Movies like Sahara 2005

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Sahara (2005)
 6.0
 91K
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 hunt.
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, buddy movie, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, danger, archaeology, car chase, good versus evil, tyrant, friendship, search, characters in danger, romance, heroes, contamination, damsel in distress, civil war, beach, explorer, riddles and clues, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, egypt

Most similar movies to Sahara

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, treasure hunt, danger, adventurer, heroes and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Sahara: Fool's Gold (2008), National Treasure (2004), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), The Rundown (2003), Romancing the Stone (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 73K
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, boat, ocean or sea, yacht, rivalry, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, sunken treasure, escapades, treasure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ 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, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, treasure, riddles and clues, adventurer, artifact, map, journey, ancient, search, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 18th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., new york, boston ...
⇓ 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, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, love and romance, happy ending, novelist, couple relations, escapades, archaeologist, writer's life, lifestyle, treasure, woman in danger ...
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: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, heroes, russian, good versus evil, race against time ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, south america, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, archaeologist, riddles and clues, treasure, adventurer, ancient mystery, archaeology, secret, letter, race against time, adventure, president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1865, 19th century, 2000s ...
Place: paris france, london, washington d.c., france, big ben london ...
⇓ 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, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, archaeology, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 100K
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, exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, adventure, gold, bounty hunter, heroes, slavery, amazon, fight, treasure, escapades, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, unlikely couple, adventure, opposites attract, map, escapades, danger, stranded, gem, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, archaeology, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, map, courage, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, scary, semi serious, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, archaeology, ancient egypt, supernatural, reincarnation, pyramid, adventure, good versus evil, treasure hunt, immortality, king, treasure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, middle east, africa, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 178K
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: date night, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, on the run, undercover, espionage, love and romance, danger, partners, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 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, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, treasure hunt, gold, martial arts, chase, world war two, adventurer, heroes, treasure, adventure, chases and races, crimes ...
Place: spain, europe, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
⇓ 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, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, artifact, treasure, fantasy world, archaeologist, adventure, heroic mission, tomb, good versus evil, female protagonist, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, iceland, siberia, cambodia, egypt
⇓ 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, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, adventure, fantasy world, sexy woman, treasure map, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, save the world, adventurer, kick-butt women ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 386K
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, mummy, treasure hunt, deadly creature, adventure, ancient egypt, adventurer, archaeologist, tomb, curses spells and rituals, treasure, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, africa, middle east, north africa
⇓ 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, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, heroes, rescue, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, catastrophe, daring rescue, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 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, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, battle, swashbuckler, adventure, captain, immortality, adventurer, treasure hunt, battles ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, spain, 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: archaeologist, treasure hunt, holy grail, adventurer, 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%
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 7.1
 355K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan, Canada, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, chases and races, car, danger, chase, crimes, friends, revenge, partners, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tokyo, dominican republic ...
⇓ 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, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai china, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure Guards (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a dig in the remote Jordanian desert, maverick archaeologist Victoria Carter (Anna Friel) discovers an ancient scroll buried in the ruins of an old temple. It is encrypted with the location of the long lost Seal of Solomon, which, according to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: desert, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades, legends and myths, chases and races, archaeologist, archeological dig ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, atmospheric, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, giant spider, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, quicksand, secret place, escapades, deathtrap, rescue, chase, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 17K
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, martial arts, chase, treasure hunt, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, treasure, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, silly humor, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, partners, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 8K
The Order (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Rudy, an artifacts smuggler, goes to Jerusalem to rescue his kidnapped archeologist father, he faces deportation by a scheming police chief. Now, to find his dad and recover a sacred scroll, he'll have to outwit officials and a ruthless ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, feel good
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, artifact, kidnapping, terrorism, martial arts, adventurer, missing person, parents and children, religions or cults, obsessive quest, father son relationship, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 11th century, 2000s
Place: middle east, israel, ukraine, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, missing person, track down, chases and races, parents and children, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, reluctant partners, escapades, crimes, map, ocean or sea, bet, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mountains of the Moon (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Chander Pahar follows Shankar Choudhury, a 20 year-old that takes a job working for the Uganda Railway, and winds up quitting his job in search of diamonds and the Kenya's Mountain of the Moon. Based on the popular Bengali adventure novel of ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: adventurer, expedition, volcano, treasure hunt, adventure, against the odds, hopes, ambition, escapades, danger, follow your dream, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
 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, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, one man show
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, martial arts, treasure hunt, adventurer, drinking, disguise, stranded in the desert, sarcasm, soldier, voodoo, secret passage, bar fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%