Movies like Night of the Twisters

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Night of the Twisters (1996)
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Night of the Twisters (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Nebraska farm community is plagued by a storm with a series of tornadoes acting against normal patterns...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: disaster film, family relations, tornado, self discovery, family life, babies and infants, danger, small town life, forces of nature, small town, escapades, countryside, race against time, demolished city, catastrophe, teenager, car, friendship, telephone, female friendship, twister, teenage girl, weather, baby, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa

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Most similar movies to Night of the Twisters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, escapades, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, heroes and chases and races mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Night of the Twisters: Tornado! (1996), Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001), Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997), Atomic Twister (2002), Tidal Wave (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: serious, realistic, experimental, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, disaster film, research, storm, escapades, daring rescue, race against time, danger, adventure, chases and races, catastrophe, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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95%
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, race against time, rescue, danger, adventure, family relations, forces of nature, heroes, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: volcano, disaster film, escapades, heroes, adventure, save the day, chases and races, danger, race against time, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, resort ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, disaster movie
Plot: tornado, race against time, danger, heroes, disaster film, nuclear reactor, nuclear power plant, deadly, friends, escapades, boss and employee, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.6
 4K
Tidal Wave (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: tsunami, disaster film, giant wave, catastrophe, tidal wave, forces of nature, race against time, danger, demolished city, single father, lifeguard, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.5
 268
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: heroes, police investigation, save the day, rescue, rebelliousness, parents and children, evacuation, family relations, race against time, escapades, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
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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, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: tornado, save the day, race against time, adventure, obsessive quest, forces of nature, escapades, chases and races, heroes, danger, fear, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
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Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, disaster movie, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, disaster film, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.8
 7K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, talky, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, tornado, rescue, race against time, save the day, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, danger, adventure, secret agents, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: christmas, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, small town, escapades, forces of nature, teenage girl, rescue, survival, star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
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Hardflip (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hardflip follows the story of Caleb (Randy Wayne) a young skater whose ill mother (Rosanna Arquette) and absent father (John Schneider) leave him reaching for the only hope he has...becoming a sponsored skater. After his mother falls ill, Caleb ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, forgiveness, self discovery, youth, parents and children, ambition, teenager, death of mother, skateboard, suicide attempt, skateboarding, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 673
Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful ...
Style: exciting, disaster movie, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, tornado, disaster film, forces of nature, race against time, adventure, danger, escapades, rape, storm, save the day, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
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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%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sailing, coming of age, spoiled brat, sea, fishing, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, pirate, family, heroes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.2
 2K
Zodiac (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A 2,000-year-old astrology board possesses deadly powers that threaten the fate of humanity.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: survival, danger, riddles and clues, chaos, ancient mystery, race against time, small town, family relations, forces of nature, parents and children, save the world, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, hostages, crimes, confined, danger, heroes, race against time, escapades, hostage, chases and races, fighting crime, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
39%
Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: rescue, survival, wilderness, snowstorm, forces of nature, mountain, catastrophe, cave, confined, heroes, danger, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: ice age, glacier, ecological disaster, forces of nature, survival, race against time, adventure, family in danger, family relations, evacuation, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 468
Tornado Valley (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Liz McAdams is haunted by the memories of a tornado that destroyed her home 25 years ago. Now a professional storm tracker, she and her family are in danger once again as another devastating twister rapidly gains momentum. Caught in the path of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: tornado, disaster film, danger, forces of nature, race against time, storm, salvation, catastrophe, natural disaster, escapades, adventure, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 2K
Ice Twisters (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, race against time, obsessive quest, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, disaster film, secret project, tornado, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, disaster film, climate change, snow, evacuation, scientist, volcano ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 182
Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, forces of nature, catastrophe, heroes, danger, escapades, rescue, adventure, chases and races, running out of gas, natural disaster, party ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature, adventure, danger, race against time, disaster film, countryside, catastrophe, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 286
River's End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Corbin plays a fictional Menard County sheriff who uses country savvy and cowboy logic to straighten out his angry teen-aged grandson, Clay, a high school senior who can't seem to stay out of trouble.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: small town, going straight, kids in trouble, family life, wilderness, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, danger, crimes, youth, ultimatum, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, self discovery, youth, hopes, farm, poverty, small town life, social relations, small town, society, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, future dystopia, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, forces of nature, anti hero, catastrophe, chaos, deadly, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946 wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father, is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, family life, small town, custody, eccentric family, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, small town life, homecoming, mischievous children ...
Time: 70s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%