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The Kidnapping of the Maidens (1968)
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The Kidnapping of the Maidens (1968)
Original name: Răpirea fecioarelor
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century Wallachia war-bands of Ottoman Turks from across the Danube river raid Wallachia with impunity while Wallachia's Phanariote rulers don't oppose them.
Plot: harem, christianity, islam, kidnapping, muslim, ruler, palace, turk, secret passageway, decapitation, corporal punishment, belly dancing, maiden, secret passage, tribute, mother son relationship
Time: 19th century, 1700s
Place: romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and epic films with plots about adventure, violence, battles, sword fight, sword, kidnapping and heroes mostly in Adventure, Action and History genres. Some movies like The Kidnapping of the Maidens: Samurai Marathon (2019), The Immortals (1974), Hero (2002), The Soimaresti Clan (1965), Once Upon a Time in China (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Samurai Marathon (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in Edo was not approving and ...
Style: bloody, captivating, intense, suspense, tense ...
Plot: samurai, marathon, cheating, swordsman, edo period, japanese woman, princess, american soldier, chase, spy, betrayal, identification ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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95%
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The Immortals (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Thriller, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1611,a few years after the death of Prince Michael the Brave,ruler of Wallachia,Moldavia and Transylvania,the remnants of his loyal personal guard wonder through medieval Europe.The faithful soldiers,under the command of their leader,Captain ...
Plot: camaraderie, medieval, gun, showdown, sword, siege, attack, eye patch, deception, turk, horse, pistol ...
Time: 1600s
Place: ottoman empire, romania
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93%
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Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: China, Hong Kong, Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, exciting, philosophical ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ruler, sword fight, adventure, tragic hero, patriot, deception, heroic mission, fight for supremacy, power of love, courage ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Vlad the Impaler: The True Life of Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes, otherwise known as Vlad the Impaler and Dracula, fights the Ottoman Turks on the battlefield and the Hungarian Boyars in his court.
Plot: turk, justice, robbery, execution
Time: 1400s, 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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The Soimaresti Clan (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Vying for Principality of Moldavia's throne the descendants of Prince Stephen the Great start a bloody civil war in 1612.
Plot: village, massacre, folk, devastation, peasant, barbarian, prince, christianity, civil war, decapitation, invasion, betrayal ...
Time: 1600s
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, school, tragic hero, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, folk hero, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Sandokan the Great (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the capture of the Sultan of Muluder, Sandokan, the sultan's son, leads a guerilla army through treacherous jungles to free his father and defeat Queen Victoria's army of invaders.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jungle, kidnapping, machine gun, tea, tiger, fort, tied up, niece
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Samurai Assassin (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled Japan for 300 years. They suspect a traitor in their midst, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: samurai, assassination, sword fight, state affairs, deadly, tragic hero, conspiracy, graphic violence, hopes, ambition, lone wolves, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7K
Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, factual, talky ...
Plot: siege, desert, islam, politics, culture clash, military, imperialism, battles, negotiation, heroes, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Tarkan (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Attila the Hun raiders Tarkan Mars is about the struggle with the Romans and vandals to get a magic sword.
Plot: sword fight, topless woman, gladiator, roman empire, barbarian, turk, sword
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
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, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, warrior, siege, war, christianity, king, crusade, military, adventure, crusader, army ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, holy land, middle east, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Vlad The Impaler (2018)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of 7 oddly dressed fearless men of ottoman army fight against cruel Vlad.
Plot: turk, dracula, sultan, battle, christian, insurgent, sword, priest, gypsy, horse, shaman, church ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, romania, constantinople, azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Son of Captain Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Spain, Italy, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The son of a notorious pirate is placed on the path of righteousness by his love for a beautiful young woman.
Plot: pirate, dead rat, sailing ship, sailboat, slavery, sword fight, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, mission, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, viking, kingdom, heroes, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Way of the Black Dragon (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allison Wong gets abducted by a gang of drug smugglers with a nasty sideline business involving white slavery and prostitution. Interpol agent Bill Eaton, honest worker Chen, and Allison's brother join forces to take out the nefarious crime ...
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu, exploitation, drug dealing, slave trade, violence, mercenary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Death Is Nimble, Death Is Quick (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Austria, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group. Lots of jungle thrills, martial arts, ancient temples, huge explosions, & even sci-fi elements. Watch for Harris' great karate fight ...
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, gangster, agent, city, fbi, survivor, jungle, gangsters, bikini
Place: sri lanka, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tarkan and the Golden Medalion (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Horror
Country: Turkey
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Vandal king Attila's trying to save his son kidnapped by Tarkan and stories of friends.
Plot: resurrection, torture, vampire, sorceress, violence, kidnapping, prostitute, axe, witchcraft, bloodbath, blood, snake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hostage, castle, hang glider, chases and races, adventure, daring rescue, politics, danger, deadly, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all are content...The Shinsengumi, a small army of samurai, farmers and peasants, ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: samurai, japanese history, japanese culture, samurai era, katana sword, samurai warrior, sword fight, warrior
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kyoto japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 784
Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, rescue, society, escapades, heroes, adventure, misfit, win over, disorder, woman in danger, culture clash, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1948
Place: middle east, iran, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Crown of Russian Empire, or the Elusives Again (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Russian Civil War is over and the White Guard are all dead or abroad. Some of the exiled nobles are attempting to crown a new Tsar/Emperor abroad, and a couple of impostors are vying for the position. At the same time, some of the Elusive ...
Plot: crown, jewel theft, squad, cabaret, catacomb, catacombs, cruise, singing, throne, horse chase, shooting, emigration ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tarkan and the Silver Saddle (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 75 min.
Story: New altar of a castle and also Atilla the Hun 'which gave him the Silver Saddle' s owner. Costa 's objective of both the Huns than to get rid of both seize this valuable saddle. Left in a cave by the wet nurse draws the attention of a ...
Plot: witchcraft, massacre, revenge, sorceress, evil man, sword and sorcery
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, adventure, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, assassination, deadly, destiny, heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Red Serpent (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve Nichols part à Moscou pour un voyage d'affaires de routine. Il doit remettre au point le transport par bateau de médicaments aux Etats-Unis et il va rencontrer ses associés russes. Le train-train... jusqu'au moment où il devient ...
Plot: kgb, kidnapping, secret agent, cia, secret agents
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Twin Dragon Encounter (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers on vacation are faced with an unexpected battle when their getaway spot is invaded by mercenaries. Using their martial arts expertise, the twins wage war against the invaders in order to free their kidnapped girlfriends.
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, hostage, twins, hostage situation, swashbuckler, actor playing himself, karate, kung fu, mercenary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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River Queen (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.
Style: epic, touching, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: rescue, political unrest, destiny, culture clash, family relations, hopes, danger, romance, parents and children, battles, settler, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Let's Get Harry (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, buddy movie, cult film ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, rescue, hostage, friendship, adventure, missing person, heroes, crimes, drug dealing, state affairs, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Burebista (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The life of Dacian war-leader Burebista who ruled between 80-44 B.C.and founded a strong Dacian Kingdom despite considerable pressure from the neighboring Celtic warlords and the Greek cities of the Black Sea coast.
Plot: loyalty, violence, king, paganism, battle, spear, patriot, druid, julius caesar, horse, barbarian, horse riding ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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17 Miracles (2011)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out is that for every tragedy, there is a multitude of miracles. Based on unbelievable ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: miraculous event, hardship, destiny, religions or cults, society, adventure, hopes, immigrants, journey, mormon, hunger, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.
Style: romanticism
Plot: eyepatch, christianity, fortress, prince, musket, turk, army, flintlock pistol, battles, conquering, russian, pistol ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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