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: captivating, serious, sexual, realistic, erotic
Plot: desert, young lovers, adventure, love and romance, danger, love, sexual relations, temptation, teenager, escape, kidnapping, romance, chases and races, teenage love, captivity, confined, sex scene, buttocks, swimming in underwear, chimpanzee, englishman, camel, oasis, teenage sex, white slavery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: middle east

Most similar movies to Paradise

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, danger, desert and female nudity mostly in Adventure, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Paradise: The Blue Lagoon (1980), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), The Trap (1966), A Far Off Place (1993), Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996). 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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, first sex, adventure, stranded, friendship, coming of age, isolation, masturbation, sexual identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, victorian, victorian era, 1900s ...
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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: island, love affair, coming of age, tropical island, pregnancy, adventure, survival, romance, elderly lovers, jungle, teenager, marooned ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: opposites attract, wilderness, adventure, danger, village, escapades, romance, mute or deaf, unlikely couple, couple relations, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: atmospheric, serious, touching, gloomy, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, survival, adventurer, elephant, chases and races, friendship, teenage life, murder, explosion, adventure, family, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, alaska, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: passionate interest, inventions and discoveries, obsessive quest, love, airplane, fall in love, ambition, adventure, romance, escapades, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 53K
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: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, epic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, opposites attract, irish, romance, adventure, unlikely couple, american dream, kiss, lovers, suspicion of murder, follow your dream, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, pilot, sahara, alcoholic, thirst, airplane, adventure, race against time, rescue, crew, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 181
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: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: desert, sandstorm, journey, aborigine, outback, countdown, maze, journalist, tragedy, on the road, adventurer, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: love and romance, gang, adventure, lake or river, immigrants, prostitute, romance, young lovers, love affair, reunion, teenage life, 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: serious, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, monk, culture clash, human nature, self discovery, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, hopes, society, social relations, monastery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, himalaya, tibet, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: colonel, cattle, welsh, love triangle, on the road, farm, folk hero, single parent, estate, romance, dealing with death, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: exile, provence, horse, adventure, romance, quarantine, arson, on the run, rescue, new love, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, stylized, realistic, exciting
Plot: adventure, sexual abuse, adventurer, danger, romance, escapades, heroes, master and servant, mentally challenged, daring rescue, survival, mental illness ...
Time: 17th century
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, rifle, tough heroes, adventure, american civil war, escapades, military, war, rivalry, soldier, arms dealing, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, desert, foreign legion, soldier, military life, arab, sahara, adventure, military, parody, anti heroes, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Japanese Story (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: culture clash, desert, romance, unlikely couple, love, wilderness, isolation, society, couples, opposites attract, interracial relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: adventurer, adventure, rescue, love affair, romance, woman in danger, danger, escapades, heroes, love and romance, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
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, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nun, adventure, monastery, obsessive quest, knight, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, sweden, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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In Desert and Wilderness (2001)
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: wilderness, survival, kidnapping, danger, desert, escapades, adventure, hostages, family, self discovery, siblings relations, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, north africa, sudan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, scenic, romantic, exciting, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, island, love and romance, high school student, survival, adventure, fall in love, isolation, self discovery, first sex, youth, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, romance, archaeologist, desert, love and romance, swashbuckler, novelist, dictator, adventure, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 849
The Condor (1970)
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, gold, criminal heroes, gang, adventure, treasure hunt, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, fugitives, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: desert, student, arab, fugitives, chase, adventure, daring rescue, political unrest, revolution, chases and races, danger, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, forbidden love, shakespeare, tragic love, true love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, tragic hero, couple relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, thief, hotshot hero, adventure, mysterious character, falling in love, transformation, romance, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, crimes, danger ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 708
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, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: prison, adventure, soldier, obsessive quest, military, romance, adventurer, womanizer, betrayal, captivity, haunted by the past, revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 208
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: escape, prison, fugitives, adventure, chases and races, fall in love, chase, on the run, confined, love and romance, false arrest, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 652
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: epic, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, adventure, danger, escapades, misfit, rescue, track down, culture clash, woman in danger, chases and races, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: iran, middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 2K
Old Gringo (1989)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, befriends Gen. Arroyo and meets Harriet. Bierce is a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, intense, brutal ...
Plot: revolution, love triangle, politics, adventure, political unrest, fall in love, school, love and romance, aging, romance, journalism, opposites attract ...
Time: 1900s, future
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 11K
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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, coming of age, romance, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, urban, track down, self discovery, chases and races, love and romance, youth, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, berlin germany, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%