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Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
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Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, adventure, crimes, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, psychopath, contests and competitions, terrorism, save the planet, mad scientist, changing the past or future, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, forces of nature, environmentalism, escapades, deadly, rivalry, race against time, undercover, alien encounter, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about chases and races, danger, race against time, heroes, save the day, escapades and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Tidal Wave: No Escape: Panic (2002), Counterstrike (2002), Detonator (2003), Diplomatic Siege (1999), Disaster on the Coastliner (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, psychopath, airplane, insubordination, airport, danger, crimes, mind game, escapades, deadly, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 581
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, save the day, race against time, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.1
 406
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, undercover, one man army, terrorism, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, special agents, race against time, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, danger, save the day, crimes, rescue, race against time, hostages, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge, a railroad employee puts two passenger trains on a collision course in this made-for-TV disaster movie.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: runaway train, collision, race against time, helicopter, disaster film, police, vengeance, redemption, rivalry, danger, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.6
 206
The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, one man army, heroes, chases and races, confined, rivalry, deadly, espionage, undercover, escapades, battles ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: volcano, disaster film, danger, race against time, evacuation, skiing, chaos, mountain, catastrophe, chases and races, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, danger, law enforcement, head of state, deadly, government agency, state affairs, race against time, heroes, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, crimes, deadly, special agents, law enforcement, heroes, danger, chases and races, race against time, nerve gas ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, new south wales, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 339
Shakedown (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Los Angeles a deadly plague called the 'Pandora' virus is stolen from a high-security installation...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, plague, virus, fbi, save the day, race against time, danger, secret agents, terrorism, one man army, deadly, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 384
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, race against time, danger, save the day, heroes, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature, danger, adventure, race against time, disaster film, graphic violence, catastrophe, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 314
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, heroes, martial arts, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, confined, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%
 3.3
 603
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, deadly, race against time, secret agents, save the day, danger, law enforcement, adventure, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain, rescue, deadly, survival, catastrophe, forces of nature, fighting the system, race against time, adventure, danger, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
The Genius Club (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: save the day, psychopath, society, deadly, mastermind, redemption, special agents, undercover, danger, prodigy, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.0
 422
Tornado (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 166 min.
Story: The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: tornado, save the day, race against time, adventure, obsessive quest, forces of nature, escapades, chases and races, heroes, danger, fear, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, oklahoma, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.3
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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 ⇓
50%
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Thirst (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chemical engineer, who recently moved to town, struggles to find a way to kill a deadly new variant of Cryptosporidium that has infiltrated the town's water supply, causing people who drink it to die of thirst.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, hospital, deadly, race against time, chases and races, danger, escapades, adventure, chaos, couple relations, plague, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
45%
 3.0
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Virus (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park.
Style: cult film, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: acid, government, truck, escapades, danger, chases and races, crimes, deadly, adventure, undercover, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
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45%
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 4.0
 781
Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, manipulation, apocalypse, technology gone awry, manipulations, heroes, danger, escapades, airplane, adventure, chaos, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 373
Heaven's Fire (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a tour group. Having to fight the terrorists and fires that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, good versus evil, undercover, dishonesty, one man army, crimes, danger, heroes, secret agents, crime, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, danger, save the day, adventure, confined, deadly, undercover, heroes, race against time, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, crimes, daring rescue, master criminal, danger, one man army, hostages, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, undercover, on the run, adventure, save the day, gang, survival, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.9
 619
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, state affairs, soldier, chases and races, law enforcement, adventure, undercover, deadly, vengeance, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%