Movies like Monkeyshine

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Monkeyshine (2008)
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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, map, beach, office, grandfather, funeral, letter, secret

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Most similar movies to Monkeyshine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and touching films with plots about beach, love, death, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Monkeyshine: Blue Island (1982), Cast Away (2000), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), Plagio (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: medieval, pirate, theater, treasure map, parrot, treasure, map
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95%
 4.0
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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: desert island, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, castaway, rescue, coming of age, passionate sex, air disaster, love, chase, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.8
 592K
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: suspense, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, adventure, stranded on an island, air disaster, solitude, desert island, determination, survivor, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, desert island, shipwreck, stranded on an island, adventure, friendship, island, ocean, destiny, jungle, adventurer, ship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: sexy, sexual, melancholic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: island, coming of age, tropical island, teenager, love affair, adventure, teenage pregnancy, survival, castaway, children, romance, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 44
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, gay interest, funeral, car accident, suicide, beach, chance meeting, love triangle, train station, bouquet, lecture hall, injury ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 583
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, family problems, couples, introspection, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: ship, age difference, father daughter relationship, tomboy, sailboat, treasure hunt, coming of age, sunken treasure, con artists, caribbean sea, map, lawyer ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: touching, psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, secret, past, christmas present, family secret, childhood memory, confronting the past, family relations, car accident, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, romantic, erotic, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: island, survival, coming of age, love and romance, teenager, stranded, sexual awakening, teenage love, fall in love, adventure, teenage sexuality, shipwreck ...
Time: victorian era, turn of the century, 19th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 265
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 ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: adultery, dictator, banker, old age, rich man, male female relationship, male objectification, rich woman, sex, office, fired from the job, bank ...
Place: south america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Edge of the World (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840's and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting - only to face charges of murder and piracy himself.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: pirate, fighting the system, murder, jungle, fight, escapades, battles, piracy, adventure, fight for supremacy, fighting crime, showdown ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 278
Robby (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.
Plot: coming of age, boy, tropical island, children, desert island, beach, youth, childhood, turtle, stranded on an island, blond boy, skinny dipping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 125
Hara Kiri (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A punk infused love story of two street skaters, August and Beto, and their last day on earth: they're gonna end it.
Style: tense, touching, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, skateboard, romance, suicide, love, love and romance, youth, couples, death, society, boys love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 286
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: ocean, sailing, scuba diving, gold, jealousy, sailboat, greed, betrayal, treasure, sunken treasure, paranoia, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 13K
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: emotional, intense, disturbing, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: forbidden love, romance, older man younger woman relationship, fall in love, teenager, womanizer, self discovery, older man teenage girl relationship, misfit, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, canada, new jersey, copenhagen, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 180
Twists of Fate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: secret, guilt, con men, con artists, remorse, university student, cheating, liar, university professor, love triangle, beach, reputation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, road movie ...
Plot: boy, father son relationship, parents and children, family relations, hopes, alcohol abuse, human nature, family life, coming of age, journey, on the road, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, ukraine, black sea, crimea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 241K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, scenic, tense, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventurer, travel, utopia, obsessive quest, exotic island, tourist, drugs, beach, insanity, marijuana, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 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: tense, sexy, psychological, philosophical, dramatic ...
Plot: ocean, guilt, betrayal, honor, shame, cowardice, brutality, existentialism, gangsters, adolescence, god, greed ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 80s
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 5K
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: pacific island, native tribe, volcano, australian aboriginal, tribe, tradition, forbidden love, tragic love, lovers, australian, rivalry, warrior ...
Place: africa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.0
 341
Fantasies (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set on a lush Greek island, the story concerns a sister (Bo Derek) and brother (Peter Hooten), who return home after years abroad. Falling under the island's erotic spell, the girl and boy discover that their love goes beyond filial. The ...
Style: slasher
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), fetish, teenage girl, greek island, coming of age, stepbrother stepsister relationship, older brother, sailing, 16 year old, flirting, little sister, secret ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sibling relationship, cat, secret, african american, funeral, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, forest, brother brother relationship, deep south
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Unconditional Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Arthur Egeli directs this multifaceted romance set on the beaches of Cape Cod, the story of young painter Steven Buchanan (Pablo Bryant) and his interactions with three beautiful women vying to be his muse. There's Melissa (Isabelle Dahlin), ...
Plot: artist, painting, art gallery, male nudity, party, sex scene, female nudity, beach, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 126
To the Night (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norman, who lost his parents in a fire as a child, is obsessed with light and haunted by its destructive powers.
Style: light, avant garde
Plot: male nudity, beach, fire, baby, death, camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Little House (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Following the death of the unmarried and childless Taki, Takeshi, a young relative of hers, discovers several pages of closely written lines in which the old lady has recorded her memories. This is how he learns the truth about her youth working as ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, fall in love, family relations, secret love, funeral, letter, romance, society, love, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, year 1941
Place: japan, asia, pearl harbor, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: shark, ocean, boy, airport, airplane, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, little boy, beach, holiday, dancing, map ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: road movie, realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: self discovery, romance, starting over, unlikely couple, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, on the road, unlikely partners, social misfits, youth, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 24K
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, thought provoking, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, philosophical ...
Plot: jungle, amazon rainforest, survival, beautiful scenery, environmental, cancer, treasure hunt, amazon jungle, romance, adventure, natural disaster, rain forest ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, touching, emotional, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: vengeance, family reunited, greed, dysfunctional family, betrayal, rescue, haunted by the past, uncle nephew relationship, boarding school, arranged marriage, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%