Movies like The Valley of Gwangi

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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
 6.3
 4K
The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century wild west show struggling to make a living in Mexico comes into the possession of a tiny prehistoric horse. This leads to an expedition to the Forbidden Valley where they discover living dinosaurs. They capture one and take it back to be put on display, leading to inevitable mayhem.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, cowboy, gypsy, elephant, circus, adventure, old west, heroes, desert, misfit, partners, dangerous animal, danger, chaos, curses spells and rituals, ancient mystery, escapades, gory, disorder, deadly, nothing goes right, rivalry, dinosaur, horse, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, prehistory, 90s, 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Valley of Gwangi

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychotronic and exciting films with plots about escapades, heroes, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, adventure and survival mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Valley of Gwangi: Mandrake (2010), Raptor Island (2004), Dinocroc (2004), Dark Waters (2003), Jurassic Park III (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ⇓
95%
 2.5
 912
Raptor Island (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to be extinct for millions of years descend upon them in an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, soldier, tyrannosaurus rex, battles, danger, military, deadly creature, survival, chaos, heroes, deadly, ancient mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.3
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Dinocroc (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put down after killing someone, another escapes and the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, survival, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, chaos, dinosaur, animal life, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.3
 726
Dark Waters (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Moneyless, ocean-exploring gigolo and his worldly lady-friend are forced to take part in looking into the possibility that aggression - utilizing marine life - is being planned.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, underwater, underwater scene, survival, animal attack, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, island, dangerous animal, rescue, tyrannosaurus rex, jungle, survival, pterodactyl, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.1
 2K
King Cobra (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 30 feet of pure terror is the result of an experimental drug used in a biochemical lab and this mutated nightmare is pure evil! Half-African cobra and half-diamondback, he's 30 feet long with a giant appetite for terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: giant snake, laboratory, mad scientist, dangerous animal, small town, experiment gone awry, danger, heroes, escapades, martial arts, rivalry, mutation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Attack of the Sabertooth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming to find partners for his discoveries. When a bunch of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: animal horror, survival, isolation, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, race against time, college, heroic mission, theme park, cloning, resort ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.1
 911
Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater scene, underwater, heroic mission, survival, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, race against time, danger, vengeance, obsession, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 2K
Pterodactyl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pterodactyl, adventure, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, expedition, heroic mission, save the world, save the day, race against time, paleontologist, rescue ...
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Land That Time Forgot (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to escape.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, forces of nature, isolation, adventurer, escapades, supernatural, chases and races ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a lush tropical island, working under a secret government charter, Martin Drake has not only grown sprawling acres of giant vegetables, but inadvertently spawned two mammoth reptiles as well. Now they've broken free of their enclosures, and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary ...
Plot: giant monster, monster versus monster, escapades, dangerous animal, battles, chaos, mutant, dinosaur, laboratory, rivalry, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, chaos, animal life, disorder, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Species: The Awakening (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scientist, Dr Holander, takes his niece Miranda to Mexico in an attempt to reverse the effects of the alien DNA he used to create her. However the treatment goes horribly wrong, and sets Miranda on a killing spree as she sets out to find a mate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: scientist, supernatural, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world, rivalry, superhuman powers, escapades, deadly creature, benign alien, heroes, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.1
 884K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, island, fantasy world, team, animal attack, survival, theme park, natural disaster, dangerous animal, scientist, triceratops ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Scorpius Gigantus (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Geneticist seeks to make a name for herself by saving the planet from disease by using eons-old antibodies, harvested from enlarged six legged creatures. The creatures don't like being big and escape. Send for help.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, mutant, disorder, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, 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 ⇓
51%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.3
 1K
Caved In (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An extreme adventure tour group headed by deep caving expert John Palmer descends into a 2000 Ft abandoned salt mine , that was mysteriously closed down years ago after an unexplained disaster trapped all of the miners . They prepare for rock slides ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, cave, good versus evil, escapades, destiny, legends and myths, gory, adventurer, deadly, rivalry, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: prehistory
Place: greece, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, rescue, disorder, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.9
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Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, undercover, adventure, heroes, forces of nature, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear weapon ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 3K
Dinoshark (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film opens with a baby dinoshark swimming away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that calved due to global warming. Three years later, the dinoshark is a ferocious predatory adult and kills tourists and locals offshore from Puerto Vallarta, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: killer shark, dangerous animal, shark, underwater, danger, gory, shark attack, animal life, escapades, deadly, global warming, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, escapades, adventure, desert, old west, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, anti hero, catastrophe, future dystopia, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, forces of nature, chaos, deadly, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien invasion, space war, adventure, evil alien, outer space, rivalry, danger, chaos, fictional war, invasion, mars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.9
 2K
Megalodon (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Megalodon is a 2002 American shark film. It takes place out on a deep sea oil rig.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, killer shark, deadly, danger, escapades, isolation, forces of nature, survival, oil rig, shark attack, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, South Africa, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path. Now they must ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, deadly creature, adventure, ancient mystery, good versus evil, danger, deadly, escapades, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
100 Million BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, time travel, dinosaur, experiment gone awry, rescue, chaos and mayhem, heroes, adventure, imaginary, fish out of water, technology gone awry, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, prehistory, contemporary, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dead and the Damned (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A meteor lands in Jamestown California in 1849 during the gold rush. It is found by miners who release it's spoors which turn the population into blood thirsty mutants.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: meteorite, mutant, zombie, heroes, plague, chaos, escapades, deadly creature, old west, chases and races, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scenic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, animal horror, island, expedition, genetic engineering, hunting, child in peril, rescue, tyrannosaurus rex, paleontology, scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, kenya, california, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 696
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: escapades, adventure, deadly, chases and races, danger, jungle, survival, dangerous animal, heroes, animal life, bollywood, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%