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Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
 5.8
 441
Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge, a railroad employee puts two passenger trains on a collision course in this made-for-TV disaster movie.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, collision, race against time, adventure, time travel, crimes, airplane, vengeance, programmer, heroes, mentally unstable, changing the past or future, danger, chases and races, imaginary, death in the family, forces of nature, redemption, escapades, deadly, rivalry, negligence, save the day, cons and scams, terrorism ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, race against time, chases and races, escapades, heroes, save the day and catastrophe mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Disaster on the Coastliner: Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997), Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997), Submerged (2000), Avalanche (1978), Tornado (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, tsunami, chases and races, escapades, changing the past or future, save the planet, environmentalism, save the day, special agents, alien encounter, adventure, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: catastrophe, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, skiing, evacuation, chaos, mountain, heroes, danger, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.0
 608
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, snow, catastrophe, ski resort, snowmobile, danger, survival, winter, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.0
 391
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 ⇓
66%
 5.5
 709
Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, race against time, save the day, crimes, disorder, rivalry, crime gone awry, danger, deadly, master criminal, partners, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, undercover, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
59%
 3.4
 249
Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, police investigation, save the day, rescue, parents and children, evacuation, family relations, rebelliousness, race against time, escapades, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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 ⇓
53%
 4.8
 299
Shakedown (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Los Angeles a deadly plague called the 'Pandora' virus is stolen from a high-security installation...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hijacking, plague, virus, fbi, secret agents, law enforcement, race against time, one man army, danger, government agency, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 4K
Tidal Wave (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, giant wave, tidal wave, race against time, forces of nature, demolished city, danger, single father, lifeguard, death of mother, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, adventure, undercover, danger, deadly, race against time, track down, introspection, politics, law enforcement, drug traffic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 547
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, danger, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, catastrophe, heroic mission, landing, airplane ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 715
Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, psychopath, airplane, insubordination, airport, catastrophe, crimes, danger, mind game, rivalry, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, save the day, confined, adventure, danger, daring rescue, race against time, undercover, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 1K
Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: research, catastrophe, tornado, storm, adventure, race against time, daring rescue, chases and races, escapades, danger, global warming, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 370
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, one man army, undercover, vengeance, terrorism, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 983
Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage, confined, save the day, hostages, danger, deadly, escapades, race against time, isolation, nuclear threat ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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%
 3.8
 471
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 327
The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, daring rescue, redemption, drug dealing, crimes, heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, lone wolves, addiction, city life ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Crazy Girls Undercover (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a group of Las Vegas sexy showgirls who are undercover agents working with a former C.I.A. agent (Robertson) to stop a terrorist attack.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, sexy ...
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, danger, race against time, rivalry, deadly, save the day, escapades, bomb, murder, hunt down, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.2
 564
Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, chaos, police investigation, race against time, crimes, danger, law enforcement, evacuation, firefighter, fire, firefighting, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: disaster movie, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, hijacking, danger, military, hostage, stewardess, abduction, airplane hijack, deadly, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Strategic Command (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, danger, one man army, crimes, escapades, race against time, hostage, airplane, tough heroes, gulf war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: race against time, airplane, terrorism, hostage, law enforcement, one man army, escapades, confined, rivalry, daring rescue, save the day, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 9K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, hijacking, bermuda triangle, rescue, underwater, airport, survival, airplane hijack, danger, race against time, millionaire ...
Time: 70s, frogman, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
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