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Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (2000)
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Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After having been recently shipwrecked, a group of survivors begin dealing with both the reality of being stranded on a remote island as well as with feelings of alienation and isolation. Adapted from the novel by Johann Wyss, this was the pilot episode for a proposed television series co-produced by Edgar G. Ulmer and Louis Hayward. Filmed in Mexico in 1957 and bearing a 1958 copyright, Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle was not "released" until 2000, when it was included as an extra feature on the DVD version of Ulmer's The Pirates of Capri.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: island, monkey, shipwreck, orphan, turtle, child with gun, mountain lion, coconut

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, captivating and psychological films with plots about orphan, island, family relations, female director, boat, youth and redemption mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle: The Fifth Monkey (1990), The Last Survivors (1975), Broken Dolls (1999), The Golden Seal (1983), Moon and Thunder (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Fifth Monkey (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Cunda, a man living deep in the Brazilian rainforest, is bitten by a snake, he has a hallucination of four chimpanzees. Once he recovers, he is shocked to find the four chimpanzees waiting for him at home, and, believing them to be special, ...
Plot: chimpanzee, monkey, snake, jungle
Place: brazil
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The Last Survivors (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a passenger ship sinks, a ship's officer must decide which passengers in an overcrowded lifeboat must be sacrificed so the rest can survive an approaching typhoon.
Plot: lifeboat, shipwreck, survival, sea, disaster, sinking ship, catastrophe
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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Broken Dolls (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A former European actor Don Martin has retired with his disjointed "family" to his own private island, "The Paradise." After a few years, the entire group has disintegrated into shameless, selfish & dishonest ...
Plot: insanity, dysfunctional family, island, isolation, inheritance, husband wife relationship, female nudity, actor, sex, boat, spanking, guitar
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The Golden Seal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 80s
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Moon and Thunder (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Yasuko (Eriko Hatsune) was a child, her mother left their home. She grew up not knowing what an ordinary family is. Satoshi's (Kengo Kora) mother was the girlfriend of Yasuko's late father. One day, Satoshi appears in front of ...
Style: psychological, serious, melancholic, touching
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
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Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating
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Nobody's Daughter (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An orphan girl suffers abuse from her adoptive parents.
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: tv series pilot
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Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
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Country: USA
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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