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Centennial (1978)
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Centennial
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, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic, family saga
Plot: interracial relations, wilderness, americana, dishonesty, adventure, society, immigrants, family in danger, rebelliousness, political corruption, revolution, battles, politics, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, family relations, native, native americans, french, mountain man, trapper, rocky mountains ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 70s, 1820s, 1790s, 1830s, 1800s
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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Lonesome Dove
Adventure, Drama, Western
USA
384 min.
 8.8
Shogun
Adventure, Drama, History, War
USA, Japan
60 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, adventure, heroes, escapades, culture clash, danger and murder mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Centennial: The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Into the West (2005), Heaven's Gate (1980), True Women (1997), Jeremiah Johnson (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last of the Mohicans
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, emotional, serious ...
Plot: romance, adventure, wilderness, vengeance, native americans, revenge, brutality, forbidden love, colonialism, indians, interracial romance, love story ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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Into the West
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, atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: immigrants, old west, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, parents and children, siblings relations, racism, culture clash, native american, injustice, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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System:   86%
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Heaven's Gate
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, 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, atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, vengeance, gunfight, violence, crimes, death, moral ambiguity, rivalry, greed, society, sexualized violence ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1890s, 1800s
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, wyoming, montana ...
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System:   76%
    User:   74%
 
 6.8
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True Women
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, rebelliousness, friendship, siblings relations, old west, revolution, political unrest, society, emancipation, civil rights, female protagonist, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1800s, 1860s ...
Place: texas, usa
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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 ...
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Place: colorado, usa
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 6.3
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Texas
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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    User:   54%
 
A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
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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 ...
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Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
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System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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How the West Was Won
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, breathtaking ...
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    User:   62%
 
 8.1
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Shogun
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, twists and turns, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, interracial relations, adventure, culture clash, battles, escapades, society, intrigue, adventurer, betrayal, leadership, social differences ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: asia, japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
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The Mission
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, touching, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: jungle, redemption, slavery, christianity, culture clash, native americans, religion, genocide, idealism, indians, adventurer, catholicism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, spain, south america ...
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System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
 6.1
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Marco Polo
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, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
 7.6
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Daniel Boone
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: folk hero, americana, tough heroes, adventure, society, adventurer, interracial relations, american revolution, family life, escapades, heroes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
 8.8
 17K
Lonesome Dove
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 ...
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Time: 19th century
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    User:   55%
 
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The Way West
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, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, americana, on the road, escapades, old west, obnoxious boss, culture clash, against the odds, fish out of water, native american, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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    User:   47%
 
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Revolution
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic
Plot: war, soldier, daring rescue, rebelliousness, parents and children, heroic mission, adventure, military life, political unrest, wartime life, revolution, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 7.9
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Shogun
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: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: master warrior, samurai, ship, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, adventure, culture clash, war, political unrest, royal family, battles, escapades ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
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: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, dangerous animal, adventure, gory, lone wolves, vengeance, bear attack, trapper, expedition, bear, native american ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
The Mountain Men
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: adventure, adventurer, moon, fugitives, wilderness, obsessive quest, mountain man, on the run, rescue, survival, frontier, frontier justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Alone Yet Not Alone
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: emotional, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, americana, society, immigrants, captivity, siblings relations, family in danger, political unrest, religions or cults, confined, danger, family problems ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, delaware, pennsylvania, america ...
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Squanto is a high-born Indian warrior from a tribe on the Atlantic coast of North America which devotes its life to hunting and rivalry with a neighboring tribe. Everything changes forever after a ship arrives from England, prospecting the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: adventure, culture clash, indians, chase, slavery, death, freedom, on the run, christian, swashbuckler, life & death, native americans ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, new england, usa, ireland ...
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
Mackenna's Gold
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, desert, chase, indians, vengeance, greed, gunfight, good versus evil, native americans, adventurer, treasure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: colorado, usa, california, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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Robin Hood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, medieval, betrayal, fighting the system, corruption, folk hero, sword fight, knight, revenge, village, death, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Return to Lonesome Dove
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: captivating, serious, epic, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, buddies, on the road, old west, obsessive quest, americana, escapades, romance, partners, tragic love, texas ranger, severed head ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
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Wicked Spring
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: emotional, serious, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: wilderness, soldier, american civil war, leadership, war, survival, anti war, genocide, military life, battles, americana, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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Burn!
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: bank, island, rebellion, head of state, secret agents, adventure, betrayal, terrorism, idealism, rebelliousness, militant, portuguese ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, caribbean, portugal
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Roots: The Next Generations
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 840 min.
Story: The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
Style: thought provoking, serious, epic, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial relations, american civil war, discrimination, racism, war, injustice, righting the wronged, americana, hopes, society, life is a bitch, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1880s, 1960s
Place: africa, usa, tennessee, alabama
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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, captivating, realistic, 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, pacific ocean, wyoming, texas
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System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
 8.4
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Roots
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, freedom, culture clash, human spirit, tragedy, childhood, redemption, race issues, segregation ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s, 1860s
Place: usa, africa, england, tennessee
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 

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Follow the River
Genre: Adventure, Drama
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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 ...
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Genre: Western
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Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
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