Movies like Sahara 2005

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Sahara (2005)
 6.0
 97K
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 hunt.
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, buddy movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, tyrant, explorer, friendship, characters in danger, romance, heroes, contamination, damsel in distress, civil war, beach, riddles and clues, happy ending, ship, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, nigeria, egypt, sahara desert

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, treasure, escapades, chase and gun mostly in Action, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Sahara: Fool's Gold (2008), National Treasure (2004), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), The Mummy (1999), The Rundown (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 79K
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, teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, sunken treasure, escapades, adventurer, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, treasure, yacht, ex husband ex wife relationship, treasure hunter, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, florida ...
⇓ 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, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, legends and myths, treasure hunter, archaeology, ancient, obsessive quest, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1830s, 1770s, 18th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., philadelphia, boston, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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%
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, south america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 419K
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, treasure hunt, ancient egypt, archaeologist, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.6
 106K
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, adventure, bounty hunter, gold, lone hero, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, ancient mystery, adventurer, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, archaeology, artifact, adventure, escapades, secret, letter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1860s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: paris france, london, washington d.c., south dakota, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ⇓
83%
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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%
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, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, supernatural, good versus evil, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, reincarnation, adventure, tomb, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, england, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: unlikely couple, treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, stranded, romance, chase, treasure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 192K
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, couples, love and romance, on the run, undercover, espionage, escapades, partners, cia, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.4
 91K
Uncharted (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A descendent of explorer Sir Francis Drake uncovers the location of the legendary El Dorado. With the help of his mentor and an ambitious journalist he works to uncover its secrets while surviving on an island filled with pirates, mercenaries, and a ...
Style: suspense, visually appealing, scenic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, adventure, jungle, adventurer, heroes, artifact, fight scenes, archaeology, adaptation, fight ...
Place: boston, barcelona, new york, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, female protagonist, archaeologist, artifact, treasure, tomb, fantasy world, adventure, heroic mission, solar eclipse, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, cambodia, venice, siberia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, mermaid, adventurer, swashbuckler, escape, mythical creature, captain, treasure hunt, treasure, fantasy world ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: spain, england, caribbean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, chase, gold, martial arts, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 76K
Into the Blue (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure, adventure, shipwreck, diving, gold, ocean, shark, escapades, dangerous attraction, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: bahamas
⇓ 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: stylized, semi serious, ridiculous, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, rescue, heroes, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, disaster, catastrophe, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ 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, heroes, deathtrap ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hooten & The Lady (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Hugely charismatic, roguish American adventurer Hooten and his fantastically feisty partner in crime, Lady Alexandra travel the world, from the Vatican to The Himalayas, the Amazon to Egypt, in their quest to save the world's lost treasures.
Style: entertaining, feel good, captivating, semi serious, funny
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: lost treasure, treasure hunter, treasure hunt, jungle, hidden treasure, male female relationship, adventurer, partners, journey, desert, male female partnership
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, treasure hunt, soldier, disguise, woman in danger, human sacrifice, bar fight, sarcasm, voodoo, gold ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, secret place, escapades, deathtrap, rescue, puzzle ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Solomon's Mines (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, escapades, damsel in distress, leader, male female relationship, daring rescue, trap ...
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, cape town south africa
⇓ 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, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, adventure, chase, gang, map, desert, marshal, rivalry, escapades, murder, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, sonora, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunt for the Amber Room (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the greatest myth of the German post-war era: The Amber Room. Since its disappearance in 1945 from Koenigsberg Castle, legions of treasure hunters have tried and failed to find the room. It is said that Physics genius, Albert Einstein hid ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: treasure hunter, treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, lost treasure, secret, treasure map, mystery, treasure, adventure, archaeology, technology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: exciting, biting, psychotronic, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: game, jungle, adventurer, teenage boy, video game, team, mission, zoologist, teleportation, fright, quest, curse ...
Time: year 2016, 90s, 2010s, year 1996
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hunting artifacts attributed to Zenon (an ancient scientist from Atlantis), MacGyver and his old professor end up searching for the lost city.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hidden treasure, volcano, master villain, treasure hunt, adventure, heroes, race against time, adventurer, obsessive quest, chase, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
24%