Movies like K2

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K2 (1991)
 6.2
 6K
K2 (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mountain, mountain climbing, friendship, climbing, survival, adventure, obsession, friends, betrayal, human spirit, adventurer, obsessive quest, danger, buddies, escapades, mountaineer, death, female nudity, expedition, snow, avalanche, male nudity, friendship between men, adrenaline, helicopter ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, middle east, usa, seattle, himalaya

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Most similar movies to K2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, survival, mountain, catastrophe and wilderness mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like K2: Everest (2015), North Face (2008), Robinson Crusoe (1997), The Climb (2002), Scream of Stone (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 190K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, forces of nature, mountain climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, climbing, death, stranded, against the odds, adventurer ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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100%
 7.4
 14K
North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, rivalry, ambition, adventure, heroic mission, survival, adventurer, buddies, contests and competitions, escapades, forces of nature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: switzerland, germany, alps, swiss alps, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 632
The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, christian film
Plot: friendship, survival, adventurer, against the odds, ambition, human spirit, adventure, escapades, danger, underdog, forces of nature, interracial friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: catastrophe, mountaineer, climbing, hopes, danger, mountain, survival, adventurer, heroes, escapades, adventure, human spirit ...
Place: himalaya, asia, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: mountain, climbing, rivalry, ambition, love triangle, contests and competitions, wilderness, danger, dream, mountain climbing, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 57K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, mountaineer, adventurer, expedition, adventure, danger, daring rescue, forces of nature, race against time, wilderness, running out of air, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 668
The Climbers (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, scenic
Plot: survival, tragedy, climbing, mountain climbing, expedition, mountaineer, stranded, life & death, friendship between men, human spirit, forces of nature, mountain ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, dog, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, treasure hunt, danger, rivalry, friendship, family, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 898
The Himalayas (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.
Style: suspense, captivating, scenic, psychological, based on true events
Plot: climbing, snow, rescue mission, survivor, survival, expedition, friendship, adventure, human spirit, stranded, natural disaster, forces of nature ...
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: survival, rescue, save the day, danger, race against time, catastrophe, avalanche, mountain, plague, village, adventurer, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 66K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, isolation, danger, ski resort, mountain, stranded, youth, skiing, snow, death, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, exciting, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, danger, youth, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, lake or river, endurance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 531
Sub Zero (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, survival, undercover, daring rescue, adventure, government agency, intrigue, danger, forces of nature, deadly, climbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: survival, airplane, wilderness, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 905
Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 417
Everest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, inter cultural
Plot: mountain, human spirit, adventure, survival, climbing, rebelliousness, danger, forces of nature, escapades, hopes, heroes, journalism ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: mount everest, canada, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: mountain, expedition, world war two, buddhism, culture clash, friendship, self discovery, society, escapades, teachers and students, adventure, human spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.6
 47K
The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adventure, friendship, diving, love affair, competition, danger, rivalry, dolphins, escapades, haunted by the past, ocean, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, sicily, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, daring rescue, forces of nature, danger, opposites attract, isolation, against the odds, save the day ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 49K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival, air disaster, starvation, cannibalism, stranded, danger, human spirit, human nature, against the odds, isolation, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uruguay, andes mountains, latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, contemplative, touching, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, inuit, adventure, mountain, mouse, dog sled, snow, arctic, wolf, survival, biologist, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 110
High Ice (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A park ranger clashes with an egotistical army officer over how to handle a rescue operation to save three rock climbers stranded on a high elevation ledge of a mountain in Washington state.
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, helicopter crash, avalanche, rescue attempt, trapped, helicopter pilot, mountaineer, death of protagonist, family relations, father daughter relationship, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.2
 760
The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, escapades, adventure, cons and scams, rivalry, military, ghost, survival, ship, psychopath, battles, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: starvation, survival, wilderness, pets, adventure, escapades, chases and races, forces of nature, disorder, human spirit, confined, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, one man army, survival, adventurer, bounty hunter, crimes, chase, airplane, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, expedition, adventure, river, heroic mission, escapades, danger, exploration, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: africa, cairo egypt, london, brazil, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: adventure, elephant, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, danger, friendship, friends, movie business, racial slur, filmmaking, animal attack ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, uganda, london, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 2K
Turning Tide (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: sea, adventure, follow your dream, contests and competitions, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, adventurer, ship, human spirit, escapades, around the world, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 2K
Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
Style: captivating, psychological, factual, tense
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, friendship, family relations, danger, death, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%