Movies like The Sea Wolf

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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, ghost, ship, ocean, psychopath, heroes, military, obsession, friends, battles, escapades, rivalry, cons and scams, cause and meaning, tough heroes, spy, sea, revenge, fight, death, betrayal, murder, handicapped, surgeon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to The Sea Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, survival, ocean and ship mostly in Adventure, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Sea Wolf: Call of the Wild (1992), Deadliest Sea (2009), Afghan Knights (2007), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Coast of Skeletons (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, castaway, self discovery, isolation, ocean, social differences, escapades, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
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100%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, wilderness, pets, heroes, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, daring rescue, escapades, adventure, adventurer, family ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, yukon, london, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, escapades, inventions and discoveries, forces of nature, ship, ocean, rescue, coast guard, battles, helicopter, fisherman, fishing boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Afghan Knights (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Haunted by the fact that he left a man behind in Afghanistan, a soldier (Bacic) pulls together a special task force to save his comrade.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: military, daring rescue, adventure, heroes, master warrior, supernatural, time travel, survival, soldier, rivalry, ghost, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, island, adventure, friendship, stranded on an island, adventurer, destiny, ocean, jungle, sea disaster ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, private detective, escapades, cons and scams, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, insurance company, prospector, sunken treasure, hidden treasure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: yacht, military, conquering, state affairs, espionage, undercover, heroes, ship, spy, world war one, war, world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: rebellion, against the odds, island, escapades, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, injustice, villain, army, slave ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: sea battle, ship, ship captain, battles, military life, adventure, military, couples, rescue, treason, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: world war two, battles, psychopath, friends, buddies, war, daring rescue, a.i., terrorism, heroes, starting over, escapades ...
Place: asia, malaysia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, pilot, survival, airplane, thirst, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew, disaster ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: village, battles, anti war, adventure, village life, war, chaos, society, rescue, heroes, military, plague ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, ocean, sailboat, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, crew, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, scenic ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, disaster, rescue, drowning, daring rescue, survival, adventure, heroes, save the day, tough heroes, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: religions or cults, heist, cons and scams, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, adventure, law enforcement, betrayal, samurai, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, paleontologist, adventurer, dinosaur, inventions and discoveries, escapades, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, prehistoric creature, farm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, adventure, heroes, society, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, ocean, heroes, adventurer, crimes, rivalry, pirate, orphan, escapades, soldier, corrupted ruler, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, adventure, rescue, captivity, prison life, disguise, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
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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, teen drama
Plot: storm at sea, sailing, coming of age, adventure, friendship, survival, catastrophe, sailboat, ocean, escapades, disaster, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: jamaica, west indies, south america, cuba, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy, Canada
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, dangerous animal, ocean, vengeance, survival, obsession, adventure, rescue, ship, shark, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: antarctica, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, survival, estrangement, isolation, family life, confined, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: bomber, battles, military, soldier, heroes, escapades, save the day, adventure, war, survival, wartime life, military life ...
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, movie business, elephant, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, friends, friendship, hunting, animal attack, filmmaking, racial slur ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, uganda, london, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: pilot, ocean, catastrophe, disaster, airplane, adventure, survival, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, race against time, ship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 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, feel good
Plot: ship, navy, battles, heroes, military, success, napoleonic wars, quarantine, gold, friends, glory, battleship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 38K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, gold, boat, adventure, survival, ocean, tough heroes, obsessive quest, dishonesty, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, baboon, disaster, catastrophe, graphic violence, isolation, wilderness, human nature, uninhibited rivalry, forces of nature, rivals ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, napoleonic wars, navy, battles, adventure, heroic mission, leadership, naval battle, escapades, sailboat, battleship ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: brazil, europe, england, pacific ocean, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%