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Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
 7.5
 32K
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Original name: जोधा अकबर
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, realistic, romantic, stylized, sentimental, cult film
Plot: true love, royal family, culture clash, love and romance, emperor, ruler, royal court, politics, dishonesty, princess, historical character, initially antagonists, arranged marriage, sword fight, win over, couple relations, husband wife relationship, betrayal, romantic rivalry, political intrigue, tough heroes, heroes, society, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, future, 50s
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films with plots about love and romance, state affairs, politics, royal family, betrayal, romance and king mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Jodhaa Akbar: Jodha Akbar (2013), Devdas (2002), Ashoka the Great (2001), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Mohenjo Daro (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 834
Jodha Akbar (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Jodha Akbar is an epic drama about a sixteenth century story of the political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor Abu'l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and a Rajput princess Jodha Bai. The show focuses on how their political ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, epic
Plot: princess, marriage of convenience, muslim, emperor, ruler, betrayal, husband wife relationship, politics, romantic rivalry, political intrigue, true love, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india
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88%
 7.5
 42K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, tragic love, forbidden love, courtesan, childhood sweetheart, terminal illness, hindu, alcoholic, prostitute, drunkenness, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: india, london, kolkata, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ashoka the Great (2001)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In India, about 260 BC in the Empire of Magadha, the Prince Asoka (Shah Rukh Khan) survives to many betrayals of his brothers, leaded by the evil Susima (Ajit Kumar), who wants to kill him to inherit the throne. His mothers orders Asoka to leave ...
Style: epic, exciting, intense, suspense, captivating ...
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Peshwa Bajirao married to Kashibai, falls in love with Mastani, a warrior princess in distress. They struggle to make their love triumph amid opposition from his conservative family.
Style: epic, intense, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love, warrior, battles, hindu, newborn, muslim, baby, fight scenes, forbidden love, sword fight, friendship, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.6
 12K
Mohenjo Daro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Village lad Sarman is drawn to big, bad Mohenjo Daro - and its mascot Chaani. But Chaani must wed Munja, son of Mohenjo Daro's ruler, Maham. Will Sarman find love - and more - in Mohenjo Daro?
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: crocodile, fight, love, violence, revenge, murder, arena, village, ancient civilization, antiquity, rebellion, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: conqueror, warrior, muslim, sword fight, emperor, military, fort, conquering, army, hindu, battles, death ...
Time: 17th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 12K
Black Gold (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tristan & Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: touching, romantic, exciting, stylized, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
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Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 16th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: romantic, captivating, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to ...
Style: touching, sexy, sexual, captivating, realistic ...
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Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 74K
The Tudors (2007)
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 13K
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Country: India, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 23K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 30K
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Duration: 137 min.
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Style: realistic, epic, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, shakespeare, king, politics, royal family, king of england, battlefield, tragedy, military, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 24K
Guru (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, intellectual ...
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Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 664
King Naresuan (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The film concerns the life of King Naresuan, who liberated the Siamese from the control of Burma. Born in 1555, he was taken to Burma as a child hostage; there he became acquainted with sword fighting and became a threat to the Burmese empire.
Style: emotional, epic, serious, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 32K
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Lion in Winter (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: King Henry II (Patrick Stewart) keeps his wife, Eleanor (Glenn Close) locked away in the towers because of her frequent attempts to overthrow him. With Eleanor out of the way he can have his dalliances with his young mistress (Yuliya Vysotskaya). ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
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Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%