Movies like Pirates

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Pirates (1986)
 6.0
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Pirates (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: pirate, pirate ship, ship, sword, swashbuckler, farce, sea, sailing, adventure, ocean, treasure hunt, heroes, kidnapping, betrayal, legends and myths, rescue, adventurer, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, good versus evil, rebelliousness, child in peril, against the odds, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, europe

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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 cult film films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, rivalry, heroes, adventurer and sword fight mostly in Adventure, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pirates: Cutthroat Island (1995), Treasure Island (1999), Yellowbeard (1983), Savage Islands (1983), The Return of the Musketeers (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Italy, Germany, France
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, breathtaking, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, pirate ship, adventure, betrayal, female protagonist, sword fight, swashbuckler, island, adventurer, ship, treasure map ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, baroque
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, lost treasure, castaway, treasure map, child hero, youth, traitor, heroes, ocean, friends, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 8K
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, parody, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, satire, adventure, farce, treasure hunt, sword fight, chase, british, beautiful scenery, swashbuckler, cult, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Savage Islands (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nathaniel Williamsen (O'Keefe) is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie (Seagrove). Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes (Jones), who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: pirate, empire, historical event, rescue, kidnapping, island, on the run, rivalry, heroes, adventure, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, friends, escapades, buddies, rivalry, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, scary, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, romance, adventure, betrayal, three musketeers, swashbuckler, sword fight, ancient, disaster, farce, horse, writers ...
Time: 17th century, 70s, middle ages
Place: england, new york, france, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Treasure Island (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is beseiged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight off the attackers and discover Billy Bones' treasure ...
Style: talky, light, scenic, melancholic, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure, treasure hunt, ship, treasure map, child in peril, adventure, medieval, betrayal, chase, swashbuckler, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: israel, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, visually appealing, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: muppets, puppet, disney, pirate, island, treasure, childhood, treasure hunt, family, adventure, youth, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: epic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: pirate, sword fight, sea, tyrant, caribbean sea, ancient, sailing, kidnapping, against the odds, missing person, folk hero, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century, 70s
Place: west indies, caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, youth, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, rivalry, legends and myths, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, romantic, humorous, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, mermaid, chase, treasure hunt, adventurer, swashbuckler, treasure, mythical creature, adventure, captain, immortality ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: london, spain, england, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 4K
Zorro (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A newly arrived governor finds his province under the control of the corrupt Colonel Huerta. To avoid assassination by Huerta, he pretends to be weak and indecisive so Huerta will believe he poses no threat. But secretly he masquerades as Zorro, and ...
Style: funny, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: zorro, secret identity, daring rescue, good versus evil, vigilantism, heroes, justice, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroic mission, master warrior, undercover ...
Place: europe, usa, california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, humorous, futuristic, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, time travel, space travel, outer space, treasure hunt, apocalypse, castration, ice, alien, post apocalypse, adventure, destiny ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: UK, Austria, 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, twists and turns, epic, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: musketeer, disney, medieval, pirate, three musketeers, betrayal, adventure, romance, family, throne, swashbuckler, death ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: pirate, adventure, sword fight, fantasy world, ship, disney, supernatural, sailboat, swashbuckler, treasure, beast, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: ship, navy, satire, love, royal navy, sea, rivalry, pirate, military, adventurer, gang, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: plymouth, europe, england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, light ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, rivalry, infidelity, village, island, gold, swashbuckler, greed, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 4K
The Pirates (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, martial arts, joseon dynasty, adventure, rivalry, battles, escapades, track down, ocean, ship, medieval, bandit ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: korea, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.9
 20K
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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, master warrior, treasure, chase, kidnapping, adventure, kung fu, redemption, adventurer, fight, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, tokyo, china, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, intense, captivating, exciting, talky
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: pirate, treasure map, ship, treasure hunt, adventurer, young heroes, daring rescue, obsessive quest, heroes, rebelliousness, youth, betrayal ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 15K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, betrayal, vengeance, medieval, rescue, conspiracy, heroic mission, righting the wronged, sword fight, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, hong kong, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Pirate Movie (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, including Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In your typical boy ...
Style: parody, sexy, feel good, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, music, teenager, family, romance, adventure, treasure hunt, sea, sword fight, swashbuckler, happy ending, camp ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspense, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, mythology, sinbad, good versus evil, island, supernatural, adventure, pirate, treasure hunt, arabian nights, magic, medieval ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, treasure, desert, adventurer, happy ending, couple relations, love and romance, adventure, romance, novelist, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, partners against crime, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, heroic mission, animal life, criminal heroes, intrigue, heroes, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 98K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, scenic, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, adventure, desert, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, archaeology, escapades, romance, good versus evil, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, egypt, nigeria, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, supernatural, journey, friendship, swashbuckler, friends, sailboat, fantasy world, determination, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pirates of the 20th Century (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Soviet cargo ship carrying medical opium gets attacked by pirates of an unknown nationality. The crew is left to die on a sinking ship but they manage to escape and now must fight the pirates for survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, survival, ocean, escapades, confined, rivalry, hijacking, swimming, murder, isolation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 9K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, prank, mistaken identity, prostitute, goofy hero, nothing goes right, dumb, catastrophe, justice, boat, sea ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the world, supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, heroes, master villain, supernatural, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%