Rescue movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rescue movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, visually appealing, fairy tale, humorous, touching and serious films and TV shows about / with rescue, danger, storytelling, mentor, destiny, dialogue, chase, catastrophe, adventure and runaway plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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rescue movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as rescue: Mercenaries (2014), Labyrinth (1986), Frequency (2000), Gods of Egypt (2016), Schindler's List (1993), Tremors (1990), Eight Below (2006), Ice Age (2002), The Rescuers (1977), Chicago Fire (2012).

List of rescue movies

 3.7
 2K
Mercenaries (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diplomatic official is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, prison, female agent, mercenary, danger, dishonesty, crimes, state affairs, confined, female prisoner, adventure, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, kazakhstan, pentagon
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 7.4
 126K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, offbeat, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: surrealism, rescue, fantasy world, good versus evil, beast, adventure, hopes, danger, heroes, imaginary kingdom, puppet, friendship ...
Time: 80s
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 7.3
 103K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, rescue, sent to the past, parallel universe, radio, murder, family relations, police detective, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 5.4
 109K
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, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, egyptian mythology, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon ...
Place: egypt
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, anti semitism, rescue, wartime, nazi, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, teenage love, angel, werewolf, good versus evil, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, heroine, supernatural ability, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.1
 122K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, deadly creature, desert, rescue, survival, creature feature, danger, stranded, small town, human versus monster, mutant, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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 7.3
 62K
Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, breathtaking, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, survival, rescue, dog sled, expedition, adventure, pets, pilot, scientist, snow, wilderness, research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antarctica, new zealand, pasadena california, oregon, washington d.c. ...
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 7.5
 449K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, journey, family, caveman, animal life, life risking, creature, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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 6.9
 59K
The Rescuers (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss ...
Style: light, touching, feel good, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, rescue, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, heroes, mole, disney, on the run, talking animals, chase, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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 7.9
 40K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire brigade, paramedic, rescue, firemen, fire department, teamwork, life risking, friendship, danger, responsibility, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 7.4
 578K
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, comic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural ability, adventure, rescue, superhero, superhuman powers, genetically altered, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, canada, new york, mississippi, poland ...
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 7.7
 202K
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, offbeat, scary, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: dark fantasy, parallel world, heroine, weirdo, adventure, alternate reality, monster, family, danger, rescue, secret place, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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 8.6
 670K
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, imaginary, witch, ghost, adventure, dragon, friendship, supernatural, rescue, surrealism, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.7
 3K
Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco City Hospital is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, medical drama
Plot: paramedic, rescue, hospital, doctor, partners, workplace, workplace situations, responsibility, coworker, determination, team, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: horse, wild horse, family, animal life, friendship, freedom, reunion, adventure, disney, rescue, getting home, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, united states
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 5.4
 39K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, teenage life, fall in love, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, youth, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: canada
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 6.2
 184K
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, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, future dystopia, dystopic future, post apocalyptic, rescue, sailing, water, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, light, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, friendship, jungle, elephant, friends, fantasy world, family, teacher, save the day ...
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, light, whimsical ...
Plot: wizards, magic, magical creature, magic wand, teleportation, good versus evil, fantasy world, dark fantasy, magician, rescue, friendship, chase ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, arizona, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, usa ...
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 7.0
 179K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, magical, disney, good versus evil, magic, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 6K
Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Style: exciting, romantic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, reporter, investigation, hacker, rescue, false accusation, dating, lost child, self sacrifice, masked hero, romance, tragic villain ...
Place: korea, seoul
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 7.2
 400K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: monster, expedition, giant animal, beast, adventure, dangerous animal, jungle, dinosaur, human animal relationship, gorilla, rescue, island ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, deadly, rescue, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 49K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, supernatural power, angel, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the world, good versus evil, rescue, demonic possession, exorcism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Black and White Love (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: Ferhat is a hitman working for his criminal uncle. Aslı is a young and idealistic doctor. One day, their roads crossed in the most unexpected way: Aslı is forced to operate on a man that Ferhat had shot.
Style: emotional, touching, disturbing, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: forced marriage, power of love, fake marriage, abduction, strong female character, love, opposites attract, jealousy, rescue, self sacrifice, marriage, doctor ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 6.9
 373K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, jungle, journey, island, escape, adventure, rescue, animals, zebra, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: natural disaster, courage, oil rig, rescue, trapped, explosion, survival, catastrophe, panic, sea, disaster film, oil ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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 6.5
 125K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: twists and turns, rough, tense, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, rescue, marijuana, kidnapping, drug lord, crime, friendship, ex military, drug cartel, woman in danger, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, usa, mexico, afghanistan ...
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