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, suspenseful and stylized films and TV shows about / with save the day, danger, heroes, adventure, destiny, dialogue, mentor, family, catastrophe and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as save the day: Eureka (2006), Divergent (2014), Doctor Who (2005), Source Code (2011), White House Down (2013), Kim Possible (2002), Non-Stop (2014), Dead Before Dawn (2012), Coraline (2009), Mirror Mirror (2012).

List of save the day movies

 7.9
 47K
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, experiment, save the day, hi-tech, secret place, small town, technology, sheriff, small town life, artificial intelligence, social relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 417K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: youth, fighting the system, survival, future dystopia, society, rebellion, distopia, danger, young heroes, rebelliousness, mentor, training ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 8.6
 195K
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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, alien, adventure, good versus evil, save the day, space and aliens, heroes, adventurer, escapades, journey, space travel ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
Place: london
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 7.5
 475K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: surprise ending, mind bending, suspenseful, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, imaginary, suspicion, terrorism, precognition, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: white house, terrorism, conspiracy, president, save the day, security guard, nuclear threat, hostage, siege, head of state, treason, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, u.s. capitol building, paris france ...
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 7.2
 23K
Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines, South Korea
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: exciting, stylized, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, high school, teenage life, fighting crime, save the day, girl, good versus evil, adventure, family, youth, female spy, cheerleader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.9
 246K
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: air disaster, terrorism, airplane, hijacking, danger, save the day, hostage, false accusation, deadly, race against time, conspiracy, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, iceland, london
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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: zombie, save the day, danger, youth, chaos and mayhem, adventure, occult, young heroes, heroes, gory, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, epic, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, best friends, monster, danger, good versus evil, greek mythology, parents and children, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london ...
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 7.7
 190K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, 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: surreal, gothic, scary, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, dark fantasy, family, adventure, danger, parents and children, alternate reality, imaginary, children, talking animals, weirdo, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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 5.6
 83K
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: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, snow white, save the day, fall in love, prince, good versus evil, financial problem, cinderella story, curses spells and rituals ...
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 7.4
 559K
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: fairy tale, feel good, touching, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, family, adventure, snow, disney, supernatural ability, royal family, love and romance, magical, sisters, queen, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
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Love for Rent (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A waitress named Defne Topal (Elçin Sangu) finds herself in a love game when she needs money to pay off her brother's debt. Defne looks after her grandmother, her young sister and her older brother, because her mother and father left her and ...
Style: funny, romantic, entertaining, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: happy ending, love, love affair, workplace, wooing, save the day, couples, family, kiss, comeback, multiple storylines, love interest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chosen one, friendship, supernatural ability, young heroes, magical, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventure, forces of nature, heroes, journey ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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 6.2
 146K
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, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, psychic, changing the past or future, destiny, supernatural ability, danger, save the day, a vision, chase, car chase, terrorism, couple relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
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 6.8
 181K
Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, race against time, chase, save the day, runaway train, danger, determination, partners, chases and races, unstoppable, characters in danger, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
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 6.5
 62K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, ancient mystery, danger, puzzle, survival, uncover truth, steampunk, save the day, isolation, cave, mayor ...
Time: future
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 5.8
 10K
Strange Magic (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.
Style: feel good, exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, fairy, love potion, true love, imaginary kingdom, elf, save the day, betrayal, family, heroes, rivalry, disorder ...
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 5.4
 102K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, adventure, rescue, danger, legends and myths, afterlife, save the day, immortality, imaginary, desert ...
Place: egypt
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One Night with the King (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther ...
Style: biblical, captivating, based on the bible, epic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: save the day, old testament, battlefield, queen, destiny, royal court, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal, anti semitism, sword fight, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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 9.4
 480K
Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: based on true events, atmospheric, thought provoking, dark, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear holocaust, nuclear threat, nuclear explosion, nuclear reactor, scientist, post nuclear, save the day, nuclear power plant, save the world, salvation ...
Time: year 1986, 80s, 20th century
Place: ukraine, ussr, soviet union, russia, moscow russia ...
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 6.8
 8K
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, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: telepathy, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, save the day, investigation, haunted by the past, crimes, supernatural power, paramedic, uncover truth, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, superhero, vigilantism, fighting crime, protector, double life, save the day, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Taking place six years following the events of the first film, the story will center on Ralph's adventures in the Internet data space when a Wi-Fi router gets plugged into the arcade as he must find a replacement part to fix Sugar Rush.
Style: captivating, exciting, futuristic, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, internet, adventure, friendship, save the day, computer, girl, human, buddies, cat, giant, video game ...
Place: california
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Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, animals, heroic mission, save the day, obsessive quest, partners, friendship, animal, buddies, disorder, wilderness, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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 7.2
 329K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, lone hero, airport, christmas, fight scenes, terrorism, save the day, police officer, one man army, danger, chase, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: washington d.c., usa, california, los angeles
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 7.2
 321K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, danger, bomb, rescue, hostages, save the day, bus, hijacking, trapped, chases and races, highway, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.4
 72K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, invasion, danger, patriotism, heroic mission, save the day, war, escapades, super weapon, graphic violence, brutality, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, latin america, tokyo ...
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Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, save the day, friends, escapades, barbie, fairy, fantasy world, heroes, rivalry, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom ...
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 3.7
 1K
Locusts (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Maddy Rierdon, an investigator for the Department of Agriculture, is the only person who can protect America from a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: dangerous animal, chaos, danger, save the day, experiment gone awry, deadly, race against time, heroes, disorder, chases and races, destruction, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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