Movies like The Grey

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The Grey (2011)
 6.8
 254K
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, tense, harsh, exciting, bad ending, emotional, suspense, psychological, depressing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, animal attack, snow, hunting, wolf, forces of nature, dangerous animal, air disaster, natural disaster, wolf attack, stranded, struggle for survival, catastrophe, no survivors, machismo, wolf pack, male camaraderie, survivor, adventure, isolation, brutality, winter, loneliness, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa

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Most similar movies to The Grey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, intense, serious and suspenseful films with plots about survival, danger, death, nature, mentor, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Grey: Frozen (2010), Backcountry (2014), The Edge (1997), The Revenant (2015), All Is Lost (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 74K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, snow, stranded, ski resort, frostbite, survival horror, sole survivor, winter, youth, friends, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.0
 22K
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, tense, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, forest, camping, nature, wilderness, dangerous animal, bear, lost in the woods, isolation, bear attack, lost, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.9
 75K
The Edge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, bear, grizzly bear, bear attack, marital infidelity, hunter, billionaire, survivor, older man younger woman relationship, nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.0
 802K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
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: atmospheric, harsh, scenic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, adventure, winter, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, bravery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.9
 81K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: harsh, touching, suspenseful, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, isolation, sea, boat, adventure, storm, loneliness, forces of nature, survivor, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.8
 592K
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: suspense, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, adventure, stranded on an island, air disaster, solitude, desert island, determination, survivor, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.8
 314K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, adventure, slavery, tribe, chase, jungle, manhunt, ancient history, ancient civilization, solar eclipse, warrior, sacrifice ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 5K
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, desert, honeymoon, grand canyon, tour guide, dangerous animal, animal attack, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: suspense, scenic, exciting, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, whale, sea, shipwreck, disaster, starvation, natural disaster, death, man versus nature, boat ...
Time: 19th century, future, middle ages, victorian era, 1820s ...
Place: new england, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.6
 378K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: inspirational, suspense, psychological, breathtaking, intense ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, alone, courage, human spirit, climbing, canyon, loneliness, adventure, mountain, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.1
 606K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, 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, suspense, tense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, animal attack, ocean, shark attack, monster, beach, dangerous animal, fear, survival, killer shark, creature feature, great white shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york state, new england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 57K
Alive (1993)
Genre: 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: realistic, emotional, disturbing, suspense, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, air disaster, disaster, stranded, starvation, cannibalism, death, catastrophe, natural disaster, snow, adventure, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, chile, uruguay, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 241K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, suspense, harsh, rough, depressing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, starvation, on the road, catastrophe, journey, loss of family member, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 31K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, animal attack, dangerous animal, isolation, stranded, creature, death, survival, survival horror, travel, beast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 219K
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, scenic, dramatic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountaineer, mountain climbing, stranded, climbing, snow, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, man versus nature, forces of nature, adventure ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 69K
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: stylized, talky, ridiculous, entertaining, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, tornado, adventure, escapades, redemption, high school, weather, death, survival, happy ending, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, ship, catastrophe, storm at sea, storm, forces of nature, shipwreck, fish, sea, adventure, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, boston, portugal
⇓ 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, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, courage, adventure, forces of nature, shipwreck, storm at sea, coast guard, daring rescue, sinking ship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 50s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 40K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, psychological, dark ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hunter, mercenary, little boy, greed, manipulation, twists and turns, obsessive quest, bio weapon, beautiful scenery, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tasmania, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 134K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, scary, exciting, tense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, surfing, animal attack, shark attack, killer shark, sea, ocean, creature feature, great white shark, trapped, beach ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, texas, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival....
Style: disturbing, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: survival, snow, wilderness, snowboarding, snowboard, rescue attempt, lost, winter, ice hockey, police officer, mother son relationship, rocky mountains ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 320K
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, serious, heroic, biblical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, lone hero, desert, religion, protector, faith, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, bible ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, dangerous animal, jungle, animal attack, lion, adventurer, obsessive quest, colonialism, hunting, heroes, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 54K
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: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, isolation, stranded, ocean, shark attack, panic, animal attack, diving, water, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 30K
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: road movie, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: train, survival, runaway train, prison, disaster, prisoner, wilderness, violence, winter, prison warden, crime gone awry, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lord of the Flies (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: island, coming of age, adventure, isolation, innocence lost, death, bullying, literature, brutality, stranded on an island, survival, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 56K
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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, disaster, death, forces of nature, deathtrap, adventure, underground, struggle for survival, beautiful scenery, scuba diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 53K
Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek ...
Style: suspense, touching, uplifting, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, boys' night
Plot: survival, arctic, helicopter crash, man versus nature, stranded, snow, polar bear, fish, ice, very little dialogue, struggle for survival, winter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 38K
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, suspense, tricky, bleak ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, ocean, survival, adventure, heist, murder, greed, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 62K
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: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, mountain climbing, climbing, adventurer, adventure, disaster, expedition, natural disaster, apocalypse, happy ending, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pakistan, asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%