Movies like Paradise 1982

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Paradise
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: captivating, serious, sexual, realistic, erotic
Plot: desert, young lovers, adventure, sexual relations, kidnapping, romance, chases and races, love and romance, teenage love, love, captivity, confined, danger, temptation, teenager, escape, sex scene, buttocks, swimming in underwear, chimpanzee, englishman, camel, oasis, teenage sex, white slavery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: middle east
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The Trap
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
UK, Canada
106 min.
 7.7
Samsara
Adventure, Drama, Romance
India, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland
138 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and erotic films with plots about adventure, romance, love and romance, female nudity, danger, escapades and love mostly in Romance, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Paradise: The Blue Lagoon (1980), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), The Trap (1966), Samsara (2001), Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Blue Lagoon
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: romantic, melancholic, captivating, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: island, stranded, survival, isolation, adventure, teenager, romance, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, lovers, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian, 80s, victorian era ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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Return to the Blue Lagoon
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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: island, adventure, survival, romance, coming of age, boat, elderly lovers, stranded, jungle, love affair, ship, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
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    User:   100%
 
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The Trap
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, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: opposites attract, village, danger, adventure, wilderness, escapades, romance, mute or deaf, unlikely couple, couple relations, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, british columbia
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System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
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Samsara
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: atmospheric, sexual, serious, reflective, meditative ...
Plot: culture clash, redemption, self discovery, human nature, life, life & death, religion, destiny, introspection, philosophy, childhood, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, himalaya, india, tibet
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Istanbul Beneath My Wings
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, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: inventions and discoveries, obsessive quest, fall in love, ambition, adventure, escapades, romance, love and romance, state affairs, airplane, love, experimenting ...
Time: 17th century
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Proposition
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, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: love triangle, on the road, farm, folk hero, estate, romance, single parent, countryside, dealing with death, adventure, downfall, rise and fall ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, wales
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    User:   37%
 
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St. Ives
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, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, soldier, prison, obsessive quest, military, romance, adventurer, womanizer, betrayal, captivity, haunted by the past, revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1800s
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    User:   51%
 
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Ivanhoe
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, adventurer, folk hero, palaces castles and temples, master warrior, romance, daring rescue, righting the wronged, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
40 Guns to Apache Pass
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, adventure, american civil war, escapades, military, war, rivalry, soldier, arms dealing, apache, rifle, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Far and Away
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: touching, epic, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, adventure, irish, unlikely couple, love story, happy ending, destiny, young lovers, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, follow your dream, storytelling ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
Private School
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, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, school, teenager, college, coming of age, sex, boarding school, voyeurism, friends, virginity, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
The Precocious and Brief Life of Sabina Rivas
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 and romance, gang, adventure, immigrants, lake or river, prostitute, romance, young lovers, love affair, reunion, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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The Condor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Luke, an escaped convict, and Jaroo, a loner gold prospector, team up with a band of Apache Indians in 19th century Mexico to capture a large, heavily armed fortress for the millions -- or billions -- of dollars in gold that are rumored to be stored ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, adventure, treasure hunt, apache, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, escaped convict, gold, rivalry, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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The Horseman on the Roof
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: serious, captivating, scenic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adventure, romance, courage, death, on the run, sacrifice, beautiful scenery, assassination, love story, betrayal, revolution, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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Copenhagen
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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, coming of age, teenager, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, mentor, runaway, track down, urban, coming-of-age, vengeance, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, canada, new jersey, copenhagen, berlin germany ...
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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Swept Away
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: sexual, biting, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: island, romance, survival, strong sexual content, opposites attract, communism, love story, couple relations, pornography, relationships, fascism, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
The Four Feathers
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: desert, redemption, adventure, colonialism, islam, war, soldier, slavery, military, friendship, british, blindness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: africa, england, europe, egypt, britain ...
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
Fast Lane to Vegas
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: semi serious, humorous, erotic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, womanizer, dangerous attraction, adventure, looking for sex, sexual relations, twentysomething life, benign alien, hitman, partners, power relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Escape from Zahrain
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: fugitives, desert, chase, adventure, daring rescue, political unrest, revolution, chases and races, student, arab, danger, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
In Desert and Wilderness
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When 15 year old Stas Tarkowski and 9 year old Nel Rawlinson are kidnapped by rebels fighting for the great Arab leader - the Mahdi - their fathers desperately organize a search party. But the Mahdi uprising is spreading rapidly across North Africa ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, danger, wilderness, escapades, adventure, hostages, survival, family, self discovery, kidnapping, siblings relations, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north africa, cross country, sudan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
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Legend
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: stylized, gothic, fairy tale, serious, dark ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, dark fantasy, magic, devil, mythology, witch, sword fight, fantasy world, young heroes, betrayal, imagination ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
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System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
I Escaped from Devil's Island
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, gory, island, adventure, prison life, chases and races, confined, dangerous animal, captivity, raft, shark, homosexuality ...
Time: 1910s
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
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Lady Libertine
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, sexual, realistic, erotic
Plot: hidden identity, romance, unlikely couple, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, society, couples, sexual relations, gender bending, erotica, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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Burke & Wills
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: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: desert, realism, adventure, on the road, adventurer, obsessive quest, wilderness, survival, danger, escapades, forces of nature, countdown ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
The Girl on a Motorcycle
Genre: Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly-married Rebecca leaves her husband's Alsatian bed on her prized motorbike - symbol of freedom and escape - to visit her lover in Heidelberg. En route she indulges in psychedelic reveries as she relives her changing relationship with the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: on the road, romance, buddies, stalking, infidelity, couple relations, motorcycle, friendship, looking for sex, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, switzerland, france
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Arn: The Knight Templar
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: adventure, war, desert, obsessive quest, islam, medieval, sword fight, swedish, danger, escapades, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, sweden, middle east
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System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
Therese and Isabelle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two young girls experience awakening sexuality in the heated atmosphere of a Swiss girls' boarding school.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, erotic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, best friends, school, gays and lesbians, romance, boarding school, young lovers, friendship, sexual relations, teenage love, unfulfilled love, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
A Little Romance
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: semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: romance, runaway, young lovers, love, love story, teenage life, coming of age, idealism, destiny, fall in love, beautiful scenery, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, italy, venice, europe, paris france
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 

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First Knight
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, romantic, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adventure, king arthur, romance, betrayal, sword fight, medieval, infidelity, knight, love story, love triangle, beautiful scenery, adultery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
Adventures of Arsene Lupin
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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: adventure, hotshot hero, mysterious character, treasure hunt, romance, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, crimes, thief, danger, escapades, master criminal ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
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