Movies like The Clan of the Cave Bear

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The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
 5.4
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The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When the little one finds a most needed new cave, she's allowed to stay - and thrive.
Style: serious, stylized, harsh, suspense, captivating, realistic, cult film, intense, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Plot: caveman, orphan, tribe, adventure, rescue, cavemen, self discovery, danger, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, uninhibited rivalry, survival, interracial relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), social misfits, bear, neanderthal, cave, youth, family relations, misfit, parents and children, graphic violence, society ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, 80s

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Most similar movies to The Clan of the Cave Bear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, harsh and suspenseful films with plots about survival, danger, escapades, adventure, wilderness, culture clash and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Clan of the Cave Bear: Quest for Fire (1981), Ao: The Last Hunter (2010), 10,000 BC (2008), Lord of the Flies (1990), Alpha (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Quest for Fire (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man's existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to the many harsh elements of nature. Against the perilous atmosphere of rugged ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Plot: tribe, survival, cannibalism, fire, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, mammoth, neanderthal, obsessive quest, wilderness, graphic violence, buddies ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
Place: scotland, africa
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100%
Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neandertal man, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin brother, from whom he was ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: caveman, pregnancy, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, adventure, fall in love, forbidden love, human nature, society, rivalry, danger, love and romance ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: siberia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.1
 125K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, pyramid, heroic mission, wilderness, cave, redemption, danger, legends and myths, mammoth, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Lord of the Flies (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: island, adventure, survival, coming of age, social relations, isolation, human nature, innocence lost, violent, leadership, cruelty, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 55K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, human animal relationship, caveman, dog, animal attack, hunter, cavemen, boy and dog, injury, ice age ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, injustice, manhood, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 4K
Sheena (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey are forced to flee while ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, psychotronic, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, assassination, good versus evil, mercenary, jungle girl, heroine, adventure, superhero, frame up, crimes, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, cult film, allegory ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, caveman, survival, desert, pterodactyl, adventure, volcano, misfit, heroes, heroic mission, love affair ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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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, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, family relations, danger, crimes, human nature, parents and children, drug dealing, stranded, mother daughter relationship, island, small town, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 7K
Slave Coast (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Ghana
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fearsome 19th century bandit, Cobra Verde cuts a swath through Brazil until he arrives at the sugar plantation of Don Octávio Countinho. Not knowing that his new guest is the notorious bandit and impressed by his ruthless ways, Don Octávio hires ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: slave trade, rescue, treasure hunt, survival, political unrest, culture clash, master and servant, rebelliousness, rich and poor, danger, imperialism, prisoner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 6K
Wolf Totem (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; ...
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, survival, adventure, animal life, wilderness, danger, society, animal attack, little boy, wolf pack, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: mongolia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 258K
The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, semi serious, psychotronic, visually appealing, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, disney, wolf, feral child, animals, adventure, friendship, panther, dangerous animal, journey, wild animal ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, danger, youth, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life, endurance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, colonialism, lion, heroes, adventurer, culture clash, bridge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 120
Rugged Gold (1994)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman struggles to survive in the Alaskan frontier after separating from her family because of an earthquake.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: remarry, missing child, isolation, golddigger, wilderness, survival, family relations, heroic mission, parents and children, forces of nature, escapades, danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 98K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, adventure, rape, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, danger, rescue, murder, hunting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 37K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: tense, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: wilderness, hunter, survival, mercenary, little boy, danger, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, killing an animal, greed, environmentalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: wilderness, native americans, survival, native, adventure, rocky mountains, hunting, interracial relations, respect, massacre, mountain man, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, americana, captivity, culture clash, colonialism, heroes, society, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.8
 290K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, native, adventure, death, prophecy, solar eclipse, warrior, sacrifice ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: desert island, survival, island, friendship, shipwreck, adventure, danger, destiny, ocean, cannibal, jungle, stranded on an island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Earthling (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in ...
Style: surreal, serious
Plot: survival, wilderness, orphan, tragedy, adventurer, adventure, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger, culture clash, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 8.0
 701K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, bear attack, lone hero, violence, snow, adventure, old west, beautiful scenery, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (Long Synopsis) "This action-packed, fantasy-fueled family adventure – inspired by the revered literary Christian classic, The Pilgrim’s Progress – overflows with outrageous characters, special effects … and a moral message. In The ...
Style: captivating, exciting, allegory, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, adventure, danger, escapades, on the road, social decay, survival, youth, society, family, life is a bitch, journey ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, tribe, hunter, wilderness, chase, on the run, manhunt, deadly, danger, adventurer, cannibalism, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 651
The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, wilderness, family relations, farm, elderly, isolation, deadly, aging, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: family relations, catastrophe, island, wilderness, survival, rescue, escapades, adventure, danger, battle zone, siblings relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, girl horse relationship, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, orphan, adventure, mischievous children, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Korg: 70,000 B.C. (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Korg: 70,000 B.C. is a live-action television show on Saturday morning in the 1974 season, produced by Hanna-Barbera. It featured the adventures of a family of Neanderthals during the Ice Age. It was intended to be educational, and was based on the ...
Plot: caveman, cavemen, survival, hunting, wildlife, cave woman, tribe, ancient civilization, neanderthal, prehistoric man
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%