Movies like Inferno 2002

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Inferno (2002)
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Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sentimental
Plot: heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, family relations, parents and children, danger, law enforcement, rebelliousness, escapades, evacuation, race against time, in the woods, forces of nature, small town, rivalry, policewoman, mother daughter relationship, fire, chases and races, strong female presence, firefighter, forest, forest fire, country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Inferno

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, chases and races, heroes, race against time, escapades, catastrophe and save the day mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Inferno: Firestorm (2001), Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997), Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001), Christmas Rush (2002), Avalanche (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, crimes, race against time, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, chaos, evacuation, fire, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, skiing, evacuation, chaos, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, heroes, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Overwhelmed by a disastrous lightning storm that his son predicted, a man must learn to trust his son in order to save his family and the whole community.
Style: serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: apocalypse, survival, save the day, rescue, adventure, danger, race against time, family relations, forces of nature, escapades, heroes, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 713
Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the day, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, deadly, partners, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, snow, catastrophe, ski resort, snowmobile, danger, survival, winter, save the day, forces of nature, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 400
Tornado (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 166 min.
Story: The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: tornado, forces of nature, adventure, obsessive quest, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, escapades, chases and races, fear, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: weatherman, global warming, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, ecological disaster, nasa, heroes, race against time, save the day, danger, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, climate change, snow, catastrophe, evacuation, scientist, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 2.5
 366
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, adventure, rescue, save the day, confined, one man army, danger, law enforcement, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 366
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, one man army, undercover, terrorism, vengeance, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 299
Shakedown (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Los Angeles a deadly plague called the 'Pandora' virus is stolen from a high-security installation...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hijacking, plague, virus, fbi, government agency, deadly, law enforcement, one man army, danger, secret agents, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, adventure, undercover, danger, track down, politics, introspection, deadly, law enforcement, race against time, drug traffic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 4K
The Reunion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) took dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, rivalry, escapades, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, death of father, desert, bail bondsman, ransom, release from prison, horse riding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, daring rescue, adventure, escapades, danger, race against time, heroes, save the day, landing, airplane, catastrophe, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the world, save the day, rescue, race against time, ice, husband wife relationship, earthquake, time travel, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 6K
El Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, criminal, outlaw, violence, gang, track down, crimes, crime, deadly, danger, rivalry, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the trust that your brother will have your back. The firefighters of Hong Kong’s ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: firefighter, save the day, heroic mission, partners, politics, forces of nature, explosion, factory, fire brigade, danger, christmas, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
To Love and Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fun-loving 30-something (Shiri Appleby) with abandonment issues becomes convinced that her dating problems will be resolved if she can only track down the father she never knew. When she finds him (Tim Matheson), she discovers that he's an ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, family relations, danger, crimes, parents and children, father daughter reunion, female protagonist, murder, rivalry, friendship, escapades, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: rescue, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, danger, survival, escapades, forces of nature, mentally unstable, adventure, father son relationship, dam ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 292
Raging Inferno (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fire breaks out in the Berlin Fernsehturm (Radio Tower) trapping several people in the restaurant and observation deck at the top. A team of firefighters, including a disgraced former member, rush to the rescue as chaos erupts among the trapped.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, survival, evacuation, heroes, danger, confined, restaurant, skyscraper, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 549
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, deadly, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, escapades, dishonesty, political intrigue, crimes, danger, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.8
 476
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Everyday Black Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter who doesn't know he exists. When a young man, Malik, comes in claiming to be a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, forced into action, going straight, drug dealing, parents and children, store, family relations, social relations, small town, profanity, society, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 403
First Shot (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No one knows why the army base was blown up until the President gets shot there during the memorial service for those killed, but he wasn't the only target.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: special agents, save the day, undercover, terrorism, rivalry, race against time, danger, law enforcement, gunfight, save the kingdom, chases and races, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, danger, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, catastrophe, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.2
 822
Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, humorous ...
Plot: disaster film, chaos and mayhem, save the day, race against time, escapades, danger, chaos, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, forces of nature, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, glacier, forces of nature, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, evacuation, family relations, family in danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.8
 283
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: save the day, survival, race against time, danger, adventure, escapades, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 580
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, suspense, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military life, survival, heroic mission, race against time, rescue, military, danger, leadership, undercover, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%