Movies like Sub Down

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Sub Down (1997)
 4.6
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Sub Down (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a nuclear attack submarine crashes on the floor of the Artic ocean, it's up to a pair of research scientists to save the entire crew before time and oxygen run out.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, adventure, ocean, military, heroes, ocean or sea, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, underwater, forces of nature, escapades, rescue, race against time, save the day, underwater scene, catastrophe, u.s. navy, whale, navy, woman wearing a gas mask

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, catastrophe, survival, race against time and submarine mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sub Down: Gray Lady Down (1978), Tides of War (2005), Hurricane (1974), Landslide (2005), The Neptune Factor (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, drowning, rescue, underwater scene, u.s. navy, daring rescue, adventure, survival, tough heroes, ocean, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 611
Tides of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the cold, dark waters off North Korea a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - it's attacked and nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the Executive Officer and the Engineering ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, heroic mission, military life, danger, underwater, survival, leadership, undercover, race against time, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 182
Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, forces of nature, catastrophe, heroes, danger, escapades, rescue, adventure, chases and races, running out of gas, natural disaster, party ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 298
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, danger, adventure, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, adventure, daring rescue, race against time, escapades, save the day, heroes, heroic mission, catastrophe, airplane, landing ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the dam in the town of Rutland starts to show signs of wear. David Powell, the architect who originally worked on the dam but was removed and who left town after he was black balled by Walker, the man who only cares about making a profit; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, survival, rescue, save the day, danger, race against time, forces of nature, mentally unstable, escapades, adventure, architect, dam ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Neptune Factor (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, experimental, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, underwater, underwater scene, laboratory, submarine, danger, race against time, daring rescue, space and aliens, escapades, adventurer, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
In Enemy Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, ship, world war two, underwater scene, holocaust, mutiny, military, daring rescue, survival, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 2.3
 888
USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, race against time, isolation, leadership, danger, military, survival, rebelliousness, soldier, war, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Operation Bikini (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The film takes place aboard an American submarine in the Pacific during World War II. The sub's commander is ordered to stop and pick up an underwater demolition team led by Lt. Hayes, whose mission is to locate and destroy a US submarine ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, world war two, underwater scene, underwater, battleship, ocean, demolition, love interest, fistfight, japanese soldier, island, scuba diving ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, war, heroic mission, danger, race against time, journalism, military, battlefield, nuclear missile, confrontation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: atlantic ocean, greenland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, chases and races, escapades, danger, rivalry, race against time, crimes, confined, one man army, obsessive quest, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 1K
The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, adventure, danger, hostage, against the odds, heroic mission, teenage life, captivity, prison life, prison, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, forces of nature, rescue, save the day, heroes, escapades, danger, night, insanity, warplane, blizzard ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hostile Waters (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Story: Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, state affairs, rescue, politics, save the day, heroic mission, danger, government agency, military, race against time, cold war ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic ocean, soviet union, ussr, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is assigned to a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, terrorism, u.s. navy, ambassador, chases and races, deadly, heroes, danger, race against time, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: danger, catastrophe, child in peril, survival, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, heroes, rescue, earthquake, collapse, freeway
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 461
Submerged (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A moment by moment account of the sinking and rescue of the crew of the submarine USS Squalus which was the first rescue of living crew on a submarine.
Plot: navy, submarine, accident, inventor
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, secret weapon, underwater scene, danger, war, escapades, military, heroic mission, military life, underwater, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, asia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Around the World Under the Sea (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A five man submarine plants sensors around the worlds oceans to monitor for a impending earthquake.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater scene, submarine, underwater, forces of nature, destiny, catastrophe, heroes, space and aliens, danger, battle of the sexes, chases and races, escapades ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, christmas, chases and races, escapades, adventure, life is a bitch, workplace situations, heroes, daring rescue, catastrophe, labor union, race against time ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1951
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: catastrophe, survival, race against time, danger, save the day, rescue, avalanche, adventure, mountain, mute or deaf, adventurer, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, survival, heroic mission, atomic bomb, race against time, navy, nuclear, chaos, danger, adventure, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.9
 14K
Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, military, military life, mission gone awry, leadership, sea disaster, danger, haunted by the past, delusion, nuclear threat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, hostages, crimes, confined, danger, heroes, race against time, escapades, hostage, chases and races, fighting crime, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: rescue, survival, wilderness, snowstorm, forces of nature, mountain, catastrophe, cave, confined, heroes, danger, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, ski, ski resort, snowmobile, snow, danger, survival, winter, save the day, forces of nature, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 106K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, military, navy, danger, cold war, russian, save the day, nuclear, military life, rebelliousness, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, mediterranean sea, alabama, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 2K
72 Meters (2004)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins in the 1980s Soviet Union. Two best friends, Orlov and Muravyev, are serving at the Black Sea Navy Base in Sevastopol, Crimea. Both fall in love with one beautiful girl Nelly, and their friendship suffers a first blow. Because she ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: submarine, navy, military, explosion, underwater, underwater scene, danger, friendship, survival, rescue, comrade, soviet army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, future dystopia, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, forces of nature, anti hero, catastrophe, chaos, deadly, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%