Movies like Hurricane 1979

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Hurricane (1979)
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Hurricane (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: beach, forbidden love, island, adventure, parents and children, injustice, love and romance, love affair, danger, opposites attract, escapades, catastrophe, parent child relationship, hurricane, trial, boat, native, rain, disaster film, father daughter relationship, prisoner, chief, governor, escape, ceremony ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Hurricane

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, survival, island and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hurricane: Robinson Crusoe (1997), Master of Dragonard Hill (1987), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), Wet Gold (1984), The Aviator (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: desert island, survival, island, friendship, shipwreck, adventure, danger, destiny, ocean, jungle, adventurer, stranded on an island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: rebellion, against the odds, adventure, escapades, rivalry, adventurer, heroes, danger, injustice, island, army, seductress ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, girls' night
Plot: island, adventure, love affair, survival, romance, love and romance, teenager, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, tropical island, exploring sexuality ...
Time: victorian, 90s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, ocean, adventurer, femme fatale, adventure, escapades, danger, island, ship, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, danger, save the day, opposites attract, daring rescue, forces of nature, against the odds, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, escape, volcano, infidelity, forces of nature, wiretap, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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St. Helens (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, escapades, racism, forces of nature, wilderness, evacuation, danger, journalism, society, disaster film, natural disaster ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: washington state, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 182
The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, self discovery, isolation, danger, ocean or sea, ocean, social differences, castaway ...
Time: 1900s, 20s, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, danger, survival, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, isolation, family life, estrangement, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, rescue, heroes, adventure, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, forces of nature, danger, party, natural disaster, running out of gas ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: catastrophe, leadership, heroes, survival, rescue attempt, zeppelin, danger, adventurer, disgraced, forces of nature, isolation, wilderness ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: suspense, biting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: island, survival, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world, racism, fish out of water, isolation, moral dilemma, buddies, adventure, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wicked Lady (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: highwayman, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, escapades, social differences, heist, graphic violence, adventurer, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: catastrophe, rescue, island, wilderness, survival, family relations, isolation, showbiz, forces of nature, ship, family in danger, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, americana, captivity, culture clash, colonialism, missing person, heroes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Flipper's New Adventure (1964)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While widowed Porter Ricks is away at school learning to be a park ranger, his teen-aged son, Sandy, under adult supervision from a neighbor, remains at the family home in the Florida Keys with his pet dolphin, Flipper. While Po (as Porter is called ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, beach, dolphins, social differences, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea, animal life, captivity, family in danger, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany, Norway
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: survival, north pole, explorer, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, missing person, forces of nature, wilderness, archive footage, partners, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jacquou the Rebel (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1815, young Jacquou lives an idyllic peasant life with his parents in the Périgord region of France. But one day, his childhood happiness is cruelly ended when his father is arrested, after a dispute with the arrogant Count de Nansac. With ...
Style: sincere, realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, young lovers, forbidden love, haunted by the past, rivalry, adventure, orphan, rich and poor, love and romance, rebelliousness, injustice, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, daring rescue, treasure hunt, survival, friendship, animal life, friends, inventions and discoveries, mountain, adventure, pets ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, canada, england, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, exciting, touching, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: adventure, elephant, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, danger, friends, friendship, movie business, animal attack, filmmaking, racial slur ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, uganda, london, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ⇓
37%
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 466
The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, factual ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, danger, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 73
Green Sails (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When ambitious CCT exec Will Patterson uncovers a corporate conspiracy, his life spirals out of control. With an unlikely ally and beautiful crusader to guide him through his struggle, he travels to the jungles of Indonesia where a tribe--wrongly ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, heroes, jungle, injustice, danger, escapades, dishonesty, workplace situations, corruption, tribe, strong female character, corporate ...
Time: 90s
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, rescue, evacuation, priest, volcano, rivalry, save the day, confined, chases and races, escapades, adventurer, heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 257
Hero's Island (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family shipwrecked on an island must deal with escaped convicts and pirates.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, pirate, battles, murder, heroes, adventure, master and servant, society, immigrants, danger, child in peril, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Beneath the Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.
Style: captivating, light, contemplative, tense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: experiment gone awry, daring rescue, ocean, friends, animal life, ocean or sea, escapades, adventure, danger, research, animal human communication, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Raise the Titanic (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, adventurer, ship, adventure, ocean, survival, catastrophe, treasure hunt, escapades, rescue, one man army, hijacking ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: russia, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Coast of Skeletons (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former district officer is assigned to work on a team of diamond prospectors, who are busy double crossing each other until they are blown up having found bullion.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, escapades, danger, adventure, cons and scams, private detective, crimes, dishonesty, prospector, love triangle, diamonds ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Celestine Prophecy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on James Redfield's worldwide best-selling novel, The Celestine Prophecy is a spiritual adventure film chronicling the discovery of ancient scrolls in the rainforests of Peru. The prophecy and its nine key insights predict a worldwide ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious
Plot: jungle, prophecy, heroic mission, obsessive quest, heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, society, clergy, search, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, rich and poor, social differences, parents and children, teenage life, youth, romance, society, love and romance, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%