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The list contains the best, new and most relevant rescue movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, clever and suspense films and TV shows about / with rescue, danger, dialogue, chase, adventure, heroes, mentor, storytelling, escapades and catastrophe plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as rescue: Baywatch (1989), Dunkirk (2017), Kidnap (2017), King Kong (2005), Chicago Fire (2012), Finding Nemo (2003), Speed (1994), Ice Age (2002), Pandemic (2007), Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1988).
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Django Unchained
Drama, Western
USA
165 min.
 8.4
Spirited Away
Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Japan
125 min.
 8.6
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Rampage
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
107 min.
 6.2

List of rescue movies

 5.2
 22K
Baywatch
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Baywatch is an American action drama series about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles County, California, starring David Hasselhoff. The show was canceled after its first season on NBC, but survived and later ...
Style: sexual, realistic, captivating, serious, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, workplace situations, beach, adventure, workplace, workplace romance, swimming, heroism, ocean, friendship between women, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, honolulu hawaii ...
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 8.0
 417K
Dunkirk
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: dramatic, realistic, based on true events, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: war, world war two, wartime, evacuation, british army, survival, german, rescue, rescue mission, surrounded, german army, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: france, europe, english channel, england, battleship ...
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 5.9
 26K
Kidnap
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: abduction, determination, rescue, track down, female protagonist, danger, car chase, kidnapping, perseverance, child in peril, strong female lead, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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 7.2
 355K
King Kong
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: exciting, stylized, scenic, sentimental, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, island, jungle, gorilla, giant insect, survival, expedition, danger, exotic island, monster, dinosaur ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 28K
Chicago Fire
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire department, rescue, danger, paramedic, firefighter, life risking, responsibility, teamwork, characters in danger, chief, workplace problem, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 8.1
 827K
Finding Nemo
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, rescue, underwater, fish, missing child, father son relationship, odd couple, family, talking animals, shark, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, sydney australia, pacific ocean
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 7.2
 292K
Speed
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, bomb, hostages, terrorism, unlikely partners, rescue, bus, save the day, twists & turns, danger, surveillance, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.5
 379K
Ice Age
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: humorous, entertaining, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: adventure, friendship, rescue, unlikely friendships, ice age, family, missing child, squirrel, ice, life risking, bonding, caveman ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, stone age
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 5.3
 1K
Pandemic
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, race against time, rescue, plague, deadly, deadly virus, fighting the system, investigation, save the day, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
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Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an animated series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. Created by Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove, it featured the established Disney characters Chip 'n' Dale in a new setting. The series ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, adventure, crimes, friendship, chipmunk, rescue, rivalry, amateur detective, mouse, animal protagonist, goofy hero ...
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 5.9
 60K
Free Willy
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, killer whale, human animal relationship, family, adventure, animals, unlikely friendships, rescue, animal life, happy ending, freedom, social worker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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Django Unchained
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, talky, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, gory, racial violence, brutality, old west, african american, united states of america, violence, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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Jurassic Park III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, adventure, survival, jungle, dinosaur, chase, fantasy world, family, tyrannosaurus rex, danger, rescue, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: costa rica
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 5.4
 89K
Gods of Egypt
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, good versus evil, immortality, afterlife, rescue, redemption, danger, transformation, betrayal, chase, save the day ...
Place: egypt
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, freedom, adventure, family, wild horse, rescue, old west, talking animals, heroic mission, animal life, disney, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
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 8.6
 523K
Spirited Away
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
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: fairy tale, colourful, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, human becomes animal, greed, adventure, fantasy world, ghost town, good versus evil, surrealism, friendship, rescue, family, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Penguins of Madagascar
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, espionage, friendship, buddies, talking animals, penguins, working undercover, rescue, escapades, danger, family, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: antarctica, rio de janeiro, new york, venice, shanghai ...
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 7.2
 104K
Tremors
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, humorous, suspense, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, small town, desert, deadly creature, survival, gory, rescue, mutant, danger, stranded, death, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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Spider-Man: Homecoming
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: entertaining, intense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, dark hero, arms dealer, school, teenage protagonist, fight scenes, rescue, supernatural power, good versus evil, battle, teenage life, costumed hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, washington d.c., berlin germany
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Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two carnies (Sewell and Gugino) abduct a mermaid in Ireland, circa 1900, and decide to transport her to America. As their ship loses its way and heads towards the mythical Forbidden Islands, the mermaid begins to display its deadly side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, danger, mermaid, ship, creature, rescue, deadly, escapades, countryside, creature feature, metamorphosis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland
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The Descent: Part 2
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: scary, tense, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, gory, monster, deadly creature, rescue, confined, sole survivor, betrayal, missing person, rescue team, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 5.4
 3K
Devil's Pond
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Plot: couple relations, woman in danger, island, mind game, rescue, vengeance, isolation, psychopath, honeymoon, confined, danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.7
 49K
Lake Placid
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crocodile, gory, lake or river, rescue, eaten alive, dangerous animal, investigation, scientist, monster, death, sarcasm, blood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new york, new england
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The Emperor's New Groove
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: humorous, funny, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: emperor, friendship, adventure, family, unlikely friendships, llama, good versus evil, disney, chase, talking animals, transformation, rescue ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, south america, peru
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 4.1
 11K
The Patriot
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: serious, melancholic, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, virus, race against time, laboratory, rescue, save the day, hospital, chaos and mayhem, plague, danger, deadly, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa
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 5.7
 88K
101 Dalmatians
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dalmatian, family, animals, dog movie, puppy, disney, fashion, good versus evil, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london
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Forest Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: John McKenna is a spiritual being who is able to transform into bear, wolf or eagle. He lives in the forests of Tanglewood and has dedicated his life to protect them. One day a gang of evil lumberjacks led by Travis Thorne arrive Tanglewood to chop ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, animal life, adventurer, ghost, environmental issue, deforestation, wilderness, rescue, forces of nature, youth ...
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 6.5
 85K
Cellular
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, hostage, race against time, police, chase, conspiracy, kidnapping, crime, twists & turns, rescue, secrets, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.1
 11K
The Breed
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, dog attack, dog, island, rescue, chased by a dog, danger, deadly, isolation, cabin in the woods, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, gory, slasher, rescue, isolation, murder, forest, danger, confined, fanatic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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