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20 best movies like The Bounty (1984)

List of the best movies like The Bounty (1984): Mutiny on the Bounty, Mutiny on the Bounty, Kon-Tiki, Black Sea, The Finest Hours, Queen of the Desert, Unconquered, The Buccaneer, In the Heart of the Sea, The Pirates of Blood River.

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Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Travel, Uprising
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, England
Time18th century
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:58
CharactersHeroes, Military, Friends
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Conspiracies, Uprising
PlaceShips, Ocean, England
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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 paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:49
CharactersFish
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Fascinating, Epic

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Russia, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersSubmariners
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceSubmarines, Sea, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Dancing, Adventure
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Serious

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration03:10
CharactersKings, Spy, Strong women, Writers, Slaves
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Loneliness, Death, Political
PlaceEngland, Deserts, Turkey
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, western, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Political, Rivalry
Time18th century
StyleRomantic, Exciting, By books, Epic, Serious

England, 1763. After being convicted of a crime, the young and beautiful Abigail Hale agrees, to escape the gallows, to serve fourteen years as a slave in the colony of Virginia, whose inhabitants begin to hear and fear the sinister song of the threatening drums of war that resound in the wild Ohio valley.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Horses, Pirates, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, Adventure, Fight, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ocean, USA
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Exciting, By books, Fascinating, Serious

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Australia, Spain
Duration02:10
CharactersWhale, Cannibals
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Death, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Uninhabited island
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

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 Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.  Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersPirates, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Islands, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Light, Fascinating, Serious

A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersHeroes, Lions
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceJungle, Africa
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryCzech Republic, France, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersStrong women, Businessmen, Sheriffs
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Success, Jealousy, Fate
PlaceMountains
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a man’s life in the wilderness. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. However, once Serena discovers George’s hidden past and faces an unchangeable fate of her own, the Pemberton’s passionate marriage begins to unravel leading toward a dramatic reckoning.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration03:00
PlotWar, On real events, Adventure, Travel, Sea battles
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Warships
TimeWorld War I
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

When their ship is sunk in the Indian Ocean during the first world war, 50 men have to cross infinite stretches of sea and desert, avoid enemies, find allies and finally make it home to Germany. A breathtaking real-life odyssey.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersFriends
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Friendship, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Serious

Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, adventure, family, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Animals, Husky, Puppies
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Friendship, Viruses, Snow
PlaceAlaska, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog, Togo.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Passion, Adoption
PlaceJungle, Islands, Ships, Ocean
StyleSerious

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa
Duration01:37
CharactersKnights, Vikings, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Rivalry
PlaceShips, Forest
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWhale, Orphans
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Shipwreck
PlaceShips, Ocean
Time19th century
StyleExciting, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must decide whether to head for the nearest islands - a thousand miles downwind to the west - or set out on an epic journey of almost three thousand miles to reach the South American mainland. Fear of cannibals forces them to choose South America. Almost three months later, the first whaler is rescued by another whaleship. Only three men are still alive. A week later the captain's whaler is also rescued, with just two men aboard. The third whaler is never found. This is a story of human endurance and what men in extremis will do to survive.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration02:27
CharactersLifeguards, Military, Friends, Soldier, Pilots
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Death, Fear
PlaceSea, Ships, England, Warships, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Epic, Best soundtracks, Disturbing

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:59
CharactersSharks, Hippies, Tourists
PlotLove, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Love triangle
PlaceSea, Islands, Nature, Beach
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Treasures, Pads, False accusations
PlacePrison, Islands, Paris, France
Time19th century
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

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 the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of. After many years in prison, the old Abbe dies, and Edmond escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmond must find the treasure the Abbe told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersHorses, Gay
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Fear
PlaceEngland, Deserts, The Ottoman Empire
TimeWorld War I
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem - the union seems embarrassed to receive their support. However the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village of Onllwyn, in the Dulais Valley in Wales, and later set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersOrphans
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Revolution
PlacePrison, Islands, Ships, Ocean, England
Time18th century
StyleRomantic, Exciting, By books, Fascinating, Serious

Sir Arthur Blake has inherited title and lands from his brother. He also has his orphaned nephew Benjamin working for him as a bonded servant. While he believes the lad was born out of wedlock and so cannot claim the inheritance, he is taking no chances. Benjamin eventually rebels against his uncle and sets sail to try and make his fortune. This may enable him to return to prove his claim to being the rightful heir to the estate.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55
CharactersHeroes, Military, Emperors
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceEgypt, Greece
StyleTense, Epic, Serious

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa
CharactersPirates, Cannibals, Friends
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Islands, Uninhabited island
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a man who has been shipwrecked on an island for six years and is desperate to return home to his wife and children. His lone companion is Friday, a native whom Crusoe rescued and taught English.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Sword Battles
PlaceEngland, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:19
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Revenge, Justice
PlaceVillage, Scotland
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western, biography
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration02:27
CharactersIndians, Hunters
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceWild West, Nature, USA
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, history
CountryFrance, Canada, Russia, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Jews, Tourists
PlotLove, Mystery, Undercover
PlaceSea, Russia, USSR, Beach
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

1979: Cousins Carole and Jérôme go on an organized trip to Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. During the day, posing as tourists celebrating their engagement, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening they slip away from the group and meet “refuseniks”, Jews persecuted by the Soviet regime for wanting to leave the country. While Carole is motivated by political commitment and a taste for risk, Jérôme’s motivation is Carole.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, India
Duration02:07
CharactersAnimals, Tigers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleBeautiful, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Vital signs

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.





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