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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1993)
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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 John Neville, F. Murray Abraham and Kim Miyori.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jules verne, adventure, inventions and discoveries, legends and myths, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, danger, imaginary, forces of nature, curses spells and rituals, escapades, daring rescue, alien, monster, demon, cannibal, scientist, atlantis, volcano, puzzle, yeti, book, maze, mythology ...

Most similar movies to Journey to the Center of the Earth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, adventurer and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth: The People That Time Forgot (1977), Master of the World (1961), Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997), The Time Machine (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, travel, foot chase, wilderness, missing person, anthropologist, escapades, tour guide ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: san francisco, alaska
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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, twists and turns, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, cave, imaginary, volcano, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, imaginary kingdom, dinosaur, adventurer, imaginary, escapades, misfit, rescue, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: island, dinosaur, monster, cave woman, rescue, spider, ship, expedition, caveman, prehistoric creature, adventure, volcano ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
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100%
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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, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jules verne, world domination, inventor, zeppelin, obsessive quest, chases and races, mad scientist, prodigy, adventure, heroes, danger, anti war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space and aliens, slave, atlantis, princess, dangerous animal, chases and races, danger, adventurer, clergy, best friends, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Place: ancient greece
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31%
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, adventurer, dinosaur, volcano, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, underwater scene, shipwreck, professor, sailor, jules verne, ocean or sea, ocean, isolation, obsessive quest, chases and races ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, heroes, obsessive quest, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, hopes, escapades, adventure, chaos, disorder, mutant ...
Time: future, distant future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, daring rescue, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, deadly, danger, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
The Shrunken City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two teenaged kids discover a miniature bottled city buried beneath a construction site. They must protect the tiny civilization within from reptilian alien hunters after its everlasting power supply.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: evil alien, teenage life, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, family life, heroic mission, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: space exploration, robot, outer space, lava, venus the planet, pterodactyl, space station, escapades, heroes, benign alien, androids and robots, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: submarine, heroes, adventurer, heroic mission, obsession, obsessive quest, supernatural, daring rescue, danger, escapades, underwater, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, evil alien, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, rescue, rivalry, escapades, danger, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mysterious Island (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cinematic adaptation of Jules Verne's 1874 novel "The Mysterious Island", the story begins during the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia. Five northern POWs make the decision to escape the ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: beast, fantasy world, runaway, escapades, catastrophe, escape, survival, deadly creature, imaginary, american civil war, race against time, sea disaster ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, miniaturization, good versus evil, corrupted ruler, danger, adventure, escapades, family relations, revolution, denial, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Crown and the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a war-torn country that is plagued by a vicious dragon, Elenn, an arrogant, young noblewoman, accompanies her aunt on a mission to bring an ancient relic to the secret coronation of the rightful king.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, escapades, heroes, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, on the road, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron willed sailor, to learn ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: underwater, underwater scene, submarine, jules verne, ocean, danger, daring rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
King of the Lost World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: jungle, parallel world, human sacrifice, save the world, obsessive quest, airplane, supernatural, danger, adventurer, space travel, scorpion, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Robotropolis (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of reporters are covering the unveiling of a new facility that is completely maintained by robot prototypes. When one of the robots goes haywire, the reporters find themselves not just reporting on the malfunction, but fighting for their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, survival, killer robot, adventure, danger, escapades, disorder, technophobia, chaos, technology gone awry, journalism ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, balloon, jules verne, slave girl, battles, danger, journalism, adventure, treasure hunt, showbiz, master and servant, hotshot hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s
Place: africa, west africa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists are possessed by an alien force when they investigate a meteor shower in a rural field.
Style: serious, scary, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, farm, plague, zombie, moon base, getting home, androids and robots, escapades, supernatural, government agency, heroes, deadly creature ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
First Men in the Moon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old ...
Style: stylized, serious, psychotronic, fairy tale, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, astronaut, passenger, extinction, adventure, imaginary, race against time, heroes, chases and races, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, year 1964, 1890s ...
Place: europe, england, ussr, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: jungle, gorilla, adventurer, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, deadly, obsessive quest, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas, tanzania
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20%
Mysterious Island (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Thailand, Germany
Duration: 172 min.
Story: During the Civil War five survivors escape from a prison camp in Richmond, Virginia by hot air balloon and find themselves on an uncharted island in the Pacific. Far from any kind of known civilization, the island is inhabited with carnivorous ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: island, castaway, adventure, pirate, prison, survival, stranded, rescue, danger, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1860s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Snow Queen (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious presence has threatened humanity for hundreds of years as it lurks in the frozen wastes people avoid. Nearly unnoticed as its power grows, she's been slowly draining the planet of one of its most precious resources. It takes two ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, rivalry, imaginary, danger, heroes, escapades, adventurer, monster, curse, magic ...
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20%
Sinbad and the Minotaur (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sinbad, armed with rumors of ancient gold, finds himself sneaking into the desert camp of the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar. Hidden among the many relics is an ivory scroll case containing the logs of the pirate Captain Minos, which will lead Sinbad to the ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: adventure, folk hero, wizards and magicians, treasure hunt, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil, deadly, danger, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Place: europe, greece
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20%
The Island at the Top of the World (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, suspense
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, wilderness, danger, adventurer, rescue, viking, arctic, ancient mystery, missing child, archaeologist, killer whale, survival ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s
Place: france, iceland, england, london
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20%