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: 150 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, psychotronic, disaster movie
Plot: disaster, astronomer, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, abduction, heroes, kidnapping, space and aliens, save the world, escapades, rivalry, chaos, confined, evil alien, forces of nature, collision, alien encounter, celebrity culture, comet, governor, newspaper office, elopement, desert, meteorite ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona

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Most similar movies to A Fire in the Sky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and captivating films with plots about danger, catastrophe, disaster, escapades, heroes, chases and races and chaos mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like A Fire in the Sky: Fall of Hyperion (2008), End of the World (2013), Quantum Apocalypse (2010), The Apocalypse (2007), Super Eruption (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, space station, race against time, escapades, collision, adventure, save the day, meteorite, scientist, society, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, disaster, save the world, heroes, forces of nature, adventure, catastrophe, global warming, end of the world, evacuation, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, survival, chaos, save the world, forces of nature, collision, disaster, doomsday, tsunami, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, adventure, tornado, escapades, race against time, missing child, parents and children, forces of nature, catastrophe, chaos, asteroid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Plot: time travel, disaster, rescue, adventure, rivalry, catastrophe, escapades, forces of nature, volcano, ocean, lava, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster, save the day, forces of nature, bio weapon, chaos, soldier, escapades, adventure, save the world, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: serious, exciting, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster, forces of nature, race against time, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, collision, forces of nature, race against time, one last chance, family relations, comet, astronomer, save the day, survival, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ⇓
82%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, catastrophe, journalism, escapades, save the world, space and aliens, benign alien, heroes, adventure, misfit, race against time, disaster ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 2K
Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
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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
Plot: comet, meteorite, disaster, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, race against time, small town life, adventure, contests and competitions, survival, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, space travel, race against time, space and aliens, adventure, apocalypse, ocean, chaos, save the world, heroes, disaster, astronomer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, chicago illinois, florida, boston, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: disaster, christmas, save the world, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, small town, escapades, forces of nature, teenage girl, survival, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, demolished city, nuclear holocaust, chaos, supernatural, escapades, life is a bitch, distopia, forces of nature, family life ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, nasa, russian, race against time, satellite, translator, world trade center manhattan new york city, avalanche, un, meteorite, adventure, space travel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, hong kong, france, new york, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Supercollider (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scientist working on an energy project discovers his family have undergone strange changes in their personalities, while a series of natural disasters are happening across the globe. He realises that his work has accidentally pushed the planet ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, space travel, chaos, forces of nature, escapades, time travel, disaster, adventure, plague, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: meteor shower, meteorite, apocalypse, escapades, save the world, destiny, extinction, space and aliens, science, mother daughter relationship, disaster, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, race against time, save the world, escapades, chaos, disaster, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, hurricane, race against time, journalism, adventure, forces of nature, chaos, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, terrorism, survival, undercover, state affairs, race against time, bio weapon, plague, chaos, quarantine, antidote, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: disaster, chaos and mayhem, chaos, save the day, escapades, race against time, siblings relations, parents and children, forces of nature, family relations, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: exciting, bleak, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, meteor shower, asteroid, apocalypse, space and aliens, earth, race against time, chaos, heroes, adventure, society, bible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, meteorite, heroic mission, save the planet, heroes, collision, weapon system, escapades, disaster, end of the world, outer space, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Comet Impact (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: A comet hits Ireland, and a bigger one is on its way towards the U.S. where 900 million people have to be evacuated.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: comet, catastrophe, astronomer, race against time, disaster, forces of nature, escapades, nasa, chaos, save the day, evacuation, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: nuclear war, submarine, save the world, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, heroic mission, survival, atomic bomb, race against time, post nuclear, nuclear, navy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Maximum Velocity (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a comet passes the Earth it causes a cataclysmic storm. Only a disbanded government unit with a secret weather-manipulating weapon can try to stop it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: race against time, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, environmentalism, heroes, chaos, escapades, forces of nature, weatherman, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, graphic violence, disaster, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, future dystopia, murder, isolation, ship, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: teens, family outing
Plot: planet, survival, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, heroic mission, adventure, deadly creature, battles, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Apocalypse (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A salvage pilot and a bartender go up against a crazed computer programmer and the head of a criminal gang who have equipped a spaceship with nuclear warheads and plan to crash it into Earth.
Style: scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, spacecraft, collision, programmer, chaos, space wars, apocalypse, rescue, mentally unstable, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Alien Tracker (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a galaxy far away, alien criminals organize a spectacular prison break. Pursued by their home planet's authorities, their leader Zin decides there's only one place to go: through a wormhole that allows instantaneous travel to Earth. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, disorder, government agency, evil alien, rivalry, track down, escapades, escape, space and aliens, telekinesis, failed pilot ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%