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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, visually appealing, bloody, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, transformation, rage, invasion, soldier, master warrior, swords and armor, sea battle, vengeance, heroic mission, tough heroes, legends and myths, state affairs, heroic, ship, army, king, queen, greek, hand to hand combat, adventure, ancient, strong violent content, war, legendary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece

Most similar movies to 300: Rise of an Empire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, epic and entertaining films with plots about battle, betrayal, death, fight scenes, mentor, catastrophe and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like 300: Rise of an Empire: 300 (2006), Clash of the Titans (2010), Hercules (2014), The Legend of Hercules (2014), Immortals (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, rough, scenic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, legends and myths, army, battles, courage, ancient, heroic mission, human spirit, master warrior, against the odds, war ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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71%
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, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, danger, monster, heroic mission, obsessive quest, gladiator, supernatural ability ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, chosen one, courage, rescue, mentor, destiny, camelot, sword, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 141K
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
⇓ 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, legends and myths, superhuman powers, hercules, mythology, destiny, introspection, master warrior, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, army, mythology, adventure, legends and myths, god, greek, fight for supremacy, heroes, vengeance, legendary ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, danger, chaos and mayhem, leadership, against the odds, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
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Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, 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, war, rise to the top, conquering, heroes, ruler, state affairs, royal family, gory, military, brutality ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: persia, greece, ancient greece, macedonia, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, soldier, ancient rome, behind enemy lines, survival, danger, sole survivor, war, battles, confined, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, time travel, rivalry, betrayal, fall in love, princess, heroes, imaginary, love and romance, prince, destiny, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ 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, biblical, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Plot: ancient egypt, bible, religion, god, old testament, christianity, prophet, destiny, miraculous event, family relations, religions or cults, siblings relations ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 246K
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: uplifting, rough, captivating, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, battles, rebellion, american revolution, human spirit, freedom, daring rescue, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 471K
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, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, mythology, army, betrayal, sword fight, courage, tragic hero, forbidden love, conquering, ancient, battlefield, heroic ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 257K
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, emotional, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, gunfight, survival, courage, terrorism, soldier, military life, navy seal, selflessness, squad, enemy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ 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: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, mythology, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, immortality, rescue, heroes, destiny, rivalry, battles, fight for supremacy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, heroic mission, danger, sword and sorcery, viking, fish out of water, against the odds ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sword and sorcery, magic, sorcerer, good versus evil, battle, rescue, vengeance, slavery, rivalry, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, ancient world
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 156K
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: knight, king arthur, roman empire, swords and armor, arthurian legend, army, folk hero, freedom, christianity, childhood, horse, military ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.2
 141K
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, adventure, shogun, battles, heroes, exile, martial arts, danger, imaginary, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 8.5
 1.3M
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, breathtaking, captivating, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, master warrior, revenge, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, italy, rome italy, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, epic, serious ...
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 ⇓
20%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, deadly, mysterious character, master warrior, hitman, dishonesty, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, kidnapping, soldier, terrorism, one man army, terrorist, hostage, daring rescue, battles, officers and cadets, save the day, war ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: roman empire, betrayal, ancient rome, vengeance, false accusation, resistance fighter, dishonesty, confined, moral dilemma, male friendship, sibling rivalry, justice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, greece, palestine, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: invasion, survival, war, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, against the odds, rivalry, heroes, danger, youth, fight back ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA
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, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
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10%
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, self discovery, battles, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, friendship, master warrior, dignity, military life, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, danger, heroes, tough heroes, battle, betrayal, rescue mission, battles, battlefield, renegades, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
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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: epic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, gladiator, ancient rome, legends and myths, soldier, honor, master and servant, wilderness, danger, heroes, slave ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.6
 405K
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
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18%