Movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth 1988

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When brothers Richard and Bryan and young nanny Crystina fall into a hole while exploring one of Hawaii's many volcanic caves, they plummet all the way to the center of the Earth in this adventure loosely based on Jules Verne's classic novel. The teen-oriented film follows the trio's discovery of the lost continent of Atlantis, an underground world populated by creatures and monsters.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: atlantis, volcano, monster, expedition

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about danger, monster, escapades, adventure, volcano, cave and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth: The People That Time Forgot (1977), Warlords of the Deep (1978), The Six Million Dollar Man (1973), Alien from L.A. (1988), Where Time Began (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: island, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, monster, cave woman, spider, ship, rescue, caveman, expedition, adventure, biplane ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Warlords of the Deep (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of Atlantis. The diving bell disabled, a deep sea monster ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: atlantis, octopus, alien, archaeologist, scientist, martian, king, escape, queen, gold, underwater, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Six Million Dollar Man (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Colonel Steve Austin, astronaut and test pilot, is badly injured when he crashes while testing an experimental aircraft. A covert government agency (OSI) is willing to pay for special prosthetics to replace the eye, arm and both legs he lost in the ...
Style: tv series pilot, psychotronic
Plot: agent, spy, science, robot, superhero, cyborgs, male protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This made-for-TV film version uses the title and general premise of Jules Verne's novel, but had its heroes carry out the journey in an earth-penetrating machine. A television series was supposed to follow, but was never produced. Cast includes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, obsessive quest, escapades, imaginary, danger, adventurer, daring rescue, adventure, legends and myths, forces of nature, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Alien from L.A. (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her archaeologist father disappears on an expedition, Wanda sets out to look for him. What she finds is a secret underground world, where no one believes in life on the surface and where she and her father are taken for spies.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, subterranean, archaeologist, adventure, teenage life, missing person, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, adventurer, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california, zimbabwe, usa, south africa, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Where Time Began (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Like in the novel of Jules Verne four persons try to get to the centre of the world by entering into a world of caves by a volcano. On their way they discover among other things also prehistoric animals like some dinosaurs,
Style: psychotronic
Plot: dinosaur, climbing, earthquake, subterranean, volcano, mushroom, rock, explosive, quicksand, diary, shooting, stone ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Undersea Battleship (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The legendary empire of the lost continent of Mu reappears to threaten the world with domination. While countries unite to resist, an isolated World War II Captain has created the greatest warship ever seen, and possibly the surface world's ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: submarine, japanese soldier, japanese army, battleship, monster, japanese military
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer who is bent on using a natural resource of Atlantis to take ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: slave, space and aliens, atlantis, princess, heroic mission, dangerous animal, chases and races, danger, adventurer, clergy, best friends, rivalry ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Godzilla (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is a re-edited Italian-language dubbed version of Godzilla featuring 80 minutes of footage from the original Gojira (1954) and the US version Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) plus 25 minutes of WWII newsreel footage and clips from ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: world war two, giant monster, monster, bomb, godzilla
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Six Million Dollar Man: The Solid Gold Kidnapping (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A criminal organization known as OSO specializes in kidnapping high ranking U.S. representatives. Although Steve Austin has already thwarted one of their kidnappings, he is unable to stop them from grabbing William Henry Cameron right from under ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, fake illness, temple, cargo ship
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Advent of Mebiar (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Fritz (Nick Huber), Snark (Jacob Lyngle), and Bubbles (Griffin Strycharske) are thrown into a mysterious cryptozoological cult event and must stop the rising of an ancient, monstrous being.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nerd, paranormal, geek, paranormal phenomena, monster, cryptozoology
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Mysterious Island (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Cameroon
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1865, The American Civil War: Five POW manage to escape by balloon from Fort Richmond. Caught in a storm and with the balloon damaged they find themselves 'shipwrecked' on a volcanic desert island somewhere in the Pacific. Just before ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: island, adventure, danger, escapades, pirate, submarine, chimpanzee
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, monster, danger, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, mutant, chaos, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, evil alien, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A groups of astronauts crash-land on Venus and find themselves on the wrong side of a group of Venusian women when they kill a monster that is worshipped by them.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: venus the planet, lava, pterodactyl, space station, space exploration, robot, outer space, escapades, strong female presence, space travel, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, dinosaur, daring rescue, deadly, deadly creature, chases and races, imaginary, dangerous animal ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Valley of the Dragons (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1881, Michael Denning, an American soldier, and Hector Servadac, a French aristocrat, are about to have a duel over a woman that they both are infatuated with. However, just as the two men are about to shoot at each other, a comet strikes the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: volcano, dinosaur, spider, snake, duel, comet, lizard, prehistoric man, stock footage, lava, giant spider, jules verne ...
Time: 19th century, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Passage to Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A NASA Arctic expedition designed to be the first Martian road trip on Earth becomes an epic two-year odyssey of human adventure and survival.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nasa, expedition, scientific expedition, sea adventure, outer space, mars, arctic, exploration
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Master of the World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world domination, inventor, jules verne, zeppelin, prodigy, heroes, chaos, anti war, escapades, chases and races, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Time Machine (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, heroes, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, disorder, chaos, mutant, save the world, changing the past or future, danger ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Monster Island (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gigantic monsters threaten to destroy everything in their path as mankind remains defenseless
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: woman, island, captain, airplane, waterfront, woman killed, monster versus monster, man wearing glasses, man with glasses, sea monster, man killed, giant wave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Anak Ng Bulkan (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: Remake of the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan.
Plot: volcano, dinosaur, flying, egg, friendship, bird, boy
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, evil alien, danger, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Star Pilot (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aliens from the constellation Hydra crash-land on the island of Sardinia. A prominent scientist, his daughter, several young technicians, and a pair of Oriental spies are taken hostage by the beings so they can use them to repair their ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien, spacecraft, trapped in space, mutiny, nipples visible through clothing, kidnapping, black pantyhose, pantyhose, female stockinged legs
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mysterious Planet (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A spaceship crash-lands on a planet, and the crew is astonished to find that it holds a beautiful woman who can heal the sick and injured and a race of super-intelligent beings.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, rifle, laser, monster, swimming, planet, egg, laser gun, outer space, triceratops, alien species, climbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Terrornauts (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of scientists are kidnapped and taken to an outer space outpost in order to save Earth from destruction.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: robot, kidnapping, scientist, spacecraft, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Latitude Zero (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A massive underwater volcano erupts and puts a group of investigative scientists in danger. They are rescued by an atomic super submarine named The Alpha under the command of Captain McKenzie. The group is quickly taken to a vast underwater city ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: underwater, rescue, torpedo, biology, lion, diamond, avalanche, utopia, surrealism, cave, acid, giant monster ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Man from Atlantis (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Man from Atlantis is a short-lived American science fiction television series that ran for 13 episodes on the NBC network during the 1977–1978 season, following four successful television films that had aired earlier in 1977. NBC commissioned ...
Plot: atlantis, superhuman, merman, government agency, superhero, underwater, amnesia, spy, submarine, superhuman powers, dolphins, super strength ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, offbeat, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: alien civilization, pterodactyl, venus the planet, robot, astronaut, outer space, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, escapades, danger, androids and robots ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Seekers of the Lost Worlds (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious tablet from an anonymous source, two unlikely adventurers are sent on a quest for the lost continent of Atlantis.
Plot: treasure, quest, archaeology, atlantis
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rana: The Legend of Shadow Lake (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Kelly Morgan was 11 years old he had a terrifying encounter with Rana, a strange half man/half frog monster living in a lake. The creature killed his father and many other people before Kelly destroyed it. Now as a young man he returns to ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, gold, native american, murder, lake, creature feature, boy, frog, cabin, explosion, aquatic humanoid, good versus evil ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%