Movies like The Leopard

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The Leopard (1963)
 8.1
 20K
The Leopard (1963)
Original name: Il gattopardo
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war hero nephew, Tancredi, to marry Angelica, the beautiful daughter of gauche, bourgeois Don Calogero, in order to maintain the family's accustomed level of comfort and political clout.
Style: epic, stylized, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic, reflective, scenic, breathtaking, enigmatic ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, prince, politics, civil war, opportunist, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family life, infidelity, social differences, mayor, society, aging, political unrest, introspection, siblings relations, social climbing, state affairs, unfulfillment, palaces castles and temples, nobility, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy

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Most similar movies to The Leopard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, epic and captivating films with plots about politics, state affairs, society, revolution, culture clash, betrayal and death mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like The Leopard: The Viceroys (2007), 1900 (1976), St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972), Anna and the King (1999), Ludwig (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: politics, downfall, family life, royal family, dishonesty, political unrest, intrigue, society, revolution, rivalry, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
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95%
 7.7
 20K
1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, stylized, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, friendship, communism, death, execution, idealism, state affairs, unfulfillment, war, fall in love, countryside ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy
Plot: revolution, politics, self discovery, introspection, prison life, society, moral dilemma, solitary, political unrest, human spirit, haunted by the past, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, royal family, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, politics, culture clash, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.7
 4K
Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: empress, state affairs, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, gays and lesbians, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, politics, royal family, downfall ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s
Place: europe, austria, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 1K
Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, politics, revolution, forbidden love, infidelity, master and servant, cinderella story, love and romance, parents and children, family in crisis, reform, empress ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: austria, italy, england, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel ...
Style: epic, emotional, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, pope, politics, couples, heroes, human spirit, hopes, unfulfillment, battle zone, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been ...
Style: sentimental, gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: repression, assassination, love and romance, unfulfillment, tragic hero, society, tragic love, politics, royal family, couples, dishonesty, estate ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 15K
Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, royal family, forbidden love, political intrigue, intrigue, romance, incest, murder, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 22K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, aging, elderly, society, ambition, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, master and servant, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era ...
Place: london, england, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, touching
Plot: school, countryside, peasant, farm, winter, dancing, money, record player, village, clergy, rich and poor, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Soong Sisters (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, China
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and returned to China. Ai-ling (the oldest) married a wealthy and ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, tragic love, siblings relations, family relations, state affairs, death wish, society, rich and poor, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Les Misérables (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In France during World War II, a poor and illiterate man, Henri Fortin (Jean-Paul Belmondo), is introduced to Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Misérables and begins to see parallels between the book and his own life.
Style: epic, emotional, gloomy, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, jewish, lawyer, injustice, occupation, against the odds, resistance, political unrest, boxer, nun, rich and poor, destiny ...
Place: normandy, paris france, france, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
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Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, infidelity, love and romance, intrigue, obsession, romance, parents and children, state affairs, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, flanders, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 6K
Zulu Dawn (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, imperialism, mortar, spear throwing, battle, colonialism, army life, british empire, victory, death, surrounded ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 23K
The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexual, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, politics, honeymoon, exile, assassin, state affairs, against humanity, social climbing, family relations, parents and children, political unrest ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: nanny, politics, abortion, coming of age, radical, feminism, greek, society, rebelliousness, journal, social differences, political unrest ...
Place: france, europe, spain, paris france, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 4K
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, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, military, revolution, parliament, king, tyranny, royal family, intrigue, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, breathtaking ...
Plot: assassination, emperor, kingdom, betrayal, assassin, save the kingdom, blind ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, love and romance, love triangle, politics ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 454
We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: serious, sincere, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, battle zone, state affairs, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, revolution, battles, stabbed to death, italian history, parliament ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, sicily, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 24K
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, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, military, soldier, battle, battles, war, idealism, friendship, heroic mission, unconventional method ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 138 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, realistic, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, state affairs, romance, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, rise and fall, betrayal, femme fatale, rivalry, love affair, political unrest, couples ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, ambition, frame up, british history, king, betrayal, romance, politics, tragic hero, love and romance, crumbling marriage, blind ambition ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 231 min.
Story: Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Style: realistic, sentimental, gloomy, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, family relations, village life, village, society, teenage life, coming of age, youth, diary, exodus ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, serious, exciting, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, politics, queen victoria, discipline, british soldier, british empire, british army, british history, russian soldier, honor, equestrian, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1960s
Place: istanbul turkey, england, russia, europe, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: politics, intrigue, forgery, romance, revenge, rivalry, state affairs, couple relations, dishonesty, royal family, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, paris france, versailles, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 12K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, anti semitism, politics, siblings relations, state affairs, society, family life, political unrest, generation gap, dictatorship, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 15K
L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, serious ...
Plot: translator, alienation, romance, city life, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, society, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, usa, los angeles, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 6K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, idealism, political unrest, death row, intrigue, french revolution, military, anti semitism, dishonesty, royal family, leadership ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, family disapproval, haunted by the past, adoption, revenge, tragic love, social differences, love and romance, love triangle, romance, obsession, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%