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Exploding Sun (2013)
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Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. Among those on board: First Lady Simone Mathany, space-exploration entrepreneur Steve Roebling, Dr. Denise Balaban, pilot Fiona Henslaw, and a very lucky lottery winner. But while en route, a massive solar flare sparks a cosmic-ray burst that accelerates Aurora’s engine and blows the ship away from Earth’s orbit. Now out of control, it’s hurtling straight for the sun.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, survival, space travel, save the world, danger, chaos, race against time, technology gone awry, spouse in danger, outer space, escapades, disaster film, sun, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, disorder, catastrophe, control room, president, lottery winner, space shuttle, first lady, solar flare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Exploding Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and disaster movie films with plots about danger, heroes, catastrophe, escapades, disaster film, race against time and chases and races mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Exploding Sun: Toxic Skies (2008), End of the World (2013), Storm War (2011), Arctic Blast (2010), Deadly Skies (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor must find a cure for a viral epidemic that is spreading through vapors from jets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, race against time, supernatural, survival, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, deadly, isolation, terminal illness, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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%
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Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, humorous ...
Plot: disaster film, chaos and mayhem, chaos, race against time, save the day, danger, escapades, heroes, mad scientist, siblings relations, forces of nature, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, ecological disaster, freezing, survival, save the world, disaster film, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, demolished city, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia, tasmania
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, rescue, escapades, space travel, scientist, asteroid, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Impact (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: asteroids and comets, meteor shower, astronaut, apocalypse, moon, save the planet, survival, space travel, chaos, danger, space and aliens, collision ...
Place: london, berlin germany, new mexico, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: danger, space station, race against time, adventure, collision, escapades, disaster film, save the day, meteorite, society, scientist, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Collision Earth (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A huge solar flare blasts Mercury out of it's orbit and provides it with an intense magnetic field and it's on collision course for Earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, meteorite, danger, heroic mission, save the planet, heroes, escapades, collision, weapon system, meteor, end of the world, outer space ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: disaster movie, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, save the day, forces of nature, meteorite, chases and races, soldier, race against time, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: christmas, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, small town, escapades, forces of nature, teenage girl, rescue, survival, star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, save the world, deadly creature, survival, chaos, escapades, heroic mission, black hole ...
Time: contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space battle, heroic mission, escapades, save the world, danger, heroes, space and aliens, siege, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
64%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disaster movie, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, space travel, outer space, race against time, self sacrifice, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 2K
Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, avalanche, winter, earthquake, save the world, disaster film, survival, danger, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.2
 894
Dark Storm (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a secret military base a group of scientists have made a discovery unequaled since the invention of the A-bomb; code-named Eruptor, it's a device that supercharges Dark Matter and uses it to change the molecular structure of its target, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Plot: military base, catastrophe, race against time, heroes, save the world, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the planet, deadly, escapades, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.7
 2K
Polar Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a piece of the massive comet "Copernicus" collides with the Earth, it knocks the planet off of its axis and unleashes a disaster never before witnessed. Dr. James Mayfield (Jack Coleman) and his highly trained research team are the ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collision, forces of nature, danger, race against time, family relations, one last chance, disaster film, astronomer, survival, save the day, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 ⇓
62%
Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the day, save the world, rescue, race against time, husband wife relationship, earthquake, ice, a.i., danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Air Collision (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, survival, race against time, danger, confined, escapades, disorder, control room, army, catastrophe, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, heroes, special agents, government agency, danger, escapades, dishonesty, forces of nature, extinction, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: snow, adventure, race against time, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, climate change, vacation, pyramid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
59%
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien invasion, survival, space and aliens, save the world, evil alien, asteroid, race against time, chaos, escapades, battles, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.4
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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 ⇓
58%
Seeds of Destruction (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the seeds from the original Garden of Eden are carelessly released into today's toxic climate, the plant is transformed by our contaminated environment into a writhing mass of foliage that wreaks havoc over earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, forces of nature, save the world, danger, chaos, inventions and discoveries, escapades, experiment gone awry, environmentalist, video camera, disaster film, camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.2
 2K
Zodiac (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A 2,000-year-old astrology board possesses deadly powers that threaten the fate of humanity.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: survival, race against time, danger, riddles and clues, chaos, ancient mystery, parents and children, forces of nature, small town, save the world, family relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Ice Twisters (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, race against time, obsessive quest, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, disaster film, secret project, tornado, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, scientist, astronomer, catastrophe, society, chases and races, tornado ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%