Movies like The Count of Monte Cristo

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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
 7.8
 127K
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, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense, surprise ending, visually appealing, interesting ...
Plot: betrayal, false accusation, treasure, vengeance, prison, sword fight, adventure, mentor, confined, frame up, treason, convict, lone hero, french, corruption, hidden identity, secret, greed, murder, love triangle, injustice, friendship, jealousy, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Count of Monte Cristo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about revenge, betrayal, vengeance, dialogue, chase, mentor and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Count of Monte Cristo: Ben-Hur (2016), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), In Hell (2003), On Guard (1997), Apocalypto (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 41K
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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, betrayal, vengeance, false accusation, resistance fighter, dishonesty, confined, roman soldier, moral dilemma, friendship between men, sibling rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, palestine, jerusalem, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, twins, royal family, lookalikes, throne, daring rescue, heroes, danger, escapades, hopes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 382 min.
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 ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure, betrayal, millionaire, false accusation, conspiracy, adventure, convict, henchman, revenge, dishonesty, undercover, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, frame up, false accusation, revenge, vengeance, treasure, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, false arrest, disorder, bankruptcy, island ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.2
 18K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, redemption, crimes, prison sentence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, battles, navy, adventure, leadership, napoleonic wars, ocean or sea, heroic mission, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, brazil, england, pacific ocean, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: stylized, epic, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, hunchback, swashbuckler, disguise, righting the wronged, adventure, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, babies and infants ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 286K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
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, serious, harsh ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, adventure, native, solar eclipse, prophecy, death, sacrifice, warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, adventure, secret identity, love and romance, good versus evil, heroic mission, daring rescue, fall in love, romance, one against many, righting the wronged, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1820s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 38K
Lock Up (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: prison life, prison, prison warden, life is a bitch, rivalry, vengeance, warden, murder, good versus evil, prison escape, corruption, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 306K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, one man army, conspiracy, fbi, false accusation, patriotism, manhunt, master warrior, senator, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, u.s. capitol building, kentucky, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
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 ...
Plot: treasure, return, false identity, treasure hunt, repayment, sailing boat, model ship, carriage, tavern, secret identity, sailing ship, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 16K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, adventure, soldier, vengeance, rape, love triangle, escapades, kidnapping, knight, plague, strong sexual content ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 38K
High Crimes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, tense, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: army investigation, murder, justice, lawyer, life turned upside down, crime, crimes, dedicated lawyer, supportive spouse, arrested, legal investigation, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, rescue, betrayal, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, righting the wronged, heroic mission, intrigue, state affairs, haunted by the past, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.2
 3K
Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, false accusation, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 224K
Escape Plan (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lone hero, outsmarting, prison escape, escape, against the odds, escape plan, revenge, torture, resourceful, survival, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013, 80s ...
Place: usa, morocco, miami, new orleans, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 243K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: exciting, ridiculous, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, team, adventure, frame up, mercenary, cia, crimes, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, chases and races, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2010 ...
Place: frankfurt germany, florida, usa, iraq, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, fighting the system, against the rules, government agency, on the run, chases and races, tough heroes, secret agent, treason ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, frame up, siblings relations, rivalry, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 37K
Reindeer Games (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, manipulation, heist, prison, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, hidden identity, criminal heroes, cons and scams, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 24K
The Quest (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, martial arts, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, island, rivalry, escapades, ambition, against the odds, fight scenes, one man army, heroes ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: himalaya, tibet, thailand, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 82K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, suspicion, frame up, arrest, working undercover, injustice, protective parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, cruise ship, christmas, new year's eve, survival, adventure, save the day, daring rescue, deadly, danger, isolation, cruise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 2K
Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: terrorism, prison, death row, assassination, master criminal, adventure, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, danger, dishonesty, fugitives ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, master warrior, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, mysterious character, deadly, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 102K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, conspiracy, treason, gunfight, witness, witness protection, woman in danger, on the run, corporate crime, deception, one man army, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1996 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, legendary, supernatural, sword fight, treasure, cannibalism, swashbuckler, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Great Train Robbery (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, gold, train ride, master criminal, crimes, crime, perfect crime, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1850s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain, Panama, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swashbuckler, heroes, musketeer, sword fight, adventure, romance, fight, extramarital affair, partners, buddies, heroic mission, cons and scams ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%