20 Movies Like Die Hard

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Speed

Speed
Speed
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 20 wins & 20 nominations total
Writer: Graham Yost
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie Speed is about a young police officer who must prevent a bomb from exploding on a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 miles per hour. As the situation intensifies, he must also rescue the passengers and outsmart the bomber.

The Rock

The Rock
The Rock
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook, Mark Rosner
Actors: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Rock” is an action thriller film about a former FBI agent and a chemical weapons specialist who team up to infiltrate Alcatraz Island, which has been taken over by a group of rogue military men, in order to prevent a deadly nerve gas attack on San Francisco.

Under Siege

Under Siege
Under Siege
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Action, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 3 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: J.F. Lawton
Actors: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones
Language: English, Italian
Country: France, United States
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“Under Siege” is an action thriller film about a former Navy SEAL who must single-handedly take down a group of terrorists who have hijacked a battleship. With his skills and resourcefulness, he works to save the ship and its crew from destruction.

Air Force One

Air Force One
Air Force One
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Andrew W. Marlowe
Actors: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close
Language: English, Russian
Country: Germany, United States
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“Air Force One” is an action thriller film about a group of terrorists who hijack the presidential plane, Air Force One, with the President of the United States on board. The President must fight to save his family and himself while trying to regain control of the aircraft.

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Shane Black, Jeffrey Boam
Actors: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Lethal Weapon movie series follows two mismatched detectives, Riggs and Murtaugh, as they navigate dangerous criminal cases in Los Angeles. Their contrasting personalities and styles of policing lead to both comedic and intense moments, forming a bond of friendship and trust.

White House Down

White House Down
White House Down
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: James Vanderbilt
Actors: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Language: English
Country: United States
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“White House Down” is an action thriller film where a Capitol Police officer must protect the President of the United States and his daughter when the White House is taken over by a paramilitary group. Together, they fight to regain control and save the country from a catastrophic threat.

Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen
Olympus Has Fallen
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt
Actors: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman
Language: English, Korean
Country: United States
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“Olympus Has Fallen” is an action thriller film about a former Secret Service agent who must rescue the President of the United States and save the White House from a group of terrorists who have taken control. The agent, Mike Banning, must navigate a series of dangerous situations and engage in intense combat to protect the President and prevent a catastrophic attack on the nation.

Sudden Death

Sudden Death
Sudden Death
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Karen Elise Baldwin, Gene Quintano
Actors: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe, Raymond J. Barry
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Sudden Death” is an action thriller film about a former firefighter who must save his daughter and a hockey arena full of people from a group of terrorists who have taken them hostage during the seventh game of the Stanley Cup Finals.”

Executive Decision

Executive Decision
Executive Decision
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Jim Thomas, John Thomas
Actors: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States
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“Executive Decision” is a 1996 action thriller film about a group of elite commandos who must board a hijacked plane in mid-air to prevent terrorists from carrying out a deadly attack. The film follows their high-stakes mission to take back control of the plane and save the lives of the passengers on board.

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 1 win & 12 nominations total
Writer: John Long, Michael France, Sylvester Stallone
Actors: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker
Language: English
Country: United States, Italy, France, Japan
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“Cliffhanger” is an action thriller film about a mountain climber who is forced to rescue a group of trapped hikers from a gang of ruthless criminals in the Rocky Mountains. As they navigate treacherous terrain, the climber must confront his own fears and face off against the criminals to save the hostages.

The Last Boy Scout

The Last Boy Scout
The Last Boy Scout
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 46%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Shane Black, Greg Hicks
Actors: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Last Boy Scout” is an action thriller film about a down-on-his-luck private detective who teams up with a disgraced former football player to uncover a conspiracy behind a high-stakes football game. Together, they navigate a dangerous world of corruption, violence, and betrayal to bring the truth to light.

Con Air

Con Air
Con Air
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Scott Rosenberg
Actors: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Con Air” is an action thriller film about a former Army Ranger who becomes entangled in a high-stakes hijacking when he finds himself aboard a prison transport plane filled with dangerous criminals. He must navigate the chaos and outsmart the criminals to save himself and the innocent lives at risk.

Hard Rain

Hard Rain
Hard Rain
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: N/A
Writer: Graham Yost
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France, Japan, Germany
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“Hard Rain” is an action thriller film about a group of criminals attempting to steal $3 million during a massive flood in a small town. As they face various challenges, a security guard becomes their unexpected obstacle in retrieving the stolen money.

Passenger 57

Passenger 57
Passenger 57
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 24%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Stewart Raffill, Dan Gordon, David Loughery
Actors: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Passenger 57” is an action thriller film about an airline security expert who must take down a group of terrorists who hijack his flight. As the lone hero on board, he uses his skills to outsmart and defeat the criminals in a high-stakes battle at 30,000 feet.

The Long Kiss Goodnight

The Long Kiss Goodnight
The Long Kiss Goodnight
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Shane Black
Actors: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Long Kiss Goodnight” is a 1996 action thriller film about a woman named Samantha Caine who, after recovering her memory, discovers she was once a highly skilled assassin and must now confront her past to protect herself and her daughter from dangerous enemies.

Assault on Precinct 13

Assault on Precinct 13
Assault on Precinct 13
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: John Carpenter, James DeMonaco
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne
Language: English, Serbian
Country: France, United States
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Assault on Precinct 13 is a 1976 action thriller film directed by John Carpenter. The movie follows a group of people trapped inside a police station, who must defend themselves against a violent gang seeking revenge.

Red Eye

Red Eye
Red Eye
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Carl Ellsworth, Dan Foos
Actors: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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The movie “Red Eye” is a psychological thriller about a woman who is held captive on an airplane by a stranger who blackmails her into assisting with a political assassination plot. As she devises a plan to save herself and the potential target, tension and suspense escalate throughout the flight.

The Taking of Pelham 123

The Taking of Pelham 123
The Taking of Pelham 123
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Brian Helgeland, John Godey
Actors: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Taking of Pelham 123” is a thriller film about a group of armed criminals who hijack a New York City subway train, holding its passengers hostage for a large ransom. A transit dispatcher and a hostage negotiator must work together to outsmart the criminals and save the hostages before time runs out.

Skyscraper

Skyscraper
Skyscraper
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 48%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han
Language: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Country: United States
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“Skyscraper” is an action thriller film about a former FBI agent who must rescue his family from a burning skyscraper, while also uncovering a conspiracy behind the fire. He must navigate through towering heights and treacherous obstacles to save his loved ones and clear his name.

Non-Stop

Non-Stop
Non-Stop
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John W. Richardson, Christopher Roach, Ryan Engle
Actors: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy
Language: English, German
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States, Canada
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“Non-Stop” is a suspenseful action thriller about an air marshal who receives anonymous text messages threatening to kill a passenger every 20 minutes unless a large sum of money is transferred. As the marshal races against time to find the culprit, he becomes entangled in a deadly game of cat and mouse aboard the airplane.

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