Movies like The Revenant

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The Revenant
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: atmospheric, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, scenic, brutal, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, revenge, vengeance, wilderness, violence, life & death, betrayal, violent, indians, beautiful scenery, old west, native americans, lone hero, brutality, manhunt, pursuit, chase, greed, visceral, gunfight, hunting, bear attack, storytelling, native american, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Gladiator
Action, Adventure, Drama
USA, UK
155 min.
 8.5
Lonesome Dove
Adventure, Drama, Western
USA
384 min.
 8.7
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Most similar movies to The Revenant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, harsh, realistic and rough films with plots about violence, dialogue, brutality, mentor, storytelling, revenge and vengeance mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Revenant: True Grit (2010), Django Unchained (2012), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), A Man Called Horse (1970), The Grey (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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True Grit
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: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, betrayal, justice, revenge, murder, young heroes, on the road, verbal byplay, old west, track down, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s, 1800s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california, arkansas
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Django Unchained
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, talky, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, gory, racial violence, brutality, old west, african american, united states of america, violence, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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System:   70%
    User:   80%
 
Jeremiah Johnson
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: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, epic, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native americans, adventure, hunting, revenge, indians, lone wolves, solitude, isolation, loneliness ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
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A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
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, atmospheric, serious, rough, harsh ...
Plot: adventure, native americans, violence, torture, indians, interracial relations, culture clash, captivity, courage, violent, gunfight, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
 6.8
 223K
The Grey
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, death, stranded, dangerous animal, wolf, chase, catastrophe, danger, hunting, male camaraderie, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
 6.7
 27K
Seraphim Falls
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, tense, epic, rough, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, wilderness, chase, survival, civil war, revenge, desert, justice, violence, american civil war, obsessive quest, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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System:   52%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 70K
The Wild Bunch
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, gunfight, violence, gang, brutality, redemption, vigilantism, corruption, blood, vigilante, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
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First Blood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vietnam war, police, violence, mentor, chase, survival, gunfight, revenge, torture, moral ambiguity, cancer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 7.8
 263K
Apocalypto
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: epic, stylized, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: chase, survival, gory, adventure, slavery, destiny, sacrifice, vengeance, torture, jungle, violence, gore ...
Time: 16th century, ancient history
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 7.7
 262K
3:10 to Yuma
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: realistic, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, race against time, heroic mission, morality, righting the wronged, chases and races, violence, civil war, justice, gang, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator
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, exciting, suspense, captivating, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: gladiator, vengeance, roman empire, revenge, slavery, sword fight, master warrior, rivalry, betrayal, emperor, courage, corruption ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, germany, spain, rome italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 6.7
 31K
The Salvation
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, violence, small town, redemption, oil, murder, betrayal, good versus evil, gang, brutality, corruption ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 7.3
 23K
Runaway Train
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: train, prison escape, wilderness, survival, prison, existentialism, fugitives, violence, runaway, chases and races, confined, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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 7.4
 37K
True Grit
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, murder, vengeance, revenge, justice, bounty hunter, verbal byplay, odd couple, gunfight, old west, unlikely partners, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, rebellion, revenge, master warrior, adventure, fight scenes, sword fight, violence, weapons, tragic hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
 7.6
 57K
13 Assassins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, violence, gory, assassin, death, sword fight, blood, massacre, suicide, warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 6.8
 12K
Heaven's Gate
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, vengeance, gunfight, violence, crimes, death, moral ambiguity, prostitute, rivalry, greed, society ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1890s
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, wyoming, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
 62K
Bone Tomahawk
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: tense, brutal, suspense, intense, bloody ...
Plot: cannibalism, violence, gore, murder, wilderness, survival, blood, kidnapping, gunfight, splatter, violent, brutality ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.6
 26K
The Homesman
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, road movie ...
Plot: wilderness, mental illness, violence, suicide, tragedy, old west, unlikely partners, on the road, loneliness, insanity, women, redemption ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, nebraska, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
The Good, the Bad, the Weird
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. The Good (a Bounty hunter), the Bad (a hitman), and the Weird (a thief) battle the army and the bandits in a race to use ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, gunfight, desert, violence, bounty hunter, drugs/alcohol, motorcycle, stylish, moral ambiguity, adventure, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
The Man in the Iron Mask
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: exciting, serious, atmospheric, realistic, baroque ...
Plot: adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, twins, death, prison, period piece, daring rescue, adaptation, royal family, dialogue, musketeer ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, egypt, dungeon, paris france
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 7.0
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Bad Company
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jeff Bridges stars as young con man named Jake Rumsey in this highly original Western. After Drew Dixon (Barry Brown), an upright young man, is sent west by his religious family to avoid being drafted into the Civil War, he drifts across the land ...
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, serious, harsh ...
Plot: runaway, betrayal, innocence lost, on the road, civil war, gunfight, prostitution, gangs, american civil war, americana, brutality, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, tokyo, texas, ireland
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
Quigley Down Under
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, chase, australian, genocide, vengeance, gunfight, desert, revenge, on the road, murder, british ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, london, wyoming, pacific ocean, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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Bite the Bullet
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a newspaper organizes an endurance horse race : 700 miles to run in a few days. 9 adventurers are competing, among them a woman, Miss Jones, a Mexican, an Englishman, a young cow-boy, an old one and two friends, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, unlikely partners, death, native americans, gunfight, desert, contests and competitions, animals, pornography, chases and races, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Warriors of Heaven and Earth
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, breathtaking ...
Plot: martial arts, desert, adventure, vengeance, sword fight, lone wolves, kung fu, fight scenes, weapons, master warrior, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
Man in the Wilderness
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, gory, dangerous animal, adventure, lone wolves, vengeance, expedition, bear attack, trapper, bear, native american ...
Time: 70s, 1800s, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 203K
The Lone Ranger
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, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, native americans, chase, vengeance, greed, corruption, horse, storytelling, misfit partners, betrayal, old west, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 5.4
 40K
Pathfinder
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, torture, violence, native americans, indians, master warrior, village, chase, sword fight, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 

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The Professionals
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Professionals is a 1966 American Western film directed by Richard Brooks. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in about 1917, it features a small group of experts heading into Mexico to free the Mexican-born wife of a wealthy Texan from several hundred ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, chase, adventure, gunfight, daring rescue, moral ambiguity, old west, tough heroes, runaway, weapons, dialogue ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, california
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, blood, assassin, sword fight, violence, brutality, ninja, lone wolves, adventure, cult ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
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