Movies like The Fall of the Roman Empire

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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing, realistic, retro, cult film, 70mm film
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, ancient rome, battles, tragic hero, sword fight, betrayal, war, politics, rivalry, political unrest, european history, ancient, adventure, military, leadership, downfall, state affairs, antiquity, father son relationship, murder, duel, brother brother relationship, roman, warrior ...
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, europe, italy

Most similar movies to The Fall of the Roman Empire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and exciting films with plots about battles, state affairs, heroes, sword fight, ancient, rivalry and warrior mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Fall of the Roman Empire: Augustus (2003), El Cid (1961), Ben-Hur (2016), Attila (2001), Julius Caesar (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, roman empire, roman emperor, emperor, politics, intrigue, assassination, betrayal, leadership, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, alexandria egypt, europe, macedonia, spain ...
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 7.2
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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, sexy, harsh, compassionate ...
Plot: medieval, knight, sword fight, islam, spanish history, battles, betrayal, adventure, siege, catholic, violence, warrior ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: biblical, harsh, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, roman empire, arena, survival, christian, slavery, justice, mentor, religion, false accusation, friendship between men ...
Time: 1st century
Place: israel, palestine, rome italy, italy, greece ...
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100%
 6.6
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Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, battlefield, ancient rome, antiquity, battles, barbarian, war, roman, death, village, leadership ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, constantinople, europe
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100%
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Julius Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: captivating, serious, epic, stylized, realistic
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, julius caesar, ancient rome, dictatorship, politics, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, conspiracy, treason, emperor ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, europe, africa, middle east
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100%
Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, shakespeare, antiquity, assassination, betrayal, ancient, warrior, historical event, roman, heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, europe
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 5.3
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Boudica (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: roman empire, female warrior, ancient history, roman, conquering, battles, sex with mother, leadership, military, war, adventure, society ...
Time: 1st century
Place: england
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 6.3
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: 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, ...
Style: epic, exciting, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king arthur, medieval, knight, battles, sword fight, arthurian legend, swords and armor, king, adventure, folk hero, freedom, military ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, england, rome italy, london, britain ...
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100%
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Druids (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, battles, heroes, heroic mission, destiny, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, state affairs, betrayal, rivalry, war ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 30K
Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, factual, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american civil war, civil war, military, war, slavery, battles, prejudice, soldier, infantry, heroic mission, civil rights, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by oath to avenge the wrongs inflicted on his home and, in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: roman empire, conquering, ancient history, war, ancient rome, battles, leadership, heroes, rivalry, soldier, vengeance, ancient ...
Time: ancient times
Place: rome italy, europe, spain, alps
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43%
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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: epic, realistic, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: medieval, battles, shakespeare, war, politics, royal family, tragedy, king, military, state affairs, love and romance, mistress ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, france, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: saga, epic, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, roman, ancient, emperor, faith, medieval, ancient world, bible, antiquity, battles, revelation ...
Place: rome italy, europe
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The War Lord (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: medieval, viking, warlord, sword fight, warrior, ancient, historical event, battles, swamp, archer, sword and shield, knight ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 10th century
Place: belgium, normandy, england
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100%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, exciting, biblical ...
Plot: desert, ancient history, battles, tragic hero, ancient rome, siege, military, war, politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, israel, middle east, palestine
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100%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, sexy, serious, talky, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, sword fight, antiquity, ancient, greek mythology, ancient history, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, ancient times, 19th century, 18th century
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, egypt, europe, greece
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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, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: emperor, battles, heroes, knight, medieval, leadership, rivalry, sword, state affairs, war, siege, winter ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, milan italy, germany, italy
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38%
 6.3
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Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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, ...
Style: brutal, stylized, epic, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman, ancient history, roman empire, adventure, soldier, roman soldier, survival, fight, legion, medieval, war ...
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, england, scotland, britain, europe
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37%
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Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard's original stage play. The story concerns Marc Antony's attempts to rule Rome while maintaining a ...
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, royal family, cleopatra, wartime, antiquity, ancient egypt, royalty, ancient, shakespeare, tragic love, couples ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: egypt
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Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, tense, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, adventure, tragic hero, ancient history, slave, human spirit, leadership, slavery, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
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35%
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, serious, biblical ...
Plot: ancient history, bible, royal family, state affairs, old testament, rivalry, war, religions or cults, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, adventure ...
Place: israel, middle east
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34%
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1911 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, soldier, battles, rebellion, leadership, political unrest, chinese history, sword, combat, medieval, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
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33%
Duel of the Titans (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steve Reeves and George Scott are raised by wolves, but grow up to become the founders of Rome.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, antiquity, ancient, sibling relationship, disaster, catastrophe, battles, family relations, twins, state affairs, escapades ...
Place: rome italy
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32%
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Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: viking, medieval, historical event, monarch, british royal family, ancient, wartime, royal family, battles, religions or cults, moral dilemma, ancient history ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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31%
The Warring States (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Rival Chinese military strategists Sun Bin (Sun Honglei) and Pang Juan (Francis Ng) clash in this historic war adventure set during the Era of Warring States.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, military life, political intrigue, political unrest, soldier, betrayal, battles, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Place: asia, china
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31%
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: exciting, epic, sexual, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, ancient history, emperor, historical character, intrigue, power struggle, warrior, rivalry, betrayal, female nudity, incest ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, europe, alexandria egypt ...
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31%
The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: christian film, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, jesus, betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rabbi, religions or cults, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem
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31%
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious, educational
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, emperor, historical character, politics, religions or cults, roma, dishonesty, rise and fall, head of state, political unrest, state affairs ...
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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31%
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, captivating, exciting, epic
Plot: royal family, ancient, tudors, betrayal, battles, swamp, battle zone, political intrigue, political unrest, politics, state affairs, military ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, factual, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, british empire, british history, politics, anti war, british army, british soldier, military, visceral, battles, justice, assassination ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 60s, 1850s
Place: england, london, canada, europe, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%