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Pancho Barnes (1988)
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Pancho Barnes (1988)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A made for TV movie in which Valerie Bertinelli portrays Florence Pancho Barnes, a bored socialite who decides to learn to fly
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: adventurer, ambition, social relations, feminism, adventure, social differences, heroes, society, female pilot, pilot
Time: 20s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and exciting films with plots about adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, danger, society and ambition mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Pancho Barnes: The Great Waldo Pepper (1975), The Climb (2002), Marco Polo (2007), The Red Tent (1969), Kidnapped (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: aerial combat, redemption, hopes, adventure, starting over, human nature, introspection, friendship, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, wartime life, filmmaking ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 605
The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: friendship, adventurer, adventure, reluctant partners, human spirit, forces of nature, ambition, escapades, underdog, forgery, survival, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
73%
 7.1
 2K
The Red Tent (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: survival, leadership, wilderness, adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, ghost, getting home ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A telling of the story of the famous U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart who attempted to fly solo around the world in 1937. She disappeared during the process.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: feminism, ambition, escapades, gender, around the world, female pilot, husband wife relationship, photograph, airplane, radio, female protagonist, navigator ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 398
Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, adventurer, adventure, school, pirate, ship, missing person, ocean or sea, escapades, orphan, soldier, confined ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, adventurer, urban, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, danger, rivalry, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.8
 574
The Arena (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an age of Gladiators, the power that was Rome held its empire together with the might of its armies, the sweat and tears of its conquests, and the cheers and bloodlust of its citizens - glorified in the deadly spectacle of The Arena. Stolen from ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, remake of cult film
Plot: roman empire, master warrior, rebelliousness, adventure, captivity, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, ambition, confined ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, rise to the top, escapades, master warrior, betrayal, haunted by the past, battles, ambition, heroes, rivalry, conquering ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 3K
The Flyboys (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventure, gangsters, young heroes, adolescence, airplane, race against time, small town, save the day, danger, heroes, one man army, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 2K
Gulaab Gang (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A fearless woman fights social injustice; creating a sanctuary for abused women and battling a crooked politician.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: feminism, injustice, rebellion, fighting the system, society, rebelliousness, political corruption, social decay, against the odds, ambition, hopes, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 1K
Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: desert, adventure, adventurer, prison, treasure hunt, kidnapping, escapades, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, adventurer, adventure, bounty hunter, one man army, airplane, chase, daring rescue, obsessive quest, rescue, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman looking for her father, a village leader who has disappeared. As he helps her investigate the disappearance, Zatoichi also becomes involved with another young woman who is trying to help her ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, village, new year's eve, sword, adventure, gangsters, martial arts, master warrior, missing person, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 888
The Horsemen (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their clans is determined less by wealth or even military power ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: ambition, redemption, parents and children, village, disability, coming of age, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, downfall, self discovery, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, adventure, war, leadership, opposites attract, escapades, heroes, hopes, religion, christianity, christian ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Samson and Delilah (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Samson and Delilah tv movie
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: bible, folk hero, superhuman powers, tragic hero, adventure, betrayal, dishonesty, society, superhero, redemption, legends and myths, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 1K
Xingu (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition, which has a mission to tame the Central Brazil. The Villas Boas brothers: Orlando, 27, Claudius, 25, and Leonardo, 23, engage in a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, siblings relations, escapades, jungle, society, family relations, tribe, native, indian tribe, expedition, plane crash
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Breed Apart (1984)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A conservationist and a widow meet a mountain climber hired to steal bald-eagle eggs.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: eagle, rock climbing, mysterious character, adventure, wilderness, isolation, environmentalism, heroic mission, animal life, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hunter in the Dark (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, master warrior, adventure, samurai, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, fighting crime, heist, revolution, religions or cults ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Viking Sagas (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film chronicles a long-ago time when men relied not on their intellect to make points, but on their swords. A mythical warrior ('Ralf Moeller (I)') wanders the snow-capped landscapes of the North territories on an arduous quest for ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: adventure, master warrior, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 126
Atlas (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Evil king Praximedes convinces superhero Atlas to fight for him, but Atlas eventually sees the king's true nature and turns against him.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, superhero, adventure, battle zone, betrayal, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, soldier, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 699
Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: captivating, serious, biting, realistic
Plot: island, adventure, survival, teaching the ways of the world, deserted island, isolation, confined, power relations, buddies, moral dilemma, interracial relations, racism ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rebellion, adventurer, island, injustice, adventure, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, framed for murder, interracial sex ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 376
Bloodfight (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master martial artist Masahiro Kai is a shadow of the champion fighter and trainer he once was. After his protégé was slain in a no-holds-barred, underground fight by the incomparable Chang Lee, Kai slips into a numbing alcohol-induced stupor to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battle zone, master warrior, adventure, contests and competitions, ambition, heroes, rivalry, dangerous animal, gang, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 404
St. Helens (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, danger, escapades, journalism, forces of nature, racism, society, evacuation, pilot, cadillac, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: washington state, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Amazons and Gladiators (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During the Roman Empire, General Crassius ruled a small province with an Iron fist. Serena, a young girl in a village, watches Crassius kill her parents. Crassius and Serena's destiny would lead them to the Gladiator ring; the Amazons Warrior ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, martial arts, amazon, sword fight, female warrior, gladiator, adventure, master warrior, vengeance, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gone with the Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in 1920s Shanghai, Ma Zouri and Xiang Feitian establish a notorious beauty pageant called the Flowers Competition. All of the city's elite attend the gala event, but when Wanyan Ying unexpectedly wins, it sets into motion a series of tragic ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: love and romance, nightclub, contests and competitions, warlord, prostitute, love affair, urban, nightlife, ambition, partners, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, gangsters, adventure, martial arts, village, master warrior, family in danger, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Way of the Dragon 2 (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A classic tribute to a legendary Kung-Fu master. The high-powered action and deadly fistfights don’t let up for a moment. When all the chips are down, the Dragon Master will prevail!
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, interracial relations, rivalry, adventure, society, vengeance, discrimination, righting the wronged, tough heroes, heroes, fight, kung fu ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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