Movies and TV shows like Barbarians

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Barbarians (2020)
 7.2
 21K
Barbarians (2020)
Original name: Barbaren
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, atmospheric, rough, breathtaking, epic, serious, captivating, heroic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, mythology, legends and myths, tribe, barbarian, battles, legendary, myth, invasion, german history, war, viking, adventure, king, violence, heroes, death, warrior, killings, historical character, ruler, sword, graphic violence, sword fight, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, epic, serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about battles, heroes, adventure, rivalry, warrior, betrayal and murder mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like Barbarians: Vikings (2013), The Last Kingdom (2015), Spartacus (2004), Britannia (2017), Game of Thrones (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 474K
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: exciting, heroic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, king, legends and myths, historical character, adventure, heroes, viking, leader, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, danger, castle, rivalry, escapades, kidnapping, political unrest, viking, heroes, british ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slavery, roman empire, rebellion, slave, ancient rome, tragic hero, human spirit, adventure, leadership, gladiator, heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 14K
Britannia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: druid, roman empire, enemy, celtic, bow and arrow, strong female character, roman soldier, rite, british army, power, redheaded woman, conspiracy ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century, 40s, 1940s
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 9.2
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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: atmospheric, epic, captivating, sexual, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: king, fantasy world, dragon, intrigue, adventure, incest, throne, imaginary, political intrigue, betrayal, power struggle, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, heroic, realistic, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spanish history, monarchy, medieval, anachronism, battles, oppression, islam, historical character, warrior, knight, soldier, tough heroes ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, serious, epic ...
Plot: desert, battles, roman empire, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, politics, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: vikings, viking, battles, survival, escapades, adventure, ship, battle, brutality, murder, betrayal, forest ...
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Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 68K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: middle ages, 13th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 163K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 1.4M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, revenge, ancient rome, freedom, gladiator, courage, sword fight, master warrior, pride and honor, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 261K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, heroic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Romulus (2020)
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Country: Italy, UK
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Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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Style: epic, sexual, sexy, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last King (2016)
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 ...
Style: heroic, breathtaking, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
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Knightfall (2017)
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Story: Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Style: epic, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, danger, political unrest, cruelty, bravery, king, fight ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Into the Badlands (2015)
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Duration: 42 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
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Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Legion (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Noreno, a half-Roman, is entrusted with the mission of crossing the snowy mountains of Armenia, swarming with Parthian patrols, to seek help for his slowly dying men.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, exciting, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: epic, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, ancient rome, incest, intrigue, rivalry, warrior, betrayal, power struggle, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, alexandria egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
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Hernán (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Mexico, Spain
TV show
Story: The Spanish "Conquistador" Hernán Cortés arrives in the shores of what today is México and faces both local demons and those who've sailed with him.
Style: heroic, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: conquistador, aztec, historical character, latin american history, society, power struggle, rise to the top, folk hero, conflict, battles, warrior, adventurer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 10K
Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, battles, barbarian, sword and sandal, death, battlefield, village, roman, ancient rome, leadership, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, europe, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.3
 2K
Ben Hur (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: About the struggle between the Roman Empire and its rebellious conquest Judaea, and two best friends caught in a terrible moment in history.
Style: exciting, rough, captivating, epic, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, vengeance, military, slavery, dishonesty, danger, betrayal, political unrest, rivalry, society, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, ambition, heroes, leadership, adventure, betrayal, escapades, rivalry, rise to the top, haunted by the past, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 13th century
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 14K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: breathtaking, epic, exciting, scenic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, battles, heroic mission, legends and myths, cyclops, friendship, rescue, good versus evil, deadly creature, getting home ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, mediterranean sea, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Warrior Queen (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, epic, rough ...
Plot: roman empire, female warrior, sex with mother, battles, conquering, mother son incest, leadership, rivalry, society, heroes, wartime life, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%