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Elizabeth R (1971)
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Elizabeth R
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: head of state, blind ambition, royal court, intrigue, queen elizabeth i, couple relations, political unrest, royal family, ambition, society, state affairs, couples, clergy, tragic hero, betrayal, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry, political conspiracy, dishonesty, rivalry, queen, throne, patriotism, princess, queen of england ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Drama, History, Romance
UK
540 min.
 8.5
I, Claudius
Biography, Drama, History
UK
650 min.
 8.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about state affairs, royal family, dishonesty, intrigue, society, betrayal and politics mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Elizabeth R: The Virgin Queen (2005), Elizabeth I (2005), Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), Henry VIII (2003), Elizabeth (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Virgin Queen
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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: british royal family, royal family, head of state, betrayal, blind ambition, church, queen elizabeth i, intrigue, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry, queen of england, forbidden love ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
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Elizabeth I
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Duration: 223 min.
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, head of state, uninhibited rivalry, romance, royal court, love and romance, state affairs, couples, palace intrigue, queen elizabeth i, queen of england, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, lisbon portugal, portugal ...
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Mary, Queen of Scots
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, intrigue, political unrest, royal court, royal family, politics, betrayal, dishonesty, murder, catholic, execution, queen ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: scotland, england, europe
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Henry VIII
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: head of state, betrayal, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, romance, couple relations, infidelity, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, couples ...
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Elizabeth
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Time: 16th century, 18th century
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
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 ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic
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A Man for All Seasons
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.
Style: captivating, talky, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, clergy, against the rules, royal court, ego clash, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, fighting the system, politics, rivalry, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Victoria & Albert
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: serious, sentimental, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: romance, head of state, couple relations, royal court, royal family, politics, fall in love, love and romance, queen victoria, state affairs, couples, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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    User:   73%
 
The Other Boleyn Girl
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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: betrayal, blind ambition, royal court, romance, intrigue, infidelity, palaces castles and temples, uninhibited rivalry, pregnancy, love triangle, sister, mistress ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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Henry VIII and His Six Wives
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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: british royal family, head of state, royal family, royal court, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, couples, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, political intrigue, religions or cults ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Wolf Hall
Genre: 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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, political intrigue, royal court, ambition, palaces castles and temples, society, state affairs, clergy, betrayal, blind ambition, manipulations, rise and fall ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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System:   61%
    User:   60%
 
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
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, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1920s, middle ages ...
Place: england, spain, scotland, europe, london ...
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A Man for All Seasons
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
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Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: talky, serious, earnest, dramatic, captivating ...
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The Tudors
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: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: british royal family, royal family, betrayal, intrigue, womanizer, politics, royal court, rebelliousness, palaces castles and temples, king, religions or cults, throne ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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The Last King
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: serious, epic, realistic, baroque
Plot: royal family, head of state, betrayal, romance, rise and fall, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, court, king, infidelity, social differences ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, holland, netherlands, versailles
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I, Claudius
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 650 min.
Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: epic, clever, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, emperor, head of state, ambition, intrigue, royal court, leadership, political intrigue, rise to the top, ancient rome, manipulation ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: europe, italy
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Lady Jane
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: emotional, serious, romantic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, betrayal, politics, marriage, head of state, period piece, love story, tragic hero, love, beautiful scenery, destiny, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Catherine the Great
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: romance, head of state, royal court, war, betrayal, rise to the top, political intrigue, political unrest, ambition, royal family, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg
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 7.5
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Reign
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: royal family, queen, intrigue, arranged marriage, rise to the top, royal court, teenage life, palaces castles and temples, ambition, rivalry, youth, castle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, scotland
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
The White Queen
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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: royal family, queen, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, rivalry, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, throne ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
Mary Queen of Scots
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: political unrest, royal family, state affairs, head of state, royal court, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, political intrigue, queen, religion, male nudity, monarchy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, scotland
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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Richard III
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.
Style: talky, atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, shakespeare, murder, politics, tragedy, anti heroes, assassination, adaptation, fascism, literature, manipulation, head of state ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 18th century, 30s
Place: england, london, europe, germany, new york
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System:   42%
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Mad Love
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, serious, captivating, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, male nudity, tragic hero, marriage, tragedy, intrigue, brutality, infidelity, couple relations, romance, vampire human love ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 1500s
Place: spain, austria, europe, england, brazil ...
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Queen Margot
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, bleak, serious, bloody ...
Plot: romance, politics, adultery, religion, male nudity, incest, murder, tragic hero, french, marriage, catholicism, period piece ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, spain, england, poland ...
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
The Other Boleyn Girl
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: captivating, factual, romantic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal court, british history, intrigue, marriage, adultery, politics, queen, love triangle, sisters, palace intrigue, siblings relations, royal family ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Bertie and Elizabeth
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: royal family, head of state, master and servant, intrigue, queen, human spirit, couple relations, infidelity, lung cancer, social differences, family in crisis, political intrigue ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
Young Catherine
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Canada, Soviet Union, Germany, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, stylized
Plot: political intrigue, royal court, royal family, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, head of state, intrigue, couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: russia
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 

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The Madness of King George
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, mentally unstable, period piece, psychiatry, insanity, revolution, mental illness, doctors, british, royal court, political unrest, slavery ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 19th century, 1780s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   39%
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Cromwell
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, serious, factual, dramatic ...
Plot: betrayal, war, politics, revolution, civil war, religion, corruption, adventure, british, intrigue, swashbuckler, rise and fall ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, scotland, america
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System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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