Rescue team movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rescue team movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, tense, serious, entertaining, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with rescue team, rescue, danger, heroes, escapades, friendship, catastrophe, survival, adventure and rescue mission plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rescue team: Event Horizon (1997), Tunnel (2016), Paw Patrol (2013), Chicago Fire (2012), The Descent: Part 2 (2009), SAF3 (2013), Below (2002), The Guard (2008), Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016), PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021).

List of rescue team movies

 6.6
 182K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, supernatural, trapped in space, insanity, space station, nightmare, hallucination, space and aliens, rescue team, survival, astronaut, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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 6.8
 9K
Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: survival, trapped, rescue team, disaster, endurance, rescue, rescue attempt, faith, tunnel, husband wife relationship, little girl, buried alive ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 6.1
 3K
Paw Patrol (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A group of six rescue dogs, led by a tech-savvy boy named Ryder, has adventures in "PAW Patrol." The heroic pups, who believe "no job is too big, no pup is too small," work together to protect the community. Among the members of ...
Style: colourful, multicultural, talky, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: rescue team, rescue, friendship, friends, pets, heroes, young heroes, partners, save the day, teamwork, puppy, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
 58K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire brigade, fire department, rescue, paramedic, friendship, responsibility, teamwork, life risking, lifesaver, emergency, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
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: tense, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, monster, survival horror, claustrophobia, expedition, creature, missing person, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
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 2.9
 520
SAF3 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Southern California's elite rescue task force, SAF3 (pronouced "safe") , consists of the cream-of-the-crop from the sea, air, and fire divisions of the Malibu Fire Department. They are the heroes who answer the most ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: lifeguard, rescue team, adventure, race against time, escapades, fire, beach, friendship, fire brigade, doctors and patients, power relations, hotshot hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california, southern california
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 6.1
 23K
Below (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this ...
Style: suspense, macabre, psychological, clever, intense ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: submarine, ghost, world war two, shipwreck, navy, twists and turns, survival, supernatural, brutality, wartime, paranoia, rescue team ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, atlantic ocean
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 6.1
 275
The Guard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Guard is a Canadian drama television series portraying the life of the Canadian Coast Guard along the British Columbia Coast. Filming takes place in Squamish, British Columbia with Howe Sound standing in for the fictional Port Hallet and a real ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: coast guard, rescue team, workplace, heroic mission, drowning, workplace romance, search and rescue, friendship, rescue, lifeboat, beach, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
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Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Corporal Evan Albright joined the elite Marine Corps Security Guards to save the world and see some action-not necessarily in that order. But his first assignment, protecting a U. S. Embassy in a seemingly safe Middle Eastern capitol, relegates his ...
Plot: marines, war, marine, rescue team, sniper, terrorist, american soldier, suicide bomber, gunfight, fistfight, islam, u.s. embassy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: middle east
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PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos.
Style: futuristic, 3d animation, light, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, city, team, urban setting, rescue team, rescue, corrupt mayor, animals, mayor, heroes, human animal relationship, town mayor ...
Time: future
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Thunderbirds Are Go (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of the hit 1960s television show. In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to this desire is to create International Rescue, a unique private ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, space travel, heroes, save the day, family relations, island, master villain, escapades, rivalry, rescue team ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Zombies: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman floating on a raft in the middle of the Pacific. She was found by a rescue team and taken ashore. Once there, she tells a story of how she escaped from an island full of zombies. She was persuaded to lead a commando unit to the island to ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, island, eaten alive, soldier, experiment, violence, sole survivor, rescue team, genetic engineering, megacorporation, mutant, betrayal ...
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 5.3
 3K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue, astronaut, space exploration ...
Time: future, contemporary
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 6.2
 6K
R-Point (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, survival, rescue, supernatural, heroic mission, battle zone, rescue team, black ops, paranormal, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, future
Place: vietnam, asia, cambodia, north korea
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 7.8
 360K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, suspense, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: isolation, moon, astronaut, loneliness, space travel, cloning, dystopic future, solitude, twists and turns, distopia, technology, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, talking animals, friendship, family, parenthood, animal life, loneliness, animals, ice age, life philosophy ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, rough, realistic, factual, touching ...
Plot: terrorism, disaster, terrorist, twin towers, survival, firefighter, natural disaster, al qaeda, 9/11, heroes, courage, catastrophe ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Dragons: Race to the Edge (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Unlock the secrets of the Dragon Eye and come face to face with more dragons than anyone has ever imagined as Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure.
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, funny
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dragon, viking, physical disability, rescue team, friends, puzzle, animal training, teenage protagonist, male protagonist, twins, island, environmental activism ...
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 6.6
 6K
Flight Crew (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, Cambodia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature. A young pilot is fired from military air force after disobeying an absurd order. He gets a job as a co-pilot with a civil airline. Being brutally ...
Style: sentimental, disturbing, biting, suspense, dramatic
Plot: natural disaster, aviation, airplane, risk, rescue mission, heroism, disaster, mentor protege relationship, social relations, rescue team, coworker relationship, beefcake ...
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Brave Hearts: Umizaru (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mika is a flight attendant on board an airplane scheduled to land at Haneda Airport. On the way to the airport the airplane's engine starts to burn. In order to save the 346 people on board the airplane, sea marshall Daisuke Senzaki and his ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: air disaster, airplane, stewardess, rescue team, salvation, heroes, exploding airplane, passenger, saving a life, search and rescue, struggle for survival, catastrophe ...
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 6.8
 494
Under Fire (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: A tight-knit and headstrong group of firefighters gets shook up by an abrupt change of leadership. After a fatal error during an intervention they come under scrutiny and have to fight for the survival of their beloved fire station "Post ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: fire brigade, rescue team, rescue attempt, fire, firefighter, life risking, firefighting, fire department, workplace, rescue mission, intelligence agency, risk ...
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Dragons: Rescue Riders (2019)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Twins Dak and Leyla and their dragon friends devote their lives to rescuing others, defending their home of Huttsgalor and having fun along the way.
Style: feel good, entertaining, funny, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: twins, dragon, brother, rescue team, friendship, teamwork, viking, warrior, imaginary kingdom, animal training, teenage protagonist, chase ...
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Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue! (2019)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: It’s the Adventure Bay 500! The pups have built an awesome race track and are ready to be the pit crew for their race hero, The Whoosh! But when the legendary racer is unable to drive in the championship race, he calls on his biggest fan-pup ...
Style: colourful, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, rescue, animal life, heroes, partners, rescue team, puppy, search and rescue, cartoon dog, talking dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 344
Sea Monkey (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The movie "Umizaru" is the story of 14 young Japan Coast Guard officers who take part in a grueling training to become rescue divers. They must endure and survive a 50-day training. Daisuke Senzaki (Hideaki Ito) and 13 other recruits take ...
Style: suspense, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious
Plot: young man, sea, rescue, rescue team, target, workout, friendship, rescue mission, dream, coast guard, ocean
Place: japan
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Capture the Flag (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the brave and determined 12-year-old Mike Goldwing discovers that an eccentric billionaire plans to fly to the moon, steal its vast, valuable natural resources, and destroy the American flag planted by the Apollo XI astronauts during man's ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: moon landing, grandparent grandchild relationship, villain, obsessive quest, space station, escapades, rescue team, capture, astronaut, nasa, moon, father son conflict ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Paw Patrol: Sea Patrol (2018)
Genre: Animation
Country: Australia
Style: entertaining, semi serious, colourful, sweet
Plot: friendship, save the day, dog, disorder, escapades, imaginary kingdom, rescue, rescue team, heroes, partners, cartoon dog, friends ...
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High Mountain Rangers (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: High Mountain Rangers was a weekly television series about a group of highly trained wilderness search and rescue/law enforcement officers in Tahoe, Nevada. It starred Robert Conrad as Jesse Hawkes and also starred his two sons, Christian Conrad ...
Style: wild
Plot: rescue team, mountain, family relations, search and rescue, forest ranger, rescue, wilderness, police
Place: nevada
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 7.3
 195
240-Robert (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 240-Robert is an American drama series that ran on ABC from 1979 to 1981. The series title is a reference to the call-sign designation for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department's search and rescue/paramedic teams.
Plot: rescue team, police, rescue, helicopter, paramedic, sheriff, boat, deputy
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 4.8
 18K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, rescue, survival, alien, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, save the world, end of the world, alien invasion, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 7.8
 5K
Emergency! (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios. It debuted as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, on NBC, ...
Style: serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: rescue, firefighting, paramedic, medical, intelligence agency, firefighter, medical profession, rescue team, first aid, fire department, hospital, disaster ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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