Movies like In a Savage Land

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In a Savage Land (1999)
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In a Savage Land (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II. Eventually the war breaks out and many lives are disrupted and complicated.
Plot: world war two, newlyweds, love, scientist, female nudity, suicide, male female relationship, love triangle, book, tomb, photograph, aborigine, scot, lust, missionary, old woman, death of husband, sexism, machismo, anthropologist, pearl, husband wife relationship, anthropology, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s
Place: papua new guinea, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to In a Savage Land

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about female nudity, world war two, love, friendship, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) and society mostly in Drama, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like In a Savage Land: 1939 (1989), The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987), Flight North (1986), Map of the Human Heart (1992), The Sheltering Sky (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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1939 (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, war, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, best friends, couples, friends, life is a bitch, wartime life, motorcycle with a sidecar, love, young love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A telling of the story of the famous U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart who attempted to fly solo around the world in 1937. She disappeared during the process.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ambition, escapades, gender, feminism, strong female presence, flying, female pilot, around the world, airplane, photograph, husband wife relationship, navigator ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic romance set in Ferrara, Italy in 1938, and at a nearby seaside resort, a wealthy Jewish boy is thwarted in marrying the girl he loves when Mussolini's race laws (enacted to cement the regime's growing alliance with Germany) ...
Plot: suicide, lgbt, concentration camp, fascist, world war two, art gallery, sports car, fascism, anti semitism, gramophone, merry go round, homosexual ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 68
Flight North (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Johanna (Katharina Thalbach) has fled Nazi Germany to visit a friend in Finland, and from there she continues on to her friend's family's estate. Once at the estate, Johanna passionately argues with her friend's pro-Nazi brother and ...
Plot: lesbianism, lesbian, masturbation, german, breaking the fourth wall, dissident, smoking after sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), german woman, world war two, stock footage, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, nudity (full frontal - brief), map, love triangle, inuit, snowmobile, tuberculosis, bittersweet, friendship, romance, destiny, racism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, montreal quebec canada, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: contemplative, psychological, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, friendship, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, arab, family problems, couples, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, on the road ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: africa, sahara desert, north africa, morocco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.6
 23K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, meditative, contemplative ...
Plot: desert, survival, tribe, wilderness, culture clash, suicide, human nature, adventure, danger, kids in trouble, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, horse, old woman, children, mother, armenian, husband wife relationship, family relations
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, caucasus, eastern europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.4
 329
Yolngu Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After committing a crime for which he is likely to be jailed, a Yolngu teenager convinces two of his childhood friends to join him on a journey from North East Arnhem Land to Darwin to seek help from a tribal leader.
Plot: hunter, burglary, friendship between men, juvenile delinquency, father son reunion, journey, male friendship, alcohol abuse, teenage boy, ex convict, student, australian aboriginal ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 17
Amir (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amir, a young musician retired from the scene, must face a tough decision: To stay by Ely's side, his girlfriend, during an unwanted pregnancy or Jeanette, cute lead singer of a band that will restore not only his passion for music, also for ...
Plot: pregnancy, love, female nudity, love affair, sexual relations, male female relationship, couple relations, sex, sex scene, husband wife relationship, family relations, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 50
Strikebound (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "...reconstructs the true story of a coal miners' strike in the small town of Korumburra in the mid-30's... based on the real-life story of two remarkable characters, Wattie Doig, a miner who became a militant ...
Plot: mine, scot, riding a bicycle, strike, communist, funeral, bicycle, cemetery, husband wife relationship, coal mining
Time: 1930s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Spirits' Homecoming (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as ...
Plot: world war two, japanese occupation of korea, rape, female nudity, occupation, kidnapping, slavery
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 2K
Edie (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To try and overcome a lifetime of bitterness and resentment, an older lady decides to climb a mountain in Scotland.
Plot: road not taken, mountain, old woman, guide, senior citizen, regret, odd couple, mother daughter relationship, widow, death of husband
Place: scottish highlands, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war one, aerial combat, midlife crisis, starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, introspection, wartime life, human nature, friendship, americana, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
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The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, underground, trapped, soldier, cave, general
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 127
Jungle Erotic (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young women have an adventure in the African jungle - where they are harassed by gentle men, and wild monkeys.
Style: erotic
Plot: sex orgy, sexploitation, sex scene, girl, photographer, bare breasts, monkey, animal, nipple, orgy, female stockinged legs, lion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Valley of Flowers (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Japan, Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A Himalayan legend of a love struggling against the inevitability of death, an astonishing tale spanning from the early 19th century mountain existence, to hectic, bustling modern day Tokyo.
Plot: impossible love, immortality, love, love of one's life, suicide, demon, burglar, eternal love, buddhism, reincarnation, breasts, levitation ...
Place: himalaya, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 2K
White Lie (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Katie Arneson is faking cancer. A university dance major, Katie's falsified diagnosis and counterfeit fundraising have transformed her into a campus celebrity surrounded by the supportive community she's always dreamed of: a close-knit ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, captivating
Plot: lesbian relationship, cancer, deception, terminal illness, lie, love, popularity, regret, cheating, university, money, friendship ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.7
 440
Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: anti semitism, friendship, world war two, confined, society, homecoming, holocaust, coming of age, golden years, religions or cults, against humanity, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 16K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, adventure, soldier, rape, love triangle, knight, kidnapping, vengeance, plague, strong sexual content, siege ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, touching, serious, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: child abuse, racism, punishment, australian outback, culture clash, survival, kidnapping, life is a bitch, hopes, outback, aborigine, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Savage Is Loose (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.
Plot: mother son incest, island, sexual tension, family, domineering father, sexual frustration, desert island, isolation, abstinence, oedipus complex, raft, hut ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Nine Days of One Year (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. Luck has it that he makes an important discovery. ...
Plot: scientist, marriage crisis, nuclear, dysfunctional marriage, romantic rivalry, love, love triangle, radioactivity, risk, male female relationship, sickness, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Stolen Years (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two students are arrested for painting revolutionary graffiti on the university walls. They escape from the camp and flee with two American girls, disguised as rich young men who are showing Spain to two tourists.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), undressing, ocean, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, beach, bare breasts, female nudity, man with glasses, pubic hair, taking off shirt, taking off clothes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 153
Jericho (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At early 16th century a priest joins the spanish conquerros in order to bring christianity to the indios. The expedition is murdered by the indios, only the priest is sparred. Santiago, the priest, first tries to continue christianization, but ...
Plot: native american, invasion, religious conflict, decapitation, gold, jungle, missionary, male nudity, conquistador, female nudity, indians, priest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On April 5, 1941, a day before Nazi attack on Yugoslavia, entourage on a country road board Krstic's bus heading for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war veteran, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, bus, gypsy, war, clergy, heroes, passenger, newlyweds, hapless, on the road, anti war, wartime life ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Red Rose White Rose (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an ...
Plot: seductress, infidelity, passion, extramarital affair, love, adultery, woman on top, love triangle, marriage, reputation, husband wife relationship
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 155
Mandinga (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Old South plantation owner lusts after his female slaves.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: slave, plantation, punishment, racism, older woman younger man sex, lust, exploitation, interracial relations, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, large breasts ...
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Visit to a Chief's Son (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An American anthropologist and his son benefit from their experiences with an East African tribe.
Style: offbeat, touching, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, anthropologist, culture clash, curses spells and rituals, human nature, society, adventure, friends, family relations, solar eclipse, parents and children, parent child relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 104
Africa (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While in South Africa a troubled fashion model must struggle to survive after a car accident leaves her stranded in the African bush. When she wakes up, she fights her way through the wilderness, struggling to survive the harsh conditions.
Plot: fashion, dinner party, model, bare breasts, worry, boyfriend, jungle, car accident, young woman, elephant, shower, manager ...
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%