Movies like Tidal Wave

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Tidal Wave (2009)
 5.6
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Tidal Wave (2009)
Original name: 해운대
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and divorced wife. Hyoung-sik, after rescuing a woman from Seoul, rides out a ferocious storm to gladden her heart. A tsunami which destroys Haeundae symbolizes the establishment of a typical axis called provocation of conflicts, and later the inner spaces of the couples without anything left behind after all conflicts have ended
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, disaster film, forces of nature, giant wave, tidal wave, race against time, danger, demolished city, single father, lifeguard, death of mother, family relations, beach, helicopter, cigarette smoking, trapped in an elevator, adventure, chases and races, escapades, profanity, explosion, cigarette lighter, loss of father, electrocution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, busan

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Most similar movies to Tidal Wave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about danger, catastrophe, escapades, chases and races, forces of nature, disaster film and race against time mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tidal Wave: The Tower (2012), Flu (2013), Another Public Enemy (2005), Supervolcano (2005), Sector 7 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire, catastrophe, firemen, skyscraper, rescue, danger, survival, helicopter, panic, explosion, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 11K
Flu (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Infected through the respiratory system, there is a new kind of disease that kills in 36 hours once infected. The people of the city struggle to survive this. The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, plague, deadly virus, infected, survival, quarantine, deadly, chaos, virus, life is a bitch, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Another Public Enemy (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Things start to heat up when public prosecutor Kang takes on the case of Han Sang-woo, a former high school classmate and the future chairman of the Myung-Sun Foundation. Despite his innocent facade, Kang's old friend looks to be guilty of ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dedicated lawyer, chases and races, obsessive quest, martial arts, grudge, escapades, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, brat, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 350
Tidal Wave (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, race against time, rescue, evacuation, chaos, escapades, chases and races, danger, survival, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, australia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.7
 2K
Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, apocalypse, survival, disaster film, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroes, race against time, danger, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 2K
Sector 7 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Sector 7, an underwater oil field located south of Jeju Island, Hae-jun is working as a marine equipment manager on an oil prospecting ship called Eclipse. Joining the crew later is Jeong-man, a former colleague of Hae-jun's father, assigned ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: oil rig, ocean, survival, deadly creature, isolation, supernatural, confined, deadly, escapades, danger, ocean or sea, communication problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster film, catastrophe, volcano, skiing, chaos, evacuation, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, tsunami, changing the past or future, mysterious character, environmentalism, heroes, chases and races, special agents, save the planet, contests and competitions, alien encounter, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 1.6
 11K
Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, 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, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iceberg, ship, tsunami, survival, forces of nature, adventure, danger, escapades, race against time, chaos and mayhem, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 401
Tornado (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 166 min.
Story: The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: tornado, forces of nature, adventure, obsessive quest, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, escapades, chases and races, fear, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 1K
Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, disaster film, research, catastrophe, storm, on the road, forces of nature, escapades, chases and races, race against time, adventure, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 1K
Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, rescue, race against time, chaos, love affair, danger, leadership, head of state, escapades, deadly, negotiation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, danger, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, catastrophe, disaster film, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge, a railroad employee puts two passenger trains on a collision course in this made-for-TV disaster movie.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, runaway train, race against time, collision, disaster film, police, helicopter, rivalry, mentally unstable, danger, save the day, changing the past or future ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 6K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, tornado, rescue, race against time, catastrophe, survival, save the day, secret agents, adventure, danger, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, disaster movie
Plot: tornado, catastrophe, danger, race against time, heroes, disaster film, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, friends, deadly, boss and employee, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.9
 4K
Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, save the world, survival, disaster film, ecological disaster, forces of nature, evacuation, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An object is shot down over Seattle and the debris begins to effect the local weather ultimately threatening the whole world.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, save the day, forces of nature, space and aliens, race against time, chases and races, heroes, adventure, soldier, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, catastrophe, ski resort, snowmobile, snow, survival, danger, winter, daring rescue, save the day, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, power outage, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, save the world, journalism, danger, adventure, race against time, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 2K
MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, danger, race against time, forces of nature, destruction, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, forces of nature, chaos, collision, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 473
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, forces of nature, survival, adventure, race against time, family in danger, family relations, evacuation, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 293
Raging Inferno (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fire breaks out in the Berlin Fernsehturm (Radio Tower) trapping several people in the restaurant and observation deck at the top. A team of firefighters, including a disgraced former member, rush to the rescue as chaos erupts among the trapped.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire, survival, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, evacuation, heroes, danger, confined, restaurant, skyscraper, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Malibu Shark Attack (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An underwater earthquake generates a tsunami that strikes Malibu, bringing a hunting pack of prehistoric-looking goblin sharks to the surface. Although the beach is evacuated before the big wave strikes, a group of lifeguards and a crew of ...
Style: rough, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, tsunami, survival, lifeguard, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, forces of nature, killer shark, stranded, characters killed one by one ...
Time: prehistory
Place: malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the trust that your brother will have your back. The firefighters of Hong Kong’s ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: firefighter, save the day, heroic mission, partners, politics, forces of nature, explosion, factory, fire brigade, danger, christmas, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: snow, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, vacation, climate change, collapsing building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Nature Unleashed: Volcano (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on assignment covering a volcanic eruption journalist Russell Woods' life is shattered when his wife is killed in the ensuing carnage. Grieving he travels to the small village in Italy where she was born. There he is followed by a curious ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: volcano, catastrophe, danger, riddles and clues, forces of nature, deadly, adventure, destiny, small town, disaster film, survival, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Company Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A contract killing organization is managed like a normal company. Hyung-do who regards killing as nothing more than repetitious routine is working for this company. A man loyal to his company and accepted as the firm’s best killer, Hyung-do one ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, crimes, fall in love, organized crime, retiring, crime, revenge, guilt, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%