Movies like A Rising Tide

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A Rising Tide (2015)
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A Rising Tide (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An inspirational story of redemption, Hell of a View tells the tale of a young chef, Sam Rama. After the destruction of his family's well-established Atlantic City restaurant during Hurricane Sandy, Sam must grow up quickly, taking the biggest risks of his life, both in business and love. When Sam comes to the aid of a wealthy patron and then falls for the newly separated Sarah Bell, a chain of unexpected events unfolds for all of them, as they discover the only way to achieve their dreams may be to acknowledge what they owe to others, and realize that the greatest investments take more than cash.
Style: motivational, touching, suspense, disaster movie
Plot: hurricane, restaurant, family relations, redemption, natural disaster, human relationship, forces of nature, catastrophe, survival, family, tragedy, rescue, human spirit, parents and children, disaster, fear, overcoming, parenthood, bravery, nightmare, determination, survivor, tragic event, trapped, family bonds ...

Most similar movies to A Rising Tide

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and sentimental films with plots about family relations, catastrophe, parents and children, natural disaster, storytelling, happy ending and family mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Rising Tide: The Impossible (2012), Cast Away (2000), Bella (2006), Frozen Impact (2003), The Boy Who Could Fly (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 222K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, courage, ocean, forces of nature, family in danger, tragedy, hopes, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2004, contemporary, 2000s
Place: thailand, southeast asia, asia
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95%
 7.8
 583K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, adventure, stranded on an island, island, desert island, solitude, air disaster, human spirit, courage, determination ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 11K
Bella (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that ...
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, uplifting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, destiny, parenthood, life philosophy, stereotypes, honest, existentialism, lifestyle, self discovery, love affair, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 464
Frozen Impact (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Rutland, Vermont, Forestry Service supervisor Dan Blanchard and his wife Dr. Christy Blanchard hope life will return to normal now a transplant liver is expected for their brave son Jason (12). Daughter Marie was ordered to bring Jason to perform ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: escapades, save the day, heroes, survival, race against time, daring rescue, one man army, adventure, against the odds, child illness, forces of nature, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: snowstorm, hypothermia, rescue, survival, wilderness, disaster, family, confined, escapades, heroes, babies and infants, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, poignant, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: autism, teenager, friendship, coming of age, family, youth, death, chase, bullying, carnival, redemption, brothers ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 147K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: suicide, young love, relationships, romance, death in the family, 9/11, teenager, love, love story, dealing with death, teenage love, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 1991, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 9K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: intense, sexy, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: obsession, mental illness, forbidden love, arson, mental institution, coming of age, young lovers, romance, teenager, love, obsessive love, couples ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: natural disaster, disaster, storm, family relations, catastrophe, government, evacuation, rescue, flood, forces of nature, destruction, stranded ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Idaho, an estranged couple are trapped in a blizzard while on vacation just before Christmas.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: christmas, survival, wilderness, stranded, husband wife relationship, escapades, hopes, couple relations, estrangement, forces of nature, search and rescue, search party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 196
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: disaster, natural disaster, hurricane, catastrophe, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, forces of nature, boat, party, u.s. navy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 1.2M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, titanic, disaster, romance, love story, ship, forbidden love, love and romance, survival, shipwreck, tragic love, ocean ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1912, 50s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Regarding Henry (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter ...
Style: touching, intense, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, rehabilitation, lawyer, disability, redemption, starting over, maid, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 93K
Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: sad, touching, emotional, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, supernatural, natural disaster, catastrophe, journalist, supernatural ability, destiny, survival, tsunami, forces of nature, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: france, london, san francisco, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 190
Come What May (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition. Caleb looks to date Rachel, but she's waiting for courtship. Meanwhile, Caleb becomes caught in a moral tug-of-war ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: christian, family relations, college, legal, rivalry, courtroom, contests and competitions, moral dilemma, gender, youth, parents and children, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 11K
Lust Stories (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An anthology of four stories that sheds light on modern relationships from the viewpoint of the Indian woman.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, tense, erotic ...
Plot: parents and children, vengeance, dishonesty, college, family relations, betrayal, youth, friendship, family, disorder, fall in love, escapades ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 272
Courage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason Priestley (TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210") and Andrea Roth star in this inspirational adventure story about courage, love and the power of family. Aspiring author Robert (Priestly) organizes a quick getaway with his wife and ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: survival, wilderness, island, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, shipwreck, human spirit, isolation, stranded, storm, death in the family ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 14K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love, orphan, heart disease, waitress, christmas, baboon, love and romance, attempted rape, opposites attract, self discovery, love affair, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Cry Me a Sad River (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Qi Ming is a handsome boy and he is also a top student at school, but Yi Yao is a so-called bitch on everyone’s lips. Qi and Yi grew up together and they have been maintaining a good relationship. However, everything is interrupted and changed by ...
Style: psychological, suspense, touching, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: bullying, first love, high school, childhood friend, aids, suicide attempt, love, couples, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, parents and children, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, teenager, first love, fall in love, teenage love, dealing with death, love and romance, teenage life, youth, coping, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, amsterdam, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 16K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, single father, family relations, u.s. mexico border, thief, american dream, truck, father son relationship, theft, single parent, character study, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: california, los angeles, mexico, southern california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 1K
Wildflower (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One day Sammy and his younger sister Ellie happen upon a cabin where Alice, a young, partially deaf girl with epilepsy is being kept by her abusive stepfather. The three soon become friends and hope to get Alice an education and help her escape from ...
Style: romantic, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: deaf, rescue, youth, dysfunctional family, friendship, child abuse, great depression, happy ending, countryside, coming of age, family relations, disability ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, dysfunctional family, native american, estrangement, family problems, last wish, parents and children, coming of age, unfulfillment, starting over, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.1
 3K
Stella (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the ...
Style: serious, emotional, sexy, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, working class, pregnancy, society, breakup, love and romance, youth, starting over, family problems, parents and children, moral dilemma, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 30K
Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: natural disaster, hurricane katrina, father, hurricane, newborn baby, evacuation, survival, race against time, exhaustion, childbirth, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This film relates the story of a tightly connected Afro-American community informally called Colored Town where the inhabitants live and depend on each other in a world where racist oppression is everywhere, as told by a boy called Cliff who spent ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, uplifting, road movie, compassionate ...
Plot: racism, racial segregation, discrimination, interracial relations, social differences, injustice, youth, society, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Earthquake (2016)
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, touching, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, disaster, survival, catastrophe, rescue, russian, demolished city, humanity in peril, death, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: armenia, caucasus, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Changing Hearts (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A modern Prodigal Son story starring Brian McNamara, Daphne Zuniga, and Brad Johnson. James Reed, quite content with his current life, reluctantly returns home to the family business, a sick father, and a brother with whom he's always at odds.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, family business, parents and children, family relations, family problems, workplace, small town, business, getting home, marital argument, relationships, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, vineyard, romance, parents and children, interracial romance, love and romance, post war, family relations, family values, estate, wine ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, 50s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, middle age romance, romance, love, love story, parents and children, infidelity, true love, life philosophy, couples, death, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%