Movies and TV shows like Emergency!

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Emergency! (1972)
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Emergency! (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios. It debuted as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, on NBC, replacing the two short-lived series The Partners and The Good Life, and ran until May 28, 1977, with six additional two-hour television films during the following two years. Emergency! was created and produced by Jack Webb and Robert A. Cinader, both of whom were also responsible for the police dramas Adam-12 and Dragnet.
Style: serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: firefighter, rescue, paramedic, heroes, realism, danger, heroic mission, forces of nature, race against time, workplace, daring rescue, workplace situations, catastrophe, hospital, ambulance, doctor, fire, nurse, fire truck, first aid, medical profession, firefighting, fire department, rescue team, firemen
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Emergency!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, rescue, workplace situations, heroes, race against time, workplace and chases and races mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Emergency!: 1/9/2001 (2018), Trauma Center (1983), Chicago Fire (2012), SAF3 (2013), Lou Grant (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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1/9/2001 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: 911, misadventure, ambulance, firemen, chore, firefighter, fire brigade, emergency, daring rescue, workplace situations, medicine, danger ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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67%
Trauma Center (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a person is seriously injured in an accident, they often have only one hour to live. Dr. Michael "Cutter" Royce (James Naughton) leads a hospital's specialized emergency department that is designed to make maximum use of that one ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: rescue, hospital, boss and employee, power relations, race against time, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, medical, emergency room, surgery, paramedic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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71%
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Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire brigade, paramedic, firemen, fire department, life risking, teamwork, friendship, responsibility, danger, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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SAF3 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Southern California's elite rescue task force, SAF3 (pronouced "safe") , consists of the cream-of-the-crop from the sea, air, and fire divisions of the Malibu Fire Department. They are the heroes who answer the most ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: lifeguard, adventure, rescue team, race against time, rescue mission, escapades, danger, fire, beach, friendship, ocean, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Lou Grant (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Lou Grant is an American television drama series starring Ed Asner in the titular role as a newspaper editor. Unusual in American television, this drama series was a spinoff from a sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Aired from 1977 to 1982, Lou ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever
Plot: journalism, media, workplace, workplace situations, newspaper office, newspaper editor, publisher, childhood friend, newspaper, dog, reporter
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Trapper John, M.D. (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Trapper John, M.D. is an American television medical drama and spin-off of the film MASH, concerning a lovable doctor who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS from September 23, 1979, to September 4, ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, power relations, lifesaver, doctors and patients, workplace situations, medical, physician, medical profession, latex gloves, nurse hat ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Third Watch (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift - the 'Third Watch'.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: firefighter, paramedic, police, rescue, police officer, fighting crime, crime, gang, crimes, danger, police corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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60%
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S.W.A.T. (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: S.W.A.T. is an American action/crime drama series about the adventures of a Special Weapons And Tactics team operating in an unidentified California city. A spin-off of The Rookies, the series aired on ABC from February 1975 to April 1976. Like The ...
Style: realistic, rough, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, law enforcement, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, workplace situations, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, workplace, swat team, teamwork ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: psychological, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, alcohol abuse, divorce, fire department, danger, heroes, firefighter, life is a bitch, workplace, teamwork, team, heroic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
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Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, undercover, danger, rescue, save the day, forces of nature, race against time, investigation, adventure, save the world, catastrophe, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster film, catastrophe, volcano, skiing, chaos, evacuation, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: avalanche, rescue, catastrophe, ski resort, snowmobile, snow, survival, danger, winter, daring rescue, save the day, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
St. Elsewhere (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teaching doctors at a lightly-regarded Boston hospital ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, talky, witty, serious ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, power relations, intern, workplace situations, surgery, doctor, emergency room, society, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, danger, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, airplane, landing, catastrophe, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, workplace, workplace situations, danger, injury, fire department, partners, bravery, natural disaster, evacuation, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco City Hospital is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, medical drama
Plot: rescue, paramedic, hospital, doctor, partners, workplace, workplace situations, responsibility, determination, coworker, team, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., south dakota, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hospital Central (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hospital Central is a Spanish television series that follows the professional and personal lives of the staff of the fictitious Hospital Central in Madrid. New episodes are shown by Telecinco network in Spain, and cable/satellite channel Factoría ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace, relationship vs career, workplace situations, doctor patient relationship, nursing, doctor, male female relationship, nursing back to health, friendship, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hard Time on Planet Earth is an American science fiction series that aired on CBS as a midseason replacement in 1989. Airing for 13 episodes, the series starred Martin Kove and was created by Jim and John Thomas. Scheduled opposite NBC's ...
Style: serious, surreal, exciting, offbeat
Plot: warden, parole officer, alien, fish out of water, getting home, androids and robots, hopes, imaginary, misfit, disorder, rehabilitation, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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52%
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The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, adventure, chases and races, hostage, against the odds, heroic mission, teenage life, captivity, prison life, prison, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Knocking on Doors (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Times are tough, and Louise Bice, a writer/actress/dog walker/contributor to an obscure dance blog, is forced to take a job that calls for a giant leap out of her comfort zone and into what lurks behind the closed doors of Los Angeles. Like ...
Style: realistic, not serious, talky, humorous
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, strong female presence, writers, actress, dog walker
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Philanthropist (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Philanthropist is an American action drama series that premiered on NBC on Wednesday, June 24, 2009. The program was a limited summer series, principally filmed in South Africa. It opened to strong ratings, but saw a drop in viewers in ...
Style: serious, feel good, contemplative, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: billionaire, danger, haunted by the past, rescue, self discovery, loss of child, ex couple relations, disorder, treatment, selflessness, hopes, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, police investigation, save the day, rescue, evacuation, parents and children, rebelliousness, family relations, race against time, escapades, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, buddies, couples, friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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MDs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medicine could be a lucrative business if it weren't for all those sick people. So goes the motto of the mega-sized, mega-frugal HMO that runs Mission General Hospital in San Francisco, where two renegade doctors bend the rules and find the ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, fighting the system, medicine, buddies, boss and employee, power relations, working the system, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Firestorm (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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, crimes, race against time, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, chaos, evacuation, fire, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pandemic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, plague, race against time, airport, rescue, deadly, fighting the system, confined, save the day, danger, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, australia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: airport, rivalry, workplace romance, partners, workplace, sexism, workaholic, airline, interracial relations, staff, friendship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Combustion (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Story: Millwood City engineer Scott Daniels, moved from Houston, investigates a series of mysterious fires. Scott's and Lourie Harper's only son Jesse, who hated the move or dad's youth home, fakes a fever and invites his new girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, rescue, heroic mission, forces of nature, government agency, dishonesty, undercover, save the day, adventure, small town, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%