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, revenge, manhunt, hunger, severed head, firing squad, oppression, family, death, brutality, injustice, desperation, death of protagonist, british army, pride and honor, british colonialism, violence, war veteran, murder, landlord tenant relationship, tenant, british empire, ambush ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: ireland

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Most similar movies to Black '47

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, suspense and captivating films with plots about murder, revenge, death, violence, vengeance, rivalry and heroes mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like Black '47: The Revenant (2015), The Duelist (2016), Deep Dark Canyon (2013), Cadaver (2020), Vendetta (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
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: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, bear attack, obsessive quest, hunter, snow, violence, native american, old west, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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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, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: fight, revenge, duel, life risking, kill, murder, pistol duel, russian empire, escapades, violence, death, social problems ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, in the woods, parents and children, small town, graphic violence, forest, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Cadaver (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a nuclear disaster, a starving family find hope in a charismatic hotel owner. Lured by the prospect of a free dinner, they discover that the evening's entertainment blurs the lines between performance and reality. Will they ...
Style: scary, apocalyptic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, mother daughter relationship, hotel, corpse, fight, theater, world war three, girl, starvation, husband wife relationship, oppression, family ...
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Vendetta (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hard-nosed detective deliberately commits a crime to get thrown in prison, allowing him the chance to seek vengeance on a criminal serving a life sentence for brutally murdering his wife.
Style: entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, prisoner, obsession, human nature, life & death, transformation, injustice, tough guy, brutality, struggle for survival, violence ...
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Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, fight, terrorist, terrorism, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, one against many, tough guy, manhunt, kung fu, disarming someone ...
Place: ireland
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64%
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, brutal, intense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, preacher, rebellion, racism, rape, civil war, suffering, father son relationship, poverty, preaching, brother sister relationship, freedom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
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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: contemplative, unusual plot structure, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: criminal underworld, mafia, kidnapping, vengeance, criminal gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, family, criminal heroes, pride and honor, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: beijing china
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63%
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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: entertaining, exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fight, love, violence, revenge, murder, arena, village, crocodile, rebellion, vengeance, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
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Rosewood (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Spurred by a white woman's lie, vigilantes destroy a black Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, small town, massacre, murder, hanging, false accusation, countryside, sheriff, racial slur, race riot, politics, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Medieval (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
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: tense, heroic, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: commander, czech history, european history, deadly, violence, danger, religion, warrior, heroes, society, courage, church ...
Time: 14th century, 15th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
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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, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, gang war, street fight, murder, cons and scams, betrayal, violence, chase, death, revenge, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: stylized, rough, atmospheric, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, battles, survival, escapades, adventure, ship, battle, brutality, murder, betrayal, forest ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: exciting, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Pilgrimage (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, Belgium, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 13th century Ireland a group of monks must escort a sacred relic across an Irish landscape fraught with peril.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, bloody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monk, vikings, pilgrimage, viking, penance, journey, male objectification, relic, warrior, religion, knight, heroic mission ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: ireland
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Tankers (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is based on the true story about a Soviet KV-1 crew of a Soviet KV-1 tank, under the command of Semyon Konovalov , whom despite being heavily outnumbered by German forces, destroyed 16 tanks, 2 armored vehicles and 8 other enemy vehicles ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, suspense
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When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vikings, viking, kidnapping, murder, revenge, danger, deadly, revolution, siblings relations, vengeance, anti war, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 9th century
Place: iceland, ireland, europe, scandinavia, norway
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57%
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Mass (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 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, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
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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, captivating, suspense, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rich and poor, social differences, betrayal, heroes, battles, rivalry, katana, robin hood, revenge, treasure ...
Time: 15th century
Place: japan, asia
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55%
Soo: Revenge for a Twisted Fate (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tae-soo tries to steal from a gang. The gang catches Tae-Soo's brother, Tae-Jin, instead. The incident causes the brothers to separate. Tae-Soo becomes a mob fixer and an assassin. Tae-Jin becomes a police detective. When a call brings the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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55%
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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, army, good versus evil, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, family relations, family feud, rivalry, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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55%
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, mental institution, rescue, dishonesty, good versus evil, contests and competitions, crimes, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
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55%
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Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, heroic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, martial artist, courage, heroes, hopes, fistfight, kung fu ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 50s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
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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, exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, mother daughter relationship, jail, death of mother, death, poisoned, poison, fire, cow, superstition, cooking, arsenic ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Plot: poverty, honor, family problems, family relations, parents and children, society, thief, missing child
Time: 19th century
Place: france
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The Conquest Of Siberia (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is set at the times of Peter the Great’s reforms. At those times when an emerging empire was wreaking havoc on provincial medievalism. The times were the melting pot of everything – of beliefs and of nations. The history of Russian ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: rivalry, love, friendship, culture clash, death, escapades, dishonesty, vengeance, betrayal, love and romance, murder, hopes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Redbad (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting
Plot: pagan, heroes, vengeance, danger, death, rivalry, friendship, family relations, culture clash, viking, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
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Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, political corruption, political unrest, ira, repression, heroes, journalism, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, captivating, exciting
Plot: drug lord, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, police officer, crimes, brother vs brother, danger, rivalry, justice, price of justice, bad guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.8
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, sheriff, gunfight, murder, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%