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Wet Gold (1984)
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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 boyfriend (Barnes), keeps telling her that Sampson's stories are all false, Sampson makes her believe that they are indeed true. Laura takes Sampson to a library, where she finds an old newspaper article which matches up with the events described to her by him. After becoming a true believer, Laura convinces Barnes, Sampson and a dive shop owner, Keating, to search for the treasure. Together they set off from Key West in the Baker's boat, which Barnes is supposed to be looking after. Keating shows a liking for Laura, and because of this, Barnes begins to feel uncomfortable towards him. After spending some time in the water, their dreams become reality, but the discovery of gold begins to show a change in their personalities...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, adventure, ship, island, ocean or sea, love triangle, beach, alcohol abuse, adventurer, danger, store, femme fatale, escapades, treasure, betrayal, jealousy, sailboat, paranoia, greed, sunken treasure, gold bar, sailing, boat, bikini ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Wet Gold

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, danger, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes and ship mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wet Gold: Sahara (1983), Coast of Skeletons (1965), The Last Adventure (1967), The Sea Wolf (2008), The Skipper (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, adventure, heroes, prison, treasure hunt, kidnapping, missing person, adventurer, crimes, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Coast of Skeletons (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former district officer is assigned to work on a team of diamond prospectors, who are busy double crossing each other until they are blown up having found bullion.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, private detective, escapades, crimes, cons and scams, adventure, danger, dishonesty, sunken treasure, insurance investigator, ship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Last Adventure (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, pilot, ocean, friends, adventure, danger, escapades, partners, graphic violence, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, africa, france, europe, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.2
 182
The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, isolation, self discovery, danger, ocean or sea, social differences, castaway, tough heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20s, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 4.8
 715
The Skipper (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two British beauties go to Barbados with a yacht captain who does not know what he's in for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, jealousy, boat, sailor, betrayal, introspection, ship, down on your luck, love triangle, woman in danger, human nature, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.6
 525
Hurricane (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, psychotronic, disaster movie
Plot: beach, forbidden love, island, danger, opposites attract, adventure, love and romance, injustice, escapades, catastrophe, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 235
Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, escapades, danger, inventions and discoveries, ocean or sea, forces of nature, ship, rescue, coast guard, man overboard, battles, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 34K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, sunken ship, survival, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, survival, airplane, chase, crimes, bounty hunter, danger, adventurer, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, danger, rivalry, family, contests and competitions, heroes, pets, adventure, daring rescue, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, canada, england, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
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: realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, diamonds, adventurer, amazon, danger, deadly, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, gold, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Gold of the Amazon Women (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado and allies himself with a tribe of Amazon women against a murderous villain who is also after the treasure.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: treasure, escapades, inventions and discoveries, disorder, jungle, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, desert, treasure hunt, island, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 1K
Gold (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canada, the summer of 1898. A group of German settlers travel towards the far north in covered wagons with packhorses and their few possessions in tow. The seven travellers set off from Ashcroft, the final railway station. Along with their leader, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, old west, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, wilderness, desert, human nature, brutality, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, pirate, heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: rebellion, injustice, rivalry, escapades, adventure, danger, adventurer, heroes, against the odds, island, army, seductress ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Treasure Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: A terrible storm is raging the night it all begins - with a knock on the door. 17-year-old Jim Hawkins helps his widowed mother run their little tavern on the coast of 19th century England. When the door is opened they are startled by a sight that ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, intense, talky
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: pirate, treasure map, ship, treasure hunt, adventurer, young heroes, daring rescue, heroes, obsessive quest, rebelliousness, youth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 168
Max Is Missing (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boy and his dad take a trip to Peru, but when they are accidentally separated he is given a mysterious mask that makes him a target for ruthless tomb raiders.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chases and races, escapades, danger, on the run, friends, treasure hunt, family life, friendship, train, heroes, adventure, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, chases and races, adventurer, chase, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.2
 90K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, gold, swashbuckler, treasure, pirate ship, captain, island, bare breasts, killings, treasure hunt, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 19K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, treasure, friendship, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, gold, survival, wilderness, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, island, wilderness, survival, rescue, family relations, confined, adventure, danger, battle zone, siblings relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 465
The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: whale, survival, adventure, danger, dangerous animal, shipwreck, escapades, ship, rescue, lost at sea, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.0
 233
Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, rescue, danger, adventurer, good versus evil, pirate, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 72
Green Sails (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When ambitious CCT exec Will Patterson uncovers a corporate conspiracy, his life spirals out of control. With an unlikely ally and beautiful crusader to guide him through his struggle, he travels to the jungles of Indonesia where a tribe--wrongly ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: heroes, adventure, jungle, injustice, escapades, danger, dishonesty, workplace situations, environmentalism, corporate, strong female character, tribe ...
Time: 90s
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, heroes, society, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, tense, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, escapades, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, prehistoric creature, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 421
Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, soldier, adventure, corrupted ruler, confined, escapades, danger, crimes, pirate, adventurer, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tintin and the Mystery of the Golden Fleece (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tintin and Captain Haddock try to discover what is so desirable about their old and apparently worthless ship.
Style: captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, inheritance, danger, family, chases and races, teenage life, riddles and clues, friendship, friends, chase, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: athens, europe, turkey, athens greece, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventure, love affair, survival, ocean or sea, romance, love and romance, teenager, danger, tropical island, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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