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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma Samms ("Star Quest", "Delirious"). Now, he is forced to choose between his true love or his true cause. This swash-buckling romantic adventure will have you on the edge of your seat with every swing of Hugh's savage sword.
Style: stylized, exciting, tense, captivating, light, entertaining, gothic, serious, baroque
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, escapades, adventure, romance, intrigue, heroes, couples, rivalry, woman in danger, royal family, fall in love, conspiracy, sword fight, duel, death sentence, false accusation, ancient, love and romance, adventurer, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, state affairs, dog ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe

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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 romance, dishonesty, state affairs, adventure, royal family, love and romance and rivalry mostly in Romance, Drama and History genres. Some movies like The Lady and the Highwayman: The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975), Frenchman's Creek (1998), A Hazard of Hearts (1987), Lorna Doone (2000), Ivanhoe (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revenge, prison, ancient, historical event, frame up, false accusation, betrayal, falsely accused, redemption, island, hidden identity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
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Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: pirate, ship, dishonesty, master and servant, escapades, politics, adventure, romance, love and romance, infidelity, power relations, couples ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, cornwall
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A Hazard of Hearts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced ...
Style: gothic, captivating, realistic, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: age difference, gambling, estate, couples, romance, ambition, superhero, love and romance, dishonesty, smuggling, cave, suicide ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, love, state affairs, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, forbidden love, vengeance, political unrest, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, scotland, europe
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, medieval, rivalry, romance, sword fight, robin hood ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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Angelique (2013)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The incredible destiny of Angélique: a beautiful girl who found in her love for Joffrey Peyrac the strength to fight injustice and submission in a century plagued by power struggles, inequality and the oppression.
Style: romantic, stylized, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: royal court, true love, young wife, society, love and romance, couples, forced marriage, palace, fall in love, escapades, rich and poor, nobility ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, wedding night, noblewoman, rich and poor, nobility, forced marriage, romance, marriage of convenience, woman in danger, couples, tragic love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Angelique: The Road to Versailles (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Angelique (Michele Mercier) is saved by the king of the cutthroats (Giuliano Gemma) when she is endangered in the streets of Paris. After her hero is killed, she has many amorous affairs and becomes a successful businesswoman in this costume-drama ...
Style: sexy, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: colonialism, royalty, pickpocket, revenge, king, midget, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence, graphic violence, sexual content, couples, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles
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The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: fatal attraction, royal family, girl, ancient, obsessive love, love triangle, sword fight, couples, war, society, romance, prostitute ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, middle ages
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, royal family, twins, prison, three musketeers, ancient, king of france, plan, palace intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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St. Ives (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: prison, adventure, fall in love, adventurer, haunted by the past, soldier, escapades, captivity, battles, military, napoleonic wars, napoleon bonaparte ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, france
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: samurai, feudal japan, shogun, jesuit, ancient, battles, politics, emperor, betrayal, heroes, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, portugal
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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, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: royal family, royalty, family relations, betrayal, couples, politics, state affairs, parents and children, forbidden love, emperor, intrigue, tragic hero ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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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 ...
Plot: royal family, political intrigue, medieval, family relations, heir to the throne, parents and children, infidelity, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, romance, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, tense ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, rivalry, village, island, infidelity, gold, swashbuckler, greed, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: caribbean
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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, fairy tale
Plot: tudors, king of england, royal family, ambition, romance, head of state, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, historical event, renaissance, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, england
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Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 140 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, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, tragic love, infidelity, revolution, politics, romance, rebelliousness, fall in love, hopes, state affairs, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: austria, england, italy, venice, europe ...
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The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
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Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, military, forbidden love, love and romance, rise to the top, heroes, society, romance, politics, intrigue, state affairs, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, asia, england, europe
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Royal Flash (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with their own agenda. At their urging, Flashman agrees to re-create himself ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat
Plot: battles, sword fight, soldier, ancient, betrayal, rescue, swashbuckler, sex scene, foreplay, castle, sensuality, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: europe
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The Brigand of Kandahar (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1880. British India. Robert Case, a half-caste lieutenant, is unjustly discharged from the British Army. He joins the rebel Bengali tribesmen offensive against the colonial enemy. They capture a foreign journalist and Case recounts his story of ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: british empire, military life, vengeance, frame up, apocalypse, false accusation, battle zone, redemption, hopes, adventure, soldier, military ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, england
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Young Blades (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young Blades is an historical fantasy television series that aired on PAX from January to June 2005, lasting only thirteen episodes before cancellation. Set in 17th century France, it followed the adventures of four Musketeers: ⁕d'Artagnan, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: musketeer, friendship, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, romance, rivalry, partners, intrigue, state affairs, royal family, sword fight ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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Angelique and the King (1966)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Soon after her latest husband death, the King himself (Louis XIV) meets with our heroine and begs her to help convince the Persian Ambassador to agree to a treaty. However, what they didn't realize was that the handsome Persian was in fact a ...
Style: romantic, captivating, stylized, scenic, entertaining ...
Plot: high society, beauty, femme fatale, intrigue, love and romance, adventure, passion, king, chase, lovers, attempted murder, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 17. yüzyıl İstanbul’u, 4. Murat’ın demir yumruğu altında yasaklarla dolu ama fantastik karşılaşmalara da pay bırakan bir hayata sahne olmaktadır. Kendilerini uçmaya ve insan sınırlarını zorlamaya adamış iki mucit, Hazerfen ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: aviation, lgbt, adventure, airplane, love, passionate interest, inventions and discoveries, romance, escapades, experimenting, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: sexy, factual, intense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: plague, redemption, romance, royal family, science, betrayal, medicine, rise and fall, fall in love, jealousy, justice, doctor ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Family, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ireland 1587. Hugh O'Donnell inherits the title of The O'Donnell, the prince of Donegal, and tries to unite Ireland to make war on England. But then Hugh is kidnapped and imprisoned by the Viceroy of Ireland and held ransom for the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, touching, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: heroes, rescue, rivalry, adventure, state affairs, against the odds, political intrigue, political unrest, revolution, disney, corrupted ruler, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, medieval, legends and myths, empire, ancient, royalty, righting the wronged, save the lady, ruler, battles, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: europe, england
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Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: adventurer, ocean, treasure hunt, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, rebelliousness, betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, storm, sword duel ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, latin america, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: captivating, romantic, serious, epic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, unlikely friendships, forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, love story, royal court, palace ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: asia, thailand, england, southeast asia, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Fifth Musketeer (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille. The king wants to increase his popularity and stages an assassination against himself where Philippe is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, three musketeers, royalty, assassination attempt, prison, mistaken identity, plan, conspiracy, weakness, righting the wronged, dungeon, friends ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, intrigue, medieval, king, queen, marriage, ambition, family relations, betrayal, siblings relations ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, europe, france
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