Movies like Kidnapped 1995

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Kidnapped (1995)
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Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart accidentally boards the ship, he takes David along on his escape back to Edinburgh. They part and meet again repeatedly, mutually helpful against the Redcoats and respectful, although David is loyal to the English crown, but learns about its cruel oppression. Both ultimately face their adversaries.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, school, adventure, pirate, crimes, ship, ocean, heroes, ocean or sea, confined, soldier, missing person, orphan, adventurer, danger, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, corrupted ruler, prison, fight, king, family relations, sword, knife ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe

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Most similar movies to Kidnapped

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, crimes and kidnapping mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Kidnapped: Follow the River (1995), Pirates of the 20th Century (1980), Treasure Island (2012), Sky Riders (1976), Crossbones (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, americana, captivity, culture clash, colonialism, society, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, pirate, rivalry, daring rescue, adventurer, rescue, danger, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: ship, kidnapping, intrigue, dishonesty, betrayal, rescue, escapades, adventure, orphan, danger, adventurer, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Pirates of the 20th Century (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Soviet cargo ship carrying medical opium gets attacked by pirates of an unknown nationality. The crew is left to die on a sinking ship but they manage to escape and now must fight the pirates for survival.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, survival, ocean or sea, ocean, escapades, danger, confined, rivalry, hijacking, martial arts ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: island, expedition, treasure hunt, pirate, treasure map, ship, adventurer, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, monastery, hostage, hang glider, castle, escapades, confined, politics, adventure, daring rescue, heroes, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: pirate, island, adventure, escapades, crimes, danger, rivalry, notoriety, outlaw, criminal, terrorizing, treasure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the ...
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, gangsters, assassination attempt, crimes, rivalry, confined, danger, master warrior, deadly, escapades, one man army, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Norseman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: viking, rescue, ocean, opposites attract, heroes, adventure, confined, escapades, rivalry, danger, state affairs, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, airplane, survival, danger, adventurer, bounty hunter, chase, crimes, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: katana, snake, master warrior, one man army, dishonesty, crimes, samurai, gangsters, vengeance, village, kidnapping, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 555
Toy Soldiers (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, danger, crimes, daring rescue, hostages, adventure, escapades, military, soldier, basic training, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, daring rescue, drug dealing, crimes, heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, lone wolves, addiction, city life, fight ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 555
Beyond Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman's ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain, kidnaps their teenage son and brings him back to Morocco, where the boy is to be made the leader of the tribe. The child's mother hires a mercenary to get her son and bring him ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, kidnapping, desert, tough heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, vengeance, missing person, heroic mission, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: rebellion, injustice, adventure, escapades, rivalry, adventurer, heroes, danger, against the odds, island, female nudity, british officer ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, kidnapping, murder, deadly, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, lone wolves, gangsters, escapades, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, adventure, rescue, missing person, danger, deadly, escapades, military, jungle, government coverup, secret base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
 202
Atlas (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Evil king Praximedes convinces superhero Atlas to fight for him, but Atlas eventually sees the king's true nature and turns against him.
Style: suspenseful, epic, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, adventure, soldier, state affairs, rivalry, superhero, battles, battle zone, woman in danger, legends and myths, heroic mission, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: desert, revolutionary, arab, fugitives, military, rebellion, chases and races, danger, political unrest, tough heroes, revolution, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, mad scientist, betrayal, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1965, 1960s, year 1945 ...
Place: south america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, political unrest, danger, assassination, soldier, military, deadly, save the day, strong violent content, crimes, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Kenau (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, adventure, folk hero, heroes, leadership, military, danger, escapades, soldier, strong female presence, execution, female nudity ...
Time: 16th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 4K
Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, disguise ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, state affairs, confined, political conspiracy, racism, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, danger, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, island, adventure, danger, adventurer, destiny, stranded on an island, ocean, jungle ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 762
Stormforce (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Na een ‘incidentje’ tijdens een receptie voor de hoogste legertop wordt duiker Rick Symons naar het 40ste Search and Rescue smaldeel in Koksijde gestuurd. Rick wordt er opgenomen in een even competente als aparte Sea King crew. Zijn grootste ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, danger, adventure, mission gone awry, demotion, partners, lone wolves, escapades, rescue mission, navy, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Delta Factor (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action-packed espionage thriller based on a book by Mickey Spillane. A man who has been framed for a large-scale robbery escapes from prison, but is caught and given a choice between returning behind bars and working for the CIA. He is enlisted to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, prison, kidnapping, island, cia, chase, drug dealing, criminal heroes, dishonesty, special agents, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 657
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, hostage, terrorism, government agency, danger, deadly, rivalry, hostages, adventure, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%