Movies like The Light at the Edge of the World

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The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
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The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain, Liechtenstein, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that avoids the pirates slaughter soon complicates the situation.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: pirate, island, rape, torture, lighthouse, survival, adventure, confined, graphic violence, good versus evil, danger, isolation, escapades, rivalry, lighthouse keeper, gore, cowboy, cave, shipwreck, violence, gunfight, murder, siege, friend, slaughterhouse ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: latin america, argentina

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Most similar movies to The Light at the Edge of the World

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, confined, rivalry and island mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Light at the Edge of the World: Robinson Crusoe (1997), Black Sails (2014), Stranded (2002), Lord of the Flies (1990), Lord of the Flies (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, baroque
Plot: desert island, survival, island, friendship, shipwreck, adventure, danger, destiny, ocean, cannibal, jungle, stranded on an island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, swashbuckler, gold, pirate ship, captain, bare breasts, treasure, island, killings, treasure hunt, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 714
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, danger, survival, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, isolation, family life, estrangement, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lord of the Flies (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: island, adventure, survival, coming of age, social relations, isolation, human nature, innocence lost, violent, leadership, cruelty, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Lord of the Flies (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Amidst a nuclear war, a plane carrying a group of schoolboys crash lands on a deserted island. With no adult survivors, the boys are forced to fend for themselves. At first they cooperate, but when the they split into two separate camps -- one led ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, wilderness, survival, innocence lost, human nature, rivalry, adolescence vs adulthood, isolation, youth, danger, against the rules, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Island (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: David Warner leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation out in the Caribbean. Michael Caine is a reporter who goes out there with his son to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats. He runs ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, island, survival, kidnapping, rescue, supernatural, isolation, heroic mission, missing person, against the odds, time travel ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, ocean or sea, survival, ocean, escapades, danger, confined, rivalry, hijacking, martial arts ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, rescue, evacuation, volcano, priest, rivalry, one man army, chases and races, danger, race against time, confined, adventurer ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 838
Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, biting
Plot: island, survival, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world, racism, fish out of water, isolation, moral dilemma, power relations, buddies, escapades, confined ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thor: Hammer of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thor along with his friends travels to mysterious island seeking glory and fame. Upon arriving they encounter strange creatures and they start searching the island for answers. Meanwhile Thor keeps seeing visions for a mighty warrior and a big ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Plot: norse mythology, viking, island, heroes, adventure, battles, escapades, rivalry, deadly, danger, imaginary, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 98K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, adventure, rape, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, danger, rescue, murder, hunting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 948
Crusoe (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: survival, desert island, island, shipwreck, isolation, fish out of water, confined, adventure, escapades, stranded, tropical island, marooned ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Mysterious Island (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Cameroon
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1865, The American Civil War: Five POW manage to escape by balloon from Fort Richmond. Caught in a storm and with the balloon damaged they find themselves 'shipwrecked' on a volcanic desert island somewhere in the Pacific. Just before ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: island, adventure, danger, escapades, pirate, submarine, chimpanzee
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Robinson Crusoe (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck.
Style: humorous, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, island, isolation, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, shipwreck, stranded, pets, confined, cannibalism, slavery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, danger, rivalry, escapades, infidelity, island, village, gold, swashbuckler, greed ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 935
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, rescue, missing person, confined, danger, teenage rape, rape, standoff, showdown, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, wyoming, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 334
Edge of Honor (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of scouts stumble onto a cache of stolen weapons hidden in a forest. They meet up with a girl and get involved with the men who originally stole the weapons. The men try to shoot the scouts every time - but are thwarted at the end.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, weapons, lumberjack, forest, dead children, heroes, confined, adventure, escapades, chases and races, danger, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 3.9
 514
The Crew (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Still depressed over the suicide of his mother, Bill has no idea that he's in for a wild ride when he and his wife Jennifer board the yacht owned by her bigoted lawyer brother. Along for the trip: a rock musician and his wife, as well as the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: hostage, rescue, hostages, survival, captivity, isolation, forces of nature, adventure, confined, danger, husband wife relationship, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, colonialism, lion, heroes, adventurer, culture clash, bridge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 ⇓
28%
 5.3
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Opposing Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of elite soldiers, including one woman, sign up for the ultimate training mission. The group parachutes onto a remote island, where their objective is to reach the safety zone before the "opposing force" captures them. Everything ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, island, isolation, military, soldier, bondage, psychopath, sexual abuse, war, escapades, captivity, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fishing Without Nets (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Kenya, Somalia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Somalia, principled, young husband and father Abdi turns to piracy to support his family. While his wife and child wait for him in Yemen, an outdated and fragile satellite phone is his only connection to all he truly values. Abdi and his fellow ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: moral dilemma, surrender, hijacking, crimes, pirate, confined, danger, piracy, escape, rivalry, graphic violence, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, woman in danger, gang, deadly, chases and races, captivity, confined, escapades, danger, chase ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 255
Hero's Island (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family shipwrecked on an island must deal with escaped convicts and pirates.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, pirate, murder, battles, woman in danger, siblings relations, against the odds, dangerous attraction, heroes, adventure, anti war, frame up ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: adventure, survival, village, wilderness, murder, on the run, crimes, danger, eskimo indian, righting the wronged, escapades, opposites attract ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, rivalry, crimes, danger, supernatural, woman in danger, destiny, survival, gory, cons and scams, ancient mystery, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Plot: rebellion, against the odds, adventure, escapades, rivalry, adventurer, heroes, danger, injustice, island, army, seductress ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 427
Survive! (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: survival, mountain, catastrophe, air disaster, cannibalism, danger, gory, confined, heroes, adventure, escapades, wilderness ...
Time: 70s
Place: andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%