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Caravans (1978)
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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, love and romance, track down, danger, society, chases and races, win over, escapades, disorder, rescue, culture clash, woman in danger, russian, poverty, sheik, disappearance, rebel, tribe, arms smuggling, camel, jealous husband, missing woman ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, rivalry, chases and races and desert mostly in Adventure, Action and History genres. Some movies like Caravans: Shadowless Sword (2005), Khartoum (1966), Rosebud (1975), Sodom and Gomorrah (1962), The 13th Warrior (1999). 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, exciting, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, escapades, assassination, deadly, destiny, wiretap, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 6K
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, negotiation, british empire, wartime, justice, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 670
Rosebud (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, yacht, terrorist, danger, save the day, ocean or sea, tough heroes, daring rescue, race against time, undercover, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: slave, adventure, society, self discovery, leadership, social decay, heroes, state affairs, miraculous event, religions or cults, demolished city, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, mission, battles, barbarian, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, sword and sorcery, viking, fish out of water, against the odds ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, escapades, danger, best friends, wild ride, against the odds, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, adventure, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, drowning, underwater, adventure, daring rescue, ocean or sea, survival, danger, save the day, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 137
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, psychopath, danger, serial killer, martial arts, investigation, rivalry, deadly, crimes, urban, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 1K
Kenau (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, adventure, folk hero, leadership, danger, military, escapades, heroes, strong female presence, soldier, fear, tent ...
Time: 16th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, war, state affairs, escapades, soldier, heroes, military life, rebellion, rivalry, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, confined, hostages, woman in danger, danger, daring rescue, missing person, ransom, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: morocco, africa, usa, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, epic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, adventure, crimes, gang, working undercover, undercover, escapades, infiltration, army, hunger, village, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 455
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, soldier, golden years, adventure, heroes, confined, criminal heroes, escapades, chases and races, crimes, hostages, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 586
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, one man army, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, hostages, adventure, deadly, rivalry, government agency, danger, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: siege, napoleonic wars, castle, british soldier, battles, adventure, military life, danger, heroes, war, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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
Plot: danger, missing person, heroes, track down, adventure, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, treasure hunt, tough heroes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 1K
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: desert, sheik, adventure, chases and races, confined, crimes, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, kidnapping, adventurer, missing person ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, righting the wronged, religions or cults, social relations, stash, culture clash, rivalry, clergy, misfit, society, hidden identity, on the run ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, tough heroes, rivalry, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, adventure, sword and sorcery, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, magic, woman in danger ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, adventure, british colonial, war, historical character, battles, imperialism, rebel, politics, horse, culture clash, bedouin ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 30s, 20s, 1930s
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, saudi arabia, lebanon, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Storm Chasers: Revenge of the Twister (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jamie Marshall (Kelly McGillis) is a "storm chaser" who, having lost her husband in a crash after his plane was struck by lightning, recklessly throws herself into her work. Sent by her boss to Colorado to investigate the cause of a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: escapades, couple relations, forces of nature, dealing with death, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, storm, disaster film, environmental, female protagonist, tornado ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: vengeance, heroes, adventure, against the odds, survival, youth, danger, rivalry, young heroes, gory, master warrior, deadly ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: treasure hunt, shark, battles, chases and races, deadly, heroes, escapades, adventure, cons and scams, ocean or sea, down on your luck, ship ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, desert, rivalry, adventure, escapades, master warrior, heroes, danger, battles, uninhibited rivalry, treasure, eunuch ...
Time: 15th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ 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, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: desert, revolutionary, student, arab, escapades, adventure, revolution, rebellion, on the run, tough heroes, daring rescue, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, escapades, war, state affairs, political unrest, investigation, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: adventurer, woman in danger, strong female presence, sexual content, couples, romance, heroes, rescue, danger, love affair, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, against the odds, daring rescue, save the day, tough heroes, one man army, justice, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Final Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Grand Royale is a new high-tech passenger train with a computerized engine. On its maiden voyage, it suffers a severe technical failure, killing the controller and gradually increasing its already high speed, at the rate of 2 more miles per ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: train, one man army, save the day, technology gone awry, forces of nature, danger, hijacking, escapades, confined, crimes, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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