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The Gaul (2001)
 2.7
 5K
The Gaul (2001)
Original name: Vercingétorix
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 goes to Gergovia, the capital of the Arvenes tribe, to attend a meeting of Gallic tribal chieftains. The young boy Vercingetorix, along with his friend the young girl Eponia, sneak into a large cavern where Celtill, Vercingetorix's father and chieftain of the Arvenes, hosts the meeting of chieftains with the intention of proclaiming himself king of all Gauls. When Celtill shows off the crown once worn by the old kings of Gaul, an arrow from two Roman spies (dressed as Gauls) hits Celtill in the back.
Style: exciting, rough, epic, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: destiny, roman empire, war, adventure, vengeance, military, heroes, soldier, battles, betrayal, hopes, danger, heroic mission, rise to the top, wartime life, escapades, rivalry, leadership, state affairs, tough heroes, horse, army, king, ancient rome, violence ...
Time: 1st century b.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and epic films with plots about heroes, war, battles, battle, military, violence and state affairs mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like The Gaul: The 300 Spartans (1962), Red Cliff (2008), The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964), Attila (2001), Zulu Dawn (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, battles, master warrior, against the odds, chaos, leadership, danger, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 41K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea
Duration: 150 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, stylized, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, martial arts, carrier pigeon, strategy, casualty of war, flaming arrow, battles, attack, military, king, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, chariot, ancient rome, tragic hero, war, adventure, state affairs, rivalry, military, ego clash, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, epic ...
Plot: church, rivalry, battles, nun, monastery, escapades, military, forbidden love, master warrior, battle zone, homecoming, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.7
 10K
Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
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: epic, realistic, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, empress, emperor, village, battlefield, sword and sandal, violence, king, blood, death, barbarian, battle ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 6K
Zulu Dawn (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, imperialism, death, victory, mortar, spear throwing, surrounded, british empire, violence, battle, colonialism ...
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Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, rough, serious ...
Plot: politics, battles, joan of arc, siege, rape, war, burned alive, heroic mission, brutality, betrayal, heroine, murder ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: soldier, military, danger, battles, heroes, military life, drug abuse, adventure, anti heroes, rivalry, train, war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
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The 14 Amazons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Yang family, men and women, have served their country loyally for generations. During the war General Yang is ambushed and killed. His widow and the entire family set out to avenge his death and defend the country.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, political unrest, gory, heroes, leadership, military, rivalry, adventure, war, heroic mission, conquering, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, France, Slovakia, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: roman empire, emperor, soldier, ancient rome, adventure, battles, young heroes, danger, loss of parents, lone hero, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 18th century
Place: europe, england, britain, naples italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 12K
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, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war, knight, siege, convent, treason, tragic hero, betrayal, adventure, vengeance, on the run, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
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Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
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: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
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Style: epic, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Beast of War (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
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Duration: 111 min.
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Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, israel, russia, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, king, battles, warrior, siege, war, military, christianity, army, muslim, self sacrifice, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 7K
Waterloo (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of ...
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: destiny, napoleon, escapades, master warrior, corrupted ruler, royal family, tragic hero, rivalry, military, soldier, danger, battles ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Kazakhstan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough
Plot: master warrior, heroic mission, war, battles, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, state affairs, tragic hero, soldier, military, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 73K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, soldier, behind enemy lines, survival, adventure, battles, danger, sole survivor, war, confined, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 151K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
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, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: middle ages, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 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, realistic, serious
Plot: war, soldier, military life, fall in love, heroes, battles, rebelliousness, society, political unrest, human spirit, revolution, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, epic, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: revolution, soldier, blood, brutality, gunfight, sword, martial arts, battles, starvation, rebellion, military, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, betrayal, tragic hero, intrigue, politics, rivalry, right hand man, roman empire, leadership, downfall, head of state, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: rough, captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, soldier, siege, napoleonic wars, british soldier, wartime life, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, against the rules, battle zone, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, epic
Plot: military, state affairs, war, wartime life, society, political unrest, human spirit, leadership, military life, heroes, rebellion, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Michael the Brave (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 203 min.
Story: An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pätrascu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave"), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, into ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: betrayal, battles, politics, military, rivalry, war, state affairs, battle zone, dishonesty, political intrigue, political unrest, murder ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 40K
The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, rough
Plot: muslim, desert, war, angel, religions or cults, exile, islam, arab, leadership, society, adventure, rebellion ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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