Movies like A Boy Ten Feet Tall

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A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963)
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A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963)
Original name: Sammy Going South
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After he is orphaned by an air raid on Port Said during the Suez Crisis, a young boy attempts to go by himself from the Suez Canal to Durban in South Africa where his nearest relative, Aunt Jane, lives. On the way he meets a variety of different people who help or hinder his journey - including an ageing diamond smuggler.
Plot: journey, child protagonist, airplane, village, mountain, ship, police, hunting, military, desert, truck, water, train, muslim, orphan, sleeping, alcohol, taxi, doctor, toys, diamonds, slave trade, whiskey, bus, leopard ...
Time: year 1957, year 1956
Place: egypt, africa, south africa, sudan

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Most similar movies to A Boy Ten Feet Tall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about ship, adventure, elephant, murder, escapades, jungle and mountain mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like A Boy Ten Feet Tall: The Last Safari (1967), Africa Express (1975), Mister Moses (1965), The Lost Continent (1968), The Nautical Chart (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey (2003)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Lehi and his wife Sariah and their four sons: Laman, Lemuel, Sam, and Nephi. Lehi leaves Jerusalem because he prophesied unto the people concerning the destruction of Jerusalem, and they sought his life. He journeys into the wilderness ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, sincere
Plot: mormon, sibling rivalry, father son relationship, prophet, travel, faith, exile, wilderness, religion, prayer, dream, desert ...
Place: jerusalem
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95%
The Last Safari (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A hunter stalks a killer elephant.
Plot: safari, elephant, big game hunter, village, death of friend, animal attack, hunting, male friendship, hunter, american abroad, male bonding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: kenya, africa
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Africa Express (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John Baxter (Giuliano Gemma) is a freewheeling trader of goods in Africa with a pet chimpanzee and one dream: to save enough money to buy a gas station in Detroit. Ursula Andress is Madeleine Cooper, the lady of mystery he runs into as she flees ...
Plot: bound and gagged, statue, jeep, smuggler, spear, jungle, schoolboy, secret agents, big game hunter, impersonation, on the run, gas station ...
Time: 70s
Place: zimbabwe, south africa, africa
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Mister Moses (1965)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A con man on the run in Africa aids a minister's daughter by helping lead a local tribe to their new homeland.
Plot: con artists, evacuation, bible, missionary, helicopter, elephant, witch doctor, village, jeep, magic, relocation, fire ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Lost Continent (1968)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 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: offbeat, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Plot: island, ship, shark, monster, sea monster, religions or cults, swamp, disorder, ocean or sea, graphic violence, adventure, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Nautical Chart (2007)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: chase, betrayal, ship, sea, violence, held at gunpoint, water, deception, male female relationship
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The Bushbaby (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young daughter of a park ranger in Tanzania is distressed to learn that she and her father must permanently return to England, thus separating her from the one thing she loves most, a pet Bushbaby. Fearing what the future holds she decides to ...
Plot: soldier, reverend, police, nature, buffalo, church, poacher, professor, ship captain, bus, doctor, steward ...
Place: africa, kenya
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62%
The Great Elephant Escape (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young boys help an elephant escape from an African animal orphanage when he is bought by a wealthy American. The trio dodge poachers, the police and lions on a journey they'll never forget.
Plot: boy, ranch, american abroad, necklace, interracial friendship, human animal relationship, orphan, african tribe, poacher, lion, hyena, harmonica ...
Place: kenya, africa
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An Elephant's Journey (2017)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lost orphan boy and a giant elephant team up to take down an elephant poaching syndicate.
Plot: elephant, poacher, orphan, safari, uncle nephew relationship, uncle, lost, nephew, lost child, aunt, aunt nephew relationship, jungle ...
Place: africa
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A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being falsely accused of murder, Sir Robin of Loxley takes refuge in the untamed wilderness of Sherwood Forest where he stumbles across a group of outlaws. Although initially suspicious of the aristocrat's motives, the men are soon won ...
Plot: swashbuckler, robin hood, murder, knight, blonde, bow and arrow, outlaw gang, camp, taxes, hunting, deer, kiss ...
Place: england
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The Viking Queen (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in ancient Britain, at a time when much of Europe was ruled with harsh tyranny by Rome, a tribe of Britons led by Selina, set out to defy the invaders and discard their yoke of bondage. The Roman commander, Justinian, is sent to quell the ...
Style: sexy, exciting, rough, epic, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, viking, battles, last wish, heroes, military, soldier, queen, druid, revolution, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient world
Place: england, europe
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National Theatre Live: Treasure Island (2015)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: It's a theatre adaptation of well known story of Jim Hawkins and his adventures in search of treasure of Treasure Island.
Plot: treasure map, treasure, parrot, pirate, map
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Treasure of Monte Cristo (1961)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dashing ex-officer in His Majesty’s army, Captain Adam Corbett (Calhoun) becomes embroiled in intrigue when he agrees to escort Colonel Wilfred Jackson (Ian Hunter) and his daughter Pauline (Patricia Bredin) on a perilous quest for treasure. ...
Plot: cave, drawbridge, fistfight, explosion, knife fight, coach, treasure map, island, hotel, fencing
Time: georgian era, 1810s, 19th century
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Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest (2012)
Genre: Adventure
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An independent filmmaker, journeys to 12 countries across 4 continents. With a digital camera and his passion; He wrote the most amazing script and he has the vision: Let the planet and mankind directing his path. Life's wonders will be the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, underground film, captivating, offbeat
Plot: obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, follow your dream, filmmaking, hopes, world spanning, journey, filmmaker, artists and showbiz, reconnaissance, tribute ...
Place: usa
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Treasure of Tayopa (1974)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Modern day western about an expedition led by Winters to find a lost treasure in the Mexican badlands. Psycho Trapani turns the search into a bloodbath.
Plot: water, bandit, thirst, host, treasure, crossbow, psychopath, blood, snake, shot in the back, skull, bracelet ...
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Gumball 3000: The Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A 3000 mile race from San Francisco to Miami that took place in the Spring of 2003. 150 cars and stars created all kinds of mayhem and chaos over 6 days racing from coast to coast!
Style: road movie
Plot: car race, race, sports car, rally, police, jackass
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41%
Untamable Angelique (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Angelique goes in search of her husband Joffrey de Peyrac who did not die on the stake.
Plot: female protagonist, lovers reunited, island, rape, rescue, pirate, ship, kidnapping
Time: 17th century
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The Climb (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1953 assault on Nanga Parbat, a treacherous Himalayan Peak.
Plot: mountain climbing, mountaineer, climbing, mountain, tent, cold
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The Corsican Brothers (1985)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the 18th century were born two siamese brothers on Corsica who paradoxically carry different feelings of hate and reconciliation in their blood.
Plot: vendetta, dead boy, twins, twin brother, swashbuckler, sword, good versus evil
Time: 1800s
Place: corsica
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The Master of Ballantrae (1984)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, Scottish noblemen whose family is torn apart by the Jacobite rising of 1745.
Plot: sea voyage, colonial america, duel, sword fight, sword, period piece, sword duel, sibling rivalry, swordsman, swashbuckler, bagpipes, sea captain ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: scotland
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Escape from Angola (1976)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adventure - Moving to the unspoiled terrain of Africa was a risk the Mallory family survived. This family of animal trainers soon find themselves in a desperate struggle for their lives after their truck breaks down deep in the African bush. They ...
Plot: explorer, insurgent, animals, lion, wildlife, animal, rancher, ranch
Place: angola, africa
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The Seventh Coin (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An independent film starring Peter O'Toole and directed by Dror Soref. In modern-day Jerusalem, an Arab boy and a beautiful American tourist are accidentally entrusted with a priceless coin from the age of King Herod. Soon the two are falling ...
Plot: arab, coin, american, tourist
Place: jerusalem, israel
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Daughter of the Sun God (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This adventure chronicles the exploits of an author/explorer on a trip to Peru to hunt for the missing uncle of his pretty young companion. Her archaeologist uncle disappeared while searching for a lost Incan city that he found upon an ancient map. ...
Style: serious
Plot: jungle, adventure, crimes, gang, escapades, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, treasure hunt, heroes, rivalry, mountain, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: south america, peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Forbidden Quest (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 1931: in Ireland, a film maker hears of an aged ship's carpenter who knows the fate of the Hollandia, a Norse ship that set sail in 1905 and vanished. The old salt has canisters of film to prove his tale. We see the footage as he narrates. They ...
Style: serious
Plot: catastrophe, iceberg, ship, survival, elderly, supernatural ability, golden years, danger, escapades, supernatural, adventurer, adventure ...
Time: 1900s, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: antarctica, ireland, europe, south pole
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Missing Link (1988)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A million years ago in Africa: the last of the ape-humans is on flight from the humans, who killed the rest of his clan. Alone, seeking others of his kind, he traverses steps, deserts and mountains until he reaches the coast. But there are already ...
Style: one man show
Plot: wilderness, dream, desert, snake, ocean, wandering, urination, animal, animals, neanderthal, axe, no dialogue ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: africa
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Ivory Hunters (1990)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ruthless elephant killers are confronted by determined conservationists.
Plot: elephant, poacher, poaching, corruption, photojournalist, murder, love interest, death threat, wildlife, revenge, police officer, slaughterhouse ...
Place: africa
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In Search for Captain Grant (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 455 min.
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Story: Lord and Lady Glenarvan found a bottle in the ocean. this bottle contained a letter from captain Grant that he and 2 of his sailors had survived a disaster in sea and need help. Unfortunately, the letter was damaged by water, and only latitude is ...
Style: intense, sincere, exciting, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: travel, sea, obsessive quest, ship captain, ship, adventurer, journey
Time: 19th century
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Settlement of Crows (1978)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 64 min.
Story: First movie of the famous Czech adventure trilogy: Osada Havranů Na veliké rece Volání rodu
Plot: countryside, boy, male objectification, child protagonist
Time: stone age
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Where the River Runs Black (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned boy who was raised in the Amazon jungle is brought back to civilization by a priest who knows his father.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: jungle, dolphins, priest, feral child, young heroes, escapades, adventurer, youth, clergy, coming of age, heroes, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The international criminal Vinaro enjoys sending explosive wristwatches to his enemies.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: lost city, tarzan, gold, sniper, tank, lion, beefcake, megalomaniac, gun, damsel in distress, kidnapped boy, long hair ...
Place: mexico
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