Movies like Romancing the Stone

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Romancing the Stone (1984)
 6.9
 84K
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining, romantic, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase, drug lord, treasure, secrets, survival, crocodile, heroes, novelist, mercenary, travel, love and romance, adventurer, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york

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Most similar movies to Romancing the Stone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, dialogue, chase, destiny, mentor and fantasy world mostly in Adventure, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Romancing the Stone: The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Crocodile Dundee (1986), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Sahara (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous, exciting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, happy ending, novelist, escapades, archaeologist, writer's life, lifestyle, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, courage, secret place, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: tourist, culture clash, adventure, fish out of water, adventurer, escapades, opposites attract, society, love and romance, fall in love, limousine, crocodile ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: island, survival, air disaster, initially antagonists, stranded, adventure, opposites attract, love and romance, jungle, fall in love, castaway, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, adventure, artifact, adventurer, good versus evil, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, crocodile ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, archaeologist, treasure hunt, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, escape, courage, father son relationship, ancient, underwater ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, 30s, year 1912 ...
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 93K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
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, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, archaeology, good versus evil, escapades, danger, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, sahara desert, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 75K
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, realistic, entertaining, scenic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, escapades, yacht, ocean or sea, rivalry, boat, sunken treasure, beautiful scenery, ex husband ex wife relationship, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, adventurer, heroes, rescue, slave, adventure, jungle, catastrophe, danger, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, archaeologist, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, heroes, sword fight, russian, lost city ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, brazil, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crocodile, adventurer, gangsters, culture clash, kidnapping, job seeking, adventure, maori, survival, escapades, rescue, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, pirate ship, island, betrayal, ship, ocean or sea, adventurer, battles, treasure hunt, sword fight, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 249K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, mischievous children, childhood, cave, treasure, lost treasure, search, friendship, map, pirate ship, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 396K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeology, adventurer, mummy, treasure hunt, archaeologist, deadly creature, ancient egypt, adventure, tomb, curses spells and rituals, treasure, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 22K
Medicine Man (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, futuristic ...
Plot: jungle, cure, opposites attract, cancer, amazon jungle, medical research, rain forest, doctor, love and romance, adventure, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, riddles and clues, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, artifact, tomb, heroic mission, map ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 18th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, boston, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 102K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, gold, lone hero, bounty hunter, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 182K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, undercover, couples, love and romance, on the run, espionage, danger, chases and races, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
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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, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, chase, treasure hunt, treasure, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 6K
Firewalker (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache horde of gold.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, semi serious, one man show, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, martial arts, jungle, treasure hunt, drinking, disguise, temple, gold, soldier, voodoo, secret passage, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, archaeology, obsessive quest, save the world, adventure, friendship, friends, heroic mission, good versus evil, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: semi serious, tense, exciting, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, jungle, treasure, fall in love, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, self discovery, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 12K
Hatari! (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: chase, safari, elephant, giraffe, adventure, romance, animal life, fall in love, adventurer, love and romance, escapades, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, fistfight, treasure hunt, treasure, friends, farce, silly humor, ship, ocean, adventurer, bet, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret identity, adventure, lone hero, love and romance, good versus evil, heroic mission, daring rescue, superhero, fall in love, romance, one against many, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, fantasy world, treasure hunt, archaeology, sexy woman, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world, danger, good versus evil, adventurer ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon. As the kidnappers, led ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, adventurer, giant spider, treasure hunt, adventure, quicksand, escapades, secret place, deathtrap, rescue, chase, puzzle ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 4K
Vibes (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they're contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find his lost son in South America, in the heart of Incan ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film, twists and turns, melancholic ...
Plot: mountain, murder, on the road, forbidden love, investigation, adventure, romance, disorder, odd couple, misfit, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: ecuador, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 23K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, tense, rough ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, map, adventure, chase, desert, gang, marshal, rivalry, danger, murder, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, sonora, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%