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Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
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Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, airplane, heroes, hostage, hijacking, crimes, escapades, police station, fighting crime, confined, race against time, aviation, pilot, flight attendant, danger, chases and races, airliner, prayer, running out of gas, glider, hostages
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, canada, montreal, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, disaster, catastrophe, heroes, escapades, chases and races and race against time mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Freefall: Flight 174: Ordeal in the Arctic (1993), Survive! (1976), Hurricane (1974), Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993), Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, heroes, save the day, rescue, survival, escapades, catastrophe, forces of nature, guilt, warplane, sacrifice, snow ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, greenland
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95%
The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the plane. The ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostage, stewardess, confined, rescue, crimes, leadership, rivalry, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe, rome italy
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85%
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Survive! (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, disaster, air disaster, catastrophe, escapades, adventure, confined, heroes, wilderness, cannibal, cannibalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 193
Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, catastrophe, disaster, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, forces of nature, party, boat, natural disaster, u.s. navy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: wilderness, disaster, rescue, survival, snowstorm, cave, mountain, catastrophe, forces of nature, isolation, family life, confined ...
Time: 90s
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77%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: christmas, workplace situations, daring rescue, escapades, race against time, heroes, adventure, life is a bitch, disaster, labor union, catastrophe, cave ...
Time: 50s, year 1951, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: disaster, heroic mission, rescue, adventure, heroes, survival, escapades, catastrophe, child in peril, decapitation, news report, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disaster movie opening with an enormous multi-vehicle crash on a Californian highway. After the opening stunt-filled action, a flashback of the crash victims' lives prior to and leading up to the accident. The closing replays the entire ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, car accident, intercourse, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, collision, escapades, survival, truck driver, baby born, birth, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Innocent Saturday (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, sincere, tense ...
Plot: disaster, friendship, survival, race against time, nuclear threat, small town, escape, nuclear reactor, radiation, friends, couples, government facility ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chernobyl, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Rainbow Warrior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Peter Wilcox (Voight), as skipper of the 'Rainbow Warrior', a Greenpeace ship, docks in Auckland, July 1985, preparing for a protest against French nuclear testing in the south pacific. When a bomb rips open the vessel, killing a crew ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorist attack, environmental issue, disaster, environmentalism, conspiracy, catastrophe, rebellion, heroes, escapades, special agents, state affairs, investigation ...
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Courage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason Priestley (TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210") and Andrea Roth star in this inspirational adventure story about courage, love and the power of family. Aspiring author Robert (Priestly) organizes a quick getaway with his wife and ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: survival, wilderness, island, forces of nature, escapades, shipwreck, family relations, isolation, human spirit, stranded, storm, ship ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 813
October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, rebellion, confined, state affairs, crimes, politics, good versus evil, society, working class, revolution ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When wealthy executive Raymond Stone sends out his private plane to pick up his spoiled teenage daughter, Nicole, and a pair of his top-ranking employees, disaster strikes. While the jet flies through an electrical storm, the pilot and other ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, teenage life, school, parents and children, catastrophe, daring rescue, adventure, survival, race against time, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Landslide (2005)
Genre: 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, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, adventure, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes, catastrophe, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, volcano, lava, catastrophe, race against time, save the day, heroes, adventure, escapades, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Erebus: Operation Overdue (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 70 min.
Story: On 28 November 1979, an Air New Zealand jet with 257 passengers went missing during a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. Within hours 11 ordinary police officers were called to duty to face the formidable Mount Erebus. As the police recovered the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
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Tangier (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1996, bus drivers Marcel Van Loock and Wim Moreels are apprehended by the Moroccan Customs for drug trafficking. Inside their bus, hidden behind a false compartment, they have discovered 700 pounds of hashish. Although the owner of the bus ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: prison, smuggling, survival, prison life, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation, injustice, bus driver, corrupt law enforcer, false arrest, corrupt officer ...
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Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Pandora's Clock (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
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Story: Quantum Airlines flight 66 has just taken off from Frankfurt, Germany bound for New York's JFK International Airport with 247 passengers aboard. After take-off, a man infected with a Doomsday Virus passes out while a flight attendant and doctor ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: airplane, disaster, race against time, virus, apocalypse, escapades, crimes, special agents, terrorism, heroes, confined, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, iceland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, disaster, airplane, heroic mission, catastrophe, heroes, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, escapades, adventure, airplane accident ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments ...
Style: emotional, bleak, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, space shuttle, disaster, astronaut, catastrophe, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, press conference, test pilot, security ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
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The House on Garibaldi Street (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Israeli officials learn than Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann may be living in Argentina, they send a team of secret agents to apprehend him.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: mossad, kidnapping, vengeance, heroic mission, haunted by the past, hostage, politics, government agency, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: latin america, argentina, israel
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44%
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Thirst (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chemical engineer, who recently moved to town, struggles to find a way to kill a deadly new variant of Cryptosporidium that has infiltrated the town's water supply, causing people who drink it to die of thirst.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, hospital, quarantine, race against time, escapades, adventure, heat wave, catastrophe, plague, couple relations, chaos, bacteria ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A worker at a Russian nuclear facility gets exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. In order to provide for his family, he steals some plutonium and sets out to sell it on Moscow's black market with the help of an incompetent criminal.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
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Time: contemporary
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40%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, race against time, save the day, tunnel, train, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, confined, ransom, extortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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40%
Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The incredible story of the events leading up to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, disaster, world trade center manhattan new york city, failed attempt, incompetent official, catastrophe, crimes, politics, witnessing a crime, state affairs, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 90s
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My Gal Sunday (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Special Bulletin (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC area so they may be detonated at sea. They threaten to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An poorly-educated house-wife fights companies polluting her hometown's water-table in up-state New York during the 1970's
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suburbs, catastrophe, ecological disaster, environmentalism, breakup, toxic, family problems, couples, family in crisis, unemployment, school, impossible love ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
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