Movies and TV shows like A Thousand Skies

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A Thousand Skies (1985)
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A Thousand Skies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Kingsford Smith, an adventurer, a crusader, a fighter, a lover. Against impossible odds, he went out to explore the sky, and soared higher than most.
Plot: airplane, aviator, aviation, crusader, wrestler, explorer, sky, flying, television, exploration, tv

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, realistic and epic films and TV series with plots about heroes, society, rivalry, state affairs, ambition, royal family and betrayal mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like A Thousand Skies: Christopher Columbus (1985), Lillie (1978), The Arrow (1997), Vasiliy Stalin (2013), Shackleton (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christopher Columbus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, France, West Germany
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The epic mini-series tells the story of the legendary Italian-born explorer Diego de Geona Taino, later known as Christopher Columbus, from his birth in c.1450 Genoa, Italy, to his young adult years as an expert sailor and navigator who, with money ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: expedition, adventure, ambition, adventurer, ocean or sea, inventions and discoveries, tragic hero, ocean, political intrigue, conquistador, father son relationship, discovery ...
Time: 15th century
Place: portugal, spain, europe, iceland, africa ...
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: forbidden love, power relations, media sensation, strong female presence, love and romance, actor's life, blind ambition, society, romance, couples, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, 1920s ...
Place: london, england, usa, britain
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The Arrow (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: This series tells the story of the world's fastest fighter plane ever built, in 1950's Canada, and how the project was dropped due to political pressure from the United States.
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, politics, aviation, unfulfillment, intrigue, heroes, head of state, state affairs, rivalry, inventions and discoveries, technology, fighter jet ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: canada
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Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, exciting, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: dictator, father son relationship, josef stalin, world war two, pilot, aviator, war crime, alcoholic, binge drinking, soviet, red army, stalinism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
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Shackleton (2002)
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Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 206 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting
Plot: expedition, world war one, survival, adventure, adventurer, against the odds, wilderness, human spirit, danger, ambition, leadership, forces of nature ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: antarctica, south pole, england
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Tutankhamun (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of Howard Carter’s epic quest to discover the lost tomb of the Boy-King Tutankhamun. Down on his heels archaeologist Howard Carter stumbles upon evidence of an undiscovered tomb of one of Egypt’s forgotten Pharaohs, ...
Style: factual, tense, captivating, exciting
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Time: 1910s
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The Winds of Kitty Hawk (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautifully photographed story that gives insight into the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers and the period in which they lived.
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: airplane, rivalry, confined, heroes, human spirit, siblings relations, inventions and discoveries, military, historical figure, aviation, u.s. army, contest ...
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Style: epic, stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: battles, explorer, rivalry, adventurer, society, culture clash, on the road, against the odds, royal family, heroes, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
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Anzacs (1985)
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Duration: 165 min.
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Story: Anzacs was a 1985 5-part Australian miniseries set in World War I. The series follows the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australian Imperial Force in 1914, fighting first at Gallipoli in 1915, ...
Style: bleak, rough, captivating, exciting, serious ...
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Remember Nelson (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Vice Adm. Horatio Nelson's remarkable naval career and troubled personal affairs are brought to life in this miniseries, which tells his famous story through the narratives of those who knew him best.
Plot: extramarital affair, aristocrat, empire fashion, sea, navy, naval officer, illegitimate child, naval battle, british navy, adultery, sea battle, ship ...
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1790s, 1800s
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Spartacus (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
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Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
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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 ...
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Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 180 min.
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Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
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Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Morocco
Duration: 172 min.
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Story: Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.
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Duration: 237 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, factual, touching, realistic
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 188 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, epic, baroque
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Joseph (1995)
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Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 185 min.
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Style: biblical, realistic, serious, epic
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Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Style: romantic, touching, cynical, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kidnapped (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 179 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 42 min.
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Style: stylized, sentimental, realistic, serious, sexy
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