Movies like When Time Ran Out...

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When Time Ran Out... (1980)
 4.5
 3K
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: 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, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, hotel, disaster, survival, resort, escape, volcanic eruption, catastrophe, volcano, adventure, heroes, love triangle, escapades, infidelity, wiretap, forces of nature, race against time, daring rescue, romance, love affair, trapped, horse, jungle, airplane, natural disaster ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to When Time Ran Out...

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, disaster, catastrophe, escapades, race against time, forces of nature and survival mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like When Time Ran Out...: Twister (1996), The Towering Inferno (1974), The Finest Hours (2016), Skyfire (2019), Earthquake (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 193K
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: boys' night, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, tornado, disaster, catastrophe, storm, weatherman, hurricane, divorce, truck, twister, forces of nature, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s
Place: oklahoma
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100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, survival, rescue, disaster, firefighter, race against time, natural disaster, negligence, fire, escape attempt, hysteria ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, courage, disaster, rescue mission, sinking ship, coast guard, daring rescue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Skyfire (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tianhuo Island is a beautiful paradise. It almost makes people forget that it is located in the "Ring of Fire", the world-famous Pacific Rim volcanic belt. Young geologist Li Xiaomeng brings her team here to develop the first volcanic ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: resort, disaster, volcano, fire, volcanic eruption, father daughter relationship, island, death of mother, survival, race against time, destruction, scientist ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.9
 16K
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, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, chaos, earthquake, national guard, love affair, forces of nature, infidelity, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, disaster, rescue, ski, ski resort, snow, survival, winter, forces of nature, save the day, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, tourist, daring rescue, family in danger, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, race against time, escapades, heroes, rescue mission, volcanic eruption, tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, pompeii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
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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, survival, christmas, disaster, new year's eve, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, cruise, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, rescue, evacuation, priest, volcano, jungle, ship, heroic mission, redemption, forces of nature, disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 72K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tunnel, race against time, catastrophe, survival, disaster, heroes, rescue, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, escape attempt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: tornado, disaster, forces of nature, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, catastrophe, chase, lava, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 104K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, survival, ship, catastrophe, disaster, shipwreck, drowning, ocean, forces of nature, giant wave, adventure, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 232K
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, disaster, earthquake, adventure, forces of nature, survival, tsunami, happy ending, daring rescue, child in peril, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Airplane vs Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, survival, save the day, adventure, forces of nature, heroes, spouse in danger, disaster, military, escapades, catastrophe, flight attendant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, glacier, ecological disaster, disaster, forces of nature, survival, race against time, adventure, family relations, evacuation, family in danger, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: disaster, forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, escapades, climate change, snow, evacuation, scientist, volcano, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: earthquake, disaster, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, catastrophe, escapades, heroes, graphic violence, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.5
 76K
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, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, disaster, race against time, catastrophe, forces of nature, geology, save the day, adventure, heroes, tunnel, lava ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
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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, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, teenage life, school, parents and children, catastrophe, daring rescue, adventure, survival, race against time, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 2K
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 ⇓
42%
 5.9
 55K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, expedition, survival, forces of nature, underground, disaster, deathtrap, struggle for survival, adventure, death, panic, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nature Unleashed: Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Romania, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rescue goes terribly wrong for a sheriff when trying to save four dirt bikers when they are trapped by growing forest fires. Desperate, they seek shelter in an abandoned mine, never realizing they are headed straight for evil from the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: heroes, rivalry, race against time, adventure, wilderness, crimes, escapades, confined, forces of nature, rescue, catastrophe, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 1.6
 12K
Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iceberg, ship, tsunami, sinking ship, survival, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, race against time, chaos and mayhem, sea, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 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, exciting, psychological, serious ...
Plot: airplane accident, airplane, natural disaster, heroic mission, co pilot, daring rescue, forces of nature, couple relations, pilot, stewardess, mountain, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
 5.7
 11K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bermuda triangle, airplane, hijacking, rescue, disaster, airport, airplane hijack, survival, race against time, airplane accident, art thief, millionaire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 310
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 ⇓
40%
Raise the Titanic (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, adventurer, ship, adventure, ocean, survival, disaster, catastrophe, treasure hunt, one man army, save the day, government agency ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: russia, washington d.c., new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Air Collision (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, survival, race against time, escapades, confined, disorder, disaster, army, heroes, nothing goes right, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%