Lost civilization movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lost civilization movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, cult film, stylized, psychotronic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with lost civilization, adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, underwater scene, island, imaginary, kidnapping and submarine plots mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lost civilization: The Lost City of Z (2016), Castle in the Sky (1986), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019), Stargate Atlantis (2004), Warlords of the Deep (1978), The Martian Chronicles (1980), Dinotopia (2002), Land of the Lost (1974), Beyond Atlantis (1973), She (2001).

List of lost civilization movies

The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: inspirational, meditative, suspense, sexy, factual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: explorer, jungle, expedition, archaeology, journey, survival, world war one, tribe, travel, obsession, courage, destiny ...
Time: 1920s, future, year 1916, year 1914, year 1954 ...
Place: south america, ireland, england, london, brazil ...
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Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, stylized, atmospheric, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, lost civilization, pirate, steampunk, imaginary kingdom, magic, young heroes, adventure, orphan, castle, robot, artifact ...
Place: japan, tokyo, wales
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and ...
Style: colourful, captivating, enigmatic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: lost city, jungle girl, jungle, friend, monkey, teenager, adventure, friends, escapades, mystery, riddles and clues, friendship ...
Place: peru
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Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, funny, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, fate of humanity, spacecraft, alien planet, ancient mystery, save the world, parallel world, good versus evil, adventure, space wars, evil alien, heroes ...
Time: 2000s, future
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Warlords of the Deep (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of Atlantis. The diving bell disabled, a deep sea monster ...
Style: psychotronic, retro, cult film
Plot: octopus, atlantis, castaway, monster, sea, alien, archaeologist, dinosaur, creature feature, king, escape, queen ...
Time: 1890s
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The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, space exploration, space travel, time travel, martian, astronaut, nasa, alien disguised as human, new world, colonization, nuclear holocaust, telepathy ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: serious, exciting, feel good, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, expedition, island, adventure, giant creature, sibling rivalry, family relations, imaginary kingdom, dangerous animal, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, stylized, semi serious, weird
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, prehistoric animal, alternate reality, fish out of water, parallel world, brother sister relationship, uncle niece relationship, sibling rivalry, earthquake, uncle nephew relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
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Beyond Atlantis (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A band of adventurers invade a native island determined to grab a reported fortune in buried treasure.
Style: psychological, exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, scuba diving, diving, monster, cult, kidnapping, breeding, lost civilization, piranha, imaginary kingdom, heist, escapades ...
Place: asia, the philippines
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She (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leo Vincey receives a map from his late father, leading him to the legendary city of Kor in search of an explanation for his mysterious ancestry. He is accompanied by his girlfriend Roxanne. He discovers that he is the only descendant of an Egyptian ...
Plot: girl fight, reincarnation, magic, female warrior, palace, death of father, female nudity, princess, priest, mummy, lost civilization, descendant ...
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Land of the Lost (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Land of the Lost is a half-hour Saturday-morning children's series that debuted on ABC in the fall of 1991. Re-runs were later picked up by Nickelodeon. Tiger Toys received the license to produce a toyline based on the series, which included ...
Style: retro
Audience: kids
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, teenager, missing person, lost world, prehistoric animal, volcano, portal, pets, ancient civilization, lost civilization, father daughter relationship ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Man from Atlantis (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Man from Atlantis is a short-lived American science fiction television series that ran for 13 episodes on the NBC network during the 1977–1978 season, following four successful television films that had aired earlier in 1977. NBC commissioned ...
Plot: superhero, atlantis, superhuman, super strength, supernatural power, sea creature, fish out of water, dolphins, merman, superhuman powers, lost civilization, amnesia ...
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Farewell To Autumn (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Decadence, homosexuality, excess wealth, infidelity, alcoholism and drugs all played a major role in the decline of aristocracy.
Plot: gay, writers, double wedding, jewish girl, lost civilization, postmodernism, bisexual, communism, tragic event, homosexual, promiscuity, cheating ...
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Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In his 13th film, Godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured Jet Jaguar, an Ultra-Man like robot. Aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Jet Jaguar decides to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film, silent film
Plot: godzilla, giant monster, monster, robot, giant robots, dinosaur, kidnapping, disorder, chaos, custody, experiment gone awry, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Fabulous Thirties, Doc Savage and his five Amazing Adventurers are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing in the wilds of South America. The maniacal Captain Seas tries to thwart them at every turn as they travel to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: superhero, fictional country, jungle, martial arts, swamp, battles, destiny, vengeance, heroes, prodigy, best friends, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, new york
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The Sannikov Land (1973)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of people setting out to find a previously assumed land and upon reaching it, not knowing how to deal with the customs of the place, have to deal with all the consequences.
Style: ethnographical
Plot: geography, sword and sorcery, travel, conspiracy, dancing, restaurant, exploration, poisoning, climbing, shaman, wager, lost world ...
Place: ussr
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The Island at the Top of the World (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, suspense
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: viking, steampunk, disney, island, winter, archaeologist, missing child, snow, airplane, superhero, treasure hunt, aviation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century
Place: london, france, england, iceland
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Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, survival, siblings relations, escapades, utopia, air disaster, family, island, misfit, gang, love interest ...
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Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer who is bent on using a natural resource of Atlantis to take ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space and aliens, slave, mythology, ancient world, alien, pyramid, ancient civilization, greek, adventurer, clergy, survival, best friends ...
Place: ancient greece, rome italy
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Secret of the Sahara (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: desert, ufo, french foreign legion, secret, bandit, treasure, foreign legion, adventure, lost civilization
Time: 1920s
Place: sahara
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, inter cultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, disney, steampunk, princess, adventurer, expedition, ancient civilization, atlantis, fantasy world, ancient mystery, mythology, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: atlantic ocean, washington d.c., iceland
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The Raiders of Atlantis (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and bring in an expert to make some sense of it. But while ...
Style: futuristic, splatter, weird, awful
Plot: post apocalypse, pyramid, exploitation, massacre, monster, decapitation, island, invasion, alien, distopia, submarine, money ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, future
Place: miami, bahamas
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Undersea Battleship (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The legendary empire of the lost continent of Mu reappears to threaten the world with domination. While countries unite to resist, an isolated World War II Captain has created the greatest warship ever seen, and possibly the surface world's ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: submarine, monster, giant monster, godzilla, military, diver, dinosaur, sea, japanese military, japanese soldier, japanese army, battleship ...
Time: 60s
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