Movies like The Earthquake

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The Earthquake (2016)
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The Earthquake (2016)
Original name: Землетрясение
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Style: psychological, tense, touching, suspense, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, disaster, russian, rescue, demolished city, survival, humanity in peril, armenian, ruins, apocalypse, death, destruction, society, chaos, geology, chaos and mayhem, human existence, vestiges of humanity, buried alive, deadly, danger, crushed to death ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: armenia, ussr, caucasus, russia, soviet union

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Most similar movies to The Earthquake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and disturbing films with plots about catastrophe, danger, disaster, survival, chaos, chaos and mayhem and apocalypse mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Earthquake: San Andreas Mega Quake (2019), Global Meltdown (2017), Firequake (2014), Stormageddon (2015), 10.0 Earthquake (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
87%
 3.0
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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 ⇓
86%
 4.5
 1K
Stormageddon (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: distopia, disaster, computer program, natural disaster, destruction, chaos and mayhem, military, human existence, demolished city, survival, society, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: earthquake, geology, disaster, natural disaster, scientist, science, apocalypse, industry, death, problem, sexual abuse, catastrophe ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
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7:19 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At 7:19 a.m., on September 19th of 1985, the most destructive earthquake hit Mexico's City. Inside what's left of a building, a group of survivors fight for their lives waiting for rescue.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, survival, trapped, building collapse, destruction, struggle for survival, teamwork, trap, tragic event, catastrophe, deathtrap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.6
 561
End Day (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: An exploration into the various ways in which, within the circumstances of one day, civilisation could be brought to an abrupt end..
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: volcano, experiment, end of the world, scientific experiment, meteorite, epidemic, black hole, virus, tsunami, disaster, foreknowledge, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 557
Mega Cyclone (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jupiter’s famous blemish, the Great Red Spot, has vanished. When massive storms are reported in North America, it quickly becomes apparent that the huge, high storm that has been swirling around Jupiter for hundreds of years has landed on Earth. ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, storm, hurricane, tornado, catastrophe, teenage boy, heroes, humanity in peril, teenager, human existence, end of the world ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.0
 166
Shelter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With a catastrophic event rapidly approaching, 18 people vie for 10 spots in the small town's only bomb shelter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chaos, apocalypse, disaster, small town, family relations, society, escapades, hopes, clergy, fight, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
51%
 4.4
 1K
CAT. 8 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a breakthrough in global defense malfunctions, the result is a fireball four times the size of Earth streaking toward the planet. As fires blaze and panic spreads, a renegade scientist comes to the world’s rescue.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, earthquake, race against time, heroes, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, global warming, evacuation, destruction, survival, humanity in peril ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: disaster, heroic mission, rescue, adventure, heroes, survival, escapades, catastrophe, child in peril, decapitation, news report, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 12K
The Quake (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A geologist races against time to save his estranged wife and two children when a devastating earthquake strikes Oslo, Norway.
Style: breathtaking, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, disaster, geologist, destruction, geology, demolished city, kids in trouble, saving a life, family, elevator, death of father ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Murder in Pacot (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Haiti, France, Norway
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a middle-aged Port-au-Prince couple come face to face with the stark contradictions of Haitian society when they are forced to rent out their villa to a foreign aid worker and his enterprising local ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, mysterious character, social differences, couples, couple relations, hopes, starting over, family problems, human nature, domestic disturbance, chaos, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 238
Volcano (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a dormant volcano suddenly erupts into activity beneath Laach Lake in the Eiffel mountains, panic breaks out among the 500.000 residents.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: disaster, fire, escape, panic, fear, lava, fright, volcanic eruption, chaos, rescue, natural disaster, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A stolen seismic weapon is activated in Yemen. A hostage freed there tries in vain to warn against its global effect. It starts seismic activity at the Californian fault line where her daughter and ex are monitoring it. Can they stop it?
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, super weapon, humanity in peril, heroes, geology, weapons, volcanic eruption, chaos and mayhem, death, destruction, natural disaster, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
46%
 6.6
 2K
Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, apocalypse, survival, volcano, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, heroes, race against time, optimism, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
45%
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Fire Twister (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a mysterious orb of light strikes a deep water oil rig, the massive explosion erupts into a ball of flames creating a swirling mass of clouds and fire. As the twister begins to move ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense, unusual plot structure
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, firefighter, timebomb, fire, tornado, death, oil company, runaway, catastrophe, society, destruction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 892
Ring of Fire (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: When an oil rig causes an eruption in a small town, it's just the first in a series that could affect the dangerous Ring of Fire that contains most of the world's volcanoes. If these cataclysmic eruptions cannot be stopped, the Earth could ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, escapades, forces of nature, volcano, oil refinery, humanity in peril, global warming, end of the world, chaos, storm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Collision Earth (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A large meteor shower unexpectedly bombards planet Earth. Scientists rush to the scene of the first impact and the race is on to find a solution to save humanity.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: natural disaster, meteorite, meteor shower, asteroid, disaster, race against time, scientist, end of the world, military, survival, apocalypse, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 45K
The Return (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: abusive father, brother, russian, parents and children, journey, overbearing parent, father son relationship, tragic event, coming of age, brother brother relationship, defiant, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Waterborne (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, and would prefer that Vikram marry a Punjabi girl, but Vikram has ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, contamination, bio weapon, plague, racism, husband wife relationship, thirst, violence, chaos, disaster, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, countryside, survival, chaos, human nature, catastrophe, society, hopes, life is a bitch, social differences, family problems, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Swell (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a big storm in the Netherlands and Begium comes down should prime minister Hans Kreuger the order taking: Can we evacuate four million people? But the storm can login deflect and the evacuation of civilians, hospitals and prisons takes sure 4 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense
Plot: storm, family relations, catastrophe, government, disaster, evacuation, rescue, flood, forces of nature, destruction, stranded, warning ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
One Hundred Mornings (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis.
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, survival, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, vestiges of humanity, chaos, couples, social decay, couple relations, isolation, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
After Darkness (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the Sun burns out, an American family gathers at the end of the world, their hopes for rescue slowly crumbling as they also confront long lasting divides amongst each other.
Style: tense, futuristic, exciting
Plot: vestiges of humanity, sun, mass destruction, apocalypse, riot, family, survival, human existence, destruction, end of the world, hysteria, civilization ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Innocent Saturday (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, sincere, tense ...
Plot: disaster, friendship, survival, race against time, nuclear threat, small town, escape, nuclear reactor, radiation, friends, couples, government facility ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chernobyl, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%