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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, 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, deadly and save the day mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Turbulent Skies: Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999), Crash Point Zero (2001), Air Rage (2001), Air Marshal (2003), Locusts (2005). 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, danger, deadly, adventure, heroes, rescue, save the day, forces of nature, tough 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, confined, adventure, survival, danger, terrorism, tough heroes, daring rescue, one man army, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 586
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: airplane, one man army, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, hostages, adventure, deadly, rivalry, government agency, danger, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, crimes, deadly, one man army, danger, heroes, strong violent content, terrorist, muslim, hijacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
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 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: dangerous animal, chaos, danger, save the day, deadly, experiment gone awry, heroes, race against time, disorder, chases and races, destruction, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: forces of nature, save the day, chaos, race against time, family in danger, adventure, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, weather, storm, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.0
 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: serious, rough, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, destruction, chaos, danger, race against time, apocalypse, forces of nature, escapades, heroes, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 541
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, one man army, confined, deadly, escapades, special agents, rivalry, save the day, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 234
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, plane crash, hacker, one man army, save the day, terrorism, danger, race against time, rescue, escapades, adventure, satellite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 810
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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroic mission, save the world, supernatural, space and aliens, deadly, deadly creature, race against time, danger, evil alien, alien encounter, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.0
 491
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, law enforcement, undercover, save the day, confined, deadly, secret agents, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, heroes, chases and races, hostages, deadly, confined, escapades, crimes, law enforcement, race against time, terrorism, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, adventure, control room, save the day, survival, danger, forces of nature, heroes, spouse in danger, military, escapades, flight attendant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, climate change, snow, natural disaster, scientist, evacuation, race against time ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: weatherman, global warming, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, ecological disaster, nasa, save the day, danger, race against time, heroes, 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
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 710
Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, save the world, race against time, life is a bitch, survival, plague, terminal illness, future dystopia, chaos, deadly, escapades, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.7
 968
Air Collision (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, control room, disorder, confined, escapades, army, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 506
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, jungle, adventure, rescue, danger, military, alien encounter, missing person, escapades, deadly, government coverup, secret base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 611
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 1K
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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, outer space, daring rescue, collision, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, one man army, save the world, undercover, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 1K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: society, danger, survival, chaos, life is a bitch, future dystopia, deadly, rivalry, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.9
 617
Flesh Wounds (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On a remote U.S. Army facility a group of scientists vanish while conducting experiments with a top secret weapon. An elite covert ops team commanded by Lt. Tyler (Kevin Sorbo) is sent on a rescue mission that quickly turns deadly. With time running ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, daring rescue, missing person, danger, military, race against time, deadly, track down, tough heroes, human experiment, secret weapon, terminator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 608
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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, disaster movie
Plot: race against time, danger, heroes, tornado, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, deadly, friends, escapades, chases and races, adventure, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 603
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, heroes, hostages, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ 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, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, kidnapping, secret agents, adventure, state affairs, escapades, chases and races, deadly, head of state, undercover, leadership, airplane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, race against time, danger, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, genetics, genetic engineering, parents and children, cloning, swat, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, collision, chaos, forces of nature, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, mars, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is offered to be first officer and accepts, without enthusiasm, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%