Movies like Zelazna reka

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Zelazna reka (1989)
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Zelazna reka (1989)
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 list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and captivating films with plots about politics, king, society, political unrest, death, state affairs and sword mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like Zelazna reka: Hagbard and Signe (1967), Light Arose (2017), Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975), Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004), Daas (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hagbard and Signe (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mountain slopes of Iceland are shown to excellent advantage in the Scandinavian epic Hagbard and Signe. The story, based on an ancient legend, concerns Hagbard (Oleg Vidov), the son of a slain Norse king. Seeking revenge against the rival clan ...
Plot: king, sauna, shield, chess, hunting, river, gold, youth, sword, murder, love, horse
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95%
 9.6
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Light Arose (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Aloko Udapadi is a Sinhalese epic historical film based on the story of King Valagamba of Anuradhapura (89 – 77 BCE).
Plot: buddhism, king, power, drought, chariot, kill, battle, queen, tamil, sword, fight, army ...
Place: sri lanka
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A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: king, czech, knight, aristocrat, european history, election, father son relationship, monarch, czech history
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: politics, king, religion, intrigue, rival, aristocrat
Time: 1500s
Place: scandinavia, norway
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84%
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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: king, execution, royal family, letter, hanging, childbirth, murder of a nude woman, gunpowder, queen elizabeth i, public execution, heart in hand, power ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scotland, england
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81%
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Daas (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jest rok 1776. Radca wiedeńskiej Kancelarii Nadwornej Henryk Klein (Mariusz Bonaszewski) otrzymuje skargę na hrabiego Jakuba Franka (Olgierd Łukaszewicz), który kilkanaście lat wcześniej został skazany za głoszenie herezji i zbiegł do ...
Plot: religious leader, complaint, messiah, flashback, jewish, royal court, clerk, cult leader, warning, worship, investigation, mysterious man ...
Time: 1770s, 18th century
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The King and the Clown (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the late 15th century during the reign of King Yeonsan, two male street clowns and tightrope walkers, Jangsaeng (Gam Wu-seong) and Gong-gil (Lee Joon-gi), are part of an entertainer troupe. Their manager prostitutes the beautiful Gong-gil to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, cynical, atmospheric ...
Plot: king, jester, gambling, gays and lesbians, transsexual, royal court, against the rules, palaces castles and temples, rich and poor, royal family, gender, power relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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78%
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The Dirty Game (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A U.S. intelligence general (Robert Ryan) recalls three Cold War cases of Soviet (Henry Fonda), French and Italian (Vittorio Gassman) spies.
Style: microfilm
Plot: spy, traitor, berlin wall, eurospy, secret agent, jeep, espionage, defector, cold war, kidnapping, military police
Place: rome italy, africa, paris france, soviet union, russia ...
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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: battle, priest, storytelling, student, pistol, colonialism, museum, traitor, rebellion, rebel, patriotism, execution ...
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Boris Godunov (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Praised for its fine photography and production design if not its narrative, Sergei Bondarchuk directed this adaptation of the tale by Alexander Pushkin. Boris Godunov came to the Czarist throne at the end of the 16th century, after the original ...
Plot: bell, impostor, usurper, idiot, czar, murder, coronation, torture, battle
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: strike, working class, political corruption, political unrest, fighting the system, rebellion, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, journalism, idealism, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, seaport
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58%
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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: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: opera, master and servant, impossible love, romance, royal court, sexual relations, palaces castles and temples, power relations, intrigue, interracial relations, love and romance, society ...
Time: 1900s
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire
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Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding father, Arnold as America's most notorious traitor. ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: treason, independence, tragic hero, betrayal, rise and fall, war, moral dilemma, revolution, americana, dishonesty, heroes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Code name 'Holec' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic
Story: Young director Honza David (Krystof Hádek) films the Russian invasion in in Prague in August 1968. With Eva (Vica Kerekes) - the love of his life - he tries to get out of the country. He wants to bring the explosive material to Vienna, to the ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: male full rear nudity, czech history, european history, double agent, shooting, moral dilemma, tv host, secret mission, pop singer, blackmail, tank, sex scene ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: vienna, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic ...
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55%
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Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: sexual, erotic, epic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: lust, intrigue, unsimulated sex, sexual relations, assassination, royal family, prostitute, brutality, rise and fall, sexuality, betrayal, infidelity ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century
Place: italy
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The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Plot: kingdom, queen, king, monarchy, power, arranged marriage, unrequited love, procession, baron, duke, wife, empire ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 17th century
Place: spain
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Death of a President (1977)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After Poland won freedom from of its long overlordship by Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, it took a further four years for its National Assembly to elect Gabriel Narutowicz as its first president. Narutowicz was a professor who until ...
Plot: painter, election, prime minister, police, anti semitism, assassination, riot, minister, gallery, parliament, president, socialism
Place: poland
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Shivers (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with the task of raising two kids alone. The ...
Plot: communism, brainwashing, ideology, child's point of view, classmate, stalinism, death of boy, polish, dictatorship, political prisoner, scout, josef stalin ...
Time: 1950s
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Inspection of the Crime Scene 1901 (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: More documentary in its approach than dramatized history, this is a compelling story about a 1901 children's strike in Wrzesnia near the Polish border with Prussia. Poland was partitioned at this time, and a rigidly patriotic Prussian teacher ...
Plot: scandal, religion, suffering, german, classroom, frontier, school teacher, arrest, lesson, blackmail, trial, protest ...
Time: 1900s
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Fever (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is set in 1905, in a time of feverish revolutionary underground activity in Poland partitioned between three neighbours. All the characters are committed anarchists. The bomb maker puts an invention together to place it at the disposal of ...
Plot: politics, corruption, police, violence, prison, tragic event, undercover, mental breakdown, terrorism, revolt
Place: poland
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50%
Death as a Slice of Bread (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The violence and high drama of this film is taken directly from recent Polish history. On December 13, 1981 national security forces swoop down on unsuspecting workers of the Wujek mine and arrest a Solidarity leader. Pushed to the limits, the ...
Plot: massacre, miner, protest, martial law, communism, solidarity, coal mine, tank, army, riot
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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: construction, roman soldier, ancient rome, sword, suicide, temple, battle, betrayal
Place: romania
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Falling Star (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: royal family, master and servant, isolation, homosexuality, political unrest, royal court, palaces castles and temples, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, erection, male nudity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
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The Holy Office (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The long arm of the Inquisition, or the "Holy Office," reached at least as far as 16th-century Mexico (known as New Spain at the time). Many Spanish Catholics of Moorish or Jewish origin found it expedient to flee to the New World to ...
Plot: inquisition, spanish inquisition, religious persecution, burned at the stake, torture, prison, sex, fear, rape
Time: 1500s
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The Face Reader (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Nae-kyung, the most skillful face reader in Joseon dynasty, was living in seclusion when he was offered a lucrative partnership by Yeon-hong, a Korean geisha. Nae-kyung accepts the proposal to read the faces of Yeon-hong’s guests only to get ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: political intrigue, head of state, coup, political unrest, royal court, betrayal, politics, dishonesty
Time: 15th century
Place: asia, korea
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42%
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New Dubai (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 55 min.
Story: In a middle class neighborhood in a city in the countryside of Brazil, the real estate speculation is a menace to the affective memory of a group of friends. Their answer to this imminent transformation is to fuck in the construction sites. And what ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: masturbation, male nudity, rape, anal sex, erection, naked in public, unsimulated sex, male masturbation, ejaculation, incest, threesome, gay ...
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, intrigue, state affairs, downfall, parents and children, family life, political unrest, royal family, revolution, dishonesty, rivalry, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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The Innocents (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Plot: world war two, abbess, newborn baby, atheist, red cross, caesarean birth, pregnant, pregnant woman, photograph, doctor, baby, dancing ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 1940
Place: poland
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Lenin in Poland (1966)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life of the great Bolshevik leader before the Russian revolution is chronicled in this bio-pic. Much of the tale centers on his exile in Poland where Lenin becomes friends with two peasants. The little girl has a strong belief in the nationalist ...
Plot: propaganda, communist
Time: 1910s
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The Mill and the Cross (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality you are experiencing? From Lech Majewski, one of Poland's most acclaimed filmmakers, The Mill ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: painter, punishment, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, society, redemption, life is a bitch, death sentence, occupation, loss of son, corrupted ruler, drawing ...
Time: 16th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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