Movies and TV shows like Vikings

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Vikings (2013)
 8.6
 353K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, battles, heroic, legends and myths, historical character, tough heroes, rise to the top, king, master warrior, adventure, intrigue, viking, danger, norse mythology, heroes, swords and armor, folk hero, war, snow, power struggle, leader, conflict, merciless, execution ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe

Most similar movies to Vikings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, epic and realistic films and TV series with plots about rivalry, adventure, heroes, sword, battle, state affairs and escapades mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like Vikings: Game of Thrones (2011), The Last Kingdom (2015), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), Rome (2005), Braveheart (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.3
 1.6M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
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: stylized, atmospheric, sexual, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, adventure, betrayal, king, political intrigue, royal family, killings, queen, politics, sex scene ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, epic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: battles, king, kingdom, danger, rivalry, escapades, vengeance, heroes, castle, political unrest, viking, kidnapping ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, rough, exciting, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, slavery, battles, ancient rome, warrior, strong sexual content, death, legendary, rebel, sword and sandal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 143K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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, sexual, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: roman empire, incest, ancient rome, betrayal, emperor, intrigue, power struggle, rivalry, warrior, historical character, slavery, treason ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 901K
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, rough, breathtaking, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, warrior, war, tragic hero, courage, battles, love story, folk hero, heroes, leadership, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.9
 46K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
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: captivating, clever, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, intrigue, priest, clergy, sin, lust, manipulations, strong sexual content, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 64K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: queen, intrigue, historical character, royal family, king, royal court, betrayal, love triangle, throne, couple relations, womanizer, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 57K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, forbidden love, rivalry, escapades, danger, martial arts, adventure hero, adventure, strong sexual content, explorer, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 1.2M
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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: vengeance, roman empire, warrior, gladiator, slavery, emperor, courage, freedom, pride and honor, heroes, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: germany, north africa, italy, dungeon, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 458K
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, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, betrayal, army, courage, tragic hero, forbidden love, conquering, heroes, ancient, heroic ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, mission, battles, barbarian, adventure, violence, danger, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, fish out of water, against the odds, gory ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 241K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
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: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, adventure, archer, love and romance, hopes, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, army ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 84K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
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, treasure hunt, gold, treasure, island, pirate ship, killings, captain, bare breasts, seduction, swashbuckler ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA
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, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: knight, king, warrior, battles, siege, war, christianity, military, muslim, swords and armor, army, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: captivating, stylized, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, wizards and magicians, king arthur, throne, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Valhalla Rising (2009)
Genre: 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, philosophical ...
Plot: vikings, warrior, brutality, violence, ship, new world, one eyed man, mute, christianity, vengeance, hell, war paint ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: europe, scotland, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, survival, battles, adventure, viking, ship, brutality, murder, betrayal, forest, heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, horse riding, nun, adaptation, religion, life & death ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, sweden, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
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, epic, serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, pride and honor, self discovery, courage, battles, master warrior, human spirit, friendship, dignity, military life, swords and armor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 153K
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, roman empire, king arthur, swords and armor, army, folk hero, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, horse, military, self sacrifice ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.1
 39K
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: captivating, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, castle, king, danger, warrior, battles, mercenary, battlefield, evil king, brutality, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.
Style: epic, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, vikings, heroic mission, battles, danger, rivalry, deadly, gory, tough heroes, track down, favoritism among siblings, wilderness ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic
Plot: viking, escapades, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, adventure, battles, renewed love, vikings, rivalry, vengeance, young lovers ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, captivating, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Plot: church, adventure, war, love and romance, heroes, master warrior, danger, leadership, hopes, heroic mission, monastery, nun ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 5K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, rebellion, heroes, leadership, slave, human spirit, tragic hero, righting the wronged, rise and fall, ancient rome, gladiator ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 14K
Knightfall (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, christian film, atmospheric ...
Plot: relic, crusade, chivalry, selflessness, falling, tradition, human spirit, religious faith, battle, crusader, loss, ambush ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 11K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, twists and turns, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, intrigue, shogun, battles, interracial relations, leadership, love and romance, fall in love, heroes, imperialism, betrayal, military ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
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: heir heiress, ambition, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, manipulations, conflict, medieval, royal family, throne, rivals, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: captivating, intellectual, exciting, witty, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, adventure, inventions and discoveries, leonardo da vinci, escapades, visionary, lust, unconventional method, inventor, historical character, talented, intelligence ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, florence, europe, florence italy, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.8
 1K
Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA, Japan, China
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: explorer, escapades, heroes, danger, culture clash, adventurer, on the road, rivalry, ambition, inventions and discoveries, battles, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, mongolia, venice, tibet, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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