Movies like Avalanche 1994

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Avalanche (1994)
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Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, survival, adventure, crimes, mountain, heroes, confined, danger, family in danger, chases and races, forces of nature, escapades, criminal heroes, wilderness, deadly, rivalry, crime gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, thief, air disaster, murderer, snow, avalanche, diamond ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Avalanche

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, crimes, confined, rivalry, deadly and escapades mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Avalanche: Escape from Alaska (1999), Survival Quest (1988), Tracks of a Killer (1996), Nowhere to Land (2000), Blind Heat (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, rescue, mountain, survival, deadly, chases and races, race against time, heroes, danger, adventure, escapades, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
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100%
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Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, psychopath, uninhibited rivalry, captivity, woman in danger, kidnapping, rescue, deadly, confined, chases and races, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, crimes, deadly, special agents, law enforcement, heroes, danger, chases and races, race against time, nerve gas ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, new south wales, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, survival, rivalry, confined, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, escapades, race against time, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, survival, deadly, rivalry, danger, confined, ransom, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 366
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, parents and children, danger, daring rescue, crimes, deadly, rivalry, gang, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 957
Arctic Blue (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An environmentalist gets involved in transporting an accused killer (Ben) from an isolated Alaskan town to the authorities. Ben is determined to escape, and his fellow trappers are ready to help
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, airplane, adventure, crimes, prison, survival, isolation, prison life, catastrophe, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, daring rescue, escapades, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, chases and races, forces of nature, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, escapades, confined, crimes, chases and races, isolation, danger, witnessing a crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, chaos, forces of nature, save the day, danger, race against time, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, tunnel, race against time, confined, danger, escapades, deadly, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, danger, adventure, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, heroes, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 325
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, confined, danger, race against time, save the day, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
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The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Danger Beneath the Sea (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, submarine, military life, rebelliousness, military, undercover, danger, rivalry, race against time, adventure, nuclear holocaust, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, russia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, crimes, good versus evil, drug dealing, dealing with death, law enforcement, chases and races, dishonesty, government agency, special agents, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Temptation (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years in prison for insurance fraud the sailor Lanarsky is released. Together with his buddy Bone he gets a job as seamen on board the yacht owned by the wife of his insurance fraud-partner Michael Reddick. Lanarsky has a question to his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, dishonesty, woman in danger, crime, crimes, betrayal, criminal heroes, cons and scams, danger, deadly, sex scene, tape over mouth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 529
Deadly Cargo (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Sara joins timid Victor and pregnant wife Thais, instructors Ivan and Edgar, and local kid Drui in Senegal for some underwater exploration. When their craft blows up following a misfired bullet, they float around in the water for a while ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ocean or sea, murder, survival, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, isolation, ship, ocean, man overboard, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Survive! (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: survival, catastrophe, mountain, air disaster, confined, heroes, gory, adventure, danger, escapades, wilderness, cannibal ...
Time: 70s
Place: andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: train, runaway train, forces of nature, danger, escapades, crimes, adventure, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, confined, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Edge of Honor (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of scouts stumble onto a cache of stolen weapons hidden in a forest. They meet up with a girl and get involved with the men who originally stole the weapons. The men try to shoot the scouts every time - but are thwarted at the end.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, lumberjack, forest, weapons, dead children, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, crime gone awry, chases and races, danger, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family in danger, hostage, hostages, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, isolation, crimes, crime gone awry, confined, home invasion, teenage girl, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 668
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, religions or cults, undercover, danger, violence spree, deadly, legal, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.6
 1K
Terror Trap (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Driving to a weekend getaway, a car breakdown strands young couple Don and Nancy (David James Elliot and Heather Marsden) while passing through a small, rural Louisiana town. Finding the couple on the roadside, the towns inhospitable Sheriff Taylor ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: danger, crimes, survival, strong violent content, confined, masked killer, gory, deadly, gang, car accident, funeral, snuff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, hostage, survival, hostages, confined, danger, adventure, captivity, isolation, forces of nature, husband wife relationship, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, crimes, danger, on the run, escapades, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, survival, chase, disorder, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, deadly, psychopath, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
 539
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, rivalry, law enforcement, bank, good versus evil, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%