Movies like The Kidnapping of the Maidens

If you like "The Kidnapping of the Maidens" you are looking for movies about / with harem, christianity, islam, kidnapping, muslim, ruler and palace themes of Action, Adventure and History genre shot in Romania.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Kidnapping of the Maidens (1968)
 6.8
 111
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

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Kidnapping of the Maidens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about sword fight, violence, heroes, battles, adventure, sword and rivalry mostly in Action, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like The Kidnapping of the Maidens: Sharpe's Revenge (1997), The Immortals (1974), Hero (2002), The Soimaresti Clan (1965), Sharpe's Gold (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sharpe's Revenge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile his wife Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices.
Plot: napoleonic wars, british soldier
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.9
 820
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: fortress, siege, sword, showdown, deception, camaraderie, medieval, gun, flag, turk, eye patch, attack ...
Time: 1600s
Place: romania, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.9
 172K
Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ruler, sword fight, adventure, patriot, deception, tragic hero, power of love, heroic mission, fight for supremacy, courage ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: execution, robbery, justice, turk
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: ottoman empire, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
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: barbarian, prince, tradition, decapitation, village, revolt, betrayal, folk, punishment, christianity, loyalty, civil war ...
Time: 1600s
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: military, heroes, adventurer, battles, behind enemy lines, soldier, british soldier, napoleonic wars, kidnapping, battle zone, wartime life, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, tragic hero, school, 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 ⇓
75%
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, fort, tiger, tied up, niece, tea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, bleak, captivating, serious, rough ...
Plot: samurai, assassination, sword fight, hopes, ruler, deadly, conspiracy, tragic hero, state affairs, lone wolves, redemption, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, kidnapping, heroic mission, daring rescue, confined, war, crimes, captivity, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
 6K
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, imperialism, military, battles, heroes, negotiation, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 1K
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: turk, sword fight, sword, roman empire, gladiator, barbarian, topless woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: knight, battles, warrior, siege, war, christianity, king, military, muslim, swords and armor, army, journey ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, napoleonic wars, uninhibited rivalry, lone wolves, escapades, battle zone, war, master and servant, military life, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, soldier, military, napoleonic wars, heroic mission, tough heroes, politics, rivalry, war, fighting the system, political unrest, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, slavery, sailing ship, sword fight, sailboat, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, siege, napoleonic wars, british soldier, against the rules, war, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroic mission, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, heroes, gory, good versus evil, sword and sorcery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sharpe's Mission (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds.
Plot: british army, disfigured face, scout, napoleonic wars, traitor, journalist, british soldier
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, kung fu, kidnapping, exploitation, violence, mercenary, slave trade, drug dealing
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, escapades, officers and cadets, war, adventure, state affairs, soldier, rivalry, heroes, adventurer, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, gangster, agent, rescue, jungle, bikini, gangsters, survivor, city, fbi
Place: sri lanka, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 880
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hostage, castle, confined, deadly, politics, missing person, daring rescue, adventure, chases and races, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: behind enemy lines, soldier, military, battles, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, courtroom drama, injustice, tough heroes, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: nun, snake, torture, axe, blood, kidnapping, resurrection, black magic, sorceress, witchcraft, prostitute, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 culture, katana sword, samurai warrior, sword fight, japanese history, samurai era, warrior
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: kyoto japan, japan
⇓ 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, twins, swashbuckler, kidnapping, hostage, kung fu, mercenary, karate, actor playing himself
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sharpe's Sword (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, escapades, adventure, fall in love, mute or deaf, heroes, war, espionage, soldier, rivalry, battles, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, church, sword, mouse, battle, priest, alchemist, insurgent, empire, shaman ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, romania, azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: revenge, massacre, evil man, sorceress, witchcraft, sword and sorcery
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Related movie lists