Movies like International Airport

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International Airport (1985)
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International Airport (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Manager of a large metropolitan airport tries to deal with the stress of his job, and the various characters that work for him.
Plot: bomb threat, air traffic controller, aviation, divorce, airport

Most similar movies to International Airport

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, serious, psychological and captivating films with plots about divorce, airport, revenge, widow, airplane, pilot and aviation mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like International Airport: Whose Daughter Is She? (1995), How to Be Loved (1963), Manila (2000), The Family (1974), Crash Point: Berlin (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: divorce, widow, custody battle, desertion, custody, family relations, child custody, mother child relationship
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95%
How to Be Loved (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An actress travels from Warsaw to Paris and during the trip reflects on the last few years of her life. It goes back to the German occupation and her hiding of a fellow actor who has supposedly killed a collaborator. He is weak and a bit cowardly, ...
Plot: airport, flashback, cigarette smoking, theater, murder suspect, tank, cognac, suicide, airplane
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72%
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Manila (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Due to a delayed flight a group of German flight passengers have to wait in the hall of the airport of Manila. The crowd is quite mixed, ranging from an cultivated east German teacher couple up to sleazy sex tourists. As the waiting prolongs, more ...
Plot: airport, masturbation
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
 39
The Family (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 211 min.
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Toyoko Yamasaki.
Plot: mistress, arranged marriage, bankruptcy, airport, hotel room, hunting, rifle, family dinner, furnace, sudden death
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68%
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Crash Point: Berlin (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a mid-air collision, an uncontrollable passenger plane with 90 souls on board speeds through the skies over Germany. The impact point for the inevitable plane crash is easily calculated: the center of Berlin. Now the race is on to prevent the ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: crash, airplane accident, airplane, pilot, aviation, passenger, save the day, moral dilemma, danger, aircraft cockpit, garbage, airport ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: alcohol abuse, nanny, alcoholic, divorce, teenager, teen drinking, stepfather, kiss, older man younger woman relationship, horse, alcoholics anonymous, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hotel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is ...
Plot: elevator, hotel, thief, racism, blackmail, accident, luxury hotel, labor union, african american, hotel suite, frenchwoman, manslaughter ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
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Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Girls" follows four beautiful women and depicts the troubles found in their love lives and work place. Yukiko Takigawa (Karina) works at a big advertising firm and has a good looking boyfriend. Seiko Takeda is married and has no children. ...
Plot: pretty legs, leggy woman, leggy chick, legs, woman wears a miniskirt, thin legs, japanese woman, divorce, mini skirt, leg, based on a novel, woman wearing a miniskirt ...
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58%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: depression, african american, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
53%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: fall in love, female nudity, sex scene, widow, falling in love, memory, casino, young woman, resort, gambler
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Josie's Castle (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three free spirits cut their ties with the old-fashioned square world and shack up in a love commune. A Seventies cult favorite featuring Star Trek's George Takei (Mr. Sulu).
Plot: divorce, commune, sex orgy, sexual pleasure, see through panties, pubic hair, white panties, mini dress, erotica, coitus, yellow panties, scantily clad female ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Husband's Secret Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A policeman's widow (Archer) uncovers corruption within the force after meeting a woman (Alonso) who was tied to her husband's mysterious death.
Plot: loss of husband, widow, police officer, corruption, stockings, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, private detective, suicide, secret
Place: las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Good Fight (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace Cragin is a bright young lawyer who has a passion for the fight against injustice. Her ex-husband Henry is a lawyer too, but his passion is only to win. The two were divorced ten years earlier when Henry's lust for conquest led him to ...
Plot: law firm, divorce, lawyer, tobacco, ex wife, lawsuit, cancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: fatherhood, male friendship, father son relationship, in laws, fire, male bonding, campfire, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, divorce
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: absurdism, avant-garde, abstract art
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: female director, countryside, sexuality, sexual attraction, poverty, community, backwoods
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An out-of-work Irish immigrant in Montreal remains hopeful that his luck is about to change but his disillusioned family grow tired of his pigheadedness and instability.
Plot: trial, blue collar, deception, fired, newspaper, courthouse, divorce, wife leaves husband, irishman, immigrant family, drunkenness, arrested ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Zebras in Wyoming (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A prisoner soon has his guard questioning his own world-view.
Plot: philosophy, captivity, defiant, prisoner, police, justice, security guard, locked in
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: terminal illness, melancholy, disease, star crossed lovers, dying young, college student, death, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 75
Travis McGee (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Travis McGee is a world-weary private eye trying to help boat skipper friend Van Harder salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that might have been faked.
Plot: mysterious death, corpse, investigator, faked death, private investigator, private detective, reputation, boat
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts ...
Plot: revenge, coal mine, murder trial, rose, doll, cyanide
Place: appalachia, san francisco, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After running away from her last foster placement with the Regan family, twelve year old Hollis Woods is placed with a new foster mother, the loving, retired art teacher, Josie Cahill.
Plot: painter, painting, girl, artist, adoptive mother, forgetfulness, cat, drawing, sculptor
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
Plot: stigmata, trance, abbess, mother superior, convent, nun
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, hair, braids, flapper, revenge, coming of age, cousin cousin relationship
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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