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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and climatologist Dr. Cassie Lawrence's niece Lori. Mayor Leonardo of New York initially refuses to pay proper attention to the phenomenon, a 'reelection threat', so the alert status remains too low for long. Atypical lightning discovered inside tornadoes adds unprecedented dangers. The Lawrences and aeronautics renegade Dr. Lars Liggenhorn conceive a possible solution by launching rockets, but NASA's Dr. Quinn overrules them, imposing standard silver iodine.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, disaster movie
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: weatherman, global warming, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, ecological disaster, nasa, heroes, danger, race against time, save the day, couple relations, chases and races, escapades, evacuation, rescue, chaos, catastrophe, rescue attempt, disaster film, fire, freeze to death, picnic, eiffel tower paris, vietnam veteran, electrocution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to NYC: Tornado Terror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about danger, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, escapades, race against time and heroes mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like NYC: Tornado Terror: Arctic Blast (2010), Polar Storm (2009), Snowmageddon (2011), 2012: Ice Age (2011), Seattle Superstorm (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, save the world, survival, forces of nature, ecological disaster, ice age, evacuation, chaos, extinction, danger, contingency plan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, usa
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Polar Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a piece of the massive comet "Copernicus" collides with the Earth, it knocks the planet off of its axis and unleashes a disaster never before witnessed. Dr. James Mayfield (Jack Coleman) and his highly trained research team are the ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, forces of nature, danger, collision, family relations, astronomer, one last chance, disaster film, survival, save the day, adventure, comet ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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Snowmageddon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly-harmless snow globe unleashes a devastating winter storm on a peaceful mountainside community, prompting one family on a race to save their town from certain destruction. As night falls on Christmas Eve, the Miller family finds a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: forces of nature, chaos, danger, ecological disaster, save the day, heroes, small town, adventure, christmas, snow, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, forces of nature, survival, adventure, race against time, chases and races, family relations, evacuation, family in danger, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: catastrophe, forces of nature, save the day, adventure, race against time, chaos, family in danger, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, weather, storm, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, heroes, danger, evacuation, chases and races, escapades, catastrophe, tidal wave, tornado, partners, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful ...
Style: exciting, disaster movie, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, forces of nature, danger, adventure, race against time, escapades, disaster film, rape, tornado, save the day, storm, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the day, survival, rescue, danger, adventure, forces of nature, experiment gone awry, race against time, undercover, catastrophe, volcano, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evacuation, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature, scientist, mass destruction, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, catastrophe, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, small town, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, escapades, christmas, teenage girl, rescue, survival, star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, race against time, rescue, chaos, leadership, deadly, danger, head of state, escapades, love affair, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the day, save the world, rescue, race against time, ice, husband wife relationship, earthquake, time travel, aging ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Seeds of Destruction (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the seeds from the original Garden of Eden are carelessly released into today's toxic climate, the plant is transformed by our contaminated environment into a writhing mass of foliage that wreaks havoc over earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, chaos, danger, escapades, inventions and discoveries, ecological disaster, experiment gone awry, environmentalist, video camera, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: airplane, computer virus, airplane accident, save the day, danger, hijacking, race against time, chaos, rivalry, escapades, pilot, programmer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, survival, adventure, save the day, danger, control room, spouse in danger, forces of nature, heroes, military, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: winter, forces of nature, save the world, avalanche, survival, heroes, race against time, danger, daring rescue, deadly, family in danger, geologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.2
 818
Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: chaos, chaos and mayhem, race against time, save the day, escapades, danger, forces of nature, parents and children, heroes, mad scientist, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 6K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, talky, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, disaster film, rescue, race against time, catastrophe, survival, save the day, secret agents, adventure, danger, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
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Tornado (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 166 min.
Story: The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: tornado, forces of nature, save the day, adventure, obsessive quest, race against time, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, fear, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, natural disaster, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, chaos, tsunami, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: catastrophe, survival, danger, race against time, rescue, save the day, avalanche, adventure, mountain, profanity, out of the way, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, save the world, survival, spouse in danger, technology gone awry, race against time, chaos, danger, escapades, outer space, sun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, government agency, danger, special agents, heroes, dishonesty, escapades, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 627
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, catastrophe, forces of nature, volcano, disaster film, ocean or sea, lava ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a former Special Ops commando visits Pompeii, his wife and daughter are trapped as Mt. Vesuvius erupts with massive force. While his family fights to survive the deadly onslaught of heat and lava, he enlists his former teammates in a daring ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: daring rescue, race against time, family in danger, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, escapades, heroes, rescue mission, volcanic eruption, explosion, lava, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, chaos, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 2K
Ice Twisters (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, obsessive quest, race against time, survival, forces of nature, heroes, danger, escapades, tornado, secret project, video camera, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, disaster movie, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: snow, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, vacation, climate change, collapsing building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 834
Descent (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When cracks in the Earth's crust large enough to swallow a city block appear, a team of scientists must go deep into the Earth to find a way to stop the destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, volcano, burned alive, trespassing, heroes, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, forces of nature, dishonesty, danger, catastrophe ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%