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The Letter for the King (2008)
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The Letter for the King (2008)
Original name: De Brief voor de Koning
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given task and starts into an adventure, that will shape the destiny of Dagonaut. On his journey he learns about the true meaning of love, friendship, courage and loyalty.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, adventure, coming of age, in the woods, heroic mission, mission, sword fight, danger, family, heroes, youth, obsessive quest, friendship, escapades, rivalry, friends, wise man, save the kingdom, letter, ritual, secret mission, knife, sword, fight, arrow ...
Time: middle ages

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Most similar movies to The Letter for the King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, heroic mission and family mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Letter for the King: The Viking Sagas (1995), Grimm's Snow White (2012), Call of the Wild (1992), Lionheart (1987), Storm Bound (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this globe-trotting adventure, Marco Polo (Don Diamont) plays the famous 13th Century explorer who sets out from Italy to find his missing father, and along the way finds danger, excitement, and amazing discoveries at every turn. The supporting ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, culture clash, ambition, escapades, heroes, romance, master warrior, rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Viking Sagas (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film chronicles a long-ago time when men relied not on their intellect to make points, but on their swords. A mythical warrior ('Ralf Moeller (I)') wanders the snow-capped landscapes of the North territories on an arduous quest for ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: master warrior, adventure, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forest, sword fight, dragon, snow white, true love, in the woods, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, legends and myths, woman in danger, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, family, danger, escapades, heroes, pets, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.3
 743
Lionheart (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: violence, knight, sword and sorcery, sword, sword fight, swashbuckler, adventure, folk hero, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe, holy land, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 681
Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, ship, adventure, survival, danger, family, ocean or sea, escapades, pirate, young heroes, fall in love, isolation ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Secret of the Cave (2006)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young American boy spends his summer in Ireland and solves the mystery that captivates the entire village. Driven by curiosity and his own search for meaning in life, he faces his fears and discovers the Secret of the Cave.
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, adventure, youth, family, village, young heroes, coming of age, parents and children, legends and myths, miraculous event, village life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.9
 1K
Witchville (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Prince Malachy returns to his father’s kingdom after the Crusades his first impression is that a bad harvest is the reason that the villagers are sick and hungry. But all is not as it seems and a stranger to the village, warns the new king ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: master warrior, adventure, village, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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
Plot: vikings, survival, danger, adventure, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, noble, violence, ship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, survival, adventure, teenage life, family, animal life, family life, danger, escapades, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, heroes, obsessive quest, young heroes, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, young lovers, chases and races, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Shrunken City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two teenaged kids discover a miniature bottled city buried beneath a construction site. They must protect the tiny civilization within from reptilian alien hunters after its everlasting power supply.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, danger, adventure, heroes, space and aliens, family, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, teenage life, family life, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 514
Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: serious, captivating, epic, realistic
Plot: friendship, pope, adventure, religions or cults, battles, love, crusade, heroes, society, war, desert, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, adventure, save the day, danger, escapades, chaos, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, heroic mission, chases and races, heroes, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Hidden Fortress (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just like every other summer, the children of two camp-sites play "war". But, this summer it takes an interesting turn.
Style: semi serious, captivating, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rich and poor, young heroes, adventure, in the woods, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, friends, family, human nature, innocence lost, forbidden love, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where the River Runs Black (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned boy who was raised in the Amazon jungle is brought back to civilization by a priest who knows his father.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: feral child, priest, jungle, adventure, adventurer, young heroes, missionary, amazon, vengeance, escapades, heroes, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Huckleberry Finn (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, on the road, coming of age, on the run, family, interracial relations, americana, escapades, friends, mischievous children, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Knives of the Avenger (1966)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious knife-throwing viking warrior protects a young peasant woman and her young son from the clutches of a evil regent bent on claiming the title of king and the woman for himself.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, knife throwing, viking, village, vengeance, danger, adventure, in the woods, heroes, ocean or sea, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Revenge of the Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 454 A.D. barbarians led by the Vandal king, Genseri, besiege Rome which is ruled by the ineffectual Valentinian III and his wife, Calpurnia. The Roman general Ezio manages to temporarily halt the Vandals' advance. Now arriving on the scene ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: roman empire, intrigue, leadership, dishonesty, adventure, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, vengeance, rebelliousness, fall in love ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, danger, heroes, family, rivalry, dealing with death, self discovery, heroic mission, legends and myths, injustice, battles, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, young heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, medieval, treasure hunt, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 106
Klondike Fever (1980)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This movie chronicles Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: danger, adventure, escapades, clergy, survival, wilderness, heroes, society, friends, card playing, prostitute, cancan dance ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: alaska, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 363
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, wilderness, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, family, pets, dealing with death, human spirit, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ruslan and Ludmila (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film is based on the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s poem of the same name, which happens to be one of the most poetic and beautiful Russian fairy tales. In the midst of the wedding party of Prince Ruslan and Ludmila, daughter of a ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, mermaid, palaces castles and temples, master villain, adventure, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, family, heroic mission, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In Gold We Trust (2010)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of adventurers make off with 600 kilograms of gold in Guyana, but when their helicopter crashes in the jungle, gold fever takes over.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, jungle, adventurer, adventure, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, danger, escapades, nothing goes right, anti heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, on the road, friendship, family, miraculous event, escapades, elevator, heroes, imaginary, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, holland, new york, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 154
Max Is Missing (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boy and his dad take a trip to Peru, but when they are accidentally separated he is given a mysterious mask that makes him a target for ruthless tomb raiders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: train, adventurer, adventure, on the run, treasure hunt, family, friendship, escapades, family life, chases and races, friends, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Elusive Revengers (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dan'ka's and Ksanka's childhood in the village has been brutally ended when their father was killed by the White Guard officer in front of their eyes. Seeking revenge they join forces with an intellectual from the city Valerka and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, vengeance, obsessive quest, vigilantism, righting the wronged, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, siblings relations, civil war, horse chase, friendship ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 4K
Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, jousting, rescue, adventurer, adventure, folk hero, romance, master warrior, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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