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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
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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Sharpe's Challenge
Action, Adventure, History, War
UK
138 min.
 7.6
Master, Mistress and Servant
Drama, Musical
India
152 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and stylized films and TV series with plots about adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, danger, romance and mentor mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like La nouvelle malle des Indes: The Man Who Would Be King (1975), The Brigand of Kandahar (1965), Around the World in 80 Days (1989), Sharpe's Challenge (2006), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, stylized ...
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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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, bleak, realistic ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: india, england
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Around the World in 80 Days
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: adventure, adventurer, on the road, obsessive quest, race against time, escapades, master and servant, romance, heroic mission, travel, ambition, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: asia, india
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The Man in the Iron Mask
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, baroque ...
Plot: adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, twins, death, prison, period piece, daring rescue, adaptation, royal family, dialogue, musketeer ...
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Colors of Passion
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Story: A look a the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.
Style: based on legend
Plot: painter, bollywood, goddess, paint, censorship, body painting, sexual desire, muse, nude painting, long black hair, premarital sex, sex scene ...
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Place: india
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Veer
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The Best House in London
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
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The Chess Players
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: It is the year 1856. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is the king of Awadh, one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British colonialists, intent on controlling this rich land, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century, 1850s
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    User:   62%
 
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, captivating, realistic
Plot: anti heroes, soldier, adventure, train, heroic mission, war, military life, battles, military, danger, heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   62%
 
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
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System:   60%
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The Myth
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, immortality, sword fight, sacrifice, good versus evil, kung fu, fight scenes, mythology, chase, mentor, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, hong kong, ancient china, india
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System:   60%
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Xena: Warrior Princess
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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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, entertaining, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: greece, europe, egypt, china, india ...
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Nasser 56
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Story: Nasser 56 is a 1996 Egyptian historical film directed by Mohamed Fadel, starring Ahmed Zaki. The film focuses on the nationalization of the Suez Canal by Egypt's second President, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and the subsequent invasion of Egypt by ...
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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, victorian era, 1880s
Place: europe, transylvania, egypt, budapest hungary, romania ...
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: escapades, parody, military, adventure, soldier, underwear, kilt, princess, british empire, political unrest, battles, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
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The Far Pavilions
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, asia, england, europe
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System:   58%
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The Mask of Zorro
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, romance, revenge, good versus evil, vengeance, swashbuckler, superhero, adventurer, lone hero, period piece, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
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System:   58%
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Singh Is Kinng
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the King of the Australian underworld.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: bollywood, optimism, crimes, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, unlikely criminals, adventure, rise to the top, crime, village, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, asia, australia, egypt, india ...
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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: tense, serious, melancholic, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, gory, good versus evil, death, escapades, murder, slasher, rivalry, violence, puppets, demons, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1910s, year 1944, 1900s ...
Place: europe, france, egypt, cairo egypt, paris france
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The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rebellion, soldier, unlikely partners, war, gory, rebelliousness, culture clash, military life, political unrest, revolution, battles, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: india, asia
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System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
National Treasure
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, chase, car chase, betrayal, heist, adventurer, conspiracy theory, archaeologist, kidnapping, archaeology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1770s, 18th century, 1830s ...
Place: usa, egypt, jerusalem, pennsylvania, new jersey ...
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System:   53%
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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:   53%
    User:   63%
 
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, captivating, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sport, bollywood, underdog, village, contests and competitions, sport team, british, ambition, love triangle, rivalry, adventure, drought ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: asia, india, europe, england
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System:   52%
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Master, Mistress and Servant
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: master and servant, social differences, estate, power relations, urban, fall in love, bollywood, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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Sati
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Uma, a mute Brahmin girl, lives with her uncle's family as she is an orphan. Since Uma has a faulty horoscope which indicate widowhood, the family finds it impossible to get her married off. According to a custom prevalent at the time, Uma is ...
Plot: mute girl, horoscope, prediction
Time: 1820s, 19th century
Place: india
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System:   52%
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A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
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:   52%
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