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Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
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Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Original name: Terrore Sull'Everest
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. It also follows Jon Krakauer throughout the movie, and portrays what he was going through while climbing this mountain.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mountaineer, adventurer, adventure, survival, climbing, human spirit, wilderness, forces of nature, danger, escapades, leadership, heroes, hopes, mountain climbing, tragedy, frozen body, death
Place: asia, himalaya, mount everest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, survival, wilderness, adventurer and human spirit mostly in Drama, Adventure and Biography genres. Some movies like Into Thin Air: Death on Everest: Landslide (2005), The Red Tent (1969), Marco Polo (2007), Everest (2015), Vertical Limit (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.2
 269
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, adventure, save the day, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, pregnancy, chases and races, rescue, snake ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 2K
The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: survival, leadership, wilderness, adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, ghost, getting home ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 1K
Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.1
 176K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, based on true events, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, death, adventure, climbing, against the odds, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.9
 54K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, adventurer, adventure, helicopter, daring rescue, climbing, race against time, wilderness, forces of nature, chases and races, confined, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survival, ocean or sea, getting home, adventure, lifeboat, isolation, confined, danger, escapades, soldier, human nature, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.3
 20K
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, serious, touching ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, survival, wilderness, nature, tiger, russian soldier, culture clash, adventure, exploration, map, trapper ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: russia, siberia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 1K
Antarctica (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, expedition, rescue, adventure, wilderness, human spirit, forces of nature, family, animal life, against the odds, escapades, pets ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: antarctica, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.7
 2K
Shackleton (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 206 min.
Story: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: survival, expedition, adventure, wilderness, adventurer, leadership, against the odds, danger, escapades, human spirit, forces of nature, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unexpectedly modern take on a tale of two Viking warriors abandoned on the American coast. Warning – contains a graphic answer to the question: do Vikings sh*t in the woods?
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, offbeat, stylized
Plot: heavy metal, viking, adventure, wilderness, adventurer, obsessive quest, travel, survival, human nature, escapades, hopes, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
 313K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, serious, psychological, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, isolation, desert, trapped, human spirit, adventure, courage, extreme sport, climbing, hallucinations, loneliness, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 941
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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, dangerous animal, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, human spirit, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting, gloomy ...
Plot: pets, survival, wilderness, starvation, adventure, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades, fish out of water, human spirit, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: epic, bleak, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: explorer, north pole, survival, adventure, adventurer, follow your dream, wilderness, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, hopes, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: survival, airplane, human spirit, adventure, friendship, wilderness, danger, escapades, hopes, friends, forces of nature, stranded ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 6K
K2 (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: climbing, friendship, adventure, buddies, survival, escapades, friends, adventurer, betrayal, obsessive quest, human spirit, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, seattle, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adventurer, expedition, culture clash, buddhism, mountain, mountaineer, politics, adventure, communism, treason, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, kidnapping, wilderness, survival, adventure, captivity, culture clash, confined, danger, escapades, missing person, americana ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3.7
 880
The Dam (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India, United Arab Emirates, Singapore
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After many years two mariners return to homeland with the hope of a new beginning, little did they know about a disaster that would change their destiny.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense
Plot: human nature, human spirit, introspection, adventure, hopes, forces of nature, danger, escapades, lost love, dam, tribute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Earthling (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in ...
Style: serious, surreal
Plot: wilderness, boy, tragedy, orphan, adventure, adventurer, young heroes, survival, human nature, culture clash, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sands of the Kalahari (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A diverse group of individuals struggle to survive in the Kalahari desert after their passenger plane crashes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, baboon, dangerous animal, adventure, isolation, wilderness, danger, escapades, leadership, uninhibited rivalry, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 505K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: melancholic, road movie, captivating, inspirational, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, wilderness, introspection, journey, isolation, freedom, obsessive quest, hitchhiker, adventure, on the road, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, cross country, arizona, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, uplifting, scenic ...
Plot: wilderness, adventure, inuit, wolf, arctic, biologist, survival, mouse, forces of nature, environmentalism, animal life, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 50K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, expedition, survival, forces of nature, ocean or sea, isolation, family relations, danger, escapades, parents and children, deathtrap, underwater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 2K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, desert, on the run, village, lone wolves, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, leadership, redemption, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: asia, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, adventure, adventurer, daring rescue, survival, family, treasure hunt, danger, escapades, heroes, pets, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, adventure, war, leadership, opposites attract, escapades, heroes, hopes, religion, christianity, christian ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 588K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, violence, revenge, betrayal, vengeance, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, greed, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 605
The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: friendship, adventurer, adventure, reluctant partners, human spirit, forces of nature, ambition, escapades, underdog, forgery, survival, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 404
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: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, danger, escapades, journalism, forces of nature, racism, society, evacuation, pilot, cadillac, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: washington state, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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