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 suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, tense and realistic films and TV shows about / with emergency, danger, survival, death, rescue, chase, escapades, doctor, drinking and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
emergency movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as emergency: All Is Lost (2013), Chicago Fire (2012), The Guilty (2018), 1/9/2001 (2018), Arrhythmia (2017), Apollo 13 (1995), Airplane! (1980), Sanitka (1984), Panic in Year Zero! (1962), Your Name (2016).

List of emergency movies

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: suspenseful, touching, captivating, rough, harsh ...
Plot: survival, sea disaster, isolation, boat, adventure, ocean or sea, storm, desperation, forces of nature, human spirit, human nature, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Chicago Fire (2012)
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: firefighter, rescue, fire department, paramedic, danger, life risking, responsibility, teamwork, characters in danger, workplace problem, crime investigation, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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The Guilty (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: police, telephone call, plot twist, guilt, police vigilantism, revelation, real time, telephone conversation, one location, one day, saving a life, woman in danger ...
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1/9/2001 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: workplace situations, 911, ambulance, misadventure, chore, injury, freak accident, fire brigade, age difference, family relations, daring rescue, gays and lesbians ...
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: depressing, melancholic, art house, disturbing, sad
Plot: hospital, paramedic, alcohol, nurse, doctor, married couple, male objectification, husband wife relationship, drinking, emergency, sex in kitchen, brushing teeth ...
Place: russia
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Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, factual, clever ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, survival, race against time, rescue, nasa, space program, astronaut, moon, courage, against the odds, mission gone awry ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, houston texas, wisconsin
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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: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, parody, stewardess, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, landing, taxi driver, rescue, guitar, saxophone, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
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Sanitka (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 660 min.
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, doctor, ambulance, emigration, violence, death
Time: 1960s
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, survival, radiation, danger, chaos, family life, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, mutant, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, school, memory loss, destiny, supernatural, romance, evacuation, body swapping, race against time, death, friendship, star crossed lovers ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, dark, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, ancient, danger, survival, swimming, deadly, diver, historian, blood, navy, predator ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 2010s
Place: usa, california, shanghai china, china, thailand
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Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctor Who and his companions are hurled into the future and make a horrifying discovery: the Daleks have conquered Earth! The metal fiends have devastated entire continents and turned the survivors into Robomen.
Style: semi serious, stylized, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, androids and robots, adventure, spacecraft, evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: england, mine
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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: tense, emotional, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: air disaster, pilot, stewardess, addiction, trial, alcohol abuse, airplane, investigation, courage, confession, airplane accident, drinking problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, fbi, airplane, terrorism, airport, one man army, danger, passenger, hostages, ex-cop, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, trapped, cult, isolation, rescue, cemetery, danger, chaos, back from the dead, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, adventure, theme park, fantasy world, team, dangerous animal, natural disaster, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica, mine
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Virgin Snow (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Min is a Korean boy moves to Japan with his father who is a potter. One day at a local shrine, he meets Nanae, a beautiful Japanese girl with stunning eyes who is aspiring to be a painter. Min falls in love at first sight and finds out that Nanae ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, fall in love, interracial relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, youth, couples, parents separation, lovers apart ...
Place: asia, japan
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Tag (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teen comedy, family outing, teens
Plot: group of friends, game, travel, classmates, escapades, best friends, rivalry, adventure, chase, chaos and mayhem, buddies, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, portland oregon, denver colorado
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Thunderbird 6 (1968)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The International Rescue team is faced with one of its toughest challenges yet, as the revolutionary lighter-than-air craft Skyship One is hijacked while on her maiden voyage around the world. Against backdrops including the Statue of Liberty and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: puppet, rescue, good versus evil, master villain, puppetry, adventure, one man army, secret agents, superhero, family, race against time, save the day ...
Place: switzerland, rio de janeiro, egypt
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved ...
Style: epic
Plot: dog, island, garbage dump, politician, search, isolation, protest, desperation, morality, bribery, danger, survival ...
Place: japan
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: mars, spacecraft, vampire, rescue, blood, alien, space travel, benign alien, deadly creature, moon, space exploration, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
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The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, mentally unstable, collector, butterfly, danger, dangerous attraction, confined, crimes, loneliness, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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Chosen Survivors (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, nearly two miles below the surface of the Earth. There they learn that a nuclear holocaust is taking place and ...
Style: scary, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, desert, survival, race against time, gory, breeding, adventure, future dystopia, danger, deadly, escapades, chaos ...
Time: future
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Big Dreams Little Tokyo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Big Dreams Little Tokyo is the story of Boyd, an American with an uncanny ability to speak Japanese. Boyd aspires to succeed in the world of Japanese business but finds himself mostly on the outside looking in. Meanwhile, his roommate Jerome, is a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: immigrants, human nature, romance, teaching the ways of the world, workplace romance, basic training, culture clash, racism, cooking and food, sport team, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, mexico
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Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The survivors of a plane crash in a remote area are attacked by blob-like alien creatures that turn their victims into blood-thirsty vampires.
Style: surreal, futuristic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, alien invasion, vietnam war, blob, airplane, anti war, hijacking, anti heroes, wilderness, deadly creature, evil alien, desert ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan
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The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, dinosaur, time travel, ancient mystery, good versus evil, iceberg, adventurer, adventure, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, imaginary kingdom, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, prehistoric times, year 1916
Place: antarctica
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film
Plot: death, dictator, chaos, military, socialism, political satire, power struggle, tyrant, death threat, cold war, crying man, record player ...
Time: 1950s, year 1964, year 1949
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
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Drowning Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets ...
Style: sexy
Plot: fashion model, japanese schoolgirl, old house, brawl, religion, attic, shrine, mini skirt, security guard, drums, helmet, baseball bat ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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Suntan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kostis is a 40-year-old doctor that finds himself in the small island of Antiparos, in order to take over the local clinic. His whole life and routine will turn upside down when he meets an international group of young and beautiful tourists and he ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending
Plot: topless sunbathing, sexual promiscuity, female full frontal nudity, short skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, bare breasts, skinny dipping, sex scene, female nudity, slut, premarital sex, falling in love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, medical school
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Worlds Apart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Three separate narratives each following a love story between a foreigner and a Greek. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil that dominates Southern Europe as a whole, only to connect as ...
Plot: german, political unrest, bar, expatriate, morning, swedish, historian, crisis, metropolis, cinema, smoking, shot to death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, athens greece
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