Movies like Flight Crew

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Flight Crew (2016)
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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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and disaster movie films with plots about catastrophe, danger, survival, natural disaster, adventure, death and disaster film mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Flight Crew: The Captain (2019), San Andreas (2015), Poseidon (2006), Air Crew (1980), The Guardian (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: disaster movie, suspense, disturbing, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: aviation, air disaster, co pilot, plane crash, risk, aviator, heroism, pilot, crash, airplane, chinese, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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100%
 6.1
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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: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, disaster film, forces of nature, earthquake, survival, tsunami, danger, happy ending, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 100K
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, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, drowning, shipwreck, ocean, forces of nature, adventure, giant wave, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ 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, psychological, exciting, serious ...
Plot: airplane accident, airplane, natural disaster, daring rescue, danger, heroic mission, co pilot, forces of nature, couple relations, pilot, stewardess, mountain ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.9
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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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: storm, ocean, rescue, coast guard, teamwork, ocean or sea, navy, friendship, haunted by the past, death, training, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
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Geo-Disaster (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A chunk of dark matter shoots right through earth, causing various worldwide disasters. A family in Los Angeles struggles to survive the ordeal.
Style: disaster movie, scary, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: volcanic eruption, volcano, natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, tornado, family, twister, apocalypse, danger, destiny, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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100%
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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, disaster movie, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, disaster film, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, adventure, save the day, head of state, danger, deadly, rivalry, undercover, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
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MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, danger, race against time, forces of nature, destruction, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, vestiges of humanity, bunker, humanity in peril, military, robbery, diabetic, catastrophe ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, tennessee, new york state, kentucky, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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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, daring rescue, danger, adventure, partners, lone wolves, escapades, demotion, rescue mission, navy, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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35%
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Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 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: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, heroes, chases and races, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, danger, escapades, survival, teenage life, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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50%
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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: fire, escape, panic, danger, lava, fright, fear, volcanic eruption, rescue, natural disaster, chaos, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
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34%
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The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets ...
Style: tense, disaster movie, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, tsunami, mountain, underwater scene, geologist, underwater, landslide, disaster film, evacuation, hotel, bomb shelter ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Style: disaster movie, psychological, tense, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, armenian, russian, demolished city, rescue, ruins, disaster film, survival, humanity in peril ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: armenia, ussr, soviet union, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the earthquake's energy and build a new crust on the ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, death, lava, deadly, survival, apocalypse, military, humanity in peril, demolished city, violence, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fire Twister (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a mysterious orb of light strikes a deep water oil rig, the massive explosion erupts into a ball of flames creating a swirling mass of clouds and fire. As the twister begins to move ...
Style: disaster movie, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, firefighter, timebomb, fire, tornado, explosion, death, oil company, runaway, deadly, survival, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, sinking ship, survival, race against time, ship, adventure, ocean, cruise, escapades, danger, shipwreck, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: disaster movie, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, ship, survival, adventure, cruise, race against time, passenger, hysteria, underwater, forces of nature, faith, sea disaster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, israel, atlantic ocean
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32%
 7.1
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Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, natural disaster, stranded, mountain climbing, forces of nature, climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Collision Course (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kate Parks has spent the past year on tour promoting her book, an in-depth look at the attempted cover up of her husband's death in a plane crash. Now all she wants is to return home to her daughter, 15-year-old Samantha. But when a powerful ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, widow, mother daughter relationship, fear, pilot, female writer, motor, death, stranded, survival, sky ...
Time: 2010s
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31%
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Lost Flight (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bridges is the captain of a downed airliner who must help his crew and passengers survive on a deserted jungle island in the midst of a power struggle - an adult version of "Lord of the Flies."
Plot: catastrophe, crash landing, survival, aviation, airplane accident, island, sea, castaway, tropical island, airplane
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30%
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Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: disaster movie, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, alcohol abuse, catastrophe, airplane accident, survival, aviation, rescue, pilot, teenage girl, guitar ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, 80s
Place: los angeles, united states, washington d.c., usa, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, cruise ship, christmas, new year's eve, survival, adventure, danger, deadly, save the day, daring rescue, isolation, cruise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mythica: The Godslayer (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As the Lich King's zombie legions ravage the world, a cursed young sorceress (Marek) embarks on a quest to obtain a weapon from the gods, with her friend Dagen, a self-serving half-elf rogue. But when she joins her sworn enemy in a desperate ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, magical, capture, danger, zombie attack, journey, evil, save the world, deadly, murderer, mystery, warrior ...
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29%
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Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: survival, trapped, rescue team, tunnel, rescue, faith, tragedy, rescue attempt, endurance, little girl, ruins, suffering ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 991
The Climbers (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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: suspenseful, scenic, captivating
Plot: expedition, mountain climbing, climbing, mountaineer, adventurer, natural disaster, forces of nature, wilderness, stranded, against the odds, survival, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beyond Rangoon (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Patricia Arquette stars as American widow Laura Bowman, a young doctor who's unwittingly drawn into political turmoil while vacationing in Burma in the late 1980s, in this fictionalized drama based on actual events. Bowman initially left San ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, intense, emotional ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, haunted by the past, leadership, heroes, lone hero, political unrest, doctor, adaptation, family drama, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: burma, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a former Special Ops commando visits Pompeii, his wife and daughter are trapped as Mt. Vesuvius erupts with massive force. While his family fights to survive the deadly onslaught of heat and lava, he enlists his former teammates in a daring ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tourist, daring rescue, race against time, family in danger, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, escapades, heroes, volcanic eruption, rescue mission, lava, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, pompeii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 667
The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, family relations, wilderness, farm, elderly, isolation, deadly, parents and children, aging, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%