Movies and TV shows like The Hollow Crown

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The Hollow Crown (2012)
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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 IV, Part II (treated as one film in two parts in the series) and Henry V. The Second Season is subtitled "The Wars of the Roses" as a reference to its scope. It is based on Shakespeare's first tetralogy: Henry VI: Part I, Henry VI: Part II, Henry VI: Part III (treated as two films in the series) and Richard III.
Style: serious, captivating, epic, stylized, harsh, funny, political, realistic, anthology, period piece
Audience: date night
Plot: king, royal family, betrayal, queen, medieval, rivalry, heir to the throne, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, politics, lovers, ruler, society, throne, historical character, dishonesty, army, french, royalty, regicide, civil war, bbc, british royal family, shakespeare ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about royalty, royal family, state affairs, medieval, king, politics and ancient mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Hollow Crown: The White Queen (2013), Reign (2013), Wolf Hall (2015), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), The Last Kingdom (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Plot: royal family, queen, throne, royal court, aristocracy, intrigue, betrayal, young woman, royalty, rivalry, love and romance, king ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, female protagonist, queen, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, love triangle, power struggle, throne, ruler ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, stylized, factual, suspense ...
Plot: royal family, rise to the top, political intrigue, manipulation, state affairs, ambition, dishonesty, society, blind ambition, betrayal, politics, aristocrat ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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, visually appealing ...
Plot: medieval, ambition, throne, power struggle, heir, cathedral, religions or cults, state affairs, catholic church, king, culture clash, world politics ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: viking, king, battles, rivalry, castle, kingdom, escapades, political unrest, heroes, kidnapping, war, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century, future, 10th century
Place: england, europe
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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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Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, medieval, incest, power struggle, conflict, vicious, political intrigue, abuse of power, fantasy world, peril, treason ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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Magnificent Century (2011)
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, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: palace intrigue, sultan, power struggle, intrigue, political intrigue, royal family, couple relations, love and romance, state affairs, political unrest, political conspiracy, parent child relationship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey, europe
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Masquerade (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: royal court, throne, hidden identity, treason, save the kingdom, political intrigue, ruler, political conspiracy, forced into action, head of state, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Tut (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Explores the drama of power, political back-stabbing, war and murder and chronicles King Tut's rise to glory, his efforts to rule a chaotic empire and the enigma surrounding his death.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: ancient egypt, ancient history, pharaoh, royal family, ambition, rise to the top, political intrigue, ancient, head of state, state affairs, rivalry, palace intrigue ...
Time: ancient times
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: intrigue, historical character, rivalry, siblings relations, sex scene, brother sister incest, ambition, lust, greed, clergy, sin, corruption ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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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) ...
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Place: england
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: exciting, epic, sexual, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, ancient history, emperor, historical character, intrigue, power struggle, warrior, rivalry, betrayal, female nudity, incest ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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The Lion in Winter (1968)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: political, suspense, factual, atmospheric, stylized ...
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I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 669 min.
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Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: clever, political, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: ancient, ancient rome, political intrigue, roman empire, ancient history, intrigue, antiquity, emperor, royal family, politics, power struggle, incest ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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100%
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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: romantic, realistic, touching, factual, serious ...
Plot: royal family, british history, queen victoria, monarchy, royalty, european history, british monarchy, queen of england, queen, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, prime minister ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 1830s
Place: britain, united kingdom, london, buckingham palace
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100%
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Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: factual, realistic, stylized, political, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: queen, british history, queen elizabeth i, historical character, politics, british royal family, royal family, head of state, royal court, throne, political intrigue, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, victorian era, middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, scotland, spain, europe ...
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The Royals (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: royal family, state affairs, forbidden love, prince, monarchy, paparazzi, couple relations, scandal, queen, society, love and romance, crown prince ...
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Place: england, united kingdom, europe, london
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Henry V (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: medieval, battles, shakespeare, war, politics, royal family, tragedy, king, military, state affairs, love and romance, mistress ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, france, europe, london, scotland
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The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Plot: parliament, revolution, battles, treason, civil war, political unrest, rebellion, state affairs, betrayal, sexual tension, husband wife relationship, throne ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
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: royal family, queen elizabeth i, palace intrigue, queen of england, queen, throne, political conspiracy, monarchy, betrayal, state affairs, patriotism, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
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King Sejong the Great (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
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Story: "The Great King, Sejong" is a full-scale political drama describing how King Sejong and his loyal retainers cooperate and contrive to make his dynasty a better place. While King Sejong was on the throne, the Joseon Dynasty enjoyed ...
Style: serious, political, atmospheric, stylized, realistic
Plot: palace intrigue, historical figure, king, royalty, faithfulness, crown prince, political intrigue, government, ruler, political unrest, korean history, historical character ...
Time: 15th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of TWO invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, medieval, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, political unrest, viking, bravery, cruelty, king ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, flanders, norway, normandy
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: colourful, factual, breathtaking, epic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: british history, queen elizabeth i, throne, queen, women, royal family, tudors, catholicism, medieval, politics, renaissance, political intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1930s, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: england, spain, scotland, london, europe ...
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29%
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Kings (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting drama about a modern day monarchy, a contemporary re-telling of the timeless tale of David and Goliath. This series is an epic story of greed and power, war and romance, forbidden loves and secret alliances -- and a young hero who rises ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, biblical
Plot: royal family, alternate reality, power struggle, manipulation, dishonesty, rise to the top, politics, ambition, high society, against the odds, mistress, prophecy ...
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, royal family, rich and poor, high society, royalty, politics, family relations, honor, siblings relations, romance, state affairs, aristocracy ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, 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
Place: ottoman empire, russia
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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 ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, royal court, intrigue, king, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, rise to the top, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, intrigue, dishonesty, torture, court ...
Time: 17th century
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