Movies like Zelazna reka

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Zelazna reka (1989)
 6.6
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Zelazna reka (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Drama directed by Ryszard Ber.
Plot: rape, spy, king, criminal, treason, battles, secret agents, exile, best friend, traitor, throne, intrigue, royal court, polish history, decapitation, battle, outlaw, secret agent, chancellor

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and stylized films with plots about king, intrigue, politics, royal court, murder, society and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like Zelazna reka: Masquerade (2012), Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004), The King and the Clown (2005), The Massacre of Glencoe (1972), Light Arose (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 6K
Masquerade (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: king, hidden identity, lookalikes, treason, throne, royal court, political intrigue, ruler, save the kingdom, danger, state affairs, head of state ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: royal family, power, rivalry, treason, betrayal, conspiracy, monarchy, public execution, murder, king, execution, confession ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scotland, england
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67%
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, touching, atmospheric, sincere, cynical ...
Plot: king, jester, fighting the system, against the rules, state affairs, lifestyle, rich and poor, royal court, society, street performer, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 16th century
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Massacre of Glencoe (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The true story of the events leading up to the infamous massacre of the Macdonalds by the Campbells in February of 1692.
Plot: british royal family, intrigue, rapier, historical event, kilt, atrocity, deadline, massacre, murder, sword, musket, battle ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 9.0
 7K
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, sword, chariot, kill, battle, tamil, drought, fight, security, battles ...
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: execution, decapitation, mutiny, czar, imperial russia
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 180
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, eurospy
Plot: spy, traitor, military police, berlin wall, secret agent, cold war, defector, kidnapping, jeep, vodka, secret agents, espionage
Place: russia, soviet union, east berlin east germany, rome italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: king, royalty, rivals, intrigue, religion, politics, aristocrat, rival
Time: 1500s
Place: norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, bad ending, captivating ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, queen, state affairs, queen elizabeth i, rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, british history, female protagonist, throne, protestant ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Czech Television's epic historical film draws on the breathtaking dramatic life of the great of Czech history, King Charles IV.
Plot: king, czech, knight, election, european history, father son relationship, aristocrat, monarch, czech history
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: pistol, revolution, leader, priest, colonialism, execution, gun, battles, rebel, rebellion, battle, sword ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ...
Style: saga
Plot: king, nudity (full frontal - brief), horse, murder, love, chess, sword, gold, river, hunting, shield, sauna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 205
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 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, enigmatic
Plot: investigation, messiah, mysterious man, religious leader, cult, worship, warning, uncover truth, polish history, jewish, royal court, flashback ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 88
Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: king, archbishop, infidelity, murder, male homosexuality, mourning, death, blood, death of father, prince, homosexuality, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: prayer, protest, strike, school teacher, suffering, scandal, religion, blackmail, classroom, lesson, trial, arrest ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
40%
 6.7
 202
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: russian history, impostor, torture, czar, idiot, usurper, murder, coronation, battle, bell, battles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 357
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, suicide, father son relationship, teenager, sex, children, police, death of boy, brother sister relationship, limp, teenage girl, propaganda ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: miraculous event, old testament, religious, conquering, heroes, escapades, hopes, oracle, society, confined, exile, kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 3K
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, realistic, captivating, sexy, sexual
Plot: interracial relations, opera, couples, palaces castles and temples, power relations, romance, master and servant, love and romance, unfulfillment, intrigue, society, sexual relations ...
Time: 1900s
Place: middle east, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Death of a Tea Master (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 4K
Il Primo Re (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: king, mythology, roman, twin brother, fratricide, religion, flood, journey, historical event, friendship, sacrifice, rivalry ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: secret mission, spy, actress, blackmail, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, double agent, reading aloud, hit in the face, aspiring actress, female nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, vienna, prague czech republic, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Spanish Princess (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: royal court, king, royal family, queen of england, intrigue, rivalry, dishonesty, historical figure, death, ambition, family, culture clash ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 2K
Pharaoh (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.
Style: epic
Plot: rebellion, father son relationship, parable, priest, canal, pharaoh, temple, battles, death of father, battle, eclipse, chariot ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 610
Rikyu (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi becomes Japan's most powerful warlord, unifying the country. Rikyu, through the tea ceremony and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, rise to the top, politics, society, battles, political unrest, samurai, state affairs, war, heroes, military, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, korea, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 331
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: royal family, political unrest, royal court, society, state affairs, master and servant, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), art, isolation, palaces castles and temples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Epitaph for Barbara Radziwill (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama about historical figure Barbara Radziwiłł, her romance with King Sigismund II August, her death and her posthumous return to Vilnius.
Plot: death, marriage, dysfunctional marriage, king, coronation, epileptic, polish history, male female relationship, funeral, mistress, brother sister relationship, tragic event ...
Time: 1500s, 16th century
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 321
The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, society, dishonesty, family life, revolution, downfall, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 146
Dorotheus (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In medieval Serbia, a young monk, a master of herbal medicine, grabs the attention of warlord's wife.
Style: light
Plot: medieval, monk, fear, baby, monastery, surprise attack, grass, river, medicine, tragic event, king, candle ...
Place: serbia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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