Movies like 40 Days and Nights

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40 Days and Nights (2012)
 2.4
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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: evacuation, survival, save the day, apocalypse, danger, chaos, forces of nature, race against time, scientist, disaster film, mass destruction, adventure, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, escapades, end of the world, airplane, pregnancy, natural disaster, flood, hurricane, coma, storm, boat, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to 40 Days and Nights

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about escapades, danger, forces of nature, race against time, heroes, chases and races and disaster film mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like 40 Days and Nights: Supervolcano (2005), The Rig (2010), 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013), Super Cyclone (2012), Seattle Superstorm (2012). 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, survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, race against time, heroes, chaos and mayhem, danger, optimism, volcano, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
 3.2
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The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, monster, sea monster, survival, isolation, deadly creature, danger, forces of nature, rescue, supernatural, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, climate change, snow, natural disaster, scientist, evacuation, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, heroes, danger, evacuation, chases and races, escapades, tidal wave, tornado, partners, catastrophe, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: forces of nature, save the day, chaos, race against time, family in danger, adventure, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, weather, storm, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, collision, chaos, forces of nature, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, mars, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, forces of nature, race against time, adventure, survival, chases and races, evacuation, family relations, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.2
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, evacuation, insubordination, ice age, survival, rescue, heroic mission, forces of nature, save the day, chaos, apocalypse, danger ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, adventure, control room, save the day, survival, danger, forces of nature, heroes, spouse in danger, military, escapades, flight attendant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: forces of nature, chaos, danger, save the day, ecological disaster, heroes, small town, adventure, christmas, snow, chaos and mayhem, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice, survival, apocalypse, rescue, save the world, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, husband wife relationship, earthquake, time travel, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, control room, disorder, confined, escapades, army, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: survival, save the world, heroic mission, apocalypse, forces of nature, journalism, race against time, danger, adventure, chaos, hurricane, power outage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, survival, save the world, ecological disaster, forces of nature, ice age, evacuation, chaos, danger, extinction, contingency plan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: weatherman, global warming, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, ecological disaster, nasa, save the day, danger, race against time, heroes, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, disaster movie, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: snow, adventure, survival, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, vacation, ice, catastrophe, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the day, survival, rescue, danger, forces of nature, experiment gone awry, race against time, undercover, volcano, secret project, conspiracy, secret identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.3
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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, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: volcano, save the day, adventure, family relations, forces of nature, danger, race against time, chaos, escapades, corporate greed, destruction, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: survival, danger, chaos, escapades, deadly, supernatural, conspiracy, experiment gone awry, scientist, crimes, gory, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, save the world, rescue, chaos, escapades, forces of nature, save the day, apocalypse, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, denver colorado, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Seeds of Destruction (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the seeds from the original Garden of Eden are carelessly released into today's toxic climate, the plant is transformed by our contaminated environment into a writhing mass of foliage that wreaks havoc over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, forces of nature, chaos, danger, ecological disaster, escapades, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, disaster film, environmentalist, video camera, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, government agency, danger, race against time, forces of nature, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, forces of nature, post apocalyptic, evacuation, chaos, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, new delhi, usa, antarctica, nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: save the world, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, small town, apocalypse, escapades, christmas, teenage girl, catastrophe, rescue, survival, stars ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, rough, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, destruction, chaos, danger, race against time, apocalypse, forces of nature, escapades, heroes, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
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Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, escapades, adventure, race against time, danger, rescue, scientist, asteroid, space travel, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, undercover, technology gone awry, forces of nature, adventure, heroes, escapades, chaos, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear weapon ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, chaos, race against time, danger, forces of nature, save the day, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, burned alive, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.2
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Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, save the day, chaos and mayhem, race against time, danger, escapades, siblings relations, mad scientist, disorder, heroes, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, race against time, heroes, deadly, anti heroes, escapades, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, survival, rescue, chaos ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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