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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.
Plot: dinosaur, scientist, expedition, caveman, helicopter, cave
Time: prehistoric times

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and semi serious films with plots about dinosaur, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, scientist and cave mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Island of the Dinosaurs: Valley of the Dragons (1961), The Last Dinosaur (1977), Where Time Began (1977), The People That Time Forgot (1977), The Lost World (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Plot: lava, comet, lizard, spider, duel, snake, dinosaur, volcano, stock footage, gunpowder, ape man, caveman ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aging big game hunter takes on the ultimate challenge - the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, hunting, hunter, dinosaur, prehistoric creature, catapult, cave, bow and arrow, volcano, cave woman, argument, trap ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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,
Plot: dinosaur, mountain, geology, bookstore, earthquake, diary, shooting, quicksand, explosive, volcano, subterranean, skeleton ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, 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, serious, exciting, futuristic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: island, monster, pterodactyl, dinosaur, cave woman, volcano, expedition, prehistoric creature, spider, ship, rescue, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, rivalry, dangerous animal, heroic mission, escapades, love triangle, danger, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, knight, medieval
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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, sexy, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, survival, desert, volcano, adventure, love affair, misfit, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, humorous, entertaining, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, expedition, fantasy world, adventurer, chase, volcano, adventure, obsessive quest, mummy, danger, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, mine, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, expedition, rescue, helicopter, genetic engineering, capture, stowaway, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san diego california, costa rica, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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, offbeat, exciting
Plot: tsunami, quicksand, dinosaur, pterodactyl, raft, cave woman, adoption, romance, escapades, adventure, love and romance, forbidden love ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, anti heroes, family, danger, parallel world, heroes, disorder, imaginary, escapades, getting home ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
Plot: mummy, wrestler, wrestling, tomb, monster, violence, back from the dead, dark fantasy, heroine, action violence, tough girl, female fighter ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Warlords of the Deep (1978)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of Atlantis. The diving bell disabled, a deep sea monster ...
Plot: archaeologist, gold, atlantis, octopus, martian, alien, sea monster, monster, underwater, scientist, king, queen ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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.
Plot: ghost story, helicopter crash, turtle, island, nightmare, sea monster, sea turtle, bermuda triangle, ghost, glowing eyes, troubled youth, drowning ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Magnetic (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: On December 31st, the Earth will be destroyed. Everything you know will become nothing. Maybe it already has.
Plot: spider, end of the world, dream, furry, pay phone, outer space, van, scientist, underground bunker, sun, waterfall, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, iceberg, time travel, good versus evil, ancient mystery, ocean or sea, chaos, heroes, escapades, adventure, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, prehistoric times, year 1916
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dinosaur Island (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The adventure begins when Lucas, a 13 year old boy, embarks on the vacation of a lifetime. When disaster strikes, Lucas finds himself stranded in a strange land littered with ghost ships and prehistoric creatures. While searching for other signs of ...
Plot: dinosaur, island, children, time travel, tribe, pet, treehouse, alternate dimension
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, adventurer, survival, adventure, deadly creature, dangerous animal, scientist, legends and myths, discovery, stowaway, cryptozoology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Family, Adventure, 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, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, danger, survival, good versus evil, obsessive quest, disorder, pets, family life, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Storm Planet (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Four Soviet cosmonauts land on the planet Venus and find it teeming with life, some of it dangerous.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: cosmonaut, dinosaur, alien encounter, distant planet, space and aliens, escapades, benign alien, heroic mission, imaginary, deadly creature, survival, deadly ...
Time: future, 1960s, prehistoric times
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three people are transported into a parallel universe. There they find that they must use modern technology, but medieval weapons, in order to save the citizenry from a murderous warlord.
Style: bleak, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parallel world, parallel universe, attempted rape, monster, sword and sorcery, bathing, scientist, teleportation, warlord, escapades, time travel, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, imaginary kingdom, archaeologist, forces of nature, escapades, rivalry, danger, misfit, heroes, deadly, space and aliens, dangerous animal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, danger, obsessive quest, ancient mystery, adventurer, adventure, escapades, treasure hunt, volcano, creature feature
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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City in the Sea (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The plot concerns the discovery of a lost city beneath the sea off the coast of Cornwall. Price is the captain overseeing a group of sailors who have lived there for more than a century where the peculiar mix of gases has allowed them to extend ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, underwater, danger, race against time, woman in danger, ocean or sea, reincarnation, crimes, benign alien, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, eaten alive, actress, actor, computer hacker, 911, scientist, policewoman, security guard, ex soldier, research laboratory
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, giant monster, monster, dragon, creature feature, creature, moth, deadly creature, imaginary, anti heroes, sent to the past ...
Time: 1990s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, fantasy world, theme park, adventure, team, natural disaster, dangerous animal, scientist, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real (2004)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Dragon's World: A Fantasy Made Real" is a nature mockumentary about a British scientific team that attempts to understand the unique the incredible beasts that have fascinated people for ages. CGI is used to create the dragons.
Style: serious
Plot: scientist, sketch, dragon, skeleton, cave, museum, knight, dinosaur, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: single parent, egg, animal life, friends, family relations, family, escapades, adventure, heroes, disorder, family life, teenage life ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Anak Ng Bulkan (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Story: Remake of the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan.
Plot: dinosaur, volcano, egg, bird, boy, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%