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Deadly Skies (2006)
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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 seriously because the mysterious asteroid exists only in the mathematical calculations of her computer program and it's not yet visible. With only hours remaining until probable impact, Madison enlists the aid of discredited former Air-Force Colonel, Richard Donovan. Together they hatch a plan to resurrect a mothballed military laser in order to blast the asteroid out of the sky before it destroys the planet. The only problem with their plan, the laser is under guard in the middle of an Air Force base and the guards have orders to shoot to kill
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, adventure, danger, escapades, rescue, race against time, space travel, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid, space and aliens, heroes, anti hero, chases and races, rivalry, anti heroes, gay, military, female nudity, treason, lesbian sex, gay sex, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, chases and races, race against time, catastrophe and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Deadly Skies: Age of Tomorrow (2014), 2012: Supernova (2009), Solar Attack (2006), Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006), Deep Core (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, survival, space and aliens, save the world, evil alien, asteroid, chaos, escapades, race against time, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, disaster movie
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, scientist, astronomer, catastrophe, society, chases and races, tornado ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Solar Attack (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, heroic mission, save the world, forces of nature, danger, natural disaster, escapades, survival, space and aliens, adventure, scientist, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: new zealand, shanghai china, pentagon, russia, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Starflight One, the world's first "hypersonic plane," which flies faster and higher than any other commercial jet. On the night of its maiden flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, a freak accident incolving an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: airplane accident, rescue, space shuttle, airplane, disaster film, heroes, confined, chases and races, adventure, stranded, race against time, zero gravity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the world, survival, danger, law enforcement, escapades, heroes, adventure, chaos, police detective, chases and races, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 2.9
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Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, undercover, adventure, heroes, forces of nature, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear weapon ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Earthstorm (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's structure is now entirely unstable -- threatening all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, race against time, adventure, space and aliens, danger, apocalypse, ocean, heroes, save the world, chaos, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary
Place: houston texas, colorado, baltimore, boston, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.1
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Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater scene, underwater, heroic mission, survival, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, race against time, danger, vengeance, obsession, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, survival, space travel, save the world, technology gone awry, spouse in danger, chaos, danger, race against time, escapades, outer space, disaster film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.6
 2K
Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, race against time, heroes, supernatural, zombie, danger, escapades, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, evil alien, race against time, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, terrorism, catastrophe, space and aliens, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: creature, scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, chaos, survival, space travel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.1
 5K
Moon 44 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, moon, space travel, escapades, rescue, androids and robots, heroic mission, future dystopia, danger, chases and races, espionage, race against time ...
Time: future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, heroes, special agents, government agency, danger, escapades, dishonesty, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, disorder, danger, experiment gone awry, imaginary, military life, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.1
 2K
Pterodactyl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pterodactyl, adventure, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, expedition, heroic mission, save the world, save the day, race against time, paleontologist, rescue ...
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.8
 1K
Python 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The beast is back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, dangerous animal, undercover, rescue, survival, race against time, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, athlete's life, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Russian space station Avma is disintegrating, and an international team of scientists is sent to the dying station to salvage valuable technology left on board. But fate has other plans, and when a rogue meteor collides with the station, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, space station, outer space, heroic mission, space travel, adventure, undercover, danger, race against time, escapades, government agency, nasa ...
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mass destruction, catastrophe, evacuation, survival, save the day, chaos and mayhem, danger, chases and races, race against time, adventure, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, save the world, power outage, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, danger, journalism, adventure, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, deadly, supernatural, danger, race against time, deadly creature, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 591
Tides of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the cold, dark waters off North Korea a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - it's attacked and nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the Executive Officer and the Engineering ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, heroic mission, military life, rescue, danger, underwater, survival, leadership, undercover, race against time, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 ⇓
67%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Alien Hunter (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, space travel, supernatural, government agency, danger, rivalry, satellite, signal, farming, alien invasion, submarine ...
Time: future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
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Dark Waters (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Moneyless, ocean-exploring gigolo and his worldly lady-friend are forced to take part in looking into the possibility that aggression - utilizing marine life - is being planned.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, underwater, underwater scene, survival, animal attack, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Seeds of Destruction (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the seeds from the original Garden of Eden are carelessly released into today's toxic climate, the plant is transformed by our contaminated environment into a writhing mass of foliage that wreaks havoc over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, danger, chaos, inventions and discoveries, escapades, ecological disaster, experiment gone awry, environmentalist, video camera, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Apocalypse (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this epic disaster film of faith, a mother and father search for their only child as a giant asteroid headed for Earth triggers a series of apocalyptic events.
Style: disaster movie, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, adventure, tornado, race against time, escapades, danger, missing child, forces of nature, parents and children, chaos, disaster film ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, save the world, supernatural, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, escapades, race against time ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%