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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Original name: Les Aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, sweet, captivating, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, archaeologist, strong female character, obsessive quest, egyptology, adventure, dinosaur, pterodactyl, tomb, monster, back from the dead, escapades, adventuress, police detective, expedition, sister sister relationship, deathtrap, tombs and skeletons, ancient egypt, museum, steampunk, supernatural being, supernatural, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, good versus evil, heroes, adventurer and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec: The Mummy (1999), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Mummy Returns (2001), National Treasure (2004), Sahara (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: mummy, archaeology, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, ancient egypt, archaeologist, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
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67%
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, breathtaking, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, treasure, courage, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, washington d.c. ...
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100%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, supernatural, good versus evil, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, reincarnation, adventure, tomb, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, england, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After retrieving the Crystal Skull in Utah, Flynn Carsen receives a map in the mail with the secret location of King Solomon's Mines. When the scroll is stolen, Judson explains the power of the Key of Solomon's book and assigns Flynn to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, parody
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, archeological dig, treasure hunt, artifact, witchcraft, heroes, adventurer, expedition, mummy, adventure, good versus evil, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, legends and myths, treasure hunter, archaeology, ancient, obsessive quest, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1830s, 1770s, 18th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., philadelphia, boston, new york ...
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88%
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: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archaeology, adventure, artifact, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, good versus evil, treasure, crocodile, heroes, deathtrap ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
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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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: archaeologist, dinosaur, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, missing person, adventure, space and aliens, obsessive quest, rescue, rivalry, misfit, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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100%
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mummy, adventure, tombs and skeletons, archaeologist, tomb, pyramid, archaeology, sword, emperor, adventurer, supernatural ability, immortality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, peru, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, fantasy world, adventure, female protagonist, kick-butt women, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, save the world, obsessive quest, university, friendship, escapades, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, lost city, island, atlantis, expedition, legends and myths, gold, rescue, escapades, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
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67%
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, explorer, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, breathtaking, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, expedition, adventurer, obsessive quest, dinosaur, cave, adventure, volcano, mysterious place, rescue, underground, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, female protagonist, archaeologist, artifact, treasure, tomb, fantasy world, adventure, heroic mission, solar eclipse, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, cambodia, venice, siberia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: archaeology, treasure, archaeologist, hidden treasure, treasure hunter, treasure hunt, adventurer, grave robber, escapades, adventure, treasure map, treasure chest ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: pirate, sword fight, fantasy world, adventure, ship, treasure, supernatural, swashbuckler, sailboat, beast, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A collection of artifacts from an archeological dig in Egypt are brought to the famous Louvre museum in Paris, and while experts are using a laser scanning device to determine the age of a sarcophagus, a ghostly spirit escapes and makes its way into ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, ghost, museum, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural ability, riddles and clues, curse, mystery, adventurer, curses spells and rituals, sarcophagus ...
Time: contemporary
Place: egypt, paris france, france, africa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, colourful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, adventurer, riddles and clues, young heroes, amateur detective, escapades, journey, reporter, captain, treasure map ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1940s, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, humorous, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, journey, supernatural, friendship, courage, sailboat, sword fight, determination, friends, immortality ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
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44%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, youth, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, rivalry, legends and myths, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
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25%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: obsessive quest, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, museum, adventure, night watchman, kids and family, escapades, save the day, disorder, family, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, pompeii ...
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24%
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Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, obsessive quest, knight, save the world, rivalry, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, misfit partners, adventurer, legends and myths ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, julius caesar, cleopatra, ancient rome, palace, goofy hero, against the odds, heroic mission, superhero, architect, magic ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, tense, talky, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greek mythology, adventure, adventurer, monster, prophecy, skeleton, treasure hunt, heroes, expedition, race against time, rescue, ship ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a mythical device from ancient times is rebuilt by a group of Confederates who feel the civil war never ended, Mickey Matson and his newfound friend, Sully, must follow a series of clues left by his dead grandfather to keep the evil men away ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, rivalry, adventurer, save the day, good versus evil, escapades, youth, riddles and clues, legends and myths, clue, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, family relations, rescue, good versus evil, princess, heroes, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: museum, security guard, magical, dinosaur, objects come to life, adventure, ancient, new job, curses spells and rituals, pharaoh, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, rome italy, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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21%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, escapades, youth, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, India, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
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, light ...
Plot: artifact, legends and myths, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, martial arts, treasure, escapades, chase, crimes, relic, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%