Movies like The Day After Tomorrow

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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
 6.4
 394K
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 shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, sincere, serious, stylized, ridiculous, idiotic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, scientist, global warming, end of the world, forces of nature, evacuation, chaos, climate change, stranded, environmental, ice age, post apocalyptic, survival, exodus, library, demolished city, professor, freezing, tornado, hurricane, father son relationship, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, new delhi, usa, antarctica, scotland, mexico, manhattan new york city ...

Most similar movies to The Day After Tomorrow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, chaos, escapades, apocalypse, race against time and chases and races mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day After Tomorrow: 2012 (2009), Geostorm (2017), San Andreas (2015), 2012: Ice Age (2011), Twister (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 332K
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, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, natural disaster, evacuation, forces of nature, human existence, destruction, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: california, pasadena california, washington d.c., rome italy, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 84K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: end of the world, storm, tsunami, apocalypse, catastrophe, climate change, humanity in peril, conspiracy, global warming, disaster film, brother brother relationship, happy ending ...
Time: future, near future
Place: china, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, hong kong, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 196K
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, survival, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, survival, evacuation, danger, family in danger, family relations, chases and races, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 164K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, tornado, storm, divorce, hurricane, forces of nature, weatherman, chases and races, escapades, race against time, peril, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 2K
Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, evacuation, insubordination, ice age, survival, heroic mission, rescue, chaos, apocalypse, danger, save the day, forces of nature ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 375K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, save the world, apocalypse, end of the world, nasa, self sacrifice, astronaut, outer space, adventure, asteroid, race against time, destruction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, shanghai china, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 169K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, survival, ocean, post apocalyptic, rescue, post apocalypse, water, future dystopia, sailing, dystopic future, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 61K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, teenage life, danger, forces of nature, obsessive quest, family relations, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, apocalypse, adventure, forces of nature, danger, race against time, chaos, journalism, hurricane, power outage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: invasion, alien invasion, save the world, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, climate change, snow, natural disaster, evacuation, scientist, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, invasion, space and aliens, survival, danger, destruction, parents and children, escapades, adventure, tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lost City Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2048, and global warming has flooded much of Earth's land areas. A father and his two sons try to salvage treasures from sunken buildings when they are given an important assignment by the New Vatican.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: global warming, sunken treasure, vatican, treasure hunt, ancient mystery, heroic mission, adventurer, save the world, forces of nature, parents and children, society, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 92K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, tsunami, obsessive quest, survival, mysterious character, youth, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, ohio, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 153K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, nasa, astronaut, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation, president, comet ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, washington d.c., tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 68K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, race against time, danger, tunnel, subway, save the day, heroes, adventure, geology, forces of nature, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: evacuation, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, mass destruction, disaster film, scientist, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 210K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, scary, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, changing the past or future, prediction, prophecy, scientist, professor, air disaster, foreknowledge, code, destiny, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: global warming, kidnapping, tornado, imaginary, adventure, chases and races, escapades, forces of nature, heroic mission, heroes, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: u.s. capitol building, arc de triomphe paris, south dakota, florida, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, race against time, danger, survival, astronomer, universe, desert, save the planet, government agency, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: snow, earthquake, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, survival, danger, race against time, vacation, holiday, catastrophe, ice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, survival, danger, save the world, chaos, collision, forces of nature, doomsday, tsunami, mars, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, survival, save the world, ecological disaster, forces of nature, ice age, danger, chaos, evacuation, extinction, contingency plan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 174K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, experiment gone awry, save the world, human versus monster, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, danger, heroic mission, heroes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, evacuation, tornado, tidal wave, partners, catastrophe, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, deadly, danger, on the run, survival, friendship, self sacrifice, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, mcdonald's restaurant, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 560K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, scientist, infected, chaos, plague, un, self sacrifice, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 183K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, danger, adventure, survival, heroic mission, spacecraft, apocalypse, parents and children, isolation, young heroes, real life father and son playing father and son, save the day ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough, serious ...
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, destruction, danger, race against time, space and aliens, heroes, forces of nature, apocalypse, chaos, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%