Movies like Under the Sky

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Under the Sky
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Nisa opens her eyes under the wreckage right after an earthquake. While she is struggling to survive and find a solution from under the narrow space where she is stuck, she glimpses the sky from a tiny hole above her, which helps her stay alive. In the meantime, Baris is trying to adapt to the endless nature in a parallel storyline under the same sky, and exposes the puzzle of Nisa's story through his video diary.
Plot: earthquake

Most similar movies to Under the Sky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about earthquake, danger, escapades, heroes, race against time, chases and races and forces of nature mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Under the Sky: The Haunting Passion (1983), The Giving Tree (2000), Side Job (2017), The Merry Bus (2001), Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam 2 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Haunting Passion
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan was a successful football player, but when his contract expired recently, it wasn't renewed due to his age. Together with his wife Julie he decides to make a new start and they move into a romantic and lonesome house. While Dan starts a ...
Plot: supernatural, earthquake, female nudity, erotica, ghost
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Giving Tree
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them to look into the mysterious and dark past of ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, high school, human nature, introspection, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, youth, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
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System:   82%
    User:   92%
 
 6.0
 87
Side Job
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel "Kanojo no Jinsei wa Machigai ja Nai" (literal translation: Her life is not at fault) by Director Hiroki, it is a powerful story of survivors, who are all trying to find their own silver linings in life.
Plot: prostitute, based on a novel, city hall, tsunami, orphan, earthquake
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System:   72%
    User:   84%
 
The Merry Bus
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Focuses on a woman and child after the 1988 earthquake that rocked the Soviet state of Armenia. They find themselves listening to telephone wires and call it music. They became close and the little boy decides that he has found the basis for the ...
Plot: wire, mother, earthquake, adopted son, telephone
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam 2
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Malaysia
Story: Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam 2 is the sequel to the movie of the same title in 2004. The story continues after the "pontianak" (banshee/vampire) has avenged her death by eliminating her murderer (Marsani) and his entire bloodline. The ...
Plot: earthquake, exorcism, fight, vampire, female vampire, death of loved one, revenge, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   81%
 
 7.0
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Beauty
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in the north of Argentina. Yolanda, a young girl of Wichi origin, tells in her native language (Wichi Lhämtes), the story of how, as a family maid in a "criollo" home, she has her hair unjustly cut: this is her most particular trait, ...
Plot: teenager, teenage girl, birthday, maid, catholic, church, haircut, earthquake, dancing
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
Segreti segreti
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: italian history, italian woman, leftist, earthquake, terrorism, murder, mother daughter relationship
Place: italy
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System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Giuseppe M. Gaudino made his directorial debut with this experimental film portrait contrasting the ancient Roman empire with poverty in present-day Naples. The film's narrator introduces the ancient town of Pozzuloi, home to Nero, his mother ...
Plot: martyrdom, loss of mother, relocation, death, stabbed to death, murder, loss of father, dysfunctional family, earthquake, christianity, prophecy
Place: southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
When a Man Falls
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, neurotic
Plot: introspection, midlife crisis, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friendship, friends, barbecue, loneliness, earthquake, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   58%
 
 4.3
 122
Pompeii
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Epic drama of Pompeii at the city’s height of glory, up to the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, this film is one of titanic proportions, recounting on the grandest scale, its untimely destruction which killed 20,000 people in a matter of ...
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, volcano, sword, sword fight, earthquake, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, stabbed in the belly, net, trident
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   57%
 
Miracle on Interstate 880
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: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: danger, adventure, escapades, rescue, survival, heroic mission, heroes, earthquake, collapse, freeway
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   72%
 
The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will strike southern California. With this information, she ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, adventure, family in crisis, forces of nature, danger, escapades, assassination, journalism, battles, politics, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   76%
 
The Devil at 4 O'Clock
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, rescue, adventure, adventurer, jungle, one man army, daring rescue, ship, race against time, priest, volcano, save the day ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
Through the Olive Trees
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got married right after the earthquake. In reality, the actor is ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, mind bending, psychological
Plot: actor's life, new wave, couple relations, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, fictional reality, love, earthquake
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
 5.5
 281
Tidal Wave
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, rescue, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades, chaos, survival, danger, tsunami, evacuation, world ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, japan, mount fuji, korea, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
The Earthquake
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.
Plot: catastrophe, destruction of city, earthquake, russian, crushed to death, rescue, armenian, ruins, buried alive, natural disaster
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr, caucasus, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
Earthquake in New York
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop is after a nasty serial killer. Cop's wife and kids are somewhere in the city too. Then a disastrous earthquake hits the city.
Plot: electrocution, punch, telephone, teenager, wristwatch, statue of liberty, subway train, death of boy, child in peril, death of son, death of child, earthquake ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
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Japan Sinks
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: rescue, ocean or sea, forces of nature, save the planet, danger, escapades, heroes, head of state, leadership, race against time, love affair, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   64%
 
2012: Supernova
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: race against time, save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, chases and races, heroes, astronomer, earthquake, tornado, scientist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
 7.7
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Toss-Up
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yazi Tura (Toss Up) is the film of two stories taking place in 1999. Stories of two young men... One is "Ridvan the Devil", a young football player from Central Anatolia, Cappadocia / Goreme, and the "Cevher the Ghost", a young ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
Plot: homecoming, village, estrangement, urban, life is a bitch, soldier, mute or deaf, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, down on your luck, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
Greetings from Fukushima
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.
Plot: ghost, radioactivity, radiation, train, photograph, elderly, singing, umbrella, crying, flashback, hula hoop, seaside ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
 7.2
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Long Excuses
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A recently widowed writer whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief—or lack of it—in caring for the children of a working man who also lost his wife in the same accident.
Plot: loss, family, based on a novel, japanese girl, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, phone ringing, wine, telephone call, singing, father son relationship, bus, beach ...
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System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
A Beautiful Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The beloved screen legend Katy Jurado, the lights one last time in the history of a special friendship that develops between a lonely old woman and Jorge, a rebellious teenager in Mexico City in 1984. Through the use flashbacks, Jorge, now an adult, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, friends, golden years, human nature, rebelliousness, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, elderly, hopes, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
 4.8
 206
Volcano
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.
Plot: fire, escape, death, fear, lava, explosive, fright, firefighter, earthquake, panic, danger, volcano ...
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System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
 6.2
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The Bastard
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A criminal (Giuliano Gemma) seeks vengeance when his double-dealing brother (Klaus Kinski) steals his jewels and mutilates his shooting hand.
Plot: armored car robbery, revenge plot, earthquake, alcoholic mother, corrupt police, nursing back to health, jewel robbery, redheaded woman, left for dead, cheating girlfriend
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
 7.6
 2K
Air Crew
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: daring rescue, airport, adventure, race against time, save the day, airplane, survival, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
Apocalypse Pompeii
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a former Special Ops commando visits Pompeii, his wife and daughter are trapped as Mt. Vesuvius erupts with massive force. While his family fights to survive the deadly onslaught of heat and lava, he enlists his former teammates in a daring ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: daring rescue, race against time, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, special agents, air base, ruins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
 6.0
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7:19
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.
Plot: earthquake, corruption, building collapse, flashlight, crushed to death, drinking urine, male protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   42%
 
Ayla: The Daughter of War
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks ...
Plot: orphan, airplane, earthquake, turk, korean war, world cup, journalist, soldier, school, blood, little girl, death
Time: year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 4.3
 1K
Ice Quake
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, family in danger, chases and races, deadly, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
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