Movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
 5.8
 103K
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, humorous, entertaining, tense, breathtaking, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, fairy tale, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, expedition, fantasy world, adventurer, chase, volcano, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, rescue, research, mummy, teenage life, mysterious place, natural disaster, map, diary, jungle, imaginary, twists & turns, good versus evil, kids and family, heroes, underground ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, mine, 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, entertaining, semi serious and humorous films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, chase, mentor, heroes and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Jumanji (1995), Spy Kids (2001), Land of the Lost (2009), The Lost World (2001). 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, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: island, adventure, rescue, fantasy world, mission, gold, hurricane, danger, escapades, youth, dinosaur, jungle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
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100%
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, semi serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, artifact, adventure, mythology, friendship, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, ocean or sea, youth, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 265K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, 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: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, adventure, getting home, parallel world, young heroes, mischievous children, danger, disappearance, time travel, board game, childhood, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventurer, danger, daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, travel, foot chase, anthropologist, missing person, wilderness, tour guide, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, humorous, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, young heroes, adventure, danger, best friends, parents and children, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, teenage life, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 98K
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: exciting, humorous, light, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, good versus evil, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world, escapades, danger, mad scientist, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, toilet humor ...
Plot: time travel, fantasy world, dinosaur, chase, portal, paleontologist, adventure, escapades, danger, partners, survival, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, imaginary kingdom, archaeologist, forces of nature, heroic mission, obsessive quest, deadly, heroes, missing person, misfit, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK
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, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: archaeologist, fantasy world, treasure hunt, adventure, sexy woman, danger, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventurer, expedition, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, kenya, africa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, heroic mission, love triangle, danger, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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: exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, siblings relations, adventure, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, magical creature, single parent, magic, estate, family, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, obsessive quest, adventurer, university, save the world, friendship, friends, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: adventure, teleportation, spacecraft, taxi driver, supernatural ability, benign alien, laser, ufo, escapades, young heroes, bounty hunter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, expedition, helicopter, rescue, stowaway, capture, genetic engineering, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san diego california, costa rica, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 59K
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, futuristic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, ancient mystery, mayor, danger, post apocalypse, steampunk, underground, chases and races, save the day, uncover truth, isolation, race against time ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, treasure, adventurer, chase, artifact, psychic, russian, whip, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 363K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: scary, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: mummy, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, archaeology, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, archaeologist, ancient, tomb, expedition ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, cairo egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, mermaid, captain, ancient mystery, swashbuckler, immortality, adventure, treasure hunt, battle, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, master villain, mummy, race against time, danger, obsessive quest, heroes, good versus evil ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 39K
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: gorilla, survival, adventure, jungle, danger, dangerous animal, adventurer, treasure hunt, escapades, daring rescue, obsessive quest, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, mine, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, fantasy world, island, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, survival, pterodactyl, dangerous animal, danger, jungle, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, awful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, tarzan, obsessive quest, adventure, family, escapades, heroic mission, love and romance, imaginary, save the day, legends and myths, master villain ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, 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, futuristic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: island, monster, cave woman, pterodactyl, dinosaur, volcano, prehistoric creature, expedition, spider, rescue, ship, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural, pyramid, immortality, treasure hunt, adventure, ancient egypt, archaeology, treasure, tomb ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, archaeologist, pterodactyl, strong female character, dinosaur, escapades, monster, police detective, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, offbeat
Plot: volcano, adventure, chases and races, escapades, imaginary, heroic mission, deadly creature, dangerous animal, daring rescue, androids and robots, adventurer, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroic mission, heroes, youth, rescue, adventurer, escapades, adventure, danger, legends and myths, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: serious, idiotic, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, rescue, adventurer, misfit, survival, good versus evil, rivalry, disorder, babies and infants ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 162K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroes, end of the world, utopia, youth, young heroes, save the world, obsessive quest, androids and robots, apocalypse, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: houston texas, africa, paris france, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, parallel world, adventure, heroic mission, family, heroes, save the world, escapades, save the princess, magic, transformation ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%