Movies like The Count Of Monte Cristo 2002

Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.

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1 Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves 1991

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Drama, Romance

Director:

Kevin Reynolds

Writers:

Pen Densham (story), Pen Densham (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 The Guardian 2006

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Andrew Davis

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 Road To Perdition 2002

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Sam Mendes

Writers:

Max Allan Collins (graphic novel), Richard Piers Rayner (graphic novel) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

4 3:10 To Yuma 2007

In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial.

Genre:

Western

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

Halsted Welles (screenplay), Michael Brandt (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

5 Kingdom Of Heaven 2005

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Adventure, History, War

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writer:

William Monahan

Countries:

Germany, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.2

6 Meet Joe Black 1998

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish's daily agenda and falls in love with the man's daughter. Yet when Black's holiday is over, so is Parrish's life.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Martin Brest

Writers:

Ron Osborn (screenplay), Jeff Reno (screenplay) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

7 The Man In The Iron Mask 1998

Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, remains imprisoned, the Musketeers reunite to abduct Louis and replace him with Philippe.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, History

Director:

Randall Wallace

Writers:

Alexandre Dumas (novels), Randall Wallace (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.5

8 Legends Of The Fall 1994

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance, War

Director:

Edward Zwick

Writers:

Susan Shilliday (screenplay), William D. Wittliff (screenplay) (as Bill Wittliff) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

9 The Mask Of Zorro 1998

It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans of the tyrannical Don Rafael Montero who robbed him of his freedom, his wife and his precious daughter.

Genres:

Action, Adventure

Director:

Martin Campbell

Writers:

Johnston McCulley (character Zorro), Ted Elliott (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 The Patriot 2000

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.

Genres:

Drama, History, War, Action

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Writer:

Robert Rodat

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.2

11 A Knight's Tale 2001

William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With the other apprentices, he trains and assumes the title of Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action

Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writer:

Brian Helgeland

Country:

United States of America
6.9

12 Rob Roy 1995

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

Genres:

Adventure, History, War, Drama

Writer:

Alan Sharp (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

13 King Arthur 2004

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.

Genres:

Adventure, War, History

Director:

Antoine Fuqua

Writer:

David Franzoni

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.3

14 Dances With Wolves 1990

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Western

Director:

Kevin Costner

Writers:

Michael Blake (screenplay), Michael Blake (novel)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8

15 Stardust 2007

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Family

Director:

Matthew Vaughn

Writers:

Jane Goldman (screenplay), Matthew Vaughn (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Iceland, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.6

16 The Last Samurai 2003

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

Genres:

Drama, Action, War, History

Director:

Edward Zwick

Writers:

John Logan (story), John Logan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Japan, United States of America, New Zealand
7.7

17 The 13th Warrior 1999

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured outsider grows to respect the tough, if uncouth, warriors. During their travels together, ibn Fadlan and the Vikings get word of an evil presence closing in, and they must fight the frightening and formidable force, which was previously thought to exist only in legend.

Genres:

Adventure, History, Action

Directors:

John McTiernan, Michael Crichton (uncredited)

Writers:

Michael Crichton (novel), William Wisher (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

18 Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World 2003

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, War

Director:

Peter Weir

Writers:

Patrick O'Brian (novels), Peter Weir (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

19 The Last Of The Mohicans 1992

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War

Director:

Michael Mann

Writers:

James Fenimore Cooper (novel), John L. Balderston (adaptation) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

20 Dragonheart 1996

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than he'd imagined: If he kills the king, Draco will die as well.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Adventure

Director:

Rob Cohen

Writers:

Patrick Read Johnson (story), Charles Edward Pogue (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

21 Robin Hood 2010

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Brian Helgeland (screenplay), Brian Helgeland (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

22 Apocalypto 2006

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 and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Mel Gibson

Country:

United States of America
7.8

23 Cold Mountain 2003

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby, a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, History, Romance

Director:

Anthony Minghella

Writers:

Charles Frazier (book), Anthony Minghella (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom, Romania, Italy
7.2

24 The Four Feathers 2002

The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.

Genres:

War, Adventure, Drama, Romance

Director:

Shekhar Kapur

Writers:

A.E.W. Mason (novel), Michael Schiffer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.5