Movies like The Sea Wolf 2008

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The Sea Wolf (2008)
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The Sea Wolf (2008)
Original name: Der Seewolf
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who rescues him.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, castaway, isolation, self discovery, ocean, social differences, escapades, tough heroes, sea adventure, sea, fight, violence, water, blonde, sailboat, brutality, coercion, storm at sea, class differences, terminal illness, sea captain ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1900s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to The Sea Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and captivating films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, survival, ocean, ship and isolation mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Sea Wolf: Shadow of the Wolf (1992), Cast Away (2000), The Whale (2013), Deadliest Sea (2009), Moby Dick (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: adventure, survival, village, crimes, on the run, wilderness, murder, eskimo indian, opposites attract, escapades, village life, false accusation ...
Time: 1930s
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: survival, ocean, cons and scams, obsession, ship, tough heroes, cause and meaning, friends, battles, psychopath, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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100%
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Sea Wolf (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: ship, adventure, survival, sea disaster, expedition, isolation, self discovery, escapades, writer's life, captain, love and romance, ocean ...
Time: 20th century
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92%
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, solitude, hopes, human spirit, stranded on an island, courage, adventure, tropical island ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
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71%
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Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, escapades, inventions and discoveries, forces of nature, ship, ocean, rescue, coast guard, battles, helicopter, fisherman, fishing boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
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69%
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Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, ship, whale, obsessive quest, hunt down, dangerous animal, rivalry, escapades, self destructing, ocean, mutiny, sea ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, island, adventure, friendship, stranded on an island, adventurer, destiny, ocean, jungle, sea disaster ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: storm at sea, sailing, coming of age, adventure, friendship, survival, catastrophe, sailboat, ocean, escapades, disaster, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: jamaica, west indies, south america, cuba, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, ocean, adventure, adventurer, escapades, femme fatale, alcohol abuse, love triangle, island, ship, store ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Old Man and the Sea (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric
Plot: escapades, survival, lone wolves, dangerous animal, adventure, obsessive quest, human spirit, self discovery, ocean, fish, fisherman, boat ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, ship, adventure, heroes, survival, fall in love, isolation, youth, escapades, confined, ocean, fight ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 718
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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, adventure, family relations, farm, wilderness, elderly, isolation, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, power relations, aging, wisdom of life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, adventure, heroes, society, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 784
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, survival, estrangement, isolation, family life, confined, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 80K
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, captivating, rough ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, storm, boat, isolation, forces of nature, desperation, adventure, lost at sea, disaster, loneliness, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, wilderness, pets, heroes, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, daring rescue, escapades, adventure, adventurer, family ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, yukon, london, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ship, ocean, lost at sea, dangerous animal, whale, shipwreck, sea, adventure, starvation, against the odds, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 1820s, 1850s, victorian era
Place: new england, south america, ecuador, pacific ocean, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, rescue, survival, human spirit, adventure, against the odds, forces of nature, isolation, save the day, daring rescue, opposites attract, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: forces of nature, wolf, adventure, survival, wolf pack, wilderness, society, little boy, animal life, animal attack, escapades, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1967
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, stowaway, sea battle, sailboat, child in peril, sword fight, kidnapping, escapades, ocean, ship, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bermuda Triangle (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a strange storm in the Carribean causes a boat to sink, a family finds itself stranded on an island in the "27th dimension".
Style: serious, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, tense
Plot: bermuda triangle, ocean, adventure, ship, survival, island, starting over, escapades, forces of nature, isolation, family in danger, stranded ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 38K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, gold, boat, adventure, survival, ocean, tough heroes, obsessive quest, dishonesty, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iceberg, sinking ship, ship, tsunami, survival, sea, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, race against time, chaos and mayhem, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 2K
Turning Tide (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: sea, ocean, contests and competitions, adventure, follow your dream, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, adventurer, escapades, human spirit, ship, around the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, melancholic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: island, tropical island, adventure, love affair, survival, romance, love and romance, ocean, exploring sexuality, teenager, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pirates of the 20th Century (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Soviet cargo ship carrying medical opium gets attacked by pirates of an unknown nationality. The crew is left to die on a sinking ship but they manage to escape and now must fight the pirates for survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, survival, ocean, escapades, confined, rivalry, martial arts, murder, hijacking, isolation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 2K
The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: disaster, survival, leadership, heroes, rescue attempt, zeppelin, daring rescue, adventure, ghost, adventurer, escapades, getting home ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, pilot, survival, airplane, thirst, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew, disaster ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: rescue, survival, family relations, wilderness, island, disaster, escapades, adventure, getting home, confined, environmentalism, forces of nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%