Movies like In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro

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In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
 5.2
 374
In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Kenya
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There's a big drought in Africa. Food and water are scarce. 90,000 wild baboons suddenly start attacking humans and eating them in order to survive. Some people find themselves being hunted by the starving monkeys and must do whatever they can to stay alive.
Style: surprise ending, based on true events
Plot: monkey, drought, baboon, animal horror, killer animal, teacher, death, hunter, plane crash, old man, oil, chase, animal attack, siege, rhinoceros, blood, explosion, african tribe, environmentalist, introspection, love interest, killed by an animal, concealed nudity, hiding, canned food ...
Place: kenya, africa

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Most similar movies to In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and scary films with plots about danger, blood, survival, death, violence, chase and animal attack mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro: Rogue (2007), Black Water (2007), Apocalypto (2006), The Girl with All the Gifts (2016), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, dangerous animal, animal attack, animal horror, gory, danger, survival, isolation, island, rescue, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 14K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crocodile, tourist, animal horror, swamp, survival, rescue, danger, couples, tour guide, river, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.8
 290K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, native, adventure, death, prophecy, solar eclipse, warrior, sacrifice ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, pandemic, apocalypse, zombie child, little girl, blood, eaten alive, infection, military, bunker ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, colonialism, lion, heroes, adventurer, culture clash, bridge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.9
 484
Cyclone (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An airplane goes down in the ocean during a storm and a few survivors find refuge on a small tour boat. Swept out to sea, these people slowly starve to death in the hot sun with barely any food or clean water. With no place to turn, the boat ...
Plot: shark, catastrophe, storm, rescue, dehydration, plane crash, blood, survival, corpse, boat, sinking ship, burial at sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.6
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, evacuation, apocalypse, rescue, soldier, race against time, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, destiny, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, expedition, rescue, claustrophobia, monster, missing person, gory, rescue team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 3.8
 5K
Rogue (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Battle-hardened O’Hara leads a lively mercenary team of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal ...
Style: suspense, brutal, bleak, bloody, disturbing ...
Plot: female warrior, human trafficking, lion, animal attack, marines, soldier, fight, danger, rescue, chase, survival, mercenary ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Primal Rage: The Legend of Oh-Mah (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A newly reunited young couple's drive through the Pacific Northwest turns into a nightmare as they are forced to face nature, unsavory locals, and a monstrous creature, known to the Native Americans as Oh-Mah.
Style: surprise ending, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sasquatch, beast, forest, monster, legend, creature, hunting, pacific northwest, husband wife relationship, ex convict, gore, bigfoot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, animal horror, dangerous animal, expedition, rescue, danger, survival, treasure hunt, research, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 120K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, tense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: shark, survival, trapped, strong female character, animal horror, ocean, animal attack, island, surfing, fear, killer shark, swimming ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Ferocious Planet (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mysterious planet, alternate dimension, soldier, quicksand, survival, adventure, alien, technology gone awry, deadly creature, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 9K
The Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, danger, apocalypse, deadly, witch doctor, violence, eaten alive, cannibalism, military officer, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
 73
Angry (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, China, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Realtor Sandra visits a foreclosed property with her client, the former owner Danny attacks them.
Plot: violence, foreclosure, revenge, escape, chase, death, forest, blood, family relations, flashback, fight, love ...
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, survival, wilderness, bear, danger, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family relations, animal attack, brother brother relationship, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 66K
Crawl (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While struggling to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, a young woman finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators.
Style: suspense, disaster movie, psychotronic, awful, surprise ending
Plot: alligator, flood, animal attack, hurricane, animal horror, trapped, tsunami, survival, natural disaster, predator, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, exciting, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: beast, conspiracy, legends and myths, werewolf, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, martial arts, murder, animal attack, monster, investigation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.6
 49K
In the Deep (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, ocean, diving, survival horror, underwater, sibling relationship, rescue, sister, sole survivor, sister sister relationship, vacation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, bloody, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, diving, ruins, great white shark, animal attack, cave, underwater, research, danger, claustrophobia, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
5-Headed Shark Attack (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A beautiful island is home to thousands of species of aquatic life. Now there is a new species: the 5-Headed Shark is all heads and teeth. Shaped like a demented starfish, this monster terrorizes the open ocean before invading the beaches of Puerto ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: animal horror, shark, shark attack, eaten alive, underwater scene, great white shark, danger, animal attack, swimming, death, survival, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.8
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Bear (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young couples are driving through a remote forest when their car breaks down. When a run-in with a curious grizzly bear ends up with the bear being shot to death, the bear's mate arrives on the scene and vengefully attacks their van. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, bear, forest, survival, dangerous animal, danger, in the woods, out of the way, confined, wilderness, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.6
 1K
Grizzly Rage (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: grizzly bear, adventure, dangerous animal, wilderness, killer animal, animal horror, deadly, danger, isolation, on the road, youth, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 3.4
 336
Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, one against many, rescue mission, hostage, survival, betrayal, kidnapping, fight, teenage girl, conspiracy ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, frogman, 90s
Place: san francisco, pentagon, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 17K
The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: shark, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, animal horror, underwater, ocean, dangerous animal, tourist, great white shark, boat, killer shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
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Black Beach (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlos is a businessman who gets a request to intercede on behalf a US engineer in the oil industry who's been kidnapped.
Plot: president, african tribe, cover up, explosion, friendship, corruption, suit, costume, bazooka, boat, cell phone, gun ...
Place: africa, belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rollercoaster (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, investigation, murder, terrorism, fbi, psychopath, bomb squad, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, pittsburgh, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
 97K
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, danger, survival, snake, giant snake, amazon river, boat, deadly, animal horror, lake or river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, south america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Having spent 10 years in prison for nationalist activities, Shack Twala is finally ordered released by the South African Supreme Court but he finds himself almost immediately on the run after a run-in with the police. Assisted by his lawyer Rina Van ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, racism, on the run, dishonesty, danger, state affairs, betrayal, against the rules, politics, injustice, interracial relations, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Killing Gene (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: There is something horribly wrong with the bodies found in the dark city streets. Some are mutilated while others have the Price equation (wΔz = Cov (w,z) = βwzVz) carved into their flesh. Detective Eddie Argo and his new partner Helen Westcott ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, police, violence, police investigation, master criminal, chase, introspection, torture, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%