Movies like Paradise 1982

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Paradise (1982)
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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, escapades, romance, danger, female nudity and love mostly in Adventure, Romance 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), The Trap (1966). 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, melancholic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, teenage love, first sex, fall in love, adventure, stranded, friendship, sea disaster, masturbation, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, victorian, 70s, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: pacific ocean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, tropical island, adventure, survival, romance, love and romance, danger, ocean or sea, teenager, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: victorian, 90s, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 793
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, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: teenage girl, virginity, sex, lesbian, couples, looking for sex, young heroes, friends, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, teenage life, innocence lost ...
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: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: passionate interest, romance, adventure, state affairs, love and romance, escapades, experimenting, inventions and discoveries, fall in love, ambition, landing, obsessive quest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.7
 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: realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: opposites attract, wilderness, couple relations, confined, unlikely couple, romance, forces of nature, mute or deaf, couples, misfit, village, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, teenage life, prostitute, young lovers, society, love and romance, reunion, youth, lake or river, gang, adventure, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: captivating, serious, sexual, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, monk, culture clash, temptation, infidelity, buddhist, buddhism, social differences, society, human nature, monastery, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, himalaya, tibet, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Plot: welsh, colonel, cattle, hopes, love and romance, romance, family relations, adventure, dealing with death, farm, single parent, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.6
 54K
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: follow your dream, young lovers, 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 ⇓
30%
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, humorous, not serious
Plot: farce, desert, foreign legion, parody, danger, military life, disorder, heroes, adventure, save the day, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: couples, buddies, love affair, hitman, womanizer, lifestyle, femme fatale, partners, romance, prostitute, love triangle, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: sexy, touching, romantic, exciting, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, island, high school student, survival, love and romance, adventure, self discovery, first sex, isolation, teenage life, fall in love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: adventurer, love affair, heroes, couples, love and romance, romance, state affairs, adventure, escapades, woman in danger, danger, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: serious, erotic, sexual, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, romance, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, unlikely couple, sexual relations, gender bending, couples, society, breast sucking, girl dressed as boy, gender disguise ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Far Off Place (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
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, touching, atmospheric, serious, exciting ...
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 ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, rifle, apache, american civil war, heroes, rescue, war, battles, tough heroes, military, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 187
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: rough, captivating, realistic, epic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, maze, aborigine, journey, sandstorm, outback, tragedy, journalist, countdown, wilderness, realism, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, thief, master criminal, hotshot hero, mysterious character, criminal heroes, danger, romance, adventure, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, falling in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, realistic, serious, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arson, quarantine, provence, cholera, horse, exile, romance, adventure, race against time, society, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: adventurer, harem, sultan, sexual abuse, adventure, rivalry, mental illness, survival, romance, escapades, master and servant, reunion ...
Time: 17th century
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: epic, serious, sentimental, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, love and romance, master warrior, state affairs, rivalry, culture clash, danger, good versus evil, rescue, adventurer, romance, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 681
Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: desert, heroes, track down, win over, love and romance, chases and races, disorder, misfit, society, woman in danger, danger, culture clash ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 713
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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: prison, captivity, soldier, military, rivalry, fall in love, obsessive quest, womanizer, revolution, haunted by the past, betrayal, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: desert, student, arab, confined, fugitives, chases and races, corrupted ruler, adventure, state affairs, revolution, chase, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 848
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: surreal, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: lifestyle, society, love affair, wilderness, artists and showbiz, love and romance, interracial relations, culture clash, self discovery, satellite, on the road, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: school, friends, high school, voyeurism, teenager, voyeur, bikini, sex, college, coming of age, boarding school, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, desert, slave, murder, death, village life, vengeance, adventurer, village, rescue, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, airplane, alcoholic, sahara, pilot, thirst, adventure, ocean or sea, tough heroes, landing, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 213
The Escape (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Clayton, at the age of nineteen, is convicted for a crime he did not commit. Ten years afterwards, after having taken all the abuses against him in prison, he decides to escape, without caring about the consequences.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: escape, prison, on the run, chase, fugitives, love and romance, confined, adventure, chases and races, fall in love, false arrest, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, desert, gang, map, marshal, gold, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, journalism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, colorado, mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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