Movies like Samson 1961

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Samson (1961)
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Samson (1961)
Original name: Sansone
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While traveling through the kingdom of Sulom, Samson is arrested and finds that the queen no longer reigns and that a power-mad warlord and his army of mercenaries now controls the kingdom. Samson teams up with some of his one-time adversaries to battle the usurper and restore the rightful queen to power.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, adventure, battles, political intrigue, legends and myths, blind ambition, imaginary, dishonesty, political unrest, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, martial arts, gladiator, army, violence, mercenary, tough guy, warrior, greek mythology, sword, sword fight, dictator, wrestling, chase ...

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Most similar movies to Samson

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, psychotronic and stylized films with plots about heroes, sword, sword fight, battles, adventure, escapades and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Samson: Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964), Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964), Hercules (1983), Perseus Against the Monsters (1963), The Conquest of Mycenae (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules is summoned to oppose the evil Queen Samara, who has allied herself with aliens and is sacrificing her own people in a bid to awaken a moon goddess.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: evil queen, heroes, horse, princess, hercules, alien, sacrifice, mythology, moon, sword fight, evil alien, space and aliens ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Hercules (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses "science" in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him and rescue his princess love in the process. Part of the adventure finds ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: greek mythology, goddess, heroes, sword fight, hercules, greek god, legends and myths, missing person, kidnapping, adventure, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, folk hero, battles, adventure, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, save the princess, righting the wronged, one man army, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Conquest of Mycenae (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gordon Scott plays Glaucus, the prince of Tiryns, a powerful warrior who goes undercover in Mycenae to infiltrate the evil cult of Moloch, which is exacting tribute from neighboring kingdoms in the form of attractive young hostages, both male and ...
Style: psychotronic, epic
Plot: peplum, hercules, sword and sandal, spear, brunette, fistfight, strongman, warrior, greek mythology, beefcake martial arts, martial arts, long brown hair ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ulysses offends the gods so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, chase, heroes, battles, sword fight, warrior, sword, imaginary, escapades, military, chases and races, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Hercules vs. the Giant Warriors (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hercules, having agreed to restore justice to Mycenae, confronts evil Prince Myles. The villain is invested with power over giant bronze warriors by his mother Pasiphaë, a sorceress in Hades. Myles assassinates the king and abducts his cousin, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, sword and sandal, hercules, steel helmet, gladiator, sword fight, mixed martial arts, arena, wrestling, adventure hero, sword and fantasy, mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, battles, rebelliousness, legends and myths, escapades ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Upon his return from battle in the previous film, the great warrior Hercules learns that his lover, Daianara, has lost her senses. Acording of the oracle Medea, Dianara's only hope is the Stone of Forgetfulness which lies deep in the realm of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, oracle, heroes, sword and sandal, peplum, hercules, muscleman, hell, legends and myths, superhuman powers, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Fury of Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.
Plot: sword and sandal, villain, banquet, wrestling, poison gas, temple, violence, spear, childhood friend, queen, battle, gorilla ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Hercules and the Captive Women (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When strange atmospheric events occur in the disunited city states of Ancient Greece, a forum debates what action to take. As there is no agreement, Androcles King of Thebes seeks the assistance of his friend, the legendary Hercules. Hercules, now ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, femme fatale, atlantis, one man army, heroes, murder, sword and sandal, hercules, boulder, mythology, palace, monster ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, warrior, mythology, heroes, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Hercules (Gordon Scott) sets out to save the city of Troy from a horrible sea monster. Meanwhile, the city is threatened by a different kind of monster--a smarmy politician who will stop at nothing to seize the throne.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, battles, hercules, master warrior, escapades, royal family, fall in love, legends and myths, woman in danger, tough heroes, save the princess, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Samson and His Mighty Challenge (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.
Plot: superhero team, sword fight, myth, super strength, beefcake, martial arts, muscleman, sword and fantasy, sword and sandal, violence, crossover, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When all the earth's fire begins to go out, Hercules and Deianeira must go in search for fire to stop the world from cold. "Hercules and the Circle of Fire" is the third movie-length pilot episode of the television series ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, heroes, mythology, battles, hercules, legend, legends and myths, dangerous attraction, escapades, danger, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster.
Style: based on the bible, homoerotic, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: hercules, tough guy, sea monster, two man army, spear, greek, raft, mythology, staff, fight, peasant, sword ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film directed by T.J. Scott is a prequel to the popular television series. At an academy for mythological warriors, 17-year-old Hercules (Ian Bohen) meets Jason, the next in line to rule Corinth. When Jason discovers that his father is ill, ...
Style: offbeat, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, hercules, legendary hero, warrior, rivalry, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, escapades, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Barbarians (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Orphaned brothers Kutchek and Gore are adopted by a tribe led by Canary the owner of a powerful jewel. The evil Kadar wants both Canary and the jewel. Attacking the tribe he kidnaps Canary but the stone eludes him. The brothers are taken to be ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: twins, dragon, rivalry, missing person, imaginary, adventure, daring rescue, orphan, escapades, danger, heroes, gory ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant spiders, swordsmen cloaked in shadow, re-animated dead ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, zombie, good versus evil, sword, witchcraft, supernatural, superhero, woman in danger, cons and scams, battles, adventure, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, light, tense ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hercules in the Underworld (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the earth which goes straight to Hades. Hercules once again comes to the rescue and faces one of his most difficult challenges, and must prove himself as a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, one man army, battles, hercules, legend, dangerous attraction, village life, legends and myths, village, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alexandria Again and Forever (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An evil king makes a bargain with a devil in order to get away with murdering his wife.
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, stylized, psychotronic ...
Plot: danger, heroes, wizards and magicians, fall in love, siblings relations, love affair, legends and myths, destiny, love and romance, dishonesty, adventure, soldier ...
Place: crete
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41%
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The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, greek mythology, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, heroic mission, superhuman powers, adventure, superhero, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, legends and myths, warrior, mercenary, battles, master warrior, battle, giant creature, greek, imaginary, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, prince, heroes, knight, battles, folk hero, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, romance, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
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38%
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Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, bravery, magic, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, sword fight, battles, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, save the princess, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, sequel to cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, one man army, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, adventure, supernatural, hitman, tough heroes, master warrior ...
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Hobgoblin (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Once upon a time a god gave a mighty sword to the king of Aquiles to bring justice to his people. Now he wants it back - but the king rather gives his life than the sword. Goddess Dehamira, who spoke for him, is being taken all her privileges and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, cult film
Plot: heroes, adventurer, escapades, good versus evil, imaginary, supernatural, danger, rivalry, adventure, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, dragon ...
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