Movies like Crusaders

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Crusaders (2001)
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Crusaders (2001)
Original name: Crociati
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, pope, adventure, religions or cults, battles, love, crusade, heroes, war, desert, society, clergy, urban, leadership, obsessive quest, heroic mission, politics, city life, escapades, military, rivalry, state affairs, female nudity, murder, stabbed to death ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films with plots about heroes, adventure, rivalry, state affairs, escapades, battles and society mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Crusaders: Marco Polo (2007), Lionheart (1987), The Headsman (2005), Arn: The Knight Templar (2007), Saul and David (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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95%
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Lionheart (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: violence, knight, sword and sorcery, sword, sword fight, swashbuckler, adventure, folk hero, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe, holy land, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, adventure, rise to the top, escapades, master warrior, betrayal, haunted by the past, battles, ambition, heroes, rivalry, conquering ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
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The Headsman (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Central Europe, early 16th century: two childhood friends, Martin & Georg, find themselves on rival sides of a religious war with both of them struggling to do the right thing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, exciting, realistic
Plot: executioner, clergy, religions or cults, orphan, adventure, soldier, friendship, homecoming, escapades, hopes, military, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, nun, obsessive quest, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, sweden, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Saul and David (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, legends and myths, political unrest, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, friends, folk hero, betrayal, infidelity, battles, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: viking, vengeance, adventure, battles, rivalry, young lovers, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes, love and romance, vikings, renewed love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The 14 Amazons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Yang family, men and women, have served their country loyally for generations. During the war General Yang is ambushed and killed. His widow and the entire family set out to avenge his death and defend the country.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, martial arts, folk hero, adventure, master warrior, female warrior, generation, revenge, heroic mission, battles, righting the wronged, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, rough, realistic ...
Plot: church, adventure, danger, escapades, christianity, heroes, battle zone, military, master warrior, war, leadership, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 136
Son of El Cid (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Don Fernando, the son of El Cid, rallies peasants and townspeople to overthrow Moorish occupiers in medieval Spain.
Style: bleak, epic, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, leadership, rebelliousness, adventure, village, village life, revolution, battles, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, society ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
September Eleven 1683 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire's warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City's fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski ...
Style: serious, bleak, epic, realistic, exciting
Plot: state affairs, head of state, siege, adventure, isolation, wartime life, religions or cults, battles, against humanity, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
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Gladiators 7 (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Framed for the escape of five gladiators from the arena, the son of one of Sparta's leading citizens is sentenced to the arena as gladiator himself and forced to fight for his life in the Roman Colosseum. Years later he manages to escape and ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, corrupted ruler, master warrior, adventure, royal family, battles, heroes, war, military, rivalry, state affairs, samurai ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Viking Sagas (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film chronicles a long-ago time when men relied not on their intellect to make points, but on their swords. A mythical warrior ('Ralf Moeller (I)') wanders the snow-capped landscapes of the North territories on an arduous quest for ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: master warrior, adventure, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he ...
Style: serious, realistic, based on the bible
Plot: roman empire, folk hero, bible, redemption, leadership, apostle, obsessive quest, legends and myths, religions or cults, hopes, society, clergy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy
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50%
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle, and wants her for his concubine. For Lygia, a Christian, being a ...
Style: serious, epic, captivating, sincere
Plot: master warrior, roman empire, rise to the top, ancient rome, christian, christianity, royal family, adventure, politics, war, heroes, love and romance ...
Place: europe
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49%
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, war, dishonesty, bible, heroes, adventure, state affairs, tragic hero, religions or cults, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: leadership, self discovery, miraculous event, social decay, adventure, religions or cults, heroes, society, rescue, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, adventurer, betrayal, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, political unrest, royal family, escapades, state affairs, leadership, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, europe, latin america, south america, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Letter for the King (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, coming of age, adventure, in the woods, heroic mission, sword fight, mission, danger, heroes, family, youth, obsessive quest ...
Time: middle ages
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43%
Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: serious, epic, realistic, christian film
Plot: emperor, christianity, ancient rome, master warrior, tragic hero, revelation, roman, betrayal, adventure, intrigue, rise to the top, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
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42%
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: serious, atmospheric
Plot: desert, family in crisis, fasting, jesus christ, devil, praying, religions or cults, wilderness, escapades, adventure, society, family problems ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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42%
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Admiral (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, heroes, civil war, war, military, ship, soldier, ocean or sea, leadership, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: europe, holland, battleship, netherlands
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41%
1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, tense
Plot: war, political unrest, wartime life, battles, military, state affairs, adventure, soldier, obsessive quest, royal family, politics, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Devil's Breath (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, surreal
Plot: on the road, escapades, family relations, lake or river, immigrants, society, adventure, symbolism, traveler, omen, surrealism, lake ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, clergy, tragic hero, betrayal, leadership, human spirit, miraculous event, royal family, religions or cults, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: europe, holy land, middle east, mine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, realistic, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, adventure, leadership, war, opposites attract, escapades, heroes, hopes, missionary, japanese army, messenger ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
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38%
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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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: battles, folk hero, soldier, leadership, adventure, heroes, military, danger, escapades, tent, gunpowder, army ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.2
 40K
The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, exciting, rough
Plot: muslim, religions or cults, war, desert, leadership, adventure, islam, arab, society, exile, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, UK, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: rough, epic, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, survival, danger, adventure, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, noble, violence, ship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hero of Rome (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In ancient Rome, the people finally oust their despised king, Tarquinius, and declare the city a republic. Tarquinius makes an alliance with the Etruscan king, Porsenna, to take back power in Rome, but a Roman general, the heroic Mucius, sets out to ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, heroes, rivalry, adventure, state affairs, hostages, war, battles, danger, escapades, war violence, traitor ...
Time: ancient history
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37%