Movies like Castaway

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Castaway (1986)
 5.8
 3K
Castaway (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things prove a lot less idyllic than in the movies, and gradually it becomes clear that it is Lucy who has the desire and the strength to try and see the year through.
Style: sexy, surprise ending, serious, scenic, emotional, sexual, melancholic, realistic, erotic, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, friendship, couples, isolation, sexual relations, deserted island, sexy woman, misfit partners, fish out of water, love story, adaptation, beautiful scenery, character study, sexuality, escapades, culture clash, desert island, fishing, female nudity, sex scene, beach, nun, paradise ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, australia, antarctica

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Most similar movies to Castaway

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and touching films with plots about escapades, survival, adventure, danger, isolation, culture clash and island mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like Castaway: Cast Away (2000), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), Survival Island (2005), Crusoe (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 479K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, human spirit, desert island, courage, adventure, suicide attempt, air disaster, solitude, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, survival, friendship, adventure, isolation, desert island, sea disaster, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: island, adventure, love affair, survival, romance, love and romance, danger, ocean or sea, tropical island, teenager, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: victorian, 90s, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Survival Island (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A millionaire and his wife are shipwrecked after a yachting accident with their former servant, Manuel.
Style: sexy, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, survival, cheating wife, couple relations, isolation, shipwreck, adultery, husband wife relationship, romantic rivalry, island, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 887
Crusoe (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: survival, island, confined, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, isolation, shipwreck, stranded, tropical island, marooned, deserted island ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: sexy, touching, exciting, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, island, high school student, adventure, love and romance, survival, self discovery, first sex, isolation, teenage life, fall in love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 5K
Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, sea disaster, romance, opposites attract, adventure, fall in love, survival, power relations, social differences, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 543K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, philosophical, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: survival, hopes, ocean or sea, beautiful scenery, adventure, teenage boy, tiger, isolation, human nature, lost at sea, ship, storytelling ...
Place: india, montreal quebec, pacific ocean, paris france, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 20K
White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, friendship, survival, storm at sea, danger, sailing, escapades, ocean or sea, mentor, male bonding, seasickness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: caribbean, connecticut, south america, florida, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 744
Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: serious, realistic, biting, captivating
Plot: island, isolation, fish out of water, survival, power relations, buddies, moral dilemma, racism, escapades, confined, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, youth, danger, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life, group of friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 17K
Gerry (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Argentina, Jordan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, melancholic, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, survival, friendship, lost, hiking, isolation, forces of nature, danger, human nature, desperation, starvation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: island, survival, rescue, wilderness, adventure, getting home, showbiz, ship, environmentalism, battle zone, family relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 52K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, expedition, danger, adventure, isolation, deathtrap, water, underground, underwater, death, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 47K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, stranded, danger, starvation, air disaster, human spirit, human nature, isolation, against the odds, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, uruguay, latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: survival, airplane, wilderness, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.1
 530K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: melancholic, inspirational, road movie, captivating, cerebral ...
Plot: survival, self discovery, freedom, wilderness, isolation, journey, on the road, adventure, hitchhiker, introspection, life philosophy, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, cross country, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, sex, romance, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, crumbling marriage, sexual relations ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 649
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, survival, danger, adventure, family, ocean or sea, family relations, friends, isolation, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 2K
Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: island, cannibalism, confined, escapades, friendship, culture clash, danger, isolation, native, tribe, belief, treasure ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 6K
Limbo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, sincere, clever ...
Plot: survival, crimes, parents and children, family relations, human nature, danger, drug dealing, stranded, mother daughter relationship, island, small town, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, harsh, thought provoking ...
Plot: adventure, culture clash, tarzan, adventurer, orphan, rescue, fish out of water, stranded, shipwreck, feral man, wilderness, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era, 20th century, 1910s
Place: africa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 179
The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Plot: adventure, ship, survival, lone wolves, self discovery, isolation, danger, ocean or sea, social differences, sailing, castaway, tough heroes ...
Time: 20s, 1900s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, interracial relations, respect, native americans, mountain man, rocky mountains, rivalry, native, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 22K
The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: island, ship, betrayal, sea captain, mutiny, navy, murder, adventure, escapades, military life, rebelliousness, journey ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: rebellion, adventurer, against the odds, rivalry, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, island, injustice, slavery, whip ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, uplifting, gloomy ...
Plot: starvation, wilderness, survival, pets, chases and races, confined, human spirit, isolation, danger, disorder, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When the Light Comes (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman spends an adventurous winter with a trapper on Spitsbergen.
Style: serious, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, island, friendship, couples, survival, fish out of water, culture clash, social differences, escapades, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 183K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, scenic, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, adventure, beautiful scenery, death, stranded, against the odds, climbing, adventurer, tragedy, death of protagonist ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: exciting, serious, touching, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: adventure, elephant, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, friends, friendship, danger, movie business, animal attack, filmmaking, racial slur ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: africa, uganda, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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