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 captivating films and TV shows about / with emergency, danger, survival, catastrophe, murder, rescue, death, race against time, fire and deadly plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
emergency movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as emergency: 1/9/2001 (2018), Chicago Fire (2012), All Is Lost (2013), Complications (2015), Eruption: LA (2018), Arrhythmia (2017), Queen of Blood (1966), The Guilty (2018), Jurassic Galaxy (2018), Greenland (2020).

List of emergency movies

1/9/2001 (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, realistic, suspense
Plot: 911, misadventure, ambulance, firemen, chore, firefighter, fire brigade, emergency, daring rescue, workplace situations, medicine, danger ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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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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, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, forces of nature, isolation, desperation, adventure, ocean or sea, storm at sea, lost at sea, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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 ...
Plot: doctor, emergency, self discovery, doctors and patients, danger, assassination attempt, life turned upside down, suburbs, workplace situations, gang, saving a life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: disaster movie, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: geology, emergency, explosion, danger, lava, disaster film, evacuation, movie star, professor, plan, volcanic eruption, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, 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, art house, melancholic, disturbing, sad
Plot: married couple, hospital, alcohol, paramedic, nurse, doctor, emergency, drinking, male objectification, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, sex in kitchen ...
Place: russia
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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: disaster movie, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: global warming, survival, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, demolished city, save the day, deadly, save the world, imaginary, rescue, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new york, san antonio texas, pennsylvania, michigan ...
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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, bleak, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, survival, danger, save the world, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
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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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: plot twist, telephone call, police, revelation, police vigilantism, guilt, telephone conversation, real time, one day, one location, saving a life, woman in danger ...
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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: futuristic, tense, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, fear, chase, monster, chaos, survival, danger, alarm, team, fantasy world, dinosaur ...
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, tense, visually appealing ...
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, disaster film, comet, bunker, survival, diabetic, catastrophe, kidnapping, robbery, military ...
Place: greenland
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Perfect World (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tsugumi Kawana (Hana Sugisaki) works at an interior design company. She happens to meet her first love Itsuki Ayukawa (Takanori Iwata) from her high school days. He is now an architect and in a wheelchair because of an accident. --asianwiki
Plot: cripple, crying man, leg in a cast, pretty legs, eavesdropping, ocean, mother and son, cityscape, magazine, slim, reunion, imagination ...
Place: tokyo
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The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will strike southern California. With this information, she ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, warning, battles, anchor, forces of nature, family in crisis, survival, media, save the day, assassination, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: steampunk, pirate, mine, friendship, magic, imaginary kingdom, on the run, megalomaniac, princess, family secret, chess, orphan ...
Place: wales, japan, tokyo
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Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truck driver, murder, kidnapping, radio, prank, vengeance, psychopath, cat and mouse, deathtrap, road trip, trap, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, new jersey, wyoming, nebraska, san antonio texas ...
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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, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: radiation, conspiracy, investigation, journalism, danger, media, control room, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, catastrophe, swat team ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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The Gambler (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: gambling, ambition, workplace romance, workplace, disorder, love and romance, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unsupportive coworkers, nothing to lose, loan shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: alien, femme fatale, deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, danger, deadly, human nature, on the road, introspection, trap, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, giant animal, survival, sea monster, danger, giant creature, catastrophe, ancient, swimming, sinking ship, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, shanghai, thailand ...
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, hostage, danger, passenger, heroes, save the day, fbi, crimes, hostages, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, los angeles, louisiana
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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, realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, lovers apart, unfulfillment, fall in love, youth, teenager, disappearance, drawing, promise, art, frustration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, east asia
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Japan, USA, UK
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: captivating, suspense, sincere, epic, adult animation ...
Plot: dog, rescue, friendship, search, freedom, survival, danger, resistance, warrior, politician, courage, island ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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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: scary, surreal, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, evil alien, airplane, vietnam war, anti war, hijacking, air disaster, blob, alien invasion, plague, outer space, terrorism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, osaka 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, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, adventurer, adventure, danger, ocean, heroic mission, rescue, ocean or sea ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
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Always and Everyone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Always and Everyone was a British television drama that ran from 1999 to 2002. It dramatised the hectic everyday lives of the doctors and nurses running the Accident and Emergency department of the large, busy city hospital, St. Victor's. The ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, accident, surgery, emergency, doctor, patient, nurse
Place: manchester england, manchester
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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: violence, death, emigration, ambulance, doctor, emergency, horse race
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague
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Catching Faith (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: From the outside, Alexa has the perfect life. Her son is the high school football star, daughter a straight A student and her husband is CFO of a booming start-up company. The sudden death ...
Style: light, christian film, contemplative, uplifting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school athlete, faith, high school, christian, belief in god, christianity, catholic, marriage, group of friends, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, latin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, america, wisconsin
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No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, family relations, chaos, contamination, farm, distopia, virus, human nature, plague, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
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The Carey Treatment (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Peter Carey is a pathologist at a Boston hospital. The daughter of the hospital's Chief of Staff dies after an illegal abortion goes wrong, and Carey's friend and colleague Dr. David Tao is accused of performing the abortion. Carey ...
Plot: doctor, crime wave, stepmother, emergency, cover up, murder, bullying, laboratory, photographer, nurse, roommate, masseur ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
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2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, bank robbery, cia, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, betrayal, investigation, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
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