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 exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with rescue team, rescue, danger, escapades, catastrophe, heroes, adventure, storytelling, mentor and friendship plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure 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), The Descent: Part 2 (2009), SAF3 (2013), The Guard (2008), Chicago Fire (2012), Paw Patrol (2013), Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016), Thunderbirds Are Go (2015), Zombies: The Beginning (2007).

List of rescue team movies

 6.7
 159K
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, nightmare, lovecraftian, outer space, space station, insanity, hallucination, trapped in space, danger, space and aliens, supernatural, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
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 6.9
 7K
Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: survival, trapped, rescue team, faith, rescue, tragedy, tunnel, rescue attempt, endurance, suffering, ruins, little girl ...
Place: south korea, korea
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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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: atmospheric, tense, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, expedition, rescue, claustrophobia, monster, missing person, gory, rescue team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
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 3.1
 473
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: lifeguard, adventure, rescue team, race against time, rescue mission, escapades, danger, beach, fire, friendship, ocean, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, malibu california
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 5.3
 240
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, serious ...
Plot: coast guard, workplace, heroic mission, rescue team, danger, workplace romance, drowning, search and rescue, rescue, friendship, ocean, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
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 7.9
 38K
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, rescue, fire brigade, paramedic, firemen, life risking, teamwork, friendship, danger, responsibility, fire department, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 6.2
 2K
Paw Patrol (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
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: funny, multicultural, colourful, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, talking dog, friends, pets, heroes, save the day, partners, young heroes, cartoon dog, rescue team, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, marine, rescue team, terrorist, sniper, american soldier, suicide bomber, hand to hand combat, gunfight, war, bunker, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: middle east
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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: pre-teens
Plot: rescue, outer space, computer animation, adventure, good versus evil, danger, save the day, heroes, family relations, space travel, island, master villain ...
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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, island, undead, soldier, experiment, sole survivor, violence, eaten alive, rescue team, genetic engineering, megacorporation, mutant ...
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 5.4
 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: suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, rescue, space and aliens, danger, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.3
 5K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, survival, rescue, presumed dead, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, deadly, military, rescue team, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, future
Place: vietnam, asia, cambodia, north korea
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 7.9
 334K
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, bleak, futuristic, twists and turns, contemplative ...
Plot: outer space, isolation, loneliness, spacecraft, cloning, dystopic future, clones, space and aliens, moon, astronaut, space travel, accident ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, computer animation, rescue, jungle, birth, friendship, family, ice age, parenthood, animal life ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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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, wilderness, rescue, police, search and rescue, forest ranger, family relations
Place: nevada
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: 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: based on true events, emotional, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, firefighter, twin towers, heroes, survival, terrorist, rescue, trapped, marine, world trade center manhattan new york city, war on terror, danger ...
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 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, funny, exciting
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dragon, viking, netflix, friends, rescue team, puzzle, environmental activism, teenage protagonist, physical disability, animal training, island, male protagonist ...
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 6.7
 5K
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: dramatic, suspense, biting, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: natural disaster, risk, airplane, aviation, heroism, rescue mission, mentor protege relationship, love affair, rescue team, beefcake, social relations, coworker relationship ...
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 6.2
 313
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: realistic, psychological, serious, suspense, sincere
Plot: young man, sea, rescue, rescue team, coast guard, ocean, friendship, workout, dream, target, rescue mission
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: family outing
Plot: father son conflict, moon landing, grandparent grandchild relationship, obsessive quest, villain, outer space, capture, rescue team, escapades, space station, animals, moon ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.3
 386
Police Rescue (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Police Rescue was an Australian television series which originally aired on ABC TV between 1989 and 1996. It was produced by ABC and Southern Star Xanadu in association with the BBC. Apart from the 61 episodes, there was a 90-minute pilot episode ...
Plot: police, rescue team, constable, police station, euphemism, telephone, apology, brunette, police radio, telephone call, name calling, flashlight ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, futuristic, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, family, adventure, orphan, sent to the past, adoption, friendship, orphanage, eccentric family, computer animation, dreams ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2030s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
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Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, violence, heroes, helicopter, secret service, spy, deadly virus, top secret, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, australia, sydney australia
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 7.9
 525K
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, teamwork, toys, collector, computer animation, greed, theft, escape, villain, heroes, toy comes to life, objects come to life ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: ohio
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 6.1
 21K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, ghost, navy, world war two, underwater, leadership, survival, isolation, supernatural, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany
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Deadly Encounter (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A veteran pilot finds himself knee-deep in trouble when his ex-girlfriend shows up at his doorstep in a terrible state. She knows the whereabouts of an immense fortune, and the Mafia is hot on her trail.
Plot: helicopter, stuntman, rescue team, bandit, chase, pursuit, gangster, gangsters, adventure
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 6.7
 2K
Absurdistan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, battle of the sexes, social relations, ultimatum, couples, love and romance, young lovers, romance, first time, water shortage, strike, absurdism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, caucasus, azerbaijan
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Lassie's Rescue Rangers (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lassie's Rescue Rangers is an animated TV show produced by Filmation and featuring Lassie, running from 1973 to 1975. The hour-long pilot, Lassie and the Spirit of Thunder Mountain, was part of The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie.
Plot: skunk, forest ranger, dog, rescue team, rescue, national park
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 3.2
 1K
Vipers (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vipers is a 2008 film directed by Bill Corcoran. It stars Tara Reid and Corbin Bernsen. It premiered on the Sci Fi Channel on September 21, 2008, and was released on DVD on September 23, 2008. A set of vipers has been taken by the scientists, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: snake, hotel, island, survival, isolation, mad scientist, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, chaos and mayhem, laboratory, mutation ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.9
 17K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, survival, rescue, danger, heroic mission, race against time, adventure, imaginary, save the world, ship ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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