Movies like Pompeii

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Pompeii (2014)
 5.5
 106K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
Style: epic, exciting, disaster movie, serious, stylized, suspenseful, visually appealing, realistic, ridiculous, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: roman empire, natural disaster, roman, gladiator, adventure, catastrophe, arena, save the lady, slave, volcanic eruption, chaos, forces of nature, slavery, danger, race against time, disaster film, chases and races, ruler, forbidden love, senator, rescue, heroes, love and romance, glory, tough guy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, pompeii, london, britain, rome italy

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Most similar movies to Pompeii

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and epic films with plots about betrayal, death, catastrophe, adventure, chase, dialogue and mentor mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Pompeii: Gladiator (2000), The Eagle (2011), 47 Ronin (2013), Ben-Hur (2016), 10,000 BC (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 1.3M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, rough, breathtaking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, freedom, gladiator, revenge, courage, pride and honor, slavery, sword fight, tragic hero, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, italy, north africa, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 65K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, ancient rome, master and servant, gladiator, slave, adventure, legends and myths, tribe, soldier, arena, military ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 145K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, shogun, battles, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, ronin, exile, heroes, samurai sword, rivalry, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 41K
Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, betrayal, vengeance, roman soldier, roman, false accusation, survival, arena, resistance fighter, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy, italy, jerusalem, greece, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.1
 125K
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, pyramid, heroic mission, wilderness, cave, redemption, danger, legends and myths, mammoth, destiny ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, strong sexual content, slave, ancient rome, heroes, master warrior, arena, roman, warrior, pride and honor, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 212K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, survival, earthquake, tsunami, danger, disaster film, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexual, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, battles, ancient rome, slavery, sword fight, warrior, gory, sword and sandal, ambition, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, courage, sinking ship, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, gladiator, superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, hercules, destiny, father son relationship, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 65K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, disaster movie, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, disaster film, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, catastrophe, life is a bitch, on the run, escapades, danger, legends and myths, forces of nature, society, panic, heroes, death ...
Time: ancient history
Place: pompeii, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 159K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, rough, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, swords and armor, roman empire, king, army, folk hero, medieval, freedom, adventure, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.3
 1.8M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, twists and turns, stylized, epic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, king, fantasy world, adventure, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, swords and armor, power struggle, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 200K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 78K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, adventure, roman, soldier, behind enemy lines, hunting, survival, violence, battles, danger, sole survivor ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, england, britain, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, period piece, chase, good versus evil, thief, justice, courage, adventure, bow and arrow, archer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 72K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, adventure, heroes, lava, danger, tunnel, subway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: rough, exciting, psychotronic, visually appealing, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sorcerer, slavery, heroes, good versus evil, witch, battles, battle, rescue, adventure, magic ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, forces of nature, catastrophe, storm at sea, adventure, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: boston, new england, portugal, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 106K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon, save the day ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, captivating ...
Plot: ancient egypt, religion, prophet, bible, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, destiny, miraculous event, adventure, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 146K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic, visually appealing, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hercules, legends and myths, greek mythology, warrior, battles, mercenary, master warrior, battle, giant creature, heroes, torment, greek ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, heroic, master warrior, swords and armor, heroes, invasion, sea battle, army, sword fight, adventure, ancient, transformation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, good versus evil, greek mythology, adventure, monster, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, demi god, ancient ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, mentor, throne, camelot, king, courage, sword and fantasy, resistance, excalibur ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 68K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, sentimental, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, love story, love triangle, betrayal, excalibur, romance, beauty, true love, king, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 160K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, visually appealing, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, army, greek, legends and myths, mythology, adventure, heroes, greek god, greek mythology, maze, ancient ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, sword fight, adventure, master warrior, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, heroes, betrayal, princess, time travel, fall in love, king, escapades, imaginary, prince, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%