Movies like The Dinosaur Hunter

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The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
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The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, escapades, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, teenage life, youth, family, heroes, family relations, farm, danger, chases and races, small town, siblings relations, young heroes, hunting, prehistoric creature, overalls
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to The Dinosaur Hunter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, rivalry, family and youth mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Dinosaur Hunter: Call of the Wild (1992), Max Is Missing (1995), Treasure Guards (2011), The Flyboys (2008), Babin (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, danger, rivalry, family, contests and competitions, heroes, pets, adventure, daring rescue, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, canada, england, yukon
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95%
 6.4
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Max Is Missing (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boy and his dad take a trip to Peru, but when they are accidentally separated he is given a mysterious mask that makes him a target for ruthless tomb raiders.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: chases and races, adventurer, on the run, escapades, family, treasure hunt, family life, friendship, train, adventure, danger, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Treasure Guards (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a dig in the remote Jordanian desert, maverick archaeologist Victoria Carter (Anna Friel) discovers an ancient scroll buried in the ruins of an old temple. It is encrypted with the location of the long lost Seal of Solomon, which, according to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: desert, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, legends and myths, chases and races, archaeologist, archeological dig ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 3K
The Flyboys (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: save the day, adventure, young heroes, stowaway, teenage life, airplane, social differences, race against time, danger, friendship, one man army, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 707
Babin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As scripted by Quebecois raconteur Fred Pellerin and directed by Luc Picard, this offbeat fantasy comedy details the adventures of Babine (Vincent Guillaume Otis), the son of a witch and a village pariah, as he ventures forth into the world and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, clergy, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, save the day, witch ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
King Solomon's Treasure (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three adventurers lead an expedition into darkest Africa in search of the treasure of King Solomon, and on the way encounter hostile natives, volcanoes, dinosaurs and a lost Phoenician city ruled by a beautiful queen.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, adventurer, escapades, ancient mystery, treasure hunt, creature feature, volcano
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 1K
Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, danger, dishonesty, confined, crimes, heroes, adventure, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 516
Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, unlikely partners, youth, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, against the odds, family ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Under the Mountain (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, alien, young heroes, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, teenage life, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, adventure, hopes, young heroes, family, heroes, adventurer, wilderness, family life, adoption, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 296
Pride of Lions (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Action / Comedy - Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission. The team quickly discovers that they are up against an enemy from their past. This time, The Dependables mission ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: daring rescue, danger, adventure, terrorism, escapades, confined, captivity, ex soldier, rivalry, young heroes, hostages, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, animal life, friendship, young heroes, teenage life, youth, danger, pets, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 316
Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friendship, friends, family relations, escapades, family, young heroes, youth, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, family, adventure, danger, youth, adventurer, good versus evil, rivalry, young heroes, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, best friends, escapades, youth, young heroes, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, heroes, investigation, escapades, child in peril, strong female presence, heist, family life, ship, friendship, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, escapades, danger, rescue, imaginary, race against time, siblings relations, young heroes, youth, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Gold of the Amazon Women (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado and allies himself with a tribe of Amazon women against a murderous villain who is also after the treasure.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: treasure, danger, inventions and discoveries, disorder, jungle, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, desert, treasure hunt, island, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Graveyard Island (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer 1985. The headlines dominates of the hunt of a foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. A group of young teenage boys makes unexpected discoveries.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: island, adventure, amateur detective, young heroes, mystery, heroes, danger, love and romance, youth, escapades, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, cross country, journey, family relations, family life, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, sibling relationship, coming of age, adventure, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, pirate, adventure, adventurer, daring rescue, rescue, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Letter for the King (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, knight, escapades, heroes, danger, friendship, obsessive quest, youth, rivalry, family, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, teenage girl, gold, family, treasure hunt, teenage life, escapades, youth, small town, good versus evil, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, danger, daring rescue, heroic mission, travel, anthropologist, wilderness, foot chase, missing person, escapades, tour guide ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, miniaturization, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, corrupted ruler, rescue, youth, denial, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tintin and the Mystery of the Golden Fleece (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tintin and Captain Haddock try to discover what is so desirable about their old and apparently worthless ship.
Style: captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, monastery, gold, treasure hunt, inheritance, adventurer, obsessive quest, escapades, chases and races, adventure, journalism, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, turkey, latin america, constantinople, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 235
Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, danger, escapades, ocean, forces of nature, ship, ocean or sea, inventions and discoveries, rescue, coast guard, man overboard, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious
Plot: battles, cause and meaning, tough heroes, psychopath, ocean or sea, friends, ratings, cons and scams, adventure, danger, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
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, dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%