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Hostile Waters (1997)
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Hostile Waters (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, politics, rescue, state affairs, save the day, military, danger, heroic mission, race against time, government agency, cold war, ocean, shipwreck, survival, adventure, crimes, heroes, ocean or sea, terrorism, anti hero, nuclear holocaust, forces of nature, escapades, collision ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic ocean, ussr, soviet union, usa

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Most similar movies to Hostile Waters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, race against time, escapades, heroic mission, catastrophe and chases and races mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hostile Waters: NCIS: New Orleans (2014), Sub Down (1997), Homeland Security (2004), Killer Wave (2007), Tides of War (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, special agents, danger, government agency, crimes, partners, state affairs, undercover, investigation, army investigation, crime investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, united states
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95%
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 722
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, military, adventure, chases and races, heroes, escapades, catastrophe, forces of nature, heroic mission, rescue, save the day, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, save the day, law enforcement, head of state, secret agents, state affairs, deadly, special agents, race against time, heroes, government agency ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.3
 784
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, save the day, danger, undercover, rescue, forces of nature, save the world, adventure, race against time, investigation, conspiracy, giant wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 611
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, rescue, heroic mission, military life, danger, underwater, survival, leadership, undercover, race against time, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.3
 888
USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, race against time, isolation, leadership, danger, military, survival, rebelliousness, soldier, war, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, drowning, rescue, underwater scene, u.s. navy, daring rescue, adventure, survival, tough heroes, ocean, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, war, heroic mission, danger, race against time, journalism, military, battlefield, nuclear missile, confrontation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: atlantic ocean, greenland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 1K
Britannic (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It was the sister ship of the infamous Titanic... and its final destiny was the same. Experience the true untold story of Britannic, a tumultuous, epic voyage of human passion, courage and betrayal aboard an ill-fated ocean liner bound for a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, espionage, betrayal, titanic, military, cruise, secret agents, escapades, survival, undercover, danger, panic ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
Place: europe, greece, mediterranean sea, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, cold war, nuclear, underwater, nuclear submarine, sea disaster, catastrophe, danger, race against time, leadership, patriotism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 1K
M.I. High (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: M.I. High is a BBC children's spy-fi adventure series. It was produced for the BBC by the independent production company Kudos, who also produced the hit BBC spy drama Spooks. It follows in the success of the Young Bond and the Alex Rider ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: secret agents, child spy, adventure, heroic mission, undercover, high school, secret, espionage, rescue, save the day, working undercover, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 7K
Das Boot (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: submarine, navy, french resistance, world war two, underwater scene, insubordination, nazi occupation, gestapo, nuclear threat, danger, leadership, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
In Enemy Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, ship, world war two, underwater scene, holocaust, mutiny, military, daring rescue, survival, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, undercover, iron curtain, secret agent, race against time, crimes, cold war, top secret, fighting crime, danger, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, east germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 106K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, military, navy, danger, cold war, russian, save the day, nuclear, military life, rebelliousness, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, mediterranean sea, alabama, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg, which was the series's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, superhero, superhuman powers, superior, chases and races, androids and robots, investigation, crimes, escapades, government agency, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 4K
10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, building collapse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, danger, save the day, crimes, rescue, race against time, hostages, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 298
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, danger, adventure, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Path to 9/11 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York City and the events leading ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: terrorism, white house, politics, danger, crimes, government agency, deadly, hijacking, dishonesty, state affairs, head of state, revisionist history ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, survival, daring rescue, race against time, military, adventure, danger, escapades, against humanity, life is a bitch, save the day, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917
Place: canada, belgium, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 770
The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, murder, fbi, muslim, save the day, investigation, rivalry, race against time, rebellion, undercover, danger, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, chicago illinois, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, chases and races, escapades, danger, rivalry, race against time, crimes, confined, one man army, obsessive quest, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sinking of the Laconia (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Germany
TV show
Story: Two-part drama based on the true story of the Allied ship Laconia, sunk in WWII by a German U-Boat, which then surfaced against orders to rescue the civilian crew
Style: realistic, touching, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rescue, submarine, ocean or sea, ship, german, military, danger, pow, world war two, sinking ship, ocean, survivor ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 21K
Last Resort (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Last Resort is an American military drama television series. When the crew of the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, the USS Colorado, pick up a U.S. Navy SEAL team off Pakistan's coast, the Colorado receives an order to launch ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, submarine, nuclear threat, island, military, government conspiracy, captain, moral dilemma, bomb, soldier, treason, nuclear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, survival, underwater, danger, uncover truth, deadly, isolation, ocean, ocean or sea, mysterious place, running out of air ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 6K
Fail Safe (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, nuclear threat, military life, politics, race against time, danger, military, chaos, aviation, moral dilemma, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The State Within (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Ambassador to Washington is the pinnacle of success in the Foreign Office and the position is offered to only the brightest and the best. But Ambassador Mark Brydon finds his skills tested to the limits when, following a major diplomatic incident, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: politics, coup d'etat, cover up, terrorism, fbi, diplomacy, manipulation, manipulations, political conspiracy, workplace, crimes, danger ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mirror Wars: Reflection One is a post-cold-war thriller from the Russian point of view. Bad-guy British arms dealer Murdock (Malcolm McDowell) and numerous mercenaries and clandestine agents tries to steal a new Russian stealth fighter. Murdock is ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, military, betrayal, save the day, daring rescue, heroic mission, arms dealing, escapades, rivalry, danger, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%