Movies like Colossus and the Headhunters

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Colossus and the Headhunters (1963)
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Colossus and the Headhunters (1963)
Original name: Maciste contro i cacciatori di teste
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Maciste and his people flee their volcano-ravaged island. They end up caught in between two warring tribes.
Plot: island, volcano, male female relationship, swimming, savage, volcanic eruption, sword, sword fight, sailboat, super strength, fall in love, kiss, strongman, fire, bow and arrow, ruins, tribe, blood, shield, raft, wound, severed head, axe, decapitation, muscleman ...

Most similar movies to Colossus and the Headhunters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, homoerotic, cult film and serious films with plots about sword fight, sword, battle, battles, spear, sword and sandal and peplum mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Colossus and the Headhunters: Triumph of Maciste (1961), Samson Against the Pirates (1963), The Vengeance of Ursus (1961), Kindar the Invulnerable (1965), Giants of Rome (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: evil queen, peplum, magic, fire, spear, traitor, human sacrifice, super strength, muscleman, ring, lion, merchant ...
Place: egypt
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95%
Devil of the Desert Against the Son of Hercules (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The daughter of a noble man is sold into slavery, only to be later rescued by the film's hero. Repackaged from an original Sword-and-Sandal italian film.
Plot: super strength, princess, slave trader, fight to the death, arab, rhinoceros, shield, walled city, dagger, palace, soldier, rebellion ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: combat, sword fight, mixed martial arts, adventurer, slave auction, evil man, spear, disarming someone, ocean, bow and arrow, showdown, trapdoor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers...and fights monsters !
Plot: cave, volcano, decapitation, battles, caveman, dragon, sword and sandal, hercules, battle, sacrifice, giant monster, earthquake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Ali Baba and the Seven Saracens (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A rebel leader returns to his city for a final confrontation with the evil king he is fighting. However, he finds himself attracted to the king's beautiful niece.
Plot: turban, adventurer, ambush, kingdom, knife fight, archer, spear, prisoner, revolt, brunette, eunuch, chain ...
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Vengeance of Ursus (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The evil King Zagro has designs on the beautiful Princess Sira. He wants to marry her so he can take over her kingdom and add it to his own. When Sira is kidnapped, Ursus leaves his farm to rescue her and to eventually lead a revolt against King ...
Plot: peplum, rebellion, strong man, falsely accused, mask, battle, army, muscleman, bow and arrow, tavern, barge, wine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Kindar the Invulnerable (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An evil bandit kidnaps a sultan's son and raises him but finds the son has magic powers.
Plot: sword and sandal, peplum, camp, brunette, ambush, palace, one man army, fire, caravan, newborn, camel, belly dancer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.
Style: psychotronic, homoerotic
Plot: gladiator, arena, peplum, sword and sandal, rebellion, conspiracy, adventurer, fight, beating, martial artist, tough guy, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Giants of Rome (1964)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite group of soldiers led by the courageous Claudius Marcellus are handpicked by Julius Caesar to embark on a desperate and dangerous suicide mission to destroy the Druids' secret weapon.
Plot: camp, strongman, armor, cavalry, sword duel, dead rabbit, standoff, behind enemy lines, raft, staff, flaming arrow, cowardice ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last of the Vikings (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this historical drama, a Viking prince returns to his homeland only to learn that his father has been murdered by King Sven of Norway. Sven is forcing his sister to marry in order to create an alliance with the Danes. The prince must defeat Sven ...
Plot: viking, vigilante, prince, sword, sword fight, tied to a tree, dungeon, sword duel, damsel in distress, arrow, crucifix, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Legend of Gingko (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Caught in between an ethnic war, Bee struggles between love and death.
Plot: warrior, sword, mountain, bow and arrow, sword fight, human sacrifice, volcano, hawk
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Erik the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the 9th Century, two Viking children, separated since their early childhood with one raised by the British and the other by Vikings, meet after nearly 20 years as rivals as war breaks out between Britian and the Vikings for control of England.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: viking, battles, betrayal, heroes, sword fight, uninhibited rivalry, forceful separation, palaces castles and temples, vikings, nursing, family relations, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ironmaster (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale that takes place at the dawn of history. The movie tells the story of a tribe that discovers how to fashion weapons out of iron and use them for their own survival. However, the creation of iron also causes the tribe to battle for possession ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, tribe, caveman, gory, survival, danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, cavemen, weapons, slingshot ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fury of Achilles (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the tenth year of the Trojan War, tensions between Achilles and Agamemnon divide the Greek camp while giving hope to the Trojans.
Style: homoerotic
Plot: steel helmet, bow and arrow, god, battles, violence, funeral, battle, horse, massacre, king, duel, hand to hand combat ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The eternal Hercules in this film has gone way beyond his usual time and place in ancient Greece and is now helping Poland free itself of Mongol invaders in the 12th century. Mark Forest is the star of this peplum epic, Hercules Against The ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rescue, battles, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, military, superhero, battle zone, legends and myths, mongol ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster.
Style: based on the bible, cult film, psychotronic, homoerotic
Plot: hercules, greco roman wrestling, peasant, spear, stick fight, dictator, tough guy, mixed martial arts, lion, raft, shot with a bow and arrow, sword and sandal ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, sword fight, murder, man kills a woman, ancient rome
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Alone Against Rome (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Roman Consul, on his way to fight a border war, stations a garrison of soldiers in a provincial town. The townspeople aren't happy with this situation but decide it's in their best interests to cooperate. However, the Tribune left in ...
Plot: standoff, stabbed in the stomach, chariot, army, arena, shield, roman, fistfight, battle, ancient rome, battles, crucifix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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260
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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: gas chamber, sword and sandal, legendary hero, shield, ballet, cavalry, peplum, war hero, sword duel, oasis, armor, tyrant ...
Time: ancient times
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Taur the Mighty (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warlike men of Kixos murder the king of Surupak and abduct his two daughters, Jia and Tuja. Jia's bridegroom Syros asks the mighty warrior Taurus for assistance. Taurus faithful companion Ubaratuta will give Taurus a hand to defeat the ...
Plot: king, adventure hero, sword and sandal, cheesecake, tough guy, murder, daughter, bow and arrow, warrior, viking, sword, barbarian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Queen of the Seas (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redhead Mary is a girl who dresses like a man to better approach, and rob the jewels worn by the pretty ladies of her time...
Plot: pirate, sailboat, flirting, flirt, rapier, sword duel, captain, jewel, sailing ship, tavern, swashbuckler, combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maciste arranges for himself and his new friend Bangor to be captured by a mysterious band of white-clad marauders and taken to an underground city. There the two are forced to turn an enormous wheel along with other captives as part of a ...
Style: homoerotic, cult film
Plot: muscleman, sword and sandal, peplum, greek mythology, mole, gong, bare chested male fighting, beast, cover up, prisoner, violence, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ninja's Force (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a dangerous top-secret formula is stolen, a government agent traces the thieves back to a mysterious island and a secret-society of Ninja's.
Plot: ninja, stabbing, katana sword, warrior, terrorist, honor, sexuality, fistfight, assassin, organized crime, murder, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Moon Warriors (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A kind-hearted fisherman, content with simple life, is reluctantly drawn into helping a noble emperor regain his throne from his evil brother.
Style: semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, village, love triangle, vengeance, royal family, woman in danger, legends and myths, redemption, true love, siblings relations, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, adultery, fire, battle, shot with a bow and arrow, chariot, war violence, victory, war hero ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sansone contro il corsaro nero (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: aka Hercules and the Black Pirates. Brave and noble Samson fights pirates as a soldier in the royal army. He wants to marry lovely fair maiden Rosita, but her haughty governor father disapproves. Meanwhile, the cunning and duplicitous Rodrigo ...
Plot: super strength, violence, warrior, superhero, captain, wrestling, adventure hero, bare chested male fighting, greco roman wrestling, sea, martial arts, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hercules and the Masked Rider (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 16th century Spain, Don Francisco reluctantly betroths his daughter, Blanca, to the arrogant Don Ramiro in order to preserve the lands in the family estate. Then Don Juan, Don Francisco's nephew and Blanca's true love, returns from the ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: sword and sandal, battlefield, wrestling, knife throwing, river, murder, castle, greek mythology, kiss, cousin cousin relationship, strongman, carriage ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hercules the Invincible (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hercules battles to save the population from a giant dragon.
Plot: dragon, sword and sandal, peplum, muscleman, dance number, greek mythology, sacrifice, trap, bow and arrow, impalement, spear, sidekick ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rebel Gladiators (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In order to persuade the Emperor to spare his village, the mighty Ursus is forced to fight the greatest gladiator in Rome in the Roman Arena.
Plot: peplum, prison, sword and sandal, slave, ancient rome, greek mythology, gladiator, arena, warrior, sword fight, brawl, duel ...
Time: ancient times
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Vulcan, Son of Giove (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A superhero battles lizard men and other monsters that are terrorizing the countryside.
Plot: lizard, monster, peplum, sword and sandal, battle, sidekick, midget, cleavage, blacksmith, sicilian, mallet, mythology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%