Movies like Congo

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Congo (1995)
 5.3
 42K
Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, entertaining, ridiculous, awful, idiotic, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gorilla, jungle, adventure, survival, adventurer, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, animal life, escapades, deadly, daring rescue, father son relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, laser, military, fight scenes, plane crash, graphic violence, mine, rivalry, profanity, lost city, snake ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas, tanzania

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Most similar movies to Congo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, chase, catastrophe, survival and dialogue mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Congo: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), Jurassic Park III (2001), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Jurassic World (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, stowaway, experiment gone awry, child in peril, hunting, rescue, expedition, genetic engineering, capture, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, kenya, california, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bridge, colonialism, lion, heroes, adventurer, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, rescue, island, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, pterodactyl, dangerous animal, danger, jungle, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, absurd, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, survival, island, expedition, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, creature, danger, bomb, giant monster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, thailand, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 570K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, animal attack, island, theme park, survival, human animal relationship, catastrophe, experiment gone awry, amusement park, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 847K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, island, team, survival, natural disaster, theme park, animal attack, dangerous animal, scientist, triceratops ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, animal horror, snake, adventure, expedition, rescue, danger, survival, treasure hunt, research, betrayal, paralysis ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, cryptozoology, adventurer, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, survival, scientist, discovery, legends and myths, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 94K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, giant snake, amazon river, survival, lake or river, boat, animal horror, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
King of the Lost World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: jungle, space travel, human sacrifice, save the world, obsessive quest, airplane, adventurer, parallel world, supernatural, danger, scorpion, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, dinosaur, chases and races, daring rescue, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 189K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, danger, adventure, survival, spacecraft, apocalypse, heroic mission, parents and children, human in outer space, young heroes, isolation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: island, dinosaur, monster, caveman, expedition, prehistoric creature, volcano, cave woman, rescue, spider, ship, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mighty Peking Man (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Word of a monster ape ten stories tall living in the Himalayas reaches fortune hunters in Hong Kong. They travel to India to capture it, but wild animals and quicksand dissuade all but Johnny, an adventurer with a broken heart. He finds the monster ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, imaginary, daring rescue, dangerous animal, deadly creature, adventurer, escapades, danger, superhuman powers, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, india, himalaya, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: serious, idiotic, humorous, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, child in peril, anti hero, world war two, family life, forces of nature, wilderness, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, archaeology, treasure, artifact, chase, heroes, russian, good versus evil, race against time ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, nevada, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A genetically created Anaconda, cut in half, regenerates itself into two aggressive giant snakes, due to the Blood Orchid.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant snake, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, adventure, survival, jungle, deadly, betrayal, experiment, hunting, eaten alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 98K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, new york, ohio, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 365K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, deadly creature, jungle, hunting, warrior, creature, trap, evil alien, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, danger, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, evolution, heroic mission, escapades, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Kong Lives (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, adventure, heroes, gory, animal life, terminator, mountain, fall in love, miraculous event, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 385K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeology, mummy, treasure hunt, adventure, ancient egypt, adventurer, archaeologist, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, treasure, expedition ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, africa, middle east, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, adventurer, heroes, rescue, slave, adventure, jungle, catastrophe, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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King Solomon's Mines (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon. As the kidnappers, led ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, adventurer, treasure hunt, giant spider, adventure, quicksand, secret place, escapades, deathtrap, rescue, chase, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 33K
Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, sea monster, catastrophe, ocean liner, monster, hijacking, tentacle, blood, escapades, armed robbery, chase, island ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, astronaut, time travel, future dystopia, space station, adventure, survival, danger, alternate reality, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, shanghai china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, dangerous animal, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 347K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, destruction, evacuation, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: las vegas, rio de janeiro, london, himalaya, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hunting artifacts attributed to Zenon (an ancient scientist from Atlantis), MacGyver and his old professor end up searching for the lost city.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hidden treasure, volcano, archaeology, master villain, chases and races, race against time, treasure hunt, heroic mission, adventure, danger, escapades, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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