father, tower, save the day, survival, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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The Lift (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can't find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, demonic, suspense
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, journalism, suffocation, dangerous attraction, technology gone awry, gory, danger, deadly, mystery, captivity, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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Nine Lives (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, China, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Style: light, melancholic, entertaining, surreal, awful
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: cat, transformation, father daughter relationship, love, magic, husband wife relationship, family, fantasy world, greed, family drama, skyscraper, betrayal ...
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Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: anti heroes, deadly creature, godzilla, adventure, heroic mission, danger, save the world, good versus evil, monster versus monster, ocean or sea, monsters, monster ...
Time: 2000s, future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Steel (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike Catton was once a world-renowned construction foreman (at least in the construction world), but an accident left him with a serious fear of heights. Unable to climb the big skyscrapers while under construction, he retired and became a truck ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: skyscraper, anti heroes, workplace intrigue, against the odds, crime, ambition, partners, workplace, friends, race against time, boss and employee, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky
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Dark Tower (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a window-washer falls to his death from the side of a Barcelona high-rise office building (also killing a unsuspecting pedestrian), security consultant Dennis Randall is called in to investigate. Although he first believes the deaths to be ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: skyscraper, ghost, afterlife, high rise, danger, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, zombie, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: barcelona spain
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Skyscraper (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter charter turns deadly when the pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: skyscraper, terrorism, missing person, confined, adventure, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, good versus evil, hostages, rescue ...
Time: 90s
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The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, intense, tense ...
Plot: skyscraper, tightrope, world trade center, planning, adventurer, artists and showbiz, obsession, ambition, danger, escapades, mentor, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973, year 1974, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france
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Golden Balls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Benito González is a flamboyant engineer in Melilla, with a brash and pushy personality. His dream is to build the tallest building ever in the region. After his girlfriend leaves him, he devotes himself entirely to his ambitions, deciding to let ...
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, skyscraper, tragedy, architect, money, orgy, voyeurism, sex, corruption, construction, disco ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, north africa
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Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upwardly-mobile executive Jane (Sarah Butler) uncovers evidence that that her high powered boss may have been murdered, prompting the corporation to dispatch a "crisis manager" (D.B. Sweeny) to ensure that the truth never gets out. Now, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: elevator, assassin, trapped in an elevator, skyscraper, trapped, criminal heroes, assassination attempt, manhunt, survival, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Last Hour (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former cop's ex-wife marries a stockbroker, who it turns out has cheated the Mafia out of a large sum of money. They kidnap the wife to force the husband to pay the money back. The ex-cop has to rescue her.
Plot: kidnapping, police shootout, female bodybuilder, skyscraper, ex-cop, elevator, hostage, police detective, gangster, criminal gang, elevator shaft
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Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, heroic mission, tough heroes, chases and races, vampire, bio weapon, infected, cure, rooftop fight, skyscraper, strength, one woman army ...
Time: future, near future
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Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: clever, sexy, exciting, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: heist, master criminal, undercover, new year's eve, blackmail, older man younger woman relationship, art theft, burglar, art thief, skyscraper, gala, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, usa, manhattan, new york city, asia, new york ...
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Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, skyscraper, robot, on the run, frame up, chases and races, crimes, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, androids and robots, cons and scams ...
Time: future
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: september 11 2001, survival, terrorism, rescue, trapped, marine, war on terror, daring rescue, race against time, firemen, terror, courage ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Q (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, skyscraper, heist, deadly creature, police investigation, master criminal, legend, violence spree, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Poltergeist III (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, demon, skyscraper, afterlife, good versus evil, supernatural, urban, mysterious character, religion and supernatural, devil, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: private detective, amnesia, manhunt, skyscraper, murder, chase, police detective, mystery, urban, mind game, uncover truth, memory loss ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Off Screen (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: March 11th, 2002. John R. takes the head of security and 17 others hostage in Amsterdam biggest skyscraper. John R. demands to speak with the Philips head of Sound&Vision. His goal is to warn people about a large-scale fraud, aimed at ...
Style: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing
Plot: skyscraper, dishonesty, rivalry, hostages, mentally unstable, vengeance, confined, crimes, tv show in film, video, hospital, television ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, stylized, psychological, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: escape, sex, jealousy, cloud, nightmare, dream, magic, skyscraper, artist, imagination, love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, france, europe, latin america, paris france ...
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Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mythology, friendship, chase, giant monster, slime, paranormal phenomena, danger, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, mysterious character, vestiges of humanity, evil alien, disorder, space and aliens, resistance, survival, soldier, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
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