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La nouvelle malle des Indes (1981)
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La nouvelle malle des Indes
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, West Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A young English navy lieutenant sets out to prove the quickest way to reach India from London is by way of the Mediterranean and Suez rather than the long sea route around Africa and the Cape of Good Hope, which takes six months. Together with his friend, the French explorer and natural scientist Martial de Sassenage, Thomas Waghorn leaves London in October of 1829 with the aim of reaching Bombay in India in three month. The owner of a shipping line fears for the future his company should the two adventurers succeed and sends his agents to delay them along the way.
Plot: adventurer
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: india, saudi arabia, egypt
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Maya
Adventure
USA
60 min.
 8.1
Sharpe's Challenge
Action, Adventure, History, War
UK
138 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, heroes, horse and violence mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like La nouvelle malle des Indes: The Brigand of Kandahar (1965), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Maya (1967), Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968), Sharpe's Challenge (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Brigand of Kandahar
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1880. British India. Robert Case, a half-caste lieutenant, is unjustly discharged from the British Army. He joins the rebel Bengali tribesmen offensive against the colonial enemy. They capture a foreign journalist and Case recounts his story of ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, false accusation, battle zone, military life, injustice, dishonesty, heroes, military, rivalry, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: india, england
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The Man Who Would Be King
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.
Style: epic, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, treasure, culture clash, greed, destiny, desert, soldier, friends, buddies, gold, storytelling ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: india, asia, himalaya, england, afghanistan
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Maya
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maya is an hour-long U.S. adventure television series that aired on NBC, Saturdays from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from September 16, 1967 until February 10, 1968. The series is a follow-up to the 1966 film of the same name. Set in the Indian jungle, ...
Style: wild
Plot: jungle, missing person, tiger, missing father, teenager, search for father, runaway, reincarnation, orphan, elephant
Place: india
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System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
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Carry On... Up the Khyber
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas. He wants all the British dead! But his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: escapades, parody, military, adventure, soldier, kilt, princess, british empire, underwear, political unrest, battles, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
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Sharpe's Challenge
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, adventurer, hotshot hero, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades, soldier, heroes, missing person, political unrest, danger, rivalry ...
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Place: asia, india
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, race against time, escapades, master and servant, romance, heroic mission, travel, ambition, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: asia, england, europe, india, burma ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 169 min.
Story: Circa 1920 British India, Pindari leader, Prithvi Singh, narrates his story to a Report from London Times about betrayal and deceit at the hands of the British and Madhavgarh's Raja Gyanendra Singh which led to the massacre of 4500 Pindaris. ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, stylized
Plot: master warrior, war, uninhibited rivalry, battles, heroes, rivalry, forbidden love, romance, political unrest, love and romance, military, bollywood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, india
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System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
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The Favorite
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French girl is kidnapped and sold as slave to the sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: intrigue, royal family, royal court, state affairs, head of state, confined, love and romance, sultan, harem, rivalry, society, dehumanization ...
Time: 19th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Archer
Genre: Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, contests and competitions, adventure, wilderness, race against time, survival, escapades, friends, ambition, horse, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
Sharpe's Peril
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: anti heroes, soldier, adventure, train, heroic mission, military life, war, battles, military, danger, heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
Huckleberry Finn
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: on the road, coming of age, adventure, family, on the run, friendship, interracial relations, americana, escapades, friends, mischievous children, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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Klondike Fever
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This movie chronicles Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: adventure, danger, escapades, clergy, survival, wilderness, heroes, society, friends, anti semitism, evil landowner, socialist ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: alaska, england, london
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
Amongst Vultures
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia, Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frontier Hellcat was the fourth in a series of 1960s European westerns based on Karl May's "Winnetou" character. Stewart Granger takes over from Lex Barker in the leading "Anglo"-role of the mysterious maverick who wanders ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, old west, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, adventurer, gang, equestrian, apache, native american, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: arizona
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The Man in the Iron Mask
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, realistic, baroque ...
Plot: adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, twins, death, prison, period piece, daring rescue, adaptation, royal family, dialogue, musketeer ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, egypt, dungeon, paris france
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The 300 Spartans
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, exciting, serious, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, adventure, betrayal, military, soldier, sword fight, master warrior, sacrifice, courage, immortality, beautiful scenery, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece, egypt
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, rough, harsh ...
Plot: adventure, native americans, violence, torture, indians, interracial relations, culture clash, captivity, courage, violent, gunfight, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Xena: Warrior Princess
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, danger, female warrior, good versus evil, ancient, mythical creature, feminism, legends and myths, sword fight, lesbian subtext, greek mythology ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, china, egypt, india ...
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
A Boy Ten Feet Tall
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After he is orphaned by an air raid on Port Said during the Suez Crisis, a young boy attempts to go by himself from the Suez Canal to Durban in South Africa where his nearest relative, Aunt Jane, lives. On the way he meets a variety of different ...
Plot: journey, police, crying, whiskey, bus, diamonds, truck, dentist, military, doctor, alcohol, airplane ...
Time: year 1957
Place: south africa, africa, egypt, sudan
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    User:   34%
 
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Van Helsing
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, dark hero, immortality, monster, steampunk, transformation, gypsy accent, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: europe, transylvania, egypt, rome italy, paris france ...
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
Retro Puppet Master
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Toulon runs a puppet theatre in the heart of Paris and meets the sorcerer (the mysterious Afzel). When his life is saved by the lovely Swiss Ambassador's daughter Ilsa, we bear witness to the origin of the Puppet Master.
Style: serious, tense, melancholic, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, gory, death, escapades, murder, slasher, rivalry, violence, puppets, demons, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, year 1944, 1890s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france, cairo egypt
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System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
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The Deceivers
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: India, 1825: the country lives in mortal fear of cult members known as the “Deceivers." They commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, an English military man, Captain William Savage, conceives a hazardous plot to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, adventure, crimes, deadly, investigation, curses spells and rituals, working undercover, muslim, hindu, arrest, british, colonel ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 224 min.
Story: Lagaan tells the tale of the Indian village Champaner, beset by drought and British colonialism in the year 1893. Without a drop of rain in months, the worried villagers of Champaner decide to ask the local authorities for a temporary repeal of ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: sport, bollywood, underdog, village, contests and competitions, sport team, british, ambition, love triangle, rivalry, adventure, arrogance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: asia, india, england, europe
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
The Sign of Four
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance; this leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, interesting, talky ...
Plot: mystery, adventure, chase, crime, murder, private detective, mentor, dialogue, runaway, investigation, complex characters, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, india
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, buddies, family, small town, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, americana, kids in trouble, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
Legacy of the Incas
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Peru, the land of the Incas, the Indian pin their hopes on Jaucarapora. They want to him as their king who could drive back the white conquistador. A stranger appears in Lima who risks his life to rescue the president from a charging wildcat. ...
Plot: jaguar, treasure hunter, hidden treasure, rebellion, paleontologist, street shootout, government agent, jungle, mistaken identity, bandit
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: peru
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System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Colors of Passion
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look a the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.
Style: based on legend
Plot: painter, bollywood, goddess, king, male nudity, controversy, female removes her clothes, undressing, love, artist, kiss, painting ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
Sharpe's Justice
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on ...
Plot: half brother, homecoming, british army, fictional biography, mill
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: yorkshire
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System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
The Black Indies
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the 1870s Scotland, mining engineer James Starr receives a letter from his old colleague Simon Ford who is living with his family in a cottage deep inside the abandoned Aberfoyle mine.Ford asks for Starr's help to solve mysterious and ...
Style: mysterious
Plot: discovery, lost, cottage, mining town, coal, underground, abandoned mine, exploration, evil, colleague, superstition, torch ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland
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System:   31%
    User:   30%
 

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Scream of the Ants
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iran, France, India
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India...
Plot: spirituality, wife husband relationship, journey, pilgrimage, iranian, atheism, meaning of life, surrealism, prostitute, train, male nudity, female nudity ...
Place: india, iran
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Young Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mystery, murder, friendship, chase, boarding school, cult, revenge, school, sword fight, amateur detective, violence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, future, 80s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, egypt
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