Movies like The Tower

If you like "The Tower" you are looking for exciting, suspenseful and serious movies about / with firefighter, fire, firemen, skyscraper, rescue, danger and survival themes of Action, Drama and Thriller genre shot in South Korea.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Tower (2012)
 6.6
 6K
The Tower (2012)
Original name: 타워
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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 daughter Hana to work the event. His Christmas is saved when Yoon-hee, the food mall manager with a secret crush on Dae-ho, offers to babysit Hana during the party. Meanwhile, Young-ki the legendary fire chief of Yoido Station has finally promised his first holiday date night to his long suffering wife. The party is in full swing with the spectacular sight of two helicopters flying overhead just to spray snow on the partygoers and make everything perfect. When unthinkable disaster strikes, Dae-ho and Young-ki must summon all their strength and courage to save the lives of thousands but at what cost to themselves and their loved ones?
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, intense, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire, firemen, skyscraper, rescue, danger, survival, helicopter, explosion, panic, catastrophe, love, single father, self sacrifice, confined, hysteria, save the day, disaster film, tower, christmas, dog, party, death, kitchen, elevator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea

Movie in categories

fire movies
3734
firemen movies
50
rescue movies
4965
exciting movies
11096
suspenseful movies
18390
survival movies
5475

Most similar movies to The Tower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about catastrophe, danger, survival, escapades, heroes, fire and adventure mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Tower: Tidal Wave (2009), The Towering Inferno (1974), Firestorm (2001), As the Light Goes Out (2014), Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 4K
Tidal Wave (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: tsunami, disaster film, catastrophe, tidal wave, giant wave, forces of nature, race against time, danger, demolished city, single father, lifeguard, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, survival, rescue, firefighter, race against time, explosion, natural disaster, negligence, fire, danger, hysteria ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.3
 651
Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, chaos, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, race against time, crimes, evacuation, fire, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the trust that your brother will have your back. The firefighters of Hong Kong’s ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: save the day, heroic mission, partners, firefighter, politics, forces of nature, factory, explosion, fire brigade, danger, christmas, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
helicopter movies
2753
explosion movies
4964
panic movies
1337
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: catastrophe, survival, race against time, danger, save the day, rescue, avalanche, adventure, mountain, profanity, out of the way, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 836
Out of Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On the hottest day in 50 years, a serious fire incident happened to a busy commercial tower, a gaggle of fire fighters with an indestructible enthusiasm are going to save lives.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: firefighter, crimes, danger, escapades, society, skyscraper, saving a life, team, partners, catastrophe, survival, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 309
Raging Inferno (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fire breaks out in the Berlin Fernsehturm (Radio Tower) trapping several people in the restaurant and observation deck at the top. A team of firefighters, including a disgraced former member, rush to the rescue as chaos erupts among the trapped.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire, survival, evacuation, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, confined, danger, heroes, restaurant, skyscraper, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 7K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, tornado, rescue, race against time, save the day, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, danger, adventure, secret agents, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
tense movies
11318
intense movies
4848
love movies
8994
 5.9
 55K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, expedition, survival, danger, forces of nature, underground, deathtrap, adventure, panic, struggle for survival, death, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 7K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, train, subway, survival, asthma, adventure, danger, catastrophe, chaos, flood, love triangle, hysteria ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 67K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, disaster movie, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, disaster film, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 57K
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, serious, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, heroes, trapped, friendship, family relations, death of protagonist, danger, tragic hero, redemption, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Crystal Inferno (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Disaster hits when two teenagers are caught in a fire on the 20th floor of a skyscraper. Their parents are on the 60th. Will they survive the flames?
Style: psychotronic, disaster movie, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, fire, gas mask, trapped in an elevator, firefighter, murder, burning building, gas leak, deadly, heroes, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 76K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, investigation, arson, corruption, danger, family relations, rescue, rookie, pyromaniac, crimes, psychopath, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 306
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, escapades, race against time, danger, adventure, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 71K
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, teens
Plot: tunnel, survival, catastrophe, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, trapped, explosion, save the day, daring rescue, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Airplane vs Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, survival, danger, adventure, save the day, control room, spouse in danger, forces of nature, heroes, military, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 16K
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: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, daring rescue, save the day, infidelity, love affair, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
confined movies
2640
asia movies
2830
 4.2
 1K
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.
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: arson, revenge, burning building, explosion, fire, trapped, rescue, disaster film, city, firefighter, hospital, oil refinery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
American Meltdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, terrorism, nuclear reactor, save the day, conspiracy, danger, race against time, catastrophe, betrayal, scientist, cancer, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will strike southern California. With this information, she ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, hitman, assassination attempt, disaster film, survival, family in crisis, forces of nature, catastrophe, save the day, danger, warning, battles ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, cruise ship, survival, christmas, new year's eve, adventure, danger, deadly, save the day, daring rescue, isolation, cruise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 2K
Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, survival, volcano, disaster film, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, race against time, heroes, danger, optimism, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
realistic movies
28275
korea movies
669
hysteria movies
378
seoul movies
131
 6.1
 4K
The Tunnel (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a truck crashes inside a tunnel, people on their way home for Christmas are brutally trapped in a deadly fire. With a blizzard raging outside, and the first responders struggling to get to the accident, it's every man for himself.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: rescue, danger, deadly, survival, tunnel, firefighter, life & death, catastrophe, mountain, car accident, hopes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is offered to be first officer and accepts, without enthusiasm, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: airplane, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, flight attendant, confined, danger, catastrophe, pilot, graphic violence, teleportation, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 75K
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, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, forces of nature, race against time, disaster film, catastrophe, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger, geology, tunnel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nature Unleashed: Volcano (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on assignment covering a volcanic eruption journalist Russell Woods' life is shattered when his wife is killed in the ensuing carnage. Grieving he travels to the small village in Italy where she was born. There he is followed by a curious ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: volcano, danger, riddles and clues, forces of nature, adventure, deadly, destiny, small town, disaster film, survival, ghost, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
41%
 2.6
 581
Fire Twister (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a mysterious orb of light strikes a deep water oil rig, the massive explosion erupts into a ball of flames creating a swirling mass of clouds and fire. As the twister begins to move ...
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: disaster film, natural disaster, firefighter, timebomb, fire, explosion, oil company, death, tornado, runaway, deadly, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 689
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, rivalry, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%