Movies like Ape

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Ape (1976)
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Ape (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gorilla, giant monster, monkey, shark, king kong, monster terrorizes city, giant ape, creature, newspaper reporter, prison, heroes, investigation, dangerous animal, fall in love, escapades, animal life, experiment gone awry, disorder, woman in danger, deadly creature, martial arts, ship, military, helicopter, death of protagonist ...
Time: 70s
Place: korea, south korea, seoul, asia

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Most similar movies to Ape

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and serious films with plots about escapades, danger, heroes, adventure, chases and races, deadly and rivalry mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Ape: Chaw (2009), King Kong Lives (1986), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Woochi: The Demon Slayer (2009), The Land That Time Forgot (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chaw (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A black comedy about the events that are set into motion in a town after a man-eating boar goes on a rampage.
Style: semi serious, humorous, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: deadly creature, creature feature, mutant, escapades, track down, disorder, dark humor, heroes, chaos and mayhem, monster, dangerous animal, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
King Kong Lives (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!
Style: scary, entertaining, splatter, romantic, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant ape, monster, monkey, giant monster, king kong, heart transplant, military, pregnancy, adventure, island, snake, hospital ...
Time: 80s, prehistoric times
Place: borneo, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: jungle, giant animal, gorilla, beast, adventure, monkey, chase, animals, friendship, disney, poacher, transformation ...
Place: africa, los angeles, california, hawaii, uganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Woochi: The Demon Slayer (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Spanning four centuries in Korea, this epic action-adventure concerns a powerful pipe and a trio of wizards who will do anything to protect it.
Style: epic, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, martial arts, adventure, heroes, supernatural, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, misfit, time travel, kung fu, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, bermuda triangle, disorder, isolation, missing person, forces of nature, adventurer, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: prehistory
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62%
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The Pirates (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, martial arts, joseon dynasty, adventure, rivalry, battles, escapades, track down, ocean, ship, medieval, bandit ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: korea, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: vampire, samurai, martial arts, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, destiny, supernatural power, medieval ...
Place: japan, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Mega Piranha (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a science experiment goes horribly wrong, gigantic fish gain appetites for human flesh.
Style: scary, semi serious, psychotronic, weird
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: piranha, creature feature, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, dangerous animal, save the day, monster, eaten alive, shark, giant monster, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela, latin america, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Age of the Dragons (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal, obsession, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, losing-it hero, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Gappa the Triphibian Monsters (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An expedition in the South Pacific lands on a tropical island where the natives worship the mysterious deity Gappa. An earthquake opens up an underground cavern and a baby reptile is discovered inside. The natives warn the foreigners to leave the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, giant monster, dinosaur, island, creature feature, ship, tropical island, photographer, earthquake, killer animal, research, journalism ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Almighty Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the demon god Loki destroys the fortress of Valhalla and steals the Hammer of Invincibility, only the young hero Thor can protect Earth from armageddon.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, parody, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, vengeance, rivalry, superhero, violence, heroes, destiny, crimes, escapades, dragon, norse god, armageddon ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Blade Master (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muscle-bound Ator and his mute Asian sidekick travel from the ends of the Earth to save his aged mentor from the evil mustachioed Zor.
Style: semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sword, snake, exploitation, giant spider, cave, warrior, medieval, dinosaur, ancient, erotica ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Warriors of Virtue (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who ...
Style: humorous, stylized, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kangaroo, mythology, martial arts, youth, adventure, american football, fantasy world, computer game, sword fight, magic, happy ending, guilty pleasure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: shark, machismo, shark attack, sunken treasure, killer shark, treasure hunt, battles, ship, cons and scams, down on your luck, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, semi serious, mystical
Plot: save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, rivalry, escapades, race against time, legends and myths, sword and sorcery, sinbad, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Earth is headed for disaster and when an archeological research team visits Infant Island to find out why, they discover two tiny women who reveal that the Earth is fighting back for all the harm humans have done here and sends out the evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, monster, giant monster, archaeologist, creature, monster terrorizes city, environmentalism, catastrophe, disaster, chaos, battles, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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King Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, ...
Style: suspense, satirical, melancholic, visually appealing, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: beast, giant ape, survival, island, monster, jungle, giant monster, gorilla, king kong, giant animal, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: 70s, prehistoric times, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, truck driver, supernatural, magic, adventure, monster, good versus evil, mythology, kidnapping, friendship, truck, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, china, hong kong, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Mothra went into outer space to stop a meteor from reaching Earth, she accidentally took with cells from Godzilla and remaining cells from Biollante that inhabited our atmosphere. The combined cells went through a black hole and created a new ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: godzilla, giant monster, monster, helicopter, extraterrestrial, robot, vengeance, anniversary, experiment gone awry, chaos, disorder, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Burning Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An exotic, legendary battle between the forces of good and evil comes to life as the celebrated disciples of the Shaolin Temple -- monks who practice a lethal and spiritual form of martial arts -- fight the evil followers of China's Manchu ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, epic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, monster, hostage, heroic mission, clergy, culture clash, adventure, legends and myths, vengeance, confined, rivalry, prostitute ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The hero is given his mentor's bow (the Heartbow) which chooses its new owner when passed on. It fires arrows that blow up like grenades, but can only be wielded by the one chosen to wield her. The hero is a member of a nomadic tribe wiped out ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, witchcraft, failed pilot, ancient, barbarian, good versus evil, heroes, sword fight, archer, wizards and magicians, adventure, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, monster, save the world, deadly creature, good versus evil, escapades, survival, chaos, disorder, head of state, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Reptile 2001 (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A team of scientists working on a remote dig site find the buried body of an enormous monster, perfectly preserved even after 200 million years. As soon as the beast is uncovered, however, an alien spacecraft suddenly appears above them and brings ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, ancient mystery, evil alien, monster, monster terrorizes city, spacecraft, satellite, dinosaur, alien invasion, chaos, reincarnation, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroes, supernatural, adventure, mysterious character, rivalry, escapades, crimes, vengeance, stalking, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, youth, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, rivalry, legends and myths, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Australia, China, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Evil Space Aliens called the Xilians unleashes all the Earth's monsters to lay waste to most of the world's major cities, including Tokyo, New York, Sydney, Shanghai and Paris. It is up to Godzilla and the Earth Defense Force to vanquish ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, monster, giant monster, evil alien, deadly creature, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, chaos, supernatural, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1964
Place: japan, new york, tokyo, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Earthquakes in central Korea turn out to be the work of Yongary, a prehistoric gasoline-eating reptile that soon goes on a rampage through Seoul.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: giant monster, chaos, mutant, friendship, heroes, on the run, deadly creature, race against time, forces of nature, monster, reptile, little boy ...
Time: prehistory
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, epic, fairy tale, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, betrayal, rivalry, escapades, fall in love, princess, heir, partners, heroes, sword fight, medieval ...
Time: 50s
Place: persia, middle east, egypt, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Super Shark (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An offshore drilling accident triggers the release of a giant prehistoric shark. When marine biologist Kat Carmichael arrives, she runs up against corporate front man Roger Wade, who plots with Stewart to disrupt her investigation. With the help of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, psychotronic, weird
Plot: shark, monster, shark attack, giant monster, dangerous animal, marine biologist, deadly creature, escapades, animal attack, killer shark, creature feature, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Orcs! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, adventure, deadly creature, rivalry, partners, park ranger, national park, graphic violence, forest, misfit partners, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%