Movies like The Bruce

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The Bruce (1996)
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The Bruce (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Robert the Bruce unites the Scots in a rebellion against the hated English, led by Edward I. He is supported by various loyal followers, notably the bishop who agrees to recognize his claim and crown him as King of the Scots.
Plot: knight, crusade, betrayal, castle, sword, traitor, king of england, fortress, catholic priest, siege, earl, ambition, pride, flashback, armor, bagpipes, banner
Time: 14th century
Place: england, scotland, holy land

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Most similar movies to The Bruce

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and breathtaking films with plots about battles, betrayal, sword, medieval, state affairs, rivalry and war mostly in History, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Bruce: Chasing the Deer (1994), Robert the Bruce (2019), Outlaw King (2018), Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), Cromwell (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chasing the Deer (1994)
Genre: History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Jacobite Rebellion of Scotland, and thirty years after the first battle, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army make a stand at Culloden.
Plot: rebellion, battles, british officer, conscription, corporal punishment, quest, musket, sword, murder, clan, deer, child soldier ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Robert the Bruce (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1306, Scottish King Robert the Bruce turns a defeated outlaw when his country is invaded. But before to free his sacred land, he must manage to regain his will to fight back and survive the persecution of those who want take his head and the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: king, family secret, mother son relationship, freedom, deception, sword fight, nobility, rebellion, betrayal, dream, saving a life, revenge ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 70K
Outlaw King (2018)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, factual, suspense, breathtaking
Plot: medieval, knight, siege, exile, battlefield, throne, historical character, king, rebellion, castle, war, conspiracy ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: queen elizabeth i, political unrest, murder, betrayal, queen, execution, catholic, royal family, royal court, state affairs, society, politics ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.9
 6K
Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, against the odds, royal family, intrigue, leadership, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 30K
Henry V (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, honor, politics, king of england, royal family, mistress, military, state affairs, love and romance, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.4
 1.0M
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, breathtaking, rough, scenic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, battles, warrior, tragic hero, courage, war, medieval, idealism, legend, leadership, folk hero, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 56K
Macbeth (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
Style: bleak, stylized, captivating, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, crown, murder, ambition, medieval, assassination, state affairs, rise and fall, tragic hero, couple relations, losing-it hero, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: scotland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Henry VIII (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: king of england, ambition, romance, betrayal, head of state, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, royal family, state affairs, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, captivating, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: british history, king, ambition, frame up, infidelity, betrayal, romance, politics, couples, strong female presence, crumbling marriage, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1930s, 18th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 121K
The King (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 15th-century England, Prince Hal transforms from wayward wastrel to powerful king after he reluctantly inherits the throne and its many conflicts.
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: king, british history, king of england, medieval, kingdom, father son relationship, warrior, sword and shield, war, death of father, battles, boy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, rough, factual, realistic ...
Plot: battles, joan of arc, medieval, siege, religion, heroic mission, politics, betrayal, heroine, war, courage, rise and fall ...
Time: 15th century
Place: france, england, europe, paris france, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, warrior, battles, siege, war, sword fight, king, christianity, crusade, crusader, medieval, military ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, holy land, middle east, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 791
Proud Heritage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Following the 1394 Battle of Rovine between the Wallachian and Ottoman armies Wallachian ruler Mircea the Elder consolidates his reign.In a small civil war he manages to oust his brother Dan from Wallachia.Dan's dream of usurping the Wallachian ...
Plot: battlefield, village, sword, castle, ancient, death, turk, battles, medieval
Time: 14th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: saint, clergy, leper, family relations, bishop, materialism, religion, human spirit, human nature, parents and children, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, bleak, bad ending ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, queen elizabeth i, state affairs, queen, throne, protestant, rivalry, british history, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, female protagonist ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stephen the Great - Vaslui 1475 (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In 1475 when Stephen the Great, ruler of Moldavia is facing an invading Ottoman army of 120 000 men, the fate of Christian Europe largely depends on the battle's outcome.
Plot: epic battle, spy, throne, horde, medieval, battles, tribute, sultan, devastation, sword, muslim, christianity ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: romania, poland, vatican, hungary, lithuania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: talky, captivating, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: idealism, betrayal, ambition, treason, execution, decapitation, death sentence, oath, hopes, intrigue, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.4
 14K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, captivating, rough ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, prophecy, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, rise to power, throne, devious, state affairs, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Behind the Lines (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, disturbing
Plot: world war one, shell shock, friendship, anti war, wartime life, military life, battles, war, rebellion, military, soldier, life is a bitch ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 14K
El Cid (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: knight, siege, battles, treason, convent, tragic hero, betrayal, adventure, royal family, heroic mission, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Great Battle (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his way is the stronghold of Ansi, protected by General Yang ...
Style: tense, exciting, intense, epic
Plot: siege, historical character, conquering, fortress, tang dynasty, battles, army general, mortal combat, tactics, courage, troops, combat ...
Time: 7th century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Michael the Brave (1971)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 203 min.
Story: An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pätrascu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave"), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, into ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: betrayal, battles, battle zone, political intrigue, political unrest, politics, state affairs, military, dishonesty, rivalry, war, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 5K
My Boy Jack (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, family relations, british army, teenage life, war, officers and cadets, missing person, parents and children, father son relationship, battlefield ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: france, dublin ireland, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 1K
Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, heroes, emperor, knight, leadership, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, siege, war, sword, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe, germany, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 301
Richard II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
Story: Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is a weak and ineffective king - wasteful in his spending habits, unwise in his choise of ...
Plot: british history, king of england, evil king, royalty, nephew, aristocrat, corruption, king, rebel, medieval, shakespeare
Time: 14th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, realistic
Plot: politics, society, life philosophy, escapades, world politics, rivalry, ambition, disorder, political intrigue, political unrest, political activism, member of parliament ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, 2010s
Place: united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen elizabeth i, british history, queen, throne, head of state, royal family, monarchy, palace intrigue, political intrigue, politics, catholicism, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
National Theatre Live: Coriolanus (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, tragedy, political intrigue, rivalry, military, ambition, leadership, state affairs, rise and fall, truce, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 543
Black Arrow (1985)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow (Stephan Chase) to seek ...
Plot: sword, castle, knight, middle age romance, horse, revenge, earl, tax collector, adventure hero, highwayman, arrow, armor ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%