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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
 6.2
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. "300: Rise of an Empire" pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending, bloody, intense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, transformation, rage, invasion, soldier, heroic, master warrior, swords and armor, vengeance, heroic mission, tough heroes, sea battle, legends and myths, state affairs, ship, army, king, queen, greek, hand to hand combat, adventure, ancient, war, legendary, military ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece

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Most similar movies to 300: Rise of an Empire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and epic films with plots about sword fight, sword, adventure, heroes, dialogue, fantasy world and fight scenes mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like 300: Rise of an Empire: 300 (2006), Hercules (2014), Conan the Barbarian (2011), Wrath of the Titans (2012), 47 Ronin (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, harsh, scenic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, legends and myths, battles, ancient, courage, historical character, heroic mission, master warrior, human spirit, army, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: epic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, prophecy, courage, chosen one, rescue, throne, wizards, mentor, one against many, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 138K
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, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hercules, legends and myths, warrior, mercenary, battle, greek mythology, superhuman powers, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, battles ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, time travel, betrayal, fall in love, heir heiress, heroes, love and romance, prince, destiny, princess, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, magic, good versus evil, battle, sword and sorcery, rescue, vengeance, slavery, rivalry, danger, gory, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: dungeon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, serious, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, adventure, mythology, immortality, good versus evil, legends and myths, rescue, heroes, destiny, rivalry, battles, fight for supremacy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: dungeon, ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 138K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, shogun, battles, adventure, heroes, exile, half breed, martial arts, danger, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, superhuman powers, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, danger, monster, heroic mission, obsessive quest, destiny, supernatural ability ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gladiator, greek mythology, good versus evil, superhuman powers, legends and myths, mythology, destiny, introspection, master warrior, adventure, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 154K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, immortality, adventure, legends and myths, army, fight for supremacy, greek, heroes, vengeance, legendary, battles ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.6
 156K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: epic, suspense, serious, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, ambition, homosexuality, war, conquering, heroes, rise to the top, ruler, battle zone, state affairs, royal family, gory ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: persia, greece, ancient greece, macedonia, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 75K
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, soldier, behind enemy lines, ancient rome, survival, danger, sole survivor, war, battles, confined, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, biblical, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: ancient egypt, bible, religion, christianity, destiny, god, miraculous event, old testament, family relations, religions or cults, royal family, society ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventure, warrior, master warrior, against the odds, leadership, danger, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 97K
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, ancient egypt, adventure, rescue, legends and myths, danger, immortality, afterlife, save the day, desert, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, mission, battles, barbarian, adventure, violence, danger, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, fish out of water, against the odds, gory ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence, blacksmith, femme fatale, village, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, rivalry, fight, warrior, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, master warrior, sword and sorcery, magic, woman in danger ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, year 1984, prehistoric times, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Fist of the North Star (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, destiny, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, lone wolves, life is a bitch, escapades, superhuman powers, uninhibited rivalry, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, warrior, wizards and magicians, queen, norse mythology, villain, good versus evil, king, scientist, creature, prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, england, dungeon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 4K
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: magic, bravery, sword fight, vengeance, supernatural, adventure, escapades, revenge, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, rivalry, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, sword fight, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Warrior's Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Western
Country: New Zealand, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, light, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, small town, martial arts, assassin, desert, heroes, deception, forest, ninja, revenge, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 2.9
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BloodRayne (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In eighteenth century Romania, Rayne, a dhampir (half-human, half-vampire), prone to fits of blind blood rage but saddled with a compunction for humans, strives to avenge her mother's rape by her father, Kagan, King of Vampires. Two vampire ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, stylized, scary, rough ...
Plot: vampire, gory, vengeance, supernatural, vampire human love, female fighter, danger, isolation, heroic mission, deadly, destiny, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: romania, dungeon, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, wizards, evil queen, betrayal, sorceress, heroes, heroic mission, righting the wronged, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 696K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, epic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary kingdom, immortality, superhuman powers, adventure, warrior, mythology, legends and myths, prince, protector, rivalry, god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 458K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, betrayal, army, courage, tragic hero, forbidden love, conquering, heroes, ancient, heroic ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, epic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: hercules, dangerous animal, escapades, imaginary, danger, woman in danger, rescue, royal family, rivalry, tough heroes, battles, save the princess ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, invisibility, fight for supremacy, sea monster, greek mythology, soldier, witch, swamp ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, tense, talky, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greek mythology, monster, adventure, skeleton, supernatural, treasure hunt, expedition, race against time, prophecy, rescue, adventurer, ship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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