Movies and TV shows like Samson and Delilah 1996

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Samson and Delilah (1996)
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Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA
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: ancient history, good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, femme fatale, tragic hero, epic battle, superhero, battlefield, human spirit, vengeance, heroic mission, parents and children, love affair, redemption, estrangement, religions or cults, battles, religion, sword fight, strongman, tough guy, wedding, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: ancient times
Place: persia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about heroes, adventure, ancient history, sword fight, rivalry, betrayal and state affairs mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Samson and Delilah: Abraham (1993), Joseph (1995), In the Beginning (2000), David (1997), Attila (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: epic, serious, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: prophet, bible, desert, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, human spirit, adventure, society, hopes, bible story, city ...
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
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Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 185 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, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: old testament, betrayal, adventure, society, dishonesty, royal family, vengeance, siblings relations, miraculous event, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations ...
Place: middle east, egypt, africa
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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, serious, christian film, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, religions or cults, miraculous event, adventure, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, redemption, rescue, bible, desert, destiny ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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100%
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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, atmospheric, epic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prophet, battles, tragic hero, heroes, king, religion, political unrest, royal family, love affair, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, oracle ...
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: captivating, exciting, epic, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, battles, battlefield, barbarian, death, village, roman, ancient rome, heroic mission, leadership, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
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Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 180 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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: heroes, battles, leadership, society, state affairs, tragic hero, rivalry, rise to the top, betrayal, politics, religions or cults, healing power ...
Place: holy land, israel
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Noah's Ark (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 178 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, atmospheric, sincere, epic ...
Plot: noah's ark, disaster, prophecy, flood, apocalypse, save the world, chaos, heroes, human nature, forces of nature, redemption, religion ...
Time: prehistoric times
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49%
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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: breathtaking, epic, exciting, scenic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, battles, ancient history, cyclops, heroic mission, legends and myths, friendship, rescue, good versus evil, getting home ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
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49%
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The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 180 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, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: oracle, religions or cults, society, hopes, leadership, state affairs, heroes, miraculous event, bible, redemption, jewish, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: ancient history, romance, battles, heroes, greek mythology, love, fall in love, legends and myths, betrayal, dishonesty, master warrior, state affairs ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, rivalry, war, religions or cults, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, adventure, royal family, bible, historical event ...
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: captivating, exciting, tense, serious, epic ...
Plot: desert, ancient history, battles, roman empire, siege, tragic hero, military, war, politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
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46%
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Ben Hur (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: About the struggle between the Roman Empire and its rebellious conquest Judaea, and two best friends caught in a terrible moment in history.
Style: rough, epic, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, rebellion, vengeance, military, dishonesty, redemption, political unrest, betrayal, slavery, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, christian film
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, state affairs, folk hero, religions or cults, rabbi ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, USA, UK
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, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: christianity, folk hero, apostle, state affairs, roman empire, bible, christian, legends and myths, heroes, bible story, father son relationship, ancient history ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
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44%
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Spartacus (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, sexual, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, ancient history, warrior, slavery, battles, swords and armor, sword fight, death, strong sexual content ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, martial arts, parents and children, righting the wronged, heroic mission, rebelliousness, leadership, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, clergy, map ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, sword fight, magic, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades, adventure hero ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: saga, epic, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: battles, ancient rome, emperor, ancient history, christianity, master warrior, heroes, dishonesty, adventure, betrayal, ambition, tragic hero ...
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, gladiator, strong sexual content, ancient rome, slave, arena, heroes, master warrior, roman, warrior, pride and honor ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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41%
Julius 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, serious, stylized, epic, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, julius caesar, dictatorship, politics, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, battlefield, treason, emperor, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, europe, rome italy
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41%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, feel good, light, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, hercules, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, superhuman powers, mythical creature, rescue, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: epic, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: julius caesar, roman empire, ancient rome, gladiator, ancient history, leadership, rivalry, betrayal, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, emperor ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, italy
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40%
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, righting the wronged, ruler, battles, save the lady, hate, royal family, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards, wizards and magicians, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, mythology, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unexpectedly modern take on a tale of two Viking warriors abandoned on the American coast. Warning – contains a graphic answer to the question: do Vikings sh*t in the woods?
Style: serious, epic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: viking, rivalry, survival, human spirit, adventurer, escapades, hopes, obsessive quest, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, wilderness ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
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, supernatural ability, hopes, religion ...
Time: ancient times
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Legend of El Cid (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, spanish history, oppression, medieval, monarchy, islam, battles, warrior, historical character, knight, tough guy, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, murder, heroes, post apocalypse, death, master warrior, betrayal, vengeance, brutality, love ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, america, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, baroque
Audience: teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, centaur, superhuman powers, redemption, obsessive quest, heroic mission, battles, adventurer, rescue, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%