Movies like Everest

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Everest (2015)
 7.1
 189K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.
Style: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, emotional, intense, serious ...
Plot: survival, forces of nature, mountain climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, mountain, death, stranded, against the odds, blizzard, climbing, adventurer, tragedy, natural disaster, death of protagonist, snow, self sacrifice, freeze to death, rescue, life & death, greed, life philosophy, human spirit, heroes, danger ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal

Most similar movies to Everest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about survival, death, escapades, danger, adventure, mentor and runaway mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Everest: The Mountain Between Us (2017), The Finest Hours (2016), 127 Hours (2010), The 33 (2015), Jungle (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: suspense, scenic, surprise ending, atmospheric
Plot: interracial romance, wilderness, mountain, survival, stranger, snow, crash landing, near death experience, peril, animal attack, plane crash, travel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah, manhattan new york city, idaho
⇓ 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, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, storm at sea, courage, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 336K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, psychological, inspirational, intense ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, courage, desert, loneliness, adventure, extreme sport, determination, journey, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 34K
The 33 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Colombia, Spain, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.
Style: suspense, serious, touching, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mining, rescue, race against time, hopes, danger, isolation, human spirit, catastrophe, president, stranded, ethnic conflict ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chile, south america, latin america, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 40K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, jungle, river, adventurer, raft, alone, rescue, amazon rainforest, hallucination, israeli, amazon, swamp ...
Place: bolivia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 52K
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, deathtrap, water, underwater, underground, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 49K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, stranded, air disaster, danger, starvation, human spirit, human nature, against the odds, isolation, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, uruguay, latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 77K
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, mayor, rescue, volcanic eruption, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 65K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, danger, ski resort, stranded, isolation, youth, mountain, skiing, snow, death, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 74K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, rough, harsh ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, isolation, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 115K
The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, breathtaking, suspense ...
Plot: skyscraper, planning, ambition, obsession, danger, artists and showbiz, escapades, mentor, street performer, circus performer, world trade center manhattan new york city, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1973, future
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 547K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, melancholic, inspirational, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, freedom, wilderness, journey, isolation, life philosophy, adventure, on the road, introspection, lifestyle change, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, california, south africa, south dakota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, natural disaster, male camaraderie, rescue, sea disaster, danger, escapades, survival ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: portugal, atlantic ocean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ship, ocean, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, against the odds, isolation, sea, danger, whale, desert island ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1850s
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, south america, ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mountaineer, escapades, adventurer, survival, danger, wilderness, forces of nature, hopes, heroes, adventure, leadership, human spirit ...
Place: himalaya, asia, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 57K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, mountaineer, adventurer, expedition, adventure, forces of nature, daring rescue, danger, wilderness, heroic mission, siblings relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 14K
North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, rivalry, ambition, heroic mission, adventure, survival, adventurer, escapades, buddies, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, germany, alps, swiss alps, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 6K
K2 (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: mountain, mountain climbing, friendship, climbing, betrayal, friends, human spirit, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, obsession, survival ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, seattle, usa, middle east, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 95K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, survival, drowning, natural disaster, shipwreck, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 202K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, survival, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 3K
Shackleton (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 206 min.
Story: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: expedition, survival, against the odds, adventure, human spirit, wilderness, adventurer, ambition, forces of nature, leadership, danger, endurance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, south pole, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 26K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, adventure, obsessive quest, wilderness, adventurer, journey, solitude, outback, camel, self discovery, beautiful scenery, loneliness ...
Time: year 1977, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ship, adventure, cruise, survival, race against time, hysteria, passenger, underwater, forces of nature, faith, sea disaster, dedication event ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, colonialism, bridge, lion, adventurer, heroes, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 666K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, native american, grizzly bear, bear attack, native americans, betrayal, violent ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 64K
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, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, escape attempt, flood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 115K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, forces of nature, rescue, climbing, money, rocky mountains, save the day, one man army, crime gone awry, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 98K
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, vietnam war, pow, torture, violence, escape, rescue, camp, human spirit, danger, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 871
The Himalayas (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.
Style: based on true events
Plot: snow, rescue mission, survivor, climbing, freeze to death, oxygen tank, radio, husband wife relationship, friendship between men, mountain climbing, helicopter pilot, survival ...
Place: mount everest, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 20K
White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, storm at sea, sailing, friendship, survival, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, 15 year old, mentor, diary ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: west indies, jamaica, florida, south america, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%