“The 13th Warrior (1999).
Synopsis, an Arab poet is sent to exile and meets a bunch of Vikings somewhere around the black sea. He joins them on their way back home, and in the fight that they must face in their homeland.
It’s a good story, told in a realistic or quasi-realistic manner, gritty yet epic. The director is John McTiernan, who is also responsible for better recognized movies like Predator and Die Hard.”