Movies like Treasure Island 1990

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Treasure Island (1990)
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Treasure Island (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is beseiged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight off the attackers and discover Billy Bones' treasure map for which the buccaneers had come. Jim agrees to sail on the S.S. Espaniola with Squire Trelawney and Dr. Livesey to find the treasure on a mysterious isiand. Upon arriving at the island, ship's cook and scaliwag Long John Silver leads a mutiny of crew members who want the treasure for themselves. Jim helps the Squire and Espaniola officers to survive the mutiny and fight back against Silver's men, who have taken over the Espaniola.
Style: scary, light, enigmatic, breathtaking, unusual plot structure, humorous, melancholic, scenic, witty, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure, treasure hunt, ship, treasure map, child in peril, adventure, medieval, blind character, betrayal, sword fight, chase, historical event, swashbuckler, catastrophe, monster, school, distopia, doctors, teacher, friendship, ancient, beautiful scenery, justice, fantasy world ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, treasure hunt, transformation, catastrophe, mentor and storytelling mostly in Adventure, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Treasure Island: The Three Musketeers (1973), Into the Blue (2005), Romancing the Stone (1984), The Return of the Musketeers (1989), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, expedition, island, treasure map, ship, adventure, adventurer, heroes, escapades, rivalry, medieval ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, baroque
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, castaway, child hero, treasure map, youth, traitor, heroes, lost treasure, ocean, friends, island ...
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100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, colourful, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, ship, sword fight, treasure, disney, british empire, fantasy world, pirate captain, pirate ship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: epic, funny, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, swashbuckler, three musketeers, fight, adventure, romance, royalty, sword fight, chase, farce, distopia, alter ego ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, england, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, sword fight, adventure, fantasy world, ship, swashbuckler, disney, sailboat, beast, supernatural, twists and turns, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ 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, entertaining, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, archaeologist, adventure, artifact, treasure, tombs and skeletons, good versus evil, adventurer, crocodile, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1984, year 1935
Place: india, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Into the Blue (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, ...
Style: exciting, sexy, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, shark, diving, ocean, scuba diving, expedition, adventure, shipwreck, cocaine, island, gold, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: bahamas
⇓ 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, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, jungle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, chase, escapades, romance, map, stranded, gem, treasure map ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: south america, colombia, central america, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 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, romantic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, mermaid, chase, ship, swashbuckler, treasure, captain, adventurer, adventure, sword fight, mythical creature ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, spain, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, slasher, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, date night, family outing
Plot: muppets, puppet, disney, island, childhood, family, adventure, youth, ship, young heroes, pirate, sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventure, treasure, archaeology, adventurer, chase, alien, jungle, artifact, desert, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
Place: peru, mexico city, latin america, south america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, three 12 year old friends, Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb, began filming their own shot-by-shot adaptation of the Spielberg classic in the backyards of their Mississippi homes. After 6 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, treasure, technology, conspiracy, betrayal, fight, snake, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, ship, treasure hunt, medieval, treasure, historical event, bird, sea, island, teenage life, against the odds, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure, scary, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, romance, adventure, betrayal, three musketeers, royalty, sword fight, swashbuckler, ancient, farce, horse, happy ending ...
Time: 17th century, 70s, middle ages
Place: england, new york, france, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Style: humorous, affectionate, visually appealing, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, three musketeers, sword fight, female villain, vengeance, adventure, strangulation, swashbuckler, murder, royalty, seduction, transformation ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, england, spain, new york, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 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, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, chase, adventure, kung fu, treasure, desert, adventurer, heroes, fight, treasure hunter, rivalry ...
Place: tokyo, africa, egypt, hong kong, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, mythology, good versus evil, sinbad, island, supernatural, adventure, monster, medieval, magic, treasure hunt, sword fight ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, parody, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, satire, adventure, farce, sword fight, brutality, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), british, mars, lone hero, torture ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: UK, Austria, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, epic, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: musketeer, disney, medieval, pirate, sword fight, swashbuckler, three musketeers, treasure hunt, betrayal, adventure, romance, family ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, california
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36%
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, magic, childhood, fantasy world, adventure, orphan, mischievous children, heroes, child in peril, treasure hunt, flying, young heroes ...
Time: future, 1940s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: london, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, friendship, friends, journey, determination, supernatural, sailboat, sea ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: singapore, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.
Style: exciting, humorous, fairy tale, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, tarzan, treasure hunt, adventure, family, obsessive quest, magic, chase, violence, solitude, witch, weapons ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: africa, new jersey, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, dark fantasy, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, sword fight, swashbuckler, fantasy world, sea, sailboat, ghost, jungle, treasure hunt, dead man, runaway ...
Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
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 ...
Style: exciting, scenic, entertaining, buddy comedy, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, adventure, desert, treasure hunter, adventurer, archaeology, obsessive quest, escapades, romance, civil war, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, egypt, sahara, nigeria
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34%
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, sword fight, adventure, prison escape, betrayal, revenge, treason, vengeance, treasure, french, confined, lone hero ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: france, marseille, ireland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, exciting, humorous, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, desert, couple relations, love and romance, adventure, novelist, culture clash, escapades, happy ending, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, tense, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, navy, sea battle, adventure, heroic mission, leadership, battles, naval battle, sailboat, naturalist, ocean ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, edwardian era
Place: england, france, europe, brazil, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: intense, tense, semi serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, treasure hunt, friendship, survival, disney, self discovery, orphan, fall in love, feral child, wilderness, monkey ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: harsh, unusual plot structure, bad ending, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, beautiful scenery, archaeologist, disaster, catastrophe, adventure, missing person, woman with a gun, camp, snake, colonialism ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, tense, talky, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: greek mythology, monster, mythology, giant monster, dragon, skeleton, prophecy, adventurer, island, treasure hunt, expedition, race against time ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy
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