Movies like The Wild Boys

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The Wild Boys (2017)
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The Wild Boys (2017)
Original name: Les Garçons sauvages
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, on the island of La Réunion, five adolescents of good families enamoured with the occult, commit a savage crime. A Dutch Captain takes them in charge for a repressive cruise on a haunted, dilapidated sailboat. Exhausted by the Captain’s methods, the five boys prepare to mutiny. Their port of call is a supernatural island with luxuriant vegetation and bewitching powers that holds a disturbing secret.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: shipwreck, teenager, teacher, sea, supernatural, sailor, court, beach, boat, supernatural power, teenage boy, captain, criminal, sailboat, ship captain, punishment, youth gang, dog, horse, jungle, rape, island, female nudity, storm, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Wild Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, serious and exciting films with plots about boat, teenager, beach, teenage boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship and female nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Wild Boys: Vincent (2014), How I Became a Super Hero (2020), The Last of Us (2016), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Raising Colors (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vincent has an extraordinary ability: his strength and reflexes increase tenfold when in contact with water. To make full use of this gift, he settles in a region with many lakes and rivers, and that is isolated enough to allow him to live a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, emotional, humorous, serious ...
Plot: love affair, supernatural ability, supernatural, hidden identity, fall in love, river, disorder, social relations, romance, small town, self discovery, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, atlantic ocean, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How I Became a Super Hero (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paris 2020. While superheroes have assimilated into the Parisian society, they discover a new drug that gives themselves personal superpowers to mere mortals. Lieutenants Moreau and Schaltzmann are investigating the case with the support of two ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, showdown, supernatural power, battles, masked superhero, super villain, superheroine, epic battle, supernatural, fight, super strength ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: dark fantasy, psychotronic, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sea battle, swashbuckler, sailboat, sea, fantasy world, jungle, ship, ghost, ship captain, good versus evil, artifact ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 177
The Last of Us (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Tunisia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: N is coming from the desert to reach the north of Africa and make an illegal crossing to Europe. Alone in Tunisia, he decides to cross the solitary sea. He steals a boat and begins his journey, but it soon sinks into the water. From that moment, N ...
Style: surreal, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: migrant, sea, nature, boat accident, shipwreck, surrealism, disappearance, robbery, beach, trap, cat, rainstorm ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, island, adventure, stranded on an island, adventurer, destiny, ocean, jungle, sea disaster ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 366
Raising Colors (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the ...
Style: light, inspirational, sincere, semi serious
Plot: seaside, military, female objectification, male objectification, sea, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, boot camp, romance, female nudity, mentor, sex scene ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Struggle for Life (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marc Châtaigne, an intern at the Ministry of Standards, is sent to French Guiana to implement European construction standards at Guyaneige: the first Amazonian ski slope, intended to boost tourism in French Guiana. There, he meets Tarzan, an ...
Style: captivating, humorous, light, absurd, buddy movie ...
Plot: absurd humor, trainee, jungle, sex scene, nature, ski resort, relationships, partners, save the day, workplace situations, farce, workplace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Stolen Years (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two students are arrested for painting revolutionary graffiti on the university walls. They escape from the camp and flee with two American girls, disguised as rich young men who are showing Spain to two tourists.
Plot: female star appears nude, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief), male star appears nude, skinny dipping, ocean, female nudity, beach, male nudity, undressing, taking off clothes, woman with glasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 35K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, little girl, family relations, adventure, exotic island, sea lion, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, pacific ocean, patagonia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Escape from Atlantis (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to try to bring together his bickering family, a single father takes his three rebellious teenagers on a vacation trip to the Bahamas. They inadvertently wind up in the Bermuda Triangle, where they are whisked through a time portal and ...
Plot: escape, father daughter relationship, teenager, teenage boy, teenage girl, divorce, vacation, martial arts, sailboat, sword and sorcery, father son relationship, atlantis ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.9
 608K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, journey, hopes, lost at sea, beautiful scenery, life, adventure, teenage boy, ocean, stranded, human nature, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, paris france, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 405
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: melancholic, poignant, suspenseful, captivating, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, shipwreck, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family tragedy, marital crisis, sex scene ...
Place: central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Microbe and Gasoline (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.
Style: road movie, captivating, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, road trip, socially awkward, on the road, teenage boy, summer vacation, dysfunctional family, pedophile, friendship between boys, social awkwardness, sick woman, boss ...
Time: 2010s, year 2014
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 1K
The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: teacher, school, literature, teacher student relationship, teenage boy, teenage love, school principal, teaching the ways of the world, ministry, school expulsion, legal, cat ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In the second installment of the Death Note film franchise, Light Yagami meets a second Kira and faithful follower Misa Amane and her Shinigami named Rem. Light attempts to defeat L along with Teru Mikami (a Kira follower) and Kiyomi Takada (another ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural power, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, investigation, mystery, murder, supernatural, mysticism, showdown ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 24K
White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sailing, storm at sea, coming of age, adventure, friendship, survival, catastrophe, sailboat, ocean, escapades, disaster, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: jamaica, west indies, south america, cuba, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Private Collections (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He decides to erase his signs of distress and remain on the ...
Style: erotic, allegory, anthology
Plot: mother son incest, meat, desert island, cabaret, cannibal, dream, rabbit, rescue, erotica, sailor, brothel, surrealism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Exchange Student (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Monsieur Bosquier, the owner of a private school, is far from pleased when his eldest son, Philippe, fails his end of year exams. He decides to send his wayward offspring to England to improve his English. In exchange, Philippe’s host, a wealthy ...
Plot: holiday, exchange student, boss, sailor, private school, domineering father, sailing, following someone, wedding ceremony, comedy of errors, being followed, culture shock ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Vampire Sisters 2: Bats in the Belly (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vampire sisters are back for their next adventure.
Style: romantic, semi serious, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, female vampire, sister sister relationship, rock band, vampire hunter, friendship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, eccentric family, superhuman powers, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Cave of the Sharks (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Andres and his partner are hired to recover some valuables from an airplane that went down in the Bermuda Triangle, they face not only human treachery but also the mysterious powers of an underwater civilization.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: shark, supernatural, missing person, smuggling, bermuda triangle, illegal drugs, ocean, trance, cave, sea, drugs, diver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
We Need a Vacation (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It is the end of the school year for the children of a dormitory town. Most of them leave the place for a vacation with their parents but not Lucien and Adama whose parents can't afford the expense. While the big brothers of the housing estate ...
Style: buddy movie
Plot: summer vacation, nudist camp, travel agency, shopping mall, excavation, forest, animals, family relations, little boy, friend, school, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot.
Style: mystical, parody
Plot: kidnapped, breaking the fourth wall, arrested, greed, criminal gang, hunting, last wish, calling for help, prison escape, sailor, telescope, thunderstorm ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
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Topsy Turvy (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uptight young man and his equally uptight family moves next door to a hedonistic clan, including the beautiful, sexy Topsy, who charms the new neighbor boy Tom. But Tom discovers that the price of loving Topsy may be higher than he's willing ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy
Plot: beach, sexuality, nude beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, voyeur, male full rear nudity, peeping tom, male masturbation, seductress, erotica, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, high school, coming of age, youth, death, seeing dead people, hopes, supernatural, redemption, troubled teen, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.6
 620
Hurricane (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, forbidden love, island, disaster, parents and children, love affair, catastrophe, injustice, love and romance, adventure, opposites attract, escapades ...
Time: 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 2K
Hellphone (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, youth, supernatural, high school, technology gone awry, surrealism, cell phone, mind control, chaos, nothing goes right ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 220
July-August (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After attempting to set a mailbox on fire, Pimpette, 14, and her elder sister, Joséphine, 18, spend their summer holidays shuttling between their secretly pregnant mom and bachelor father. But when Joséphine gets involved with the wrong crowd, ...
Plot: debt, gang, letter, menstruation, coming of age, boat, pregnant woman, summer, ice cream, swashbuckler, jewelry, card playing ...
Place: south of france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 100K
Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, emotional, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adolescence, teenage love, teenage boy, friendship, adventure, teenager, youth, love and romance, friends, high school, high school life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: François Sim considers himself worthless and he may have good reasons for that. Hasn't he lost his job as well as his wife Caroline? Isn't he unable to relate to Lucy, his teenage daughter? Didn't he, when he was eighteen miss out on ...
Style: psychological, captivating, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorced man, dentist, depression, salesman, ex wife, parents and children, family relations, new job, road trip, meaning of life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: family relations, haunted house, love triangle, friendship, couples, parents and children, infidelity, family life, imaginary kingdom, prostitute, love and romance, youth ...
Place: africa, hong kong, borneo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%