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Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
 6.9
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Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
Original name: И на камнях растут деревья
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 his son. Back home in Norway the men are received as heros, but new trouble arises when Kuksja falls in love with the beautiful Signy, who is already betroth to the vicious Sigurd.
Plot: love, ship, first love, medieval, winter, death, slave, kidnapping, sword fight, legend, sailboat, leader, boat, kiss, captive, tribe, travel, poison, drinking alcohol, drinking, viking, norwegian
Time: 10th century
Place: scandinavia, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, ship, escapades, danger, violence, heroes and boat mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Trees Grow on the Stones Too: The White Viking (1991), The Long Ships (1964), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965), Royal Deceit (1994), The Man Without a Country (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The White Viking (1991)
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 ...
Plot: viking, missionary, sword and shield, religion, pagan, religious intolerance, religious persecution, king, sword fight, medieval, christianity
Time: 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 10th century
Place: scandinavia, africa, north africa
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, stowaway, child in peril, sword fight, sailing ship, sailboat, kidnapping, escapades, danger, ship, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, ghost, betrayal, hayloft, hanging, vengeance, heroes, intrigue, forbidden love, political intrigue, love triangle, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, europe, england, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Without a Country (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: At his court-martial, an American Army officer renounces his country. For his punishment he is ordered to spend the rest of his life on a ship that sails all over the world, but he will never be allowed to set foot on his country's soil. nor ...
Plot: patriot, amnesty, rebellious youth, exile, sea battle, sailing ship, sailor, court martial, traitor, patriotism, rowboat, officer ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
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Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: ship, kidnapping, intrigue, dishonesty, betrayal, rescue, escapades, adventure, orphan, danger, adventurer, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, island, wilderness, survival, rescue, confined, danger, getting home, battle zone, siblings relations, isolation, showbiz ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, friendship, island, adventure, danger, adventurer, destiny, stranded on an island, ocean, jungle ...
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The Sheltering Sky (1990)
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Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
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Plot: desert, friendship, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, family problems, friends, couples, performer's life, love triangle, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
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Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
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Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Slave Coast (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Ghana
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: slave trade, rescue, treasure hunt, survival, political unrest, culture clash, master and servant, danger, rebelliousness, rich and poor, imperialism, prisoner ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nattseilere (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
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Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, meditative, serious ...
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49%
Tintin and the Mystery of the Golden Fleece (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tintin and Captain Haddock try to discover what is so desirable about their old and apparently worthless ship.
Style: exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, monastery, treasure hunt, inheritance, gold, youth, escapades, obsessive quest, chase, journalism, assassination attempt, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hercules Against the Mongols (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Lionheart (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, exciting, disturbing
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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 ...
Style: cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: ship, execution, french, first love, navy, battles, invasion, heroes, adventurer, military, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.1
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru, Brazil
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
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