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, pope, battles, death of wife, death of friend, loss of wife, battle, loss of son
Time: 8th century, middle ages

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and epic films and TV series with plots about battles, battle, heroes, medieval, war, sword and adventure mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Karl der Grosse: Marco Polo (1982), Arthur of the Britons (1972), Sword of Vengeance (2015), The Hexer (2002), Knightfall (2017). 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: 270 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, stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: battles, explorer, rivalry, adventurer, society, culture clash, on the road, against the odds, royal family, heroes, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: china, mongolia, venice, persia, tibet
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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: king arthur, medieval, arthurian legend, male protagonist, sword
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: europe, britain
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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, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, battles, good versus evil, vengeance, gory, violence spree, danger, deadly, escapades, obsession ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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The Hexer (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 50 min.
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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: captivating, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: imaginary, medieval, warrior, adventure, martial arts, heroes, battles, deadly creature, danger, good versus evil, adaptation, violence ...
Place: poland
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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, atmospheric, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: crusade, crusader, chivalry, medieval, relic, religious faith, selflessness, human spirit, battle, tradition, battles, ambush ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century, middle ages
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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: quest, knight, swashbuckler, sword and shield, religion, friend, violence, friendship, battle, medieval, battles
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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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: exciting, captivating, epic, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, battles, barbarian, sword and sandal, king, death, battlefield, village, roman, ancient rome, heroic mission, leadership ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
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Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, legends and myths, king, historical character, heroic, viking, adventure, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century
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61%
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Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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El Cid (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history, 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
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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, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: crusade, pope, adventure, friendship, battles, war, heroic mission, leadership, military, rivalry, state affairs, politics ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: israel, europe, holy land
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57%
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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: oppression, forest, archery, castle, villager, rebel, rebellion, nobleman, archer, father son relationship, national hero, mountain village ...
Time: 14th century
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The Captain Martens Brothers (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 137 min.
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Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Style: captivating, atmospheric, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
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Richard II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
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Desert Law (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 300 min.
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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.
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King Arthur (2004)
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Michael the Brave (1971)
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46%
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The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 167 min.
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