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1. Die Hard (1988)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 654,538 | Gross: $83.01M
Bruce Willis IS John McClane, an NYPD cop visiting his wife Holly her workplace Christmas party; the Nakatomi Plaza. Unfortunately, the building is taken over and the party-goers are taken as hostages by Hans Gruber and his ruthless gang of terrorists and it's up to John to stop them.
2. Die Hard 2 (1990)
R | 124 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Votes: 291,407 | Gross: $117.54M
Bruce Willis IS John McClane again, an NYPD cop who is waiting to pick up his wife Holly at the airport on Christmas Eve when the control tower is taken over by the sadistic Colonel Stuart and his men, so McClane must stop them before they crash the planes.
3. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.
Votes: 320,284 | Gross: $100.01M
Bruce Willis still IS John McClane, this time being challenged by a mad bomber in New York City by the name of Simon who forces him to carry out random tasks to prevent further bombings. McClane must team up with salesman Zeus Carver to stop Simon when the game turns out to be a distraction from his plan to empty the US Federal Gold Reserve, as well as the revelation that he is in fact Simon Gruber, brother of Hans from the first movie.
4. Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.
Votes: 354,396 | Gross: $134.53M
Bruce Willis IS John McClane for the fourth time as he must protect a skilled computer hacker and later rescue his daughter from cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington, D.C.
5. A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
R | 98 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
Votes: 177,155 | Gross: $67.35M
A 57 year-old Bruce Willis IS John McClane who must assist his son who has gotten into trouble with Russian authorities and uncovers a terrorist plot.
6. Hard to Die (1990)
NC-17 | 77 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
While doing the inventory for a lingerie outlet in a high rise office building, five attractive women are terrorised by a series of bizarre killings. They suspect that the strange janitor, ... See full summary »
7. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 357,119 | Gross: $285.76M
Macaulay Culkin IS Kevin McAllister, an eight year old boy who lives with his family in Illinois. During the holiday season, the family prepare for a trip to Paris, but the night before their flight a power outage resets the alarm clocks, causing them to oversleep. Realising what has happened, the family rush to catch the plane and make it; however, in the confusion Kevin is left at home. Meanwhile, the Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, known for Marv's desire to always flood the homes they burgle, are in the neighbourhood. When they spot the McAllister home and it seems to be empty, they set out to rob it. It's up to Kevin to deal with them and protect his home.
8. Run (1991)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When a law student accidentally kills the son of a mob boss in a fight, he finds himself relentlessly pursued by the mob and the police.
Votes: 2,173 | Gross: $4.41M
10. The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
R | 96 min | Action, Thriller
A group of embittered ex-cops use a chemical spill to raid the banks and homes of Beverly Hills.
Votes: 879 | Gross: $0.94M
Ken Wahl IS David 'Boomer' Hayes, an aging football player who must fight a gang of disgruntled ex-cops after they fake a chemical spill in order to loot Beverly Hills.
11. Toy Soldiers (1991)
R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them.
Votes: 17,211 | Gross: $15.07M
Sean Astin IS William 'Billy' Tepper, a student at an elite all-male boarding school when it is taken over by terrorist Luis Cali and must find a way to save the day.
12. The Last Hour (1991)
R | 85 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jeff, a cop goes to visit his ex-wife Susan who has remarried to a guy named Lombardi. Just as Jeff enters their building some men come in and are looking for Lombardi but he's not there so... See full summary »
13. Shadowchaser (1992 Video)
R | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Terrorists with an indestructible robot take over a high-rise hospital in order to kidnap the president's daughter.
Martin Kove IS Desilva, a footballer played who is mistakenly thawed out of cryogenic prison instead of the architect of a hospital which has been taken over by a super android and his terrorist gang and must rescue the president's daughter.
14. Project Shadowchaser II (1994)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Terrorists led by an android take over a nuclear plant and threaten to launch a missile at Washington. While the authorities desperately attempt to negotiate, the terrorists persue their ... See full summary »
15. Passenger 57 (1992)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.
Votes: 39,469 | Gross: $44.07M
Wesley Snipes IS John Cutter, an ex-police officer who boards as the 57th passenger on a commercial airliner which also happens to be transporting captured terrorist Charles Rane. During the flight, Rane escapes and hijacks the plane. Can Cutter overcome his haunting past, in which he failed to protect his wife from a convenience store robbery, and save the day?
16. Trespass (1992)
R | 101 min | Action, Thriller
Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,516 | Gross: $13.75M
17. Interceptor (1992)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A U.S. Air Force officer tries to stop a murderous group of terrorists who are trying to steal two top secret F-117A Stealth Fighters from the cargo hold of a gigantic C-5 Galaxy Transport flying at 30,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean.
Andrew Divoff IS Captain Christopher Winfield, a US Air Officer who must battle terrorist ring leader Phillips and his men when they attempt to hijack a top-secret stealth plane.
18. Under Siege (1992)
R | 103 min | Action, Thriller
An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.
Votes: 65,998 | Gross: $83.36M
Steven Seagal IS Casey Ryback, an former Navy Seal turned cook on board a battleship where it is the captain's birthday. However, during the celebrations (which involve a Playmate) a gang of terrorists take over, led by former CIA agent Bill Stannix, in the guise of the leader of a rock band. Ryback must retake the ship and stop the terrorist's plans to steal the ship's warheads.
19. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
Votes: 38,513 | Gross: $50.02M
Steven Seagal IS Casey Ryback for another outing, this time boarding a train to Los Angeles with his estranged niece Sarah to visit the grave of her father and his brother James. However, the train is hijacked en route by mercenaries led by Marcus Penn, who have been hired by crazed computer genius Travis Dane. Dane hacks into his old workplace, ATAC, and takes control of the Grazer One satellite weapon, capable of causing earthquakes. Ryback must now protect his niece from Penn and stop Dane from destroying the Pentagon with the help of porter Bobby Zachs.
20. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 103,844 | Gross: $84.05M
Sylvester Stallone IS Gabe Walker, a skilled mountain climber and rescue ranger who is haunted by the death of a friend who he could not save. Returning to his hometown, he agrees to answer a distress signal, which was a fake by criminals after a failed mid-air heist leaves three suitcases full of money all over the peaks. Walker evades the gang, led by Eric Qualen, and must find away to defeat them, retrieve the money and save his kidnapped friends.
21. Irresistible Force (1993 TV Movie)
80 min | Action
A disgruntled retiring cop and his new butt kicking female partner must take on a well-armed terrorist group that holds up a supermarket.
22. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
A German scientist has aided an ex-Soviet General in constructing a nuclear weapon, which is now in the possession of an American mercenary, heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train.... See full summary »
23. Detonator II: Night Watch (1995 TV Movie)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
U.N. Agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their Director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam ... See full summary »
24. Arctic Blue (1993)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
An environmentalist gets involved in transporting an accused killer (Ben) from an isolated Alaskan town to the authorities. Ben is determined to escape, and his fellow trappers are ready to... See full summary »
Dylan Walsh IS Eric Desmond, an enviromentalist who must transport murderous trapper Ben Corbett from a small Alaskan town to be picked up by the authorities. However, Ben's fellow trappers are out to break him out and Eric finds himself caught in the chaos.
25. Crackerjack (1994)
R | 96 min | Action
A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Thomas Ian Griffith IS Jack Wild, a lone cop who is vacationing at a ski resort when it is taken over by violent criminals, led by a white supermacist jewel thief.
26. Crackerjack 2 (1997)
R | 96 min | Action
A policeman working alone must rescue his girlfriend and a trainload of other hostages from vicious criminals in a mountain tunnel hideout.
Judge Reinhold IS now Jack Wild, a lone cop whose girlfriend is amongst those captured when her train is taken hostage by Hans Becker and his men. Jack soon arrives at the scene via helictoper, intent on taking down Becker.
27. Open Fire (1994 Video)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
Mercenaries leads from Kruger seize an entire city, and one man sets out to stop them.
Jeff Wincott IS Alec McNeil, an ex-FBI agent who must leap back into action when his father becomes one of several people taken hostage at a chemical plant by Krueger and his men.
28. Speed (1994)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A young police officer must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph.
Votes: 281,925 | Gross: $121.25M
Keanu Reeves IS Jack Traven, a member of the LAPD SWAT team who must outwit mad extortionist Howard Payne when he places a bomb on board a public bus, rigged to activate when the bus reaches 50 miles per hour but to detonate if it slows back down.
29. Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.
Votes: 64,674 | Gross: $48.61M
Jason Patric IS Alex Shaw, another SWAT officer who takes his girlfriend Annie Porter (who IS Sandra Bullock) on a romantic cruise only to have a computer hacker named Geiger take over the ship with plans to crash it into an oil tanker.
30. Death Machine (1994)
R | 120 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,059 | Gross: $1.42M
Ely Pouget IS Hayden Cale, a young woman employed as Chief Executive by Chaank Armaments. She is the object of affection of Jack Dante, a creepy genius who is working on a top-secret project in Vault 10. One night, Chaank HQ is infiltrated by a trio of eco-warriors seeking to shut the company down, but they subsequently become trapped in the building along with Cale when Dante unleashes his creation; the Warbeast (or Frontline Moral Destroyer).
31. Airheads (1994)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them.
Votes: 40,585 | Gross: $5.37M
32. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.
Votes: 65,533 | Gross: $42.61M
Eddie Murphy IS Axel Foley, a Detroit police officer who witnesses his superior's brutal murder and sets out for revenge, his trail leading him to an amusement park in Beverly Hills, where he recognizes the head of security Ellis DeWald as his boss' killer.
33. The River Wild (1994)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Votes: 35,499 | Gross: $46.82M
Meryl Streep IS Gail Hartman, a white water rafting expert who takes her family on a down river trip where they pick up two inexperienced rafters who then turn out to be a pair of violent criminals who force the family to take them down river to meet up with their accomplices.
34. Surviving the Game (1994)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A homeless man is hired as a survival guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip in the mountains, unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for sport, and that he is their new prey.
Votes: 8,931 | Gross: $7.69M
35. Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero (1995 Video)
R | 86 min | Action
Terrorists take over a nuclear weapons launch site, but don't count on a humble military courier, who happens to be making a visit.
Don 'The Dragon' Wilson IS Nick Corrigan, a US Air Force courier who is sent to give a message to a nuclear missile base which turns out to have been taken over by terrorists who hope to use the weapons for nefarious means. It's up to the former Special Forces soldier to take them down.
36. Sudden Death (1995)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.
Votes: 27,718 | Gross: $20.35M
Jean-Claude Van Damme IS Darren McCord, a disgraced Pittsburgh firefighter who is haunted by a young girl he was unable to save from a blaze. Now a fire marshal at the Civic Arena, he attends one of the hockey finals with his children when the luxury suite is taken over by former US Government agent Joshua Foss and his men. When his daughter is kidnapped by one of the criminals, McCord becomes embroiled in the plot and must find a way to save his family, the US Vice President as well as the innocent hockey fans, as Foss has the stadium rigged to blow.
37. High Risk (1995)
R | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an ... See full summary »
Jet Li IS Kit Li, a bodyguard and stunt double for martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Kit accompanies Frankie when he visits an exhibition of the Russian crown jewels in the Hong Kong hotel, only for a terrorist known as the Doctor to take over the hotel in an attempt to steal the jewels. It falls to Kit to defeat the Doctor and his men.
38. Cyberjack (1995)
R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, ... See full summary »
39. Hu meng wei long (1995)
92 min | Action
A group of terrorists murder the captain of a cruise ship and take everyone hostage. Their plan is to steal the uranium being stored in the ship's safe. It's up to a security officer and a pickpocketing cocktail waitress to stop them.
40. No Contest (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Andrew Dice Clay takes over a hotel during a beauty pageant taking several pageant contestants hostage since one of them is a rich senator's daughter.
Shannon Tweed IS Sharon Bell, a kickboxing actress and the host of the Miss Galaxy competition when it is taken over by Oz and his gang, who take hostages and demand a ransom of diamonds. It's up to Bell to defeat them and save the hostages.
41. No Contest II (1996)
R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Sharon Bell is back, this time she must stop a terrorist plot to smuggle Nazi nerve gas.
Shannon Tweed IS BACK as Sharon Bell, a kickboxing actress who must stop a plot by terrorist Eric Dane to smuggle Nazi nerve gas in an art gallery.
42. Automatic (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269... See full summary »
43. Deadly Outbreak (1995 Video)
R | 88 min | Action
A terrorist group lead by Colonel Baron has taken over an Israeli biochemical weapon laboratory. Colonel Baron wants to get his hands on a new secret weapon developed by Dr. Allie Levin. ... See full summary »
Jeff Speakman IS Sgt. Dutton Hatfield, who works for the US Embassy and must escort Colonel Baron to an Israeli chemical weapons plant. Once there, the colonel takes over the plant and reveals his plan to unleash a deadly virus. Only Hatfield can foil his plan.
44. Broken Arrow (1996)
R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans.
Votes: 81,579 | Gross: $70.77M
Christian Slater IS Captain Riley Hale and John Travolta IS Major Vic 'Deak' Deakins, two US Air Force Pilots who are transporting two nuclear bombs during an exercise when Deakins ejects Hale before dropping the bombs and ejecting, leaving the plane to smash into a mountainside. When the bombs are not recovered by authorities, they delacre it a 'broken arrow' and it's up to Hale and park ranger Terry Carmichael to find the bombs, stop Deakins, and clear his name after Deakins framed him.
45. The Rock (1996)
R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.
Votes: 276,320 | Gross: $134.07M
Nicholas Cage IS Dr. Stan Goodspeed, the FBI's number 1 chemical weapons specialist who must team up with Sean Connery WHO IS Captain John Mason, a man who has been illegally detained by the FBI for years. Mason is the only man to ever escape from Alcatraz, which has been taken over by Brigadier General Francis X Hummel and his mercenaries, who have stolen a stockpile of deadly VX gas rockets and are holding 81 tourists hostage in the prison cells as well as the city of San Francisco to ransom; demanding that money be paid to the families of soldiers who died on illegal US missions. Goodspeed and Mason must infiltrate the prison and disarm the rockets.
46. Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
CBI officer Akram seeks to nab three terrorists, Ali, Abbas and Laila, who have held 213 tourists as hostage in Elphinstone Jail. For this, he seeks help from Rachit, a former associate of the trio.
47. Demolition High (1996 Video)
R | 84 min | Action
A high school is taken over by terrorists with deadly far reaching intentions but one heroic, resourceful student decides to take the fight right to them.
Corey Haim IS Lenny Slater, a student in a high school taken over by criminals led by Luther, and the pupils are taken hostage. While the authorities try to negotiate with Luther, Lenny decides to take matters into his own hands and organize a student uprising.
48. Demolition University (1997 Video)
Unrated | 90 min | Action
A college student and his friends try to thwart a deranged war veteran's plan to poison the city's water supply.
Corey Haim RETURNS AS Lenny Slater, this time teaming up with sprinter Jenny to battle a crazed war veteran who is trying to poison the water supply of Santa Monica.
49. Assault on Dome 4 (1996 TV Movie)
91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Low-budget Die Hard clone in which mad terrorist Alex Windham takes over a small scientific community on another planet and forces Dome 4's inhabitants to build him some bombs. Windham is ... See full summary »
Joseph Culp IS Chase Moran, a 'Peacekeeper' or space lawman who must save his wife and numerous other hostages when Alex Windham, who has escaped from a penal colony on Mars, takes over the scientific outpost Dome 4 and forces the captives to build weapons for him.
51. Gridlock (1996 TV Movie)
87 min | Action, Crime, Drama
New York. Some explosions destroy all the bridges connecting Manhattan with the rest of New York. The authorities attribute the disaster to a terrorist organisation. But Jake Gorki, a ... See full summary »
David Hasselhoff IS Jake Gorki, an NYPD chopper pilot on the day that terrorists blow up the bridges connecting Manhattan to the rest New York. However, from his bird's eye view, he sees that it is not the work of terrorists as suspected by authorities, but a set-up for the robbery of the Federal Reserve Bank.
52. Skyscraper (1996 Video)
R | 96 min | Action, Thriller
A helicopter charter soon turns deadly when the female pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.
Anna Nicole Smith IS Carrie Wink, a beautiful helicopter pilot who provides a taxi-service to clients of the Heliscort company. One day, she flies several men to the tower, including South African criminal Fairfax who then take over the building in order to steal four interlocking devices which will shift the balance of power in the world. It's up to Wink to stop them.
54. Terminal Rush (1996)
R | 94 min | Action
A local cop tries to save his father and several others who have been taken hostage by terrorists at Hoover Dam.
Don 'The Dragon' Wilson IS Jacob Harper, a sheriff and ex-army ranger whose father is one of those taken hostage by Bartel and his gang at the Hoover Dam, enticing him to take them down himself.
56. Executive Decision (1996)
R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.
Votes: 43,784 | Gross: $56.57M
Kurt Russell IS Dr. David Grant, an Army Consultant who must assist a team of Special Forces operatives in a mid-air rescue when a passenger plane is hijacked by Nagi Hassan and his men. However, while boarding the craft, team leader Austin Travis (who IS ALSO Steven Seagal) falls to his death, leaving it up to Grant to lead the team and also stop Hassan's plot to use stolen Soviet nerve gas in an attack on the United States.
57. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them.
Votes: 157,048 | Gross: $172.96M
Harrison Ford IS US President James Marshall, who is flying home with his family on board Air Force One with his family when a corrupt FBI agent allows terrorists to board and hijack the plane, redirecting it to Kazakhstan. Led by Igor Korshunov, the terrorists demand the release of recently captured warlord Ivan Radek from US custody. However, they do not count of Marshall being a veteran of the Vietnam War and he sets out to save his family.
58. Con Air (1997)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
Votes: 241,314 | Gross: $101.12M
Nicholas Cage IS Cameron Poe, a former US Army Ranger who is released from maximum security prison after 8 years for good behaviour. However, during the flight which is bringing him home, other convicts being transported to another prison escape and take over the plane. Desperate to see his daughter again, it's up to Poe to defeat their leader, Cyrus "the Virus" Grissom.
59. Masterminds (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Trapped in a school which a gang of criminals has siezed control, a young troublemaker fights a cat and mouse battle from inside.
Votes: 3,068 | Gross: $1.89M
Vincent Kartheiser IS Oswald 'Ozzie' Paxton, a hacker and student at a prep school who must battle corrupt security guards at the school, led by revenge seeking security expert Rafe Bentley.
60. Mean Guns (1997)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A gangster boss (Ice-T) has a list of about 100 people who have screwed up at one point or another. Rather than outright killing them, he decides to have a little fun by putting all of them... See full summary »
Christopher Lambert IS Lou (just Lou), a highly skilled killer who is brought into a deadly game where he competes against other killers in a maximum security prison to become the last man standing and collect the 10 million dollar prize.
61. Top of the World (II) (1997)
R | 99 min | Action, Thriller
In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being ... See full summary »
62. Strategic Command (1997)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos ... See full summary »
Michael Dudikoff IS Rick Harding, a former Marine officer now working as a chemical weapons designed for the FBI when one night, wanted man Carlos Gruber and his gang of thugs break into the research lab and steal a large amount of Bromax-360, a newly developed bioweapon. When they subsequently take over a plane carrying the US Vice President, it's up to Harding to step in and take action.
63. Crash Dive (1996 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only... See full summary »
Michael Dudikoff IS James Carter, a former Navy Seal turned submarine consultant who must save the USS Ulysses when it is captured by terrorists who get on board by pretending to be shipwreck survivors with the intent of stealing the sub's nuclear weapons.
64. Maximum Revenge (1997)
R | 78 min | Action, Crime
A policeman, unjustly sentenced and sent to a maximum security prison, discovers terrorists have planted a nuclear bomb in the prison. The terrorists hope to trick the U.S. into a ... See full summary »
Paul Michael Robinson IS Mace Richter, a wrongfully imprisoned policeman who finds out that terrorists have planted a nuclear bomb in the prison he is held in. Now he's only man who can save Los Angeles.
65. Lethal Tender (1996)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller
Bad guys are poisoning drinking water, and there is only one man who can stop them, Jeff Fahey.
Jeff Fahey IS Det. David Chase, a police officer who must stop Montessi and his men when they take over a water treatment plant and attempt to poison the drinking water.
66. Blast (1997)
R | 105 min | Action
Terrorists are holding the U.S. Olympic swim team hostage, and only the janitor can stop them.
Linden Ashby IS Jack Byrant, an Olympic Tae Kwon Do Champion turned janitor who must save the Atlanta Olympics when Omodo and his men kidnap the US women's swim team.
67. Turbulence (1997)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
After a shootout on a flight transporting prisoners, a stewardess must outwit a smooth-talking serial killer and land the plane herself.
Votes: 9,519 | Gross: $11.47M
Lauren Holly IS Teri Halloran, a flight attendant on board a Christmas Eve flight which is carrying two criminals being transported to LA; Stubbs and Ryan Weaver. During an escape attempt, the air marshals, both pilots and Stubbs are killed. It's now up to Halloran to safely land the plane while battling the psychotic Weaver.
68. Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
R | 101 min | Action, Thriller
A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
70. The Peacekeeper (1997)
R | 98 min | Action
When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Dolph Lundgren IS Major Frank Cross, an air force major who must prevent the President's high-tech briefcase, which holds all of the command codes for launching America's nuclear arsenal, from falling into the hands of terrorists who wish to provoke a nuclear holocaust.
71. Executive Target (1997)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A stunt driver heading for prison on a minor charge is freed against his will by a terrorist gang. Then by kidnapping his wife, he is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade.
Michael Madsen IS Nick James, a stunt driver who was supposed to be in prison until he was broken out by criminals under the employ of the villainous Lamar. Lamar's objective; to have Nick act as the getaway driver and assist Lamar's team of terrorists to kidnap United States President Carlson. And if Nick does not comply, Lamar will kill his captive wife and daughter. With no other options, Nick reluctantly agrees to kidnap the President of the United States.
72. Steel Sharks (1997)
R | 94 min | Action
In this undersea thriller, a United States submarine is seized by terrorists. But a rescue attempt by an elite group of Navy Seals goes wrong when they are captured. Now they must wage a silent war beneath the waves.
75. Firestorm (1998)
R | 89 min | Thriller, Action
Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,296 | Gross: $8.04M
Howie Long IS Jesse Graves, a smokejumper who runs afoul of an escaped convict and a pyromaniac who have kidnapped a birdwatcher and started a forest fire in an attempt to get away. Jesse but rescue the birdwatcher and defeat the criminals before a firestorm, in which two fires collide and suck up all the oxygen, occurs.
76. Evasive Action (1998)
R | 91 min | Action, Thriller
When Redwood Federal Penitentiary closes, there are going to be several hundred prisoners looking for a new home. Several of the most dangerous, all killers, will be transported by train to... See full summary »
Dorian Harewood IS Luke Sinclair, a man who has spent the last fifteen years of his life behind bars for killing the man who murdered his wife. With only nine months left on his sentence, Luke is put on a train bound to Santa Ana, where he and several other convicts will find a new home after their previous holding pen closes down. En route, however, the most dangerous criminals on board, led by Mafia kingpin Enzo Martini, stage a dramatic breakout. Now Luke's only hope of getting out alive is to do battle with the diabolical escapees.
77. Crossfire (1998)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Seeking retribution for the accidental death of his family, Dekova, a wealthy businessman dealing in illegal arms smuggling, attempts to destroy one of America's most treasured symbols, the... See full summary »
78. Black Thunder (II) (1998)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands. There is only one man who can get ... See full summary »
79. Deep Rising (1998)
R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Votes: 28,314 | Gross: $11.20M
Treat Williams IS John Finnergan, the captain of a boat transporting a gang of mercenaries who are planning to rob the luxury cruise ship Argonautica. However, a wrinkle arises in their plans when the ship is attacked by sea monsters seeking to absorb the bodily fluids of the passengers.
80. Act of War (1998)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action
Jack Gracy, a former security guard at the American Embassy in Russia, has shown up uninvited to a party at the embassy in the former Soviet Republic of Bazrhikistan, where his estranged ... See full summary »
Jack Scalia IS Jack Gracy, a former member of security at the Russian American Embassy, who arrives at a party in another embassy to meet up with his estranged girlfriend Katherina. While there, a group of terrorists disguised as caterers burst in and take hostages, demanding a ransom in return for not fire nuclear warheads at America. Led by Sergei Constantine, the gang don't count on Gracy declaring a one-man war on them.
81. Point Blank (1998)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a ... See full summary »
Mickey Rourke IS Rudy Ray, a former mercenary and the brother of one of several escaped convicts who take over a shopping mall. It's up to Ray to take the fugitives down.
82. Hard Rain (1998)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A armored-truck driver and his nephew try to prevent three million dollars from being taken by a local rival gang during a catastrophic flooding caused by a severe storm.
Votes: 28,671 | Gross: $19.82M
Christian Salter IS Tom (that's it) who is attempting to collect the money from local banks affected by rising flood waters during the worst recorded rainstorm in the history of the Midwestern United States along with his uncle Charlie. A gang of armed men led by Jim (who IS Morgan Freeman) attempt to rob their armoured truck, during which Uncle Charlie is killed. Tom escapes with the money and hides it in the local graveyard. He now finds himself on the run from both Jim's gang and a gang of local men led by the psychotic sheriff Mike Collig who also want the money from themselves, all while the flood waters continue to rise.
83. Land of the Free (1998)
R | 100 min | Thriller
A politician's campaign manager (Speakman) discovers that the candidate (Shatner) is a front for a military organization plotting a political overthrow of the government. In trying to ... See full summary »
84. Desperate Measures (1998)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Frank Conner is an honest police officer who desperately needs to save his son's life. However, after losing all hope, he finds out that a criminal Peter McCabe in jail is his only savior.
Votes: 14,549 | Gross: $13.81M
Andy Garcia IS Frank Conner, a San Francisco cop in desperate search of a compatible bone marrow doner for his leukemia ridden son Matt. He finds a match in incarcerated serial killer Peter McCabe and arranges for McCabe to be transferred to a local hospital so that an operation can take place. Instead, McCabe escapes from his restraints and engages Conner in a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout the hospital.
85. B gai waak (1998)
95 min | Action
Loosely based on the Tokyo Nerve Gas Bombings, a terrorist cult plan the destruction of Hong Kong by deadly Sarin Gas if their leader is not released. One Hong Kong Cop and a seconded ... See full summary »
86. Counter Measures (1998 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is detailed for a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the ... See full summary »
Michael Dudikoff IS Capt. Jake Fuller, a US Navy medical officer who is sent on a goodwill mission to a Russian submarine; unaware that the sub has been taken over by mercenaries. He now must stop them from firing the sub's nuclear weapons.
87. Hijack (1998)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a milita group.
Jeff Fahey IS Eddie Lyman, an ATF agent who happens to be passenger on board a train which is also carrying a prestigious senator when it is taken over by ruthless terrorists. It's up to Lyman to save the day.
88. Freedom Strike (1998)
R | 93 min | Drama, Action
When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can ... See full summary »
89. Airborne (1998)
R | 91 min | Action
Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the ... See full summary »
90. Final Voyage (1999)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama
This is the story of a modern day pirate mad man and his crew of 8, searching for fortune on a cruise ship but a small group of passengers fight back.
Dylan Walsh IS Aaron, a security guard on board the USS Britannica when Josef and his gang attempt to rob it once it is far out to sea. Only Aaron can defeat them and protect the passengers.
91. Storm Catcher (1999)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
A renegade general (Robert Miano) plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man (Dolph Lundgren) is capable of flying it. So... See full summary »
92. Diplomatic Siege (1999)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller
When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »
Peter Weller IS Steve Mitchell, a man sent on a clandestine mission to the US Embassy in Bucharest to disarm a bomb that has been in the building since the Cold War. However, while viewing the monitors in the long-forgotten surveillance room, he witnesses the Serbian Liberation Front storm the Embassy and take 37 people, including his own stepson, forcing Mitchell to jump into action.
93. Fallout (1999)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
NASA and its Soviet-Russian counterpart prepare another mission to the permanent space station. Highly experienced J.J. 'Jim' Hendricks, headstrong at simulator tests, has all ... See full summary »
94. Heaven's Fire (1999 TV Movie)
Unrated | 87 min | Thriller, Action
Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a ... See full summary »
Eric Roberts IS Dean McConnell, a former security guard who happens to be in a Federal Building in Seattle, Washington, when it is robbed in broad daylight by Quentin Darby's criminal gang. While making their getaway, however, the gang loses control of their helicopter and it crashes into the building, igniting a deadly fire. Now Dean is the only man who can both stop the bad guys and rescue the people trapped by the blaze.
95. Stealth Fighter (1999)
R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Ice-T stars as a naval pilot that fakes his own death, and later ends up employed by a Latin American arms dealer. He steals a stealth fighter from a U.S.A.F. base in the Phillippines, and ... See full summary »
97. Velocity Trap (1999)
R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cop framed for murder is the only one not in cryosleep when a team of thieves boards the armored treasury spaceship he's on to steal its load - 40 billion universal dollars - and then ram the ship into a comet to cover their tracks.
Olivier Gruner is Ray Strokes, an ED officer who must battle his corrupt boss John Dawson on a distant mining colony.
98. Howaitoauto (2000)
129 min | Action, Thriller
A group of terrorists has taken hold of the largest dam in Japan. They also capture the workers as hostages, and demanded JPY$5 billion from the government with a 24 hour deadline in ... See full summary »
Yuji Oda IS Teruo Togashi, a dam controller at Japan's largest dam when it is taken over by Utsuki Hirotaka and his men, who demand a ransom or else they'll kill all hostages, one of whom is Togahi's fiance, forcing him into action.
99. Icebreaker (2000)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama
At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Sean Astin IS Matt Foster, is a 'ski patrol bum' at the Killington ski resort. He gets the chance to prove himself to his fiance's father when a helicopter carrying stolen Russian radioactive material crashes at the resort and it is subsequently taken over by criminals sent by Carl Greig to retrieve it.
100. The Alternate (2000)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama
The President of the United States, in the midst of negative puplic opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. Initially, we discover that the kidnapping was planned by his ... See full summary »