Movies like Beyond the Reef

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Beyond the Reef (1979)
 4.6
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Beyond the Reef (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be sixteen feet long. Tikoyo believes that his companion houses the soul of a wise old man, and helps him guard the sacred black pearls in the lagoon. In fact, Manidu does protects Tikoyo and his girlfriend Diana, only eating those who are their enemies, or who seek to destroy their environment, or steal the pearls.
Plot: ocean, shark, dancing, airplane, fight, dead man, island, aviation, death, water, female friendship, holiday, beach, old man, singing, tourist, song, tragedy, best friend, scuba diver, turtle, boy, mirror, japanese man, shark attack ...
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Beyond the Reef

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, romantic and cult film films with plots about adventure, danger, beach, dialogue, mentor, storytelling and chase mostly in Adventure, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Beyond the Reef: Rampage (1963), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), Dark Age (1987), The Blue Lagoon (1980), Jaws (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 498
Rampage (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A German zoo hires two hunters to catch a rare breed of panther in Malaysia. The girlfriend of one of the hunters accompanies them on their hunt.
Style: serious
Plot: jungle, love triangle, zoo, animal life, couples, danger, escapades, adventure, dangerous animal, infidelity, tiger, camp ...
Time: 60s
Place: malaysia, asia, germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventure, love affair, survival, romance, love and romance, teenager, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, tropical island, exploring sexuality ...
Time: victorian, 90s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 979
Dark Age (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace..
Style: psychotronic
Plot: crocodile, violence, park ranger, australian outback, helicopter pilot, night, boat, radio, telephone call, motorboat, giant animal, short shorts ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, erotic, romantic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, first sex, fall in love, teenage sexuality, adventure, shipwreck, stranded, teenage love, teenage sex, masturbation, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, 70s, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 8.0
 545K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, fear, monster, animal horror, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, survival, police chief, chief of police, underwater ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.9
 14K
Lovewrecked (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: resort, teenage love, love triangle, adventure, island, lie, marooned, shipwreck, stranded, escapades, love and romance, rock star ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Diary of a Nudist (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Newspaper editor Arthur Sherwood is on a hunting trip when he accidentally stumbles upon a nudist camp in the woods. He is very much shocked by this and decides to send reporter Stacy Taylor to the camp so she can write an expose on the camp and ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy, psychotronic ...
Plot: nudism, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudist camp, culture clash, lifestyle, journalism, media, camp, in the woods, journalist, female director, male full rear nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 224K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, scenic, stylized ...
Plot: utopia, marijuana, tourist, obsessive quest, adventurer, desire, secret place, island, beach, hippie, delusion, map ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Savage Islands (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nathaniel Williamsen (O'Keefe) is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie (Seagrove). Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes (Jones), who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: pirate, rescue, island, kidnapping, ocean, adventurer, on the run, chases and races, adventure, against the odds, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Treasure of Jamaica Reef (1974)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adventure film about the search for a more than 200-year-old treasure on the ocean floor.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: shark, sunken treasure, caribbean sea, killer shark, scuba diving, treasure hunt, murder, motorboat, shipwreck, bikini, man in swimsuit
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.4
 10K
Father Goose (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, world war two, radio, romance, adventure, war, airplane, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, escapades, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: pacific ocean, san francisco, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.8
 527K
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, serious, suspense, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, stranded on an island, determination, sole survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Donovan's Reef (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, scenic, entertaining ...
Plot: half sister, romance, priest, island, clergy, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, reunion, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, missing person ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, boston, polynesia, usa, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, christmas, disorder, when the parents are away, fish out of water, christmas eve, airport, youth, child as adult, christmas tree, happy ending, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, satirical, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, expedition, pirate, dysfunctional family, adventurer, ocean or sea, loss of friend, submarine, ocean, adventure, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: June 1918. Indiana Jones is working to get Austrian deserters safely to the allies side in the Italian Alps. In his spare time, he is wooing an Italian beauty named Guiletta. When he finds out another man is vying for her attention, Indy and his new ...
Plot: explosion, trench warfare, world war one veteran, brunette, french soldier, helmet, sword fight, adventure hero, fedora, love triangle, german, bar ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family. A young compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: exploitation, haunted by the past, rescue, boarding school, arranged marriage, fall in love, vengeance, siblings relations, youth, love and romance, danger, family reunited ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, victorian england, 1850s ...
Place: london, europe, yorkshire, liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
 86
Open Desert (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's supposed to be a dream vacation with the man she loves, but trapped in the open desert with no water, in the deadly heat and with a seductive stranger, Lucie St. James' dream quickly turns into a nightmare. A life or death battle ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: survival, wilderness, stranded, desert, one night stand, cheating fiancee, car breakdown, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, danger, love and romance, sex scene, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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He Didn't Want to Kill (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s about a 13th-century Georgian legendary avenger, the noble robber Matsi Khvitia, who bravely fought against the princes’ arbitrary rule.
Plot: wound, hanging, mountain, attack, forest, legs, tree, sultan, meeting, fictional war, best friend, young man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Roads to Koktebel (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black Sea, to start a new life with the father's sister.
Style: psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, hopes, human nature, family life, alcohol abuse, journey, father son relationship, on the road, death of mother, death of wife, boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, crimea, ukraine, moscow russia, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 39K
American Honey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, teenager, first love, marijuana, dancing, van, romance, drinking alcohol, drinking, on the road ...
Place: kansas city, nebraska, america, oklahoma, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 343
The Dove (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who aims to become the youngest person to sail around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love with a young woman ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, fall in love, ocean or sea, friends, love affair, ocean, obsessive quest, romance, youth, love and romance, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, prince, adventure, love and romance, save the princess, screwball, friendship, giant, engaged, determination, obstacle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.8
 12K
Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, female pilot, ambition, flying, self fulfillment, lifestyle, follow your dream, rise to the top, adventurer, escapades, danger, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1932, 1920s ...
Place: usa, miami, boston, new york, papua new guinea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Pirate Movie (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, including Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In your typical boy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, cult film, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: pirate, parody, ship, fall in love, heroes, time travel, romance, adventure, family, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, battles ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 816
Green Ice (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He wanted adventure...She craved revenge...Emeralds held the answer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, partners, danger, dishonesty, crimes, adventure, chases and races, rebellion, revolution, battles, storage unit ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 63
Monkeyshine (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Jake Truman leads an unhappy life until he his given a map which could lead him to everything he desires.
Plot: office, beach, pirate, desert island, treasure, funeral, secret, map, letter, grandfather
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 71K
Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, rescue, boat accident, great white shark, mayor, panic, survival, ocean, island, teenager, death, swimming ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Angelique and the Sultan (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film finds Angélique in a North African Muslim kingdom where she is now part of the Sultan's harem. The first part of the film consist of her angrily refusing to be bedded as well as their trying to literally beat some sense into her. It ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, stylized
Plot: sultan, adventurer, adventure, harem, daring rescue, heroes, woman in danger, reunion, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, sexual abuse, female protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Great Elephant Escape (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young boys help an elephant escape from an African animal orphanage when he is bought by a wealthy American. The trio dodge poachers, the police and lions on a journey they'll never forget.
Plot: harmonica, child protagonist, elephant, lion, guide, poacher, orphan, hyena, human animal relationship, interracial friendship, african tribe, boy ...
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%