Movies like 40 Days and Nights

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40 Days and Nights (2012)
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40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mass destruction, evacuation, survival, save the day, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, adventure, danger, chases and races, chaos, forces of nature, race against time, catastrophe, escapades, natural disaster, end of the world, scientist, hurricane, disaster film, airplane, pregnancy, flood, coma, storm, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to 40 Days and Nights

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, disaster movie, serious and exciting films with plots about catastrophe, danger, disaster film, escapades, forces of nature, race against time and survival mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like 40 Days and Nights: Supervolcano (2005), 10.0 Earthquake (2014), 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013), Super Cyclone (2012), NYC: Tornado Terror (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, survival, disaster film, volcano, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, race against time, heroes, danger, optimism, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, geology, natural disaster, disaster film, scientist, science, death, industry, problem, profanity, sexual abuse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, disaster film, climate change, snow, evacuation, scientist, volcano ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: tornado, disaster film, forces of nature, danger, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: weatherman, global warming, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, ecological disaster, nasa, heroes, race against time, save the day, danger, evacuation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, volcano, small town, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An object is shot down over Seattle and the debris begins to effect the local weather ultimately threatening the whole world.
Style: disaster movie, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, save the day, forces of nature, meteorite, race against time, adventure, danger, space and aliens, soldier, save the world, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
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MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, forces of nature, race against time, danger, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.5
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The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, survival, worldwide chaos, danger, disaster film, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: rome italy, los angeles, san francisco, london, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, adventure, forces of nature, danger, catastrophe, disaster film, global warming, death, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, forces of nature, chaos, save the world, collision, doomsday, tsunami, anti heroes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 362K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, rome italy, vatican, china, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 186K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, tornado, catastrophe, storm, weatherman, divorce, disaster film, hurricane, twister, forces of nature, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: snow, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, climate change, pyramid, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 4K
Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: disaster movie, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, freezing, save the world, survival, disaster film, forces of nature, ecological disaster, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, obsessive quest, demolished city, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa, tasmania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 1.6
 11K
Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iceberg, ship, tsunami, survival, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, escapades, danger, chaos and mayhem, ocean or sea, sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, race against time, chaos, police detective, danger, law enforcement, escapades, heroes, adventure, journalism, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 1K
Snowmageddon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly-harmless snow globe unleashes a devastating winter storm on a peaceful mountainside community, prompting one family on a race to save their town from certain destruction. As night falls on Christmas Eve, the Miller family finds a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: forces of nature, chaos, danger, ecological disaster, save the day, heroes, small town, adventure, christmas, snow, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, save the world, power outage, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, journalism, race against time, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 2K
Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, satellite, evacuation, insubordination, survival, heroic mission, rescue, danger, adventure, save the day, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, survival, danger, adventure, save the day, control room, spouse in danger, forces of nature, heroes, military, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Air Collision (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, confined, escapades, disorder, control room, army, nothing goes right, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the day, save the world, rescue, race against time, earthquake, husband wife relationship, ice, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, christian film, disaster movie
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, forces of nature, wedding, end of the world, bible prophecy, supernatural, hopes, survival, danger, escapades, loss of faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A stolen seismic weapon is activated in Yemen. A hostage freed there tries in vain to warn against its global effect. It starts seismic activity at the Californian fault line where her daughter and ex are monitoring it. Can they stop it?
Style: disaster movie, disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: disaster film, heroes, deadly, humanity in peril, super weapon, youth, chaos and mayhem, dishonesty, vestiges of humanity, survival, human existence, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Apocalypse (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this epic disaster film of faith, a mother and father search for their only child as a giant asteroid headed for Earth triggers a series of apocalyptic events.
Style: disaster movie, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, tornado, race against time, escapades, danger, missing child, forces of nature, parents and children, catastrophe, chaos, disaster film ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.3
 898
Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an offshore-drilling rig in the Gulf bursts into flames and sinks, Antoinette Vitrini (Rachel Hunter) - a beautiful and insightful volcanologist - investigates the area with startling results. Confirming her theory that a long-dormant ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: volcano, save the day, adventure, family relations, chaos, forces of nature, danger, escapades, race against time, disaster film, corporate greed, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Global Meltdown (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead a exodus of survivors in a search for a safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, destruction, natural disaster, earthquake, fear, escapades, deadly, humanity in peril, survival, apocalypse, heroes, pilot ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the earthquake's energy and build a new crust on the ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, natural disaster, death, lava, deadly, apocalypse, survival, military, volcanic eruption, violence, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the day, survival, danger, rescue, adventure, experiment gone awry, race against time, undercover, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%