Movies and TV shows like Vikings

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Vikings (2013)
 8.5
 408K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized, epic, rough, serious, realistic, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, legends and myths, king, heroic, historical character, tough heroes, heroes, rise to the top, viking, adventure, intrigue, graphic violence, master warrior, swords and armor, snow, danger, conflict, ambition, society, war, power struggle, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe

Most similar movies to Vikings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, stylized and exciting films and TV series with plots about rivalry, heroes, adventure, battles, violence, sword and betrayal mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like Vikings: The Last Kingdom (2015), Game of Thrones (2011), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), The Borgias (2011), Rome (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, danger, rivalry, castle, vengeance, heroes, british, political unrest, escapades, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 9.3
 1.7M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized, epic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, king, fantasy world, adventure, incest, political intrigue, rivalry, betrayal, royal family, imaginary, killings ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, battles, ancient rome, slavery, sword fight, warrior, gory, sword and sandal, rebel, strong sexual content ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.9
 48K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: clever, serious, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, intrigue, brother sister incest, lust, rivalry, sex scene, clergy, sin, graphic violence, priest, manipulations ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 152K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, warrior, incest, betrayal, intrigue, ancient rome, power struggle, rivalry, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.1
 67K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal court, king, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, throne, betrayal, couple relations, siblings relations, king of england ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.0
 63K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, danger, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, strong sexual content, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 947K
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, breathtaking, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, freedom, warrior, tragic hero, war, courage, folk hero, love story, heroes, idealism, leadership, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 1.3M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, pride and honor, freedom, courage, slavery, revenge, sword fight, heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, italy, north africa, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, mission, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, viking, kingdom, heroes, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, wizards and magicians, camelot, royal family, legends and myths, heroic mission, danger, state affairs, throne, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 5K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, tragic hero, human spirit, slave, leadership, gladiator, heroes, righting the wronged, rise and fall, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 251K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, medieval, king, sword fight, hopes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, warrior, siege, war, christianity, king, crusade, military, adventure, crusader, army ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, holy land, middle east, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, UK, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: stylized, rough, atmospheric, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, battles, survival, adventure, ship, brutality, murder, betrayal, forest, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
 91K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, swashbuckler, gold, pirate ship, captain, bare breasts, treasure, island, killings, treasure hunt, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, knight, heroes, danger, war, forbidden love, crusader, battles, nun, adaptation, religion ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.1
 40K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, battles, king, warrior, danger, castle, crusader, mercenary, battlefield, evil king, brutality ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 483K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, army, courage, betrayal, battlefield, tragic hero, conquering, heroic, forbidden love, greek mythology ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last King (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, tense, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kingdom, norse mythology, civil war, heroic, medieval, mythology, warrior, battles, leader, danger, master warrior, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 10K
Vinland Saga (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: norse mythology, vikings, war, battles, sea battle, viking, massacre, danger, vandalism, intrigue, power struggle, folk hero ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (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: atmospheric, rough, 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 ⇓
75%
 5.4
 2K
Redbad (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: pagan, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, death, danger, family relations, culture clash, viking, friendship, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to ...
Style: saga, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, love and romance, murder, paganism, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Valhalla Rising (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, art house, psychological, serious ...
Plot: warrior, vikings, viking, new world, one eyed man, adventure, vengeance, violence, captivity, danger, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, future
Place: scotland, europe, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 158K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, roman empire, battles, adventure, medieval, swords and armor, arthurian legend, king, army, folk hero, freedom ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: warrior, samurai, battles, self discovery, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, friendship, master warrior, dignity, military life, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, san francisco, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 16K
Knightfall (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, christian film ...
Plot: crusade, crusader, relic, chivalry, selflessness, religious faith, tradition, human spirit, battle, battles, falling, loss ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.1
 11K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 547 min.
TV show
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, battles, intrigue, shogun, leadership, interracial relations, betrayal, heroes, military, danger, dignity, sea disaster ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: medieval, catholic church, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, royal family, throne, manipulation, rivals, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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