Movies like Granite Mountain

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Granite Mountain (2017)
 7.7
 43K
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, partners, forest fire, tragedy, mentor, bravery, rescue, firemen, fire, fire department, loss of loved one, snake bite, firefighter, global warming, addiction, baby, man with glasses, hospital, grief, airplane, mountain ...
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, serious, suspense and intense films with plots about rescue, mentor, catastrophe, destiny, danger, runaway and dialogue mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Granite Mountain: Deepwater Horizon (2016), Everest (2015), Chicago Fire (2012), Patriots Day (2016), San Andreas (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: surprise ending, intense, dramatic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: explosion, rescue, sea, trapped, survival, courage, death, post traumatic stress disorder, oil, betrayal, oil rig, fire ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
Place: louisiana, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: realistic, dramatic, suspenseful, tense, based on true events ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, death, forces of nature, adventure, climbing, against the odds, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
⇓ 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire department, paramedic, danger, life risking, responsibility, teamwork, characters in danger, workplace problem, crime investigation, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, based on true events, surprise ending, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, surveillance, gunfight, courage, islam, police, tragedy, chase, investigation, fbi ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, adventure, catastrophe, earthquake, natural disaster, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, rough ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, practical joke, friendship, funeral, trapped, tragic hero, sacrifice, danger, redemption, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: skyscraper, rescue, survival, race against time, trapped, explosion, fire, elevator, helicopter, adventure, firefighter, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, ocean or sea, friendship, ocean, death, coast guard, haunted by the past, navy, mentor, rookie, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: race against time, subway, volcano, lava, danger, tunnel, adventure, catastrophe, save the day, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 397K
American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. ...
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, sniper, military, war, navy seal, military life, battles, danger, heroes, battle zone, night vision binoculars, iraq war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2001
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: race against time, in the woods, forces of nature, small town, chases and races, danger, heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, crash landing, co pilot, courage, justice, husband wife relationship, plane crash ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 4K
The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, firemen, skyscraper, fire, self sacrifice, love, single father, tower, save the day, survival, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ 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, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, rescue, explosion, danger, trapped, save the day, daring rescue, courage, dog, flood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, adventure, rescue mission, courage, coast guard, sinking ship, ocean, escapades, natural disaster, boat, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ 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, explosion, fire, danger, rescue, office, psychopath, pyromaniac, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: death, bounty hunter, gunslinger, facial scar, vengeance, supernatural, old west, hell, heroes, tomahawk, lone wolves, master villain ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., south carolina, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, athlete's life, martial arts, destiny, fight scenes, heroes, rivals, family relations, sporting event, rivalry
Time: 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, invasion, war, survival, gas station, adventure, young heroes, cult, red army, heroic mission, battles, against the odds ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, avalanche, snow, snowmobile, ski resort, ambulance, winter, daring rescue, survival, danger, save the day, trapped ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, futuristic ...
Plot: underdog, car, americana, fighting the system, visionary, obsessive quest, post war, ambition, dishonesty, society, state affairs, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, future, 1940s, 1950s
Place: detroit, usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, motorcycle, survival, earthquake, national guard, alcoholic, daredevil, architect, child in peril, explosion, fire, supermarket ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 32K
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, rehabilitation, bombing, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, saving a life, physical therapy, friendship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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: exciting, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, bomber, mission, engineer, war, battles, military, airplane, u.s. air force, one last job, behind enemy lines, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, uplifting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, training, filmmaking, american dream, rising to stardom, hopes, bruce lee, rivalry, society, hollywood, actor's life, kung fu ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: hong kong, california, asia, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ship, sea disaster, storm, forces of nature, adventure, male camaraderie, rescue, danger, survival, escapades, fishing, machismo ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: atlantic ocean, new england, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: boys' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, military, fighter pilot, u.s. navy, pilot, airplane, rivalry, romance, cold war, navy, military base, cowardliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 387K
Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sport, rise to the top, rivalry, world champion, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, desire for fame, rising to stardom, racecar driver ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, england, italy, france, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 840
City on Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
Plot: fire, revenge, hospital, explosion, arson, burning building, television studio, firemen, rescue, trapped, pyromaniac, mayor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, rough, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, military, battles, war, courage, terrorism, gunfight, selflessness, military life, squad, enemy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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