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Crack in the World (1965)
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Crack in the World (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth.This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to split the earth in two if it is not stopped in time.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: love triangle, disaster, apocalypse, survival, chaos, terminal illness, race against time, end of the world, nuclear explosion, earthquake, heroes, space and aliens, space travel, save the world, escapades, changing the past or future, forces of nature, alien encounter, man versus machine, benign alien, heroic mission, submarine, sea, tsunami, ocean ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, london, big ben london

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Most similar movies to Crack in the World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and suspense films with plots about disaster, danger, catastrophe, race against time, chaos, apocalypse and escapades mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Crack in the World: The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961), MegaFault (2009), Earthstorm (2006), Descent (2005), End of the World (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, end of the world, global warming, apocalypse, race against time, chaos, save the world, escapades, survival, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 50s
Place: london, england, europe, russia, paris france ...
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100%
 3.0
 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: 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 ⇓
100%
 3.5
 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 ⇓
68%
 3.4
 978
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, race against time, burned alive, trespassing, heroes, save the world, chaos, heroic mission, volcano, dishonesty, forces of nature, lava ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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 ⇓
64%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, experiment gone awry, chaos, save the world, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, escapades, disaster, black hole, space travel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.0
 1K
Solar Attack (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, forces of nature, heroic mission, save the world, natural disaster, escapades, survival, space and aliens, adventure, catastrophe, scientist, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: detroit, shanghai, moscow russia, new zealand, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, apocalypse, evacuation, soldier, race against time, government agency, save the world, daring rescue, atomic bomb, adventure, terrorism, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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 ⇓
61%
 5.0
 7K
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 ⇓
60%
 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, race against time, astronomer, adventure, apocalypse, heroic mission, save the planet, government agency, escapades, universe, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, sahara ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: disaster, forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, escapades, climate change, snow, evacuation, scientist, volcano, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, rescue, save the world, apocalypse, forces of nature, race against time, disaster, earthquake, husband wife relationship, ice, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.0
 460
Firequake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Promethean Kinetics has created Helios, a revolutionary clean coal energy source so powerful it rivals the force of the sun and will solve the energy crisis. But when certain governments start cutting safety measures required by Helios, the ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, fire, earthquake, humanity in peril, apocalypse, survival, death, evacuation, race against time, end of the world, destruction, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.1
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, forces of nature, undercover, heroes, adventure, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the earthquake's energy and build a new crust on the ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: earthquake, disaster, natural disaster, death, lava, apocalypse, survival, military, forces of nature, catastrophe, human existence, end of the world ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, save the day, rescue, forces of nature, adventure, experiment gone awry, volcano, disaster, race against time, undercover, conspiracy, secret project ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: disaster, mass destruction, evacuation, survival, save the day, chaos and mayhem, chaos, catastrophe, adventure, race against time, forces of nature, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
End of the World (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As mass of solar storms causes tsunamis, volcanoes, and flooding, a city-dwelling family attempts to flee to the relative safety of a group of high-elevation caves several miles away.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: end of the world, flood, earthquake, disaster, sun, helicopter, volcano, lava, survival, forces of nature, adventure, chaos ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Global Meltdown (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead a exodus of survivors in a search for a safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: disaster, destruction, natural disaster, earthquake, fear, heroes, survival, apocalypse, humanity in peril, escapades, demolished city, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, race against time, survival, save the world, law enforcement, escapades, heroes, adventure, police detective, chaos, journalism, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 176K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, astronaut, catastrophe, nasa, evacuation, tsunami, extinction, life & death, save the world, astronomer, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: langley virginia, tucson arizona, miami, mississippi, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.4
 111K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: suspense, scenic, psychotronic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, comet, humanity in peril, disaster, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, mass destruction, bunker, riot, diabetic ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, usa, kentucky, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 16K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, chaos, earthquake, national guard, love affair, forces of nature, infidelity, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
 4.8
 7K
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: serious, talky, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, tornado, rescue, race against time, flood, survival, save the day, adventure, secret agents, apocalypse, forces of nature, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
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Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, disaster, survival, rescue, save the world, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the day, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., maryland, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 98K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, survival, disaster, worldwide chaos, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, scientist, extinction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: san francisco, london, los angeles, rome italy, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Force Of Impact (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, escapades, race against time, adventure, rescue, space travel, scientist, disaster, asteroid, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%