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 visually appealing films and TV shows about / with save the day, danger, heroes, mentor, superhero, storytelling, chase, catastrophe, dialogue and destiny plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as save the day: Chernobyl (2019), White House Down (2013), City of Ember (2008), Unstoppable (2010), Source Code (2011), Doctor Who (2005), Non-Stop (2014), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), Next (2007), Eureka (2006).

List of save the day movies

Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
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: dark, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nuclear power plant, radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear reactor, nuclear holocaust, save the day, scientist, nuclear explosion, salvation, nuclear threat, disaster, abandoned city ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: chernobyl, ussr, ukraine, moscow russia, europe ...
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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: exciting, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, manly, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: secret service, terrorism, conspiracy, white house, president, save the day, treason, rescue, hostage, head of state, nuclear threat, ex military ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, paris france, north america ...
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City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, dark fantasy, stylized, apocalyptic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, save the day, survival, uncover truth, end of the world, puzzle, dystopic future, fantasy world, apocalypse, ancient mystery, underground city ...
Time: future
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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, serious, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, train crash, race against time, chase, disaster, save the day, suspense, train engineer, train wreck, determination, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, north america, pittsburgh, california
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
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, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: time travel, time loop, suspense, train, twists and turns, alternate reality, bomb, destiny, save the day, memory, parallel universe, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
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Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, futuristic, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, alien, save the day, journey, companion, sent to the future, space travel, space and aliens, good versus evil, self sacrifice, save the world ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s
Place: london
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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: suspenseful, tense, clever, exciting, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, twists and turns, suspense, special agents, save the day, hostage, terrorist, investigation, hijacking, mind game ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, stylized, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friends, supernatural ability, chosen one, peril, martial arts, friendship, heroic mission, save the day, magical, honor, good versus evil, training ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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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: exciting, mind bending, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: time travel, foreknowledge, destiny, changing the past or future, twists and turns, psychic, save the day, terrorism, supernatural ability, a vision, precognition, chase ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, arizona
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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, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, monster, legends and myths, teenage life, good versus evil, centaur, teenager, demi god, supernatural, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, tennessee, ancient greece, usa ...
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Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: futuristic, clever, light, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, scientist, secret place, experiment, science, hi-tech, friendship, social relations, experimenting, small town, technology, sheriff ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, fairy tale, serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, egyptian mythology, good versus evil, chase, legends and myths, myth, young heroes, supernatural, desert, save the day, egyptian ...
Time: ancient times
Place: egypt
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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, entertaining, exciting, fairy tale, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: mars, alien, monster, space travel, heroic mission, mysterious planet, distant planet, imaginary kingdom, battles, space, save the day, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: virginia, arizona, new york
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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, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, sisters, magic, disney princess, snowman, snow, wizards and magicians, power of love, happy ending, female protagonist, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, breathtaking, captivating, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, mission, espionage, gunfight, secret agents, courage, frame up, cia, race against time, female spy, tough guy, save the day ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington state, hungary, russia, san francisco, budapest ...
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Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, young heroes, heroes, teenage life, heroic mission, partners, good versus evil, spy, high school life, girl, youth, save the day ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: magic, witch, good versus evil, wizards, witchcraft, wizards and magicians, apprentice, supernatural ability, magician, magical, training, sorceress ...
Time: year 2000, year 2010, 2000s, 2010s, middle ages ...
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, britain, manhattan new york city ...
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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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, clever, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hostage, suspense, bomb, bus, terrorism, unlikely partners, save the day, chase, rescue, terrorist, highway, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, preschoolers ...
Plot: monster, children, parallel world, alternate reality, stop motion, secret place, weirdo, fantasy world, clue, loneliness, heroine, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: spy, female villain, save the day, cia agent, naked man, ruse, female friendship, female assassin, female protagonist, chase, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: paris france, austria, los angeles, prague, vienna ...
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, psychotronic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret service, president, conspiracy, terrorist attack, save the day, graphic violence, secret agents, assassination, head of state, world politics ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, london, egypt, scotland, tower bridge london ...
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Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: funny, road movie, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, adult
Plot: desert, chase, lizard, talking animals, friendship, save the day, cowboy, sheriff, chameleon, snake, identity crisis, duel ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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Tak and the Power of Juju (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Tak and the Power of Juju is an all CGI-based animated series that premiered on Nickelodeon on August 31, 2007 and on Nicktoons on September 1, 2007. It has been showing on Nicktoons in the United Kingdom since 5 July 2008. Based on the video game ...
Style: light, captivating, exciting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: jungle, young heroes, wizards and magicians, friendship, save the day, heroes, friends, supernatural ability, youth, goofy hero, supernatural, good versus evil ...
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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, exciting, emotional, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, double life, spider man character, good versus evil, save the day, protector, fight, death of girlfriend, secret identity, fighting crime ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Evan Almighty (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: god, noah's ark, workaholic, save the day, flood, miraculous event, family relations, against the odds, disorder, christianity, rescue, religion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, canada, usa, washington d.c.
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The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, investigation, supernatural, telepathy, supernatural power, uncover truth, psychic power, psychic, paramedic, haunted by the past, save the day, super powers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Togo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, exciting, tense, motivational ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, dog sled, suspense, escapades, snow, save the day, friendship, delivery, blizzard, puppy, plague, serum ...
Time: 1920s, future, 1910s
Place: alaska, usa
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Cosmoball (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: What will Moscow look like if it turns off the electricity, stops all production, and the whole world will only watch the alien game? As a result of the galactic war that occurred near the Earth, the Moon collapsed and the poles of the planet ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, light, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: football, fate of humanity, game, flash forward, save the world, save the day, athlete, soccer, friendship, underdog, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: future
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Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, villain, kidnapping, woman in danger, hostage, hitman, hotel, airport, fear, suspense, strong female character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, dallas texas, texas
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Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sad, emotional ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, female protagonist, super powers, journalist, superheroine, supernatural power, strong female character, secret identity, superhuman powers, alien race, save the day ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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