Movies like Constantine and the Cross

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Constantine and the Cross (1961)
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Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Original name: Costantino il grande
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, saga, christian film
Plot: battles, ancient rome, emperor, ancient history, christianity, war, adventure, heroes, military, politics, betrayal, espionage, life is a bitch, master warrior, rise to the top, royal family, adoption, intrigue, leadership, rivalry, society, political intrigue, ambition, tragic hero, dishonesty ...
Place: rome italy, europe

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Most similar movies to Constantine and the Cross

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films with plots about state affairs, heroes, rivalry, battles, adventure, sword fight and sword mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Constantine and the Cross: Augustus (2003), Quo Vadis (2001), Sword of the Conqueror (1961), The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964), Empire (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, ancient rome, roman emperor, politics, emperor, intrigue, assassination, betrayal, leadership, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, alexandria egypt, europe, macedonia, spain ...
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle, and wants her for his concubine. For Lygia, a Christian, being a ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, epic
Plot: heroic mission, fall in love, tragic love, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, society, adventure, roman empire, royal family, state affairs, war ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe
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100%
Sword of the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alboino, the Lombard ruler, wants to marry the daughter of a neighboring king, but she loves another. Her father arranges the marriage to Alboino, which he believes will be beneficial to him, only to have Alboino kill him and leave Amalchi, his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: battles, 6th century, dishonesty, betrayal, state affairs, rivalry, adventure, royal family, espionage, epic battle, battlefield, sword ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, betrayal, tragic hero, battles, ancient rome, battlefield, political unrest, war, rivalry, politics, adventure ...
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: julius caesar, roman empire, ancient rome, gladiator, ancient history, leadership, rivalry, betrayal, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, emperor ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, italy
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100%
 5.2
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, rivalry, war, royal family, religions or cults, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, adventure, bible, historical event ...
Place: israel, middle east
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57%
The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: christian film, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, religions or cults, rabbi, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, state affairs, folk hero ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: assassination, betrayal, heroes, tragic hero, right hand man, state affairs, head of state, downfall, dishonesty, unfulfillment, leadership, intrigue ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: samurai, feudal japan, shogun, battles, politics, emperor, betrayal, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, society, adventure ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Druids (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, battles, heroes, destiny, heroic mission, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, state affairs, betrayal, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: battles, rivalry, betrayal, royal family, invasion, queen, adventure, tragic hero, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 16th century
Place: burma, thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
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Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, battles, battlefield, barbarian, death, village, roman, ancient rome, leadership, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 1K
Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, heroes, emperor, knight, leadership, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, siege, war, sword, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe, germany, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, royal family, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, adventure, heroes, ambition, leadership, haunted by the past, escapades, rise to the top, rivalry, betrayal, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership, greek ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
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Hero of Rome (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In ancient Rome, the people finally oust their despised king, Tarquinius, and declare the city a republic. Tarquinius makes an alliance with the Etruscan king, Porsenna, to take back power in Rome, but a Roman general, the heroic Mucius, sets out to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, hostage, ancient rome, rivalry, state affairs, war, adventure, heroes, escapades, ancient history, roman empire, roman soldier ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, epic, baroque
Plot: battles, conquering, war, politics, state affairs, wartime life, military, heroes, political unrest, sword fight, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland, russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Samurai Banners (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Feudal Japan, 1543 to 1562. Kansuke Yamamoto is a samurai who dreams of a country united, peaceful from sea to sea. He enters the service of Takeda, the lord of Kai domain. He convinces Takeda to kill the lord of neighboring Suwa and take his wife ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, war, military, betrayal, politics, state affairs, power relations, dishonesty, intrigue, heroes, master warrior, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, epic
Plot: crusade, adventure, battles, pope, friendship, war, military, leadership, heroic mission, rivalry, politics, society ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: europe, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
By the Will of Chingis Khan (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: Mongolia, Russia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three childhood friends. Three sworn brothers. One was initiated into the sacrament and grew up to be a great shaman. The other two followed the path of war and the nation recognised them as leaders. But only one of them was to become the ruler of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: genghis khan, military, leadership, battles, rise to the top, rivalry, heroes, adventure, ambition, escapades, war, historical character ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 13th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
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Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspense, cult film
Plot: battles, soldier, revolution, adventure, war, politics, life is a bitch, rivalry, rebellion, parents and children, fall in love, political unrest ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lion of Thebes (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fleeing Troy in the wake of its destruction, fair-faced Helen and her faithful protector Arion run into the pharaoh Ramses, who sets his sights on Helen -- and is subsequently murdered. Now it's up to Arion to save Helen from those who wish her ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forest, mate swapping, betrayal, rescue, lovers on the run, aging, state affairs, femme fatale, adventure, master warrior, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Taras Bulba (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cossack, heroes, battles, forbidden love, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, military, unfulfillment, rebellion, adventure, love and romance, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, kiev ukraine, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, epic
Plot: conquistador, gold, rivalry, treasure hunt, adventurer, dishonesty, royal family, political unrest, leadership, obsessive quest, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, europe, latin america, spain, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author, Mario Vargas Llosa's epic, The War At The End Of the World (La guerra del fin del mundo).
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: politics, religions or cults, family relations, society, tragic hero, life is a bitch, heroes, war, rebellion, state affairs, unfulfillment, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
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El Cid (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: knight, siege, battles, treason, convent, tragic hero, betrayal, adventure, royal family, heroic mission, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
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Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.
Style: biblical, atmospheric, epic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: battles, heroes, royal family, couple relations, political unrest, legends and myths, ancient history, fall in love, religions or cults, healing power, leadership, society ...
Place: holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 46K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, strategy, war, martial arts, historical event, war hero, siblings relations, state affairs, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, tragic hero ...
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Duel of the Titans (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steve Reeves and George Scott are raised by wolves, but grow up to become the founders of Rome.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, family relations, battles, twins, state affairs, escapades, adventure, heroes, master villain, survival, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%