Movies like Lancelot of the Lake

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Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
 7.0
 4K
Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
Original name: Lancelot du Lac
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having failed in their quest for the Holy Grail, the knights of the Round Table return to Camelot, their number reduced to a mere handful. Seeing a rift developing between Lancelot and Mordred, Arthur urges his knights to bury their differences and become friends. However, the king is unaware that Lancelot is having an affair with his queen, Guinevere. Lancelot is torn between his duty to his king and his love for the queen, whilst Mordred is determined to use his infidelity to destroy him.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, gothic, apocalyptic, disturbing
Plot: holy grail, betrayal, medieval, king arthur, vengeance, heroes, true love, love and romance, royal family, legends and myths, obsessive quest, intrigue, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, escapades, folk hero, rivalry, tragic hero, leadership, state affairs, curse, arthurian legend, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Lancelot of the Lake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and atmospheric films with plots about rivalry, heroes, sword fight, king, betrayal, state affairs and escapades mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Lancelot of the Lake: Excalibur (1981), Lovespell (1981), Perceval (1978), Prince Valiant (1997), The Banquet (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 59K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 185
Lovespell (1981)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Romantic tragedy, the story of Tristan and Isolde.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, tragic love, true love, forbidden love, infidelity, state affairs, dishonesty, romance, head of state, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, cornwall, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 1K
Perceval (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film chronicles Perceval's knighthood, maturation and eventual peerage amongst the Knights of the Round Table, and also contains brief episodes from the story of Gawain and the crucifixion of Christ.
Style: stylized, sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: king arthur, battles, knight, sword fight, wooing, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, heroes, obsessive quest, escapades, rescue, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, knight, prince, heroes, battles, folk hero, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, romance, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.4
 7K
The Banquet (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, epic, serious ...
Plot: emperor, murder, intrigue, betrayal, exile, politics, royal family, heir heiress, tragic hero, state affairs, manipulations, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 70K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: romantic, atmospheric, epic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, love story, love triangle, betrayal, excalibur, romance, beauty, arthurian legend, love and romance, rivalry, camelot ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 5K
Medea (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the plot of Euripides' Medea. Medea centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.
Style: serious, talky, cult film
Plot: murder, filicide, vengeance, greek mythology, danger, crimes, betrayal, deadly, unfulfillment, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 6K
Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, jousting, romance, betrayal, camelot, intrigue, rivalry, medieval, battle, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Curse of the Ring (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 184 min.
Story: In this swords-and-sorcery tale, good-hearted blacksmith Eyvind (Max von Sydow) hides away infant Prince Siegfried (played as an adult by Benno Furmann) after two malevolent kings murder his father. But a fiery meteor sent by the gods reveals ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, epic, light
Plot: adventure, treasure, master warrior, dragon, legend, blacksmith, murder, royal family, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 23K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, imaginary kingdom, camelot, wizards and magicians, royal family, legends and myths, king, heroic mission, state affairs, heroes, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 5K
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: tense, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, romance, danger, jousting, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 37K
Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: prince, murder, betrayal, royal family, funeral, shakespeare, intrigue, rivalry, love and romance, tragic hero, couples, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 1800s, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In and around the castle Camelot, brave Cornel Wilde (as Lancelot) and virtuous Brian Aherne (as King Arthur) vie for the affections of lovely Jean Wallace (as Guinevere).
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, saga, cult film ...
Plot: battles, heroes, rescue, gore, sword fight, camelot, king arthur, unfulfillment, romance, adventurer, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Legend of Evil Lake (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thousand years ago, an evil spirit was kept imprisoned in a lake by the first emperor of the Chilla empire. Now unleashed, it possesses the body of Ja Woon-bi, the wife of general Biharang, with the aim to bring down the very dynasty that ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, serious
Plot: battles, ghost, supernatural, love triangle, vengeance, couple relations, political intrigue, deadly, rivalry, escapades, danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Robin and Marian (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: robin hood, adventure, folk hero, nun, knight, tragic love, romance, rivalry, danger, old love, unfulfillment, crusade ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, royal family, infidelity, sister, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, intrigue, love and romance, blind ambition, rise to the top, romance, state affairs ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 64
Lovelorn (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London, the deserted afterlife and a mysterious dreamscape, LOVELORN is a story of lost souls trying to save each other.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: destiny, true love, supernatural, love and romance, escapades, romance, obsessive quest, hopes, redemption, lovers reunited, parallel world, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tristan & Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, medieval, love affair, legends and myths, true love, infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, swords and armor, lovers ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Arthur the King (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent ...
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, kidnapping, camelot, king arthur, arthurian legend, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, romance, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 164K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, heroic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, immortality, army, greek, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, heroes, greek god, ancient, god ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 109
Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, tragic hero, haunted by the past, intrigue, dishonesty, ghost, state affairs, parents and children, murder, royal family, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: A unique re-working of the Arthurian epic, based on the novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon tells the familiar tale but with an important twist: The story is told through the eyes of the women who wielded power behind King ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: imaginary, heroes, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, arthurian legend, magic, sword fight, state affairs, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Legend of Eight Samurai (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the clan murders her entire family, but Princess ...
Style: serious, dark fantasy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, princess, bow and arrow, battles, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, heroic mission, legends and myths, zombie ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo is kidnapped. A female spirit is with Kieri as he searches ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, serious, avant garde ...
Plot: gay latino, true love, obsessive quest, afterlife, redemption, legends and myths, hopes, love and romance, erotica, gays and lesbians, sexual fantasy, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, battles, squire, puzzle, legends and myths, master warrior, rivalry, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.2
 3K
Hamlet (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal court, betrayal, revenge, murder, rivalry, tragic hero, queen, stepfather stepson relationship, royal family, state affairs, intrigue, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 22K
Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, escapades, military, adventure, homecoming, battle zone, forbidden love, heroic mission, danger, leadership, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 9K
Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: tense, melancholic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, betrayal, vengeance, tragic love, murder, racism, jealousy, rivalry, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: italy, venice, europe, mediterranean sea, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dragon, martial arts, supernatural, love and romance, good versus evil, escapades, tragic hero, vengeance, danger, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%