Best Elevator Fight Scenes in Movies 

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Updated June 23, 2019 242 votes 60 voters 2.7k views 22 items

We compiled the best elevator fight scenes in movies. From Hollywood action movies to foreign films, the greatest fight scenes in elevators feature martial arts, badass characters, and bloody violence. What’s your favorite elevator fight scene in a movie? 

Including movies like Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Terminator 2: Judgment Day, this list of movie fight scenes in elevators comes with videos, so you can watch your favorite action movie stars, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Donnie Yen, and Bruce Willis, fight in an elevator. 

Here are the best elevator fight scenes in movies. Vote for your favorite fight scenes in cinematic history and let us know in the comments if any good elevator fights are missing from the list.

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From Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) asks a team of soldiers, "Before we get started, does anyone want to get out?"

They should have got out. 

Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Elizabeth Olsen, + more

Released: 2014

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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John McClane (Bruce Willis) fights off a group of fake security guards in Die Hard with a Vengeance

Actors: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons, Alan Rickman, Sam Phillips, + more

Released: 1995

Directed by: John McTiernan

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In Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the T-1000 tries to squeeze in an elevator with John Connor, Sarah Connor, and the Terminator. 

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton, Nikki Cox, Danny Cooksey, + more

Released: 1991

Directed by: James Cameron

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In Diamonds Are Forever, James Bond (Sean Connery) takes on assassin Peter Franks in an old fashioned elevator before spraying him with a fire extinguisher. 

Actors: Sean Connery, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jill St. John, Valerie Perrine, + more

Released: 1971

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

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