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1. Die Hard (1988)

R | 132 min | Action, Thriller

8.2
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 654,866 | Gross: $83.01M

2. Bridge of Spies (2015)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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81 Metascore

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan

Votes: 232,574 | Gross: $72.31M

3. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 293,146 | Gross: $88.51M

4. The Vault (2017)

91 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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50 Metascore

Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. But this is no ordinary bank.

Director: Dan Bush | Stars: James Franco, Taryn Manning, Francesca Eastwood, Scott Haze

Votes: 2,855 | Gross: $0.01M

5. The Tourist (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Romance

6.0
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37 Metascore

Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 192,435 | Gross: $67.63M

6. Captain Phillips (2013)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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83 Metascore

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener

Votes: 358,643 | Gross: $107.10M

7. Money Monster (2016)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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55 Metascore

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes them and their crew as hostage.

Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West

Votes: 74,610 | Gross: $41.01M

8. Hostage (2005)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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44 Metascore

When a family is held hostage, former hostage negotiator Jeff Talley arrives at the scene. Talley's own family is kidnapped and Talley must decide which is more important: saving a family he doesn't even know or saving his own family.

Director: Florent-Emilio Siri | Stars: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Serena Scott Thomas, Jimmy Bennett

Votes: 98,125 | Gross: $34.64M

9. Air Force One (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 157,101 | Gross: $172.96M

10. Man on a Ledge (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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40 Metascore

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

Director: Asger Leth | Stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Mandy Gonzalez

Votes: 131,749 | Gross: $18.62M

11. Lockout (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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48 Metascore

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Directors: Steve Saint Leger, James Mather | Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan

Votes: 86,160 | Gross: $14.33M

12. The Negotiator (1998)

R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 114,921 | Gross: $44.48M

13. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Thriller

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret U.S. abduction of a suspected terrorist, leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York City, that lead to the declaration of martial-law.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 61,524 | Gross: $40.98M

14. Ransom (1996)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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60 Metascore

When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Rene Russo, Brawley Nolte

Votes: 105,339 | Gross: $136.49M

15. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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71 Metascore

A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 81,365 | Gross: $35.33M

16. Middle Men (2009)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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60 Metascore

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals, and struggles not to drown in a sea of con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars.

Director: George Gallo | Stars: Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, James Caan

Votes: 34,175 | Gross: $0.72M

17. Proof of Life (2000)

R | 135 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse, Pamela Reed

Votes: 51,215 | Gross: $32.60M

18. A Wednesday (2008)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.

Director: Neeraj Pandey | Stars: Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergill, Deepal Shaw

Votes: 56,122

19. Hoffa (1992)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate and mysteriously disappears in 1975.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 18,379 | Gross: $24.28M

20. Cien años de perdón (2016)

R | 96 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A bank. A safe box. An information that would shake a country.

Director: Daniel Calparsoro | Stars: Luis Tosar, Rodrigo De la Serna, Raúl Arévalo, José Coronado

Votes: 4,250

21. Kapringen (2012)

R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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82 Metascore

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller

Votes: 13,729 | Gross: $0.41M

22. Ônibus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

7.9
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83 Metascore

Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »

Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

Votes: 7,128 | Gross: $0.22M

23. Wonder Women (1973)

PG | 82 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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An insurance investigator battles Dr. Tsu and her sexy all-girl army.

Director: Robert Vincent O'Neill | Stars: Nancy Kwan, Ross Hagen, Maria De Aragon, Roberta Collins

Votes: 305

24. Am zin (1999)

93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime Syndicates.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Andy Lau, Ching Wan Lau, YoYo Mung, Waise Lee

Votes: 4,652

25. Lone Star (1952)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.1
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Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereaux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 675

26. Daylight Robbery (2008)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. ... See full summary »

Director: Paris Leonti | Stars: Xavier Anderson, Brodie Bass, Geoff Bell, Vas Blackwood

Votes: 1,732

27. Battle of the Brave (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls.

Director: Jean Beaudin | Stars: Noémie Godin-Vigneau, David La Haye, Juliette Gosselin, Sébastien Huberdeau

Votes: 1,091

28. Crisis Point (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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A hostage negotiator is unable to continue with her job after a siege she tried to resolve ended in disaster and a man was killed.

Director: Adrian Wills | Stars: Rhona Mitra, Erika Rosenbaum, Marc Menard, Richard Jutras

Votes: 344

29. La journée de la jupe (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

7.0
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Skirt Day is a fascinating psychological study, a socio-critical investigation - and Isabelle Adhani's first film in five years

Director: Jean-Paul Lilienfeld | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Denis Podalydès, Yann Collette, Nathalie Besançon

Votes: 2,016

30. Diplomatic Siege (1999)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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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 »

Director: Gustavo Graef Marino | Stars: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, Adrian Pintea

Votes: 1,208

31. Tension(s) (2014)

77 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A tortured ex-Negotiator, once pride of the Boston Police Department is taken hostage in his home. A psychological confrontation takes place while the kidnappers demand that he completes a mysterious mission for them.

Director: Vincent Lecrocq | Stars: Louis Mandylor, David Kinsman, Richard Roy Sutton, François Mequer

Votes: 34

32. Kidnap and Ransom (2011– )

47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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From the first phone call with kidnappers to risky excursions into exotic and dangerous locales, negotiator Dominic King places himself in the line of fire to bring the victims home.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Helen Baxendale, Natasha Little, Scott Sparrow

Votes: 555

33. Riot (1969)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A riot in a state prison is staged to cover up an escape attempt, during which many inmates and guards are killed. Shot on location at Arizona State Prison.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Jim Brown, Gene Hackman, Mike Kellin, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Votes: 340

34. Deadlocked (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.0
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A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury ... See full summary »

Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: David Caruso, Charles S. Dutton, Jo D. Jonz, John Finn

Votes: 307

35. Le négociateur (2005– )

60 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.5
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Le Québec des années 1970 voit déferler une vague sans précédent de vols de banque, enlèvements et prises d'otage. Mal préparées, les forces policières n'ont souvent d'autre choix que de ... See full summary »

Stars: Frédérick De Grandpré, Julien Poulin, Roc LaFortune, Pauline Martin

Votes: 73

36. Five Desperate Hours (1997 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: Sharon Lawrence, Giancarlo Esposito, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Rocky Carroll

Votes: 110

37. Kôshônin: Mashita Masayoshi (2005)

127 min | Action

6.2
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Japan's #1 negotiator Mashita Masayoshi is called into action again as a mysterious train terrorizes Tokyo's underground railway network. But this time his opponent is gunning for him personally.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Yûsuke Santamaria, Susumu Terajima, Yusuke Hirayama, Masanori Ishii

Votes: 158

38. A Feud There Was (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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The McCoys and the Weavers are two feuding hillbilly clans. Elmer Fudd, Peacemaker, attempts to end the fighting; but violence and zaniness win out.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, Arthur Q. Bryan, Hugh Farr

Votes: 93

39. Untitled Andrew Mwangura Project

Biography, Drama | Announced

A look at the life of Andrew Mwangura, the freelance journalist and humanitarian who often acts as a negotiator between pirates and the owners of vessels hijacked off the coast of Africa.

40. Bay City (2008)

92 min | Action

4.1
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Two of the city's top detectives Kevin Tate and Smith Teasdale are caught in a web of betrayal and back stabbings while criminals scramble to get their hands on 100 million dollars of laundered funds.

Director: Rodney Dwira | Stars: Nathan Allard, Mike Beange, Marshall Erickson, Shannon Everett

Votes: 32

41. The Use of Deadly Force (2016)

Short, Thriller

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Captain Dagda delays a SWAT team from breaching in hopes of talking down an armed assailant with two hostages. As time runs out, every decision becomes more vital.

Director: Lee Foster | Stars: Elvis Stojko, Katie Ryan, Richard Collier, Andrew Baptiste

42. Alarm (2002)

66 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A one-man show is being made in a private apartment just for one viewer. Fiction impacts reality and the situation gets out of control.

Director: Dariusz Gajewski | Stars: Slawomir Grzymkowski, Elzbieta Komorowska, Slawomir Orzechowski, Lech Mackiewicz

Votes: 27

43. John H. (2003)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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John H. takes drastic measures when production executives decide his film must be shot in Canada with a Canadian cast and crew.

Director: Greg Zekowski | Stars: Tony Haney, Marty Pistone, Warren A. Stevens, Forbes Riley

Votes: 11

44. Negotiate This (2012)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Vincent Amaya | Stars: Javier Montoya, Terrence Taylor, Taylor Kirk, John Baumgaertner

45. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: Final Exam (1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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An ex-student returns to blow up a university with bombs he's made by cracking the secret of cold fusion, after being booted from the school's physics program. Todtman swears he won't ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Brett Cullen, Peter Stebbings, Stellina Rusich, Kevin Tighe

Votes: 163

46. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Poisoned Motive (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Detective Rollins is shot by a sniper, and all of the sniper's victims have a connections to Fin and a disabled ex-partner who once took a bullet for him.

Director: Arthur W. Forney | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer

Votes: 225

47. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: The Hunted: Part 2 (1988)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The sniper's hostage learns his motive.

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Edward Woodward, Kate Trotter, David Fox

Votes: 24

48. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Price (1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.3
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While the Enterprise hosts negotiations for control of a stable wormhole, Troi forms a personal relationship with an opposing negotiator, unaware of his true being.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,317

49. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Sell-Out (1962)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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While guarding a United Nations negotiator after an assassination attempt, Steed and a colleague fall under suspicion for selling state secrets.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Jon Rollason, Frank Gatliff, Carleton Hobbs

Votes: 57

50. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Vengeance Factor (1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.5
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The Enterprise pursues a race of "gatherers" who continue to raid Federation outposts, unaware of the dangers lurking among them.

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,292