Movies like Samson

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Samson (2018)
 4.4
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Samson (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Style: biblical, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, tense, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, seduction, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, betrayal, mistrust, oppression, prince, torture, evil king, god, bible, strength, faith, dictator, brawl, revenge, chase, temple, brother brother relationship, battlefield, hunting, death ...
Place: israel

Most similar movies to Samson

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, cult film and rough films with plots about violence, heroes, rivalry, fight, warrior, hand to hand combat and martial arts mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Samson: David and Goliath (2015), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Snake-Crane Secret (1976), American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, warrior, knight, chosen one, rescue, courage, prophecy, destiny, camelot, mentor, sword, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kidnapping, heroes, one man army, soldier, graphic violence, undercover, daring rescue, crimes, master warrior, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
David and Goliath (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.
Style: biblical, captivating, exciting, tense, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, king, giant, warrior, standoff, bravery, brother brother relationship, faith, bible story, heroism, mountain, shepherd ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, touching ...
Plot: ancient egypt, bible, religion, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, prophet, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, jewish ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, serious, biblical, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: adam and eve, noah's ark, heroes, old testament, flood, bible, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, hopes, supernatural ability, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Snake-Crane Secret (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Snake and Crane Secret is a fast paced martial arts action film about a familys battle for survival. A family tries to uphold their honor while keeping their Sacred Kung Fu book from getting into the wrong hands. A tale of deceit mistrust and ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, danger, family relations, crimes, escapades, adventure, master villain, legends and myths, gangsters, parents and children ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, manhunt, vengeance, island, master villain, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, caribbean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 38K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot ...
Style: tense, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nanotechnology, superhero, mutant, redemption, cyberpunk, dark hero, rescue, mercenary, superhuman powers, revenge, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, near future
Place: budapest, hungary, budapest hungary, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 474
Fighting Mad (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation tries to pressure a bunch of Arkansas farmers and ranchers to sell their land so they can strip-mine it for coal. The fiercely proud and stubborn Hunter family refuse to give in. This leads to a bitter conflict that results in ...
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, heroes, self defense, good versus evil, murder, violence, revenge, corruption, farmer, bow and arrow, gunfight, vigilante ...
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, transformation, rage, soldier, invasion, master warrior, swords and armor, sea battle, vengeance, king, tough heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence, blacksmith, femme fatale, village, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, fight, warrior, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 7K
Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, rivalry, fall in love, contests and competitions, ambition, gambling, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, serious, rough, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, blood, violence, drifter, heroes, one man army, sword fight, good versus evil, martial artist, gore ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 6K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroes, chase, martial arts, espionage, undercover, danger, adventure, chases and races, special agents, escapades, island ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Soul of Chiba (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When a fellow student kills their teacher, Mu Yun's thirst for ...
Plot: martial arts, warrior, tough guy, jeet kune do, showdown, kung fu, good versus evil, mixed martial arts, one against many, hand to hand combat, monkey, ambush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, bleak, epic, factual, rough ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, torture, religion, sacrifice, bible, jesus, religions or cults, suffering, roman empire, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, battles, soldier, master warrior, martial arts, terrorism, ex soldier, undercover, rivalry, one man army, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, one man army, battles, terrorism, soldier, terrorist, leadership, deadly, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 382
Deadly Heroes (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided by another ex-SEAL, Cody Grant. Cartowski soon finds the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: attack, airport, rocket, garrote, commando unit, combat, walking on a ledge, submarine, navy, fictional war, commando mission, hit in the crotch ...
Place: libya, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father. ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, kung fu, coming of age, vengeance, adventure, obsessive quest, heroic mission, monk, tough heroes, monastery ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Guy with Secret Kung Fu (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Guy with Secret Kung Fu stars Meng Fei and Li Chung Chien as two anti-Qing rebels and kung fu fighters who frequently rescue damsels in distress, including one memorable boat fight at the very beginning of the film. Thugs try to board a boat ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, martial arts, zombie, ambush, hand to hand combat, soldier, fight, beating, gang, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler's extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, but all three fail and are ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, soldier, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, chases and races, assassination attempt, tough heroes, failed attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Book of Esther (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Ester becomes King Xerxes’ queen, her Cousin Mordecai and that despicable Haman engage in a dangerous game of intrigue for control of the young Persian King Xerxes.
Style: biblical, epic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: palace intrigue, betrayal, anti semitism, old testament, genocide, religions or cults, heroic mission, head of state, society, danger, self discovery, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 62K
Spawn (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being murdered by corrupt colleagues in a covert government agency, Al Simmons (Michael Jai White) makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected to see his beloved wife Wanda (Theresa Randle). In exchange for his return to Earth, Simmons ...
Style: scary, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural, superhero, danger, deal with the devil, good versus evil, one man army, back from the dead, anti heroes, devil, betrayal, death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: north korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 799
Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, dishonesty, mental institution, rescue, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 717K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, scenic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, battles, courage, army, legends and myths, ancient, heroic mission, human spirit, master warrior, against the odds, war ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, one man army, heroes, terrorism, special agents, save the day, crimes, danger, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, hitman, master warrior, vengeance, crimes, mysterious character, dishonesty, deadly, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 662
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, danger, drug dealing, undercover, rivalry, betrayal, deadly, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, heroes, master warrior, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, spain, germany, north africa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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