Movies like Monkeyshine

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Monkeyshine (2008)
 6.7
 63
Monkeyshine (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Jake Truman leads an unhappy life until he his given a map which could lead him to everything he desires.
Plot: pirate, treasure, desert island, secret, beach, office, grandfather, map, letter, funeral

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Most similar movies to Monkeyshine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about beach, death, island, adventure, runaway, destiny and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Monkeyshine: Cast Away (2000), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), Blue Island (1982), Robinson Crusoe (1997), The Blue Lagoon (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 540K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, stranded on an island, human spirit, solitude, adventure, courage, tropical island, determination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventure, love affair, survival, teenager, ocean or sea, tropical island, romance, love and romance, ocean, danger, exploring sexuality ...
Time: victorian, 90s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.4
 95
Blue Island (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After an airplane crash, a handsome couple is left stranded on a tropical desert island. Bonnie and Billy are forced to fight against nature and the inhospitable environment to survive. Then soon learn to live with the environment then suddenly a ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: castaway, island, coming of age, beach, rescue, nipples, sex scene, falling in love, desert island, love, escape, topless girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
National Theatre Live: Treasure Island (2015)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: It's a theatre adaptation of well known story of Jim Hawkins and his adventures in search of treasure of Treasure Island.
Plot: treasure map, map, treasure, pirate, parrot
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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2886
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, island, adventure, danger, adventurer, destiny, ocean, stranded on an island, jungle ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, erotic, romantic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, fall in love, first sex, masturbation, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, adventure, teenage love, shipwreck, desert island, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 70s, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 227K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, tense, mad, scenic, serious ...
Plot: tourist, utopia, adventurer, marijuana, obsessive quest, beach, desire, secret place, island, hippie, delusion, map ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 537
Finding Home (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inheriting her grandmother's remote island Inn causes Amanda to re-evaluate her life and decisions.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, island, dysfunctional family, self discovery, homecoming, uncover truth, couples, family problems, family life, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.7
 18K
Restless (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A powerful and emotional coming of age story, this remarkable tale is told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved. In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, sadness, funeral, fighting illness, young people, ghost, hospital, death of parent, romance, teenage life, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Truth About Spring (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tommy Tyler, a lazy Caribbean sailor, and his tom-boy daughter, Spring, are out to search for a buried treasure. Tommy brings aboard William Ashton, a young lawyer, to help with the search. Ashton turns out to be handy when they encounter dangerous ...
Plot: sailboat, treasure hunt, father daughter relationship, tomboy, coming of age, sunken treasure, florida keys, held at gunpoint, single father, beach, first kiss, rowboat ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 12K
Copenhagen (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After weeks of traveling through Europe, the immature William finds himself in Copenhagen, the place of his father’s birth. He befriends the youthful Effy, who works in William’s hotel as part of an internship program, and they set off to find ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, older man younger woman relationship, romance, older man teenage girl relationship, self discovery, womanizer, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, coming of age, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, berlin germany, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 4K
Lord Jim (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Style: epic, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: redemption, tunnel, shame, honor, cowardice, imperialism, sea disaster, haunted by the past, starting over, leadership, adventurer, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 80s
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, starting over, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, on the road, couple relations, social misfits, unlikely partners, crumbling marriage, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 22K
Medicine Man (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, futuristic ...
Plot: jungle, cure, opposites attract, cancer, amazon jungle, doctor, medical research, rain forest, love and romance, adventure, romance, verbal byplay ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, secret, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, funeral, african american, cat, sister sister relationship, forest, deep south, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 4K
Tanna (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Vanuatu
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a traditional tribal society in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refusing ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: volcano, tradition, pacific island, indigenous, native tribe, beach, forbidden love, tragic love, lovers, forced marriage, australian, conflict ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Well Kept Secrets: Athanassia (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, USA, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: ATHANASIA A young American woman returns to her Greek roots in search of her real father. Accompanied by her stepfather, she shatters the very myths designed to protect her. She uncovers an unlikely relationship between those who raised her, a ...
Plot: greek, secret, island, father daughter relationship, past life, sister sister relationship, rape, flashback, greek american, homeland
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Erika's Hot Summer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Sleazeball photographer Steve is busy taking pictures of beautiful young women, bedding them, and then dumping them. One day he meets the woman of his dreams on the beach: Erika. Once he's frolicked on the beach and taken her to bed, the other ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: beach, nightclub, sexploitation, photographer, murder, hippie, erotica, spurned woman, sex scene, male full rear nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.8
 237
Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, beach, danger, escapades, adventure, adventurer, femme fatale, ocean, island, ship, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 935
Boomerang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antoine Rey looks for a special gift for his sister Melanie on her 40th birthday. He decides to surprise her with a trip to the French Island of Noirmoutier, where they spent many summers as children until their mother's death. On the drive ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, christmas present, family secret, past, childhood flashback, family relations, secret, childhood memory, confronting the past, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 36
Plagio (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the student movement in Bologna, Italy. 1968. Angela and Massimo are friends, lovers and college students. They get to know Guido, the heir of a wealthy family who has never known love pure. Impressed by the feeling that binds the two lovers, ...
Plot: threesome, car accident, love triangle, knife, suicide, beach, injury, train station, gay interest, chance meeting, bouquet, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.0
 422K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family. A young compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family reunited, exploitation, haunted by the past, rescue, boarding school, arranged marriage, fall in love, vengeance, siblings relations, youth, danger, love and romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, yorkshire, liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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9237
 4.4
 202
Love & Money (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An investment planner, bored with his job and his girlfriend, is given the opportunity to help open a new firm in South America. Once in the new country, he finds himself dealing with dictators and revolutionaries during a time of intense political ...
Plot: adultery, dictator, execution, jeep, fired from the job, bank, sex, office, grandfather, banker, grandfather grandson relationship, old age ...
Place: south america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Roads to Koktebel (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black Sea, to start a new life with the father's sister.
Style: psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, hopes, family relations, human nature, family life, alcohol abuse, journey, father son relationship, on the road, poverty, death of mother, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, black sea, moscow russia, crimea, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Queen of the Seas (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redhead Mary is a girl who dresses like a man to better approach, and rob the jewels worn by the pretty ladies of her time...
Plot: pirate, battles, jewelry, flirt, rapier, sword duel, captain, jewel, sailing ship, swashbuckler, tavern, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 544
Hurricane (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: beach, forbidden love, island, adventure, love and romance, catastrophe, injustice, escapades, danger, opposites attract, parents and children, love affair ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 40K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, hitchhiker, post war, marijuana, lifestyle, self discovery, adventure, americana, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, post world war two, year 1950 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, arizona, north carolina, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: romantic, feel good, uplifting, heartbreaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, impossible love, housewife, adultery, middle aged, lovers, fall in love, photographer, midlife crisis, choice, letter, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1965, 1960s ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Beyond the Reef (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be sixteen feet long. Tikoyo believes that his companion houses the ...
Plot: ocean, canoe, talking to an animal, dock, visit, flashlight, bare chested boy, trapdoor, clapping, bespectacled male, american woman, female friendship ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%