10 best movies like Adrift (2018)

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Movies similar to Adrift (2018): Baywatch, Origin, Marvel's Luke Cage, The Red Turtle, Ash vs Evil Dead, Wildling, Fear the Walking Dead, Megalodon, Damsel, White House Farm.

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Baywatch (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
CharactersLifeguards, Friends, Bodybuilders, Hackers, Bodyguards
PlotInvestigation, Death, Dancing, Motorcycles, Basketball, Racing, Chase
PlaceBeach, Party, Sea, Yachts
StyleFor a group of friends, Light, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

    Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

    Origin (2018)
    Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.1)
    Genrehorror, fantastic
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    PlotSurvival, Survival
    PlaceSpace, Space, Spaceships
    TimeFuture, Future
    StyleDisturbing, Tense, For men

      A group of troubled passengers wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space, each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives – is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

      Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
      Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
      PlotSuperpowers, Death
      StyleNetflix, Spectacular

        Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

        The Red Turtle (2016)
        Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
        Genrefantasy, cartoon
        CountryFrance, Japan, Belgium
        PlotTime travel, Survival, Relationship, Death, Love, Tsunami, Fear, Loneliness
        PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Islands, Beach, Nature
        StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Makes me think

          The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

          Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
          Markimdb: 8.4
          Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
          CharactersHeroes, Zombie, Demons, Zombie, Demons
          PlotSupernatural, Survival, Viruses, Supernatural, Survival, Viruses
          StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

            Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, he’s forced to face his demons — both metaphorical and literal.

            Wildling (2018)
            Mark4.4 (imdb: 5.5)
            Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
            CharactersHermits, Monsters, Werewolf, Strong women, Sheriffs, Fathers
            PlotSurvival, Love, Freedom
            PlaceSmall cities
            StyleTense, Disturbing, To cry, Womens in main roles

              A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.

              Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
              Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
              Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
              CharactersZombie, Zombie
              PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses
              PlaceLos Angeles
              StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Action, Depressive, For men, Action, Fascinating

                What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

                Megalodon (2018)
                Markimdb: 2.9
                Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
                CharactersMilitary, Monsters, Sharks
                PlotDeath, Survival, Fear
                PlaceSubmarines, Sea, Beach, Ships
                StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing

                  A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.

                  Damsel (2018)
                  Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
                  Genrecomedy, drama, western
                  CharactersHorses, Indians, Wolves, Cats, Bartenders, Singers
                  PlotWeapon, Love, Survival, Dancing, Death, Money, Religious, Love at first sight, Happiness
                  PlaceWild West, Hotels, Beach, Mountains

                    The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

                    White House Farm (2020)
                    Markimdb: 7.3
                    CharactersDetectives, Friends
                    StyleBased on real events, Fascinating, By books

                      Factual drama based on the notorious White House Farm murders, and the ensuing police investigation and court case.

                      Dunkirk (2017)
                      Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.8)
                      Genredrama, military, history
                      CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
                      CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards, Friends, Military, Pilots
                      PlotWar, Death, Survival
                      PlaceEngland, Ships, Sea, France, Beach
                      StyleBest soundtracks, Tense, Disturbing, Atmospheric

                        The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

                        The Finest Hours (2016)
                        Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.8)
                        Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
                        PlotSurvival, Adventure, Dancing, Love, On real events
                        PlaceSea, Ships
                        StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing, For men, Unexpected ending

                          The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

                          The Promise (2016)
                          Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
                          Genredrama, history
                          CountrySpain, USA
                          CharactersJournalists, Soldier
                          PlotLove, Survival, Love triangle, Rivalry, Loneliness
                          StyleTouching, Heavy, Disturbing, Makes me think, To cry

                            Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

                            Being Charlie (2015)
                            Markimdb: 6.2
                            Genremelodrama, drama
                            PlotDrug addict, Love, Political, Death, Funeral
                            PlaceBeach, Los Angeles
                            StyleTouching, Exciting, Soulful, Makes me think, To cry

                              Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but troubled girl, Eva, and is forced to battle with drugs, elusive love and divided parents.

                              The Abandoned (2016)
                              Mark2 (imdb: 5)
                              Genrehorror, thriller, detective
                              PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Fear
                              PlaceSea, Ships
                              StyleDisturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending

                                A troubled young woman who, in a last-ditch effort at getting her life together, takes a job working nights as a security guard at an abandoned luxury apartment building. Stuck with a brusque rent-a-cop as her partner, she tries to not let her mind play tricks on her while she patrols the empty halls. But as the night progresses strange things begin to happen - and she realizes it may not all be in her head.

                                The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
                                Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.6)
                                Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
                                CountryUSA, Germany
                                CharactersFriends, Presidential
                                PlotUprising, Love, Rivalry, Survival, Revolution, Death, Dancing, Political, Fate, Love triangle, Chase
                                StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense

                                  With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

                                  Still the Water (2014)
                                  Markimdb: 6.7
                                  Genremelodrama, drama
                                  CountryFrance, Japan, Spain
                                  CharactersTeens, Pupils
                                  PlotInvestigation, Death, Love
                                  PlaceIslands, Japan, Nature, Sea, Beach, Moon
                                  StyleTouching, Atmospheric

                                    Taking place during the full-moon night of traditional dances in August and set on the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima, the drama centers on a 14-year-old boy who finds a dead body floating in the sea. The young man enlists the help of his girlfriend to solve the mystery. The pair will learn to become adults by experiencing the interwoven cycles of life, death and love.

                                    2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
                                    Mark7 (imdb: 2.5)
                                    Genrehorror, fantastic, action
                                    CharactersSharks, Teens, Friends, Monsters, Mutant
                                    PlotLove, Survival, Supernatural
                                    PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Islands, Ships, Beach

                                      A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.

                                      The Reef (2010)
                                      Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
                                      Genrehorror, thriller
                                      CharactersSharks, Tourists
                                      PlotKiller animals, Survival, Death
                                      PlaceSea, Australia, Beach

                                        A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.

                                        The Magicians (2015)
                                        Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
                                        Genrefantasy, adventure
                                        CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
                                        PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
                                        PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
                                        StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

                                          Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.