Movies like The Day After Tomorrow

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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
 6.4
 372K
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, tsunami, global warming, scientist, catastrophe, natural disaster, evacuation, chaos, climate change, survival, forces of nature, vestiges of humanity, library, demolished city, environmental, freezing, tornado, exodus, father son relationship, professor, flood, end of the world, post apocalyptic, stranded, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica, scotland, mexico ...

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, apocalypse, survival, chaos, escapades, race against time and end of the world mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day After Tomorrow: 2012 (2009), San Andreas (2015), Geostorm (2017), Twister (1996), 2012: Ice Age (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 325K
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: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, evacuation, forces of nature, survival, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, year 2010 ...
Place: tibet, pasadena california, british columbia, mount everest, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 194K
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: forces of nature, danger, catastrophe, survival, earthquake, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, adventure, lone hero, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 80K
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: tsunami, storm, apocalypse, end of the world, climate change, catastrophe, conspiracy, global warming, humanity in peril, disaster film, happy ending, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: china, moscow russia, hong kong, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 161K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: tornado, natural disaster, divorce, hurricane, forces of nature, race against time, chases and races, escapades, wife husband relationship, love triangle, husband wife relationship, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, escapades, adventure, survival, race against time, family in danger, danger, evacuation, forces of nature, chases and races, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 367K
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, nasa, apocalypse, astronaut, end of the world, outer space, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission, fate of humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey, shanghai, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: invasion, evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, end of the world, alien encounter, pilot, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, sydney australia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 165K
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, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, rescue, adventure, post apocalyptic, ocean or sea, future dystopia, water, ocean, danger, global warming, sailing ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, serious, bleak, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, invasion, space and aliens, survival, danger, destruction, parents and children, escapades, adventure, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, rome italy, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 348K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, escape, monster, quarantine, chaos, found footage, skyscraper, fear, giant monster, danger, destruction, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 91K
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, danger, alien invasion, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, mysterious character, tsunami, youth, teenage life, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.8
 60K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: tornado, small town, danger, chaos, rescue, found footage, student, obsession, adventure, teenage life, friends, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: chaos, chaos and mayhem, escapades, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, race against time, rescue, apocalypse, escape, scientist, airplane ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: global warming, kidnapping, tornado, escapades, terrorism, chaos, apocalypse, rescue, survival, obsessive quest, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, paris france, florida, washington d.c., michigan ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evacuation, chaos and mayhem, race against time, danger, chaos, escapades, save the day, adventure, forces of nature, chases and races, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, obsessive quest, fighting the system, heroes, race against time, danger, assassination, chaos, journalism, chases and races, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, evacuation, insubordination, airplane, ice, ice age, danger, race against time, heroes, deadly, adventure, survival ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: serious, suspenseful
Plot: snow, earthquake, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, survival, danger, race against time, holiday, vacation, catastrophe, ice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 207K
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, scary, exciting, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, changing the past or future, prediction, prophecy, professor, scientist, air disaster, foreknowledge, code, destiny, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 91K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ship, drowning, ocean, daring rescue, catastrophe, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, race against time, adventure, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.8
 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, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, danger, race against time, astronomer, apocalypse, heroes, government agency, adventure, escapades, save the planet, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, st. louis missouri, india, taj mahal ...
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, survival, danger, save the world, collision, forces of nature, chaos, doomsday, tsunami, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: global warming, sunken treasure, vatican, treasure hunt, ancient mystery, adventure, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, future dystopia, parents and children, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 169K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, danger, save the day, heroes, chases and races, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, escapades, monster terrorizes city ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 180K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, survival, heroic mission, spacecraft, adventure, parents and children, young heroes, isolation, apocalypse, real life father and son playing father and son, save the day ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 150K
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: end of the world, nasa, natural disaster, astronomer, tsunami, astronaut, save the world, comet, self sacrifice, race against time, extinction, evacuation ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, apocalypse, space and aliens, on the run, deadly, danger, electricity, survival, end of the world, friendship, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, danger, race against time, rescue, evacuation, apocalypse, chases and races, escapades, adventure, secret agents, city life, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, antarctica, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, race against time, lone wolves, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, life is a bitch, daring rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, earthquake, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%