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, stylized, harsh, suspense, captivating, realistic, cult film, intense, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Plot: survival, orphan, tribe, adventure, rescue, cavemen, self discovery, danger, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, caveman, social misfits, bear, youth, family relations, misfit, parents and children, society, curses spells and rituals, escapades, woman in danger, healing power ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, 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 intense films with plots about danger, survival, adventure, escapades, culture clash, wilderness and dialogue 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
 20K
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, rough, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: tribe, survival, cannibalism, fire, pregnant woman nude, adventure, human spirit, hopes, escapades, fall in love, heroes, human nature ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: caveman, pregnancy, survival, adventure, fall in love, forbidden love, human nature, wilderness, danger, society, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.1
 123K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, pyramid, daring rescue, heroic mission, legends and myths, hunter, wilderness, redemption, danger, destiny, jungle ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, isolation, survival, human nature, social relations, coming of age, innocence lost, violent, leadership, cruelty, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 49K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, thought provoking, exciting, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, caveman, human animal relationship, cavemen, dog, injury, animal attack, snow, ice age, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 16K
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, wilderness, survival, animals, friendship, animal life, family, on the run, heroic mission, rescue, youth, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sexy ...
Plot: adventure, feral man, culture clash, tarzan, adventurer, rescue, orphan, fish out of water, stranded, shipwreck, opposites attract, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1880s, victorian era
Place: africa, england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, danger, family relations, parents and children, human nature, drug dealing, stranded, mother daughter relationship, island, small town, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, danger, youth, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, lake or river, group of friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, contemplative ...
Plot: wilderness, inuit, adventure, mouse, snow, arctic, wolf, survival, dog sled, biologist, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 251K
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, scenic, entertaining, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, disney, dangerous animal, adventure, friendship, wolf, good versus evil, wolf pack, feral child, animals, courage ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 5K
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, adventure, survival, wilderness, animal life, danger, society, animal attack, little boy, wolf pack, culture clash ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: desert, horse, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, family relations, danger, wilderness, mischievous children, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: serious, captivating, exciting, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, aristocrat, ritual, adventure, captivity, lifestyle, survival, interracial relations, danger, manhood, injustice, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 95K
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: adventure, wilderness, hillbilly, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, rape, danger, rescue, murder, nightmare ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: suspenseful, serious, sexy, erotic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, assassination, good versus evil, mercenary, adventure, superhero, heroes, animal life, deadly, heroic mission, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 22K
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, thought provoking, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: desert, survival, tribe, wilderness, culture clash, suicide, human nature, adventure, kids in trouble, danger, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ 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: rescue, treasure hunt, slave trade, 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 ⇓
22%
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 7.8
 279K
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, intense, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, adventure, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, prophecy, warrior, death ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, cold the temperature ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, tragedy, culture clash, adventurer, survival, heroes, escapades, adventure, young heroes, human nature, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, native americans, adventure, rocky mountains, wilderness, lone wolves, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, rivalry, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 116
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: missing child, isolation, survival, wilderness, parents and children, remarry, family relations, heroic mission, forces of nature, danger, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, colonialism, bridge, lion, adventurer, heroes, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 49K
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, air disaster, danger, starvation, human spirit, human nature, against the odds, isolation, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, uruguay, latin america, chile, south america
⇓ 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, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, escapades, adventure, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, airplane, sahara, pilot, thirst, isolation, rescue, air disaster, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, cult film, allegory, sexy ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, survival, desert, volcano, adventure, rescue, love affair, escapades, heroes, misfit, danger ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 6.7
 36K
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, thought provoking, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: wilderness, hunter, survival, mercenary, little boy, danger, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, killing an animal, missing father, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, ocean or sea, survival, romance, love and romance, danger, tropical island, teenager, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%