Best Elevator Fight Scenes in Movies  

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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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The Driver (Ryan Gosling) protects Carey Mulligan from a hitman in Drive.

Actors: Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Ron Perlman, + more

Released: 2011

Directed by: Nicolas Winding

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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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Arnold Schwarzenegger finishes off Michael Ironside on a moving platform, ending with another famous Arnold one liner, "See you at the party, Richter!" 

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Dean Norris, Rachel Ticotin, + more

Released: 1990

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

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