Movies like San Andreas

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San Andreas
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, realistic, ridiculous, entertaining, intense, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, natural disaster, adventure, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, death, earthquake, redemption, chaos and mayhem, danger, family, family drama, dialogue, chase, forces of nature, dumb, chaos, lone hero, escapades, end of the world, superhero, technology, apocalypse, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
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Into the Storm
Action, Thriller
USA
89 min.
 5.8
Sanctum
Adventure, Drama, Thriller
USA, Australia
108 min.
 5.9
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Most similar movies to San Andreas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, intense and serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, danger, death, first contact, chase and natural disaster mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like San Andreas: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Finest Hours (2016), Into the Storm (2014), Sanctum (2011), Daylight (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Day After Tomorrow
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, suspenseful, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: environmental, survival, climate change, natural disaster, scientist, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, stranded, demolished city, global warming, father son relationship, library ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, antarctica, usa, latin america ...
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System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
The Finest Hours
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, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, boat, ocean, courage, daring rescue, natural disaster, catastrophe, coast guard, sinking ship, storm at sea, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new england, usa, england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 59K
Into the Storm
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, natural disaster, single father, survival, obsession, death, catastrophe, adventure, high school, redemption, apocalypse, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   100%
 
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 5.9
 50K
Sanctum
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, adventure, underwater, father son relationship, death, ocean or sea, natural disaster, isolation, life & death, confined, dialogue, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 59K
Daylight
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, race against time, dog, tunnel, natural disaster, rescue, death, explosions, redemption, catastrophe, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
 5.6
 89K
Poseidon
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: survival, ship, natural disaster, adventure, death, daring rescue, drowning, catastrophe, forces of nature, giant wave, ocean, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   67%
 
 5.9
 54K
Vertical Limit
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: adventure, survival, mountain climbing, death, adventurer, sacrifice, natural disaster, daring rescue, catastrophe, stranded, explosions, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, asia, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 5.8
 12K
Earthquake
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, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, survival, motorcycle, daring rescue, airport, death, couple relations, catastrophe, splatter, chaos and mayhem, end of the world, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
 6.8
 67K
No Escape
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: survival, hotel, rebellion, family, revolution, assassination, violence, brutality, revenge, culture clash, daring rescue, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, canada, middle east, california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   67%
 
 5.4
 65K
Volcano
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, father daughter relationship, race against time, survival, end of the world, death, catastrophe, save the day, first contact, science, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, antarctica, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 5.9
 71K
Dante's Peak
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, adventure, mayor, race against time, apocalypse, death, redemption, dog, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
Flight of the Phoenix
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: desert, survival, adventure, stranded, rescue, oil, death, aviation, danger, natural disaster, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beijing china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
The Poseidon Adventure
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, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, natural disaster, ship, race against time, gory, violence, ocean or sea, catastrophe, dialogue, first contact, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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The Perfect Storm
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, shark, fish, boat, natural disaster, survival, ship, death, obsessive quest, rescue, ocean or sea, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
 6.3
 158K
Twister
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, divorce, science, survival, obsessive quest, chase, dialogue, race against time, catastrophe, technology, tornado ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 5.8
 317K
2012
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, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, destruction, tsunami, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem, family, single father, evacuation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, near future, year 2012 ...
Place: paris france, california, washington d.c., pasadena california, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   91%
 
 6.9
 81K
The Guardian
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: military, ocean, rescue, death, daring rescue, ocean or sea, mentor, teamwork, teachers and students, sacrifice, life philosophy, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 6.4
 336K
Godzilla
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, epic, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, military, survival, nuclear bomb, deadly creature, monsters, death, godzilla, natural disaster, dialogue, save the world, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, tokyo, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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The Poseidon Adventure
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, ship, natural disaster, ocean, underwater, race against time, death, cruise, courage, dialogue, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Race to Witch Mountain
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, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, alien, alien invasion, chase, benign alien, aliens, desert, evil alien, family, kids and family, witch, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
The Towering Inferno
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, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, survival, skyscraper, rescue, catastrophe, greed, death, race against time, daring rescue, natural disaster, airport, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
White House Down
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, conspiracy, president, terrorism, hostage, car chase, father daughter relationship, revenge, save the day, white house, lone hero, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east, washington d.c., paris france, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
 6.8
 167K
Unstoppable
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: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, train, car chase, race against time, catastrophe, runaway, save the day, happy ending, natural disaster, dialogue, mentor, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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 6.5
 73K
Snitch
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: prison, crime, corruption, undercover, father son relationship, drugs, gunfight, car chase, undercover cop, drugs/alcohol, working undercover, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, california, new jersey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 4.5
 5K
Extreme Ops
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While filming an advertisement, some extreme sports enthusiasts unwittingly stop a group of terrorists.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: adventure, chase, witnessing a crime, on the run, save the day, terrorism, mountain climbing, wilderness, danger, heroic mission, fight scenes, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: austria, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 5.4
 40K
Pathfinder
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, torture, violence, native americans, indians, master warrior, village, chase, sword fight, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
Collateral Damage
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, jungle, vengeance, revenge, fbi, violence, cia, explosions, fight scenes, vigilantism, chases and races, cyborgs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, latin america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 6.8
 223K
The Grey
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, death, stranded, dangerous animal, wolf, chase, catastrophe, danger, hunting, male camaraderie, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 

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Flight of the Intruder
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding ...
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Place: asia, china, vietnam, europe, france
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 6.7
 91K
The Rundown
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, adventure, bounty hunter, chase, treasure, car chase, redemption, violence, fight scenes, lone hero, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, california, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
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