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River of Death (1989)
 4.4
 1K
River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit off more than they can chew. What with a nazi doctor still doing his experiments on people in the same place.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, betrayal, mad scientist, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, heroes, danger, escapades, deadly, rivalry, human experiment, world war two, adventure, crimes, graphic violence, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, drugs/alcohol, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: south america, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, crimes, chases and races and rivalry mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like River of Death: Treasure of the Amazon (1985), Code Red (2001), Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981), The Vivero Letter (1999), Gale Force (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 116 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: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, diamonds, adventurer, amazon, danger, deadly, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, gold, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 511
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, jungle, adventure, rescue, missing person, alien encounter, deadly, danger, escapades, military, secret base, government coverup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, airplane, chase, crimes, bounty hunter, danger, adventurer, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, betrayal, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, chases and races, chase, graphic violence, adventurer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, battles, master warrior, soldier, martial arts, terrorism, ex soldier, adventure, partners, vengeance, heroic mission, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, gangsters, revenge, martial arts, murder, mortal combat, tough heroes, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.8
 471
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, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: against the odds, survival, adventure, heroes, vengeance, youth, danger, rivalry, master warrior, gory, deadly, warrior ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kidnapping, soldier, one man army, heroes, danger, adventure, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.1
 13K
Far Cry (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroes, mad scientist, island, investigation, chases and races, ship, isolation, chase, danger, journalism, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sword in the Moon (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A series of high-ranking officials are being systematically eliminated by a sleek assassin and his female assistant, and arrogant master swordsman General Choi (Jo Jae-Hyeon) is charged with putting an end to the carnage. During a previous time of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, vengeance, adventure, danger, rivalry, betrayal, deadly, redemption, political unrest, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, chases and races, adventurer, chase, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Seven Mummies (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six escaped convicts and their female hostage make a desperate run for the Mexican border, where they stumble across a lost treasure of untold wealth, and find certain death instead on the Arizona desert.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, treasure hunt, deadly creature, adventurer, supernatural, survival, rivalry, crimes, escapades, woman in danger, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 3K
Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, false accusation, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 759
U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, master warrior, heroes, save the day, deadly, crimes, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, soldier, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, adventure, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, assassination, deadly, destiny, heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 58K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, mountaineer, expedition, adventurer, adventure, forces of nature, daring rescue, danger, heroic mission, woman in danger, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.6
 800
Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, mental institution, dishonesty, rescue, contests and competitions, crimes, good versus evil, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fire on the Amazon (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a well-known environmental researcher is murdered in the Amazon jungle, an arrogant photojournalist joins forces with a beautiful young activist to find out who is responsible. Along they way, they fall in love as they discover the men ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, colourful, suspenseful
Plot: murder, deforestation, jungle, amazon, assassination, fighting the system, adventure, investigation, environmentalism, uncover truth, love, protest ...
Time: 90s
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, adventure, samurai, law enforcement, criminal heroes, religions or cults, vengeance, martial arts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Farewell to the King (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, epic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, soldier, military, battles, deserter, war, adventure, survival, betrayal, vengeance, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, indonesia, usa, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.0
 608
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 3.2
 594
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, government agency, terrorism, hostage, danger, adventure, hostages, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 41
Sunland Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A martial artist tries to form a new life after leaving her husband who is a part of organized crime. But after her daughter is kidnapped, it's time for her to spring into action.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, assassin, mother daughter relationship, murder, betrayal, haunted by the past, save the day, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The North Star (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: wilderness, kidnapping, chase, heroes, lone wolves, danger, adventurer, escapades, crimes, survival, treasure hunt, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Emerald Forest (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: jungle, jaguar, adoption, kidnapping, missing person, cannibalism, tribe, amazon, rain forest, deforestation, adventure, amazon rainforest ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, terrorism, manhunt, vengeance, island, escapades, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, usa, asia, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Age of Heroes (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insubordination, heroic mission, military, adventure, battle zone, chase, race against time, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, military base, military life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, undercover, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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