10 best movies like Jurassic Park III (2001)

Movies similar to Jurassic Park III (2001): Prey, Kong: Skull Island, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Jungle, Jurassic World, Awaken, Noah, After Earth, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening.

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Prey (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure, detective
Duration02:00
CharactersDemons, Teens, Parents
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceIslands, Uninhabited island, USA
StyleDepressive

After being put on a supposedly uninhabited island as a form of behavioral rehabilitation, a high school senior finds that he's not alone on the island, and that getting discovered could be deadly.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Vietnam, China
Duration02:17
CharactersMonkeys, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Death
PlaceIslands

Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeens, Friends, Crocodiles
PlotComputer games, Adventure, Fight, Survival
PlaceNature, Jungle

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

Jungle (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Colombia
Duration02:13
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceJungle, Nature
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Action

A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for survival.

Jurassic World (2015)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersDinosaurs, Tourists, Teens
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceJungle, Rides, Islands
TimeFuture

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.

Awaken (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.3)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
PlotMissing people, Survival, Lost memory
PlaceIslands, Jungle, Beach

A random group of people wake up on an Island where they are being hunted down in a sinister plot to harvest their organs.

Noah (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersGods
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Adventure, Mystery, Apocalypse, Survival
PlaceJungle, Forest, Deserts, Nature
StyleFascinating

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

After Earth (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Adventure
PlaceForest, Jungle, Spaceships
TimeFuture

One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle, Islands
StyleExciting

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.

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceIslands

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.

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The Jungle (2012)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:20
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Adventure
PlaceUninhabited island, Jungle, Russia, Islands
StyleLight

A comedy about funny adventures of the married couple on the remote island.

Nova Zembla (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, history
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:49
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceShips, Islands
Time16th century
StyleFascinating

Nova Zembla tells the gripping true story of the legendary failed mission of the late sixteenth century Dutch flotilla trying to find a trading route to Asia across the North Pole. The ship crew, who got stuck in the ice of Nova Zembla and had to survive the dark coldness of winter in the most gruesome of circumstances. An incredibly powerful story of determination, hardship and a triumph of the human spirit. The sixteenth century Dutch ship crew is leaving the port of Amsterdam and sailing to the northern arctic, where they get stuck in the ice. Two ships take part at the mission and captain De Rijp decides to return while he still can, while the other ship helmed by Willem Barentsz, stubbornly proceeds.

Land of the Lost (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersDinosaurs, Aliens
PlotTime travel, Adventure

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersDinosaurs
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting

Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.

King Kong (2005)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration03:07
CharactersDinosaurs, Giants
PlotAdventure, Expeditions
PlaceUninhabited island, Jungle, Islands

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

Madagascar (2005)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZebras, Lions
PlotAdventure
PlaceIslands, Jungle
StyleFor children

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape -- with the help of some prodigious penguins -- to explore the world.

Tsunami (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.4)
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryGermany
Duration01:41
PlotTsunami, Survival, Adventure
PlaceBeach, Islands
StyleExciting, For men

A series of explosions carried out by an oil drilling platform in the North Sea causes little earthquakes and alarm the population of coastal areas closest to the epicenter.

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Scientists, Lifeguards, Fathers
PlotApocalypse, Disasters, Tsunami, End of the world, Snow, Cold, Survival
TimeFuture

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersSnake
PlotKiller animals, Survival, Adventure, Expeditions
PlaceJungle

The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and bring back samples of the legendary plant. Battling their way upriver, the explorers brave poisonous insects, ferocious crocodiles and savage headhunters, unaware they're being stalked by an even greater danger: a nest of giant anacondas, voracious, fifty-foot-long flesh-eaters who'll stop at nothing to protect their breeding ground, the blood orchid's home.

The Core (2003)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
Duration02:15
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
StyleExciting, For men

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

Dinosaur (2000)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersDinosaurs
PlotAdventure, Survival
StyleTouching

An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.

Cast Away (2000)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersHermits
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Disasters, Love, Travel, Adventure
PlaceUninhabited island, Jungle, Islands, Aircraft, Russia, Moscow, USA
StyleFor men

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 island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo.

Godzilla (1998)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:19
CharactersDinosaurs, Giants
PlotAdventure, Supernatural
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting

When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard is loose in Manhattan, destroying everything within its reach. The team chases the monster to Madison Square Garden, where a brutal battle ensues.

Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersPirates
PlotAdventure
PlaceUninhabited island, Islands, Jungle

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced to team up to escape from the island -- and some pirates who want their heads.

Congo (1995)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting

Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.

The Land Before Time (1988)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:09
CharactersDinosaurs
PlotSurvival, Adventure
StyleTouching

An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, and they encounter several obstacles as they learn to work together in order to survive.

King Kong (1976)
Mark5.6
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
PlotSurvival
PlaceIslands, Jungle, Ships

In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.

Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Shipwreck
PlaceUninhabited island, Jungle, Islands
StyleExciting

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 on the island, until he meets Friday, a tribesman whom he saves from being sacrificed. Initially, Crusoe is thrilled to finally have a friend, but he has to defend himself against the tribe who uses the island to sacrifice tribesman to their gods. During time their relationship changes from master-slave to a mutual respected friendship despite their difference in culture and religion.

Lord of the Flies (1990)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceIslands
StyleHeavy, Fascinating

Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

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