Movies like Airport 1975

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Airport 1975 (1974)
 5.6
 9K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the nerve chilling sequel to the greatest disaster movie ever made.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, suspense, idiotic, intense, ridiculous, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, survival, aviation, rescue, pilot, teenage girl, helicopter, airplane accident, guitar, adventure, teenage life, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, confined, clergy, alcohol abuse, danger, one man army, heroic mission, chases and races, forces of nature, transplant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., salt lake city utah, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Airport 1975

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, race against time, chases and races, heroes, save the day, airport and adventure mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Airport 1975: Airport '77 (1977), Earthquake (1974), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979), Airport (1970), Skyjacked (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 9K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, rescue, airport, survival, underwater, race against time, danger, airplane, stewardess, scuba diver, airliner, pilot ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 12K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, natural disaster, motorcycle, danger, chaos, architect, child in peril, explosion, national guard, fire, daredevil, alcoholic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airport, survival, murder, arms dealer, danger, rescue, race against time, terrorism, panic, missile, fighter jet, pot smoking ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, alps, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 16K
Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, stowaway, landing, passenger, danger, stewardess, panic, suicide bomber, desperation, bomb, blizzard ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: detroit, chicago illinois, new york, rome italy, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, military, stewardess, danger, save the day, crimes, confined, chases and races, forces of nature, adventure, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 2K
Air Crew (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: airport, airplane, heroic mission, forces of nature, escapades, doctors and patients, daring rescue, save the day, disability, survival, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rescue, skyscraper, firefighter, survival, escape attempt, race against time, hysteria, trapped, elevator, fire, helicopter, explosion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, fear of flying, stewardess, danger, daring rescue, adventure, save the day, forces of nature, one man army, rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 4K
Juggernaut (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ransom, terrorism, race against time, cruise, ship, passenger, sea, bomb, cruise ship, interrogation, sea disaster, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, atlantic ocean, scotland yard, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 1K
Pandemic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
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: quarantine, pandemic, race against time, plague, airport, rescue, deadly, danger, investigation, fighting the system, confined, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, airplane, law enforcement, heroic mission, daring rescue, chases and races, secret agents, confined, crimes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Turbulent Skies (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a new airplane that's equipped with a new computer that can fly the plane on its own, is about to have its first flight. But the son of the owner decides to upload more software, he doesn't bother to check if there are any viruses ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: computer virus, airplane, space and aliens, future dystopia, escapades, save the day, isolation, chaos, race against time, space travel, confined, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: cruise, ship, survival, hysteria, passenger, race against time, new year's eve, adventure, sea disaster, escapades, forces of nature, jealous spouse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 6K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, race against time, satellite, translator, meteor, adventure, space travel, technology gone awry, forces of nature, escapades, danger, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: russia, alps, washington d.c., hong kong, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: avalanche, rescue, snow, snowmobile, ski resort, ambulance, danger, survival, winter, forces of nature, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 61K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, danger, rescue, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, courage, river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, gambling, murder, psychopath, stadium, danger, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, unemployment, hostages, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.4
 689
Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, airplane, airport, insubordination, terrorism, danger, crimes, mind game, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, landing, heroes, airplane, danger, escapades, daring rescue, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, airplane accident
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 10K
Turbulence (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a flight transporting dangerous convicts, murderer Ryan Weaver manages to break free and cause complete chaos throughout the plane. As various people on board fall victim to Weaver, it is ultimately down to flight attendant Teri Halloran to keep ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, stewardess, christmas, danger, psychopath, serial killer, confined, woman in danger, landing, isolation, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 310K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, gunfight, save the day, danger, chase, airplane, one man army, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 67K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: race against time, danger, tunnel, subway, volcano, lava, adventure, heroes, warning, save the day, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
 467
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, airplane, military, pilot, adventure, save the day, escapades, confined, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Victory at Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, hijacking, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, confined, hostages, danger, religions or cults, tough heroes, showbiz ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rollercoaster (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, terrorism, fbi, theme park, psychopath, race against time, terrorist, bomb squad, inspector, bomb, amusement park ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 166K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, prison, negotiation, one man army, hostage, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 6K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, tornado, survival, save the day, adventure, forces of nature, secret agents, apocalypse, danger, disaster film, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Murder on Flight 502 (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a flight to London, a note is found stating that there will be murders taking place on the airliner before it lands.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stewardess, airport, airplane, confined, escapades, heroes, deadly, danger, hijacking, terrorism, mystery, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 142K
Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing child, airplane, mystery, search, family relations, robbery, grief, bomb, pilot, captain, rainy, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, bomb, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%