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Alpha (2018)
 6.7
 43K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, social, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, epic, road movie
Plot: wilderness, survival, wolf, human animal relationship, ice age, injury, snow, dog, adventure, cavemen, father son relationship, boar, caveman, journey, on the road, friendship, violence, food, volcano, death, hunter, flood, water, ice, running ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and exciting films with plots about survival, adventure, wilderness, danger, escapades, family and storytelling mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Alpha: Wolf Totem (2015), White Water Summer (1987), The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986), The Road (2009), The Maiden and the Wolves (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 5K
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, serious ...
Plot: wolf, forces of nature, adventure, survival, society, wilderness, animal life, deadly, culture clash, danger, escapades, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1967
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: feel good, exciting, serious, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, wilderness, friendship, survival, danger, youth, nature, summer, guide, camp, adventure, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: captivating, serious, realistic, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: orphan, survival, tribe, bear, adventure, woman in danger, rescue, interracial relations, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, survival, escapades, save the day, anti heroes, daring rescue, young heroes, friends, family relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1890s, 19th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.3
 206K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, dying, cannibalism, single parent, journey, selflessness, on the road, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)
Genre: 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: serious, emotional, atmospheric, wild
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, heroes, animal life, family life, tough heroes, family relations, visionary, danger, family, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: france, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a modern family bored with the hassles of the city life in Los Angeles. They head for the wilderness never to return.
Style: uplifting, exciting, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, nature, adventure, siblings relations, family, small town, family relations, escapades, daring rescue, animal life, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, animal life, heroes, misfit, mistaken identity, danger, fish out of water, on the run, survival, family, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.1
 119K
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, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pyramid, destiny, survival, hunter, legends and myths, daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, coming of age, redemption, hopes ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, sentimental, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, tiger, panther, anthropomorphism, feral child, jungle, human animal relationship, teenage hero, bear, hunter, coming of age, beautiful scenery ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 363
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, 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, serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, dealing with death, daring rescue, parents and children, family relations, friends, human spirit, heroes, animal life, teenage life, pets, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, winter, survival, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, adventure, escapades, family, family life, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, uplifting, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, airplane, wilderness, human spirit, friendship, adventure, passenger, friends, delivery, danger, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.0
 624K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, old west, betrayal, native american, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, native american, bear attack, vengeance, bear, rabbit, trapper, revenge, expedition, boat, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, harsh, thought provoking ...
Plot: culture clash, tarzan, adventurer, orphan, rescue, fish out of water, stranded, shipwreck, adventure, feral man, wilderness, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
 519K
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: melancholic, inspirational, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: survival, self discovery, wilderness, journey, freedom, isolation, hitchhiker, on the road, introspection, adventure, obsessive quest, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, cross country, usa, california, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, lost at sea, cougar, hunter, family, adventure, rescue, escapades, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: survival, dog, friendship, milk, cat, fight, chicken, barn, pig, adventure, family, birds ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: touching, sweet, sincere, scenic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, lost dog, animal life, homelessness, avalanche, veteran, best friends, adventure, mountain, family, search, gay couple ...
Place: colorado, new mexico, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 20K
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: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, survival, danger, sailing, adventure, escapades, ocean or sea, storm at sea, mentor, seasickness, teenage boy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: caribbean, cuba, jamaica, west indies, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 20K
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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: desert, tribe, survival, culture clash, wilderness, coming of age, suicide, teenage girl, geologist, camel, death, picnic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: suspense, scenic, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: interracial romance, survival, wilderness, stranger, mountain, snow, peril, travel, near death experience, love, crash landing, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, utah, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: realistic, captivating, uplifting, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: starvation, wilderness, survival, pets, forces of nature, escapades, isolation, danger, human spirit, disorder, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, scenic ...
Plot: wilderness, adventure, mouse, arctic, wolf, biologist, inuit, survival, adventurer, rescue, danger, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, dog, survival, heroes, pets, animal life, danger, friendship, rivalry, adventure, contests and competitions, family ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: england, london, canada, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Bears and I (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man adopts three bears, he faces one of the hardest decisions of his life.
Style: feel good, exciting, uplifting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, human animal relationship, bear, native american, heroes, animal life, disorder, fish out of water, americana, family relations, friends, society ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, family, adventure, adoption, heroes, pets, family life, teenage life, cliche, animal life ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, wilderness, survival, kidnapping, heroes, americana, culture clash, danger, adventure, crimes, escapades, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, epic, rough ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, respect, adventure, cabin, snow, mountain man, rocky mountains, interracial relations, lone wolves, native americans, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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