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The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985)
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The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985)
Original name: ამბავი სურამის ციხისა
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces.
Style: gloomy, serious, stylized, folk tale
Plot: fortress, legends and myths, heroes, danger, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, save the day, gay, ancient mystery, folk hero, horse, slave, male female relationship, children, prophecy, myth, legend, sailboat, robbery, fortune teller, sacrifice, buried alive, father son relationship, sheep ...
Time: middle ages
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, georgia, caucasus

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, adventure and vengeance mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like The Legend of Suram Fortress: The Red Knight (2003), Iphigenia (1977), Ashik Kerib (1988), Three Suns (2004), Max Havelaar (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Red Knight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Who really is behind the legend of "Red Dragon"?
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: heroes, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, adventure, legends and myths, spell, tomb, legend, curses spells and rituals, blood ...
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95%
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Iphigenia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. Their leader, King Agamemnon, seeks to provide better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment from the gods, the sacrifice of his daughter ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: army, king, tragedy, sacrifice, greek mythology, destiny, parents and children, down on your luck, betrayal, downfall, tragic hero, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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54%
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Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: on the road, couples, family relations, adventure, obsessive quest, love and romance, romance, true love, countryside, homecoming, legend, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan
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53%
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Three Suns (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The plague hits medieval Sweden.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: plague, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, on the road, medieval, strong female presence, adventure, woman in danger, church, opium, crusader ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.0
 845
Max Havelaar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia, Netherlands
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An idealistic Dutch colonial officer posted to Indonesia in the 19th century is convinced that he can make the kinds of changes that will actually help the local people he is in charge of, but circumstances soon make him realize just how out of ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: repression, idealism, society, hopes, escapades, danger, state affairs, heroes, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, fire, public humiliation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia, asia, europe, holland
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47%
Man on Horseback (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's medieval times. Kohlhaas merchants with horses. When going to the local fair to sell his horses, is forced by a noble to leave him part of the merchandise as payment for traveling through his land, promising to give it back when the fair ...
Style: stylized, captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, heroes, rebellion, obsessive quest, crimes, dishonesty, society, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
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47%
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle, and wants her for his concubine. For Lygia, a Christian, being a ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, epic
Plot: tragic love, heroic mission, fall in love, rise to the top, ambition, adventure, society, rivalry, roman empire, royal family, religions or cults, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Immortal Story (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: sailor, legend, master and servant, rich and poor, obsession, sexual relations, true love, unfulfillment, betrayal, romance, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
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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
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44%
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This Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of people try to flee from a dictatorship government.
Style: gloomy, surreal, serious, realistic
Plot: urban, track down, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, rebellion, rescue, distopia, nudity (full frontal - brief), male bare butt, pubic hair, male nudity
Place: europe
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43%
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Medea (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: legends and myths, vengeance, couples, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, betrayal, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, mythology, child murder, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: denmark, europe, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 592
Resistance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in love with the wife of the man who will save him. When their affair is exposed, an act of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: wartime life, forbidden love, love triangle, military, soldier, heroic mission, fall in love, love affair, survival, infidelity, romance, betrayal ...
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 677
Sub Down (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a nuclear attack submarine crashes on the floor of the Artic ocean, it's up to a pair of research scientists to save the entire crew before time and oxygen run out.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, chases and races, underwater, ocean or sea, underwater scene, ocean, catastrophe, forces of nature, heroic mission, escapades, race against time, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kristin Lavransdotter (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Kristin Lavransdatter is a 1995 Norwegian film directed by Liv Ullman, featuring Elisabeth Matheson, Bjørn Skagestad, Jørgen Langhelle, Lena Endre and Sverre Anker Ousdal, based on Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset. It was the Norwegian entry ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: convent, injustice, disgraced, couples, strong female presence, tragic love, family in crisis, destructive relationship, rebelliousness, family relations, defamation, against the rules ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: norway, europe
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36%
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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
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36%
Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia, Russia, Malta, Austria
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Adam’s first wife Lilith is mentioned in the ancient Oriental legends, in Talmud and in the medieval books of Cabala. According to these sources, she was not created from Adam's rib like Eve but from clay like he himself. Nevertheless Lilith ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, controversial, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary, supernatural ability, legends and myths, sexual content, power relations, supernatural, love and romance, femme fatale, self flagellation, friendship, russian empire, immortality ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, 17th century, 16th century
Place: latvia, europe, france
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35%
Tender Son: The Frankenstein Project (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A boy returns home from the institution where he grew up, but finds he is not welcome there. He fights to win the love of his family but ends up murdering them.
Style: serious, sincere, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, family in danger, mentally unstable, crimes, danger, reunion, family problems, homecoming, deadly, murder, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Erebus: Operation Overdue (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 70 min.
Story: On 28 November 1979, an Air New Zealand jet with 257 passengers went missing during a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. Within hours 11 ordinary police officers were called to duty to face the formidable Mount Erebus. As the police recovered the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: investigation, investigative, survival, uncover truth, danger, heroic mission, dishonesty, escapades, catastrophe, archive footage, forces of nature, reenactment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary
Place: antarctica, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Electra, My Love (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Reminiscent of the latter works of Bela Tarr, Miklos Jancso's "Beloved Electra" is comprised of a series of extremely slow and extremely long takes (there are just eight principal shots, each lasting an entire reel of film). More ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: murder, state affairs, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, vengeance, legends and myths, obsession, rivalry, danger, male nudity, ballet, topless ...
Time: ancient history
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34%
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Beatrice (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Somewhere in France during the Middle Ages. Béatrice is impatient to see her father return from English captivity. She doesn't expect however that the father whom she loves from distance will be the most hateful person who will submit her and ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, father daughter incest, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, captivity, family life, battles, family relations, rivalry, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 24
Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: crying girl, past, set on fire, honor, fire, celebration, boy, girl, crying, death of father, rape, doctor ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union
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33%
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Sleepless Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Kenichi is a half-Japanese, half-Chinese man of the underworld. You can sell him anything except children's organs. His domain is in Kabukicho, a gangland controlled by various Shanghai gangs intent on taking control. His former ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: chases and races, gangsters, law enforcement, gang, hotshot hero, drug dealing, master criminal, love affair, urban, track down, vengeance, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia
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32%
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Electra (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.
Style: emotional, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, oracle, heroes, betrayal, parents and children, legends and myths, siblings relations, vengeance, battle zone, tragic hero, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: catastrophe, escapades, fighting crime, race against time, hostages, confined, heroes, crimes, chases and races, danger, police station, hijacking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Shakespeare's 17th century masterpiece about the "Melancholy Dane" was given one of its best screen treatments by Soviet director Grigori Kozintsev. Kozintsev's Elsinore was a real castle in Estonia, utilized metaphorically as ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, stylized, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, unfulfillment, dishonesty, head of state, rivalry, tragic hero, betrayal, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, manic, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the plane. The ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, danger, hostages, deadly, rescue, crimes, leadership, save the day, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Annunciation (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Annunciation (in Hungarian: Angyali üdvözlet) is a Hungarian film directed by András Jeles in 1984, based on The Tragedy of Man (1861) by Imre Madách. When Adam (Péter Bocsor) and Eve (Júlia Mérő), having succumbed to Lucifer's ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, bible, symbolism, devil, angel, philosophy, lucifer, religions or cults, heroes, obsessive quest, french revolution, time ...
Time: ancient history, 18th century
Place: prague, athens greece, france, ancient greece, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
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Freedom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A few fugitives... And a very, very long way to freedom.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: desert, danger, communication problem, disorder, fish out of water, survival, culture clash, escapades, hunger, society, misfit, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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Antigone (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Thebes in ancient Greece, King Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polyneices - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus dies a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eye, ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: greek mythology, siblings relations, violence spree, heroic mission, destiny, legends and myths, vigilantism, death in the family, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior ...
Time: 1920s, ancient history, 60s, 20s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
China: The Panda Adventure (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Experience the world of the magnificent and rare Giant Panda as you travel back in time on an exciting expedition through the breathtaking splendor of 1936 China. Inspired by the true-life story of widowed New York socialite Ruth Harkness, a ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%