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Mysterious Island (1961)
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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 '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' .
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, serious, psychotronic, nostalgic, light, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, island, castaway, american civil war, adventure, stranded, escape, jules verne, ocean, danger, isolation, race against time, daring rescue, dangerous animal, sea disaster, confined, forces of nature, giant animal, pirate, balloon, giant bird, beast, family, friendship, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865, 50s, 1950s
Place: pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, psychotronic and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, island, survival and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Mysterious Island: At the Earth's Core (1976), The Water Horse (2007), Inkheart (2008), In Search of the Castaways (1962), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: castaway, island, adventure, pirate, prison, survival, stranded, escapades, danger, rescue, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 1860s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, american civil war, imaginary, adventure, deadly creature, monster, escape, runaway, stranded, escapades, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
At the Earth's Core (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: cave, subterranean, monster, cave woman, quicksand, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, dangerous animal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, prehistory, victorian, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, fantasy world, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, volcano, mysterious place, cave, danger, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Water Horse (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, twists and turns, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sea monster, adventure, world war two, young heroes, friendship, underwater, child protagonist, mythology, egg, rescue from drowning, boat, underwater scene ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, fictional reality, wizards, parents and children, imaginary, book, young heroes, family, disappearance, family relations, writers ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Some survivors of a drowning ship are rescued by Captain Nemo and his submarine crew. They are taken to an underwater city, where they may be trapped for the rest of their lives.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: utopia, underwater scene, underwater, ocean, submarine, adventure, race against time, danger, chases and races, confined, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: island, adventure, danger, escapades, pirate, submarine, chimpanzee
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills and Maurice Chevalier in a tale about a worldwide search for a shipwrecked sea captain. The film was directed by Robert Stevenson from a screenplay by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scenic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, treasure hunt, ship, family, survival, missing person, heroic mission, rescue, friendship, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1850s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: australia, south america, new zealand, latin america, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, evil alien, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, fantasy world, lost city, island, jungle, atlantis, gold, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission, jules verne ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, island, adventure, heroes, survival, isolation, fall in love, danger, youth, confined, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 33K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, family relations, adventure, danger, exotic island, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, little girl, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 63K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, survival, danger, uncover truth, puzzle, save the day, ancient mystery, cave, steampunk, mayor, underground ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, adventurer, adventure, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Island at the Top of the World (1974)
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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspense
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: island, wilderness, danger, adventurer, rescue, arctic, viking, ancient mystery, archaeologist, missing child, killer whale, survival ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s
Place: iceland, london, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: island, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, monster, cave woman, caveman, expedition, ship, rescue, spider, adventure, volcano ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 2K
Screamers (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, sea monster, mutant, mad scientist, island, survival, experiment gone awry, confined, supernatural, isolation, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airplane, stowaway, island, aviation, castaway, space and aliens, misfit, dangerous animal, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.2
 1K
Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, underwater, adventure, mutant, submarine, survival, underwater scene, military, save the day, race against time, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, taiwan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, tense, talky, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greek mythology, adventurer, monster, adventure, skeleton, treasure hunt, heroes, prophecy, expedition, race against time, rescue, ship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 715
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 ⇓
31%
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, survival, giant creature, creature, giant monster, island, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1973, 1940s
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, vietnam, washington d.c., thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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First Men in the Moon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old ...
Style: stylized, serious, psychotronic, fairy tale, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, astronaut, passenger, extinction, adventure, adventurer, escapades, rescue, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1890s ...
Place: europe, england, ussr, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, boy dog relationship, pets, friendship, dog, young heroes, danger, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, desert island, shipwreck, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 3K
Shipwrecked (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Norway, Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.
Style: serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: ship, island, pirate, rescue, stowaway, child in peril, daring rescue, family, adventurer, heroes, gang, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, underwater scene, shipwreck, professor, sailor, ocean or sea, ocean, obsessive quest, chases and races, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, jungle, adventurer, stranded on an island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%