Movies like Under the Sky

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Under the Sky (2016)
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Under the Sky (2016)
Original name: Enkaz
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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about earthquake, murder, suicide, crimes, death, prostitute and sex mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Under the Sky: The Haunting Passion (1983), The Quake (2018), San Andreas Quake (2015), The Giving Tree (2000), Missing Pages (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Haunting Passion (1983)
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: ghost, supernatural, supernatural power, female nudity, erotica, earthquake
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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, suspense, serious
Plot: earthquake, geologist, catastrophe, demolished city, kids in trouble, saving a life, family
Place: oslo norway
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77%
San Andreas Quake (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.
Plot: earthquake, family, disaster film, building collapse, african american, helicopter crash, destruction, animal attack, helicopter, tv
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Giving Tree (2000)
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: realistic, sexual, psychological, serious, talky
Plot: family relations, high school life, human nature, introspection, youth, reunion, teenage life, couple relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, homecoming, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Missing Pages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 8 important executive members of some notable corporations of the country are kidnapped during a recent trial.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: telephone call, manager, company, kidnapping, gun, job interview, suicide, cigarette smoking, death, room, lie, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Istanbul Tales (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Five interconnected stories set in modern-day Istanbul based on the fairytales Snow White, Cinderella, Pied Piper, Sleeping Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood.
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, atmospheric, serious
Plot: murder, prostitute, cinderella story, society, lifestyle, urban, social differences, dwarf, homeless, city life, hopes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Everything about Mustafa (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man is forced to confront his past after he loses everything in an accident. Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away from him and leaves him with many questions and a ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, human nature, who to trust, life turned upside down, confined, crimes, disorder, haunted by the past, investigation, cheating wife, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, radiation, media, control room, swat team, politics, danger, uncover truth, conspiracy, power plant, nuclear reactor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pennsylvania, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Day the Earth Moved (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
Plot: earthquake, water tower, community service, theft, orphan, rescue mission, convertible, cigar, avalanche, chase, cigar smoking, fire ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
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Side Job (2017)
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: tsunami, orphan, prostitute, earthquake, city hall, based on a novel
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43%
When a Man Falls (2007)
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: gloomy, serious, psychological, realistic, neurotic
Plot: friendship, friends, estrangement, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, introspection, elevator, flashback, library, punched in the face ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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.
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, crushed to death, rescue, disaster film, destruction of city, armenian, ruins, buried alive, russian
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ...
Plot: earthquake, helicopter crash, disaster film, death, fire, journey, lava, helicopter, military
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Short Walk to Daylight (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Eight people have to find their way out of a New York subway after being trapped following an earthquake.
Plot: subway, escape, trapped, earthquake, drug addict, gas leak, railway, flood
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, biting, atmospheric ...
Plot: hollywood, accountant, vandalism, lynch mob, movie business, artists and showbiz, family relations, infidelity, couples, innocence lost, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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31%
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Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, rough ...
Plot: obsession, violence spree, life is a bitch, gangsters, estrangement, filmmaking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam 2 (2005)
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: death of loved one, earthquake, vampire, exorcism, fight, flashback, revenge, female vampire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Merry Bus (2001)
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: telephone, mother, armenian, orphan, wire, earthquake, adopted son
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, save the day, family in crisis, adventure, escapades, politics, warning, media, assassination, journalism, anchor, battles ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Beauty (2012)
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: haircut, teenage girl, birthday, teenager, maid, earthquake, church, catholic, dancing
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Segreti segreti (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Laura participates in terrorist attack against a magistrate; a member of her commando is shot to death. Such begins the story of women: Maria and Rosa, the mother and sister of the killed terrorist; Gina, the old nanny of Laura; her mother Marta and ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, terrorism, italian woman, leftist, earthquake, murder, italian history, communist
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Savage Messiah (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Savage Messiah is a docudrama about Roch "Moïse" Thériault, the charismatic former leader of a small religious group based near Burnt River, Ontario, Canada. Between 1977 and 1989 he held sway over as many as 12 adults and 26 children. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, sect, social worker, small town, society, manipulations, crimes, life is a bitch, psychopath, leadership, religions or cults, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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Shattered Mind (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Heather Locklear stars in this psychological thriller as a woman who is racked by multiple personalities and confronts a horrifying past of dark secrets buried a long time ago. When her father dies she descends into a bizarre emotional world where ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, death, family, secret, prostitute, child abuse, death of father, housewife, mother, mental illness, psychiatrist, father daughter relationship ...
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15%
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A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, murder, undercover, police corruption, mystery, journalism, media, legal, working undercover, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, island, fish, violence, suicide attempt, murder, fishing, mute, sex, love interest, brutality, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, roommate, woman in danger, friendship, rivalry, crimes, workplace intrigue, mentally unstable, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, mental illness, daughter, aging, psychopath, master and servant, parents and children, dealing with death, death in the family, couple relations, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Seduced and Betrayed (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A beautiful but equally dangerous widow won't take "no" for an answer as she draws a dedicated family man into a world of passion, deceit and betrayal, threatening to destroy him in the process.
Plot: tennis, extramarital affair, adultery, seductress, sex, shower, house, widow
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.3
 1K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, seduction, widow, danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, family problems, manipulations, deadly, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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Speed of Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drew (Scott Caan) must care for his father, a former professor who can now barely communicate due to Alzheimer. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to become a pusher. He gets further drawn in by a new and ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, parents and children, downfall, single parent, family relations, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, father son relationship, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, manhattan, new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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15%