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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, adventure, escapades, vengeance and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pathfinder: Escape (2012), Apocalypto (2006), Breakout (1975), Surviving the Game (1994), Zatoichi's Revenge (1965). 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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, danger, adventure, escapades, confined, chases and races, violence spree, captivity, chase, gang, deadly, on the run ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, norway
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 7.8
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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, suspenseful, intense, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, adventure, chase, manhunt, tribe, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, death, prophecy, jaguar ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, vengeance, torture, indians, battles, rivalry, deadly, heroes, danger, master warrior, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, false accusation, chase, escape, pilot, chases and races, fugitives, danger, on the run, manhunt, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, murder, village, katana, political corruption, danger, woman in danger, confined, uncover truth, adventure, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Place: new zealand
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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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ 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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
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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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, old west, betrayal, native american, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: samurai, crimes, gangsters, lone wolves, martial arts, one man army, danger, family in danger, kidnapping, village, confined, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 11K
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 73K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: katana, snake, master warrior, escapades, manipulations, adventure, confined, martial arts, one man army, danger, rescue, samurai ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, master warrior, gangsters, chases and races, contests and competitions, rivalry, village, lone wolves, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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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, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, dishonesty, rescue, mental institution, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
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23%
 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: realistic, exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the run, village, heroes, change of heart, danger, leadership, village life, crimes, lone wolves, parents and children, adventure ...
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23%
In the Arms of My Enemy (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belgium, France, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: murder, chase, injustice, animal life, solitary, deadly, basic training, chases and races, adventure, village life, social misfits, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, deadly, heroes, good versus evil, vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 2K
Redbad (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: heroes, vengeance, rivalry, danger, death, culture clash, family relations, pagan, friendship, viking, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, school, ship, adventurer, orphan, confined, adventure, rivalry, soldier, missing person, heroes, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 461
Beyond Justice (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman's ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain, kidnaps their teenage son and brings him back to Morocco, where the boy is to be made the leader of the tribe. The child's mother hires a mercenary to get her son and bring him ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, desert, missing person, betrayal, rivalry, danger, intrigue, vengeance, daring rescue, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco
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21%
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, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, barbarian, fish out of water, against the odds, gory, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
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Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, money, drifter, human prey, union, mercenary, track down, survival, danger, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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