Emergency movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant emergency movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with emergency, danger, catastrophe, death, disaster, survival, rescue, doctor, chase and profanity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as emergency: 9-1-1 (2018), Chicago Fire (2012), Complications (2015), Apollo 13 (1995), The Rescue (2020), Eruption: LA (2018), The Tower (2012), Sundown (2021), Munich: The Edge of War (2021), The Meg (2018).

List of emergency movies

 7.8
 34K
9-1-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: firefighter, 911, medicine, misadventure, ambulance, fire brigade, daring rescue, saving a life, life risking, teamwork, search and rescue, chore ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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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Complications (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: John Ellis, a disillusioned suburban ER doctor, who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy's life and killing one of his attackers. When he learns the boy is still marked for death he finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: emergency, doctor, life turned upside down, self discovery, doctors and patients, gang, workplace situations, suburbs, saving a life, crimes, little boy, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 296K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspenseful, breathtaking, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: astronaut, survival, nasa, disaster, space exploration, space travel, space program, rescue, race against time, trapped in space, moon, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, 60s, future, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: houston texas, usa, pacific ocean, texas, florida ...
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 6.0
 902
The Rescue (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A rescue unit within the Chinese Coast Guard are forced to overcome their personal differences to resolve a crisis.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: fire brigade, emergency, disaster, daring rescue, catastrophe, teamwork, ambition, environmental health, rescue, society, survival, friendship ...
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Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, tornado, survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, save the day, save the world, demolished city, chaos, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: south dakota, san antonio texas, new york, paris france, chicago illinois ...
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 3.5
 359
Eruption: LA (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Struggling screenwriter Josh Kendricks finds himself the star of his own disaster movie when super volcanoes begin erupting all over Los Angeles Now Josh, along with wacko-scientist-turned-novelist Quinn Irwin and Hollywood diva Kat Rivers, must ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: disaster, emergency, lava, evacuation, plan, professor, movie star, volcanic eruption, rescue, geology, adventure, volcano ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
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 6.5
 6K
The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, skyscraper, firefighter, fire, survival, catastrophe, rescue, christmas, save the day, tower, 911, emergency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, south korea, asia, korea
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 6.5
 4K
Sundown (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Mexico, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a distant emergency disrupts a vacation in Acapulco, simmering tensions rise to the fore between scions of a wealthy British family.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, art house
Plot: brother and sister, rich man, emergency, husband wife relationship, vacation, relationship problems, family problems, marital crisis, relationships, male female relationship, family relations, marital problem ...
Place: mexico, acapulco mexico
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Munich: The Edge of War (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the tense 1938 Munich Conference, former friends who now work for opposing governments become reluctant spies racing to expose a Nazi secret.
Style: political, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: world war two, politics, nazi germany, spy, emergency, political unrest, political conspiracy, conspiracy, government conspiracy, war, political intrigue, intrigue ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: germany, munich germany, europe
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 5.6
 172K
The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, giant monster, ocean, sea monster, survival, animal attack, killer shark, giant creature, giant, giant animal, creature feature, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: shanghai, thailand, usa, asia, pacific ocean ...
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Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, mars, spacecraft, supernatural, alien, space travel, save the world, survival, femme fatale, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century
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 6.5
 2K
72 Meters (2004)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins in the 1980s Soviet Union. Two best friends, Orlov and Muravyev, are serving at the Black Sea Navy Base in Sevastopol, Crimea. Both fall in love with one beautiful girl Nelly, and their friendship suffers a first blow. Because she ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: submarine, warship, survival, accident, military, emergency, friendship, rescue, shipwreck, disaster, rescue from drowning, saving a life ...
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 5.8
 2K
Enormous (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It takes him suddenly at 40 years: Frédéric wants a baby, Claire never wanted one and they agreed on that. He commits the unforgivable and makes a child behind her back. Claire turns into a whale and Frédéric becomes a doting father.
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman, family relations, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, emergency, silly humor, women, pianist, erection ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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Jurassic Galaxy (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the near future, a ship of space explorers crash land on an unknown planet. They're soon met with some of their worst fears as they discover the planet is inhabited by monstrous dinosaurs.
Style: breathtaking, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monster, dinosaur, team, adventure, fear, fantasy world, chase, survival, catastrophe, chaos, near death experience, killing an animal ...
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 7.3
 356K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: airplane, alcohol abuse, air disaster, addiction, courage, pilot, disaster, stewardess, morality, investigation, court, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, atlanta
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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, monster, punk, undead, cannibalism, female nudity, cemetery, crematorium, supernatural, paramedic, transformation, living dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, san diego california, kentucky
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 6.8
 123
Sanitka (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 660 min.
TV show
Story: Sanitka was a Czech television, drama series, first broadcast in 1984 and eleven episodes were made. It starred Jaromír Hanzlík, Tomáš Juricka and Zlata Adamovská among others.
Plot: emergency, ambulance, doctor, horse race, violence, emigration, death
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague
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Panic in Year Zero! (1962)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While on a fishing trip, Harry Baldwin (Ray Milland) and his family hear an explosion and realize that Los Angeles has been leveled by a nuclear attack. Looters and killers are everywhere. Escaping to the hills with his family, he sets about the ...
Style: apocalyptic, suspense, exciting, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, atomic bomb, distopia, disaster, nuclear holocaust, apocalypse, nuclear threat, redneck, military, survival horror, terror ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
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 7.7
 241K
Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, funny, absurd, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: airplane, stewardess, air disaster, satire, pilot, passenger, food poisoning, deadpan, fear of flying, rescue, disaster, absurd humor ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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 7.4
 6K
Arrhythmia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Finland, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Oleg is a young gifted paramedic. His wife Katya works as a nurse at the hospital emergency department. She loves Oleg, but is fed up with him caring more about patients than her. She tells him she wants a divorce. The new head of Oleg’s EMA ...
Style: art house, depressing, disturbing, melancholic, sad
Plot: married couple, hospital, paramedic, doctor, husband wife relationship, nurse, male objectification, family relations, humanity, bureaucracy, emergency, traffic jam ...
Place: russia
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 6.9
 81K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, isolation, sea, boat, adventure, storm, loneliness, forces of nature, survivor, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 62K
ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, emergency room, surgical operation, female doctor, medical, workplace situations, workplace romance, interracial relations, coworker, intern, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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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, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: reporter, power plant, journalism, radiation, politics, disaster, investigation, nuclear power, nuclear, environmental, media, nuclear power plant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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 6.3
 145K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, dark ...
Plot: alien, human prey, femme fatale, disguise, creature, extraterrestrial, female nudity, desire, very little dialogue, eroticism, nightclub, deformity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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 7.7
 826K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: survival, isolation, astronaut, space station, space travel, catastrophe, sole survivor, spacecraft, stranded, disaster, survivor, space program ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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 5.7
 4K
Every Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ned (Liev Schreiber) is in the throes of a mid-life crisis. His work as a writer on an outrageous, semi-pornographic TV show is less than satisfying. His fifteen year old son has just told him he is gay and his eleven year old is afraid of, well ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, family relations, prom, midlife crisis, family life, parents and children, gay teenager, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, marital problem, infidelity, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An AIDS-stricken woman becomes a leader in the struggle to educate people about the disease and its prevention.
Plot: aids, artist, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, cafe, rain, flowers, mother daughter relationship, guilt, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1988
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Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, bloody, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, supernatural, masked villain, killer, murder, monster, hospital, obsession, kitten, psychopath, masked killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, earthquake, natural disaster, rescue, save the world, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the day, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, las vegas, usa, oregon, denver colorado ...
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