Movies and TV shows like Centennial

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Centennial (1978)
 8.5
 3K
Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 min.
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, family saga
Plot: family in danger, wilderness, adventure, revolution, heroes, politics, family relations, battles, french, interracial relations, native, danger, society, political corruption, dishonesty, native americans, rebelliousness, immigrants, escapades, rivalry, americana, state affairs, native american, friendship, german ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 70s, 1800s, 1830s, 1790s, 1820s
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri

Most similar movies to Centennial

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, society, rivalry, danger and americana mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Centennial: Into the West (2005), Klondike (2014), Daniel Boone (1964), Lonesome Dove (1989), Jeremiah Johnson (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: old west, native american, destiny, genocide, tribe, rebelliousness, struggle, society, culture clash, gold, revolution, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 6K
Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, gold rush, greed, crimes, friendship, gold, wilderness, murder, escapades, businessman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 1K
Daniel Boone (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and was made by 20th Century Fox Television. Ed Ames co-starred as ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, folk hero, adventure, native americans, adventurer, tough heroes, society, tribe, heroes, family life, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.7
 18K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: realistic, epic, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: hanging, on the road, cattle drive, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, old west, adventure, encounter, journey, aging ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa, wyoming, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, epic, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, respect, adventure, cabin, snow, rocky mountains, mountain man, interracial relations, lone wolves, native americans, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
 10K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Plot: samurai, intrigue, battles, leadership, interracial relations, dignity, society, social differences, culture clash, emperor, danger, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: asia, japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, freedom, army, adventure, woman in danger, vengeance, father daughter relationship, massacre, french, axe, commander, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 322 min.
Story: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: texas ranger, severed head, adventure, haunted by the past, cowboy, old west, on the road, obsessive quest, partners, buddies, tragic love, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Comanche Moon, the prequel to McMurtry's bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Lonesome Dove follows Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Zahn) and Woodrow F. Call (Urban), now in their middle years, as they continue to ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, bleak, epic ...
Plot: danger, friendship, native americans, lone wolves, obsessive quest, ransom, prostitute, thief, old west, chief, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 2K
True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: rough, tense, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, revolution, friendship, emancipation, civil rights, female protagonist, americana, rebellion, old west, heroes, political unrest, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s, 1860s, 1840s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Queen of Swords (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Queen of Swords is an action–adventure television series set in California during the early 19th century that ran for one season, from 2000 to 2001. The series premiered October 7, 2000. After filming had been completed on 22 episodes and the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: masked vigilante, escapades, adventure, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, latinx lead, old west, duel, sword fight, sword, indian burial ground ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, desert, military, siege, tragic hero, battles, politics, soldier, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, idealism ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 927
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, throne, legends and myths, adventure, save the day, love and romance, heroic mission, master warrior, vigilantism, danger, ruler, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 4K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: samurai, politics, survival, state affairs, interracial relations, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior, heroic mission, war, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, rebelliousness, battles, politics, political unrest, leadership, heroes, revolution, rebellion, military, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last of the Mohicans (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
Story: The classic story of Hawkeye.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, exciting
Plot: military, scout, americana, battles, escapades, love and romance, adventure, military base, forbidden love, heroes, culture clash, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, rivalry, murder, danger, death, vengeance, chase, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 2K
Noah's Ark (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the Biblical story from Genesis, God floods the world as Noah rescues his family and the animals in a gigantic ark.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, epic
Plot: noah's ark, flood, apocalypse, save the world, heroes, danger, chaos, redemption, forces of nature, human nature, prophecy, ship ...
Time: prehistoric times, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.5
 2K
Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war, heroic mission, state affairs, military life, political unrest, civil war, revolution, rescue, danger, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: cuba, latin america, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chingachgook: The Great Snake (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Chingachgook, a Mohawk-born Delaware warrior, strives to rescue his wife Wahtawah from the clutches of an enemy camp of Huron. Joined by his trusted huntsman Deerslayer, the two confront racist pioneers and brutal British soldiers in their quest. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, danger, unlikely partners, adventure, romance, escapades, heroes, americana, rivalry, bravery, heroism, indian war ...
Time: 18th century
Place: gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 9.4
 1.5M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sexual, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, betrayal, incest, political intrigue, politics, adventure, king, palaces castles and temples, royal family, killings, dwarf ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 12K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 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: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, injustice, vengeance, dishonesty, political corruption, rescue, crimes, idealism, brothel, marshal, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, rough, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: bear attack, ritual, aristocrat, rite of passage, native americans, adventure, injustice, confined, escapades, life is a bitch, interracial relations, chief ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, society, americana, misfit, against the odds, on the road, fish out of water, heroes, obnoxious boss, old west, rivalry, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 1K
Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: adventurer, state affairs, adventure, danger, culture clash, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, hopes, vengeance, survival, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 250
Young Blades (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young Blades is an historical fantasy television series that aired on PAX from January to June 2005, lasting only thirteen episodes before cancellation. Set in 17th century France, it followed the adventures of four Musketeers: ⁕d'Artagnan, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: friendship, musketeer, vigilantism, danger, intrigue, partners, royal family, heroes, dishonesty, adventurer, corrupted ruler, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, native american, frontier justice, frontier, mountain man, adventurer, rescue, danger, treasure hunt, culture clash, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 1K
Zorro (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Zorro, also known as The New Zorro, New World Zorro, and Zorro 1990, is an American action-adventure drama series featuring Duncan Regehr as the character of Zorro. Regehr portrayed the fearless Latino hero and fencer on The Family Channel from 1990 ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: secret identity, masked vigilante, adventure, rebellion, make believe, rivalry, pretense, romance, love and romance, danger, rebelliousness, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: doctors and patients, family values, old west, female doctor, small town, society, parents and children, couple relations, interracial relations, american indian, female protagonist, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 3K
Texas Rising (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and savage Native Americans, and paved the way for ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, society, americana, rebellion, revolution, human spirit, state affairs, hopes, texas ranger, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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