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Magnificent Century (2011)
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Original name: Muhteşem Yüzyıl
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became a Sultan.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, based on true events, dramatic
Plot: royal family, sultan, intrigue, state affairs, love and romance, couple relations, political intrigue, power struggle, political unrest, battles, political conspiracy, war, couples, parent child relationship, destiny, military, palace intrigue, turk, change of luck, conspiracy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about state affairs, royal family, love and romance, intrigue, couples, betrayal and dishonesty mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Magnificent Century: Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015), Conquest 1453 (2012), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020), The Tudors (2007), Jodhaa Akbar (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.
Style: emotional, based on true events, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: sultan, strong female character, palace intrigue, royal family, strongman, strong female lead, power struggle, rise to the top, intrigue, bossy woman, power, harem ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: tense, epic, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prophet, emperor, sultan, rise to the top, conquering, siege, politics, attack, political intrigue, military, power struggle, political unrest ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.
Plot: sultan, muslim, sword, turk, castle, historian, war, prince, roman empire, storyteller, battle, christian ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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100%
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: queen, king, royal court, historical character, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, throne, couple relations, betrayal, siblings relations, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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67%
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Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, culture clash, bollywood, royal family, royal court, ruler, emperor, politics, dishonesty, princess, couple relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
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The Virgin Queen (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
Story: The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her ...
Style: serious, sincere, factual, touching, realistic
Plot: queen elizabeth i, palace intrigue, forbidden love, throne, queen of england, royal family, british royal family, state affairs, head of state, political intrigue, political conspiracy, treason ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe
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1001 Nights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Story: Sehrazat, a young widow who is financially unable to treat her terminally ill young son, is forced to address to her charming boss, asking for help. The proposal by her boss changes her life forever.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, fairy tale
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, couples, moral dilemma, love and romance, wooing, single parent, couple relations, leukemia, blackmail, sick child, family relations, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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67%
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War & Peace (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: aristocracy, love and romance, society, war, state affairs, wartime life, fall in love, couple relations, love story, courage, battle, battles ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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100%
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The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, epic, harsh ...
Plot: royal family, king, prince, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, betrayal, queen, rivalry, throne, society, ruler ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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Admiral (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: russian history, political unrest, destiny, world war one, politics, state affairs, russian revolution, russian civil war, military, warship, civil war, against the odds ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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100%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, culture clash, opposites attract, palace, forbidden love, politics, royal court, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
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100%
The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: On his deathbed, King Henry VIII recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them - in a bid to secure the succession to the throne with a male heir. Despite his many marriages and the crowded court, Henry remains ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: intrigue, king, ruler, palaces castles and temples, remarry, strong female presence, death sentence, rise and fall, society, royal court, ambition, royal family ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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100%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, politics, forbidden love, couples, royal family, state affairs, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, intrigue, tragic hero ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, stylized, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: queen, king, royal court, siblings relations, royal family, seduction, love triangle, intrigue, jealousy, family relations, betrayal, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, infidelity, sister, intrigue, royal court, blind ambition, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, state affairs, rise to the top, romance ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
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, aristocracy, royal family, palace intrigue, throne, state affairs, conquering, rise to the top, intrigue, religions or cults, inheritance, heir heiress ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: spain, portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, politics, mistress, social differences, rise and fall, ambition, infidelity, political unrest, political intrigue, love and romance, head of state ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, holland, europe, versailles, netherlands ...
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100%
Catherine the Great (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, stylized
Plot: breasts, ambition, political intrigue, manipulations, royal court, cinderella story, love triangle, rivalry, military, society, manipulation, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, ottoman empire, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
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50%
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Elizabeth R (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, factual
Plot: palace intrigue, queen elizabeth i, queen, royal family, political conspiracy, throne, betrayal, state affairs, political unrest, dishonesty, patriotism, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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25%
Young Catherine (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Canada, Soviet Union, Germany, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic, sentimental
Plot: royal court, love and romance, couple relations, palaces castles and temples, royal family, ambition, rivalry, state affairs, head of state, intrigue, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s
Place: russia
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100%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, state affairs, couple relations, love and romance, couples, royal family, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
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100%
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
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.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, lyrical, touching, romantic ...
Plot: russian empire, royal family, royal court, palace intrigue, loveless marriage, coup d'etat, russian history, empress, heir to the throne, family, love, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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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, stylized, captivating, realistic, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, power relations, military, war, state affairs, betrayal, politics, intrigue, master warrior, fall in love, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: queen, royal court, monarchy, royal family, aristocracy, king, throne, love and romance, intrigue, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, rise to the top ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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11%
The Great Jang-Geum (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, medical drama
Plot: female doctor, royal family, state affairs, politics, intrigue, orphan, political conspiracy, cook, doctor, emperor, disease, joseon dynasty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 9K
Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, political intrigue, royal family, ambition, state affairs, manipulations, manipulation, blind ambition, society, betrayal, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
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Elizabeth I (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 223 min.
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: queen, royal family, monarchy, royal court, palace intrigue, queen elizabeth i, couple relations, family relations, queen of england, romance, political unrest, head of state ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london, scotland ...
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11%
Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: russian history, queen, russian empire, power struggle, historical character, palace intrigue, court intrigue, state affairs, ambitious woman, empress, female protagonist, politics ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ottoman empire, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Zemheri (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Firuze and Ayaz. Two beautiful heart, two family carrying children overhead. Fate brought them together. Her father's unjust conviction in the elevator accident that killed thirteen people triggered Firuze. Carrying the responsibility of being ...
Style: captivating, emotional, suspense, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, rise to the top, destiny, couples, parent child relationship, intrigue, change of luck, family relations, romance, love and romance, power struggle
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
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22%
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Wounded Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Azize finds herself with her 3 children and mother-in-law in a difficult fight. She raises her children while fighting the difficulties of the war period and her husband's absence whom she loves more than anything. It's about war, love, ...
Style: touching, captivating, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: secret mission, marriage, spy, death, family relations, conspiracy, secret, kidnap, strong female lead, patriot, deception, undercover ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: turkey, greece
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50%