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Vlad the Impaler: The True Life of Dracula (1979)
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Vlad the Impaler: The True Life of Dracula (1979)
Original name: Vlad Tepes
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes, otherwise known as Vlad the Impaler and Dracula, fights the Ottoman Turks on the battlefield and the Hungarian Boyars in his court.
Plot: justice, robbery, turk, execution
Time: 1400s
Place: ottoman empire, romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and exciting films with plots about execution, genocide, armenian genocide, mass murder, death, armenian and world war one mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Vlad the Impaler: The True Life of Dracula: Four Women in A Harem (1965), Allegro Barbaro (1979), The Punishment (1976), Fox: Hunter (1993), September Eleven 1683 (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Four Women in A Harem (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 83 min.
Story: One of the earliest Turkish films to display lesbianism, Haremde Dört Kadın (Four Women in the Harem) tells the story of three women in Pasha's harem and the newcomer. The film was attacked by fundamentalists, who destroyed the reels ...
Plot: harem, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbianism
Time: 1890s
Place: ottoman empire
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95%
Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
Plot: politics, love, execution, class struggle, murder
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83%
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
Plot: verdict, peasant, death, tradition, guilt, prosecutor, false accusation, jealousy, world war one, envy, landowner, village ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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82%
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Fox: Hunter (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the period prior to the revolt in Timisoara in December 1989 and mirroring the events that led to the downfall of the dictator Ceausescu. -- BFI
Plot: dictatorship, secret police, surveillance, trust, fear, friendship
Place: romania
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74%
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September Eleven 1683 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire's warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City's fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski ...
Style: realistic, epic, serious, bleak, exciting
Plot: military, heroes, head of state, wartime life, state affairs, adventure, escapades, against humanity, danger, religions or cults, battles, isolation ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, europe, austria, vienna
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71%
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The Column (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Roman Emperor Trajan has just murdered all the local men of Dacia and holds a military stronghold in what will later become Rumania. He places a Roman centurion in his place to occupy his latest conquest. After lopping off the head of the Dacian ...
Plot: betrayal, suicide, battle, temple, sword, male female relationship, roman soldier, construction, ancient rome
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Several directors from countries of the region were invited to create stories taking place in and around the beautiful city of Istanbul, in the vein of “Paris, je t’aime” and “New York, I love you”. They come together to remind viewers ...
Plot: armenian, diaspora, armenian genocide, greek, musician, genocide
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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69%
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The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Style: factual, heartbreaking, sentimental, suspenseful, compassionate ...
Plot: love triangle, armenian genocide, journalist, medical student, genocide, forced marriage, mass murder, tragic love, true love, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, running for your life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Flower of the Lake (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kastoria, a region in Western Macedonia at the turn of the century. Greeks, Turks, Jews and other nationalities live together under the rule of the Ottoman empire, amid the despair, the uncertainty and the confusion brought about by the 1897 war ...
Plot: family man, bazaar, turk, snow, boat, fisherman, church, wound, lake, fishing
Time: 1900s
Place: ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A docudrama depicting the Berlin Conference in which the Western powers decided the partition of Africa.
Plot: colonialism, conference, diplomat, colonization, united kingdom, map, interview
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: spain, congo, france, belgium, africa ...
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67%
At the Beginning of Glorious Days (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter’s ukases provoke the Boyars’ ...
Plot: decapitation, execution, mutiny, czar
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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60%
February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
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58%
The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: doctor, speech, husband wife relationship, democracy, adolescence, grave, execution, revolution, hanging, terror, suppression, exhumation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century
Place: central europe, hungary, soviet union, romania, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Magnificat (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Magnificat is a 1993 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: religion, nun, loss of father, pregnancy, execution, executioner, abbey, death
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Days of 36 (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The assassin of a prominent trade unionist takes a conservative MP hostage and the government prevaricates over tactics so as not to alienate potential political allies.
Plot: military dictatorship, politician, politics, poison, kidnapping, hostage, assassination, execution
Time: 1930s
Place: greece
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52%
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries based loosely on the lives of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her son James I of England.
Plot: royal family, king, execution, strangulation, torture, letter, queen elizabeth i, power, gunpowder, childbirth, murder of a nude woman, hanging ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scotland, england
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52%
Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: military, battles, rebellion, fall in love, political unrest, love affair, disorder, rivalry, rebelliousness, society, fight for supremacy, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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50%
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, anti communist, defection, male female relationship, betrayal, prison, exploitation, journalist, poetry, release from prison, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
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50%
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The Kidnapping of the Maidens (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century Wallachia war-bands of Ottoman Turks from across the Danube river raid Wallachia with impunity while Wallachia's Phanariote rulers don't oppose them.
Plot: tribute, palace, kidnapping, muslim, christianity, islam, harem, secret passage, ruler, turk, mother son relationship
Time: 19th century, 1700s
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: holocaust, mass murder, war correspondent, anti semitism, world war two
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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1915 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.
Plot: armenian genocide, international, genocide, soldier, theatre production, armenian, stage play, theater
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bonifacio, the First President (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of Andres Bonifacio, a man who rose as a leader in the fight against the Spanish oppressors, and would gain the enmity of even those fighting for the same cause.
Plot: historical event, pistol, student, storytelling, rebellion, rebel, traitor, execution, sword, revolution, museum, patriotism ...
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46%
The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: gloomy, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: genocide, deportation, siblings relations, family relations, life turned upside down, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, against humanity, desert, fall in love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: armenia, middle east, turkey, ottoman empire
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46%
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Harem Suare (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A story of the impossible love between one of the Sultan's concubines and one of his eunuchs in a harem at the end of the Ottoman Empire.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: opera, intrigue, society, palaces castles and temples, sexual relations, love and romance, master and servant, interracial relations, unfulfillment, romance, power relations, couples ...
Time: 1900s
Place: turkey, middle east, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Crucible (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.
Plot: justice, religion, trial, christianity, christian, devil, witchcraft, courtroom, adultery, lucifer, witch hunt, superstition ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Janosik (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 163 min.
Story: This film is one of the most popular pictures of Slovak cinema and relates the story about the legendary folk hero and brigand Juro Jánošík [1688-1713] and the social situation in Slovakia of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The first part ...
Plot: bandit, execution, mountain, legendary hero, death
Time: 16th century
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct ...
Plot: great depression, fear, farm, baseball, execution, violence, kolkhoz, child killed, new identity, socialism, torture, shot to death ...
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Assignment Berlin (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview
Plot: witness, judge, world war one, assassination, genocide, trial, lawyer, revenge, mass murder, jury, vengeance, justice ...
Time: year 1915
Place: berlin germany, ottoman empire, turkey, armenia
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43%
Armenia, My Love... (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The destiny of a happy Armenian family, whose life will change forever in 1915, Ottoman Empire, (Armenian land), now Turkey and whose beautiful dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American painter, who lives to paint ...
Plot: armenian, armenian genocide, mass murder, genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: turkey, ottoman empire, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: injustice, price of justice, escapades, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, rebellion, vengeance, righting the wronged, revolution, folk hero, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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