Save the day movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant save the day movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, humorous, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with save the day, danger, heroes, adventure, escapades, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, chase and storytelling plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as save the day: Eureka (2006), Source Code (2011), Divergent (2014), Dead Before Dawn (2012), Mirror Mirror (2012), Coraline (2009), Non-Stop (2014), Frozen (2013), Doctor Who (2005), Next (2007).

List of save the day movies

 7.9
 43K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, futuristic, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, save the day, experiment, secret place, hi-tech, sheriff, small town, experiment gone awry, small town life, prodigy, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.5
 436K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, suspicion, nuclear threat, imaginary, train, danger, race against time, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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 6.7
 387K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: survival, danger, fighting the system, rebellion, youth, society, rebelliousness, mentor, heroes, save the day, future dystopia, training ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, young heroes, legends and myths, danger, best friends, save the day, parents and children, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
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Dead Before Dawn (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bunch of college kids accidentally unleash an evil curse that causes people to kill themselves and turn into Zombie Demons, aka ZEMONS!
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, danger, zombie, youth, chaos and mayhem, young heroes, adventure, gory, heroes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, occult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.6
 77K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, feel good, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, save the day, adventure, fall in love, financial problem, snow white, evil queen, black magic, good versus evil, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, save the kingdom ...
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 7.7
 171K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: gothic, scary, surreal, dark, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: parallel world, adventure, parents and children, danger, family, save the day, young heroes, neighbor, estate, family relations, dream, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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 7.0
 227K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, air disaster, danger, save the day, mystery killer, hostages, conspiracy, deadly, mysterious character, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
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 7.5
 492K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, magical, family, royal family, queen, supernatural ability, snow, prince, good versus evil, save the day, family relations ...
Place: europe, dungeon
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 8.7
 175K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, heroes, adventure, time machine, adventurer, journey, good versus evil, alien encounter, save the day, space travel, danger ...
Time: future
Place: london
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 6.2
 136K
Next (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, foreknowledge, psychic, destiny, danger, supernatural ability, save the day, chase, car chase, terrorism, couple relations, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, arizona
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 7.2
 19K
Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kim Possible is an American animated action-adventure comedy television series about a teenage crime fighter who has the task of dealing with worldwide, family, and school issues every day. The show is action-oriented, but also has a light-hearted ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting crime, young heroes, high school, adventure, family, good versus evil, teenage life, save the day, female spy, girl, master villain, school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 7.1
 302K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, christmas, terrorism, airport, save the day, gunfight, chase, airplane, danger, master criminal, one man army, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
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 5.8
 6K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, danger, save the day, bird, heroes, friends, wilderness, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, superhuman powers, save the day, scientist, government agency, adventure, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, pilot, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.4
 90K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, adventure, rescue, chaos and mayhem, immortality, danger, save the day, afterlife, desert, legends and myths, redemption ...
Place: egypt
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 8.2
 689K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, hostage, save the day, violence, skyscraper, terrorist, fbi, race against time, marital problem, confined, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: scientist, food, friendship, island, adventure, family, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, inventor, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, secret service, president, save the day, head of state, conspiracy, hostages, tour guide, siege, nuclear threat, ex military, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., pentagon, u.s. capitol building ...
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The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The world's greatest feline fighter, lover and milk connoisseur is back in this original series filled with daring adventures, great boots, and laugh-out-loud fun! The entire family will be entranced by Puss' fantastical CG world filled ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious, colourful
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventurer, cartoon cat, heroes, escapades, save the day, family, danger, swashbuckler, friendship, sword fight, animal that acts human, chase ...
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 6.6
 232K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, heroes, space travel, imaginary kingdom, mars, space wars, danger, save the day, alien race, martian, princess ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
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 6.8
 7K
The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic with a secret – he can read minds. Toby never really knew his parents and grew up in foster care, this coupled with his secret, which he shares with no one, has made him a bit of a loner. Until now, Toby ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, investigation, uncover truth, telepathy, haunted by the past, up and down relationship, save the day, crimes, paramedic, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, mission, undercover, skyscraper, save the day, explosion, frame up, teamwork, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, russia, hungary, seattle washington, mumbai india ...
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 3.1
 962
Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, dangerous animal, save the day, survival, mutant, deadly creature, adventure, race against time, isolation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, taiwan
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 8.1
 13K
Galavant (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Once upon a time, the dashing hero, Prince Galavant lost the love of his life, Madalena, to the evil King Richard. Now, our fallen hero is ready to take revenge and restore his “happily ever after.” But it won't be without a few twists and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, fairy tale, absurd, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king, knight, prince, parody, save the day, heroes, obsessive quest, escapades, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: museum, curses spells and rituals, family, night watchman, obsessive quest, fantasy world, adventure, save the day, escapades, parallel universe, magic, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: england, london, usa, egypt
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 6.7
 128K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, cat, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, friendship, save the day, escapades, good versus evil, talking animals, treasure hunt, magic, happy ending ...
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 7.2
 292K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hostages, bomb, bus, danger, rescue, unlikely partners, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, highway, law enforcement, collision ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas
Style: exciting, humorous, comic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mutant, martial arts, ninja, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, friendship, master villain, save the day, fighting crime, mentor, genetically altered ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ecological disaster, global warming, nasa, chaos and mayhem, race against time, forces of nature, save the day, danger, heroes, weatherman, escapades, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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