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Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest (2012)
Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest (2012)
Genre: Adventure
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An independent filmmaker, journeys to 12 countries across 4 continents. With a digital camera and his passion; He wrote the most amazing script and he has the vision: Let the planet and mankind directing his path. Life's wonders will be the ultimate teacher. Unexpected characters ranging from moviestars to mobsters will help guide his dream. Join the Quest !! and experience the Filmmaker's passionate essence.
Style: realistic, semi serious, underground film, captivating, offbeat
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, follow your dream, filmmaking, escapades, hopes, world spanning, journey, filmmaker, artists and showbiz, reconnaissance, passion, quest, tribute
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, exciting and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, heroes and adventurer mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest: The Last Train (2002), Treasure Guards (2011), The Letter for the King (2008), The Double Steps (2011), Huckleberry Finn (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 653
The Last Train (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action, Drama, Western
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three old man, a little boy training to protect an old patrimony, La "33", the last train.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: train, obsessive quest, filmmaking, danger, escapades, child, small town, solidarity, catastrophe, countryside, small town life, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, brazil, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, youth, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Treasure Guards (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a dig in the remote Jordanian desert, maverick archaeologist Victoria Carter (Anna Friel) discovers an ancient scroll buried in the ruins of an old temple. It is encrypted with the location of the long lost Seal of Solomon, which, according to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: desert, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, legends and myths, chases and races, archaeologist, archeological dig ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Letter for the King (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, danger, friendship, obsessive quest, knight, youth, rivalry, family, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Double Steps (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fiction inspired by the novelistic biography of the painter and writer Francois Augiéras. The artist covered with paints a military bunker in the desert, and let it sink into the sand so no one could find it until the XXI century. The search ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative
Plot: obsessive quest, treasure hunt, on the road, escapades, desert, performer's life, artists and showbiz, goat, excavation, painting, killing an animal, sitting in a tree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this globe-trotting adventure, Marco Polo (Don Diamont) plays the famous 13th Century explorer who sets out from Italy to find his missing father, and along the way finds danger, excitement, and amazing discoveries at every turn. The supporting ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, sentimental, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, danger, good versus evil, state affairs, obsessive quest, rivalry, dishonesty, romance, rescue, master warrior, world spanning, heroes ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Huckleberry Finn (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, family, escapades, coming of age, on the run, mischievous children, chases and races, disorder, friends, interracial relations, racism, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.6
 137
Klondike Fever (1980)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This movie chronicles Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, adventure, society, clergy, danger, escapades, survival, wilderness, friends, graphic violence, dog sled, card playing ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: alaska, england, london, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.7
 580
Crime Wave (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young director intent on making "the greatest color crime movie ever" can't seem to finish his script--he has a beginning and an end, but he can't quite figure out the middle. The daughter of his landlord, excited to have a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, writers, nothing goes right, partners, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, disorder, down on your luck, showbiz, rescue attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Gold of the Amazon Women (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado and allies himself with a tribe of Amazon women against a murderous villain who is also after the treasure.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: treasure, danger, inventions and discoveries, disorder, jungle, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, desert, treasure hunt, island, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
In Gold We Trust (2010)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of adventurers make off with 600 kilograms of gold in Guyana, but when their helicopter crashes in the jungle, gold fever takes over.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, adventurer, jungle, crime gone awry, escapades, adventure, chases and races, nothing goes right, human nature, on the run, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 59K
Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, adventure, romance, love and romance, against the odds, obsessive quest, rise and fall, american dream, irish, opposites attract, young lovers, irish american ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 321
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, obsessive quest, hopes, self discovery, father daughter relationship, road trip, adultery, father son relationship, redemption, escapades, cross country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, new york, seattle washington, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 1K
17 Miracles (2011)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out is that for every tragedy, there is a multitude of miracles. Based on unbelievable ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: miraculous event, hardship, destiny, society, adventure, hopes, religions or cults, immigrants, journey, mormon, hunger, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The King's Guard (2000)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A princess falls in love with her father's swordsman.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, light, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: princess, adventurer, danger, rivalry, wooing, royal family, escapades, state affairs, betrayal, love interest, good versus evil, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pirates of Treasure Island (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Starting as a prequel to the novel "Treasure Island", we see the infamous pirate treasure buried by Billy Bones and Long John Silver
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: pirate, island, escapades, friendship, pirate ship, treasure hunter, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, hopes, ambition, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 102
Hayabusa (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Japan
Story: May 9, 2003 - The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launches its unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa into orbit. Its mission is to collect samples from a near Earth asteroid named 25143 Itokawa. Hayabusa is scheduled to make contact with the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: spacecraft, mission gone awry, adventure, workplace, save the day, race against time, space travel, danger, outer space, asteroid, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Widow's Might (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: From the creators of Bubble Trouble and Heartstrings comes an all new feature-length comedy adventure! John Moore and Cameron Cavillo are buddies; aspiring filmmakers with the dream of winning the prestigious American Viewfinder film festival. When ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: filmmaking, desire for fame, buddies, small town, disorder, ambition, family, friendship, family relations, widow, filmmaker, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, friends, adventure, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, childhood, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Africa United (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Rwanda
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Africa United" tells the extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg. But the problems begin when Fabrice, Dudu ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, adventurer, adventure, hopes, follow your dream, young heroes, escapades, optimism, road trip, soccer, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, zimbabwe, rwanda, south africa, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 625
To Be King (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The seventeen year old Stach is faced with five impossible assignments he has to complete in order to become king. Things do not go as easily as the boisterous Stach had expected, especially when he is confronted with matters of life and death.
Style: semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: king, assignment, adventure, against the odds, escapades, ambition, palaces castles and temples, teenager, tower, reporter, corruption, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 534
Beautiful Wave (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Style: sentimental, contemplative, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, self discovery, adventure, youth, teenage life, escapades, society, friendship, drugs/alcohol, on the road
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Treasure Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: A terrible storm is raging the night it all begins - with a knock on the door. 17-year-old Jim Hawkins helps his widowed mother run their little tavern on the coast of 19th century England. When the door is opened they are startled by a sight that ...
Style: serious, intense, captivating, exciting, talky
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: pirate, treasure map, ship, treasure hunt, adventurer, obsessive quest, daring rescue, young heroes, heroes, rebelliousness, danger, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, heroes, soldier, escapades, war, state affairs, rebellion, military life, wartime life, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 8K
Ragnarok (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, ancient mystery, vikings, adventure, viking, legends and myths, danger, escapades, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 609
Roadkill (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her way through the Canadian back ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, easter, rock band, misfit, artists and showbiz, friendship, punk, missing person, on the road, rock, friends, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ass Backwards (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, escapades, follow your dream, homecoming, physical appearance, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rise of the Fellowship (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randall Dooley is a geek. His three best friends are geeks too. He works in a game shop, he spends all his free time playing online games, his older brother bullies him unmercifully, his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: rivalry, adventure, buddies, contests and competitions, friends, computers and web, siblings relations, flash drive, sword and sorcery
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 2K
Turning Tide (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: sea, ocean, once in a lifetime opportunity, rivalry, follow your dream, adventure, contests and competitions, adventurer, escapades, human spirit, ship, around the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%