Movies like The Last King

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The Last King (2016)
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The Last King (2016)
Original name: Birkebeinerne
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will be the future king and peacemaker, from those who want to kill him.
Style: heroic, breathtaking, exciting, tense, epic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: norse mythology, medieval, kingdom, civil war, snow, myth, war, viking, king, heroes, warrior, battles, mythology, graphic violence, master warrior, leader, courage, power struggle, folk hero, adventure, family relations, conflict, ambition, swords and armor, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway

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Most similar movies to The Last King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, epic and realistic films with plots about battles, heroes, war, violence, rivalry, sword fight and warrior mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like The Last King: Vikings (2013), Conquest 1453 (2012), Vikings: Valhalla (2022), Henry V (1989), Kesari (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
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Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: heroic, exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, norse mythology, king, battles, legends and myths, historical character, adventure, heroes, viking, leader, adventurer, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 9th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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100%
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: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, viking, castle, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, kidnapping, heroes, vengeance, british ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 58K
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, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, sultan, prophet, rise to the top, conquering, siege, military, politics, sword fight, political intrigue, attack, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, middle east, constantinople, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vikings: Valhalla (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Dramatizes the legendary adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and the Norman King William the Conqueror. These men and women will blaze a path as they fight for survival ...
Style: tense, breathtaking, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, adventure, war, norse mythology, battles, warrior, heroes, survival, fight, sword, rivals, graphic violence ...
Time: 11th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, honor, politics, king of england, royal family, mistress, military, state affairs, love and romance, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
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100%
 7.4
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Kesari (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.
Style: epic, scenic, exciting, intense, heroic
Plot: sikh, war, against the odds, historical character, patriotism, human spirit, courage, heroism, fight scenes, heroic mission, army, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, breathtaking, rough, scenic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, battles, warrior, tragic hero, courage, war, medieval, idealism, legend, leadership, folk hero, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, battles, good versus evil, vengeance, violence spree, escapades, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monastery, knight, crusader, adventure, heroes, war, forbidden love, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry, religion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, leadership, battles, monk, king, rise to the top, escape, leader, ambition, historical character, ruler, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 11K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave to make peace with the new Chinese government. However, this delegation got ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, epic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, martial arts, master warrior, exile, desert, samurai, survival, heroic mission, war, love affair, tragic hero, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, korea, hong kong, asia, mongolia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 23K
Barbarians (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, barbarian, invasion, german history, legends and myths, mythology, tribe, battles, myth, sword, war, viking ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, battles, castle, sword fight, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, sword and shield, love interest ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
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Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, warrior, siege, battles, crusader, castle, evil king, battlefield, king, rebellion, revolution ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, good versus evil, heroes, sword and sorcery, adventure, battles, wizards, legends and myths, sword fight, troll ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: state affairs, war, battlefield, military, escapades, adventure, homecoming, leadership, heroes, forbidden love, heroic mission, battle zone ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: stylized, rough, atmospheric, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, battles, survival, escapades, adventure, ship, brutality, betrayal, murder, forest, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Legend of El Cid (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, spanish history, oppression, medieval, monarchy, islam, battles, warrior, historical character, knight, tough guy, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4.4
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Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, heroes, emperor, knight, leadership, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, siege, war, sword, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe, germany, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China, South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The aging Zhao embarks on his final and greatest campaign, a road to adventure that will crown his name in glory for all time.
Style: exciting, realistic, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, female warrior, military, war, soldier, political unrest, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs, hopes, leadership, elderly, rise to the top ...
Place: china, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, epic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, battleship, heroic mission, naval battle, human spirit, against the odds, heroes, korean history, samurai, war, military, hopes ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
By the Will of Chingis Khan (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: Mongolia, Russia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three childhood friends. Three sworn brothers. One was initiated into the sacrament and grew up to be a great shaman. The other two followed the path of war and the nation recognised them as leaders. But only one of them was to become the ruler of ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: genghis khan, military, leadership, battles, rise to the top, rivalry, heroes, adventure, ambition, escapades, war, historical character ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 13th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.6
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Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, medieval, robin hood, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, escapades, king, fighting the system, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English ...
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: battles, viking, moral dilemma, heroic mission, ancient history, religions or cults, graphic violence, heroes, clergy, military, war, society ...
Time: 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sniper: Special Ops (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Special Ops military Force, led by expert sniper Sergeant Jake Chandler, are sent to a remote Afghan village to extract an American congressman being held by the Taliban.
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, heroism, courage, gunfight, heroic mission, battles, sniper, war, heroes, explosion, deadly, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, military life, military, friendship, military base, race against time, battles, d day, battle zone, paratrooper, world war two, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 5K
Pathfinder (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the families teenage son, Aigin, observes the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, folk tale ...
Plot: lapland, bear attack, mountain, village, murder, coming of age, gang, snow, revenge, mass murder, chase, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 10th century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, warrior, knight, vengeance, honor, king arthur, master warrior, emperor, adventure, coup d'etat, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Medieval (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: tense, heroic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: commander, murder, european history, czech history, violence, religion, warrior, courage, historical character, battles, escapades, death ...
Time: 14th century, 15th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%