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Young Hercules (1998)
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Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film directed by T.J. Scott is a prequel to the popular television series. At an academy for mythological warriors, 17-year-old Hercules (Ian Bohen) meets Jason, the next in line to rule Corinth. When Jason discovers that his father is ill, Hercules decides to seek out the Golden Fleece that could cure him. But limitations to his powers, as well as his half-brother Ares, stand in his way. Filmed against the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand.
Style: exciting, serious, dark fantasy, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, heroes, warrior, hercules, legendary hero, medieval, sword, sword and sorcery, kickboxer, adventurer, adventure hero, teenage life, escapades, rivalry, superhero, horse, martial arts, monster, combat, fight, giant, forest, violence, death, quest ...
Place: ancient greece, greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, campy and stylized films with plots about heroes, sword, sword fight, rivalry, sword and sorcery, escapades and danger mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Young Hercules: Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994), Immortals (2011), Hercules in the Underworld (1994), Hercules (2014), The Legend of Hercules (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Young Hercules was a spin-off from the 1990s syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It was aired on Fox Kids from September 12, 1998, to May 12, 1999. It lasted one season with 50 episodes and starred Ryan Gosling in the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: heroes, mythology, superhuman powers, kickboxer, legends and myths, legendary hero, adventurer, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, father son relationship, ancient history ...
Time: 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When all the earth's fire begins to go out, Hercules and Deianeira must go in search for fire to stop the world from cold. "Hercules and the Circle of Fire" is the third movie-length pilot episode of the television series ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, campy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, hercules, medieval, sword and sorcery, sword, ancient, legend, battles, folk hero, little girl ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, light, tense ...
Plot: mythology, legend, heroes, greek mythology, monster, minotaur, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rescue, save the day, superhero, deadly creature ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, fairy tale, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, hercules, supernatural ability, heroes, heroic mission, legendary hero, adventurer, deity, strongman, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, campy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, mythology, warrior, legend, heroes, hercules, superhuman powers, one man army, tough guy, supernatural, legends and myths, sword and sorcery ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, campy, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, heroes, greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, superhero, heroic mission, rescue, dangerous attraction ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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100%
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Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: dark fantasy, stylized, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, good versus evil, ancient, legends and myths, ancient history, immortality, greek, god, heroes, sword fight, army ...
Time: ancient times, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules in the Underworld (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the earth which goes straight to Hades. Hercules once again comes to the rescue and faces one of his most difficult challenges, and must prove himself as a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, campy, dark fantasy
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, legend, hercules, one man army, medieval, sword, ancient, battles, village, giant ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, hercules, warrior, superhero, battles, beast, legend, strongman, mercenary, good versus evil ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
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100%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, ancient history, legends and myths, greek mythology, superhuman powers, magic, slavery, gladiator, destiny, good versus evil, betrayal, violence ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, egypt, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hercules (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses "science" in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him and rescue his princess love in the process. Part of the adventure finds ...
Style: epic, fairy tale, psychotronic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, hercules, greek god, goddess, greek mythology, sword, mythology, heroes, wizards and magicians, sword fight, medieval, exploitation ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Hercules (Gordon Scott) sets out to save the city of Troy from a horrible sea monster. Meanwhile, the city is threatened by a different kind of monster--a smarmy politician who will stop at nothing to seize the throne.
Style: epic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: virgin sacrifice, hercules, mythology, warrior, monster, ancient world, battles, heroes, royal family, ancient history, fall in love, legends and myths ...
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: fairy tale, serious, exciting, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, sword, ancient world, dinosaur, kaiju, folk hero, good versus evil, heroes, battles, escapades, one man army, master warrior ...
Time: ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: entertaining, stylized, serious, exciting, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, monster, fantasy world, myth, heroic mission, demi god, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sword fight, magic ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his return from battle in the previous film, the great warrior Hercules learns that his lover, Daianara, has lost her senses. Acording of the oracle Medea, Dianara's only hope is the Stone of Forgetfulness which lies deep in the realm of ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, muscleman, sword and sorcery, hercules, greek mythology, sword, vampire, hell, zombie, ancient, wizards and magicians, oracle ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, heroes, legends and myths, good versus evil, escapades, rescue, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, medieval ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, serious, stylized, dark fantasy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, monster, greek mythology, legends and myths, ancient history, supernatural ability, ancient, god, sword fight, good versus evil, myth, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sinbad, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, folk hero, rivalry, master villain, escapades, sword and sorcery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, campy, parody, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: barbarian, evil queen, sword and sorcery, wizards, destiny, sword, vengeance, superhero, medieval, sword fight, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, escapades, battles, rivalry, heroes, medieval, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight, sword, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Samson and His Mighty Challenge (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, violence, superhuman powers, heroes, battles, combat, superhero, brawl, wrestling, battlefield, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hercules vs. the Giant Warriors (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hercules, having agreed to restore justice to Mycenae, confronts evil Prince Myles. The villain is invested with power over giant bronze warriors by his mother Pasiphaƫ, a sorceress in Hades. Myles assassinates the king and abducts his cousin, ...
Style: campy, psychotronic
Plot: hercules, sword and sorcery, ancient world, combat, villainess, heroes, camp, battles, duel, greek mythology, wrestling, arena ...
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, campy ...
Plot: hercules, sword and sorcery, heroes, good versus evil, sword, obsessive quest, heroic mission, legends and myths, battles, rebelliousness, escapades, rescue ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: hercules, heroes, muscleman, beefcake, tough guy, strongman, werewolf, wizards and magicians, battles, rivalry, escapades, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized, dark fantasy ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: sword, wizards and magicians, heroes, magic, bravery, supernatural, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: russia
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The Conquest of Mycenae (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gordon Scott plays Glaucus, the prince of Tiryns, a powerful warrior who goes undercover in Mycenae to infiltrate the evil cult of Moloch, which is exacting tribute from neighboring kingdoms in the form of attractive young hostages, both male and ...
Style: gothic, campy, psychotronic, epic
Plot: hercules, sword and sorcery, ancient world, wrestling, legendary hero, strongman, greek mythology, muscleman, sword fight, mixed martial arts, warrior, beefcake ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, greece
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20%
Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules is summoned to oppose the evil Queen Samara, who has allied herself with aliens and is sacrificing her own people in a bid to awaken a moon goddess.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, stylized, campy ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: sword, alien, hercules, evil queen, warrior, ancient history, evil alien, alien invasion, spacesuit, sword and sorcery, moon, sword fight ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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20%
The Barbarians (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Orphaned brothers Kutchek and Gore are adopted by a tribe led by Canary the owner of a powerful jewel. The evil Kadar wants both Canary and the jewel. Attacking the tribe he kidnaps Canary but the stone eludes him. The brothers are taken to be ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: adult
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword, slavery, rivalry, exploitation, wizards and magicians, ancient, woman with a gun, muscleman, warrior, strongman, gladiator ...
Time: middle ages
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20%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, intense, semi serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, young heroes, good versus evil, monkey king, friendship, time travel, medieval, fight, shaolin, master warrior, immortality ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, boston, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, campy, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, magic, wizards and magicians, wizards, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, elf, fantasy world, empress, medieval, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
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