Movies like The Perfect Storm

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The Perfect Storm (2000)
 6.4
 148K
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic, bleak, intense, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, adventure, forces of nature, storm at sea, natural disaster, male camaraderie, rescue, sea disaster, danger, escapades, survival, shark, fish, fishing, machismo, camaraderie, city hall, marina, jamaican, ocean or sea, boat, weatherman, u.s. air force, death ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: portugal, atlantic ocean, new england

Most similar movies to The Perfect Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, escapades, survival, adventure, natural disaster, death and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Perfect Storm: Sanctum (2011), Poseidon (2006), The Finest Hours (2016), White Squall (1996), Apocalypto (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 52K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, deathtrap, water, underground, underwater, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 93K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, survival, drowning, natural disaster, ocean, adventure, shipwreck, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, courage, storm at sea, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 20K
White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, sailing, friendship, survival, storm at sea, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, 15 year old, mentor, ship captain ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: south america, jamaica, west indies, cuba, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 273K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, warrior, prophecy, death ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 72K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating, harsh ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, isolation, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 84K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rescue, navy, storm, teamwork, coast guard, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, training, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: factual, emotional, compassionate, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: natural disaster, trapped, oil rig, sea, rescue, explosion, survival, courage, post traumatic stress disorder, greed, self mutilation, employee employee relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
Place: louisiana, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 600
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: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Plot: time travel, rescue, rivalry, escapades, forces of nature, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, lava, disaster film, volcano
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 32K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, sea, gold, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, boat, survival, human nature, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 196K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, survival, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, rescue mission, tsunami, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 61K
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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, teenage life, danger, obsessive quest, forces of nature, family relations, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 183K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, based on true events, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forces of nature, adventure, beautiful scenery, mountain climbing, death, stranded, against the odds, climbing, adventurer, tragedy, natural disaster ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ship, adventure, cruise, survival, race against time, hysteria, passenger, underwater, forces of nature, faith, dedication event, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, rescue, stranded, air disaster, struggle for survival, human nature, danger, getting home, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 517K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, fear, animal horror, shark attack, police chief, survival, monster, underwater, great white shark, danger, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Icebreaker (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story is based on the real events of 1985. The team of a Russian polar icebreaker “Mikhail Gromov” discovered a giant iceberg. The ship came into collision while attempting to take cover from the weather and is forced to drift with ice along ...
Style: based on true events, serious, suspense, exciting, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storm at sea, iceberg, ship, coast guard, cold, danger, ship captain, team, friendship, strained relationship, health situation, drinking ...
Time: year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 231K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, male camaraderie, stranded, air disaster, danger, death, snow, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, christmas, new year's eve, survival, deadly, save the day, daring rescue, danger, ship, forces of nature, cruise, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 1.6
 10K
Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, iceberg, ship, sinking ship, survival, adventure, forces of nature, race against time, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 62K
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, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, save the day, daring rescue, dog, escape attempt, river ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, race against time, ship, adventure, sinking ship, cruise, danger, forces of nature, escapades, shipwreck, rescue, captivity ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, survival, save the day, adventure, danger, control room, spouse in danger, forces of nature, heroes, military, escapades, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
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, awful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, ship, adventurer, adventure, survival, treasure hunt, rescue, iceberg, race against time, danger, government agency, hijacking ...
Time: 70s
Place: russia, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, danger, chaos, escapades, climate change, natural disaster, snow, scientist, evacuation, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 169K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, survival, ocean, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, rescue, water, future dystopia, sailing, dystopic future, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, survival, race against time, forces of nature, adventure, family relations, chases and races, evacuation, danger, family in danger, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the day, survival, rescue, danger, experiment gone awry, forces of nature, race against time, undercover, volcano, secret project, conspiracy, secret identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 13K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, save the day, daring rescue, love affair, forces of nature, infidelity, demolished city ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, survival, save the world, apocalypse, journalism, chaos, adventure, forces of nature, danger, race against time, power outage, hurricane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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