Movies like Tidal Wave 1973

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Tidal Wave (1973)
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Tidal Wave (1973)
Original name: 日本沈没
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: tsunami, survival, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, forces of nature, escapades, evacuation, rescue, race against time, catastrophe, nature, volcano, earthquake, politics, computer, planet earth, helicopter, destruction, literature, disaster film, world, un, spectacle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, china, russia, australia, usa, korea ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about danger, catastrophe, escapades, race against time, disaster film, forces of nature and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Tidal Wave: 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013), Japan Sinks (2006), Arctic Blast (2010), Quantum Apocalypse (2010), Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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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, exciting, serious, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: disaster movie, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, freezing, save the world, survival, disaster film, forces of nature, ecological disaster, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, obsessive quest, demolished city, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa, tasmania
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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
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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
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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
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Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, reboot, cult film, psychotronic ...
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Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Global Meltdown (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead a exodus of survivors in a search for a safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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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
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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Gorath (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it. A mission sent to observe Gorath is destroyed after all ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, tsunami, giant monster, flood, planet, tidal wave, walrus, monster, outer space, catastrophe, control room, collision ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s
Place: japan, south pole, antarctica, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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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 ...
Plot: snow, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, climate change, pyramid, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
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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 ⇓
27%
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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
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, race against time, supernatural, survival, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, deadly, isolation, terminal illness, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
San Andreas Quake (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.
Style: disaster movie, intense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, family, destruction, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, race against time, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, machismo ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, race against time, satellite, translator, meteor, meteorite, adventure, space travel, chaos, collision, forces of nature, technology gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, new york, alps, usa, switzerland ...
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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 ⇓
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Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, secret weapon, underwater scene, danger, war, escapades, military, heroic mission, military life, underwater, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, asia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the day, save the world, rescue, race against time, earthquake, husband wife relationship, ice, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%