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Stars of Eger (1968)
Original name: Egri csillagok
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
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
Plot: swordswoman, fortress, female soldier, queen, battle axe, defeat, noble, sabre, chariot, forced kiss, one eyed man, stone, captivity, brotherhood, sheep, bathing, oath, musketeer, poet, victory, flag, infantry, dance, ring, messenger ...
Time: 16th century
Place: vienna, transylvania, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, hungary, bulgaria, austria

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 battle, sword, betrayal, sword fight, murder, death and violence mostly in History, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like Stars of Eger: The Deluge (1974), Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969), Ironclad (2011), 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, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, love and romance, romance, state affairs, war, opposites attract, adventure, forbidden love, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, battles, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, sweden, warsaw poland, lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 37K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, castle, king, siege, mercenary, gory, political unrest, adventure, revolution, ambush, battlefield, duel ...
Time: middle ages
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⇓ 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: fortress, knight, armor, murder, death, beach, horse, queen, king, throne, joust, crusader ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: chariot, shot with a bow and arrow, competition, armor, shield, archer, spear throwing, war hero, war violence, bare chested male fighting, seaside, warrior ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Fighting Musketeers (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Alexandre Dumas père novel. Part 1.
Plot: mistress, mission, villain, swashbuckler, loyalty, courage, rescue, nobility, duel, palace, sword fight, sword ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
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, king, warrior, muslim, war, christianity, military, siege, self sacrifice, master warrior, rise to the top ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
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Place: england, africa, sudan, britain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.7
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The Musketeer (2001)
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 233K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 17th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Battle of the Brave (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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King Arthur (2004)
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Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Rani Padmavati (2018)
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Duration: 164 min.
Story: Rani Padmavati - the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths ...
Plot: blood, stabbed in the back, battle, gift, obsession, marriage, queen, king, fire, elephant, sword, sultan ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
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Place: hungary, europe, russia, budapest hungary, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 11K
El Cid (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, knight, betrayal, adventure, vengeance, siege, tragic hero, historical figure, honor, convent, heroic mission, royal family ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, serious, epic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 4K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, portugal, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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.
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Time: 1600s
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 2K
Royal Flash (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with their own agenda. At their urging, Flashman agrees to re-create himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized
Plot: soldier, sword fight, battle, farce, intrigue, escapades, adventure, military, adventurer, betrayal, military life, political intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 151K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: suspense, epic, factual, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: homosexuality, ambition, war, rise to the top, adventure, battles, heroes, battle zone, conquering, state affairs, royal family, brutality ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, persia, macedonia, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: exile, provence, horse, adventure, romance, quarantine, arson, on the run, rescue, new love, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 1K
Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, France, UK
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: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: roman empire, intrigue, politics, assassination, betrayal, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, romance, royal family, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
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Zulu Dawn (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: soldier, battle, colonialism, victory, surrounded, army life, spear throwing, mortar, death, violence, british empire, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: master warrior, tragic hero, roman, adventure, betrayal, intrigue, rise to the top, war, royal family, battles, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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