Movies like Courage

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Courage (2009)
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Courage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason Priestley (TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210") and Andrea Roth star in this inspirational adventure story about courage, love and the power of family. Aspiring author Robert (Priestly) organizes a quick getaway with his wife and daughter designed to rebuild their estranged relationship with his daughter, but when a powerful storm hits they are forced to make a crash landing on the ominously named Bear Island. With Robert seriously injured and no way to reach the mainland, the three castaways find that they must rely on their faith -- and each other -- to survive the ordeal.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: survival, island, wilderness, escapades, forces of nature, shipwreck, family relations, human spirit, isolation, storm, stranded, spirituality, catastrophe, ship, disaster, death in the family, danger
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Courage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about danger, survival, escapades, forces of nature, wilderness, disaster and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Courage: Endless Night (2015), Scream of Stone (1991), Erebus: Operation Overdue (2014), Lost in the Barrens (1990), Anything to Survive (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: snowstorm, rescue, survival, wilderness, disaster, hypothermia, family, confined, escapades, heroes, babies and infants, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Endless Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greenland, 1908. Josephine, self-confident and bold wife of famous Arctic explorer Robert Peary, embarks on a dangerous journey in pursuit of her husband who is seeking a route to the North Pole. But Josephine is also naïve and ignores warnings ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, couples, escapades, friendship, woman, friends, struggle for survival, strong female presence, couple relations, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mountain, climbing, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, love triangle, wilderness, dream, mountain climbing, obsession, survival, disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Erebus: Operation Overdue (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 70 min.
Story: On 28 November 1979, an Air New Zealand jet with 257 passengers went missing during a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. Within hours 11 ordinary police officers were called to duty to face the formidable Mount Erebus. As the police recovered the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, survival, heroic mission, dishonesty, escapades, uncover truth, aviation, forces of nature, disaster, catastrophe, heroes, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: antarctica, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Lost in the Barrens (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of two very different boys in the Canadian wilderness. They must learn to depend on each other in order to survive.
Audience: family outing
Plot: bear attack, survival, winter, native american, nature, treasure hunt, snow, wilderness, friendship between boys, train, lost, bear ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: rescue, survival, family relations, island, wilderness, disaster, escapades, adventure, getting home, confined, environmentalism, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: british columbia, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, serious, breathtaking, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, nature, wilderness, adventure, friendship, airplane, human spirit, arctic, rescue, hunter, stranded, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1953
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Before Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two isolated families meet for a summertime celebration. Food is abundant and the future seems bright, but Ningiuq, a wise old woman, sees her world as fragile and moves through it with a pervasive sense of dread. Ningiuq and her grandson Maniq are ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, native, human spirit, survival, family relations, wilderness, friendship, hopes, elderly, golden years, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, tornado, natural disaster, race against time, forces of nature, salvation, storm, catastrophe, apocalypse, widower, farm, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, disaster, heroes, save the day, rescue, survival, escapades, forces of nature, catastrophe, airplane accident, survivor, arctic ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Comet Impact (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: A comet hits Ireland, and a bigger one is on its way towards the U.S. where 900 million people have to be evacuated.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: comet, catastrophe, astronomer, race against time, chaos, nasa, escapades, forces of nature, save the day, disaster, evacuation, tsunami ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 781
Thirst (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After wrecking their car in the middle of the desert, two couples find themselves stranded with few supplies. When the heat intensifies and their precious water supply dwindles, the frantic friends begin betraying each other in the hopes of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, survival, wilderness, dehydration, isolation, stranded, thirst, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wolf, erotica, fashion model, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Siberia, Monamour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia's best friend. ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, elderly, golden years, orphan, life is a bitch, isolation, forest, survival, nature, coming of age, down on your luck, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Necessities of Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to speak French and faced with a completely alien world, he becomes ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, inter cultural ...
Plot: tuberculosis, isolation, hospital, illness, hopes, friends, human spirit, friendship, against the rules, family relations, doctors and patients, family life ...
Time: 50s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: aviation, disaster, air disaster, airplane, catastrophe, lifetime, flight attendant, hostage, race against time, confined, escapades, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: survival, pets, treasure hunt, starvation, wilderness, confined, adventure, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Arctic Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Arctic Air is about a Yellowknife-based maverick airline and the unconventional family who runs it. The owners are Mel Ivarson, an old school bush pilot; Krista Ivarson, Mel's daughter; and Bobby Martin, the son of Ivarson's deceased ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: rescue, parents and children, homecoming, eccentric family, workplace, forces of nature, adventure, airline, pilot, mechanic, escapades, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 725
The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, farm, family relations, isolation, winter, nature, mountain, power relations, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: human nature, isolation, moral dilemma, wilderness, hopes, mountain, snow, cannibalism, winter, desperation, survival, food ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: human spirit, starting over, escapades, family life, hopes, ocean, survival, climbing, nature, sea, rock climbing, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, heroic mission, rescue, adventure, heroes, survival, escapades, catastrophe, child in peril, earthquake, collapse, car accident ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, hurricane, catastrophe, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, forces of nature, boat, party, submarine ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Swell (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a big storm in the Netherlands and Begium comes down should prime minister Hans Kreuger the order taking: Can we evacuate four million people? But the storm can login deflect and the evacuation of civilians, hospitals and prisons takes sure 4 ...
Style: suspense, serious, intense, suspenseful
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, storm, family relations, catastrophe, government, rescue, environment, forces of nature, warning, hurricane, panic ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Everest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, inter cultural
Plot: mountain, climbing, survival, adventure, human spirit, heroes, hopes, escapades, rebelliousness, forces of nature, journalism, journey ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: mount everest, canada, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: whale, ship, adventure, survival, lost at sea, dangerous animal, ocean, escapades, shipwreck, rescue, catastrophe, hopes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 249
First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, confined, social relations, wilderness, snow, party, innocence lost, female nudity, lesbian sex, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: survival, escapades, forces of nature, ship, inventions and discoveries, ocean, rescue, coast guard, sea, boat, battles, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 646
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, captivity, forces of nature, isolation, confined, adventure, husband wife relationship, ship, social differences, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Green Chain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: environmentalism, forest, society, family relations, battles, family business, environmental activism, canadian, deforestation, environmental issue, small town, monologue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Wild Ones (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Five juvenile delinquents break out of jail and attempt to make their way to a house in the Mendoza foothills of Argentina.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak
Plot: survival, getting home, escapades, juvenile delinquency, youth, hopes, society, social decay, human nature, wilderness, disintegration, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%