Other films in the same vein as Legends of the Fall Three brothers and their father live in the wilds of 1900s America, and their lives are forever changed by the forces of nature, history, war, and love.
Those who enjoyed Legends of the Fall will enjoy these. Movies like Legends of the Fall are provided below.
1. The Bodyguard 1992
A former Secret Service agent reluctantly accepts a job protecting a pop idol from a raving fan. Bodyguard and diva initially have a tense relationship due to their conflicting priorities. But the tension soon ignites another kind of conflagration, and the duty-obsessed tough guy finds himself torn between duty and love.
2 The Count Of Monte Cristo 2002
When Edmond Dantés is deceived by his best friend Fernand, his life and plans to marry the stunning Mercedes are shattered. With the help of another prisoner, Dantés escapes and plots his vengeance by cleverly infiltrating the French nobility.
3 Kingdom Of Heaven 2005
Balian, a blacksmith who lost his wife in childbirth, finds himself thrust into the middle of the Crusades’ royal intrigue, political intrigue, and bloody holy wars.
4 Pearl Harbor 2001
During WWII, Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker’s long-standing friendship is put to the ultimate test when they become involved in a love triangle with stunning Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. However, their rivalry is put on hold when, on December 7, 1941, Japan launches a devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, trapping them in the middle.
5 Far And Away 1992
Around the year 1893, a young man and the tenant’s daughter, who has been in trouble with her father, leave Ireland in hopes of winning land in Oklahoma at the state’s big giveaway. In the new land, they get a job and start saving. It’s all going swimmingly until one of them is knocked out by his employers, at which point the couple loses everything they own and must survive the winter on food they’ve scrounged up from the streets in order to keep their land-owning dreams alive. Meanwhile, the woman’s parents have learned of her whereabouts and have traveled to the United States to try to locate her so they can bring her home.
6 The Horse Whisperer 1998
Robert Redford stars in this country-set family drama based on Nicholas Evans’ meditative novel of the same name. While he’s not just directing, Redford plays a cowboy with a special gift for healing.
7 Meet Joe Black 1998
In exchange for a few more days of existence, the grim reaper offers to host Bill Parrish’s spirit for a “vacation” among the living. Death agrees to participate in Parrish’s daily activities under the pseudonym Joe Black, and he falls in love with the man’s daughter while doing so. However, when Black’s vacation is over, Parrish’s life will be as well.
8 The Man In The Iron Mask 1998
Years have passed since Aramis, Athos, and Porthos, along with their friend D’Artagnan, fought together as the Three Musketeers. The Musketeers reunite to kidnap King Louis and replace him with his twin brother, Philippe, because Louis is abusing his power and wreaking havoc on the kingdom while Philippe is in prison.
9 The Patriot 2000
Benjamin Martin prefers the simple life of a farmer after proving himself on the battlefield during the French and Indian War. Ben reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son Gabriel after he enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, from the British.
10 A Good Year 2006
Max Skinner, a failed London banker, inherits his uncle’s vineyard in Provence, where he spent many summer vacations as a child. His long-lost California cousin greets him upon his arrival, telling him that the property is hers.
11 Scent Of A Woman 1992
A poor kid from a private prep school, Charlie Simms aspires to be a doctor one day. During Thanksgiving, Charlie takes a job as a nanny for Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, a cranky middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family in Gresham, Oregon, to help pay for his flight home for Christmas.
12 Dances With Wolves 1990
When John Dunbar, a severely wounded Civil War soldier, tries to take his own life, he instead becomes a hero. For his efforts, he’s given the opportunity to serve in his dream location on the American frontier, where he quickly becomes friendly with the Sioux tribe.
13 The Last Samurai 2003
Nathan Algren is an American hired to teach modern warfare to the Japanese army, and he learns to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them in the course of his duties. With the aim of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become a samurai himself and fight for the way of life of the warriors he’s been forced to destroy.
14 The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc 1999
There is a story that goes back to 1429, when a young woman from a small village in France appeared before her King, proclaiming that she would defeat the world’s greatest army and free her country from political and religious turmoil. Her mission to reclaim God’s diminished kingdom led her on an incredible journey, punctuated by stunning victories, that ended with a violent death.
15 Men Of Honor 2000
When the odds are stacked against Carl Brashear — an old-school diving instructor who has grown disillusioned with the US Navy’s new, less discriminatory policies — this inspiring true story is about how he becomes the first African-American master diver in the US Navy. Even though their relationship starts out rocky, destiny has a way of bringing the two men together in a place of mutual respect, triumph, and respect.
16 Seven Years In Tibet 1997
Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer leads an expedition to the Himalayas in 1939, leaving his family behind. However, as a prisoner of war during World War II, the conceited Harrer is captured by the Allies. While on the run, he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama in Llaso, Tibet, where their friendship changes his outlook on life.
17 The Last Of The Mohicans 1992
Colonial Americans are forced to pick a side in the 18th-century war between British and French troops vying for control of the American colonies. Orphaned settler Hawkeye, adopted by the last of the Mohicans, reluctantly saves Cora and her sister Alice after they unwittingly get themselves into trouble.
18 Love In The Time Of Cholera 2007
After the First World War in Colombia, an elderly man falls to his death from a ladder, confessing to his wife his love for her as he died. A few days after the funeral, a stranger approaches the widow and demands to speak with her. She snaps at him angrily. Consider Florentino Ariza, a telegraph boy who falls in love with the daughter of a mule trader more than 50 years ago.
19 Cold Mountain 2003
W.P. Inman, a wounded Confederate soldier, deserts his unit and travels across the South in search of his young wife, Ada, whom he left behind to tend their farm in this classic love story set against the backdrop of the American Civil War. With Ruby, a mysterious drifter sent to help Ada by a kind neighbor during Inman’s perilous journey home. Ruby helps Ada keep their home intact.
20 Sleepers 1996
Two gangsters are out to avenge a state prison guard who sexually abused them while they were in custody. A sensational trial is held to try and convict him of the crimes.
21 The Four Feathers 2002
Heath Ledger plays an officer who is forced to resign after learning that his regiment will be sent to the Sudan to fight the Mahdi. The story takes place in 1875 and is narrated by Heath Ledger. He receives four white feathers as a gift from his friends and fiancée, representing the cowardice he has shown. A former coward goes Arab disguised to save the lives of those who wrongfully labeled him a coward.
22 The English Patient 1996
Count Almásy, a Hungarian cartographer working for the Royal Geographical Society in the 1930s, is one of several notable explorers hired by the organization to map the vast Sahara Desert. And so Almásy is thrust into a world of love, betrayal and political intrigue as the war progresses.
23 The Bridges Of Madison County 1995
Robert Kincaid, a photographer, spends four days in the 1960s in the home of Francesca Johnson, a housewife.
24 A River Runs Through It 1992
A River Runs Through It is based on the true story of Norman Maclean and is visually stunning. The story revolves around Norman and Paul, two brothers growing up in the wild west of Montana in the 1920s. Their shared love of fly fishing keeps them close despite their diverse upbringings.