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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
 5.8
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Original name: Taras Bulba
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, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, dramatic, brutal, uplifting
Plot: heroes, rebelliousness, battles, leadership, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations, forbidden love, betrayal, sword fight, military, rebellion, society, military life, escapades, rivalry, ukrainian, love, equestrian
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe

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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 battles, military, heroes, political unrest, state affairs, war and rivalry mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba: With Fire and Sword (1999), Taras Bulba (1962), Conquest 1453 (2012), Warrior Queen (2003), The Heroic Ones (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: military, polish, battles, rebellion, battle, culture clash, love affair, heroes, political unrest, politics, rivalry, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: cossack, forbidden love, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, plague, siege, rebelliousness, parents and children, escapades, fall in love, unfulfillment, social differences ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, ottoman empire, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 54K
Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: epic, tense, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, rise to the top, sultan, death, muslim, prophet, arena, leadership, conquering, courage, siege, loss ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Warrior Queen (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: rough, realistic, epic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, political unrest, leadership, heroes, gory, military, rivalry, state affairs, conquering, adventure, heroic mission, wartime life ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Heroic Ones (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: military, soldier, danger, survival, heroes, military life, society, one man army, rivalry, family relations, siblings relations, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China, South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The aging Zhao embarks on his final and greatest campaign, a road to adventure that will crown his name in glory for all time.
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, leadership, heroes, political unrest, elderly, rivalry, military, soldier, save the kingdom, battles, heroic mission, war ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, chariot, ancient rome, tragic hero, politics, ego clash, war, rivalry, military, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Day of the Falcon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar, Tunisia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Plot: muslim, desert, tribe, parents and children, political intrigue, conservative, rivalry, manipulations, head of state, royal family, political unrest, family relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 4K
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, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, military, revolution, tyranny, king, parliament, battles, heroes, leadership, political unrest, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 18th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 185 min.
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Style: epic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
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Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: thailand, burma, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
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Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, epic, stylized, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 142 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
 756
Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Style: serious, epic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Waiting for Heaven (2006)
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Country: Hungary, Turkey
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Style: exciting, captivating, epic, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Action, Drama, History
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Duration: 144 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, History
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 6K
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Style: epic, realistic, serious
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Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Kazakhstan
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, epic, rough
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Time: 18th century, 1800s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 18K
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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1911 (2011)
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, epic
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 1K
Kenau (2014)
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Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
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Time: 16th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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