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Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster (2017)
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Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A stolen seismic weapon is activated in Yemen. A hostage freed there tries in vain to warn against its global effect. It starts seismic activity at the Californian fault line where her daughter and ex are monitoring it. Can they stop it?
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: disaster film, heroes, super weapon, deadly, humanity in peril, apocalypse, survival, end of the world, tsunami, youth, natural disaster, earthquake, death, flood, family relations, weapons, volcanic eruption, storm, conspiracy theory, destruction, danger, foreknowledge, society, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, disaster movie and tense films with plots about disaster film, danger, catastrophe, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shockwave: Countdown to Disaster: San Andreas Mega Quake (2019), Global Meltdown (2017), Mega Cyclone (2011), Stormageddon (2015), LA Apocalypse (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the earthquake's energy and build a new crust on the ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, natural disaster, death, lava, deadly, apocalypse, survival, military, volcanic eruption, violence, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Global Meltdown (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead a exodus of survivors in a search for a safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, destruction, natural disaster, earthquake, fear, escapades, deadly, humanity in peril, survival, apocalypse, heroes, pilot ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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88%
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Mega Cyclone (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jupiter’s famous blemish, the Great Red Spot, has vanished. When massive storms are reported in North America, it quickly becomes apparent that the huge, high storm that has been swirling around Jupiter for hundreds of years has landed on Earth. ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: natural disaster, storm, hurricane, tornado, disaster film, teenage boy, humanity in peril, teenager, deadly, heroes, catastrophe, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.6
 1K
Stormageddon (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, distopia, computer program, natural disaster, danger, violence, military, death, evacuation, earthquake, air disaster, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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LA Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For 5 billion years the Earth's core has operated like a giant, nuclear reactor. Now it's overheated, melting down like a bomb that's about to explode. The earth is being ripped apart at the seams and beneath LA, pressure is building. ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: disaster film, earthquake, survival, race against time, deadly, humanity in peril, demolished city, couples, destruction, love, escapades, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.8
 362K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, rome italy, vatican, china, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Jack's Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An addict ex-politician whose life has spiraled out of control finds redemption when challenged with keeping his sister-in-law and niece alive during the apocalypse.
Style: disaster movie, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: redemption, addiction, apocalypse, end of the world, survival, danger, death, junkie, disaster film, soldier, humanity in peril, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, death, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Impact Earth (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former NASA asteroid tracker discovers a looming asteroid collision that could send it on a collision-course with Earth. Because he made a wrong call ten years earlier that cost him his career, nobody at NASA will listen to him when he starts ...
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: heroes, fear, earth, disaster film, death, end of the world, survival, deadly, humanity in peril, race against time, apocalypse, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Collision Earth (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A large meteor shower unexpectedly bombards planet Earth. Scientists rush to the scene of the first impact and the race is on to find a solution to save humanity.
Style: disaster movie, tense, psychotronic, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: meteorite, meteor shower, asteroid, military, scientist, race against time, end of the world, disaster film, apocalypse, humanity in peril, survival, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 2.6
 575
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, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: disaster film, natural disaster, firefighter, timebomb, fire, oil company, tornado, explosion, death, runaway, deadly, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mass destruction, evacuation, save the day, survival, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, adventure, danger, race against time, chaos, catastrophe, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2K
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 ⇓
61%
Metal Tornado (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The HELIOS PROJECT is a high tech facility tasked with storing and converting solar rays into an endless supply of renewable energy. After years of research and millions of dollars, it is now time to test the system out.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: tornado, scientific experiment, disaster film, father son relationship, magnetism, uncontrollable, solar flare, death, deadly, destruction, chaos, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 1K
CAT. 8 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a breakthrough in global defense malfunctions, the result is a fireball four times the size of Earth streaking toward the planet. As fires blaze and panic spreads, a renegade scientist comes to the world’s rescue.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, race against time, disaster film, heroes, deadly, apocalypse, forces of nature, global warming, evacuation, chaos, danger ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, geology, natural disaster, disaster film, scientist, science, death, industry, problem, profanity, sexual abuse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, disaster film, climate change, snow, evacuation, scientist, volcano ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: futuristic, disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, tsunami, forces of nature, climate change, disaster film, global warming, post apocalyptic, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, antarctica, new delhi, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
54%
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Crystal Skulls (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A millionaire philanthropist collects the famous Chrystal Skulls trying to tap into their ancient powers. It is up to a team lead by a college professor whose father disappeared searching for the 13th skull to save the world when the first 12 skulls ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: distopia, archaeology, humanity in peril, save the world, artifact, ancient, foreknowledge, survival, catastrophe, civilization, family relations, apocalypse ...
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, earthquake, husband wife relationship, ice, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Arctic Apocalypse (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A massive influx of glacial melting triggers a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing a family to make their way across the ice-covered landscape before they are frozen out for good.
Style: apocalyptic, intense, tense, suspenseful, compassionate ...
Plot: ice age, natural disaster, disaster film, apocalypse, arctic, destruction, end of the world, struggle for survival, cold, tidal wave, forces of nature, avalanche ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, adventure, forces of nature, survival, tsunami, danger, happy ending, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, race against time, adventure, danger, space and aliens, soldier, save the world, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 1K
Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: tsunami, race against time, rescue, chaos, love affair, deadly, danger, leadership, head of state, escapades, negotiation, demolished city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, climate change, pyramid, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
Meteor Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gigantic meteors enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, meteor shower, asteroid, space and aliens, earth, chaos, race against time, society, heroes, danger, adventure, bible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, rescue, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., oregon, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: tornado, disaster film, forces of nature, danger, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%