Movies like King Kong Lives

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King Kong Lives (1986)
 3.9
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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, awful, ridiculous, humorous, cult film, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, king kong, giant ape, adventure, mountain, heroes, miraculous event, captivity, good versus evil, fall in love, adventurer, love affair, experiment gone awry, babies and infants, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, animal life, escapades, gory, deadly, rivalry, rescue, race against time, terminator ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, new york

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Most similar movies to King Kong Lives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and entertaining films with plots about danger, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, rescue and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like King Kong Lives: Dante's Peak (1997), Congo (1995), Fire Birds (1990), Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979), U.S. Seals II (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, volcano, small town, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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 7.2
 389K
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, scenic, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, expedition, adventure, jungle, dinosaur, human animal relationship, rescue, beast, island, gorilla, giant animal, giant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 42K
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, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, adventure, survival, adventurer, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, escapades, daring rescue, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas, tanzania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, battles ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, race against time, ship, catastrophe, adventure, sinking ship, cruise, escapades, danger, shipwreck, rescue, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, animal horror, dangerous animal, expedition, rescue, danger, survival, treasure hunt, research, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 766
U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, terrorism, soldier, crimes, daring rescue, heroes, race against time, military, master warrior, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, adventurer, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, heroes, sword fight, russian, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, nevada, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 16K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, race against time, heroes, battles, military, heroic mission, save the day, danger, war, adventure, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, frogman, 90s
Place: middle east, beirut lebanon, lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, war, state affairs, politics, rebellion, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 577K
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, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, animal attack, adventure, animal horror, island, theme park, catastrophe, survival, heroes, danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 121K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, one man army, heroes, military base, kidnapping, freedom fighter, rambo, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, danger, heroic mission, captivity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, airplane, danger, adventurer, chase, bounty hunter, crimes, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 30K
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: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: island, beast, giant animal, survival, jungle, woman in danger, stowaway, rescue, world trade center, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city, giant ape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.2
 597
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, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: airplane, daring rescue, save the day, government agency, rivalry, hostage, deadly, hostages, danger, terrorism, adventure, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 159
Combustion (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Story: Millwood City engineer Scott Daniels, moved from Houston, investigates a series of mysterious fires. Scott's and Lourie Harper's only son Jesse, who hated the move or dad's youth home, fakes a fever and invites his new girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, rescue, heroic mission, forces of nature, government agency, dishonesty, undercover, save the day, adventure, small town, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, adventure, artifact, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai china, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Tuareg: The Desert Warrior (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a desolate section of the Sahara once ruled by the French, two thirsty men stumble into the camp of a Tuareg warrior where they're given water and shelter. Soldiers from the new Arab government now arrive by Jeep and demand the two men be ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, desert, battles, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, military, danger, politics, survival, confined, war ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 351
White Ghost (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: July '72. Vietnam. Lt. Steve Shepard missing in action. Presumed dead...15 years later he's still there.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, chases and races, master warrior, soldier, danger, espionage, deadly, escapades, military, chase, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, heroes, lone wolves, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, nudity (full frontal - brief), disgraced ...
Time: 1500s, 15th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 39K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, murder, supernatural, chases and races, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, rivalry, undercover, gang, secret agents, missing person, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hunting artifacts attributed to Zenon (an ancient scientist from Atlantis), MacGyver and his old professor end up searching for the lost city.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: volcano, archaeology, hidden treasure, rivalry, danger, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, heroic mission, chases and races, adventure, chase, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, allegory ...
Plot: jungle, island, submarine, dinosaur, contests and competitions, rescue, rivalry, heroes, danger, master villain, journalism, iceberg ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.1
 897
Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, race against time, vengeance, obsession, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A princess is on a quest to unite the five greatest warriors to save her kingdom from a demon sorceress.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorceress, adventure, save the kingdom, heroic mission, destiny, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, legends and myths, vampire, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 1K
The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, adventure, chases and races, hostage, against the odds, heroic mission, teenage life, captivity, prison life, prison, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 14K
American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, soldier, heroes, master warrior, military, chase, one man army, danger, daring rescue, confined, mortal combat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, tough heroes, graphic violence, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%