Movies like Turbulent Skies 2010

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Turbulent Skies (2010)
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, rough
Plot: airplane, computer virus, airplane accident, save the day, hijacking, danger, space travel, chaos, escapades, rivalry, race against time, pilot, programmer, malfunction, space and aliens, heroes, hostages, hostage, confined, computers and web, one man army, chases and races, forces of nature, isolation, future dystopia ...
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 tense films with plots about danger, escapades, chases and races, race against time, heroes, catastrophe and save the day mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Turbulent Skies: Medusa's Child (1997), Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999), Storm War (2011), Crash Point Zero (2001), Airport 1975 (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Medusa's Child (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a continent-sized electro-magnetic pulse; such EMP could ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: airplane, technology gone awry, hijacking, rivalry, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, chaos, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, london, england
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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, rescue, fear of flying, stewardess, daring rescue, deadly, danger, heroes, adventure, save the day, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Storm War (2011)
Genre: 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: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, humorous ...
Plot: disaster film, chaos and mayhem, chaos, race against time, save the day, danger, escapades, heroes, mad scientist, siblings relations, forces of nature, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, danger, save the day, adventure, confined, deadly, undercover, heroes, race against time, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, alcohol abuse, airplane accident, survival, catastrophe, aviation, rescue, teenage girl, helicopter, pilot ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, 80s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., usa, salt lake city utah, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Starflight One, the world's first "hypersonic plane," which flies faster and higher than any other commercial jet. On the night of its maiden flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, a freak accident incolving an ...
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Cabin Pressure (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: danger, space station, race against time, adventure, collision, escapades, disaster film, save the day, meteorite, society, scientist, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: disaster movie, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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