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Robinson Crusoe (2003)
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Robinson Crusoe (2003)
Original name: Robinson Crusoé
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck.
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: island, survival, slavery, isolation, adventure, escapades, confined, teaching the ways of the world, shipwreck, stranded, cannibalism, pets, tropical island, goat, parrot, coconut, barefoot, rope bridge
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about escapades, adventure, survival, danger, isolation, confined and island mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Robinson Crusoe: Crusoe (1988), Man Friday (1975), Crusoe (2008), Stranded (2002), Cast Away (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, desert island, shipwreck, stranded on an island, island, adventure, friendship, destiny, ocean, adventurer, jungle, cannibal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
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100%
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Crusoe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: desert island, tropical island, survival, shipwreck, ocean, island, marooned, stranded, confined, adventure, escapades, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century
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65%
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Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: suspense, biting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: desert island, anarchist, island, confined, escapades, survival, adventure, buddies, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, moral dilemma, racism ...
Time: 17th century
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61%
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Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, baroque
Plot: island, survival, cannibalism, ocean, isolation, friendship, wise man, storm, friends, wisdom of life, sea disaster, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led him to where he is. The months roll by and the hardships ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: desert island, survival, island, stranded on an island, beach, marooned, pets, confined, adventure, escapades, isolation, sea disaster ...
Time: 17th century
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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 ⇓
100%
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, adventure, stranded on an island, island, desert island, solitude, air disaster, human spirit, courage, determination ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sea Wolf (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: ship, adventure, survival, sea disaster, expedition, isolation, captain, self discovery, escapades, writer's life, ocean, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Mysterious Island (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Mysterious Island is a Canadian television series based on Jules Verne's novel L'Île mystérieuse. It ran for one season in 1995. The beginning of the series is much as in the novel. A group of refugees attempting to escape the American ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: manipulation, leadership, adventure, mysterious character, mind game, survival, confined, mystery, hopes, escapades, mysterious place, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, lost at sea, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, ocean, escapades, rescue, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight 29 Down is a television series about a group of teenagers who are stranded on an island. It was produced by Discovery Kids. The show was created by Stan Rogow and D. J. MacHale. The executive producers are Rogow, MacHale, Shauna Shapiro ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: air disaster, survival, stranded on an island, teenager, isolation, island, adventure, desert island, youth, escapades, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Courage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason Priestley (TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210") and Andrea Roth star in this inspirational adventure story about courage, love and the power of family. Aspiring author Robert (Priestly) organizes a quick getaway with his wife and ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: survival, wilderness, island, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, shipwreck, human spirit, isolation, stranded, storm, death in the family ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
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Quest for Fire (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man's existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to the many harsh elements of nature. Against the perilous atmosphere of rugged ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, caveman, tribe, neanderthal, fire, cannibalism, adventure, discovery, love story, evolution, obsessive quest, graphic violence ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, ancient times
Place: scotland, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ship, sea, ocean, obsession, whale, obsessive quest, hunt down, dangerous animal, rivalry, escapades, self destructing, mutiny ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: rescue, survival, family relations, wilderness, island, disaster, escapades, adventure, getting home, confined, environmentalism, forces of nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: british columbia, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: adventure, life is a bitch, survival, human spirit, against the odds, escapades, on the run, girl heroine, female whipping, society, prisoner, sailboat ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: australia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: ship, castaway, adventure, sailing, survival, lone wolves, self discovery, isolation, storm at sea, sea, violence, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 718
The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, family relations, farm, elderly, isolation, mountain, nature, winter, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Wolf Totem (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, survival, adventure, wolf pack, animals, wilderness, tradition versus modernity, society, nature, dog, chinese ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: survival, pets, starvation, wilderness, confined, adventure, escapades, disorder, human spirit, fish out of water, isolation, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: adventure, survival, village, crimes, on the run, wilderness, murder, eskimo indian, native american, opposites attract, escapades, village life ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain, Liechtenstein, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: pirate, lighthouse, island, remote island, torture, rape, lighthouse keeper, graphic violence, confined, escapades, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: melancholic, inspirational, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, courage, loneliness, natural disaster, aviation, human spirit, adventure, against the odds, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 70s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Lord of the Flies (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: survival, coming of age, island, adventure, stranded on an island, innocence lost, death, isolation, bullying, brutality, literature, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 4K
Nova Zembla (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nova Zembla tells the gripping true story of the legendary failed mission of the late sixteenth century Dutch flotilla trying to find a trading route to Asia across the North Pole. The ship crew, who got stuck in the ice of Nova Zembla and had to ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: ship, sea voyage, adventurer, survival, cold, polar bear, isolation, adventure, island, court, sea, bully ...
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 22K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, swords and armor, heroic mission, king, state affairs, swordsman, sword fight, partners, escapades, good versus evil, duel ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 839
Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, island, ship, heroes, survival, fall in love, isolation, youth, escapades, confined, ocean, fight ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 140
Rugged Gold (1994)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman struggles to survive in the Alaskan frontier after separating from her family because of an earthquake.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: survival, nature, golddigger, wilderness, missing child, isolation, remarry, disaster, child in peril, catastrophe, heroic mission, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 3K
Siberia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns
Plot: group of strangers, survival, tv show, isolation, adventure, escapades, mystery, mysterious place, found footage, struggle for survival, confined, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, napoleonic wars, military, battles, war, escapades, state affairs, soldier, heroes, rebellion, military life, royal court ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%