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Caravans (1978)
 6.1
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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, 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, caravan, camel ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
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, graphic violence, chases and races and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Action and History genres. Some movies like Caravans: Shadowless Sword (2005), Khartoum (1966), Sodom and Gomorrah (1962), Bare Knuckles (1977), 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, adventure, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, assassination, deadly, destiny, heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 7K
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, heroes, negotiation, battles, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Plot: slave, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, social decay, self discovery, miraculous event, leadership, adventure, rescue, society, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.5
 143
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, chases and races, crime, rivalry, adventure, crimes, urban, track down, martial arts ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: vikings, barbarian, mission, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, viking, kingdom, heroes, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, crimes, gang, adventure, working undercover, escapades, undercover, infiltration, army, mountain, village, hunger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 315
Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 92 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: exciting, serious, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, rescue, heroes, vengeance, daring rescue, danger, escapades, battles, master warrior, courage, medieval ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.5
 611
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: adventurer, skiing, best friends, danger, escapades, against the odds, wild ride, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 689
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, kidnapping, terrorist, yacht, confined, chases and races, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, hostages, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, hostage, hostages, confined, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, love and romance, danger ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.2
 594
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, government agency, terrorism, hostage, danger, adventure, hostages, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 457
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, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, hostage, kidnapping, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, rivalry, adventure, danger, golden years, confined, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, cuba, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, good versus evil, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 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, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: battles, adventure, folk hero, heroes, escapades, military, leadership, danger, soldier, strong female presence, fear, execution ...
Time: 16th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 673
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: escapades, jungle, adventure, danger, deadly, chases and races, survival, bollywood, animal life, dangerous animal, track down, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, pirate, heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, betrayal, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, chases and races, chase, graphic violence, adventurer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, drowning, underwater, catastrophe, u.s. navy, adventure, ocean or sea, survival, daring rescue, save the day, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: desert, adventure, battles, british colonial, war, world war one, historical character, imperialism, rebel, politics, horse, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, saudi arabia, lebanon, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, outlaw, gunfight, criminal, righting the wronged, social relations, old west, culture clash, redemption, village, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 800
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: rough, suspenseful, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, state affairs, assassination, adventure, heroes, escapades, deadly, rivalry, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, mortal combat, dishonesty, track down, vengeance, heroes, couples ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, love interest, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: sword and sorcery, barbarian, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, magic ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, 20th century, prehistoric times, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: emotional, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, danger, master warrior, chases and races, adventure, babies and infants, deadly, prostitute, motherhood, death of mother, assassin, murderer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1870s Texas, a ruthless bounty hunter and an Irish desperado flee the law with a young criminal claiming to possess a treasure more valuable than gold. Crossing paths with some of the West’s most notorious figures, the three outlaws fight for ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, unlikely partners, on the run, danger, bounty hunter, escapades, partners, crimes, friendship, old west, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: adventurer, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content, strong female presence, woman in danger, love affair, couples, romance, state affairs, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, adventure, heroes, prison, treasure hunt, kidnapping, missing person, adventurer, crimes, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, escapades, obsessive quest, adventure, dealing with death, couple relations, forces of nature, hurricane, storm, disaster film, tornado, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%