Movies like The Ice Road

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The Ice Road (2021)
 5.6
 40K
The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, dramatic, psychological, surprise ending, disaster movie
Plot: cold, truck driver, mine, rescue, snow, trapped, avalanche, mission, ice, driver, self sacrifice, survival, life risking, struggle for survival, risk, truck, miner, frozen, snowstorm, sabotage, daring rescue, threat, ocean, winter, race against time ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota

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cold movies
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mine movies
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2847
trapped movies
994
avalanche movies
146
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Most similar movies to The Ice Road

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about death, rescue, danger, chase, race against time, helicopter and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Ice Road: The Marksman (2021), Dante's Peak (1997), Poseidon (2006), San Andreas (2015), Everest (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 33K
The Marksman (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: drug cartel, u.s. mexico border, mafia, life is a bitch, ranch, boy, murder, desert, sheriff, truck, chase, death ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, mexico, arizona, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.0
 91K
Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, volcano, disaster, volcanic eruption, small town, mayor, survival, adventure, rescue, stranded, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 105K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, ocean, drowning, forces of nature, trapped, cruise ship, ocean liner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 235K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, absurd, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, forces of nature, adventure, earthquake, tsunami, happy ending, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1394
mission movies
1601
ice movies
ice
453
driver movies
355
 7.1
 216K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, scenic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountain climbing, mountaineer, stranded, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, climbing, snow, forces of nature, man versus nature, death ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 382K
No Time To Die (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: James Bond is retired and living a peaceful life, but after a visit from Felix Leiter, Bond must follow the trail of a dangerous new villain with never before seen technology.
Style: exciting, epic, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: james bond, spy, espionage, cia, cia agent, secret service, crimes, infection, british intelligence, british secret service, 007, agent ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: jamaica, london, havana cuba, italy, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 180K
xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: adventure, lone hero, espionage, spy, secret agents, heroic mission, extreme sport, tough heroes, chase, mission, escapades, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, europe, washington d.c., california, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 691K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, secret agents, spy, 007, british intelligence, secret service, heroic mission, killer, spy hero, mission, agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, england, london, scotland, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 2K
Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, avalanche, forces of nature, winter, disaster, save the world, survival, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, family in danger, geologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 73K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tunnel, survival, disaster, catastrophe, natural disaster, race against time, trapped, adventure, rescue, daring rescue, save the day, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 115K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, train, deception, money, destruction, fight, train station, police, attempted murder, witness, fbi, train crash ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 121K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: suspense, tense, psychotronic, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, terrorism, fire, heroism, protective parent, disaster, lone hero, betrayal, kidnapping, courage, panic, ex soldier ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: breathtaking, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, cia agent, mission, conspiracy, rogue agent, tough guy, cia, secret agents, adventure, terrorism, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, austria, vienna, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 258K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: exciting, ridiculous, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, adventure, team, mercenary, ex military, frame up, cia, prison escape, vengeance, crimes, conspiracy, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, year 2010, 2010s ...
Place: colorado, california, baghdad iraq, los angeles, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, political, slasher, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: spy, terrorist, tough guy, espionage, female spy, violence, fistfight, secret agents, cia agent, rogue agent, terrorist group, plutonium ...
Time: 2010s
Place: kashmir, ireland, paris france, rome italy, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostage, rescue, bomb, ransom, surveillance, violence, disaster, save the day, islamic terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 213K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, rescue, chase, treasure hunt, jungle, peril, female fighter, survival, island, courage ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, asia, east asia, england, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 41K
Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scenic ...
Plot: cocaine, home invasion, survival, wilderness, mercilessness, family in danger, drug dealer, siege, father son relationship, archery, fight to the death, child in peril ...
Time: 2010s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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21773
risk movies
172
truck movies
2134
miner movies
153
 7.3
 360K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, bomb, bus, rescue, highway, unlikely partners, save the day, terrorism, chase, terrorist, trapped, swat team ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 3K
Ice Soldiers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A scientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleashed a deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs.
Style: tense, rough, serious, unusual plot structure, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arctic, soldier, race against time, superhuman powers, chase, save the day, escapades, heroes, supernatural, snow, superhuman, ice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 60s, year 1962 ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, kickboxer, jungle, human prey, tough guy, soldier, rivalry, anger, paranoia, chase, death threat, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, burma, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, avalanche, rescue, ski, catastrophe, adaptation, ski resort, winter, survival, snow, hospital, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 129K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, climbing, mountain climbing, mountain, rocky mountains, wilderness, snow, rescue, rock climbing, hostage, money, survival ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, sexy, intense ...
Plot: tough guy, spy, lone hero, superhero, weapons, revenge, espionage, fight, chase, car chase, cia agent, secret agents ...
Time: 2010s
Place: dominican republic, united kingdom, the philippines, london, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 99K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: betrayal, terrorism, mexican standoff, desert, helicopter, gunfight, military, race against time, escapades, crimes, rivalry, nuclear bomb ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 45K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, starvation, ice age, epidemic, vestiges of humanity, distopia, underground bunker, quarantine, cannibalism, dehumanization ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 2K
Bear Island (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, world war two, treasure hunt, mountain, gold, corpse, avalanche, sabotage, professor, murder, snow, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 62K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, mountain climbing, adventurer, climbing, adventure, disaster, expedition, natural disaster, happy ending, mountain, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, spy, chase, mission, secret service, undercover, murder, betrayal, heist, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, virginia, paris france, usa, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 15K
Overdrive (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: car thief, driver, violence, sports car, criminal, bodyguard, luxury car, rivals, rescue, chase, robbery, race against time ...
Time: 2010s
Place: french riviera, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%