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Versailles: The Dream of a King (2008)
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Versailles: The Dream of a King (2008)
Original name: Versailles, le rêve d'un roi
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved women and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles.
Plot: king, womanizer, construction, palace, king of france, french history, affair, reenactment, royal court
Place: versailles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films with plots about king, royal family, state affairs, royal court, french history, female nudity and betrayal mostly in History, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Versailles: The Dream of a King: Versailles (2015), The Royal Exchange (2017), The Rise of Louis XIV (1966), Molière (1978), Lady Oscar (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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The Royal Exchange (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-year-old Spanish infanta. The Regent of France also offers ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, scenic, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: king of france, child bride, princess, gay, monarchy, union, intrigue, engagement, reconciliation, marriage engagement, french history, palace intrigue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: versailles, spain, france
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The Rise of Louis XIV (1966)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cardinal Mazarin dies, leaving a power vacuum in which the young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, the Superintendant who has been systematically looting the ...
Plot: king of france, king, reading, medicine, money, eating, political prisoner, rise to power, fashion, french history, hunting, police arrest ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: versailles
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Molière (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 260 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin is raised by his father and his grandfather because his mother dies when he's still very little. He works as a handyman, studies the law at a university and travels the country as an actor before he becomes the celebrated ...
Plot: female director, killing a horse, fireworks, rehearsal, prince, royal family, catholicism, censorship, starvation, theatrical troupe, fountain, father son conflict ...
Time: 17th century
Place: paris france, versailles
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45%
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Lady Oscar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire ...
Plot: duel, sword fight, revolution, woman in uniform, gender roles, adultery, con artists, lie, nanny, husband wife relationship, female nudity, grief ...
Time: 1770s
Place: versailles
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The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 115 min.
Story: August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. He barely eats and weakens increasingly. This is the ...
Plot: old man, king, old age, king of france, autopsy, french history, death of title character, evisceration, physical disability, deathbed, illness, diet ...
Time: 18th century
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One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: realistic, factual, tense, captivating
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Time: 18th century
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Ludwig II (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: king, suicide, power relations, tragic hero, downfall, royal court, idealism, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, royal family, princess, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: bavaria, germany, europe, versailles
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
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The Ideal Palace (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena (Laetitia Casta). From ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, captivating, contemplative
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The Marriage of Gustav III (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 180 min.
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Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 139 min.
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Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
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Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
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Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: stylized, realistic, serious
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Place: versailles, europe, france, paris france
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Louis, the Child King (1993)
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 115 min.
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Plot: buddhism, palace, buddha, meditation, enlightenment, peace, buddhist
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31%
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The Black Book (2018)
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31%
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Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
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