Movies like San Andreas

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San Andreas (2015)
 6.1
 185K
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, realistic, suspense, surprise ending, ridiculous, entertaining, intense, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, survival, danger, adventure, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, earthquake, chaos, natural disaster, escapades, father daughter relationship, death, redemption, journey, daughter, disaster film, help, bridge collapse, tidal wave, parachute, crushed to death, disarming someone, rescue, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles

Most similar movies to San Andreas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about danger, escapades, survival, adventure, natural disaster, death and race against time mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like San Andreas: The Finest Hours (2016), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), Into the Storm (2014), Poseidon (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, adventure, rescue mission, coast guard, sinking ship, danger, escapades, courage, natural disaster, boat, ocean ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, global warming, scientist, vestiges of humanity, climate change, forces of nature, chaos, survival, library, evacuation, environmental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.8
 317K
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: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, end of the world, evacuation, forces of nature, survival, air disaster, destruction, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: big ben london, tibet, china, wisconsin, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.8
 59K
Into the Storm (2014)
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: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, adventure, teenage life, small town, found footage, tornado, student, danger, chaos, rescue, high school graduation, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 89K
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ocean, ship, drowning, giant wave, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 12K
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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, motorcycle, survival, national guard, earthquake, explosion, architect, child in peril, alcoholic, fire, daredevil, supermarket ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 68K
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, family in danger, survival, hotel, assassination, u.s. embassy, american abroad, execution, revolution, race against time, family, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, vietnam, canada, middle east, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 59K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, race against time, tunnel, dog, rescue, christmas, flood, taxi driver, helicopter, taxi, explosion, power outage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 65K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: race against time, catastrophe, lava, subway, volcano, danger, tunnel, adventure, save the day, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: skyscraper, rescue, survival, race against time, trapped, fire, explosion, elevator, helicopter, adventure, firefighter, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 71K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, catastrophe, mayor, natural disaster, survival, lava, volcanic eruption, volcano, rowboat, acid, cabin, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 158K
Twister (1996)
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: divorce, natural disaster, tornado, cow, truck, barn, aunt niece relationship, adventure, weatherman, storm, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969
Place: 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: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ship, sea disaster, storm, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, rescue, shark, storm at sea, marina, city hall, u.s. air force ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 50K
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, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, expedition, survival, forces of nature, ocean or sea, isolation, family relations, danger, escapades, parents and children, deathtrap, underwater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 63K
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: suspense, tense, captivating, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: fire, skyscraper, protective parent, heroes, daring rescue, family in danger, lone hero, heroism, father, happy ending, fire fight, penthouse ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 336K
Godzilla (2014)
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, serious, suspenseful, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant, monster, destruction, nuclear, dinosaur, deadly creature, radiation, godzilla, military, giant monster, chaos, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, rescue, apocalypse, danger, soldier, evacuation, anti heroes, martial arts, government agency, adventure, atomic bomb, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: antarctica, california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 223K
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, rough, exciting, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, death, stranded, wolf, male camaraderie, eaten alive, forces of nature, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: snow, race against time, adventure, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, earthquake, holiday, vacation, catastrophe, ice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 6K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, danger, survival, adventure, chaos and mayhem, love triangle, race against time, hysteria, chaos, tunnel, catastrophe, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 1.6
 10K
Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, ship, iceberg, race against time, ocean or sea, chaos and mayhem, adventure, forces of nature, danger, escapades, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will strike southern California. With this information, she ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, adventure, family in crisis, forces of nature, danger, escapades, assassination, journalism, battles, politics, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 68K
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: serious, suspenseful, touching, stylized, tense ...
Plot: survival, sea disaster, isolation, boat, adventure, ocean or sea, ship, storm, desperation, forces of nature, human nature, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: desert, survival, adventure, rescue, water, radio, struggle for survival, robbery, danger, escapades, getting home, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 10K
Aftershock (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mayhem and death follow when an earthquake traps a group of tourists in a Chilean town.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, chaos, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, violence spree, forces of nature, escapades, rape, tsunami, earthquake, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, save the day, adventure, chaos and mayhem, resort, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, chaos, heroes, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, island, resort, survival, volcanic eruption, volcano, escape, race against time, adventure, affair, trapped, romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 1K
Pandemic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, plague, pandemic, race against time, airport, fighting the system, rescue, investigation, deadly, save the day, deadly virus, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 87K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, serious, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, alien invasion, mysterious character, survival, teenage life, youth, genocide, military, siblings relations ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: daring rescue, race against time, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, special agents, helicopter, tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%