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, serious, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, family saga
Plot: wilderness, family in danger, interracial relations, americana, adventure, dishonesty, society, immigrants, rebelliousness, political corruption, revolution, battles, politics, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, family relations, native, native americans, french, friendship, german, gold ...
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 heroes, adventure, escapades, society, rivalry, danger and americana mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Centennial: Into the West (2005), Lonesome Dove (1989), Daniel Boone (1964), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Return to Lonesome Dove (1993). 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, atmospheric, sincere, realistic
Plot: old west, native american, immigrants, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, parents and children, siblings relations, culture clash, injustice, americana, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: epic, realistic, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: on the road, old west, cattle drive, texas ranger, friendship, adventure, obsessive quest, hanging, buddies, aging, gunfight, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa, nebraska, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, americana, tough heroes, society, adventure, adventurer, interracial relations, family life, escapades, heroes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
55%
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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: epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, severed head, texas ranger, on the road, buddies, old west, obsessive quest, mexican standoff, americana, escapades, partners, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
⇓ 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, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, native american, adventure, wilderness, axe, massacre, french, freedom, commander, army, native americans, battle zone ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 5K
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, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, gold, gold rush, adventurer, small town, wilderness, escapades, intrigue, survival, friendship, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, serious, stylized, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, intrigue, interracial relations, battles, leadership, culture clash, adventure, escapades, society, adventurer, betrayal, social differences ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: asia, japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, epic, tense ...
Plot: lone wolves, obsessive quest, danger, friendship, old west, partners against crime, texas ranger, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, latinx lead, escapades, heroes, secret identity, heroine, vigilante, sword duel, masked hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: emotional, serious, epic, rough, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, friendship, emancipation, civil rights, female protagonist, revolution, rebelliousness, siblings relations, old west, political unrest, society, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1800s, 1830s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, epic, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, throne, adventure, adventurer, folk hero, palaces castles and temples, master warrior, romance, daring rescue, righting the wronged, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: desert, roman empire, tragic hero, battles, military, siege, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, religions or cults, politics ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last of the Mohicans (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
Story: The classic story of Hawkeye.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: military, scout, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, military base, forbidden love, interracial relations, battles, americana, heroes, war, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: samurai, politics, master warrior, ship, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, adventure, culture clash, political unrest, war, royal family, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, portugal, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 9.5
 1.4M
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, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, palaces castles and temples, politics, royal family, adventure, king, killings, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: atmospheric, serious, epic, captivating, sincere
Plot: ship, noah's ark, escapades, redemption, adventure, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes, save the world ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, murder, danger, rivalry, death, chase, vengeance, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
35%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, revolution, americana, heroes, rebellion, state affairs, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, adventure, heroes, unlikely partners, americana, danger, escapades, rivalry, romance, horse riding, horse, lake ...
Time: 18th century
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, small town, couple relations, old west, parents and children, society, female doctor, interracial relations, american indian, children, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, on the road, americana, adventure, escapades, old west, settler, obnoxious boss, culture clash, against the odds, fish out of water, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 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: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: masked vigilante, secret identity, folk hero, adventure, romance, rebelliousness, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, master and servant, battles, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: americana, law enforcement, texas ranger, human spirit, revolution, hopes, rebellion, society, state affairs, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 44K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, slavery, rivalry, native americans, haunted by the past, tough heroes, african american, train, courage, interracial relations, shooting, business venture ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, dance, society, prostitute, love triangle, vengeance, immigrants, crimes, idealist, marshal, culture clash, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, wyoming, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, epic
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, survival, native american white relationships, adventure, captivity, culture clash, confined, danger, escapades, missing person, americana ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
 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: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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