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Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
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Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspense, realistic, enigmatic, erotic, political thriller
Plot: renaissance, wealth, aristocracy, european history, politics, betrayal, bank, ambition, secret, political unrest, rise to power, medieval, exile, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, dead father, banker, gay, ancient, villain, royal family, monarch, christian, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 15th century, future, 1400s
Place: florence, venice, tuscany, italy, florence italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and stylized films and TV series with plots about royalty, medieval, royal family, renaissance, state affairs, rivalry and palace intrigue mostly in History, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Medici: Masters of Florence: The Borgias (2011), The Tudors (2007), Versailles (2015), Da Vinci's Demons (2013), The White Queen (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
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Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, political, erotic ...
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Time: 17th century
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
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The White Queen (2013)
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, erotic, political ...
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Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
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The White Princess (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Leonardo (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 409 min.
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Story: A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Each episode will examine one of da Vinci’s artworks for hidden clues about a ...
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The Virgin Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 669 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Story: Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.
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The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 300 min.
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Story: La Vita di Leonardo Da Vinci — in English, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci — is a 1971 Italian television miniseries dramatizing the life of the Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci. The Golden Globe-winning miniseries was directed by ...
Style: enigmatic, uplifting, intellectual, inspirational, mind bending ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
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Plot: medieval, ambition, throne, power struggle, heir, cathedral, religions or cults, state affairs, catholic church, king, culture clash, world politics ...
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The Conclave (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, Germany
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Style: captivating, disturbing, stylized, suspense
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Maximilian (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, Hungary
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Story: In 1477 Charles the Bold dies, his only child is a girl which cannot rule without a husband. Meanwhile in Austria, Emperor Frederick III and his antagonist Louis XI France battle over said marriage prospects, battles ensue, tragedy falls.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, erotic
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Duration: 60 min.
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Madame De Pompadour: The King's Favourite (2006)
Genre: History, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 192 min.
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Story: Jeanne Poisson, the headstrong, ambitious, witty and erudite, catches the eye and heart of French King Louis XV at a costumed ball. She masters the art of seduction well enough to become accepted even by the Queen, corpulent mother of ten. As a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, intense, sentimental, stylized
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Charles, Emperor King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
TV show
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 ...
Style: factual, captivating, serious, tense, erotic
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