Movies like The Dead Lands 2014

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The Dead Lands (2014)
 6.3
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The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by Wirepa, Hongi’s only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden “Dead Lands” and forge an uneasy alliance with a mysterious warrior, a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, adventure, vengeance, heroes, against the odds, youth, danger, rivalry, master warrior, gory, deadly, warrior, battles, battle, young heroes, chases and races, strong violent content, escapades, revenge, martial arts, violence, cannibalism, chase, murder, extreme violence ...
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure, deadly and vengeance mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Dead Lands: Apocalypto (2006), Sword of Vengeance (2015), Into the Badlands (2015), Hammer of the Gods (2013), Warrior Angels (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, harsh, tense, serious ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, native, adventure, death, solar eclipse, warrior, prophecy, jungle ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
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Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, battles, good versus evil, violence spree, vengeance, danger, deadly, gory, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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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, danger, heroes, death, post apocalypse, master warrior, vengeance, betrayal, brutality ...
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Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Genre: Action, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, epic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, vikings, heroic mission, adventure, battles, wilderness, gory, danger, deadly, rivalry, favoritism among siblings, track down ...
Time: 9th century, middle ages
Place: england
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Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: exciting, serious, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, rescue, heroes, medieval, escapades, battles, vengeance, daring rescue, danger, master warrior, courage ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Far Cry (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroes, chase, escapades, danger, journalism, island, mad scientist, chases and races, investigation, soldier, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, mysterious character, heroes, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, gory, escapades, danger, deadly, crimes ...
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Golden Swallow (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Golden Swallow revolves around the further adventures of its title character. This time around, she is forced into violence when a figure from her mysterious past goes on a killing rampage while leaving evidence that holds her responsible. Golden ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
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Age of the Dragons (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, deadly, obsessive quest, obsession, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal, unfulfillment, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
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Battletruck (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s the 21st century, the Oil Wars have made a mess of the planet and the land outside major cities is lawless. After Hunter comes to the aid of Corlie, who has run away from the villainous Straker, he takes her to the peaceful community of ...
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, post nuclear, truck, rivalry, gang, save the day, graphic violence, gory, injustice, crimes, one man army, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
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34%
 3.6
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The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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32%
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Radical Jack (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
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Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
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The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
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Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman returning home with her baby. When gangsters mistake her for Zatoichi and kill her, Zatoichi determines to escort the baby to its father. He gains the reluctant help of a young pick pocket ...
Style: emotional, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, danger, deadly, chases and races, adventure, babies and infants, master warrior, motherhood, prostitute, death of mother, assassin, murderer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, desert, survival, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, sword and sandal, fight ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century
Place: china, asia, japan, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Lost Viking (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this strange,dangerous new land as he searches for his Uncle's settlement.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Ancient Warriors (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, death, escapades, danger, vengeance, imaginary, master warrior, deadly, chase, bio weapon, heroes, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
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Plot: imaginary kingdom, elf, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
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13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, adventure, state affairs, deadly, escapades, rivalry, heroes, graphic violence, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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31%
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Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, native american, vengeance, master warrior, battles, danger, deadly, adventure, gory, savagery, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, mad scientist, betrayal, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1965, 1960s, year 1945 ...
Place: south america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
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Roar (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After his photojournalist brother gets killed by a white tigress in the jungles of the Sundarbans, Pandit and his team of commandos enter the prohibited core area of the forest to avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
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Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized, epic ...
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Place: russia
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31%