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: breathtaking, epic, exciting, scenic, enigmatic, stylized, semi serious, heroic, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, battles, ancient history, cyclops, heroic mission, legends and myths, friendship, rescue, good versus evil, getting home, deadly creature, monster, destiny, seduction, journey, battlefield, true love, greek, betrayal, fight scenes, beautiful scenery, courage, god ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea

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 sword fight 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), Hercules (2005). 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, good versus evil, adventure, ancient history, monster, god, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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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, adventure, adventurer, monster, prophecy, skeleton, treasure hunt, heroes, expedition, race against time, rescue, ship ...
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: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, demi god, adventure, ancient history, heroic mission, fantasy world, legends and myths, good versus evil, myth, heroes, superhuman powers ...
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: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, redemption, destiny, heroic mission, rivalry, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, murder, legends and myths ...
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, enigmatic, breathtaking, heroic, epic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odyssey, cyclops, greek island, greek mythology, god, mythology, getting home, adventure, destiny, ancient, beautiful scenery, ancient history ...
Place: ancient greece, mediterranean sea, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, baroque
Audience: teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, centaur, superhuman powers, redemption, obsessive quest, heroic mission, battles, adventurer, rescue, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 22 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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, adventure, mythology, superhuman powers, hercules, greek mythology, legends and myths, legendary hero, good versus evil, friendship, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 115K
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, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, egyptian mythology, legends and myths, adventure, rescue, myth, immortality, desert, escapades, pyramid ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, adventurer, good versus evil, unicorn, escapades, supernatural ability, minotaur, rivalry, hopes, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 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, sword and sorcery, adventurer, adventure, escapades, sword fight, battles, ocean, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians ...
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, prophecy, island, magic, adventure, imaginary kingdom, wizards, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural ability, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 167K
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, dark fantasy, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, ancient history, army, legends and myths, greek, immortality, adventure, heroes, greek mythology, greek god, ancient ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, ancient history, greek mythology, superhuman powers, gladiator, good versus evil, adventure, slavery, destiny, hercules, father son relationship ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, feel good, light, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, hercules, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, superhuman powers, mythical creature, rescue, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Place: greece, ancient 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: ancient history, romance, battles, heroes, greek mythology, love, fall in love, legends and myths, betrayal, dishonesty, master warrior, state affairs ...
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, stylized, serious, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission, battles, legends and myths, rebelliousness, escapades, superhuman powers, rescue ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 522K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, heroic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: ancient history, warrior, mythology, sword fight, courage, army, greek mythology, battlefield, forbidden love, king, war, ancient ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.3
 167K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, good versus evil, tragic hero, magic, beast, viking, escapades, sin ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 80K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, witch, king arthur, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, royal family, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
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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, stylized, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, imaginary kingdom, camelot, wizards and magicians, royal family, legends and myths, king, heroic mission, state affairs, heroes, throne ...
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, wizards and magicians, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, mythology, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 130K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, pyramid, mammoth, heroic mission, wilderness, cave, redemption, legends and myths, lone hero, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: A unique re-working of the Arthurian epic, based on the novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon tells the familiar tale but with an important twist: The story is told through the eyes of the women who wielded power behind King ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arthurian legend, heroes, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, sword fight, religion, magic, state affairs, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, sexy, dark fantasy, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female warrior, mythology, adventure, friendship, ancient, greek mythology, tough girl, legends and myths, sword fight, feminism, good versus evil, one woman army ...
Place: greece, europe, india, china, macedonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, adventure, sea monster, good versus evil, heroic mission, swamp, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.6
 237K
Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, sexual, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, ancient history, warrior, slavery, battles, swords and armor, sword fight, death, strong sexual content ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, disturbing ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, superhuman powers, deadly creature ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership, greek ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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, heroic mission, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, sword, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, breathtaking, captivating, dark fantasy, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, adventure, creature, elf, wizards, adventurer, magical, dragon, wizards and magicians, warrior, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%