Movies like Black Death

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Black Death (2010)
 6.4
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Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, knight, monk, sword and sorcery, obsessive quest, inquisition, dealing with death, mercenary, village, sword and shield, heroic mission, clergy, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, pagan, black magic, witch, supernatural, supernatural romance, afterlife, heretic, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and visually appealing films with plots about danger, rivalry, supernatural, vengeance, murder, escapades and chase mostly in Horror, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Black Death: Season of the Witch (2011), Solomon Kane (2009), The 13th Warrior (1999), The Witch (2015), 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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, witch, monk, curse, witchcraft, inquisition, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, witch, sorcerer, deal with the devil, supernatural, tough heroes, mercenary, heroes, lone wolves, drifter, chase ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ 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: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 242K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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, scary, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, family relations, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, wilderness, paganism, family bonds, parents and children ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, deadly creature, supernatural, heroes, adventurer, rivalry, obsessive quest, adventure, curses spells and rituals, battles, knight ...
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, captivating, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monastery, knight, crusader, adventure, heroes, war, forbidden love, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry, religion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: monastery, investigation, monk, clergy, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder, medieval, inquisition, execution, temptation, court ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy, south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 192K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
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, dark fantasy, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, legends and myths, immortality, mythology, immortal, adventure, medieval, regeneration, vampirism, family in danger ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, ottoman empire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, battles, good versus evil, vengeance, violence spree, escapades, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 167K
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, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, medieval, king, swords and armor, roman empire, army, folk hero, state affairs, arthurian legend, freedom ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: UK
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: inquisition, witch hunt, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, crimes, clergy, witch, violence, rape, priest ...
Time: 17th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, gothic, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, wizards, supernatural, adventure, magic, witch, medieval, fairy, kidnapping, creativity, sorceress ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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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, breathtaking, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, bear attack, obsessive quest, old west, violent, hunter, violence, native american, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, survival, rivalry, clergy, escapades, heroes, holy grail, knight, sword and sorcery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, religions or cults, crimes, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, conspiracy ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, heroic mission, adventure, battles, wilderness, rivalry, track down, favoritism among siblings, heir to the throne, tough heroes, siblings relations, master warrior ...
Time: 9th century, middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, afterlife, mystery, supernatural, social relations, supernatural ability, mental illness, teenage life, babies and infants, clergy, borderline personality disorder, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, 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: viking, battles, survival, escapades, adventure, ship, brutality, betrayal, murder, forest, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dark Waters (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK
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, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: convent, nun, island, amateur detective, isolation, supernatural, woman in danger, friendship, mystery, unlikely criminals, religions or cults, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, bleak, psychological, 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%
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, fairy tale, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, good versus evil, witch hunt, adventure, bounty hunter, black magic, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, troll, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, battles, castle, sword fight, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, sword and shield, love interest ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fading of the Cries (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jacob, a young man armed with a deadly sword, saves Sarah, a teenage girl, from Mathias, a malevolent evil that has begun plaguing a small farmland town while in search of an ancient necklace that had belonged to Sarahs Uncle. Jacob sets out to get ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, deadly creature, chase, small town, zombie, demon, haunted by the past, necromancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.0
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Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: stylized, dark fantasy, mind bending, gothic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, angel, demon, supernatural ability, hell, devil, god or devil, lucifer, psychic, exorcism, heaven and hell ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 97K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: exorcism, clergy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, church, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, possessed girl, seminary, spirit, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, europe, xian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.0
 245
The Big Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, werewolf, witch, mystery, obsession, rivalry, crimes, supernatural, riddles and clues, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 352K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, dark, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, witch, investigation, mystery, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, legends and myths, small town, uncover truth, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, georgian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Reckoning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed by fear and death. Because she rejects the advances of her ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, dark fantasy, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: witch hunt, plague, witch, torture, curse, adventure, imprisonment, showdown, damsel in distress, chase, witchcraft, near death experience ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, fall in love, adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, love affair, collector, monk ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 82K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, roman, ancient rome, adventure, soldier, roman soldier, behind enemy lines, ancient history, hunting, survival, battles, sword fight ...
Place: rome italy, england, britain, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%