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The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964)
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The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964)
Original name: Les aventures de Robinson Crusoë
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led him to where he is. The months roll by and the hardships become easier, especially with his herd of wild goats, the ship's dog and a friendly parrot to keep him company. But one day he comes across a strange footprint - friend or foe?
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: desert island, survival, island, adventure, sea disaster, confined, pets, danger, isolation, escapades, deserted island, beach, castaway, coast, marooned
Time: 17th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, survival, danger, isolation, island and confined mostly in Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: Mysterious Island (1995), Robinson Crusoe (2003), Crusoe (1988), Crusoe (2008), Man Friday (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mysterious Island (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Mysterious Island is a Canadian television series based on Jules Verne's novel L'Île mystérieuse. It ran for one season in 1995. The beginning of the series is much as in the novel. A group of refugees attempting to escape the American ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: mysterious place, disorder, wise man, ocean or sea, life turned upside down, experimenting, friends, escape attempt, survival, human spirit, uncover truth, island ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Robinson Crusoe (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: survival, island, isolation, slavery, cannibalism, adventure, escapades, confined, teaching the ways of the world, shipwreck, stranded, pets ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
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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: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, desert island, island, shipwreck, tropical island, fish out of water, confined, adventure, escapades, isolation, marooned, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
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Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: island, cannibalism, isolation, friendship, survival, sea disaster, wise man, storm, wisdom of life, friends, escapades, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
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: suspense, serious, realistic, captivating, biting
Plot: island, survival, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world, racism, fish out of water, isolation, moral dilemma, power relations, confined, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
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Sea Wolf (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: ship, adventure, survival, sea disaster, expedition, danger, isolation, writer's life, self discovery, escapades, captain, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
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50%
Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight 29 Down is a television series about a group of teenagers who are stranded on an island. It was produced by Discovery Kids. The show was created by Stan Rogow and D. J. MacHale. The executive producers are Rogow, MacHale, Shauna Shapiro ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, air disaster, isolation, interracial relations, stranded on an island, island, teenager, adventure, youth, escapades, danger, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, island, adventure, heroes, survival, fall in love, isolation, youth, danger, confined, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Amazon (1999)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amazon was a syndicated television show created by Peter Benchley. It was developed by Canadian production companies Alliance Atlantis Communications & WIC Entertainment and German company Beta Film GmbH. The 22 episodes of the series were in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: adventure, air disaster, jungle, amazon tribe, tribe, survival, superstition, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, baroque ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, island, adventure, stranded on an island, danger, adventurer, destiny, ocean, jungle ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Wrecked (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Single-camera comedy centering on a diverse group of survivors adjusting to being stranded on an uninhabited island, a dangerous new world where they must face many threats – mostly brought on by themselves. No longer plugged into the rest of the ...
Style: captivating, parody, twists and turns, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert island, castaway, survival, adventure, flight attendant, air disaster, friendship, twists & turns, betrayal, island, danger, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
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40%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, danger, survival, daring rescue, family relations, adventure, family in danger, estrangement, confined, family life, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ship, whale, hunt down, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, dangerous animal, ocean, self destructing, ocean or sea, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Against the Wild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, escapades, family problems, youth, danger, missing child, wilderness, pets, cave, salmon, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The 4 Musketeers (2005)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Exile and possibly death are in the cards for the Queen of France in this edgy cloak-and-dagger adventure based on Alexandre Dumas' unrivaled tale of THE THREE MUSKETEERS and their reckless romantic friend D'Artagnan. Supernatural powers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, rivalry, danger, friends, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, escapades, friendship, femme fatale, love, duel ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hawkeye (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The further adventures based on characters created by James Fennimore Cooper. Hawkeye the woodsman meets a brave English woman trying to free her husband from the French. Set during the French and Indian War in the area of the Hudson Valley.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: culture clash, captivity, adventure, rescue, heroes, adventurer, fort, male female friendship
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, castaway, self discovery, isolation, danger, social differences, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 1900s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tropical island, romance, love and romance, ocean, danger, exploring sexuality, teenager ...
Time: 90s, victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Mysterious Island (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Cameroon
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1865, The American Civil War: Five POW manage to escape by balloon from Fort Richmond. Caught in a storm and with the balloon damaged they find themselves 'shipwrecked' on a volcanic desert island somewhere in the Pacific. Just before ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, danger, escapades, pirate, adventure, submarine, chimpanzee
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: adventure, life is a bitch, survival, against the odds, human spirit, escapades, on the run, danger, society, girl heroine, injustice, travel ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: australia, england, europe
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Klondike Fever (1980)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This movie chronicles Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: clergy, heroes, adventure, society, escapades, graphic violence, survival, wilderness, danger, friends, cancan dance, card playing ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
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Castaway (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, 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, serious, scenic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: desert island, adventure, island, friendship, sexy woman, survival, deserted island, couples, fish out of water, adaptation, love story, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london, australia, antarctica
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29%
Thunder in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Thunder in Paradise was a one-hour action-adventure TV series from the creators of Baywatch, which starred Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon, and Carol Alt. This first-run syndicated TV series originally premiered as a straight-to-video feature film in ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: resort, adventure, fighting crime, rescue, partners, chase, chases and races, save the day, boat chase, beach, tough heroes, mercenary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Bermuda Triangle (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a strange storm in the Carribean causes a boat to sink, a family finds itself stranded on an island in the "27th dimension".
Style: serious, captivating, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Plot: bermuda triangle, ocean, adventure, ship, survival, island, starting over, family in danger, isolation, forces of nature, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, unlikely partners, youth, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, against the odds, family ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, stranded on an island, island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, tropical island, air disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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28%
The Lost Continent (1968)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eclectic group of characters set sail on Captain Lansen’s leaky cargo ship in an attempt to escape their various troubles. When a violent storm strikes, the ship is swept into the Sargasso Sea and the passengers find themselves trapped on an ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: ship, island, shark, monster, sea monster, ocean, ocean or sea, swamp, disorder, graphic violence, confined, escapades ...
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Siberia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns
Plot: survival, group of strangers, escapades, tv show, mystery, isolation, danger, adventure, mysterious place, confined, videotaping, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: gloomy, suspenseful, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: starvation, wilderness, survival, pets, isolation, confined, adventure, chases and races, danger, escapades, fish out of water, human spirit ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, rescue, island, wilderness, survival, isolation, showbiz, forces of nature, ship, family in danger, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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