Movies like The Clan of the Cave Bear

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The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
 5.4
 6K
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, captivating, realistic, intense, melancholic, stylized, sexy, harsh, light, suspense ...
Plot: orphan, survival, bear, tribe, adventure, youth, family relations, misfit, parents and children, interracial relations, self discovery, danger, society, human nature, curses spells and rituals, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, rescue, woman in danger, healing power, uninhibited rivalry, cavemen, death, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, 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 melancholic films with plots about danger, survival, escapades, adventure, culture clash, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Clan of the Cave Bear: Ao: The Last Hunter (2010), 10,000 BC (2008), Quest for Fire (1981), Alpha (2018), The Bear (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: pregnancy, survival, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, escapades, babies and infants, fall in love, couple relations, forbidden love, society, human nature ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 119K
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, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pyramid, destiny, survival, hunter, legends and myths, daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, coming of age, redemption, hopes ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 19K
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, captivating, rough, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, tribe, adventure, buddies, tough heroes, friends, fall in love, heroic mission, hopes, escapades, human spirit ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 43K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, wolf, human animal relationship, injury, ice age, snow, dog, adventure, cavemen, father son relationship, boar ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.7
 15K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, animal life, family, animals, on the run, youth, escapades, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: culture clash, tarzan, adventurer, orphan, rescue, fish out of water, stranded, shipwreck, adventure, feral man, wilderness, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 242K
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, intense, scenic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, adventure, friendship, dangerous animal, good versus evil, wolf pack, feral child, animals, mischievous children, courage, revenge ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 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: clever, talky, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: survival, island, small town, social relations, family relations, danger, drug dealing, small town life, realism, crimes, escapades, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, scenic ...
Plot: wilderness, adventure, mouse, arctic, wolf, biologist, inuit, survival, adventurer, rescue, danger, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, jungle, chase, assassination, good versus evil, mercenary, superhero, heroic mission, escapades, survival, crimes, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, isolation, survival, adventure, human nature, social relations, coming of age, leadership, cruelty, death, literature, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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, sexy, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, survival, desert, volcano, adventure, love affair, misfit, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.8
 268K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, intense, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, adventure, chase, manhunt, tribe, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, death, prophecy, jaguar ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 112
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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: isolation, missing child, survival, wilderness, adventure, heroic mission, parents and children, forces of nature, escapades, danger, remarry, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, exciting, serious, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, wilderness, friendship, survival, danger, youth, nature, summer, guide, camp, adventure, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Valhalla Rising (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of ...
Style: surreal, stylized, bleak, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: brutality, violence, vikings, ship, vengeance, slave, starvation, one eyed man, hell, war paint, mute, escape ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: europe, holy land, scotland, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
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: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: ritual, rite of passage, bear attack, aristocrat, native americans, adventure, injustice, escapades, interracial relations, life is a bitch, confined, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: wilderness, orphan, boy, tragedy, survival, youth, isolation, danger, culture clash, human nature, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: dangerous animal, jungle, danger, adventure, culture clash, survival, swahili, lion, bridge, colonialism, adventurer, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, touching, stylized ...
Plot: global warming, storm, poverty, boat, african american, single parent, evacuation, fish, crab, shrimp, flooding, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, isolation, adventure, sea disaster, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, uplifting, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, airplane, wilderness, human spirit, friendship, adventure, passenger, friends, delivery, danger, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 1K
Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, heroes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, survival, vengeance, leadership, political unrest, society, religions or cults, battles, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, love affair, tropical island, adventure, survival, romance, love and romance, ocean or sea, danger, teenager, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, epic, rough ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, respect, adventure, cabin, snow, mountain man, rocky mountains, interracial relations, lone wolves, native americans, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 35K
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, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, mercenary, sole survivor, little boy, environmentalist, hunter, obsessive quest, bio weapon, danger, escapades, crying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 20K
Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: desert, tribe, survival, culture clash, wilderness, coming of age, suicide, teenage girl, geologist, camel, death, picnic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 6K
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, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, imperialism, slave trade, treasure hunt, culture clash, master and servant, escapades, chaos and mayhem, interracial relations, state affairs, survival, chaos ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, africa, latin america, rio de janeiro, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: stylized, semi serious, serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, book, empress, invisibility, friendship, sorceress, dragon, giant, reading, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: elephant, adventure, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, friendship, friends, danger, movie business, racial slur, filmmaking, animal attack ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: africa, uganda, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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