Movies like Flight Crew

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Flight Crew (2016)
 6.7
 5K
Flight Crew (2016)
Original name: Экипаж
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, Cambodia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature. A young pilot is fired from military air force after disobeying an absurd order. He gets a job as a co-pilot with a civil airline. Being brutally honest and direct, he is not on best terms with his new colleagues. During a flight to Asia his crew receives a distress message from a volcanic island and makes a decision to attempt a rescue mission. Will it be a success? Will they survive the disaster? They have a single chance to find that out: by being a team and sticking up for one another.
Style: dramatic, sentimental, biting, suspense, disturbing
Plot: natural disaster, airplane, risk, aviation, heroism, rescue mission, mentor protege relationship, love affair, father-son relationship, beefcake, coworker relationship, daring rescue, social relations, rescue team, colleague colleague relationship, father son relationship, russian, danger, catastrophe

Most similar movies to Flight Crew

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about danger, natural disaster, catastrophe, adventure, escapades, survival and rescue mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Flight Crew: San Andreas (2015), Air Crew (1980), The Guardian (2006), Poseidon (2006), The Captain (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 209K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, earthquake, survival, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, chaos, tsunami, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 2K
Air Crew (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychological, rough ...
Plot: airplane accident, airplane, daring rescue, danger, couple relations, heroic mission, co pilot, forces of nature, natural disaster, airplane stewardess, pilot, stewardess ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 87K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: storm, rescue, ocean, teamwork, coast guard, navy, friendship, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, training, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 97K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, drowning, shipwreck, forces of nature, adventure, ocean, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 1K
The Captain (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a pilot who had to ensure the safety of 128 passengers and crew members on the plane when its windshield became damaged mid-flight. The incident is regarded as one of the miracles in aviation history.
Style: suspense, disaster movie, disturbing, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: aviation, co pilot, plane crash, air disaster, risk, heroism, aviator, pilot, crash, airplane, airliner, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Oceans Rising (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist builds a massive ark after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. But when it's evident the disaster will occur, those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, boarding the ark and seeking his ...
Style: disaster movie, captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, scientist, apocalypse, sea, storm, boat, disaster film, society, deadly, hopes, adaptation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Granite Mountain (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, firemen, heroism, fire, friends, danger, evacuation, firefighter, tragedy, partners, bravery ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2000s, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 1K
Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When wealthy executive Raymond Stone sends out his private plane to pick up his spoiled teenage daughter, Nicole, and a pair of his top-ranking employees, disaster strikes. While the jet flies through an electrical storm, the pilot and other ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, adventure, chases and races, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, catastrophe, danger, race against time, teenage life, survival, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 696
Stormforce (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Na een ‘incidentje’ tijdens een receptie voor de hoogste legertop wordt duiker Rick Symons naar het 40ste Search and Rescue smaldeel in Koksijde gestuurd. Rick wordt er opgenomen in een even competente als aparte Sea King crew. Zijn grootste ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mission gone awry, adventure, danger, daring rescue, escapades, partners, lone wolves, demotion, rescue mission, navy, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, chaos, danger, earthquake, national guard, daring rescue, save the day, infidelity, forces of nature, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, airplane, crimes, bounty hunter, danger, adventurer, chase, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 2K
Ashfall (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 9000', a volcano erupts on the mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, disaster movie, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, heroic mission, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature, tough heroes, demolished city, chaos and mayhem, escapades, nuclear bomb ...
Place: north korea, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, catastrophe, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: boston, atlantic ocean, new england, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: earthquake, family, destruction, disaster film, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, race against time, survival, danger, daring rescue ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 214
Volcano (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a dormant volcano suddenly erupts into activity beneath Laach Lake in the Eiffel mountains, panic breaks out among the 500.000 residents.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: danger, panic, fire, escape, fear, lava, fright, volcanic eruption, rescue, natural disaster, chaos, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 783
The Climbers (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have ...
Style: scenic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: expedition, mountain climbing, mountaineer, adventurer, natural disaster, mountain, against the odds, forces of nature, life & death, wilderness, climbing, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Atlantis: End of a World, Birth of a Legend (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tells the story of the greatest natural disaster of the ancient world, an event that experts believe inspired the legend of Atlantis.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: atlantis, legends and myths, survival, adventure, danger, forces of nature, father son relationship, natural disaster, secret, escapades, escape attempt, catastrophe ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Force of Nature (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a heist during a hurricane and encounter trouble when a disgraced cop tries to force everyone in the building to evacuate.
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, visually appealing, captivating ...
Plot: art theft, robbery, storm, natural disaster, police investigation, unlikely friendships, fight scenes, hunt down, heroic, retired cop, reluctant hero, race against time ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, volcano, escape, wiretap, infidelity, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 66K
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, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 81K
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, small town, volcano, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, storm at sea, courage, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, forces of nature, coast guard, catastrophe ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, twins, royal family, lookalikes, throne, daring rescue, heroes, danger, escapades, hopes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Overwhelmed by a disastrous lightning storm that his son predicted, a man must learn to trust his son in order to save his family and the whole community.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: apocalypse, survival, save the day, rescue, danger, adventure, race against time, family relations, forces of nature, heroes, parents and children, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 241K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, god, chaos, angel, god or devil, adventure, human nature, forces of nature, christianity, end of the world, belief ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, survival, airplane, pilot, thirst, sahara, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, sahara desert, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Airline Disaster (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the President learns that domestic terrorists have skyjacked the passenger jet her brother is flying, she must choose between family and the safety of the people in the cities below
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, moral dilemma, terrorism, head of state, save the day, danger, adventure, deadly, rivalry, leadership, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
On Hostile Ground (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A geologist (John Corbett) investigates a sinkhole under New Orleans that might engulf the city during Mardi Gras.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: geologist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disaster film, evacuation, mardi gras, catastrophe, microscope, dance, female reporter, sinkhole, costume, aunt niece relationship ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 64K
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, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, rescue, chaos, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, obsessive quest, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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