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Mysterious Island (2005)
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Mysterious Island (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Thailand, Germany
Duration: 172 min.
Story: During the Civil War five survivors escape from a prison camp in Richmond, Virginia by hot air balloon and find themselves on an uncharted island in the Pacific. Far from any kind of known civilization, the island is inhabited with carnivorous monsters, bloodthirsty pirates, and mad genius Captain Nemo (Patrick Stewart), who lives on the island for his own secretive ends.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, castaway, adventure, pirate, prison, survival, stranded, dangerous animal, adventurer, danger, escapades, rivalry, rescue, giant spider, jules verne, scientist, obsession, search party, treasure, mother daughter relationship, scorpion, giant snake, twins, heroes, prodigy ...
Time: 1860s
Place: virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, psychotronic and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, rescue, island and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Mysterious Island: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997), The Land That Time Forgot (2009), Mandrake (2010), King of the Lost World (2005), The Land That Time Forgot (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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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
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Mysterious Island (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cinematic adaptation of Jules Verne's 1874 novel "The Mysterious Island", the story begins during the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia. Five northern POWs make the decision to escape the ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: beast, fantasy world, runaway, escapades, catastrophe, escape, survival, deadly creature, imaginary, american civil war, race against time, sea disaster ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, underwater scene, shipwreck, professor, sailor, jules verne, ocean or sea, ocean, isolation, obsessive quest, chases and races ...
Time: 1860s
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Mysterious Island (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, island, castaway, american civil war, jules verne, ocean, adventure, stranded, escape, giant animal, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865, 50s, 1950s
Place: pacific ocean
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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, twists and turns, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, cave, imaginary, volcano, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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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
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Mandrake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expedition led by adventurer Darren McCall and funded by the wealthy Harry Vargas braves the impenetrable jungle to retrieve a fabled bejeweled dagger from an ancient burial ground. But pulling the dagger from its rightful resting place awakens ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: curse, chaos, survival, adventurer, danger, jungle, adventure, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal, ritual, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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King of the Lost World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: jungle, parallel world, human sacrifice, save the world, obsessive quest, airplane, supernatural, danger, adventurer, space travel, scorpion, space and aliens ...
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, dinosaur, volcano, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, danger, adventure, adventurer, ocean, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
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100%
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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30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: submarine, heroes, adventurer, heroic mission, obsession, obsessive quest, supernatural, daring rescue, danger, escapades, underwater, chaos ...
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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: 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
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Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
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Place: wales
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, suspense
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s
Place: france, iceland, england, london
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100%
Age of the Dragons (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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