Movies like The Revenant

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The Revenant (2015)
 8.0
 588K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, melancholic, rough, scenic, brutal, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, native americans, lone hero, brutality, greed, snow, grizzly bear, adventure, pursuit, rivalry, life & death, obsessive quest, chase, violent, beautiful scenery, danger, bear attack ...
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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about violence, brutality, death, survival, murder, revenge and blood mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Revenant: Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Django Unchained (2012), True Grit (2010), Man in the Wilderness (1971), The Lone Ranger (2013). 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: atmospheric, bleak, epic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, snow, cabin, rocky mountains, mountain man, interracial relations, vengeance, respect, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, vengeance, society, rescue, friendship, one against many, african american, odd couple, gory ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ 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, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, bear attack, trapper, native american, revenge, expedition, bear, rabbit, boat, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 207K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, survivor, native american, adventure, vengeance, old west, texas ranger, lawyer, escape, danger, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ 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: revenge, dark hero, corruption, small town, good versus evil, bounty hunter, murder, violence, deception, criminal, dark past, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: california, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, master warrior, courage, heroes, tragic hero, pride and honor, emperor, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, dungeon, north africa, rome italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 65K
Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, 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: scary, atmospheric, bleak, tense, brutal ...
Plot: cannibalism, violence, gore, murder, native american, rifle, prisoner, survival, capture, cannibal, poison, captive ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
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, dangerous animal, ocean, adventure, isolation, whale, danger, against the odds, lost at sea, death, starvation ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, ecuador, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 268K
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, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, brutality, christianity, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, danger, tough heroes, heroes, book ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 244K
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, rough, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, military, battles, war, courage, terrorism, gunfight, selflessness, military life, squad, enemy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 28K
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: realistic, epic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, wilderness, chase, survival, civil war, on the run, bullet, union soldier, colonel, frontier, storm, ex military ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 268K
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, realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, old west, gunfight, heroic mission, gang, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, reward, horse, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 37K
Slow West (2015)
Genre: Adventure, 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: drinking, violence, native american, frontier, outlaw, bounty hunter, pistol, horse, flaming arrow, search, fire, death of father ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa, ireland, scotland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 268K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, intense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: slavery, survival, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, tribe, native, sacrifice, prophecy, death, on the run ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The North Star (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: wilderness, chase, kidnapping, adventurer, lone wolves, adventure, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, gambling, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, captivating, dark humor, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, dialogue, blizzard, stagecoach, brutality, hitman, greed, blood, murder, gunfight, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 320K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, psychological, inspirational, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, desert, human spirit, adventure, courage, loneliness, extreme sport, climbing, peril, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, chase, psychopath, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, danger, escapades, isolation, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 22K
Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scenic, surprise ending
Plot: family in danger, cocaine, drug dealer, wilderness, murder, survival, log cabin, danger, track down, child in peril, mercilessness, fight to the death ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 227K
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: suspenseful, bad ending, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, dangerous animal, isolation, death, stranded, wolf, male camaraderie, eaten alive, air disaster, danger, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 32K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, violence, criminal's revenge, revenge, murder, small town, old west, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 34K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: survival, jungle, adventurer, amazon rainforest, alone, river, hallucination, raft, butterfly, rescue, amazon, jaguar ...
Place: bolivia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 6K
Death Hunt (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, manhunt, false accusation, danger, chase, on the run, against the odds, adventure, lone wolves, crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: canada, alaska, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, exciting ...
Plot: ritual, bear attack, rite of passage, aristocrat, adventure, interracial relations, native americans, captivity, injustice, society, survival, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 176K
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: realistic, dramatic, suspenseful, tense, based on true events ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, death, forces of nature, adventure, climbing, against the odds, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 73K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, soldier, behind enemy lines, violence, adventure, survival, sole survivor, on the run, ancient rome, battles, danger, war ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, revenge, samurai, female ninja, master warrior, gory, cult, vengeance, adventure, lone wolves, shogun ...
Time: 19th century, 1500s, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 200K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, manhunt, soldier, lone wolves, tough heroes, small town, danger, ex military, humiliation, police brutality, deadly, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, frontier justice, frontier, native american, wilderness, adventurer, adventure, moon, fugitives, obsessive quest, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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