Movies like Taras Bulba

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Taras Bulba (1962)
 6.4
 3K
Taras Bulba (1962)
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: forbidden love, adventure, tragic hero, rebelliousness, romance, 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, christmas, martial arts, plague, army ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, kiev ukraine

Most similar movies to Taras Bulba

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and exciting films with plots about state affairs, heroes, battles, military, society, battle and political unrest mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Taras Bulba: Arn: The Knight Templar (2007), With Fire and Sword (1999), Dauria (1972), Revolution (1985), The Crown Prince (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: rebelliousness, heroes, political unrest, cossack, battles, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, battle, parents and children, leadership, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, monastery, nun, obsessive quest, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, sweden, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: rebellion, battle, culture clash, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, battles, heroes, love affair, politics, polish, blind ambition, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 258
Dauria (1972)
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 ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: village, revolution, forbidden love, small town, love affair, romance, tragic love, political unrest, war, small town life, love and romance, state affairs ...
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.2
 6K
Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic
Plot: war, soldier, daring rescue, independence, native american, chase, british army, rebel, trapper, rebelliousness, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, romance, betrayal, parent child relationship, emperor, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, christian film
Plot: master warrior, tragic hero, roman, adventure, betrayal, intrigue, rise to the top, war, royal family, battles, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: samurai, politics, master warrior, ship, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, culture clash, adventure, political unrest, war, royal family, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, portugal, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 11K
El Cid (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: war, knight, betrayal, adventure, vengeance, siege, tragic hero, historical figure, honor, convent, heroic mission, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, master warrior, leadership, battles, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, war ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 2K
Siberiade (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 275 min.
Story: The evolution of a nation during six decades of turbulent history is dramatized via two families from opposing classes.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, family saga, epic
Plot: parents and children, village, forbidden love, social differences, culture clash, political unrest, family life, society, family relations, on the run, rebelliousness, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s, 1920s ...
Place: russia, siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: While on holiday in Rhodes, Athenian war hero Darios becomes involved in two different plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the other from sinister Phoenician agents.
Style: epic, serious, stylized, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, adventure, revolution, danger, greek mythology, escapades, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, rebelliousness, forces of nature ...
Place: europe, greece, ancient greece, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
55 Days at Peking (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: siege, empress, imperialism, intrigue, human spirit, culture clash, war, heroic mission, political unrest, royal family, revolution, adventure ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, england, france, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, revenge, family disapproval, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, adoption, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 1K
Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic love, master and servant, forbidden love, infidelity, politics, cinderella story, revolution, tragic hero, romance, young lovers, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: austria, italy, england, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: church, adventure, danger, escapades, christianity, heroes, battle zone, military, master warrior, leadership, war, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 2K
The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: soldier, military, heroic mission, war, military life, revolution, battles, heroes, state affairs, rebelliousness, gambling, against the odds ...
Place: delaware, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" ...
Style: epic, tense, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: u.s. navy, friendship, missionary, battle, chinese, ship, navy, adventure, romance, war, military, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 626
The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventure, buddies, soldier, jungle, politics, friendship, war, anti war, political unrest, battles, military, a.i. ...
Place: asia, russia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
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, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, chariot, betrayal, tragic hero, downfall, leadership, barbarian, political unrest, war, royal family, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 270
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, tragedy, romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love triangle, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, adventure, tribe, culture clash, tragic hero, indigenous, obsessive quest, rebellion, rebelliousness, royal family, battles, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: spain, europe, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 2K
Old Gringo (1989)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, befriends Gen. Arroyo and meets Harriet. Bierce is a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, intense, brutal ...
Plot: revolution, love triangle, politics, adventure, political unrest, fall in love, school, love and romance, aging, romance, journalism, opposites attract ...
Time: 1900s, future
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
A Tale of Two Cities (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. When Darnay is ensnared in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: french revolution, revolution, friendship, couple relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 742
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, politics, self discovery, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, social differences, tragic love, false accusation ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 185 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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: queen, invasion, betrayal, royal family, rivalry, master warrior, tragic hero, legend, war, intrigue, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: thailand, burma, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, native american, adventure, wilderness, axe, massacre, freedom, commander, native americans, battle zone, secret love, mohawk ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, epic
Plot: military, soldier, leadership, war, human spirit, self discovery, political unrest, wartime life, battles, against the odds, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 5K
1911 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, realistic, exciting
Plot: soldier, revolution, brutality, blood, martial arts, sword, gunfight, extreme violence, rebellion, state affairs, leadership, political unrest ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 197
David & Fatima (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of Romeo and Juliet in Jerusalem involving a Palestinian woman and an Israeli man.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, young lovers, romance, religions or cults, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, tragic love, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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