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: 165 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, captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, leadership, rivalry, culture clash, political unrest, dishonesty, hopes, society, priest, survival, adventure, battles, orphan, escapades, vengeance, obsessive quest, state affairs, religions or cults, chinese, christian, new world, christianity, danger ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice

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Most similar movies to Marco Polo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, captivating and realistic films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, danger, state affairs and battles mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Marco Polo: Crusaders (2001), Flesh+Blood (1985), The Divine Weapon (2008), The Warrior (2001), Tai-Pan (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, kung fu master, palace, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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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, captivating, serious, sentimental, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: obsessive quest, romance, adventure, escapades, state affairs, master warrior, dishonesty, adventurer, good versus evil, ambition, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, adventure, heroes, ambition, leadership, haunted by the past, escapades, rise to the top, rivalry, betrayal, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 566
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: crusade, adventure, pope, friendship, battles, war, heroic mission, military, leadership, rivalry, politics, society ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 18K
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, soldier, rape, vengeance, kidnapping, knight, plague, siege, escapades, love triangle ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Divine Weapon (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: During the reign of King Sejong in the 15th century, the Joseon Dynasty was the embodiment of the perfect state. To the Ming China, the aspiring imperial power, Joseon presented an obstacle to territorial expansion. To protect themselves from war, ...
Style: epic, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: political unrest, battles, weapon system, soldier, inventions and discoveries, military, state affairs, rivalry, adventure, war, graphic violence, joseon dynasty ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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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, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, change of heart, rivalry, crimes, redemption, vengeance, lone wolves, warrior ...
Place: asia, india, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
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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, realistic, epic
Plot: rivalry, historical event, interracial relations, heroes, society, adventure, rise to the top, ambition, tragic hero, state affairs, adventurer, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: hong kong, china, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.9
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The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: disaster, survival, leadership, heroes, zeppelin, rescue attempt, wilderness, isolation, forces of nature, disgraced, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 247
Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 222 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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, good versus evil, pirate, rivalry, rescue, adventurer, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: village, battles, anti war, adventure, village life, war, chaos, society, rescue, heroes, military, plague ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Celestine Prophecy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on James Redfield's worldwide best-selling novel, The Celestine Prophecy is a spiritual adventure film chronicling the discovery of ancient scrolls in the rainforests of Peru. The prophecy and its nine key insights predict a worldwide ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating
Plot: prophecy, jungle, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, society, supernatural, heroes, clergy, adventure, spirituality, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA, Japan, China
Duration: 504 min.
TV show
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: explorer, battles, expedition, inventions and discoveries, escapades, ambition, society, adventure, heroes, obsessive quest, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: persia, china, mongolia, venice, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, adventure, heroes, society, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 259
Dreaming Lhasa (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karma, a Tibetan filmmaker from New York, goes to Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's exile headquarters in northern India, to make a documentary about former political prisoners who have escaped from Tibet. She wants to reconnect with her roots but ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, enigmatic, contemplative
Plot: adventurer, missing person, injustice, hopes, fighting the system, escapades, life is a bitch, society, fall in love, self discovery, culture clash, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 6K
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: touching, captivating, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, adventure, survival, wolf pack, wilderness, society, little boy, animal life, animal attack, escapades, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1967
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 188
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: revolution, righting the wronged, battles, rivalry, samurai, escapades, state affairs, corrupted ruler, heroes, military, war, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: saga, captivating, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, murder, paganism, renewed love, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: sword fight, adventure, folk hero, daring rescue, rescue, partners, obsessive quest, state affairs, heroic mission, violence, battles, knight ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, paris france, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
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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, captivating, exciting, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, escapades, ocean, lost at sea, rescue, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
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29%
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Druids (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, epic, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, battles, heroes, destiny, heroic mission, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, state affairs, betrayal, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
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Kamui (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: KAMUI is a Ninja on the run from the world of Ninja bound by rules in search of true freedom. However, he is burdened with the fate, where it is not allowed to take the secret of their powers outside of the tribe -- if you are born as Ninja, you ...
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, redemption, human spirit, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, rebelliousness, on the run, obsessive quest, survival, good versus evil ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 5K
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 ...
Style: exciting, tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, rivalry, romance, jousting, uninhibited rivalry, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, desert, survival, escapades, rivalry, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, fight, sword fight, soldier ...
Time: 8th century
Place: china, asia, japan, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.5
 721
The King Maker (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the ient in an effort to find a man who murdered his father and, with luck, like many of their compatriots, to make his fortune. A vicious storm in the Indian ...
Style: realistic, epic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: dishonesty, treasure hunt, adventurer, state affairs, royal family, romance, master warrior, adventure, love and romance, rivalry, manhunt, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 459
The 14 Amazons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 125 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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, battles, female warrior, vengeance, heroic mission, righting the wronged, religions or cults, win over, war, state affairs, intrigue, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Warring States (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Rival Chinese military strategists Sun Bin (Sun Honglei) and Pang Juan (Francis Ng) clash in this historic war adventure set during the Era of Warring States.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, rivalry, heroes, battles, uninhibited rivalry, military life, political unrest, political intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, soldier ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 218
Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: child in peril, undercover, rivalry, good versus evil, family, soldier, daring rescue, secret agents, state affairs, orphan, escapades, adventure ...
Place: india, asia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: adventurer, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, rebelliousness, ocean, royal family, storm, sword duel ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, latin america, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 784
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, adventure, family in danger, survival, estrangement, confined, isolation, family life, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%