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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
 4.7
 5K
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search for money, gold and a small amount of plutonium.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, disaster movie, psychotronic, idiotic, whimsical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sinking ship, survival, ship, race against time, catastrophe, adventure, cruise, danger, escapades, shipwreck, rescue, forces of nature, plutonium, ocean, gang, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, confined, hijacking, captivity, adventurer, chases and races, isolation, daring rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future
Place: san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, catastrophe, survival, chase and natural disaster mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Beyond the Poseidon Adventure: The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Poseidon Adventure (2005), Poseidon (2006), Twister (1996), San Andreas (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, ship, adventure, cruise, survival, race against time, hysteria, passenger, underwater, forces of nature, faith, drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea, israel
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100%
The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, cruise ship, christmas, new year's eve, survival, adventure, daring rescue, deadly, save the day, danger, isolation, cruise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 99K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, drowning, shipwreck, ocean, forces of nature, adventure, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 177K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, tornado, storm, weatherman, divorce, disaster film, hurricane, truck, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, disaster film, tsunami, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, storm at sea, catastrophe, forces of nature, adventure, shipwreck, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, portugal, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, desert island, shipwreck, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Raise the Titanic (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, adventurer, ship, adventure, ocean, survival, catastrophe, treasure hunt, escapades, rescue, one man army, hijacking ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: russia, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.3
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The Island (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: David Warner leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation out in the Caribbean. Michael Caine is a reporter who goes out there with his son to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats. He runs ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, island, survival, kidnapping, rescue, supernatural, isolation, heroic mission, missing person, against the odds, time travel ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 158
Combustion (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Story: Millwood City engineer Scott Daniels, moved from Houston, investigates a series of mysterious fires. Scott's and Lourie Harper's only son Jesse, who hated the move or dad's youth home, fakes a fever and invites his new girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, rescue, heroic mission, forces of nature, government agency, dishonesty, undercover, save the day, adventure, small town, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pirates of the 20th Century (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Soviet cargo ship carrying medical opium gets attacked by pirates of an unknown nationality. The crew is left to die on a sinking ship but they manage to escape and now must fight the pirates for survival.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, ocean or sea, survival, ocean, escapades, danger, confined, rivalry, hijacking, martial arts ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, talky, futuristic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, submarine, survival, underwater scene, moral dilemma, rescue, betrayal, nuclear missile, danger, heroic mission, underwater, daring rescue ...
Time: future, frogman, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
52%
 3.4
 334
Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, one against many, rescue mission, hostage, survival, betrayal, kidnapping, fight, teenage girl, conspiracy ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, frogman, 90s
Place: san francisco, pentagon, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 76K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, storm, forces of nature, boat, isolation, desperation, adventure, ocean or sea, human spirit, overcoming, hopes, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, courage, coast guard, rescue mission, daring rescue, danger, sinking ship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, map, adventure, chase, desert, gang, marshal, rivalry, danger, murder, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, colorado, mexico, arizona, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 67K
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, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, tunnel, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, trapped, explosion, save the day, daring rescue, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, save the day, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, chases and races, race against time, adventure, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, missing person, track down, chases and races, good versus evil, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 82K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, volcano, small town, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, lost city, island, jungle, atlantis, gold, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission, jules verne ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, airplane, survival, danger, adventurer, chase, bounty hunter, crimes, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: disaster movie, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, escape, volcano, infidelity, forces of nature, wiretap, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 1.8
 2K
Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: snow, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, vacation, climate change, collapsing building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 54K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, expedition, danger, forces of nature, deathtrap, adventure, underground, panic, struggle for survival, death, underwater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, violence, explosion, surveillance, ransom, deception, hand to hand combat, stewardess ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., athens greece, pentagon, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 181K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, dystopic future, rescue, sailboat, sailing, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When they're hired to recover the lost treasure of Columbus, married scuba divers Sebastian (Chris Carmack) and Dani (Laura Vandervoort) think they've hit the jackpot. But as they get closer to the fortune, the couple begins to suspect ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, terrorist, heroes, ocean, treasure hunt, crimes, danger, ocean or sea, couple relations, rivalry, drowning, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: honolulu hawaii, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, ocean, graphic violence, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%