Movies like Collapse 1990

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Collapse (1990)
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Collapse (1990)
Original name: Распад
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 1986, Chernobyl disaster. Couples, friends, and a risk-taking journalist are woven into the larger framework of the disaster. Panic follows.
Plot: catastrophe, radiation, tragedy, disaster, evacuation, radiation sickness, radioactivity, nuclear power plant, power plant, nuclear, environmental issue, contamination, nuclear power, explosion
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: chernobyl, ukraine

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Most similar movies to Collapse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about catastrophe, disaster, danger, radiation, escapades, radiation sickness and evacuation mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Collapse: A Translator (2018), Land of Oblivion (2011), Inseparable (2014), The Plutonium Incident (1980), Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Translator (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: university professor, hospital, treatment, sick child, translator, investigation, tragedy, catastrophe, radiation, radiation sickness, threat, evacuation ...
Time: 80s
Place: chernobyl, havana cuba
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Land of Oblivion (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Ukraine, Poland, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tchernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, touching, gloomy
Plot: evacuation, radiation, dealing with death, small town, accident, nuclear power plant, tour guide, wedding party, dead animal, radiation poisoning, firefighter, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986
Place: ukraine
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Inseparable (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on true events, a boy and a girl fall in love during the worst nuclear disaster in history.
Plot: radiation sickness, disaster, robbery, catastrophe, radiation, helicopter, forced abortion
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
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The Plutonium Incident (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A worker at a nuclear power plant finds life in danger after she points out unsafe conditions.
Plot: security, nuclear power, working conditions, plutonium, nuclear reactor, accident, nuclear, intrigue, radioactivity, union, radiation sickness, nuclear power plant ...
Place: oregon
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86%
Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.
Style: medical drama
Plot: nuclear power plant, elderly couple, lapland, disaster, coworker relationship, radiation, husband wife relationship, death of brother, art dealer, death in the family, american abroad, firefighter ...
Time: year 1986
Place: california, ussr
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73%
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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: emotional, bleak, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, space shuttle, disaster, astronaut, catastrophe, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, press conference, test pilot, security ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, hawaii
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72%
Chernobyl: Abyss (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The film tells about the firefighter, heroically eliminating the consequences of the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Style: rough, bleak, sad, depressing, thought provoking ...
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, radiation sickness, disaster, nuclear reactor, firefighter, evacuation, death, accident, firefighting, communism, rescue mission ...
Time: year 1986, 20th century
Place: chernobyl, ussr
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67%
Nine Days of One Year (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. Luck has it that he makes an important discovery. ...
Plot: scientist, romantic rivalry, marriage crisis, nuclear, dysfunctional marriage, radiation, love triangle, love, terminal illness, marital problem, male female relationship, radiation sickness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, terminal illness, manhunt, life is a bitch, uncover truth, dishonesty, race against time, contamination, radiation poisoning, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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62%
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, escape, nuclear reactor, radiation, friends, couples, government facility ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chernobyl, russia
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61%
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, environmentalism, conspiracy, catastrophe, rebellion, heroes, escapades, special agents, state affairs, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suburbs, catastrophe, ecological disaster, environmentalism, breakup, toxic, family problems, couples, family in crisis, unemployment, school, impossible love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: disaster, heroic mission, rescue, adventure, heroes, survival, escapades, catastrophe, child in peril, decapitation, news report, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Inseparable (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 159 min.
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Story: It's April of 1986. Pripyat, Ukraine. A core meltdown occurred at Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Power Plant. Over thirty people died during the blast but the estimated death toll as a result of the radiation fallout will reach a four-digit number. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, catastrophe, love, evacuation, radiation sickness, accident, tragedy, robbery, helicopter, forced abortion, disaster
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Miracle Landing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cracks are noticed in the ceiling of an aircraft. They widen & a large portion of the fuselage tears off & an emergency landing attempted. Based on actual events.
Plot: disaster, crash landing, airplane, flight attendant, plane crash, panic, pilot, boy, fbi agent, airport, woman, human ...
Time: year 1988, 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii
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55%
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Shelter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With a catastrophic event rapidly approaching, 18 people vie for 10 spots in the small town's only bomb shelter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chaos, apocalypse, disaster, small town, family relations, society, escapades, hopes, clergy, fight, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, collision, escapades, survival, truck driver, baby born, birth, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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53%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, human nature, alcohol abuse, downfall, going straight, rehabilitation, introspection, self discovery, drug addiction ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
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St. Helens (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, disaster, volcano, evacuation, society, journalism, escapades, adventure, racism, wilderness, forces of nature, mountain ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: oregon, washington state
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52%
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, airplane, race against time, confined, escapades, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, survival, hostage, police station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Short Walk to Daylight (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Eight people have to find their way out of a New York subway after being trapped following an earthquake.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: disaster, subway, racial tension, trapped, earthquake, escape, flood, drug addict, railway, catastrophe, gas leak
Place: new york
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50%
Special Bulletin (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC area so they may be detonated at sea. They threaten to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, anti war, journalism, nuclear, thirtysomething life, hijacking, media satire, heroes, race against time, escapades, fighting the system, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Flint (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman deals with the toxic water scandal in Flint, Michigan, and the effect it has on her family.
Plot: city council, african american woman, environmental activism, water, contamination, mother, female protagonist, mayor, underdog, environmental, african american, environmental issue ...
Time: year 2015
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Time to Run (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The protagonist is young runaway Barbara Sigel (a Golden Globe nominee for her performance in this film), who has a mad-on against the world. Refusing help from anyone over 30, the runaway likewise rejects the solace of the church. This generation ...
Style: christian film
Plot: hitchhiker, nuclear power plant, sermon, running away from home, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, father son relationship, preacher, sabotage, religion, church ...
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Promised Land (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three recent high school grads - star athlete Hancock, his cheerleader girlfriend, Mary, and the awkward Senator - aim to leave their small town behind and realize big dreams, but their idealistic plans collide with life's harsh realities.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: wedding, tattoo, basketball, disaster, catastrophe, college, high school, small town life, dangerous attraction, innocence lost, small town, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, utah
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49%
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Comet Impact (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: A comet hits Ireland, and a bigger one is on its way towards the U.S. where 900 million people have to be evacuated.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: comet, catastrophe, astronomer, race against time, disaster, forces of nature, escapades, nasa, chaos, save the day, evacuation, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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48%
The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In rural Comfort, Texas, the strict protestant Horizon Bible church community holds its annual, pretty strictly supervised summer camp, with mandatory prayer sessions, for fraternizing teens from all over the States. The day before their departure, ...
Plot: tragedy, summer camp, rescue, flood, disaster, ambulance, airport, helicopter, hospital, airplane, death, funeral ...
Place: texas
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Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.
Plot: oil company, oil, conservation, ship, disaster, environmental issue, environmental, ecological disaster, corporation, corporate greed, senator, oil industry ...
Time: year 1989
Place: alaska
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48%
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Nightbreaker (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. An ex-G.I. tells Brown he was a test subject during the 1950's, exposed to atomic bomb radiation in the Nevada desert-- will Brown help the man ...
Plot: psychiatrist, cold war, puppet, radiation, atomic bomb, nuclear explosion, desert, pig, duplicity, casino, radiation sickness, u.s. army ...
Time: 50s
Place: las vegas, nevada
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48%
Countdown to Looking Glass (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fictional confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the Strait of Hormuz, the gateway to the Persian Gulf. The narrative of the film details the events that lead up to the initial exchange of nuclear weapons from the ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: nuclear holocaust, anti war protest, nuclear war, cold war, geopolitics, military service, disaster, catastrophe, mass death, mayhem, american politics, downbeat ending ...
Place: usa, ussr, saudi arabia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%