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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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and epic films with plots about heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, rivalry, family and heroic mission mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Letter for the King: Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Call of the Wild (1992), Grimm's Snow White (2012), The Viking Sagas (1995), Where the River Runs Black (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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:   95%
    User:   97%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: holy grail, adventure, adventurer, supernatural ability, betrayal, family, daring rescue, obsessive quest, friendship, magic, camelot, true love ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   79%
 
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: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, survival, wilderness, family, treasure hunt, danger, escapades, heroes, pets, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   77%
 
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: semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, in the woods, true love, imaginary kingdom, family, legends and myths, woman in danger, danger, escapades, dragon, forest, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   80%
 
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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, realistic, captivating
Plot: adventure, master warrior, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
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, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, buddies, family, small town, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, americana, kids in trouble, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   57%
 
Where the River Runs Black
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventurer, adventure, young heroes, jungle, vengeance, escapades, heroes, priest, feral child, society, clergy, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
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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, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
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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, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, adventurer, folk hero, palaces castles and temples, master warrior, romance, daring rescue, righting the wronged, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
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: sentimental, serious, 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:   63%
    User:   52%
 
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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: serious, stylized, 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:   60%
    User:   65%
 
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Lionheart
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: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: folk hero, adventure, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades, knight, violence, swashbuckler, sword fight, sword and sorcery, sword ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
Secret of the Cave
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: adventure, youth, ghost, family, village, young heroes, coming of age, parents and children, legends and myths, miraculous event, village life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
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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, realistic, captivating, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
Treasure Island
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: ship, pirate, island, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, danger, escapades, rivalry, treasure map, young heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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    User:   46%
 
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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: serious, atmospheric, 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:   55%
    User:   61%
 
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, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
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Crusaders
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: captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: friendship, religions or cults, battles, heroes, adventure, desert, society, war, clergy, urban, leadership, pope ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
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Silver Wolf
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, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, daring rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, family, dangerous animal, pets, dealing with death, survival, human spirit, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
Treasure Island
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: A terrible storm is raging the night it all begins - with a knock on the door. 17-year-old Jim Hawkins helps his widowed mother run their little tavern on the coast of 19th century England. When the door is opened they are startled by a sight that ...
Style: talky, serious
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: pirate, ship, treasure hunt, island, adventurer, adventure, master villain, beach, ocean or sea, young heroes, daring rescue, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild
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: adventure, survival, wilderness, teenage life, family, animal life, family life, danger, escapades, misfit, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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, family, mischievous children, wilderness, young heroes, adventure, friendship, getting home, horse, rescue, survival, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
Dungeons & Dragons
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, serious, exciting, awful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
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: adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, family, school, ship, pirate, ocean or sea, young heroes, coming of age, friendship, sailing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
Treasure Island
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, island, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, family, escapades, heroes, rivalry, adventurer, lost treasure, adventure hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Knives of the Avenger
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: exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, vengeance, beach, adventure, danger, in the woods, heroes, rivalry, ocean or sea, adventurer, betrayal, viking ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
Fire from Below
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, save the day, adventure, danger, escapades, chaos, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, heroic mission, chases and races, heroes, forest fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
The Flying Liftboy
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: on the road, young heroes, adventure, family, friendship, miraculous event, escapades, elevator, heroes, imaginary, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, holland, new york, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
The Brothers Lionheart
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, good versus evil, family, escapades, heroes, rebellion, siblings relations, child illness, reunion ...
Time: 1910s, middle ages, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Northmen - A Viking Saga
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: survival, adventure, danger, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, vikings, viking, violence, battle, noble ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
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