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The Deluge (1974)
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The Deluge (1974)
Original name: Potop
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 287 min.
Story: Following With Fire and Sword', this is an adaptation of the second and most spectacular part of Sienkiewicz's trilogy of warfare, romance, and derring-do. With war raging across Europe in the 17th century, a dashing warrior fights for the heart of a young gentlewoman. With almost four hundred actors, thousands of extras and twenty three thousand costumes, this is one of the most popular films in Polish cineman and received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Feature.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, epic, baroque
Plot: cossack, polish history, heroes, battles, soldier, palace, war, adventure, military, romance, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, polish, political unrest, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, monk, curse, nobility, artillery, infantry, cavalry, forbidden love, love ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 1600s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, prussia, warsaw poland, lithuania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films with plots about battles, heroes, military, sword fight, war, sword and army mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like The Deluge: With Fire and Sword (1999), Arn: The Knight Templar (2007), Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969), Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011), Taras Bulba (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, epic, romantic
Plot: cossack, military, polish, battles, heroes, love affair, rebellion, rivalry, love triangle, politics, culture clash, political unrest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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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: monastery, knight, crusader, adventure, heroes, war, forbidden love, knights templar, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, eastern europe ...
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100%
Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, battles, soldier, spanish history, intrigue, european history, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, state affairs, righting the wronged, courage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders, madrid, napoli italy
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100%
Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.
Plot: russian, invasion, betrayal, christianity, torture, siege, church, suicide, burned alive, knight, islam, fortress ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century
Place: eastern europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, epic, baroque
Plot: battles, conquering, war, politics, state affairs, wartime life, military, heroes, political unrest, sword fight, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland, russia, europe, moscow russia
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100%
Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals
Style: captivating, tense, factual, suspense
Plot: battlefield, red army, propaganda, battles, nurse, capture, singer, war, epic battle, romance, strategy, showdown ...
Time: 1920s
Place: warsaw poland
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100%
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: cossack, battles, rebelliousness, heroes, political unrest, leadership, society, sword fight, parent child relationship, state affairs, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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100%
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Taras Bulba (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cossack, heroes, battles, forbidden love, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, military, unfulfillment, rebellion, adventure, love and romance, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, kiev ukraine, russia ...
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30%
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Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, ancient rome, roman emperor, politics, emperor, intrigue, assassination, betrayal, leadership, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, alexandria egypt, europe, macedonia, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
War and Peace (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 453 min.
Story: Seven-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, who is unhappy in his marriage. Another is the ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: nobility, battles, betrayal, redemption, napoleonic wars, nationalism, tragic love, couples, emperor, love and romance, romance, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Battle of the Brave (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls
Style: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: native american, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, battles, soldier, revolution, social differences, life is a bitch, politics, injustice, political unrest, tragic love ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, france, canada, quebec, europe ...
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26%
 7.2
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Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, touching, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, american civil war, slavery, loss of family member, survival, getting home, loss of loved one, soldier, friendship, civil war, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: south carolina, usa, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Angelique: The Road to Versailles (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Angelique (Michele Mercier) is saved by the king of the cutthroats (Giuliano Gemma) when she is endangered in the streets of Paris. After her hero is killed, she has many amorous affairs and becomes a successful businesswoman in this costume-drama ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: adventurer, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence, sexual content, graphic violence, couples, romance, love and romance, adventure, escapades, state affairs, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, versailles
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26%
Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Bulgaria
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and ...
Style: biblical, cult film
Plot: fortress, queen, swordswoman, defeat, knight, swamp, female soldier, siege, lady in waiting, fencing, horse, bloodbath ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, vienna, transylvania, bulgaria, hungary ...
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The Warlords (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: battles, soldier, ambition, rebelliousness, pow, political unrest, massacre, vengeance, infidelity, society, rivalry, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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In the Arms of My Enemy (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belgium, France, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jakub and Vladimir, two brothers in their late teens, join in the Cossack army to flee poverty. Elias and Roman, two other brothers, on their own as well, steal horses to survive... When fate brings them together, the encounter proves lethal. ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, basic training, destiny, solitary, injustice, family relations, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, imperialism, soldier, redemption, rescue, desert, colonialism, slavery, pow, battles, loyalty, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 1880s
Place: sudan, england, africa, europe, britain ...
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Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: gloomy, touching, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, survival, concentration camp, hopes, unfulfillment, war, against humanity, love and romance, writer's life, confined, dealing with death, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, post world war two
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, king, medieval, swords and armor, roman empire, folk hero, army, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
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The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" ...
Style: epic, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: battles, friendship, warship, navy, heroes, chinese, u.s. navy, missionary, ship, politics, redemption, war ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai, philadelphia, salt lake city utah ...
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25%
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: samurai, feudal japan, shogun, battles, politics, emperor, betrayal, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, society, adventure ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership, greek ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End (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: serious, exciting, atmospheric, rough, realistic ...
Plot: state affairs, war, battlefield, homecoming, military, escapades, adventure, forbidden love, heroic mission, battle zone, leadership, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, eastern europe
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Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, heroes, emperor, knight, leadership, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, siege, war, sword, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe, germany, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Perceval (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film chronicles Perceval's knighthood, maturation and eventual peerage amongst the Knights of the Round Table, and also contains brief episodes from the story of Gawain and the crucifixion of Christ.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: king arthur, battles, sword fight, knight, folk hero, rivalry, obsessive quest, rescue, escapades, heroes, adventure, save the lady ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, american indian, native americans, indians, forbidden love, love triangle, interracial relations, vengeance, wilderness ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, royal family, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, battlefield, battles, culture clash, foe turned friend, society, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, war, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
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Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, factual, talky ...
Plot: siege, islam, desert, politics, culture clash, military, imperialism, heroes, negotiation, battles, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, realistic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, siege, battles, warrior, crusader, castle, evil king, battlefield, king, rebellion, revolution ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%