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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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Shogun
Adventure, Drama, History, War
USA, Japan
60 min.
 8.1
Lonesome Dove
Adventure, Drama, Western
USA
384 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, epic and captivating films and TV series with plots about adventure, society, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger and culture clash mostly in Adventure, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like Centennial: Into the West (2005), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Shogun (1980), Shogun (1980), True Women (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, sincere
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Time: 19th century, 1800s
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System:   95%
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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 ...
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Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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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 ...
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Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   77%
 
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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, stylized, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, interracial relations, culture clash, adventure, battles, escapades, society, intrigue, adventurer, betrayal, leadership, social differences ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: asia, japan, portugal
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System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
 6.8
 2K
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: epic, emotional, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, rebelliousness, friendship, siblings relations, old west, revolution, political unrest, society, emancipation, female protagonist, civil rights, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1800s, 1860s ...
Place: texas, usa
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A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
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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    User:   63%
 
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.
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System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
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Heaven's Gate
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   69%
 
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, realistic, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: australia, london, wyoming, pacific ocean, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   58%
 
 7.5
 901
Ivanhoe
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 (CiarĂ¡n Hinds. ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
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Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
 6.1
 1K
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: serious, atmospheric, 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 ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 6.3
 397
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: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas
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System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
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Place: colorado, usa, california, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
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 18K
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 ...
Style: epic, realistic, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, gunfight, on the road, buddies, courage, aging, old west, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, mentor, childhood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa, nebraska, wyoming
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    User:   45%
 
 6.6
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Far and Away
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: touching, epic, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
 7.5
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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:   47%
    User:   47%
 
 7.4
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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, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: bank, island, rebellion, head of state, adventure, secret agents, betrayal, terrorism, idealism, rebelliousness, sugar, plantation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, caribbean, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 6.7
 233K
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, rough, serious, 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:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: americana, on the road, adventure, old west, escapades, obnoxious boss, culture clash, against the odds, fish out of water, native american, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
 5.2
 6K
Revolution
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
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, adventure, heroic mission, military life, political unrest, wartime life, revolution, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 7.5
 1K
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, society, adventure, adventurer, interracial relations, american revolution, family life, escapades, heroes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 8.6
 302K
Vikings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, legends and myths, warrior, folk hero, battles, power struggle, mythology, myth, historical character, heroic, war ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
 5.6
 462
Grayeagle
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Cheyenne warrior, who goes by the name Grayeagle, kidnaps the daughter of a grizzled frontier man John Colter who goes on an epic search for his daughter Beth, aided by a friendly native...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: kidnapping, prostitute, adventure, missing person, crimes, opposites attract, rescue, parents and children, social differences, society, family relations, native american ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, battle zone, military, master warrior, leadership, war, forbidden love, heroic mission, homecoming ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Aces 'N' Eights
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, small town, old west, small town life, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, rivalry, vengeance, criminal heroes, americana, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 4.9
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The North Star
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventurer, adventure, lone wolves, wilderness, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, gambling, crimes, danger, escapades, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Chingachgook: The Great Snake
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: heroes, adventure, old west, unlikely partners, americana, danger, escapades, rivalry, romance, british colonial, houseboat, native american ...
Time: 18th century
Place: gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
The Antagonists
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: tragic hero, leadership, desert, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, religions or cults, battles, politics, heroes, rebellion, military ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, israel
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 

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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
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Follow the River
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, realistic, exciting, epic
Plot: captivity, adventure, culture clash, kidnapping, wilderness, confined, danger, survival, escapades, missing person, americana, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
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System:   36%
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