Movies like Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
 6.1
 398K
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, absurd, bad ending, ridiculous, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, treasure, chase, artifact, psychic, russian, whip, good versus evil, heroes, tombs and skeletons, race against time, mythology, jungle, betrayal, desert, master villain, gold, treason, cold war, map, professor, greed ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, mexico, south america, brazil, nevada ...

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 adventure, escapades, chase, fight scenes, mentor, dialogue and destiny mostly in Adventure, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), National Treasure (2004), Romancing the Stone (1984), Sahara (2005), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, artifact, escapades, adventurer, ancient, treasure, courage, good versus evil, villain, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, artifact, adventure, archaeology, tombs and skeletons, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, mythology, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: india, mine, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, boys' night, teens, 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, mine, jordan, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, scenic, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, riddles and clues, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, artifact, map, adventurer, journey, ancient, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, secret, race against time, letter, president, uncover truth, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 1860s, 2000s
Place: paris france, virginia, big ben london, france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ 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, treasure hunt, adventure, 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%
 6.0
 88K
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, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, treasure hunter, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, car chase, contamination, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, egypt
⇓ 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, fantasy world, treasure hunt, sexy woman, save the world, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, danger, expedition, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, kenya, africa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, artifact, treasure, fantasy world, archaeology, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, solar eclipse, archaeologist, female protagonist, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: cambodia, siberia, iceland, egypt
⇓ 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, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, expedition, fantasy world, adventurer, adventure, chase, volcano, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, rescue, research ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, mine, europe, italy
⇓ 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, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, adventurer, university, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 97K
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: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, bounty hunter, gold, slavery, trap, fight, heroes, escapades, amazon, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, mine, latin america, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 40K
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, survival, jungle, dangerous animal, danger, adventurer, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, daring rescue, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, mine, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, love and romance, novelist, couple relations, escapades, lifestyle, writer's life, treasure, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dictator ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ 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, reincarnation, pyramid, archaeology, treasure hunt, good versus evil, supernatural, immortality, adventure, monster, tomb ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: egypt, europe, middle east, africa, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 8K
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, russian, agent, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space travel, save the world, future dystopia, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, end of the world, adventure, spacecraft, supernatural ability, love ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: semi serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, quicksand, giant spider, escapades, secret place, rescue, deathtrap, chase, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, treasure hunt, good versus evil, rivalry, adventurer, master villain, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 370K
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: scary, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: mummy, treasure hunt, adventure, archaeology, adventurer, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, archaeologist, pyramid, supernatural, ancient, tomb ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, cairo egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, chaos, robot, battles, military, androids and robots, good versus evil, save the world, man versus machine, space and aliens, vengeance, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, virginia, new jersey ...
⇓ 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
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, adventurer, disorder, deathtrap, danger, secret place, adventure, heroes, escapades, explosion, bow and arrow ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, year 1918, year 1919
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: stylized, semi serious, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, rescue, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, daring rescue, heroic mission, danger, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hidden treasure, volcano, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, treasure hunt, adventurer, righting the wronged, obsessive quest, heroes, race against time, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, treasure hunt, gold, martial arts, chase, adventurer, adventure, treasure, rescue, tunnel, slavery, rivalry ...
Place: spain, europe, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, rivalry, ship, map, escapades, daring rescue, danger, battles, ocean or sea, island ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, colourful, biting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, curses spells and rituals, treasure, pirate ship, treasure hunt, gold, captain, ocean or sea, ghost, boat ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 69K
Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, ocean or sea, adventurer, rivalry, yacht, obsessive quest, escapades, scuba diving, treasure, sunken treasure, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bahamas, florida, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, adventure, archaeologist, emperor, tomb, pyramid, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, danger, immortality, chase, excavation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1946, 1940s
Place: china, asia, himalaya, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, rebel, space and aliens, good versus evil, outer space, redemption, heroic mission, space opera, attack, evil empire, warrior, evil ...
Time: future
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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