Movies like Hero 1982

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Hero (1982)
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Hero (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Medieval fable of sorcery and witchcraft in a remote corner of the Scottish highlands.
Style: fable
Plot: love, witch, magic, hotel, medieval, death, weapons, pursuit, boat, infidelity, chase, adultery, scot, father son relationship, assassination attempt, murder, magic spell, ambush, surrealism, clan, husband wife relationship, escape, extramarital affair, jacuzzi, initiation ...
Place: scotland

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Most similar movies to Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, visually appealing, serious and psychotronic films with plots about death, murder, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, storytelling, betrayal and boat mostly in Drama, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Hero: Excalibur (1981), Secret Friends (1991), Edward II (1970), Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018), The Sheltering Sky (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Secret Friends (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As an express train hurtles towards its destination, John (Alan Bates) a man whose sanity hangs by a thread, attempts to uncover his possible role in a brutal murder and the identity of the victim. The balance of his mind is strained to the limits ...
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: husband wife relationship, call girl, dream, death, friend, oppression, religion, flashback, bible, husband murders wife, businessman, axe ...
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93%
 7.1
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Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: king, archbishop, murder, infidelity, male homosexuality, mourning, bishop, father son relationship, severed head, impalement, husband wife relationship, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A human child raised by wolves, must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, sentimental, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, talking animals, feral child, hunter, bear, tiger, anthropomorphism, snake, panther, chase, friendship, bravery ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: desert, friendship, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, dishonesty, family problems, friends, couples ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: sahara, africa, sahara desert, morocco, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, suspense, absurd, sincere ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, sorceress, magical creature, snow white, female warrior, magic, strong female lead, good versus evil, female soldier, love, black magic, witch ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Long Ships (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The Mother of Voices," a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as ...
Style: semi serious, saga, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, ship, vikings, adventurer, battles, bell, clergy, adventure, pirate, crimes, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scandinavia, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Shamer's Daughter, Dina, with the magical power of compelling people to admit their most secret shame, must save her family with her newly found father. But he is a Blackmaster, with the power to make people see and believe things that ...
Style: suspense, exciting, stylized, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: medieval, psychic, strong female character, power struggle, father daughter relationship, supernatural ability, sword and sorcery, strong female lead, heroine, murder, good versus evil, saving a life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.1
 127K
Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: dark fantasy, sincere, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, good versus evil, magic, mentor, mythology, master warrior, cult, supernatural, duel, supernatural ability, memory ...
Time: 80s, 16th century, 20th century, 1780s, 1940s ...
Place: scotland, new york, usa, europe, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.0
 422K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 127K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, heroic mission, pyramid, wilderness, cave, danger, redemption, legends and myths, mammoth, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.0
 132
Les gloutonnes (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: According to legend, a group of women escaped from Atlantis just before the destruction of the continent. They took refuge on a mysterious island, and founded a kingdom. Men who dared approach the island, were devoured by these sexually voracious ...
Style: sexploitation film, erotic
Plot: time machine, treason, fistfight, magic, lust, lesbian sex, island, atlantis, murder, torture, stabbing, sexploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Genesis: The Creation and the Flood (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An all-enveloping darkness. Suddenly, a child's voice, frightened, questioning, pierces the darkness... The first flickering rays of light begin to sculpt mysterious shapes out of the darkness ... Among them, a very old man. He reassures the ...
Style: biblical, christian film
Plot: noah's ark, bible, adam and eve, making of, old testament, genesis, murder, brother brother relationship, jewish, animals, christian, sword and sandal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 41K
Rob Roy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: violent man, rivalry, folk hero, vengeance, adventure, against the odds, graphic violence, danger, righting the wronged, legends and myths, life philosophy, outlaw ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, mentor, excalibur, sword, throne, sword and fantasy, king, resistance ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 2K
Royal Deceit (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, ghost, betrayal, hayloft, hanging, vengeance, heroes, intrigue, forbidden love, political intrigue, love triangle, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, europe, england, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Return to Babylon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scandals and pratfalls abound in this satirical and sexy look at the silent movie era. With Jennifer Tilly, Debi Mazar, and Tippi Hedren.
Style: humorous, psychological, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father son relationship, love, depression, extramarital affair, jealousy, murder, actress playing multiple roles, cautionary tale, fake marriage, infidelity, mother son relationship, drinking ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 474
Le Garcu (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A self-centered man (Gérard Depardieu) with many diversions occasionally visits his 4-year-old son (Antoine Pialat) and the boy's mother (Géraldine Pailhas).
Plot: vacation, death of father, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, childhood, nickname, female nudity, mistress ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.4
 5K
East/West (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, heartbreaking, suspenseful ...
Plot: kgb, love and romance, iron curtain, escape, political unrest, josef stalin, propaganda, immigration, emigrant, gulag, survival, brutality ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1946
Place: ussr, russia, france, europe, bulgaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Angel of Mercy (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The love story between a young widow and an austrian-hungarian army officer during the First World War.
Plot: love, war crime, hospital, war hero, widow, extramarital affair, murder, pow, execution, military, frustration, brothel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, false accusation, frame up, revenge, vengeance, treasure, dishonesty, hidden identity, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Magic Sword (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, goes on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, battles, heroes, witchcraft, wizards, magic, knight, princess, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry, adventurer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tadas Blinda: The Beginning (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A romance blooms between a noblewoman and a common man amid a peasant revolt against the brutal Russian army
Plot: rich woman poor man, infidelity, water thrown in face, butt naked
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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City of Pirates (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities.
Style: surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, macabre
Plot: surrealism, island, killer child, irrational behavior, evil child, murder, little boy, boy, perversity, sleepwalking, seance, split personality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Little Mermaid (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, colourful, emotional, gothic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mermaid, magic, fall in love, falling in love, circus, singing, circus performer, witch, evil sorcerer, kidnapping, full moon, storyteller ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Save and Protect (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Inspired by Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Sokurov’s Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma’s decline and fall: affairs with the aristocratic Rodolphe and the student Leon, the humiliation that follows her husband’s botching of ...
Plot: cuckolded husband, surrealism, infidelity, surgery, nudity (full frontal - brief), cuckold, male full rear nudity, female nudity, amputation, vaginal penetration, suicide, sex scene ...
Time: 1840s
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir bestows upon him the name of Einar and takes him in as ...
Plot: slave, tribe, leader, viking, love, sword fight, legend, travel, ship, medieval, first love, drinking ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scandinavia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hawk the Slayer (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hawk the Slayer, after seeing both his father and bride die at the hands of his malevolent brother, Voltan, sets out for revenge and the chance to live up to his title. Tooling himself up with the "mind-sword" and recruiting a motley band ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, slavery, crossbow, sword, witchcraft, sorceress, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, master warrior, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 103K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, fairy, black magic, prophecy, queen, magic, heroic mission, wizards, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 2K
Public Works (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1888: a luthier, Vedder, has to step aside when his home, opposite the recently completed Central Station in Amsterdam, must yield for the planned Victoria Hotel. His cousin Anijs, pharmacist in the Northern provinces of the Netherlands, has gotten ...
Plot: hotel, father son relationship, letter, hospital, pregnant woman, steam train, beehive, nephew, funeral, rape, rain, violin ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%