Movies like Hero of Rome

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Hero of Rome (1964)
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Hero of Rome (1964)
Original name: Il colosso di Roma
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In ancient Rome, the people finally oust their despised king, Tarquinius, and declare the city a republic. Tarquinius makes an alliance with the Etruscan king, Porsenna, to take back power in Rome, but a Roman general, the heroic Mucius, sets out to stop him.
Style: exciting, bleak, epic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, battles, ancient rome, war, adventure, roman empire, heroes, hostages, danger, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, love, violence, politics, girlfriend, camp, male female relationship, archer, sword fight, wrestling, traitor, assassination attempt, war hero, blood ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, epic and stylized films with plots about heroes, rivalry, adventure, battles, escapades, sword fight and danger mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Hero of Rome: Duel of the Titans (1961), The Lion of Thebes (1964), Gladiators 7 (1962), The Invincible Gladiator (1961), Atlas (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Duel of the Titans (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Steve Reeves and George Scott are raised by wolves, but grow up to become the founders of Rome.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: peplum, master villain, rivalry, adventure, danger, state affairs, escapades, heroes, twins, catastrophe, roman empire, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
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The Lion of Thebes (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fleeing Troy in the wake of its destruction, fair-faced Helen and her faithful protector Arion run into the pharaoh Ramses, who sets his sights on Helen -- and is subsequently murdered. Now it's up to Arion to save Helen from those who wish her ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: peplum, betrayal, rivalry, heroes, rescue, master warrior, chases and races, state affairs, intrigue, aging, adventure, lovers on the run ...
Time: ancient history, 60s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Gladiators 7 (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Framed for the escape of five gladiators from the arena, the son of one of Sparta's leading citizens is sentenced to the arena as gladiator himself and forced to fight for his life in the Roman Colosseum. Years later he manages to escape and ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, corrupted ruler, war, rivalry, state affairs, rebellion, hopes, master warrior, revolution, battles, righting the wronged, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Invincible Gladiator (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Roman warrior leads a revolt against an evil ruler. A young, diminutive ruler makes a big decision to unseat a nobleman whose ego has outgrown him. But can the 10-year-old take on such an impressive nemesis?
Style: stylized, atmospheric, epic, serious, exciting
Plot: rebelliousness, roman empire, kidnapping, politics, rescue, state affairs, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, adventurer, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: epic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: battles, heroes, hercules, save the princess, tough heroes, adventure, rescue, danger, state affairs, imaginary, rivalry, superhero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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75%
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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: suspenseful, epic, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, imaginary, adventure, soldier, state affairs, rivalry, superhero, legends and myths, heroic mission, battle zone, woman in danger, military ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, rough, breathtaking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, revenge, freedom, gladiator, ancient rome, courage, pride and honor, master warrior, slavery, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, spain, germany, north africa, italy
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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, exciting, stylized
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Clash of Empires (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based loosely on the 16th century historical document entitled ‘The Malay Annals’, ’The Chronicles of Merong Mahawangsa’ is an action-packed epic feature film, with mythical characters, magical moments and dazzling visual-effects sequences. ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, roman empire, martial arts, battles, state affairs, head of state, hopes, master warrior, adventure, danger, heroic mission, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
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The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, France, Slovakia, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, emperor, adventure, king arthur, excalibur, soldier, battles, young heroes, danger, loss of parents, loss of parent ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 5th century, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, england, constantinople, naples italy ...
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Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, saga, christian film
Plot: battles, emperor, ancient rome, christianity, rivalry, rise to the top, society, espionage, betrayal, intrigue, adventure, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The eternal Hercules in this film has gone way beyond his usual time and place in ancient Greece and is now helping Poland free itself of Mongol invaders in the 12th century. Mark Forest is the star of this peplum epic, Hercules Against The ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rescue, battles, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, military, superhero, legends and myths, battle zone, tough guy ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, rescue, heroes, medieval, escapades, battles, vengeance, daring rescue, danger, master warrior, courage ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Arena (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Female gladiators fight to the death. Inspired by the story of Spartacus, follow the adventures of a bevy of slave girls who, upon finding themselves thrust into the gladiator ring, mount a vicious rebellion to fight their way to freedom.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history, 70s
Place: rome italy
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Cyclops (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The corrupt Emperor Tiberius forces his bravest general, Marcus, to subdue the monstrous Cyclops that has been decimating the countryside...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized, epic
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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, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Revenge of the Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 454 A.D. barbarians led by the Vandal king, Genseri, besiege Rome which is ruled by the ineffectual Valentinian III and his wife, Calpurnia. The Roman general Ezio manages to temporarily halt the Vandals' advance. Now arriving on the scene ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, adventure, intrigue, escapades, corrupted ruler, rivalry, soldier, state affairs, dishonesty, leadership, heroes, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history, 5th century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by oath to avenge the wrongs inflicted on his home and, in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, serious, epic
Plot: roman empire, conquering, leadership, danger, vengeance, soldier, battles, rivalry, heroes, war, elephant, military ...
Time: ancient history
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, survival, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, sword and sandal, fight, epic battle ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century
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Duel of Champions (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Roman nobleman, Horatius leads an imperial legion during the long and bloody war between the Romans and the Albans. A desperate arrangement is agreed on how to settle the war. Three valiant brothers are chosen from each side to fight one last ...
Style: serious
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Time: ancient history
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shogun, ninja, ninja master, battles, graphic violence, heroes, state affairs, rivalry, deadly, adventure ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, roman, ancient rome, adventure, soldier, behind enemy lines, hunting, survival, roman soldier, violence, battles, danger ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
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32%
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 1K
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Gaul (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: battles, heroes, roman empire, destiny, heroic mission, rise to the top, adventure, leadership, betrayal, state affairs, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, tragic hero, battles, ancient rome, political unrest, politics, war, rivalry, state affairs, adventure, military ...
Time: ancient history
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, ambition, heroes, leadership, adventure, betrayal, escapades, rivalry, rise to the top, haunted by the past, master warrior ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, ancient rome, gladiator, slave, master and servant, adventure, legends and myths, honor, soldier, arena, military ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, roman soldier, betrayal, vengeance, roman, false accusation, survival, arena, resistance fighter, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, palestine, jerusalem, greece ...
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Tuareg: The Desert Warrior (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a desolate section of the Sahara once ruled by the French, two thirsty men stumble into the camp of a Tuareg warrior where they're given water and shelter. Soldiers from the new Arab government now arrive by Jeep and demand the two men be ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, battles, mistress, heroes, danger, desert, escapades, rivalry, treasure, eunuch, spy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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