Movies like The Rescue

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The Rescue (2020)
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The Rescue (2020)
Original name: 紧急救援
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A rescue unit within the Chinese Coast Guard are forced to overcome their personal differences to resolve a crisis.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: teamwork, daring rescue, catastrophe, survival, friendship, ambition, emergency, danger, society, chore, rescue, fire brigade, workplace situations, environmental health, communist propaganda

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Most similar movies to The Rescue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, exciting, tense and captivating films with plots about danger, friendship, heroes, rivalry, crimes, murder and rescue mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Rescue: Project X-Traction (2022), Impact Earth (2015), The Hard Way (2019), Raging Inferno (2007), 400 Bullets (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Project X-Traction (2022)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Story: When a China-run oil refinery is attacked in Mosul, Iraq, a Chinese private security contractor is called in to extract the oil workers. He learns, however, that the attackers’ real plan is to steal a fortune in oil, and teams up with an American ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: survival, chase, danger, escapades, soldier, runaway, rescue, hopes, society, culture clash, violence, friendship ...
Place: middle east
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100%
 3.7
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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 ⇓
62%
 4.8
 3K
The Hard Way (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After learning of his brother's death during a mission in Romania, a former soldier joins two allies to hunt down a mysterious enemy and take his revenge.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, deadly, violence, murder, friendship, obsession, danger, revenge, escapades, graphic violence, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Raging Inferno (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fire breaks out in the Berlin Fernsehturm (Radio Tower) trapping several people in the restaurant and observation deck at the top. A team of firefighters, including a disgraced former member, rush to the rescue as chaos erupts among the trapped.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, survival, evacuation, heroes, danger, confined, restaurant, skyscraper, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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400 Bullets (2021)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One cold winter night in Afghanistan is about to get a whole lot worse for Rana Rae, a Gurkha soldier left to guard a British military outpost, when Captain Noah Brandt arrives looking for refuge from a group of rogue special ops and a cell of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: gunfight, soldier, murder, danger, military officer, blood, war, officer, fight scenes, battles, deadly, combat ...
Place: europe
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41%
Kung Fu Monster (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the waning years of the Ming Dynasty, the Bruneian Empire offers a rare creature to the nation as a gift. Ocean, a member of the Imperial Secret Police, has been tasked to tame the beast. Though the furry beast appears ferocious on the outside, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: kung fu master, pursuit, rivalry, chase, supernatural, creature, danger, false accusation, reward, rescue, friendship, escape
Time: 17th century
Place: china, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
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Earthtastrophe (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a white hot flash of light, and with no warning, one minute our moon is there, the next it's gone. Then, a second flash. And that's the last thing anyone on Earth can remember. 11 months later, it's not post- apocalyptic; it's ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, bleak, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, wormhole, catastrophe, danger, future dystopia, life is a bitch, on the run, deadly, adventure, society ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saving Leningrad (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: September 1941. In a turn of events young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board of a barge that will evacuate people from sieged Leningrad. At night the barge gets into the storm. When it starts sinking, enemy planes - but not ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, historical event, world war two, death, danger, hopes, society, love and romance, murder, rescue, catastrophe, friendship ...
Time: year 1941
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violence, brutality, adaptation, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, friendship, danger, dishonesty, deadly, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
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72 Meters (2004)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins in the 1980s Soviet Union. Two best friends, Orlov and Muravyev, are serving at the Black Sea Navy Base in Sevastopol, Crimea. Both fall in love with one beautiful girl Nelly, and their friendship suffers a first blow. Because she ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: submarine, navy, military, explosion, underwater, underwater scene, danger, friendship, survival, rescue, comrade, soviet army ...
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36%
 4.2
 4K
9/11 (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of 5 people find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: elevator, world trade center, disaster film, world trade center manhattan new york city, fear, catastrophe, chaos, terrorism, deadly, tragic event, danger, grief ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.2
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Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: danger, confined, crimes, journalism, rivalry, police, search, abduction, rescue, organized crime, drug cartel, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 3K
Outlawed (2018)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-Royal Marine Commando uncovers evidence that could bring down a corrupt official and put him behind bars for life. When his childhood sweetheart is kidnapped, his mission is to rescue her and let nothing stand in his way.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: gunfight, investigation, marine, conspiracy, save the day, corruption, uncover truth, crimes, murder, danger, starting over, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the trust that your brother will have your back. The firefighters of Hong Kong’s ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: save the day, heroic mission, partners, firefighter, politics, forces of nature, factory, explosion, fire brigade, danger, christmas, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
High-Kick Girl! (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martial arts purists -- not to mention fans of miniskirt-clad, high-kicking karate girls -- will welcome the tightly choreographed fight scenes and slow-motion scuffles in this film about a teenage karate phenom eager to take down her older peers. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, karate, rivalry, female martial artist, gang, master warrior, ambition, danger, escapades, crimes, battles, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Immortal Wars (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in the future the world has been split into sectors, humans have captured deviants and force them to fight to the death. Madman Dominion Harvey hosts the immortal wars and televises the show to the entire planet. Trikalypse and fellow deviants ...
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
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Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blunt Force Trauma (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follows the journey of John and Colt, gunfighters and sometime lovers, on parallel but very different journeys through an underground dueling culture.
Style: suspense, intense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: fight back, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, duel, one against many, contests and competitions, strong female character, game, vengeance, against the odds, rivalry, heroes, peril ...
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31%
The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disorder, master warrior, against the odds, heroes, mistaken identity, contests and competitions, mysterious character, ambition, kung fu, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After rescuing Daniel from the terrorist Black Mask Organization, the team uncovers plans for a deadly bomb set to detonate in 36 hours that threatens world order. With no time to recover, Daniel must throw his life back on the line as he and his ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, war on terror, friendship, terrorist group, crimes, swat team, life is a bitch, black ops, secret mission, danger, lifestyle, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Interrogation (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the FBI receives a threat that endangers the entire city, an interrogator and an I.T. specialist are plunged into a series of mind games with a criminal mastermind, desperately racing against time to uncover the villain's true agenda as ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: threat, fbi, deadly, danger, fbi agent, crimes, rivalry, disorder, death, life is a bitch, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Take Back (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following the abduction of her daughter, Zara does all she can to get her back. However, when she discovers that she has been targeted by crime boss Patrick, who she has previous dealings with, Zara realises that her troubled past will be used ...
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: child abduction, kidnapping, crimes, deadly, chases and races, family relations, heroes, danger, chase, daring rescue, abduction, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Maximum Cage Fighting (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy Garren, a former Tae Kwon Do world champion, is now retired and a widowed father to ten-year-old Katie. So when he's challenged by a famous cage fighter-and former rival Nick "the Nasty" Harper-to a fight, he refuses...until ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, one man army, adventure, ambition, save the day, rivalry, tough heroes, escapades, crimes, danger, daring rescue, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Kill Mode (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is the year 2027, eight years after the first outbreak of The Sickness, a highly contagious, adaptive and lethal virus. The world is now run by a pharmaceutical corporation called The Company, which distributes a treatment for the virus but ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: fighting the system, post apocalypse, distopia, imprisonment, cyberpunk, good versus evil, chase, coup d'etat, political rally, pursuit, survival, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, fighting crime, crimes, leadership, rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, tough heroes, society, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
 187
Viking Blood (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a viking mercenary finds himself in the middle of a battle between the old gods and the new, he decides that neither side deserves to win. And so begins an epic battle between good and evil that will decide the fate of a nation.
Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: barbarian, battles, brutality, rivalry, violence, danger, deadly, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Life on the Line (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of men who do the high-wire work of fixing the electrical grid are hit by a sudden deadly storm.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electrician, storm, heroism, workplace situations, life risking, workplace problem, friendship, worker, electricity, man versus nature, courage, heroic mission ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sifu vs. Vampire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is said that a corpse should be exhumed and moved every 30 years to ensure continued fortune and prosperity for its descendants. As the time limit is nearing for his grandfather's corpse, TV station boss Kelvin Chow (Kelvin Kwan, Tales from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: vampire, martial arts, vampire hunter, murder, mission, supernatural power, creature, supernatural, vampire bite, deadly creature, vampire slayer, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 4K
Gridlocked (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former SWAT leader David Hendrix and hard-partying movie star Brody Walker must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: mercenary, corrupt cop, actor, betrayal, violence, interview, crimes, danger, murder, couples, ex special forces, urine ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rogue Warfare: The Hunt (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The next installment of the Rogue Warfare Trilogy. Daniel has been captured and it is up to the TEAM to find him before it is to late.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, friendship, heroic mission, terrorist plot, swat team, crimes, captivity, captive, secret mission, lifestyle, rescue mission, terrorist group ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.6
 120
Cicak Man 3 (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Malaysia
Story: Set after 7 years of the event of Cicakman 2: Planet Hitam. Metrofulus superhero, Cicakman had disappeared, many people say Cicakman is dead or retire. So, The new superhero has emerged known as Superbro has become a major superhero in Metrofulus ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: superhero, fictional city, disappearance, crimes, friendship, rivalry, escapades, vengeance, extraterrestrial, tough heroes, battles, violence ...
Time: 21st century
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27%