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Lightning: Bolts of Destruction (2003)
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Lightning: Bolts of Destruction (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A meteorologist (Joanna Pacula) and her family work feverishly to find a way to extinguish a storm that threatens to destroy mankind.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, college, heroes, politics, prodigy, save the world, university, danger, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, forces of nature, escapades, rescue, race against time, save the day, catastrophe, lightning, babe scientist, struck by lightning, lightning strike, electromagnetic pulse
Time: contemporary

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Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
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Time: contemporary
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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: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evacuation, catastrophe, survival, save the day, mass destruction, chaos and mayhem, adventure, race against time, chases and races, danger, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Snowmageddon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly-harmless snow globe unleashes a devastating winter storm on a peaceful mountainside community, prompting one family on a race to save their town from certain destruction. As night falls on Christmas Eve, the Miller family finds a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
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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 ⇓
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The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
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Deadly Skies (2006)
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pterodactyl, dangerous animal, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, save the world, race against time, survival, experiment gone awry, rescue, deadly creature, danger ...
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Duration: 89 min.
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Combustion (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, tense, suspense
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Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
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Country: Soviet Union, USA
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Style: serious, suspenseful, offbeat, bleak, psychotronic
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Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: semi serious, intense, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
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Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 2010s
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48%
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Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.3
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Miami Magma (2011)
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an offshore-drilling rig in the Gulf bursts into flames and sinks, Antoinette Vitrini (Rachel Hunter) - a beautiful and insightful volcanologist - investigates the area with startling results. Confirming her theory that a long-dormant ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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