Movies like National Treasure

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National Treasure (2004)
 6.9
 305K
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic, realistic, intellectual, stylized, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, treasure, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, artifact, treasure hunter, tomb, map, legends and myths, ancient, journey, secret place, search, heroic mission, archaeology, danger, escapades, tombs and skeletons, expedition, theft, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., philadelphia, new york, jerusalem, boston, new jersey ...

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Most similar movies to National Treasure

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, humorous and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, treasure hunt, danger, gun, chase and mentor mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like National Treasure: The Da Vinci Code (2006), Sahara (2005), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Angels & Demons (2009), The Mummy (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, treasure, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, archaeology, secret, letter, race against time, artifact, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 1860s ...
Place: paris france, london, washington d.c., big ben london, south dakota ...
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100%
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, holy grail, conspiracy, christianity, adventure, riddles and clues, uncover truth, secrets, investigation, vatican, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.0
 93K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, good versus evil, escapades, danger, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
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, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, adventure, artifact, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, crocodile ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai china, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, artifact, archaeology, 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 ⇓
83%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, courage, good versus evil, treasure, archaeology ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, adventurer, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, escape, courage, father son relationship, ancient, underwater ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, 30s, year 1912 ...
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, fantasy world, treasure hunt, archaeology, sexy woman, treasure map, heroic mission, adventurer, good versus evil, danger, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 275K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, vatican, religions or cults, illuminati, secret society, ancient, search, danger, investigation, professor, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, geneva switzerland, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.0
 392K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeology, adventurer, mummy, treasure hunt, archaeologist, deadly creature, ancient egypt, adventure, tomb, curses spells and rituals, treasure, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, save the world, archaeology, adventure, friendship, friends, heroic mission, good versus evil, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, treasure, artifact, fantasy world, archaeologist, tomb, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, female protagonist, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, iceland, cambodia, siberia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit is a 2008 American miniseries. It consists of three parts: Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit, Jack Hunter and the Quest for Akhenaten's Tomb and Jack Hunter and the Star of Heaven.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, treasure map, adventurer, ancient mystery, ancient egypt, adventure, danger, relic, lost treasure, riddles and clues, mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east, syria, turkey, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 585K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, clever, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, private detective, intelligence, investigation, sherlock holmes, adventure, partners, master criminal, prodigy, talented, hotshot hero ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 101K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, gold, lone hero, bounty hunter, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 74K
Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, entertaining, scenic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, escapades, boat, yacht, ocean or sea, rivalry, sunken treasure, beautiful scenery, cave, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, happy ending, novelist, escapades, archaeologist, writer's life, lifestyle, treasure, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Filmed on location in South Africa, a retelling of H. Rider Haggard's classic novel "King Solomon's Mines," featuring the adventurer who was the inspiration for Indiana Jones.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: rescue, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, secret place, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, wild ride, heroes, male female relationship, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Finds Indy vagabonding around the South Pacific on a treasure hunt for a fabled lost diamond. The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, pirate, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, world spanning, disorder, deathtrap, secret place, last stand ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, year 1918, year 1919
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: ancient egypt, mummy, archaeology, reincarnation, supernatural, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, monster, good versus evil, immortality ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, europe, england, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 314K
The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, alcatraz, fbi, crimes, hostage, chases and races, marines, prison, escape, hostages, commander, mercenary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon. As the kidnappers, led ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, adventurer, giant spider, treasure hunt, adventure, quicksand, escapades, secret place, deathtrap, rescue, chase, puzzle ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, colourful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, adventurer, riddles and clues, escapades, young heroes, amateur detective, journey, reporter, ship captain, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1949, 1940s ...
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, rescue, heroes, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, catastrophe, danger, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 915
Lost & Found (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, light, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, underground, island, lost treasure, family relations, father son relationship, teenage boy, missing person, summer, adventure, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: ship, pirate, journey, adventure, supernatural, friendship, friends, determination, swashbuckler, immortality, danger, afterlife ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, strong female character, adventure, archaeologist, obsessive quest, pterodactyl, monster, dinosaur, expedition, tomb, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.3
 19K
The Librarians (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Based on the series of "The Librarian" movies.
Style: captivating, breathtaking, twists and turns, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: artifact, archaeologist, magic, good versus evil, treasure hunt, magical, friendship, library, thief, librarian, historian, heroine ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 160K
Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, adventure, danger, religions or cults, memory loss, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, conspiracy theory, museum, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, florence, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, humorous, colourful, semi serious, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: ship, adventure, pirate, curses spells and rituals, pirate ship, british empire, treasure, sea battle, weirdo, gold, ocean or sea, captain ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%