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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, 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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Most similar movies to Caravans

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and realistic 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 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, escapades, danger, rivalry, assassination, deadly, destiny, crimes, wiretap ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
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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, heroes, battles, negotiation, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 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, tense, captivating
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, missing person, track down, chases and races, good versus evil, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: slave, leadership, heroes, society, state affairs, graphic violence, adventure, rescue, demolished city, chaos, religions or cults, social decay ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.6
 157
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, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: psychopath, bounty hunter, rivalry, crime, deadly, investigation, danger, chases and races, adventure, graphic violence, urban, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, gang, crimes, adventure, tiger, escapades, undercover, working undercover, infiltration, army, mountain, village ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, battles, mission, viking, adventure, danger, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, heroes, fish out of water, violence ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
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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, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, rivalry, adventure, medieval, danger, battles, vengeance, escapades, daring rescue, master warrior, courage ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 615
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, escapades, against the odds, danger, wild ride, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 717
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, terrorist, yacht, hostages, race against time, save the day, secret agents, chases and races, danger, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east, corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, hostages, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, save the princess, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, daring rescue, save the day, hostage, rivalry, government agency, deadly, hostages, danger, terrorism, adventure, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, hostage, kidnapping, daring rescue, heroes, golden years, chases and races, adventure, military, confined, criminal heroes, crimes ...
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, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, tough heroes, graphic violence, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: escapades, adventure, deadly, chases and races, danger, jungle, survival, dangerous animal, track down, bollywood, animal life, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blooming Flowers (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, adventure, political unrest, woman in danger, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs, society, rivalry, danger, love triangle, feud, lost love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, escapades, chases and races, adventure, pirate, heroes, ocean, graphic violence, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.5
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: battles, folk hero, adventure, danger, heroes, leadership, military, escapades, soldier, strong female presence, execution, female nudity ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: jungle, murder, lost city, betrayal, chase, ancient mystery, escapades, adventure, chases and races, crimes, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, drowning, rescue, underwater scene, catastrophe, u.s. navy, daring rescue, adventure, survival, ocean or sea, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, historical character, battles, british colonial, world war one, imperialism, rebel, politics, bedouin, war, horse ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, saudi arabia, lebanon, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 830
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, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, adventure, state affairs, deadly, escapades, rivalry, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, vengeance, escapades, track down, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, mortal combat, betrayal, obsessive quest, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ 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: heroes, criminal, gunfight, outlaw, criminal heroes, hidden identity, clergy, leadership, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, terrorist plot, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, obsession, submarine, rivalry, deadly, danger, losing-it hero, escapades, chases and races, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, chases and races, deadly, babies and infants, master warrior, adventure, 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: realistic, serious, exciting, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, unlikely partners, on the run, friendship, escapades, crimes, bounty hunter, danger, partners, old west, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 197
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: river, chases and races, soldier, adventure, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), school, forces of nature, family in danger, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%