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: desert, flashback, search and rescue, children, kidnapping, mother, barbie, kidnapped, daughter, ex husband, son, missing girl, saving a life, missing daughter, missing child, 9 year old, female director, lost child, barbie doll

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Most similar movies to Point Last Seen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about adventure, danger, kidnapping, escapades, heroes, desert and violence mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Point Last Seen: Kidnapped (1995), The Wind and the Lion (1975), Escape: Human Cargo (1998), Clementine (2004), Escape from Zahrain (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, adventurer, crimes, rivalry, pirate, orphan, escapades, soldier, corrupted ruler, adventure, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, scenic ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, confined, military, u.s. president, german soldier, abduction, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: morocco, africa, ottoman empire, middle east, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: jail, escape, court, american, desert, passport, arab, captive
Place: saudi arabia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.0
 1K
Clementine (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kim, a Taekwondo champion decides to give up his fighting career for good in order to take care of his daughter Sa Rang. But when an evil gambling kingpin kidnaps Sa Rang, Kim must agree to fight in a rigged boxing match in exchange for Sa ...
Plot: empire, kidnapping, aikido, girl, father, mother, fistfight, human, woman, daughter, father daughter relationship, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: revolutionary, fictional country, exotic locale, arab, desert, fugitives, state affairs, confined, daring rescue, military, rebellion, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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: exciting, suspense, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adventure, lookalikes, musketeer, sword fight, royalty, twins, swashbuckler, medieval, palace, three musketeers, conspiracy, throne ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, egypt, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 2K
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, sheik, treasure hunt, age difference, cross dressing, woman dressed as man, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, escapades, confined ...
Time: 1920s
Place: ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: aids, youth, family relations, terminal illness, family problems, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parents and children, family life, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, native american, colonialism, colonial america, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 74
Wild Justice (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Colonel Peter Stride is on the trail of a mysterious international criminal known only as Caliph.
Plot: kidnapping, baroness, daughter, betrayal, woman shot in the forehead, explosion
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: police chase, on the road, chase, car chase, obsessive quest, highway, fighting the system, law enforcement, getting home, adventure, race against time, americana ...
Time: 90s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, humorous, entertaining, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant ape, king kong, monster, giant monster, monkey, adventure, heart transplant, military, pregnancy, island, snake, hospital ...
Time: 80s, prehistoric times
Place: tokyo, borneo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 263
Troubled Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by true-life events, this is the sobering story of the Williams family and their process of coping with an adopted child suffering from Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: son, problem child, child protagonist, adoption, mother, disorder, treatment, therapy, mother son relationship, children, therapist, boarder ...
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: male objectification, fbi, illegal drugs, excavation, criminal, wound, drugs, escape, fight, gunfight, greed, murder ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 536
Taken Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her daughter is kidnapped in Belize and held hostage to be used for human organ trafficking, Kate Johnson goes on a crusade to infiltrate the cartel and rescue her.
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: kidnapped woman, working undercover, undercover agent, female detective, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, child abduction, investigation, crime investigation, whodunit, mother and daughter, police detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 474
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: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, christmas, faith, family relations, self defense, murder, family life, false accusation, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 81K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, isolation, sea, boat, adventure, storm, loneliness, forces of nature, survivor, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 627K
Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, suspense, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, alien planet, space opera, survival, messiah, destiny, prophecy, spy, space wars, distopia, premonition, empire ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, gloomy
Plot: family relations, small town, lumberjack, death of brother, society, rivalry, workplace, defiant, labor union, resentment, favoritism among siblings, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, light, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, female warrior, fight, sword fight, heroes, adventure, love and romance, revenge, romance, medieval ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, sincere, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: orphan, homeless, mischievous children, on the run, family problems, family life, custody, homeless teenager, youth, single parent, dealing with death, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 8K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, colourful
Plot: extortion, kidnapping, ransom, evil man, police, captivity, nothing goes right, island, ocean, ship, kidnapped, expedition ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kerim, Son of the Sheik (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the Middle East, circa 1860s, the evil Omar seeks to become Khadive by killing off his adversaries and by marrying the reluctant Fawzia, favorite niece of the current Khadive. (After marrying Fawzia, he plans to eliminate her so he can then marry ...
Plot: battles, greco roman wrestling, dungeon, horse, desert, sword, violence, swashbuckler, sword fight, wrestling, peplum, sword and sandal ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.8
 256K
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, epic, biblical, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, religion, survival, god, chaos, old testament, bible, belief, natural disaster, human nature, chosen one, adventure ...
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 4K
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: light, suspenseful, tense, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, false accusation, chase, fugitives, manhunt, helicopter, runaway, adventure, rescue, prison life, captivity, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, ireland, latin america, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: daughter, mother, mother daughter relationship, court, murder, footprint
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 2K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, escapades, race against time, secret agents, espionage, undercover, save the day, rescue, tough heroes, vengeance, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: 90s
Place: angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 605
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, vintage ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empire, desert, kidnapping, heroes, rescue, tough heroes, missing person, vengeance, heroic mission, confined, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 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 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, epic
Plot: revenge, rebel, good versus evil, myth, abduction, search and rescue, adventure, husband wife relationship, hindu mythology, kidnapping, dancer, forest ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 1K
Crusoe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: desert island, survival, tropical island, ocean, shipwreck, island, marooned, stranded, confined, adventure, escapades, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%