Movies like Lost Flight

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Lost Flight (1970)
 5.9
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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: catastrophe, survival, crash landing, sea, airplane, island, aviation, tropical island, castaway, airplane accident

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Most similar movies to Lost Flight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and disaster movie films with plots about catastrophe, danger, airplane, escapades, chases and races, race against time and survival mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Lost Flight: Disaster on the Coastliner (1979), Miracle Landing (1990), Gale Force (2002), The Last Survivors (1975), Freefall: Flight 174 (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, family relations, christmas, airplane accident, aviation
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge, a railroad employee puts two passenger trains on a collision course in this made-for-TV disaster movie.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, race against time, collision, runaway train, deadly, save the day, imaginary, changing the past or future, escapades, adventure, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Miracle Landing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cracks are noticed in the ceiling of an aircraft. They widen & a large portion of the fuselage tears off & an emergency landing attempted. Based on actual events.
Plot: catastrophe, crash landing, hole, panic, boy, plane crash, oxygen mask, pilot, airplane, injury, flight attendant, airport ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.8
 476
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: shipwreck, survival, lifeboat, sinking ship, sea, catastrophe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, daring rescue, adventure, escapades, danger, race against time, heroes, save the day, landing, airplane, catastrophe, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: catastrophe, heroes, crimes, race against time, confined, escapades, danger, chases and races, hostage, hostages, fighting crime, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.3
 326
Out of Control (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Upon graduation from high school eight teens take a seaplane trip, intending to celebrate on Keith's parents' private island. Stormy weather causes the plane to crash and they end up on a deserted isle. They find evidence of other ...
Plot: seaplane, air disaster, rape, violence, survival, island, drug smuggling, high school prom, sex, nipples visible through clothing, attempted rape, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.8
 10K
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, bermuda triangle, hijacking, rescue, underwater, airport, survival, airplane hijack, danger, race against time, art thief ...
Time: 70s, frogman, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.7
 9K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, alcohol abuse, catastrophe, airplane accident, survival, aviation, rescue, pilot, guitar, helicopter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, 80s
Place: los angeles, united states, salt lake city utah, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.1
 3K
The Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A fictional story within the historical context of the disastrous flood that engulfed the Dutch coastal province of Zeeland in 1953. When their farmhouse is destroyed by the flood, teenage mother Julia gets separated from her baby boy, whom she kept ...
Plot: flood, catastrophe, baby, storm, sea, male in shower, cow, hotel
Place: belgium, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.7
 2K
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, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, volcano, escape, wiretap, infidelity, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.4
 232K
Sully (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspense, intense, inspirational ...
Plot: airplane accident, aviation, airplane, crash landing, investigation, courage, pilot, plane crash, rescue, co pilot, catastrophe, lone hero ...
Time: year 2009, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.6
 717
Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, psychopath, airplane, insubordination, airport, catastrophe, crimes, danger, mind game, rivalry, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.7
 1K
Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When wealthy executive Raymond Stone sends out his private plane to pick up his spoiled teenage daughter, Nicole, and a pair of his top-ranking employees, disaster strikes. While the jet flies through an electrical storm, the pilot and other ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, adventure, chases and races, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, catastrophe, danger, race against time, teenage life, survival, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
SST: Death Flight (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On its maiden flight, the crew of America's first supersonic transport learns that it may not be able to land, due to an act of sabotage and a deadly flu onboard.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: sabotage, aviation, airplane accident, disaster film, influenza, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ceo, engaged couple, outburst, catastrophe, explosion, pilot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, fire, rescue, danger, firemen, survival, helicopter, explosion, panic, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.7
 1K
Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: research, catastrophe, storm, tornado, daring rescue, forces of nature, on the road, race against time, adventure, chases and races, global warming, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, save the day, escapades, race against time, danger, heroes, mountain, chases and races, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, skiing ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, forces of nature, giant wave, tidal wave, race against time, demolished city, danger, single father, lifeguard, disaster film, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Atlantis: End of a World, Birth of a Legend (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tells the story of the greatest natural disaster of the ancient world, an event that experts believe inspired the legend of Atlantis.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: atlantis, legends and myths, survival, adventure, danger, forces of nature, father son relationship, natural disaster, secret, escapades, escape attempt, catastrophe ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, airplane accident, airport, airliner, fighter jet, survival, murder, arms dealer, danger, race against time, rescue, terrorism ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, alps, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 117
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, catastrophe, crash, thunderstorm, airplane accident
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: disaster movie, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, hijacking, danger, military, hostage, stewardess, abduction, airplane hijack, escapades, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The co-pilot and engineer of a passenger jet struggle to keep the plane airborne until it can reach an open airfield after a killer aboard the plane fires a gun at an engine and pilot of the plane.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, weapons, human, press conference, aviation, flying, revolver, hospital, hotel room, death, bad weather ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Incident at Map-Grid 36-80 (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Russian naval pilots risk death to help stop a American Submarine whose defective reactor threatens a nuclear meltdown.
Plot: nuclear submarine, radioactivity, naval uniform, mishap, crash landing, sea, military, bomber, u.s. air force, u.s. navy, soviet army
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Collision Course (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kate Parks has spent the past year on tour promoting her book, an in-depth look at the attempted cover up of her husband's death in a plane crash. Now all she wants is to return home to her daughter, 15-year-old Samantha. But when a powerful ...
Style: scary
Plot: airplane, death, catastrophe, motor, widow, female writer, fear, dog training, air traffic controller, mother daughter relationship, racist, dog ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 240
Death Race (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the North African desert in World War II, a crippled American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank.
Plot: airplane, minefield, tank, world war two, pursuit, desert, german, pilot, american, stranded in the desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.5
 2K
Air Crew (1980)
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychological, rough ...
Plot: airplane accident, airplane, daring rescue, danger, couple relations, heroic mission, co pilot, forces of nature, natural disaster, airplane stewardess, pilot, stewardess ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%