Movies like Volcano

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Volcano (1997)
 5.5
 73K
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 Roark, working with geologist Amy Barnes, must then use every resource in the city to try and stop the volcano from consuming Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious, realistic, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, disaster film, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger, geology, tunnel, lava, subway, survival, warning, evacuation, firefighter, burned alive, chases and races, escapades, firemen, father daughter relationship, death, snake ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills, antarctica, hawaii ...

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Most similar movies to Volcano

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about disaster film, danger, catastrophe, race against time, natural disaster, escapades and forces of nature mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Volcano: The Core (2003), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Deep Impact (1998), Daylight (1996), The Finest Hours (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 94K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Italy, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, survival, worldwide chaos, danger, disaster film, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: rome italy, san francisco, los angeles, london, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, tsunami, forces of nature, climate change, disaster film, global warming, post apocalyptic, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, antarctica, new delhi, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 167K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, catastrophe, life & death, tsunami, self sacrifice, evacuation, extinction, save the world, astronomer ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: africa, philadelphia, miami, missouri, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 68K
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, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, trapped, explosion, save the day, daring rescue, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, rescue mission, courage, coast guard, daring rescue, danger, sinking ship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 217K
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 ⇓
50%
 6.0
 84K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, volcano, small town, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster film, volcano, catastrophe, adventure, save the day, chases and races, danger, race against time, mountain, heroes, escapades, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 180K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, tornado, storm, weatherman, divorce, disaster film, hurricane, truck, forces of nature, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 66K
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%
 5.9
 14K
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: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, daring rescue, save the day, forces of nature, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 81K
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%
 6.5
 7K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, train, subway, danger, survival, adventure, asthma, chaos, flood, catastrophe, love triangle, hysteria ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, evacuation, apocalypse, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, destiny, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, survival, rescue, firefighter, race against time, explosion, negligence, fire, danger, escape attempt, hysteria ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, disaster film, climate change, snow, catastrophe, evacuation, scientist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mass destruction, catastrophe, evacuation, survival, save the day, chaos and mayhem, danger, chases and races, race against time, adventure, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, rescue, save the world, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., kansas, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, forces of nature, survival, race against time, adventure, family in danger, family relations, evacuation, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.3
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Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an offshore-drilling rig in the Gulf bursts into flames and sinks, Antoinette Vitrini (Rachel Hunter) - a beautiful and insightful volcanologist - investigates the area with startling results. Confirming her theory that a long-dormant ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: volcano, save the day, adventure, family relations, chaos, forces of nature, race against time, danger, escapades, disaster film, destruction, corporate greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.3
 172
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, suspense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, catastrophe, heat wave, save the day, danger, forces of nature, escapades, natural disaster, scientist, crimes, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.4
 871
Descent (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When cracks in the Earth's crust large enough to swallow a city block appear, a team of scientists must go deep into the Earth to find a way to stop the destruction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, burned alive, trespassing, chaos, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, volcano, danger, dishonesty, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Crack in the World (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth.This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: love triangle, catastrophe, chaos, danger, race against time, terminal illness, survival, apocalypse, nuclear explosion, end of the world, earthquake, forces of nature ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: london, africa, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 3.1
 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: 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 ⇓
30%
Nature Unleashed: Volcano (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on assignment covering a volcanic eruption journalist Russell Woods' life is shattered when his wife is killed in the ensuing carnage. Grieving he travels to the small village in Italy where she was born. There he is followed by a curious ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: volcano, catastrophe, danger, riddles and clues, forces of nature, adventure, deadly, destiny, small town, disaster film, survival, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, family, destruction, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, race against time, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, machismo ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: earthquake, geology, disaster film, scientist, science, death, industry, catastrophe, problem, sexual abuse, profanity, burned alive ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will strike southern California. With this information, she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, hitman, assassination attempt, disaster film, anchor, battles, warning, survival, family in crisis, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, save the world, power outage, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, danger, journalism, adventure, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%