Movies and TV shows like Rome

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Rome (2005)
 8.7
 150K
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, tense, rough, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, emperor, incest, historical character, betrayal, warrior, intrigue, ancient rome, power struggle, rivalry, slavery, political conspiracy, political unrest, tragic hero, seduction, treason, ambition, fight for supremacy, power of love, rise and fall, strong sexual content, courtesan, julius caesar, ruler, swords and armor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, egypt, italy

Most similar movies to Rome

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and stylized films and TV series with plots about rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, betrayal, ambition, battles and heroes mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like Rome: Game of Thrones (2011), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), Vikings (2013), Gladiator (2000), Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, epic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, fantasy world, adventure, king, incest, political intrigue, betrayal, royal family, sex scene, killings, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sexy, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, battles, ancient rome, slavery, sword fight, warrior, gory, sword and sandal, rebel, ambition ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 398K
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 ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, heroic, historical character, king, tough heroes, heroes, rise to the top, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, sword fight, heroes, master warrior, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, north africa, spain, germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, strong sexual content, gladiator, arena, slave, master warrior, pride and honor, betrayal, heroes, leader, ambition, social climbing ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ 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, serious, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: siblings relations, historical character, brother sister incest, intrigue, clergy, sin, graphic violence, lust, priest, manipulations, sex scene, greed ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 6K
Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, surprise ending, family saga ...
Plot: political intrigue, clergy, church, historical character, power struggle, politics, political corruption, european history, rivalry, political unrest, state affairs, corrupted ruler ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, renaissance, 16th century, 1400s ...
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, florence italy, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 478K
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, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, army, betrayal, tragic hero, courage, conquering, protector, forbidden love, heroic, ancient ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, king, royal court, historical character, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, throne, couple relations, betrayal, siblings relations, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, betrayal, adventure, war, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, life & death, crime, military coup, twists & turns, father son relationship ...
Time: 14th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 77K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, ancient rome, soldier, behind enemy lines, survival, roman, battles, danger, sole survivor, war, confined ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, spy, army, historical character, political unrest, rivalry, rebelliousness, undercover, rebellion, treason, ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, atmospheric, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, gladiator, leadership, tragic hero, human spirit, slave, heroes, righting the wronged, rise and fall, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 28K
Cleopatra (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on ...
Style: epic, stylized, saga, serious, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, femme fatale, betrayal, assassination, julius caesar, ancient rome, cleopatra, ruler, romance, ancient egypt, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c., 1930s, 18th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, greece, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 25K
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, ambition, soldier, massacre, rebelliousness, pow, political unrest, treason, society, rivalry, war, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 11K
Britannia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: druid, roman empire, enemy, strong female character, rite, bow and arrow, roman soldier, celtic, love, british army, power, female warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century, 1940s, 40s
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, danger, rivalry, castle, british, vengeance, heroes, political unrest, escapades, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, tragic hero, battles, ancient rome, war, political unrest, rivalry, politics, adventure, state affairs, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 3K
Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: serious, epic, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: roman empire, dictatorship, politics, julius caesar, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, rivalry, emperor, treason, head of state, rise and fall ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: medieval, ambition, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, manipulations, catholic church, royal family, throne, manipulation, rivals, heir heiress ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 10K
Attila (2001)
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, exciting, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, barbarian, battles, sword and sandal, battlefield, king, death, village, heroes, heroic mission, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious
Plot: roman empire, emperor, historical character, politics, religions or cults, political intrigue, state affairs, head of state, battles, rivalry, power struggle, rise and fall ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.7
 56K
Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: tense, epic, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prophet, emperor, sultan, rise to the top, conquering, siege, politics, attack, political intrigue, military, power struggle, political unrest ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: betrayal, assassination, heroes, tragic hero, right hand man, rise and fall, politics, political unrest, leadership, intrigue, rivalry, unfulfillment ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 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: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, politics, emperor, intrigue, assassination, betrayal, ancient rome, ambition, leadership, tragic hero, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, europe, macedonia, spain, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by oath to avenge the wrongs inflicted on his home and, in ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: roman empire, conquering, leadership, heroes, danger, vengeance, soldier, rivalry, battles, war, elephant, military ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 4K
Cleopatra (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman ...
Style: serious, epic, stylized, captivating
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, cleopatra, julius caesar, ancient egypt, betrayal, royal family, leadership, couples, dishonesty, ambition, obsession ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, europe, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: queen, royal court, monarchy, royal family, aristocracy, king, throne, love and romance, intrigue, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, rise to the top ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 2K
Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: julius caesar, roman empire, gladiator, leadership, ancient rome, betrayal, assassination, rivalry, tragic hero, ambition, emperor, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 8.7
 15K
I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 650 min.
Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: epic, clever, stylized, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: roman empire, emperor, political intrigue, power struggle, ambition, betrayal, intrigue, ancient, family feud, rivalry, conspiracy, prophecy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%