Movies like The Blue Lagoon

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The Blue Lagoon
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 (Christopher Atkins) make a home for themselves surrounded by exotic creatures and nature's beauty. But will they ever see civilization again?
Style: romantic, melancholic, entertaining, captivating, touching, erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: island, stranded, survival, isolation, adventure, teenager, romance, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, lovers, solitude, love story, exploring sexuality, beautiful scenery, first contact, teenage love, sexual identity, first sex, teenage sexuality, sexual awakening, coming of age, male nudity, mentor, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian, 80s, victorian era, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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Cast Away
Adventure, Drama, Romance
USA
143 min.
 7.8
Keith
Drama, Romance
USA
93 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, romantic, serious and melancholic films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, love story, romance, destiny and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Blue Lagoon: Cast Away (2000), Paradise (1982), Endless Love (1981), Far and Away (1992), Endless Love (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Return to the Blue Lagoon
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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: island, adventure, survival, romance, coming of age, boat, elderly lovers, stranded, jungle, love affair, ship, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
Blue Lagoon: The Awakening
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: scenic, romantic, exciting, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, isolation, adventure, stranded, teenage love, romance, fall in love, lost at sea, survival, high school student, tropical island, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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System:   89%
    User:   95%
 
 7.8
 454K
Cast Away
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: realistic, suspense, gloomy, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: survival, island, adventure, isolation, loneliness, stranded, courage, solitude, desert, imaginary friend, suicide attempt, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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System:   49%
    User:   65%
 
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 4.9
 2K
Paradise
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After their caravan is attacked and their respective families butchered by Arab marauders, teenagers David and Sarah flee across the desert. But the desert is filled with danger from the elements, animals and the unwholesome appetite of the Jackal, ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sexual, erotic
Plot: desert, young lovers, adventure, sexual relations, kidnapping, romance, chases and races, love and romance, teenage love, love, captivity, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: middle east
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    User:   94%
 
 4.8
 6K
Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, coming of age, young lovers, sex, love story, love, pornography, couple relations, family, destructive relationship, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
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    User:   39%
 
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 53K
Far and Away
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: touching, epic, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, adventure, irish, unlikely couple, love story, happy ending, destiny, young lovers, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, follow your dream, storytelling ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, oklahoma
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    User:   60%
 
 6.3
 37K
Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: sexual, serious, romantic, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, love, obsession, forbidden love, love story, relationships, destructive relationship, high school, adolescence, love affair, teenager, beautiful scenery ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.6
 201K
The Beach
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: stylized, psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, adventure, marijuana, utopia, survival, beach, innocence lost, delusion, map, obsessive quest, insanity, jungle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   82%
 
 6.7
 18K
White Fang
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, human animal relationship, adventure, survival, adventurer, treasure, wilderness, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, london, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
An Officer and a Gentleman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond ...
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, military, love, friendship, aviation, navy, hotshot hero, military base, love story, mentor, unlikely friendships, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington state, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
 5.3
 6K
Mad Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: emotional, sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental illness, romance, high school, coming of age, love, on the road, young lovers, love story, lovers on the run, obsession, relationships, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
The Scarlet Letter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: romance, adultery, pregnancy, clergy, forbidden love, adaptation, book, literature, infidelity, happy ending, love story, indians ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   25%
 
 7.5
 33K
Keith
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: bad ending, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, terminal illness, teenagers, high school, romance, teen romance, cancer, opposites attract, adolescence, love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 11K
Copenhagen
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After weeks of traveling through Europe, the immature William finds himself in Copenhagen, the place of his father’s birth. He befriends the youthful Effy, who works in William’s hotel as part of an internship program, and they set off to find ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, coming of age, teenager, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, mentor, runaway, track down, urban, coming-of-age, vengeance, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, canada, new jersey, copenhagen, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
 6.0
 13K
Dying Young
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, couple relations, leukemia, human nature, life & death, parents and children, social differences, doctors, beautiful scenery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
Hideous Kinky
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1972, disenchanted about the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia heads for Morocco with her daughters, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, melancholic, art house ...
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, islam, parents and children, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), family relations, single parent, pornography, celebrity culture, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, london, morocco, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
The Space Between Us
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.
Style: romantic, futuristic, light, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love story, romance, mars, space travel, adventure, destiny, relationships, adaptation, fish out of water, nasa, science ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
Nights in Rodanthe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love story, middle age romance, love and romance, love, midlife crisis, life philosophy, marriage crisis, true love, family, family drama, parents and children, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
Movie in collections
 6.0
 3K
Castaway
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the ...
Style: psychological, sexy, atmospheric, serious, sexual ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, isolation, friendship, stranded, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), solitude, desert, mentor, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, australia, europe, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
Autumn in New York
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, love, unlikely couple, love story, older man younger woman relationship, opposites attract, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   22%
 
Summer of '42
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, island, teenager, romance, adolescence, coming-of-age, childhood, fall in love, destiny, runaway, friendship, censorship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 6.0
 19K
Medicine Man
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, futuristic ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, cancer, romance, opposites attract, verbal byplay, cure, race against time, first contact, 007, danger, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, gothic, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, werewolf, romance, supernatural, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, relationships, high school, small town, supernatural romance, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tuscany, washington state, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
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Robin and Marian
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have ...
Style: emotional, serious, tragicomedy, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adventure, romance, folk hero, aging, legends and myths, lovers reunited, love story, gunfight, escapades, life philosophy, mentor, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 80s, 12th century
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, culture clash, teenager, coming of age, father daughter relationship, school, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, cheerleading, teenagers, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   29%
 
 6.5
 7K
White Palace
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, infidelity, sexuality, opposites attract, friendship, love story, relationships, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), women, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   22%
 
Circle of Friends
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, coming of age, college, betrayal, pregnancy, small town, opposites attract, irish, unlikely friendships, book, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
Some Kind of Wonderful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, school, romance, teenager, adolescence, buddies, love triangle, teenagers, unlikely friendships, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   21%
 

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