Movies and TV shows like Rome

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Rome (2005)
 8.8
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Rome
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 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: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, captivating, rough, sexual, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: tragic hero, strong sexual content, roman empire, betrayal, rise and fall, political unrest, ambition, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, power relations, ancient rome, soldier, political conspiracy, leadership, sexual relations, heroes, military, emperor, treason, slavery, incest, seduction, jealousy, unfulfillment ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, italy, egypt
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Gladiator
Action, Adventure, Drama
USA, UK
155 min.
 8.5
Spartacus: War of the Damned
Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
USA
55 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and stylized films and TV series with plots about state affairs, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, warrior and battle mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Rome: Game of Thrones (2011), Vikings (2013), Gladiator (2000), The Tudors (2007), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Game of Thrones
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: stylized, twists and turns, atmospheric, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: intrigue, kingdom, betrayal, strong sexual content, politics, incest, dragon, medieval, sex scene, political intrigue, abuse of power, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages
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 8.6
 302K
Vikings
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: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, legends and myths, warrior, folk hero, battles, power struggle, mythology, myth, historical character, heroic, war ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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System:   95%
    User:   86%
 
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, exciting, suspense, captivating, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: gladiator, vengeance, roman empire, revenge, slavery, sword fight, master warrior, rivalry, betrayal, emperor, courage, corruption ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, germany, spain, rome italy, italy ...
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System:   84%
    User:   93%
 
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 8.1
 60K
The Tudors
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: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: british royal family, royal family, betrayal, intrigue, womanizer, politics, royal court, rebelliousness, palaces castles and temples, king, religions or cults, throne ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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System:   77%
    User:   80%
 
Spartacus: War of the Damned
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, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, ancient rome, rebellion, gory, intrigue, battles, sword and sandal, arena, ambition, rebel, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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 7.2
 434K
Troy
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, mythology, tragic hero, sword fight, betrayal, war, vengeance, courage, brutality, beautiful scenery, forbidden love, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, europe, greece
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System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
 7.9
 44K
The Borgias
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, epic, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: clergy, strong sexual content, intrigue, manipulations, rise to the top, siblings relations, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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System:   71%
    User:   86%
 
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 6.8
 5K
Spartacus
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, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, adventure, master warrior, tragic hero, slavery, leadership, human spirit, rebelliousness, ambition, gladiator, slave, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
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System:   65%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 2K
Caesar
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: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: roman empire, tragic hero, rise and fall, political unrest, royal family, politics, heroes, ancient rome, julius caesar, state affairs, head of state, assassination ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: africa, egypt, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 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: epic, stylized, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, master warrior, strong sexual content, adventure, ambition, betrayal, gladiator, arena, heroes, state affairs, sex, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   75%
 
 7.1
 54K
Conquest 1453
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: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, rise to the top, political corruption, sultan, prophet, ambition, heroes, state affairs, arena, rebelliousness, emperor, muslim ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
 1K
Augustus
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, France, UK
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: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Plot: intrigue, roman empire, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, romance, politics, royal family, ambition, dishonesty, assassination, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: europe, macedonia, egypt, spain, greece ...
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System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 6.7
 9K
Attila
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, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, roman empire, tragic hero, vengeance, war, heroic mission, political unrest, adventure, battles, king, battle, death ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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Julius Caesar
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: betrayal, assassination, head of state, tragic hero, roman empire, intrigue, leadership, rise and fall, political unrest, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 7.1
 24K
The Warlords
Genre: Action, 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: serious, exciting, realistic, sincere, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, soldier, rebelliousness, ambition, war, heroes, rivalry, vengeance, infidelity, political unrest, battles, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
 8.9
 13K
I, Claudius
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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, emperor, head of state, ambition, intrigue, royal court, leadership, political intrigue, rise to the top, manipulation, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
The Fall of the Roman Empire
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, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, downfall, leadership, war, political unrest, ancient rome, royal family, battles, politics, adventure, chariot, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
 1K
Empire
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, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, lone wolves, master warrior, tragic hero, betrayal, intrigue, leadership, julius caesar, ancient rome, rise to the top, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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Warrior Queen
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, leadership, battles, gory, heroes, war, rivalry, state affairs, adventure, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
Kingdom of Heaven
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, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: war, christianity, islam, christian, religion, knight, sword fight, corruption, desert, violence, master warrior, medieval ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, holy land, israel, jerusalem, france ...
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System:   40%
    User:   100%
 
The Pillars of the Earth
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK
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: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: greed, witch, ambition, medieval, civil war, imagination, love and romance, book, fantasy world, adaptation, betrayal, romance ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
The Devil's Whore
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: political unrest, state affairs, soldier, betrayal, revolution, war, battles, dishonesty, military, rebellion, civil war, treason ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Tristan + Isolde
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, marriage, medieval, moral dilemma, knight, love story ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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The Antagonists
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic hero, leadership, desert, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, religions or cults, battles, politics, heroes, rebellion, military ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 6.7
 233K
Robin Hood
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, medieval, betrayal, fighting the system, corruption, folk hero, sword fight, knight, revenge, village, death, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
The White Queen
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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: royal family, queen, manipulations, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, royal court, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, throne, dishonesty, king ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
The Last Samurai
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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: realistic, epic, stylized, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: samurai, war, culture clash, friendship, courage, sacrifice, sword fight, rebellion, destiny, civil war, redemption, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, pacific ocean
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Constantine and the Cross
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: master warrior, tragic hero, betrayal, adventure, intrigue, rise to the top, royal family, war, battles, politics, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 

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Cleopatra
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Switzerland
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, serious, realistic, exciting ...
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Time: ancient history, 1930s, 18th century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, rome italy
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
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Jodhaa Akbar
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: emperor, true love, royal family, royal court, love and romance, romance, state affairs, bollywood, leadership, couple relations, hindu, sword fight ...
Time: 16th century
Place: asia, india
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System:   36%
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