Movies like The Bounty

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The Bounty (1984)
 7.1
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The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, factual, intense, breathtaking, suspense, entertaining, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: island, ship, betrayal, mutiny, murder, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, rebelliousness, military life, storm at sea, nudity (full frontal - brief), journey, period piece, sea, survival, greed, rebellion, military, conspiracy, graphic violence, adventurer, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to The Bounty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and exciting films with plots about adventure, escapades, ship, betrayal, mentor, heroes and brutality mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like The Bounty: Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), The Mission (1986), The Beach (2000), Billy Budd (1962), Kon-Tiki (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, navy, napoleonic wars, battles, ocean or sea, adventure, heroic mission, leadership, naval battle, escapades, human spirit ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: brazil, europe, england, pacific ocean, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, ocean, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, ocean or sea, crew, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, based on true events ...
Plot: slavery, mission, clergy, jungle, native americans, punishment, interracial relations, peaceful mission, hopes, wilderness, religions or cults, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south america, argentina, brazil, portugal, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 226K
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, mad, scenic, serious ...
Plot: tourist, utopia, adventurer, marijuana, obsessive quest, beach, desire, secret place, island, hippie, delusion, map ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Billy Budd (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, injustice, navy, ship, mutiny, crimes, betrayal, courtroom drama, deadly, life is a bitch, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 47K
Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: harsh, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ocean, survival, expedition, ocean or sea, adventure, adventurer, sea voyage, raft, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 40s ...
Place: pacific ocean, peru, usa, south america, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, false accusation, frame up, revenge, vengeance, treasure, life is a bitch, redemption, island, false arrest, bankruptcy, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 153K
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, aristocracy, jealousy, nobility, debt, social climbing, glory, escapades, dishonesty, irony, spy, duel ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 1700s
Place: ireland, england, prussia, europe, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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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, serious, suspense, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, stranded on an island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, tropical island, determination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hornblower: Mutiny (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, ship, british navy, leadership, navy, war, military, adventure, military life, rebel, commander, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: jamaica, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes this difficult, and when the captain is disabled, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, sea battle, mutiny, royal navy, pirate, soldier, rebellion, betrayal, leadership, war, conspiracy ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 4K
Lord Jim (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Style: epic, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, tunnel, honor, cowardice, shame, sea disaster, imperialism, haunted by the past, starting over, leadership, adventurer, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 80s
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 2K
Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: inventor, british navy, sea, sailboat, adventure, military life, against the odds, ocean or sea, sea disaster, escapades, danger, ocean ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: jamaica, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: desert island, island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, adventure, danger, destiny, ocean, stranded on an island, adventurer, jungle ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, serious ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, sea, adventure, against the odds, desert island, ocean or sea, whale, shipwreck ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 1850s, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 5K
Rapa Nui (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue (moai) in record time before Make can take part in the race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern. The reward for winning this race is to rule the island for one year.
Style: captivating, sentimental, romantic, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: island, rivalry, love triangle, love and romance, love affair, family feud, state affairs, adventurer, isolation, parents and children, map, catastrophe ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: chile, latin america, polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 7K
Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, factual, talky ...
Plot: siege, desert, islam, politics, culture clash, imperialism, military, heroes, battles, negotiation, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, teenager, tropical island, romance, love and romance, ocean, danger, ocean or sea, exploring sexuality ...
Time: victorian, 90s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: ship, kidnapping, intrigue, betrayal, rescue, escapades, adventure, orphan, danger, adventurer, failed attempt, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, native americans, adventure, against the odds, state affairs, military, obsessive quest, danger, royal family, rebelliousness, conquistador, father son relationship ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 1500s, renaissance, year 1941
Place: spain, europe, caribbean, bahamas, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: expedition, survival, wilderness, river, friendship, betrayal, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, danger, exploration, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era
Place: africa, cairo egypt, crimea, brazil, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 37K
Gallipoli (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, captivating, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti war, military, world war one, friendship, british empire, idealism, human spirit, military life, battle zone, desert, soldier, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 18th century
Place: australia, turkey, egypt, middle east, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, ship, duel, british navy, battles, adventurer, navy, military, adventure, ocean or sea, weakness, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, exciting ...
Plot: island, expedition, treasure hunt, pirate, treasure map, ship, adventure, adventurer, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, state affairs, royal family, couple relations, couples, revenge, dishonesty, legacy ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 72K
Amistad (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed ...
Style: touching, emotional, political, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rebellion, interracial relations, dignity, mutiny, idealism, dishonesty, righting the wronged, freedom, social injustice, humanity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s, 1840s, victorian era
Place: cuba, usa, africa, boston, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: forbidden love, escapades, romance, adventure, intrigue, royal court, woman in danger, heroes, rivalry, couples, fall in love, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: pirate, ship, dishonesty, master and servant, estate, power relations, ocean or sea, couples, infidelity, love and romance, adventure, ocean ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 24K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, friendship, civil rights, injustice, politician, musician, debate, mentor, father son relationship, slave trade, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A team of maritime salvage workers are about to embark on a recovery dive. However the 1883 Krakatoa Volcano eruption provides more pressing problems.
Style: disaster movie, tense, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, tsunami, ship, rescue, volcano, conspiracy, survival, forces of nature, heroic mission, treasure hunt, parents and children, island ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: southeast asia, asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%