Movies and TV shows like Solomon

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Solomon (1997)
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Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.
Style: biblical, sincere, atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, battles, politics, betrayal, legends and myths, rise to the top, royal family, fall in love, ancient history, leadership, rivalry, society, political unrest, tragic hero, healing power, state affairs, couple relations, religions or cults, bible, combat, king, violence, jewish, queen, desert ...
Place: holy land, israel

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Most similar movies to Solomon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about heroes, society, ancient history, state affairs, dishonesty, ancient and leadership mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Solomon: David (1997), King David (1985), Antony and Cleopatra (1972), Jacob (1994), Abraham (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, ...
Style: biblical, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prophet, tragic hero, heroes, battles, king, religion, rivalry, ambition, leadership, folk hero, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Place: holy land, middle east
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, rivalry, war, royal family, religions or cults, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, adventure, bible, historical event ...
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard's original stage play. The story concerns Marc Antony's attempts to rule Rome while maintaining a ...
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: ancient rome, cleopatra, tragic love, couples, rise and fall, state affairs, femme fatale, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jacob (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this inspiring tale from the book of Genesis, young shepherd Jacob (Matthew Modine) falls in love with and wants to marry Rachel (Lara Flynn Boyle), the daughter of his Uncle Laban (Giancarlo Giannini). Lacking a dowry, Jacob toils seven years as ...
Style: biblical, realistic, serious, epic, christian film
Plot: ancient history, religions or cults, family relations, power relations, society, folk hero, love and romance, tragic hero, dishonesty, master and servant, redemption, parents and children ...
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: serious, epic, christian film, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: prophet, bible, desert, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, adventure, society, hopes, human spirit, bible story, city ...
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
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39%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: biblical, serious, epic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: oracle, religions or cults, society, hopes, leadership, state affairs, heroes, miraculous event, bible, redemption, exodus, jewish ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Gospel of John (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, biblical, christian film
Plot: miraculous event, clergy, tragic hero, heroic mission, false accusation, idealism, human spirit, injustice, religions or cults, ambition, betrayal, leadership ...
Time: 1st century
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100%
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, USA, UK
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: christianity, folk hero, apostle, state affairs, roman empire, bible, christian, ancient history, legends and myths, heroes, bible story, father son relationship ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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One Night with the King (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther ...
Style: biblical, captivating, sincere, serious, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient history, old testament, medieval, destiny, save the day, battlefield, royal court, judaism, queen, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal ...
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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34%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, exciting, tense, epic ...
Plot: desert, ancient history, battles, roman empire, siege, tragic hero, military, war, politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: biblical, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: old testament, betrayal, religions or cults, family relations, adventure, society, dishonesty, royal family, vengeance, siblings relations, miraculous event, parents and children ...
Place: middle east, egypt, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
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Barabbas (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Barabbas or Jesus Barabbas (literally "son of the father" or "Jesus, son of the father" respectively) is a figure in the account of the Passion of Christ, in which he is the insurrectionary whom Pontius Pilate freed at the ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, epic, biblical ...
Plot: redemption, religions or cults, society, destiny, hopes, bible, leadership, jesus, death, ancient history, heroes, gospel ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Julius Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, stylized, epic, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, julius caesar, dictatorship, politics, tragic hero, ambition, battlefield, war hero, treason, emperor, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, middle east, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, good versus evil, heroes, femme fatale, tragic hero, betrayal, epic battle, superhero, battlefield, human spirit, heroic mission, vengeance ...
Time: ancient times
Place: persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: christian film, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, religions or cults, rabbi, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, state affairs, folk hero ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, surprise ending, emotional ...
Plot: bible, christianity, jesus, hopes, society, religions or cults, leadership, sin, resurrection, judaism, death of protagonist, heroes ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, epic, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, battles, battlefield, barbarian, death, village, roman, ancient rome, leadership, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, self sacrifice, idealism, roman empire, apostle, resurrection, back from the dead, religion, god or devil, faith, betrayal ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 604
Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, heroes, clergy, hopes, society, state affairs, obsessive quest, leadership, life is a bitch, religions or cults, injustice ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: battles, emperor, ancient rome, ancient history, christianity, master warrior, heroes, dishonesty, adventure, betrayal, ambition, tragic hero ...
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: biblical, epic, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, redemption, betrayal, jesus, injustice, political unrest, heroic mission, tragic hero, christianity, temptation, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
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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: captivating, gloomy, stylized, epic, serious ...
Plot: battles, ancient history, royal family, legends and myths, political unrest, infidelity, friendship, friends, dishonesty, folk hero, rivalry, betrayal ...
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
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Napoleon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 380 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, conquering, battles, rise to the top, leadership, ambition, battlefield, society, politics, military ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: europe, france, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, royal family, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, human spirit, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's ...
Style: biblical, christian film, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prophet, ancient history, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, dishonesty, society, oracle, religions or cults, village, heroic mission, false accusation ...
Place: middle east, egypt, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.7
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Elizabeth R (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, factual
Plot: palace intrigue, queen elizabeth i, queen, throne, political conspiracy, royal family, betrayal, state affairs, patriotism, dishonesty, tragic hero, head of state ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Druids (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, battles, heroes, destiny, heroic mission, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, state affairs, betrayal, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Confucius (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 500 B.C., during Chinas famed 'Spring and Autumn Period', Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient Kingdom of Lu. Under his inspired leadership, Lu ascends to new ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic, captivating ...
Plot: human nature, human spirit, politics, battles, ancient history, historical figure, society, political unrest, hopes, heroes, leadership, state affairs ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 142 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, serious ...
Plot: battles, rivalry, betrayal, royal family, invasion, queen, adventure, tragic hero, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 16th century
Place: burma, thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%