Movies like Deep Impact

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Deep Impact (1998)
 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 crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, intense, disaster movie, epic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, nasa, astronaut, catastrophe, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation, president, comet, heroes, race against time, destruction, nuclear, danger, asteroids and comets, anti hero, chases and races, conflict, commander, hiding place ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, langley virginia, tucson arizona

Most similar movies to Deep Impact

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about race against time, catastrophe, danger, chases and races, end of the world, heroes and apocalypse mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Deep Impact: The Core (2003), Knowing (2009), Armageddon (1998), 2012 (2009), The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, danger, worldwide chaos, mission gone awry, demolished city, government facility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: san francisco, u.s. capitol building, los angeles, london, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 217K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia, China
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, exciting, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, prediction, prophecy, destiny, changing the past or future, professor, scientist, air disaster, catastrophe, foreknowledge, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new york
⇓ 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 ⇓
67%
 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%
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, end of the world, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, chaos, race against time, danger, global warming, save the world, survival, worldwide chaos, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, future, 50s ...
Place: london, england, russia, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
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%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
36%
 3.6
 2K
Earthstorm (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's structure is now entirely unstable -- threatening all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, race against time, danger, adventure, space and aliens, apocalypse, save the world, ocean or sea, chaos, heroes, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, chicago illinois, colorado, boston, baltimore ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
33%
 5.9
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, escapades, danger, isolation, survival, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
29%
Crack in the World (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth.This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: catastrophe, love triangle, chaos, race against time, survival, apocalypse, terminal illness, danger, earthquake, nuclear explosion, end of the world, chases and races ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: africa, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, woman in danger, astronaut, space travel, danger, suburbs, nasa, mission, pregnancy, alien, paranoia, twins ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
 7.0
 9K
Miracle Mile (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After 30 years of searching, Harry (Edwards) has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, futuristic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, race against time, danger, panic, one night, love affair, fall in love, survival, catastrophe, end of the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.3
 90K
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, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, storm, catastrophe, tsunami, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, hurricane, disaster film, conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: moscow russia, china, new york, tokyo, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
 6.0
 2K
Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, adventure, race against time, government agency, against the odds, spacewalk, landing, danger, outer space, moon landing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 1.4M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, thought provoking, futuristic, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, black hole, end of the world, time paradox, expedition, heroic mission, parallel world, space exploration, distant planet ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
27%
 5.9
 588
Gorath (1962)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it. A mission sent to observe Gorath is destroyed after all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, catastrophe, tsunami, flood, tidal wave, giant monster, walrus, monster, outer space, planet, danger, extinction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 70s
Place: japan, south pole, antarctica, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
27%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space travel, bomb, danger, race against time, rescue, apocalypse, survival, artificial intelligence, sun ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chaos, apocalypse, race against time, danger, adventure, save the planet, heroic mission, government agency, car accident, universe, astronomer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, taj mahal, pentagon, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, alien contact, ufo, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, messenger, threat, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, australia, virginia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%