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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, cult film, nostalgic, absurd, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, artifact, chase, psychic, russian, whip, good versus evil, heroes, tombs and skeletons, race against time, archaeology, jungle, betrayal, desert, master villain, gold, treason, cold war, map, professor, greed ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, mexico, usa, south america, brazil ...

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Most similar movies to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, dialogue, fight scenes and mentor mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: National Treasure (2004), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Sahara (2005), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Romancing the Stone (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, artifact, map, journey, ancient, search, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1830s, 1770s, 18th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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100%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, breathtaking, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, archaeologist, treasure hunt, adventurer, artifact, escapades, ancient, journey, courage, map, good versus evil, treasure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, archaeology, treasure hunt, artifact, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: india, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, holy grail, adventurer, map, artifact, escape, courage, ancient, underwater, journey, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1910s, 30s, year 1938
Place: germany, israel, jordan, middle east, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, War, Western
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, danger, car chase, good versus evil, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, artifact, treasure, fantasy world, adventure, heroic mission, archaeologist, good versus evil, female protagonist, tomb, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: siberia, iceland, cambodia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, riddles and clues, treasure, ancient mystery, adventurer, secret, letter, race against time, treasure hunter, president, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: france, england, washington d.c., virginia, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: jungle, adventure, treasure hunt, unlikely couple, opposites attract, escapades, map, danger, stranded, romance, chase, gem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, love and romance, novelist, couple relations, escapades, writer's life, lifestyle, treasure, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dictator ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, fantasy world, adventure, treasure hunt, sexy woman, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, save the world, adventurer, kick-butt women, expedition ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, adventurer, escapades, danger, university, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, rescue, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, heroes, escapades, rivalry, heroic mission, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, fantasy world, expedition, dinosaur, adventure, chase, volcano, obsessive quest, danger, rescue, heroic mission, research ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, bounty hunter, gold, slavery, amazon, trap, fight, heroes, escapades, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
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Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gorilla, adventure, jungle, survival, adventurer, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, animal life, escapades, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit is a 2008 American miniseries. It consists of three parts: Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit, Jack Hunter and the Quest for Akhenaten's Tomb and Jack Hunter and the Star of Heaven.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, treasure map, ancient mystery, adventurer, adventure, ancient egypt, danger, riddles and clues, relic, treasure hunter, lost treasure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east, syria, turkey, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, rescue, escapades, jungle, fantasy world, mission, gold, lost city, hurricane, danger, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blood & Treasure (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An antiquities expert teams up with an art thief to catch a terrorist who funds his attacks using stolen artifacts.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: artifact, pyramid, fbi, curse, archeological dig, crimes, danger, culture clash, tomb, crime, escapades, vengeance ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, humorous, biting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, pirate ship, treasure, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, gold, treasure hunt, captain, ghost, desert island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, reincarnation, adventure, pyramid, supernatural, treasure hunt, good versus evil, immortality, monster, treasure ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, europe, england, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hunting artifacts attributed to Zenon (an ancient scientist from Atlantis), MacGyver and his old professor end up searching for the lost city.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hidden treasure, volcano, race against time, danger, treasure hunt, righting the wronged, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, master villain, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, dystopic future, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, end of the world, love, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
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Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: South Africa, USA, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, military, mission of murder, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, time travel, rivalry, betrayal, fall in love, princess, heroes, imaginary, love and romance, prince, destiny, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon. As the kidnappers, led ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, quicksand, giant spider, secret place, escapades, deathtrap, rescue, chase, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: mummy, archaeology, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, ancient egypt, archaeologist, tomb, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, expedition ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, north africa, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, three 12 year old friends, Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb, began filming their own shot-by-shot adaptation of the Spielberg classic in the backyards of their Mississippi homes. After 6 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, treasure hunt, good versus evil, youth, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, master villain, obsessive quest, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Finds Indy vagabonding around the South Pacific on a treasure hunt for a fabled lost diamond. The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, adventurer, world spanning, deathtrap, heroes, disorder, adventure, escapades, secret place, danger, pistol ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, year 1919, year 1918
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, gold, martial arts, chase, adventurer, treasure, adventure, escapades, crimes, heroes, chases and races ...
Place: spain, europe, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chaos, robot, battles, killer robot, military, androids and robots, good versus evil, aliens, save the world, man versus machine, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, new jersey, washington d.c., jordan, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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