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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron willed sailor, to learn the truth of the "monster" roaming the seas. The great novelist, Jules Verne, described this perilous journey to the darkest depths of the sea with Captain Nemo aboard the Nautilus.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: underwater, submarine, underwater scene, ocean, survival, adventure, androids and robots, supernatural, heroes, ocean or sea, psychopath, romance, politics, dangerous animal, good versus evil, adventurer, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, new england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and psychotronic films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, deadly and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011), SeaQuest 2032 (1993), The Beast (1996), Shark Hunter (2001), 2010: Moby Dick (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, underwater scene, shipwreck, professor, sailor, ocean or sea, ocean, obsessive quest, chases and races, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 1860s
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, archaeologist, dinosaur, heroes, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, rescue, misfit, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, daring rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, deadly, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, legends and myths ...
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30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: submarine, adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, obsession, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, daring rescue, supernatural, underwater, chaos ...
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100%
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is a 1960s American science fiction television series based on the 1961 film of the same name. Both were created by Irwin Allen, which enabled the movie's sets, costumes, props, special effects models, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: submarine, ocean, sea monster, cold war, expedition, heroes, adventurer, danger, adventure, escapades, catastrophe, global warming ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s
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SeaQuest 2032 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, dolphins, hi-tech, captain, underwater scene, sea, space and aliens, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, rescue, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s, 2030s
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The Beast (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Fishing and jobs are becoming scarce in the small seaport village of Graves Point, when mysterious deaths and unexplained disappearances begin to occur. Divers vanish and a young couple disappears at sea, their empty raft washing up on the shore. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant squid, sea, ocean, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, deadly, danger, adventure, escapades, silly humor, small town, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater, underwater scene, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, race against time, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, dinosaur, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, daring rescue, chases and races, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
2010: Moby Dick (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: That infamous whale is bigger, badder and a whole lot stronger in this sci-fi reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic tale of the battle between man, sea and sea creature starring “Xena” alum Rene O’Connor as the (traditionally male) ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, obsession, submarine, rivalry, deadly, danger, losing-it hero, escapades, chases and races, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
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24%
Galactica 1980 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Galactica 1980 is a science fiction television series, and a spin-off from the original Battlestar Galactica television series. It was first broadcast on the ABC network in the United States from January 27 to May 4, 1980. It was later shown in ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, saga
Plot: invisibility, androids and robots, space and aliens, escapades, danger, rivalry, save the world, changing the past or future, man versus machine, adventure, imaginary, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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24%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, space travel, escapades, danger, rivalry, adventure, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mysterious Island (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Mysterious Island is a Canadian television series based on Jules Verne's novel L'Île mystérieuse. It ran for one season in 1995. The beginning of the series is much as in the novel. A group of refugees attempting to escape the American ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: life turned upside down, wise man, experimenting, mysterious place, ocean or sea, escape attempt, friends, disorder, friendship, uncover truth, isolation, island ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, expedition, dinosaur, time travel, stranded, lost world, adventure, adventurer, exploration, monster, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Reign of the Gargoyles (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War 2 a group of brave US Airmen are downed in Nazi controlled Europe, after their aircraft is attacked by Nazi-controlled mythological Gargoyles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense
Plot: world war two, heroic mission, daring rescue, supernatural, good versus evil, military, deadly creature, rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
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22%
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The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, survival, danger, underwater, uncover truth, confined, isolation, ocean, mysterious place, ocean or sea, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A space ship crash lands on the third planet of a distant solar system, killing all hands except for a young boy named Tang. The rescue ship arrives some 20 years later. One of the crew, a girl named Linda meets Tang and falls in love with him. They ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: interracial relations, heroic mission, space travel, catastrophe, save the world, space and aliens, dangerous animal, fall in love, forces of nature, rebelliousness, time travel, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory
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22%
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Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When another Mega Shark returns from the depths of the sea, world militaries go on high alert. Ocean traffic grinds to a standstill as everyone lives in fear of the insatiable beast. Out of options, the US government unleashes the top secret Mecha ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: shark, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, adventure, ocean or sea, ocean, deadly, heroes, imaginary, forces of nature, shark attack ...
Place: egypt, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Logan's Run (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: chase, future dystopia, track down, adventure, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, androids and robots, secret place, chaos, survivor ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
V: The Final Battle (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
Story: A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerrilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, evil alien, resistance, apocalypse, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, alien encounter, heroes, chaos, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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21%
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Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, underwater, adventure, mutant, submarine, survival, underwater scene, military, save the day, race against time, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, taiwan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, space and aliens, astronaut, adventure, a.i., fighting crime, save the world, adventurer, space travel, survival, imaginary, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Some survivors of a drowning ship are rescued by Captain Nemo and his submarine crew. They are taken to an underwater city, where they may be trapped for the rest of their lives.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: utopia, underwater scene, underwater, ocean, submarine, adventure, race against time, danger, chases and races, confined, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Master of the World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jules verne, world domination, inventor, zeppelin, escapades, prodigy, heroes, chaos, chases and races, obsessive quest, politics, anti war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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20%
Around the World Under the Sea (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A five man submarine plants sensors around the worlds oceans to monitor for a impending earthquake.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater scene, underwater, submarine, ocean, heroic mission, forces of nature, destiny, catastrophe, chases and races, heroes, danger, battle of the sexes ...
Place: caribbean
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20%
The Neptune Factor (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, underwater scene, ocean, submarine, catastrophe, alien encounter, adventure, race against time, heroes, danger, adventurer, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Rift (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with a very experienced crew is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I" after it mysteriously dissapeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: submarine, underwater, underwater scene, giant monster, survival, adventure, rescue, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, mutation ...
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20%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, daring rescue, state affairs, investigation, war, escapades, danger, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, leadership, imaginary, escapades, space opera, distant planet ...
Time: future
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