Movies like Master of Dragonard Hill

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Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
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Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 18th-century British Caribbean colony of St. Joseph's, decadent and hedonistic aristocrats rule with an iron fist and terrorize slaves and suspected criminals with a painful whip called the "dragonard."
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: rebellion, adventure, island, heroes, adventurer, injustice, escapades, rivalry, against the odds, slavery, army, violence, female nudity, slave, battles, racism, villain, dictator, nobleman, scot, scotsman, seductress, interracial sex, ship captain, british army ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: caribbean

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Most similar movies to Master of Dragonard Hill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, adventurer and ship mostly in Adventure, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Master of Dragonard Hill: Dragonard (1988), The Delta Factor (1970), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Call of the Wild (1992), Follow the River (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dragonard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1747, a handsome but rebellious Scotsman named Richard Abdee is auctioned off as a slave on a Caribbean island controlled by French and British sugar-planters. When caught having sex with his owner's wife, Abdee is given 100 lashes with the ...
Plot: corporal punishment, slave auction, sex scene, female nudity, adultery, slavery, punishment, caribbean sea, sugarcane, beefcake, sexploitation, death sentence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south africa, jamaica, caribbean
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The Delta Factor (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action-packed espionage thriller based on a book by Mickey Spillane. A man who has been framed for a large-scale robbery escapes from prison, but is caught and given a choice between returning behind bars and working for the CIA. He is enlisted to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, prison, kidnapping, island, rescue, car chase, righting the wronged, injustice, false accusation, frame up, captivity, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, desert island, shipwreck, stranded on an island, island, adventure, friendship, destiny, ocean, adventurer, jungle, cannibal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, survival, wilderness, pets, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, daring rescue, escapades, adventure, adventurer, family ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
Place: alaska, yukon, london, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, native american, colonialism, colonial america, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: medieval, explorer, tough heroes, obsessive quest, romance, adventure, escapades, state affairs, master warrior, dishonesty, adventurer, good versus evil ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hurricane (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, disaster, forbidden love, pacific island, natural disaster, island, parent child relationship, injustice, love and romance, adventure, opposites attract, escapades ...
Time: 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
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34%
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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: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
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 ⇓
34%
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: survival, sailing, ocean, cons and scams, obsession, ship, tough heroes, cause and meaning, friends, battles, psychopath, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, adventurer, crimes, rivalry, pirate, orphan, escapades, soldier, corrupted ruler, adventure, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 1K
Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: sea, historical event, intrigue, ship, kidnapping, escapades, adventurer, betrayal, rescue, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.9
 761
Afghan Knights (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Haunted by the fact that he left a man behind in Afghanistan, a soldier (Bacic) pulls together a special task force to save his comrade.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: military, daring rescue, adventure, heroes, master warrior, supernatural, time travel, survival, empire, soldier, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: middle ages
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Green Sails (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When ambitious CCT exec Will Patterson uncovers a corporate conspiracy, his life spirals out of control. With an unlikely ally and beautiful crusader to guide him through his struggle, he travels to the jungles of Indonesia where a tribe--wrongly ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: strong female character, adventure, heroes, escapades, injustice, jungle, dishonesty, workplace situations, environmentalism, tribe, corruption, corporation ...
Time: 90s
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 248
Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, heroes, teenage life, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, good versus evil, pirate, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: exciting, tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, rivalry, romance, medieval, sword fight, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: sailing, scuba diving, gold, treasure, jealousy, sailboat, greed, betrayal, paranoia, sunken treasure, ocean, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, adventure, inventions and discoveries, escapades, hunter, treasure hunt, race against time, youth, rivalry, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Coast of Skeletons (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former district officer is assigned to work on a team of diamond prospectors, who are busy double crossing each other until they are blown up having found bullion.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, investigation, private detective, escapades, cons and scams, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, insurance company, prospector, sunken treasure, hidden treasure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: africa, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, survival, estrangement, isolation, family life, confined, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 256
Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, escapades, inventions and discoveries, forces of nature, ship, ocean, rescue, coast guard, sea, battles, helicopter, fisherman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, sheik, woman dressed as man, age difference, cross dressing, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, escapades, confined, heroes ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Man Friday (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday ...
Style: suspense, biting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: desert island, anarchist, island, confined, escapades, survival, adventure, buddies, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, moral dilemma, racism ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: harsh, suspense, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, air disaster, airplane, pilot, adventure, disaster, aviation, thirst, isolation, crew, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Brigand of Kandahar (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1880. British India. Robert Case, a half-caste lieutenant, is unjustly discharged from the British Army. He joins the rebel Bengali tribesmen offensive against the colonial enemy. They capture a foreign journalist and Case recounts his story of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: british empire, apocalypse, military life, vengeance, frame up, redemption, false accusation, battle zone, hopes, adventure, soldier, military ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 3K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, change of heart, rivalry, crimes, redemption, vengeance, criminal, warrior ...
Place: asia, india, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 506
The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, lost at sea, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, ocean, escapades, rescue, isolation, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hornblower: Duty (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, feel good ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, ship captain, napoleonic wars, battles, military life, adventure, military, couples, rescue, treason, sea ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, epic
Plot: crusade, adventure, battles, pope, friendship, war, military, leadership, heroic mission, rivalry, politics, society ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, sea battle, sailboat, stowaway, child in peril, sword fight, kidnapping, escapades, ocean, ship, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Adventure (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, pilot, ocean, adventure, airplane, death, friendship, adventurer, escapades, partners, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, paris france, france, congo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%