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Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
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Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
Original name: Romansa konjokradice
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded by Captain Stoloff, occupies the town and, in the name of the Czar, requisitions all the horses for the Russian-Japanese War. With no more horses to steal, Kifke cannot afford to marry Estusha and all the young men in the village are likely to be incorporated into the Russian army. This state of affairs cannot continue and Zavill will take care of things. Written by Guy Bellinger (IMDB)
Plot: cossack, horse thief, horse, thief, village, revolution, czar, russian empire, russian army, peasant, resistance, polish
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, epic and captivating films with plots about revolution, czar, murder, adventure, state affairs, politics and escapades mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Romance of a Horsethief: Taras Bulba (1962), Union of Salvation (2019), Dauria (1972), The Youth of Peter the Great (1980), Rebellious «Orion» (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Taras Bulba (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: cossack, heroes, battles, forbidden love, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, state affairs, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, military, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, russia, kiev ukraine ...
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95%
Union of Salvation (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Russian troops occupied Paris. Russia became the first power in the world. Now everything seems possible. Young winners, guards officers, are sure that equality and freedom will come - here and now. For this they are ready to sacrifice everything - ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspense
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Place: russia
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74%
 6.5
 277
Dauria (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A chronicle of life in a small village in the Baikal Region on the eve of World War I and at the time of the October Revolution. The age-old foundations are crumbling, the process of social stratification is underway and, as a result, some people go ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: russian civil war, village, revolution, wedding, love affair, small town life, tragic love, romance, war, state affairs, love and romance, village life ...
Place: siberia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and Tsarevna Sophia who aspired for power. But already at that early time Peter demonstrates a profound, bright ...
Plot: russian empire, czar, mutiny, prince, throne, historical event
Time: 1600s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Rebellious «Orion» (1979)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: priest, ship, german, revolution, seaport, anarchist
Time: year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
At the Beginning of Glorious Days (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter’s ukases provoke the Boyars’ ...
Plot: execution, decapitation, mutiny, czar, imperial russia
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Charming Traveller (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Story: Between passengers of the steamship there is a dispute on, whether that there are in Russia righteous persons? Nobody wants to tell about the life. And only one priest, though warns that he "the big sinner", decides to tell the history.
Plot: literature, horse, uniform, mongol, blood
Place: russia
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57%
Samson vs. the Giant King (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The czar Nicolas sends a secret mission of experts to find a hidden treasure, while at the same time preparing a group of mercenaries to kill the experts after their return.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, russian empire, archaeologist, secret passageway, dance number, water thrown in face, cave, sister sister relationship, carrier pigeon, secret passage, treasure, sarcophagus ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.0
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: assassin, socialist, protest march, communism, murder of mother, russian soldier, death of husband, demonstration, father son relationship, suicide, jail, informant ...
Place: russia, siberia, ussr
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48%
A Necklace for My Beloved (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three guys are living in a Dagestan aul, and all three are in love with the blue-eyed Serminaz. According to a mountaineers’ tradition, a young man seeking the hand and the heart of a beloved girl has to make her a present that she would remember ...
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Place: caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 197
Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: socialist, assassination, lenin, demonstration, czar, political prisoner, communist, revolution, independence, world war one, revolutionary, new year's eve ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1890s, year 1917
Place: russia, germany, st. petersburg russia, helsinki finland, siberia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, tense
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Time: 17th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kings of the Sun (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, saga ...
Plot: battles, heroes, adventure, military, leadership, rivalry, society, daring rescue, master warrior, culture clash, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 128
Ermak (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Style: epic
Plot: cossack, expedition, czar, conqueror, settler, conquering, imperial russia, equestrian
Time: 16th century
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sands of Time (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Despite her friends' warnings, a woman travels to the Sahara, determined to find her missing archaeologist father and the magical tower he was searching for. Aided by a mysterious prince, she battles outlaws and the desert's harsh ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
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41%
 7.3
 108K
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Duration: 133 min.
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 150 min.
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Style: serious, epic, gloomy, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: village life, wartime life, revolution, life is a bitch, rape, society, state affairs, village, world war one, countryside, mud, ripping clothes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.9
 2K
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Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
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Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, suspenseful, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 3K
Rasputin (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious ...
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32%
 7.5
 2K
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.
Style: epic
Plot: rebellion, father son relationship, parable, priest, canal, pharaoh, temple, battles, death of father, battle, eclipse, chariot ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Great Battle of the Japan Sea (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan. Admiral Heihachiro Togo sends his fleet to confront ...
Plot: imperial japan, admiral, emperor, english, japanese military, japanese navy, naval uniform, russian empire, russian army, navy, sea battle, japanese army ...
Time: 1900s
Place: russia, japan, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Michel Strogoff (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria, Switzerland, West Germany, Hungary, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: ferry, male female relationship, violence, dancing, czar, cross country, secret mission, messenger, bear, capture, travel, on the road
Time: 1800s
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dead Season (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A duel between Soviet spy and German war criminal.
Plot: spy, nazi, war crime, red army, concentration camp, gas chamber
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%