Movies like 300: Rise of an Empire

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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
 6.2
 260K
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, War
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, vengeance, heroic mission, tough heroes, master warrior, swords and armor, legends and myths, state affairs, ship, army, king, queen, greek, hand to hand combat, sea battle, adventure, ancient, heroic, courage, war, legendary ...
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, serious, stylized and epic films with plots about heroes, betrayal, violence, battle, catastrophe, fight scenes and dialogue mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like 300: Rise of an Empire: 300 (2006), Hercules (2014), The 300 Spartans (1962), The Patriot (2000), Immortals (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 685K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, courage, battles, ancient, historical character, master warrior, heroic mission, human spirit, war, army, against the odds, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, epic, suspense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: knight, king arthur, warrior, prophecy, courage, chosen one, danger, rescue, haunted by the past, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, superhuman powers, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, battles, tyranny ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
⇓ 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, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventure, warrior, master warrior, danger, chaos, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 235K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: rough, uplifting, captivating, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revolution, rebellion, battles, freedom, daring rescue, human spirit, british, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 152K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, mythology, adventure, fight for supremacy, greek, heroes, vengeance, legendary, battles ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 244K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, tense, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, gunfight, soldier, courage, military life, terrorism, selflessness, battles, squad, enemy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 134K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, heroes, ronin, revenge, chosen one, master warrior, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, legends and myths, superhuman powers, destiny, adventure, mythology, danger, introspection, escapades, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: magic, vengeance, good versus evil, battle, barbarian, rescue, rivalry, gory, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 153K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy
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: ambition, homosexuality, war, heroes, rise to the top, conquering, adventure, state affairs, battle zone, ruler, royal family, gory ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, macedonia, persia, ancient greece, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, danger, curses spells and rituals, mythology, obsessive quest, heroic mission, destiny, supernatural ability, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, king, warrior, siege, war, military, christianity, army, muslim, self sacrifice, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 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, danger, sole survivor, war, battles, confined, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, adventure, greek mythology, heroic mission, legends and myths, mythology, destiny, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, battles, mission, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, barbarian, fish out of water, against the odds, gory, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 95K
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, ancient egypt ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence, blacksmith, femme fatale, village, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, fight, warrior, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, military, rescue mission, orphanage, vietnam veteran, vengeance, chases and races, tough heroes, rivalry, against the odds, confined, escapades ...
Time: 80s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, bangkok thailand, cambodia, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, barbarian, magic, woman in danger, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1984 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 446K
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, betrayal, tragic hero, courage, army, mythology, forbidden love, ancient, heroes, sword fight, heroic, war ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, warrior, wizards and magicians, queen, king, scientist, good versus evil, villain, creature, prince, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, england, dungeon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.8
 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, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: revenge, bravery, sword fight, magic, escapades, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 200K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, boat, warrior, jungle, sniper, bomb, torture, rape, rapist, military, master warrior, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: master warrior, desert, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, tough heroes, soldier, danger, heroes, battle, rescue mission, battlefield, betrayal, renegades, chases and races, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.9
 33K
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: scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, gory, vengeance, supernatural, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, isolation, danger, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: romania, dungeon, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 376K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, war, nazi germany, heroism, battles, heroic mission, battle zone, rivalry, confined, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, small town, good versus evil, martial arts, assassin, desert, revenge, deception, forest, master warrior, danger, secret hideout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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