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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: captivating, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, adventure, pope, religions or cults, battles, crusade, love, heroes, desert, society, war, urban, clergy, leadership, obsessive quest, heroic mission, politics, city life, escapades, military, rivalry, state affairs, crusader, shot with an arrow, sword fight ...
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 exciting films with plots about adventure, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, escapades, battles and society mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Crusaders: Marco Polo (2007), Arn: The Knight Templar (2007), Lionheart (1987), The 14 Amazons (1972), A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008). 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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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 ...
Plot: nun, adventure, monastery, obsessive quest, knight, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, sweden, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, 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 ⇓
74%
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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: knight, swashbuckler, sword fight, sword, sword and sorcery, violence, adventure, folk hero, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe, holy land, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: church, adventure, danger, escapades, christianity, battle zone, heroes, military, master warrior, leadership, war, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, martial arts, adventure, folk hero, master warrior, revenge, female warrior, generation, heroic mission, battles, righting the wronged, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: viking, adventure, vengeance, battles, rivalry, young lovers, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes, love and romance, vikings, renewed love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: epic, serious, stylized, 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 ⇓
58%
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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: serious, bleak, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, leadership, adventure, village, rebelliousness, village life, revolution, battles, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, society ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, exciting
Plot: executioner, clergy, religions or cults, orphan, adventure, soldier, friendship, homecoming, escapades, hopes, military, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Devil's Breath (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, stylized
Plot: on the road, escapades, family relations, lake or river, immigrants, society, adventure, lake, castle, plague, surrealism, rat ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 39K
The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK
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: religions or cults, muslim, desert, leadership, adventure, society, war, arab, islam, exile, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, serious, stylized, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, corrupted ruler, master warrior, adventure, royal family, battles, war, heroes, military, rivalry, state affairs, samurai ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, 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: serious, rough, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, survival, adventure, danger, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, noble, violence, battle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: adventure, master warrior, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: epic, serious, bleak, exciting, realistic
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 ⇓
44%
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, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
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 ⇓
42%
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: serious, exciting, epic, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, coming of age, adventure, in the woods, heroic mission, mission, sword fight, danger, family, heroes, youth, obsessive quest ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: epic, serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: master warrior, tragic hero, roman, adventure, betrayal, intrigue, rise to the top, war, royal family, battles, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: adventurer, adventure, 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 ⇓
41%
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Czech Republic, Germany
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, leadership, apostle, obsessive quest, legends and myths, religions or cults, hopes, society, clergy, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, serious, exciting, 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 ⇓
39%
 6.2
 35K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, emperor, sword fight, vengeance, medieval, revenge, adventure, palaces castles and temples, honor, knight, master, castle ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Physician (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, breathtaking, intellectual ...
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, apprentice, orphan, doctors and patients, medicine, surgery, society, mentor, culture clash, islam, unlikely friendships ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, iran, medical school, mine, persia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, master warrior, leadership, battles, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, war ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
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38%
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O Jerusalem (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, Italy, Greece, Israel, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, wartime life, rivalry, state affairs, rebelliousness, friendship, battles, politics, danger, military, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: israel, holy land, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, devil, praying, jesus, religions or cults, wilderness, adventure, escapades, society, family problems
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rebellion, adventurer, island, injustice, adventure, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, framed for murder, interracial sex ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 2K
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, captivating, epic, sincere
Plot: master warrior, roman empire, rise to the top, ancient rome, christianity, christian, adventure, royal family, politics, heroes, war, love and romance ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
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: serious, captivating, 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
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