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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, based on legend, surprise ending
Plot: heroes, lapland, mass murder, revenge, snow, chase, blood, murder, village, coming of age, gang, survival, vengeance, adventure, spur, ice, 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, exciting, rough and realistic films with plots about heroes, rivalry, adventure, danger, vengeance, escapades and deadly mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Pathfinder: Escape (2012), Apocalypto (2006), Last Knights (2015), Wake of Death (2004), Breakout (1975). 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, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, adventure, captivity, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, danger, escapades, gang, chase, survival, violence spree ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, norway
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 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
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51%
 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: epic, exciting, stylized, rough, serious ...
Plot: slavery, survival, adventure, manhunt, native, chase, on the run, tribe, solar eclipse, danger, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, emperor, sword fight, vengeance, medieval, revenge, adventure, palaces castles and temples, honor, knight, master, castle ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, fugitives, chase, manhunt, on the run, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, escape, pilot, helicopter ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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: serious, rough, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, survival, adventure, danger, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, noble, violence, battle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, violence, revenge, betrayal, vengeance, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, greed, snow ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, psychopath, adventure, homeless, chases and races, danger, escapades, race against time, isolation, crimes, deadly ...
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Place: washington state, seattle washington
⇓ 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: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 944
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
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: vikings, viking, revenge, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crimes, adventure, rivalry, siblings relations, anti war, revolution ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, iceland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, serious, rough ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, sword fight, heroic mission, danger, heroes, violence, viking, oracle, cave ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ...
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⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Instant Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Gibraltar
Duration: 101 min.
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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
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 194K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, gangsters, adventure, martial arts, village, master warrior, family in danger, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ...
Plot: nun, adventure, monastery, obsessive quest, knight, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, desert, on the run, village, lone wolves, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, leadership, redemption, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: asia, himalaya, india
⇓ 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: rough, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: chase, murder, village, vengeance, rich and poor, adventure, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, social misfits, basic training ...
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, fugitives, adventure, martial arts, village, gangsters, master warrior, samurai, rescue, kidnapping, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.4
 27K
Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, Finland, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: president, wilderness, on the run, explosion, terrorist, parachute, escape, survival, adventure, unlikely partners, chases and races, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: finland, europe, pentagon, norway, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 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: rough, serious, gloomy, exciting, based on legend ...
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, norse mythology, viking, sword and sorcery, adventure, dangerous animal, vengeance, legends and myths, mythical creature, swordsman, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, rise to the top, escapades, master warrior, betrayal, haunted by the past, battles, ambition, heroes, rivalry, conquering ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, sword, fugitives, adventure, village, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 9K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, sword, good versus evil, vengeance, mercenary, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, rivalry, bounty hunter, hostages ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
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: treasure hunt, race against time, adventurer, adventure, bounty hunter, one man army, airplane, chase, daring rescue, obsessive quest, rescue, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 14K
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: stylized, epic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, martial arts, assassin, samurai, good versus evil, vengeance, master warrior, adventure, mass murder, katana, mission of murder, village ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%