Movies like In Search of Life

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In Search of Life (2016)
In Search of Life (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Plot: apocalypse, survival, life, hell, food, north pole, global warming, heat
Place: south pole

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Most similar movies to In Search of Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and exciting films with plots about survival, adventure, escapades, danger, wilderness, isolation and culture clash mostly in Adventure, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like In Search of Life: Lost in the Barrens (1990), Castaway (1986), To Build a Fire (1969), Dante (2014), Antarctica (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lost in the Barrens (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of two very different boys in the Canadian wilderness. They must learn to depend on each other in order to survive.
Plot: mountain, friendship between boys, bear, native american, survival, bear attack, lost, wilderness, train
Place: canada
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100%
 5.8
 3K
Castaway (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending, serious, scenic, emotional ...
Plot: survival, adventure, island, friendship, couples, isolation, deserted island, sexual relations, sexy woman, fish out of water, misfit partners, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Build a Fire (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A man travels by foot in the snow with his dog.
Plot: dog, snow, husky dog, hypothermia, survival, frozen
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dante (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: "Leave out any hope of salvation, now you're getting in, to never leave again" (Hell - Canto III) It's been years since Beatrice died. Dante, now lonely, has lost control of his life and nothing on Earth is able to help him. Is a ...
Style: educational film
Plot: hell, travel, literature, paradise, purgatory
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.7
 1K
Antarctica (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, expedition, hopes, daring rescue, pets, animal life, against the odds, family, escapades, heroes, adventure, forces of nature ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: antarctica, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: survival, airplane, wilderness, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 33K
Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek ...
Style: uplifting, suspense, disturbing, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: arctic, ice, survival, injury, helicopter crash, polar bear, flare, fish, male protagonist, snow, fire, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Robinson Crusoe (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: isolation, island, survival, confined, adventure, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, pets, cannibalism, shipwreck, rope bridge, coconut ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, clever
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, isolation, against the odds, forces of nature, save the day, daring rescue, danger, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 21K
Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, meditative, serious ...
Plot: desert, tribe, survival, wilderness, culture clash, suicide, adventure, human nature, kids in trouble, danger, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, sea disaster, desert island, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: desert, soldier, leopard, napoleon, wilderness, danger, isolation, heroes, dangerous animal, heroic mission, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, americana, captivity, culture clash, colonialism, escapades, missing person, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 2K
The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: survival, leadership, forces of nature, heroes, adventure, disgraced, wilderness, isolation, danger, adventurer, ghost, getting home ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, starvation, pets, escapades, chases and races, adventure, danger, isolation, disorder, human spirit, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 34
End of Time (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A catastrophe wipes out almost all of humanity. A single girl appears to be the only survivor. Having managed to escape the ruins, she is now growing up in the woods. Could this last person on earth be a new beginning?
Plot: search, survivor, food, nature, civilization, survival, humanity, comet
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chac: The Rain God (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, Panama
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Unique story of a village's attempts to solve drought by appealing to the powers of a mysterious mountain-dwelling diviner.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: village, survival, adventure, miraculous event, heroes, legends and myths, escapades, obsessive quest, hopes, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 179
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, exciting, tense, serious
Plot: adventure, ship, survival, lone wolves, danger, isolation, self discovery, ocean or sea, social differences, sailing, castaway, tough heroes ...
Time: 20s, 1900s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: survival, island, rescue, wilderness, getting home, forces of nature, confined, escapades, siblings relations, showbiz, ship, environmentalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, danger, youth, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life, group of friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 7K
I Am David (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Anne Holm's acclaimed young adult novel North to Freedom, I Am David chronicles the struggles of a 12-year-old boy (Ben Tibber) who manages to flee a Communist concentration camp on his own -- through sheer will and determination. All ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, tense, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, rescue, survival, human spirit, self discovery, friendship, hopes, danger, stowaway, politics, artist, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s
Place: denmark, bulgaria, switzerland, italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cook & Peary: The Race to the Pole (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cook and Peary: The Race to the Pole is an unabashedly biased recreation of the controversy concerning the "conquering" of the North Pole. Robert E. Peary (Rod Steiger), a US Navy commander and shameless self-promoter, sets out through ...
Plot: expedition, north pole, historical figure, navy, arctic, commander, physician, explorer
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 231
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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: survival, battles, inventions and discoveries, ocean or sea, escapades, forces of nature, ship, danger, fisherman, sinking boat, man overboard, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, biting
Plot: island, isolation, moral dilemma, power relations, buddies, survival, fish out of water, racism, teaching the ways of the world, confined, adventure, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Miracles Still Happen (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A seventeen-year-old girl is the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon.
Plot: airplane, red dress, amazon, rain forest, survival, snake, forest, wilderness, monkey, river, jungle, female protagonist ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Seven In Darkness (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Seven blind people are on a plane on their way to a convention for the blind in Seattle. Due to bad weather, the plane crashes and only the seven blind people survive.
Plot: high heels, stockings, crash landing, wolf pack, railroad track, psychoanalysis, flare gun, leadership, confidence, dead woman on floor, survival, guitar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
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Bekas (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is a story about two homeless brothers (Zana, 7) and (Dana, 10) who live on the edge of survival. In the beginning of the story they catch a glimpse of Superman through a hole in the wall at the local cinema. Zana and Dana decide that they want ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, road movie
Plot: homeless, family relations, escape from reality, dictatorship, survival, youth, coming of age, follow your dream, life is a bitch, hopes, siblings relations, ethnic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 450
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: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, exciting
Plot: whale, rivalry, ship, orphan, survival, danger, youth, coming of age, adventure, escapades, dangerous animal, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 114
Rugged Gold (1994)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman struggles to survive in the Alaskan frontier after separating from her family because of an earthquake.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: missing child, isolation, survival, wilderness, family relations, remarry, danger, heroic mission, forces of nature, adventure, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 5K
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: touching, captivating, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, survival, adventure, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, danger, culture clash, society, deadly, animal life, wilderness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1967
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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