Lifesaver movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lifesaver movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching, emotional and captivating films and TV shows about / with lifesaver, danger, destiny, storytelling, mentor, friendship, catastrophe, death, dialogue and rescue plots mostly in Drama, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lifesaver: The Call (2013), Flight (2012), The Book Thief (2013), The Listener (2009), Star-Crossed (2014), Intelligence (2014), Schindler's List (1993), Groundhog Day (1993), Person of Interest (2011), Iron Man 3 (2013).
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The Book Thief (2013)
Drama, War
USA, Germany
131 min.
 7.6
The Listener (2009)
Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Canada
42 min.
 6.8
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Dunkirk (2017)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
UK, Netherlands, France, USA
106 min.
 7.9
Star-Crossed (2014)
Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 7.4

List of lifesaver movies

 6.7
 101K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, danger, woman in danger, fear, psycho, murder, cell phone, lifesaver, control room, underground, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 293K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, psychological, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: air disaster, stewardess, pilot, addiction, alcohol abuse, airplane, lawyer, danger, investigation, lifesaver, trial, heroic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 115K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, adoption, family secret, life is a bitch, human spirit, book, against humanity, runaway, jewish, youth, childhood, nazi germany ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939 ...
Place: germany, europe
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 6.8
 7K
The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic with a secret – he can read minds. Toby never really knew his parents and grew up in foster care, this coupled with his secret, which he shares with no one, has made him a bit of a loner. Until now, Toby ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, up and down relationship, save the day, telepathy, rescue, urban, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.4
 16K
Star-Crossed (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Emery was 6 years old, an alien spacecraft crash-landed in her small town. Whether they came in peace or with more sinister intentions didn't matter: a fierce battle erupted as humans fought for control over their new rivals, an alien ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: forbidden love, benign alien, love and romance, teenage love, fall in love, supernatural romance, high school life, teenage life, alien encounter, space and aliens, impossible love, newcomer ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 18K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: inventions and discoveries, government agency, espionage, computers and web, hi-tech, heroes, computer system, secret agents, life risking, fellow agent, working undercover, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, rescue, anti semitism, survival, genocide, war, against humanity, confined, concentration camp, nazism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe
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 8.0
 519K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, wooing, love and romance, nothing goes right, road not taken, time loop, existentialism, idealism, redemption, hopes, disorder, deja vu ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, clever, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, hacker, hi-tech, computer system, inventions and discoveries, fighting crime, partners against crime, secret, computers and web, vigilantism, artificial intelligence, computer genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 649K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, witty, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, millionaire, androids and robots, terrorist, explosion, good versus evil, deception, president, gadget, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california, washington d.c., pakistan
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 8.1
 304K
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, rough ...
Plot: genocide, racism, against humanity, atrocity, cruelty, hotel, violence, death, murder, refugee, african, refugee camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa, somalia, congo
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 7.8
 16K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, tough heroes, private detective, disguise, save the day, mercenary, mistaken identity, ex-cop, vigilante, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, genetic engineering, superhuman powers, vigilante, experiment, double life, secret identity, social outcast, serum, reboot, masked vigilante, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 69K
Disconnect (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality ...
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: dishonesty, crumbling marriage, loneliness, computers and web, internet, estrangement, couples, family problems, single parent, webcam, infidelity, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.9
 28K
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
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, touching, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroes, experiment, double life, protector, imaginary, scientist, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 14K
Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that was shown on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2005. Created by Jon Harmon Feldman, the series was produced by Original Film, Oh That Gus!, Inc., and 20th Century Fox Television. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: changing the past or future, supernatural ability, supernatural, back from the dead, chosen one, sent to the past, morgue, psychic, psychic power, race against time, urban, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 8.5
 189K
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, haunted by the past, friendship, censorship, movie theatre, kiss, village, filmmaking, generation gap, funeral, first love, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, twentieth century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, rome italy
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 6.9
 81K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rescue, teamwork, ocean or sea, friendship, haunted by the past, navy, ocean, death, coast guard, rookie, training, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
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 8.1
 9K
Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: This mystery-drama revolves around a newspaper reporter named Dan Vasser who suddenly begins to travel through time to change the lives of those around him. When his travels reunite him with his long-lost fiancée Livia, life with his present-day ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: time travel, reporter, escapades, changing the past or future, good deed, hopes, imaginary, save the day, couple relations, destiny, righting the wronged, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 7.2
 127K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, camp, survival, rebellion, partisan, russian, forest, war, self sacrifice, escape, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
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 6.4
 395K
Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, impossible love, anti heroes, memory loss, heroes, soul mate, lone wolves, reluctant, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.6
 35K
Boy A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, rape, juvenile delinquency, going straight, starting over, childhood, coming of age, murder, crimes, friendship, tragic hero, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester, mcdonald's restaurant
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 7.8
 2K
Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco City Hospital is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rescue, paramedic, hospital, injury, doctor, daring rescue, workplace, danger, race against time, save the day, workplace situations, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 8.1
 2K
Sirens (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sirens is a British comedy-drama about an ambulance service team broadcast on Channel 4. It was first screened on 27 June 2011. The series is based on the book Blood, Sweat & Tea by Brian Kellett. The series is filmed predominantly in Leeds ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, workplace situations, paramedic, ambulance, workplace, urban, buddies, rescue, doctors and patients, friends, power relations, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, time travel, good versus evil, alternate timeline, race against time, changing the past or future, rivalry, captain, professor, urban, superhuman, superhero team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, big ben london
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 7.0
 4K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, changing the past or future, time travel, supernatural ability, teenager, teenage life, imaginary, youth, social relations, supernatural, best friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Crimson Field (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Story: In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, a team of doctors, nurses and women volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: nurse, wartime life, friendship, army, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, love triangle, friends, love and romance, military, social relations, military hospital ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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 8.0
 108K
Papillon (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: human spirit, prison life, false accusation, prison, criminal heroes, escape attempt, adventure, hopes, life is a bitch, life sentence, low lives, prison escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
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 8.1
 4K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: master warrior, supernatural ability, ghost, supernatural, samurai, young heroes, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, heroes, rivalry, youth ...
Place: japan
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