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Secret of the Sahara (1988)
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Secret of the Sahara (1988)
Original name: The Secret of the Sahara
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 357 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: desert, french foreign legion, bandit, treasure, secret, foreign legion, lost civilization, adventure
Time: 1920s
Place: sahara

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about adventure, desert, danger, escapades, heroes, adventurer and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Secret of the Sahara: The Sands of Time (1998), Sahara (1983), La nouvelle malle des Indes (1981), In Search for Captain Grant (1986), Carry on in the Legion (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sands of Time (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Despite her friends' warnings, a woman travels to the Sahara, determined to find her missing archaeologist father and the magical tower he was searching for. Aided by a mysterious prince, she battles outlaws and the desert's harsh ...
Plot: french foreign legion, hanged man, desert, archaeology, camel, bible quote, horse, biplane, horse riding
Place: sahara
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Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, escapades, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, heroes, confined, danger, adventurer, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
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43%
The Swordsmen in Double Flag Town (1991)
Genre: Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Honoring his father's dying words, a young man comes to the dusty desert village of Double Flag Town to claim his bride. Everyone looks down upon him because he looks inept and ignorant. When he kills a man who is attempting to rape his bride, ...
Plot: martial arts, bandit, sword fight, rape, revenge, teenager, attempted rape, sword, desert, rape and revenge, showdown
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42%
La nouvelle malle des Indes (1981)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, West Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A young English navy lieutenant sets out to prove the quickest way to reach India from London is by way of the Mediterranean and Suez rather than the long sea route around Africa and the Cape of Good Hope, which takes six months. Together with his ...
Plot: adventurer
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: india, egypt, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led him to where he is. The months roll by and the hardships ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: desert island, survival, island, escapades, danger, pets, isolation, confined, adventure, sea disaster, deserted island, marooned ...
Time: 17th century
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In Search for Captain Grant (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Lord and Lady Glenarvan found a bottle in the ocean. this bottle contained a letter from captain Grant that he and 2 of his sailors had survived a disaster in sea and need help. Unfortunately, the letter was damaged by water, and only latitude is ...
Style: intense, sincere, light, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: travel, sea, journey, ship captain, obsessive quest, ship, adventurer
Time: 19th century
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Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: desert, farce, foreign legion, heroes, soldier, save the day, anti hero, military life, silly humor, adventure, military, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: sahara
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Lockruf des Goldes (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Austria, France, West Germany, Romania
Duration: 370 min.
TV show
Plot: dog, dancehall girl, greed, gold rush, wilderness, priest, husky dog, native american, hanging, golddigger, vigilantism, investments ...
Place: alaska
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Escape of the Artful Dodger (2001)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
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Story: Escape of the Artful Dodger was an Australian children’s television series first screened on the Nine Network in 2001. Escape of the Artful Dodger is the story of Jack Dawkins, who was introduced in the classic Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist. ...
Plot: police, theft, thief
Place: sydney australia, australia
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Treasure Island (1977)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Treasure Island is a 1977 television adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous 1883 novel. It was filmed in 1977 on location in Plymouth and Dartford, and in Corsica, and also at BBC Television Centre at Wood Lane, London. Jim Hawkins ...
Plot: treasure map, teenage protagonist, pirate, hidden identity, dead father, ocean, mutiny, gunfight, murder, child in peril, tropical island, ship ...
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The Master of Ballantrae (1984)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, Scottish noblemen whose family is torn apart by the Jacobite rising of 1745.
Plot: sea captain, bagpipes, jealousy, estate, faked death, brother brother relationship, kilt, sea voyage, colonial america, swordsman, sword fight, duel ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: scotland
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The 4 Musketeers (2005)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 210 min.
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Story: Exile and possibly death are in the cards for the Queen of France in this edgy cloak-and-dagger adventure based on Alexandre Dumas' unrivaled tale of THE THREE MUSKETEERS and their reckless romantic friend D'Artagnan. Supernatural powers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, friends, escapades, curses spells and rituals, friendship, honor, political intrigue, courage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, alcoholic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east, sahara desert
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Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, unlikely partners, youth, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, against the odds, family ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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Gold of the Amazon Women (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado and allies himself with a tribe of Amazon women against a murderous villain who is also after the treasure.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: treasure, danger, rivalry, escapades, jungle, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, desert, treasure hunt, island, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, new york
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Treasure Island in Outer Space (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 500 min.
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Story: Treasure Island in Outer Space (original: Il Pianeta Del Tesoro - Treasure Planet) is a 1987 science fiction Italian and German television miniseries directed by Antonio Margheriti. It is based on the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, ...
Plot: spacecraft, androids, treasure, space travel, planet
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Lake of Virgins (1982)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Spain
Story: A man discovers an island covered in treasure. But when he attempts to fully explore island and collect the treasure, he ends up discovering some mysterious nymphs who seduce him.
Plot: treasure, island, seduction, polygamy, utopia, sex, homesickness, female nudity
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Treasure Island (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 26 min.
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Story: As a young boy finds an old map of a treasure island in the mid 1700s, he joins a sailing crew on an adventure to find the treasure island. He does not realize however that bloodthirsty pirates are amongst the crew, desperately wanting to claim the ...
Plot: treasure, wooden leg, treasure map, sea captain, skeleton, sea, sailing ship, ship, sailboat, treasure hunt, parrot, mutiny ...
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Amazon (1999)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Amazon was a syndicated television show created by Peter Benchley. It was developed by Canadian production companies Alliance Atlantis Communications & WIC Entertainment and German company Beta Film GmbH. The 22 episodes of the series were in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: adventure, air disaster, jungle, amazon tribe, tribe, survival, superstition, forces of nature, escapades, rescue, down on your luck, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america
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Hawkeye (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The further adventures based on characters created by James Fennimore Cooper. Hawkeye the woodsman meets a brave English woman trying to free her husband from the French. Set during the French and Indian War in the area of the Hudson Valley.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: captivity, culture clash, adventure, rescue, heroes, adventurer, fort, male female friendship
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thunder in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Thunder in Paradise was a one-hour action-adventure TV series from the creators of Baywatch, which starred Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon, and Carol Alt. This first-run syndicated TV series originally premiered as a straight-to-video feature film in ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: resort, adventure, fighting crime, rescue, partners, chase, chases and races, save the day, beach, boat chase, tough heroes, mercenary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
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Gold Of The Seven Saints (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fur-trapping partners Clint Walker and Roger Moore stumble across a cache of gold, but their discovery quickly attracts every greedy villain in the territory. Directed by Gordon Douglas, this 1961 western also stars Chill Wills, Robert Middleton, ...
Plot: desert, gold, thirst, stabbed in the stomach, waterhole, torture, homosexual subtext, doctor, sweat, rifle, heat, dust ...
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Fly by Night (1991)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: Fly by Night is a Canadian adventure series co-produced by France, Canada and The United States that aired for one season in 1991 and was part of CBS' Crimetime After Primetime in the United States. The show stars David James Elliott as Mack, ...
Plot: airline, pilot, french canadian, airplane, small business, female boss, strong female lead
Place: vancouver, nice france
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33%
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Les Galapiats: The Collection (1970)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Les Galapiats is a French-Belgian-Swiss-Canadian television series, composed of eight episodes lasting 26 minutes each, directed by Pierre Gaspard-Huit broadcast in 1970 on the second channel of the ORTF and December 1969 in the RTB, Belgium.
Plot: cave, teenager, castle, boy
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Black Wind (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The building of a railroad under tough conditions from searing heat to freezing cold in the Sonora desert provokes clashes of passion and struggles between the engineers and the workers at the campsite. The workers also contend with sudden dust ...
Plot: desert, sacrifice, worker, death, wind, engineer, countryside, parent child relationship, father son relationship, railway
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The Lady Musketeer (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Croatia, Germany, USA
Duration: 163 min.
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Story: The legend of Jacques D'Artagnan (Michael York) gets a gender-bending update in this swashbuckling adventure. Though legendary swordsman Jacques D'Artagnan's best days may be well behind him, he has schooled his daughter Valentine ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 17th century
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The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey (2003)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Lehi and his wife Sariah and their four sons: Laman, Lemuel, Sam, and Nephi. Lehi leaves Jerusalem because he prophesied unto the people concerning the destruction of Jerusalem, and they sought his life. He journeys into the wilderness ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, sincere
Plot: sibling rivalry, father son relationship, mormon, prophet, faith, travel, religion, exile, wilderness, dream, desert, prayer ...
Place: jerusalem
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The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Digby Geste (Feldman) and his ‘identical’ twin brother Beau (York) compete with their stepmother (Ann-Margeret) over possession of a priceless family heirloom.
Style: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: foreign legion, desert, adventure, disorder, farce, stepmother stepson relationship, goofy hero, siblings relations, camel, twins, family relations, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: morocco, sahara, sahara desert, north africa
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In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, christian film, epic ...
Plot: heroic mission, human spirit, adventure, miraculous event, religions or cults, rescue, state affairs, hopes, danger, redemption, bible, desert ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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The Legend of Robin Hood (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Robin Hood was a 1975 BBC television serial that told the story of the life of Robin Hood.
Plot: robin hood, monk, royalty
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