Movies like The Walk

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The Walk (2015)
 7.3
 107K
The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
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, intense, tense, breathtaking, dramatic, inspirational, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: skyscraper, planning, world trade center, tightrope, obsession, ambition, adventurer, artists and showbiz, danger, escapades, mentor, photographer, singing, united states of america, song, singer, elevator, stoner, construction worker, newspaper, disguise, mentor protege relationship, circus, circus performer, handcuffed ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1974, future
Place: new york, usa, france, manhattan new york city, paris france

Most similar movies to The Walk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and interesting films with plots about dialogue, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, storytelling, greed and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Walk: Everest (2015), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Alive (1993), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), Amelia (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 176K
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 ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, death, forces of nature, against the odds, adventure, climbing, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 34K
Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, factual, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: chess, cold war, prodigy, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, paranoia, politics, genius, obsession, eccentricity, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 46K
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: rough, disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, stranded, starvation, helicopter, rugby, adventure, rescue, isolation, human spirit, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: uruguay, andes mountains, latin america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, fashion designer, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, ambition, drug abuse, gay, cocaine ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 11K
Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized, factual ...
Plot: airplane, ambition, flying, lifestyle, self fulfillment, adventurer, rise to the top, follow your dream, escapades, danger, female pilot, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s, year 1937
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, pacific ocean, chicago illinois, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 7K
Gloria (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: chase, neighbor, gangsters, on the run, chases and races, crimes, crime, danger, woman in danger, mafia, gangster, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 320K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, desert, human spirit, adventure, courage, extreme sport, loneliness, peril, climbing, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: jungle, utopia, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, village life, village, dysfunctional family, power, nature, mental illness, thanksgiving ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, central america, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 116K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: whistleblower, espionage, fighting the system, journalism, surveillance, idealism, against the rules, uncover truth, state affairs, media, government agency, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, year 2011 ...
Place: usa, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, survival, september 11 2001, marine, trapped, rescue, war on terror, heroes, danger, race against time, daring rescue, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A telling of the story of the famous U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart who attempted to fly solo around the world in 1937. She disappeared during the process.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ambition, gender, feminism, escapades, pilot, photograph, female protagonist, around the world, publicity, navigator, female pilot, radio ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 63K
Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, shark, survival, island, panic, sailing, police chief, great white shark, boat accident, shark attack, water skiing, mayor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 6K
Limbo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.
Style: clever, talky, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: survival, island, small town, gender, human nature, drug dealing, danger, small town life, realism, crimes, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 51K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: 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: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, expedition, adventure, forces of nature, family relations, danger, isolation, parents and children, deathtrap, cave, ocean or sea, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: John H. Groberg, a middle class kid from Idaho Falls, crosses the Pacific to become a Mormon missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan island kingdom during the 1950's. He leaves behind a loving family and the true love of his life, Jean. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, fish out of water, human spirit, disorder, true love, hopes, friends, love and romance, coming of age, christian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, future
Place: idaho, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 154
Max Is Missing (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boy and his dad take a trip to Peru, but when they are accidentally separated he is given a mysterious mask that makes him a target for ruthless tomb raiders.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: escapades, adventure, friends, family, chases and races, danger, treasure hunt, adventurer, friendship, on the run, family life, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 530K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, behind enemy lines, danger, american abroad, daring rescue, hostage, secret agents, life risking, escapades, race against time, government agency, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2001, year 1980, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, iran, langley virginia, middle east, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 2K
Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, young lovers, introspection, love of one's life, mathematics ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 18K
Basquiat (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first African-American pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Alongside the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, rough, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, basketball, overdose, heroin, painting, graffiti, sex, drug addiction, ambition, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 14K
Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: jungle, danger, survival, existentialism, rope bridge, dangerous mission, dynamite, oil company, escapades, mission gone awry, chases and races, low lives ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: latin america, nicaragua, new jersey, central america, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survival, escapades, adventure, confined, getting home, danger, human spirit, isolation, ocean or sea, human nature, soldier, military ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 503K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, fear, shark, police chief, survival, small town, animal horror, shark attack, great white shark, danger, underwater, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 135K
Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: serious, factual, clever, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, apple computer, ambition, rise to the top, dialogue driven, computers and web, technology, friendship, father daughter relationship, inventions and discoveries, fired from the job, computer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: human nature, university, psychology, switching roles, power relations, confined, experiment gone awry, teachers and students, prison life, disorder, prison, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 15K
Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, cold war, kgb, nato, cia, state affairs, secret agents, chases and races, undercover, rebellion, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: cuba, new york, france, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: dangerous animal, jungle, danger, adventure, culture clash, survival, lion, colonialism, bridge, swahili, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: cruise, ship, survival, hysteria, passenger, race against time, new year's eve, adventure, spouse in danger, forces of nature, jealous spouse, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: feel good, exciting, sincere, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, wilderness, friendship, survival, youth, danger, nature, guide, summer, camp, adventure, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 20K
Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 46K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, corporate crimes, manager, moral dilemma, police investigation, dishonesty, downfall, corporate world, cover-up, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%