Movies like The Sea Wolf 1993

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The Sea Wolf (1993)
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: survival, adventure, ship, ghost, military, heroes, obsession, ocean or sea, psychopath, friends, battles, cause and meaning, danger, ratings, escapades, rivalry, cons and scams, tough heroes, sea, fight, spy, death, male female relationship, brutality, gun ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, survival, ship and ocean or sea mostly in Adventure, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Sea Wolf: Call of the Wild (1992), Deadliest Sea (2009), Coast of Skeletons (1965), The 7th Dawn (1964), Hornblower: Duty (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, heroes, pets, adventure, daring rescue, treasure hunt, survival, friendship, mountain, contests and competitions, family ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, canada, england, yukon
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, isolation, self discovery, danger, ocean or sea, social differences, castaway, escapades ...
Time: 1920s, 1900s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean
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86%
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Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, escapades, danger, inventions and discoveries, ocean or sea, forces of nature, ship, rescue, coast guard, man overboard, battles, sinking boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
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84%
Coast of Skeletons (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former district officer is assigned to work on a team of diamond prospectors, who are busy double crossing each other until they are blown up having found bullion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, adventure, escapades, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, private detective, danger, insurance company, post world war two, insurance fraud ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, battles, a.i., war, rivalry, heroes, escapades, betrayal, military, state affairs, soldier, adventure ...
Place: asia, russia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hornblower: Duty (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship, battles, military life, military, adventure, rescue, danger, couples, treason, ship captain, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: rebellion, injustice, adventure, escapades, rivalry, adventurer, heroes, danger, against the odds, island, colonialism, pirate captain ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, survival, airplane, pilot, thirst, sahara, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, sahara desert, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Riddle of the Sands (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, yacht, conquering, espionage, danger, state affairs, undercover, heroes, ship, war, spy, world war one ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: war, village, battles, adventure, anti war, village life, rescue, heroes, chaos, danger, military, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, ocean or sea, crew, journey, voyage ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 60s, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, drowning, rescue, underwater, catastrophe, u.s. navy, daring rescue, adventure, ocean or sea, survival, save the day, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, escapades, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, family relations, farm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, adventure, samurai, law enforcement, criminal heroes, vengeance, martial arts, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, false accusation, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sailing, coming of age, spoiled brat, friendship, sea, fishing, child in peril, adventurer, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, intense ...
Plot: whale, ship, adventure, survival, danger, dangerous animal, shipwreck, escapades, rescue, lost at sea, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, heroes, society, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, soldier, adventure, corrupted ruler, confined, escapades, pirate, adventurer, rivalry, heroes, ocean or sea ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, harsh, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer whale, whale, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, vengeance, survival, obsession, adventure, rescue, gory, deadly, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: antarctica, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: adventure, elephant, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, danger, friends, friendship, movie business, animal attack, filmmaking, racial slur ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, uganda, london, california, texas
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40%
Flight from Ashiya (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to embark upon a dangerous mission to save raft-bound Japanese survivors ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: danger, heroes, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, race against time, catastrophe, airplane, ocean or sea, ship, heroic mission, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, survival, danger, daring rescue, family relations, adventure, family in danger, isolation, family life, estrangement, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, battles, navy, adventure, leadership, napoleonic wars, ocean or sea, heroic mission, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, brazil, england, pacific ocean, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The War Lover (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buzz Rickson is a dare-devil World War II bomber pilot with a death wish. Failing at everything not involving flying, Rickson lives for the most dangerous missions. His crew lives with this aspect of his personality only because they know he always ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: bomber, adventure, war, save the day, escapades, heroes, military, soldier, danger, world war two, battles, human nature ...
Place: england, germany, europe
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35%
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White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sailing, coming of age, storm at sea, catastrophe, adventure, friendship, survival, 15 year old, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, sailboat ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: south america, cuba, connecticut, florida, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: ship, gold, battles, navy, quarantine, heroes, military, success, heroic mission, friendship, military life, officers and cadets ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sands of the Kalahari (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A diverse group of individuals struggle to survive in the Kalahari desert after their passenger plane crashes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, baboon, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, confined, leadership, rivalry, adventure, escapades, rivals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa
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34%
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Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 184 min.
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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: realistic, exciting, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ship, whale, mutiny, sea, hunt down, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, self destructing ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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