Movies like The Perfect Storm

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 6.4
 144K
The Perfect Storm
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, rough, intense, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, shark, fish, boat, natural disaster, survival, ship, death, obsessive quest, rescue, ocean or sea, multiple storylines, catastrophe, dialogue, storm at sea, ocean, forces of nature, destiny, happy ending, greed, courage, chase, danger, first contact, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, portugal

Most similar movies to The Perfect Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about dialogue, danger, catastrophe, mentor, first contact, natural disaster and survival mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Perfect Storm: Poseidon (2006), The Finest Hours (2016), Sanctum (2011), Vertical Limit (2000), White Squall (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
 89K
Poseidon
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: survival, ship, natural disaster, adventure, death, daring rescue, drowning, catastrophe, forces of nature, giant wave, ocean, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Finest Hours
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, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, boat, ocean, courage, daring rescue, natural disaster, catastrophe, coast guard, sinking ship, storm at sea, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new england, usa, england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   86%
 
 5.9
 50K
Sanctum
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, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, adventure, underwater, father son relationship, death, ocean or sea, natural disaster, isolation, life & death, confined, dialogue, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
 54K
Vertical Limit
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: adventure, survival, mountain climbing, death, adventurer, sacrifice, natural disaster, daring rescue, catastrophe, stranded, explosions, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, asia, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   58%
 
 6.6
 19K
White Squall
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, dramatic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, friendship, survival, ocean or sea, mentor, adolescence, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age, danger, childhood, courage ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960, year 1961
Place: caribbean, jamaica, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
The Poseidon Adventure
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, ship, natural disaster, ocean, underwater, race against time, death, cruise, courage, dialogue, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
 5.8
 59K
Daylight
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, race against time, dog, tunnel, natural disaster, rescue, death, explosions, redemption, catastrophe, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
Flight of the Phoenix
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: desert, survival, adventure, stranded, rescue, oil, death, aviation, danger, natural disaster, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 5.9
 71K
Dante's Peak
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: suspense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, adventure, mayor, race against time, apocalypse, death, redemption, dog, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
 6.9
 68K
All Is Lost
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: stylized, tense, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: survival, isolation, boat, adventure, loneliness, ocean or sea, drinking, solitude, radio, danger, existentialism, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 5.7
 61K
Jaws 2
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, adventure, survival, island, rescue, anti heroes, gory, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, boat, revenge, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
 6.4
 30K
Black Sea
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Russia
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, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, adventure, survival, betrayal, greed, murder, escapades, russian, twists & turns, cold war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: russia, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
The Poseidon Adventure
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, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, natural disaster, race against time, ship, gory, violence, ocean or sea, catastrophe, dialogue, first contact, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
Deepwater Horizon
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: intense, dramatic, suspense, realistic, tense ...
Plot: oil, survival, courage, death, betrayal, natural disaster, sacrifice, greed, catastrophe, technology, tragedy, corruption ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
Place: boston, california, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
 6.2
 52K
Proof of Life
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, hostage, corruption, hostages, torture, love story, romance, confined, dialogue, crimes, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, africa, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 6.6
 98K
Outbreak
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey, virus, chase, conspiracy, race against time, research, military, small town, natural disaster, betrayal, chaos and mayhem, weapons ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: africa, california, usa, cuba, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
 5.4
 40K
Pathfinder
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, torture, violence, native americans, indians, master warrior, village, chase, sword fight, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 6.8
 223K
The Grey
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, death, stranded, dangerous animal, wolf, chase, catastrophe, danger, hunting, male camaraderie, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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 5.6
 8K
Airport '77
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, underwater, airplane, survival, rescue, hijacking, hostages, aviation, art, death, ocean or sea, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 6.1
 180K
San Andreas
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, natural disaster, adventure, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, death, earthquake, redemption, chaos and mayhem, danger, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 5.9
 50K
The Peacemaker
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear, nuclear bomb, car chase, special agents, helicopter, military, weapons, chase, race against time, conspiracy, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, new york, usa, sarajevo, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Raise the Titanic
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, awful, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, survival, treasure hunt, cold war, underwater, adventurer, submarine, spy, ship, book, government agency, adaptation ...
Time: 70s
Place: russia, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 5.8
 12K
Earthquake
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, suspense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, survival, motorcycle, daring rescue, airport, death, couple relations, catastrophe, splatter, chaos and mayhem, end of the world, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 5.2
 9K
Chill Factor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, adventure, mad scientist, chase, revenge, car chase, misfit partners, one man army, military base, weapons, reluctant partners, explosions ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Flight of the Intruder
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, war, adventure, military, vengeance, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, book, adaptation, bomber ...
Place: asia, china, vietnam, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 6.4
 107K
Cliffhanger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, money, chase, violence, gunfight, one man army, revenge, redemption, explosions, crime gone awry, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
 6.5
 52K
Ladder 49
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack has reached a crossroads as the sacrifices he's made have put him in ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, rough ...
Plot: sacrifice, friendship, redemption, courage, drinking, tragic hero, death, rescue, mentor, hospital, life & death, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
Jaws: The Revenge
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, revenge, underwater, vengeance, survival, boat, gory, ocean or sea, anti heroes, island, dangerous animal, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 4.5
 5K
Extreme Ops
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While filming an advertisement, some extreme sports enthusiasts unwittingly stop a group of terrorists.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: adventure, chase, witnessing a crime, on the run, save the day, terrorism, mountain climbing, wilderness, danger, heroic mission, fight scenes, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: austria, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
The Ghost and the Darkness
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, survival, culture clash, hunting, revenge, dangerous animal, death, indians, supernatural, chase, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
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