Movies like 40 Days and Nights

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40 Days and Nights (2012)
 2.4
 2K
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
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evacuation, apocalypse, survival, adventure, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the day, end of the world, airplane, pregnancy, scientist, natural disaster, flood, hurricane, coma, storm, boat, helicopter, disaster film, picnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about escapades, danger, forces of nature, race against time, heroes, chaos and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like 40 Days and Nights: Supervolcano (2005), 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013), Super Cyclone (2012), 2012: Ice Age (2011), Quantum Apocalypse (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Action, 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, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: natural disaster, escapades, forces of nature, future dystopia, heroes, survival, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, optimism, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: danger, race against time, escapades, chases and races, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, chaos, rescue, apocalypse, escape, destruction, volcanic eruption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, serious
Plot: tornado, tidal wave, escapades, heroes, evacuation, race against time, danger, forces of nature, chases and races, adventure, chase, lava ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, danger, family relations, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades, adventure, evacuation, family in danger, race against time, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, survival, danger, save the world, collision, chaos, forces of nature, doomsday, tsunami, mars, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos and mayhem, adventure, heroes, escapades, save the day, chaos, ecological disaster, forces of nature, danger, family in danger, small town, christmas tree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, forces of nature, escapades, heroes, survival, control room, danger, adventure, save the day, spouse in danger, death of protagonist, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, soldier, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, escapades, forces of nature, save the day, adventure, heroes, chases and races, save the world, bio weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, fighting the system, assassination, chaos, journalism, save the world, apocalypse, rivalry, survival, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, destruction, race against time, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, apocalypse, chaos, space and aliens, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: global warming, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, nasa, ecological disaster, save the day, heroes, weatherman, race against time, danger, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.7
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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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, army, race against time, danger, survival, save the day, nothing goes right, chases and races, disorder, control room, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: ice, survival, save the world, rescue, apocalypse, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, husband wife relationship, earthquake, time travel, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.8
 275
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, race against time, danger, survival, adventure, chases and races, save the day, forces of nature, heroes, escapades, father son relationship, explosion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 3K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, obsessive quest, heroes, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, escapades, chases and races, chaos, evacuation, contingency plan, extinction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: serious, suspenseful
Plot: snow, earthquake, survival, forces of nature, adventure, escapades, race against time, danger, holiday, vacation, catastrophe, ice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
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Storm War (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, parents and children, chases and races, forces of nature, save the day, chaos and mayhem, heroes, siblings relations, escapades, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, global warming, scientist, chaos, end of the world, evacuation, climate change, post apocalyptic, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, danger, race against time, save the day, forces of nature, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, escapades, heroes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: dangerous animal, anti heroes, chaos and mayhem, escapades, forces of nature, chaos, rescue, heroes, save the day, survival, danger, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, sun, danger, space travel, race against time, spouse in danger, save the world, chaos, disorder, control room, chases and races, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, experiment gone awry, adventure, forces of nature, save the day, chases and races, danger, survival, chase, rescue, mad scientist, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, rough, bleak, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, evacuation, airplane, insubordination, ice age, ice, forces of nature, adventure, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, deadly ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 3.3
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Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: volcano, siblings relations, heroes, forces of nature, adventure, escapades, chaos and mayhem, save the day, chases and races, family relations, chaos, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, space and aliens, forces of nature, parents and children, adventure, heroes, escapades, chaos, missing child, save the world, race against time, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, apocalypse, small town, chaos and mayhem, escapades, christmas, teenage girl, survival, catastrophe, disaster film, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.9
 1K
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, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, undercover, adventure, forces of nature, technology gone awry, escapades, heroes, chaos, rivalry, space and aliens, chases and races, save the planet ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: escapades, forces of nature, heroes, chases and races, save the day, resort, evacuation, adventure, chaos and mayhem, chaos, skiing, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, save the world, danger, heroes, forces of nature, escapades, experiment gone awry, chaos, inventions and discoveries, hapless soldier, video camera, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Anaconda: The Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, supernatural, chaos, plague, rescue, terminal illness, survival, danger, race against time, animal life, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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