Movies like Shadow of the Raven

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Shadow of the Raven (1988)
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Shadow of the Raven (1988)
Original name: Í skugga hrafnsins
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. Isold and Trausti are attracted to each other, but Isold was promised to Hjoerleifur - the son of the Bishop (of Iceland) and his powerful wife. However, Isold has a plan...
Plot: revenge, viking, christianity, battles, church, barbarian, mother, courage, priest, sword and shield, battle
Time: 11th century
Place: iceland

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Most similar movies to Shadow of the Raven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and realistic films with plots about revenge, murder, religion, christianity, female nudity, death and viking mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Shadow of the Raven: When the Raven Flies (1984), The White Viking (1991), Outlaw: The Saga of Gisli (1981), Swedish Love Play (1968), Sweet Revenge (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vikings, viking, kidnapping, murder, revenge, rivalry, deadly, revolution, siblings relations, vengeance, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 9th century
Place: iceland, ireland, europe, norway, scandinavia
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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 ⇓
100%
Outlaw: The Saga of Gisli (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the saga of Gísli Súrsson, one of the Icelandic Sagas.
Plot: stabbed in the crotch, horse riding, threat, murder, gift, female full frontal nudity, death, revenge, storm, betrayal, brotherhood, magic ...
Time: 10th century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Swedish Love Play (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carmilla falls for her stepfather and seduces him. When he is killed in a car accident, she decides to take revenge against the driver, but this only leads to a deeper tragedy.
Plot: revenge, jealous wife, set on fire, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, seduction, car accident, killed in a car accident
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sweet Revenge (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The abortion goes wrong and the girl dies. To protect his ...
Plot: abortion, revenge, army, false accusation, pregnancy, u.s. army, fashion designer
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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And So It Is (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge.
Plot: rape, revenge, businessman, native american, rape and revenge, countryside, community
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Sacred Mound (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness ...
Plot: fire, island, lighthouse, wedding, treasure, first love, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, urination, children
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Agnes (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a barren land ruled by oppression and ignorance, a spirited woman driven by hope of a better life must fight against the odds. Agnes is a servant in the house of the county sheriff. There she is constantly sexually harassed by him and treated ...
Plot: betrayal, revenge, love, sheriff, female nudity, housekeeper, execution
Place: iceland
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27%
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The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, sex with stepson, unhappy marriage, exercise, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), deep cleavage, sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating wife, sex with stepmother ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Little Bit of Freedom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the metropolitan city of Hamburg, illegal immigrant Chernor (Leroy Delmar), an openly gay African youth with blond hair, makes his money by dealing drugs and dreams of one day living in Australia. Baran (Cagdas Bozkurt), meanwhile, is a Kurdish ...
Plot: kurd, revenge, obsession, interracial, youth, oppression, exile, coming of age, young man, immigrants, diaspora
Place: kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Made in Israel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Egon Schultz, the last Nazi criminal, is extradited by Syria to Israel. Hoffman, A wealthy businessman and son of a holocaust survivor, puts out a 2 million dollar contract on his head and a group of people turned Nazi-Hunters make their way through ...
Plot: snow, hitman, revenge, trumpet, police, peace, minefield, immigrants
Time: near future
Place: israel, germany, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 126
Mondo Keyhole (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Howard Thorne is a rapist in Los Angeles: he meets women at work and at parties or he sees them walking down the street, and he follows them, terrifies them, and assaults them. He also dreams about these assaults, and he's unclear how much of ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial rapist, revenge, rape, rapist, lesbian, husband wife relationship, rape and revenge, castration, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, death, murder, student, taxi driver, father, construction site, worker, leadership
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Augusto Matraga is a violent agressive farmer who after being betrayed by his wife and trapped by several enemies is bitten up and left for dead. He is rescued by a couple of humble small farmers who nurse him for a long time until he is well again. ...
Plot: murder, prayer, auction, gun, redemption, revenge, death, ambush, smoking, priest
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Female Slaves Revenge (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a slave uprising, 10 black mistresses of a white landowner decide to capture their master after he refuses to turn over his ill-gained wealth.
Style: cult film
Plot: bondage, revenge, execution, high heels, exploitation, torture, slave
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Going Home (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After doing 13 years in prison for the murder of his wife, mechanic Harry Graham is out on parole and looking to rebuild his life in a small seaside community. He settles into a trailer park and finds both a job and a girlfriend. But things get ...
Plot: murder, revenge, trailer park, girlfriend, mechanic, wife, witness, son, uxoricide, father son relationship, confrontation, parole
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Journey Among Women (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nine women convicts escape from a prison hell-hole and dare to create a savage world free of man.
Plot: revenge, escape, escaped convict, power struggle, body paint, friendship, wilderness, horse riding, corset, sexual repression, misogyny, rape and revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Samurai That Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A widower sends daily reminders to the petty criminal who killed his wife in a traffic accident that on the anniversary of her death, he will kill him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: revenge, showdown, car accident, hit and run, death of wife, threat to kill, mark twain, karaoke, widow, extortion, ashes, answering machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: husband wife relationship, suicide attempt, doctor, party, divorce, church, priest, female protagonist, prayer, religious conversion, alcohol abuse, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Housekeeper's Revenge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A college student fears for her life after a number of disturbing occurrences, leaving her desperately searching for the culprit. Her suspicions lead to her family house maid, unaware that their connection is much deeper than meets the eye.
Plot: maid, housekeeper, revenge, teenager, gun, marriage, wedding, dog, older man younger woman marriage, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Family On Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "A Family On Edge" is about two brothers, Michael and Gabriel Bonds, who were thick as thieves growing up in Atlanta who protected each other by any means necessary.When a fatal mistake separates the siblings, their rock-solid relationship ...
Plot: family drama, prison, love, urban, brotherhood, revenge, stress, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Paradise Trail (1979)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In a small western town in the late 1800′s, two outlaws take a blind preacher, his wife and an Indian girl as hostages in their flight from the law. Excitement mounts when Dan, one of the outlaws makes a shocking discovery. The last train to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: revenge, hostage, outlaw, christianity, christian, brother brother relationship, train station, prayer, forgiveness, religion, preacher, sermon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Magallanes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magallanes (Damián Alcázar) sees his humdrum life turn upside down the day Celina (Magaly Solier), a women he met in the violent years when he was a soldier with the Peruvian Army, jumps into his taxi in a Lima street. This unexpected re-encounter ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: revenge, secret, pedophile, blackmail, colonel, war, rape revenge, blood, barbershop, loan, hairdresser, ransom demand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Enough Praying (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Many socially-concerned priests in Catholic Latin America have at some time left their parish churches to go and work in the fields and factories of the poor. Such priests, usually adherents of "liberation theology," are called ...
Plot: catholic priest, priest, class struggle, church, conscience, religion, injustice, poverty, catholic church, solidarity, social problem, working conditions ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Joseph and Mary (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When loved ones are murdered, Elijah’s beliefs are compromised as he considers revenge. But a visit with Joseph and Mary may offer a new perspective.
Style: serious, uplifting, thought provoking, sincere, realistic
Plot: jesus, mother son relationship, family relations, life is a bitch, religions or cults, parents and children, meaning of life, society, religion, christianity, hopes, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, barbarian, hostage, murder, axe, evil man, vikings
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Face to Die For (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
Style: slasher
Plot: plastic surgery, prison, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Serpent's Way (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: countryside, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, family problems, strong sexual content, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, down on your luck, woman in danger, dysfunctional family, landlord ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Parents (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The dentist Oscar has been married for five years and lives with his wife and adopted children. On the surface everything seems to be fine but Oscar is not a happy man. His wants a baby of his own flesh and blood but it's not working out. When ...
Plot: bespectacled male, woman with glasses, parents, children, man with glasses
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Jinpa (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Stoic truck driver Jinpa picks up a silver dagger wearing hitchhiker in the desolate Kekexili plateau. The stranger suddenly reveals he’s going to kill the man who murdered his father.
Style: psychological, road movie, serious, thought provoking, philosophical
Plot: sheep, revenge, hitchhiker, life turned upside down, chat, planned murder, driver, monk, hit by a truck, audio cassette, truck driver, truck ...
Place: tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%