Movies and TV shows like The Odyssey

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The Odyssey (1997)
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The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, Odysseus, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed.
Style: epic, breathtaking, exciting, scenic, enigmatic, stylized, semi serious, dramatic, sexy, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, battles, heroic mission, legends and myths, friendship, rescue, cyclops, greek, good versus evil, getting home, deadly creature, monster, destiny, journey, violence, seduction, the underworld, battlefield, voyage, true love, god or devil, betrayal, fight scenes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea

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Most similar movies to The Odyssey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, epic, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about heroes, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, legends and myths and imaginary mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like The Odyssey: Clash of the Titans (2010), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), Wrath of the Titans (2012), Jason and the Argonauts (2000), Immortals (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, monster, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, god, curses spells and rituals, danger, ancient ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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100%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, tense, talky, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greek mythology, adventurer, monster, adventure, skeleton, treasure hunt, heroes, prophecy, expedition, rescue, race against time, ship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, demi god, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, the underworld, immortality ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: serious, epic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, rivalry, destiny, heroic mission, redemption, sword and sorcery, murder, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
TV show
Story: Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.
Style: scenic, epic, breathtaking, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odyssey, cyclops, greek mythology, greek island, god, mythology, sword fight, battles, heroic, sword, greek, beautiful scenery ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, army, immortality, greek, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, heroes, greek god, ancient, god ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Young Hercules was a spin-off from the 1990s syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It was aired on Fox Kids from September 12, 1998, to May 12, 1999. It lasted one season with 50 episodes and starred Ryan Gosling in the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, adventure, greek mythology, mythology, superhuman powers, hercules, legends and myths, imaginary, danger, legendary hero, friendship ...
Time: ancient history, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, parallel world, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, unicorn, adventurer, supernatural, hopes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Sinbad is a Canadian television series which aired from 1996 to 1998. It follows on the story from the pilot of the same name, and revolves around the series' protagonist, Sinbad. The series is a re-telling of the adventures ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, epic, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, magic, adventurer, adventure, escapades, sword fight, battles, ocean, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary ...
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, gladiator, legends and myths, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, slavery, destiny, father son relationship, introspection ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, saga, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female warrior, mythology, friendship, adventure, sword fight, greek mythology, good versus evil, ancient, legends and myths, tough girl, feminism, lesbian ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, china, egypt, macedonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hercules (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules is a 2005 RHI Entertainment television miniseries, chronicling the life of the legendary Greek hero, Heracles, called Hercules in this series. It is most often aired on television as a two-part miniseries: the first part documents his early ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, captivating, baroque
Audience: teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, centaur, superhuman powers, redemption, heroic mission, obsessive quest, adventurer, rescue, escapades, danger, battles ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, magic, prophecy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a television series, filmed in New Zealand and the United States. It was produced from 1995, and was very loosely based on the tales of the classical Greek culture hero Heracles. It ran for six seasons, producing ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, hercules, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroic mission, rescue, rivalry, danger, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: romance, greek mythology, battles, heroes, love, fall in love, legends and myths, state affairs, master warrior, dishonesty, betrayal, battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, cult film ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, heroes, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, danger, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, rebelliousness, escapades ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 109K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, egyptian mythology, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 75K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: exciting, epic, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, magical, supernatural ability, king arthur, knight, witch, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, imaginary, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 23K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, royal family, camelot, king, legends and myths, state affairs, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 21K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, wizards, knight, good versus evil, adventure, dragon, sorcerer, witch, betrayal, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, sea monster, good versus evil, heroic mission, invisibility, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, daring rescue, folk hero, rivalry, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked ...
Style: exciting, serious, light, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, danger, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 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: serious, stylized, gloomy, rough, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, danger, legends and myths, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The adventure is set in the sorcerous land of Mirabilis, where a populace of elves, goblins, dwarves and humans hanker for the mystical element Bloodsteel; an ore with magical ability-giving properties. When a ruthless band of soldiers led by the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, epic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, sorceress, danger, superhuman powers, elf, dragon, wizards and magicians, supernatural, cons and scams, imaginary kingdom, superhero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, folk hero, good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, righting the wronged, save the princess, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, demi god, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, artifact, legends and myths, greek mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, apprentice, camelot, arthurian legend, heroic mission, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, monster, greek, god or devil, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, adventure, danger, rivalry, family relations ...
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%