Movies like Dangerous Waters

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Dangerous Waters (1999)
 5.0
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Dangerous Waters (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A river expert (Connie Selleca), her boy friend (Matt McCoy), and her children go on a river rafting trip. But things go awry when they are taken captive by escaped convicts searching for stolen money.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rafting, river, river rapids, survival, fight, heist, cave, hostage, family relations, kidnapping, vacation, diving, teenage girl, held captive, female protagonist, boy, girl, smuggling, murder, greed, brother sister relationship, family in danger, false identity, camping, widow ...

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Most similar movies to Dangerous Waters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about survival, danger, murder, wilderness, adventure, escapades and kidnapping mostly in Thriller, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Dangerous Waters: The River Wild (1994), Survival Quest (1988), A Vacation in Hell (1979), Lost Valley (1998), A Cry in the Wild (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 41K
The River Wild (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: river, hostage, wilderness, criminal, rafting, family in danger, danger, forces of nature, survival, adventure, hostages, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A two-week trek through the Cascade Mountains tries the survival instincts of five adventurous teenagers. At first, it's all a good time. Shooting the rapids, exploring caves and making new friends. But when an accident occurs, Mother Nature ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, cave, wolf, hiking, heroes, adventure, friendship, survival, treasure hunt, family life, forces of nature, adventurer ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
 920
Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Vacation in Hell (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Five tourists, four women and one man, escape from the group in a holiday camp at a tropical place and get lost. They have to find the way back, but problems are still to come...
Plot: survival, tourist, wilderness, vacation, island, stranded, female protagonist, jungle, mountain lion, stabbed to death, female bonding, death of child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.0
 28
Lost Valley (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Best friends Mary-Ann (Foster) and Sandy (Thompson) are finally taking their dream expedition to New Zealand. They are accompanied by their teenage daughters Jaretha (Gillette) and Kerry (Nicoll). Issues of first night frights from the local ...
Plot: kidnapping, poacher, jungle, countryside, teenage daughter, computer nerd, motor home, female protagonist, human prey, attempted murder, vacation, american ...
Place: new zealand, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Cry in the Wild (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry animals until or if he is found.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, bear, danger, adventure, dangerous animal, youth, isolation, self discovery, survivor, boy, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 203
Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family in danger, hostage, criminal's revenge, hostages, isolation, kidnapping, crime gone awry, confined, crimes, home invasion, teenage girl, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 2K
Cave (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of former military elites set out to explore an uncharted abyss, not knowing their worst nightmare is waiting for them deep beneath the ground.
Style: suspense
Plot: river, abyss, cave, diving, love triangle, murder, cave in, psychopath, scuba diving, canoe, sex scene, female nudity ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.7
 97K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, adventure, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, rape, danger, rescue, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Run, Simon, Run (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A Papago Indian returns to his reservation after a prison term and searches for his brother's killer.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: injustice, murder, native american, indian reservation, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, righting the wronged, vengeance, betrayal, redemption, life is a bitch ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hunting for Shadows (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A little girl encounters Indigenous mythological nightmares while lost in the Australian bush.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, supernatural, mythology, survival, husband wife relationship, wilderness, murder, fear, camping, ritual ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 2K
The Creeper (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five doctors on a wilderness outing are stalked by disfigured, crazed killers.
Style: atmospheric, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: stalking, wilderness, burned alive, maniac, bear trap, cabin, doctor, murder, hiking, dam, campfire, river ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 197K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, cave, monster, trapped, woman in danger, expedition, friends, friendship, danger, vacation, loss of daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 36
Maneater (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two couples on a camping trip are hunted by two tigers set upon them by a crazed animal trainer.
Style: wild
Plot: vacation, camping, stranded, manhunt, hunting, tiger, chase, survival, crazy, family relations, animal attack, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 1K
Mother Lode (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, mine, twin brother, cave in, gold, cave, air disaster, prospector, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, british columbia, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, psychopath, confined, teenage life, survival, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes, ransom, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 536K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, fear, dangerous animal, monster, shark attack, animal horror, police chief, chief of police, survival, underwater, animal attack, great white shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, atlantic ocean, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, invasion, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, survival, danger, destruction, chaos, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 3.4
 335
Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, survival, hostage, one against many, rescue mission, fight, terrorist group, kidnapping, conspiracy, betrayal ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, frogman, 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 6K
Limbo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, sincere, clever ...
Plot: survival, family relations, danger, crimes, human nature, parents and children, drug dealing, stranded, mother daughter relationship, island, small town, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 4K
Wildlike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Mackenzie is sent to live with her uncle in Juneau when her mother can’t care for her anymore. The living situation quickly takes a turn for the worse, and she runs away to rejoin her mother in Seattle. While on her dangerous ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: runaway teen, camping, nature, wilderness, uncle niece relationship, grief, road trip, travel, family relations, solitude, danger, introspection ...
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cold Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, government, life turned upside down, family in danger, crimes, danger, heroes, female assassin, father son relationship, unlikely hero, police chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 103K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: skyscraper, protective parent, lone hero, fire, family in danger, father, penthouse, heroes, gunfight, leg brace, daring rescue, hi-tech ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 4K
Grizzly (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fifteen-foot grizzly bear figures out that humans make for a tasty treat. As a park ranger tries rallying his men to bring about the bear's capture or destruction, his efforts are thwarted by the introduction of dozens of drunken hunters into ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grizzly bear, wilderness, national park, hunter, park ranger, survival, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, animal horror, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 511
Striking Poses (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, dishonesty, stalking, confined, special agents, betrayal, femme fatale, crimes, journalism, genocide, survival, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 33K
The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: serious, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, rescue, reconciliation, family relations, parents and children, crimes, rebellion, track down, rebelliousness, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 128
Fer-de-Lance (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American submarine leaves Tierra Del Fuego, and one of its crew has secretly brought aboard a container full of poisonous snakes which escape storage and bite key personnel on the submarine, causing an accident that cripples the vehicle so that ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: underwater, animal attack, trapped, submarine, accident, ocean, investigation, snake
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 11K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 490K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, intense, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: mercenary, gem, adventure, smuggling, treasure hunt, greed, rebel, journalism, black market, obsessive quest, smuggler, civil war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 2003, year 1999
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, london, angola ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ice Station Zebra (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, 70mm film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, submarine, arctic, cold war, double agent, secret agents, military, adventure, catastrophe, political intrigue, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%