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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.
TV show
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, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, based on true events
Plot: palace intrigue, sultan, power struggle, intrigue, political intrigue, royal family, couple relations, love and romance, political unrest, state affairs, political conspiracy, parent child relationship, military, war, battles, destiny, turk, couples, romance, change of luck, muslim, conquering, conspiracy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey, europe

Most similar movies to Magnificent Century

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about state affairs, royal family, intrigue, palace intrigue, love and romance, politics and royalty mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Magnificent Century: Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015), Conquest 1453 (2012), Kurulus: Osman (2019), The Tudors (2007), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: palace intrigue, strong female lead, sultan, strongman, strong female character, royal family, power struggle, intrigue, bossy woman, rise to the top, conspiracy, political intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, constantinople, 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, exciting, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, rise to the top, sultan, conquering, prophet, muslim, medieval, siege, military, politics, attack, political intrigue ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, constantinople, middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Kurulus: Osman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Osman Bey, the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: sultan, turk, royal family, state affairs, battles, war, intrigue, father son relationship, military, political intrigue, political conspiracy, destiny ...
Time: 13th century, 14th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: intrigue, tudors, historical character, power struggle, royalty, king, love triangle, royal family, heir, queen, couple relations, sex scene ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.
Style: epic
Plot: sultan, muslim, conquering, turk, battles, leadership, medieval, ancient, sword, castle, roman empire, dream ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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The Great Seljuks (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The growth of the great Seljuk Empire. An epic journey with love, secrets and struggle for the pursuit of order in the world and justice.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sultan, turk, conquering, koran, sword, roman empire, muslim, battles, trap, state affairs, political unrest, showdown ...
Time: 11th century
Place: turkey
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Sultan of My Heart (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey, Russia
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Mahmud brings Anna to his palace to teach his children French. The Russian ambassador also sends him there with the pressure to 'spy on his country'.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: sultan, strong female character, parent child relationship, love and romance, female teacher, parents and children, society, love affair, intrigue, harem, female protagonist, espionage ...
Time: 18th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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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.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sentimental, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: royal family, russian empire, palace intrigue, russian history, empress, coup d'etat, imperial russia, royal court, nobility, political conspiracy, nobleman, royalty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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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, realistic, captivating, stylized, romantic ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royalty, spanish history, unfaithful husband, conquering, historical figure, aristocracy, throne, heir, rise to the top, religions or cults ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: spain, portugal, europe
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
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: fairy tale, serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: tudors, royalty, royal family, intrigue, king, ancient, treason, love and romance, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, head of state, ambition ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jodha & Akbar (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Jodha Akbar is an epic drama about a sixteenth century story of the political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor Abu'l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and a Rajput princess Jodha Bai. The show focuses on how their political ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, epic, captivating
Plot: marriage of convenience, princess, true love, ruler, emperor, muslim, political intrigue, romantic rivalry, husband wife relationship, politics, betrayal, couple relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Wounded Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: spy, marriage, death, family relations, conspiracy, strong female lead, secret, kidnapping, trust, jealousy, deception, patriot ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: turkey, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Payitaht Abdulhamid (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The fight of Abdulhamid II to keep Ottoman Empire and caliphate alive.
Style: captivating, thought provoking
Plot: political intrigue, emperor, geopolitics, historical figure, war, fight for supremacy, empire, betrayal, politics, historical character, power struggle, sultan ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey
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The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
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 ...
Audience: date night
Plot: king, royal family, betrayal, queen, medieval, rivalry, heir to the throne, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, throne, politics ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Virgin Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, factual, touching, political, realistic ...
Plot: queen elizabeth i, tudors, royal family, throne, forbidden love, queen of england, head of state, state affairs, treason, political conspiracy, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, london, europe, rome italy
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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, serious, dramatic, tragic ending, touching ...
Plot: world war one, political unrest, russian history, battles, military, warship, destiny, russian empire, heroes, wartime life, against the odds, sea ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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100%
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War & Peace (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 380 min.
TV show
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, epic, stylized, serious, emotional ...
Plot: imperial russia, society, napoleonic wars, inheritance, love story, love and romance, wartime life, illegitimate son, courage, aristocracy, fall in love, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kurt Seyit and Şura (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A Turkish lieutenant and the daughter of Russian nobles fight for their love against forces of family and social expectation and historical events.
Style: captivating, romantic, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, betrayal, wedding, jealousy, nobleman, trust, soldier, romance, world war one, hopes, marriage proposal ...
Time: future, post world war one
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, russia
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80%
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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, realistic, romantic, visually appealing, serious ...
Plot: royal family, true love, emperor, culture clash, dishonesty, love and romance, ruler, arranged marriage, royal court, politics, historical character, sword fight ...
Time: future, 50s, 16th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, romantic, stylized, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, intrigue, medieval, king, queen, marriage, ambition, family relations, betrayal, siblings relations ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Jang-Geum (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, serious, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, politics, doctor, palace, medicine, orphan, intrigue, state affairs, royal family, eunuch, physician, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1001 Nights (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
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, realistic, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, parents and children, moral dilemma, single parent, couple relations, wooing, family relations, betrayal, blackmail, leukemia, family problems, sick child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Catherine the Great (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 100 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: political, serious, realistic, epic, stylized ...
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Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, ottoman empire, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, stylized, factual
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Style: serious, realistic, epic, political, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, politics, mistress, rise and fall, ambition, social differences, rivalry, head of state, society, rise to the top, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, netherlands, london, holland ...
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
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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, erotic, political ...
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Place: england, europe
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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: realistic, captivating, stylized, disturbing, colourful
Plot: russian history, palace intrigue, historical character, imperial russia, empress, power struggle, state affairs, lovers, female protagonist, intrigue, politics, rise to the top ...
Time: 18th century
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, political, erotic ...
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Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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50%
The White Princess (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: british royal family, palace intrigue, monarchy, princess, medieval, royalty, arranged marriage, loveless marriage, romance, dishonesty, royal family, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: england
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