Movies like Uncommon Valor 1983

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Uncommon Valor (1983)
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Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pilot for an unsold weekly series, Uncommon Valor stresses the courage and resourceful of a team of firefighters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Headed by dauntless battalion chief Tom Riordan (Mitchell Ryam), the unit tries to drench a raging conflagration at County General Hospital (a disaster enhanced by some pretty good special effects). They also have to battle the villain of the piece, discreetly described in the original network press release as a "deranged arsonist."
Plot: firefighter, hospital, courage, fire, firefighting
Place: salt lake city utah

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about fire, hospital, firefighter, explosion, catastrophe, danger and death mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Uncommon Valor: Fire! (1977), City on Fire (1979), Firestorm (2001), The Tube (2005), Firehouse (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fire! (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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City on Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
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Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
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Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
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The Tube (2005)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Firehouse (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 74 min.
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Style: tv series pilot
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Genre: Action, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 134 min.
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Style: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
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Without Warning: Terror in the Towers (1993)
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