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The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: On his deathbed, King Henry VIII recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them - in a bid to secure the succession to the throne with a male heir. Despite his many marriages and the crowded court, Henry remains essentially lonely.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: intrigue, king, couple relations, ruler, love and romance, royal family, ambition, death sentence, love affair, rise and fall, throne, royal court, family problems, society, couples, dishonesty, remarry, head of state, crumbling marriage, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, nursing, romance, treason, tower of london ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe

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The Virgin Queen (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
Story: The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her ...
Style: serious, sincere, factual, touching, realistic
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Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
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Elizabeth R (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, sexual, factual ...
Plot: royal family, queen, intrigue, betrayal, love triangle, royal court, couple relations, king, womanizer, historical character, power struggle, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one of which was the desired male heir to secure the Tudor dynasty.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: british royal family, royal family, religions or cults, society, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, royal court, intrigue, couples ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, suspense, factual ...
Plot: rise to the top, political intrigue, ambition, manipulations, state affairs, royal family, dishonesty, blind ambition, society, politics, betrayal, aristocrat ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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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
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: mistress, infidelity, sister, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, love and romance, intrigue, royal court, royal family, love triangle, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, love and romance, intrigue, king, betrayal, aristocracy, palaces castles and temples, throne, rivalry, marriage ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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Elizabeth I (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 223 min.
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, queen, hanging, execution, queen of england, queen elizabeth i, palace intrigue, royal court, couple relations, poet, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 16th century
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The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, england, asia, europe
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Henry VIII (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, ambition, betrayal, clergy, romance, state affairs, blind ambition, couple relations, infidelity, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, intrigue, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
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62%
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Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic
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Style: realistic, epic, serious, baroque
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Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: stylized, captivating, sexual, sexy, factual ...
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Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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47%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
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46%
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Country: UK
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Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, captivating, biting, realistic ...
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Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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43%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, emotional ...
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Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, emotional, dramatic ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, intrigue, couple relations, political unrest, state affairs, political intrigue, power struggle, battles, war, sultan, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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42%
The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: treason, political unrest, dishonesty, battles, rebellion, civil war, sexual tension, revolution, soldier, throne, military, war ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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
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Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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40%
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
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Time: 17th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%