Nuclear reactor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nuclear reactor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting and cult film films and TV shows about / with nuclear reactor, danger, catastrophe, heroes, deadly, scientist, chase, disaster, explosion and escapades plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nuclear reactor: Chernobyl (2019), American Meltdown (2004), 500 MPH Storm (2013), Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018), The China Syndrome (1979), Flying Phantom Ship (1969), Chernobyl: Abyss (2019), Innocent Saturday (2011), Atomic Twister (2002), Tehran (2020).

List of nuclear reactor 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: thought provoking, dark, heartbreaking, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear power plant, nuclear holocaust, nuclear threat, nuclear explosion, nuclear reactor, scientist, save the day, salvation, rescue mission, accident ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, chernobyl, ukraine, russia, moscow russia ...
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American Meltdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, terrorism, nuclear reactor, conspiracy, save the day, race against time, catastrophe, betrayal, scientist, terrorist, cancer, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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500 MPH Storm (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When an energy experiment goes haywire, a rash of massive hurricanes rips across North America. A high school science teacher must get his family to safety before the hurricanes merge, creating a "hypercane" with the power to wipe the US ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: hurricane, experiment, disaster, nuclear reactor, scientist, tornado, storm, mass destruction, destruction, military, balloon, family in danger ...
Place: usa
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Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A look at India's second confidential nuclear test series at Pokhran lead by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during the time of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: nuclear, nuclear reactor, husband wife relationship, satellite, sandstorm, army, politics, political unrest, cia, espionage, nuclear explosion, nuclear testing ...
Time: year 1998
Place: india
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The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, journalism, media, radiation, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, disaster, swat team, nuclear reactor, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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Flying Phantom Ship (1969)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Hayato's home city is under attack from a gigantic robot. His parents are lying dead in the rubble and the only remaining friend is his dog. His only thought now is revenge against the owner of the Phantom Ship (from where the robot said he was ...
Plot: revenge, ghost ship, nuclear reactor, military, laser gun, ruse, minefield, giant robots, dog, octopus, skull, missile ...
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Chernobyl: Abyss (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The film tells about the firefighter, heroically eliminating the consequences of the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Style: rough, bleak, sad, depressing, thought provoking ...
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, radiation sickness, disaster, nuclear reactor, firefighter, evacuation, death, accident, firefighting, communism, rescue mission ...
Time: year 1986, 20th century
Place: chernobyl, ussr
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Innocent Saturday (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, sincere, tense ...
Plot: disaster, friendship, survival, race against time, nuclear threat, small town, escape, nuclear reactor, radiation, friends, couples, government facility ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chernobyl, russia
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Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: tornado, disaster, race against time, heroes, nuclear reactor, nuclear power plant, friends, adventure, escapades, boss and employee, police, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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Tehran (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, UK, Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mossad, secret agents, covert operation, computer hacker, hacker, computer, nuclear reactor, investigation, criminal, hostage, terrorist group, crimes ...
Place: iran, tehran iran, israel
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Deadly Weapon (1989)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expermintal gun powered by an atomic reactor is misplaced when the transport carrying it crashes into a river. The weapon soon falls into the hands of a bullied teen named Zeke, who uses it to get even with his persecutors. An army team led by ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: nuclear reactor, laser gun, revenge, teenage boy, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run, murder, teenage girl, child protagonist, little boy, car chase ...
Place: arizona
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Terror Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A squad of Libyan terrorists infiltrate the city of Kokomo, Indiana, and take over a nuclear power plant. A counter-terrorist expert must stop them before they blow it up.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist attack, swat team, graphic violence, hostage, car chase, hitman, revolution, high school, isolation, school, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: indiana, new york
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Copenhagen (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen -- the event became the stuff of modern scientific mythology. Director Howard Davies puts his spin on the ...
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, prodigy, inventions and discoveries, friendship, politics, state affairs, society, wartime life, super weapon, nuclear threat, scientist, physics ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen
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The Clones (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A scientist discovers a plot to clone other scientists so the government can control the weather.
Style: psychotronic, psychedelic, cult film
Plot: clones, thrill ride, police officer, cloning, mistaken identity, helicopter, mouse, gunfight, running, guinea pig, cat, doppelganger ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, southern california
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Genesis II (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, futuristic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: cave, nasa, rebellion, suspended animation, revolution, sent to the future, chaos, survival, man versus machine, adventure, society, race against time ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century
Place: new mexico, arizona
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Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, godzilla, giant creature, deadly creature, disaster, dinosaur, tsunami, destruction, creature, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s, year 2014 ...
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, tokyo ...
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: stranded, abandoned building, tourist, mutant, nuclear power plant, abandoned city, radiation, death, survival, virus, zombie, brutality ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy ...
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, genetically altered, anger, experiment, rage, scientist, army ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, las vegas, new orleans, north america ...
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Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, super soldier, military, soldier, heroes, superhuman, one man army, battles, tough heroes, superhuman powers, super strength, chase ...
Time: 2000s, 60s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
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Silkwood (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, bleak, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fighting the system, radiation, research, working class, whistleblower, contamination, workplace, uncover truth, corporate crime, corporate crimes, workplace situations, plutonium ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1974, 70s
Place: oklahoma, usa, washington d.c., california
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Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He’s good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time out hanging out in the all-powerful online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has – until the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, technology gone awry, code breaking, artificial intelligence, chaos, save the world, code, family relations, satellite, computer, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
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Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, space and aliens, survival, mutant, mission, memory loss, post apocalypse, mutation, fear ...
Time: future
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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, nuclear, nuclear submarine, sea disaster, catastrophe, patriotism, leadership, race against time, radiation, iceberg ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, year 1961, 90s ...
Place: ussr, russia, moscow russia
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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, alien encounter, evil alien, race against time, ancient mystery, catastrophe, heroic mission, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
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Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, chaos, disorder, rescue, dangerous animal, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, laboratory, apocalypse ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, card playing, 007, james bond, espionage, spy, assassination, gadget, sniper, secretary, megalomaniac, cia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, london ...
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DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly creature, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea, shark, sea monster ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
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Atomic Dog (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a pooch is irradiated by a nuclear plant and threatens the town, only a teenage boy can redeem him.
Plot: mutation, monster, puppy, dog actor, mutant, teenager, dog, teenage boy, radioactivity, small town, nuclear reactor, radiation
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Grand Central (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young unemployed man finds work at a nuclear power plant and begins an illicit affair with the fiancée of one of his senior workmates.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, emotional, tense, serious ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, workplace situations, workplace, dangerous attraction, contamination, radioactivity, nudity (full frontal - brief), warning, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: france
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Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, creature, robot, save the world, evil alien, giant, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, battles, destruction, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2017 ...
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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