Movies like The Norseman

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The Norseman (1978)
 3.7
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The Norseman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: viking, rescue, adventure, vikings, heroes, ocean or sea, confined, battles, kidnapping, missing person, wizards and magicians, captivity, danger, opposites attract, escapades, rivalry, americana, state affairs, native american, sword fight, search, crossbow, travel, sailing
Time: 11th century, middle ages

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Most similar movies to The Norseman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, rescue and battles mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Norseman: Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003), The Viking Sagas (1995), Warrior Angels (2002), Let's Get Harry (1986), Sharks' Treasure (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mitch Buchannon (David Hasselhoff) was believed to have died in a boating accident at the end of the 10th season of Baywatch. However, it turns out he only had amnesia and has been recovering in a Los Angeles hospital. His new fiancée, Allison Ford ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wedding, couple relations, reunion, beach, couples, rescue, danger, vengeance, woman, bikini, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: viking, vikings, master warrior, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.1
 315
Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, rescue, heroes, vengeance, daring rescue, danger, escapades, battles, master warrior, courage, medieval ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Let's Get Harry (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, buddy movie, cult film ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, rescue, friendship, adventure, missing person, heroes, crimes, drug dealing, state affairs, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Sharks' Treasure (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, pirate, heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 386
Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, confined, escapades, society, crimes, rivalry, adventure, heroes, hostages, graphic violence, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 421
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, soldier, adventure, corrupted ruler, confined, escapades, danger, crimes, pirate, adventurer, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 2K
Mercenaries (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diplomatic official is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, prison, mercenary, female agent, state affairs, crimes, dishonesty, confined, danger, criminal heroes, adventure, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, kazakhstan, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.0
 892
Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hang glider, castle, hostage, daring rescue, politics, terrorism, missing person, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, good versus evil, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 3K
Vikingdom (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Malaysia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A warrior fleeing the violence of his past must take up the sword and risk everything to face a god of incalculable power.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic
Plot: viking, vikings, conquering, norse mythology, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, supernatural, battles, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 344
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, heroes, hostages, adventure, rivalry, underwater, ocean or sea, battles, terrorism, rescue, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, missing person, track down, parents and children, chases and races, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Richard The Lionheart (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: King Henry II tests the loyalty and honor of his son Richard sending him to a secret castle known as the Knight's Martyr. There, the Prince must fight against adversaries representing the virtues of a knight.
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic
Plot: escapades, royal family, survival, rivalry, danger, contests and competitions, aging, state affairs, parents and children, king, sword and sorcery, fight to the death ...
Time: 21st century, middle ages, contemporary, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Killing Streets (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, twins, kidnapping, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, hostages, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, crime, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
White Fang to the Rescue (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set at the end of the 19th century in Canada's gold rush Klondike area, wolf-dog White Fang teams up with a prospector when his master is killed. Together they try to avenge his death.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, dog, adventure, heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades, crimes, rescue, friends, old west, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, youth, rescue, adventurer, escapades, adventure, danger, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Unmasking the Idol (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Duncan Jax must stop the evil terrorist Scarlet Leader from acquiring nuclear bombs that could start WW3. Together with the trusty baboon, Boon, he takes on the almost impossible mission! He must steal the gold that Scarlet leader plans to use to ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, battles, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, danger, rivalry, hotshot hero, anti heroes, war, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Vicky the Viking (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, viking, village, youth, young heroes, rescue, danger, parents and children, family, vikings, competition, dare ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
 594
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, government agency, terrorism, hostage, danger, adventure, hostages, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Erik the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the 9th Century, two Viking children, separated since their early childhood with one raised by the British and the other by Vikings, meet after nearly 20 years as rivals as war breaks out between Britian and the Vikings for control of England.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: viking, betrayal, heroes, battles, sword fight, master warrior, head of state, dishonesty, siblings relations, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, danger ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, mission, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, viking, kingdom, heroes, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In and around the castle Camelot, brave Cornel Wilde (as Lancelot) and virtuous Brian Aherne (as King Arthur) vie for the affections of lovely Jean Wallace (as Guinevere).
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, suspense, cult film ...
Plot: battles, heroes, rescue, gore, sword fight, violence, blood, camelot, king arthur, love and romance, danger, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.2
 716
Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: danger, confined, crimes, journalism, rivalry, police, search, abduction, rescue, organized crime, drug cartel, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: dragon, curses spells and rituals, adventure, danger, rivalry, fugitives, heroes, escapades, pirate, imaginary, wizards and magicians, ship ...
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 339
Tiger Heart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen martial arts expert takes on a bunch of thugs who are forcing a community to sell their property in order to build a mall.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, danger, woman in danger, heroic mission, teenage life, adventure, heroes, escapades, good versus evil, child martial arts ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 1K
The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, soldier, escapades, daring rescue, chases and races, race against time, heroes, confined, save the day, hostages, adventure, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%