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Caravans (1978)
 5.9
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Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a Colonel in the Shadom - she was his number two wife - and has opted for the lifestyle of a nomadic tribe. When the diplomat locates the girl he joins the caravan and attempts to persuade the girl to return.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: desert, adventure, heroes, misfit, graphic violence, rescue, love and romance, escapades, society, culture clash, disorder, woman in danger, track down, win over, sheik, tribe, russian, poverty, disappearance, rebel, arms smuggling, jealous husband, camel, caravan, missing woman ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948, 40s
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chases and races and graphic violence mostly in Action, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Caravans: Shadowless Sword (2005), Khartoum (1966), Bare Knuckles (1977), The Wind and the Lion (1975), The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, escapades, assassination, destiny, chase, hopes, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
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Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 128 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, islam, desert, politics, culture clash, imperialism, military, negotiation, battles, heroes, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, north africa ...
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Bare Knuckles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, psychopath, investigation, crimes, serial killer, rivalry, adventure, track down, martial arts, graphic violence, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, confined, ransom, woman in danger, missing person, love and romance, state affairs, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of an incident in 1946 during the Chinese Civil War, the film involves a communist reconnaissance team soldier Yang Zirong who disguised himself as a bandit to infiltrate a local gang of bandits, eventually helping the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, epic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tiger, civil war, gang, adventure, crimes, undercover, escapades, working undercover, infiltration, army, mountain, village ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia
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50%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: adventure, heroes, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, escapades, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, save the kingdom, ancient history, graphic violence ...
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Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: serious, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Skeleton Coast (1988)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired Army colonel attempts to rescue his imprisoned son in this action packed thriller. To save his CIA operative son from terrorists, Col. Smith (Ernest Borgnine) and a group of mercenaries head to war-torn Angola's Skeleton Coast, where ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.2
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Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kingdom of Swords (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story about man who had a great way. His adventures and losses, his life make you to be surprised. We invite you in the middle ages - a times of darkness, of heroes, of big power and of eternity love.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: heroes, leadership, betrayal, battles, escapades, death, sword fight, rage, sale, danger
Time: 13th century
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Deep Winter (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Maverick downhill racer, Tyler Crowe, reunites with best friend and renegade snowboarder, Mark Rider. It doesn't take long for the old friends to take on a new mission. Together they head to Alaska, where led by a veteran guide, the two attempt ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventurer, skiing, best friends, against the odds, wild ride, escapades, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, friends, adventure, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
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Blooming Flowers (2013)
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: In modern day New York City a ninety eight year old women lies helpless on her death bed. As her granddaughter begins to take on the chores of cleaning the apartment, she comes upon a story that her grandmother had been writing. It is the story of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Roar (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After his photojournalist brother gets killed by a white tigress in the jungles of the Sundarbans, Pandit and his team of commandos enter the prohibited core area of the forest to avenge his death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: jungle, murder, lost city, adventurer, dishonesty, chase, adventure, crimes, ancient mystery, betrayal, treasure hunt, escapades ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Black Gold (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, terrorist plot, terrorist, love interest, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 941
13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rivalry, assassination, escapades, adventure, heroes, state affairs, graphic violence, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry, katana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
2010: Moby Dick (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: That infamous whale is bigger, badder and a whole lot stronger in this sci-fi reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic tale of the battle between man, sea and sea creature starring “Xena” alum Rene O’Connor as the (traditionally male) ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman returning home with her baby. When gangsters mistake her for Zatoichi and kill her, Zatoichi determines to escort the baby to its father. He gains the reluctant help of a young pick pocket ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, emotional, serious ...
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gunfight, criminal, social relations, religions or cults, righting the wronged, disorder, escapades, hopes, crimes, misfit, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Reign of Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, martial arts, master warrior, mortal combat, vengeance, betrayal, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, track down, starting over, couples ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Angelique: The Road to Versailles (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Angelique (Michele Mercier) is saved by the king of the cutthroats (Giuliano Gemma) when she is endangered in the streets of Paris. After her hero is killed, she has many amorous affairs and becomes a successful businesswoman in this costume-drama ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Plot: adventurer, love affair, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, adventure, escapades, state affairs, rescue, heroes, couples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 239
Damned River (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a deranged psychotic killer.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: river, nudity (full frontal - brief), soldier, stalking, on the run, mystery, crimes, adventure, escapades, psychopath, graphic violence, family in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 60s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: desert, sheik, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, escapades, confined, heroes, treasure hunt, adventurer, prison ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%