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Chernobyl: Abyss (2021)
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Chernobyl: Abyss (2021)
Original name: Чернобыль
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The film tells about the firefighter, heroically eliminating the consequences of the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Style: rough, disaster movie, bleak, sad, depressing, thought provoking, serious, dark, disturbing
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, radiation sickness, nuclear reactor, firefighter, death, accident, evacuation, deadly, firefighting, disaster film, hospital, communism, society, heroic mission, rescue mission, radiation poisoning, nuclear power, daring rescue, save the day, mishap, nuclear radiation, catastrophe
Time: year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, soviet union, chernobyl

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and suspenseful films with plots about catastrophe, society, life is a bitch, danger, radiation, death and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like Chernobyl: Abyss: Chernobyl (2019), Inseparable (2013), Land of Oblivion (2011), The Bravest (2019), Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, dark, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear holocaust, nuclear explosion, nuclear threat, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, scientist, post nuclear, save the day, rescue mission, accident ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, chernobyl, ukraine, soviet union, russia ...
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Inseparable (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: It's April of 1986. Pripyat, Ukraine. A core meltdown occurred at Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Power Plant. Over thirty people died during the blast but the estimated death toll as a result of the radiation fallout will reach a four-digit number. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, based on true events, bleak, disaster movie
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, love, catastrophe, accident, evacuation, radiation sickness, tragedy, robbery, forced abortion, helicopter
Time: year 1986
Place: ukraine, ussr
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Land of Oblivion (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Ukraine, Poland, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tchernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: evacuation, radiation, small town, dealing with death, nuclear power plant, accident, tour guide, wedding party, radiation poisoning, dead animal, firefighter, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986
Place: ukraine
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The Bravest (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on real life events, the film revolves around the heroic efforts of a team of firefighters as they attempt to deal with a fire that breaks out at an oil refinery in Dalian
Style: touching, heartbreaking, disaster movie, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: fire, oil, rescue mission, accident, daring rescue, firefighter, evacuation, danger, heroic mission, save the day, salvation, firefighting ...
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Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.
Style: medical drama
Plot: nuclear power plant, colleague colleague relationship, pregnant wife, culture clash, female doctor, american abroad, death in the family, radiation sickness, radiation, catastrophe, old couple, death of husband ...
Time: year 1986
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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The incredible story of the events leading up to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, world trade center manhattan new york city, world trade center, incompetent official, politics, crime, witnessing a crime, state affairs, failed attempt, skyscraper, working undercover, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, catastrophe, heroes, ancient rome, legends and myths, escapades, danger, on the run, life is a bitch, forces of nature, society, gladiator ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, pompeii
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Innocent Saturday (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nuclear threat, friendship, danger, race against time, survival, small town, radiation, escape, nuclear reactor, friends, couples, spouse in danger ...
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A Translator (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: university professor, sick child, treatment, translator, tragedy, catastrophe, investigation, radiation, threat, law enforcement, hospital, evacuation ...
Time: 80s
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Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: small town, nuclear war, survival, radiation, nuclear holocaust, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, demolished city, chaos, parents and children, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Inseparable (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on true events, a boy and a girl fall in love during the worst nuclear disaster in history.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: radiation sickness, catastrophe, helicopter, radiation, robbery, forced abortion
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Genre: Drama, History, Horror
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Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, tense, serious ...
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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
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Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, rough, thought provoking ...
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