Movies like Granite Mountain

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Granite Mountain (2017)
 7.7
 45K
Granite Mountain (2017)
Original name: Only the Brave
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: exciting, based on true events, tense, suspense, sentimental, surprise ending, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, heroism, friends, danger, evacuation, forest fire, partners, bravery, mentor, rescue, tragedy, firemen, fire, snake bite, fire department, loss of loved one, firefighter, global warming, airplane, mountain, pregnancy, party, water, restaurant, ambulance ...
Time: year 2007, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona

Most similar movies to Granite Mountain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, intense and serious films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, destiny, runaway, chase, lone hero and dialogue mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Granite Mountain: Deepwater Horizon (2016), Chicago Fire (2012), Patriots Day (2016), Ladder 49 (2004), Everest (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: factual, emotional, compassionate, intense, exciting ...
Plot: trapped, rescue, oil rig, explosion, survival, courage, sea, post traumatic stress disorder, self mutilation, employee employee relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
Place: louisiana, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 30K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, paramedic, rescue, fire department, characters in danger, life risking, responsibility, danger, teamwork, firemen, workplace problem, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 74K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: suspense, intense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, investigation, surveillance, violence, gunfight, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 52K
Ladder 49 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack has reached a crossroads as the sacrifices he's made have put him in ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, rough, tense ...
Plot: firefighter, trapped, friendship, rescue, practical joke, tragic hero, danger, redemption, parents and children, race against time, family relations, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 176K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, suspenseful, tense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, death, forces of nature, against the odds, adventure, climbing, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, natural disaster ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, texas, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 83K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rescue, teamwork, navy, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, coast guard, training, rookie, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 31K
The 33 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.
Style: suspense, serious, touching, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mining, rescue, race against time, hopes, danger, isolation, human spirit, president, courage, stranded, catastrophe ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chile, mine, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 185K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, adventure, catastrophe, earthquake, lone hero, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rescue, skyscraper, firefighter, survival, escape attempt, race against time, hysteria, trapped, elevator, fire, helicopter, explosion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 67K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: race against time, danger, tunnel, subway, volcano, lava, adventure, heroes, warning, save the day, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 245
Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: touching, sentimental, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: in the woods, forces of nature, family relations, chases and races, parents and children, save the day, race against time, police investigation, rivalry, small town, rescue, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 4K
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, survival, skyscraper, fire, helicopter, firemen, single father, love, self sacrifice, save the day, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 198K
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, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: investigation, aviation, pilot, airplane accident, airplane, rescue, lone hero, co pilot, crash landing, courage, plane crash, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, courage, adventure, rescue mission, coast guard, sinking ship, ocean, escapades, danger, boat, natural disaster ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 61K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, courage, river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 51K
Jonah Hex (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: death, bounty hunter, gunslinger, facial scar, supernatural, vengeance, old west, heroes, hell, tomahawk, anti heroes, unstoppable ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., south carolina, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 65K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, investigation, arson, corruption, rookie, danger, funeral, explosion, psychopath, office, fire, pyromaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 33K
Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate, suspense
Plot: explosion, hospital, bombing, rehabilitation, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, saving a life, brother brother relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, physical therapy, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 26K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, terrorism, stalking, psychopath, anarchist, investigation, race against time, government agency, criminal's revenge, vengeance, master criminal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, filmmaking, american dream, training, rising to stardom, hopes, actor's life, society, against the odds, lifestyle, master warrior, follow your dream ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 12K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, natural disaster, motorcycle, danger, chaos, architect, child in peril, explosion, national guard, fire, daredevil, alcoholic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he manages to build a fleet of them - only to have his factory shut down by ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic, futuristic ...
Plot: underdog, americana, visionary, car, fighting the system, society, courtroom drama, state affairs, friends, ambition, senator, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, future, 1950s
Place: detroit, usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 47K
Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: invasion, survival, war, adventure, battles, against the odds, save the day, heroic mission, rivalry, heroes, fight back, danger ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Birth of the Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.
Style: based on true events, factual, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, athlete's life, heroes, fight scenes, destiny, family relations, rivalry, sporting event, rivals
Time: 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: avalanche, rescue, snow, snowmobile, ski resort, ambulance, danger, survival, winter, forces of nature, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 25K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, one last job, behind enemy lines, bomber, mission, battles, airplane, war, engineer, u.s. air force, friendship ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Days of Thunder (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car race, rivalry, hotshot hero, racing, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rising to stardom, friends, love affair, love and romance, sport, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, florida, phoenix arizona, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 244K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, tense, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gunfight, military, soldier, courage, battles, military life, war, terrorism, selflessness, squad, enemy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 171K
Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, runaway train, race against time, save the day, determination, danger, chases and races, resourceful, unstoppable, characters in danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 258K
Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, military, navy, rivalry, cold war, airplane, pilot, fighter pilot, u.s. navy, romance, breaking point, ego clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: battleship, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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