Movies like Troy

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Troy (2004)
 7.3
 536K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, intense, realistic, rough, serious, stylized, sexy, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sword fight, ancient, mythology, ancient history, warrior, revenge, courage, greek mythology, war, betrayal, battlefield, empire, conquering, ancient world, swords and armor, vengeance, forbidden love, master warrior, pride and honor, army, romance, king, tragic hero, siege, antiquity ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, paris france, europe

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Most similar movies to Troy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, exciting, serious and stylized films with plots about heroes, betrayal, medieval, sword fight, ancient, mentor and sword mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Troy: 300 (2006), Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Alexander (2004), Braveheart (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 820K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, scenic, intense, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, warrior, ancient, war, courage, human spirit, military, legends and myths, battles, head of state, soldier, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 8.5
 1.5M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, war, crusade, battles, knight, siege, warrior, christianity, king, crusader, sword and shield ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, middle east, palestine, holy land, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.6
 171K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: epic, breathtaking, serious, factual, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, war, conquering, adventure, gay, warlord, ambition, battles, ruler, greek, courage, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, persia, alexandria egypt, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 8.4
 1.0M
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, scenic, breathtaking, emotional, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, courage, war, freedom, idealism, tragic hero, battles, sword fight, vengeance, warrior, beautiful scenery, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, united kingdom, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.2
 71K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: exciting, intense, absurd, epic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, slavery, ancient history, ancient, medieval, master and servant, legends and myths, adventure, legion, military, wilderness ...
Place: england, scotland, rome italy, britain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 169K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, exciting, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king arthur, medieval, knight, battles, sword fight, arthurian legend, swords and armor, king, adventure, folk hero, freedom, military ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, england, rome italy, london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.0
 170K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: exciting, stylized, dark fantasy, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, good versus evil, ancient, ancient history, legends and myths, immortality, greek, heroes, god, adventure, sword fight ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, war, courage, warrior, human spirit, pride and honor, katana, self discovery, martial arts, military, dignity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 83K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: brutal, stylized, epic, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman, ancient history, roman empire, adventure, soldier, roman soldier, survival, fight, legion, medieval, war ...
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, england, scotland, britain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, serious, talky, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, sword fight, antiquity, ancient, greek mythology, ancient history, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, ancient times, 19th century, 18th century
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, egypt, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 242K
Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, heroic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, rebellion, roman empire, battles, slavery, swords and armor, ambition, rebel, female nudity ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, monster, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, ancient history, supernatural ability, ancient, good versus evil, god, myth, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, heroic, stylized, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, sword fight, master warrior, king, ancient, war, good versus evil, military, swords and armor, vengeance, legends and myths, greek ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, mythology, monster, magic, river, journey, medieval ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.7
 172K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: exciting, epic, sexual, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, ancient history, emperor, historical character, intrigue, power struggle, warrior, rivalry, betrayal, female nudity, incest ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, europe, alexandria egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense, fairy tale ...
Plot: ancient history, greek mythology, romance, love, battles, heroes, fall in love, mythology, betrayal, dishonesty, master warrior, state affairs ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 271K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, robin hood, knight, adventure, fighting the system, heroes, folk hero, archer, love and romance, escapades, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, france, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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 6.7
 18K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, realistic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, rape, adventure, life is a bitch, vengeance, siege, gang, escapades, strong sexual content, soldier, kidnapping, sex ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 15K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: breathtaking, epic, scenic, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, ancient history, battles, cyclops, antiquity, destiny, betrayal, heroic mission, fight scenes, true love ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.1
 44K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: exciting, serious, visually appealing, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, warrior, vengeance, knight, king arthur, revenge, adventure, emperor, corrupt, mythology, happy ending ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.0
 34K
Cleopatra (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on ...
Style: epic, visually appealing, stylized, sexy, scenic ...
Plot: ancient rome, ancient egypt, antiquity, queen, julius caesar, roman empire, ancient, cleopatra, femme fatale, desert, ancient history, sea battle ...
Time: 1930s, 1st century, 1st century b.c., 18th century
Place: egypt, rome italy, africa, alexandria egypt, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 47K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, brutal, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, battles, martial arts, kung fu, strategy, historical event, violent, fight, visceral, revenge, ethnic conflict, assassination ...
Place: china, ancient china, rome italy, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 531K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: atmospheric, heroic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, battles, king, warrior, adventure, legends and myths, norse mythology, historical character, leader, sword and shield, war, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century, 7th century, 8th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, rough, factual, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jesus, christianity, religion, betrayal, suffering, torture, death, sacrifice, bible, mission, brutality, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy, ancient greece, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 74K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: epic, romantic, sentimental, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, love triangle, sword fight, king arthur, arthurian legend, betrayal, medieval, love story, romance, camelot, beautiful scenery, love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.8
 38K
Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: shakespeare, revenge, betrayal, tragedy, vengeance, medieval, royal family, ghost, funeral, intrigue, love and romance, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: europe, denmark, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Trojan Women (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: greek mythology, antiquity, mythology, ancient, female nudity, women, feminist, conquering, enslavement, royal family, legends and myths, forbidden love ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sword fight, friendship, good versus evil, courage, magical, adventure, army, magic, wizards, sword and sorcery, monster, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: epic, exciting, scenic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, boys' night, family outing ...
Plot: knight, robin hood, chase, adventure, folk hero, justice, sword fight, courage, betrayal, good versus evil, romance, archer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, israel, jerusalem, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%