Movies like Desperate Voyage

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Desperate Voyage (1980)
 6.6
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Desperate Voyage (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Plummer plays a modern-day pirate who hijacks private yachts, steals the valuables on board, and sends the passengers to the bottom of the ocean. His captives on this voyage are Cliff Potts, Christine Belford, Lara Parker and Nicholas Pryor, none of whom have any intention of being tossed into the briny.
Plot: pirate, rape, ocean, yacht, devastation, caribbean sea, water, boat, cruise, murder, trapped, terror
Place: caribbean

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Most similar movies to Desperate Voyage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about murder, rape, boat, danger, ocean, escapades and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Desperate Voyage: Terror in the Night (1994), Terror Express (1980), Jamaica Inn (1983), Deliverance (1972), The Ladies Club (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: island, pirate, rape, torture, lighthouse, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, graphic violence, isolation, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Terror in the Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fugitive killer posing as a policeman arrests two campers in the Arizona mountains.
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, tourist, killer, true crime, foot chase, camping, kidnapping, murder, gun, cigarette smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.1
 376
Terror Express (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three thugs commandeer a couple of cars on a moving train and spread terror among the passengers.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, train, rape, prostitute, railway station, female nudity, terror, gun, father daughter incest, anal rape, gang rape, criminal
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.5
 259
Jamaica Inn (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.
Plot: pirate, hotel, evil man, murder
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 97K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, adventure, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, rape, danger, rescue, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Ladies Club (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: castration, revenge, rape, vigilante, misandry, female doctor, surgery, courtroom, female protagonist, murder, rape revenge, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 716
The Skipper (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two British beauties go to Barbados with a yacht captain who does not know what he's in for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, jealousy, sailor, boat, betrayal, couples, psychopath, ocean or sea, introspection, ship, down on your luck, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 248
Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: deserter, murder, lake, war veteran, rape, revenge plot, revenge, hunting, nudity (full frontal - brief), scotch whiskey, hit over the head with a bottle, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police sketch artist, Jack, helps blind rape victim Emmy describe her attacker.. a serial rapist and murderer who is now out to get her.
Plot: sketch artist, murder, rape, blindness
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: female nudity, rape, rape victim, revenge, murder, beating, rape and revenge, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 250
Hero's Island (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family shipwrecked on an island must deal with escaped convicts and pirates.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, pirate, battles, murder, deadly, society, danger, crimes, immigrants, mysterious character, religions or cults, child in peril ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 345
The Defilers (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two young thugs kidnap a young girl and keep her in the basement of an old warehouse where they forcibly make her their sex slave.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, rape, slave, spanking, basement, juvenile delinquent, sex slave, drugs, sex, beach, sexploitation, locked in a room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A weekend cruise on a luxurious party yacht goes horribly wrong for a group of old high-school friends. They forget to let the ladder down before they jump into the ocean for a swim. The boat proves impossible to climb. They are stuck in the water ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: survival, danger, isolation, drowning, cruise, baby, yacht, shark, human nature, forces of nature, couple relations, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who completes compiling a dossier on a mysterious billionaire begins to get the feeling that he is becoming the victim of a conspiracy.
Plot: suspicion, surveillance, witness, journal, job interview, guard dog, escape, american, cruise, helicopter, castle, yacht
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, mediterranean sea, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 130
Fer-de-Lance (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American submarine leaves Tierra Del Fuego, and one of its crew has secretly brought aboard a container full of poisonous snakes which escape storage and bite key personnel on the submarine, causing an accident that cripples the vehicle so that ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: underwater, animal attack, trapped, submarine, accident, ocean, investigation, snake
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 7K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, colourful
Plot: extortion, kidnapping, family vacation, ransom, danger, evil man, police, captivity, nothing goes right, ocean, ship, island ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Shade Shepherd (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 80s, a psychiatrist leads his junkie older brother towards the Canadian border to escape a murder charge.
Style: surprise ending, light
Plot: hiking, heroin, drowning, tent, camping, escape, fire, motel, loss of father, news report, water, spirit ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, michigan, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Liars' Club (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The loyalty of a tight group of friends is put to the test when there's a date rape within the circle.
Plot: accidental killing, rape victim, teenager, high school, loyalty, cover up, rape, murder, teenage boy, friendship, bullying, american football
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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. BĂ„remor, 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 ⇓
43%
 4.5
 402
Love Camp (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of women are kidnapped by guerrillas and brought to a jungle brothel where they are forced to work as prostitutes for the soldiers. Those who refuse to cooperate are decapitated by the cruel, sadistic wardress of the camp, who is privately ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: jungle, brothel, female prisoner, female warden, soldier, prison, murder, prostitute, erotica, lesbianism, perversion, lesbian sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, Iran, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American intelligence agent travels to pre-Islamic Revolution Iran to try to thwart a power-mad European baron from using a stolen cruise missile to destroy an unspecific target in that country.
Plot: spy, espionage, casino, boat, bomb, yacht, terrorist, kgb, exploitation, cia, murder, secret agents ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: ship, pirate, hostage, u.s. navy, terrorism, rescue, navy, hijacking, kidnapping, hostages, confined, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, usa, kenya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dead Boyz Can't Fly (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Buzz shows his artwork to Norman at the employment agency. Norman laughs in his face. Buzz takes this personally and later returns to the office building with his friends Goose and Jo Jo. They systematically terrorize the people in different offices ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: female nudity, fake doctor, rape, murder of a nude woman, yo yo, nudity (full frontal - brief), throat slitting, murder, killing spree, stabbed in the stomach, off screen murder, shot in the eye ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.6
 405
Waves of Lust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple become embroiled with the personal problems of another couple on a yacht moored off Sicily during a turbulent weekend of fun, games, sex games, betrayal, spouse abuse, and murder.
Plot: wife swapping, swinger, yacht, sadism, murder, eroticism, lesbian, art, erotica, blonde, weekend, boat ...
Place: sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 34K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, sea, boat, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, sunken ship, survival, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 550
37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: murder, rape, loss of innocence, racism, indifference, apathy, female director, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Treasure of Jamaica Reef (1974)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adventure film about the search for a more than 200-year-old treasure on the ocean floor.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: shark, sunken treasure, caribbean sea, scuba diving, treasure hunt, killer shark, murder, motorboat, shipwreck, bikini, man in swimsuit
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: pirate, stowaway, pirate ship, ocean or sea, child in peril, sword fight, sailing ship, sailboat, kidnapping, escapades, danger, ship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Riddle of the Sands (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, yacht, conquering, espionage, danger, state affairs, undercover, heroes, ship, war, spy, world war one ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 48K
In the Deep (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, ocean, shark attack, diving, underwater, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, rescue, sister, vacation, oxygen, survival horror ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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