Movies like National Treasure

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National Treasure (2004)
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, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, legends and myths, ancient, treasure hunter, archaeology, obsessive quest, artifact, secret place, map, tomb, heroic mission, journey, tombs and skeletons, expedition, cave, theft, outsmarting, illuminati, evil, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, 70s, 19th century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., philadelphia, new york, jerusalem, boston, pennsylvania ...

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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 escapades, adventure, treasure hunt, danger, chase, mentor and treasure mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like National Treasure: Sahara (2005), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Fool's Gold (2008), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, ancient mystery, adventurer, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, artifact, archaeology, white house, adventure, escapades, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1865, 1860s, 2000s ...
Place: paris france, london, virginia, france, washington d.c. ...
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Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, explorer, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, nigeria, egypt
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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, clever, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, riddles and clues, holy grail, investigation, adventure, uncover truth, christianity, secret society, religions or cults, mystery, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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: adventurer, treasure hunt, archaeologist, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, treasure, escape, courage, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, year 1912, year 1938
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, turkey ...
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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, archaeology, artifact, chase, tombs and skeletons, jungle, heroes, sword fight ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: peru, latin america, mexico city, usa, south america ...
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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, breathtaking, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, treasure, courage, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, usa ...
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archaeology, adventure, artifact, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, good versus evil, treasure, crocodile, deathtrap, mine ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1984
Place: india, china, shanghai
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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, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, fantasy world, adventure, female protagonist, kick-butt women, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
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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, ridiculous, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, boys' night, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, sunken treasure, adventurer, obsessive quest, treasure, yacht, escapades, ex husband ex wife relationship, beautiful scenery, treasure hunter, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, spain, florida, chicago illinois ...
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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, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, female protagonist, archaeologist, artifact, treasure, fantasy world, tomb, adventure, heroic mission, solar eclipse, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: cambodia, venice, iceland, siberia, egypt
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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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, save the world, obsessive quest, university, friendship, escapades, friends ...
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: mummy, archaeology, adventurer, adventure, ancient egypt, archaeologist, treasure hunt, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
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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, illuminati, religions or cults, secret society, investigation, ancient, symbolism, murder, professor, mastermind, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, europe, italy, harvard university ...
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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, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, tough guy, treasure, gold, adventure, bounty hunter, lone hero, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
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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, teens, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, archaeologist, novelist, escapades, lifestyle, writer's life, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, treasure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
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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: treasure hunt, archaeologist, treasure map, ancient mystery, adventurer, ancient egypt, adventure, relic, lost treasure, riddles and clues, mythology, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east, syria, turkey, france ...
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, stranded, romance, chase, treasure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1984
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
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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, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, supernatural, good versus evil, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, tomb, reincarnation, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, england, middle east, europe ...
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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, captivating, entertaining, light, sincere ...
Plot: treasure, lost treasure, treasure hunt, underground, island, father son relationship, family relations, missing person, teenage boy, summer, adventure, rivalry ...
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The Librarians (2014)
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: family outing, teens
Plot: magic, artifact, archaeologist, good versus evil, librarian, magical, library, treasure hunt, friendship, historian, heroine, thief ...
Time: 2010s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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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: clever, captivating, exciting, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, intelligence, sherlock holmes, steampunk, investigation, private detective, prodigy, master criminal, adventure, partners, talented, clue ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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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: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, pirate, heroes, adventure, world spanning, deathtrap, disorder, secret place, escapades, battlefield, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1919, year 1918
Place: egypt
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, adventurer, riddles and clues, young heroes, amateur detective, escapades, journey, reporter, captain, treasure map ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1940s, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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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, dark fantasy, humorous, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, journey, supernatural, swashbuckler, friendship, courage, sailboat, fantasy world, sword fight, determination ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, singapore
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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, breathtaking, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, expedition, adventurer, obsessive quest, dinosaur, cave, adventure, mysterious place, volcano, natural disaster, rescue, underground ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, mermaid, adventurer, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, mythical creature, escape, captain, treasure, fantasy world ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: spain, england, caribbean, london
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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, semi serious, stylized, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, strong female character, archaeologist, egyptology, obsessive quest, adventure, pterodactyl, dinosaur, monster, tomb, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe, egypt
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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: realistic, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, giant spider, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, chase, quicksand, escapades, secret place, rescue, deathtrap, artifact ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa, ottoman empire
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Relic Hunter (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Relic Hunter is an anglophone Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. Actress Lindy Booth also starred for the first two seasons; Tanja Reichert replaced her for the third. It was inspired by the success of the video ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: artifact, treasure hunt, relic, archaeologist, escapades, martial arts, treasure, adventurer, heroes, woman, curses spells and rituals, museum ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
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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, riddles and clues, religions or cults, adventure, treasure hunt, memory loss, conspiracy theory, biohazard, museum, graphic violence, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence, venice, turkey ...
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