Movies like How It Ends

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How It Ends (2018)
 5.0
 47K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.
Style: road movie, apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, apocalypse, road trip, volcano, lightning, murder, father in law son in law relationship, journey, power outage, tsunami, gunfight, relationships, strict father, catastrophe, netflix, pregnancy, lawyer, fiancee, pregnancy and birth
Place: seattle, chicago illinois, seattle washington

Most similar movies to How It Ends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and disaster movie films with plots about apocalypse, danger, catastrophe, end of the world, chaos, disaster film and natural disaster mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like How It Ends: Greenland (2020), 2012 (2009), 40 Days and Nights (2012), MegaFault (2009), San Andreas Mega Quake (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, humanity in peril, bunker, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, demolished city, riot, diabetic ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, helsinki finland, sydney australia, chicago illinois ...
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 5.8
 365K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, vestiges of humanity, foreknowledge, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: rome italy, vatican, china, los angeles, las vegas ...
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mass destruction, evacuation, save the day, survival, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, adventure, danger, race against time, catastrophe, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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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: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, forces of nature, race against time, danger, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the earthquake's energy and build a new crust on the ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, natural disaster, death, lava, survival, deadly, apocalypse, military, human existence, evacuation, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, forces of nature, chaos, save the world, collision, doomsday, tsunami, anti heroes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, adventure, forces of nature, danger, catastrophe, disaster film, global warming, end of the world, rescue, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, disaster film, climate change, snow, scientist, evacuation, volcano ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 172K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, catastrophe, tsunami, evacuation, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, save the world, disaster film ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south america, europe, missouri, houston texas, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.2
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Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, foreknowledge, prophecy, prediction, supernatural, code, scientist, chases and races, air disaster, disaster film, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, 2000s, year 1959 ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, tsunami, forces of nature, climate change, disaster film, global warming, post apocalyptic, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, antarctica, new delhi, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 443
Firequake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Promethean Kinetics has created Helios, a revolutionary clean coal energy source so powerful it rivals the force of the sun and will solve the energy crisis. But when certain governments start cutting safety measures required by Helios, the ...
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: disaster film, fire, earthquake, apocalypse, humanity in peril, deadly, death, end of the world, catastrophe, race against time, evacuation, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, christian film, disaster movie
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, forces of nature, wedding, end of the world, bible prophecy, supernatural, hopes, survival, escapades, danger, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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30%
 4.6
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Stormageddon (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, ...
Style: disaster movie, tense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: disaster film, distopia, computer program, danger, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, civilization, apocalypse, deadly, destruction, survival, geology ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 552
End Day (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: An exploration into the various ways in which, within the circumstances of one day, civilisation could be brought to an abrupt end..
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: disaster film, experiment, end of the world, scientific experiment, meteorite, black hole, tsunami, volcano, epidemic, virus, foreknowledge, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Arctic Apocalypse (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A massive influx of glacial melting triggers a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing a family to make their way across the ice-covered landscape before they are frozen out for good.
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, tense, disturbing, compassionate ...
Plot: ice age, natural disaster, disaster film, apocalypse, arctic, destruction, end of the world, struggle for survival, cold, tidal wave, forces of nature, avalanche ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Global Meltdown (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead a exodus of survivors in a search for a safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: destruction, disaster film, natural disaster, earthquake, fear, apocalypse, heroes, survival, deadly, humanity in peril, escapades, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, save the world, power outage, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, hurricane, chaos, journalism, race against time, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A stolen seismic weapon is activated in Yemen. A hostage freed there tries in vain to warn against its global effect. It starts seismic activity at the Californian fault line where her daughter and ex are monitoring it. Can they stop it?
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: disaster film, humanity in peril, deadly, super weapon, heroes, human existence, rescue, youth, society, natural disaster, escapades, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Oceans Rising (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist builds a massive ark after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. But when it's evident the disaster will occur, those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, boarding the ark and seeking his ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, boat, storm, sea, society, deadly, danger, adaptation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 202K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, virus, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, natural disaster, graphic violence, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, nebraska, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 1K
The Last Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Argentina, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tov Matheson is a war veteran with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah, he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: apocalypse, post traumatic stress disorder, storm, cult, gang, end of the world, suicidal thoughts, contemplating suicide, messiah, war veteran, male protagonist, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Crack in the World (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth.This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, survival, apocalypse, danger, race against time, chaos, end of the world, nuclear explosion, earthquake, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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51 Degrees North (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: When Damon Miller, a talented, young London filmmaker becomes involved in the disturbing research surrounding Near-Earth Objects he stumbles onto the discovery that the Earth stands on the brink of an extraterrestrial disaster.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: science, conspiracy, armageddon, catastrophe, storyteller, end of the world, fear, death, love, murder, asteroid, drone ...
Place: london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.4
 939
Descent (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When cracks in the Earth's crust large enough to swallow a city block appear, a team of scientists must go deep into the Earth to find a way to stop the destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, burned alive, trespassing, save the world, heroes, chaos, heroic mission, volcano, danger, dishonesty, forces of nature, foot chase ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 643
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, danger, chaos, apocalypse, life is a bitch, escapades, society, journey, plague, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, emotional, road movie ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, race against time, party, chaos, on the road, life is a bitch, redemption, little girl, obsessive quest, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, geology, natural disaster, disaster film, scientist, science, death, industry, problem, sexual abuse, profanity, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
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Earthstorm (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's structure is now entirely unstable -- threatening all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, race against time, space and aliens, adventure, danger, apocalypse, ocean, chaos, ocean or sea, save the world, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, houston texas, chicago illinois, florida, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.0
 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, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, undercover, adventure, heroes, forces of nature, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, nuclear, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%