Movies like The Letter for the King

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The Letter for the King
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: coming of age, adventure, in the woods, heroic mission, danger, heroes, family, youth, obsessive quest, knight, friendship, escapades, rivalry, friends, mission, sword fight, wise man, save the kingdom, secret mission, kneeling, arrow, ritual, fight, sword, letter ...
Time: middle ages
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
USA, UK
130 min.
 8.1
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends
Adventure, Drama
Canada, West Germany
60 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, epic and stylized films with plots about escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, heroic mission and good versus evil mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Letter for the King: The Bear (1988), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Dungeons & Dragons (2000), Merlin (1998), Eragon (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bear
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, family, hunting, nature, dangerous animal, animals, humanity, on the run, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, antarctica, british columbia
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, magic, good versus evil, coming of age, teleportation, friendship, family, werewolf, witch, transformation, dark fantasy, book ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   92%
    User:   77%
 
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Merlin's Apprentice
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: holy grail, adventure, adventurer, supernatural ability, family, betrayal, daring rescue, obsessive quest, friendship, camelot, magic, true love ...
Time: middle ages
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System:   85%
    User:   96%
 
Dungeons & Dragons
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are powerless. When Empress Savina (Thora Birch) vows to bring equality and ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, awful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, magic, dragon, fantasy world, maze, destiny, palaces castles and temples, wizards, computer game, chase, master villain ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
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System:   84%
    User:   71%
 
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Merlin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: atmospheric, serious, fairy tale, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, betrayal, king arthur, witch, good versus evil, magic, supernatural, mythology, fantasy world, supernatural ability, dark fantasy, medieval ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
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    User:   96%
 
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Eragon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, destiny, magic, coming of age, family, mythology, supernatural ability, wizards, book ...
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System:   81%
    User:   75%
 
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Ivanhoe
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, adventurer, folk hero, palaces castles and temples, master warrior, daring rescue, romance, righting the wronged, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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System:   80%
    User:   85%
 
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Dawn of the Dragonslayer
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: serious, sentimental, epic, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, youth, deadly creature, young lovers, obsessive quest ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   83%
 
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo
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, serious, epic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, culture clash, ambition, escapades, romance, heroes, master warrior, rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   94%
 
Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Romania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the 30 Years War by becoming an apprentice to an ominous master of a mysterious mill. Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling, but is also instructed in the sinister world of the darker ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, fairy tale
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, apprentice, in the woods, young heroes, teachers and students, countryside, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, mill, raven ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   82%
 
Call of the Wild
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: adventure, adventurer, daring rescue, survival, wilderness, family, treasure hunt, danger, escapades, heroes, pets, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   64%
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, atmospheric, scary
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: best friends, adventure, master villain, supernatural ability, young heroes, family, friendship, obsessive quest, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, frog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, 20th century, year 1998 ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   67%
 
The Forbidden Kingdom
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, adventure, immortality, mentor, good versus evil, kung fu, witch, fight scenes, master warrior, sword fight, vengeance, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, boston, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   78%
 
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Grimm's Snow White
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: in the woods, adventure, true love, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, family, woman in danger, danger, escapades, snow white, forest, dragon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
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Storm Bound
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: atmospheric, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, adventure, survival, ship, family, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, pirate, young heroes, fall in love, isolation ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
The Brothers Lionheart
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Iceland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 9-year old Karl Lejon, 'Skorpan' is suffering from tuberculosis and knows that he will die soon. But his older brother Jonathan tries to comfort him by promising that they one day will meet in Nangijala, a magic country beyond the stars. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, rebelliousness, afterlife, heroic mission, family, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rebellion, siblings relations, child illness, reunion ...
Time: 1910s, middle ages, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, family, buddies, small town, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, americana, kids in trouble, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
Ruslan and Ludmila
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: captivating, serious, epic, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: palaces castles and temples, master villain, adventure, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, family, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   79%
 
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The Last Airbender
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, family, adventure, destiny, magic, master warrior, supernatural ability, betrayal, dialogue, death, fantasy world, fight scenes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   72%
 
The Viking Sagas
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, serious, epic, captivating, realistic
Plot: master warrior, adventure, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
The Golden Compass
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, witch, family, parallel universe, fantasy world, transformation, alternate reality, orphan, children, storytelling, young heroes ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
Onigamiden - Legend of the Millennium Dragon
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a ...
Style: emotional, serious, epic, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, adventure, self discovery, heroic mission, heroes, hopes, rivalry, dragon, monk, coming of age, save the world, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
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Marco Polo
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, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
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Captains Courageous
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, mischievous children, family, school, pirate, ship, ocean or sea, young heroes, coming of age, sailing, sea ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
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DragonHeart
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, fairy tale, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, dragon, immortality, medieval, magic, betrayal, friendship, mentor, chase, knight, king arthur ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
Princess Mononoke
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, epic, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, wilderness, friendship, mythology, violence, princess, environmental, moral ambiguity, nature, transformation, dark hero, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
The Young Black Stallion
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adventure, wilderness, friendship, getting home, horse, rescue, survival, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
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Witchville
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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 ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 

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Lionheart
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
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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 ...
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Jason and the Argonauts
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, mythology, supernatural, monster, good versus evil, sword fight, mentor, island, transformation, betrayal, obsessive quest, monsters ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
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