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The Broken Crown (2016)
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The Broken Crown (2016)
Original name: La corona partida
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Plot: king, queen, kingdom, power, princess, game, prince, religion, illness, politics, unrequited love, church, ambition, aristocracy, empire, insanity, marriage, night, nobility, country, daughter, letter, baron, arranged marriage, duke ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1500s
Place: spain

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Most similar movies to The Broken Crown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films with plots about king, queen, state affairs, royal family, betrayal, politics and period piece mostly in History, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Broken Crown: Charles, King and Emperor (2015), Finding Altamira (2016), Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004), The Conspiracy (2008), Isabel (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Charles, King and Emperor (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Story: The series tells the story of Charles I or Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, one of the most powerful men Europe has met, the ruler of a empire as great in size as in diversity. As the life of Charles of Habsburg is told since his arrival to Spain, it ...
Plot: king, queen, monarchy, royal family, kingdom, european history, palace, emperor, catholicism, aristocrat, aristocracy, court intrigue
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: spain
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95%
Finding Altamira (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.
Plot: cave, discovery, king, imagination, scientist, hallucination, painter, science, child, daughter, sea, fever ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, prehistory
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries based loosely on the lives of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her son James I of England.
Plot: royal family, king, execution, strangulation, torture, letter, queen elizabeth i, power, gunpowder, childbirth, murder of a nude woman, hanging ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scotland, england
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70%
 5.3
 325
The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: epic, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: assassination, crimes, blind ambition, political conspiracy, royal court, politics, ambition, love and romance, state affairs, political intrigue, royal family, deadly ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 1K
Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: queen, state affairs, throne, king, intrigue, royal family, aristocracy, conquering, rise to the top, rivalry, religions or cults, heir heiress ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: spain, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 286
Falling Star (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: royal family, unfulfillment, master and servant, state affairs, society, royal court, palaces castles and temples, isolation, political unrest, homosexuality, art, garden ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, ambition, frame up, british history, king, betrayal, romance, politics, tragic hero, love and romance, crumbling marriage, blind ambition ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 9.6
 6K
Light Arose (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Aloko Udapadi is a Sinhalese epic historical film based on the story of King Valagamba of Anuradhapura (89 – 77 BCE).
Plot: buddhism, king, sword, temple, fight, attack, arrow, battle, tamil, army, kill, power ...
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, sexual, sexy, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, intrigue, king, seduction, mistress, jealousy, siblings relations, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An Epitaph for Barbara Radziwill (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama about historical figure Barbara Radziwiłł, her romance with King Sigismund II August, her death and her posthumous return to Vilnius.
Plot: funeral, politics, mistress, arranged marriage, male female relationship, dysfunctional marriage, brother sister relationship, love, death, marriage, star crossed lovers, tragic event ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 82
Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: infidelity, archbishop, king, homosexuality, murder, death of father, death, impalement, villain, bishop, torture, gore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 3K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, infidelity, love and romance, intrigue, obsession, romance, parents and children, state affairs, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, flanders, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen, aristocracy, royal court, couple relations, love and romance, queen victoria, marriage, politics, destiny, head of state, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.1
 20K
The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, prince, politics, civil war, opportunist, unfulfillment, mayor, introspection, society, social differences, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: king, rival, intrigue, aristocrat, politics, religion
Time: 1500s
Place: scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lion in Winter (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: talky, witty, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: king, mistress, queen, christmas, infidelity, throne, political intrigue, power struggle, spear, homoeroticism, castle, family relations ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Marriage of Gustav III (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Swedish King Gustav III is bold and courageous regarding government. He is to marry a Danish princess. But when it comes to love and courtship, the king feels lost. Therefore he asks the loyal and experienced Captain Munck for assistance.
Plot: marriage, queen, king, duke
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 85K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: stylized, epic, realistic, factual, serious ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal court, political intrigue, queen elizabeth i, politics, rise to the top, british history, treason, royal family, head of state, historical figure ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, rome italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Princess of Cleves (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a young teen marries the Prince of Cleves, more than twice her age, she automatically becomes an official Princess and takes her new position to heart. Although distracted by the elite entertainments found at court, the princess cannot help but ...
Plot: king, rumor, tournament, deathbed, castle, kingdom, dwarf, married woman, death of king, princess, death of loved one, royal court ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Flame in the Wind (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer ...
Style: christian film
Plot: spanish inquisition, religious persecution, accusation, monk, church, inquisition, theology, martyr, faith, soldier, burned at the stake, torture ...
Time: 16th century
Place: dungeon, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Scarlet Letter (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older stranger arrives, recognized by Hester but unknown to others ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, emotional, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, romance, wartime life, missing person, betrayal, society, clergy, dishonesty, couples, love triangle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: europe, spain, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: king, czech, knight, european history, aristocrat, father son relationship, czech history, monarch, election
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: queen, throne, royal family, british history, queen elizabeth i, execution, political intrigue, period piece, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 18th century ...
Place: england, spain, europe, scotland, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Radicals (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: church, christianity, heroes, ambition, religions or cults, society, clergy, state affairs, romance, hopes, life is a bitch, tax collector ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 41K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, queen, love affair, love triangle, aristocracy, king, royal court, tragic love, marriage, revolution, rebellion, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Madness of King George (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Style: witty, talky, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, politics, queen, royal family, couples, political unrest, ruler, royal court, throne, manic, head of state, society ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Spanish troops in the Philippines Have to fight for their lives as they are forgot by the Spanish Empire
Plot: church, war, siege, tomb, machete, resistance, jungle, sea, ocean, newspaper, death, rain ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 525
Rikyu (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi becomes Japan's most powerful warlord, unifying the country. Rikyu, through the tea ceremony and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: politics, ambition, society, clergy, military, political unrest, heroes, battles, war, samurai, rise to the top, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, korea, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 11K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, tragedy, violence, guilt, prophecy, ghost, ambition, rise and fall, throne, queen, battlefield ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: royal family, political unrest, betrayal, murder, catholic, queen, execution, queen elizabeth i, tragic hero, royal court, society, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%