Movies like The Island of the Dinosaurs

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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, prehistoric animal, cave, expedition, helicopter, caveman, 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, cult film, serious and exciting films with plots about dinosaur, prehistoric animal, monster, cave, escapades, adventure and danger 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: 92 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: sexy, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, survival, monster, desert, natural disaster, giant monster, adventure, rivalry, camp, pterodactyl, rock climbing ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, middle ages, future ...
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, prehistoric animal, exploitation, underground, lava, steampunk, geology, bookstore, quicksand, volcano, diary, earthquake ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: dinosaur, giant spider, duel, comet, lizard, prehistoric man, prehistoric animal, jungle, friendship, neanderthal, tribe, giant animal ...
Time: stone age, 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, youth, medieval, knight, child
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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
Audience: kids
Plot: dinosaur, prehistoric animal, youth, monster, toy train, governess, rich, family relations, mansion, father son relationship, exterminator, child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: sexy, futuristic, entertaining, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, monster, cave woman, island, caveman, adventure, desert, creature feature, adaptation, fantasy world, first contact, chase ...
Time: prehistoric times, 80s, stone age, 70s, 1910s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, fairy tale, ridiculous, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, fantasy world, adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, expedition, mysterious place, cave, natural disaster, volcano, rescue, lost world ...
Time: prehistoric times, contemporary, prehistory, 19th century, 2000s ...
Place: iceland, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: cave woman, dinosaur, survival, prehistoric man, tsunami, adventure, female nudity, chaos, heroes, rivalry, love affair, male female relationship ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, cult film
Plot: wrestling, mummy, monster, female wrestler, ancient egypt, superhero, tomb, wrestler, tough girl, violence, female fighter, back from the dead ...
Place: egypt
⇓ 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: suspense, scenic, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, dangerous animal, jungle, island, monster, giant monster, survival, adventure, animals, pterodactyl, expedition ...
Time: prehistoric times, 90s, 20th century
Place: costa rica, california, san diego california, kenya, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, monster, prehistoric animal, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, parent child relationship, uncle niece relationship, miniature golf, family relations, child, golf course
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, hunter, billionaire, prehistoric animal, hunting, prehistoric creature, pteranodon, triceratops, argument, spy, oil tycoon ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Warlords of the Deep (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, 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 ...
Style: psychotronic, retro, cult film
Plot: atlantis, octopus, castaway, monster, alien, archaeologist, sea, dinosaur, sea monster, creature feature, escape, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: dinosaur, dungeon, witch, sword and sorcery, spacecraft, sword, creature, love, scientist, love interest, cave, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, unusual plot structure, ridiculous, splatter, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: monster, cave, dinosaur, steampunk, giant monster, mad scientist, space travel, adventure, good versus evil, weapons, human sacrifice, mind control ...
Time: victorian era, future, prehistoric times, 19th century, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, flying, friendship, boy, bird, egg
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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: sitcom, humorous, stylized, semi serious, weird
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, ancient civilization, brother sister relationship, sibling rivalry, uncle niece relationship, earthquake, father daughter relationship, uncle nephew relationship, father son relationship, caveman, lizard ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: psychotronic, mystical
Plot: bermuda triangle, octopus, ship, monster, sea, killer animal, sea turtle, helicopter crash, turtle, nightmare, ghost story, sea monster ...
Time: prehistoric times, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: superhero, wrestling, martian, scientist, disintegration, alien invasion, flying saucer, wrestler, teleportation, masked wrestler
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, time travel, world war one, ancient mystery, island, adventurer, adventure, submarine, heroic mission, rescue, lost world, survival ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1940s, prehistory, year 1916
Place: antarctica
⇓ 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, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, deadly creature, jungle, adventurer, scientist, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, discovery, escapades, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: unusual plot structure, sweet, ridiculous, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, family, adventure, technology, disney, adaptation, weapons, violent, women, murder, violence ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, living dead, cave, remote control, kidnapping, superhero, murder, robbery, wrestler hero
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: mind bending, surreal, psychedelic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, nuclear bomb, air disaster, stopped time, air traffic control, aviation, scientist, stewardess, weapon system, future dystopia, destiny, hijacking ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, adventurer, volcano, heroic mission, escapades, deadly creature, daring rescue, dangerous animal, getting home, giant spider, monster ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: wrestling, mad scientist, superhero, little people, wrestler, masked superhero, evil genius, good versus evil, dwarf, scientist, beauty pageant, masked wrestler ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: stylized, harsh, suspense, serious, sexy ...
Plot: caveman, orphan, adventure, survival, bear, tribe, rescue, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, uninhibited rivalry, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, ancient times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: dinosaur, archaeologist, jungle, obsessive quest, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, adventurer, ancient mystery, creature feature, volcano, danger
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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.
Style: cult film
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, prehistoric animal, research laboratory, computer hacker, henchman, ex soldier, scientist, eaten alive, policewoman, actor, actress ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: time travel, brainwashing, farm, alternate universe, mind control, butterfly, sheep, van, wolf, waterfall, sun, nightmare ...
Place: new york
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