Movies like King Kong

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King Kong (2005)
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic, scenic, psychotronic, emotional, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: monster, expedition, giant animal, beast, adventure, jungle, dinosaur, dangerous animal, human animal relationship, gorilla, rescue, island, king kong, giant, creature, woman in danger, escape, giant insect, danger, filmmaking, film within a film, impossible love, lost world, heroes, adventurer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to King Kong

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, entertaining and psychotronic films with plots about adventure, danger, catastrophe, escapades, dialogue, mentor and chase mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like King Kong: Kong: Skull Island (2017), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Rampage (2018), Jurassic Park (1993), Mighty Joe Young (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, expedition, giant monster, creature, survival, giant creature, island, monster versus monster, gorilla, prehistoric creature, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: pacific ocean, bangkok thailand, thailand, washington d.c., vietnam
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89%
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: absurd, scenic, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: jungle, tarzan, feral child, animal attack, gorilla, slavery, revenge, survival, betrayal, brutality, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: africa, london, united kingdom, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, creature feature, mutation, giant monster, destruction, giant animal, animal attack, chase, giant creature, transformation, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: everglades, los angeles, missouri, wyoming, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 903K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, island, fantasy world, team, survival, animal attack, amusement park, theme park, natural disaster, tyrannosaurus rex, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, intense, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, giant animal, jungle, adventure, chase, animal, friendship, beast, poacher, dangerous animal, danger, animals ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, uganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
80%
 4.8
 100K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru, Brazil
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, survival, animal horror, giant snake, amazon river, boat, obsessive quest, lake or river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 31K
King Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: beast, island, giant animal, survival, jungle, woman in danger, rescue, stowaway, world trade center manhattan new york city, giant snake, world trade center, king kong ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, scenic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, animal attack, animal horror, adventure, tyrannosaurus rex, amusement park, theme park, island, genetics, survival, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
50%
King Kong Lives (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, king kong, giant ape, military, giant animal, heart transplant, adventure, chases and races, danger, rescue, babies and infants, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: borneo, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 298K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, harsh, tense, serious ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, native, adventure, death, solar eclipse, warrior, prophecy, jungle ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, dangerous animal, survival, animal horror, treasure hunt, expedition, danger, rescue, research, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, borneo, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, jungle, adventurer, dangerous animal, adventure, deadly creature, survival, scientist, escapades, discovery, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, boys' night, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, forces of nature, isolation, adventurer, escapades, supernatural, chases and races ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 29K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crocodile, monster, dangerous animal, animal horror, animal attack, gory, tourist, danger, survival, river, isolation, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ 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: 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%
 6.4
 217K
Predators (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, deadly creature, evil alien, monster, jungle, space and aliens, soldier, hunting, warrior, hi-tech, survival, alien planet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
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Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, giant, giant creature, godzilla, deadly creature, tsunami, destruction, dinosaur, prehistoric creature, military, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a 7 year hiatus, Godzilla returned to the screen to take on King Kong in the 3rd film in the Godzilla franchise. A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, allegory ...
Plot: jungle, island, submarine, dinosaur, rescue, rivalry, escapades, journalism, danger, heroes, wiretap, iceberg ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mighty Peking Man (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Word of a monster ape ten stories tall living in the Himalayas reaches fortune hunters in Hong Kong. They travel to India to capture it, but wild animals and quicksand dissuade all but Johnny, an adventurer with a broken heart. He finds the monster ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, escapades, imaginary, danger, dangerous animal, daring rescue, adventurer, superhuman powers, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, india, himalaya, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond between her and Tarzan. When the expedition is captured ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, erotic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, tarzan, kidnapping, feral man, adventure, dangerous animal, crimes, fugitives, rescue, deadly, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: africa, west africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, satirical, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, expedition, ocean, pirate, dysfunctional family, adventurer, ocean or sea, loss of friend, submarine, adventure, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Emerald Forest (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: jungle, jaguar, tribe, adoption, child abduction, kidnapping, missing person, cannibalism, amazon, rain forest, deforestation, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 55K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, expedition, danger, forces of nature, underground, adventure, deathtrap, panic, struggle for survival, death, underwater cave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, courage, archaeology, treasure, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, peru ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 106K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, fairy, black magic, prophecy, queen, magic, heroic mission, wizards, castle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 128K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, heroic mission, danger, pyramid, wilderness, cave, redemption, legends and myths, mammoth, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archaeology, adventure, artifact, adventurer, good versus evil, danger, child driving car, treasure, tombs and skeletons, crocodile ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai china, shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%