Movies and TV shows like Vikings

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Vikings (2013)
 8.6
 383K
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, captivating, atmospheric, breathtaking, stylized, epic, rough, serious, realistic, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, warrior, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, heroic, historical character, king, tough heroes, rise to the top, adventure, master warrior, intrigue, danger, conflict, heroes, swords and armor, folk hero, war, viking, snow, power struggle, leader, execution, merciless ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe

Most similar movies to Vikings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about rivalry, heroes, adventure, battles, betrayal, sword and danger 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), Rome (2005), The Tudors (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: battles, king, kingdom, danger, rivalry, escapades, british, vengeance, heroes, castle, political unrest, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 9.3
 1.7M
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: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, adventure, incest, king, political intrigue, betrayal, fantasy world, sex scene, royal family, killings, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, exciting, rough, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, roman empire, gladiator, slavery, ancient rome, battles, warrior, gory, death, rebel, sword and sandal, strong sexual content ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.7
 148K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 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, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, incest, emperor, betrayal, historical character, intrigue, warrior, ancient rome, power struggle, rivalry, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: europe, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 66K
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, royal court, historical character, king, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, throne, betrayal, couple relations, power struggle, womanizer ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 47K
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: clever, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, intrigue, clergy, sin, priest, lust, manipulations, sex scene, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 926K
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: freedom, warrior, battles, tragic hero, courage, war, love story, folk hero, heroes, vengeance, leadership, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.0
 60K
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: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, adventure, strong sexual content, royal family, martial arts, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 87K
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, gold, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, bare breasts, treasure, island, pirate ship, killings, captain, seduction ...
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: boys' night, date night
Plot: battles, knight, warrior, siege, war, christianity, king, military, muslim, swords and armor, army, pride and honor ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, jerusalem, middle east, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, breathtaking, captivating, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, master warrior, revenge, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, italy, rome italy, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 246K
Robin Hood (2010)
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: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, archer, adventure, love and romance, hopes, medieval, escapades, heroes, rivalry, political intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, wizards and magicians, throne, royal family, legends and myths, danger, heroic mission, state affairs, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, 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, heroic mission, danger, sword and sorcery, viking, fish out of water, against the odds ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, survival, battles, adventure, viking, ship, brutality, murder, betrayal, forest, heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, self discovery, battles, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, friendship, master warrior, dignity, military life, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, knight, heroes, danger, war, forbidden love, nun, adaptation, religion, horse riding, life & death ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, sweden, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 471K
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, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, mythology, army, betrayal, sword fight, courage, tragic hero, forbidden love, conquering, ancient, battlefield, heroic ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 15K
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, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, christian film ...
Plot: crusade, crusader, relic, chivalry, battle, tradition, selflessness, religious faith, falling, human spirit, battles, loss ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 156K
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, swords and armor, arthurian legend, army, folk hero, freedom, christianity, childhood, horse, military ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, london
⇓ 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, battles, danger, warrior, mercenary, battlefield, evil king, brutality, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, rough ...
Plot: war, escapades, adventure, homecoming, military, forbidden love, leadership, state affairs, heroes, danger, battle zone, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, inventor, adventure, leonardo da vinci, escapades, talented, historical character, lust, visionary, unconventional method, intelligence, shrewd ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, gladiator, rebellion, tragic hero, leadership, slave, human spirit, righting the wronged, heroes, rise and fall, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 960
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, escapades, romance, master warrior, royal family, dishonesty, folk hero, vigilantism, danger, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, master warrior, sword, good versus evil, tough heroes, deadly, gory, danger, vengeance, violence spree, war, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, breathtaking, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kingdom, civil war, medieval, legends and myths, norse mythology, danger, viking, leader, warrior, courage, power struggle, myth ...
Time: middle ages
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Resurrection: Ertugrul (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ertuğrul Bey and the Knights Templar in the 13th century Alba and step and step with the struggle against brutal Mongols depicts the process of establishing the Ottoman principality.
Style: exciting, suspense, stylized, tense, brutal ...
Plot: historical character, war, betrayal, adventure, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, life & death, military coup, crime, twists & turns, father son relationship ...
Time: 14th century
Place: turkey
⇓ 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: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: pagan, heroes, vengeance, danger, death, rivalry, family relations, culture clash, viking, friendship, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 11K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 547 min.
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, intrigue, shogun, battles, interracial relations, leadership, escapades, imperialism, sea disaster, military, rivalry, profanity ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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