Movies like Thirst 1998

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Thirst (1998)
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Thirst (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chemical engineer, who recently moved to town, struggles to find a way to kill a deadly new variant of Cryptosporidium that has infiltrated the town's water supply, causing people who drink it to die of thirst.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, hospital, quarantine, catastrophe, adventure, plague, heat wave, escapades, chaos, race against time, couple relations, water, death, fire, city, bacteria, death of child, mayor, chases and races, danger, deadly, reservoir
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sao paulo brazil

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Most similar movies to Thirst

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, disaster, catastrophe, race against time, chases and races, escapades and heroes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Thirst: Warning Sign (1985), Landslide (2005), Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997), Ablaze (2001), Supervolcano (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Warning Sign (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, zombie, contamination, bio weapon, laboratory, biological warfare, life is a bitch, supernatural, heroes, rescue, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, utah
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100%
 3.8
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, adventure, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes, catastrophe, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, save the planet, escapades, government agency, undercover, mysterious character, heroes, law enforcement, special agents, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 674
Ablaze (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, crimes, police investigation, race against time, law enforcement, chaos, evacuation, fire, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.6
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Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, apocalypse, survival, volcano, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, heroes, race against time, optimism, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, manipulation, apocalypse, heroes, technology gone awry, escapades, airplane, undercover, save the day, adventure, chaos, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Heat Wave (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a sudden, unexplained rise in local temperatures threatens to turn Los Angeles County into a parched, lifeless desert, one scientist must put her theories to the test in a desperate effort to prevent the catastrophe.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, heat wave, save the day, catastrophe, forces of nature, escapades, disaster, natural disaster, scientist, crimes, heroes, firefighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, terrorism, survival, undercover, state affairs, race against time, bio weapon, plague, chaos, quarantine, antidote, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rescue, confined, rivalry, adventure, psychopath, uninhibited rivalry, kidnapping, captivity, woman in danger, psycho, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dam, race against time, daring rescue, rescue, save the day, survival, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, mentally unstable, architect, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 2K
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: serious, exciting, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster, forces of nature, race against time, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Genius Club (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, save the day, mastermind, undercover, society, prodigy, race against time, special agents, redemption, chaos, catastrophe, bomb threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 719
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Plot: time travel, disaster, rescue, adventure, rivalry, catastrophe, escapades, forces of nature, volcano, ocean, lava, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, adventure, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, burned alive, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, space station, race against time, escapades, collision, adventure, save the day, meteorite, scientist, society, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, volcano, lava, catastrophe, race against time, save the day, heroes, adventure, escapades, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Tornado (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 166 min.
Story: The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, bleak
Plot: tornado, adventure, save the day, obsessive quest, race against time, forces of nature, heroes, escapades, disaster, fear, catastrophe, heat wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: tornado, disaster, race against time, heroes, nuclear reactor, nuclear power plant, friends, adventure, escapades, boss and employee, police, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, airplane, race against time, confined, escapades, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, survival, hostage, police station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, mountain, rescue, catastrophe, survival, fighting the system, escapades, heroes, adventure, race against time, haunted by the past, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Pandemic (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A slow-paced, action thriller about a virus that strikes a New Mexico county and the local veterinarian who gets caught in the middle.
Style: bleak, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: quarantine, dishonesty, plague, epidemic, save the day, virus, crimes, rivalry, government conspiracy, disaster, catastrophe, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.6
 841
Ba'al (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A world-renowned archaeologist must reawaken the storm god Ba'al by collecting four ancient amulets scattered around the world. As each amulet is uncovered, Ba'al's fury threatens to destroy everything in its path with the most ...
Style: bleak, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, chaos, adventure, forces of nature, race against time, supernatural ability, save the world, supernatural, escapades, disaster, evil god, bloody violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: disaster, tsunami, rescue, race against time, chaos, escapades, leadership, head of state, love affair, demolished city, negotiation, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Tornado Valley (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Liz McAdams is haunted by the memories of a tornado that destroyed her home 25 years ago. Now a professional storm tracker, she and her family are in danger once again as another devastating twister rapidly gains momentum. Caught in the path of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: tornado, disaster, forces of nature, race against time, salvation, storm, natural disaster, catastrophe, adventure, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, avalanche, survival, rescue, save the day, race against time, adventure, mountain, forces of nature, plague, resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, epidemic, heroic mission, race against time, plague, experiment gone awry, society, heroes, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, disease ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, hurricane, race against time, journalism, adventure, forces of nature, chaos, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Point of Origin (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fact-based drama about an arson investigator searching for the perpetrator of a string of deadly fires in 1980s California.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, arson, arsonist, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, race against time, tragic hero, heroes, rescue, escapades, delusion ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 250
Black Death (1992)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On her way home in a plane to New York, the teenage Sarah gets very ill. She realizes too late that it's more than a cold and with her parents still on vacation, she breaks down in the middle of the street and dies shortly after in a hospital ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: airplane, hospital, plague, terminal illness, doctors and patients, race against time, getting home, catastrophe, disaster, epidemic, infection, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge, a railroad employee puts two passenger trains on a collision course in this made-for-TV disaster movie.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: runaway train, disaster, collision, race against time, police, helicopter, catastrophe, negligence, programmer, airplane, escapades, changing the past or future ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%