Movies like Treasure of the Amazon

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Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
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Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
Original name: El tesoro del Amazonas
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A ragtag group of adventurers, including a former Nazi, is led by a half-maddened grizzled treasure hunter who wants a second chance to find the mythical treasure of the Amazon, after his first mission went terrible wrong.
Style: atmospheric, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, diamonds, adventurer, amazon, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, gold, mother daughter relationship, chases and races, animal life, escapades, gory, rape, snake, incest, monkey, piranha, female nudity, betrayal, oil, owl ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america

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Most similar movies to Treasure of the Amazon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, chases and races, deadly, heroes and crimes mostly in Adventure, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Treasure of the Amazon: Jungle (2017), River of Death (1989), Caribe (1987), Anaconda (1997), The Vivero Letter (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: jungle, survival, adventurer, amazon rainforest, river, alone, raft, rescue, israeli, ends with biographical notes, hallucination, cross country trip ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bolivia, south america
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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, airplane, survival, danger, adventurer, bounty hunter, chase, crimes, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
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61%
River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, mad scientist, betrayal, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1960s, year 1945, year 1965 ...
Place: south america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.9
 131
Caribe (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare to get tangled in the jungles of Belize when an arms smuggler loses her partner in a deadly shootout and finds herself on the run in the tropics of Central America. Helen is an amateur, making her money as an illegal arms trader to Central ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, smuggling, agent, special agents, chase, secret agents, graphic violence, embezzlement, stalking, crimes, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, survival, giant snake, animal horror, amazon river, boat, lake or river, river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, south america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, chase, dishonesty, escapades, ancient mystery, chases and races, treasure hunt, wilderness, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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50%
 4.5
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Deadly Intent (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An archaeologist smuggles a valuable ancient jewel into the US. He is soon murdered by people looking for the jewel, but he had hidden it. The killers, believe that his widow knows where the artifact is hidden, go after her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: deadly, crimes, danger, chases and races, escapades, adventure, graphic violence, jungle, woman in danger, treasure hunt, murder, bound and gagged ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 960
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 ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, dangerous animal, survival, animal horror, treasure hunt, expedition, danger, rescue, research, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia, borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 702
Roar (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After his photojournalist brother gets killed by a white tigress in the jungles of the Sundarbans, Pandit and his team of commandos enter the prohibited core area of the forest to avenge his death.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: escapades, chases and races, danger, adventure, survival, deadly, jungle, bollywood, track down, dangerous animal, animal life, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, battles, ocean or sea, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
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Hotel Colonial (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marco Veniera goes to Bogota, Columbia to find his brother, Luca who supposedly committed suicide. In his search, he meets fiery and exotic Irene Costa, who leads him into the depths of the Amazon jungle. But it's every man for himself. And ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Plot: jungle, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, uncover truth, drug dealing, terrorism, danger, mistaken identity, deadly, adventure, female director ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
2010: Moby Dick (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: That infamous whale is bigger, badder and a whole lot stronger in this sci-fi reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic tale of the battle between man, sea and sea creature starring “Xena” alum Rene O’Connor as the (traditionally male) ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, obsession, submarine, rivalry, deadly, danger, losing-it hero, escapades, chases and races, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 508
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, deadly, race against time, secret agents, save the day, danger, law enforcement, adventure, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Panama, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This horrific dramatization of the Guyana tragedy traces the steps of Reverend Jim Jones, a highly charismatic, but profoundly paranoid clergyman, who after years of evangelism and good deeds, begins his own church in the mid-western United States. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, cult, religions or cults, social relations, psychopath, mate swapping, deadly, life is a bitch, society, clergy, historical figure, paranoia ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: street racing, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, danger, adventurer, chase, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
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Mandrake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expedition led by adventurer Darren McCall and funded by the wealthy Harry Vargas braves the impenetrable jungle to retrieve a fabled bejeweled dagger from an ancient burial ground. But pulling the dagger from its rightful resting place awakens ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, survival, adventurer, danger, jungle, adventure, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal, curse, ritual, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
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Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, adventure, rescue, missing person, danger, deadly, escapades, military, jungle, government coverup, secret base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crocodile, animal horror, adventure, survival, confined, chases and races, daring rescue, criminal heroes, danger, wilderness, dangerous animal, stolen money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Shark Zone (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man must hunt down ferocious sharks that are threatening a small beach community.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, danger, killer shark, treasure hunt, crimes, ocean or sea, ship, beach, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A genetically created Anaconda, cut in half, regenerates itself into two aggressive giant snakes, due to the Blood Orchid.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, surprise ending, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant snake, betrayal, survival, adventure, danger, obsessive quest, escapades, deadly, jungle, snake, experiment, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, danger, save the day, adventure, confined, deadly, undercover, heroes, race against time, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Luck (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Born lucky, Karim Moussa takes to exploiting it instead of focusing on studies. Now a wealthy gambler, he decides to recruit about a dozen lucky people to participate in a deadly game of survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gambling, adventure, rivalry, obsession, prodigy, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, bollywood, bet, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fire on the Amazon (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a well-known environmental researcher is murdered in the Amazon jungle, an arrogant photojournalist joins forces with a beautiful young activist to find out who is responsible. Along they way, they fall in love as they discover the men ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, colourful, suspenseful
Plot: murder, amazon, jungle, deforestation, assassination, fighting the system, investigation, adventure, environmentalism, uncover truth, protest, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
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Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, beach, danger, escapades, adventure, adventurer, femme fatale, ocean, island, ship, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
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Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, hurricane, island, rivalry, escapades, survival, contests and competitions, adventure, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 874
Shark (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, ship, shark attack, shark, rivalry, fish, adventure, arms dealing, deadly, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 60K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mountaineer, adventurer, survival, expedition, mountain climbing, adventure, forces of nature, danger, daring rescue, woman in danger, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 3K
Red Water (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the quiet waters of the Mississippi, body parts are being discovered. No one knows what is behind it all, until a huge man eating bull shark turns up. This bull shark is different, as it can breath in fresh water, making a deadly encounter ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, ocean or sea, hostage, treasure hunt, dangerous animal, gory, survival, crimes, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 924
Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maxine (Cary Lowell) is a waitress with big dreams who inadvertently gets mixed up with a gang of smugglers who are trying to get their hands on a stolen artefact called 'The Crucible Of San Lucas'.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, kidnapping, woman in danger, crime, chases and races, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%