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Turbulent Skies (2010)
 3.1
 566
Turbulent Skies (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a new airplane that's equipped with a new computer that can fly the plane on its own, is about to have its first flight. But the son of the owner decides to upload more software, he doesn't bother to check if there are any viruses with it. And he also invites some potential investors to try it. So the plane appears to be working well but suddenly it veers off course and it can't be shut down. When the military learns of this and fears what if something happens if it's over a populated area; decides to shoot it down along with everyone on board. The man who built the computer whose wife is among the passengers thinks if he can get on board he might be able to shut it down and regain control of the plane. So the military using a new plane gets him on board. But what he didn't know is that both pilots are incapacitated so there's no one who can fly the plane.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: airplane, computer virus, space and aliens, heroes, hostages, space travel, confined, hijacking, computers and web, danger, one man army, chases and races, chaos, forces of nature, isolation, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, rivalry, rescue, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, programmer, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, escapades, chases and races, heroes, race against time, save the day and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Turbulent Skies: Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999), Crash Point Zero (2001), Air Marshal (2003), Air Rage (2001), MegaFault (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, stewardess, fear of flying, daring rescue, forces of nature, tough heroes, rescue, one man army, deadly, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, escapades, adventure, confined, special agents, race against time, danger, hijacking, terrorism, one man army, undercover, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.6
 489
Air Marshal (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, crimes, save the day, one man army, danger, rivalry, confined, hostages, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.1
 575
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, hostages, escapades, daring rescue, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, danger, tough heroes, crimes, adventure, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, destruction, race against time, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, apocalypse, chaos, space and aliens, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, soldier, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, escapades, forces of nature, save the day, adventure, heroes, chases and races, save the world, bio weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Strategic Command (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, escapades, hostages, confined, chases and races, crimes, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, tough heroes, terrorism, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 230
Cabin Pressure (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly deviates from its determined route and establishes a circular ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, confined, hostages, escapades, save the day, violence spree, disgruntled, adventure, chases and races, heroes, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 531
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chases and races, daring rescue, escapades, heroes, crimes, save the day, estrangement, undercover, rivalry, espionage, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 477
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, adventure, state affairs, crimes, secret agents, daring rescue, confined, race against time, danger, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: global warming, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, nasa, ecological disaster, save the day, heroes, weatherman, race against time, danger, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, anti heroes, chaos and mayhem, escapades, forces of nature, chaos, rescue, heroes, save the day, survival, danger, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, forces of nature, escapades, heroes, survival, control room, danger, adventure, save the day, spouse in danger, death of protagonist, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 1K
Locusts (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Maddy Rierdon, an investigator for the Department of Agriculture, is the only person who can protect America from a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: dangerous animal, chases and races, heroes, danger, race against time, chaos, save the day, experiment gone awry, deadly, disorder, airplane, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 995
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, outer space, rescue, apocalypse, collision, heroes, save the day, daring rescue, confined, heroic mission, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: danger, race against time, escapades, chases and races, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, chaos, rescue, apocalypse, escape, destruction, volcanic eruption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 582
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, crimes, rescue, race against time, deadly, danger, tough heroes, heroes, hostages, save the day, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.2
 786
Storm War (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, parents and children, chases and races, forces of nature, save the day, chaos and mayhem, heroes, siblings relations, escapades, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 799
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, family relations, chaos, supernatural, save the world, woman in danger, antidote, race against time, danger, alien encounter, deadly, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, heroes, ship, rescue, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, treasure hunt, rivalry, college, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 600
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: time travel, rescue, rivalry, danger, ocean or sea, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, volcano, disaster film, lava
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Age of Dinosaurs (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using breakthrough flesh-regeneration technology, a biotech firm creates a set of living dinosaurs. But when the creatures escape their museum exhibit and terrorize Los Angeles, a former firefighter must rescue his teenage daughter from the chaos ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: dinosaur, chase, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, danger, race against time, genetic engineering, genetics, parents and children, cloning, swat, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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
Plot: danger, race against time, heroes, tornado, nuclear reactor, nuclear power plant, deadly, friends, adventure, chases and races, escapades, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 275
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Airline Disaster (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the President learns that domestic terrorists have skyjacked the passenger jet her brother is flying, she must choose between family and the safety of the people in the cities below
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, kidnapping, secret agents, adventure, state affairs, save the day, chases and races, escapades, terrorism, rivalry, airplane, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 9K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, survival, aviation, rescue, teenage girl, helicopter, guitar, pilot, airplane accident, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., united states, salt lake city utah, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Neptune Factor (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, ocean, race against time, deadly, deathtrap, alien encounter, survival, adventure, save the day, isolation, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 640
Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor must find a cure for a viral epidemic that is spreading through vapors from jets.
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: bounty hunter, zombie, terminal illness, save the world, supernatural, chaos, survival, deadly, plague, heroes, future dystopia, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.7
 737
Crash Landing (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, kidnapping, one man army, martial arts, hijacker, airplane, terrorist, hurricane, hostage, confined, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, danger, survival, alien encounter, special agents, space and aliens, deadly, satellite, adventure, heroes, evil alien, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%