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Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Thriller

Unstoppable (2010)

A runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals puts an engineer and his conductor in a race against time. They're chasing the runaway train in a separate locomotive and need to bring it under control before it derails on a curve and causes a toxic spill that will decimate a town.

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:runaway train,  railroad bridge,  train explosion,  horse trailer,  bell 205 helicopter,  news helicopter,  train engineer,  train movie,  train yard,  jumping onto a train,  train derailment,  jumping from a train,  train driver,  car hit by a train,  freight train,  passenger train,  train conductor,  hit by a train,  train,  police escort,  hazardous material,  railroad switch,  railroad company,  employee employee relationship,  truck crash,  eurocopter as350 squirrel,  hooters,  afghanistan veteran,  news crew,  dangerous mission,  trainee,  foot injury,  novice,  restraining order,  african american protagonist,  field trip,  railroad crossing,  railroad track,  pittsburgh pennsylvania,  ex marine,  plan,  cartoon on tv,  media coverage,  heroism,  raised middle finger,  one day,  near death experience,  evacuation,  school bus,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  what happened to epilogue,  tv news,  pickup truck,  character says i love you,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  fired from the job,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  news report,  child in peril,  radio,  accident,  map,  diner,  bridge,  car crash,  birthday,  watching tv,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  based on true story,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  kiss,  death,  police

Super 8 (2011)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Super 8 (2011)

SPOILER: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined. (Read More)

Characters:waitress
Story:train explosion,  train derailment,  car hit by a train,  freight train,  cartoon on tv,  evacuation,  school bus,  walkie talkie,  pickup truck,  news report,  child in peril,  accident,  map,  diner,  train,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  death

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Ghostbusters (2016)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Locations:restaurant
Story:hit by a train,  media coverage,  raised middle finger,  near death experience,  evacuation,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  tv news,  race against time,  fired from the job,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  map,  diner,  machine gun,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  one word title,  police

Midnight Special (2016)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Midnight Special (2016)

Alton Meyer is a boy unlike any other in the world with bizarrely powerful abilities and strange weaknesses. In the middle of the night, his father, Roy, spirits him away from the isolated cult that practically worships him and is determined to regain him at all costs. At the same time, Alton's abilities have been noticed by the US government as well and they are equally insistent on getting to the bottom of this mystery with Paul Sevier of the National Security Agency leading the Federal pursuit with his own questions. These rival hunts force father and son into a desperate run towards a looming date with destiny that could change everything. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:eurocopter as350 squirrel,  cartoon on tv,  media coverage,  school bus,  walkie talkie,  tv news,  pickup truck,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  map,  diner,  bridge,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  police,  death

13 Hours (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:ex marine,  heroism,  raised middle finger,  evacuation,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  what happened to epilogue,  die hard scenario,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  map,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  based on true story,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death

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San Andreas (2015)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

San Andreas (2015)

In San Andreas, California is experiencing a statewide earthquake that goes on record as easily the biggest earthquake in history. Dwayne Johnson plays Ray Gaines, a helicopter rescue pilot for the Los Angeles Fire Department, who is trying to find his daughter, Blake (Alexandra Daddario), who is in San Francisco amidst the chaos. Ray's estranged wife, Emma, is forced to turn to Ray for help, as he is her last resort. Together they journey to save their daughter. This is why San Andreas (2015) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:helicopter,  afghanistan veteran,  media coverage,  heroism,  one day,  near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  pickup truck,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  map,  bridge,  car crash,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  kiss

Patriots Day (2016)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:media coverage,  heroism,  press conference,  what happened to epilogue,  tv news,  pickup truck,  news report,  diner,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  based on true story,  chase,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  police,  death

Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Mood:suspense
Story:one day,  near death experience,  evacuation,  scene during opening credits,  pickup truck,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  radio,  car crash,  watching tv,  helicopter,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  one word title,  death

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War Of The Worlds (2005) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

War Of The Worlds (2005)

Ray Ferrier (Cruise) is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. When his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm suddenly touches down. What follows is the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it in this contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells seminal classic sci-fi thriller. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:runaway train,  cartoon on tv,  near death experience,  evacuation,  tv news,  pickup truck,  child in peril,  bridge,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  train,  brother brother relationship,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  death,  police

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:raised middle finger,  school bus,  walkie talkie,  die hard scenario,  race against time,  news report,  diner,  car crash,  machine gun,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  police,  death

Red Dawn (2012)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home. This is why Red Dawn (2012) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Locations:restaurant
Story:ex marine,  raised middle finger,  school bus,  pickup truck,  character says i love you,  die hard scenario,  race against time,  training,  news report,  child in peril,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  explosion,  death

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The Taking Of Pelham 123 (2009)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Taking Of Pelham 123 (2009)

In early afternoon, four armed men hijack a subway train in Manhattan. They stop on a slight incline, decoupling the first car to let the rest of the train coast back. Their leader is Ryder; he connects by phone with Walter Garber, the dispatcher watching that line. Garber is a supervisor temporarily demoted while being investigated for bribery. Ryder demands $10 million within an hour, or he'll start shooting hostages. He'll deal only with Garber. The mayor okays the payoff, the news of the hostage situation sends the stock market tumbling, and it's unclear what Ryder really wants or if Garber is part of the deal. Will hostages, kidnappers, and negotiators live through this? (Read More)

Story:train driver,  african american protagonist,  raised middle finger,  one day,  character says i love you,  die hard scenario,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  bridge,  train,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  chase,  husband wife relationship,  police,  death

Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Story:cartoon on tv,  raised middle finger,  evacuation,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  child in peril,  map,  bridge,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  train,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  death,  police

Dragonfly (2002)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Mood:suspense
Story:near death experience,  evacuation,  school bus,  scene during opening credits,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  accident,  map,  machine gun,  cell phone,  chase,  death,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  police

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The Guest (2014)
Mystery, Thriller

The Guest (2014)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:pickup truck,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  diner,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  death

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010)
Action, Adventure, Drama

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010)

Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy. This is why Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Locations:restaurant
Story:near death experience,  walkie talkie,  training,  radio,  bridge,  car crash,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death

The Blob (1988) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Blob (1988)

Meg Penny is a cheerleader out on her first date with one of the football players, Paul Taylor. It doesn't go very well. Before they get where they're going, an old vagrant runs out in front of Paul's car, screaming in terror. The old man is closely followed by Brian Flagg, the local teen rebel, complete with long hair, black leather jacket, motorcycle and tough-guy attitude. Paul blames Brian for chasing the old man, but after the threesome takes him to the doctor's office, it becomes clear the vagrant had more to worry about than some young tough. He was screaming because of the acid-like substance on his hand - a substance that spreads over his body and eventually consumes him. Soon, the growing red blob, which sprouts tentacles to attack its victims, becomes a menace to the small town of Arbeville, Colorado. The military soon arrives in Hazmat suits, led by the wide-eyed Dr. Christopher Meddows. They're from the government, they say, and they want to help; but Brian's distrust for authority figures proves justified when he learns of their true motives. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Characters:waitress
Story:raised middle finger,  one day,  near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  race against time,  child in peril,  map,  diner,  bridge,  machine gun,  helicopter,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  police

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Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:hit by a train,  police escort,  near death experience,  scene during opening credits,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  map,  bridge,  watching tv,  cell phone,  train,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  police

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  news report,  accident,  map,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  train,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death

Attack The Block (2011)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Attack The Block (2011)

Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war-zone.

Story:one day,  character says i love you,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  police,  death

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Spectral (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Spectral (2016)

Civil Unrest in the European country of Moldova has US forces engaging the insurgents however there is a new threat who has decided both are their enemy. This new threat resides in an alternative spectrum that makes them invisible to the naked eye and instant death to anyone confronting them. Locals believe they are Spirits of War but others believe they are superior arms technology fabricated by the Moldova government.. This is why Spectral (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  child in peril,  bridge,  machine gun,  helicopter,  chase,  explosion,  one word title,  death

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:employee employee relationship,  media coverage,  heroism,  raised middle finger,  near death experience,  evacuation,  school bus,  press conference,  scene during opening credits,  character says i love you,  race against time,  training,  news report,  child in peril,  diner,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death

Monsters (2010)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over North America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures"...... Our story begins when a US journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the US border. (Read More)

Story:passenger train,  school bus,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  radio,  map,  birthday,  machine gun,  train,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title

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Nick Of Time (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Nick Of Time (1995)

Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones. Pretending to be cops, Smith and Jones kidnap Lynn and confront Gene with a simple choice -- kill California governor Eleanor Grant in 90 minutes or less, or Lynn will die. Watson is given a gun, six bullets, and a name tag, and he is told to go to the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and kill Eleanor, who is giving an afternoon speech. While Jones is watching Lynn in a van, Smith watches Watson in order to prevent Watson from alerting the authorities. Watson must quickly find some way to get himself and Lynn out of this seemingly impossible situation. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:media coverage,  raised middle finger,  one day,  near death experience,  evacuation,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  child in peril,  watching tv,  train,  chase,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death

World War Z (2013) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

World War Z (2013)

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls. (Read More)

Story:truck crash,  pittsburgh pennsylvania,  evacuation,  tv news,  die hard scenario,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  child in peril,  radio,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  death

Everest (2015)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Everest (2015)

On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds. This is why Everest (2015) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  what happened to epilogue,  character says i love you,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  training,  radio,  map,  helicopter,  based on true story,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  death

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Story:media coverage,  raised middle finger,  near death experience,  walkie talkie,  character says i love you,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  map,  diner,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:car hit by a train,  hit by a train,  walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  pickup truck,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  train,  chase,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  death,  police

Homefront (2013) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Homefront (2013)

Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his actions against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his bosses son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9 year old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who is bullying her at school, and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands. (Read More)

Story:scene during opening credits,  die hard scenario,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  diner,  bridge,  car crash,  birthday,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  train,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  one word title,  death

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Mood:suspense
Story:media coverage,  heroism,  evacuation,  school bus,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  news report,  child in peril,  bridge,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  kiss,  police,  death

Colossal (2016)
Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Colossal (2016)

Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world. This is why Colossal (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Characters:waitress
Story:media coverage,  evacuation,  school bus,  pickup truck,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  map,  diner,  watching tv,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  one word title,  kiss,  death

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Story:plan,  media coverage,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  news report,  bridge,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death

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Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? (Read More)

Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  pickup truck,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  accident,  map,  diner,  bridge,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  police,  death

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Story:media coverage,  near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  pickup truck,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  car crash,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  train,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  police

Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:ex marine,  plan,  near death experience,  walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  map,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  explosion,  police,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer. Jack also learns that Samantha is in danger and Turner and he rescue her. They decide to protect her since a skilled assassin is hunting them down while they try to find the motive of the conspiracy. Who can be trusted? This is why Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:heroism,  raised middle finger,  scene during opening credits,  pickup truck,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  child in peril,  diner,  car crash,  watching tv,  machine gun,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  police,  death

Power Rangers (2017) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Power Rangers (2017)

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vegenance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world.

Story:car hit by a train,  hit by a train,  heroism,  near death experience,  evacuation,  pickup truck,  race against time,  training,  news report,  map,  car crash,  cell phone,  train,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  death

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:raised middle finger,  walkie talkie,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  news report,  child in peril,  bridge,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  police,  death

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Self/less (2015)
Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Self/less (2015)

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.

Locations:restaurant
Story:near death experience,  school bus,  walkie talkie,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  diner,  bridge,  car crash,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Action, Comedy, Horror

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

A reckless janitor accidentally releases a zombie from a laboratory of research. Meanwhile, the teenagers scouts Ben Goudy and Carter Grant decide to camp for the last time since they are too old to be scouts. The problem is that they do not want to harm the feelings of their friend Augie Foster and the Scout Leader Rogers. They have a flat tire after hitting a deer on the road and Carter's sister Kendall Grant, her boyfriend and her friend Chloe stop their Jeep to see whether they need a ride. They invite Ben and Carter to go to a party in the night. The two scouts leave the camping during the night to go to the party. When they drive through the town, they do not see a living soul and they decide to visit a night-club since the bouncer is not at the door. They discover that people have turned into zombies and they team-up with Ben's recent acquaintance Denise Russo, who is bartender in the nightclub, and Augie that was left alone at the camp and came to the town. Soon they discover that the non-infected inhabitants have been evacuated and the town will be bombed by the government. They decide to rescue Kendall but they find that the address her boyfriend gave to them is wrong. What can they do to save Kendall? (Read More)

Characters:waitress
Story:heroism,  one day,  near death experience,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  character says i love you,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  radio,  accident,  map,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  kiss

The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. This is why The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:plan,  media coverage,  heroism,  near death experience,  evacuation,  school bus,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  child in peril,  bridge,  car crash,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  police,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  death

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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Two decades after the freak alien invasion that nearly destroyed mankind a new threat emerges. This Alien mothership is more than twice the size as the last one and once again, the world's armies must band together to save the world. Do they have enough firepower or will this battle change and will aliens take over? (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:heroism,  raised middle finger,  near death experience,  evacuation,  school bus,  press conference,  walkie talkie,  character says i love you,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  radio,  map,  watching tv,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  kiss,  death

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

A couple are driving home when their car breaks down just as the Purge commences. Meanwhile, a police sergeant goes out into the streets to get revenge on the man who killed his son, and a mother and daughter run from their home after assailants destroy it. The five people meet up as they attempt to survive the night in Los Angeles. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Characters:waitress
Story:media coverage,  one day,  near death experience,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  car crash,  machine gun,  cell phone,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  police

Man Of Steel (2013)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Man Of Steel (2013)

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:media coverage,  heroism,  school bus,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  child in peril,  diner,  bridge,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death

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Blood Father (2016) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Mood:suspense
Story:pickup truck,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  news report,  diner,  birthday,  watching tv,  machine gun,  horse,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  police,  death

Battleship (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Battleship (2012)

A naval war ship encounters an alien armada and faces the biggest threat mankind has ever faced. If they lose, the world could face a major extinction event and an alien invasion. Will humans win this alien war, what are the aliens doing here, and what do they want? Based on the Hasbro naval war game. This is why Battleship (2012) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010). (Read More)

Story:afghanistan veteran,  media coverage,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  child in peril,  car crash,  birthday,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title

Paranoia (2013)
Drama, Thriller

Paranoia (2013)

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world ('Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) and 'Gary Oldman (I)' (qv)) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar ('Liam Hemsworth' (qv)), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Story:walkie talkie,  scene during opening credits,  race against time,  fired from the job,  training,  news report,  car crash,  watching tv,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  bare chested male,  one word title,  death,  kiss

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The 5th Wave (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The 5th Wave (2016)

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope - if she can only trust him. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Story:evacuation,  school bus,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  training,  news report,  child in peril,  map,  car crash,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  death

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) is one of the best movies like Unstoppable (2010)
Action, Thriller

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

Seal Team Commander Casey Ryback has retired from the Navy since the conclusion of the events in the first movie, and is now a chef at the Mile High Cafe in Denver, Colorado. Ryback is taking his niece Sarah Ryback on vacation, to reconnect and commiserate with her after the death of her parents. They board a train traveling westbound through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to LA. With the help of gun-for-hire Marcus Penn a couple dozen of his mercenaries, ex-CIA brain (and mentally unstable) Travis Dane commandeers the train, takes the passengers and crew hostage, and sets up a mobile control center. He hacks into the CIA database and gains control of a Top-Secret defence satellite he designed during his Agency days that has just been deployed. Funded by various foreign interests, he stands to make 1 billion dollars for using the space weapon to blow up the Eastern seaboard by targeting a nuclear reactor housed beneath the Pentagon. Dane taunts the Joint Chiefs in the Pentagon Situation Room by using it to blow up a Chinese chemical weapons plant and the two stealth planes sent to intercept him, secure in the knowledge that he cannot be stopped because his location can't be traced as long as the train keeps moving, his location can't be fixed. Ryback, aided by young porter Bobby Zachs, is the only ones who can take out the bad guys, rescue the hostages, and prevent the destruction of the eastern seaboard before Dane can realise his dastardly plans! (Read More)

Story:plan,  train,  train explosion,  train movie,  runaway train,  passenger train,  train conductor,  one day,  evacuation,  die hard scenario,  training,  radio,  machine gun,  helicopter,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death

Left Behind (2014)
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

Left Behind (2014)

Mood:suspense
Story:one day,  school bus,  pickup truck,  news report,  bridge,  car crash,  birthday,  cell phone,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

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