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The Last Kingdom (2015)
 8.4
 55K
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: battles, kingdom, king, danger, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, vengeance, castle, heroes, viking, kidnapping, british, sword, danish, orphan
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about rivalry, battles, escapades, heroes, adventure, danger and state affairs mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like The Last Kingdom: Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014), Vikings (2013), Marco Polo (2014), The 13th Warrior (1999), The Pillars of the Earth (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, UK, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, danger, survival, escapades, adventure, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, violence, noble, sword ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 329K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, legends and myths, battles, tough heroes, master warrior, king, adventure, intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 8.1
 55K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, martial arts, strong sexual content, explorer, culture clash, intrigue, danger, escapades, adventure, rivalry, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, barbarian, fish out of water, against the odds, gory, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of TWO invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, state affairs, danger, political unrest, cruelty, bravery, invasion, king, fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, flanders, norway, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, royal family, power relations, conflict, manipulations, rivals, king, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 238K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, archer, love and romance, adventure, robin hood, hopes, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, invasion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 38K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, mercenary, king, castle, danger, adventure, rivalry, battlefield, battles, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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War of the Arrows (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 13 years after the King Injo Revolt, the Chosun Dynasty is attacked by the Chung Dynasty of China. A young man named Na-mi leaves his demolished village to find his young sister, Ja-in, and her finance Su-koon, who were to wed on the very day of the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, epic, exciting ...
Plot: master warrior, archer, kidnapping, archery, arrow, bow and arrow, military, escapades, daring rescue, heroic mission, invasion, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.5
 100K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventurer, incest overtones, family business, conspiracy, murder, dark secret, investigation, british empire, inheritance, exorcism, homecoming, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, united states, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, king arthur, knight, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, rivalry, throne, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 15K
Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious, based on legend ...
Plot: knight, fighting the system, in the woods, swords and armor, criminal heroes, robin hood, adventure, righting the wronged, robbery, escapades, romance, sheriff ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, rivalry, murder, danger, death, chase, vengeance, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, stylized, classic literature ...
Plot: royal family, king, prince, queen, political intrigue, power struggle, betrayal, battles, rivalry, throne, army, society ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Assassins (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, hidden identity, political conspiracy, head of state, rivalry, assassination, state affairs, deadly, political intrigue, battles, assassination attempt, warlord ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.5
 3K
Robin Hood (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin of Sherwood, was a British television series, based on the legend of Robin Hood. Created by Richard Carpenter, it was produced by HTV in association with Goldcrest, and ran from 1984 to 1986 on the ITV network. In America it was retitled Robin ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: folk hero, in the woods, legends and myths, robin hood, swords and armor, renegades, wizards and magicians, righting the wronged, good versus evil, sheriff, prince, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, epic, rough ...
Plot: church, battles, leadership, heroes, lovers reunited, nun, rivalry, military, monastery, adventure, danger, homecoming ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 151K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, knight, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Warrior Queen (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: rough, realistic, epic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, political unrest, leadership, heroes, gory, military, rivalry, state affairs, conquering, adventure, heroic mission, wartime life ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 1K
Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, heroes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, survival, vengeance, leadership, political unrest, society, religions or cults, battles, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monastery, nun, adventure, war, heroes, obsessive quest, forbidden love, military, rivalry, danger, escapades, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: viking, war, heroic mission, military, heroes, palaces castles and temples, battles, religions or cults, clergy, society, moral dilemma, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: heroes, rebelliousness, battles, leadership, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.1
 54K
Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: epic, tense, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, rise to the top, sultan, death, muslim, prophet, arena, leadership, conquering, courage, siege, loss ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 7K
Waterloo (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: destiny, napoleon, wartime life, adventure, danger, rivalry, military, soldier, tragic hero, politics, betrayal, battles ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: belgium, france, england, europe, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 973
Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: explorer, royal family, human spirit, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, adventure, state affairs, on the road, danger, culture clash, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, mongolia, venice, persia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, castle, rivalry, danger, battles, palaces castles and temples, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, vengeance, medieval, battle axe ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
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: epic, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: roman empire, desert, military, siege, tragic hero, battles, war, state affairs, heroes, political unrest, leadership, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 927
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, throne, legends and myths, escapades, corrupted ruler, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs, adventurer, ruler, rivalry, vigilantism, save the day ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: military, soldier, danger, survival, heroes, military life, society, one man army, rivalry, family relations, siblings relations, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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