Top 35 Die Hard 2/Passenger 57 Type Films & Showsby muybueno16 | created - 11 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Films that have a similar plot premise such as this film.
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1. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.
Votes: 170,652 | Gross: $172.96M
2. The Package (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Votes: 8,057 | Gross: $10.65M
Honorable mention as this predates Die Hard 2.
3. Big Bullet (1996)
91 min | Action, Crime
After assaulting his tactical commander during a raid gone sour, a dedicated but temperamental cop Sergeant Bill Chu is demoted to the Emergency Unit, long considered to be the police force's dumping ground for problem cops.
4. Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give ... See full summary »
5. 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: 87,079 | Gross: $70.77M
7. Pandora's Clock (1996)
PG-13 | 176 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Quantum Airlines flight 66 has just taken off from Frankfurt, Germany bound for New York's JFK International Airport with 247 passengers aboard. After take-off, a man infected with a ... See full summary »
8. 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 »
10. S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A SWAT compound comes under fire from an international terrorist who relentlessly and violently pursues a mystery man who was apprehended by Seattle SWAT after a raid went horribly wrong.
11. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks.
Votes: 71,474 | Gross: $19.98M
12. Mile 22 (2018)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
A small team of elite American intelligence officers, part of a top-secret tactical command unit, try to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of Indonesia.
Votes: 55,082 | Gross: $36.11M
13. S.W.A.T. (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.
Votes: 133,154 | Gross: $116.93M
14. 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: 47,736 | Gross: $56.57M
15. 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: 298,145 | Gross: $134.07M
16. Snakes on a Plane (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
Votes: 127,726 | Gross: $34.02M
17. Non-Stop (2014)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages demanding $150 million into an off-shore account, or someone will die every 20 minutes.
Votes: 239,166 | Gross: $92.17M
18. 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: 262,407 | Gross: $101.12M
19. Depth Charge (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Thriller
On his final voyage a commandeer aboard a nuclear submarine is making a shocking bid for world peace. With the help of mercenaries he takes over the sub in order to hold Washington D.C. and the world hostage.
20. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
A train with hostages is stolen in Bremen, Germany. It's heading south through Europe with a nuclear bomb. A UN crime-fighting task force is in charge of stopping it in cooperation with local military and police.
22. 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: 41,806 | Gross: $50.02M
24. Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Thriller
Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is ... See full summary »
25. Air Rage (2001 Video)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure
A Marine Colonel and his men are sent abroad on hostage rescue mission. When they arrive, they find the hostages dead and decide to get payback by massacring the village. Upon return home to the US, they must face the consequences.
26. Sonic Impact (1999)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Thriller
When a deranged criminal is caught, he is then being transported by plane, along with some other criminals. Through a stroke of luck he is able to subdue the Federal agents assigned to ... See full summary »
27. Final Approach (2007 TV Movie)
240 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An action filled account of an Ex FBI negotiator who uses all his skills to save a jumbo jet headed for Los Angeles California from the terrorists who have placed a bomb on board.
28. Collision Course (2012)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Kate Parks has spent the past year on tour promoting her book, an in-depth look at the attempted cover-up of her husband's death in a plane crash. Now all she wants is to return home to her... See full summary »
30. Flightplan (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.
Votes: 146,004 | Gross: $89.71M
33. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
35. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 16,312 | Gross: $100.49M
Honorable mention since this inspired all post-Die Hard 2 type films as well.
36. 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.
37. 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 »