Movies like Point Last Seen

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Point Last Seen (1998)
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Point Last Seen (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a tracker who searches for a little girl who was lost in the desert, but suffers internally because her own children were kidnapped by her ex-husband.
Plot: female director, desert, missing child, children, kidnapping, mother, lost child, daughter, ex husband, son, kidnapped, missing girl, barbie doll, 9 year old, saving a life, missing daughter, search and rescue, flashback

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, family relations, father son relationship and rivalry mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Point Last Seen: The Wind and the Lion (1975), Kidnapped (1995), Escape from Zahrain (1962), The Color of Courage (1998), On the Line (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
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95%
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Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, pirate, crimes, soldier, adventure, corrupted ruler, confined, escapades, adventurer, rivalry, heroes, ocean or sea ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
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84%
Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: desert, student, revolutionary, arab, chase, fugitives, military, rebellion, chases and races, danger, political unrest, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Style: inspirational
Plot: female director, interracial relations, civil rights movement, supreme court, civil rights, segregation, racism, neighbor, african american
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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On the Line (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective tries to track down a gang of teenage bank robbers while dealing with sexual harassment on the job, and her troubled home life.
Plot: female director, bank robbery, policewoman, van, dead boy, teenage gang, police officer killed, son, female detective, police, rape, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, escapades, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, heroes, confined, danger, adventurer, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Escape: Human Cargo (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An American entrepreneur is closing a deal in Saudi Arabia in 1977. After a fallout with his influential Saudi partners, they have him arrested. Due to the US policy of noninterference in SA, the embassy won't help him. He must escape.
Plot: escape, jail, passport, desert, trial, captive, arab, court, american
Place: saudi arabia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, twins, adventure, royal family, lookalikes, conspiracy, throne, mask, daring rescue, righting the wronged, escapades, danger ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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King Kong Lives (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, king kong, giant ape, adventure, babies and infants, race against time, heroes, terminator, animal life, gory, fall in love, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: borneo, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, footprint, court, murder, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Go Toward the Light (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, doctor, 8 year old ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, americana, captivity, culture clash, colonialism, heroes, society, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Beyond Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman's ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain, kidnaps their teenage son and brings him back to Morocco, where the boy is to be made the leader of the tribe. The child's mother hires a mercenary to get her son and bring him ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, desert, rescue, heroes, tough heroes, heroic mission, missing person, rivalry, chases and races, confined, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mercury Plains (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled man runs away to Mexico and is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. He proves himself to the group, but questions their motive.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, exciting
Plot: excavation, fbi, illegal drugs, criminal, wound, male objectification, drugs, greed, desert, murder, gunfight, blood ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
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Sweepers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, bar, one man army, chase, battles, battle, son, vengeance, tough heroes, secret agents, save the day, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hank Stamper and his father, Henry, own and operate the family business by cutting and shipping logs in Oregon. The town is furious when they continue working despite the town going broke and the other loggers go on strike ordering the Stampers to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, gloomy
Plot: family relations, logging, lumberjack, death of brother, family business, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, parents and children, small town, rivalry, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Horsemen (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their clans is determined less by wealth or even military power ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense
Plot: village life, ambition, parents and children, self discovery, village, redemption, humble, downfall, heroes, coming of age, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Vanishing Point (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski, an ex race car driver and a former Army Ranger, attempts to elude police while trying to get home. After numerous chases he turns into a Native ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the road, obsessive quest, chases and races, adventure, race against time, getting home, law enforcement, fighting the system, americana, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cold Sassy Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Handsome May-December romantic drama set in a sleepy Southern town at the turn of the century. An independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed the local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: romance, female director, department store, south, love, small town, americana, community, age difference, male female relationship, son, widow
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Prince of Central Park (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young boy sets out to find his mother. After setting up camp in Central Park, he encounters a group of people even needier than himself.
Style: touching, psychological, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, family life, custody, family problems, on the run, homeless, central park manhattan new york city, youth, dealing with death, single parent, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
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Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Emerald Forest (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: jungle, jaguar, tribe, adoption, child abduction, kidnapping, missing person, cannibalism, amazon, rain forest, deforestation, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Rosebud (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, secret agents, hostage, yacht, terrorist, daring rescue, confined, danger, chases and races, hostages, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east, paris france, jerusalem, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Disappearances (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Quebec Bill Bohomme is a hardy schemer and dreamer, who, desperate to raise money to preserve his endangered herd through the rapidly approaching winter, resorts to whiskey-smuggling, a traditional family occupation. Quebec Bill takes his son, Wild ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, smuggling, father son relationship, adventure, parents and children, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, escapades, dishonesty, prohibition era, great depression, whiskey ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: vermont, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Maximum Breakout (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vacationing lovers Travis and Bobbi encounter an unexpected nightmare on a lonely country road. Two strangers kidnap Bobbi, and brutally beat Travis. Six months later, though Bobbi's family is wealthy, there's no ransom demand, and the ...
Style: splatter
Plot: female director, sex, captive, male nudity, forced to strip, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, explosion, slavery, hostage, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.9
 58
Outlaw Force (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some punks go into a small town and start hassling the gas station owner; Billy Ray Dalton a friend of the owner pulls a shot gun on them and tells them to go away. Later they go back and force the owner to tell them where Dalton lives. Now, Dalton ...
Plot: kidnapping, parent child relationship, punk, service station, small town, gas station, long haired male, musician, loss of wife, child pornography, six shooter, city country contrast ...
Place: los angeles, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
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Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, god, chaos, angel, god or devil, christianity, adventure, human nature, forces of nature, end of the world, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Savages from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the leader of a vicious motorcycle gang finds a farmworker's son flirting with his woman, he beats the boy senseless, then kidnaps the farmworker's daughter.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle gang, kidnapping, biker, attempted rape
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 3K
The Flyboys (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: save the day, adventure, young heroes, stowaway, teenage life, airplane, social differences, race against time, danger, friendship, one man army, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 407
Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: racism, family relations, self defense, murder, faith, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, family life, false accusation, interracial relations, businessman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%