Movies like Caravans

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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, camel, jealous husband, missing woman, caravan ...
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, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chases and races and heroic mission mostly in Action, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Caravans: Khartoum (1966), Shadowless Sword (2005), Hammer of the Gods (2013), Bare Knuckles (1977), The Wind and the Lion (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: epic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, deadly, wiretap, partners, dragon, rescue, danger, assassination, chase, crimes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, adventure, family relations, rivalry, military, danger, obsessive quest, siblings relations, escapades, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 128
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, psychopath, danger, track down, deadly, urban, serial killer, martial arts, investigation, chases and races, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, confined, hostages, woman in danger, danger, ransom, missing person, love and romance, daring rescue ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: morocco, africa, usa, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
 575
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: heroes, hostages, escapades, daring rescue, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, danger, tough heroes, crimes, adventure, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, exciting, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: slave, religions or cults, demolished city, social decay, leadership, chaos, self discovery, miraculous event, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, adventure, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: legends and myths, heroes, escapades, parents and children, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, track down, missing person, treasure hunt, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, danger, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, fish out of water, against the odds, gory ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 529
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: one man army, rescue, train, danger, rivalry, adventure, save the day, escapades, technology gone awry, heroes, androids and robots, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, master warrior, imaginary, sword and sorcery, barbarian, magic, woman in danger ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984, stone age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: forces of nature, couple relations, escapades, dealing with death, danger, obsessive quest, adventure, female protagonist, environmental, tornado, hurricane, storm
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: desert, student, arab, chases and races, daring rescue, state affairs, chase, military, tough heroes, on the run, rebellion, confined ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 2K
The Pirates (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, danger, ship, chases and races, heroes, master warrior, adventure, escapades, battles, ocean or sea, martial arts, track down ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: escapades, young heroes, heroes, chases and races, adventure, against the odds, gory, deadly, danger, youth, vengeance, survival ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, cons and scams, adventure, dangerous animal, heroes, down on your luck, chases and races, deadly, adventurer, ship, battles ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 654
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: kidnapping, terrorism, yacht, terrorist, danger, race against time, undercover, save the day, heroes, woman in danger, ocean or sea, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, danger, adventure, crimes, one man army, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, terrorist, terrorist plot ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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, save the day, daring rescue, tough heroes, one man army, justice, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 773
Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hostage, castle, danger, deadly, missing person, politics, heroes, escapades, adventure, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desert, adventure, rivalry, adventurer, danger, prison, missing person, kidnapping, crimes, escapades, chases and races, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Viking Sagas (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film chronicles a long-ago time when men relied not on their intellect to make points, but on their swords. A mythical warrior ('Ralf Moeller (I)') wanders the snow-capped landscapes of the North territories on an arduous quest for ...
Style: serious, epic, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: danger, rivalry, battles, vikings, good versus evil, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, love affair, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, betrayal, track down, couples, disorder, mistrust, dishonesty, rivalry, treason, makeover, dignity ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hunting artifacts attributed to Zenon (an ancient scientist from Atlantis), MacGyver and his old professor end up searching for the lost city.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: volcano, hidden treasure, chase, adventurer, treasure hunt, righting the wronged, race against time, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, chases and races, master villain ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, battles, heroes, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 32K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, military life, aerial combats, military base, soldier, discrimination, military, war, danger, interracial relations, heroic mission, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, nightmare comes true, undercover, fighting crime, deadly, hijacking, one man army, rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, miami, florida, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 444
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, kidnapping, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, confined, daring rescue, military life, against the odds, chases and races, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 715
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, rough, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: martial arts, samurai, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, adventure, rivalry, assassination, state affairs, heroes, against the odds, deadly, death ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 3K
Dragon Inn (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, rivalry, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, heroic mission, master warrior, crimes, danger, dragon, battle ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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