Movies like The Perfect Storm

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The Perfect Storm (2000)
 6.4
 152K
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, suspense, bleak, intense, based on true events ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, forces of nature, storm at sea, adventure, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, catastrophe, male camaraderie, sea disaster, danger, shipwreck, escapades, survival, marina, shark, fish, fishing, machismo, camaraderie, pier, city hall, jamaican, castaway ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: portugal, boston, atlantic ocean, new england

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Most similar movies to The Perfect Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, escapades, catastrophe, adventure, natural disaster, survival and death mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Perfect Storm: Poseidon (2006), The Finest Hours (2016), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Sanctum (2011), All Is Lost (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 96K
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, survival, natural disaster, drowning, catastrophe, shipwreck, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, courage, storm at sea, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, 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: exciting, disaster movie, factual, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: natural disaster, trapped, oil rig, rescue, survival, sea, explosion, courage, post traumatic stress disorder, greed, self mutilation, catastrophe ...
Time: year 2010, 2010s, 21st century, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, underwater, deathtrap, water, underground, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.9
 74K
All Is Lost (2013)
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: harsh, suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, isolation, storm, boat, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 86K
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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: storm, rescue, navy, teamwork, ocean, coast guard, friendship, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, rookie, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 21K
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: teens, kids
Plot: sailing, coming of age, adventure, storm at sea, friendship, survival, catastrophe, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, 15 year old, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: florida, south america, jamaica, west indies, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 204K
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, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, natural disaster, survival, forces of nature, earthquake, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 529K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, 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, fear, dangerous animal, shark attack, animal horror, monster, police chief, chief of police, survival, underwater, great white shark, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 64K
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, teens
Plot: tunnel, survival, catastrophe, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychotronic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, ship, adventurer, adventure, survival, catastrophe, treasure hunt, heroic mission, forces of nature, save the day, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: russia, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 612
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, ocean or sea, forces of nature, adventure, escapades, catastrophe, rivalry, danger, volcano, woman wearing a gas mask, lava ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 34K
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, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, survival, obsessive quest, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 63K
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, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, teenage life, danger, family relations, forces of nature, obsessive quest, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 190K
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: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, forces of nature, mountain climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, climbing, death, stranded, against the odds, adventurer ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 282K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
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, chase, adventure, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, prophecy, warrior, death ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, girls' night
Plot: ship, adventure, catastrophe, cruise, survival, race against time, hysteria, passenger, underwater, forces of nature, faith, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, air disaster, rescue, stranded, struggle for survival, danger, human nature, getting home, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, melancholic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storm at sea, iceberg, ship, coast guard, catastrophe, danger, cold, strained relationship, ship captain, team, friendship, drinking ...
Time: year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: end of the world, scientist, natural disaster, apocalypse, boat, storm, sea, disaster film, hopes, society, adaptation, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, race against time, ship, adventure, sinking ship, cruise, catastrophe, danger, escapades, forces of nature, shipwreck, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, christmas, new year's eve, survival, daring rescue, save the day, danger, deadly, ship, cruise, isolation, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4.1
 614
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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, race against time, danger, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, disaster film, rape, tornado, save the day, storm, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, control room, danger, survival, adventure, save the day, heroes, spouse in danger, forces of nature, military, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 233
Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, danger, escapades, forces of nature, ship, ocean or sea, inventions and discoveries, rescue, man overboard, coast guard, battles, sinking boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, against the odds, sea, shipwreck, isolation, danger, whale ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, south america, pacific ocean, ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 169K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, storm, tornado, catastrophe, divorce, hurricane, weatherman, forces of nature, race against time, escapades, chases and races, truck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 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: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: earthquake, forces of nature, danger, race against time, destruction, chaos, adventure, apocalypse, disaster film, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, danger, chaos, escapades, climate change, natural disaster, snow, catastrophe, scientist, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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