Movies like The Grey

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The Grey (2011)
 6.8
 231K
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: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, bleak, realistic, serious, captivating, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, male camaraderie, stranded, air disaster, danger, death, catastrophe, snow, forces of nature, atheist, machismo, no survivors, eaten alive, corpse, blood splatter, hunting, chase, depression, brutality, wolf pack, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about survival, danger, death, escapades, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Grey: Frozen (2010), Backcountry (2014), 127 Hours (2010), The Revenant (2015), Apocalypto (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 63K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, ski resort, danger, isolation, stranded, youth, animal attack, skiing, death, sole survivor, forces of nature, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 16K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, road movie, suspense ...
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, danger, lost, camping, couple relations, bear attack, nature, wilderness, bear, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 328K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, cerebral, psychological, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, desert, courage, adventure, loneliness, extreme sport, climbing, determination, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 634K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, native american, grizzly bear, native americans, revenge, old west, bear attack ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 273K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, tribe, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, warrior, prophecy, death ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 72K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating, harsh ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, sea disaster, isolation, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 275K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, warrior, post apocalyptic, chaos, brutality, lone wolves, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, tough heroes, christianity ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 25K
Runaway Train (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: train, train ride, criminal heroes, chases and races, prison warden, wilderness, survival, race against time, save the day, adventure, secret hideout, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 4K
The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, deadly, dangerous animal, desert, honeymoon, danger, tour guide, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 32K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, sea, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, boat, survival, human nature, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 479K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, human spirit, desert island, courage, adventure, suicide attempt, storm, air disaster, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 26K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, animal horror, monster, animal attack, island, danger, survival, isolation, gory, rescue, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Territorial Behavior (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A survival specialist encounters poachers and something malevolent while backpacking in the remote wilderness of Montana.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, rough
Plot: wolf, survival, stranded, wilderness, isolation, forest, fear, machismo, campfire, poacher, danger, hunting ...
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 183K
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: dramatic, realistic, based on true events, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, adventure, beautiful scenery, death, stranded, against the odds, climbing, adventurer, tragedy, natural disaster ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
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: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, expedition, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, deathtrap, water, underground, underwater, death, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 5.6
 93K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, survival, drowning, natural disaster, ocean, sea disaster, adventure, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, giant wave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 35K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: tense, psychological, thought provoking, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, hunter, mercenary, little boy, danger, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, killing an animal, missing father, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ship, lost at sea, ocean, dangerous animal, isolation, against the odds, adventure, danger, whale, death, starvation ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, south america, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 56K
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, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, adventurer, mountain climbing, mountaineer, adventure, expedition, danger, forces of nature, daring rescue, siblings relations, wilderness, running out of air ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 517K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, fear, animal horror, shark attack, survival, police chief, monster, underwater, great white shark, danger, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rivalry, escapades, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: suspense, scenic, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: interracial romance, snow, survival, wilderness, mountain, stranger, crash landing, near death experience, peril, love, travel, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: idaho, manhattan new york city, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: storm, ship, sea disaster, forces of nature, adventure, storm at sea, natural disaster, male camaraderie, rescue, danger, escapades, survival ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: bear attack, wilderness, survival, bear, danger, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family relations, animal attack, brother brother relationship, camping, grizzly bear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 47K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, stranded, danger, starvation, air disaster, human spirit, against the odds, human nature, isolation, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: andes mountains, uruguay, latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
Plot: terrorism, christmas, new year's eve, survival, save the day, daring rescue, deadly, danger, race against time, cruise, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, bridge, lion, colonialism, heroes, adventurer, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 28K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, vengeance, civil war, chase, on the run, union soldier, colonel, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 49K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: shark, survival, isolation, panic, stranded, scuba diving, shark attack, danger, ocean or sea, abandonment, fear, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 196K
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: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, survival, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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