Movies like Romancing the Stone

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Romancing the Stone (1984)
 6.9
 93K
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: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, entertaining, romantic, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, stranded, romance, chase, treasure, drug lord, secrets, crocodile, heroes, smuggling, novelist, mercenary, travel, love and romance, adventurer, rivalry, wilderness, artifact ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1984
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 adventure, escapades, dialogue, mentor, chase, destiny and treasure hunt 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), Fool's Gold (2008). 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, teens, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, archaeologist, novelist, escapades, lifestyle, writer's life, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, treasure ...
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, breathtaking, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, treasure, courage, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archaeology, adventure, artifact, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, good versus evil, treasure, crocodile, deathtrap, mine ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1984
Place: india, china, shanghai
⇓ 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, kids
Plot: tourist, culture clash, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, adventurer, swamp, crocodile, society, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stranded, initially antagonists, opposites attract, adventure, love and romance, jungle, fall in love, air disaster, battle of the sexes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, new york, tahiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.7
 80K
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, ridiculous, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, boys' night, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, sunken treasure, adventurer, obsessive quest, treasure, yacht, escapades, ex husband ex wife relationship, beautiful scenery, treasure hunter, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, spain, florida, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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, treasure hunt, archaeologist, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, treasure, escape, courage, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, year 1912, year 1938
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, entertaining, scenic, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, explorer, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, tombs and skeletons, jungle, heroes, sword fight ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: peru, latin america, mexico city, usa, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, stylized, ridiculous, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, rescue, heroes, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, disaster, catastrophe, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ 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, kids
Plot: crocodile, adventurer, gangsters, culture clash, kidnapping, job seeking, adventure, survival, couples, disorder, daring rescue, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, colombia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 424K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: mummy, archaeology, adventurer, adventure, ancient egypt, archaeologist, treasure hunt, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, pirate ship, betrayal, island, treasure hunt, ship, adventurer, battles, swashbuckler, sword fight, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, legends and myths, ancient, treasure hunter, archaeology, obsessive quest, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., boston, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.1
 7K
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, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jungle, adventurer, voodoo, treasure hunt, sarcasm, disguise, gold, temple, soldier, woman in danger, human sacrifice ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 195K
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, romantic, not serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, love and romance, on the run, undercover, espionage, partners, escapades, cia, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 107K
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, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, tough guy, treasure, gold, adventure, bounty hunter, lone hero, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, giant spider, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, chase, quicksand, escapades, secret place, rescue, deathtrap, artifact ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, adventure, secret identity, love and romance, heroic mission, good versus evil, daring rescue, swashbuckler, superhero, fall in love, romance, zorro ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1820s, victorian era
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 23K
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, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: jungle, opposites attract, cure, cancer, doctor, medical research, rain forest, love and romance, adventure, romance, ambition, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.7
 270K
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
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, treasure map, cave, childhood, treasure, lost treasure, friendship, map, asthma, pirate ship, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, treasure hunt, martial arts, treasure, chase, kidnapping, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, africa, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, lost city, fantasy world, jungle, atlantis, expedition, legends and myths, gold, rescue, escapades, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, save the world, obsessive quest, university, friendship, escapades, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 13K
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chase, giraffe, safari, elephant, adventure, romance, animal life, love and romance, adventurer, escapades, fall in love, dangerous animal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 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: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure, island, fistfight, adventurer, treasure hunt, bet, disorder, friends, map, reluctant partners, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
George of the Jungle (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, suspense, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, jungle, gorilla, air disaster, rescue, adventure, goofy hero, friendship, lion, family, elephant, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, fantasy world, adventure, female protagonist, kick-butt women, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 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, twists and turns, melancholic, splatter ...
Plot: investigation, murder, on the road, forbidden love, mountain, psychic power, adventure, romance, supernatural, escapades, misfit, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: ecuador, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 88K
The Lost City (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Follows a reclusive romance novelist who was sure nothing could be worse than getting stuck on a book tour with her cover model, until a kidnapping attempt sweeps them both into a cutthroat jungle adventure, proving life can be so much stranger, and ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Plot: jungle, kidnapping, novelist, writers, male nudity, hidden treasure, lost treasure, adventure, challenge, treasure, survival, billionaire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%