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Revolt of the Praetorians (1964)
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Revolt of the Praetorians (1964)
Original name: La Rivolta dei Pretoriani
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rome chafes under the rule of the Emperor Domitian and his Egyptian mistress, Artamne. A mysterious champion arises to fight against the Emperor -- a masked man known as the Red Wolf. In fact, the Red Wolf is Valerius Rufus, one of the Emperor's trusted centurions who's aided by none other than the Emperor's court jester, the diminutive Elpidion. Rebels in league with Valerius kidnap Artamne, planning to exchange her for two of their imprisoned colleagues, but Artamne escapes and soon both Valerius, (now exposed as the Red Wolf), and his fiancee, Lucilla, are sentenced to be immersed in a cauldron of molten lead. Valerius's friends, however, rise up to rescue him and to liberate Rome.
Plot: ancient rome, fight, emperor, revolt, prison escape, sword fight, midget, dwarf, tyrant, evil queen, secret passageway, disguise, dungeon, man wearing towel, gong, man wrapped in a towel, secret passage, little person
Time: 1st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, epic and stylized films with plots about sword fight, peplum, sword and sandal, battles, gladiator, ancient rome and dungeon mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Revolt of the Praetorians: The Two Gladiators (1964), Kerim, Son of the Sheik (1962), Samson and the Slave Queen (1963), The Conqueror of Atlantis (1965), Alone Against Rome (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The twins of the recently departed Marcus Aurelius fight it out to see who will become emperor of Rome.
Plot: battles, sword fight, arena, lion, hunger, gladiator, palace, rebellion, ancient rome, banquet
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Kerim, Son of the Sheik (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the Middle East, circa 1860s, the evil Omar seeks to become Khadive by killing off his adversaries and by marrying the reluctant Fawzia, favorite niece of the current Khadive. (After marrying Fawzia, he plans to eliminate her so he can then marry ...
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Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While fighting in Britain, Roman forces commanded by Caligula capture the noble warrior, Glaucus. Seeing in him gladiator material, Caligula takes Glaucus back to Rome along with other hostages including Glaucus's girlfriend, Ena. A man seeking ...
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Samson and the Slave Queen (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The king of Nogara dies, leaving behind a will naming one of his nieces as his successor. Will it be blonde and virtuous Isabella or evil, dark-haired Malva? Each woman relies on a hero to locate the will. Malva hires the bare-chested strongman ...
Style: psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Ursus in the Valley of the Lions (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bodybuilder Ed Fury stars as the legendary Ursus in this above-average sword-and-sandal adventure from veteran director Carlo Campogalliani. The plot concerns Ursus' attempts to rescue his kidnapped fiancee, aided by a pretty blind slave girl. ...
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The Conqueror of Atlantis (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Curious noises in the Arabian desert signal an attack by bizarre phantom-like raiders of gold who are in search of their Queen. A relocated Hercules (KIRK MORRIS of The Witch's Curse) arrives on the scene and sets off to find a kidnapped Nomad ...
Plot: atlantis, desert, princess, sword fight, fencing, secret passageway, battles, ghost town, mad scientist, oasis, camel, belly dancer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Alone Against Rome (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Roman Consul, on his way to fight a border war, stations a garrison of soldiers in a provincial town. The townspeople aren't happy with this situation but decide it's in their best interests to cooperate. However, the Tribune left in ...
Plot: crucifix, combat, sword fight, battles, showdown, gladiator, army, dungeon, fistfight, violence, arena, sword ...
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Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: aka Hercules and the Black Pirates. Brave and noble Samson fights pirates as a soldier in the royal army. He wants to marry lovely fair maiden Rosita, but her haughty governor father disapproves. Meanwhile, the cunning and duplicitous Rodrigo ...
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The Rebel Gladiators (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In order to persuade the Emperor to spare his village, the mighty Ursus is forced to fight the greatest gladiator in Rome in the Roman Arena.
Plot: gladiator, prison, ancient rome, arena, slave, greek mythology, duel, good versus evil, sword fight, prisoner, beefcake, wrestling ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, epic, stylized
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Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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