Movies like San Andreas

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San Andreas (2015)
 6.1
 239K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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, suspense, absurd, intense, serious, ridiculous, breathtaking, humorous, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, forces of nature, adventure, earthquake, tsunami, father daughter relationship, happy ending, daring rescue, divorce, family bonds, child in peril, rescue, collapse, rescue attempt, chaos, escapades, journey, daughter, giant wave, mass destruction, helicopter, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, nevada, united states of america

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Most similar movies to San Andreas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, disaster, death and dialogue mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like San Andreas: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), Greenland (2020), Poseidon (2006), Skyscraper (2018). 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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, end of the world, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, environmental, climate change, scientist, stranded, global warming, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 379K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, forces of nature, race against time, humanity in peril, destruction, human existence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, himalaya, london, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 118K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, scenic, apocalyptic, psychotronic, sentimental ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, disaster, comet, humanity in peril, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, panic, catastrophe, father in law son in law relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, kentucky, atlanta georgia, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.7
 106K
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, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, cruise ship, ocean liner, trapped, drowning, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 123K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, disaster, terrorism, heroism, protective parent, ex soldier, kidnapping, fire, panic, betrayal, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.2
 111K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, absurd, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, alien, post apocalypse, apocalypse, end of the world, survival, adventure, invasion, virus, distopia, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 198K
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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, tornado, hurricane, weatherman, twister, divorce, apocalypse, peril, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
 225K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: suspense, motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, catastrophe, courage, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger, tragedy ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 78K
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, suspense, intense, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, disaster, survival, race against time, catastrophe, forces of nature, adventure, save the day, heroes, apocalypse, lava ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, antarctica, hawaii, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 415K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, dinosaur, godzilla, disaster, creature, mutant, giant, military, deadly creature, giant creature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1999 ...
Place: japan, hawaii, san francisco, tokyo, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 87K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, family in danger, riot, rebellion, coup d'etat, violence, race against time, family, execution, american abroad, wrong place wrong time, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: asia, thailand, middle east, california, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, suspense, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, earthquake, survival, catastrophe, chaos, national guard, love triangle, daring rescue, save the day, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 199K
Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, train crash, race against time, chase, disaster, save the day, determination, train engineer, train wreck, survival, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, north america, pittsburgh, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 92K
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: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, catastrophe, volcano, volcanic eruption, mayor, survival, adventure, apocalypse, small town, rescue, stranded ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 101K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
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: intense, serious, apocalyptic, suspense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, survival, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, post apocalypse, hacker, worldwide chaos, heroic mission, hysteria ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, london, los angeles, rome italy, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, skyscraper, rescue, natural disaster, race against time, firefighter, fire, architect, tragic event, elevator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, island, adventure, tyrannosaurus rex, fantasy world, survival, genetics, monster, dangerous animal, rescue, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ship, disaster, natural disaster, ocean liner, survival, sea disaster, sea, adventure, ocean, cruise, new year's eve, catastrophe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ 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 ⇓
15%
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: exciting, entertaining, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: alien, adventure, benign alien, ufo, children, spacecraft, disney, teleportation, desert, supernatural ability, young heroes, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, president, vengeance, superhero, military, betrayal, secret service, rescue, conspiracy, terrorism, martial arts, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., pakistan, pentagon, big ben london, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, buddy movie, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, heist, gunfight, bomb, twists and turns, terrorism, lone hero, police, race against time, car chase, revenge, puzzle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 180K
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: suspense, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, catastrophe, nasa, extinction, save the world, president, apocalypse, survival, life & death, astronaut ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 74K
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: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, tunnel, disaster, natural disaster, race against time, catastrophe, trapped, adventure, apocalypse, rescue, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 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 ⇓
12%
 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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, animal attack, snow, hunting, wolf, forces of nature, dangerous animal, air disaster, natural disaster, wolf attack, stranded ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: intense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense
Plot: earthquake, disaster, family, natural disaster, destruction, african american, building collapse, helicopter crash, helicopter, animal attack, adventure, race against time ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, earthquake, natural disaster, rescue, save the world, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the day, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, las vegas, usa, oregon, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%