Movies like Sodom and Gomorrah

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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
 5.7
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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, state affairs, leadership, rescue, social decay, 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, adventure, society, religions or cults, state affairs, religion and battles mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sodom and Gomorrah: Joseph (1995), King David (1985), Barabbas (1961), Abraham (1993), Marco Polo (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
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: realistic, serious, epic, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, royal family, society, religions or cults, family relations, vengeance, miraculous event, siblings relations, parents and children, adventure, bible ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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100%
 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, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, religions or cults, tragic hero, heroes, state affairs, adventure, royal family, dishonesty, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.9
 5K
Barabbas (1961)
Genre: 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, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, heroes, unfulfillment, corrupted ruler, state affairs, hopes, betrayal, pardon, clergy, tragic hero, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, europe, jerusalem, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.1
 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: serious, epic, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bible, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, human spirit, society, hopes, adventure, bible story, desert, prophet, city ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.0
 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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, epic, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, hopes, state affairs, heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, culture clash, society, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, temptation, redemption, dishonesty, human spirit, leadership, death sentence, captivity, society, tragic hero, injustice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, dungeon, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: epic, realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: hopes, heroes, state affairs, obsessive quest, ambition, life is a bitch, anti heroes, clergy, injustice, society, religions or cults, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 522
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, epic, captivating, serious
Plot: friendship, adventure, pope, battles, war, leadership, society, urban, military, rivalry, politics, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: israel, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.4
 631
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: biblical, atmospheric, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: rivalry, legends and myths, healing power, society, betrayal, politics, heroes, fall in love, leadership, royal family, political unrest, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, stylized, serious, captivating, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, rivalry, friends, battles, folk hero, dishonesty, royal family, political unrest, infidelity, legends and myths, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, biblical, serious, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: noah's ark, adam and eve, bible, old testament, flood, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, supernatural ability, heroes, hopes, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ 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, biblical, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, oracle, leadership, society, hopes, state affairs, heroes, miraculous event, danger, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, captivating, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, miraculous event, hopes, heroes, hotshot hero, confined, state affairs, escapades, oracle, society, conquering, religions or cults ...
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: bleak, serious, exciting, epic, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, escapades, state affairs, religions or cults, battles, danger, isolation, adventure, against humanity, wartime life, head of state ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventure, warrior, master warrior, danger, leadership, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, epic ...
Plot: adventure, hidden identity, deadly, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, assassination, state affairs, political intrigue, head of state, rivalry, battles, assassin ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, epic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: rise to the top, society, religions or cults, battles, ambition, state affairs, heroes, corrupted ruler, royal family, dishonesty, sword and sandal, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, epic
Plot: viking, rivalry, renewed love, vikings, battles, young lovers, escapades, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: heavy metal, viking, human nature, human spirit, survival, good versus evil, danger, vikings, adventurer, wilderness, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 52K
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, based on true events ...
Plot: jungle, clergy, punishment, mission, slavery, peaceful mission, interracial relations, christianity, hopes, wilderness, murder, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, south america, argentina, portugal, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
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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: bleak, serious, epic, realistic, tense ...
Plot: battles, leadership, clergy, rebellion, revolution, village, village life, adventure, state affairs, heroes, rivalry, society ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 730
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: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic hero, king, prophet, oracle, dishonesty, couples, political unrest, leadership, folk hero, head of state, royal family, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
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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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, forces of nature, adventure, danger, arena, slavery, race against time, ruler, save the lady, forbidden love, chaos ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.1
 718
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: emotional, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: desert, misfit, win over, disorder, track down, danger, society, heroes, escapades, adventure, chases and races, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, tragic hero, injustice, political unrest, state affairs, heroic mission, christianity, temptation, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 897
Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's ...
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: village, dishonesty, false accusation, heroic mission, life is a bitch, escapades, heroes, religions or cults, oracle, society, prophet, bible ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, royal family, rivalry, queen, invasion, master warrior, adventure, war, unfulfillment, state affairs, battles, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: burma, thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 17K
Dragon Blade (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China after rescuing the Prince. The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and a ...
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, serious
Plot: heroes, master warrior, adventure, military, rivalry, battles, battle zone, danger, soldier, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: ancient rome, emperor, christianity, heroes, master warrior, life is a bitch, state affairs, adventure, war, unfulfillment, rise to the top, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, captivating, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: viking, clergy, heroic mission, war, heroes, religions or cults, battles, palaces castles and temples, military, society, moral dilemma, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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