Movies like Twister

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Twister (1996)
 6.3
 161K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: divorce, natural disaster, tornado, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades, race against time, wife husband relationship, obsession, love triangle, hurricane, peril, husband wife relationship, survival, team, storm, danger, weatherman, scientist, ex husband ex wife relationship, female scientist, fiance fiancee relationship, rival, competitiveness, truck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma

Most similar movies to Twister

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about escapades, danger, adventure, survival, forces of nature, race against time and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Twister: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Dante's Peak (1997), Jurassic Park (1993), San Andreas (2015), Volcano (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, scientist, global warming, natural disaster, vestiges of humanity, evacuation, climate change, catastrophe, survival, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 73K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, mayor, catastrophe, survival, natural disaster, rescue, explosion, cabin, acid, rowboat, volcano, volcanic eruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 771K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, theme park, adventure, team, natural disaster, fantasy world, dangerous animal, scientist, triceratops, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 185K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, adventure, catastrophe, earthquake, natural disaster, lone hero, rescue mission, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 67K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: race against time, tunnel, danger, volcano, lava, subway, adventure, warning, heroes, save the day, forces of nature, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 61K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, rescue, danger, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, courage, adventure, rescue mission, coast guard, sinking ship, ocean, escapades, danger, boat, natural disaster ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: cruise, ship, survival, hysteria, passenger, race against time, new year's eve, adventure, spouse in danger, forces of nature, jealous spouse, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 60K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: small town, chaos, rescue, danger, tornado, student, found footage, teenage life, obsession, adventure, escapades, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, island, resort, survival, volcanic eruption, volcano, escape, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 55K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, helicopter, adventurer, adventure, family relations, forces of nature, heroic mission, escapades, confined, daring rescue, siblings relations, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 4.2
 1K
Ice Twisters (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: experiment gone awry, forces of nature, obsessive quest, race against time, survival, heroes, danger, escapades, tornado, secret project, freeze to death, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: ship, sea disaster, storm, forces of nature, adventure, shark, male camaraderie, rescue, danger, escapades, survival, storm at sea ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: portugal, new england, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.1
 176K
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: realistic, dramatic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, death, forces of nature, against the odds, adventure, climbing, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 51K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, expedition, adventure, forces of nature, family relations, danger, isolation, parents and children, deathtrap, cave, ocean or sea, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, survival, adventure, rescue, air disaster, struggle for survival, getting home, human nature, danger, stranded, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, journalism, assassination, race against time, chaos, save the world, rivalry, apocalypse, survival, heroes, obsessive quest, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 6K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, rescue, save the day, survival, tornado, danger, apocalypse, forces of nature, adventure, secret agents, disaster film, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, christmas, new year's eve, survival, adventure, confined, daring rescue, forces of nature, escapades, save the day, couple relations, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, psychopath, chase, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, isolation, danger, escapades, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 12K
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, natural disaster, motorcycle, danger, chaos, daredevil, fire, explosion, national guard, child in peril, architect, alcoholic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.2
 601
Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, tornado, global warming, race against time, heroes, danger, obsession, adventure, chases and races, parents and children, forces of nature, escapades
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 227K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, wilderness, dangerous animal, death, stranded, eaten alive, wolf, male camaraderie, air disaster, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 83K
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, chick flick
Plot: rescue, teamwork, navy, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, coast guard, training, team, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, danger, survival, chaos, forces of nature, collision, save the world, tsunami, end of the world, doomsday, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 980
Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: research, tornado, storm, on the road, chases and races, adventure, forces of nature, daring rescue, escapades, global warming, race against time, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 384
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: tornado, forces of nature, escapades, heroes, obsessive quest, danger, save the day, adventure, race against time, chases and races, wind, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: airport, airplane, escapades, doctors and patients, couple relations, heroic mission, daring rescue, save the day, disability, race against time, survival, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 16K
Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, stowaway, landing, passenger, stewardess, danger, panic, deception, desperation, blizzard, bomb ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: detroit, rome italy, new york, chicago illinois, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 9K
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: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, survival, aviation, rescue, pilot, helicopter, guitar, teenage girl, airplane accident, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., salt lake city utah, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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