Movies like Hours

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Hours (2013)
 6.3
 29K
Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, tense
Plot: father, natural disaster, newborn baby, hurricane, hurricane katrina, childbirth, survival, evacuation, parents and children, forces of nature, rescue, race against time, criminal, exhaustion, babies and infants, dog, hallucination, daughter, death of wife, baby, graphic violence, family relations, pregnancy, storm, flood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: usa, new orleans

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Most similar movies to Hours

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, race against time, disaster, escapades, catastrophe, survival and chases and races mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Hours: The Impossible (2012), Tornado Valley (2009), Holy Ghost People (2013), Heat Wave (2009), Landslide (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 220K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster, courage, forces of nature, hopes, tragedy, destruction, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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100%
 4.3
 499
Tornado Valley (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Liz McAdams is haunted by the memories of a tornado that destroyed her home 25 years ago. Now a professional storm tracker, she and her family are in danger once again as another devastating twister rapidly gains momentum. Caught in the path of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: tornado, disaster, forces of nature, race against time, salvation, storm, natural disaster, catastrophe, adventure, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, rescue, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, religions or cults, clergy, graphic violence, church, society, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the dam in the town of Rutland starts to show signs of wear. David Powell, the architect who originally worked on the dam but was removed and who left town after he was black balled by Walker, the man who only cares about making a profit; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dam, race against time, daring rescue, rescue, save the day, survival, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, mentally unstable, architect, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 3.2
 260
Heat Wave (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a sudden, unexplained rise in local temperatures threatens to turn Los Angeles County into a parched, lifeless desert, one scientist must put her theories to the test in a desperate effort to prevent the catastrophe.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, heat wave, save the day, catastrophe, forces of nature, escapades, disaster, natural disaster, scientist, crimes, heroes, firefighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.8
 310
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, adventure, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes, catastrophe, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 591
Operation E (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a family taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, captivity, survival, political unrest, escapades, rebellion, race against time, confined, rescue, hostage, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 734
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, stalking, single parent, couples, parents and children, sex scene, love triangle, extramarital affair, obsession, child in peril, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 5.7
 5K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crimes, family in danger, society, confined, family relations, murder, racism, mind game, husband wife relationship, ex convict, white supremacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 6K
Inhale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: transplant, doctor, crimes, race against time, parents and children, moral dilemma, child illness, society, escapades, couple relations, family problems, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 58K
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, fire department, heroes, trapped, friendship, family relations, death of protagonist, tragic hero, redemption, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, hurricane, race against time, journalism, adventure, forces of nature, chaos, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, firefighter, disaster, twin towers, al qaeda, 9/11, heroes, survival, terrorist, marine, rescue, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.1
 922
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, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: disaster, chaos and mayhem, chaos, save the day, escapades, race against time, siblings relations, parents and children, forces of nature, family relations, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 586
Playback (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A detective must uncover the truth behind the death of his daughter. But the truth hits close to home.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: sex addict, investigation, riddles and clues, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, murder, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, father daughter relationship, porn industry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.9
 632
The Crew (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Still depressed over the suicide of his mother, Bill has no idea that he's in for a wild ride when he and his wife Jennifer board the yacht owned by her bigoted lawyer brother. Along for the trip: a rock musician and his wife, as well as the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, hostage, survival, confined, adventure, forces of nature, isolation, captivity, husband wife relationship, one man army, cruise, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Keyed: A Deadly Game of Sex/Lies/Betrayal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three lives are intricately linked during a New Years Eve “Key Party” for Swingers: A young newlywed is forced into an open relationship by her star-athlete husband and best friend an ill-fated club owner reunites with old friends to realize the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, psychological, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, parents and children, couples, betrayal, couple relations, dishonesty, sexual content, infidelity, father, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, glacier, ecological disaster, disaster, forces of nature, survival, race against time, adventure, family relations, evacuation, family in danger, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, confined, isolation, alcohol abuse, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.8
 463
Frozen Impact (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Rutland, Vermont, Forestry Service supervisor Dan Blanchard and his wife Dr. Christy Blanchard hope life will return to normal now a transplant liver is expected for their brave son Jason (12). Daughter Marie was ordered to bring Jason to perform ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: escapades, against the odds, child illness, forces of nature, save the day, heroes, survival, race against time, daring rescue, one man army, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Trigger Effect (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: How tenuous is man's hold on civilization when survival becomes an issue? When the lights go out and stay out for several days, suburbanites Matthew and Annie learn the hard way that man is "by nature" a predatory creature. ...
Style: tense, bleak, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: disaster, suburbs, blackout, catastrophe, apocalypse, future dystopia, suburban life, on the run, babies and infants, raccoon, riot, sick child ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.8
 68K
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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, disaster, adventure, natural disaster, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, teenage life, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 12K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: domineering mother, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, family relations, farm, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, manipulation, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 715
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, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, tornado, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, disaster, rape, save the day, storm, fleeing, global warming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.3
 1K
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, disorder, couples, crimes, confined, psychopath, murder, father daughter relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 2.9
 157
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, drug abuse, chemistry, farm, forced into action, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.4
 674
Ablaze (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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, crimes, police investigation, race against time, law enforcement, chaos, evacuation, fire, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.5
 76K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, disaster, race against time, catastrophe, forces of nature, geology, save the day, adventure, heroes, tunnel, lava ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 4K
Coldwater (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, re-education, survival, prison life, confined, youth, prison, power relations, juvenile detention, violence, teenage boy, escape attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Good Doctor (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr. Martin Blake, who has spent his life looking for respect, meets an 18-year-old patient named Diane, suffering from a kidney infection, and gets a much-needed boost of self-esteem. However, when her health starts improving, Martin fears losing ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: doctors and patients, evil doctor, obsession, intern, workaholic, hospital, power relations, manipulation, older man younger woman relationship, sociopath, medication, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%