Movies like Queen of the Desert

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Queen of the Desert (2015)
 5.7
 8K
Queen of the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting, sincere, suspenseful, factual, realistic
Plot: adventurer, political intrigue, escapades, state affairs, politics, love and romance, british empire, strong female character, marriage proposal, rivalry, british military, unfulfilled love, head of state, unfulfillment, dancing, horse, spy, musician, loneliness, king, money, food, queen, desert, death ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 1890s, year 1915
Place: middle east, persia, england, ottoman empire, cairo egypt, jordan, tehran iran

Most similar movies to Queen of the Desert

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, dramatic and stylized films with plots about betrayal, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, period piece, culture clash and runaway mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Queen of the Desert: Grace of Monaco (2014), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), The Lost City of Z (2016), Amelia (2009), Lawrence of Arabia (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: stylized, sincere, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, mother daughter relationship, family relations, politics, society, couple relations, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, supportive spouse, prince, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: monte carlo, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: queen, throne, royal family, british history, queen elizabeth i, execution, political intrigue, period piece, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 18th century ...
Place: england, spain, europe, scotland, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: suspense, inspirational, meditative, factual, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, tribe, expedition, journey, explorer, amazon, travel, destiny, archaeology, mission, colonel, river ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, 19th century, year 1954, 20th century ...
Place: south america, england, france, bolivia, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 11K
Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized, factual ...
Plot: airplane, ambition, flying, lifestyle, self fulfillment, adventurer, rise to the top, follow your dream, escapades, danger, female pilot, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s, year 1937
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, pacific ocean, chicago illinois, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, horse, war, adventure, muslim, soldier, battles, interrogation, explosion, torture, imperialism, rebel ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: middle east, lebanon, saudi arabia, jerusalem, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, queen victoria, head of state, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, political unrest, couple relations, romance, rise to the top, british empire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 8K
Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, factual, exciting, tense ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, student, surrealism, romance, writer's life, coming of age, buddies, state affairs, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, paris france, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, sexual, sexy, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, intrigue, king, seduction, mistress, jealousy, siblings relations, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 131K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: emotional, captivating, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, slavery, power of love, lovers apart, love and romance, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 39K
Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, factual, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: military, war, airplane, adventure, german, french, danger, heroes, battles, vengeance, heroic mission, aerial combat ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: epic, tense, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: gold, expedition, adventure, legends and myths, obsession, treasure hunt, treason, monk, slavery, starvation, jungle, amazon ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Broken Tower (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docudrama about American poet Hart Crane, who committed suicide in April 1932 at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sincere, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: sailor, poet, brooklyn bridge, poetry reading, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, writer's life, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, visionary, introspection, gender ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, ohio, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 73K
Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: desert, horse, horse race, adventurer, cowboy, adventure, underdog, rivalry, human spirit, contests and competitions, against the odds, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, syria, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 6K
Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: political intrigue, corporal punishment, betrayal, romance, politics, tragic hero, royal family, head of state, rally, dishonesty, heroes, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 36K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, innocence lost, filmmaking, strong sexual content, wannabe, exploit, notoriety, porn ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royal court, princess, historical character, french, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, politics, siblings relations, rite, revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, austria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 78K
The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: chief, princess, culture clash, captain, adventurer, new world, power of love, native americans, wilderness, romance, colonialism, danger ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: photographer, freak, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, life turned upside down, friends, lifestyle, self discovery, infidelity, dwarf ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 238K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
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: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, love and romance, adventure, robin hood, hopes, archer, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, army ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 41K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, queen, love affair, love triangle, aristocracy, king, royal court, tragic love, marriage, revolution, rebellion, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, radio, british history, state affairs, disability, treatment, destiny, speech, against the odds, historical character ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, buckingham palace, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 19K
Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: politics, russian revolution, revolution, journalism, lovers reunited, rehearsal, love triangle, deportation, playwright, romance, idealism, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, middle east, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 26K
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, stylized, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, roman empire, betrayal, assassination, ancient rome, cleopatra, julius caesar, tombs and skeletons, ruler, romance, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1930s, 18th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 12K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, thought provoking, realistic, clever ...
Plot: poetry, literature, homosexuality, poet, courtroom, gay, freedom, courtroom drama, society, sexual identity, counterculture, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20s, year 1957, year 1955 ...
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, oklahoma, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 23K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: slavery, mentor, politics, friendship, injustice, debate, civil rights, musician, singer, dying, horse, axe ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1790s, 1780s ...
Place: england, london, france, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 187
Burke & Wills (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, epic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, maze, aborigine, journey, sandstorm, outback, tragedy, journalist, countdown, wilderness, realism, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen, aristocracy, royal court, couple relations, love and romance, queen victoria, marriage, politics, destiny, head of state, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 12K
Mrs Brown (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, queen victoria, politics, queen, widow, romance, state affairs, assassination attempt, british royal family, unlikely friendships, relationships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, royal family, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, politics, culture clash, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: politics, intrigue, forgery, romance, revenge, rivalry, state affairs, couple relations, dishonesty, royal family, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, paris france, versailles, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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