Movies like Miracle Mile

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Miracle Mile (1988)
 7.0
 11K
Miracle Mile (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After 30 years of searching, Harry (Edwards) has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, surreal, futuristic, apocalyptic, psychological, tense, light, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear war, end of the world, survival, disaster, nuclear holocaust, chaos, race against time, distopia, panic, fall in love, love affair, night, apocalypse, helicopter, catastrophe, diner, hotel, insanity, nuclear threat, paranoia, serial killer, twists and turns, mars, natural disaster, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, antarctica

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and cult film films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, danger, mentor, first contact, death and runaway mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Miracle Mile: The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961), The Hitcher (1986), Volcano (1997), By Dawn's Early Light (1990), WarGames (1983). 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: bleak, suspense, atmospheric, disturbing, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, disaster, apocalypse, nuclear bomb, newspaper, cold war, science, race against time, chaos, nuclear, save the world, escapades ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century, 50s
Place: london, england, europe, russia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 49K
The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: road movie, psychological, suspenseful, macabre, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, desert, insanity, chase, stalking, paranoia, psycho killer, car chase, car, motel, survival ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 78K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, disaster, survival, race against time, catastrophe, forces of nature, adventure, save the day, heroes, apocalypse, lava ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, antarctica, hawaii, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile is launched by presumably Soviet forces toward Turkey, the beginning of the ultimate war to end all wars WW 3 is started. Powers Boothe, his girlfriend and copilot Rebecca DeMornay and their flight crew take off in a B 52 on ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear holocaust, nato, world war three, apocalypse, aviation, nuclear war, nuclear threat, disaster, terrorism, post apocalypse, end of the world, distopia ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1991
Place: ussr, russia, usa, nebraska, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 102K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, suspense, dark, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, teen drama
Plot: cold war, hacker, computer, teenager, computer cracker, nuclear threat, computer genius, hacking, computer hacker, artificial intelligence, chess, game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, california, usa, ussr, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Trigger Effect (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: How tenuous is man's hold on civilization when survival becomes an issue? When the lights go out and stay out for several days, suburbanites Matthew and Annie learn the hard way that man is "by nature" a predatory creature. ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, psychological, entertaining ...
Plot: survival, female nudity, suburbs, disaster, catastrophe, apocalypse, chase, paranoia, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 32K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: bleak, intense, suspenseful, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, vampire, isolation, cult, end of the world, transformation, loneliness, apocalypse, virus ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, near future, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, california, china, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, skyscraper, rescue, natural disaster, race against time, firefighter, fire, architect, tragic event, elevator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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, suspense, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, earthquake, survival, catastrophe, chaos, national guard, love triangle, daring rescue, save the day, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: intense, psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, airplane, aviation, natural disaster, airport, air disaster, catastrophe, plane crash, arms dealer, survival, terrorism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, los angeles, europe, france, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 8K
Bellflower (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa".
Style: surreal, disturbing, sexy, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: partners, chaos, betrayal, car, romance, friends, art, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, obsession, crazy, women ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Z for Zachariah (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survivor, end of the world, survival, love triangle, radiation, apocalypse, nuclear war, distopia, farm, isolation, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 23K
Fail-Safe (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, political, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, politics, nuclear war, nuclear threat, u.s. air force, nuclear holocaust, military, atomic bomb, race against time, nuclear, apocalypse, disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: russia, pentagon, new york, usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 10K
The Stunt Man (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director (Peter O'Toole) he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: stuntman, on the run, crimes, helicopter, police investigation, mistaken identity, twists and turns, filmmaking, femme fatale, disorder, fish out of water, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, california, korea, guatemala, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 16K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, harsh, serious, apocalyptic ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear war, disaster, apocalypse, post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, radiation, end of the world, distopia, natural disaster, nuclear threat, world war three ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, new jersey, missouri, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 13K
Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: suspense, sexy, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, gunfight, female lawyer, on the run, hostage, fbi, spy, kgb, nudity (full frontal - brief), police detective, conspiracy, police protection ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 6K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: suspense, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, brutality, betrayal, assassin, master warrior, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, south america, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 180K
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: suspense, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, catastrophe, nasa, extinction, save the world, president, apocalypse, survival, life & death, astronaut ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: astronaut, mars, conspiracy, nasa, conspiracy theory, whistleblower, investigative reporter, paranoia, desert, investigation, chase, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas, houston texas, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 8K
White Sands (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.
Style: suspense, harsh, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, desert, murder, fbi, mistaken identity, undercover, working undercover, who done it, hidden identity, mystery, violence, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 254K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, tense, harsh, exciting, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, animal attack, snow, hunting, wolf, forces of nature, dangerous animal, air disaster, natural disaster, wolf attack, stranded ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 131K
Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: epidemic, virus, quarantine, plague, monkey, bio weapon, disaster, disease, biological warfare, infected, research, deadly virus ...
Time: future, 60s, year 1967, year 1995, 90s
Place: boston, africa, san francisco, cuba, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 11K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, suspense, intense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, airport, disaster, aviation, survival, natural disaster, air disaster, catastrophe, helicopter, alcohol abuse, adventure, stewardess ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: los angeles, tokyo, washington d.c., salt lake city utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, rescue, survival, airport, airplane accident, bermuda triangle, aviation, frogman, natural disaster, hijacking, painting ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, humorous, apocalyptic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, dog, desert, survival, nuclear holocaust, distopia, sperm donor, female nudity, talking dog, coming of age, violent, end of the world ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: oklahoma, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 305K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, survival, quarantine, infected, infection, deadly virus, natural disaster, disease, doctors, disaster ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: hong kong, california, san francisco, minnesota, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Down in the Valley (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan, who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father, a lawman, is ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, sexual content, family disapproval, delusion, cowboy, dangerous attraction, love and romance, twists and turns, suburbs, parents and children, father daughter relationship, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, south dakota, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hero and the Terror (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, slasher, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, murder, police investigation, death, chase, brutality, violence, investigation, hospital, adaptation, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 162K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, trapped, buried alive, terrorist, captivity, claustrophobia, isolation, confined, deathtrap, characters in danger, threat, twists and turns ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Italy, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, cloning, lovers on the run, life is a bitch, future dystopia, couple relations, chaos, estrangement, distopia, clones, divorce, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%