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Samson vs. the Giant King (1964)
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Samson vs. the Giant King (1964)
Original name: Maciste alla corte dello Zar
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The czar Nicolas sends a secret mission of experts to find a hidden treasure, while at the same time preparing a group of mercenaries to kill the experts after their return.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, russian empire, treasure, cave, torture, archaeologist, sister sister relationship, sword fight, evil man, secret passageway, carrier pigeon, sarcophagus, water thrown in face, dance number, secret passage
Place: russia

Most similar movies to Samson vs. the Giant King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, exciting, realistic and epic films with plots about sword fight, peplum, battle, battles, sword and sandal, sword and heroes mostly in Adventure, History and Drama genres. Some movies like Samson vs. the Giant King: Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963), Hercules Against Rome (1964), The Seven Tasks of Ali Baba (1962), A Queen for Caesar (1962), Samson Against the Pirates (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster.
Style: homoerotic, based on the bible, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: hercules, bullfighting, carrier pigeon, nude bathing, shot with a bow and arrow, beefcake martial arts, greco roman wrestling, martial arts, stick fight, mixed martial arts, duel, waterfall ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules Against Rome (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hercules comes from Greece to Ravenna, Italy, because a friend from childhood days has sent for him: Hercules should help the Roman Emperor who is in danger because of an intrigue lead by the leader of the pretorian guards.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, sword and sandal, tough guy, warrior, wrestling, folk hero, greco roman wrestling, strongman, muscleman, hercules, dungeon, evil man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Seven Tasks of Ali Baba (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wizard summons Ali Baba to transport a sacred crown to a nearby country. An evil ruler has taken over the land, and the crown is needed to free the people from his influence.
Plot: peplum, net, public execution, dance number, horse riding, secret passageway, secret passage, gong, whip, midget, dungeon, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Three Giants of the Roman Empire (1971)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tullius Valerius -- a Proconsul of Rome, circa 310 A.D. -- fears that a provincial governor named Gaius Appius Quintillianus has been secretly working with those Germanic barbarians seeking to end Roman rule. Valerius elevates Marcus, a gladiator ...
Plot: sword and sandal, peplum, brawl, urination, fistfight, sword fight, beefcake, battles, battle, punched in the stomach, dancehall girl, tavern ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules, after sailing global waters is eventually shipwrecked in South America. After losing his Greek shipmates, Hercules is enlisted to overthrow a tyrannical king int he land of the Incas. Featuring scenic views of the mountains of the Andes.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, arrow in back, flaming arrow, greek mythology, sorceress, hercules, human sacrifice, boulder, loincloth, secret passageway, secret passage, camp ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Queen for Caesar (1962)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of the power struggle between Egyptian queen Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy, and how a common soldier risks his life to serve her.
Plot: roman empire, arrow in chest, peplum, cleopatra, battle, woman in bathtub, sword and sandal, sword fight, ancient rome, battles, conspiracy, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Samson Against the Pirates (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A terrible pirate terrorizes the Antilles plundering ships, slaughtering their crews and selling women as slaves. One of the women asks Sansone for help.
Plot: beefcake martial arts, stabbed with a spear, shot with a bow and arrow, fireworks, tavern, sea battle, fistfight, torture, beating, ship, muscleman, sword and sandal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Seven Rebel Gladiators (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ruthless Roman tribune, Vadio, joins forces with the evil Morakeb to take over the throne of Aristea, usurping King Krontal and stealing away his lovely daughter in the process. Meanwhile, Marco Aulo, now a Roman centurion, comes to Aristea to ...
Plot: disarming someone, battlefield, warrior, dwarf, steel helmet, gladiator, bow and arrow, midget, rebellion, sword and sandal, helmet, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seven Slaves Against the World (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tribune Marcus Aulus, out of favor in Rome because of his alleged sympathy for Christians, arrives to take charge of an aqueduct project on the hot, arid fringes of the Empire. Centurion Gaius, cruel and corrupt, resents being replaced by Marcus. He ...
Plot: peplum, torture, fistfight, sword fight, ancient rome, net, arena, slave labor, beefcake, chain, fight in water, gladiator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Son of Cleopatra (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In Roman-dominated Egypt, the corrupt administration of a governor named Petronius has sparked a revolt headed by El Kabir, a young man who learns that he's actually the son of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. When Petronius' daughter, Livia, ...
Plot: ancient rome, peplum, ancient egypt, raid, beefcake, reluctant hero, combat, showdown, water thrown in face, pyramid, staff, oasis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Goliath Against the Giants (1961)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muscleman fights sea monsters and Amazon warriors, then returns home to find a race of giants living in a valley, into which fellow countrymen are being thrown as punishment for opposing a usurper king and his consort.
Plot: superhero, usurper, sword and sandal, dance number, evil king, snake, evil man, gladiator, whip, cave, sea monster, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Samson Against the Sheik (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Domenico Paolella.
Plot: evil man, whip, chess, nun, sword fight, interrupted hanging, drugged drink, dungeon, lion, coconut, peplum, net ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Trojan Horse (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Guerra di Troia (AKA: Trojan Horse) is a 1961 historical drama film set in the tenth and final year of the Trojan War. The film focuses primarily on the exploits of the Trojan hero Aeneas during this time. The film was directed by Giorgio Ferroni ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, greek, greek mythology, horse, war violence, victory, war hero, camp, combat, male female relationship, shot with a bow and arrow, chariot ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Triumph of Maciste (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The evil Queen Tenefi demands that a steady supply of young women be sacrificed to the God of Fire. Maciste intervenes and saves from this sacrifice a village's women including the beautiful Antea. Maciste then becomes involved in an effort to ...
Plot: peplum, evil queen, magic, horse riding, self mutilation, prince, lion, ring, trance, chariot, tribe, statue ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hero of Babylon (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The rightful heir to the throne of Babylon leads a slave revolt against an evil ruler.
Plot: slave, sword fight, dragged by a horse, greco roman wrestling, tyranny, wrestling match, battle, tent, kiss, rebellion, slavery, wrestling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded ...
Plot: cossack, horse thief, thief, horse, peasant, russian empire, resistance, revolution, village, czar, russian army, polish
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Revolt of the Seven (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Peplum movie from 1964.
Plot: soldier, punched in the face, dragged by a horse, chariot, arrow in chest, beefcake, torture, fistfight, mud wrestling, spit in the face, slingshot, spit in face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Caesar Against the Pirates (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julius Caesar flees Rome because of a conspiration against him and takes refuge by the king of Bitinia. He finds a woman there and while he escorts her to Rhodes their ship is attacked. Caught by the pirates he asks for help to get back to Rome.
Plot: peplum, man kills a woman, ancient rome, sword fight, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Invincible Masked Rider (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 17th century Spain, the evil, corrupt Don Luis intends to marry his ward, Carmencita, to his stepson, Don Diego. A peasant revolt, fueled by a plague, complicates matters, as does the arrival of a Masked Avenger.
Plot: dance number, banquet, masked hero, arranged marriage, costume party, sword fight, torture, doctor, swashbuckler, dungeon, castle
Time: 1600s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Crimson Blade (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A 1964 British action adventure film from Hammer studios. The Scarlet Blade is set during the english civil war. A cruel Roundhead Colonel is on the trail of royalist sympathisers, but unaware of his daughters royalist sympathies. When she falls ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: father daughter relationship, prison escape, battles, water thrown in face, interrupted hanging, sword fight, jail cell, secret passageway, gypsy, secret passage, coach, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sword of the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alboino, the Lombard ruler, wants to marry the daughter of a neighboring king, but she loves another. Her father arranges the marriage to Alboino, which he believes will be beneficial to him, only to have Alboino kill him and leave Amalchi, his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: battles, sword and sandal, state affairs, adventure, dishonesty, royal family, betrayal, rivalry, espionage, peplum, shield, armor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Fury of Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a tyrannical kingdom there is an evil ruler and a queen who lusts after Hercules who is attracted to a handmaiden. A rebellion overthrows the ruler.
Plot: sword and sandal, wall, sword, childhood friend, spear throwing, traitor, peplum, banquet, strangulation, battle, battles, queen ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Slave (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Cesar informed on the actions and intentions of co-triumvir Marcus Licinius Crassus - a man too ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ballet, adventure hero, war violence, sand, gas chamber, fog, horse, heroes, caravan, war hero, legendary hero, slave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Tyrant of Lydia Against the Son of Hercules (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Italian sword & sandal thrills as the son of Hercules is pitted against an evil king and his wretched followers.
Plot: soldier, horse, heroes, sword and sorcery, sword fight, sword, superhero, good versus evil, beefcake martial arts, chariot, greco roman wrestling, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: realistic, saga, serious, epic, christian film
Plot: battles, emperor, christianity, ancient rome, adventure, state affairs, life is a bitch, rise to the top, war, master warrior, unfulfillment, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Yaroslavna, Queen of France (1979)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Early XI century. Envoys of Henry, King of France, arrive to Kiev and ask Prince Yaroslav for the hand of his youngest daughter Anna. Rich, young and beautiful Anna Yaroslavna, accompanied by the envoys and warriors, sets off to Paris to meet her ...
Plot: traitor, knight, russian history, medieval, politics
Place: ukraine, france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rebellious «Orion» (1979)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: priest, revolution, german, ship, anarchist, seaport
Time: year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Spain, Panama, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strangulation, soldier, heroes, musketeer, seduction, adventure, vengeance, love and romance, romance, crimes, against the odds, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: france, england, italy, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Lion of Thebes (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fleeing Troy in the wake of its destruction, fair-faced Helen and her faithful protector Arion run into the pharaoh Ramses, who sets his sights on Helen -- and is subsequently murdered. Now it's up to Arion to save Helen from those who wish her ...
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: peplum, legends and myths, dishonesty, royal family, vengeance, kidnapping, mate swapping, heroic mission, in the woods, rivalry, aging, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, ancient history
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Witch's Curse (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Maciste travels to Hell to find a witch and make her undo a curse she put on the surface world.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, witch, cyclops, castle, good versus evil, cannibalism, witchcraft, curse, hell, sword and sandal, muscleman, redemption ...
Place: scotland, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%