Movies like On Hostile Ground

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On Hostile Ground (2000)
 4.0
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On Hostile Ground (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A geologist (John Corbett) investigates a sinkhole under New Orleans that might engulf the city during Mardi Gras.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: geologist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disaster film, evacuation, mardi gras, catastrophe, dancing, natural disaster, heroes, marriage proposal, costume, riot, violinist, microscope, female politician, saxophonist, flashlight, aunt niece relationship, archive footage, female reporter, construction site, parade, sinkhole, dance, marching band ...
Place: new orleans

Most similar movies to On Hostile Ground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie and serious films with plots about disaster film, catastrophe, danger, escapades, race against time, forces of nature and heroes mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like On Hostile Ground: Christmas Icetastrophe (2014), Seattle Superstorm (2012), Oceans Rising (2017), The Quake (2018), Storm Cell (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Icetastrophe (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: disaster film, frozen, catastrophe, meteorite, evacuation, panic, small town, climate change, global warming, danger, humanity in peril, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, save the day, forces of nature, space and aliens, race against time, chases and races, heroes, adventure, soldier, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Oceans Rising (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist builds a massive ark after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. But when it's evident the disaster will occur, those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, boarding the ark and seeking his ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, storm, sea, boat, deadly, danger, society, hopes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 10K
The Quake (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A geologist races against time to save his estranged wife and two children when a devastating earthquake strikes Oslo, Norway.
Style: breathtaking, disaster movie, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: catastrophe, earthquake, geologist, disaster film, geology, destruction, demolished city, kids in trouble, saving a life, family, tunnel, elevator ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.1
 633
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, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, disaster film, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, escapades, tornado, rape, storm, save the day, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: christmas, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, small town, catastrophe, escapades, forces of nature, teenage girl, rescue, survival, star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collision, danger, forces of nature, race against time, astronomer, family relations, one last chance, disaster film, survival, save the day, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
77%
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 6.4
 40K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, tense, visually appealing ...
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, disaster film, comet, bunker, survival, diabetic, catastrophe, kidnapping, robbery, military ...
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
72%
 3.9
 4K
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, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, save the world, survival, disaster film, ecological disaster, forces of nature, evacuation, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, secret project, tornado, video camera, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, tornado, parents and children, forces of nature, missing child, danger, escapades, race against time, chaos, disaster film ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.3
 238
Eruption: LA (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Struggling screenwriter Josh Kendricks finds himself the star of his own disaster movie when super volcanoes begin erupting all over Los Angeles Now Josh, along with wacko-scientist-turned-novelist Quinn Irwin and Hollywood diva Kat Rivers, must ...
Style: disaster movie, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: geology, emergency, explosion, danger, lava, disaster film, evacuation, movie star, professor, plan, volcanic eruption, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 3K
Ashfall (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 9000', a volcano erupts on the mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: disaster film, natural disaster, volcano, destruction, pregnant wife, catastrophe, heroic mission, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature, tough heroes, nuclear bomb ...
Place: north korea, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.8
 635
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, rivalry, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, danger, race against time, forces of nature, destruction, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, disaster film, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
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10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, geology, scientist, science, death, industry, disaster film, happy ending, broken windshield, cliff, problem, catastrophe ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 500
St. Helens (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, wilderness, forces of nature, evacuation, danger, journalism, society, escapades, adventure, racism, archive footage, redneck ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: washington state, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 72K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, adventure, heroes, lava, danger, tunnel, subway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 790
Out of Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On the hottest day in 50 years, a serious fire incident happened to a busy commercial tower, a gaggle of fire fighters with an indestructible enthusiasm are going to save lives.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: firefighter, skyscraper, crimes, escapades, danger, society, saving a life, team, partners, office, survival, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: tornado, forces of nature, danger, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, disaster film, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
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Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, volcano, small town, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: disaster movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, escape, volcano, infidelity, forces of nature, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: meteor shower, apocalypse, space and aliens, earth, asteroid, race against time, chaos, danger, society, heroes, adventure, bible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 33K
The Wave (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the fact that mountain party ├ůkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets ...
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, mountain, geologist, underwater, evacuation, underwater scene, hotel, bomb shelter, family, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 67K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, save the day, daring rescue, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 1K
Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, winter, save the world, avalanche, survival, race against time, danger, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, family in danger, geologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 98K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, drowning, ocean, shipwreck, forces of nature, adventure, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%