Movies and TV shows like Karl der Grosse

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Karl der Grosse (1993)
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Karl der Grosse (1993)
Original name: Charlemagne
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Young Charlemagns is placed on the Frankish throne in the middle of the 8th Century A.D. Despite having many powerful enemies he slowly unites the nations of Western Europe and rebuilds civilization on the ruins of the Roman Empire.
Plot: medieval, ancient, pope, royal family, battles, loss of wife, death of wife, death of friend, loss of son, battle
Time: 8th century, middle ages

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and epic films and TV series with plots about medieval, battles, ancient, adventure, heroes, sword fight and sword mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Karl der Grosse: Marco Polo (1982), Knightfall (2017), Arthur of the Britons (1972), Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014), Sword of Vengeance (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA, Japan, China
Duration: 504 min.
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Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: medieval, explorer, white man asian woman relationship, islam, historical event, ancient, battles, escapades, ambition, society, adventure, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: persia, venice, mongolia, tibet, china
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Knightfall (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.
Style: christian film, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: medieval, crusader, knights templar, crusade, religious faith, chivalry, relic, warrior, mystery, battles, human spirit, tradition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: france
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Arthur of the Britons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This series strips away the elaborate medieval view of Camelot, and presents Arthur as the chief of a small Celt tribe in Dark-Ages Britain, a century or two after the withdrawal of Rome. Arthur struggles to weave the scattered tribes of Celts, ...
Plot: medieval, king arthur, ancient, pagan, male protagonist, arthurian legend, sword
Time: 5th century, middle ages
Place: britain, europe
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56%
Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, saga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, castle, battles, sword fight, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, escapades, sword and shield, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, love interest ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
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52%
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Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, good versus evil, vengeance, violence spree, escapades, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england
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50%
The Legend of El Cid (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, medieval, spanish history, monarchy, islam, oppression, knight, battles, gay, warrior, historical character, tough guy ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain, portugal
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46%
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The Hexer (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Wiedźmin is a 2002 fantasy television series. 13 episodes were made. The series received relatively poor reviews, particularly in the light of the failure of the preceding movie. The story is based on the stories of The Witcher, by Polish author ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: adventure, martial arts, medieval, warrior, battles, heroes, deadly creature, sword, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, monster ...
Place: poland
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The Knights of the Quest (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1271, five young knights journey to Thebes in Greece to recover the Sacred Shroud and deliver it back to France and into the hands of the royal family.
Plot: medieval, quest, ancient, battles, swashbuckler, religion, sword and shield, knight, violence, friend, friendship
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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45%
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 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, touching, epic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, battlefield, battles, barbarian, antiquity, ancient rome, roman, war, death, village, leadership ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, constantinople, europe
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44%
 8.5
 518K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: atmospheric, heroic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, viking, king, adventure, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, historical character, heroes, sword and shield, tough heroes, leader ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century, 9th century, 8th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Vikings: Valhalla (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Dramatizes the legendary adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and the Norman King William the Conqueror. These men and women will blaze a path as they fight for survival ...
Style: tense, heroic, breathtaking, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, battles, war, adventure, warrior, norse mythology, medieval, heroes, survival, killings, folk hero, myth ...
Time: 11th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
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44%
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Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, kung fu master, adventure hero, palace, medieval, escapades, forbidden love, barbarian, strong violent content, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: mongolia, asia, venice, china, beijing china
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41%
The Rat Patrol (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of four Allied soldiers — three Americans and one Englishman — who are part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, tank, french foreign legion, soldier, military, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, war, mouse, battles ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
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41%
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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
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41%
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Crossbow (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Crossbow is a 1987 action/adventure television series that aired on The Family Channel. The series was produced by Steven North and Richard Schlesinger for Robert Halmi Inc., in co-production with French television network FR3, and filmed entirely ...
Plot: medieval, ancient, mountain village, national hero, nobleman, rebel, father son relationship, castle, archery, rebellion, oppression, villager ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: switzerland
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Outlaw King (2018)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, factual, suspense, dark ...
Plot: medieval, knight, siege, historical character, war, king, battlefield, throne, guerilla warfare, exile, rebellion, castle ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england
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39%
The Captain Martens Brothers (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Historical movie based on the "fratii Jderi" book. The movie is in the top 20 most watched Romanian movies.
Plot: barbarian, village, horde, battles, medieval
Place: romania
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39%
 6.3
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, exciting, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king arthur, medieval, knight, king, battles, swords and armor, arthurian legend, adventure, roman empire, sword fight, freedom, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, england, britain, rome italy, london ...
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39%
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Stephen the Great - Vaslui 1475 (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In 1475 when Stephen the Great, ruler of Moldavia is facing an invading Ottoman army of 120 000 men, the fate of Christian Europe largely depends on the battle's outcome.
Plot: medieval, royal family, epic battle, horde, battles, spy, throne, turk, tribute, sultan, devastation, sword ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: lithuania, black sea, romania, poland, vatican ...
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39%
Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, aviation, military, american soldier, soldier, air force, bomb, airplane, army, attack, pilot, mission ...
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Place: pacific ocean
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38%
Hearts and Armour (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, she finds herself in love with a Moor prince, while one of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: sword and sorcery, medieval, knight, ancient, legend, crusade, erotica, battles, rape, adventure, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
Place: europe
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37%
Our World War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
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Story: During the First World War, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: world war one, battles, soldier, war, battle zone, military, british soldier, wartime, wartime life, military life, struggle for survival, british ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
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37%
The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set ...
Style: bleak, rough, melancholic, epic
Audience: boys' night
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Desert Law (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A mother hires an ex-CIA man to find and bring back her son, who has been abducted by his father and brought to Morocco, where his grandfather, the ruler of a desert tribe, wants him to become his successor.
Plot: combat, heroes, battles, male female relationship, showdown, fistfight, terrorist, martial arts, kidnapping, teenager, violence, ambush ...
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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, heir, ambition, catholic church, throne, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, cathedral, king, culture clash, royalty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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37%
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Richard II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
Story: Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is a weak and ineffective king - wasteful in his spending habits, unwise in his choise of ...
Plot: medieval, british history, shakespeare, king of england, rebel, corruption, king, royalty, nephew, aristocrat, evil king
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to ...
Style: intense, inspirational, psychological, epic, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: joan of arc, betrayal, medieval, siege, battlefield, king of france, violence, female protagonist, sword, bishop, maid, heretic ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, future
Place: france, england, paris france, new orleans, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
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Barbarians (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, barbarian, mythology, legends and myths, tribe, invasion, german history, war, myth, european history, native tribe, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
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The Last King (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will ...
Style: epic, heroic, breathtaking, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, norse mythology, kingdom, myth, civil war, winter, snow, king, mythology, master warrior, courage, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
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36%