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 7.7
 40K
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, tense, based on true events, suspense, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroism, danger, evacuation, friends, partners, mentor, rescue, forest fire, tragedy, natural disaster, firemen, bravery, loss of loved one, fire, firefighter, fire department, snake bite, global warming, addiction, helicopter, baby, grief, hospital, man with glasses, horse ...
Time: year 2007, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about danger, rescue, mentor, chase, dialogue, catastrophe and heroes mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Granite Mountain: Chicago Fire (2012), Everest (2015), The Guardian (2006), Kickboxer Retaliation (2018), The Towering Inferno (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.9
 28K
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
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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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, based on true events, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, death, 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%
 6.9
 81K
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, haunted by the past, navy, ocean, death, coast guard, rookie, training, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kickboxer Retaliation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One year after the events of "Kickboxer: Vengeance", Kurt Sloan has vowed never to return to Thailand. However, while gearing up for a MMA title shot, he finds himself sedated and forced back into Thailand, this time in prison. He is there ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: muscleman, bloody violence, martial arts, kickboxing, torture, mentor, vengeance, heroes, friendship, love, danger, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: skyscraper, rescue, survival, race against time, trapped, fire, explosion, elevator, helicopter, adventure, firefighter, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 242
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: serious, sentimental, 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 ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
 6.7
 64K
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, psychopath, office, pyromaniac, rescue, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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, sincere, serious, 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 ⇓
39%
 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, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, survival, danger, adventure, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, earthquake, chaos, natural disaster, escapades, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, adventure, rescue mission, coast guard, sinking ship, danger, escapades, courage, natural disaster, boat, ocean ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 377K
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, based on true events, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, rise to the top, sport, 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 1986, year 1975 ...
Place: europe, italy, ibiza, mount fuji, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.8
 5K
Freerunner (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With a ticking bomb locked to his neck, a young freerunner races against the clock and all types of baddies to get from one end of the city to the other to save himself and his girlfriend.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, chases and races, urban, danger, escapades, save the day, against the odds, deadly, rescue, running for your life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 46K
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, rough, serious, 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
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, isolation, danger, human spirit, president, courage, stranded, catastrophe ...
Time: year 2010, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chile, mine, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Icebreaker (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story is based on the real events of 1985. The team of a Russian polar icebreaker “Mikhail Gromov” discovered a giant iceberg. The ship came into collision while attempting to take cover from the weather and is forced to drift with ice along ...
Style: based on true events, serious, suspense, melancholic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, storm at sea, iceberg, coast guard, cold, danger, friendship, ship captain, team, strained relationship, ocean, health situation ...
Time: year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 65K
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, catastrophe, lava, subway, volcano, danger, tunnel, adventure, save the day, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 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, national guard, earthquake, explosion, architect, child in peril, alcoholic, fire, daredevil, supermarket ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.3
 4K
The Reunion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) took dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bail bondsman, siblings relations, escapades, sibling relationship, family relations, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, heroes, rivalry, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 89K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ocean, ship, drowning, giant wave, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 188K
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, co pilot, crash landing, courage, justice, husband wife relationship, plane crash ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, airplane, adventure, save the day, danger, heroes, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades, landing, airplane accident
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 735
The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, love, betrayal, murder, brutality, kidnapping, mafia, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, russia, eastern europe, ukraine, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, realistic, sentimental, 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, chicago illinois, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ecological disaster, global warming, nasa, chaos and mayhem, race against time, forces of nature, save the day, danger, heroes, weatherman, escapades, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 588K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, violence, revenge, betrayal, vengeance, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, greed, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 50K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: death, bounty hunter, facial scar, gunslinger, tomahawk, cowboy, vengeance, lone wolves, old west, hell, supernatural, master villain ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: usa, virginia, south carolina, washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 3K
Thrashin' (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, gang, skateboarding, contests and competitions, sport, forbidden love, teenage life, youth, adventure, young lovers, social differences, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, tower, firemen, skyscraper, danger, save the day, survival, confined, firefighter, hysteria, helicopter, burning building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 327
The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, kidnapping, crimes, danger, anti heroes, urban, lone wolves, daring rescue, drug dealing, redemption, addiction, city life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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