Movies like Poseidon

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Poseidon (2006)
 5.6
 95K
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, realistic, remake of cult film, disaster movie, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, survival, drowning, natural disaster, shipwreck, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, catastrophe, giant wave, death, cruise, passenger, rescue, hysteria, stowaway, fire, new year's eve, escape, trapped, life & death, new year ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean

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Most similar movies to Poseidon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, adventure, escapades, race against time, natural disaster and catastrophe mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Poseidon: Sanctum (2011), The Perfect Storm (2000), San Andreas (2015), Titanic II (2010), Flood (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, deathtrap, water, underwater, underground, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, forces of nature, storm at sea, adventure, natural disaster, male camaraderie, rescue, sea disaster, danger, escapades, survival ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: portugal, atlantic ocean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 202K
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
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, survival, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, iceberg, tsunami, sinking ship, survival, adventure, forces of nature, ocean or sea, danger, race against time, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ 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, sea disaster, dedication event ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 6K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, race against time, rescue, survival, save the day, forces of nature, adventure, secret agents, danger, apocalypse, disaster film, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, isolation, cruise, ship, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, escape attempt, flood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.8
 279K
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 ⇓
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 ...
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, teenage life, danger, obsessive quest, forces of nature, family relations, parents and children, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 54K
Ladder 49 (2004)
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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, rough ...
Plot: firefighter, trapped, friendship, rescue, practical joke, danger, tragic hero, redemption, family relations, race against time, parents and children, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore, california
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, race against time, ship, adventure, sinking ship, cruise, danger, escapades, forces of nature, shipwreck, rescue, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 526K
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, fear, dangerous animal, shark attack, animal horror, police chief, monster, survival, underwater, great white shark, danger, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 1.0M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, based on true events, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love, love story, opposites attract, ship, fall in love, titanic, tragic love, drowning, shipwreck, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, storm at sea, courage, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 57K
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, mountaineer, adventurer, expedition, adventure, forces of nature, daring rescue, danger, wilderness, heroic mission, siblings relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, love affair, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day, infidelity, demolished city ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 9K
Airport '77 (1977)
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bermuda triangle, rescue, hijacking, underwater, airport, survival, race against time, danger, airplane, painting, art thief, millionaire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, hotel, survival, resort, escape, volcanic eruption, volcano, wiretap, escapades, chases and races, race against time, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 70K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, danger, race against time, tunnel, subway, save the day, heroes, adventure, forces of nature, survival, warning ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, disaster movie, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: snow, adventure, survival, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, vacation, ice, catastrophe, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
San Andreas Quake (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.
Style: disaster movie, intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, family, destruction, disaster film, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, survival, danger, race against time, chaos and mayhem, family bonds ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, forces of nature, race against time, adventure, survival, chases and races, evacuation, family relations, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: survival, race against time, danger, save the day, rescue, avalanche, adventurer, plague, profanity, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: exciting, captivating, suspense, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ship, ocean, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, against the odds, isolation, sea, danger, whale, desert island ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1850s
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, south america, ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 6K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, survival, adventure, train, tunnel, subway, asthma, hysteria, chaos and mayhem, love triangle, flood, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.4
 528
Sub Zero (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, adventure, survival, undercover, daring rescue, danger, intrigue, government agency, deadly, forces of nature, climbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, confined, adventure, survival, danger, terrorism, tough heroes, daring rescue, one man army, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 5K
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, passenger, bomb, danger, daring rescue, adventure, sea disaster, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, atlantic ocean, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, heroes, danger, evacuation, chases and races, escapades, tidal wave, tornado, partners, catastrophe, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%