Movies like Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771

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Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
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Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, christmas, aviation, family relations, airplane accident
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about airplane, catastrophe, aviation, heroes, danger, investigation and airplane accident mostly in Drama, Action and Biography genres. Some movies like Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771: Miracle Landing (1990), Lost Flight (1970), Crash Point: Berlin (2009), Freefall: Flight 174 (1995), Fire and Rain (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Miracle Landing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cracks are noticed in the ceiling of an aircraft. They widen & a large portion of the fuselage tears off & an emergency landing attempted. Based on actual events.
Plot: crash landing, catastrophe, airplane, rooftop, pilot, oxygen mask, plane crash, boy, panic, aviation, crew, airplane accident ...
Place: hawaii
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Lost Flight (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bridges is the captain of a downed airliner who must help his crew and passengers survive on a deserted jungle island in the midst of a power struggle - an adult version of "Lord of the Flies."
Plot: catastrophe, crash landing, survival, airplane, sea, airplane accident, aviation, castaway, island, tropical island
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Crash Point: Berlin (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a mid-air collision, an uncontrollable passenger plane with 90 souls on board speeds through the skies over Germany. The impact point for the inevitable plane crash is easily calculated: the center of Berlin. Now the race is on to prevent the ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: crash, airplane accident, airplane, pilot, aviation, passenger, save the day, moral dilemma, danger, cabin, garbage, runway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: catastrophe, heroes, crimes, race against time, confined, escapades, danger, chases and races, hostage, hostages, fighting crime, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The President's Plane Is Missing (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the President's plane mysteriously disappears with him on board, it is left to the seemingly weak Vice President to try and advert a nuclear exchange with the Chinese.
Plot: cold war, conspiracy, u.s. vice president, vice president, u.s. president, secretary of state, airplane accident, airplane, impersonation
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminals hijack an airplane that not only carries a dangerous organism that is to be used in bacterial warfare, but also five beauty contest finalists.
Plot: airplane, hijacking, mutation, overbearing mother, domineering mother, hostage situation, spy, caper, beauty pageant, airliner, airplane hijack, deadly virus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fire and Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong ...
Plot: air disaster, catastrophe, crash, thunderstorm, airplane accident
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sully (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspense, intense, inspirational ...
Plot: airplane accident, aviation, airplane, crash landing, investigation, courage, pilot, plane crash, rescue, co pilot, catastrophe, lone hero ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sky-Earth-Sky (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Plot: designer, aviation, airplane, secretary, scientist, professor, husband, worker, wife
Place: soviet union
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Madam Scandal: Let Me Die For 10 Seconds (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Roman Porno from 1982.
Plot: male stripper, adultery, airplane, female stockinged legs, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, parents and children, human nature, bittersweet, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, breakup, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, state affairs, dishonesty, law enforcement, hopes, politics, uncover truth, fighting the system, investigation, rivalry, military, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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What Girls Learn (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two teenage girls must come to terms with their stepfather when their mother is struck by illness.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, single mother, stepfather, family relations, teenage life, teenage love, youth, romance, family problems, couples, estrangement, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
Plot: radio, pirate
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: investigation, investigative, survival, uncover truth, dishonesty, danger, escapades, heroic mission, catastrophe, forces of nature, archive footage, reenactment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary
Place: antarctica, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, deadly, hostages, danger, crimes, hostage, stewardess, leadership, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Day the Earth Moved (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Into Thin Air (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ellen Burstyn stars as Joan Walker, a mother whose college student son vanishes while traveling from Canada to Colorado. When police fail to investigate, Walker takes matters into her own hands. She and her ex-husband begin a search, but when their ...
Style: emotional, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Plot: christmas, love, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, miraculous event
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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10 Sekunden (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Patriarch (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a ...
Plot: countryside, farm, grudge, grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, teenage boy
Time: 1960s, 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Rainbow Warrior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Papa's Angels (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Arkansas furniture maker Grins Jenkins is a cheerful man and loving father to his five kids, as well as the life of every party in their small town. When his wife Sharon, who used to be the 'bad cop', slowly dies of TBC, so does ...
Plot: family relations, ritual, medical examination, children, brother brother relationship, christmas, gift, deaf, sign language, deafness, party, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town. The place is rural Kansas, and the time is midsummer in the early nineteen-twenties, ...
Plot: pilot, parent child relationship, small town, beer, travel, world war one veteran, airplane, father son relationship, trick
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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1985 (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Plot: aids, family relations, gay slur, advertising executive, in the closet, lgbt, christmas, hiv, gay, gay kiss, talking to a dog, christmas season ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Starlight Hotel (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, Kate (Greer Robson) is a 13-year-old girl living on New Zealand's South Island. When her mother dies and her father is offered a job in Wellington on North Island, Kate is sent to live with an aunt. The girl runs ...
Plot: runaway, police officer, drifter, escape, criminal, barn, search for father, farm, aunt niece relationship, loneliness, hiding, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ice Bound (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is during the final months of 1999 that 46-year-old physician Jerri Nielsen (Susan Sarandon) finds herself stranded at the Amundsen-South Pole Research Station along with a tiny staff of researchers and technicians. Although, at first, there is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: cold, video, bald, breast cancer, airplane, doctor, party, snowmobile, wind, storm
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 462
Crush (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the way to interview a novelist, Lane and Christina are involved in a car crash which leaves literary critic Christina brain-damaged. Lane undertakes the assignment and becomes attracted to the novelist's 15 year old daughter, leading to ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, intense ...
Plot: hospital, off the road, reunion, memory loss, cons and scams, love triangle, couple relations, friendship, teenage life, couples, fugitives, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%