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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries based loosely on the lives of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her son James I of England.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, political
Plot: royal family, king, coronation, execution, power, spy, betrayal, conspiracy, rivalry, horse riding, treason, monarchy, murderer, queen, politics, murder, intrigue, public execution, royalty, ancient, fall in love, british royal family, historical event, renaissance, tudors ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, scotland, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and stylized films with plots about royalty, royal family, betrayal, state affairs, queen, british royal family and british history mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Gunpowder, Treason & Plot: Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Elizabeth (1998), Henry VIII (2003), The Broken Crown (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: royal family, queen elizabeth i, royalty, tudors, execution, catholic, queen, spy, british royal family, ancient, british monarchy, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, france, britain
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, China
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 family, royal court, protestant, betrayal, queen elizabeth i, queen, throne, murder, british history, treason, cousin cousin relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe
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Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: epic, factual, realistic, stylized, political ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, historical character, royal court, royal family, british royal family, politics, head of state, throne, political intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, victorian era, middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, scotland, london, spain, europe ...
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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, captivating, serious
Plot: king of england, tudors, royal family, ambition, romance, betrayal, head of state, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, historical event, renaissance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Style: captivating, exciting, romantic, sentimental
Plot: king, duke, spanish history, castle, princess, european history, palace intrigue, queen, kingdom, conspiracy, wedding, marriage ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 17th century
Place: spain, europe, central europe
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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: epic, colourful, factual, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, throne, royal family, women, tudors, renaissance, catholicism, politics, head of state, political intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1920s, 1930s, 19th century ...
Place: england, scotland, spain, london, europe ...
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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, factual, talky, serious ...
Plot: revolution, battles, political unrest, royal family, politics, king, tyranny, military, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 80s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, ireland, scotland, europe, britain ...
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Mary, Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: royal family, queen, royal court, royalty, political intrigue, betrayal, political unrest, head of state, state affairs, british history, renaissance, monarchy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, intrigue, dishonesty, torture, court ...
Time: 17th century
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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: sexy, talky, light, intense, heartbreaking ...
Plot: british history, tudors, british royal family, king, british monarchy, renaissance, royalty, royal family, betrayal, romance, politics, divorce ...
Time: 16th century, 60s, 1930s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, britain
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, romantic, stylized, sexual, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, king, queen, intrigue, siblings relations, marriage, seduction, betrayal, aristocracy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, france, europe
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The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, epic, harsh ...
Plot: king, royal family, queen, betrayal, prince, heir to the throne, medieval, rivalry, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, throne ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Massacre of Glencoe (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The true story of the events leading up to the infamous massacre of the Macdonalds by the Campbells in February of 1692.
Plot: sword, murder, historical event, massacre, atrocity, deadline, musket, battles, aristocrat, hospitality, execution, drunkenness ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scottish highlands, scotland
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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: disturbing, sexy, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic ...
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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: political, inspirational, sexy, talky, christian film ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 16th century
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Charles II: The Power and The Passion (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, political, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, politics, mistress, rise and fall, ambition, social differences, rivalry, head of state, society, rise to the top, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, epic, tense ...
Plot: politics, love affair, royal family, ambition, political intrigue, political conspiracy, love and romance, crimes, state affairs, royal court, dishonesty, conspiracy ...
Time: 16th century
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Elizabeth I (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth I may be remembered as the greatest monarch to rule England, but during her lifetime she was beset by enemies and hers was a life of constant battling.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: british history, queen, queen elizabeth i, ambition, rivalry, power, palace intrigue, royal family, throne, war, historian, renaissance ...
Time: 16th century
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, factual, suspense ...
Plot: royal family, rise to the top, political intrigue, manipulation, state affairs, ambition, dishonesty, society, blind ambition, betrayal, politics, tudors ...
Time: 16th century
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: sexy, sincere, romantic, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, middle ages
Place: london, england, europe, rome italy
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Elizabeth I (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 223 min.
TV show
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: royal family, queen elizabeth i, queen, monarchy, couple relations, british history, royal court, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, political unrest, romance, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, scotland, spain ...
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Gunpowder (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: England, 1603. Elizabeth I is dead and King James of Scotland has taken the throne. With the country at war with catholic Spain, English catholics are persecuted and priests caught saying mass are punished with death. Several attempts have already ...
Style: factual, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
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Time: 17th century
Place: england, scotland, britain
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: royal court, king, tudors, royal family, historical figure, queen of england, death, intrigue, rivalry, dishonesty, medieval, ambition ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, erotic, political ...
Plot: royal family, queen, royal court, aristocracy, throne, seduction, king, monarchy, intrigue, betrayal, love and romance, young woman ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Throne (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide, but his closest vassals prevent it, so the king orders the prince to get ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, psychological, political
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Time: 18th century
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The Lion in Winter (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: political, suspense, factual, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: king, political intrigue, royalty, infidelity, royal family, christmas, power struggle, dysfunctional family, british royal family, medieval, manipulation, castle ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Edward II (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the perfect excuse by taking as lover besides his diplomatic wife, the French ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, factual, sincere ...
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Time: middle ages, 90s, 14th century
Place: london
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Masquerade (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, stylized, serious ...
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Time: 17th century
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, uplifting, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: stuttering, british royal family, world war two, royal family, unlikely friendships, british history, disability, politics, historical character, friendship, king, king of england ...
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Place: england, britain, london, europe, buckingham palace ...
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