Movies like Pathfinder 1987

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Pathfinder (1987)
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, surprise ending, based on legend
Plot: snow, chase, mass murder, blood, revenge, lapland, murder, village, coming of age, gang, heroes, survival, adventure, vengeance, ice, spur, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, on the run, opposites attract, captivity, village life, confined ...
Time: middle ages
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about heroes, adventure, rivalry, danger, vengeance, escapades and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pathfinder: Escape (2012), Apocalypto (2006), Surviving the Game (1994), Breakout (1975), Wake of Death (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Escape (2012)
Genre: Action, History, 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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, captivity, adventure, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, danger, escapades, gang, chase, survival, violence spree ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, norway
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100%
 7.8
 268K
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, suspenseful, intense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: slavery, survival, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, tribe, native, sacrifice, prophecy, death, on the run ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 41K
Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, battles, torture, master warrior, vengeance, viking, native american, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, psychopath, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, danger, escapades, isolation, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.2
 3K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, false accusation, pilot, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, on the run, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
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30%
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, motorcycle chase, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: maori, gory, master warrior, vengeance, revenge, danger, heroes, rivalry, against the odds, young heroes, survival, chases and races ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Zatoichi's Revenge (1965)
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, disturbing, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, village, katana, murder, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, sword, uncover truth, vengeance, captivity, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 588K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, native americans, lone hero, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The North Star (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: wilderness, chase, kidnapping, adventurer, lone wolves, adventure, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, gambling, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 134K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, chosen one, ronin, revenge, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, adventure, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, murder, kidnapping, gangsters, adventure, master warrior, village, vengeance, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, gangsters, martial arts, village, master warrior, family in danger, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, treasure hunt, adventurer, bounty hunter, adventure, airplane, one man army, chase, daring rescue, obsessive quest, rescue, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, UK, 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: rough, epic, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, wilderness, chase, fbi, hiking, horse, police, bear, waterfall, mountain, moose ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, heroic mission, violence, danger, barbarian, heroes, gory, against the odds, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: vikings, viking, revenge, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crimes, adventure, rivalry, siblings relations, anti war, revolution ...
Time: 80s
Place: iceland, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, survival, tribe, wilderness, warrior, elephant, hunter, snake, spear, rifle, lion ...
Time: 60s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 782
Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: prison life, revenge, native american, mental institution, murder, good versus evil, dishonesty, rescue, crimes, contests and competitions, female protagonist, native american reservation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After arriving in the town of Shimonita, Ichi finds that a price has been put on his head by a local yakuza boss. He's drawn into a trap, but after hearing of the slaying of a former love, Ichi furiously fights his way through the entire clan ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, fugitives, adventure, village, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
In the Arms of My Enemy (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belgium, France, Canada
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, rough, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: chase, murder, village, vengeance, rich and poor, siblings relations, adventure, crimes, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, social misfits, basic training ...
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: katana, snake, martial arts, fugitives, adventure, gangsters, village, master warrior, samurai, rescue, kidnapping, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.0
 401
Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, adventurer, adventure, pirate, school, ship, ocean or sea, missing person, escapades, orphan, soldier, confined ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Instant Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Gibraltar
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scott is a US Marine who travels Spain to see his sister Kim, after many years of separation. But she is dead, and there is nothing else to arrive him. Alone in the Madrid's streets, Scott will search for the killers, will try to reveal the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, vengeance, crimes, deadly, crime, rivalry, prostitute, rescue, vigilantism, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 35K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, vengeance, emperor, medieval, adventure, warrior, corrupt, abuse of power, coup d'etat, happy ending, master warrior, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.8
 1K
Sweepers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, chase, bar, battle, son, terrorist, secret agents, espionage, race against time, rescue, save the day, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 2K
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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, desert, on the run, village, lone wolves, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, leadership, redemption, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: asia, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 312
Running Scared (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, military, escape, manhunt, swamp, boat chase, cold war, adventure, chase, soldier, military life, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, nun, obsessive quest, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, sweden, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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