Movies like Risen

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Risen (2016)
 6.3
 22K
Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
Style: biblical, surprise ending, enigmatic, light, fairy tale, melancholic, factual, absurd, dramatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, resurrection, faith, apostle, judaism, religious, investigation, desert, horse, jesus christ, ship, roman empire, army, revolution, earthquake, soldier, belief, church, betrayal, beach, boat, anti hero, chase, on the run, massacre ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica

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Most similar movies to Risen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, entertaining and epic films with plots about betrayal, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, transformation, murder and death mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Risen: Noah (2014), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Ben-Hur (2016), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 227K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, christianity, human nature, god or devil, belief, ship, moral dilemma, natural disaster, redemption, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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100%
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, bible, ancient egypt, old testament, miraculous event, religions or cults, god, christian, religion, royal family, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 37K
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: betrayal, roman empire, vengeance, confined, false accusation, dishonesty, moral dilemma, male friendship, sibling rivalry, resistance fighter, ancient rome, justice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, greece, palestine, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: bleak, epic, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, religion, sacrifice, religions or cults, clergy, redemption, bible, death, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: fairy tale, surprise ending, dark humor, suspense, romantic ...
Plot: magic, female soldier, good versus evil, female killer, witch, female empowerment, snow white, betrayal, dark fantasy, love, happy ending, redemption ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 61K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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: epic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, soldier, honor, legends and myths, wilderness, heroes, danger, master and servant, culture clash, adventure, tribe ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: one against many, king arthur, chosen one, chaos, slave labor, fictional war, loss of wife, fratricide, shot in the leg, warrior, darkness, human sacrifice ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: stylized, intense, epic, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: warrior, knight, prophecy, courage, chosen one, king arthur, mentor, danger, haunted by the past, rescue, one against many, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, USA, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, christian film
Plot: society, roman empire, religions or cults, rabbi, supernatural, heroes, deadly, folk hero, leadership, solar eclipse, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhuman powers, legends and myths, destiny, adventure, mythology, introspection, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 93K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, chaos and mayhem, danger, immortality, legends and myths, save the day, desert, afterlife, redemption ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 37K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, stylized, scenic ...
Plot: robin hood, thief, village, crossbow, sheriff, hoodie, archer, steampunk, crimes, corrupted ruler, heroes, money ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 268K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, christianity, warrior, future dystopia, brutality, danger, post apocalyptic, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 136K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, mercenary, warrior, hercules, battle, battles, superhuman powers, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, greek mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 73K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, soldier, behind enemy lines, survival, adventure, battles, danger, sole survivor, war, confined, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, intense, scenic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, folk hero, chase, good versus evil, robbery, thief, courage, adventure, justice, greed, robin hood, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, dungeon, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 136K
Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, danger, memory loss, museum, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, chases and races, race against time, religions or cults, amnesia, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence, venice, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, time travel, secret society, assassin, chase, adventure, parkour, memory, imaginary, secret identity, danger, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history, 2010s, year 1986
Place: spain, texas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 151K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, knight, swords and armor, battles, freedom, christianity, king arthur, arthurian legend, horse, military, invasion, bishop ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: surreal, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, sin, redemption, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, jesus christ, prophecy, roman ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 93K
Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, bad ending, entertaining
Plot: good versus evil, survival, teenagers, surveillance, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, cyberpunk, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, society, soldier, corrupted ruler, state affairs, unfulfillment, heroic mission, life is a bitch, miraculous event, hopes, politics ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, dungeon, jerusalem, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 99K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, slavery, forces of nature, save the lady, adventure, danger, natural disaster, race against time, ruler, forbidden love, chaos, volcanic eruption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, dungeon, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.1
 119K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, survival, pyramid, hunter, heroic mission, daring rescue, legends and myths, adventure, coming of age, redemption, wilderness, hopes ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 7K
Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, talky, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychiatrist, horse, mental illness, obsession, mentally unstable, teenage life, atrocity, love and romance, doctors and patients, power relations, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 86K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, immortality, knight, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, proposal, medieval, army, village, forest, partner ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, absurd, melancholic, scenic
Plot: jungle, tarzan, feral child, slavery, chase, revenge, good versus evil, greed, colonialism, survival, betrayal, swashbuckler ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: africa, congo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: warrior, vengeance, roman empire, courage, master warrior, pride and honor, emperor, heroes, tragic hero, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, germany, rome italy, italy, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 9K
Chill Factor (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, bio weapon, terrorism, mad scientist, adventure, tough heroes, misfit partners, escapades, heroic mission, secret agents, save the day, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 109K
The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, absurd, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Plot: monster, warrior, siege, explosion, archer, female soldier, army, attack, massacre, creature, escape, tribe ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: china, dungeon, latin america, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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