Movies like Taras Bulba

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Taras Bulba
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and force the Cossacks into the hills. Taras Bulba, a Cossack Colonel, raises his son, Andrei Bulba to learn the ways of the Poles so he can one day defeat them in battle. In his learning process, however, Andrei falls in love with the daughter of a Polish Nobleman. This twist causes Andrei Bulba to choose between the love of the Cossacks, and the love of a woman, and causes Taras Bulba to choose between the love of his son, and the love of the Cossacks.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, exciting, touching
Plot: tragic hero, adventure, rebelliousness, romance, forbidden love, parents and children, tragic love, political unrest, fall in love, heroes, love and romance, military, rebellion, family relations, social differences, revolution, battles, escapades, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, nubile woman, cossack, corporal punishment, flintlock pistol ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and exciting films with plots about state affairs, heroes, politics, battles, political unrest, military and adventure mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Taras Bulba: Revolution (1985), Mayerling (1968), The Crown Prince (2006), Dauria (1972), Constantine and the Cross (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Revolution
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Duration: 126 min.
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Mayerling
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
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The Crown Prince
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 180 min.
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Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Dauria
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A chronicle of life in a small village in the Baikal Region on the eve of World War I and at the time of the October Revolution. The age-old foundations are crumbling, the process of social stratification is underway and, as a result, some people go ...
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Constantine and the Cross
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
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Shogun
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1492: Conquest of Paradise
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Style: epic, exciting, serious, talky, rough ...
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Duration: 315 min.
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