Movies like The Core

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The Core (2003)
 5.5
 91K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Italy, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie, surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic, cult film, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, danger, worldwide chaos, extinction, demolished city, government facility, hysteria, mission gone awry, contingency plan, global effort, one last chance, disaster film, survival, global warming, scientist, heroes, misfit, anti hero, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: rome italy, london, los angeles, san francisco, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building

Most similar movies to The Core

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and exciting films with plots about catastrophe, danger, race against time, chases and races, heroes, escapades and survival mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Core: 2012 (2009), Armageddon (1998), Deep Impact (1998), Pacific Rim (2013), 2012: Supernova (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 346K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, destruction, evacuation, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, year 2012, year 2010 ...
Place: china, california, rome italy, mount everest, british columbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 389K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, disaster movie ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: save the world, apocalypse, end of the world, nasa, space travel, self sacrifice, astronaut, outer space, race against time, adventure, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, usa, shanghai china, grand central station manhattan new york city, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 159K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, nasa, astronaut, catastrophe, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., tucson arizona, paris france, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 459K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, creature, monster, save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, danger, survival, chaos and mayhem, destruction, giant, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 2017, near future
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, disaster movie
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, astronomer, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 71K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, tunnel, race against time, save the day, adventure, heroes, forces of nature, danger, subway, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 72K
Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, astronaut, nasa, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, mission gone awry, race against time, chases and races, danger, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1958, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 79K
Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, small town, volcano, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 3K
Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, save the world, survival, ecological disaster, forces of nature, ice age, extinction, danger, chaos, evacuation, contingency plan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 2K
MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, forces of nature, danger, race against time, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, disaster film, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 917
Solar Attack (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, save the world, heroic mission, forces of nature, danger, escapades, survival, sun, scientist, ex husband ex wife relationship, military officer, race against time ...
Place: shanghai china, pentagon, detroit, shanghai, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 229K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, self sacrifice, astronaut, expedition, isolation, heroic mission, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 55K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, science, danger, ecological disaster, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, chaos, post apocalyptic, climate change, forces of nature, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi, antarctic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evacuation, save the day, survival, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, danger, forces of nature, scientist, mass destruction, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Collision Earth (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A huge solar flare blasts Mercury out of it's orbit and provides it with an intense magnetic field and it's on collision course for Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, danger, heroic mission, save the planet, heroes, collision, weapon system, escapades, meteorite, meteor, end of the world, outer space ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 503
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, escapades, adventure, danger, race against time, rescue, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, collision, chaos, save the world, forces of nature, doomsday, tsunami, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 2K
Polar Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a piece of the massive comet "Copernicus" collides with the Earth, it knocks the planet off of its axis and unleashes a disaster never before witnessed. Dr. James Mayfield (Jack Coleman) and his highly trained research team are the ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collision, forces of nature, race against time, danger, family relations, one last chance, astronomer, disaster film, survival, save the day, adventure, comet ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, save the world, deadly creature, monster, first contact, adventure, apocalypse, predator, expedition, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: antarctica, mexico, nepal, nebraska, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 2.9
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, technology gone awry, forces of nature, undercover, heroes, adventure, escapades, chaos, save the world, save the planet, nuclear, nuclear weapon ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, danger, government agency, heroes, special agents, dishonesty, escapades, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 96K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, survival, natural disaster, drowning, catastrophe, shipwreck, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 206K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, natural disaster, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, chaos, tsunami, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, danger, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, evolution, heroic mission, escapades, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, race against time, forces of nature, adventure, survival, evacuation, family relations, danger, family in danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.6
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, rescue, danger, apocalypse, soldier, race against time, save the world, government agency, daring rescue, atomic bomb, forces of nature, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 179K
Godzilla (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, save the world, giant, human versus monster, deadly creature, escapades, save the day, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, survival, space travel, save the world, race against time, danger, technology gone awry, spouse in danger, chaos, escapades, outer space, sun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 6K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, disaster movie, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, nasa, translator, satellite, race against time, meteor, meteorite, adventure, space travel, escapades, space and aliens, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, new york, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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