Movies like Shadow of the Wolf

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Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
 5.8
 969
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen Quebec.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: survival, adventure, village, murder, crimes, on the run, wilderness, eskimo indian, native american, family life, village life, escapades, opposites attract, false accusation, righting the wronged, sex, whale, female nudity, male nudity, chase, danger, inuit, bare breasts
Time: 1930s, 30s

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Most similar movies to Shadow of the Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, survival, wilderness, murder and crimes mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shadow of the Wolf: The Hunter (2011), The Sea Wolf (2008), A Cry in the Wild (1990), Endless Night (2015), Man with a Gun (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 40K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, psychological, dark ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hunter, mercenary, little boy, greed, manipulation, twists and turns, obsessive quest, bio weapon, beautiful scenery, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tasmania, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 205
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: ship, castaway, ocean, adventure, sailing, survival, lone wolves, self discovery, isolation, sea, storm at sea, violence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Cry in the Wild (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry animals until or if he is found.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, youth, adventure, dangerous animal, isolation, self discovery, boy, survivor, survival, sole survivor, nature, forest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: yukon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Endless Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greenland, 1908. Josephine, self-confident and bold wife of famous Arctic explorer Robert Peary, embarks on a dangerous journey in pursuit of her husband who is seeking a route to the North Pole. But Josephine is also naïve and ignores warnings ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, couples, escapades, friendship, woman, friends, struggle for survival, strong female presence, couple relations, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.8
 627
Man with a Gun (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Madsen plays an assassin who's hired to kill the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, mafia, woman with a gun, hitman, gunfight, bandit, femme fatale, gangsters, criminal heroes, opposites attract, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, wilderness, tribe, hunter, on the run, adventurer, cannibalism, culture clash, desert, chase, native ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 5K
Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, escape, wilderness, captive, on the run, adventure, woman in danger, revenge, medieval, chase, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.3
 553
Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, haunted by the past, crimes, captivity, confined, wilderness, escapades, friendship, buddies, forest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, native american, colonialism, colonial america, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animals, wilderness, fish out of water, mistaken identity, escapades, on the run, survival, family, heroes, adventure, misfit, animal life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 1K
Canopy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Australia, Singapore
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between 2 young men becomes everything, when an Australian soldier takes refuge under the canopied jungles of Singapore, during the violent Japanese invasion in World War II. Jim is lost, injured and defenseless in a hostile, ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, survival, soldier, war, communication problem, military, chase, escape, very little dialogue, imperial japan, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: singapore, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, missing person, village life, hostage, village, intrigue, rivalry, race against time, adventure, rescue, terrorism, cold war ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, murder, treasure hunt, rivalry, hostage, mountain, killer, survivalist, manhunt, rock climbing ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 532
Transparency (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five years ago David's life came undone when his young daughter fell victim to a brutal attack. The subsequent emotional fallout cost him his marriage and his job. Handicapped by guilt and anguish David abandoned his past and alienated himself. ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: track down, crimes, prostitution, chase, vigilantism, dishonesty, murder, female nudity, prostitute, blonde, misogynist, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Boarding Gate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.
Style: realistic, sexual, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, chase, prostitute, murder, drug dealing, femme fatale, manipulation, hitman, love affair, crimes, on the run, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hong kong, europe, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 6K
Wolf Totem (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forces of nature, survival, wolf, adventure, animals, wilderness, tradition versus modernity, society, nature, dog, chinese, medieval ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.0
 155
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, smuggling, on the run, crimes, special agents, adventure, undercover, stalking, heroes, espionage, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 505
Eat Your Bones (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 18 year old Jason Dorkel belongs to a community of gypsies. He is about to celebrate his baptism when his half-brother Fred returns after fifteen years in prison. Together, with their last brother, the violent, hot-headed Michael and their Christian ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, on the road, coming of age, youth, crimes, on the run, running from police, thief, rivalry, murder, chase, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.1
 1K
Crusoe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: desert island, survival, tropical island, ocean, shipwreck, island, marooned, stranded, confined, adventure, escapades, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, lost city, murder, treasure, expedition, graphic violence, adventurer, dishonesty, chase, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 876
Out of Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On the hottest day in 50 years, a serious fire incident happened to a busy commercial tower, a gaggle of fire fighters with an indestructible enthusiasm are going to save lives.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: firefighter, crimes, disaster, escapades, society, survival, saving a life, team, partners, office, catastrophe, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 190
The Timekeeper (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A l'automne 1964, la construction des 52 derniers milles du chemin de fer du Grand lac des Esclaves est en voie d'achèvement. Une bande hétéroclite de travailleurs instables, ivrognes et voleurs, est recrutée dans les tavernes par ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, offbeat
Plot: adventure, escapades, crimes, concentration camp, alcohol abuse, corruption, outcast, chase, murder, theft, drunkenness, flashback ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 807
The White Dawn (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stranded 1890s whalers (Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Louis Gossett Jr.) corrupt the culture of their Eskimo saviors.
Style: serious, realistic, vintage
Plot: survival, snow, winter, culture clash, shipwreck, hiking, nature, gambling, wilderness, arctic, village, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
 8K
Small Crimes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspense, art house ...
Plot: crimes, prison, disorder, fighting crime, bondage, life is a bitch, murder, violence, war, adventure, ex-cop, released from prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rescue, chase, siblings relations, wilderness, witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, death, family relations, child in peril, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, old west, adventure, adventurer, escapades, wilderness, desert, human nature, brutality, murder, civil war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 172
Big Muddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martha Barlow, a modern day outlaw, must reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, on the run, teenage son, family relations, survival, small town, female nudity, criminal, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 788
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, estrangement, isolation, family life, confined, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 543
Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: on the road, survival, life is a bitch, family in danger, starvation, militant, parents and children, desert, social relations, escapades, village, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 111K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, rape, canoe, adventure, hillbilly, revenge, rape and revenge, friendship, river, nature, redneck ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%