Movies like Black '47

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Black '47 (2018)
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Black '47 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It’s 1847 and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, abandons his post to return home and reunite with his estranged family.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: poverty, deserter, starvation, british colonialism, manhunt, hunger, firing squad, oppression, family, death, brutality, injustice, desperation, death of protagonist, british army, revenge, war, bureaucracy, hidden treasure, ambush, death of mother, mexican standoff, murder, war veteran, tenant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, exciting and captivating films with plots about death, violence, murder, revenge, vengeance, betrayal and brutality mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like Black '47: The Revenant (2015), Medieval (2022), Mr. Six (2015), Buffalo Boys (2018), Redbad (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, harsh, scenic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, adventure, winter, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, bravery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Medieval (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense, heroic ...
Plot: warrior, battles, murder, historical character, chase, medieval, swords and armor, commander, european history, czech history, religion, death ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 15th century
Place: central europe, prague
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Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: criminal underworld, mafia, brutality, mob boss, vengeance, pride and honor, family, family values, gang war, parents and children, gang, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: beijing china
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Buffalo Boys (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Betrayed by the Dutch colonial forces, Arana manages to escape along with his nephews Jamar and Suwo, the newborn sons of Hamza, one of the last Indonesian sultans fighting against foreign tyranny. In 1860, after wandering for years on the plains of ...
Style: intense, thought provoking, exciting, serious, suspense ...
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Time: 19th century
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Redbad (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: pagan, viking, child murder, medieval, heroes, vengeance, death, rivalry, friendship, family relations, culture clash, dishonesty ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
Place: scandinavia
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The Gangster (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Antapal" is a fact-based tale with documentary segments in which old-timers from the era are interviewed and talk about the young gangsters of 1950s and '60s Thailand, but centres on Dang's friend Jod this time. Jod is a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, street fight, gang war, murder, youth, death, crimes, chase, assassination plot, vengeance, drug dealing ...
Time: 50s
Place: thailand
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Mohenjo Daro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Village lad Sarman is drawn to big, bad Mohenjo Daro - and its mascot Chaani. But Chaani must wed Munja, son of Mohenjo Daro's ruler, Maham. Will Sarman find love - and more - in Mohenjo Daro?
Style: tense, suspenseful, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fight, murder, revenge, love, violence, arena, village, crocodile, antiquity, disorder, farmer, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
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70%
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Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, factual, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: islam, politics, culture clash, military, imperialism, siege, colonialism, wartime, british empire, war, adventure, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, england, ireland, middle east ...
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Goemon (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Follow the infamous ninja bandit named Ishikawa Goemon (Yosuke Eguchi) in an epic story. One night while looting treasure from Nanban (Southern Barbarians), Goemon finds a mysterious box hidden inside a secret grave. A forgotten relic from the past ...
Style: exciting, epic, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroes, rich and poor, social differences, betrayal, battles, rivalry, ninja, sword, revenge, robin hood ...
Time: 15th century
Place: japan, asia
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The Duelist (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Returning to Saint Petersburg after a long exile, the dashing Yakovlev, a retired army officer, makes a comfortable living by winning other people's duels. An enigmatic, focused, and extremely skilled professional, he leaves a trail of dead ...
Style: romantic, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: duel, female nudity, fight, revenge, life risking, sex scene, murder, escapades, social problems, showdown, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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68%
I.R.A. King of Nothing (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A disgruntled I.R.A. member (Chapa) becomes Ireland's biggest threat to the peace process
Plot: irish republican army, empire, terrorism, flashback, murder, death, death of protagonist, sex, militant, robbery, irish, british ...
Place: ireland
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The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, factual, intense ...
Plot: civil war, war, courage, fight scenes, politics, military, conflict, betrayal, ethnic conflict, irish, assassination, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, ireland, congo
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67%
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True Legend (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, vengeance, good versus evil, family feud, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, escapades, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 1860s
Place: asia, china, ancient china
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The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: epic, rough, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: war, american revolution, freedom, military, revolution, human spirit, rebellion, battles, vengeance, heroic mission, wartime, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, england, scotland, virginia ...
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One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, culture clash, foe turned friend, society, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, prisoner, mexican, death, anger ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland
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67%
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Boost (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Jimmy finds a mysterious package in the trunk of his latest boost, he is thrust into a violent underworld of criminals, and a race against the clock to save a little girl's life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: car thief, criminal syndicate, violence, killings, crimes, pride and honor, crime family, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades, gangsters, family business ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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66%
 8.0
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The Treaty (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: How the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic, represented by Michael Collins, and the British government was concluded after high-stakes negotiations in 1921.
Plot: politics, negotiation, convention, war, hunting, independence
Place: ireland, northern ireland
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66%
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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, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, rescue, dishonesty, mental institution, female bodybuilder, contests and competitions, crimes, good versus evil, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
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The Poisoning Angel (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1800, Brittany is on its knees, overwhelmed by the regime in place and by the omnipotent clergy. It founders in an economic slump without end in sight and, in the middle of all this, a young, suffering girl pushes back as best she can. She is ...
Style: captivating, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, death, death of mother, jail, poisoned, mother daughter relationship, poison, woman, seaside, female serial killer, lovers, loss of mother ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brittany
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, rough, epic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, courage, combat, chaos, gunfight, sniper, survival, rescue mission, american soldier, military, warrior, battles ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, iraq, north africa, arkansas ...
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Santana (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa, Angola
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: drug lord, revenge, murder, brother vs brother, crimes, brother brother relationship, police officer, price of justice, justice, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa, africa
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65%
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: serious, factual, emotional, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, vietnam war, war, soldier, battles, battlefield, heroic mission, military life, death, wartime, justice, army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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65%
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Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, biting, suspense
Plot: obsession, disguise, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, society, politics, mysterious character, social differences, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: ireland, europe, england
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65%
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, scenic, exciting, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, whale, sea, shipwreck, disaster, starvation, natural disaster, death, man versus nature, boat ...
Time: 19th century, future, middle ages, victorian era, 1820s ...
Place: new england, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america, massachusetts
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Mass (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mass (Akkineni Nagarjuna) is an orphan, who bonds well with his landlord's son Adi (Sunil). He is behind a collegian Anjali (Jyothika) who happens to be the daughter of Vizag city's mafia don Satya (Raghuvaran). This restricts her from ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
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The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
Style: factual, intense, emotional, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, slavery, civil war, preacher, rebellion, rape, torture, suffering, poverty, preaching, murder, gang rape ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
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64%
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Gwalior Fort, during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. In a moment of despair, Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi, encourages her men by telling them the heroic story of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, a brave Telugu chieftain who took up arms in 1846 to protest ...
Style: breathtaking, tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom fighter, rebellion, battles, revolution, betrayal, underdog, military, vengeance, folk hero, freedom, politics, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
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64%
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The Woman King (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen, and General Nanisca as she trains the next generation of ...
Style: epic
Plot: female warrior, military training, slave trade, brotherhood, violence, slavery, female soldier, sisterhood, childbirth, arranged marriage, mother daughter reunion, 17 year old ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: africa, west africa
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Gebo and the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Despite his age and general weariness, Gebo keeps on working as an accountant to provide for his family. He lives with his wife, Doroteia, and his daughter-in-law, Sofia, but it is the absence of João, son and husband, that worries them.Gebo seems ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Plot: poverty, honor, family problems, family relations, parents and children, society, thief, missing child
Time: 19th century
Place: france, portugal
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64%
Samurai Assassin (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled Japan for 300 years. They suspect a traitor in their midst, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: samurai, ronin, medieval, father, martial arts, sword fight, ancient, assassination, edo period, redemption, ruler, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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64%