Search and rescue movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant search and rescue movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious, realistic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with search and rescue, death, danger, friendship, rescue, adventure, flashback, search, escape and murder plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as search and rescue: Searching (2018), Sahara (2017), The Guard (2008), Undercurrent (2010), Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), The Willoughbys (2020), Star Trek Beyond (2016), The Snow Walker (2003), Shiloh (1996), Lost Girls (2020).

List of search and rescue movies

Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, missing child, disappearance, social media, missing daughter, missing girl, search and rescue, determination, internet, webcam, police detective, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, year 2019, year 2017
Place: california
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Sahara (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two clans of snakes cohabit in the desert. Beautiful green serpents that live under the shelter of an oasis, protected and venerated by men and poisonous snakes that survive in the sand, dust and heat, hunted and killed by the Tuaregs. Here is the ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, sweet, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, snake, friendship, cobra, adventure, class differences, scorpion, anthropomorphic animal, search and rescue, talking animals, love and romance, prejudice ...
Place: sahara
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The Guard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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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, workplace romance, drowning, danger, search and rescue, rescue, friendship, ocean, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
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Undercurrent (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this routine is shaken to its foundation when one of the most solid ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ocean, ship, workplace, confined, power relations, ocean or sea, isolation, human nature, search and rescue, under the surface, seasickness, beer bottle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, atlantic ocean
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Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, wartime life, adventure, heroes, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, hopes, rescue, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Idaho, an estranged couple are trapped in a blizzard while on vacation just before Christmas.
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: survival, wilderness, couple relations, danger, hopes, escapades, forces of nature, estrangement, stranded, search and rescue, husband wife relationship, search party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: idaho
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The Willoughbys (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their Old-Fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family.
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, funny, whimsical
Audience: family outing
Plot: abusive parent, siblings relations, parents and children, nanny, friendship, new life, search and rescue, teamwork, orphan, eccentric family, three brothers, obsessive quest ...
Place: mount everest
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: space opera, space travel, alien, space battle, alien race, female humanoid alien, outer space, stranded, teleportation, star trek, good versus evil, alien planet ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, friends, danger, hopes, escapades, stranded, nature ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1953, 1950s
Place: canada
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Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, animal life, family relations, disorder, small town life, adventure ...
Time: 90s
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The Ash Lad: In Search of the Golden Castle (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the King and Queen are poisoned, brothers Per and Pål get arrested, suspected of being behind it. Younger brother Espen "Ash Lad" and Princess Kristin set out on a quest to find the mythical Soria Moria castle, which is said to be ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, romantic, exciting, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: castle, magical creature, kingdom, obsessive quest, royal family, lumberjack, troll, search and rescue, heroes, love and romance, poisoning, justice ...
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Belle and Sebastian, Friends for Life (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 12 year-old Sebastian has decided not to follow his father and Angelina to Canada, deciding to stay in the alps to watch over Belle who has now become the mother of three beautiful pups. When a stranger arrives claiming to be Belle’s rightful ...
Style: sincere, touching, suspenseful, scenic, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy dog relationship, dog, search and rescue, abduction, friendship, escape, villain, family relations, puppy, parents and children, saving a life, boy and dog ...
Time: 1940s
Place: alps
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Korea, Mexico, Japan, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After SpongeBob's beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, friendship, snail, underwater scene, computer animation, starfish, underwater, search and rescue, sea voyage, friends, adventure, journey ...
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Lost Girls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, investigation, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, 911, missing child, missing, disappearance, depression, doctor, search and rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: long island, usa
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Sherlock Gnomes (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India, Canada, France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renown detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
Style: funny, humorous, sweet, entertaining, comic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sherlock holmes, gnome, private detective, missing person, investigation, disappearance, disguise, search, missing, crime, trapped, shakespeare ...
Place: england, tower bridge london, london
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: intense, entertaining, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: strong female lead, superhero, superhuman powers, wonder woman character, greek mythology, female protagonist, girl power, immortal, hand to hand combat, queen, princess, superheroine ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: washington d.c., egypt, cairo egypt, moscow russia, new york ...
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The Collective (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jessica (Wynn Everett) travels to New York City to help her sister but she is nowhere to be found. As she delves into a world of darkness and lies surrounding a spiritually depraved community calling itself 'The Collective' with her friend ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: cult leader, cult, sister sister relationship, deception, escape, stalking, ritual, murder, investigation, missing sister, mystery, danger ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Villain (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Raavan story is about a Raavan (Vikram) who is waiting for a chance to take revenge on a police officer Ram (Prithviraj) who was responsible for the death of his sister. At the same time Ram gets married to his love Janaki (Aishwarya Rai).But on the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: revenge, rebel, good versus evil, myth, abduction, search and rescue, wife husband relationship, adventure, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, tamil, mythology ...
Place: india
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The Big Trip (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A goofy stork mistakenly delivers a baby panda to the wrong door. A bear, a moose, a tiger and a rabbit set on an arduous but fun-filled adventure through the wilderness to return the panda to its rightful home.
Style: captivating, sweet, light, funny, touching
Audience: kids, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: bear, panda, anthropomorphism, hare, disorder, animal life, obsessive quest, friendship, animal that acts human, search and rescue, bug, raft ...
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The Abduction of Zack Butterfield (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A beautiful but disturbed young woman returns to the US after combat as a American mercenary in Iraq and abducts a 14 year old New York boy, holding him prisoner in her isolated country home as a bizarre relationship develops.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: sex with a minor, female psychopath, stockholm syndrome, teenage boy, kidnapping, sheriff, guitar playing, teenage sexuality, obsession, isolation, search and rescue, fall in love ...
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Husk (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, friends, cornfield, murder, violence, danger, farm, ritual, curse, group of friends, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Closet (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After moving into a new house, a young girl begins displaying strange and disturbing behavior until, one day, she disappears behind a closet. While the devastated father is left with no clue about his daughter’s disappearance, an exorcist shows up ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: closet, architect, mysterious disappearance, mysterious character, mystery, father daughter relationship, paranormal phenomena, death of wife, search and rescue, imaginary friend, daughter
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Our Russia. The Balls of Fate (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Рафшан и Джумжуд, гастарбайтеры из Нубарашена, нелегально приезжают в Москву, где бригадир Леонид получил у одного олигарха заказ на ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: employer employee relationship, illegal immigrant, dark secret, mission, genghis khan, mystery, rich, construction worker, society, home renovation, hard labor, salvation ...
Place: russia
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Christmas Twister (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a small Texas town during the holiday season, Ethan Walker, a meteorologist and part-time professor working at the local university studying tornadoes, is woken in the middle of the night for a call about a tornado that has just hit. His team is ...
Style: disaster movie, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, christmas, disaster film, weatherman, forces of nature, buried truth, natural disaster, hurricane, search and rescue, struggle for survival, family in danger, saving a life ...
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Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, rescue, save the day, heroes, escapades, danger, catastrophe, death, snow, guilt, blizzard ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, greenland
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Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: world war two, satire, anti war, soldier, military, military hospital, island, war, rebellion, bomber, fighting the system, anti hero ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, mediterranean sea, sweden, new york ...
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The Riddle of the Stinson (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1937, a routine passenger and mail flight crashes during bad weather on a flight between Brisbane and Sydney. A local bushman begins a search, and finds the wreckage and two survivors ten days after the crash. - Written by Chris Hartcher
Plot: air disaster, rescue, passenger, wind, farmer, bad weather, crash, rain forest, corpse, backwoods, waterfall, search and rescue ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: australia
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Iron  Ridge (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When two friends from the city take a vacation to the wilds of Montana, they find themselves lost in the depths of the big sky country.
Plot: bear attack, grizzly bear, rescue, adventurer, wildlife, search party, mountain, bear, cabin, knife, outdoor, search and rescue ...
Place: montana
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Scent of Danger (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: FBI agent Carol Blue was unwilling to take local help in the case of the kidnapping of little Zoe Hendricks, but ex-cop Chris Milos' private investigation bureau proves just too good. His dog handler, Brenna Shaw, and her Alsatian, Brie, find ...
Plot: bicycle, river, dead dog, binoculars, falling from height, first kiss, dog, ex cop, swat team, depression, divorce, kitchen ...
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Eyes in the Dark (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Secret video files just discovered on an FBI server prove that the government has been hiding unexplained disappearances and a dangerous presence in the Pacific Northwest wilderness.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: legend, camera, video camera, college student, forest, found footage, survival, evil, danger, mystery, murder, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
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