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Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America (2007)
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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: atmospheric, epic, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: viking, survival, human spirit, rivalry, heroes, adventurer, escapades, good versus evil, wilderness, human nature, obsessive quest, hopes, heroic mission, travel, norse mythology, medieval, legend, heavy metal culture, heavy metal, adventure, ancient history, native american, chicken, female on male rape, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: canada, newfoundland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, epic and realistic films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, survival and heroic mission mostly in Adventure, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America: The Way Back (2010), Kamui (2009), Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014), A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008), Quest for Fire (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, epic ...
Plot: survival, escape, prison escape, wilderness, freedom, world war two, war, gulag, journey, pow, desert, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, india, himalaya, siberia, mongolia ...
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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, tough heroes, rebelliousness, on the run, obsessive quest, survival ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: stylized, captivating, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, battles, survival, rivalry, escapades, adventure, heroes, medieval, violence, ship, noble, brutality ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: saga, captivating, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, murder, paganism, medieval, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.3
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Quest for Fire (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man's existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to the many harsh elements of nature. Against the perilous atmosphere of rugged ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, caveman, tribe, neanderthal, fire, cannibalism, adventure, discovery, love story, evolution, obsessive quest, graphic violence ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, ancient times
Place: scotland, africa
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50%
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: British explorer Henry Stanley travels to Africa in 1871 seeking missionary David Livingstone.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: imperialism, empire, jungle, uncover truth, against the odds, missing person, human spirit, culture clash, interracial relations, wilderness, idealism, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
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Hammer of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thor along with his friends travels to mysterious island seeking glory and fame. Upon arriving they encounter strange creatures and they start searching the island for answers. Meanwhile Thor keeps seeing visions for a mighty warrior and a big ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: norse mythology, viking, island, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, destiny, battles, legends and myths, village, heir ...
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42%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: viking, barbarian, legend, battles, master warrior, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, heroes, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
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Gold (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canada, the summer of 1898. A group of German settlers travel towards the far north in covered wagons with packhorses and their few possessions in tow. The seven travellers set off from Ashcroft, the final railway station. Along with their leader, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, old west, adventure, adventurer, escapades, wilderness, desert, human nature, brutality, murder, civil war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
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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 ...
Style: exciting, tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, rivalry, romance, medieval, sword fight, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Long Ships (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The Mother of Voices," a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as ...
Style: semi serious, epic, saga, retro
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, historical event, sea, medieval, ancient, battles, adventurer, ship, rescue, rivalry, corrupted ruler, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, north africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ephraim's Rescue (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From T.C. Christensen, director of the sensational pioneer film, 17 Miracles, comes the heroic true story of a simple man who was called to do the work of angels. Ephraim’s Rescue relates the story of Ephraim Hanks: a rescuer of the Martin ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: religious conversion, rescue, mormon, leadership, idealism, human spirit, heroic mission, optimism, escapades, society, hopes, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, 1850s, 19th century
Place: salt lake city utah, utah, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, expedition, friendship, adventure, betrayal, river, heroic mission, escapades, gay, exploration, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: africa, england, egypt, brazil, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ancient korea, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, escapades, assassination, destiny, kung fu, medieval, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, scenic, suspenseful, dark fantasy ...
Plot: viking, barbarian, sword fight, sword and sorcery, medieval, battles, arab, mission, adventure, heroic mission, violence, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: kidnapping, orphan, heroes, teenage life, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, good versus evil, pirate, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, rebelliousness, betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, ocean, royal family, storm, sword duel ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, latin america, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 45K
Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: harsh, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, native american, sword fight, indians, master warrior, vengeance, battles, native americans, adventure, winter, medieval, torture ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, survival, wilderness, pets, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, daring rescue, escapades, adventure, adventurer, family ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
Place: alaska, yukon, london, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: medieval, explorer, tough heroes, obsessive quest, romance, adventure, escapades, state affairs, master warrior, dishonesty, adventurer, good versus evil ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: stylized, epic, serious, futuristic, allegory ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, medieval, viking, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, wizards, sword and sorcery, sword fight, troll, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: inspirational, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, mountaineer, climbing, survival, mountain, forces of nature, winter, mountain climbing, rock climbing, human spirit, wilderness, escapades ...
Place: himalaya, mount everest, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 2K
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: disaster, survival, interwar period, nature, aviation, rescue attempt, leadership, heroes, daring rescue, adventure, ghost, adventurer ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, native american, colonialism, colonial america, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: melancholic, inspirational, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, courage, loneliness, natural disaster, aviation, human spirit, adventure, against the odds, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 70s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, sexy, serious, breathtaking, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventure, battles, sword fight, antiquity, soldier, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership ...
Time: ancient times, 60s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, egypt, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, youth, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, rivalry, legends and myths, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 1K
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 ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, dishonesty, hopes, rivalry, leadership, political unrest, culture clash, society, priest, survival ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.8
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, martial arts, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, heroes ...
Place: finland, china, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, surreal
Plot: coming of age, survival, youth, tragedy, nature, homeless, wilderness, orphan, human nature, culture clash, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%