Movies like The King Is Dancing

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The King Is Dancing (2000)
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Original name: Le Roi Danse
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, baroque, stylized, contemplative
Plot: intrigue, royal family, rise and fall, love affair, musician's life, state affairs, king, dancing, ballet, king of france, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, tragic love, performer's life, prodigy, love and romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, corrupted ruler ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles

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Most similar movies to The King Is Dancing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films with plots about love and romance, dishonesty, royal family, couples, state affairs, unfulfillment and romance mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like The King Is Dancing: Othello (1986), Ludwig (1973), Queen Margot (1994), The Crown Prince (2006), I, Don Giovanni (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, royal family, tragic hero, manipulation, intrigue, tragic love, forbidden love, manipulations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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100%
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Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, tragic hero, love affair, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, family life, downfall, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: europe, austria, bavaria
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74%
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Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, 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, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, french history, forbidden love, royal family, incest, political intrigue, royalty, massacre, intrigue, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, paris france, europe, spain, england ...
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71%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, forbidden love, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, couples, politics, infidelity, dishonesty, empress, political unrest ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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66%
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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: mozart, casanova, opera, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, writer's life, musician's life, rivalry, womanizer, stage performance, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, italy, austria, europe, vienna
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65%
A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to ...
Style: sexual, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, adultery, royal court, love affair, love and romance, politics, royal family, unrequited love, intrigue, political unrest, political intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 14th century
Place: asia, korea
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65%
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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, intellectual, stylized ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, king, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, state affairs, political intrigue, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, king of france ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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63%
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Bolero (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The film follows four families, with different nationalities (French, German, Russian and American) but with the same passion for music, from the 1930s to the 1960s. The various story lines cross each other time and again in different places and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, ballet, anti semitism, holocaust, musician's life, state affairs, politics, society, friendship, music, artists and showbiz, world ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, year 1936
Place: russia, france, europe, paris france, moscow russia
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63%
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 6.0
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Marquise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marquise is a drama about the rise and fall of a beauteous actress. As cheerfully portrayed by Sophie Marceau, the eponymous heroine is an engagingly ribald, but perhaps rather too modern, character. She rises from an impoverished background to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, sexy, captivating
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, society, rise and fall, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles, lyon, paris france
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52%
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Using letters Anna Magdalena Bach wrote to her husband, seminal composer Johann Sebastian, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, captivating, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, hopes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, ambition, couples, prodigy, introspection, female director ...
Time: 18th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, royal family, couples, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
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49%
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Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, humorous, tense ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, rivalry, buddies, disorder, collaboration, lie, writers, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, fatal attraction, romance, politics, prostitute, obsession, vengeance, society, royal family, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, Brazil, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain’s early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th Century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theatre world when a producer’s beautiful daughter takes a ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, writer's life, womanizer, playwright, employer employee relationship, sex scene, scandal, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: spain, portugal, europe
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46%
 5.1
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Falling Star (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: royal family, political unrest, society, royal court, state affairs, master and servant, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), art, palaces castles and temples, unfulfillment, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, royal family, revolution, womanizer, stagecoach, escape attempt, aristocracy, daring rescue, adventure, couples, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
You Will Be Mine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marie leaves home to study the piano at the conservatory in Lyons. Through lack of money, she is obliged to share an apartment with Emma, a friend of the family who has lived alone since the death of her father. The two young women develop a strange ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexual ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, gender, youth, love and romance, unfulfilled love, musician's life, student life, dishonesty, lifestyle, abusive relationship, obsession, music teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, emotional, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, princess, royal court, unfaithful wife, aristocracy, french history, society, passion, royal family, love, forced marriage ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 480
Charlie Says (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: lifestyle, love affair, cons and scams, celebrity culture, betrayal, social relations, teachers and students, love and romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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42%
King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: music, dancing, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, romance, rise and fall, drug abuse, life is a bitch, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
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41%
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 255
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, coming out, lifestyle, intrigue, romance, fall in love, bisexual, gay, gay sex, twentysomething life, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beaumarchais the Scoundrel is a biopic film based on the life of the French playwright, financier and spy Pierre Beaumarchais depicting his activities during the American War of Independence and his authorship of the Figaro trilogy of plays.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: state affairs, politics, ambition, infidelity, love triangle, introspection, society, rise and fall, lifestyle, social differences, tragic love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, london, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 317
The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, politics, parents and children, state affairs, unfulfillment, political unrest, dishonesty, royal family, downfall, family life, revolution, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, obsession, love triangle, infidelity, royal family, couples, tragic love, social differences, society, prodigy, forbidden love, head of state ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england, rome italy
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40%
All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his ...
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: violin, orchestra, music, forbidden love, human nature, youth, apprentice, power relations, musician's life, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Carmen (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While rehearing Carmen of Bizet, the middle-aged choreographer Antonio brings the sexy Carmen to perform the lead role. Antonio falls in love for Carmen, who is an independent and seductive woman incapable to accept a possessive love. When Carmen ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, based on opera, jealousy, dancer, love and romance, dancer's life, unfulfillment, couple relations, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The King and the Clown (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the late 15th century during the reign of King Yeonsan, two male street clowns and tightrope walkers, Jangsaeng (Gam Wu-seong) and Gong-gil (Lee Joon-gi), are part of an entertainer troupe. Their manager prostitutes the beautiful Gong-gil to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, sincere, cynical ...
Plot: king, jester, against the rules, rebellion, fighting the system, royal court, lifestyle, love affair, state affairs, rich and poor, treason, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, social differences, tragic love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 492
The Conductor (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the US ties up with the world- renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out he was once in love with violinist's mother. The conductor, a ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: envy, scholarship, marriage crisis, couple relations, unfulfilled love, musician's life, love and romance, couples, love triangle, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, captivating, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, infidelity, sister, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, love and romance, royal court, betrayal, royal family, romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%