Movies and TV shows like Julius Caesar 1979

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Julius Caesar (1979)
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Julius Caesar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
TV show
Story: The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.
Plot: roman, shakespeare, antiquity, ancient history, assassination, ancient rome, roman empire, civil war, tragedy, julius caesar, funeral, bbc
Time: 1st century b.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films and TV series with plots about ancient rome, ancient, roman, ancient history, shakespeare, sword and sandal and antiquity mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Julius Caesar: The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1984), Antony & Cleopatra (1981), Domina (2021), Empire (2005), King Lear (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: BBC rendition of Shakespeare's Coriolanus
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy, ancient rome, bbc, roman
Place: rome italy
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Antony & Cleopatra (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Octavius Caesar (later renamed Augustus Caesar, son of the murdered Julius Caesar), Marc Antony, and Lepidus form the triumvirate, the three rulers of the Roman Empire. Antony, though married to Fulvia, spends his time in Egypt, living a life of ...
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy, roman, cleopatra, ancient rome, bbc
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Domina (2021)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Domina follows Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress, driven by a deep desire to avenge her father and secure power for her ...
Style: social documentary
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, palace intrigue, historical figure, historical character, intrigue, husband wife relationship, power struggle, wife, family relations, sexual abuse, political intrigue ...
Time: ancient times
Place: rome italy
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Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, julius caesar, roman empire, ancient history, gladiator, leadership, rivalry, betrayal, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, political intrigue ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, shakespeare, antiquity, assassination, betrayal, ancient, warrior, historical event, roman, heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, europe
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65%
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King Lear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
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: shakespeare, dancing, tragedy, shakespeare's king lear
Place: britain
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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: shakespeare, dancing, tragedy, shakespeare's king lear
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Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard's original stage play. The story concerns Marc Antony's attempts to rule Rome while maintaining a ...
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, royal family, cleopatra, wartime, antiquity, ancient egypt, royalty, ancient, shakespeare, tragic love, couples ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 669 min.
TV show
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: clever, political, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: ancient, ancient rome, political intrigue, roman empire, ancient history, intrigue, antiquity, emperor, royal family, politics, power struggle, incest ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Julius Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: captivating, serious, epic, stylized, realistic
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, julius caesar, ancient rome, dictatorship, politics, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, conspiracy, treason, emperor ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, europe, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: shakespeare, british history, royalty, king of england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: shakespeare, british history, royalty, king of england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Richard II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
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: shakespeare, medieval, british history, king of england, rebel, king, corruption, nephew, aristocrat, royalty, evil king
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, love, male female relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Titus Andronicus (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Having subdued the Goths, warrior Titus Andronicus returns to Rome to bury his sons, with Gothic Queen Tamora and her retinue as captives. The newly-dead Roman Emperor's two sons, Saturninus and Bassianus, are competing for their father's ...
Plot: shakespeare, ancient rome, cannibal, ancient history, insanity, mutilation, revenge, rape, execution, cannibalism, cake
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, tense, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
TV show
Story: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
Style: epic
Plot: bible, christian, jesus, ancient, roman, roman empire, apostle, gladiator, ancient rome, martyrdom, martyr, adoption ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious, educational
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, emperor, historical character, politics, religions or cults, roma, dishonesty, rise and fall, head of state, political unrest, state affairs ...
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Column (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Roman Emperor Trajan has just murdered all the local men of Dacia and holds a military stronghold in what will later become Rumania. He places a Roman centurion in his place to occupy his latest conquest. After lopping off the head of the Dacian ...
Plot: antiquity, ancient rome, ancient history, ancient, roman, ancient world, construction, roman soldier, roman emperor, battles, ancient civilization, conquering ...
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40%
Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 70s, 1st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Richard III (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 239 min.
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36%
Barbarians Rising (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and ...
Style: serious, captivating, semi documentary
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Romulus (2020)
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Country: Italy, UK
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
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Brennus, Enemy of Rome (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: AKA: Brennus, Enemy of Rome, AKA: Battle of the Valiant A 1963 film about the sack of Rome in 387 BC
Plot: ancient rome, antiquity, ancient, ancient history, roman, battles, torture, massacre, forced marriage, fencing, cell, peplum ...
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The Dacians (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The great King of Dacia, Decebal (Decebalus), is disposed to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to keep the integrity of his people. His own son, Cotyso, is given to the god Zamolxis to the dismay of the King and his daughter Meda. Septimius ...
Plot: ancient rome, antiquity, ancient, ancient history, sword, roman, ancient world, royal family, barbarian, roman soldier, occupation, roman empire ...
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A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
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Plot: shakespeare, able to see the dead
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31%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
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Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, exciting, biblical ...
Plot: desert, ancient history, battles, tragic hero, ancient rome, siege, military, war, politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
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National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: An ageing monarch. A kingdom divided. A child’s love rejected. As Lear’s world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question. One of the greatest works in Western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human ...
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