Movies like The Last Princess

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The Last Princess (2016)
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The Last Princess (2016)
Original name: 덕혜옹주
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Under the oppressive Japanese colonial rule, Deok-hye, the last Princess of the declining Joseon Dynasty, is forced to move to Japan. She spends her days missing home, while struggling to maintain dignity as a princess. After a series of failed tries, Deok-hye makes her final attempt to return home with help of her childhood sweetheart, Jang-han.
Plot: princess, japanese occupation of korea, mental institution, spy, royal family, exile, arranged marriage, japanese occupation

Most similar movies to The Last Princess

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films with plots about princess, royal family, state affairs, betrayal, society, death and royalty mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Last Princess: The Age of Shadows (2016), Fighter in the Wind (2004), Ludwig II (2012), Soraya (2003), Zelazna reka (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Age of Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop ...
Plot: japanese occupation of korea, japanese occupation, independence movement, torture, train, neo noir, resistance, spy
Time: 1920s
Place: korea, shanghai, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fighter in the Wind (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An account of karate competitor Choi Yeung-Eui who went to Japan after World War II to become a fighter pilot but found a very different path instead. He changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama and went across the country, defeating martial artists one ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, atrocity, world war two, heroes, fight for supremacy, love and romance, fall in love, contests and competitions, ambition, japanese occupation, fight, liberation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 728
Ludwig II (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: king, suicide, tragic hero, power relations, downfall, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, idealism, royal court, royal family, princess, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 270
Soraya (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Biopic of Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in the 1979's Islamic Revolution.
Plot: second wife, princess
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.6
 24
Zelazna reka (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Drama directed by Ryszard Ber.
Plot: treason, polish history, secret agents, exile, battles, chancellor, decapitation, criminal, intrigue, best friend, rape, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, historical character, french history, royal family, princess, palaces castles and temples, royal court, french revolution, french, state affairs, politics, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, austria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Royal Exchange (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-year-old Spanish infanta. The Regent of France also offers ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, scenic, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: king of france, child bride, princess, gay, union, intrigue, engagement, marriage engagement, reconciliation, french history, monarchy, spanish history ...
Time: 18th century
Place: versailles, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 5K
The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, catastrophe, skyscraper, rescue, danger, firemen, survival, fire, helicopter, love, single father, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.3
 103K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal family, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Foreign Exchange (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A former British Secret Service agent is persuaded to negotiate a spy exchange with Russia, only to find himself drawn into political intrigues.
Plot: man in pajamas, private detective, british, russian, helicopter, spy
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, unfaithful wife, royal court, aristocracy, french history, princess, society, passion, royal family, love, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indeed a tribute, this movie tells the story of Princess Diana's last year, from May 1996 to her fatal accident in August 1997. It focuses on her love affairs with a Pakistani heart surgeon and with Dodi Al Fayed, on her battle with the press, ...
Plot: female director, royal romance, royalty, princess, prince, marriage proposal, british royal family, portrait, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 28K
Henry V (1989)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, politics, king, royal family, military, love and romance, mistress, state affairs, tragedy, princess ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Battleship Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: escape, rescue, freedom, mine, father daughter relationship, beating, betrayal, island, soldier, torture, japanese soldier, colony ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: emperor, communism, suicide attempt, world war two, arranged marriage, teacher, childhood, divorce, confession, arson, empress, interrogation ...
Time: 50s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: china, beijing china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 84
Eternal Wave (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eternal Wave 密战 is a Chinese film set during the anti-Japanese occupation era starring Aaron Kwok, Zhao Li Ying and Zhang Han. It follows the main protagonist Lin Xiang who is a spy working underground to reestablish what was destroyed ruing the ...
Plot: world war two, japanese occupation, communist, sino japanese war, spy, espionage, combat, japanese occupation of china, chinese history
Place: shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.2
 55
Neruda (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The speech called "Yo Acuso", 1948, resulted in Pablo Neruda went underground for 13 months, and began an intensive search of the political police of the time against him.
Plot: poetry, poet, exile, nobel prize, writers
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ashoka the Great (2001)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In India, about 260 BC in the Empire of Magadha, the Prince Asoka (Shah Rukh Khan) survives to many betrayals of his brothers, leaded by the evil Susima (Ajit Kumar), who wants to kill him to inherit the throne. His mothers orders Asoka to leave ...
Style: exciting, captivating, intense, suspense, lyrical ...
Plot: emperor, bollywood, battles, assassination attempt, ruler, buddhism, romance, fall in love, true love, leadership, hidden identity, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police brutality, patriotism, social decay, rebellion, fighting the system, society, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, injustice, revolution, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 3K
Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: politics, power relations, human spirit, rise to the top, ambition, actor's life, hopes, social differences, rich and poor, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s ...
Place: korea, asia, south korea, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mary: The Making of a Princess (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of a fateful encounter and the life-changing choices that led to one of Australia's and the world's most recognisable and romantic love stories.
Plot: royalty, princess, love letter, prince, danish, royal family, love, female director, royal wedding
Place: denmark, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Biography - First telecast in 1982, this drama picks up the story of Prince Charles (Roger Rees) and Lady Diana (Catherine Oxenberg) as their marriage begins to fall apart and follows it through to the royal couple's very public divorce. ...
Plot: queen, marriage, queen of england, princess, british royal family, scandal, extramarital affair, royalty, queen elizabeth ii, royal romance, prince
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 19K
Diana (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana (Naomi Watts) campaigns against the use of land mines and has a secret love affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon (Naveen Andrews).
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: royal family, paparazzi, princess, couple relations, tragic love, british royal family, love affair, secret love, charity, society, state affairs, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and Tsarevna Sophia who aspired for power. But already at that early time Peter demonstrates a profound, bright ...
Plot: russian empire, czar, mutiny, prince, throne, historical event
Time: 1600s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 29K
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, culture clash, bollywood, royal family, royal court, ruler, emperor, politics, dishonesty, princess, historical character ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 96K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, mentor, translator, death, hopes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1949, 1950s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, stylized, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: king, christmas, mistress, political intrigue, power struggle, infidelity, throne, castle, queen, royal family, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
008: Operation Exterminate (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The British Secret Service sends agent 006 (Alberto Lupo) to Cairo, to collaborate with an American colleague in searching for a stolen anti-radar device. Arriving in Egypt, he finds that agent 008 is actually an attractive female (played by Ingrid ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, double agent, female spy, government agent, explosion, helicopter, female agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Spy Killer (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Spy Killer stars Robert Horton as a secret agent turned private eye. Framed for murder, Horton is released, but only after promising that he'll track down a book containing a list of government agents who are operating covertly in Red China. ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: golf, ex wife, jail cell, man wearing towel, trenchcoat, male in bathtub, spy, man in bathtub, man wrapped in a towel, phone booth, private detective, man in pajamas
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 92K
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, realistic, factual, epic, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, british history, british royal family, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, treason, monarchy, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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