Movies like Lady of the Dynasty

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Lady of the Dynasty (2015)
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Lady of the Dynasty (2015)
Original name: 王朝的女人·杨贵妃
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The tragic story of a Tang Dynasty imperial consort who was the favorite of the Emperor Xuanzong.
Style: psychological, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: chinese emperor, romance, political unrest, love story, rivalry, palace intrigue, suicide, betrayal, conspiracy, rebellion, love, emperor, chinese
Time: 7th century, 8th century
Place: ancient china

Most similar movies to Lady of the Dynasty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about romance, love, rivalry, love and romance, couples, society and betrayal mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Lady of the Dynasty: Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan (2007), The Empress of China (2014), The Golden Era (2014), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006), Paradise in Service (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Story: Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan is a Chinese television series based on a novel by Nangong Bo that tells of the romance between Consort Yang Yuhuan and Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty. The series was directed by Zhou Xiaowen and starred Fan Bingbing and ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: politics, prince, chinese, emperor, passion, power, conspiracy, chinese emperor
Time: 8th century
Place: china, ancient china
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The Empress of China (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Based on events in 7th and 8th-century Tang dynasty and starring producer Fan Bingbing as the titular character Wu Zetian, The Empress of China is the story of the only woman in Chinese history to rule as an emperor.
Style: sentimental, romantic, cynical, touching
Plot: love hate relationship, historical character, chinese emperor, intrigue, family drama, betrayal, love hate, empress, cheating wife, baby, heir to the throne, love triangle ...
Time: 7th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: ancient china
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51%
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The Golden Era (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The story of writer Xiao Hong comes alive through memories of her great love affair, literary influence and escape from China during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: writer's life, love, political unrest, romance, society, family relations, couples, inspiration, rivalry, literature, betrayal, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.
Style: serious, captivating, sexy, epic, colourful ...
Plot: empress, martial arts, betrayal, royal family, forbidden love, power, punishment, execution, dysfunctional family, poison, emperor, infidelity ...
Time: 7th century, middle ages, 10th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Paradise in Service (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the island Kinmen, often seen as the most dangerous military base because it’s geographically close to China, "Paradise in Service" follows the adventure of a boy who serves his military service in Unit 831 from 1969 to 1972, in ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: soldier, romance, military life, military base, prostitute, military, friendship, island, forbidden love, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, pre world war two, 60s
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Sacrifice (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For generations the Zhao family has wielded power, until their mortal enemy TU’AN GU slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. But one Zhao baby survives hidden by CHENG YING the doctor who delivered him. When ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: orphan, disorder, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, master warrior, haunted by the past, hidden identity, murder, heroes, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Welcome Home (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 73 min.
Story: ‘Welcome Home’ shows three intense moments in the life of Lila. She is the common thread between three men she meets during significant instants of her existence. The film is a sharp love letter to Brussels, a city in a constant state of flux, a ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental, non-linear ...
Plot: homecoming, couple relations, disorder, life turned upside down, reunion, couples, jealousy, love, romance, friendship, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, adultery, love and romance, love affair, royal family, politics, unrequited love, intrigue, rivalry, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, teenage love, friendship, romance, true love, youth, friends, revolution, political unrest, love and romance, society, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: assassination, emperor, mistress, kingdom, bow and arrow, betrayal, assassin, ambition, rise to the top, fall in love, love triangle, save the kingdom ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dilan 1991 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dilan & Milea are now dating. But as time goes by, Dilan has to choose between his motorcycle club or Milea.
Style: sentimental, psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: motorcycle gang, adaptation, rivalry, love, friendship, danger, romance, violence, society, crimes, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Soong Sisters (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, China
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and returned to China. Ai-ling (the oldest) married a wealthy and ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, politics, tragic love, society, rich and poor, siblings relations, state affairs, ambition, political unrest, death wish, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, society, dishonesty, family life, revolution, downfall, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas Everlasting (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas is fast approaching and years of long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey will be made partner after the New Year. However, when Alice, her older sister with special needs, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: holiday, love interest, christmas movie, niece, small town, christmas, romance, love, homecoming, family relations, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Face Reader (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Nae-kyung, the most skillful face reader in Joseon dynasty, was living in seclusion when he was offered a lucrative partnership by Yeon-hong, a Korean geisha. Nae-kyung accepts the proposal to read the faces of Yeon-hong’s guests only to get ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, political intrigue, royal court, coup, head of state, betrayal, society, politics, dishonesty, political unrest, korean history
Time: 15th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An Empress and the Warriors (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.
Style: stylized, captivating, tense, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, empress, swordsman, martial arts, political unrest, adventure, state affairs, deadly, daring rescue, dishonesty, battle zone, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Goodbye, Someday (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Higashigaito Yutaka is transferred to the Bangkok branch of Eastern Airlines. In three months, he will marry Michiko, a relative of the airline's founder, and though he doesn't love her, he knows he could be CEO one day if they wed. In ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: romance, breakup, lovers reunited, couples, adultery, sex scene, marriage of convenience, true love, unfulfillment, rivalry, society, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Carpenter's Pencil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A story of love and obsession during the Spanish Civil War
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, hopes, political unrest, idealism, confined, society, spanish civil war, artist, doctor, romance, love story, love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Love and Honour (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.
Style: serious, psychological, epic, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, social differences, hopes, romance, blind character, vengeance, political unrest, society, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, master and servant ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Shutterbug (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When shooting the dawn one morning, photographer Alex Santiago looks into the rising sun and hurts his eyes. As a result, he begins to see spots and blurs. When the spots become a face - an apparition of a woman - he embarks on a journey to discover ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, hopes, miraculous event, journey, spirit, hallucination, love, romance, performer's life, lifestyle, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
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Alaska (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nadine is a French young woman. Fausto is an Italian young man trying to make it in Paris as a restaurant waiter. They accidentally meet at a five-star hotel. Both are fragile, alone and obsessed with the idea of an unattainable happiness. Their ...
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, sentimental
Plot: love story, waiter, restaurant, wedding, prison, murder, love, fall in love, rivalry, crimes, danger, revenge ...
Place: italy, milan italy, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: corporal punishment, political intrigue, betrayal, romance, politics, conspiracy, dishonesty, unfulfillment, head of state, ambition, strong female presence, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 19th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 70
Bad Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 7 young men and women and their three stories involved with heterosexual, homosexual and bisexual affairs that happened in Beijing. A single mom meets a young student; A city boy meets a guy of his dream; A girl falls into a love game of a male and ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Plot: lgbt, romance, gay interest, psychological drama, love triangle, love, sex scene, infidelity, deception, multiple storylines, couples, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Christmas Tango (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him.
Style: captivating, emotional, psychological, sentimental
Plot: soldier, tango, lieutenant, christmas, dance lesson, love triangle, military, military camp, illness, colonel, romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: greece, europe, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 200K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, love story, love, wheelchair, handicapped, caregiver, disability, quadriplegic, accident, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two daughters and senile mother. New prospects seem to open up when the ...
Style: tense, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: samurai, sword fight, poverty, duel, friendship, love and romance, selflessness, struggle, social differences, fall in love, pride and honor, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 50
Late Spring (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's. Joo-Goo (Park Yong-Woo) is viewed as Korea's best sculptor, but he suffers from a disease which will slowly paralyze his body. He gives up interests in the arts and just spends his days meaninglessly. His wife, Jung-sook ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: sculptor, model, illness, jealousy, artist, romance, love, fall in love, couples, post war, marital abuse, terminal illness ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 12K
The Road Home (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.
Style: sentimental, emotional, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: funeral, village, businessman, teacher, death, fall in love, wooing, grief, burial, coffin, village life, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Pagan Queen (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A controversial film about the end of the old pagan world in central Europe, THE PAGAN QUEEN is based on the Czech legend of Libuse, the Slavic queen of 8th century Bohemia. Gifted with supernatural powers, a visionary and a seer, this extraordinary ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, love affair, supernatural, rebellion, rebelliousness, destiny, queen, political intrigue, romance, leadership, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: prague, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%