Movies and TV shows like Vikings

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Vikings
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: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, breathtaking, rough, epic, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, legends and myths, warrior, folk hero, battles, power struggle, myth, mythology, historical character, heroic, war, family relations, master warrior, adventure, rise to the top, norse mythology, tough heroes, gory, king, ambition, heroes, adventurer, intrigue, leadership ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe

Most similar movies to Vikings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and epic films and TV series with plots about rivalry, adventure, heroes, betrayal, sword, battles and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like Vikings: Game of Thrones (2011), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), Braveheart (1995), Rome (2005), Kingdom of Heaven (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 1.4M
Game of Thrones
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, twists and turns, atmospheric, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, kingdom, betrayal, strong sexual content, politics, incest, dragon, medieval, sex scene, political intrigue, abuse of power, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages
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System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
Spartacus: War of the Damned
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, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, ancient rome, rebellion, gory, intrigue, battles, sword and sandal, arena, ambition, rebel, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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System:   74%
    User:   86%
 
 8.4
 858K
Braveheart
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, realistic, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, freedom, idealism, vengeance, courage, betrayal, violence, sword fight, revenge, politics, master warrior, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   100%
 
 8.8
 135K
Rome
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: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic hero, strong sexual content, betrayal, roman empire, rise and fall, political unrest, ambition, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, power relations, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   86%
 
Kingdom of Heaven
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
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, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: war, christianity, islam, christian, religion, knight, sword fight, corruption, desert, violence, master warrior, medieval ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, holy land, israel, jerusalem, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   91%
 
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, exciting, suspense, captivating, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: gladiator, vengeance, roman empire, revenge, slavery, sword fight, master warrior, rivalry, betrayal, emperor, courage, corruption ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, spain, germany, italy, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   100%
 
 8.3
 77K
Black Sails
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: stylized, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, mistrust, captain, adventure, seduction, killings, island, escapades, treasure, swashbuckler, african american, female nudity ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   94%
 
 6.7
 233K
Robin Hood
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, medieval, betrayal, fighting the system, corruption, folk hero, sword fight, knight, revenge, village, death, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   88%
 
 6.3
 149K
King Arthur
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, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king arthur, adventure, freedom, christianity, sword fight, destiny, christian, folk hero, medieval, roman empire, master warrior, period piece ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
 8.1
 53K
Marco Polo
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: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, strong sexual content, adventurer, royal family, royal court, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, forbidden love, intrigue, explorer ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, venice, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   79%
 
The Last Kingdom
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: serious, stylized, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: escapades, political unrest, viking, battles, danger, king, kingdom, danish, kidnapping, orphan, sword, castle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   88%
 
Arn: The Knight Templar
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: epic, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: adventure, war, desert, obsessive quest, islam, medieval, sword fight, swedish, danger, escapades, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, sweden, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   80%
 
 8.1
 60K
The Tudors
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: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: british royal family, royal family, betrayal, intrigue, womanizer, politics, royal court, rebelliousness, palaces castles and temples, king, religions or cults, throne ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   80%
 
Valhalla Rising
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, surreal, stylized, epic ...
Plot: brutality, violence, vengeance, christianity, master warrior, adventure, ship, death, mute or deaf, viking, existentialism, mute ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, scotland, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   82%
 
Northmen - A Viking Saga
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, 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: serious, rough, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, vikings, viking, violence, battle, noble ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   87%
 
 8.5
 80K
Outlander
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, captivating, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, romance, love affair, danger, life turned upside down, rivalry, love triangle, nurse, adventure, soldier, friendship, magic ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   75%
 
 7.2
 434K
Troy
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, mythology, tragic hero, sword fight, betrayal, war, vengeance, courage, brutality, beautiful scenery, forbidden love, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   71%
 
Hammer of the Gods
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: rough, serious, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, wilderness, gory, obsessive quest, viking, track down, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, siblings relations, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   70%
 
The Last Samurai
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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: realistic, epic, stylized, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: samurai, war, culture clash, friendship, courage, sacrifice, sword fight, rebellion, destiny, civil war, redemption, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 9K
Attila
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, roman empire, tragic hero, vengeance, war, heroic mission, political unrest, adventure, battles, blood, violence, king ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
 6.2
 37K
Ironclad
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, political unrest, gory, revolution, king, castle, palaces castles and temples, battles, danger, escapades, rebellion ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: destiny, slavery, childhood, betrayal, blind ambition, leadership, mentor, war, brutality, storytelling, vengeance, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: china, asia, mongolia, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
 6.8
 5K
Spartacus
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, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, master warrior, tragic hero, slavery, leadership, human spirit, rebelliousness, ambition, gladiator, slave, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   83%
 
 7.9
 44K
The Borgias
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: clever, epic, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: clergy, strong sexual content, intrigue, manipulations, rise to the top, siblings relations, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   75%
 
Da Vinci's Demons
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: stylized, intellectual, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: prodigy, leonardo da vinci, inventor, inventions and discoveries, adventure, outdoor, architect, visionary, bohemian life, outsmarting, verbal byplay, stoned ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   75%
 
 6.5
 39K
Flyboys
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: factual, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war, military, airplane, aviation, adventure, german, courage, aerial combat, battles, weapons, danger, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: adventure, danger, escapades, battle zone, heroes, military, master warrior, leadership, war, forbidden love, heroic mission, homecoming ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   50%
 
 7.4
 40K
Red Cliff
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, vengeance, beautiful scenery, soldier, adventure, civil war, brutality, tragic hero, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   22%
 
 7.2
 10K
The Warrior
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave to make peace with the new Chinese government. However, this delegation got ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, desert, war, survival, samurai, kung fu, violence, sword fight, betrayal, master warrior, adventure, fight scenes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, korea, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   18%
 
The Pillars of the Earth
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK
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: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: greed, witch, ambition, medieval, civil war, imagination, love and romance, book, fantasy world, adaptation, betrayal, romance ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   26%
 
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