Movies like A Fire in the Sky

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A Fire in the Sky (1978)
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A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: astronomer, catastrophe, apocalypse, adventure, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, confined, abduction, kidnapping, save the world, danger, chases and races, chaos, forces of nature, escapades, rivalry, collision, alien encounter, celebrity culture, comet, governor, elopement, tv news, newspaper office ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona

Most similar movies to A Fire in the Sky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about danger, escapades, catastrophe, heroes, chases and races, disaster film and race against time mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Fire in the Sky: End of the World (2013), Quantum Apocalypse (2010), Meteor (1979), The Apocalypse (2007), MegaFault (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, danger, forces of nature, adventure, catastrophe, escapades, store, space and aliens, disaster film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, forces of nature, chaos, collision, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.0
 6K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disaster movie, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, nasa, race against time, satellite, translator, meteor, meteorite, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, alien encounter, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, new york, moscow russia, alps, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Apocalypse (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this epic disaster film of faith, a mother and father search for their only child as a giant asteroid headed for Earth triggers a series of apocalyptic events.
Style: disaster movie, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, missing child, parents and children, forces of nature, escapades, danger, race against time, chaos, disaster film, asteroid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 2K
MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, race against time, danger, forces of nature, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, disaster film, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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 ⇓
69%
 3.6
 1K
Meteor Storm (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: San Francisco becomes a target for waves of destructive meteors after a rogue comet orbits around the earth... For astronomer, Michelle Young, what was meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event, soon turns into her worst nightmare as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak, disaster movie ...
Plot: meteor shower, apocalypse, danger, escapades, save the world, astronomer, extinction, space and aliens, destiny, science, mother daughter relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 165
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, danger, rescue, heroes, escapades, adventure, chases and races, forces of nature, catastrophe, destruction, natural disaster, party ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 2K
Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Somewhere on the outskirts of our solar system, the unthinkable occurs. A giant asteroid collides with a smaller one and changes direction - headed directly toward The Earth. The burning meteor rain that beats down with devastating force, is only a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: save the world, comet, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, race against time, meteor, meteorite, deadly, danger, adventure, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.6
 2K
Earthstorm (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's structure is now entirely unstable -- threatening all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, race against time, danger, space and aliens, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, ocean or sea, save the world, heroes, astronomer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, baltimore, florida, chicago illinois, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, journalism, misfit, race against time, anti heroes, heroes, space and aliens, danger, benign alien, adventure, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.7
 2K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, heroic mission, survival, save the world, forces of nature, chaos, journalism, danger, adventure, race against time, catastrophe, hurricane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
59%
Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of archaeologists dig up a human skeleton near the historical monument of STONEHENGE, an ancient piece of machinery hidden beneath the bedrock is discovered. Not knowing what it could be the workers accidentally trigger the mechanism ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, ancient mystery, adventure, stonehenge, obsessive quest, danger, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the world, catastrophe, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, heroic mission, survival, race against time, save the world, nuclear, chaos, navy, danger, adventure, radiation, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
56%
 4.0
 668
Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, terrorism, state affairs, bio weapon, plague, deadly, undercover, race against time, danger, chaos, antidote ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
Where Have All the People Gone (1974)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, catastrophe, distopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, supernatural, family life, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, demolished city ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Meteor Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gigantic meteors enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteor shower, apocalypse, earth, asteroid, chaos, space and aliens, race against time, adventure, heroes, danger, bible, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the world, danger, heroes, special agents, adventure, deadly, space and aliens, satellite, alien encounter, evil alien, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: survival, rescue, spacecraft, planet, astronaut, heroic mission, deadly creature, deadly, battles, danger, adventure, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Collision Earth (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A huge solar flare blasts Mercury out of it's orbit and provides it with an intense magnetic field and it's on collision course for Earth.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, danger, heroic mission, save the planet, collision, heroes, escapades, weapon system, meteor, meteorite, end of the world, outer space ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that the ship is a prison ship, and the cargo are criminally ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: ship captain, androids and robots, on the run, babies and infants, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, chase, crimes, life is a bitch, investigation, danger ...
Time: future
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
47%
2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, disaster movie
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, astronomer, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, tornado ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 350
Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, catastrophe, graphic violence, cooking and food, escapades, crimes, gang, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 511
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, jungle, adventure, rescue, missing person, alien encounter, deadly, danger, escapades, military, secret base, government coverup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, climate change, natural disaster, snow, catastrophe, scientist, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, race against time, danger, heroes, tornado, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, friends, deadly, chases and races, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%