Movies like Sodom and Gomorrah

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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
Style: epic, exciting, atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, biblical
Plot: slave, adventure, heroes, miraculous event, religions or cults, self discovery, society, chaos and mayhem, chaos, rescue, leadership, social decay, state affairs, demolished city, old testament, prince, slavery, queen, desert, torture, tragedy, destruction, murder, coup, burned alive ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east

Most similar movies to Sodom and Gomorrah

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, realistic and captivating films with plots about heroes, state affairs, adventure, society, religions or cults, rivalry and leadership mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sodom and Gomorrah: Barabbas (1961), Abraham (1993), Marco Polo (2007), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Peter and Paul (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, biblical, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, captivity, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, clergy, pardon, tragic hero, rivalry, religions or cults, royal family ...
Time: 1st century
Place: europe, middle east, holy land, mine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 1K
Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
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: exciting, epic, serious
Plot: bible, heroic mission, anti heroes, miraculous event, escapades, hopes, state affairs, adventure, redemption, family relations, religions or cults, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 1K
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: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, heroes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, survival, vengeance, leadership, political unrest, society, religions or cults, battles, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, temptation, redemption, injustice, hopes, unfulfillment, corrupted ruler, state affairs, life is a bitch, miraculous event, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, dungeon, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.8
 477
Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: religions or cults, clergy, injustice, ambition, life is a bitch, society, against the odds, dishonesty, heroes, leadership, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
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, biblical, serious, exciting, 70mm film ...
Plot: noah's ark, adam and eve, bible, old testament, flood, good versus evil, redemption, supernatural ability, rivalry, betrayal, heroes, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: realistic, captivating, epic, serious
Plot: friendship, adventure, pope, battles, war, heroes, obsessive quest, leadership, clergy, rivalry, military, desert ...
Time: middle ages
Place: israel, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 40K
The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, serious, rough, captivating, exciting
Plot: muslim, desert, angel, war, religions or cults, exile, arab, islam, leadership, society, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.6
 611
Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 166 min.
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: epic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, healing power, society, religions or cults, battles, rivalry, state affairs, tragic hero, leadership, heroes, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Saul and David (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.
Style: gloomy, realistic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: friends, royal family, folk hero, dishonesty, political unrest, battles, betrayal, infidelity, rivalry, friendship, state affairs, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 188 min.
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: epic, serious, based on the bible, biblical, suspense ...
Plot: religions or cults, redemption, ten commandments, a vision, hopes, state affairs, miraculous event, heroes, leadership, society, oracle, danger ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, hotshot hero, conquering, miraculous event, hopes, confined, escapades, state affairs, religions or cults, society, religious, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
September Eleven 1683 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire's warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City's fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski ...
Style: realistic, exciting, epic, serious, bleak
Plot: military, state affairs, wartime life, against humanity, escapades, adventure, head of state, heroes, danger, isolation, religions or cults, battles ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 2K
King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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: rivalry, war, religions or cults, adventure, state affairs, dishonesty, royal family, heroes, tragic hero, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventure, warrior, master warrior, danger, chaos, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Directed by Bob McNaught. King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. ...
Style: biblical, realistic, captivating, epic, bleak ...
Plot: heroes, dishonesty, royal family, society, ambition, corrupted ruler, state affairs, religions or cults, battles, rise to the top, sword and sandal, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: viking, heroes, vikings, renewed love, battles, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, escapades, love and romance, young lovers, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, stylized, epic
Plot: heavy metal, viking, heroes, vikings, survival, good versus evil, danger, human nature, rivalry, wilderness, human spirit, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.5
 51K
The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, realistic, thought provoking, harsh, intense ...
Plot: jungle, clergy, punishment, mission, slavery, peaceful mission, interracial relations, christianity, hopes, wilderness, religions or cults, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, south america, argentina, portugal, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Assassins (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, hidden identity, political conspiracy, head of state, rivalry, assassination, state affairs, deadly, political intrigue, battles, assassination attempt, warlord ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 99K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, slavery, forces of nature, save the lady, adventure, danger, race against time, ruler, forbidden love, chaos, gladiator, volcanic eruption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 136
Son of El Cid (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Don Fernando, the son of El Cid, rallies peasants and townspeople to overthrow Moorish occupiers in medieval Spain.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rebelliousness, society, battles, clergy, rebellion, adventure, state affairs, village life, revolution, village, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 711
David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 190 min.
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: realistic, epic, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic hero, king, prophet, political unrest, couples, royal family, dishonesty, head of state, leadership, religions or cults, battles, love affair ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Day of the Falcon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar, Tunisia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Plot: muslim, desert, tribe, parents and children, political intrigue, conservative, rivalry, manipulations, head of state, royal family, political unrest, family relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 681
Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: desert, misfit, escapades, chases and races, love and romance, adventure, society, rescue, win over, woman in danger, culture clash, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, injustice, tragic hero, political unrest, state affairs, heroic mission, christianity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 185 min.
Story: During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.
Style: epic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, royal family, rivalry, queen, invasion, war, master warrior, adventure, state affairs, escapades, politics, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: thailand, burma, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, christian film
Plot: emperor, christianity, ancient rome, life is a bitch, espionage, rivalry, military, intrigue, heroes, dishonesty, royal family, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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: emotional, serious, epic, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, leadership, rebellion, adventure, heroes, rise and fall, tragic hero, human spirit, dishonesty, righting the wronged, slave ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: viking, war, heroic mission, military, heroes, palaces castles and temples, battles, religions or cults, clergy, society, moral dilemma, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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