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, sea disaster, storm at sea, forces of nature, adventure, male camaraderie, rescue, natural 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 serious, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, survival, natural disaster, first contact and mentor mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Perfect Storm: Poseidon (2006), Sanctum (2011), The Finest Hours (2016), White Squall (1996), All Is Lost (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: survival, ship, drowning, ocean, forces of nature, daring rescue, catastrophe, natural disaster, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, race against time, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, expedition, adventure, danger, isolation, deathtrap, water, family relations, underwater, underground, cave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, courage, ocean, daring rescue, coast guard, storm at sea, sinking ship, adventure, rescue mission, escapades, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, storm at sea, friendship, survival, danger, sailing, adventure, escapades, ocean or sea, mentor, male bonding, discipline ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: caribbean, west indies, jamaica, cuba, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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: touching, suspenseful, captivating, rough, harsh ...
Plot: survival, sea disaster, isolation, storm, boat, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, human spirit, human nature, overcoming, hopes ...
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, survival, betrayal, adventure, escapades, tough heroes, human nature, obsessive quest ...
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, forces of nature, danger, earthquake, survival, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, adventure, natural disaster, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife 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, small town, chaos, rescue, adventure, teenage life, danger, forces of nature, obsessive quest, family relations, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, cruise, survival, race against time, hysteria, passenger, adventure, forces of nature, faith, sea disaster, drowning, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, police chief, survival, monster, shark attack, great white shark, danger, underwater, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, atlantic ocean, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, survival, adventure, rescue, stranded, air disaster, struggle for survival, human nature, getting home, danger, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beijing china, mongolia
⇓ 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, exciting ...
Plot: natural disaster, oil rig, trapped, rescue, explosion, survival, sea, courage, post traumatic stress disorder, greed, self mutilation, employee employee relationship ...
Time: year 2010, 2010s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
⇓ 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, melancholic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, iceberg, storm at sea, coast guard, cold, danger, ship captain, strained relationship, team, friendship, drinking, health situation ...
Time: year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, tribe, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, prophecy, death, warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ 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, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, male camaraderie, stranded, air disaster, danger, death, catastrophe, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, daring rescue, save the day, danger, deadly, cruise, ship, forces of nature, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, save the day, daring rescue, dog, escape attempt, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: dramatic, realistic, scenic, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, beautiful scenery, death, stranded, forces of nature, against the odds, death of protagonist, adventure, climbing, adventurer, tragedy ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, awful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, adventurer, ship, adventure, survival, treasure hunt, secret agents, escapades, heroic mission, save the day, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: russia, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 231K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, god, forces of nature, end of the world, survival, natural disaster, human nature, chosen one, god or devil, belief, chaos, moral dilemma ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, teamwork, navy, ocean, friendship, storm, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, coast guard, team, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 113K
Cliffhanger (1993)
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mountain climbing, forces of nature, rescue, climbing, money, rocky mountains, save the day, one man army, escapades, disorder, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: time travel, rescue, rivalry, danger, ocean or sea, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, volcano, disaster film, lava
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 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, survival, post apocalyptic, adventure, rescue, ocean, ocean or sea, future dystopia, post apocalypse, water, danger, global warming ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 4K
Juggernaut (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ransom, terrorism, race against time, cruise, ship, sea disaster, passenger, bomb, danger, daring rescue, adventure, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, atlantic ocean, scotland yard, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 56K
Vertical Limit (2000)
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, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, adventurer, mountaineer, adventure, expedition, danger, forces of nature, daring rescue, heroic mission, siblings relations, wilderness, running out of air ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 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, ship, iceberg, adventure, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, escapades, chases and races, ocean or sea, race against time, danger, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 66K
Jaws 2 (1978)
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: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, rescue, boat accident, mayor, survival, island, shark attack, water skiing, sailing, police chief, panic, great white shark ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 497
The Crew (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Still depressed over the suicide of his mother, Bill has no idea that he's in for a wild ride when he and his wife Jennifer board the yacht owned by her bigoted lawyer brother. Along for the trip: a rock musician and his wife, as well as the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, realistic
Plot: rescue, survival, hostages, isolation, danger, confined, forces of nature, adventure, one man army, captivity, husband wife relationship, psychological thriller ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.8
 275
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, race against time, danger, survival, adventure, chases and races, save the day, forces of nature, heroes, escapades, father son relationship, explosion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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