Movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
 5.8
 116K
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, entertaining, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, cave, imaginary, volcano, danger, rescue, mine, natural disaster, research, chase, underground, heroic mission, geology, fish, diary, mummy, jules verne, teenage life, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, europe, italy

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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, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, chase, catastrophe and family mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth: The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Jumanji (1995), City of Ember (2008), The Mummy (1999), Land of the Lost (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, lost city, fantasy world, jungle, island, atlantis, gold, expedition, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, captivating, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, fantasy world, magical, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, family relations, siblings relations, twins, estate, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, young heroes, greek mythology, heroes, monster, best friends, half breed, demi god, teenage life, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.0
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Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, board game, jungle, childhood, mischievous children, getting home, young heroes, disappearance, animals, parallel world, magic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 64K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, steampunk, puzzle, survival, danger, uncover truth, save the day, ancient mystery, cave, underground, mayor ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, lost city, heroes, sword fight, russian ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, south america, brazil, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 404K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, archaeology, mummy, treasure hunt, ancient egypt, adventure, archaeologist, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: funny, parody, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, time travel, dinosaur, paleontologist, chase, escapades, portal, danger, partners, survival, misfit, toilet humor ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, heroic mission, demi god, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, greek mythology, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 178 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: 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 ⇓
67%
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, teleportation, adventure, benign alien, ufo, supernatural ability, children, aliens, young heroes, evil alien, spacecraft, taxi driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, board game, outer space, adventure, astronaut, when the parents are away, getting home, family, danger, stranded, robot, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, adventure, youth, chase, supernatural, life turned upside down, young heroes, family in danger, teenage life, missing person, escapades, steampunk ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 75K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, parents and children, imaginary, book, young heroes, disappearance, family relations, family, writers ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 112K
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, child spy, children, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, spy, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, tyrannosaurus rex, island, dangerous animal, rescue, jungle, survival, pterodactyl, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, adventure, fantasy world, treasure hunt, sexy woman, female protagonist, kick-butt women, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world, adventurer ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, adventurer, battle, swashbuckler, mythical creature, captain, adventure, immortality, escape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: spain, england, caribbean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scenic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, tyrannosaurus rex, amusement park, expedition, genetic engineering, rescue, hunting, child in peril, scientist, paleontology ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, california, san diego california, kenya, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 ⇓
100%
 6.6
 6K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: serious, exciting, feel good, captivating, colourful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, island, adventure, expedition, rebellious, family relations, sibling rivalry, presumed dead, giant creature, dangerous animal, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, riddles and clues, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, artifact, archaeology, heroic mission, map ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 18th century, 19th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york, boston, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, parody
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, artifact, heroes, adventurer, treasure hunt, witchcraft, archeological dig, expedition, mummy, good versus evil, save the world, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, archaeology, obsessive quest, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, friends, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, adventurer, superhero, save the world, heroic mission, vampire, secret service, adventure, immortality, danger, alternate reality, good versus evil ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, mediterranean sea, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 34K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, family relations, adventure, danger, exotic island, little girl, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a dangerous mission to recover the historic Judas Chalice, Flynn is saved by Simone. But when double-crossed by a respected professor and ambushed by a ruthless gang, Flynn realizes Simone's secret, his true mission and a shocking ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, vampire vs vampire, save the world, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, dracula, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new orleans, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 128K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, offbeat, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: surrealism, rescue, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, beast, adventure, hopes, danger, heroes, puppet, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%