Movies like The Last Survivors 1975

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The Last Survivors (1975)
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The Last Survivors (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a passenger ship sinks, a ship's officer must decide which passengers in an overcrowded lifeboat must be sacrificed so the rest can survive an approaching typhoon.
Plot: survival, shipwreck, lifeboat, sea, disaster, sinking ship, catastrophe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about survival, catastrophe, disaster, danger, escapades, heroes and death mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like The Last Survivors: My Breast (1994), Fire and Rain (1989), The Belly of the Sea (2021), Titanic (2012), Ordeal (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Breast (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meredith Baxter plays Joyce Wadler in this heartwarming story of hope, courage and redemption inspired by the New York City journalist's real-life struggle with breast cancer. Stuck in a lackluster relationship with her boyfriend, she's ...
Plot: survival, breast cancer, death, cancer, courage, journalist, surgery, sports writer, writers, male female relationship, female director
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95%
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Fire and Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong ...
Plot: air disaster, disaster, crash, airplane accident, thunderstorm, catastrophe
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles, texas, dallas texas
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93%
The Belly of the Sea (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: June, 1816. A French navy frigate ran aground on a sandbar off the coast of Senegal. Attempts to free the board were futile - the crew had no choice but to abandon ship. Since the available boats were not enough to accommodate the entire crew, the ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: shipwreck, castaway, sea, raft, struggle for survival, storm at sea, ocean, lost at sea, survival, court martial, cannibalism, insanity ...
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85%
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Titanic (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary re-telling of the doomed voyage that features both fictional and historical characters, ranging from steerage passengers to upper class guests.
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, stylized, serious
Plot: titanic, shipwreck, ocean liner, passenger, tragedy, iceberg, ship, sinking ship, sea disaster, drowning, survival, catastrophe ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912
Place: england
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81%
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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: wilderness, disaster, rescue, survival, snowstorm, cave, mountain, catastrophe, forces of nature, isolation, family life, confined ...
Time: 90s
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77%
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Ordeal (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Left to die in the desert by his wife and her lover, a businessman fights to survive and get his revenge.
Plot: stranded in the desert, broken leg, wilderness, stranded, adultery, survival, left to die, desert, murder
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Lost Flight (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bridges is the captain of a downed airliner who must help his crew and passengers survive on a deserted jungle island in the midst of a power struggle - an adult version of "Lord of the Flies."
Plot: disaster, survival, crash landing, tropical island, island, sea, castaway, aviation, airplane accident, airplane, catastrophe
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73%
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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, forces of nature, escapades, shipwreck, family relations, isolation, human spirit, stranded, storm, ship ...
Place: canada
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The Raft of the Medusa (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shipwreck, sea, raft, corpse, ship, catastrophe, scandal, survival, napoleon bonaparte, lifeboat, cannibalism, panic ...
Place: senegal, france
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71%
Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, airplane, race against time, confined, escapades, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, survival, hostage, police station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, montreal
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70%
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
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63%
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, heroes, save the day, rescue, survival, escapades, catastrophe, forces of nature, guilt, warplane, sacrifice, snow ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, greenland
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63%
The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, isolation, wilderness, moral dilemma, hopes, mountain, desperation, confined, escapades, hunger, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
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Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disaster movie opening with an enormous multi-vehicle crash on a Californian highway. After the opening stunt-filled action, a flashback of the crash victims' lives prior to and leading up to the accident. The closing replays the entire ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, car accident, intercourse, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, collision, escapades, survival, truck driver, baby born, birth, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Night That Panicked America (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: radio, panic, disaster, halloween, mass hysteria, catastrophe, radio show, radio broadcasting
Time: 1930s
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57%
Voyage of the Yes (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two teenagers set out on a 2000-mile sailboat journey from California to Hawaii and en route combat the natural challenges and their inner shortcomings.
Plot: spy, accident, survival, boat, interracial relations, singer, guitarist, hospital, sailboat, singing, guitar, song ...
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Miriam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Heart-wrenching story of a woman who takes another's identity to survive the most horrible time of the 20th Century. Miriam is the triumphant story of one woman's survival and success, which takes place in Lithuania over a period of forty ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, survival, holocaust, survivor, struggle for survival, female protagonist, new identity, life is a bitch, fight, soldier, captivity, prison ...
Time: 1940s
Place: lithuania
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Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal tragedy, one of the great corporate and environmental scandals of the ...
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: dishonesty, workplace, life is a bitch, chaos, environmentalism, factory, state affairs, society, human nature, political corruption, workplace situations, disaster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: india
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Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: state affairs, society, life is a bitch, politics, heroes, fighting the system, hopes, social misfits, misfit, legal, heroic mission, human spirit ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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53%
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Survive! (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, disaster, air disaster, catastrophe, escapades, adventure, confined, heroes, wilderness, cannibal, cannibalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: andes mountains
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53%
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 767
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 ⇓
48%
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The Recce (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the South African Defense Force wrongfully declares young Recce Henk Viljoen dead behind enemy lines, it’s up to him alone to use every skill and tool in his arsenal to make it back to his grieving wife.
Plot: survival, military, behind enemy lines, mourning, swat team, war
Time: 80s
Place: cape town south africa, south africa, angola
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47%
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: murder, rape, apathy, loss of innocence, indifference, racism, witness, female director
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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
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Sugar (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 20-year-old homeless girl is suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome on the streets of Hollywood and Venice beach.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: homeless, haunted by the past, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, orphan, survival, street life, life is a bitch, beach, hollywood, 20 year old
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, venice, italy
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38%
Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, military, adventure, soldier, human spirit, getting home, human nature, ocean, lifeboat, isolation, world war two, disaster ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: pacific ocean
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38%
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
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37%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, courage, disaster, rescue mission, sinking ship, coast guard, daring rescue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, confined, social relations, wilderness, party, innocence lost, menage a trois, yoga, male nudity, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
125 Years Memory (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan, Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this Japanese-Turkish blockbuster: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: shipwreck, turk, historical event, compassion, friendship, tragedy, typhoon, sea disaster, drowning, survival, sinking ship, sultan ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, ottoman empire, iran, turkey, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%