Movies like Swords of Blood

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Swords of Blood (1962)
 6.6
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Swords of Blood (1962)
Original name: Cartouche
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and even distributing the takings with the poor. Thus, cartouche attracts the people's sympathies, Venus's love, and hate from the Police and Malichot... Cartouche can escape all the traps they set at him - except the entrapments of love. Eventually, he will be saved by a woman, at her own cost.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating
Plot: adventure, heist, adventurer, criminal, outlaw, folk hero, righting the wronged, crimes, gang, romance, against the odds, criminal heroes, leadership, crime boss, outlaw gang, stolen gold, vengeance, heroes, friends, dishonesty, buddies, escapades, rivalry, corrupted ruler, soldier ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, humorous and semi serious films with plots about adventure, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, heroes and danger mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Swords of Blood: Plunkett & Macleane (1999), Half a Chance (1998), That Man from Rio (1964), Ring of the Musketeers (1992), Swashbuckler (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, partners, love triangle, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, georgian era, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Half a Chance (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alice Tomaso (Paradis) gets out of jail, and goes looking for Léo (Belmondo) and Julien (Delon), one of whom, it appears, is her father. On the way, she steals the wrong car - one belonging to the Russian mafia, and arrives at her destination with ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, crimes, missing person, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, law enforcement, father daughter relationship, heist, disco, rescue, death of mother ...
Time: 90s
Place: riviera, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
That Man from Rio (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, daring rescue, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, escapades, romance, cons and scams, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, adventurer, obsessive quest, adventure, heroic mission, partners against crime, crimes, daring rescue, criminal heroes, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.6
 1K
Swashbuckler (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: divorce, french revolution, love and romance, couples, lovers reunited, opposites attract, couple relations, adventure, state affairs, revolution, jealousy, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, brittany, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, danger, chases and races, goofy hero, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Let the Bullets Fly (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in China during the Warlords Period of the1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang, mind game, adventure, dishonesty, mayor, strong violent content, criminal heroes, cons and scams, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, satire, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, witty, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: farce, parody, wig, chateau, french revolution, sword fight, brother, duel, guillotine, sister, aristocrat, legend ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 141
Blind Rage (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Five friends get together and decide to plan an operation to rob a bank. The main difference between this and other bank-robbing gangs, however, is that all five men are blind.
Style: realistic, rough, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, heist, rivalry, gang, dishonesty, private detective, bank, injustice, adventure, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A detective investigates a forgery ring in historical Korea. In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, adventure, escapades, mystery, missing person, island, partners, track down, crimes, martial arts, forgery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic, cult film
Plot: on the run, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, danger, assassination attempt, on the road, dull life, love and romance, crimes, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, himalaya, nepal, hong kong, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 2K
The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: foreign legion, military life, war, adventure, heroic mission, heist, couple relations, cons and scams, anti war, dishonesty, world war two, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 3K
On Guard (1997)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates. The Count has kept secret the existence of the Duke's bastard, recently born. When the Duke learns of his ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, epic, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, hunchback, older man younger woman relationship, disguise, righting the wronged, crimes, babies and infants, adventure, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 5K
Fanfan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: adventure, fencing, heroes, wooing, love and romance, military, soldier, heroic mission, escapades, family, ruse, fight scenes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 283
Pride of Lions (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Action / Comedy - Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission. The team quickly discovers that they are up against an enemy from their past. This time, The Dependables mission ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: daring rescue, danger, terrorism, adventure, escapades, captivity, confined, ex soldier, rivalry, heroes, hostages, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gunfight, outlaw, criminal, rivalry, stash, dishonesty, disorder, leadership, on the run, hidden identity, lone wolves ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
12 Paces without a Head (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The era of the feared sea pirates Klaus Störtebeker and Gödeke Michels is coming to an end. After a long period with no booty at last a bulging ship appears on the horizon. However, Störtebeker is badly wounded in the attempted capture and the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, semi serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, danger, rivalry, ocean or sea, escapades, treasure hunt, pirate ship, criminal, folk hero, execution, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1400s, 15th century, middle ages, 14th century
Place: northern germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heist, secret agents, crimes, master villain, adventure, race against time, master criminal, terrorism, undercover, one man army, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: battles, adventure, folk hero, danger, military, escapades, heroes, leadership, strong female presence, soldier, fear, tent ...
Time: 16th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 400
Sinful Davey (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man out of Stirling jail, holding up the stagecoach, and robbing the Duke of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heist, redemption, chase, starting over, crimes, crime, disorder, partner, love, father, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 15K
Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: knight, robin hood, archery, fighting the system, adventure, swords and armor, in the woods, criminal heroes, castle, righting the wronged, robbery, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, musketeer, adventure, romance, betrayal, royal family, dishonesty, adventurer, good versus evil, kidnapping, rebellion, friends ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 70s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 3K
The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, mastermind, crimes, adventure, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: belgium, france, normandy, new york, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 10K
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, police investigation, odd couple, misfit, chases and races, partners against crime, heroes, gangsters, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, gang, disorder, dishonesty, gay son, triad, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, map, danger, bet, silly humor, adventure, obsessive quest, reluctant partners, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 50K
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he ...
Style: surreal, funny, light, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: adventure, heist, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, world domination, crime gone awry, master thief, butler, nun, absurdism, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rome italy, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Let's Get Skase (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, crimes, cons and scams, on the run, dishonesty, chase, fugitives, intrigue, greed, caper, entrepreneur ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: australia, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 942
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, absurd ...
Plot: on the run, partners, rivalry, danger, crimes, crime, cons and scams, disorder, heist, ruby, adventure, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, friendship, chase, heist, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage life, partners, adventurer, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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