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Royal Flash (1975)
 6.5
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Royal Flash (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with their own agenda. At their urging, Flashman agrees to re-create himself as a bogus Prussian nobleman to woo a beautiful duchess. But the half-baked plan quickly comes unraveled, and he's soon on the run from several new enemies who are all calling for the rapscallion's head.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Plot: battles, soldier, betrayal, sword fight, battle, adventure, military, royal family, political intrigue, adventurer, intrigue, farce, dishonesty, military life, escapades, rivalry, undercover, state affairs, sexuality, boxing, casino, queen, sex scene, torture, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1840s
Place: europe

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Most similar movies to Royal Flash

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, humorous and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, rivalry, heroes, sword fight, sword and state affairs mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Royal Flash: The Return of the Musketeers (1989), The Prisoner of Zenda (1979), The Three Musketeers (1973), Carry on Jack (1964), The Adventures of Gerard (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, musketeer, adventure, romance, betrayal, escapades, rebellion, espionage, state affairs, danger, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 70s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Spain, Panama, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strangulation, soldier, heroes, musketeer, seduction, adventure, vengeance, espionage, romance, dishonesty, conspiracy, against the odds ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: france, england, italy, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, sword fight, rescue, hidden identity, misfit partners, dishonesty, head of state, adventure, escape, love and romance, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain, Panama, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swashbuckler, heroes, musketeer, sword fight, adventure, romance, fight, extramarital affair, partners, buddies, heroic mission, cons and scams ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: ship, danger, heroes, battles, cruise, disorder, ocean or sea, captivity, battle zone, mistaken identity, rebelliousness, military life ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the Coliseum - dead or alive!
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, heroes, rescue, battles, adventure, military, ambition, danger, rivalry, soldier, state affairs, war ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Adventures of Gerard (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, War
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: farce, napoleonic wars, war, romance, military, espionage, womanizer, escapades, adventurer, adventure, state affairs, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, betrayal, state affairs, partners against crime, adventure, master warrior, righting the wronged, royal family, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, saga
Plot: samurai, politics, battles, shogun, society, adventure, master warrior, betrayal, heroes, escapades, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sword of the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alboino, the Lombard ruler, wants to marry the daughter of a neighboring king, but she loves another. Her father arranges the marriage to Alboino, which he believes will be beneficial to him, only to have Alboino kill him and leave Amalchi, his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: battles, sword and sandal, royal family, state affairs, betrayal, dishonesty, adventure, rivalry, espionage, peplum, conqueror, spear ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Austria, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, betrayal, heroes, good versus evil, duel, friendship, throne, adventure, family, romance, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 5K
Fanfan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: adventure, fencing, heroes, wooing, love and romance, military, soldier, heroic mission, fight scenes, family, escapades, ruse ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, desert, farce, foreign legion, heroes, rescue, rivalry, save the day, military, escapades, anti heroes, adventure ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, rescue, betrayal, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, righting the wronged, heroic mission, intrigue, state affairs, haunted by the past, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, duel, adventure, danger, political intrigue, buddies, partners, escapades, heroic mission, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry, conspiracy ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, english channel, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas. He wants all the British dead! But his ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, cult film, surreal
Plot: battles, soldier, parody, rebellion, princess, photograph, kilt, british empire, british raj, satire, dinner, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, obsessive quest, adventurer, adventure, partners against crime, heroic mission, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Constantine and the Cross (1961)
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, saga, christian film
Plot: battles, emperor, christianity, ancient rome, rivalry, rise to the top, society, espionage, betrayal, intrigue, adventure, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: forbidden love, escapades, adventure, romance, intrigue, royal court, woman in danger, rivalry, heroes, couples, royal family, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 745
St. Ives (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: prison, adventure, adventurer, fall in love, haunted by the past, escapades, soldier, captivity, military, battles, long lost brother, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The King's Guard (2000)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A princess falls in love with her father's swordsman.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, light, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: princess, adventurer, danger, rivalry, royal family, wooing, state affairs, escapades, betrayal, love interest, good versus evil, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
You Can't Win 'Em All (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former U.S. Army soldiers, Adam Dyer and Josh Corey, join a band of Turkish mercenaries in 1922 Turkey whom are hired by Osman Bey, a local governor, to escort his three daughters to Smyran and to protect a gold shipment that is to accompany ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, buddy movie
Plot: soldier, battles, airplane, crimes, escapades, partners, adventurer, intrigue, rescue, adventure, buddies, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Apaches are on the warpath and the Army must defend them. Murphy's mission is to get a shipment of rifles, but it's stolen by greedy white traders with the help of mutinous soldiers
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, rifle, apache, tough heroes, rescue, american civil war, military, adventure, war, arms dealing, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, sword fight, heroes, adventure, gender, rivalry, dishonesty, folk hero, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, undercover, adventurer ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 461
Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, revolution, war, military, leadership, society, politics, state affairs, folk hero, rivalry, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sovereign's Servant (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Europe, 1709. Russia and Sweden are at war. Two French duelists are exiled by King Louis XIV of France: one to the side of Czar Peter the Great of Russia, the other to the side of King Charles XII of Sweden. Although separated by war and allegiance, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: battles, danger, soldier, military, rivalry, state affairs, war, conquering, resistance, russian army, love interest, courage ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, ukraine, russia, versailles, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Crossed Swords (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sword fight, escapades, twins, prank, dishonesty, life is a bitch, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, street kid, royal family ...
Time: victorian, 16th century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, realistic
Plot: ocean or sea, adventurer, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, rebelliousness, betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, royal family, storm, spanish inquisition ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance
Place: spain, portugal, europe, atlantic ocean, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 3K
Zorro (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A newly arrived governor finds his province under the control of the corrupt Colonel Huerta. To avoid assassination by Huerta, he pretends to be weak and indecisive so Huerta will believe he poses no threat. But secretly he masquerades as Zorro, and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, heroes, vigilantism, daring rescue, good versus evil, superhero, masked vigilante, sword duel, heroic mission, tough heroes, righting the wronged, folk hero ...
Place: usa, europe, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Legend II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The hero Fong Sai Yuk becomes involved in the secret brotherhood "The Red Flower", who are trying to overthrow the Manchurian emperor and re-establishing the Ming dynasty. The social upheaval is combined with Sai Yuk's personal moral ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, heroic mission, redemption, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, daring rescue, rescue, master villain, betrayal, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%