Movies like Pathfinder 1987

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Pathfinder (1987)
 7.2
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Pathfinder (1987)
Original name: Ofelas
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the families teenage son, Aigin, observes the slaughter. He manages to flee from these killers and reaches a camp with other Lapps whose inhabitants are worried if he has been able to hide his track. Afraid of the murderous people, they decide to flee to the coast. The boy stays alone to avenge his families murder. Unfortunately, they get him before he can do anything and force him to lead them to the other Lapps. He guides them but has a plan to destroy the barbarous people before reaching the camp.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, folk tale, cult film
Plot: lapland, bear attack, village, mountain, gang, murder, coming of age, revenge, snow, chase, mass murder, heroes, survival, adventure, crimes, captivity, village life, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, opposites attract, confined, on the run, marauder, dog ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 10th century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia

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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.
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Plot: viking, native american, master warrior, battles, vengeance, adventure, indians, savagery, sword fight, escapades, obsessive quest, torture ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
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Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, on the run, adventure, woman in danger, chase, escapades, gang, confined, captivity, violence spree, manhunt, escape ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, norway
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Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Plot: tribe, survival, slavery, chase, ancient history, native, adventure, sacrifice, manhunt, death, solar eclipse, warrior ...
Time: 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human prey, homeless, survival, psychopath, chase, manhunt, mountain, hunting, escapades, rivalry, isolation, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, mountain, adventure, chase, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
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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
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Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, gangsters, revenge, murder, martial arts, mortal combat, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, chase, mafia, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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The Dead Lands (2014)
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
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Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, adventure, rescue, captivity, prison life, disguise, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
 3K
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 ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Itinerant masseur and master swordsman, the blind Zatoichi, is near the village of his teacher, Hikonoichi, so he decides to visit. He learns of Hikonoichi's recent robbery and murder and the imprisonment of his virginal daughter, Osayo, in a ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: samurai, murder, village, katana, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, one man army, life is a bitch, lone wolves, escapades, prostitute ...
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Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jakub and Vladimir, two brothers in their late teens, join in the Cossack army to flee poverty. Elias and Roman, two other brothers, on their own as well, steal horses to survive... When fate brings them together, the encounter proves lethal. ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, basic training, destiny, life is a bitch, social misfits, crimes, solitary, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, assassination attempt, one man army, confined, heroes, escapades, master warrior, gangsters, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, graphic violence, master warrior, gangsters, one man army, rivalry, lone wolves, confined, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Lost Viking (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this strange,dangerous new land as he searches for his Uncle's settlement.
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, conquering, vengeance, life philosophy, murder, heroes, adventure, rivalry, escapades, society, youth, hopes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Lone Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An actor in a Wild West show must become a mythical Western Hero when a biker gang descends upon a small Montana town.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 ⇓
19%
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: snake, katana, escapades, gangsters, fugitives, master warrior, rivalry, rescue, samurai, crimes, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, rough, atmospheric, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, battles, survival, escapades, adventure, ship, brutality, betrayal, murder, forest, rivalry, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 198K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.5
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Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 15K
Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: serious, rough, breathtaking, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, good versus evil, vengeance, survival, adventure, introspection, elimination, visceral, mass murder, assassin ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%