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
Plot: queen, fortress, female soldier, swordswoman, knight, chariot, love, horse, espionage, sea, village, mountain, ship, army, king, prince, friendship, violence, german, gypsy, death, musketeer, mercenary, invasion, christianity ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, transylvania, austria, hungary, bulgaria ...

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Most similar movies to Stars of Eger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, epic and exciting films with plots about betrayal, sword, battle, murder, death, violence and horse mostly in History, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Stars of Eger: The Deluge (1974), Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969), King Arthur (2004), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), 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: realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: soldier, cossack, military, battles, adventure, love and romance, couples, political unrest, polish, forbidden love, opposites attract, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 1600s
Place: warsaw poland, poland, sweden, lithuania
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95%
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: knight, fortress, flintlock pistol, turk, siege, church, christianity, impalement, eyepatch, musket, islam, army ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: poland, eastern europe
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56%
 6.3
 153K
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, roman empire, king arthur, swords and armor, army, folk hero, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, horse, military, self sacrifice ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA
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, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: knight, king, warrior, battles, siege, war, christianity, military, muslim, swords and armor, army, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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.
Plot: sword, battlefield, impostor, homoerotic, helmet, council, seaside, bare chested male fighting, war hero, shield, plague, legend ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: 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 ...
Plot: military, imperialism, soldier, redemption, rescue, desert, colonialism, islam, slavery, revenge, loyalty, siege ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, sudan, africa, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Fighting Musketeers (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Alexandre Dumas père novel. Part 1.
Plot: rescue, sword, courage, palace, sword fight, honor, mistress, mission, villain, swashbuckler, nobility, love ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: fratricide, queen, beach, brother, crown, twin, armor, knight, fortress, assassination, forest, horse ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.8
 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, baroque, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, good versus evil, rescue, musketeer, queen, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, romance, escapades, teenage life ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, dungeon, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 133K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
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: emotional, captivating, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, slavery, lovers apart, power of love, love and romance, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, captivating, realistic, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arson, quarantine, cholera, horse, exile, provence, romance, adventure, on the run, society, danger, race against time ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Michael the Brave (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 203 min.
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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic
Plot: betrayal, war, politics, rivalry, military, political intrigue, political unrest, dishonesty, battles, battle zone, state affairs, axe ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 3K
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, exciting, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: cossack, forbidden love, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, plague, siege, social differences, family relations, battles, military, state affairs, tragic love ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, kiev ukraine, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battle of the Brave (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, church, betrayal, state affairs, legal, forbidden love, injustice, society, rebellion, rebelliousness, tragic love, social differences ...
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Place: canada, england, france, europe, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: holocaust, forceful separation, family relations, defiant, ghetto, hidden identity, chases and races, war, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1975, year 1944, year 1962 ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, switzerland, germany ...
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Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: captivating, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, castle, king, danger, warrior, battles, mercenary, battlefield, evil king, brutality, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.
Style: epic, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: soldier, gold, treasure, friends, friendship, mercenary, dishonesty, newspaper, ambition, adventurer, battle, journalist ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: india, himalaya, asia, afghanistan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Vengeance of the Three Musketeers (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Alexandre Dumas père novel. Part 2.
Plot: musketeer, duel, murder, love, escape, prison, mission, honor, bad guy, fencing, nobility, swashbuckler ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Flowers of War (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Style: emotional, serious, based on true events, brutal, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, atrocity, rape, life is a bitch, student, war crime, priest, war, forced prostitution, self sacrifice, death, massacre ...
Time: year 1937, 30s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, japan, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: realistic, surreal, serious, talky, pre war
Plot: attic, society, rebelliousness, forbidden love, firefighter, social differences, introspection, anti war, haunted by the past, family relations, battles, politics ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, epic, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, intrigue, battles, heroes, dishonesty, soldier, tough heroes, european history, righting the wronged, hopes, deathtrap, last wish ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: desert, adventure, british colonial, war, battles, horse, imperialism, rebel, politics, culture clash, historical character, muslim ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 1930s
Place: ottoman empire, middle east, saudi arabia, lebanon, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic
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: epic, captivating, factual, rough, realistic ...
Plot: battles, politics, joan of arc, war, heroic mission, siege, courage, rise and fall, betrayal, rape, religion, heroine ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 1K
Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, exciting, stylized
Plot: roman empire, assassination, betrayal, politics, intrigue, emperor, ancient rome, leadership, dishonesty, couples, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, egypt, macedonia, rome italy, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 101K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, adventure, forces of nature, danger, natural disaster, save the lady, arena, slavery, race against time, ruler, forbidden love ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Slave of Rome (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During Julius Caesar's invasion of Gallia: The Gauls have broken their treaty with the Romans. Marcus Valerius and his friend are sent to punish them. Antea's father wants to have peace with Rome, having once been there and acknowledging ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, sword, torture, roman empire, archer, shield, ambush, forest, julius caesar, body armor, ancient rome
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Soimaresti Clan (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Vying for Principality of Moldavia's throne the descendants of Prince Stephen the Great start a bloody civil war in 1612.
Plot: massacre, ancient, devastation, folk, peasant, barbarian, invasion, battle, betrayal, tradition, revolt, civil war ...
Time: 1600s
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Long Ships (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The Mother of Voices," a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as ...
Style: semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, vikings, adventurer, bell, viking, legends and myths, obsessive quest, siblings relations, adventure, heroes, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: dungeon, north africa, africa, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Spain, Panama
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, strangulation, seduction, musketeer, adventure, vengeance, against the odds, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, espionage, kidnapping ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: france, england, europe, italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: revolution, intrigue, politics, deportation, prisoner, scandal, cannibal, amputation, priest, incest, royal family, fighting the system ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, mississippi, england, versailles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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