Movies like King Kong

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King Kong (2005)
 7.2
 385K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, 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, epic, stylized, scenic, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, remake of cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: monster, expedition, adventure, dinosaur, jungle, island, beast, rescue, gorilla, human animal relationship, giant animal, giant, woman in danger, danger, exotic island, young woman, impossible love, dangerous animal, fantasy world, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, giant insect, anti heroes, skyscraper, actress ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building 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, humorous and serious films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor and jungle mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like King Kong: Kong: Skull Island (2017), Jurassic Park (1993), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Anaconda (1997), The Dinosaur Project (2012). 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, absurd, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, survival, island, expedition, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, creature, danger, bomb, giant monster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, thailand, vietnam, washington d.c.
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100%
 8.1
 847K
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, intense, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, island, team, survival, natural disaster, theme park, animal attack, dangerous animal, scientist, triceratops ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 29K
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: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant animal, island, survival, beast, jungle, woman in danger, stowaway, rescue, ship, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city, world trade center ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, giant animal, jungle, adventure, chase, friendship, poacher, dangerous animal, beast, danger, animals, animal ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, uganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 94K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, giant snake, amazon river, survival, lake or river, boat, animal horror, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, cryptozoology, adventurer, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, survival, scientist, discovery, legends and myths, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, adventure, heroes, gory, animal life, terminator, mountain, fall in love, miraculous event, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, new york
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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, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, island, rescue, escapades, jungle, mission, dinosaur, gold, lost city, giant, hurricane ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, stowaway, experiment gone awry, child in peril, hunting, rescue, expedition, genetic engineering, capture, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, kenya, california, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 286K
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, intense, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, adventure, native, solar eclipse, prophecy, death, sacrifice, warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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: scenic, tense, exciting, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: tarzan, jungle, feral child, betrayal, chase, good versus evil, greed, deception, colonialism, battles, friendship, escape ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: africa, london, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 570K
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, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, animal attack, island, theme park, survival, human animal relationship, catastrophe, experiment gone awry, amusement park, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 209K
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: deadly creature, evil alien, alien, jungle, monster, warrior, soldier, survival, space and aliens, survivor, danger, invisibility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 370K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, monster, prehistoric creature, destruction, godzilla, giant, deadly creature, tsunami, chaos, dinosaur, giant creature, nuclear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, quarry, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 97 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, godzilla, helicopter, giant monster, lost world, submarine, dinosaur, rivalry, heroic mission, iceberg, wrestling ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, jungle, treasure, fall in love, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, self discovery, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: 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: adventurer, rivalry, expedition, ocean or sea, pirate, loss of friend, submarine, dysfunctional family, adventure, vengeance, friendship, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
Place: italy
⇓ 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, teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, imaginary, daring rescue, dangerous animal, deadly creature, adventurer, escapades, danger, superhuman powers, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, india, himalaya, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: tarzan, jungle, kidnapping, feral man, adventure, escapades, fugitives, rescue, crimes, dangerous animal, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: jungle, jaguar, adoption, kidnapping, missing person, cannibalism, tribe, amazon, rain forest, deforestation, adventure, amazon rainforest ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, animal horror, snake, adventure, expedition, rescue, danger, survival, treasure hunt, research, betrayal, paralysis ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, isolation, forces of nature, adventurer, supernatural, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 53K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, underwater, underground, deathtrap, water, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, dinosaur, expedition, volcano, adventure, cave, obsessive quest, danger, research, mysterious place, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: island, survival, initially antagonists, stranded, adventure, jungle, opposites attract, air disaster, love and romance, battle of the sexes, fall in love, castaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york
⇓ 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, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, dangerous animal, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ 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, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, rescue, island, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, pterodactyl, dangerous animal, danger, jungle, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 7th film in the Godzilla series. After being caught in a storm in the south seas, several teenagers and thief arrive on an island where natives have been enslaved by a terrorist organization. They also discover a sleeping Godzilla and decide to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: island, godzilla, giant monster, moth, adventure, catastrophe, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades, chaos, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ 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: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, archaeology, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, map, courage, expedition ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 124K
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, heroic mission, daring rescue, pyramid, hunter, wilderness, redemption, danger, legends and myths, destiny, jungle ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%