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Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
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Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, catastrophe, adventure, heroes, life is a bitch, disaster, escapades, labor union, race against time, daring rescue, workplace situations, cave, mine, saving christmas, danger, chases and races, cave in
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 1950s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about danger, disaster, catastrophe, escapades, heroes, chases and races and adventure mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A.: Freefall: Flight 174 (1995), Hurricane (1974), Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993), Challenger (1990), Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, hostage, airplane, race against time, confined, escapades, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, survival, police station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, montreal
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Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, disaster, catastrophe, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, forces of nature, natural disaster, boat, party, u.s. navy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, catastrophe, disaster, heroic mission, airplane, heroes, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, escapades, adventure, air disaster ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, heroic mission, rescue, adventure, heroes, survival, escapades, catastrophe, child in peril, earthquake, collapse, car accident ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, disaster, astronaut, catastrophe, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, space shuttle, celebrity, accident, tragedy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal tragedy, one of the great corporate and environmental scandals of the ...
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: dishonesty, workplace, life is a bitch, chaos, environmentalism, factory, state affairs, society, human nature, political corruption, workplace situations, disaster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Rainbow Warrior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Peter Wilcox (Voight), as skipper of the 'Rainbow Warrior', a Greenpeace ship, docks in Auckland, July 1985, preparing for a protest against French nuclear testing in the south pacific. When a bomb rips open the vessel, killing a crew ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorist attack, environmental issue, disaster, catastrophe, conspiracy, rebellion, heroes, escapades, special agents, state affairs, investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Pu-239 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A worker at a Russian nuclear facility gets exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. In order to provide for his family, he steals some plutonium and sets out to sell it on Moscow's black market with the help of an incompetent criminal.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: radiation, black market, plutonium, radiation poisoning, terminal illness, manhunt, life is a bitch, uncover truth, dishonesty, race against time, contamination, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Sub Down (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a nuclear attack submarine crashes on the floor of the Artic ocean, it's up to a pair of research scientists to save the entire crew before time and oxygen run out.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, disaster, ocean, catastrophe, heroes, race against time, rescue, escapades, adventure, save the day, military, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the true story of baby Jessica McClure who fell into a drain pipe in her back yard while playing. She was stuck in the pipe about 20 to 30 feet down and it took rescuers 58 hours to get her out. There was fear that if they shook the earth ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, babies and infants, twins, escapades, confined, heroes, daring rescue, trapped, media coverage, rescue, child in peril, baby ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, heroes, save the day, rescue, survival, escapades, forces of nature, catastrophe, survivor, arctic, weather, airplane accident ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Innocent Saturday (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, sincere, tense ...
Plot: disaster, friendship, survival, race against time, nuclear threat, small town, nuclear reactor, escape, radiation, catastrophe, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chernobyl, russia
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67%
Endless Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greenland, 1908. Josephine, self-confident and bold wife of famous Arctic explorer Robert Peary, embarks on a dangerous journey in pursuit of her husband who is seeking a route to the North Pole. But Josephine is also naïve and ignores warnings ...
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, couples, escapades, forces of nature, north pole, friendship, strong female presence, couple relations, struggle for survival, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Landslide (2005)
Genre: 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, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, adventure, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, heroes, forces of nature, catastrophe, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An poorly-educated house-wife fights companies polluting her hometown's water-table in up-state New York during the 1970's
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suburbs, catastrophe, disaster, family in crisis, unemployment, school, impossible love, suburban life, dysfunctional family, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disaster movie opening with an enormous multi-vehicle crash on a Californian highway. After the opening stunt-filled action, a flashback of the crash victims' lives prior to and leading up to the accident. The closing replays the entire ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, car accident, intercourse, collision, chaos and mayhem, escapades, survival, catastrophe, baby born, birth, suicide attempt, pregnant woman ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Thirst (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chemical engineer, who recently moved to town, struggles to find a way to kill a deadly new variant of Cryptosporidium that has infiltrated the town's water supply, causing people who drink it to die of thirst.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, hospital, quarantine, race against time, escapades, adventure, plague, couple relations, chaos, heat wave, catastrophe, water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, disaster, research, storm, adventure, race against time, daring rescue, escapades, forces of nature, on the road, catastrophe, global warming ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, volcano, lava, skiing, chaos, evacuation, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the dam in the town of Rutland starts to show signs of wear. David Powell, the architect who originally worked on the dam but was removed and who left town after he was black balled by Walker, the man who only cares about making a profit; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dam, race against time, daring rescue, rescue, save the day, survival, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, mentally unstable, architect, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Her Desperate Choice (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Despite allegations of sexual abuse against her ex-husband, Jody (Faith Ford) has lost a custody battle for Samantha (Hanna Hall) and faces a choice of turning her daughter over to him, or taking flight and risking kidnapping charges. Pursued by ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, child in peril, couples, family problems, parents separation, hidden identity, life is a bitch, rescue, rivalry, starting over, parents and children, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the plane. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, confined, rescue, crimes, leadership, rivalry, save the day, heroes, stewardess, hostage ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
For the Love of a Child (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 1959, support from US troops based in Asia and later from the Sates enables two actresses to start a charity for mixed-race 'orphans' who are locally neglected as outcasts. Thus originates Childhelp, which later runs multi-disciplinary ...
Style: touching, disturbing, thought provoking, rough, tense ...
Plot: orphan, rescue, family relations, selflessness, parents and children, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, child abuse, vietnam war, domestic disturbance, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, disaster, ancient history, catastrophe, heroes, ancient rome, on the run, escapades, life is a bitch, legends and myths, society, forces of nature ...
Time: 1st century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, pompeii
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Erebus: Operation Overdue (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 70 min.
Story: On 28 November 1979, an Air New Zealand jet with 257 passengers went missing during a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. Within hours 11 ordinary police officers were called to duty to face the formidable Mount Erebus. As the police recovered the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: investigation, survival, heroic mission, uncover truth, escapades, dishonesty, disaster, forces of nature, aviation, heroes, conspiracy, mountain ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Tornado (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 166 min.
Story: The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak
Plot: tornado, adventure, save the day, obsessive quest, race against time, forces of nature, heroes, escapades, disaster, fear, catastrophe, heat wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: disaster, survival, leadership, heroes, rescue attempt, zeppelin, daring rescue, adventure, ghost, adventurer, escapades, getting home ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Little Girl Lost (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This heart-wrenching story inspired by real events depicts the trials of the Brady family, who are trying desperately to adopt a helpless little girl they took in when she was in a foster care program. Clara and Tim Brady are in for the fight of ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, child abuse, custody battle, doctor, female doctor, foster home, stethoscope, telephone ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 507
Survive! (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, disaster, mountain, air disaster, catastrophe, wilderness, escapades, adventure, confined, heroes, cannibal, cannibalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 755
Goodbye (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Without her husband and without her lawyer’s licence, which has been withdrawn, Noora is left pregnant and alone in her apartment. Her attempt to leave Iran turns into a fight with male chauvinism. A personal, nerve-wracking and infuriating film ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: rebelliousness, life is a bitch, immigrants, injustice, rebellion, society, political unrest, woman in danger, strong female presence, misfit, lawyer, danger
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%