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The White Viking (1991)
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The White Viking (1991)
Original name: Hvíti víkingurinn
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless christian, wants to eredicate all traces of non-christian beliefs and captures the two of them during the ceremony. In order to free Embla, Askur must go to Iceland and convert the people there to catholicism.
Plot: viking, king, religion, medieval, christianity, sword fight, pagan, missionary, sword and shield, religious intolerance, religious persecution
Time: 10th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and stylized films with plots about sword fight, battles, heroes, sword, violence, battle and viking mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like The White Viking: Shadow of the Raven (1988), Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985), The Tartars (1961), Ceddo (1977), The Shamer's Daughter (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shadow of the Raven (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other clan leader. Isold, daughter of Erikur now takes his place. ...
Plot: revenge, viking, sword and shield, christianity, barbarian, battles, mother, church, courage, priest, battle
Time: 11th century
Place: iceland
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Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir bestows upon him the name of Einar and takes him in as ...
Plot: norwegian, first love, sailboat, love, legend, sword fight, travel, ship, viking, medieval, leader, poison ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scandinavia, russia
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The Tartars (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A barbarian army attacks Viking settlements along the Russian steppes.
Plot: viking, axe, evil man, barbarian, hostage, murder, vikings
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Ceddo (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam.
Plot: bow and arrow, muslim, fire, religious fanatic, islam, princess, slave trade, king, haircut, archer, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: 17th century
Place: africa
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The Shamer's Daughter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people. When the sole heir to the throne is wrongfully accused of the horrible murders of his family, it ...
Style: exciting, sincere, suspense, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: supernatural ability, child protagonist, psychic, power struggle, murder, truth, mother daughter relationship, political intrigue, good versus evil, saving a life, heir to the throne, conscience ...
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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: saga, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, love and romance, murder, paganism, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: europe, denmark, scandinavia
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The Long Ships (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The Mother of Voices," a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as ...
Style: semi serious, saga, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, ship, vikings, adventurer, battles, bell, folk hero, heroes, pirate, betrayal, adventure, danger ...
Time: 10th century
Place: africa, north africa, scandinavia
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Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, danger, legends and myths, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Jerusalem (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.
Style: touching, epic, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: village life, village, escapades, obsessive quest, romance, society, love and romance, hopes, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
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When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vikings, viking, kidnapping, murder, revenge, adventure, danger, crimes, heroes, rivalry, deadly, anti war ...
Time: 80s, 9th century
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Royal Deceit (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, ghost, betrayal, hayloft, hanging, vengeance, heroes, dishonesty, forbidden love, political intrigue, love triangle, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, europe, england, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: captivating, serious, exciting, disturbing
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: violence, sword fight, adventure, daring rescue, folk hero, rescue, heroic mission, state affairs, partners, obsessive quest, battles, medieval ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the inspiring, epic journey of a noble warrior's quest to prove his worth, his might, and his destined fate to become the next ruler of Britain.
Plot: violence, mace, shot with a bow and arrow, battle, battle axe, arthurian legend, sword and sandal, spear, king arthur, barbarian, sword, villain ...
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The Knights of the Quest (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1271, five young knights journey to Thebes in Greece to recover the Sacred Shroud and deliver it back to France and into the hands of the royal family.
Plot: quest, medieval, battles, friend, violence, friendship, battle, sword and shield, swashbuckler, knight, religion
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Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Duration: 126 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
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Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a sister and a brother, Inês and Rafael. Since the divorce of their parents, their family never saw Rafael again. Inês runs away from home looking for him when she is told he is back at the Guincho Beach and surfing ...
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The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (2019)
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Plot: battles, folk hero, state affairs, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, political unrest, friendship, infidelity, royal family, legends and myths, friends ...
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Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: king, adventure hero, sword and sandal, cheesecake, tough guy, murder, daughter, bow and arrow, warrior, viking, sword, barbarian ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
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22%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Plot: fight, king, army, sword fight, priest, harem, female nudity, dungeon, royal court, grief, missionary, prisoner ...
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Knives of the Avenger (1966)
Genre: Adventure
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious knife-throwing viking warrior protects a young peasant woman and her young son from the clutches of a evil regent bent on claiming the title of king and the woman for himself.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.
Style: psychotronic
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sigurd Drakedreper is a film about Sigurd growing up in a time when conflicts are resolved with weapons. Sigurd is named after a great tale hero, Sigurd Fåvnesbane. It is expected that he will grow up and become a strong Viking, like all in his ...
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Place: india, iran
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21%
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Samir Majan a young man born and raised a Muslim in the Middle East attends college in America. While at college Samir becomes a Christian, and must go home and face his family.
Style: christian film
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