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Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
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Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to prepare for the event
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, adventure, airplane, heroes, danger, heroic mission, escapades, race against time, daring rescue, save the day, landing, catastrophe, airplane accident
Time: 80s
Place: iowa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, chases and races, adventure, catastrophe and race against time mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232: Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993), Avalanche (1978), The Rescue (1988), Submerged (2000), Counterstrike (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, wilderness, catastrophe, rescue, snowstorm, confined, heroes, babies and infants, escapades, danger, forces of nature, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, escapades, rescue, child in peril, heroes, danger, heroic mission, survival, freeway, collapse, earthquake
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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64%
 3.7
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Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, snow, catastrophe, ski resort, snowmobile, danger, survival, winter, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 1K
The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, soldier, escapades, daring rescue, chases and races, race against time, heroes, confined, save the day, hostages, adventure, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3.0
 608
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, christmas, workplace situations, race against time, life is a bitch, heroes, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, labor union, catastrophe ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 547
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 1K
Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: research, catastrophe, tornado, storm, adventure, race against time, daring rescue, chases and races, escapades, danger, global warming, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, catastrophe, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 674
Sub Down (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a nuclear attack submarine crashes on the floor of the Artic ocean, it's up to a pair of research scientists to save the entire crew before time and oxygen run out.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, escapades, catastrophe, ocean or sea, underwater, forces of nature, heroic mission, race against time, rescue, danger, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 249
Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, police investigation, save the day, rescue, parents and children, evacuation, family relations, rebelliousness, race against time, escapades, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, survival, adventure, save the day, danger, control room, spouse in danger, forces of nature, heroes, military, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To stamp out the threat of nuclear war, a special ops team must travel to North Korea to carry out a covert mission to destroy a nuclear power plant. Everything does not go as planned. Their communications are cut off and they must remember their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: heroes, daring rescue, escapades, danger, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, chases and races, graphic violence, military, sabotage, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, airplane, chase, crimes, bounty hunter, danger, adventurer, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: catastrophe, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, skiing, evacuation, chaos, mountain, heroes, danger, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, anti heroes, danger, rescue, race against time, escapades, dangerous animal, heroes, save the day, catastrophe, anti hero, chaos ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 2K
Air Crew (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychological, rough ...
Plot: airplane accident, airplane, daring rescue, danger, couple relations, heroic mission, co pilot, forces of nature, natural disaster, pilot, stewardess, airplane stewardess ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 165
Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, danger, rescue, heroes, escapades, adventure, chases and races, forces of nature, catastrophe, destruction, natural disaster, party ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, danger, save the day, heroes, rescue, survival, forces of nature, catastrophe, snow, death, bad weather, night ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 1K
Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When wealthy executive Raymond Stone sends out his private plane to pick up his spoiled teenage daughter, Nicole, and a pair of his top-ranking employees, disaster strikes. While the jet flies through an electrical storm, the pilot and other ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: airplane, teenage life, survival, school, parents and children, danger, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, chases and races, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge, a railroad employee puts two passenger trains on a collision course in this made-for-TV disaster movie.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, collision, race against time, chases and races, forces of nature, time travel, death in the family, cons and scams, vengeance, redemption, negligence, airplane ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the dam in the town of Rutland starts to show signs of wear. David Powell, the architect who originally worked on the dam but was removed and who left town after he was black balled by Walker, the man who only cares about making a profit; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, survival, rescue, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, forces of nature, adventure, mentally unstable, escapades, father son relationship, dam ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airport, terrorism, hostage, confined, save the day, daring rescue, deadly, military, heroic mission, negotiation, realism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 3.8
 283
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, escapades, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Strategic Command (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 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 Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, danger, one man army, crimes, escapades, race against time, hostage, airplane, tough heroes, gulf war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, drowning, underwater, catastrophe, u.s. navy, adventure, ocean or sea, survival, daring rescue, save the day, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 573
Tides of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the cold, dark waters off North Korea a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - it's attacked and nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the Executive Officer and the Engineering ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military life, survival, heroic mission, undercover, rivalry, government agency, leadership, race against time, rescue, military, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.5
 364
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, rescue, adventure, save the day, law enforcement, danger, espionage, dishonesty, secret agents, confined, government agency, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 9K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, alcohol abuse, catastrophe, airplane accident, survival, aviation, rescue, guitar, teenage girl, pilot ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, 80s
Place: los angeles, united states, usa, washington d.c., salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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