Movies and TV shows like Cathedral of the Sea

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Cathedral of the Sea (2018)
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Cathedral of the Sea (2018)
Original name: La catedral del mar
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In the 14th century, Barcelona is experiencing one of its most prosperous moments. The city has grown to La Ribera, a fishing district in which the largest Marian temple ever known is built: Santa María del Mar. But the construction runs parallel to Arnau Estanyol, a serf of the land who, fleeing the abuses of The feudal lords of the countryside take refuge in Barcelona.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, depressing, psychological, biblical, captivating, disturbing
Plot: rich and poor, religion, envy, social relations, sea, family relations, genocide, love hate relationship, life is a bitch, social problems, father son relationship, society, love hate, historical character, evil king, medieval
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, life is a bitch, social relations, social problems, love and romance and rivalry mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Cathedral of the Sea: Of Kings and Prophets (2016), Gunpowder (2017), Anne Boleyn (2021), Poldark (2015), World Without End (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Of Kings and Prophets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: biblical, suspenseful, disturbing, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Gunpowder (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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Style: factual, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
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Anne Boleyn (2021)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The final months of Boleyn's life, her struggle with Tudor England's patriarchal society, her desire to secure a future for her daughter, Elizabeth, and the brutal reality of her failure to provide Henry with a male heir.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, family saga, realistic, saga, serious
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World Without End (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
Story: The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.
Style: tense, epic, stylized, realistic, serious ...
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Place: england, europe
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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, realistic, serious, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, catholic church, ambition, power struggle, throne, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, royal family, society, heir heiress, rivals ...
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Place: england, europe, london
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Disappeared (2020)
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TV show
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Sparta (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, bleak, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
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The Underground Railroad (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 593 min.
TV show
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Style: suspense, thought provoking, disturbing
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The Path (2016)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Conquistadores: Adventum (2017)
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TV show
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Style: humorous, factual, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
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The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: genocide, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, siblings relations, wartime life, family relations, love and romance, armenian, deportation, world war one, armenian genocide, disorder ...
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Crematorium (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 397 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic
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Place: spain
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, emotional, touching, disturbing, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bonfire of Destiny (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 737
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan Bhi Tha (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
TV show
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Style: captivating
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42%
 8.5
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The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, hospital, doctors and patients, realism, workplace situations, surgeon, drugs/alcohol, gory, medicine, society, nurse ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, social, psychological, captivating, pink cinema
Audience: chick flick
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The Legend of Miyue (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: The story of Mi Yue (Queen Dowager Xuan), the first stateswoman in the history of China. Mi Yue was a young princess who lived in the Kingdom of Chu during the Warring States period. She was sent to Qin as a concubine and part of her sister Mi ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: palace intrigue, strong female lead, politics, chinese history, love triangle, heir to the throne, harem, female rivalry, court intrigue, eunuch
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Matar al Padre (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
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Style: ironic, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
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Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Desert Within (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To redeem himself from a great sin, a man dedicates himself to building a church.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: religion, society, social relations, wartime life, life is a bitch, religious persecution, wartime, murder, social problems, mass murder, family problems, death sentence ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hounded on a Carnival Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the small town of San Jorge, a 12- year-old girl watches in horror as her father, a local telegraph operator is thrown in prison by the local military dictatorship. Meanwhile, her mother, Florencia, must make tough moral decisions in order for ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, dictatorship, male female relationship, seduction, social relations, family problems, attempted seduction, mother daughter relationship, seductress, social problems, sexual relations, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 2K
Barkskins (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A disparate group of outcasts and dreamers battle to escape their pasts while navigating the brutal frontier hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization: the New World. Based on the novel by ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, exciting, visually appealing ...
Plot: american indian, indigenous people, showdown, settler, murder investigation, land grab, colonization, preaching, rivalry, power struggle, class struggle, survival ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: canada, quebec, france, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: In the 1700's, Crown Prince Lee Sun fights against Pyunsoo hwe. Pyunsoo hwe is an organization that has accumulated power and wealth through privatizing water all over Joseon. Crown Prince Lee Sun becomes a hope for the people who suffers. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: romance, prince, rivalry, rescue, fight, love and romance, royal family, heroes, escapades, society, danger, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
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37%