Movies and TV shows like The Legend of El Cid

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The Legend of El Cid (2020)
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The Legend of El Cid (2020)
Original name: El Cid
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: exciting, rough, epic, serious, entertaining, heroic, realistic, stylized, intense, visually appealing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spanish history, monarchy, medieval, battles, oppression, anachronism, islam, warrior, historical character, knight, war, survival, adventure, fight, vengeance, legendary, violence, heroes, tough guy, soldier, brutality, destiny, graphic violence, ambition, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and exciting films and TV series with plots about battles, heroes, violence, rivalry, war, sword and battle mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like The Legend of El Cid: El Cid (1961), Barbarians (2020), Attila (2001), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Vikings (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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El Cid (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: knight, tragic hero, convent, siege, battles, treason, betrayal, adventure, assassination, dishonesty, war, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
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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: heroic, realistic, breathtaking, epic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, mythology, legends and myths, tribe, barbarian, battles, legendary, myth, german history, invasion, viking, war ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
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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
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, danger, political unrest, cruelty, bravery, king, fight ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, normandy, norway, flanders
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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
Plot: knight, war, warrior, battles, siege, king, christianity, crusade, sword fight, crusader, military, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, holy land, middle east, england, israel ...
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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: 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
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: heroic, epic, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, hand to hand combat, master warrior, sword fight, transformation, swords and armor, heroes, invasion, sea battle, army, ancient, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
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Ancient Black Ops (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops – men trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry – men who will track down their leader’s enemies and kill them. All assassination ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, soldier, battles, military, deadly, master warrior, graphic violence, world spanning, greek, war, reenactment
Time: ancient history, middle ages
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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
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, king, swords and armor, medieval, roman empire, folk hero, army, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, violence spree, vengeance, danger, deadly, gory, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set ...
Style: melancholic, rough, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: executioner, medieval, knight, corruption, betrayal, forbidden love, crimes, brutality, society, intrigue, disguise, violence ...
Time: 14th century
Place: wales
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Romulus (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
TV show
Story: The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, heroic, serious
Plot: ancient rome, battles, legendary, violence, conflict, power struggle, leader, historical character, intrigue, danger, courage, folk hero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, battle, samurai, survival, heroic mission, war, tragic hero, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, korea, hong kong, asia, mongolia ...
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Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, strategy, martial arts, war hero, state affairs, siblings relations, heroic mission, danger, heroes, tragic hero, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria, Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, rough, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, battles, courage, war, ancient, legends and myths, soldier, army, sword fight, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: julius caesar, ancient rome, roman empire, gladiator, leadership, betrayal, rivalry, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, emperor, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, roman, ancient rome, adventure, soldier, behind enemy lines, hunting, survival, roman soldier, battles, danger, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, england, britain, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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
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28%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, heroic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, military life, military, sniper, battles, combat, paratrooper, behind enemy lines, nazi germany, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, paris france ...
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28%
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, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, female warrior, military, political unrest, uninhibited rivalry, war, soldier, state affairs, battles, heroic mission, ambition, elderly ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, danger, adventure, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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
Plot: norse mythology, medieval, kingdom, civil war, snow, myth, warrior, heroes, graphic violence, power struggle, mythology, war ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Battle of the Warriors (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes, one of these being the city state of Liang. The nation of Zhao is led by the terrifying Xiang Yangzhong who orders his troops to conquer the small city. Leaping to the ...
Style: stylized, rough, exciting, epic, serious ...
Plot: conquering, military, battles, siege, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes, leadership, fight for supremacy, ruler, intrigue, war ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
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27%
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: epic, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, battles, leadership, monk, battle, king, escape, ambition, leader, historical character, rise to the top, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
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27%
Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, heroes, soldier, military, siege, british soldier, tough heroes, family relations, adventure, rivalry, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexual, sexy, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, rebellion, slavery, roman empire, battles, warrior, sword and sandal, death, sword fight, ambition, gory ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, heroic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: warrior, mythology, sword fight, courage, greek mythology, army, battlefield, ancient, betrayal, forbidden love, war, king ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, medieval, castle, sword fight, vengeance, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure, palaces castles and temples, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
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26%