Movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth 2008

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
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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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, travel, missing person, anthropologist, wilderness, foot chase, tour guide, escapades, dinosaur, track down, heroes, chases and races, journey, ship, cave, hunting, scientist, forest, rock, volcano, expedition ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Journey to the Center of the Earth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission and adventurer mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth: Tarzan and the Lost City (1998), Castle Rock (2000), The Land That Time Forgot (2009), Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007), Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, island, jungle, gold, lost city, atlantis, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission, dinosaur ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
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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, tense, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, expedition, adventurer, dinosaur, adventure, volcano, obsessive quest, cave, danger, natural disaster, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
92%
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 ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, heroes, sword fight, russian, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, nevada, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
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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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: archaeologist, imaginary kingdom, dinosaur, misfit, rescue, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, heroes, rivalry, space and aliens, deadly, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After retrieving the Crystal Skull in Utah, Flynn Carsen receives a map in the mail with the secret location of King Solomon's Mines. When the scroll is stolen, Judson explains the power of the Key of Solomon's book and assigns Flynn to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, artifact, adventurer, heroes, treasure hunt, expedition, save the world, obsessive quest, mummy, good versus evil, adventure, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, awful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, heroes, tarzan, obsessive quest, adventure, family, ancient mystery, imaginary, danger, master villain, save the day, folk hero ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: africa, europe, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Castle Rock (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Left alone in the wilderness after her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a teenage girl is befriended by a mysterious drifter. Soon, she finds herself on the adventure of her life when her new acquaintance turns out to be a fugitive from justice ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, desert, adventure, survival, teenage life, rebelliousness, youth, danger, escapades, wanted man, wanted, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Land That Time Forgot (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to escape.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, forces of nature, isolation, chases and races, adventurer, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, battles, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, rescue, master villain, family, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, folk hero, rivalry, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 53K
The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, nazi collaborator, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 90s, year 1938 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventurer, minotaur, escapades, curses spells and rituals, sailor, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 8th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, child hero, rescue, adventure, mission, video game, save the world, escapades, secret agents, good versus evil, danger, master villain ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, animal life, survival, adventurer, river, heroic mission, rescue, danger, stalking, goofy hero, collision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, adventure, heroes, save the world, alien encounter, disorder, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, danger, misfit, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Jensen Project (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a sixteen-year absence, married scientists Claire and Matt Thompson reunite with The Jensen Project. The Jensen Project is a secret community of geniuses doing cutting edge research they share anonymously to help the world.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, inventions and discoveries, adventure, heroic mission, technology gone awry, prodigy, escapades, androids and robots, danger, family problems, parents and children, secret project ...
Time: future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, daring rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, deadly, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airplane, stowaway, island, castaway, aviation, space and aliens, misfit, dangerous animal, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A two-week trek through the Cascade Mountains tries the survival instincts of five adventurous teenagers. At first, it's all a good time. Shooting the rapids, exploring caves and making new friends. But when an accident occurs, Mother Nature ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, cave, wolf, hiking, pets, adventure, mountain, friendship, survival, treasure hunt, family life, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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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 ⇓
18%
 5.5
 108K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, kidnapping, rescue, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, escapades, race against time, treasure hunt, hunter, rivalry, family relations, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, child spy, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, heroes, secret agents, villain, genetic engineering, good versus evil, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Mongolian Death Worm (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American oil company sets up an experimental drilling plant out in the vast deserts of Mongolia, they awaken a nest. The deadly creatures begin to breed and spread, devouring everyone in their path. The only person who can stop them is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, adventurer, rescue, treasure hunt, danger, deadly, adventure, escapades, desert, smuggler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, time travel, guardian angel, space travel, heroic mission, parallel world, adventure, young heroes, daring rescue, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, young heroes, adventure, heroes, buddies, rivalry, youth, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%