Movies like The Leopard

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The Leopard (1963)
 8.1
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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, betrayal, culture clash, revolution 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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, revolution, state affairs, unfulfillment, parents and children, intrigue, family relations, rivalry, downfall, royal family, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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95%
 7.7
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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, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, execution, idealism, social differences, society, leadership, political unrest, ambition, war, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, revolution, moral dilemma, society, prison life, introspection, haunted by the past, solitary, political unrest, human spirit, prison, 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, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal family, love and romance, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, social differences, politics, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, couple relations ...
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, atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: empress, gays and lesbians, mentally unstable, rise and fall, gender, palaces castles and temples, family relations, life is a bitch, state affairs, love and romance, love affair, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1860s
Place: austria, europe, 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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, revolution, politics, forbidden love, cinderella story, master and servant, love affair, rebelliousness, social differences, young lovers, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, italy, england, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, repression, estate, state affairs, couple relations, tragic hero, mate swapping, royal family, dishonesty, couples, tragic love, society ...
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, forbidden love, royal family, incest, political intrigue, intrigue, romance, murder, arranged marriage, crumbling marriage, love and romance, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, family relations, power relations, couples, elderly, ambition, love and romance, parents and children, supportive spouse, elderly lovers, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, 1840s, 1820s ...
Place: england, london, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: politics, tragic love, unfulfillment, romance, family relations, society, death wish, love and romance, state affairs, political unrest, ambition, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: uplifting, atmospheric, serious, epic, inspirational ...
Plot: painter, genius, sculpture, architect, painting, infidelity, historical figure, life & death, pope, hard labor, standoff, based on a novel ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1960s, 1500s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, touching
Plot: school, countryside, peasant, village, farm, winter, money, record player, dancing, life is a bitch, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ 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, captivating, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, jewish, lawyer, political unrest, against the odds, occupation, resistance, injustice, nun, boxer, 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, captivating, serious, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, infidelity, intrigue, love and romance, obsession, state affairs, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, royal family, couples ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
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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, exile, politics, honeymoon, assassin, desire, train ride, sin, estrangement, repression, haunted by the past ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: imperialism, military, soldier, british empire, army life, colonialism, mortar, victory, spear throwing, violence, death, surrounded ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, revolution, military, political unrest, tyranny, parliament, king, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society, battles ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 18th century, 80s
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: radical, feminism, politics, abortion, coming of age, nanny, greek, parents and children, save the world, idealism, rebellion, dysfunctional family ...
Place: europe, france, chile, cuba, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, military, battle, soldier, war, historical character, heroic mission, battle zone, state affairs, civil rights ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, captivating, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: assassination, emperor, kingdom, betrayal, assassin, rise to the top, blind ambition, rivalry, ambition, politics, save the kingdom, state affairs ...
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: rough, sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, society, battle zone, state affairs, battles, revolution, rebellion, stabbed to death, occupation, italian history ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: europe, italy, naples italy, sicily, southern italy
⇓ 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, captivating, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, romance, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, rise and fall, betrayal, royal family, political unrest, love affair, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, politics, society, family life, political unrest, state affairs, siblings relations, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1890s, 1900s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, haunted by the past, orphan, childhood sweetheart, adoption, revenge, tragic love, love and romance, love triangle, family disapproval, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, infidelity, frame up, british history, king, betrayal, romance, politics, state affairs, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sentimental, gloomy, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: village life, siblings relations, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, social relations, coming of age, village, society, diary, youth, upside down view ...
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, equestrian, russian soldier, discipline, honor, british army, british history, british soldier, british empire, queen victoria, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1960s
Place: istanbul turkey, england, russia, europe, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: revolution, political unrest, politics, french revolution, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, battles, royal family, leadership, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, spain ...
⇓ 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: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: politics, forgery, intrigue, romance, revenge, couples, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, couple relations, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 130K
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, stylized, cynical, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, debt, aristocracy, jealousy, nobility, social climbing, glory, escapades, cheating, dishonesty, irony, horse ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s, 1770s
Place: ireland, england, europe, berlin germany, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%