Movies like Gerry

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Gerry (2002)
 6.2
 17K
Gerry (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Argentina, Jordan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, avant garde, meditative, enigmatic, art house ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, survival, friendship, hiking, lost, friend, best friend, isolation, friends, tourist, starvation, danger, human nature, buddies, forces of nature, escapades, nosy, highway, desperation, death valley, existentialism, death, journey, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo, argentina

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Most similar movies to Gerry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, harsh and melancholic films with plots about loneliness, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, greed and survival mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gerry: Old Joy (2006), Morvern Callar (2002), The Hunter (2011), Passion in the Desert (1997), White Water Summer (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 5K
Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, dog, partners, introspection, human nature, weekend, radio, couples, buddies, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, london, los angeles, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, rave, supermarket, christmas, self discovery, twentysomething life, couple relations, on the road, friends, couples, best friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
50%
Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: desert, soldier, leopard, napoleon, wilderness, campaign, captivity, survival, animal life, deadly, love affair, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: 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 ⇓
46%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, serious, epic ...
Plot: friendship, exploration, betrayal, wilderness, survival, obsession, captivity, river, expedition, adventure, friends, lake or river ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: africa, brazil, cairo egypt, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 62K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, youth, isolation, frostbite, skiing, ski lift, forces of nature, ski resort, mountain, vacation, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, airplane, pilot, alcoholic, sahara, thirst, adventure, tough heroes, ocean or sea, family in danger, air disaster ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 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 ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
The King Is Alive (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, survival, village, isolation, bus, misfit, human nature, society, rescue, dogma, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: humorous, light, scenic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: hiking, friendship, in the woods, escapades, adventure, elderly, aging, wilderness, friends, camping, midlife crisis, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 227K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, wilderness, dangerous animal, death, stranded, wolf, eaten alive, male camaraderie, air disaster, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 10K
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: survival, desert, settler, native american, old west, isolation, escapades, family relations, danger, native americans, husband wife relationship, pioneer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, captivating, uplifting, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: starvation, wilderness, survival, pets, forces of nature, escapades, isolation, danger, human spirit, disorder, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 3K
Castaway (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the ...
Style: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, friendship, couples, isolation, sexual relations, deserted island, escapades, culture clash, misfit partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 70K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, rough, harsh ...
Plot: survival, sea disaster, isolation, boat, adventure, ocean or sea, storm, desperation, human spirit, hopes, overcoming, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 519K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: melancholic, inspirational, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: survival, self discovery, wilderness, journey, freedom, isolation, hitchhiker, on the road, introspection, adventure, obsessive quest, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, cross country, usa, california, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 8.3
 21K
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan, Ukraine
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, human spirit, survival, wilderness, russian soldier, nature, tiger, culture clash, danger, adventurer, expedition, imperialism ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: russia, siberia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, friendship, horse, family, dealing with death, mischievous children, siblings relations, escapades, young heroes, getting home, adventure, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 660
Thirst (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After wrecking their car in the middle of the desert, two couples find themselves stranded with few supplies. When the heat intensifies and their precious water supply dwindles, the frantic friends begin betraying each other in the hopes of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: isolation, survival, desert, wilderness, danger, confined, stranded, lost, stranded in the desert, pregnancy, wolf, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 683K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, biting, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, mars, human spirit, nasa, astronaut, space and aliens, stranded, peril, adventure, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, china, pasadena california, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, friendship, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, romance, family problems, love affair, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ⇓
35%
Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: desert, motorcycle, on the road, friendship, fireworks, harley davidson, obsession, hotel, last wish, factory, americana, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, los angeles, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 37K
Three Burials (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, on the road, racial slur, vengeance, reluctant partners, last wish, hopes, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, inspirational, clever
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, rescue, wilderness, adventure, opposites attract, danger, isolation, heroes, human spirit, teenage life, save the day, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 87K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, realistic, psychedelic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, on the road, friendship, rebelliousness, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, adventure, americana, rebel, society, road trip, marijuana ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, louisiana, arizona, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 12K
3 Women (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade ...
Style: surreal, stylized, psychological, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, suicide attempt, painting, coma, artist, golden years, couples, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, free spirited ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 15K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, lost, danger, camping, blood, bear, nature, bear attack, couple relations, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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