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The Island of the Dinosaurs (1967)
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The Island of the Dinosaurs (1967)
Original name: La isla de los dinosaurios
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of scientists in search of lost Atlantis are plane wrecked on an uncharted island full of stock footage monsters fresh from One Million BC. Occasionally we get an original papier mache monster peaking out from behind an alcove, but for the most part this is typical Mexican filmmaking for the period. With Armond Silvestre and Alma Delia Fuentes.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: dinosaur, scientist, cave, expedition, caveman, helicopter, babe scientist
Time: prehistoric times

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Most similar movies to The Island of the Dinosaurs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, exciting and cult film films with plots about dinosaur, cave, escapades, danger, adventure, volcano and rescue mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Island of the Dinosaurs: One Million Years B.C. (1966), Where Time Began (1977), Valley of the Dragons (1961), Prehysteria! 2 (1994), The People That Time Forgot (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, cult film, allegory ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, caveman, survival, desert, pterodactyl, adventure, volcano, escapades, rescue, love affair, heroic mission ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Where Time Began (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Like in the novel of Jules Verne four persons try to get to the centre of the world by entering into a world of caves by a volcano. On their way they discover among other things also prehistoric animals like some dinosaurs,
Style: psychotronic
Plot: dinosaur, geology, explosive, volcano, quicksand, earthquake, rock, mushroom, diary, subterranean, shooting, skeleton ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Valley of the Dragons (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1881, Michael Denning, an American soldier, and Hector Servadac, a French aristocrat, are about to have a duel over a woman that they both are infatuated with. However, just as the two men are about to shoot at each other, a comet strikes the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: prehistoric man, comet, lizard, snake, duel, spider, dinosaur, stock footage, volcano, lava, prehistoric animal, giant spider ...
Time: prehistoric times, 19th century, stone age
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 1, Planet of the Dino-Knights (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh Kirby Time Warrior Chapter 1 Planet of the Dino-Knights: In the 25th century mankind has found a device capable of destroying the universe. Irwin 1138 separates the Nullifier into 6 pieces which he scatters throughout time. When the evil Dr. ...
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, medieval, knight
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Prehysteria! 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A rich boy desperate for attention makes friends with the dinosaurs of "Prehysteria!". Prehysteria! 2
Style: psychotronic
Plot: dinosaur, mansion, family relations, father son relationship, exterminator, toy train, governess, rich, cake
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: island, dinosaur, monster, expedition, caveman, cave woman, rescue, spider, ship, prehistoric creature, adventure, biplane ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hammer Film’s follow-up to the successful One Million Years B.C. is set in an ancient past when humans and dinosaurs co-exist. Athletic cavewomen and hairy men wander around, grunting, sweating and occasionally sacrificing evil blonde babes to ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: cave woman, tsunami, adventure, survival, dinosaur, danger, heroes, rivalry, chaos, love affair, male female relationship, invented language ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, fantasy world, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, volcano, danger, cave, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Wrestling Women vs. the Aztec Mummy (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: If you've ever longed for a movie about wrestling women who take on various monsters, this is it! Xochitl, the mummy, can turn into a snake or a bat, which is difficult to get half-Nelsons on. Loreita, the Golden Ruby, joins her sister to ...
Style: psychotronic, dark fantasy
Plot: female wrestler, tomb, wrestler, mummy, wrestling, heroine, back from the dead, tough girl, greco roman wrestling, female fighter, action violence, monster ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Prehysteria! 3 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The dinosaurs help young Ella and her family save their mini-putt business.
Plot: dinosaur, golf course, golf, parent child relationship, uncle niece relationship, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, miniature golf, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aging big game hunter takes on the ultimate challenge - the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hunter, hunting, dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, prehistoric creature, airplane, female photographer, stream, expedition, caveman, canyon, boulder ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scenic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, tyrannosaurus rex, animal horror, hunting, child in peril, rescue, expedition, genetic engineering, scientist, paleontology ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, kenya, california, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Witches Cave (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia, Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An interstellar expedition is sent to study a strange planet. Despite the fact that creatures from various Earth time periods inhabit the world, the natives possess metal swords, even though they should have no knowledge of such weaponry.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cave, battles, love interest, robot, battle, love, creature, mission, scientist, research, explorer, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Anak Ng Bulkan (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: Remake of the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan.
Plot: volcano, dinosaur, flying, egg, friendship, boy, bird
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
At the Earth's Core (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: cave, subterranean, monster, cave woman, quicksand, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, dangerous animal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, prehistory, victorian, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Extinction: Nature Has Evolved (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The amazing footage you will see in this documentary was recorded during an expedition to the Amazon in South America. It has been assembled as per the camera time codes. It has not been altered or tampered with in any way and after extensive ...
Plot: monster, dinosaur, amazon, prehistoric animal, prehistoric creature, endangered species, amazon jungle, jungle, found footage
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bermuda Depths (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.
Style: mystical, psychotronic
Plot: bermuda triangle, turtle, helicopter crash, sea monster, nightmare, island, ghost story, sea turtle, expedition, children, sailing ship, underwater scene ...
Time: prehistoric times, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Santo vs. the Martian Invasion (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this Mexican sci-fi fantasy, big beefy Martians invade the earth. Ostensibly, they have come to warn people about the dangers of nuclear testing and exploring space, but their real mission becomes manifest when they begin using their special ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: scientist, wrestling, alien invasion, flying saucer, superhero, martian, wrestler, disintegration, teleportation, masked wrestler
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: serious, idiotic, humorous, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, child in peril, anti hero, world war two, forces of nature, survival, heroic mission, family life, heroes ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, danger, adventure, adventurer, ocean, rescue, ocean or sea, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Champions of Justice (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blue Demon and pals square off against the Black Hand's army of super powered midgets. Five luchadores (Blue Demon, Mil Mascaras, El Medico Asesino, La Sombra Vengadora, Tinieblas plus Black Shadow) face off against a mad scientist and his army ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: wrestling, mad scientist, masked superhero, wrestler, little people, masked wrestler, scientist, dwarf, beauty pageant, mexican wrestler, superhero, good versus evil ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Santo vs. the Zombies (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wrestling superhero Santo battles an evil scientist who has created a race of zombies.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: zombie, wrestling, masked hero, murder, remote control, robbery, superhero, kidnapping, wrestler hero, cave
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, cryptozoology, adventurer, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly creature, survival, scientist, escapades, discovery, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Flight That Disappeared (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Three scientists; a nuclear physicist, a rocket expert, and a mathematical genius, are involved in atomic research find themselves in a highly uncomfortable situation when unknown forces pull the jet airliner they're passengers on into a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, scientist, nuclear bomb, aviation, government agency, save the day, ego clash, rivalry, evil alien, mystery, escapades ...
Time: 1960s, future, 60s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, parallel world, fish out of water, getting home, danger, anti heroes, adventurer, anti hero, family, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, volcano, heroic mission, adventurer, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
King Solomon's Treasure (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three adventurers lead an expedition into darkest Africa in search of the treasure of King Solomon, and on the way encounter hostile natives, volcanoes, dinosaurs and a lost Phoenician city ruled by a beautiful queen.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, adventure, danger, ancient mystery, treasure hunt, volcano, creature feature
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When ...
Style: serious, stylized, harsh, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: caveman, orphan, tribe, adventure, rescue, cavemen, danger, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, self discovery, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rebirth of Mothra III (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To save the world, Mothra goes back in time in an attempt to defeat a younger King Ghidorah.
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, creature, monster, creature feature, giant monster, moth, space and aliens, dragon, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, 1990s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Eden Formula (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When industry spies break into a top secret lab at Calgorin Industries, they accidentlally let a T-Rex loose, which wreaks havoc into the lab before breaking out into the streets of Los Angeles.
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, 911, ex soldier, scientist, henchman, research laboratory, security guard, actor, eaten alive, actress, policewoman ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%