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Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
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Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
Original name: Marketa Lazarová
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Mikolás and his brother Adam rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík. During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik prepares for the wrath of the King, and sends Mikolás to pressure his neighbor Lazar to join him in war. Persuasion fails, and in vengeance Mikolás abducts Lazar's daughter Marketa, just as she was about to join a convent. The King, meantime, dispatches an army and the religious Lazar will be called upon to join hands against Kozlik. Stripped-down, surreal, and relentlessly grimy account of the shift from Paganism to Christianity.
Style: atmospheric, epic, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: adventure, crimes, vengeance, rapist, kidnapping, religions or cults, danger, rivalry, woman in danger, romance, dog, horse, knight, wolf, winter, female nudity, soldier, mistress, snow, brother sister incest, severed arm, village, sword, bow and arrow, lord
Time: middle ages
Place: czech republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films with plots about rivalry, romance, love and romance, state affairs, dishonesty, female nudity and society mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Marketa Lazarov?: Valley of the Bees (1968), Witchhammer (1970), Tears for Sale (2008), The War Lord (1965), The King's Whore (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Valley of the Bees (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ondrej, a young boy who loves bees and bats, is introduced to his new mother, a woman much younger than his father. Her brings her a bowl of flower petals which she starts to throw in the air and then gives out a shriek, as she discovers several ...
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, serious
Plot: religions or cults, friends, couples, heroes, society, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, cause and meaning, love and romance, state affairs, romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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Witchhammer (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A ruthless inquisitor spins the superstitions of local peasants into religious heresy, finding cause to accuse dozens of innocent men and women of witchcraft. The inquisitor targets nobles and merchants, whose property and goods are then ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: burned alive, life is a bitch, crimes, society, dishonesty, deadly, injustice, false accusation, murder, religions or cults, witch, torture chamber ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe, czech republic
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Tears for Sale (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. Our heroines, Ognjenka and Mala Boginja decide to go to the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, village life, family relations, romance, escapades, siblings relations, crimes, obsessive quest, kidnapping, drinking, sex scene, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The War Lord (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he ...
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: warlord, state affairs, love and romance, war, village, love triangle, vengeance, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, battles, isolation, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: normandy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 138 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: realistic, gloomy, sexual, sincere, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, fatal attraction, vengeance, obsession, politics, prostitute, love affair, couples, dishonesty, royal family, war, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wife to Be Sacrificed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A wife charges her husband with sexual battery. He escapes from the police and goes into hiding. In three years, she divorces him and tries to put the pieces of her life back in order, when suddenly he returns. Obsessed with rage and hatred, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic ...
Plot: sexual torture, vengeance, woman in danger, danger, deadly, couples, sexual abuse, infidelity, kidnapping, life is a bitch, in the woods, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, epic ...
Plot: politics, tragic love, society, death wish, ambition, love and romance, state affairs, family relations, siblings relations, unfulfillment, romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century
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Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An actress is about to play the part of Mariana Alcoforado, a young nun from the convent of Beja who was writing five letters to her French lover, the officer De Chamilly. The actress, being the perfect embodiment of Mariana, will drive us to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, classic literature
Plot: convent, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, society, actor's life, love affair, forbidden love, religions or cults, theater, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic
Plot: pirate, ship, ocean or sea, power relations, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, estate, adventure, escapades, romance, politics ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: chases and races, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, woman in danger, crimes, love and romance, society, clergy, track down, heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, epic
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Time: middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, couple relations, state affairs, destructive relationship, rise and fall, betrayal, love affair, royal family, dishonesty, couples, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 180 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 15K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Alleged (2010)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
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