Movies like The Hunt for the Hidden Relic

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The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002)
 5.9
 2K
The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002)
Original name: Das Jesus Video
Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 182 min.
Story: STEFFEN VOGT, aged around 25, is helping out at a German archeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from the year 2003. The bones also show traces of the present day. His theory of a time-traveler who made a video of Jesus is laughed at by everyone, however, including SHARON, an attractive Israeli woman he adores. Although no one appears to believe him, his find certainly seems to have generated interest: Steffen is attacked shortly afterwards in his hotel room by strange men; then he discovers that the German embassy and the secret service are after him; and when his friend DAN is murdered, he goes into hiding.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: archaeologist, time travel, chase, tomb, adventure, supernatural, danger, nobody believes, antique, investigation, secret society, pursuit, on the run, secret organization, changing the past or future, excavation, skeleton, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, german, desert, torture, monk, computer ...
Time: ancient history, contemporary
Place: israel, holy land, middle east

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Most similar movies to The Hunt for the Hidden Relic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about danger, chases and races, adventure, heroes, time travel, catastrophe and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Hunt for the Hidden Relic: Next (2007), Slipstream (2005), The Door (2009), Warlock (1989), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 148K
Next (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, changing the past or future, psychic, destiny, supernatural ability, danger, save the day, a vision, chase, terrorism, hostage, precognition ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 3K
Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hostage, on the run, heroes, rivalry, deadly, hostages, race against time, crime gone awry, danger, changing the past or future, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.7
 5K
The Door (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: time travel, dealing with death, life turned upside down, family relations, couples, father daughter relationship, supernatural, righting the wronged, performer's life, male nudity, barefoot woman, doppelganger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 15K
Warlock (1989)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, warlock, time travel, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, danger, curse, chase, witch ...
Time: 80s, future, 17th century
Place: boston, los angeles, usa, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, treasure, artifact, fantasy world, archaeologist, adventure, tomb, heroic mission, good versus evil, female protagonist, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, siberia, iceland, cambodia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 103K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, mystery, on the run, time travel, chase, danger, ambition, dishonesty, imaginary, investigation, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, save the world, secret agents, adventure, alien encounter, military life, danger, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, escapades, race against time, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, supernatural, murder, investigation, obsessive quest, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.2
 536
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, deadly, supernatural, danger, adventure, dangerous animal, race against time, chaos, alien encounter, space travel, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 1K
Rewind (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Revolves around a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who must use untested technology to travel back in time to alter past events in order to change the future and avoid a devastating terrorist attack. Feature length pilot for ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, intense, tense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, terrorism, changing the past or future, danger, heroic mission, time machine, foreknowledge, special agents, surveillance, catastrophe, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: 20 years after a set of events, the Time Enforcement Commission (TEC), is still going strong. Now Brandon Miller a TEC operative, believes that they have a responsibility to change history hoping that the world will be better but Ryan Chan another ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, heroes, chase, martial arts, race against time, undercover, adventure, crimes, danger, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, 1880s, 1940s, year 1988 ...
Place: germany, europe, los angeles, texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 1.7
 4K
Future War (1997)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway human slave from Earth's future escapes to the present day.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, nun, cyborgs, space and aliens, fugitives, androids and robots, danger, martial arts, killer robot, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Vector File (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A geo-political thriller where Gerry Anderson finds that sometimes, everybody really is out to get you. Gerry's daughter, Mattie, accidentally prints out a DNA code that in the wrong hands can end the human race. The chase is on - the Russians, ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, danger, chase, undercover, introspection, terrorism, destiny, heroic mission, estrangement, secret agents, race against time, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 99K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: first contact, ocean, paranoia, psychology, psychologist, underwater, survival, ocean or sea, danger, supernatural, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 15K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, distopia, investigation, bounty hunter, on the run, fish out of water, murder, lovers reunited, post apocalypse, immortality, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, crimes, chases and races, danger, stalking, psychopath, desert, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Mark: Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Moments after parachuting from Flight 777, a former Marine and a flight attendant find themselves descending into a world of madness. Panic and chaos plague the streets, cities are on fire, and they're being hunted by a team of mercenaries.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: chase, heroic mission, manhunt, on the run, heroes, experiment gone awry, danger, implant, tracking device, apocalypse, car chase, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 27K
Time Trap (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: time travel, time loop, missing person, adventure, climbing, cave, adventurer, college professor, investigation, professor, legend, rock climbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 3.1
 13K
Far Cry (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroes, chase, mad scientist, island, investigation, chases and races, ship, danger, journalism, escapades, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Da Vinci Treasure (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An anthropologist must unlock the code hidden in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci in order to find the greatest treasure ever, one that could change Christianity forever.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, uncover truth, riddles and clues, escapades, investigation, rivalry, danger, leonardo da vinci, cardinal the priest, murder, document ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 483K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, save the day, alternate reality, terrorism, race against time, imaginary, train, precognition ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Philadelphia Experiment (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 'The Philadelphia Experiment', a secret government research project tries reviving the World War II "Philadelphia Experiment," which was an attempt to create a cloaking device to render warships invisible. When the experiment ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, adventure, danger, government facility, invisibility, disorder, chaos, death threat, force field, plane crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Descent Into Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is sent to find the cause and immediately finds out that it ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: adventure, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, rescue, deadly, mining, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to have revenge on Vidocq's death ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, steampunk, who done it, crimes, alchemy, uncover truth, danger, vengeance, virgin, immortality, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 870
Time Runner (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, soldier, danger, wormhole, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rescue, one man army, survival ...
Time: future, 90s, 2020s, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 56K
Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, martial arts, deadly, dishonesty, heroic mission, crimes, politics, imaginary, danger, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
2012 Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On December 21, 2012 four strangers on a journey of faith are drawn to an ancient temple in the heart of Mexico. For the Mayans it is the last recorded day. For NASA scientists it is a cataclysmic polar shift. For the rest of us, it is Doomsday.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, faith, chaos, adventure, race against time, save the world, forces of nature, imaginary, chases and races, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.8
 635
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, rivalry, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 60K
Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, time machine, archaeology, changing the past or future, danger, fish out of water, medieval, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, 14th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 286K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, adventure, youth, presumed dead, good versus evil, supernatural, first love, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, mount everest, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%