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The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
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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, serious, slasher, psychotronic
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, village, island, escapades, rivalry, infidelity, gold, greed, swashbuckler, romance, ancient, penal colony, survival, ocean, heroes, dangerous animal, village life, adventurer, isolation, confined, lone wolves, dishonesty, hotshot hero ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean

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Most similar movies to The Pirates of Blood River

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, adventurer and treasure hunt mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Pirates of Blood River: Pirates of the 20th Century (1980), Treasure Island (2012), Cutthroat Island (1995), Treasure Island (1990), Stranded (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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100%
Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, expedition, island, ship, treasure map, adventurer, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, musketeer ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
65%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, survival, estrangement, isolation, family life, confined, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, captain, pirate ship, adventure, island, swashbuckler, graphic violence, gold, treasure, treasure hunt, killings, ship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, natural disaster, hurricane, island, escapades, survival, rivalry, adventure, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, captivating, tense, suspense, light ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, chase, gang, gold, desert, map, greed, indians, marshal, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, arizona, california, colorado, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hero's Island (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family shipwrecked on an island must deal with escaped convicts and pirates.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, island, battles, murder, child in peril, religions or cults, immigrants, crimes, master and servant, mysterious character, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, tricky, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, ocean, survival, adventure, sunken ship, heist, murder, greed ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008, year 1941, 21st century
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
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The Island (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: David Warner leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation out in the Caribbean. Michael Caine is a reporter who goes out there with his son to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats. He runs ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, survival, island, kidnapping, supernatural, rescue, boat, isolation, missing person, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami, caribbean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Blue is set in the breath taking sun soaked white sand beaches of Bahamas. Sagar is an excellent deep sea diver who dreams of getting his own new boat someday while his friend Aarav is a rich arrogant businessman, whose ego is much larger than the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, adventure, adventurer, escapades, betrayal, ocean, journey, tomb, secret place, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, confined, save the day, adventure, survival, undercover, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, tough heroes, aviation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Hammer of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thor along with his friends travels to mysterious island seeking glory and fame. Upon arriving they encounter strange creatures and they start searching the island for answers. Meanwhile Thor keeps seeing visions for a mighty warrior and a big ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: norse mythology, viking, island, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, destiny, battles, legends and myths, village, heir ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, escapades, romance, intrigue, adventure, rivalry, heroes, couples, woman in danger, fall in love, royal family ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, pirate ship, ship, sword, farce, swashbuckler, sea, sailing, adventurer, rescue, adventure, master villain ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 222 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, captivating, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, heroes, teenage life, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, good versus evil, pirate, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, evacuation, rescue, convict, priest, natural disaster, volcano, hospital, prisoner, quicksand, adventurer, survival ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: pirate, island, adventure, criminal, rivalry, crimes, escapades, notoriety, terrorizing, treasure, sailing, medieval ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A ragtag group of adventurers, including a former Nazi, is led by a half-maddened grizzled treasure hunter who wants a second chance to find the mythical treasure of the Amazon, after his first mission went terrible wrong.
Style: realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, topless woman, diamonds, bounty hunter, adventure, amazon, adventurer, dangerous animal, gold, ex nazi, archaeologist ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeology, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroic mission, save the world, library, friendship, friends, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
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Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: exciting, light, romantic, ridiculous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, yacht, beautiful scenery, sunken treasure, escapades, treasure, ex husband ex wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, bahamas, usa, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Nature Unleashed: Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Romania, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rescue goes terribly wrong for a sheriff when trying to save four dirt bikers when they are trapped by growing forest fires. Desperate, they seek shelter in an abandoned mine, never realizing they are headed straight for evil from the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: race against time, rivalry, adventure, heroes, crimes, catastrophe, confined, wilderness, escapades, rescue, forces of nature, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, one man army, rivalry, obsessive quest, rescue, heroic mission, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, sea battle, sailboat, stowaway, child in peril, sword fight, kidnapping, escapades, ocean, ship, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slave, desert, village life, missing person, hostage, village, intrigue, rivalry, race against time, adventure, rescue, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
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Diamond Dogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Diamond Dogs" is the story of a group of American fortune hunters, who come to China looking for a long-lost-treasure. During the Soviet crack-down on religion in the 1930's, a priceless Buddhist artifact, a Tangka was taken across ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, bounty hunter, adventurer, tough heroes, lone wolves, curses spells and rituals, gunfight, fistfight, martial arts, ex soldier, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
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Freefall (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York publisher Dex Dellum sends his fiancée and star photographer Katy Mazur to Swaziland to shoot the taita falcon. There she meets 'highman' (altitude stuntman) Grant Orion, who practices skydiving. After an initial clash, they ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, stalking, infidelity, martial arts, espionage, crimes, government agency, undercover, political intrigue, political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%