Movies like Survival Quest

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Survival Quest (1988)
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Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss has been killed by one of the city slickers, he coaxes his team into exterminating all of them. They will have to rely on their wits and on each other in order to survive.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostages, hostage, treasure hunt, school, crimes, heroes, confined, chases and races, escapades, airplane, snow, bear, hiking, river, worm, knife, paintball ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana

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Most similar movies to Survival Quest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, chases and races, survival, crimes, confined and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Survival Quest: A Cry in the Wild (1990), Avalanche (1994), The River Wild (1994), Edge of Honor (1991), Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Cry in the Wild (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry animals until or if he is found.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, isolation, danger, youth, self discovery, dangerous animal, adventure, bear, survivor, boy, animal life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 563
Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, crime gone awry, danger, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, mountain, survival, rivalry, family in danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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The River Wild (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: river, hostage, criminal, rafting, family in danger, danger, wilderness, forces of nature, survival, adventure, rescue, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, idaho, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 324
Edge of Honor (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of scouts stumble onto a cache of stolen weapons hidden in a forest. They meet up with a girl and get involved with the men who originally stole the weapons. The men try to shoot the scouts every time - but are thwarted at the end.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, forest, weapons, dead children, crimes, adventure, confined, criminal's revenge, escapades, heroes, witnessing a crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, one man army, survival, adventurer, bounty hunter, crimes, chase, airplane, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, danger, confined, adventure, save the day, survival, terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, heroes, race against time, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crocodile 2: Death Swamp (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a bank robbery, four criminals escape to Mexico, but a storm causes an accident which takes down the plane where several die in the crash. The criminals take it into their own hands to continue when one survivor is attacked and eaten by a ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crocodile, adventure, animal horror, survival, danger, wilderness, daring rescue, criminal heroes, dangerous animal, chases and races, confined, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 576
Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, undercover, rivalry, danger, save the world, deadly, adventure, crimes, hostages, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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King of the Hill (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: murder, mountain, chase, race against time, survival, manhunt, on the run, adventure, isolation, wilderness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 11K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 292
Getting Even (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heroes, catastrophe, race against time, terrorism, deadly, danger, hostage, psychopath, rivalry, chase, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 125
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, race against time, survival, rivalry, crime gone awry, danger, escapades, confined, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, captivity, confined, crimes, teenage life, survival, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, ransom ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, hunter, tribe, chase, wilderness, on the run, manhunt, adventurer, danger, deadly, cannibalism, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 642
Hunter's Blood (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time. However, the local inbred backwoods psychos turn the hunters to be the hunted, and they need all the ammo and wits they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: wilderness, psychopath, survival, murder, hunting, on the run, fish out of water, zombie, alcohol abuse, disorder, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 4K
Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, on the run, adventure, woman in danger, captivity, chase, deadly, danger, confined, gang, violence spree, manhunt ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Welcome to the Jungle (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young couples head into the New Guinea wilderness in an effort to find Michael Rockefeller, the heir to the Rockefeller fortune who disappeared in 1961.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: wilderness, survival, obsessive quest, jungle, gory, deadly, confined, danger, cons and scams, escapades, cannibalism, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, chases and races, escapades, wilderness, adventurer, betrayal, dishonesty, graphic violence, crimes, ancient mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, confined, race against time, deadly, escapades, train, danger, tunnel, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 1K
Mother Lode (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, mine, cave in, twin brother, cave, gold, air disaster, prospector, siblings relations, heroes, adventure, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, british columbia, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, special agents, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, chases and races, heroes, race against time, nerve gas ...
Time: 90s, year 2000, 2000s
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 2K
Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, danger, chase, off the road, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, danger, forces of nature, escapades, weapons, thirst, confined, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.2
 43K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, chase, martial arts, survival, mercenary, crimes, deadly, track down, tough heroes, danger, gunfight, one against many ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 544
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, adventure, daring rescue, one man army, rescue, special agents, undercover, danger, race against time, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 478
The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, heroes, one man army, most dangerous game, chase, island, jungle, martial arts, rivalry, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 923
Arctic Blue (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An environmentalist gets involved in transporting an accused killer (Ben) from an isolated Alaskan town to the authorities. Ben is determined to escape, and his fellow trappers are ready to help
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, airplane, isolation, on the run, survival, danger, catastrophe, prison life, odd couple, heroes, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give herself in and hand over a data CD to the DA, she is shot and ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, martial arts, forgery, danger, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 5K
Extreme Ops (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While filming an advertisement, some extreme sports enthusiasts unwittingly stop a group of terrorists.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: extreme sports, terrorism, skiing, avalanche, danger, survival, chase, adventure, leadership, deadly, buddies, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: austria, europe, former yugoslavia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 116K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, mountain, rescue, forces of nature, climbing, money, rocky mountains, heroes, save the day, one man army, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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