Movies and TV shows like Quest for the Lost Civilization

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Quest for the Lost Civilization (1998)
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Quest for the Lost Civilization (1998)
Genre: History, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Graham Hancock is a bestselling author and journalist who specializes in ancient civilizations. He explores, amongst other things, the submerged Yonaguni monument off the coast of Japan, Easter Island, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the pyramids of Egypt and looks at astronomical alignments.
Plot: ancient civilization, pyramid, sphinx, speculation, aerial photography
Time: ancient history
Place: peru

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about society, danger, mystery, state affairs, investigation, friendship and religions or cults mostly in History, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Quest for the Lost Civilization: 500 Nations (1995), How We Got Here (2015), Instinto (2019), Bonekickers (2008), Thieves of the Wood (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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500 Nations (1995)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 374 min.
Story: 500 Nations is a documentary which explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America, from pre-Colombian times, through the period of European contact and colonization, to the end of the 19th century and the subjugation of ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: native american, conquering, state affairs, contact, religions or cults, fight for supremacy, native americans, battles, culture clash, massacre, americana, research ...
Time: 15th century, 17th century, 18th century, 16th century, 19th century
Place: usa, latin america
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How We Got Here (2015)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Story: A series examining entrepreneurship and technological advances in the U.S.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: media, ambition, archive footage, americana, reenactment, society, inventions and discoveries, rise to the top
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Place: usa
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Instinto (2019)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Marco Mur is an attractive, successful businessman, but a trauma from his past prevents him from getting emotionally involved with women. Instead, he has intimate encounters in a club where no one knows anyone else. But his past returns and now ...
Style: romantic, touching
Audience: chick flick, date night
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Bonekickers (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bonekickers was a BBC drama about a team of archaeologists, set at the fictional Wessex University. It made its début on 8 July 2008 and ran for one series. It was written by Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes creators Matthew Graham and Ashley ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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72%
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Thieves of the Wood (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Charismatic highwayman Jan de Lichte leads the oppressed and downtrodden in a revolt against the corrupt aristocracy of 18th-century Belgium.
Style: bleak, suspense, realistic
Plot: forest, thief, nobility, criminal, bandit, outlaw, mercenary, life is a bitch, poverty, exploitation, exile, slacker ...
Time: 18th century
Place: belgium
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37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: head of state, world war one, politics, historical character, state affairs, political unrest, society, negotiation, assassination, political thriller, diplomacy, prime minister ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: england, europe, france, germany
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72%
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Clarissa (1991)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Clarissa is a 1991 British period drama television miniseries starring Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham and Lynsey Baxter. It aired on the BBC in three hour-long episodes between 27 November and 11 December 1991. It was based on the 1749 novel Clarissa by ...
Plot: letter, deception, runaway, english, manipulation, arranged marriage, candle, estate, cruelty, mask, dream, ruse ...
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Toussaint Louverture (2012)
Genre: History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Toussaint opposes the Spanish army and joins the French troops. On Saint-Domingue he succeeds to push the English back. He proclames himself as the gouvernor of Saint-Domingue. To restore the economy he takes a bold descision. He calls for the ...
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A King for Burning (1993)
Genre: History
Country: Germany
Duration: 197 min.
Story: "King of the Last Days" is a German television miniseries in 1993 about the 16th century Anabaptist rebellion in Münster .
Plot: bible, branding, female nudity, burned at the stake, religious persecution, public execution, medieval
Place: germany
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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72%
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Liar Game (2014)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
Story: This drama is about various contestants take part in a game show with a prize of 10 billion won wherein contestants are encouraged to cheat and lie. The contestants who able to cheat the others will wins the prize but debt if he/she loses the game. ...
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Tudor Monastery Farm (2013)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Story: Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold turn the clock back 500 years to the early Tudor period to become tenant farmers on monastery land.
Plot: farming, monastery, tudors, historian, friendship
Time: 15th century
Place: england
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Million Dollar American Princesses (2015)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Story: Elizabeth McGovern (Downtown Abbey) takes an in-depth look at the young American heiresses whose real life stories inspired the acclaimed TV drama "Downton Abbey." This series takes you from the late 1800s, when daughters of America's ...
Plot: aristocrat, american, elite, millionaire, wealth, money, country estate, arranged marriage, society, aristocracy, dowry
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Medical Team: Lady Davinci's Diagnosis (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Shiho works as a neurosurgeon at Nishitokyo General Hospital. She decides to quit her profession after hallucinating during surgery. Her ex-teacher Masayuki Kitabatake is the director at Tokyo University Hospital and he persuades Shiho to work at ...
Style: medical drama
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Place: japan
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 19
Loop (1984)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Moscow militia detectives are investigating a death of a young girl whose body was found in the construction site.
Plot: death, militia, dead woman, secretary, inspector, young woman, investigation, suicide, corpse
Place: soviet union
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The Private School (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: in this TV series there is a school and in that school have been many secrets, students from this school find out that a teacher has gone missing so they start to look for him this then leads into a long journey which gets into a difficult situation ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Queen Insoo (2011)
Genre: History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Queen Insoo focuses on the fierce power struggle among three women in the royal court of the Joseon Dynasty.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Cadfael is the name given to the TV series of The Cadfael Chronicles adaptations produced by British television company ITV Central between 1994 and 1998. The series was broadcast on the ITV network in the UK, and starred Sir Derek Jacobi as the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, contemplative
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Place: england, europe
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Penance (2012)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 270 min.
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The Dovekeepers (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, stylized ...
Plot: strong female presence, survival, political unrest, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, siege, love and romance, religion, curses spells and rituals, battles, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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Tut (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Explores the drama of power, political back-stabbing, war and murder and chronicles King Tut's rise to glory, his efforts to rule a chaotic empire and the enigma surrounding his death.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: ancient egypt, pharaoh, ambition, rise to the top, political intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, head of state, royal family, dishonesty, king
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
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53%
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious
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Time: ancient history
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51%
The Time in Between (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 853 min.
Story: Sira Quiroga is a young Spanish dressmaker engaged to a solid suitor when a suave typewriter salesman upends her life. Spain is being upended by a civil war and the new regime's growing alliances with Nazi Germany. Sira, smart, gutsy and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: espionage, mother daughter relationship, secret service, fascism, frustration, young girl, love affair, seamstress, nazism, glamour, spy mission, father daughter relationship ...
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Underbelly (2008)
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Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Underbelly is an Australian television true crime-drama series which broadcasts on the Nine Network. Each series is based on real-life events.
Style: captivating, serious, rough, realistic, anthology
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: australia
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51%
The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Inspector John Marlott investigates a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead.
Style: stylized, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic, serious
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Time: 19th century
Place: europe, england, london
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51%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, desert, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, politics, war, rebelliousness, political unrest, human spirit, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: captivating, intellectual, exciting, witty, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, inventor, adventure, leonardo da vinci, escapades, talented, a vision, historical character, magical, visionary, unconventional method, outsmarting ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, florence, europe, florence italy, ottoman empire ...
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46%
Unnatural History (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Teenager Henry Griffin acquired many skills through years of travelling the world with his anthropologist parents. Sent to live with his uncle and cousin in Washington DC, and with the help of his cousin Jasper and friend Maggie, he must now use ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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46%
The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: axe murder, murderer, murder trial, female psychopath, attorney, suspect, coffin, courtroom, daughter murders father, identification, hysteria, female hysteria ...
Time: 19th century, year 1983, 1890s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, epic, biblical ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, female bonding, strong female character, female protagonist, betrayal, based on a novel, women in society, massacre, love ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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