Movies like The Revenant

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The Revenant (2015)
 8.0
 666K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, 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, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic, suspense, exciting, scenic, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, native american, snow, grizzly bear, bear attack, native americans, betrayal, violent, beautiful scenery, danger, revenge, old west, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, rivalry, tough heroes, brutality, winter, pursuit, bravery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Revenant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, intense and harsh films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, death, vengeance, brutality, mentor and revenge mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Revenant: Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Apocalypto (2006), Man in the Wilderness (1971), True Grit (2010), 3:10 to Yuma (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: survival, native americans, adventure, rocky mountains, wilderness, lone wolves, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, rivalry, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 279K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, adventure, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, prophecy, warrior, death ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, adventure, native american, survival, vengeance, danger, isolation, lone wolves, forces of nature, wounded, violence ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 297K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, adventure, cowboy, track down, gunfight, bounty hunter, partners, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1800s, 1900s, 1870s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 279K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, heroic mission, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, morality, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 40K
Slow West (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, road movie ...
Plot: pursuit, search, death of father, outlaw, bounty hunter, horse, old west, danger, rescue, unrequited love, gunfight, drinking ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado, ireland, scotland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 235K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, wilderness, dangerous animal, isolation, male camaraderie, stranded, air disaster, danger, death, snow, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 29K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, rough, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, vengeance, civil war, chase, on the run, union soldier, colonel, obsessive quest, deadly, crimes, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: freedom, adventure, army, forbidden love, native american, wilderness, woman in danger, vengeance, father daughter relationship, surrender, axe, french ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, bounty hunter, old west, gunfight, racism, slavery, african american, gory, torture, society, rescue, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, chase, dark hero, survival, brutality, danger, apocalypse, desert, dark future, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 79K
Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the ...
Style: brutal, scary, bleak, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: native american, violence, murder, survival, prisoner, rescue, sheriff, civil war veteran, cannibalism, redemption, brutality, wilderness ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, dark humor, bloody, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, mountain, old west, blizzard, hitman, stagecoach, revenge, brutality, betrayal, danger, twists & turns, blood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experience hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.
Style: scenic, atmospheric, harsh, stylized, realistic
Plot: tiger, hunter, snow, hunting, violence, survival, tough heroes, lone hero, life & death, visceral, adventure, fight ...
Time: 1920s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 76K
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, soldier, ancient rome, behind enemy lines, survival, danger, sole survivor, war, battles, confined, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: harsh, suspense, intense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: dark hero, battlefield, revenge, corruption, small town, violence, good versus evil, brutality, murder, arson, deception, criminal ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 257K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, emotional, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, gunfight, survival, courage, terrorism, soldier, military life, navy seal, selflessness, squad, enemy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ship, ocean, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, against the odds, isolation, sea, danger, whale, desert island ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1850s
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, south america, ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, storm at sea, courage, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 42K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, murder, haunted by the past, violence, psychopathic killer, maniac, fbi, ex soldier, dark past, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, yugoslavia, british columbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 106K
The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: freedom, survival, journey, wilderness, escape, pow, danger, gulag, russian, convict, human spirit, prison escape ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: russia, india, asia, himalaya, siberia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, psychopath, chase, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, rivalry, escapades, danger, isolation, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 283K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, chaos, warrior, dystopic future, brutality, lone wolves, future dystopia, danger, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, cons and scams, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 40K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, jungle, river, adventurer, raft, alone, rescue, amazon rainforest, hallucination, israeli, amazon, swamp ...
Place: bolivia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, twins, royal family, lookalikes, daring rescue, throne, danger, righting the wronged, heroes, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 120K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, sheriff, vengeance, dying, murder, cowboy, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 189K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, forces of nature, mountain climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, mountain, death, stranded, against the odds, blizzard, climbing, adventurer ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, depression, gang, sheriff, rivalry, crime, vengeance, crimes, tragic hero, old west, downfall ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, colonialism, bridge, lion, adventurer, heroes, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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