Movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth 2008

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
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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 mysterious -- and horrifying -- subterranean universe. Giant spiders and treacherous dinosaurs abound in this pulse-pounding update of Jules Verne's classic sci-fi adventure, which also stars Dedee Pfeiffer.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: adventure, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, dinosaur, dangerous animal, chases and races, imaginary, deadly, deadly creature, daring rescue, danger, getting home, androids and robots, computer animation, giant spider, prehistoric creature, cave, female soldier, tyrannosaurus rex
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric

Most similar movies to Journey to the Center of the Earth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about escapades, danger, heroes, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly and imaginary mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth: 30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007), The Lost World (2001), Congo (1995), The Land That Time Forgot (2009), The Lost World (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, danger, daring rescue, heroic mission, travel, wilderness, anthropologist, foot chase, missing person, tour guide, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, san francisco
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92%
30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: submarine, adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, obsession, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, daring rescue, supernatural, underwater, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, dangerous animal, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 42K
Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, adventure, survival, adventurer, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, escapades, animal life, obsessive quest, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas, tanzania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, isolation, forces of nature, adventurer, supernatural, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: expedition, jungle, dangerous animal, dinosaur, stranded, lost world, exploration, time travel, adventure, adventurer, escapades, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King of the Lost World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: jungle, space travel, human sacrifice, save the world, obsessive quest, airplane, adventurer, parallel world, supernatural, danger, scorpion, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom, danger, rivalry, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: time travel, tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, experiment gone awry, rescue, chaos and mayhem, heroes, adventure, imaginary, fish out of water, technology gone awry, rescue mission ...
Time: prehistory, 21st century, 40s, contemporary, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: island, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, monster, volcano, cave woman, ship, rescue, spider, caveman, expedition, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.1
 2K
Pterodactyl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pterodactyl, dangerous animal, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, save the day, race against time, survival, experiment gone awry, rescue, deadly creature, danger ...
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
AVH: Alien vs. Hunter (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A journalist named Lee Custler (William Katt) is out jogging when a flying object passes behind him and crashes. Sheriff Joel Armstrong (Collin Brock) picks him up and they go to check it out. They find an abandoned caravan close to where the object ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, supernatural, danger, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, deadly creature, chaos, chases and races, heroes, deadly, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A space ship crash lands on the third planet of a distant solar system, killing all hands except for a young boy named Tang. The rescue ship arrives some 20 years later. One of the crew, a girl named Linda meets Tang and falls in love with him. They ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: interracial relations, survival, imaginary kingdom, catastrophe, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly, space wars, space travel, forces of nature, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mountains of the Moon (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Chander Pahar follows Shankar Choudhury, a 20 year-old that takes a job working for the Uganda Railway, and winds up quitting his job in search of diamonds and the Kenya's Mountain of the Moon. Based on the popular Bengali adventure novel of ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: adventurer, expedition, volcano, treasure hunt, adventure, against the odds, hopes, ambition, escapades, danger, follow your dream, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, sailor, professor, shipwreck, ocean or sea, rivalry, dangerous animal, good versus evil, heroes, adventurer, deadly ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, cryptozoology, adventurer, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, survival, scientist, discovery, legends and myths, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, alien encounter, survival, danger, space battle, apocalypse, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 536
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: heroes, obsessive quest, obsession, submarine, escapades, deadly, rivalry, danger, losing-it hero, chases and races, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.5
 781
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, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, survival, adventurer, jungle, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, rivalry, adventure, curse, ritual, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A groups of astronauts crash-land on Venus and find themselves on the wrong side of a group of Venusian women when they kill a monster that is worshipped by them.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: robot, outer space, venus the planet, lava, pterodactyl, space station, space exploration, adventure, strong female presence, space travel, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 678
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: escapades, jungle, adventure, danger, deadly, chases and races, survival, bollywood, animal life, dangerous animal, track down, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.9
 1K
Robotropolis (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of reporters are covering the unveiling of a new facility that is completely maintained by robot prototypes. When one of the robots goes haywire, the reporters find themselves not just reporting on the malfunction, but fighting for their ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, survival, adventure, danger, escapades, technology gone awry, disorder, chaos, technophobia, journalism, killer robot ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, heroes, young heroes, master villain, buddies, danger, youth, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, folk hero, daring rescue, rivalry, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, missing person, track down, chases and races, parents and children, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.9
 1K
Cyclops (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The corrupt Emperor Tiberius forces his bravest general, Marcus, to subdue the monstrous Cyclops that has been decimating the countryside...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Plot: adventure, cyclops, good versus evil, legends and myths, danger, dangerous animal, state affairs, deadly, escapades, master warrior, battles, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, monster, alien, ufo, alien invasion, giant monster, mysterious planet, space travel, evil alien, rivalry, benign alien, danger ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: adventure, dinosaur, fantasy world, rescue, dangerous animal, island, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, pterodactyl, danger, jungle, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Triassic Attack (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings to life three dinosaur fossils. Now really annoyed, the giant dinos wreak havoc on the small town and the local university.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, fossil, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, save the day, deadly creature, survival, small town, escapades, heroes, danger, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%