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Samson Against the Sheik (1962)
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Samson Against the Sheik (1962)
Original name: Maciste contro lo sceicco
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Domenico Paolella.
Plot: chess, nun, bondage, sword fight, lion, evil man, whip, dungeon, drugged drink, chain, peplum, net, coconut, interrupted hanging

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about sword fight, peplum, dungeon, sword and sandal, battles, battle and sword mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Samson Against the Sheik: The Seven Tasks of Ali Baba (1962), Goliath Against the Giants (1961), Seven Slaves Against the World (1964), Hero of Babylon (1963), Challenge of the Gladiator (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, gong, public execution, net, midget, dungeon, secret passage, torture, horse riding, secret passageway, dance number, sword fight ...
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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: usurper, sword and sandal, superhero, battle, tied to a tree, peplum, amazon, gladiator, torture chamber, gorilla, sea monster, dungeon ...
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90%
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, net, waterfall, sword fight, thirst, beefcake, dungeon, brawl, slave labor, torture, fistfight, gladiator ...
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84%
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: sword fight, sword and sandal, tyranny, battle, human sacrifice, kiss, dragged by a horse, rebellion, peplum, arrow in back, slave, dungeon ...
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65%
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Challenge of the Gladiator (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: roman empire, prison escape, gladiator, brawl, battle, hands tied, banquet, fistfight, hit in the face, bare chested male fighting, whip, christianity ...
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59%
Ursus in the Valley of the Lions (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bodybuilder Ed Fury stars as the legendary Ursus in this above-average sword-and-sandal adventure from veteran director Carlo Campogalliani. The plot concerns Ursus' attempts to rescue his kidnapped fiancee, aided by a pretty blind slave girl. ...
Plot: sword and sandal, sword, evil man, king, dungeon, quicksand, strongman, lion, hyena, bow and arrow, bathing, beefcake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, treason, sword fight, arena, arrow in back, tavern, fistfight, brawl, beefcake, punched in the stomach, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Long Live Robin Hood (1971)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This bunch is none other than the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest and their feisty leader, Robin Hood. This is a '70s release of the often-played Robin Hood story.
Plot: outlaw, sword fight, sword, sheriff, forest, crusade, criminal, justice, disguise, secret passage, robin hood, secret passageway ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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51%
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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, villain, banquet, wrestling, poison gas, temple, violence, spear, childhood friend, queen, battle, gorilla ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
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48%
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, masked hero, sword fight, swashbuckler, torture, doctor, arranged marriage, costume party, banquet, dungeon, castle
Time: 1600s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ...
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46%
Samson vs. the Giant King (1964)
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, sister sister relationship, cave, archaeologist, water thrown in face, carrier pigeon, secret passage, treasure, sarcophagus, torture, evil man ...
Place: russia
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44%
Adventurer of Tortuga (1965)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the New World, a rugged pirate leader and a corrupt governor vie for the affections of a beautiful Indian heiress.
Plot: musket, fake identity, spaniard, sword fight, love, forest, tournament, native american tribe, governor, tavern, castle, soldier ...
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44%
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, human sacrifice, arrow in back, secret passage, loincloth, greek, princess, shipwreck, sorceress, siege, hercules, boulder ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, ancient rome, tough guy, warrior, folk hero, sword fight, adventure hero, roman, hand to hand combat, evil man, greco roman wrestling ...
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42%
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Ursus (1961)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ursus returns from war to find his fiancée, Attea, has been kidnapped by a mysterious sect which sacrifices virgins to its patron goddess. Ursus faces much treachery and is forced to display much courage and strength as he and the blind girl ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virgin sacrifice, peplum, rivalry, danger, imaginary, adventure, escapades, rescue, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While fighting in Britain, Roman forces commanded by Caligula capture the noble warrior, Glaucus. Seeing in him gladiator material, Caligula takes Glaucus back to Rome along with other hostages including Glaucus's girlfriend, Ena. A man seeking ...
Plot: sword and sandal, peplum, gladiator, spear, bow and arrow, brawl, duel, warrior, tough guy, sword fight, dwarf, fistfight ...
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41%
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Karamurat (1976)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Turkey, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Ernst Hofbauer and Natuk Baytan.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, dungeon, torture, turkish, branding
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Damon and Pythias (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Damon is a thief who begins to question his beliefs after he meets Pythias, a liberal Athenian who believes all men are brothers.
Plot: tyrant, friends, shepherd, sword and sandal, brotherhood, father son relationship, falling into water, horse jumping, public execution, sword fight, horse riding, cave ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Revenge of the Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 454 A.D. barbarians led by the Vandal king, Genseri, besiege Rome which is ruled by the ineffectual Valentinian III and his wife, Calpurnia. The Roman general Ezio manages to temporarily halt the Vandals' advance. Now arriving on the scene ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, heroes, soldier, escapades, state affairs, corrupted ruler, adventure, leadership, wedding ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Musketeers of the Sea (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Italian adventure movie directed by Steno.
Plot: sailboat, mistress, exile, torture, abduction, bound and gagged, swashbuckler, identical twins, pirate, musketeer, dungeon, sailing ship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hercules Against the Mongols (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though Genghis Khan eventually sought peace with the West, his death in 1227 AD puts into power his three war-like sons: Sayan, Susdal, and Kin Khan. These sons quickly overrun the city of Tuleda and take prisoner Princess Bianca, though young ...
Plot: hercules, sword and sandal, knife fight, redhead girl, forest, adventurer, waterfall, shot with an arrow, raid, lion, violence, strongman ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Knives of the Avenger (1966)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious knife-throwing viking warrior protects a young peasant woman and her young son from the clutches of a evil regent bent on claiming the title of king and the woman for himself.
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, beach, knife throwing, in the woods, vikings, royal family, village life, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger, vengeance, murder, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Shark Hunter (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Mexico, Spain, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crusty recluse on a Caribbean island who is dedicated to destroying sharks gets involved in a hunt for buried treasure.
Plot: shark, island, martial arts, explosion, evil man, violence, car chase, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tiger of the Seven Seas (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tigre is the skipper of the Santa Maria, a pirate-ship, but he feels tired and decides to leave the command of the ship. Unfortunately he has only a daughter, Consuelo. So he will leave the command and the ship to the winner of a challenge among his ...
Plot: pirate captain, governor, mute, tavern, castle, sailing, pirate, noblewoman, ship, false accusation, daughter, sword fight ...
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33%
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 ⇓
33%
Samson and the Slave Queen (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The king of Nogara dies, leaving behind a will naming one of his nieces as his successor. Will it be blonde and virtuous Isabella or evil, dark-haired Malva? Each woman relies on a hero to locate the will. Malva hires the bare-chested strongman ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: espionage, arrow in back, peplum, dungeon, mask, sword fight, strongman, spear, drugged drink, uncle niece relationship, superhero, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hercules vs. the Giant Warriors (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hercules, having agreed to restore justice to Mycenae, confronts evil Prince Myles. The villain is invested with power over giant bronze warriors by his mother Pasiphaë, a sorceress in Hades. Myles assassinates the king and abducts his cousin, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, greek mythology, bare chested male fighting, gladiator, spear, sword, super strength, sword and fantasy, mixed martial arts, helmet ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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%
The Swordsmen in Double Flag Town (1991)
Genre: Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Honoring his father's dying words, a young man comes to the dusty desert village of Double Flag Town to claim his bride. Everyone looks down upon him because he looks inept and ignorant. When he kills a man who is attempting to rape his bride, ...
Plot: martial arts, bandit, rape, sword fight, revenge, teenager, desert, sword, attempted rape, showdown
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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