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Zelazna reka (1989)
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Zelazna reka
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Drama directed by Ryszard Ber.
Plot: royal court, traitor, intrigue, best friend, secret agent, outlaw, battle, rape, treason, throne, king, spy
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Drama, History, Romance
UK
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Light Arose
Drama, History
Sri Lanka
113 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and epic films with plots about treason, betrayal, state affairs, king, murder, traitor and politics mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Zelazna reka: Six Flying Dragons (2015), Macbeth (1971), One Night with the King (2006), The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Six Flying Dragons
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One Night with the King
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 123 min.
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Macbeth
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Anna and the King
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Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
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Audience: chick flick
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The King and the Clown
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Cambridge Spies
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Elizabeth
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The Dirty Game
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The Three Musketeers
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Revolt
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Lady Inger of Ostrat
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Code name 'Holec'
Genre: Drama, History
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Philby, Burgess and Maclean
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Julius Caesar
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 117 min.
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