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Edie (2017)
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Edie (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To try and overcome a lifetime of bitterness and resentment, an older lady decides to climb a mountain in Scotland.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: mountain, senior citizen, road not taken, old woman, mother daughter relationship, guide, ambition, elderly, ambitious woman, elderly woman, mountain climbing, adventure, direction and purpose, escapades, elderly man, widow, death of husband, regret, odd couple
Place: scotland, scottish highlands

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, survival, society, mountain and friendship mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Edie: Scream of Stone (1991), Kidnapped (1971), K2 (1991), Man to Man (2005), One Mile Above (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mountain, climbing, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, love triangle, danger, wilderness, dream, mountain climbing, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
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95%
 6.2
 1K
Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: ship, kidnapping, intrigue, betrayal, rescue, escapades, adventure, orphan, danger, adventurer, failed attempt, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious
Plot: mountain, mountain climbing, climbing, mountaineer, friendship, escapades, obsessive quest, adventure, buddies, adventurer, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, middle east, seattle, usa, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.5
 2K
Man to Man (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: explorer, uncover truth, culture clash, moral dilemma, dehumanization, society, ambition, against humanity, obsessive quest, escapades, human nature, hidden truth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland, africa, europe, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.7
 258
One Mile Above (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shuhao is a 24 year old Taiwanese university graduate. His older brother Shuwei, whom he has idolized since childhood, dies on a bicycle ride to Lhasa. He decides to complete Shuwei's journey, hoping to prove himself through this challenging ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, last wish, dead brother, mountain, self discovery, on the road, direction and purpose, escapades, danger, wilderness, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.2
 581
Beautiful Wave (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Style: sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, adventure, self discovery, youth, teenage life, escapades, friendship, society, drugs/alcohol, on the road
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Charlie's Country (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Blackfella Charlie is getting older, and he's out of sorts. The intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws that don't generally make much sense, and Charlie's ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, thought provoking, serious, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, aborigine, introspection, against the rules, society, elderly, social misfits, escapades, wilderness, self discovery, alienation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Edge of the World (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China, Malaysia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840's and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting - only to face charges of murder and piracy himself.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: murder, rebellion, fight, battles, showdown, fighting crime, escapades, pirate, tribe, adventure, piracy, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 1930s, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Travelers and Magicians (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Bhutan, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young government official, named Dondup, who is smitten with America (he even has a denim gho) dreams of escaping there while stuck in a beautiful but isolated village. He hopes to connect in the U.S. with a visa out of the country. He misses the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, road movie
Plot: illusion, storytelling, adventure, self discovery, introspection, culture clash, on the road, friendship, clergy, society, countryside, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 3K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, danger, crimes, rivalry, change of heart, vengeance, redemption, lone wolves ...
Place: asia, india, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Turbulent Skies (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands
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Story: A chronicle of KLM Dutch Royal Airlines founder Albert Plesman and pioneering aircraft manufacturer Anthony Fokker's symbiotic but tempestuous bond as they struggle to establish the interwar Netherlands' role in global civil aviation.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: airplane, airline, aviation, struggle, interwar period, ambition, inventor, direction and purpose, inventions and discoveries, escapades, historical character, aviator ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 499
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: exciting, captivating, serious, suspense, factual ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, danger, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 4K
Seventeen (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To find his therapy dog, a 17-year-old escapes from juvie and embarks on a journey of reconnection with his brother and grandmother through Cantabria.
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dog, teenager, hopes, destiny, friendship, ambition, adventure, escapades, rescue, society, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.3
 942
Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, captivating, biting
Plot: island, survival, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world, racism, fish out of water, isolation, moral dilemma, power relations, confined, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 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: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, desert island, island, shipwreck, tropical island, fish out of water, confined, adventure, escapades, isolation, marooned, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 245
Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, pirate, rivalry, daring rescue, adventurer, rescue, danger, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.8
 731
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, interracial friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.2
 889
Lionheart (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, adventure, rescue, daring rescue, folk hero, heroic mission, state affairs, partners, obsessive quest, violence, battles, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, paris france, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.6
 83
The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: teenage girl, cleaning lady, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage protagonist, life is a bitch, orphan, millionaire, money, youth, new life, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 4K
Wild Oats (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Everything changes for Eva when she receives an insurance settlement check accidentally made out for $5,000,000 instead of the expected $50.000. She and her best friend take the money and head out for the adventure of a lifetime.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: widow, mother daughter relationship, elderly woman, casino, adventure, male female relationship, family relations, happy ending, friendship, love, police, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Not long before World War I, in a French Alpine town near the Italian border, a pack of slaughtered wolves is delivered to local taxidermist Leon (Patrick Chesnais). A surviving black cub comes down from the mountains looking for his family, and is ...
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mountain, wolf, survival, escapades, adventure, danger, wilderness, world war one, female protagonist, animal life, family, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
 695
The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, wilderness, farm, family relations, elderly, isolation, deadly, escapades, parents and children, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 5K
Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, hopes, escapades, rivalry, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, hip hop, society, friendship, music, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 7.6
 24K
Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, meditative, serious ...
Plot: desert, survival, tribe, wilderness, kids in trouble, culture clash, suicide, adventure, human nature, danger, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: starvation, wilderness, survival, pets, isolation, confined, adventure, chases and races, danger, escapades, fish out of water, human spirit ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, stowaway, child in peril, sword fight, sailing ship, sea battle, sailboat, escapades, danger, kidnapping, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dashrath Manjhi was a poor man from the lowest of the low castes, living in a remote village cut off from the world by a rocky mountain range. Life for him was a daily struggle for survival. He loved his wife, Phaguniya, beyond belief. One day, ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: mountain, determination, poverty, village, mountain road, loss of wife, family tragedy, mining, struggle for survival, tragic event, caste system, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Precocious and Brief Life of Sabina Rivas (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Mexican-Guatemalan border, young teenage lovers, Sabina and Jovany, both Hondurans, accidentally meet again after some years without seeing each other. She plans to get to the United States and dreams about being a great singer; he commits ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, tense, romantic ...
Plot: reunion, adventure, love affair, young lovers, crimes, romance, gang, prostitute, love and romance, youth, society, illegal immigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
 4K
Amundsen (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Norway, Sweden, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, tense
Plot: explorer, brother brother relationship, escapades, danger, dream, love and romance, heroes, survival, ambition, adventure, couples, north pole ...
Time: 1910s
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 6K
Wolf Totem (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; ...
Style: exciting, captivating, touching, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: forces of nature, adventure, survival, wolf, wilderness, society, danger, wolf pack, little boy, animal life, animal attack, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: mongolia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%