Movies and TV shows like Marco Polo

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Marco Polo (2014)
 8.0
 69K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will be his greatest challenge yet, even as he becomes a trusted companion to the Khan in his violent quest to become the Emperor of the World.
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, martial arts, strong violent content, adventure, kung fu master, royal family, battles, palace, barbarian, explorer, royal court, strong sexual content, mongol empire, warrior, power, chinese emperor, captive, political unrest, historical character, historical figure ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china

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Most similar movies to Marco Polo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, danger, battles and sword fight mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Marco Polo: Vikings (2013), Spartacus (2010), Into the Badlands (2015), The Last Kingdom (2015), Game of Thrones (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 486K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, heroic, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, norse mythology, battles, king, legends and myths, historical character, adventure, heroes, viking, leader, graphic violence, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 9th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 233K
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, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, gladiator, ancient rome, rebellion, roman empire, slavery, warrior, battles, strong sexual content, swords and armor, death, ambition ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 1K
Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, dishonesty, hopes, rivalry, leadership, political unrest, culture clash, society, priest, survival ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, murder, heroes, death, post apocalypse, master warrior, betrayal, vengeance, brutality, love ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: usa, america, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: battles, king, kingdom, viking, castle, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, kidnapping, heroes, british, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 9.2
 1.9M
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: captivating, epic, atmospheric, sexual, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, fantasy world, king, intrigue, adventure, incest, throne, betrayal, political intrigue, power struggle, medieval, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 1K
Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA, Japan, China
Duration: 504 min.
TV show
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: explorer, battles, expedition, inventions and discoveries, escapades, ambition, society, adventure, heroes, obsessive quest, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: china, mongolia, venice, persia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: intellectual, exciting, captivating, witty, serious ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, prodigy, inventor, adventure, renaissance, historical character, talented, escapades, a vision, visionary, unconventional method, magical ...
Time: 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy, vatican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 8.2
 99K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, captain, gold, pirate ship, killings, graphic violence, treasure, island, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, mistrust ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Ertuğrul Bey and the Knights Templar in the 13th century Alba and step and step with the struggle against brutal Mongols depicts the process of establishing the Ottoman principality.
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, betrayal, vengeance, rivalry, adventure, life & death, heroes, military coup, war, father son relationship, culture clash, crimes ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 12K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 547 min.
TV show
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, shogun, battles, intrigue, interracial relations, leadership, graphic violence, fall in love, social differences, culture clash, political unrest, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.4
 23K
Warrior (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious ...
Style: exciting, brutal, atmospheric, intense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, business, corporation, rivalry, gang war, conflict, crimes, bandit, criminal gang, gang member, fight, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 1K
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, hate, righting the wronged, ruler, battles, save the lady, royal family, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Assassins (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: ancient history, hidden identity, adventure, assassin, political conspiracy, graphic violence, rivalry, state affairs, assassination, assassination attempt, head of state, political intrigue ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, conquistador, native americans, adventure, against the odds, state affairs, military, royal family, rebelliousness, obsessive quest, father son relationship, tribe ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, year 1941
Place: spain, europe, haiti, caribbean, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 22K
Barbarians (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, barbarian, legends and myths, mythology, tribe, battles, myth, ruler, invasion, german history, war, viking ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 13K
Outcast (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, France, Canada, Australia, Luxembourg
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mysterious warrior teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel Uncle, who seeks their deaths.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: knight, state affairs, master warrior, warrior, battles, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, crusader, one man army ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 19K
Knightfall (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.
Style: christian film, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: crusader, crusade, medieval, religious faith, knights templar, chivalry, relic, mystery, warrior, battles, human spirit, tradition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 24K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, imaginary kingdom, camelot, wizards and magicians, royal family, wizards, legends and myths, king, heroic mission, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 19K
Frontier (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, harsh, exciting, captivating
Plot: native american, rivalry, trafficking, intrigue, indigenous people, competitor, showdown, fight for supremacy, fight, battles, power struggle, struggle for survival ...
Time: 18th century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 38K
The Physician (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study ...
Style: captivating, breathtaking, serious, realistic, scenic ...
Plot: follow your dream, apprentice, medicine, ambition, doctors and patients, surgery, culture clash, orphan, society, adventure, medieval, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 18th century
Place: persia, england, iran, london, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, adventure, heroes, ambition, leadership, haunted by the past, escapades, rise to the top, rivalry, betrayal, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 13th century
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Christopher Columbus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, USA
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, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: expedition, conquistador, adventure, inventions and discoveries, ambition, adventurer, tragic hero, ocean, political intrigue, new world, discovery, father son relationship ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, africa, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.7
 10K
Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, battles, battlefield, barbarian, death, village, roman, ancient rome, heroic mission, leadership, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 42K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, warrior, siege, battles, castle, evil king, crusader, battlefield, king, revolution, rebel ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this globe-trotting adventure, Marco Polo (Don Diamont) plays the famous 13th Century explorer who sets out from Italy to find his missing father, and along the way finds danger, excitement, and amazing discoveries at every turn. The supporting ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, sentimental, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: tough heroes, world spanning, heroic mission, culture clash, obsessive quest, romance, adventure, escapades, state affairs, master warrior, dishonesty, adventurer ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the warring period of the three kingdoms, ancient China is in turmoil. To unify the country, general Cao Cao (Jiang Wen), the real power behind the Emperor, enlists the aid of the greatest warrior in the land, Guan Yu (Donnie Yen). However, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, emotional, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, warlord, rivalry, martial arts, forbidden love, love and romance, heroes, military, master warrior, war, ancient history, poisoning ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 2K
Tai-Pan (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has a large port that both the British government and various trading ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic
Plot: rivalry, historical event, interracial relations, ocean, heroes, society, adventure, rise to the top, ambition, tragic hero, state affairs, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: hong kong, china, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 7K
Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: pirate, island, adventure, rivalry, crimes, escapades, notoriety, criminal, terrorizing, treasure, devious, boat ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 1K
Blackbeard (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation, and his reputation has become legend. Now, for the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, heroes, rebelliousness, adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, intrigue, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%