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: atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty, hopes, rivalry, society, state affairs, religions or cults, orphan, obsessive quest, culture clash, 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, rivalry, heroes, danger, state affairs and adventurer mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Marco Polo: The Red Tent (1969), Crusaders (2001), Tai-Pan (1986), The Whale (2013), The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969). 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, serious, atmospheric, epic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, royal family, forbidden love, adventure, strong sexual content, explorer, escapades, rivalry, intrigue, culture clash, danger, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, beijing china, venice
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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, epic, serious, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, culture clash, ambition, escapades, heroes, romance, master warrior, rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
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: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, adventure, rise to the top, escapades, master warrior, betrayal, haunted by the past, battles, ambition, heroes, rivalry, conquering ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: atmospheric, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: survival, leadership, adventurer, wilderness, adventure, daring rescue, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, ghost, getting home ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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: serious, captivating, epic, realistic
Plot: friendship, pope, adventure, religions or cults, battles, love, crusade, heroes, society, war, desert, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, atmospheric, epic, offbeat, stylized
Plot: heavy metal, viking, adventure, adventurer, wilderness, obsessive quest, travel, survival, human nature, escapades, hopes, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
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31%
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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: serious, epic, realistic
Plot: historical event, british colonial, rivalry, adventurer, martial arts, adventure, master warrior, tragic hero, betrayal, rise to the top, ocean or sea, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: serious, stylized, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: survival, ship, ocean or sea, danger, shipwreck, whale, escapades, adventure, dangerous animal, orphan, forces of nature, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: adventure, adventurer, betrayal, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, political unrest, royal family, escapades, state affairs, leadership, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, europe, latin america, south america, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: exciting, captivating, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: wolf, adventure, forces of nature, survival, animal, epic battle, wilderness, animal life, danger, deadly, escapades, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1967
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: explorer, adventurer, on the road, adventure, obsessive quest, culture clash, escapades, human spirit, royal family, inventions and discoveries, battles, against the odds ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, mongolia, venice, persia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mountaineer, adventure, adventurer, survival, climbing, human spirit, forces of nature, wilderness, danger, escapades, leadership, heroes ...
Place: asia, himalaya, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, family, danger, escapades, heroes, pets, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, england, london
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, epic
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, survival, native american white relationships, adventure, captivity, culture clash, confined, danger, escapades, missing person, americana ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, desert, on the run, village, lone wolves, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, leadership, redemption, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: asia, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rebellion, island, adventurer, injustice, adventure, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, scotsman, colonialism ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: exciting, epic, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: master warrior, adventure, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, corrupted ruler, master warrior, adventure, royal family, battles, heroes, war, military, rivalry, state affairs, samurai ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: serious, epic, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: viking, vengeance, adventure, battles, rivalry, young lovers, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes, love and romance, vikings, renewed love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: leadership, self discovery, miraculous event, social decay, adventure, religions or cults, heroes, society, rescue, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ 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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: intrigue, ship, kidnapping, adventure, rescue, vengeance, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, adventurer, orphan, betrayal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ 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: atmospheric, serious, epic, rough, realistic ...
Plot: church, adventure, danger, escapades, christianity, heroes, battle zone, military, master warrior, war, leadership, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ 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, rough, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, uninhibited rivalry, battles, adventure, ambition, rivalry, state affairs, war, power relations, master warrior, blind ambition, ego clash ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, martial arts, folk hero, adventure, master warrior, female warrior, generation, revenge, heroic mission, battles, righting the wronged, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, breathtaking ...
Plot: martial arts, cavalry, sword and sandal, desert, soldier, adventure, vengeance, lone wolves, master warrior, survival, uninhibited rivalry, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: exciting, epic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, superhero, adventure, battle zone, betrayal, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, soldier, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: mountain, mountaineer, friendship, culture clash, buddhism, politics, adventure, communism, treason, adventurer, expedition, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
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Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: adventurer, adventure, secret agents, young heroes, family, daring rescue, jungle, espionage, rescue, culture clash, heroic mission, political unrest ...
Place: india, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: violence, knight, sword and sorcery, sword, sword fight, swashbuckler, adventure, folk hero, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe, holy land, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and birthmark which undermine his respect. Iemitsu and his brother ...
Style: epic, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, rivalry, assassination, betrayal, dishonesty, state affairs, samurai warrior, sword, blood, ninja ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%