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Centennial (1978)
 8.3
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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, immigrants, wilderness, adventure, revolution, heroes, politics, family relations, battles, french, interracial relations, native, danger, society, political corruption, dishonesty, native americans, rebelliousness, escapades, rivalry, americana, state affairs, french canadian, old west, dancing ...
Time: 19th century, 18th 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 realistic, serious, epic and captivating films and TV series with plots about heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, society, danger and battles mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Centennial: Into the West (2005), True Women (1997), Comanche Moon (2008), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Lonesome Dove (1989). 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, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, native american, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, american indian, adventure, interracial relations, friendship, injustice, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 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: tense, epic, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, friendship, revolution, emancipation, female protagonist, family relations, old west, rebelliousness, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, tense, sincere, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: native americans, old west, texas ranger, friendship, danger, partners, rivalry, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 1850s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: native americans, wilderness, survival, adventure, rocky mountains, native, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 20K
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, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: old west, hanging, on the road, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, widow widower, retired, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, rape ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 2K
Daniel Boone (1964)
Genre: Adventure, 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, interracial relations, family life, americana, society, escapades, adventurer, adventure, heroes, tough heroes, tribe ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: native american, freedom, adventure, army, forbidden love, wilderness, woman in danger, vengeance, father daughter relationship, surrender, heroes, axe ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 11K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 547 min.
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, battles, intrigue, leadership, interracial relations, shogun, betrayal, heroes, military, danger, profanity, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: captivating, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, against the odds, adventure, obnoxious boss, rivalry, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, desert, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, war, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 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, stylized ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, adventure, crimes, adventurer, greed, friendship, gold, wilderness, escapades, intrigue, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, heroic mission, on the road, americana, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, old west, heroes, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 267
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: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, musketeer, adventure, rivalry, daring rescue, partners, escapades, romance, intrigue, royal family, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, escapades, vengeance, secret identity, heroine, justice, vigilantism, irony of fate, vigilante, poetic justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 977
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: stylized, epic, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, daring rescue, romance, adventurer, heroes, love and romance, dishonesty, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, small town, couple relations, parents and children, society, female doctor, interracial relations, children, female protagonist, american indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: tense, intense, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, indian war, horse riding, romance, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, unlikely partners, rivalry, americana, arrow ...
Time: 18th century
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, realistic, captivating, exciting, saga
Plot: samurai, politics, battles, shogun, adventure, master warrior, betrayal, heroes, escapades, dishonesty, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 13K
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: brothel, immigrants, culture clash, injustice, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, political corruption, idealism, marshal, gunfight, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, wyoming, asia, vietnam, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last of the Mohicans (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
Story: The classic story of Hawkeye.
Style: rough, emotional, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: military, scout, forbidden love, interracial relations, culture clash, battles, soldier, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, war, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, chaos, heroes, danger, redemption, human nature, forces of nature, prophecy, ship ...
Time: prehistoric times, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 32K
Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, captivating, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, salesman, thief ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, year 1970 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: battles, heroes, love, fall in love, legends and myths, romance, greek mythology, betrayal, master warrior, state affairs, dishonesty, battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
How the West Was Won (1962)
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, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, frontier, outlaw, native american, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 47K
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, native americans, african american, loss of spouse, rivalry, americana, haunted by the past, courage, shooting, train, business venture ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 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, epic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, leadership, hopes, danger, dishonesty, culture clash, political unrest, society, priest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 9.3
 1.7M
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: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, epic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, king, fantasy world, adventure, incest, political intrigue, betrayal, rivalry, royal family, imaginary, killings ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, heroes, society, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: expedition, survival, texas ranger, firing squad, partners, wilderness, americana, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, graphic violence, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 1K
Blackbeard (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation, and his reputation has become legend. Now, for the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, heroes, adventurer, daring rescue, rescue, adventure, rebelliousness, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%