Movies like Escape from Alaska

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Escape from Alaska (1999)
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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 years later, the wife takes on a corporation which wants to extend an oil pipeline across the tundra above Juneau. She is convinced that this will cause an avalanche on the town. Of course, she is rejected by the corporation executives. She recruits the pilot to try to aid her, but with no success.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, mountain, rescue, deadly, survival, adventure, heroes, fighting the system, danger, haunted by the past, chases and races, forces of nature, escapades, race against time, disaster film, arctic, snow, avalanche, oil, fox, corporation, environmental, death of husband, helicopter pilot, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa

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Most similar movies to Escape from Alaska

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, chases and races, catastrophe, race against time and adventure mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Escape from Alaska: Avalanche (1994), Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004), Arctic Blue (1993), Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997), Diplomatic Siege (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, adventure, confined, rivalry, escapades, chases and races, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: catastrophe, survival, rescue, danger, save the day, race against time, avalanche, adventure, mountain, profanity, forces of nature, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, 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 ⇓
33%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, tsunami, changing the past or future, mysterious character, environmentalism, heroes, chases and races, special agents, save the planet, contests and competitions, alien encounter, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, flight attendant, confined, danger, pilot, graphic violence, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, save the day, hostages, crimes, rescue, politics, danger, race against time, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, stewardess, fear of flying, heroes, save the day, adventure, forces of nature, deadly, danger, one man army, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, race against time, danger, adventure, escapades, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, heroes, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.2
 317
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, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.8
 639
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, rivalry, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.2
 295
Getting Even (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, hostages, rivalry, chase, danger, crimes, chases and races, escapades, terrorism, heroic mission, hostage, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
 3.6
 525
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, rescue, escapades, race against time, adventure, danger, space travel, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, escapades, anti hero, catastrophe, chaos, anti heroes, save the day, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, disaster movie
Plot: tornado, catastrophe, danger, race against time, heroes, disaster film, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, friends, deadly, boss and employee, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, danger, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, catastrophe, disaster film, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.7
 4K
Firestorm (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, forest fire, catastrophe, hostage, heroes, rescue, escape, fire, criminal, fugitives, adventure, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 2.9
 533
Virus (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park.
Style: cult film, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: truck, acid, government, race against time, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, save the day, adventure, undercover, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.0
 696
Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, manipulation, apocalypse, technology gone awry, manipulations, danger, heroes, escapades, airplane, undercover, chaos, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, save the day, survival, race against time, danger, confined, escapades, control room, disorder, catastrophe, army, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 1K
Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, avalanche, winter, earthquake, save the world, survival, danger, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 548
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, save the day, race against time, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: tornado, disaster film, forces of nature, danger, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, lava ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 3K
Skybound (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five friends on a small airplane mysteriously lose their radio connection on a trip from New York to LA. As they continue their flight, they're forced to assume that a major disaster happened on the ground. They discover a stowaway, Erik, who ...
Style: tense, serious, disaster movie, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, survival, save the day, isolation, danger, conspiracy, crimes, confined, escapades, deception, abduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.8
 545
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: train, runaway train, rivalry, crimes, save the day, adventure, chases and races, heroes, escapades, on the run, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, survival, terrorism, save the day, confined, adventure, danger, daring rescue, race against time, undercover, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, crimes, special agents, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, danger, nerve gas, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, new south wales, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.2
 2K
Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, satellite, evacuation, insubordination, survival, heroic mission, rescue, danger, save the day, adventure, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.8
 608
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, crimes, deadly, heroes, tough heroes, save the day, danger, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%