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: radiation, tragedy, nuclear, explosion, radioactivity, nuclear power plant, radiation sickness, evacuation, contamination, power plant, environmental issue, nuclear power, catastrophe
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: ukraine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and suspenseful films with plots about catastrophe, radiation, danger, radiation sickness, nuclear, escapades and tragedy mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like Collapse: A Translator (2018), The Plutonium Incident (1980), Land of Oblivion (2011), Inseparable (2014), Fukushima 50 (2020). 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: university professor, treatment, sick child, translator, catastrophe, investigation, tragedy, radiation, threat, hospital, law enforcement, evacuation ...
Time: 80s
Place: chernobyl
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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: union, nuclear, nuclear reactor, intrigue, accident, radioactivity, nuclear power plant, radiation sickness, nuclear power, drill, plutonium, working conditions ...
Place: oregon
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: evacuation, radiation, small town, dealing with death, nuclear power plant, accident, tour guide, dead animal, radiation poisoning, wedding party, firefighter, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 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.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: robbery, forced abortion, radiation, radiation sickness, helicopter, catastrophe
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
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Fukushima 50 (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan risk their lives and stay at the nuclear power plant to prevent total destruction after the region is devastated by an earthquake an tsunami in 2011.
Style: suspense, tense, sincere, psychological
Plot: tsunami, radiation, japanese history, catastrophe, earthquake, japanese man, nuclear power, nuclear, japanese army, aftermath, u.s. army, imperialism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
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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, japanese man, american abroad, coworker relationship, old couple, press conference, death of brother, husband wife relationship, reporter, catastrophe, firefighter, government coverup ...
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, california
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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: bleak, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space shuttle, heroes, danger, escapades, space and aliens, saxophone, pilot, tragedy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, hawaii
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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, nuclear, marriage crisis, dysfunctional marriage, cynicism, radiation poisoning, radiation sickness, physicist, marital problem, terminal illness, marriage ...
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Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: small town, survival, catastrophe, radiation, nuclear holocaust, life is a bitch, danger, future dystopia, parents and children, demolished city, chaos, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Moths (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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, based on true events, disaster movie
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, love, catastrophe, accident, evacuation, tragedy, radiation sickness, robbery, helicopter, forced abortion
Time: year 1986
Place: ukraine, ussr
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Pu-239 (2006)
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: radiation, black market, plutonium, danger, terminal illness, manhunt, uncover truth, race against time, dishonesty, life is a bitch, contamination, radiation poisoning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
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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: bleak, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: suburbs, rebellion, danger, fighting the system, society, life is a bitch, crimes, catastrophe, suburban life, impossible love, family in crisis, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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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: catastrophe, danger, survival, heroic mission, child in peril, escapades, adventure, heroes, rescue, earthquake, collapse, freeway
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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56%
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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: catastrophe, crash landing, female pilot, flying, woman, crew, airplane accident, aviation, rooftop, fbi agent, human, airport ...
Time: year 1988, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii
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Special Bulletin (1983)
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 80s
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Duration: 86 min.
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Time to Run (1973)
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50%
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Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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50%
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