Movies like Stars of Eger

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Stars of Eger (1968)
 7.4
 2K
Stars of Eger (1968)
Original name: Egri csillagok
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Bulgaria
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and love of Bornemissza Gergely and Cecey Éva. Gergely is inaugurated as a fighter already at the age of 7, when he escapes the captivity of the half-eyed Turk, Jumurdzsak, with Vica and the war-booty. In thirty years' time he becomes the first assistant of captain Dobó and the brain of the castle in the defence of Eger.
Style: biblical, romanticism, cult film
Plot: queen, fortress, female soldier, swordswoman, defeat, knight, chariot, love, dancing, horse, espionage, sea, henchman, village, fight, mountain, ship, army, king, prince, wedding, cave, friendship, violence, forest ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, transylvania, austria, hungary ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and epic films with plots about battles, battle, betrayal, sword, death, murder and heroes mostly in History, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Stars of Eger: The Deluge (1974), Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969), King Arthur (2004), The Crown of Fire (1990), Fury of Achilles (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Deluge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 287 min.
Story: Following With Fire and Sword', this is an adaptation of the second and most spectacular part of Sienkiewicz's trilogy of warfare, romance, and derring-do. With war raging across Europe in the 17th century, a dashing warrior fights for the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: cossack, battles, soldier, heroes, forbidden love, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, love and romance, opposites attract, military, romance, war ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, sweden, warsaw poland, lithuania
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Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.
Style: romanticism
Plot: medieval, sabre, loincloth, battle, invasion, betrayal, burned alive, impalement, church, suicide, siege, torture ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century
Place: poland, eastern europe
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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: knight, king arthur, roman empire, battles, adventure, medieval, swords and armor, arthurian legend, king, army, folk hero, freedom ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Crown of Fire (1990)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In medieval Wallachia a young prince battles his twin brother for their father's throne and for their ancestors' crown of fire.
Plot: brother, fortress, knight, assassination, crown, mountain, bow and arrow, cave, sword, evil, fratricide, forest ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fury of Achilles (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the tenth year of the Trojan War, tensions between Achilles and Agamemnon divide the Greek camp while giving hope to the Trojans.
Style: homoerotic
Plot: ambush, hand to hand combat, slave girl, sword fight, combat, bare chested male fighting, seaside, shot with a bow and arrow, chariot, battles, prophecy, greek ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, warrior, siege, war, christianity, king, adventure, military, crusade, muslim, swords and armor ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fighting Musketeers (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Alexandre Dumas père novel. Part 1.
Plot: servant, love, chase, father son relationship, conspiracy, fencing, mission, king, friendship, prison, queen, escape ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, milan italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, sentimental, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, love story, king arthur, love triangle, betrayal, romance, beauty, true love, couple relations, king, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, rescue, betrayal, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, righting the wronged, heroic mission, intrigue, state affairs, haunted by the past, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, epic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, imperialism, soldier, redemption, rescue, desert, colonialism, islam, slavery, loyalty, revenge, siege ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: sudan, england, africa, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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Taras Bulba (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: cossack, heroes, battles, forbidden love, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, state affairs, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, military, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, russia, kiev ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, slavery, survival, power of love, lovers reunited, loss of family member, lovers apart, love and romance, wartime life, love story ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: captivating, epic, factual, rough, serious ...
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Style: exciting, captivating, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Story: An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pätrascu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave"), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, into ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Adventure, Biography, History, Romance, War
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Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, politics, emperor, betrayal, assassination, intrigue, ancient rome, leadership, tragic hero, ambition, rivalry, romance ...
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Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
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Style: surreal, talky, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
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Duration: 121 min.
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Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Erik the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the 9th Century, two Viking children, separated since their early childhood with one raised by the British and the other by Vikings, meet after nearly 20 years as rivals as war breaks out between Britian and the Vikings for control of England.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: viking, betrayal, heroes, battles, sword fight, master warrior, head of state, dishonesty, siblings relations, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, danger ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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