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The Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976)
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The Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976)
Original name: Eliza Fraser
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old captain & his young wife share a lot of adventures after they're shipwrecked and captured by Aborigines on an island near Australia.
Plot: castaway, sex, ship, ocean, cannibal, island, shipwreck, water, unfaithful wife, adultery, fortress, historical event, manhunt, tribe, captain, ship wreck, remote, australian aboriginal
Time: 1800s
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about culture clash, male nudity, female nudity, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), australian and adventure mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Eliza Fraser: Ten Canoes (2006), Lucky Miles (2007), Emerald City (1988), Don's Party (1976), Petersen (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ten Canoes (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story within a story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, an Aboriginal narrator tells a story about his ancestors on a goose hunt. A youngster on the hunt is being tempted to adultery with his elder brother's wife, so an ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: tribe, australian aboriginal, swamp, storytelling, murder, vengeance, love and romance, couples, expedition, forbidden love, couple relations, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: australia, tokyo
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95%
Ballad of the Masterthief Ole Hoiland (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ballad of the Masterthief Ole Hoiland (Norwegian: Balladen om mestertyven Ole Høiland) is a 1970 Norwegian drama film directed by Knut Andersen, and starring a broad cast of notable Norwegian actors, headed by Per Jansen as Ole Høiland. Ole ...
Style: cult film
Plot: police officer, on the run, sex scene, thief, unfaithful wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, manhunt, mountain, city, police, erotica ...
Time: 1800s
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93%
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 711
Lucky Miles (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1990 and an Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of the Western Australia. Although most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination to ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Plot: desert, journey, immigration, security, family relations, australian outback, father son relationship, refugee, boat, coast, outback, fight ...
Place: australia, iraq, indonesia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 536
Emerald City (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its film and publishing industries. The story centers around the Rogers ...
Plot: man wearing towel, man wrapped in a towel, writers, filmmaking, screenwriter, male underwear, boxer shorts
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 1K
Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: politics, cuckolded husband, friends, infidelity, suburbs, friendship, party, australian, society, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1967
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Petersen (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: university, womanizer, teachers and students, love triangle, forbidden love, workplace romance, social relations, love and romance, romance, ambition, love, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 2K
Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, chase, danger, siblings relations, parents and children, resort, family life, island, disorder, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 194
Nattseilere (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set on the island of Senja in Northern Norway in 1877. Båremor, a 14 year old girl is washed ashore almost dead. No-one knows her and she remembers nothing of her past. A poor fisherman family take care of her, but she never feels at home among ...
Plot: coast, water, manhunt, nature, small community, ocean, blackout, boat, escape, search
Time: 1800s, 1870s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: marital abuse, spouse abuse, power, police corruption, police, brutality, kitchen, crossword puzzle, woman smoking cigarette, furniture, police station, beer drinking ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Duet for Four (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A middle aged man, Ray Martin, faces a series of problems – his wife is cheating on him, his mistress wants to get married and Americans want to take over his toy business.
Plot: hostile takeover, father daughter relationship, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, middle aged man, drug addiction, cheating wife, unfaithful husband, down on your luck
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Stork (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stork is a gangly young man, a virgin with an overactive imagination who thinks he’s a revolutionary. Bored with a design job at General Motors Holden in Melbourne, he drops out and moves into a share house with his mate Westy. He daydreams his ...
Style: cult film
Plot: revolutionary, imagination, boredom, virgin, shower, female nudity
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 322
Yolngu Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After committing a crime for which he is likely to be jailed, a Yolngu teenager convinces two of his childhood friends to join him on a journey from North East Arnhem Land to Darwin to seek help from a tribal leader.
Plot: football, father son relationship, absent father, friend, teenage boy, ex convict, student, thief, male female relationship, department store, aborigine, bush ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Charlie & Boots (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Hogan plays Charlie McFarland and Shane Jacobson plays his estranged son, Boots. After a family tragedy Charlie and Boots try and put their differences aside and head off on the road trip of a lifetime - from regional Victoria to the Cape York ...
Style: road movie
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, funeral, motel, depression, death of mother, teenage girl, country music, aerial shot, guitar, widower, loss of wife, death of wife ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Night, the Prowler (1978)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Felicity Bannister is a young woman living in the shadow of her overpowering mother. Her oppression is her worst enemy until the day she is attacked by an intruder who breaks into her bedroom and forces Felicity into action. The tables are suddenly ...
Style: cult film
Plot: dysfunctional family, homeless man, arranged marriage, surrealism, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, rapist, sex, satire, wealth, leather jacket, rebellion ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All Night Gaming (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage slacker has only one night to finish a major English assignment, his grades depends on it. He is forced to finish the work over night at a local Internet cafe where he encounters gamers, nocturnal goth-ghouls and drunken Clubbers.
Plot: internet cafe
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Pacific Banana (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his search for a true love. Together, they... well, they ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy
Plot: beach, pilot, stewardess, flying, nude swimming, ocean, nipples, holiday, resort, nude bathing, erotica, adultery ...
Place: pacific ocean, australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, satire, american abroad, seduction, swimming pool, culture clash, romance, workplace, guru, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, atlanta georgia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.4
 3K
Race the Sun (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: car, youth, ambition, human spirit, against the odds, dedicated educator, rivalry, teenage life, self discovery, teacher, solar power, adventure ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: australia, hawaii, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Clowning Around (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 183 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: clown, runaway, circus, eiffel tower paris, foster home
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Earthling (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in ...
Style: surreal, serious
Plot: wilderness, survival, orphan, tragedy, adventurer, adventure, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger, human nature, culture clash ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 212
Blue Fin (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, young heroes, family, escapades, danger, youth, rescue, adventure, catastrophe, ship, friendship, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Barnaby and Me (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In his 1982 book "Where Have I Been? An Autobiography", a sobered-up Sid Caesar admits that by the time he did this film, he was so far-gone because of his prescription drug and alcohol addiction, he has no memory of making this movie, or ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, romance, family, adventure, family life, outback, zoo, koala, con artists, scheme, expedition, obesity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
All the Rivers Run (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 400 min.
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Story: Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River.
Plot: orphan, castaway, frontier, colonialism, riverboat, settler
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Club (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sport team, politics, rivalry, sport, workplace, high school, against the odds, athlete and trainer, boss and employee, human spirit, workplace situations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 23K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: desert, survival, tribe, wilderness, culture clash, suicide, human nature, adventure, danger, kids in trouble, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: father son relationship, gay, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, looking for love, love and romance, acceptance, family relations, gay son, widower, breaking the fourth wall, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 5K
Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, adventure, opposites attract, survival, couple relations, love affair, isolation, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 1K
Bliss (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An advertising executive dies and goes to hell... except nothing changes. Well, his daughter is buying drugs with sexual favours from her brother, and the number of cancer-causing products is on the increase. But the notes he writes to himself to ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, humorous, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: drug dealing, life is a bitch, prostitute, couples, couple relations, redemption, drug abuse, infidelity, suburban life, suburbs, addiction, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 341
The Misguided (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After planning to leave the city with his girlfriend, a young man must first betray her in order to save his brother from a deadly situation.
Plot: blood, brother, violence, drugs, love, smoking, family relations
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%