Running out of air movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant running out of air movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with running out of air, danger, survival, heroes, catastrophe, race against time, escapades, chases and races, adventure and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as running out of air: The Dark Side of the Moon (1990), Iron Doors (2010), Detour (2013), Varg Veum - Yours 'till Death (2008), The Deep (2010), Brake (2012), Big Miracle (2012), Vertical Limit (2000), Buried (2010), USS Seaviper (2012).

List of running out of air movies

The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are surprised to discover a NASA space shuttle floating in space, and ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, spacecraft, moon, space marine, isolation, escapades, good versus evil, mystery, technology gone awry, confined, monster, ufo ...
Time: future
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 4.4
 2K
Iron Doors (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man must escape from a mysterious locked vault before he dies of dehydration.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: race against time, confined, captivity, isolation, survival, heroes, losing-it hero, secret place, self discovery, supernatural power, unfulfillment, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.2
 911
Detour (2013)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Style: suspense, realistic, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, trapped, race against time, natural disaster, against the odds, isolation, confined, tragic event, buried alive, confusion, mortality, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Varg Veum - Yours 'till Death (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Private eye Varg Veum is on a routine mission searching for his client Jonas Andresen's stolen car. The car is found having been used in a brutal robbery and not long after that the client himself turns up dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, neo noir, serious
Plot: private investigator, robbery, murder, private detective, dishonesty, investigation, uncover truth, woman in danger, new love, crimes, law enforcement, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 5.7
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, uncover truth, scientist, ocean, confined, mysterious place, isolation, submarine, adventure, crew, supernatural, voodoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 12K
Brake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: confined, secret place, agent as target, husband wife relationship, terrorism, isolation, captivity, kidnapping, secret agents, race against time, twists and turns, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 20K
Big Miracle (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: animals, animal rescue, rescue, journalism, media, ocean, whale, volunteer, environmentalism, ecology, snowstorm, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, 80s
Place: alaska, new york, los angeles
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 5.9
 62K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: survival, mountaineer, mountain climbing, climbing, adventurer, adventure, disaster, expedition, natural disaster, apocalypse, happy ending, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pakistan, asia, himalaya
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 7.0
 162K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, trapped, buried alive, terrorist, captivity, claustrophobia, isolation, confined, deathtrap, characters in danger, threat, twists and turns ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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 2.3
 936
USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, world war two, save the day, leadership, isolation, race against time, survival, military, soldier, rebellion, island, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot ...
Style: humorous, absurd, parody, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, golf, police academy, crimes, police investigation, farce, shark, male nudity, lone hero, catastrophe, underdog, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami beach, miami, usa, florida
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 5.3
 3K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue, astronaut, space exploration ...
Time: future, contemporary
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 5.8
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, melancholic, suspense ...
Plot: nasa, astronaut, space travel, rescue, survival, stranded, spacewalk, race against time, confined, escapades, isolation, space exploration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 60s
Place: antarctica, usa
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Hostile Waters (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, politics, rescue, save the day, state affairs, military, government agency, race against time, heroic mission, cold war, disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: ussr, usa, atlantic ocean
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Fantastic Voyage (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The science of miniaturization has been unlocked, and the army has big plans. But when a scientist carrying the secret of the process is injured in a surprise attack, a life-threatening blood clot puts him into a coma. Now, a team of adventurers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: submarine, double agent, space and aliens, rescue, military, doctor, assassination attempt, shrinking, medical, survival, adventure, natural disaster ...
Time: future, contemporary, 60s
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 6.8
 61K
Innerspace (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, suspense, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adventure, dystopic future, mad scientist, rescue, experiment gone awry, experiment, race against time, goofy hero, disorder, biopunk, destiny, science ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: san francisco
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 6.4
 7K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, tunnel, subway, survival, flood, adventure, chaos, panic, train, confinement indoors, catastrophe, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 106K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, cruise ship, ocean liner, trapped, drowning, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: atlantic ocean
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 5.9
 74K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, tunnel, disaster, natural disaster, race against time, catastrophe, trapped, adventure, apocalypse, rescue, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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 7.1
 191K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, feel good, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, alien, space opera, adventure, farce, star wars, satire, human in outer space, princess, woman in danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 80s
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 7.5
 179K
The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ocean, ufo, sea, submarine, disaster, survival, alien, catastrophe, first contact, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 332K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, ambiguous ending, suspense, rough ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, mars, memory loss, secret agents, false memory, space colony, future dystopia, chase, alien, implanted memory, distopia, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 80s, 90s, 21st century
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 8.4
 252K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Italy, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, war, navy, naval battle, ocean, nazi, anti war, military, battles, survival, mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century, year 1941
Place: germany, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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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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