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The Himalayas (2015)
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The Himalayas (2015)
Original name: 히말라야
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, scenic, based on true events
Plot: rescue mission, climbing, snow, survivor, survival, forces of nature, friendship, expedition, adventure, human spirit, stranded, natural disaster, against the odds, hiking, mountaineer, mountain climbing, mountain, death, camp, ice, storm, weather, radio, friendship between men, courage ...
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and scenic films with plots about escapades, adventure, survival, danger, catastrophe, death and wilderness mostly in Drama, Adventure and Biography genres. Some movies like The Himalayas: Everest (2015), The Climbers (2019), Nanga Parbat (2010), K2 (1991), The Climb (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, stranded, natural disaster, mountain climbing, forces of nature, climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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95%
 5.5
 1K
The Climbers (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have ...
Style: suspenseful, scenic, captivating
Plot: expedition, mountain climbing, climbing, mountaineer, adventurer, natural disaster, forces of nature, wilderness, stranded, against the odds, survival, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: catastrophe, mountaineer, climbing, forces of nature, leadership, survival, human spirit, wilderness, danger, adventure, adventurer, mountain ...
Place: himalaya, asia, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 2K
Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, factual
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, danger, family relations, death, friendship, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.2
 7K
K2 (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mountain, mountain climbing, mountaineer, climbing, friendship, betrayal, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, buddies, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, usa, seattle, middle east, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 684
The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, christian film
Plot: friendship, ambition, adventurer, human spirit, survival, against the odds, danger, escapades, adventure, forces of nature, underdog, mountain climbing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
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The Climb (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A true story of Samy, native of La Courneuve, who is out of love for Nadia, decides to climb Mount Everest.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, touching, thought provoking
Plot: mountain climbing, airport, tent, snow, romance, courage, adventure, escapades, rope bridge, parisian suburb, vomiting, bridge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mount everest, nepal
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39%
 7.4
 15K
North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, forces of nature, rivalry, mountaineer, ambition, adventure, heroic mission, survival, adventurer, danger, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: switzerland, alps, germany, bavaria, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.5
 355K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, inspirational, uplifting, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, courage, desert, loneliness, adventure, desperation, alone, extreme sport, cave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, friends, danger, hopes, escapades, stranded, nature ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, post world war two, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 24K
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, human spirit, wilderness, survival, cold weather, nature, russian soldier, tiger, culture clash, imperialism, respect, adventurer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: siberia, russia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 3K
Castaway (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the ...
Style: sexy, serious, scenic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: desert island, adventure, island, friendship, sexy woman, survival, deserted island, couples, fish out of water, adaptation, love story, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london, australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 47K
Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: harsh, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ocean, survival, ocean or sea, expedition, adventure, adventurer, sea voyage, raft, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 40s ...
Place: pacific ocean, peru, usa, south america, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, serious ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, sea, whale, adventure, against the odds, castaway, ocean or sea, shipwreck ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 52K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, exciting, disaster movie ...
Plot: survival, starvation, air disaster, stranded, cannibalism, danger, catastrophe, human spirit, isolation, against the odds, human nature, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uruguay, andes mountains, latin america, south america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
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The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, danger, opposites attract, save the day, daring rescue, forces of nature, isolation, against the odds ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: mountain, expedition, buddhism, world war two, culture clash, friendship, beautiful scenery, self discovery, escapades, society, teachers and students, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 60K
Vertical Limit (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mountaineer, adventurer, survival, expedition, mountain climbing, adventure, forces of nature, danger, daring rescue, woman in danger, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: himalaya, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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
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32%
 6.2
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The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, factual ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, danger, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: meditative, uplifting, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, cheating on husband, human spirit, hiking, journey, redemption, loneliness, adultery, nature, introspection, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: usa, portland oregon, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 3K
Abandoned (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When their yacht capsizes during a storm; four men face almost certain death.
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: sea, desert island, storm, boat, ship, survival, lost at sea, death, catastrophe, fear, courage, survivor ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 28K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, solitude, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, journey, camel, outback, self discovery, adventurer, hiking ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.7
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Antarctica (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, expedition, wilderness, forces of nature, adventure, escapades, pets, family, hopes, rescue, daring rescue, heroes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: antarctica, japan, asia, antarctic, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 586K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, journey, wilderness, survival, life philosophy, freedom, on the road, lifestyle change, adventure, solitude, isolation, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, usa, washington state, north america, northern california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 8K
The Mercy (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea.
Style: scenic, captivating, exciting, tense, factual ...
Plot: yacht, lost at sea, inventor, husband wife relationship, sea, adventure, ambition, escapades, sea voyage, against the odds, human spirit, press agent ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
Place: england, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 69K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, ski resort, isolation, danger, youth, mountain, survival horror, friends, frostbite, stranded, skiing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 46K
Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek ...
Style: uplifting, suspense, disturbing, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: arctic, survival, polar bear, stranded, injury, helicopter crash, fish, ice, male protagonist, snow, fire, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: light, humorous, scenic, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hiking, elderly, in the woods, camping, friendship, escapades, adventure, aging, wilderness, friends, midlife crisis, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: usa, appalachia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 244K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, forces of nature, stranded, air disaster, snow, isolation, wolf pack, male camaraderie, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%