Movies like Pirates

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Pirates (1986)
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Pirates (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ship, and kidnaps the niece of the governor of Maracaibo. The question is, can he keep this pace up?
Style: humorous, exciting, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, ship, sea, adventure, vengeance, treasure hunt, heroes, ocean or sea, kidnapping, betrayal, good versus evil, against the odds, legends and myths, adventurer, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, dishonesty, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, master villain, rescue, tough heroes ...
Place: europe, spain

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Most similar movies to Pirates

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, rivalry, pirate and treasure hunt mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Pirates: Cutthroat Island (1995), Treasure Island (1999), Yellowbeard (1983), Muppet Treasure Island (1996), Jumping Ship (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, rivalry, ship, map, daring rescue, escapades, battles, danger, island ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, traitor, adventure hero, castaway, child hero, lost treasure, adventurer, rivalry, imaginary, adventure, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult movie cast, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, against the odds, buddies, disorder, partners, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: pirate, suburbs, escapades, adventure, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, treasure hunt, golden years, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, buddies, adventurer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure, puppet, adventure, puppets, pirate, family, youth, danger, escapades, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, chase, danger, siblings relations, ship, daring rescue, parents and children, resort, family life, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 2K
Shipwrecked (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Norway, Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.
Style: exciting, feel good, serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: ship, island, pirate, stowaway, rescue, coming of age, rivalry, survival, adventurer, gang, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pirates of the Plain (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Pirates of the Plain" details the adventure of Jezebel Jack, a pirate with a heart of gold that is sent to the future where he meets Bobby, a young boy with an overactive imagination.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventurer, family life, youth, danger, heroes, ship, rescue, countryside, friends, family relations, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Treasure of Pirate's Point (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ahoy Maties! There's a treasure chest of gold buried on Pirate's Point. When the living descendant of legendary pirate Captain Vane lets Ray in on the secret, there's mutiny in the town. Now, Ray and his friends are on a mission to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, friendship, friends, best friends, danger, treasure hunt, adventure, family relations, family life, rivalry, heroes, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Treasure Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: A terrible storm is raging the night it all begins - with a knock on the door. 17-year-old Jim Hawkins helps his widowed mother run their little tavern on the coast of 19th century England. When the door is opened they are startled by a sight that ...
Style: talky, serious
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, treasure map, ship, heroes, master villain, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, obsessive quest, daring rescue, young heroes, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 217K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, duel, fairy, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century
Place: big ben london, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pippi in the South Seas (original title is Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven) is a 1970 film, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series. Pippi, with friends Tommy and Annika, adventures on ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, save the day, parents and children, adventure, escapades, family, heroic mission, getting home, adventurer, rescue, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, ancient rome, heroic mission, against the odds, heroes, cleopatra, architect, magic, escapades, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: ship, rebelliousness, mistaken identity, cruise, military life, disorder, pirate, danger, best friends, gang, adventurer, captivity ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, sword, family, adventure, vengeance, danger, youth, heroes, young heroes, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Swashbuckler (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Plot: pirate, tyrant, heroes, gays and lesbians, daring rescue, adventure, friends, ocean or sea, danger, folk hero, against the odds, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, girls' boarding school, boarding school, school, dishonesty, disorder, high school, friends, power relations, social relations, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 228
Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, daring rescue, teenage life, adventure, heroes, escapades, master warrior, good versus evil, anti heroes, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, swashbuckler, adventure, captain, adventurer, immortality, treasure hunt, battle, ancient mystery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, uncover truth, heroes, dealing with death, family, friends, family relations, danger, single parent, young heroes, adventure ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, farce, danger, rivalry, heroes, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, escapades, adventure, wizards and magicians, save the lady, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, adventurer, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, rivalry, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, humorous, biting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, pirate ship, curses spells and rituals, treasure, ocean or sea, treasure hunt, gold, captain, ghost, desert island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, young heroes, youth, danger, escapades, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 16K
Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, master warrior, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, curses spells and rituals, daring rescue, heroic mission, danger, martial arts, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 56K
Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, fantasy world, pirate, flying, adventure, journey, mischievous children, danger, escapades, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, child protagonist ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, heroic mission, youth, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, danger, legends and myths, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, imaginary, adventure, wizards and magicians, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, family, youth, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danish brilliant pre-teen student Nis uses his summer holiday to learn Latin so he can properly study the Knights Templar inheritance on Bjornholm island from sources. His friends Mathias, a dumb jock, and Kathrine, who only comes to spend time wear ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, ancient mystery, rescue, parents and children, mystery, adventure, danger, curses spells and rituals, family relations, religions or cults, island, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Austria, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, betrayal, friendship, duel, good versus evil, throne, adventure, family, romance, rebelliousness, palaces castles and temples, friends ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%