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Black Sails (2014)
 8.3
 80K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver. Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, the most notorious criminal haven of its day – a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense, realistic
Plot: pirate, island, treasure hunt, adventure, seduction, gold, killings, escapades, danger, treasure, swashbuckler, captain, mistrust, survival, female nudity, african american, bare breasts, crimes, map, power struggle, young man, pirate ship, hand to hand combat, twists & turns, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies

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Most similar movies to Black Sails

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and stylized films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, island and adventurer mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Black Sails: Crossbones (2014), Klondike (2014), Game of Thrones (2011), Marco Polo (2014), Treasure Island (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 6K
Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: pirate, treasure, adventure, bring down, crimes, boat, theft, escapades, terrorizing, danger, island, notoriety ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.5
 5K
Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: realistic, tense, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, gold, adventurer, gold rush, wilderness, greed, danger, stranger, old friend, deal, business venture ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 9.5
 1.4M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sexual, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, betrayal, incest, political intrigue, politics, adventure, king, palaces castles and temples, royal family, killings, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.1
 55K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, martial arts, strong sexual content, explorer, intrigue, culture clash, danger, escapades, adventure, rivalry, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure map, pirate, ship, doctor, castaway, quest, treasure, heroes, ocean or sea, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.6
 329K
Vikings (2013)
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, legends and myths, tough heroes, battles, master warrior, king, heroes, adventure, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, entertaining, witty, humorous, biting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, pirate, ship, curses spells and rituals, gold, treasure, treasure hunt, ghost, theft, ocean or sea, captain, pirate ship ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, captain, mermaid, swashbuckler, ancient mystery, immortality, adventure, treasure hunt, battle, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, adventurer, cannibal, danger, destiny, sea disaster, culture clash, wisdom of life ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 2K
Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: island, cannibalism, belief, treasure, presumed dead, danger, culture clash, abandoned, tribe, wise man, native, storm ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, adventure, prison, soldier, human spirit, escapades, hopes, survival, on the run, against the odds, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: australia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: island, pirate, lighthouse, torture, rape, confined, danger, good versus evil, survival, rivalry, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 19K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, king, heroic mission, duel, danger, swords and armor, adventure, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 635
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, survival, danger, family, immigrants, friends, ocean or sea, estrangement, family in danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 235
Hero's Island (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family shipwrecked on an island must deal with escaped convicts and pirates.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, pirate, murder, rescue, master and servant, immigrants, dangerous attraction, escapades, siblings relations, frame up, military, adventure ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 191
Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, store, island, danger, ocean or sea, beach, love triangle, escapades, adventure, femme fatale, adventurer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, battles, warrior, rebel, death, strong sexual content, master warrior, gladiator, sword and sandal, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.5
 478
Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: epic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, smuggler, family, adventure, social relations, rivalry, coming of age, treasure hunt, youth, against the odds, cons and scams, unlikely partners ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting
Plot: pirate, stowaway, kidnapping, ship, coming of age, danger, youth, ocean or sea, heroes, adventure, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: rebellion, rivalry, against the odds, adventurer, heroes, danger, island, adventure, escapades, injustice, governor, battle ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 1K
Blackbeard (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation, and his reputation has become legend. Now, for the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, rivalry, danger, intrigue, rebellion, adventurer, rescue, rebelliousness, good versus evil, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, rivalry, murder, danger, death, vengeance, chase, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 9K
Neverland (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook to snatch a priceless, some believe, magical ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, fairy, thief, orphan, imaginary kingdom, mysterious place, adventure, danger, native, rivalry, treasure, family ...
Time: turn of the century, 1900s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.5
 3K
Moby Dick (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: ship, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, sea, captain, adventure, ocean or sea, deadly, friendship, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: epic, sexy, rough, sexual, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, master warrior, strong sexual content, heroes, betrayal, warrior, gladiator, ancient rome, sex, slave, arena, hot and sexy ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, confined, chases and races, dangerous animal, infidelity, survival, isolation, slasher, hotshot hero, adventure, young heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, family, adventure, treasure hunt, danger, adventurer, survival, friendship, rivalry, inventions and discoveries, escapades, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 9.0
 223K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, buddy comedy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, smuggling, outer space, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, captain, preacher, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 10K
Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, greek mythology, young heroes, adventure, youth, danger, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, mysterious place, family, escapades, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 963
Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: ship, intrigue, kidnapping, escapades, adventure, failed attempt, vengeance, dishonesty, betrayal, adventurer, orphan, rescue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%