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Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)

When someone hacks into the computers at the FBI's Cyber Crime Division; the Director decides to round up all the hackers who could have done this. When he's told that because it's the 4th of July most of their agents are not around so they might have trouble getting people to get the hackers. So he instructs them to get local PD'S to take care of it. And one of the cops they ask is John McClane who is tasked with bringing a hacker named Farrell to the FBI. But as soon as he gets there someone starts shooting at them. McClane manages to get them out but they're still being pursued. And it's just when McClane arrives in Washington that the whole system breaks down and chaos ensues. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  wrestling,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Period:2000s
Story:hacker,  intelligence agency,  computer hacker,  buddy cop,  helicopter chase,  cyber terrorist,  terrorist base,  terrorist bombing,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  cyber terrorism,  terrorist plot,  anti terrorism,  female assassin,  fbi,  trapped in an elevator,  elevator shaft,  police detective,  hero kills a woman,  terrorist,  exploding helicopter,  los angeles california,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  pg 13 sequel to r rated franchise,  reference to creedence clearwater revival,  sequel with unusual number,  xbox 360 wireless controller,  u.s. treasury,  xbox 360 controller,  computer crash,  cut to pieces,  making out in a car,  computer cracking,  loose cannon,  eurocopter as350 squirrel,  dump truck,  blank bullet,  independence day,  jet plane,  shot in the knee,  self inflicted gunshot wound,  power plant,  hdtv,  exploding plane,  fake id,  jumping from a car,  fire fight,  c4 explosives,  woman punching a man,  based on article,  man hits a woman,  famous line,  hacking,  cut into pieces,  fourth of july,  exploding house,  altered version of studio logo,  hoax,  shot in the foot,  texting,  maverick cop,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  xbox 360,  fighter jet,  traffic jam,  impersonating a police officer,  computer cracker,  one night,  car theft,  telephone booth,  glock,  intelligence,  webcam,  parkour,  imperative in title,  grenade launcher,  satellite,  car chase,  flamethrower,  stabbed in the eye,  gadget,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  thrown through a window,  booby trap,  shot in the face,  hit in the crotch,  crushed to death,  chaos,  buddy,  murder of a police officer,  white house,  rocket launcher,  asian woman,  fourth part,  mass murder,  blockbuster,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  missile,  pickup truck,  machismo,  washington d.c.,  secret agent,  semiautomatic pistol,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  five word title,  duel,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  part of series,  one man army,  exploding car,  subway,  ambulance,  strangulation,  california,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  reporter,  kung fu,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  police,  father daughter relationship,  sequel,  blood,  gun,  death,  violence,  murder

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  elevator
Story:sniper rifle,  female assassin,  action hero,  shot in the knee,  shot in the foot,  man kills a woman,  grenade launcher,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  shot in the face,  rocket launcher,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  attempted murder,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  one man army,  subway,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  gun,  death,  violence,  sequel,  murder,  blood

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Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  kidnapping
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:buddy cop,  sniper rifle,  female assassin,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  jumping from a car,  maverick cop,  parkour,  satellite,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  walkie talkie,  hand grenade,  missile,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  one against many,  home invasion,  sniper,  police detective,  one man army,  ambulance,  ambush,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  police,  death,  murder,  violence

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  cyber terrorist,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  female assassin,  street shootout,  action hero,  fire fight,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  computer cracker,  hacker,  satellite,  car chase,  crushed to death,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  sabotage,  missile,  secret agent,  semiautomatic pistol,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  child in peril,  one man army,  exploding car,  subway,  ambulance,  strangulation,  terrorist,  police car,  criminal,  car crash,  taxi,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  death,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood

American Assassin (2017) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  mission,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  terrorist,  street shootout,  action hero,  loose cannon,  self inflicted gunshot wound,  shot in the foot,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  fighter jet,  computer cracker,  parkour,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  shot in the face,  chaos,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  machismo,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  attempted murder,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  violence,  murder,  death,  blood

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Die Hard (1988)
Action, Thriller

Die Hard (1988)

NYPD cop John McClane goes on a Christmas vacation to visit his wife Holly in Los Angeles where she works for the Nakatomi Corporation. While they are at the Nakatomi headquarters for a Christmas party, a group of bank robbers led by Hans Gruber take control of the building and hold everyone hostage, with the exception of John, while they plan to perform a lucrative heist. Unable to escape and with no immediate police response, John is forced to take matters into his own hands. This is why Die Hard (1988) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  elevator shaft,  exploding helicopter,  los angeles california,  police shootout,  action hero,  u.s. treasury,  loose cannon,  shot in the knee,  woman punching a man,  c4 explosives,  famous line,  maverick cop,  one night,  computer cracker,  imperative in title,  hacker,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  rocket launcher,  blockbuster,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  fbi,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  part of series,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  terrorist,  california,  reporter,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  gun,  police,  blood,  violence,  murder,  death

Passenger 57 (1992)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  hero kills a woman,  terrorist,  police shootout,  action hero,  glock,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  machismo,  semiautomatic pistol,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  fbi,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  duel,  sniper,  child in peril,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  strangulation,  ambush,  police car,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  gun,  blood,  death,  police,  murder,  violence

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  cyber terrorist,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  exploding helicopter,  action hero,  jumping from a car,  woman kills a man,  computer cracker,  satellite,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  thrown through a window,  hit in the crotch,  chaos,  rocket launcher,  blockbuster,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  missile,  secret agent,  silencer,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  limousine,  sniper,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  sequel,  violence,  death,  blood

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The Last Boy Scout (1991) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage
Story:buddy cop,  sniper rifle,  los angeles california,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  c4 explosives,  cut into pieces,  exploding house,  shot in the foot,  maverick cop,  man kills a woman,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  shot in the face,  buddy,  murder of a police officer,  assassination attempt,  machismo,  semiautomatic pistol,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  duel,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  blood,  police,  violence,  death,  gun

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  cut into pieces,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  parkour,  grenade launcher,  car chase,  flamethrower,  stabbed in the eye,  body landing on a car,  shot in the face,  crushed to death,  chaos,  rocket launcher,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  attempted murder,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  subway,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  gun,  violence,  murder,  death,  police

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. This is why Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  exploding helicopter,  woman kills a man,  computer cracker,  booby trap,  rocket launcher,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  opening action scene,  attempted murder,  home invasion,  sniper,  police detective,  exploding car,  subway,  ambulance,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  airplane,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  violence,  murder,  police,  death

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Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  female assassin,  action hero,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  impersonating a police officer,  traffic jam,  computer cracker,  parkour,  grenade launcher,  satellite,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  gadget,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  pickup truck,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambush,  assassin,  kung fu,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  violence,  sequel,  murder

Red Dawn (2012) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Period:2000s
Story:sniper rifle,  street shootout,  action hero,  exploding plane,  c4 explosives,  exploding house,  fighter jet,  parkour,  car chase,  flamethrower,  body landing on a car,  booby trap,  chaos,  murder of a police officer,  rocket launcher,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  pickup truck,  machismo,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  mission,  one against many,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  ambush,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  police officer,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  murder,  violence

Grimsby (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  street shootout,  action hero,  exploding house,  man kills a woman,  parkour,  grenade launcher,  satellite,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  gadget,  crushed to death,  chaos,  rocket launcher,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  missile,  secret agent,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  death,  violence,  police,  blood

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Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother. But their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Period:2000s
Story:buddy cop,  sniper rifle,  female assassin,  los angeles california,  police shootout,  action hero,  maverick cop,  traffic jam,  glock,  car chase,  tough cop,  thrown through a window,  hit in the crotch,  crushed to death,  buddy,  assassination attempt,  semiautomatic pistol,  shot in the arm,  kicked in the face,  mission,  duel,  sniper,  police detective,  exploding car,  ambush,  assassin,  kung fu,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  hero,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shootout,  chase,  knife,  martial arts,  father daughter relationship,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death,  police,  sequel

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. This is why Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  terrorist plot,  street shootout,  action hero,  cut into pieces,  exploding house,  fighter jet,  computer cracker,  grenade launcher,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  gadget,  shot in the face,  crushed to death,  white house,  rocket launcher,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  missile,  washington d.c.,  secret agent,  semiautomatic pistol,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  exploding car,  ambulance,  strangulation,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  gun,  blood,  death,  murder,  violence,  sequel

Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  female assassin,  police shootout,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  intelligence,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  shot in the face,  hit in the crotch,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  secret agent,  silencer,  neck breaking,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  strangulation,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  kung fu,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  death,  police,  murder,  gun,  violence,  blood

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Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:fear
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Period:2000s
Story:police shootout,  shot in the knee,  man kills a woman,  one night,  stabbed in the eye,  tough cop,  shot in the face,  sabotage,  machismo,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  police detective,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  police officer,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  police,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel
Story:sniper rifle,  exploding helicopter,  los angeles california,  police shootout,  street shootout,  c4 explosives,  impersonating a police officer,  glock,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  murder of a police officer,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  machismo,  shot in the shoulder,  kicked in the face,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  police detective,  subway,  ambush,  car crash,  taxi,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  police officer,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  police,  violence,  blood,  death

Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)

John McClane is now almost a full-blown alcoholic and is suspended from the NYPD. But when a bomb goes off in the Bonwit Teller Department Store the police go insane trying to figure out what's going on. Soon, a man named Simon calls and asks for McClane. Simon tells Inspector Walter Cobb that McClane is going to play a game called "Simon Says". He says that McClane is going to do the tasks he assigns him. If not, he'll set off another bomb. With the help of a Harlem electrician, John McClane must race all over New York trying to figure out the frustrating puzzles that the crafty terrorist gives him. But when a bomb goes off in a subway station right by the Federal Reserve (the biggest gold storage in the world) things start to get heated. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  wrestling,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:buddy cop,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  female assassin,  subway,  terrorist,  exploding helicopter,  bomb,  police shootout,  action hero,  dump truck,  maverick cop,  impersonating a police officer,  imperative in title,  car chase,  tough cop,  chaos,  buddy,  blockbuster,  mass murder,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  machismo,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  fbi,  attempted murder,  five word title,  duel,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  child in peril,  part of series,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  criminal,  car crash,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  train,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  police,  cigarette smoking,  sequel,  murder,  violence,  death,  blood

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Xxx (2002) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx (2002)

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. This is why Xxx (2002) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Themes:terrorism
Mood:suspense
Period:2000s
Story:helicopter chase,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  police shootout,  action hero,  blank bullet,  car theft,  grenade launcher,  car chase,  gadget,  crushed to death,  rocket launcher,  mass murder,  blockbuster,  sabotage,  machismo,  washington d.c.,  secret agent,  neck breaking,  opening action scene,  mission,  fbi,  one against many,  sniper,  one man army,  exploding car,  terrorist,  california,  police car,  bomb,  falling from height,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  murder,  police,  death,  gun

London Has Fallen (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  exploding helicopter,  street shootout,  action hero,  altered version of studio logo,  fighter jet,  impersonating a police officer,  traffic jam,  hacker,  grenade launcher,  satellite,  car chase,  stabbed in the eye,  body landing on a car,  booby trap,  murder of a police officer,  white house,  rocket launcher,  mass murder,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  missile,  machismo,  washington d.c.,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  subway,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  brawl,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  murder,  sequel,  police,  violence,  death

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  kidnapping
Locations:tunnel
Characters:hostage
Story:action hero,  exploding plane,  woman punching a man,  satellite,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  chaos,  missile,  washington d.c.,  secret agent,  semiautomatic pistol,  silencer,  kicked in the face,  fbi,  one against many,  shot in the leg,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  strangulation,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence

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Machete Kills (2013)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Machete Kills (2013)

During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist plot,  female assassin,  exploding helicopter,  action hero,  shot in the knee,  cut into pieces,  satellite,  car chase,  flamethrower,  gadget,  hit in the crotch,  crushed to death,  white house,  assassination attempt,  missile,  washington d.c.,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  mission,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  one man army,  exploding car,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder,  sequel,  police

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  action hero,  hdtv,  xbox 360,  computer cracker,  parkour,  grenade launcher,  satellite,  white house,  rocket launcher,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  missile,  washington d.c.,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  limousine,  sniper,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence,  sequel

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:police shootout,  action hero,  man hits a woman,  hacking,  computer cracker,  car chase,  gadget,  booby trap,  crushed to death,  rocket launcher,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  attempted murder,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  home invasion,  hit by a car,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  kung fu,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  police,  murder,  death,  gun,  violence,  blood

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Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  intelligence,  sniper rifle,  assassin,  exploding helicopter,  action hero,  cut into pieces,  woman kills a man,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  booby trap,  shot in the face,  crushed to death,  falling down stairs,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  ambush,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  violence,  death

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way.

Themes:kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:buddy cop,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  xbox 360 wireless controller,  xbox 360 controller,  maverick cop,  xbox 360,  impersonating a police officer,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  police detective,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  car crash,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  police,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

Die Hard 2 (1990) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Thriller

Die Hard 2 (1990)

After the terrifying events in LA, John McClane (Willis) is about to go through it all again. A team of terrorists, led by Col. Stuart (Sadler) is holding the entire airport hostage. The terrorists are planning to rescue a drug lord from justice. In order to do so, they have seized control of all electrical equipment affecting all planes. With no runway lights available, all aircraft have to remain in the air, with fuel running low, McClane will need to be fast. (Read More)

Themes:wrestling,  terrorism,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  elevator shaft,  police shootout,  action hero,  blank bullet,  c4 explosives,  famous line,  maverick cop,  computer cracker,  one night,  glock,  imperative in title,  stabbed in the eye,  tough cop,  thrown through a window,  crushed to death,  chaos,  blockbuster,  mass murder,  walkie talkie,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  machismo,  washington d.c.,  semiautomatic pistol,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  part of series,  one man army,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  reporter,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  police,  death,  sequel,  murder,  gun,  violence,  blood

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Furious Seven (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Furious Seven (2015)

Dominic and his crew thought they'd left the criminal mercenary life behind. They'd defeated international terrorist Owen Shaw and went their separate ways. But now, Shaw's brother, Deckard Shaw, is out killing the crew one by one for revenge. Worse, a Somalian terrorist called Jakarde and a shady government official called "Mr. Nobody" are both competing to steal a computer terrorism program called "God's Eye," that can turn any technological device into a weapon. Torretto must reconvene with his team to stop Shaw and retrieve the God's Eye program while caught in a power struggle between the terrorist and the United States government. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Locations:tunnel
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  terrorist,  exploding helicopter,  los angeles california,  action hero,  jumping from a car,  woman punching a man,  exploding house,  parkour,  hacker,  grenade launcher,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  gadget,  thrown through a window,  chaos,  murder of a police officer,  rocket launcher,  blockbuster,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  missile,  silencer,  mission,  attempted murder,  duel,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  explosion,  martial arts,  father daughter relationship,  death,  sequel,  violence,  murder

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014)

He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong. Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap. And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender "Yuda." In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco - the son of a prominent gang kingpin - to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end. This is why The Raid 2: Berandal (2014) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  female assassin,  action hero,  shot in the knee,  jumping from a car,  shot in the foot,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  thrown through a window,  shot in the face,  crushed to death,  murder of a police officer,  assassination attempt,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  kicked in the face,  one against many,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  police detective,  one man army,  subway,  strangulation,  assassin,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  chase,  knife,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood,  sequel,  death

War (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

War (2007)

After his partner Tom Lone and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue, FBI agent John Crawford becomes obsessed with revenge as his world unravels into a vortex of guilt and betrayal. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his own, setting off a bloody crime war between Asian mob rivals Chang of the Triad's and Yakuza boss Shiro. When Jack and Rogue finally come face to face, the ultimate truth of their pasts will be revealed. (Read More)

Mood:gore
Period:2000s
Story:sniper rifle,  female assassin,  police shootout,  action hero,  shot in the foot,  car chase,  shot in the face,  murder of a police officer,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  opening action scene,  fbi,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  one man army,  assassin,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  explosion,  martial arts,  father daughter relationship,  death,  blood,  violence

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Spy (2015) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:intelligence agency,  female assassin,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  car chase,  gadget,  hit in the crotch,  white house,  assassination attempt,  washington d.c.,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  mission,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued a 300 million woo-long reward, the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet and Ed, take the case with hopes of cashing in the bounty. However, the mystery surrounding the man responsible, Vincent, goes deeper than they ever imagined, and they aren't the only ones hunting him. The original creators of the virus have dispatched Electra to deal with Vincent and take out anyone who may stumble on the truth behind him. As the hunt for the man with no past and no future continues to escalate, they begin to question what about the world is reality and what is a dream as the line between sanity and insanity becomes more apparent. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  terrorist bombing,  terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  action hero,  exploding plane,  fighter jet,  computer cracker,  hacker,  mass murder,  walkie talkie,  hand grenade,  missile,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  mission,  shot in the forehead,  exploding car,  subway,  terrorist,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood,  police,  gun

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  altered version of studio logo,  fighter jet,  computer cracker,  satellite,  gadget,  booby trap,  chaos,  murder of a police officer,  blockbuster,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  missile,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  mission,  one against many,  limousine,  duel,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  child in peril,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  subway,  ambulance,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  police,  murder,  death,  sequel

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Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. This is why Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:female assassin,  street shootout,  action hero,  car chase,  shot in the face,  crushed to death,  white house,  rocket launcher,  hand grenade,  washington d.c.,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  kicked in the face,  mission,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  part of series,  subway,  strangulation,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  sequel,  blood,  violence,  murder,  death

Ngo Si Seoi (1998) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)

Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:action hero,  parkour,  car chase,  gadget,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  sabotage,  secret agent,  semiautomatic pistol,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  one against many,  hit by a car,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambush,  assassin,  kung fu,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  taxi,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  hero,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  police,  murder,  violence,  death

Skyfall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Skyfall (2012)

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:mission,  intelligence agency,  computer hacker,  intelligence,  hacker,  cyber terrorist,  terrorist bombing,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  cyber terrorism,  terrorist plot,  exploding helicopter,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  train,  exploding house,  man kills a woman,  impersonating a police officer,  computer cracker,  car chase,  gadget,  booby trap,  blockbuster,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  one man army,  exploding car,  subway,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  police officer,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  sequel,  police,  violence,  murder

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A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself 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 heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  terrorism
Locations:elevator
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  exploding helicopter,  police shootout,  action hero,  cut into pieces,  shot in the foot,  maverick cop,  grenade launcher,  car chase,  gadget,  body landing on a car,  tough cop,  rocket launcher,  hand grenade,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the leg,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  terrorist,  assassin,  car crash,  bomb,  taxi,  falling from height,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  sequel,  murder

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

A young man named Eggsy whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single handed. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called the Kingsman and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman and he takes it. He undergoes a grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the Kingsman. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:computer hacker,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  female assassin,  hero kills a woman,  action hero,  fire fight,  man kills a woman,  parkour,  satellite,  car chase,  stabbed in the eye,  body landing on a car,  gadget,  thrown through a window,  shot in the face,  chaos,  white house,  rocket launcher,  mass murder,  sabotage,  missile,  secret agent,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  child in peril,  one man army,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  cult film,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder,  gun

Sudden Death (1995) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Sudden Death (1995)

Some terrorists kidnap the Vice President of the United States and threaten to blow up the entire stadium during the final game of the NHL Stanley Cup. There is only one way and one man to stop them... This is why Sudden Death (1995) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007).

Themes:terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist plot,  female assassin,  hero kills a woman,  exploding helicopter,  action hero,  man kills a woman,  glock,  body landing on a car,  rocket launcher,  machismo,  semiautomatic pistol,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  opening action scene,  mission,  fbi,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  one man army,  exploding car,  strangulation,  terrorist,  assassin,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  gunfight,  tough guy,  hero,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shootout,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  father daughter relationship,  death,  violence

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Chaos (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:buddy cop,  sniper rifle,  police shootout,  street shootout,  c4 explosives,  exploding house,  maverick cop,  computer cracker,  car chase,  chaos,  die hard scenario,  opening action scene,  fbi,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  police detective,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  criminal,  car crash,  bomb,  brawl,  gunfight,  airplane,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  police,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Action, Thriller

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential Secret Service Agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our 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. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:white house,  terrorist,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  female assassin,  exploding helicopter,  street shootout,  action hero,  exploding plane,  shot in the foot,  crushed to death,  chaos,  murder of a police officer,  rocket launcher,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  missile,  machismo,  washington d.c.,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  evil man,  fbi,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  child in peril,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  strangulation,  assassin,  kung fu,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  murder,  death,  violence

Desperado (1995)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. (Read More)

Mood:gore
Story:street shootout,  action hero,  gadget,  body landing on a car,  rocket launcher,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  machismo,  semiautomatic pistol,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  evil man,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambush,  assassin,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  hero,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  violence,  sequel,  murder,  blood,  death,  gun

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The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  terrorism,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Period:2000s
Story:criminal,  chaos,  hero,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  exploding helicopter,  police shootout,  street shootout,  action hero,  famous line,  altered version of studio logo,  computer cracker,  car chase,  gadget,  body landing on a car,  thrown through a window,  booby trap,  rocket launcher,  blockbuster,  mass murder,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  hand grenade,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  mission,  attempted murder,  one against many,  limousine,  duel,  home invasion,  sniper,  child in peril,  hit by a car,  police detective,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  reporter,  kung fu,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  police officer,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  police,  father daughter relationship,  death,  sequel,  murder,  violence,  blood

Scanners (1981)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Scanners (1981)

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement. This is why Scanners (1981) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:self inflicted gunshot wound,  shot in the foot,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  telephone booth,  car chase,  thrown through a window,  crushed to death,  assassination attempt,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  evil man,  mission,  shot in the forehead,  duel,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  exploding car,  subway,  terrorist,  assassin,  car crash,  taxi,  showdown,  falling from height,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  train,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

Red 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist plot,  female assassin,  action hero,  shot in the foot,  car chase,  booby trap,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  washington d.c.,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  kicked in the face,  fbi,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  kung fu,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  violence,  sequel,  gun,  death,  murder

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The Expendables (2010)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  wrestling,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  exploding helicopter,  action hero,  loose cannon,  shot in the knee,  fire fight,  car chase,  shot in the face,  hit in the crotch,  rocket launcher,  assassination attempt,  missile,  machismo,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  kicked in the face,  evil man,  mission,  fbi,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  exploding car,  strangulation,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  showdown,  falling from height,  gunfight,  tough guy,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  blood,  violence

American Ultra (2015) is one of the best movies like Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

American Ultra (2015)

Small-town stoner Mike Howell ('Jesse Eisenberg' (qv)) spends most of his time getting high and writing a graphic novel about a superhero monkey. What Mike doesn't know is that he was trained by the CIA to be a lethal killing machine. When the agency targets him for termination, his former handler activates his latent skills, turning the mild-mannered slacker into a deadly weapon. Now, the utterly surprised Mike must use his newfound abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from getting wasted by the failed test subjects that are sent after him by the CIA. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:female assassin,  police shootout,  man hits a woman,  woman kills a man,  man kills a woman,  satellite,  thrown through a window,  shot in the face,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  home invasion,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  strangulation,  ambush,  police car,  assassin,  criminal,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  blood,  police,  death,  murder,  violence

Homefront (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Homefront (2013)

Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his actions against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his bosses son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9 year old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who is bullying her at school, and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  action hero,  car chase,  booby trap,  hit in the crotch,  murder of a police officer,  assassination attempt,  machismo,  die hard scenario,  kicked in the face,  mission,  one against many,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  child in peril,  one man army,  exploding car,  ambulance,  strangulation,  ambush,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood

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