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Scorcher (2002)
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, rescue, evacuation, soldier, race against time, save the world, government agency, daring rescue, atomic bomb, adventure, martial arts, terrorism, undercover, destiny, chaos, forces of nature, heroic mission, disaster, military, father daughter relationship, bomb, government agent, secret agents, catastrophe, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, escapades, race against time, heroes, adventure and catastrophe mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Scorcher: 2012 (2009), Supernova (2005), 10.5 (2004), Dante's Peak (1997), Armageddon (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
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2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, disaster, forces of nature, humanity in peril, vestiges of humanity, destruction, human existence, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, near future, year 2010 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, tibet, big ben london, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, race against time, astronomer, adventure, apocalypse, heroic mission, save the planet, government agency, escapades, universe, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, sahara ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, lieutenant, martial arts, terrorism, rescue, heroes, race against time, hostage, kidnapping, behind enemy lines, terrorist attack, female fighter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, melbourne australia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.5
 4K
10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
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Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, disaster, survival, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, government agency, forces of nature, evacuation, building collapse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 89K
Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, volcano, volcanic eruption, small town, disaster, mayor, rescue, race against time, scientist, forces of nature, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 419K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, astronaut, save the world, nasa, space travel, catastrophe, race against time, outer space, self sacrifice, asteroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 593
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, survival, daring rescue, undercover, adventure, intrigue, government agency, forces of nature, climbing, mountain, satellite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.3
 613
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, hijacking, political conspiracy, state affairs, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, confined, terrorism, save the day, adventure, survival, tough heroes, undercover, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.0
 4K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, black american, military, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, frame up, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 76K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, disaster, race against time, catastrophe, forces of nature, geology, save the day, adventure, heroes, tunnel, lava ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, save the day, rescue, forces of nature, adventure, experiment gone awry, volcano, disaster, race against time, undercover, conspiracy, secret project ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 1K
Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, working undercover, race against time, save the day, state affairs, military, government agency, frame up, russian, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, disease, survival, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, rivalry, life is a bitch, supernatural, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, mass destruction, evacuation, survival, save the day, chaos and mayhem, chaos, catastrophe, adventure, race against time, forces of nature, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: disaster, forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, escapades, climate change, snow, evacuation, scientist, volcano, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, future dystopia, one man army, heroic mission, race against time, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, daring rescue, lone wolves, tough heroes, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2013
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, hostage, military life, frame up, heroic mission, secret agents, manhunt, military, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 2K
Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, satellite, evacuation, insubordination, survival, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, save the day, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An object is shot down over Seattle and the debris begins to effect the local weather ultimately threatening the whole world.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster, save the day, forces of nature, bio weapon, chaos, soldier, escapades, adventure, save the world, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.7
 574
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, military, airplane, undercover, save the day, rivalry, escapades, secret mission, aviation, race against time, terrorism, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, disaster, save the world, heroes, forces of nature, adventure, catastrophe, global warming, end of the world, evacuation, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 1K
Solar Attack (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, forces of nature, heroic mission, save the world, natural disaster, escapades, survival, space and aliens, adventure, catastrophe, scientist, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: detroit, shanghai, moscow russia, new zealand, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, chaos and mayhem, survival, apocalypse, life is a bitch, rivalry, adventure, battles, prison, martial arts ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.1
 687
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Russian space station Avma is disintegrating, and an international team of scientists is sent to the dying station to salvage valuable technology left on board. But fate has other plans, and when a rogue meteor collides with the station, leaving ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, outer space, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, undercover, race against time, government agency, space station, nasa, disaster ...
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, rescue, martial arts, undercover, heroes, soldier, working undercover, daring rescue, good versus evil, prison, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, experiment gone awry, chaos, save the world, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, escapades, disaster, black hole, space travel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, rescue, hostage, ransom, surveillance, deception, stewardess, save the day, bomb, flight attendant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, london, washington d.c., athens greece, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: hostage, airplane, race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, disaster, tough heroes, catastrophe, crimes, secret agents, undercover, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, rescue, save the world, apocalypse, forces of nature, race against time, disaster, earthquake, husband wife relationship, ice, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%