Movies like Primitives

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Primitives (1980)
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Primitives (1980)
Original name: Primitif
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three students, Tommy, Rita, and Robert, and their guides head into the jungle to study primitive tribes separated from civilization. However, the students say the one tribe they visit isn't primitive enough, and they want to find some really savages, and to locate the legendary cannibal tribe supposedly living in the area.
Plot: cannibalism, animals, survival, dancing, jungle, village, fight, crocodile, snake, prison escape, cannibal, monkey, pregnancy, dead man, cave, tiger, friendship, violence, food, miraculous event, death, expedition, struggle, water, camp ...
Place: indonesia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about blood, violence, death, gore, female nudity, cannibal and danger mostly in Horror, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Primitives: Jungle Holocaust (1977), Cannibal Ferox (1981), Cannibal Holocaust (1980), The Devil's Sword (1984), The Green Inferno (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jungle Holocaust (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: cannibal, crocodile, survival, jungle, cannibalism, snake, landing, gory, danger, adventure, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cannibal Ferox (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, murder, blood, cannibal, torture, drug dealing, native, violence spree, danger, rescue, deadly, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, new york, usa, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, banned film, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, amazon rainforest, jungle, torture, missing person, film within a film, atrocity, rape, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Devil's Sword (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The DEVIL'S SWORD lies hidden in a secret cave inside Devils Mountain, everything evil will fight to the death for it... "For whoever possesses the sword, will rule the kingdom!" Four warriors attack the keeper of the mountain and try ...
Plot: martial arts, magic, sword and sorcery, female nudity, evil queen, action violence, hand to hand combat, warrior, kendo, telepathy, decapitation, harem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, mountain, iguana, animal cruelty, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, adventure, confined, adventurer, dangerous animal, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not aloneā€¦ and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: scary, bloody, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, torture, cannibal, survival, amazon rainforest, brutality, violence, gory, cannibalism, confined, extreme violence, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Eaten Alive! (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman's search for her missing sister leads her to the jungles of New Guinea, where she and an expatriate guide encounter a cult leader and flesh-hungry natives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, cult film ...
Plot: jungle, sect, cobra, missing person, rescue, cannibal, cannibalism, torture, gory, animal life, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, papua new guinea, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While doing undercover work in a mental hospital, Emanuelle discovers a girl who seems to have been raised by a tribe of amazonian cannibals. Intrigued, Emanuelle and friends travel deep into the Amazon jungle, where they find that the supposedly ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, scary, sexy ...
Plot: jungle, voyeurism, sexual abuse, mental institution, ape, lesbian sex, brutality, violence, exploitation, cannibal, monkey, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, south america, tanzania, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Waldemar, the renowned adventurer, joins an expedition to find the Yeti in the Himalayas. While hiking the mountains, he's captured by two cannibalistic demon nymphets guarding a remote Buddhist temple and becomes their sex-slave. They ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Ravenous (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, Mexico, USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale ...
Style: disturbing, twists and turns, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: suspenseful, sentimental, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: island, beast, giant animal, survival, jungle, woman in danger, stowaway, rescue, world trade center, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city, giant ape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: A photographer in the rain forest is captured by wild natives, and after months of living with them, he marries the chief's daughter and helps protect the village from a vicious cannibal tribe.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, scary, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Horror
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Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Cut and Run (1985)
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Adventure, Horror
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: An adventurer hunting for treasure in Greece accidentally frees a monster that forces local villagers to sacrifice virgins
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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