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The Deluge (1974)
 7.8
 2K
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
Plot: soldier, war, adventure, military, heroes, forbidden love, battles, love and romance, polish, couples, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, opposites attract, state affairs, romance, monk, nobility, palace, love, dog, prison, dancing, horse, village, thief ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, sweden, warsaw poland, lithuania

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Most similar movies to The Deluge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and exciting films with plots about battle, death, heroes, betrayal, battles, adventure and sword mostly in War, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Deluge: Arn: The Knight Templar (2007), With Fire and Sword (1999), Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969), The Horseman on the Roof (1995), Taras Bulba (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
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, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monastery, nun, adventure, war, heroes, obsessive quest, forbidden love, military, rivalry, danger, escapades, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: military, polish, battles, rebellion, battle, culture clash, love affair, heroes, political unrest, politics, rivalry, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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.
Style: romanticism
Plot: torture, burned alive, church, siege, loincloth, sabre, betrayal, mongol, knight, fortress, turk, flintlock pistol ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, exciting, serious, epic, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, battles, adventure, soldier, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, european history, righting the wronged, hopes, deathtrap, last wish ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arson, quarantine, provence, cholera, horse, exile, romance, adventure, heroes, political unrest, rescue, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 3K
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, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: cossack, forbidden love, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, plague, siege, rebelliousness, parents and children, escapades, fall in love, unfulfillment, social differences ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, ottoman empire, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: murder, chase, injustice, animal life, solitary, deadly, basic training, chases and races, adventure, village life, social misfits, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 1K
Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, exciting, realistic
Plot: roman empire, intrigue, assassination, betrayal, politics, ancient rome, emperor, political unrest, couples, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: europe, rome italy, spain, macedonia, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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War and Peace (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 401 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, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, love triangle, ballet, true love, emperor, battles, love and romance, romance, wartime life, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 131K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
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: emotional, captivating, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, slavery, lovers apart, power of love, love and romance, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, betrayal, church, royal family, political unrest, legal, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, curses spells and rituals, state affairs, interracial relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: canada, france, england, europe, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: survival, concentration camp, holocaust, confined, unfulfillment, writer's life, dealing with death, hopes, war, love and romance, against humanity, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 238K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, archer, love and romance, adventure, robin hood, hopes, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, invasion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: 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: epic, touching, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, imperialism, desert, redemption, colonialism, islam, slavery, starvation, massacre, siege, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, sudan, africa, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 151K
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: roman empire, knight, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
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: romanticism, biblical
Plot: swordswoman, fortress, queen, female soldier, chariot, fight, outnumbered, animal, cave, stepfather, translator, camel ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: transylvania, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, hungary, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 12K
El Cid (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war, knight, treason, convent, siege, tragic hero, betrayal, adventure, vengeance, on the run, royal family, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 4K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 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: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: samurai, politics, war, state affairs, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, interracial relations, survival, culture clash, danger ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.2
 38K
Ironclad (2011)
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: rough, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, mercenary, king, castle, danger, adventure, rivalry, battlefield, battles, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, stylized, realistic
Plot: adventurer, love affair, heroes, couples, state affairs, adventure, romance, escapades, love and romance, danger, woman in danger, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)
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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, epic, rough ...
Plot: church, battles, leadership, heroes, lovers reunited, nun, rivalry, military, monastery, adventure, danger, homecoming ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, friendship, politics, french revolution, rebelliousness, society, forbidden love, power relations, battles, friends, political unrest, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, england, belgium, versailles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventure, warrior, master warrior, danger, chaos, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
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, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, soldier, battles, battlefield, war, army, heroes, society, foe turned friend, immigrants, tragic hero, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 6K
Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 134 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, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Plot: siege, desert, islam, politics, culture clash, imperialism, negotiation, military, british empire, adventure, war, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: sudan, africa, egypt, england, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
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, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, king, warrior, siege, war, military, christianity, army, muslim, self sacrifice, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 994
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: realistic, stylized, sincere, serious, epic
Plot: king arthur, knight, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, rescue, obsessive quest, heroes, wooing, folk hero, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 6K
Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, rescue, village, love triangle, kidnapping, soldier, military, raid, apache, pow, captivity, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, texas, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 153K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: epic, suspense, serious, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, homosexuality, war, heroes, rise to the top, conquering, adventure, state affairs, battle zone, ruler, royal family, gory ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, macedonia, persia, ancient greece, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: desert, horse, war, adventure, muslim, soldier, battles, explosion, rebel, imperialism, torture, interrogation ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east, lebanon, saudi arabia, jerusalem, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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