Movies and TV shows like Maria Theresia

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Maria Theresia (2017)
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Maria Theresia (2017)
Original name: Marie Terezie
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful advisor Prince Eugene of Savoy forge quite different plans for them. It looks quite as if the young archduchess must sacrifice her happiness to the cause of the state
Style: psychological, captivating, contemplative, based on true events, visually appealing
Plot: female protagonist, strong female lead, female politician, strong female character, aristocrat, motherhood, empress, high society, political leader, european history, noblewoman, czech history, empire
Place: central europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and based on true events films and TV series with plots about husband wife relationship, female protagonist, politics, european history, strong female character, palace intrigue and czech history mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Maria Theresia: Jan Hus (2015), Burning Bush (2013), Milada (2017), Monstrum (2017), A Prominent Patient (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jan Hus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Czech pre-Reformation priest Jan Hus, who inspired the Protestant Reformation.
Plot: period piece, council, martyr, czech history, priest
Time: 1400s, 15th century
Place: central europe
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Burning Bush (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
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Story: Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set ...
Style: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, lawyer, european history, suicide, student, journalism, revolution, protest, rebelliousness, self sacrifice, russian, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, central europe, prague ...
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Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, touching, captivating ...
Plot: politics, trial, jail, husband wife relationship, strong female character, prisoner, lawyer, strong female lead, female protagonist, european history, courtroom, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Plot: retro, josef stalin, sculptor, statue, monument, communism, moral dilemma, suicide, czech history, husband wife relationship, european history, memorial ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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A Prominent Patient (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1939. Flamboyant Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk has fled to America to escape his recent past. Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and Masaryk is now a man with no nation. In America he tries to forget the personal and political betrayal he and his ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: czech history, politician, diplomat, politics, diplomacy, nazi germany, psychiatrist, european history, life is a bitch, british man, abroad, czech german relations ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, year 1937, year 1938, pre world war two
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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Victoria (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image ...
Style: realistic, romantic, touching, factual, based on true events ...
Plot: british history, monarchy, royal family, queen victoria, queen of england, european history, queen, royalty, power, female protagonist, prime minister, husband wife relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s
Place: britain, london, buckingham palace
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Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.
Style: psychological, sincere, contemplative, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: nun, strong female character, strong female lead, faith, bible, sin, husband wife relationship, monk, death of child, female nudity, rebellion, reformation ...
Time: 16th century
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 ...
Style: epic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: power struggle, political intrigue, queen, murder, royal family, political leader, prophecy, palace, empire, court intrigue, gender disguise, palace intrigue ...
Time: 7th century, ancient times
Place: korea
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Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
Style: based on true events, realistic, captivating, disturbing, stylized ...
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Charles, King and Emperor (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
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Story: The series tells the story of Charles I or Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, one of the most powerful men Europe has met, the ruler of a empire as great in size as in diversity. As the life of Charles of Habsburg is told since his arrival to Spain, it ...
Style: factual, tense, serious, captivating
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Time: 16th century, 1500s
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Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, based on true events, captivating, realistic, stylized
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Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople
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Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, surprise ending, epic ...
Plot: historical character, clergy, political intrigue, church, european history, power struggle, politics, political corruption, ambition, rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s, 16th century, renaissance, 1500s ...
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
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Havel (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 104 min.
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Dukla 61 (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 150 min.
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Style: based on true events
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Charlie (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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The Sleepers (2019)
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TV show
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
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TV show
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
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Place: central europe
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
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Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
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Marie Curie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, Germany, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The most turbulent five years in the life of a genius woman: Between 1905, where Marie Curie comes with Pierre Curie to Stockholm to be awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the radioactivity, and 1911, where she receives her second Nobel ...
Style: touching, light, melancholic, sentimental, disturbing ...
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Genius (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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TV show
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Style: anthology, intellectual, captivating, enigmatic, inspirational ...
Plot: genius, physicist, adolescence vs adulthood, husband wife relationship, life, painter, painting, passage of time, nazi germany, nazi
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The Devil's Mistress (2016)
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Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
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De Gaulle (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.
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Mrs. America (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 458 min.
TV show
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Style: inspirational, touching, uplifting
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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28%
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, captivating, stylized, factual, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, political intrigue, royal family, ambition, state affairs, manipulations, manipulation, society, politics, blind ambition, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Wasteland (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful
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Place: central europe
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27%
Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland
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Plot: czech history, healer, arrested, gay protagonist, communism, diagnosis, closeted gay, gay, closeted homosexual
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Jumong (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, based on true events ...
Plot: queen, royal family, palace intrigue, aristocracy, unfaithful husband, throne, state affairs, conquering, royalty, intrigue, religions or cults, rise to the top ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
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26%