Movies like Black Death

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Black Death (2010)
 6.4
 45K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.
Style: gothic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, exciting, brutal, dark, suspense ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, knight, inquisition, danger, village, clergy, obsessive quest, mercenary, dealing with death, heroic mission, adventure, deadly, good versus evil, heroes, sword and shield, sword and sorcery, witch, supernatural romance, supernatural, black magic, heretic, supernatural ability, afterlife ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Black Death

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, adventure, brutality and storytelling mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Black Death: Season of the Witch (2011), Solomon Kane (2009), The Witch (2015), The 13th Warrior (1999), Dark Relic (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, gothic horror, legends and myths, supernatural, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, inquisition, curse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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100%
 6.1
 69K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: gothic, rough, bleak, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, dark fantasy, sword and sorcery, gothic horror, sorcerer, supernatural, deal with the devil, witch, danger, heroes, tough heroes, drifter ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 205K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, religion, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, battles, mission, viking, adventure, danger, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, heroes, fish out of water, violence ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 3.6
 867
Dark Relic (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: heroic mission, good versus evil, deadly creature, danger, heroes, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, battles, adventure, obsessive quest, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, knight, heroes, danger, war, forbidden love, crusader, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, battles, good versus evil, vengeance, gory, violence spree, danger, deadly, escapades, obsession ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 160K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, swords and armor, roman empire, king, army, folk hero, medieval, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 2K
Dark Waters (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK, Ukraine, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A girl travels to an island, after the death of her father, to find out why the father funded a monestary on the island.
Style: gothic, bleak, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, amateur detective, supernatural, isolation, friendship, convent, woman in danger, mystery, unlikely criminals, religions or cults, good versus evil, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 180K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, immortality, legends and myths, immortal, mythology, adventure, dark fantasy, regeneration, deal with the devil, family in danger ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, ottoman empire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: clergy, investigation, monastery, monk, uncover truth, riddles and clues, god or devil, murder, temptation, execution, danger, serial killer ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy, south of france, france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 214K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, surreal, dark, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, monster, insanity, evil, good versus evil, suffering, mysterious place, parallel world, ghost town, torture, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Knight of the Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hunted by raiders, a band of crusading knights escort the holy grail through a valley of black death where they must hack and slash their way to freedom.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, survival, heroes, clergy, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades, gory, holy grail ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 40K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, warrior, sword fight, vengeance, king arthur, master warrior, honor, emperor, adventure, sword and shield, knight, coup d'etat ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, castle, sword fight, vengeance, danger, medieval, palaces castles and temples, escapades, rivalry, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 5K
Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, romance, jousting, corrupted ruler ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, UK, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: stylized, rough, atmospheric, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, battles, survival, escapades, adventure, ship, brutality, forest, betrayal, murder, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Genre: Action, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, epic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, adventure, vikings, battles, heroic mission, gory, danger, deadly, rivalry, favoritism among siblings, track down, wilderness ...
Time: 9th century, middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dorothy Mills (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a gloomy, God-fearing island community is rocked by the murder of a young child, a psychologist is called in to examine Dorothy Mills, the teenager accused of the crime. Despite the villagers' resistance, the therapist soon suspects that ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: psychiatrist, supernatural, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, mental illness, afterlife, teenage life, social relations, babies and infants, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.
Style: exciting, clever, harsh, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, tunnel, plague, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, young heroes, fish out of water, supernatural ability, follow your dream, danger, destiny ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, new zealand, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, period piece, chase, good versus evil, thief, justice, courage, adventure, bow and arrow, archer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When several young girls are found dead, left hideously aged and void of blood, Dr Marcus suspects vampirism. He enlists the help of the Vampire Hunter. Mysterious and powerful, Kronos has dedicated his life to destroying the evil pestilence. Once a ...
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, aging, good versus evil, eternal life, adventure, supernatural, heroes, danger, against the odds, undead, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 18th century, 1770s, georgian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: gothic horror, spanish inquisition, castle, buried alive, insanity, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, danger, legends and myths, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Reckoning (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 14th Century England, this tale of murder and mystery follows a fugitive priest who falls in with a troupe of actors. As they Arrive in a small town, the actors encounter a woman bing sentenced to death for practicing witchcraft and murder. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, twists and turns, scenic ...
Plot: mystery, redemption, murder, medieval, monk, priest, infidelity, village, theatrical troupe, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: witch hunt, inquisition, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, danger, clergy, crimes, witch, violence, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer the land.
Style: cult film, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, mythology, torture chamber, resurrection, telekinesis, crucifix, sorcerer, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 57K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 709K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, bear attack, lone hero, snow, violence, obsessive quest, hunter, adventure, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%