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The Physician 2013
The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.
List of the best movies like The Physician (2013): Northmen: A Viking Saga, Attack on Darfur, The Message, Kon-Tiki, North Face, Cast a Giant Shadow, Amundsen, Fireheart: The Legend of Tadas Blinda, Samurai Assassin, Knights of the Round Table.

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Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa
Duration01:37

A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.

Attack on Darfur (2009)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, military
CountryCanada, South Africa, Germany

American journalists in Sudan are confronted with the dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or to stay behind and help some of the victims they have encountered.

The Message (1976)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryLebanon, Kuwait, Morocco, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Egypt
Duration02:57

Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:49

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

North Face (2008)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history, sport
CountryGermany, Austria, Luxembourg
Duration02:06

North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.

Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. He is made commander of the Israeli forces just before the war begins.

Amundsen (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway
Duration02:05

Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.

Fireheart: The Legend of Tadas Blinda (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryLithuania
Duration01:46

A romance blooms between a noblewoman and a common man amid a peasant revolt against the brutal Russian army

Samurai Assassin (1965)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryJapan

Japan, 1860. The men of the Mito clan, victims of the Ansei purge, anxiously prowl around the Sakurada Gate of Edo Castle with the intention of assassinating Naosuke Ii of Hikone, tairō of the Tokugawa shogunate and responsible for their misfortune.

Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

In Camelot, kingdom of Arthur and Merlin, Lancelot is well known for his courage and honor. But one day he must quit Camelot and the Queen Guinevere's love, leaving the Round Table without protection.

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The Cut (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, adventure, detective, military, history
CountryGermany, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Jordan
Duration02:19

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.

Centurion (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

The Whale (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

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 decide whether to head for the nearest islands - a thousand miles downwind to the west - or set out on an epic journey of almost three thousand miles to reach the South American mainland. Fear of cannibals forces them to choose South America. Almost three months later, the first whaler is rescued by another whaleship. Only three men are still alive. A week later the captain's whaler is also rescued, with just two men aboard. The third whaler is never found. This is a story of human endurance and what men in extremis will do to survive.

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Australia, Spain
Duration02:10

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.  Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Khartoum (1966)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:08

English General Charles George Gordon is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under threat of being conquered by a Muslim army.

The Flame and the Arrow (1950)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Dardo, a Robin Hood-like figure, and his loyal followers use a Roman ruin in Medieval Lombardy as their headquarters as they conduct an insurgency against their Hessian conquerors.

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.

Underground (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

A group of slaves plan a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad as they attempt to evade the people charged with bringing them back, dead or alive.

Joan of Arc (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryCanada
Duration03:00

Joan of Arc is born in 1412 in the village of Domrémy in the war zone of Northern France. During her youth she often witnesses the horrors of war, but her spirit is kept high by the legend of the Maiden of Lorraine. This says that a young maiden one day will unite the divided country and lead the people to freedom.

Wolf Totem (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure
CountryChina, France
Duration02:25

In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world

Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryKazakhstan
Duration02:13

A universal story about the freedom of the human spirit and the struggle against slavery and despotism, about love, loss and betrayal. It is seen through the eyes of simple Kazakh kids and teenagers.

Far and Away (1992)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple's money and they must fight off starvation in the winter, and try to keep their dream of owning land alive. Meanwhile, the woman's parents find out where she has gone and have come to America to find her and take her back.

The Bounty (1984)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, New Zealand
Duration02:12

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.

Children of the Sun (1986)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A story from the life in the beginning of XX century based on the theater play by Maxim Gorky.

12 Paces without a Head (2009)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryGermany

The era of the feared sea pirates Klaus Störtebeker and Gödeke Michels is coming to an end. After a long period with no booty at last a bulging ship appears on the horizon. However, Störtebeker is badly wounded in the attempted capture and the pirates suffer ignominious defeat. Not only their ship is down the drain - Störtebeker himself is suddenly plagued by anxiety and doubt about his very existence as a pirate. He is drawn to the beautiful country girl Bille, while Michels gets rebuffed by the friesian princess Okka. In the very moment that the crew have mutinied and co-captain Michels is literally at the end of his tether, they discover on board their ramshackle old tub a most unique wonder weapon. Glory days are quickly revived - until the mighty Hanse consolidate their power and weaponry and go to war against the pirates. Störtebeker and Michels are forced to decide: To live as a farmer or to die as a pirate.

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:25

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

The Way Back (2010)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration02:13

Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul's death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church.

Alatriste (2006)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountrySpain
Duration02:25

In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.

Jungle Child (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family, biography
CountryGermany
Duration02:11

A family of a German linguist lives with an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea.




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