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Royal Flash (1975)
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Royal Flash (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK
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, realistic, stylized, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: sword fight, soldier, battles, kidnapping, sex scene, castle, rescue, foreplay, sensuality, cowardice, swashbuckler, ancient, betrayal, adventure, military, undercover, royal family, intrigue, adventurer, escapades, rivalry, political intrigue, military life, farce, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1800s
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, sword fight, rivalry, sword, heroes and state affairs mostly in Adventure, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Royal Flash: The Return of the Musketeers (1989), The Prisoner of Zenda (1979), Carry on Jack (1964), The Adventures of Gerard (1970), Fanfan (2003). 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: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, scary, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, romance, adventure, betrayal, three musketeers, swashbuckler, sword fight, ancient, disaster, farce, horse, writers ...
Time: 17th century, 70s, middle ages
Place: england, new york, france, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Style: humorous, funny, melancholic, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, three musketeers, female villain, strangulation, vengeance, adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, murder, queen, love triangle, sword duel ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, england, new york, spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, ancient world, warrior, battles, rescue, rebellion, heroes, war, ambition, soldier, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, sword fight, fictional country, prison, heir to the throne, fictitious country, body swapping, kingdom, disorder, fall in love, political intrigue, mistaken identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: ship, navy, satire, love, royal navy, sea, rivalry, pirate, military, adventurer, gang, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: plymouth, europe, england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: napoleonic wars, escapades, adventure, romance, adventurer, military, war, espionage, womanizer, state affairs, power relations, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: tense, captivating, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: adventure, escapades, fencing, fight scenes, family, heroes, dishonesty, training camp, chase, love and romance, wooing, military ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: historical event, 6th century, battles, dishonesty, betrayal, state affairs, rivalry, adventure, royal family, espionage, epic battle, battlefield ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: UK, Austria, 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, twists and turns, epic, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: musketeer, disney, medieval, pirate, three musketeers, betrayal, adventure, romance, family, throne, swashbuckler, death ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, royal family, twins, prison, three musketeers, royal court, king of france, ancient, plan, palace intrigue, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain
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: epic, funny, sexy, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, swashbuckler, sword fight, three musketeers, fight, adventure, romance, chase, farce, swordsman, sword duel, duel ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, england, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, betrayal, vengeance, medieval, rescue, conspiracy, heroic mission, righting the wronged, sword fight, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, hong kong, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: desert, satire, foreign legion, arab, ambiguity, silly humor, adventure, heroes, military, rivalry, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, escapades, romance, intrigue, adventure, rivalry, heroes, couples, woman in danger, fall in love, royal family ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, fall in love, adventurer, haunted by the past, soldier, escapades, captivity, battles, military, napoleonic wars, napoleon bonaparte ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, sex comedy ...
Plot: british raj, british empire, satire, palace, dinner, princess, battles, soldier, harem, coward, escape, missionary ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: india, afghanistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, stylized, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, love and romance, escapades, heroic mission, duel, political intrigue, partners, steampunk, daring rescue, romance, buddies ...
Time: 17th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
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Tom Jones (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?
Style: sexy, witty, enigmatic, colourful, erotic ...
Plot: rags to riches, arranged marriage, womanizer, illegitimate son, class conflict, farce, tutor, squire, adventure, food, chase, british ...
Time: 18th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: england, london, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: saga, epic, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: ancient history, roman, ancient, emperor, ancient rome, faith, medieval, ancient world, bible, antiquity, battles, revelation ...
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, baroque
Plot: battles, state affairs, soldier, rivalry, military, conquering, war, resistance, courage, love interest, horseman, historical event ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, sweden, russia, poland, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 159 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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: samurai, feudal japan, shogun, jesuit, ancient, battles, politics, emperor, betrayal, heroes, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spanish history, battles, soldier, adventure, european history, intrigue, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, state affairs, courage, military ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders, naples italy, madrid, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Carry on Cleo (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and ...
Style: parody, not serious, witty, humorous, sex comedy ...
Plot: ancient, ancient rome, ancient egypt, conqueror, slave auction, roman empire, ancient world, satire, cleopatra, disorder, master warrior, intrigue ...
Time: 1st century
Place: egypt, britain, europe, england, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, partners against crime, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, heroic mission, animal life, criminal heroes, intrigue, heroes, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: adventurer, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, rebelliousness, betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, ocean, royal family, storm, sword duel ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, latin america, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Crossed Swords (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, sword fight, tudors, ancient, royal family, mistaken identity, rich and poor, street kid, disorder, youth, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: victorian era, 16th century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, adventure, viking, heroes, folk hero, medieval, prince, battles, escapades, rivalry, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4K
Zorro (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 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: funny, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: zorro, secret identity, daring rescue, good versus evil, vigilantism, heroes, justice, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroic mission, master warrior, undercover ...
Place: europe, usa, california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, wu shu, kung fu, medieval, fight, heroes, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: feel good, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, adventurer, french revolution, adventure, sea, sailing, war hero, pirate, military, heroes, execution ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%