Movies like Ivanhoe 1982

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Ivanhoe (1982)
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in the power-struggle for the throne of England. Will justice prevail and will all fair ladies in distress be rescued?
Style: exciting, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, romance, danger, rivalry, jousting, royal family, adventurer, master warrior, dishonesty, folk hero, state affairs, corrupted ruler, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, horse, king, jewish, violence, crusader ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Ivanhoe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films with plots about heroes, rivalry, adventure, sword fight, escapades, knight and danger mostly in Adventure, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ivanhoe: Flesh+Blood (1985), Excalibur (1981), Robin Hood (1991), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Robin and Marian (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (CiarĂ¡n Hinds. ...
Style: stylized, epic, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, royal family, heroic mission, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, folk hero, state affairs, daring rescue, save the day, vigilantism ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, adventure, love triangle, soldier, rape, kidnapping, vengeance, siege, plague, strong sexual content, knight ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 57K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5K
Robin Hood (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood unfolds in the 12th century when the mighty Normans ruled England with an iron fist.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, unlikely partners, lone wolves, fighting the system, partners, rivalry, daring rescue, danger, romance ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, period piece, chase, good versus evil, thief, justice, courage, adventure, bow and arrow, archer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Robin and Marian (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: robin hood, adventure, folk hero, tragic love, nun, knight, romance, rivalry, danger, old love, unfulfillment, crusade ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: forbidden love, escapades, adventure, intrigue, romance, royal court, woman in danger, heroes, rivalry, couples, fall in love, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, prince, heroes, knight, battles, folk hero, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, romance, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 69K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, sentimental, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, love story, love triangle, betrayal, excalibur, romance, beauty, arthurian legend, king, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 40K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, crusader, warrior, battles, siege, castle, evil king, king, rebellion, danger, rebel ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
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Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, magic, romance, chase, true love, solar eclipse, transformation, falcon ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
George and the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A knight returning from the Crusades takes on a dragon and becomes a legend.
Style: serious, exciting, light, melancholic, tense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sword, clergy, good versus evil, heroes, dragon, wooing, danger, rivalry, nun, mother superior, catholic priest, soldier ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, middle east, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: stylized, exciting, captivating, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, knight, heroes, danger, war, forbidden love, crusader, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, battles, heroes, squire, puzzle, knight, legends and myths, danger, adventurer, imaginary, adventure, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 13K
Outcast (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, China, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mysterious warrior teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel Uncle, who seeks their deaths.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: knight, master warrior, warrior, battles, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, rivalry, danger, state affairs, escapades, one man army ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 20K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, knight, wizards, dragon, good versus evil, adventure, witch, betrayal, sorcerer, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)
Genre: Action, 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: rough, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, escapades, military, adventure, homecoming, heroic mission, battle zone, forbidden love, danger, leadership, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: knight, robin hood, swords and armor, archery, fighting the system, adventure, castle, in the woods, sword fight, criminal heroes, sheriff, robbery ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, youth, heroes, heroic mission, adventurer, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: knight, heroes, jousting, king arthur, romance, betrayal, camelot, intrigue, rivalry, medieval, battles, battle ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: entertaining, feel good, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, danger, friendship, obsessive quest, knight, youth, rivalry, family, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Family, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ireland 1587. Hugh O'Donnell inherits the title of The O'Donnell, the prince of Donegal, and tries to unite Ireland to make war on England. But then Hugh is kidnapped and imprisoned by the Viceroy of Ireland and held ransom for the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, sincere, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: prince, heroes, rescue, rivalry, adventure, state affairs, political intrigue, political unrest, against the odds, revolution, religions or cults, romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: epic, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: adventurer, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, danger, hopes, dishonesty, leadership, culture clash, political unrest, society, priest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The eternal Hercules in this film has gone way beyond his usual time and place in ancient Greece and is now helping Poland free itself of Mongol invaders in the 12th century. Mark Forest is the star of this peplum epic, Hercules Against The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rescue, battles, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, military, superhero, battle zone, legends and myths, knife ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 160K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, swords and armor, roman empire, king, army, folk hero, medieval, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, rescue, betrayal, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, haunted by the past, danger, intrigue, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 233
Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, pirate, adventure, adventurer, daring rescue, rescue, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 172K
A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, against the odds, prince, sword duel, medieval, follow your dream, jousting, game, duel, writers, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Lion in Winter (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: King Henry II (Patrick Stewart) keeps his wife, Eleanor (Glenn Close) locked away in the towers because of her frequent attempts to overthrow him. With Eleanor out of the way he can have his dalliances with his young mistress (Yuliya Vysotskaya). ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, political intrigue, family relations, parents and children, infidelity, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs, rivalry, romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%