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The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
 7.4
 2K
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: adventure, life is a bitch, against the odds, human spirit, survival, on the run, danger, escapades, society, girl heroine, injustice, travel, prison, soldier, hopes, crimes, village, pregnancy, heroes, confined, rich and poor, prison life, village life, adventurer, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: australia, england, europe

Most similar movies to The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, survival, heroes, society and rivalry mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant: Banished (2015), Black Sails (2014), Follow the River (1995), Bangkok Hilton (1989), Aristocrats (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: survival, confined, colonialism, life is a bitch, colony, danger, community, prison, moral dilemma, governor, control, brutality ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: australia, england
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100%
 8.2
 91K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, swashbuckler, gold, pirate ship, captain, bare breasts, treasure, island, killings, treasure hunt, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, heroes, society, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For the Term of His Natural Life (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 520 min.
TV show
Story: In 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch. He's transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) where he suffers under the enmity of Lt. Frere while falling in love with ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, prison, power relations, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, crime, rich and poor, frame up, wrongfully committed, mistaken identity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a photographer. Kat is tricked into carrying some luggage ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, smuggling, escape, heroin, injustice, betrayal, interracial relations, prison life, false accusation, life is a bitch, fighting the system, father ...
Time: 80s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, london, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 1K
Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, family relations, royal family, siblings relations, state affairs, romance, high society, infidelity, power relations, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 7K
Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: pirate, adventure, notoriety, crimes, escapades, rivalry, danger, outlaw, criminal, island, terrorizing, treasure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 3K
Shackleton (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 206 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: world war one, expedition, survival, adventurer, adventure, against the odds, human spirit, wilderness, ambition, danger, leadership, forces of nature ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: antarctica, south pole, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: A series of television drama programmes loosely based on Baroness Emmuska Orczy's series of novels, set in 1793 during the French Revolution. It stars Richard E. Grant as the hero, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his eponymous alter ego. The first ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: french revolution, revolution, hanging, hidden identity, adventurer, heroes, secret identity, state affairs, corrupted ruler, adventure, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Robinson Crusoe (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: isolation, survival, island, adventure, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, shipwreck, stranded, confined, pets, cannibalism, slavery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.6
 140
Buried (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buried is a British television drama series, produced by World Productions for Channel 4 and originally screened in 2003. The programme starred Lennie James as Lee Kingley, who is serving a long prison sentence in order to protect a member of his ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, survival, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal psychologist, warden, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 1K
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, serious, stylized
Plot: ship, kidnapping, intrigue, betrayal, danger, rescue, adventurer, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, failed attempt, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 2K
Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: island, cannibalism, isolation, friendship, survival, wisdom of life, friends, wise man, sea disaster, storm, escapades, survivor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 2K
Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ship, whale, mutiny, sea, hunt down, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, self destructing ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 467
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: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: whale, ship, adventure, survival, danger, dangerous animal, shipwreck, escapades, rescue, lost at sea, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 6K
Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspense, cult film
Plot: war, battles, soldier, adventure, revolution, independence, life is a bitch, danger, politics, rivalry, rebellion, parents and children ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: adventure, survival, village, wilderness, murder, danger, on the run, crimes, eskimo indian, righting the wronged, family life, village life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, adventure, heroes, rescue, society, teenager, escapades, wartime life, life is a bitch, danger, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.8
 20K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, swords and armor, adventure, king, heroic mission, duel, danger, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: small town, young heroes, society, heroes, buddies, family, friends, kids in trouble, young at heart, small town life, americana, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi river, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, getting home, against the odds, fish out of water, rescue, escapades, island, satire, confined, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 1K
Garrow's Law (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The true tale of pioneering 18th century barrister William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, judge, rivalry, idealism, uncover truth, lawyer, treason, injustice, social problems, courtroom drama, hopes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 147
Adam's Woman (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Adam is a young American wrongly accused of being an accomplice to murder while on shore leave in Liverpool. He is sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence is commuted to twenty years in a convict settlement in Australia.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: penal colony, frame up, murder, destructive relationship, escape, crimes, rivalry, legal action, hotshot lawyer, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Last Flight Out (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hot-shot pilot Dan Hogan is sent deep into the Colombian jungle to rescue missionary doctor Ann Williams. Caught between innocent villagers and a ruthless drug lord, Ann won't abandon the people she has come to love.
Style: uplifting, emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village, jungle, human spirit, daring rescue, adventure, redemption, hopes, race against time, danger, society, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, danger, save the day, opposites attract, daring rescue, forces of nature, against the odds, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand two years ago.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: natural disaster, tsunami, survival, catastrophe, adventure, journalism, danger, society, forces of nature, sea disaster, escapades, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: war, village, battles, adventure, anti war, village life, rescue, heroes, chaos, danger, military, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little Dorrit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
Story: The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed ...
Style: sincere, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, debt, uncover truth, society, young woman, secret, family secret, struggle, down on your luck, dying, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 648
The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, christian film
Plot: friendship, ambition, adventurer, survival, human spirit, against the odds, danger, escapades, adventure, forces of nature, underdog, interracial friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Earthling (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in ...
Style: surreal, serious
Plot: wilderness, survival, orphan, tragedy, adventurer, adventure, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger, human nature, culture clash ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%