Movies and TV shows like Samson and Delilah

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Samson and Delilah (1996)
 5.9
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Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Morocco
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, christian film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, femme fatale, tragic hero, superhero, epic battle, battlefield, vengeance, human spirit, heroic mission, religions or cults, parents and children, love affair, redemption, estrangement, battles, battle, religion, sword fight, strongman, tough guy, wedding, infidelity, society ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: persia

Most similar movies to Samson and Delilah

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about heroes, adventure, rivalry, sword fight, battles, state affairs and sword and sandal mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Samson and Delilah: Abraham (1993), In the Beginning (2000), David (1997), Marco Polo (2014), Joseph (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: serious, epic, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: bible, prophet, desert, heroic mission, miraculous event, redemption, society, adventure, human spirit, hopes, bible story, city ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
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100%
In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: biblical, captivating, christian film, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, human spirit, religions or cults, adventure, miraculous event, hopes, danger, state affairs, redemption, rescue, bible, imaginary ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 865
David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, ...
Style: biblical, epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prophet, tragic hero, heroes, battles, king, folk hero, head of state, leadership, ambition, underdog, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
 63K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, danger, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, strong sexual content, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 2K
Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: biblical, realistic, serious, epic, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, betrayal, religions or cults, family relations, royal family, parents and children, dishonesty, adventure, society, miraculous event, vengeance, siblings relations ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 10K
Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, battles, barbarian, sword and sandal, death, king, battlefield, village, heroic mission, leadership, heroes, war ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 769
Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 166 min.
TV show
Story: David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.
Style: biblical, sincere, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: heroes, battles, rise to the top, leadership, tragic hero, state affairs, politics, betrayal, society, healing power, religions or cults, fall in love ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: biblical, serious, epic, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, oracle, miraculous event, leadership, society, state affairs, danger, hopes, heroes, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.9
 2K
Noah's Ark (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: In the Biblical story from Genesis, God floods the world as Noah rescues his family and the animals in a gigantic ark.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, epic
Plot: noah's ark, catastrophe, prophecy, flood, apocalypse, save the world, forces of nature, human nature, redemption, heroes, danger, chaos ...
Time: prehistoric times, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 14K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: epic, exciting, scenic, breathtaking, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, adventure, battles, greek mythology, good versus evil, heroic mission, deadly creature, friendship, rescue, legends and myths, getting home, monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-motion kung fu sequences ...
Style: serious, stylized, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, stylized violence, martial arts, parents and children, crimes, danger, righting the wronged, heroic mission, rebelliousness, rivalry, leadership, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 729
St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he ...
Style: realistic, serious, based on the bible, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, folk hero, bible, christianity, apostle, christian, heroes, state affairs, legends and myths, bible story, ancient rome, father son relationship ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 980
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, daring rescue, romance, adventurer, heroes, love and romance, dishonesty, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: romance, battles, heroes, love, fall in love, legends and myths, greek mythology, betrayal, master warrior, state affairs, dishonesty, battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, serious, disturbing, biblical, exciting ...
Plot: noah's ark, adam and eve, heroes, flood, bible, old testament, heroic mission, miraculous event, redemption, hopes, supernatural ability, religion ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, desert, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, war, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 5K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, tragic hero, human spirit, slave, leadership, gladiator, heroes, righting the wronged, rise and fall, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, battles, ancient rome, slavery, sword fight, warrior, gory, sword and sandal, rebel, strong sexual content ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, royal family, state affairs, adventure, dishonesty, heroes, tragic hero, religions or cults, bible, historical event, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 20K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, dragon, knight, adventure, witch, betrayal, wizards, sorcerer, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, jesus, injustice, state affairs, tragic hero, political unrest, heroic mission, christianity, temptation, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, christian film
Plot: life is a bitch, dishonesty, roman empire, betrayal, rabbi, religions or cults, state affairs, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, folk hero, deadly ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a television series, filmed in New Zealand and the United States. It was produced from 1995, and was very loosely based on the tales of the classical Greek culture hero Heracles. It ran for six seasons, producing ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, feel good, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, hercules, legends and myths, heroic mission, rescue, rivalry, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, saga, christian film
Plot: battles, emperor, christianity, ancient rome, rivalry, rise to the top, society, espionage, betrayal, intrigue, adventure, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 2K
Hercules (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules is a 2005 RHI Entertainment television miniseries, chronicling the life of the legendary Greek hero, Heracles, called Hercules in this series. It is most often aired on television as a two-part miniseries: the first part documents his early ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, captivating, baroque
Audience: teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, superhuman powers, redemption, heroic mission, obsessive quest, adventurer, rescue, escapades, danger, battles, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 2K
Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: julius caesar, roman empire, gladiator, leadership, ancient rome, assassination, rivalry, betrayal, ambition, tragic hero, emperor, political intrigue ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, heroes, post apocalypse, murder, danger, death, master warrior, vengeance, chase, gunfight ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 3K
Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: julius caesar, roman empire, politics, dictatorship, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, treason, emperor, rivalry, rise and fall, head of state ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, europe, africa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The eternal Hercules in this film has gone way beyond his usual time and place in ancient Greece and is now helping Poland free itself of Mongol invaders in the 12th century. Mark Forest is the star of this peplum epic, Hercules Against The ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rescue, battles, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, military, superhero, battle zone, legends and myths, mongol ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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