Movies like Daylight

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Daylight (1996)
 5.9
 73K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion are now in peril. Kit Latura is the only man with the skill and knowledge to lead the band of survivors out of the tunnel before the structure collapses.
Style: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, apocalyptic, ridiculous, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tunnel, survival, disaster, catastrophe, natural disaster, race against time, trapped, adventure, rescue, daring rescue, save the day, dog, apocalypse, heroes, water, death, rat, claustrophobia, redemption, paramedic, superhero, end of the world, post apocalypse, magic, snake ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Daylight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, catastrophe, disaster, survival, adventure, escapades and natural disaster mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Daylight: Volcano (1997), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Metro (2013), Vertical Limit (2000), Poseidon (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 77K
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, suspense, intense, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, disaster, catastrophe, survival, race against time, forces of nature, adventure, geology, save the day, heroes, lava ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, antarctica, san francisco, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, inspirational, tense, realistic, factual ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, rescue, courage, oil rig, oil, sea, trapped, heroism, evacuation ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 7K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, disaster, survival, subway, flood, adventure, catastrophe, train, chaos, panic, love triangle, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 62K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, mountain climbing, adventurer, climbing, adventure, disaster, expedition, natural disaster, happy ending, mountain, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 105K
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, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, ocean, drowning, forces of nature, trapped, cruise ship, ocean liner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 10K
Chill Factor (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, save the day, reluctant partners, police investigation, race against time, misfit partners, undercover, chase, island, machismo, disaster, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 129K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, climbing, mountain climbing, mountain, rocky mountains, wilderness, snow, rescue, rock climbing, hostage, money, survival ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 68K
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: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disaster, tornado, natural disaster, adventure, survival, small town, found footage, escapades, forces of nature, teenage life, single father, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, disaster, skyscraper, natural disaster, rescue, firefighter, race against time, fire, architect, tragic event, elevator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, storm at sea, catastrophe, ship, storm, shipwreck, forces of nature, adventure, fish, sea, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, boston, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, storm at sea, forces of nature, courage, adventure, coast guard, sinking ship, shipwreck, daring rescue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 360K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, bomb, bus, rescue, highway, unlikely partners, save the day, terrorism, chase, terrorist, trapped, swat team ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, survival, catastrophe, avalanche, rescue, save the day, race against time, adventure, empire, mountain, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, empire, catastrophe, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 249K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vietnam war, gunfight, tough heroes, manhunt, soldier, lone wolves, small town, ex military, vietnam veteran, police brutality, loner ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, washington state, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dam, disaster, race against time, daring rescue, rescue, save the day, survival, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, mentally unstable, architect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 1K
Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, disaster, air disaster, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, aviation, air traffic control, daring rescue, adventure, survival, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 91K
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: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, volcano, disaster, volcanic eruption, small town, mayor, survival, adventure, rescue, stranded, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, rough, realistic, factual, touching ...
Plot: disaster, terrorism, terrorist, natural disaster, survival, al qaeda, firefighter, twin towers, 9/11, heroes, courage, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: intense, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, survival, stranded, adventure, air disaster, aviation, adaptation, chase, rescue, introspection, human nature, getting home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, survival, plague, disaster, train crash, terrorism, race against time, quarantine, catastrophe, terrorist, military, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: geneva switzerland, poland, new orleans, europe, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, rescue, mountain, fighting the system, escapades, heroes, adventure, race against time, haunted by the past, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 16K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, earthquake, survival, catastrophe, chaos, national guard, love triangle, daring rescue, save the day, love affair, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, avalanche, rescue, ski, catastrophe, adaptation, ski resort, winter, survival, snow, hospital, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 235K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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, suspense, absurd, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, forces of nature, adventure, earthquake, tsunami, happy ending, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 5.7
 11K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, rescue, bermuda triangle, survival, airport, airplane accident, hijacking, catastrophe, natural disaster, air disaster, airplane hijack ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, survival, cruise ship, adventure, ship, natural disaster, christmas, disaster, new year's eve, greed, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, universe, survival, race against time, adventure, save the planet, heroic mission, government agency, escapades, desert, astronomer, military ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, sahara ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, resort, catastrophe, ranch, escape, volcano, survival, romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 19K
Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: airport, disaster, airplane, aviation, bomb, passenger, natural disaster, survival, air disaster, panic, stewardess, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, new jersey, las vegas, chicago illinois, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%