Movies like Marco Polo 2007

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Marco Polo (2007)
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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 alone toward the fabled country where he is accepted as an envoy into Khan's court. Marooned on the far side of the world, Polo, accompanied by his servant, Pedro, advances as a Mongol grandee for twenty extraordinary years. What he eventually brings back with him to the West is a chronicle that changed history forever.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: adventurer, survival, adventure, vengeance, heroes, battles, religions or cults, orphan, obsessive quest, hopes, danger, society, heroic mission, dishonesty, political unrest, escapades, rivalry, culture clash, leadership, state affairs, christianity, chinese, christian, priest, new world ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china

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Most similar movies to Marco Polo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and captivating films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, danger, state affairs and adventurer mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Marco Polo: Crusaders (2001), Tai-Pan (1986), The Red Tent (1969), The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969), The Whale (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, martial arts, strong sexual content, explorer, danger, intrigue, culture clash, escapades, adventure, rivalry, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, beijing china, venice
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100%
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this globe-trotting adventure, Marco Polo (Don Diamont) plays the famous 13th Century explorer who sets out from Italy to find his missing father, and along the way finds danger, excitement, and amazing discoveries at every turn. The supporting ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sentimental, serious, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, master warrior, ambition, heroes, obsessive quest, dishonesty, tough heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, rescue, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, betrayal, heroes, leadership, battles, rivalry, adventure, master warrior, haunted by the past, conquering, rise to the top, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 514
Crusaders (2001)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: friendship, adventure, pope, war, battles, society, religions or cults, clergy, politics, state affairs, city life, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 1K
Tai-Pan (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has a large port that both the British government and various trading ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious
Plot: british colonial, rivalry, historical event, master warrior, adventure, tragic hero, society, against the odds, ocean or sea, ambition, betrayal, prostitute ...
Place: hong kong, china, asia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: survival, leadership, danger, adventurer, escapades, disgraced, forces of nature, daring rescue, getting home, adventure, ghost, heroes ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unexpectedly modern take on a tale of two Viking warriors abandoned on the American coast. Warning – contains a graphic answer to the question: do Vikings sh*t in the woods?
Style: offbeat, epic, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: heavy metal, viking, obsessive quest, heroes, human spirit, rivalry, danger, adventurer, human nature, wilderness, vikings, survival ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: escapades, state affairs, adventure, betrayal, treasure hunt, royal family, heroes, political unrest, dishonesty, obsessive quest, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, latin america, europe, spain, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting
Plot: adventure, dangerous animal, escapades, forces of nature, coming of age, danger, youth, survival, rivalry, ocean or sea, ship, orphan ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 973
Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: explorer, inventions and discoveries, state affairs, escapades, adventure, rivalry, ambition, royal family, adventurer, culture clash, danger, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, venice, mongolia, tibet, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
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Wolf Totem (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, adventure, forces of nature, survival, deadly, animal life, wilderness, society, danger, culture clash, teaching the ways of the world, escapades ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1967
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 743
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, exciting, serious, disturbing
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: violence, sword fight, folk hero, daring rescue, adventure, battles, rescue, state affairs, heroic mission, partners, obsessive quest, war hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe, holy land, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 149
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, captivating, exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hopes, adventure, state affairs, roman empire, rebellion, righting the wronged, heroic mission, master warrior, corrupted ruler, war, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, kidnapping, survival, wilderness, adventure, crimes, confined, americana, heroes, missing person, captivity, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mountaineer, wilderness, survival, adventure, escapades, hopes, forces of nature, heroes, leadership, human spirit, danger, adventurer ...
Place: himalaya, asia, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 171
Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, espionage, heroes, political unrest, culture clash, danger, adoption, soldier, rivalry, undercover, jungle ...
Place: india, europe, england, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, captivating, epic, realistic
Plot: rivalry, danger, battles, vikings, love affair, heroes, obsessive quest, escapades, heroic mission, master warrior, vengeance, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 355
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: war, martial arts, battles, righting the wronged, military, rivalry, danger, intrigue, heroes, folk hero, religions or cults, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, expedition, mountain, self discovery, teachers and students, escapades, society, adventure, religions or cults, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, escapades, contests and competitions, adventure, adventurer, survival, friendship, rivalry, daring rescue, friends, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: england, canada, london, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: rebellion, rivalry, adventure, escapades, adventurer, heroes, against the odds, island, danger, injustice, governor, violence ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 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: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: intrigue, kidnapping, ship, adventurer, orphan, rescue, vengeance, adventure, failed attempt, escapades, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, exciting, breathtaking ...
Plot: martial arts, soldier, cavalry, sword and sandal, desert, vengeance, adventure, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, lone wolves, master warrior, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the run, village, heroes, lone wolves, adventure, village life, leadership, danger, vengeance, rivalry, destiny ...
Place: himalaya, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.1
 167
Atlas (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Evil king Praximedes convinces superhero Atlas to fight for him, but Atlas eventually sees the king's true nature and turns against him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, imaginary, state affairs, adventure, superhero, woman in danger, danger, heroes, military, rivalry, soldier, battle zone ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 4K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: samurai, politics, survival, state affairs, interracial relations, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior, heroic mission, war, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, epic ...
Plot: church, rivalry, battles, nun, monastery, escapades, military, forbidden love, master warrior, battle zone, homecoming, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Heaven and Earth (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Warlords Kagetora and Takeda each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony in feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders pursue one another across the countryside, engaging in massive battles of cavalry and infantry. Younger and less brutal, ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, war, blind ambition, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, master warrior, family relations, adventure, escapades, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, exciting, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: slave, demolished city, miraculous event, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, adventure, self discovery, religions or cults, chaos, leadership, heroes, social decay ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, captivating, exciting, realistic, epic
Plot: viking, vikings, battles, rivalry, young lovers, heroes, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, renewed love, love and romance, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%