Movies like The Runaway Barge

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The Runaway Barge (1975)
 5.8
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The Runaway Barge (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two bargemen on the Mississippi River find themselves mixed up in a kidnapping and hijacking plot.
Plot: boat, tugboat, gambling, abduction, kidnapping, river, robbery, barge, riverboat
Place: mississippi, mississippi river

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about kidnapping, boat, escapades, danger, heroes, adventure and rescue mostly in Adventure, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Runaway Barge: The River Thief (2016), Thunder in Paradise 2 (1994), Bimini Code (1983), Let's Get Harry (1986), Bloodstone (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The River Thief (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Diz (Joel Courtney) is a reckless teenage drifter living life on the run. Abandoned by his parents as a child, he looks out for himself and doesn't accept handouts. He takes whatever he wants and runs. Jaded and determined to answer to no one, ...
Plot: stolen money, murder, waitress, gun, thief, diner, burglar, boat, pendant, robbery, balloon, grandfather ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Thunder in Paradise 2 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kelly is whisked off into Prince Aramour's harem and given to his enemy as tribute in this romantic tale of capture and rescue.
Plot: thunder, gatling gun, bandana, speedboat, bar, mercenary, hotel, boat, drink, vietnam war veteran, vietnam vet
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.1
 93
Bimini Code (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two female adventurers travel to the Bermuda Triangle to search after a young boy who disappeared mysteriously.
Plot: woman hits a man, enemy, hostage, martial arts, women fight, scuba diver, bikini girl, bound and gagged, underwater scene, caribbean sea, underwater fight, boat ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Let's Get Harry (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, buddy movie, cult film ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, rescue, hostage, friendship, adventure, missing person, drug dealing, good versus evil, heroes, hostages, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.4
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Bloodstone (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an newlywed American couple goes to India on their honeymoon, little do they realize that they were about to go on the adventure of their life time. A ruby, back from the ages of the Indian Maharajas has been stolen and placed in the backpack ...
Plot: honeymoon, kidnapping, jewel thief, jewel theft, hotel, bathtub, rope bridge, ruby, female nudity, princess, jumping from height, gunfight ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sandokan the Great (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the capture of the Sultan of Muluder, Sandokan, the sultan's son, leads a guerilla army through treacherous jungles to free his father and defeat Queen Victoria's army of invaders.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jungle, kidnapping, machine gun, tea, tiger, fort, tied up, niece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 924
Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hostage, castle, hang glider, daring rescue, chases and races, terrorism, missing person, deadly, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The adventures and misadventures of Tom and Huck on the Mississippi River in Missouri with their involvement when they fall in with a gang of con artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and then see a ...
Plot: con men, countryside, mark twain, friendship, robbery, scheme, chase, criminal, children, child's point of view, false accusation, carnival
Time: 1850s
Place: mississippi river, mississippi, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 197
Damned River (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a deranged psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: river, chases and races, soldier, adventure, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), school, forces of nature, family in danger, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Thunder in Paradise 3 (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spencer and Bru break into his HQ and capture notorious drug lord Manuel Santiago of a DEA Agent. Santiago's angered assistant, Mason Lee, takes the school hostage where Kelly is teaching and Jessica is one of the students in attendance in ...
Plot: rifle, father, daughter, friend, bandana, friendship, boat, speedboat
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
La leggenda del rubino malese (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An expedition enters an unexplored jungle to search for a legendary ruby.
Plot: submachine gun, pistol, water, torch, cowboy, jungle, native american tribe, savage, ak 47, african american, explosion, rope ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kiss of the Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Phil Stone steals in North Africa, where he is with the fidanzara, a precious ring, because he needs money in order to return to the United States, but is arrested, sentenced to a harsh punishment. An agreement with the prison director who promises ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure chest, antidote, diving, fight, jeep, gold, electric torture, tattoo, boat, booby trap, cave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 20
Shocktroop (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The special commando Delta Force is sent behind the line of fire into the terrain of the enemy. Their mission goal is to destroy a base where the enemies prepare a new weapon: a combat helicopter.
Style: cult film
Plot: prisoner of war camp, suicide, interrogation, kidnapping, rebel, explosion, stock footage, corruption, soldier, torture, hostage, freedom fighter ...
Place: russia, soviet union, washington d.c., afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.5
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Airboss (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist, weapons, cold war, fbi, air force, navy seal, government, terrorism, russian, soldier, stock footage, air base ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sinbad and the War of the Furies (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a treasure hunt gone wrong, modern-day adventurer Sinbad accidentally releases the Furies, three beautiful but terrible ancient beings powerful enough to threaten life on Earth.
Style: dark humor, epic, stylized, tense, semi serious
Plot: gold, sinbad, mythology, villainess, female monster, chase, heroes, good versus evil, sailor, danger, escapades, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mississippi River Sharks (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sharks attack a fish rodeo on the Mississippi River, and it is up to a group of locals to stop them.
Plot: fishing, shark attack, competition, reporter, kiss, net, father daughter relationship, bomb, underwater scene, blood, river, severed head ...
Place: mississippi river, mississippi, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, ocean, graphic violence, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sinking ship, survival, race against time, ship, catastrophe, adventure, cruise, escapades, danger, shipwreck, rescue, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies: Return to Savage Beach (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A stolen computer disk contains the location of a hidden tresaure trove. It's up to the sexy ladies of LETHAL (Legion to Ensure Total Harmony and Law) to find the treasure before the bad guys do.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: breasts, treasure, female agent, erotica, south seas, shotgun, mini skirt, convicted felon, sexploitation, sea, impostor, exploding car ...
Place: hawaii, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Champagne Gang (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Champagne Gang is an exciting action-packed drama about four beautiful California beach girls who pull heists to pay for luxury items and surfing vacations to Mexico and Hawaii.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, beach, gang, on the run, crimes, feminism, robbery, girl power, police, woman in danger, criminal heroes, hotshot hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, hawaii, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Killing Streets (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, twins, kidnapping, terrorism, investigation, life is a bitch, heroes, hostages, state affairs, danger, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Norseman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: viking, rescue, ocean, opposites attract, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, confined, danger, adventure, heroes, americana ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hardcase and Fist (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Bud McCall is framed for a drugs charge he ends up in prison and he must prove his innocence by testifying against his former police partner to put him and his gang behind bars for good.
Plot: stripper, martial arts, prison escape, bandit, vietnam veteran, dirty cop, mullet, revenge, illegal drugs, gagged, gunfight, topless ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Way of the Black Dragon (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allison Wong gets abducted by a gang of drug smugglers with a nasty sideline business involving white slavery and prostitution. Interpol agent Bill Eaton, honest worker Chen, and Allison's brother join forces to take out the nefarious crime ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kidnapping, exploitation, mercenary, drug dealing, violence, slave trade
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tarzan and the Great River (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan is summoned to Brazil by an old friend to stop an evil tribal cult from destroying native villages and enslaving the survivors. The Lord of the Jungle is accompanied on his quest by a pretty blonde doctor, a boy and a grizzled sea captain.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jungle, tarzan, chimpanzee, native, loincloth, riverboat, burning village, flaming arrow, lion, card playing, vaccination, human versus animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death Is Nimble, Death Is Quick (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Austria, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group. Lots of jungle thrills, martial arts, ancient temples, huge explosions, & even sci-fi elements. Watch for Harris' great karate fight ...
Plot: kidnapping, agent, jungle, rescue, gangster, city, bikini, gangsters, fbi, survivor
Place: sri lanka, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 122K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, one man army, heroes, military base, kidnapping, freedom fighter, rambo, danger, heroic mission, captivity, behind enemy lines, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, intense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kidnapping, kung fu, heroes, jungle, graphic violence, daring rescue, danger, martial artist, kickboxing, fistfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
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Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, ...
Style: stylized, comic, light, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, psychologist, batman, good versus evil, partner, secret identity, millionaire, district attorney, crimes, fighting crime, superhuman powers, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 1.8
 470
Red Serpent (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve Nichols part à Moscou pour un voyage d'affaires de routine. Il doit remettre au point le transport par bateau de médicaments aux Etats-Unis et il va rencontrer ses associés russes. Le train-train... jusqu'au moment où il devient ...
Plot: kidnapping, secret agent, cia, kgb, secret agents
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%