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Henry IV Part II (1979)
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Henry IV Part II (1979)
Original name: Henry IV Part 2
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The death of King Henry the Fourth and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and emotional films with plots about shakespeare, king, murder, tragedy, rivalry, couples and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Henry IV Part II: Henry VI Part 2 (1983), Richard II (1978), Richard III (1983), King Lear (1982), King Lear (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Henry IV Part I (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince of Wales, has thrown over life at court in ...
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
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The Third Part of King Henry VI (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 211 min.
Story: The life of King Henry the Sixth, in three parts.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
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Henry VI Part 2 (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: The life of King Henry the Sixth, in three parts.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
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Richard II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
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Story: Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is a weak and ineffective king - wasteful in his spending habits, unwise in his choise of ...
Plot: british history, king of england, corruption, king, evil king, medieval, royalty, rebel, aristocrat, nephew, shakespeare
Time: 14th century
Place: england
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Richard III (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Richard Duke of Gloucester, youngest brother of King Edward IV, will stop at nothing to get the crown. He first convinces the ailing King that the Duke of Clarence, his elder brother, is a threat to the lives of Edward's two young sons. Edward ...
Plot: king of england, shakespeare
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King Lear (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Plot: tragedy, shakespeare's king lear, shakespeare
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King Lear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
Story: King Lear is an in-depth study of love, power and death. Through this film Shakespeare is saying, "Don't blame the gods or the heaven's for the horrors committed on earth. No. Blame hellish inhumanity on those who inhabit the ...
Plot: tragedy, shakespeare's king lear, shakespeare
Place: britain
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A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Shakespeare's classic tragedy of ambition, witches and murder.
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Henry V (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The life of King Henry the Fifth.
Plot: king, battle, battles, historical event, dead children
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: england, france
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Macbeth (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.
Plot: witch, ambition, filicide, able to see the dead, tyrant, witchcraft, king, murder, prophecy, shakespeare
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Macbeth (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: suicide, knife, murder, child murder, shakespeare
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Pressure (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures.
Style: cult film
Plot: coming of age, job interview, racism, racist, social criticism
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: When Pericles discovers the dread answer to Antioch's riddle, he flees for his life straight into famine, shipwreck, love, fatherhood, and another shipwreck; he loses his wife and daughter, and doesn't find them again until the story moves ...
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Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
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National Theatre Live: Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 217 min.
Story: Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th ...
Style: melancholic, light, captivating, talky, entertaining ...
Plot: live performance, royal court, life & death, shakespeare play, theater, royal family, stage performance, dealing with death, medieval, culture clash, love and romance, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages
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King Lear (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
Style: contemplative, bleak, emotional, talky, serious ...
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Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
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Othello (2001)
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Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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Macbeth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Country: UK, USA
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Hamlet (1969)
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