Movies like Paradise 1982

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Paradise (1982)
 4.9
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Paradise (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After their caravan is attacked and their respective families butchered by Arab marauders, teenagers David and Sarah flee across the desert. But the desert is filled with danger from the elements, animals and the unwholesome appetite of the Jackal, a sheik who wants Sarah for himself. However, the desert also holds temptation and love. David and Sarah hide out in an oasis and build a life for themselves, discovering each other in new ways.
Style: serious, captivating, erotic, sexual, realistic
Plot: desert, love, adventure, love and romance, danger, young lovers, sexual relations, romance, temptation, escape, teenager, teenage love, confined, kidnapping, captivity, chases and races, pregnancy, teenage sex, female nudity, sex scene, abduction, masturbation, muslim, swimming, arab ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and exciting films with plots about adventure, love and romance, romance, escapades, female nudity, culture clash and love mostly in Romance, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Paradise: The Blue Lagoon (1980), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), First Desires (1983), Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996), Samsara (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, romantic, captivating, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: island, first sex, love and romance, teenage love, stranded, sea disaster, fall in love, adventure, friendship, masturbation, teenager, coming of age ...
Time: victorian, 20th century, 70s, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: pacific ocean, san francisco
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100%
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: realistic, serious, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: island, love affair, adventure, survival, romance, love and romance, danger, ocean or sea, tropical island, teenager, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: victorian, 90s, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 823
First Desires (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three teenage girls decide to visit a romantic island and find love. They get shipwrecked and end up on different sides of the island. Each girl begins her own romantic adventure either with a man, a boy or even another girl.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: teenage girl, virginity, sex, erotica, innocence lost, sexual relations, love and romance, looking for sex, teenage life, dangerous attraction, young heroes, island ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 17. yüzyıl İstanbul’u, 4. Murat’ın demir yumruğu altında yasaklarla dolu ama fantastik karşılaşmalara da pay bırakan bir hayata sahne olmaktadır. Kendilerini uçmaya ve insan sınırlarını zorlamaya adamış iki mucit, Hazerfen ...
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: passionate interest, fall in love, adventure, love and romance, ambition, inventions and discoveries, experimenting, escapades, state affairs, landing, obsessive quest, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.8
 7K
Samsara (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love story situated in the Himalayas. A Buddhist monk can't choose between life and the way of the Buddha.
Style: serious, captivating, sexual, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: self discovery, monk, culture clash, temptation, infidelity, buddhism, social relations, monastery, love triangle, hopes, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, himalaya, tibet, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 2K
The Trap (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: wilderness, opposites attract, love and romance, confined, romance, adventure, unlikely couple, forces of nature, couple relations, escapades, isolation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Precocious and Brief Life of Sabina Rivas (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Mexican-Guatemalan border, young teenage lovers, Sabina and Jovany, both Hondurans, accidentally meet again after some years without seeing each other. She plans to get to the United States and dreams about being a great singer; he commits ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: prostitute, society, young lovers, lake or river, romance, crimes, reunion, youth, gang, immigrants, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fast Lane to Vegas (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brian and Zack take off for a bachelor blowout in the City of Sin to celebrate Brian's last days as a man free of married life. Las Vegas offers them choices in every frame of desire and fulfillment, from erotic dancers and strippers to the ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, humorous, erotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for sex, adventure, love triangle, power relations, femme fatale, lifestyle, hitman, twentysomething life, love and romance, prostitute, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.6
 55K
Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, follow your dream, adventure, irish, romance, against the odds, obsessive quest, love and romance, rise and fall, american dream, irish american, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Proposition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In early 19th century Wales, Catherine Morgan, a widow with two daughters, must endure the bumpy road to a distant market in order to sell her cattle to save her farm and family.
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: cattle, colonel, welsh, family relations, human spirit, downfall, folk hero, gambling, hopes, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: desert, farce, parody, foreign legion, danger, rescue, disorder, military life, heroes, adventure, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Angelique: The Road to Versailles (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Angelique (Michele Mercier) is saved by the king of the cutthroats (Giuliano Gemma) when she is endangered in the streets of Paris. After her hero is killed, she has many amorous affairs and becomes a successful businesswoman in this costume-drama ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: adventurer, heroes, couples, state affairs, escapades, love affair, love and romance, romance, adventure, danger, woman in danger, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Far Off Place (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thrown together under incredible circumstances, two strangers must discover courage and strength when they begin a journey across the treacherous African desert! Equipped only with their wits and the expertise of a native bushman who befriends them, ...
Style: gloomy, serious, atmospheric, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, survival, friendship, explosion, chases and races, adventurer, adventure, elephant, family, teenage life, murder, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, alaska, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 244
Lady Libertine (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie, a young aristocrat in turn of the century England, meets a boy named Frank on the road to Portsmouth. What Charlie doesn't realize is that Frank is actually Frances, who's donned a disguise to escape working at a brothel. Charlie ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, erotic
Plot: society, hidden identity, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely couple, romance, sexual relations, couples, gender bending, breast sucking, spanking, gender disguise ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, thief, master criminal, mysterious character, hotshot hero, danger, haunted by the past, adventure, criminal heroes, romance, dangerous attraction, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Apaches are on the warpath and the Army must defend them. Murphy's mission is to get a shipment of rifles, but it's stolen by greedy white traders with the help of mutinous soldiers
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, apache, rifle, american civil war, rescue, military, rivalry, chases and races, arms dealing, escapades, war, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 192
Burke & Wills (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
Style: epic, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: desert, tragedy, countdown, aborigine, outback, journey, sandstorm, maze, journalist, danger, wilderness, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1850s, victorian era, 1860s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Private School (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: girls' boarding school, friends, teenager, school, teenage love, love and romance, buddies, youth, looking for sex, misfit, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Angelique and the Sultan (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film finds Angélique in a North African Muslim kingdom where she is now part of the Sultan's harem. The first part of the film consist of her angrily refusing to be bedded as well as their trying to literally beat some sense into her. It ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, stylized
Plot: adventurer, adventure, harem, daring rescue, heroes, reunion, woman in danger, sultan, romance, sexual abuse, female protagonist, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arson, quarantine, cholera, exile, horse, provence, romance, adventure, rescue, couples, political unrest, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hideous Kinky (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1972, disenchanted about the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia heads for Morocco with her daughters, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic, art house ...
Plot: hippie, sister, culture clash, self discovery, single parent, society, celebrity culture, parents and children, cons and scams, love and romance, family relations, lover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: morocco, london, africa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, desert, gang, map, marshal, gold, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, tough heroes, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, colorado, mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 12K
Copenhagen (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After weeks of traveling through Europe, the immature William finds himself in Copenhagen, the place of his father’s birth. He befriends the youthful Effy, who works in William’s hotel as part of an internship program, and they set off to find ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, romance, fall in love, self discovery, womanizer, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, misfit, haunted by the past, disorder, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, berlin germany, copenhagen, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, survival, adventure, rescue, stranded, air disaster, struggle for survival, human nature, getting home, danger, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beijing china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 1K
White Slave (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman seeks vengeance and finds love when her parents are killed in the Amazon and she is taken prisoner by an indigenous tribe of headhunters.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: amazon, jungle, murder, cannibal, violence, prisoner, survival, adventure, danger, confined, slave, enslavement ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: captivating, serious, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, airplane, pilot, thirst, sahara, adventure, isolation, air disaster, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Little Romance (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young American girl and a young French boy meet in Paris and fall in love, with the assistance of an old man and his stories.
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: missing child, coming of age, teenage girl, teen angst, bridge, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fugitives, fall in love, hopes, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, italy, europe, venice, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 858
Here (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: satellite, culture clash, self discovery, lifestyle, society, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, interracial relations, wilderness, on the road, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this globe-trotting adventure, Marco Polo (Don Diamont) plays the famous 13th Century explorer who sets out from Italy to find his missing father, and along the way finds danger, excitement, and amazing discoveries at every turn. The supporting ...
Style: sentimental, serious, epic, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, master warrior, escapades, good versus evil, culture clash, danger, tough heroes, adventurer, rescue, obsessive quest, romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 715
St. Ives (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: prison, adventure, womanizer, haunted by the past, adventurer, revolution, battles, fall in love, love and romance, romance, betrayal, captivity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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