Movies like Mutiny on the Bounty

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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.
Style: epic, psychological, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, breathtaking, unusual plot structure, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, ship, sailboat, ocean, mutiny, betrayal, captain, leadership, brutality, sea, rebelliousness, military, crew, survival, journey, tyrant, historical event, corporal punishment, language barrier, catastrophe, distopia, nature, island, jesus, death ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 60s, 1930s, georgian era, 70s, 1960s
Place: tahiti, england, europe

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Most similar movies to Mutiny on the Bounty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, ocean, danger, betrayal and sea mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Mutiny on the Bounty: The Bounty (1984), Longitude (2000), Damn the Defiant! (1962), Hornblower: Mutiny (2001), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: island, ship, mutiny, betrayal, sea, storm at sea, survival, sailboat, adventure, murder, sea captain, journey ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s, year 1984, georgian era
Place: england, tahiti, pacific ocean, europe
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100%
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, sea battle, navy, adventure, leadership, battles, naval battle, heroic mission, sailboat, escapades, naturalist ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, france, brazil, europe, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: inventor, sea, sailboat, british navy, ocean, adventure, against the odds, military life, sea disaster, escapades, father son relationship, sailing ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes this difficult, and when the captain is disabled, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, pirate, british navy, navy, mutiny, sea, royal navy, sailing, french revolution, sea battle, ocean ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hornblower: Mutiny (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, british navy, naval battle, leadership, navy, war, military, adventure, military life, heroes, commander ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: west indies, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: adventurer, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, rebelliousness, betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, ocean, royal family, storm, sword duel ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, latin america, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, epic, factual, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquistador, adventurer, renaissance, adventure, native americans, medieval, jungle, state affairs, military, against the odds, obsessive quest, royal family ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, year 1941
Place: spain, haiti, caribbean, latin america, europe ...
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39%
 6.2
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: sea, historical event, intrigue, ship, kidnapping, escapades, adventurer, betrayal, rescue, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: scenic, exciting, suspense, captivating, factual ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, sea, whale, shipwreck, starvation, dangerous animal, castaway, lost at sea, natural disaster, disaster ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era ...
Place: ecuador, pacific ocean, new england, south america, massachusetts
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38%
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, factual, talky, serious ...
Plot: revolution, battles, political unrest, royal family, politics, king, tyranny, military, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 80s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, ireland, scotland, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A team of maritime salvage workers are about to embark on a recovery dive. However the 1883 Krakatoa Volcano eruption provides more pressing problems.
Style: epic, tense, serious, suspenseful, 70mm film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, volcano, tsunami, boat, natural disaster, exotic locale, rescue, ship, sunken treasure, adventurer, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: indonesia, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: battles, adventure, folk hero, leadership, escapades, heroes, military, businesswoman, siege, rebellion, patriot, good versus evil ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, factual, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, british empire, politics, british army, anti war, british history, british soldier, visceral, battlefield, tragic hero, battles, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 60s, 70s
Place: russia, england, london, canada, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: survival, sailing, ocean, cons and scams, obsession, ship, tough heroes, cause and meaning, friends, battles, psychopath, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Billy Budd (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Style: tense, emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mutiny, ship, navy, injustice, napoleonic wars, british navy, courtroom drama, crimes, betrayal, ship captain, military life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, expedition, friendship, adventure, betrayal, river, heroic mission, escapades, gay, exploration, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: africa, england, egypt, brazil, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, desert island, shipwreck, stranded on an island, island, adventure, friendship, destiny, ocean, adventurer, jungle, cannibal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: harsh, realistic, exciting, inspirational, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ocean, survival, shark, adventurer, raft, expedition, sea voyage, adventure, sailing, obsessive quest, boat, travel ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, peru, usa, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Lord Jim (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Style: sexy, tense, brutal, breathtaking, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, guilt, betrayal, cowardice, shame, honor, violence, relationships, runaway, british, weapons, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 80s
Place: indonesia, cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, ship, british navy, duel, adventurer, navy, adventure, battles, military, bully, french revolution, sea ...
Time: 18th century
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36%
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Britannic (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It was the sister ship of the infamous Titanic... and its final destiny was the same. Experience the true untold story of Britannic, a tumultuous, epic voyage of human passion, courage and betrayal aboard an ill-fated ocean liner bound for a ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, titanic, world war one, espionage, betrayal, military, cruise, survival, secret agents, escapades, undercover, panic ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, sexy, serious, breathtaking, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventure, battles, sword fight, antiquity, soldier, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership ...
Time: ancient times, 60s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, egypt, europe
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36%
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
Style: sexual, sexy, melancholic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: island, tropical island, coming of age, teenager, adventure, survival, love affair, teenage pregnancy, castaway, children, stranded on an island, romance ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: ship, castaway, adventure, sailing, survival, lone wolves, self discovery, isolation, storm at sea, sea, violence, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
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35%
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prison, revenge, ancient, historical event, frame up, false accusation, betrayal, falsely accused, island, redemption, hidden identity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
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35%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: harsh, suspense, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, air disaster, airplane, pilot, adventure, disaster, aviation, thirst, isolation, crew, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, sexy, visually appealing, realistic ...
Plot: native american, indians, army, american history, american indian, colonial america, native americans, freedom, adventure, revenge, colonialism, war ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, captivity, americana, culture clash, native american, colonialism, colonial america, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: feel good, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, adventurer, french revolution, adventure, sea, sailing, war hero, pirate, military, heroes, execution ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, disaster, rescue, drowning, daring rescue, survival, adventure, heroes, save the day, tough heroes, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%