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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, injustice, against the odds, adventurer, danger, escapades, rivalry, army, slavery, violence, female nudity, slave, battles, racism, dictator, villain, nobleman, scot, seductress, african, 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, escapades, danger, heroes, rivalry, adventurer and rescue mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Master of Dragonard Hill: Dragonard (1987), 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 (1987)
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, adultery, slavery, punishment, slave auction, brother sister incest, caribbean sea, sugarcane, capital punishment, beefcake, sexploitation, death sentence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: jamaica, south africa, caribbean
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100%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, prison, island, cia, dishonesty, special agents, escapades, adventure, investigation, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: desert island, survival, island, friendship, shipwreck, adventure, danger, destiny, ocean, jungle, adventurer, stranded on an island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, daring rescue, treasure hunt, survival, friendship, animal life, friends, inventions and discoveries, mountain, adventure, pets ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, london, canada, england, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, danger, americana, captivity, culture clash, colonialism, missing person, heroes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, exciting
Plot: cons and scams, ship, obsession, survival, friends, battles, cause and meaning, ocean, adventure, danger, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 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: epic, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: adventurer, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, danger, hopes, dishonesty, leadership, culture clash, political unrest, society, priest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: beach, forbidden love, island, danger, escapades, opposites attract, love and romance, adventure, injustice, catastrophe, parents and children, love affair ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Kidnapped (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, pirate, crimes, soldier, adventure, corrupted ruler, confined, escapades, adventurer, rivalry, heroes, ocean or sea ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: intrigue, ship, kidnapping, adventure, escapades, betrayal, danger, rescue, orphan, dishonesty, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 73
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, heroes, jungle, injustice, danger, escapades, dishonesty, workplace situations, corruption, tribe, strong female character, corporate ...
Time: 90s
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, pirate, adventure, adventurer, daring rescue, rescue, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 233
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, ocean, adventurer, femme fatale, adventure, escapades, danger, island, ship, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, escapades, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, farm, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, romance, jousting, corrupted ruler ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Wicked Lady (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: highwayman, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, escapades, social differences, heist, graphic violence, adventurer, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, danger, dishonesty, confined, crimes, heroes, adventure, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, sentimental, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, danger, good versus evil, state affairs, obsessive quest, rivalry, dishonesty, romance, rescue, master warrior, world spanning, heroes ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.6
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, danger, survival, daring rescue, family relations, family in danger, adventure, isolation, family life, estrangement, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 234
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, danger, escapades, ocean, inventions and discoveries, ocean or sea, forces of nature, ship, rescue, coast guard, man overboard, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, pilot, survival, airplane, thirst, sahara, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, sahara desert, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
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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: island, survival, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world, racism, fish out of water, isolation, moral dilemma, buddies, adventure, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship captain, ship, battles, adventure, military, military life, couples, danger, rescue, treason, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.2
 466
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: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, factual ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, danger, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, danger, save the day, opposites attract, daring rescue, forces of nature, against the odds, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: injustice, battle zone, military life, frame up, vengeance, apocalypse, redemption, false accusation, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: india, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, stowaway, child in peril, sword fight, sailing ship, sailboat, kidnapping, danger, escapades, ship, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 170
Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, rescue, heroes, adventure, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, forces of nature, danger, party, natural disaster, running out of gas ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 539
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, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: crusade, pope, adventure, friendship, battles, war, heroic mission, leadership, military, rivalry, state affairs, politics ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: israel, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to ...
Style: saga, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, love and romance, murder, paganism, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: europe, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%