Movies like Airspeed

If you like "Airspeed" you are looking for rough, bleak and serious movies about / with airplane, airplane accident, disaster, air disaster, teenage girl, dysfunctional family and aviation themes of Action, Adventure and Drama genre shot in USA or Canada.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Airspeed (1999)
 3.6
 1K
Airspeed (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When wealthy executive Raymond Stone sends out his private plane to pick up his spoiled teenage daughter, Nicole, and a pair of his top-ranking employees, disaster strikes. While the jet flies through an electrical storm, the pilot and other passengers are incapacitated, and Nicole is left on her own to keep the plane in the air, guided by an air traffic controller. Can the irresponsible and panic-stricken teen find a way to land the jet?
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, disaster, air disaster, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, aviation, air traffic control, catastrophe, survival, adventure, school, heroes, parents and children, teenage life, escapades, race against time, daring rescue, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, lightning, female protagonist, ceo, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Airspeed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about escapades, danger, disaster, catastrophe, heroes, chases and races and race against time mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Airspeed: Airport 1975 (1974), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Dante's Peak (1997), Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005), Ground Control (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 11K
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 ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, airport, disaster, aviation, survival, natural disaster, catastrophe, air disaster, helicopter, airplane accident, alcohol abuse, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: los angeles, tokyo, washington d.c., usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, disaster, ship, natural disaster, adventure, sea, ocean liner, catastrophe, cruise, ocean, sea disaster, new year's eve ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, empire, catastrophe, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: New York, the city that never sleeps, is trapped in a nightmare of horror and destruction when a massive earthquake rocks the unsuspecting city. Countless lives are lost, families are torn apart, and chaos runs rampant as the mayor and former Fire ...
Style: apocalyptic, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, survival, catastrophe, natural disaster, earthquake, tragedy, hospital, empire, rock, city life, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ground Control (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An air-traffic controller quits after a plane crash but, years later, goes to help an airport that is in the path of a terrible storm.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: air traffic controller, airplane, airport, air disaster, aviation, pilot, new year's eve, storm, twins, computer system, air traffic control, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 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, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious ...
Plot: airplane, natural disaster, co pilot, airplane accident, aviation, disaster, heroic mission, daring rescue, forces of nature, stewardess, pilot, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, confined, save the day, adventure, survival, undercover, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, tough heroes, aviation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
school movies
4623
rough movies
8322
heroes movies
10157
 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 ⇓
100%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, computer virus, save the day, hijacking, rivalry, escapades, race against time, chaos, space travel, air disaster, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 68K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disaster, tornado, natural disaster, adventure, survival, small town, found footage, escapades, forces of nature, teenage life, single father, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 11K
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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, rescue, bermuda triangle, survival, airport, airplane accident, hijacking, catastrophe, natural disaster, air disaster, airplane hijack ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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: suspense, psychological, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, air disaster, vietnam war, hijacking, catastrophe, aviation, terrorism, survival, sergeant, abduction, hostage ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 476
Medusa's Child (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a continent-sized electro-magnetic pulse; such EMP could ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: airplane, air disaster, disaster, vengeance, technology gone awry, hijacking, couple relations, rivalry, heroes, save the day, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Airplane vs Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, disaster, survival, save the day, adventure, spouse in danger, heroes, forces of nature, military, air disaster, volcano, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 7K
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: serious, talky, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, tornado, survival, apocalypse, rescue, race against time, save the day, adventure, secret agents, forces of nature, flood, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Air Collision (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, survival, race against time, disorder, escapades, confined, aviation, air disaster, army, disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 642
Final Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Grand Royale is a new high-tech passenger train with a computerized engine. On its maiden voyage, it suffers a severe technical failure, killing the controller and gradually increasing its already high speed, at the rate of 2 more miles per ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: runaway train, train, railway, disaster, catastrophe, hijacking, technology gone awry, forces of nature, one man army, adventure, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, rescue, hijacking, disaster, forces of nature, tough heroes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, adventure, aviation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is offered to be first officer and accepts, without enthusiasm, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, disaster, catastrophe, flight attendant, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, confined, pilot, air disaster, airport, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: air disaster, airplane, aviation, rescue, catastrophe, disaster, heroic mission, heroes, daring rescue, save the day, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nature Unleashed: Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Romania, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rescue goes terribly wrong for a sheriff when trying to save four dirt bikers when they are trapped by growing forest fires. Desperate, they seek shelter in an abandoned mine, never realizing they are headed straight for evil from the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: race against time, rivalry, adventure, heroes, crimes, catastrophe, confined, wilderness, escapades, rescue, forces of nature, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster, aviation, airplane, catastrophe, air disaster, flight attendant, lifetime, hostage, race against time, confined, escapades, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, survival, catastrophe, avalanche, rescue, save the day, race against time, adventure, empire, mountain, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 259
Cabin Pressure (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly deviates from its determined route and establishes a circular ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, co pilot, hijacking, plane crash, save the day, escapades, race against time, rescue, adventure, satellite, aviation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, resort, catastrophe, ranch, escape, volcano, survival, romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 310
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, adventure, pregnancy, rescue, disaster, father son relationship, natural disaster, heroes, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, rescue, mountain, fighting the system, escapades, heroes, adventure, race against time, haunted by the past, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, future dystopia, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, rescue, save the day, heroes, survival, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%