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Alpha (2018)
 6.6
 64K
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: sincere, exciting, captivating, thought provoking, social, suspenseful, realistic, epic, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: survival, wolf, human animal relationship, caveman, wilderness, dog, animal attack, hunter, boar, near death experience, wolf pack, bison, coming of age, teenager, boy and dog, saving a life, father son relationship, tribal chief, flooding, killing an animal, presumed dead, animals, wolf attack, hunting, leader ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, future, ancient times
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about survival, danger, escapades, chase, brutality, nature and death mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Alpha: The Tiger (2015), Apocalypto (2006), 10,000 BC (2008), The Call of the Wild (2020), The Grey (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 6K
The Tiger (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experience hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.
Style: harsh, atmospheric, scenic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: hunter, hunting, survival, tiger, snow, korean, violence, winter, animals, tough heroes, visceral, life & death ...
Time: 1920s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 318K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, tense, breathtaking, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, slavery, tribe, chase, jungle, manhunt, ancient history, solar eclipse, warrior, violent, ancient civilization, sacrifice ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 133K
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, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, daring rescue, mammoth, animal attack, jungle, chase, natural disaster, cave, lone hero, wilderness, ancient history, redemption ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, inspirational, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, survival, dog sled, wolf, gold rush, friendship, wolf pack, gold, grizzly bear, snow, animals, disney ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.8
 256K
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: suspenseful, bad ending, exciting, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, animal attack, snow, wolf, hunting, air disaster, dangerous animal, forces of nature, wolf attack, stranded, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 819K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
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: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, adult
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, snow, bear attack, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, father son relationship, bravery, violent ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 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: captivating, exciting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: wolf, forces of nature, survival, nature, dog, animals, wilderness, tradition versus modernity, horse, society, chinese, wolf pack ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, fairy tale, disturbing, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, wolf, hunter, tiger, feral child, bear, talking animals, anthropomorphism, snake, threat, chase, friendship ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.8
 55K
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: touching, disturbing, uplifting, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, boys' night
Plot: survival, arctic, helicopter crash, snow, stranded, man versus nature, polar bear, suspense, fish, ice, very little dialogue, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: harsh, stylized, serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: caveman, prehistoric man, bear, suspense, tribe, ancient history, orphan, rescue, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, self discovery ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, future, ancient times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 72K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: exciting, intense, absurd, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, slavery, medieval, ancient history, master and servant, ancient, legends and myths, legion, war, battles, sword fight ...
Time: ancient times
Place: england, scotland, rome italy, britain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: wolf, survival, nature, dog, air disaster, wilderness, survivor, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, kids
Plot: wolf, survival, mountain, escapades, beast, wilderness, world war one, female protagonist, animals, forest, nature, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: alps, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: scenic, exciting, inspirational, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, adult
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, whale, sea, boat, disaster, starvation, shipwreck, man versus nature, dangerous animal, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, middle ages, georgian era ...
Place: new england, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 23K
Quest for Fire (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man's existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to the many harsh elements of nature. Against the perilous atmosphere of rugged ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: caveman, survival, tribe, fire, cannibalism, neanderthal, prehistoric man, discovery, love story, nude, ancient, ancient history ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, future, ancient times
Place: france, canada, scotland, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 10K
Desierto (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of Mexican emigrants attempts to cross the Mexican-US border. What begins as a hopeful journey becomes a harrowing, bloody and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante and his loyal Belgian Malinois dog chase the ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, touching, rough, bloody ...
Plot: desert, survival, truck, mexican, running for your life, human prey, mass murder, mexican border, mercilessness, psychopath, characters killed one by one, border crossing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: wolf, world war two, orphan, survival, human animal relationship, feral child, little girl, young heroes, obsessive quest, missing person, wilderness, against humanity ...
Place: belgium, germany, europe, ukraine, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 244K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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, harsh, rough, depressing, gloomy ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, catastrophe, suspense, starvation, journey, on the road, thief ...
Time: future
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, folk tale ...
Plot: lapland, survival, medieval, snow, coming of age, nature, winter, heroes, female nudity, indigenous people, bear attack, chase ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 10th century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 34K
Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 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: humorous, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, catastrophe, secret service, conspiracy, suspense, transformation, forest, boy hero, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, pentagon, washington d.c., norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 76K
The Edge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, compassionate, intense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, suspense, bear, grizzly bear, bear attack, marital infidelity, hunter, nature, older man younger woman relationship, billionaire, survivor ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 95K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: inspirational, emotional, sentimental, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: ocean, coast guard, rescue, lifeguard, mentor, military, death, survival, training, friendship, daring rescue, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 258K
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, epic, exciting, biblical, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, religion, survival, god, chaos, natural disaster, old testament, bible, belief, human nature, chosen one, ancient history ...
Time: biblical epic, ancient times
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.2
 160K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: touching, emotional, epic, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: world war one, horse, war, animals, friendship, military, battles, animal training, human spirit, survival, wartime, cavalry charge ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918
Place: england, belgium, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 82K
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, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, boat, isolation, sea, storm, survivor, loneliness, forces of nature, ship, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, survival, human spirit, gulag, pow, confined, getting home, captivity, wehrmacht, jail, fugitives, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1937, year 1947, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, germany, siberia, baltics, tehran iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: exciting, compassionate, intense, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, monkey, virus, revenge, suspense, gorilla, animals, future war, killer animal, journey, battles, survival ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 49K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: alien, evil alien, future dystopia, friendship, space and aliens, space exploration, space, space wars, survival, stranded, desert, space travel ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: semi autobiographical, scenic, breathtaking, philosophical, harsh ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: wilderness, nature, wolf, snow, scientist, survival, mountain, animals, disney, arctic, camping, dog ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 644
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: touching, atmospheric, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, father son relationship, unlikely criminals, escapades, cons and scams, parents and children, prohibition era, dishonesty, great depression, nature, manhood, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: canada, vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%