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How It Ends (2018)
 5.0
 42K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, 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, father in law son in law relationship, murder, catastrophe, gunfight, relationships, strict father, apocalypse, road trip, volcano, earthquake, lightning, power outage, netflix, journey, pregnancy, lawyer, fiancee, tsunami, 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, exciting, serious and tense films with plots about danger, catastrophe, apocalypse, disaster film, end of the world, escapades and chaos mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like How It Ends: Quantum Apocalypse (2010), 40 Days and Nights (2012), MegaFault (2009), Seattle Superstorm (2012), Oceans Rising (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, collision, chaos, save the world, forces of nature, doomsday, tsunami, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: evacuation, save the day, survival, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, danger, forces of nature, scientist, mass destruction, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 2K
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: exciting, bleak, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, forces of nature, danger, race against time, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, disaster film, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: catastrophe, forces of nature, save the day, adventure, chaos and mayhem, chaos, race against time, family in danger, environmentalism, weather, storm, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, scientist, apocalypse, boat, storm, sea, disaster film, danger, society, adaptation, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, tense, serious, christian film, disaster movie
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, forces of nature, wedding, hopes, survival, supernatural, danger, christianity, paranormal phenomena, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Christmas Icetastrophe (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.
Style: exciting, apocalyptic, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: frozen, catastrophe, meteorite, evacuation, panic, disaster film, small town, climate change, global warming, danger, end of the world, humanity in peril ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.0
 206K
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, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, natural disaster, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, chaos, tsunami, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense ...
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, danger, chaos, escapades, climate change, snow, natural disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, scientist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 217K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia, China
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, prediction, prophecy, destiny, changing the past or future, professor, scientist, air disaster, catastrophe, foreknowledge, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 346K
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, foreknowledge, destruction, evacuation, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, year 2012, year 2010 ...
Place: china, california, rome italy, mount everest, british columbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Bullet Vanishes (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One rainy night in an arms factory near Shanghai, a young female worker accused of stealing a box of bullets from the ruthless Boss Ding (Liu Kai Chi) is violently killed in a game of Russian roulette. Half a month later, a series of inexplicable ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, mystery, police investigation, conspiracy, danger, murder, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, deadly, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Meteor Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gigantic meteors enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteor shower, apocalypse, earth, space and aliens, chaos, race against time, danger, heroes, adventure, bible, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.9
 65K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, rescue, danger, explosion, trapped, save the day, daring rescue, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, chaos, post apocalyptic, climate change, forces of nature, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi, antarctic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, heroes, adventure, danger, forces of nature, catastrophe, space and aliens, escapades, store, disaster film
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 105K
Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, utopia, survival, good versus evil, surveillance, technology, manipulation, strong female character, danger, politics, brainwashing, genetics ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
 616
Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful ...
Style: exciting, disaster movie, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, danger, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, escapades, disaster film, rape, tornado, storm, save the day, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 287K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, lone wolves, danger, life is a bitch, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, false accusation, frame up, amateur detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 53K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, underwater, deathtrap, water, underground, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.6
 234
Cabin Pressure (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly deviates from its determined route and establishes a circular ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plane crash, hijacking, hacker, one man army, save the day, escapades, adventure, danger, terrorism, race against time, rescue, satellite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 5K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, murder, religious conversion, faith, group sex, religions or cults, family relations, family problems, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, ship, adventure, cruise, survival, race against time, passenger, hysteria, underwater, forces of nature, faith, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 373
Midnight Heat (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John Gray, a mild-mannered banker, gets hit by a car and loses most of his memory. When he gets out of the hospital, he has flashbacks which do not fit with his current life. After a strange telephone call and a murder attempt on his wife, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: bank, amnesia, banker, crime, mystery, crimes, rivalry, murder, dishonesty, deadly, heist, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Whole Truth (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, defense attorney, death of father, lie, teenager, widow, mother son relationship, family relations, legal action, patricide, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, neo noir, disguise, danger, crimes, female protagonist, brutality, chase, death, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: disaster movie, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, adventure, danger, forces of nature, race against time, missing child, escapades, parents and children, chaos, disaster film, asteroid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 13K
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, rough, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, chaos, danger, earthquake, national guard, daring rescue, love affair, save the day, infidelity, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 90K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, storm, catastrophe, tsunami, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, hurricane, disaster film, conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: moscow russia, china, new york, tokyo, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%