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The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
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The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
Original name: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmund of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of. After many years in prison, the old Abbe dies, and Edmund escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmund must find the treasure the Abbe told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, false identity, return, repayment, prison, horse, cave, trial, excavation, gun, betrayal, conspiracy, sailboat, sailing boat, high society, duel, island prison, diamond, intrigue, hashish, jumping into water, letter, explosion, evil man ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, marseille

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about betrayal, heroes, adventure, rivalry, sword fight, escapades and sword mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo: The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), The Lion of Thebes (1964), The Prisoner of If Castle (1988), The Last Adventure (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets ...
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Plot: betrayal, false accusation, frame up, revenge, vengeance, treasure, life is a bitch, redemption, island, bankruptcy, disorder, false arrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille, marseille provence
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 382 min.
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Story: After nearly 20 years in prison, Edmond Dantes escapes the fortress Chateau d'If. He returns as the Count of Monte Cristo and recognizes that his love Mercedes has married another man. Now, he is only driven by revenge on the people who falsely ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille provence, marseille
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
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Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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The Return of Monte Cristo (1968)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tragic ending
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Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
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The Lion of Thebes (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
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The Prisoner of If Castle (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, France
Duration: 236 min.
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Story: A Russian version of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he ...
Plot: treasure, secret identity, prison escape, sailor, death of friend, false accusation, conspiracy, jealousy, revenge, canceled wedding, prison, island prison
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Place: paris france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, pilot, adventurer, ocean, friends, graphic violence, adventure, danger, escapades, partners, island ...
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