Movies like Centurion

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Centurion (2010)
 6.4
 75K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, rough, intense, suspense, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, soldier, behind enemy lines, survival, ancient rome, danger, sole survivor, war, battles, confined, sword fight, betrayal, violence, on the run, father son relationship, revenge, military, heroes, invasion, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, unstoppable, roman ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and epic films with plots about heroes, battle, betrayal, violence, vengeance, death and brutality mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like Centurion: The Last Legion (2007), The Eagle (2011), Gladiator (2000), King Arthur (2004), The Last Samurai (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, France, Slovakia, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, emperor, adventure, soldier, young heroes, danger, loss of parents, battles, lone hero, king arthur, destiny ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 18th century
Place: europe, england, britain, naples italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 62K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, honor, legends and myths, soldier, gladiator, wilderness, danger, heroes, ancient rome, master and servant, culture clash ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: vengeance, roman empire, warrior, gladiator, courage, emperor, pride and honor, freedom, heroes, master warrior, tragic hero, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: germany, north africa, rome italy, dungeon, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.3
 153K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, roman empire, king arthur, king, army, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, military, childhood, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, courage, self discovery, battles, pride and honor, human spirit, friendship, dignity, military life, master warrior, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 273K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, tribe, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, prophecy, death, warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 41K
Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, vengeance, torture, indians, battles, deadly, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 241K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, adventure, love and romance, hopes, archer, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, king ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 634K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, snow, native americans, native american, revenge, old west, grizzly bear, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 156K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: epic, suspense, serious, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, ambition, homosexuality, war, conquering, heroes, rise to the top, ruler, battle zone, state affairs, royal family, gory ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, macedonia, persia, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 240K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, rough, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revolution, rebellion, battles, american revolution, freedom, daring rescue, human spirit, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, transformation, rage, soldier, invasion, heroic, swords and armor, vengeance, sea battle, tough heroes, heroic mission, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 458K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, betrayal, army, courage, tragic hero, forbidden love, conquering, heroes, ancient, heroic ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, tragic hero, ancient rome, war, rivalry, political unrest, politics, adventure, state affairs, military, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 388K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, military, nazi germany, american soldier, world war two, heroism, ambush, battles, heroic mission, rivalry, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 39K
Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, vengeance, ancient rome, confined, false accusation, dishonesty, moral dilemma, male friendship, resistance fighter, sibling rivalry, justice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, greece, palestine, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: task force, colonel, battle, double agent, military, survival, adventure, war, heroic mission, danger, against the odds, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, yugoslavia, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Warrior Queen (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, epic, rough ...
Plot: roman empire, female warrior, leadership, battles, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, war, society, conquering, wartime life, military ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.5
 101K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, adventure, forces of nature, danger, arena, slavery, race against time, ruler, save the lady, forbidden love, natural disaster ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 50K
Macbeth (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
Style: bleak, stylized, bloody, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, ambition, assassination, losing-it hero, insanity, king, witches, blind ambition, state affairs, couple relations, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: scotland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 10K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave to make peace with the new Chinese government. However, this delegation got ...
Style: epic, stylized, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exile, martial arts, desert, kidnapping, battle, master warrior, war, survival, samurai, tragic hero, rivalry, military ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, korea, hong kong, asia, mongolia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 698K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, harsh, scenic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, legends and myths, battles, ancient, courage, historical character, heroic mission, human spirit, master warrior, war, army ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, anti war, escapades, wartime life, survival, against the odds, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, confined, state affairs, adventure, crimes, heroes, military, deadly, battles, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, heroes, danger, tough heroes, battle, betrayal, rescue mission, battlefield, renegades, military, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: factual, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, heroes, wartime life, death, ambush, battle, explosion, war, battle zone ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 17K
Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, journalist, taliban, soldier, tough heroes, danger, daring rescue, woman in danger, military, heroic mission, adventure, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 4K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, mysterious character, master warrior, dishonesty, deadly, hitman, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 250K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, tense, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, gunfight, soldier, courage, terrorism, military life, selflessness, navy seal, squad, war, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, brutality, moral dilemma, war crime, jungle, u.s. army, daring rescue, danger, rescue, army, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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