Movies like Tunnel

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Tunnel (2016)
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Tunnel (2016)
Original name: 터널
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, disaster movie
Plot: survival, rescue team, trapped, tragedy, rescue attempt, tunnel, endurance, faith, rescue, buried alive, little girl, ruins, suffering, husband wife relationship, catastrophe, dog, mountain, car, cave, young woman, winter, death, water, snow, journalist ...
Place: korea, south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about danger, death, rescue, catastrophe, survival, escapades and race against time mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tunnel: Flu (2013), The Tower (2012), Daylight (1996), Crawl (2019), City on Fire (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flu (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Infected through the respiratory system, there is a new kind of disease that kills in 36 hours once infected. The people of the city struggle to survive this. The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, plague, deadly virus, survival, deadly, infected, chaos, quarantine, virus, race against time, life is a bitch, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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100%
 6.6
 5K
The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, catastrophe, skyscraper, rescue, danger, firemen, survival, fire, helicopter, love, single father, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 65K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 62K
Crawl (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While struggling to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, a young woman finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators.
Style: suspense, disaster movie, psychotronic, awful, surprise ending
Plot: alligator, animal horror, flood, animal attack, trapped, hurricane, survival, father daughter relationship, storm, tsunami, predator, rat ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.1
 982
City on Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, disaster movie ...
Plot: arson, revenge, explosion, burning building, fire, catastrophe, rescue, trapped, disaster film, city, firefighter, oil refinery ...
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36%
 3.7
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Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, snow, catastrophe, ski resort, snowmobile, danger, survival, winter, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, firefighter, rescue, survival, race against time, fire, explosion, negligence, hysteria, escape attempt, evacuation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Assassination (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Assassination is set in Korea and Shanghai in the 1930's during the Japanese occupation. The government resistance assigns a secret commando group with killing collaborators.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: japanese occupation, assassination, hitman, resistance, revenge, ambush, betrayal, father daughter relationship, friendship, impersonation, nationalism, japanese occupation of korea ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, disaster movie, factual, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: natural disaster, trapped, survival, oil rig, rescue, courage, explosion, sea, post traumatic stress disorder, catastrophe, greed, self mutilation ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days follows the journey of 3 Afterlife Guardians and Su-hong as they journey through their 49th trial in order to gain their reincarnations and how the Guardians slowly recover their forgotten memories through ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, tense, suspense
Plot: trial, afterlife, god, myth, hell, grim reaper, society, friendship, past, supernatural, mysterious character, the underworld ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Drug King (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: drug traffic, drug dealer, political corruption, drug lord, yakuza, police corruption, political intrigue, danger, crimes, murder, rivalry, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: south korea, osaka japan, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
1987: When the Day Comes (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government of officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A prosecutor who is ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: protest, democracy, historical event, cover up, political corruption, interrogation, torture, police brutality, brutality, disorder, death, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 213
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: disaster movie, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: panic, fire, escape, danger, volcano, lava, fright, fear, volcanic eruption, chaos, rescue, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Show Must Go On (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: With middle age creeping up on him, the life and achievements of amiable, mid-level Korean gangster Kang In-gu are about due for an objective assessment. He’s certainly not in top streetfighting form anymore, and the young thugs under his command ...
Style: rough, serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, down on your luck, drinking, chase, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, gang, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 103K
The Host (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, giant, sacrifice, supernatural, family in danger, danger, toxic, quarantine, snow, daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2000, 2000s
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 7K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, danger, train, adventure, survival, love triangle, subway, chaos, asthma, hysteria, chaos and mayhem, flood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong is taken to the afterlife by 3 afterlife guardians. Only when he passes 7 trials over 49 days and proves he was innocent in human life, he’s able to reincarnate, and his 3 afterlife guardians are by ...
Style: dark, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: hell, afterlife, trial, god, supernatural, supernatural ability, investigation, revenge, search, obsessive quest, death, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 4K
Tidal Wave (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, giant wave, tidal wave, race against time, forces of nature, demolished city, danger, single father, lifeguard, death of mother, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Battleship Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: escape, rescue, freedom, mine, father daughter relationship, beating, betrayal, island, soldier, torture, japanese soldier, colony ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Breaking Surface (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two Swedish/Norwegian half sisters go on a winter diving trip in Northern Norway, when they get trapped after a rockslide.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: ocean, sister sister relationship, danger, rescue, friendship, survival, diving, winter, scuba diving, trap, underwater
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 208K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, natural disaster, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, chaos, tsunami, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Singh Saab the Great (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A common man fights corruption and injustice.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: one man army, rivalry, heroes, corruption, revenge, redemption, leader, prison, politician, reporter, sikh, remorse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 1K
Tube (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Burnt-out transit cop Jay forms an unlikely alliance with pickpocket Kay to stop a terrorist hijacker from blowing up a subway car during rush hour.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, rescue, hostage, save the day, law enforcement, deadly, isolation, train, police investigation, love affair, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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186 Dollars to Freedom (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young California surfer has to grow up in a hurry when he is thrown into a Peruvian political prison in 1980.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: prison, false arrest, prison life, survival, frame up, danger, confined, escapades, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 392
Break of Dawn (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two ex-legionnaires in a mission of political assasination in Romania. A candid portrayal of the human side of assassins.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: friendship, scapegoat, assassination, bank robber, release from prison, murder, chase, dying, terminal illness, camaraderie, funeral home, frenchman ...
Place: bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mountain Patrol (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.
Style: serious, captivating, rough
Plot: survival, leadership, danger, journalism, mountain, animal life, extinction, village, poacher, volunteer, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tibet, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in the 19th century, when lowly butcher Dol Moo-Chi refuses to carry out an assignment, his failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrive.
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious, epic
Plot: folk hero, rebellion, injustice, martial arts, adventure, political unrest, good versus evil, vengeance, rebelliousness, crimes, family relations, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, korea, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 9K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, hijacking, bermuda triangle, rescue, underwater, airport, survival, airplane hijack, danger, race against time, millionaire ...
Time: 70s, frogman, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A corrupted customs officer, Choi Ik-hyeon, faces losing his job. Then, his life turns around as he meets ganster Choi Hyeong-bae who has connection with the Yakuza. They quickly form a partnetship; Hyeong-bae helps Ik-hyeon set up a business with ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic
Plot: police, gang war, rise to the top, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, rise and fall, unlikely criminals, crime, organized crime, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, korea, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Girl at My Door (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Do-Hee experiences family violence. Young-Nam works as the head of the police substation. She tries to protect Do-Hee from her violent stepfather Yong-Ha. Though Do-Hee looks naive, she hides a secret. Young-Nam becomes involved in a case with her ...
Style: psychological, bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: child abuse, small town, adult child friendship, father daughter relationship, lesbian relationship, incest, obsession, law enforcement, policewoman, little girl, police, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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