Movies like Meteor

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Meteor (1979)
 5.0
 7K
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 the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, disaster movie, cult film, suspense, talky, awful, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, translator, satellite, race against time, meteorite, meteor, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, space and aliens, heroes, battles, save the world, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, chaos, forces of nature, escapades, rivalry, collision, undercover, alien encounter, man versus machine, government agency ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, new york, siberia, moscow russia, usa, hong kong, alps ...

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Most similar movies to Meteor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about catastrophe, danger, heroes, chases and races, race against time, escapades and disaster film mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Meteor: Armageddon (1998), Earthstorm (2006), Stranded (2002), Deep Impact (1998), Solar Attack (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 406K
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: suspense, exciting, disaster movie, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, astronaut, natural disaster, nasa, space travel, outer space, race against time, self sacrifice, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, grand central station manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey, new york ...
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100%
 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, space and aliens, adventure, danger, apocalypse, ocean, chaos, ocean or sea, save the world, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: houston texas, baltimore, boston, florida, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.2
 636
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Russian space station Avma is disintegrating, and an international team of scientists is sent to the dying station to salvage valuable technology left on board. But fate has other plans, and when a rogue meteor collides with the station, leaving ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, space station, outer space, heroic mission, space travel, adventure, undercover, danger, race against time, escapades, government agency, nasa ...
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 170K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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 ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, catastrophe, tsunami, evacuation, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, save the world, disaster film ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: houston texas, miami, missouri, west virginia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.0
 1K
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, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, forces of nature, danger, natural disaster, escapades, survival, space and aliens, adventure, catastrophe, scientist, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: detroit, shanghai, new zealand, shanghai china, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, save the world, power outage, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, journalism, race against time, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, forces of nature, chaos, save the world, collision, doomsday, tsunami, anti heroes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An object is shot down over Seattle and the debris begins to effect the local weather ultimately threatening the whole world.
Style: disaster movie, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, save the day, forces of nature, meteorite, race against time, adventure, danger, space and aliens, soldier, save the world, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.7
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Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, rescue, escapades, space travel, scientist, asteroid, gay ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Apocalypse (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this epic disaster film of faith, a mother and father search for their only child as a giant asteroid headed for Earth triggers a series of apocalyptic events.
Style: disaster movie, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, tornado, race against time, escapades, danger, missing child, forces of nature, parents and children, catastrophe, chaos, disaster film ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 913
Descent (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When cracks in the Earth's crust large enough to swallow a city block appear, a team of scientists must go deep into the Earth to find a way to stop the destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, burned alive, trespassing, save the world, heroes, chaos, heroic mission, volcano, danger, dishonesty, forces of nature, foot chase ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, government agency, save the day, space and aliens, contests and competitions, environmentalism, undercover, crimes, deadly, save the planet, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the day, survival, danger, rescue, adventure, experiment gone awry, race against time, undercover, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Raise the Titanic (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, adventurer, ship, adventure, ocean, survival, catastrophe, treasure hunt, undercover, secret agents, heroes, hijacking ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: russia, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, save the world, deadly creature, chaos, survival, space travel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, survival, apocalypse, chaos, danger, race against time, nuclear explosion, end of the world, earthquake, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, africa, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, evacuation, apocalypse, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, destiny, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collision, danger, race against time, forces of nature, one last chance, family relations, disaster film, astronomer, survival, save the day, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 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, confined, danger, isolation, survival, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mass destruction, evacuation, save the day, survival, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, adventure, danger, race against time, chaos, catastrophe, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, forces of nature, race against time, danger, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Collision Earth (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A huge solar flare blasts Mercury out of it's orbit and provides it with an intense magnetic field and it's on collision course for Earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, meteorite, danger, heroic mission, save the planet, heroes, escapades, collision, weapon system, meteor, end of the world, outer space ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, save the world, survival, space travel, spouse in danger, race against time, technology gone awry, danger, chaos, outer space, escapades, disaster film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.5
 74K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, forces of nature, race against time, disaster film, catastrophe, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger, geology, tunnel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, adventure, forces of nature, danger, catastrophe, disaster film, global warming, death, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: astronomer, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, space and aliens, confined, save the world, evil alien, adventure, danger, catastrophe, abduction ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, ski, ski resort, snowmobile, snow, danger, survival, winter, save the day, forces of nature, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Meteor Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gigantic meteors enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, meteor shower, asteroid, space and aliens, earth, chaos, race against time, society, heroes, danger, adventure, bible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, race against time, chaos, police detective, danger, law enforcement, escapades, heroes, adventure, journalism, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, heroes, special agents, government agency, danger, escapades, dishonesty, forces of nature, extinction, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%