Movies like Island of Lost Souls 1974

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Island of Lost Souls (1974)
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Island of Lost Souls (1974)
Original name: La isla de los hombres solos
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rene Cardona directs the film version of Jose Leon Sanchez's best-selling novel, which relates the author's 20 years of imprisonment on an island ruled by brutality. When a sadistic man declares himself the boss of an island pueblo, an innocent husband and wife become the victims of his selfish rule. Once the evil man's deeds reach the authorities on the mainland, however, he sinks further into madness and declares "his" island its own republic.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: prison, rape, island, homosexual, dictator, dancer, insanity, fire, murder, punishment, penal colony, escape, revenge, shot in the forehead, hard labor, public bath

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and psychotronic films with plots about murder, revenge, rape, prison, escape, island and female nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Island of Lost Souls: Everything in Vain (1969), Lethal Woman (1988), Birds of Prey (1968), Crystal Inferno (2018), Woman Prisoner No. 407 (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Everything in Vain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gunfighters kill all family members of farmer brothers Mario and Fernando Almada, after the tragic event, they seek revenge.
Plot: rape, revenge, revolver, beach, sandstorm, whip, gun, murder, chase, violence
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Madonna: A Case of Blood Ambition (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is convicted of raping and murdering a child and sent to prison. He is shortly afterwards beaten to death by other inmates. His daughter blames the jurors who convicted him for his death, and she hatches a scheme to murder each of the jury ...
Plot: jury, rape, stripper, juror, strip club, prison, revenge, murder, femme fatale, female nudity, father daughter relationship, seduction
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Lethal Woman (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are told that they have won an "erotic vacation" at a fantasy island. In reality, they are being lured to the island by women they have wronged, and once there they are captured and set loose on the island to be hunted down.
Plot: rape, revenge, voyeurism, sadism, court martial, manhunt, fight, sexism, jungle, island, murder, sexploitation ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Island of the Bloody Plantation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An adventure movie by Kurt Raab.
Plot: nipples, whip, homosexual, death, coconut, gang rape, women in prison, female prisoner, island, prison, pubic hair, punishment ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Birds of Prey (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vera Cruz, 1938. "Le Rital", a tough French hit man, agrees to serve Mexican revolutionaries who want to replace the current President by Chico, an insecure young bourgeois that they intend to manipulate. The killing of the President is to ...
Plot: revolutionary, hitman, frenchman abroad, panther, individualism, assassination, politics, gun, betrayal, murder, killer, monkey ...
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44%
Crystal Inferno (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Disaster hits when two teenagers are caught in a fire on the 20th floor of a skyscraper. Their parents are on the 60th. Will they survive the flames?
Style: psychotronic, disaster movie, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: disaster film, gas leak, fire, murder, firefighter, trapped in an elevator, burning building, gas mask, deadly, heroes, tragic event, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Woman Prisoner No. 407 (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kang-hie recalls from her cell how she was used by Japanese detectives to track down and destroy the Korean Independence fighters. She manages to escape from prison during a break and proceeds to hunt down her former lover who was a Japanese agent.
Style: sadistic
Plot: prison, women's prison, women in prison, sadism, sadist, sabotage, violence, humiliation, female prisoner, prison guard, nudity (full frontal - brief), sino japanese war ...
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Atrapados en la coca (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Story: A man with economic problems get's involved with the mafia, but when he is asked to commit murder he refuses, which gets him in trouble with a drug lord, this brings nothing but problems to his son, who must now take control of the situation.
Style: mexploitation
Plot: attempted rape, illegal drugs, mafia, chainsaw, exploitation, gore, rape, gay, violence, blood, crime, crimes
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Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: disaster movie, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, escape, volcano, infidelity, forces of nature, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
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Adiós (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Seville, Juan is starting to enjoy his weekends outside of prison when tragedy strikes: his little girl is killed in what looks like an accident.
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The Revenger (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When saxophonist Mike Teller's brother Mackie is killed before being able to deliver $500,000 to mob boss Jack Fisher, Mike is arrested as an accomplice and thrown into prison for five years. Upon his release, he finds Fisher has kidnapped his ...
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Zombie vs. Ninja (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ethan, a young man, is beaten while his father is killed by a group of thieves. With the help of an undertaker, Ethan trains in kung fu by fighting the dead. Meanwhile, an American Ninja, Dragon, must fend off against the thieves and their ninja ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fistfight, mask, brawl, fight, revenge, murder, kung fu, martial artist, kung fu classic, masked hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
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Avatharam (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Madhavan Mahadevan, who comes into the city from a village to see off his sister-in-law and her daughter after the death of his elder brother, an upright Customs Officer (KB Ganesh Kumar). While running around to claim the insurance money, he comes ...
Plot: insurance, gang war, brother, revenge, rape, accident, death certificate, murder, death, malayalam
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38%
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Hell Hole (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Caged like animals! Sexually abused and brutally tortured! ... Escape is their only hope!
Plot: suicide, sex, murder, sex slave, rape, woman fights a man, death, jungle, prison, large breasts, weapons fire, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A political prisoner in a South American dictatorship escapes and is pursued throughout the country by a bloodthirsty dog.
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Country: India
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Duration: 91 min.
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Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mexico's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1976.
Plot: suicide, massacre, corruption, greed, murder, revenge, rebellion, small town, evil landowner, mountain, sacrifice, general
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Terminal Island (1973)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Body (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beautiful woman who lives on an island with her abusive husband, entices a young man into a murder-for-money plot.
Plot: love triangle, island, murder, abusive husband, sex, female nudity, rape, female full frontal nudity, unfaithful husband, deep cleavage, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Switzerland, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: psychotronic
Plot: hunting, victim, kidnapping, murder, sadism, revenge, torture, gun, veteran, man with glasses, vietnam veteran, rifle ...
Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Black Water (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.
Plot: prisoner, jail, bomb, island, escape, murder, imprisonment, train, prison, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kaabil: The Mind Sees All (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Rohan (Hritik roshan) is a kind, happy young man who has been blind since birth and works as a voice-over artist for a living. Through friends, he meets Supriya (Yami Gautam), a working woman who is also blind, but proudly independent. The two start ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Los Marcados (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: El Pardo ha hecho del pueblo un lugar donde la justicia y el respeto no existen. Mercedes, consumida por el alcohol, vive en la amargura de los recuerdos de su vida junto a el. Pero a la llegada de "El Marcado"(Antonio Aguilar), a quien el ...
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Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4K
Villain (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Raavan story is about a Raavan (Vikram) who is waiting for a chance to take revenge on a police officer Ram (Prithviraj) who was responsible for the death of his sister. At the same time Ram gets married to his love Janaki (Aishwarya Rai).But on the ...
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, guillotine, leper, shark, raft, brutality, captivity, island, rebellion, danger, confined ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%