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Royal Deceit (1994)
 5.6
 2K
Royal Deceit (1994)
Original name: Prince of Jutland
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, betrayal, murder, hanging, hayloft, vengeance, heroes, forbidden love, love triangle, love and romance, political intrigue, intrigue, dishonesty, political unrest, rivalry, tragic hero, state affairs, corrupted ruler, royal family, horse, journey, fight, thief, pregnancy, king ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, europe, england, denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and stylized films with plots about rivalry, murder, betrayal, dishonesty, vengeance, sword fight and state affairs mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like Royal Deceit: Hamlet (1996), Hamlet (1969), Flesh+Blood (1985), Hamlet (2009), Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 36K
Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prince, murder, betrayal, royal family, funeral, shakespeare, intrigue, rivalry, love and romance, tragic hero, couples, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 1800s, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 713
Hamlet (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: murder, ghost, tragic love, tragedy, parents and children, haunted by the past, vengeance, psychopath, couples, supernatural, destructive relationship, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
 16K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, adventure, soldier, rape, love triangle, kidnapping, vengeance, knight, plague, strong sexual content, siege ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 8.2
 3K
Hamlet (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal court, betrayal, revenge, queen, murder, tragic hero, rivalry, heroes, state affairs, intrigue, royal family, regret ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, revenge, insanity, parents and children, haunted by the past, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 94
Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: intrigue, rivalry, haunted by the past, vengeance, tragic hero, dishonesty, parents and children, murder, state affairs, betrayal, ghost, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.4
 57K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, folk hero, arthurian legend, legends and myths, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.5
 666
The King Maker (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the ient in an effort to find a man who murdered his father and, with luck, like many of their compatriots, to make his fortune. A vicious storm in the Indian ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: treasure hunt, royal family, state affairs, adventurer, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, manhunt, political unrest, master warrior, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.7
 21K
Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, royal family, parents and children, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.4
 217
Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: To be or not to be, etc.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, psychological, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, betrayal, tragic love, tragic hero, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, uncover truth, parents and children, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.3
 2K
Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Shakespeare's 17th century masterpiece about the "Melancholy Dane" was given one of its best screen treatments by Soviet director Grigori Kozintsev. Kozintsev's Elsinore was a real castle in Estonia, utilized metaphorically as ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, emotional, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, unfulfillment, dishonesty, head of state, rivalry, tragic hero, betrayal, state affairs, haunted by the past, parents and children, vengeance, manic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 3K
On Guard (1997)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates. The Count has kept secret the existence of the Duke's bastard, recently born. When the Duke learns of his ...
Style: stylized, epic, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, betrayal, hunchback, swashbuckler, disguise, older man younger woman relationship, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, babies and infants, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: saga, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, love and romance, murder, paganism, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 793
Lionheart (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, disturbing
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: violence, sword fight, daring rescue, rescue, adventure, folk hero, heroic mission, partners, state affairs, obsessive quest, battles, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 1K
Kidnapped (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Scottish orphan David Balfour (Lawrence Douglas) is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer (Donald Pleasance), who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that Unk can claim his inheritance. The boy is rescued and befriended by ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: ship, kidnapping, intrigue, betrayal, danger, rescue, adventurer, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, failed attempt, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 361
The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, epic, tense ...
Plot: royal family, love affair, politics, political intrigue, love and romance, state affairs, political conspiracy, royal court, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 538
Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: crusade, adventure, pope, friendship, battles, war, heroic mission, leadership, military, society, politics, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: holy land, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 3K
Medea (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even ...
Style: sincere, emotional, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legends and myths, vengeance, couples, love and romance, betrayal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, mentally unstable, rivalry, mythology, aerial shot, poison ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, denmark, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Saul and David (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.
Style: stylized, epic, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: battles, dishonesty, state affairs, folk hero, rivalry, betrayal, friendship, royal family, political unrest, legends and myths, infidelity, friends ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, pride and honor, freedom, courage, slavery, revenge, sword fight, heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, italy, north africa, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 185 min.
Story: During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, betrayal, battles, queen, invasion, tragic hero, adventure, political unrest, intrigue, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: burma, thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 251K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, medieval, king, sword fight, hopes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
All the Little Animals (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An emotionally challenged young man named Bobby (Christian Bale) runs away from home in order to escape his abusive stepfather who has killed his pets. He meets an old man, Mr. Summers (John Hurt), who spends his time traveling and giving burials to ...
Style: touching, psychological, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, pets, mental illness, murder, pajamas, ladybug, knife, brain damage, teenage life, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: cornwall, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.6
 734
King Lear (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
Style: contemplative, talky, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, uncontrollable, nagging and grouching, vengeance, dysfunctional family, human nature, rivalry, aging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 747
King Lear (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 137 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: betrayal, family problems, family relations, downfall, tragic hero, rivalry, life is a bitch, state affairs, unfulfillment, dishonesty, intrigue, royal family ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 67K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, sentimental, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, love story, king arthur, love triangle, betrayal, romance, beauty, true love, couple relations, king, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 4K
Ten Canoes (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story within a story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, an Aboriginal narrator tells a story about his ancestors on a goose hunt. A youngster on the hunt is being tempted to adultery with his elder brother's wife, so an ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: tribe, australian aboriginal, swamp, storytelling, murder, vengeance, love and romance, couples, expedition, forbidden love, couple relations, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jacquou the Rebel (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1815, young Jacquou lives an idyllic peasant life with his parents in the PĂ©rigord region of France. But one day, his childhood happiness is cruelly ended when his father is arrested, after a dispute with the arrogant Count de Nansac. With ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, young lovers, forbidden love, adventure, haunted by the past, love and romance, orphan, rich and poor, rebelliousness, injustice, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Viking Queen (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in ancient Britain, at a time when much of Europe was ruled with harsh tyranny by Rome, a tribe of Britons led by Selina, set out to defy the invaders and discard their yoke of bondage. The Roman commander, Justinian, is sent to quell the ...
Style: sexy, exciting, rough, epic, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, viking, battles, last wish, heroes, military, soldier, druid, queen, fall in love, conspiracy, settlement ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 2K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, crimes, danger, rivalry, change of heart, vengeance, redemption, lone wolves ...
Time: quarry
Place: himalaya, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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