Movies like Alpha

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Alpha (2018)
 6.7
 55K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, social, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, epic, buddy movie ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, human animal relationship, caveman, dog, animal attack, hunter, cavemen, boy and dog, injury, ice age, shaman, snow, boar, tribal chief, killing an animal, adventure, leader, courage, danger, getting home, bravery, coming of age, near death experience ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe

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Most similar movies to Alpha

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about survival, danger, escapades, adventure, wilderness, death and campfire mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Alpha: 10,000 BC (2008), The Call of the Wild (2020), Wolf Totem (2015), Arctic (2018), Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 125K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, pyramid, heroic mission, wilderness, cave, redemption, danger, legends and myths, mammoth, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: wolf, dog, dog sled, gold rush, survival, disney, grizzly bear, snow, gold, native american, danger, saint bernard dog ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: touching, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, survival, adventure, animal life, wilderness, danger, society, animal attack, little boy, wolf pack, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: mongolia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 42K
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: disturbing, suspense, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: arctic, survival, injury, helicopter crash, stranded, polar bear, fish, flare, ice, male protagonist, snow, fire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A human child raised by wolves, must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, disturbing, sentimental, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, feral child, hunter, bear, tiger, anthropomorphism, talking animals, panther, leader, chase, friendship, survival ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 701K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, bear attack, lone hero, violence, snow, adventure, old west, beautiful scenery, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neandertal man, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin brother, from whom he was ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: caveman, pregnancy, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, adventure, fall in love, forbidden love, human nature, society, rivalry, danger, love and romance ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: siberia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: wolf, mountain, survival, escapades, adventure, danger, animal life, wilderness, world war one, female protagonist, tough heroes, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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ice age movies
30
shaman movies
144
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2344
 7.8
 290K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, native, adventure, death, prophecy, solar eclipse, warrior, sacrifice ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 223K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, future dystopia, journey, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, cannibalism, on the road ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When ...
Style: serious, stylized, harsh, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: caveman, orphan, tribe, adventure, rescue, cavemen, danger, wilderness, human nature, uninhibited rivalry, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Surviving with Wolves (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1942, the young Jewish girl Misha, her Russian mother Gerusha and her German father Reuven hide from the Germans in a small house in Ardennes, Belgium. Misha is very connected to her mother that advises her that if one day a person comes to her ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wolf, survival, orphan, feral child, world war two, young heroes, wilderness, missing person, obsessive quest, danger, against humanity, human animal relationship ...
Place: belgium, ukraine, europe, brussels, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: emotional, uplifting, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 240K
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, snow, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, air disaster, male camaraderie, danger, hunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.9
 76K
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, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, forces of nature, isolation, desperation, adventure, ocean or sea, storm at sea, lost at sea, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, shipwreck, danger, hunting ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1820s, georgian era
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, ecuador, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 434
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wolf, survival, adventure, friendship, human spirit, teenage life, wilderness, pets, daring rescue, danger, family relations, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, danger, youth, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life, endurance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, native american, bear attack, adventure, survival, vengeance, forces of nature, isolation, danger, lone wolves, wounded, loner ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 5K
Pathfinder (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the families teenage son, Aigin, observes the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: lapland, mountain, murder, village, coming of age, gang, blood, mass murder, revenge, snow, chase, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 10th century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: visually appealing, absurd, scenic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: tarzan, jungle, feral child, gorilla, animal attack, revenge, survival, betrayal, brutality, chase, good versus evil, greed ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: africa, london, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, pow, world war two, survival, captivity, getting home, confined, fugitives, human spirit, wehrmacht, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, siberia, tehran iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 31K
Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, adventure, unlikely partners, partners, in the woods, terrorist, secret service, conspiracy, catastrophe, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: finland, europe, norway, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: leader, post apocalypse, monkey, plague, survival, colony, forest, power struggle, revolution, fate of humanity, experiment, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 243K
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, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, survival, god, angel, god or devil, adventure, human nature, forces of nature, christianity, end of the world, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 651
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, serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, wilderness, family relations, farm, elderly, isolation, deadly, aging, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, adventure, heroes, danger, young heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, wartime life, rescue, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, tribe, hunter, wilderness, chase, on the run, manhunt, deadly, danger, adventurer, cannibalism, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 568
Disappearances (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Quebec Bill Bohomme is a hardy schemer and dreamer, who, desperate to raise money to preserve his endangered herd through the rapidly approaching winter, resorts to whiskey-smuggling, a traditional family occupation. Quebec Bill takes his son, Wild ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, smuggling, father son relationship, adventure, parents and children, cons and scams, escapades, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, prohibition era, great depression, whiskey ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: vermont, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
White Wolves III - Cry of the White Wolf (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two teenagers are put to the test when the plane taking them to a wilderness boot camp for juvenile offenders crashes into the vast sierra. Their pilot, Quentin, injured and ununable to make the dangerous journey, teaches them the ways of his ...
Plot: teenager, survival, wolf, female director, air disaster, survivor, wilderness
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%