Movies like Mountains of the Moon 2013

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Mountains of the Moon (2013)
 6.4
 2K
Mountains of the Moon (2013)
Original name: চাঁদের পাহাড়
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: India, South Africa
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Chander Pahar follows Shankar Choudhury, a 20 year-old that takes a job working for the Uganda Railway, and winds up quitting his job in search of diamonds and the Kenya's Mountain of the Moon. Based on the popular Bengali adventure novel of the same name.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, entertaining, disturbing
Plot: expedition, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, friendship, heroes, gold, ambition, against the odds, follow your dream, hopes, danger, escapades, volcano, diamond mine, mountain, treasure, friends, dangerous animal, deadly
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like Mountains of the Moon: Amazon Obhijaan (2017), Blue (2009), Congo (1995), Treasure Island (2012), The Climb (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Amazon Obhijaan (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: India, Brazil, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Amazon Obhijaan will see daredevil adventurer Shankar Choudhury traverse the length and breadth of South America, including the legendary Amazon in search of the mythical city of gold.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, scenic
Plot: explorer, map, amazon, expedition, rescue, gold, father daughter relationship, discovery, bengali, treasure hunt, legend, mountain ...
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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, adventurer, heroes, rescue, slave, adventure, jungle, catastrophe, danger, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
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100%
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Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Blue is set in the breath taking sun soaked white sand beaches of Bahamas. Sagar is an excellent deep sea diver who dreams of getting his own new boat someday while his friend Aarav is a rich arrogant businessman, whose ego is much larger than the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, serious ...
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Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, adventurer, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, deadly, obsessive quest, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas, tanzania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: island, expedition, treasure hunt, pirate, treasure map, ship, adventurer, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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46%
 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 ⇓
42%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, missing person, track down, good versus evil, chases and races, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 665
Deep Winter (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Maverick downhill racer, Tyler Crowe, reunites with best friend and renegade snowboarder, Mark Rider. It doesn't take long for the old friends to take on a new mission. Together they head to Alaska, where led by a veteran guide, the two attempt ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: adventurer, skiing, danger, wild ride, against the odds, best friends, escapades, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, friends, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, dinosaur, volcano, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 96K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, danger, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, sahara, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 2K
Diamond Dogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Diamond Dogs" is the story of a group of American fortune hunters, who come to China looking for a long-lost-treasure. During the Soviet crack-down on religion in the 1930's, a priceless Buddhist artifact, a Tangka was taken across ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, lone wolves, danger, tough heroes, curses spells and rituals, one man army, heroes, ex soldier, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, riddles and clues, archaeologist, adventurer, legends and myths, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, ancient, artifact, archaeology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1830s, 1770s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york, boston, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, deadly, adventurer, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, dangerous animal, danger, ocean or sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Finds Indy vagabonding around the South Pacific on a treasure hunt for a fabled lost diamond. The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
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The Charlemagne Code (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An action-packed race to find the legendary treasure of the Nibelungen hidden by Charlemagne and thought to be the biggest lost treasure in the world.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: treasure, archaeologist, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, hidden treasure, adventurer, treasure map, archaeology, escapades, uncover truth, adventure, lost treasure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
 356
Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: exciting, serious, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 10K
Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, USA, India, Nepal, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Iceland
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Story: Chinese archeology professor Jack teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. In a Tibetan ice cave, they find the remains of the royal army that had vanished together with the treasure, only ...
Style: semi serious, tense, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Letter for the King (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given ...
Style: sincere, entertaining, feel good, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, danger, friendship, obsessive quest, knight, youth, rivalry, family, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Island of the Lost (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An anthropologist is shipwrecked with his family while on an expedition in search of an uncharted South Pacific island.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, offbeat, suspenseful
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, shanghai china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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26%
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1865, 19th century, 2000s ...
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26%
Pirates of Treasure Island (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Starting as a prequel to the novel "Treasure Island", we see the infamous pirate treasure buried by Billy Bones and Long John Silver
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: pirate, island, treasure hunter, friendship, pirate ship, escapades, adventure, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, piracy, danger, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Da Vinci Treasure (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An anthropologist must unlock the code hidden in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci in order to find the greatest treasure ever, one that could change Christianity forever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, uncover truth, riddles and clues, rivalry, escapades, investigation, danger, leonardo da vinci, cardinal the priest, murder, cave ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Treasure Guards (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a dig in the remote Jordanian desert, maverick archaeologist Victoria Carter (Anna Friel) discovers an ancient scroll buried in the ruins of an old temple. It is encrypted with the location of the long lost Seal of Solomon, which, according to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: archaeologist, desert, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, legends and myths, chases and races, archeological dig ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, slave, danger, village life, missing person, intrigue, rivalry, race against time, terrorism, village, hostage, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
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The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, betrayal, crimes, chase, dishonesty, escapades, ancient mystery, chases and races, danger, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%