Movies like San Andreas

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San Andreas (2015)
 6.0
 209K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, disaster movie, intense, realistic, surprise ending, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, earthquake, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, chaos, tsunami, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, happy ending, ex husband ex wife relationship, divorce, child in peril, destruction, machismo, husband wife relationship, race against time, family bonds, lone hero, disaster film, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada

Most similar movies to San Andreas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and exciting films with plots about danger, catastrophe, survival, escapades, race against time, disaster film and adventure mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like San Andreas: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), Poseidon (2006), Unstoppable (2010), 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: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, global warming, tsunami, scientist, post apocalyptic, chaos, forces of nature, climate change, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: antarctica, los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 349K
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, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, evacuation, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: pasadena california, tibet, china, rome italy, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.7
 97K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, drowning, shipwreck, forces of nature, adventure, ocean, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 183K
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, race against time, chase, save the day, determination, danger, partners, helicopter, chases and races, profanity, unstoppable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 104K
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, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: skyscraper, protective parent, lone hero, fire, family in danger, father, penthouse, heroes, gunfight, leg brace, daring rescue, hi-tech ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.8
 64K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, rescue, chaos, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, obsessive quest, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 98K
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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, new york, tower bridge london, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, rescue, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, houston texas, washington d.c. ...
⇓ 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, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, storm at sea, courage, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, forces of nature, coast guard, catastrophe ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.4
 175K
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, tornado, storm, weatherman, divorce, hurricane, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades, race against time, truck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969 ...
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 194K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: 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: heartbreaking, motivational, suspense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, death, separation from family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 13K
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, exciting, rough, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, chaos, danger, earthquake, national guard, daring rescue, save the day, infidelity, forces of nature, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 77K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
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, suspense, tense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family in danger, survival, rebellion, race against time, wrong place wrong time, american abroad, revolution, chaos, u.s. embassy, political unrest, execution, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, vietnam, canada, middle east, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, forces of nature, storm at sea, adventure, catastrophe, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: boston, atlantic ocean, new england, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 11K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forces of nature, survival, tsunami, chaos, earthquake, danger, violence spree, deadly, rape, profanity, gory, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 71K
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, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger, tunnel, subway, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 81K
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, small town, volcano, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: disaster movie, intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: earthquake, family, destruction, disaster film, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, race against time, survival, danger, daring rescue ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 7K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, danger, train, adventure, survival, subway, chaos, asthma, love triangle, hysteria, chaos and mayhem, flood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: suspenseful, disaster movie, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: snow, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, vacation, collapsing building, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, heroes, danger, evacuation, chases and races, escapades, catastrophe, tidal wave, tornado, partners, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 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, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, rescue, danger, evacuation, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, martial arts, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 53K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, underground, struggle for survival, deathtrap, underwater, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, firefighter, rescue, survival, race against time, fire, explosion, negligence, hysteria, escape attempt, evacuation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: 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, exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, volcano, escape, wiretap, infidelity, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, survival, evacuation, family relations, danger, chases and races, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalyptic, earthquake, race against time, one man army, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, chases and races, daring rescue, danger, life is a bitch, lone wolves ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, catastrophe, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 66K
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evacuation, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature, mass destruction, disaster film, scientist, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%