Movies and TV shows like Leonardo

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Leonardo (2021)
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Leonardo (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Each episode will examine one of da Vinci’s artworks for hidden clues about a tortured artist struggling for perfection.
Plot: leonardo da vinci, inventor, artist, inventions and discoveries, historical character, historical figure, discovery, artists' life, genius, life, painter, male female relationship, couple relations, performer's life, scientific discovery, relationships, lifestyle, murder
Time: renaissance, 15th century

Most similar movies to Leonardo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about historical character, family relations, historical figure, ambition, relationships, husband wife relationship and artist mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Leonardo: The Borgias (1981), Da Vinci's Demons (2013), Genius (2017), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965), Elisa di Rivombrosa (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: La Vita di Leonardo Da Vinci — in English, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci — is a 1971 Italian television miniseries dramatizing the life of the Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci. The Golden Globe-winning miniseries was directed by ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, art, medieval, artist
Time: renaissance, 16th century, 15th century
Place: france, italy, milan italy
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The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.
Plot: leonardo da vinci, family relations, priest, pope, italian history, brother sister relationship, rise to power, murder, cardinal, cardinal the priest, religion
Time: renaissance, 15th century, 16th century, 1500s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, captivating, witty, serious ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, prodigy, inventor, adventure, historical character, talented, escapades, a vision, visionary, unconventional method, magical, shrewd ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genius (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series about famous geniuses with the first season charting how Albert Einstein unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe, and the second exploring the passionate nature and relentless creative drive of Pablo Picasso.
Style: anthology, melancholic, intellectual, inspirational, captivating ...
Plot: genius, physicist, adolescence vs adulthood, husband wife relationship, life, painting, painter, mind, life & death, intelligence, discovery, scientific discovery ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel ...
Style: epic, uplifting, serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: painter, genius, architect, sculpture, artist, painting, infidelity, historical figure, life & death, pope, hard labor, standoff ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century, 1500s, 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, vatican, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Elisa di Rivombrosa (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Piemonte of Carlo Emanuele III, Elisa di Rivombrosa tells the love story between Count Fabrizio Ristori and the maid Elisa Scalzi, lady companion of countess Agnes, mother of Fabrizio. The couple will face many difficulties, intrigues of all ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: fall in love, falling in love, conspiracy, countess, marriage, murder, castle, relationships, high society, social relations, male female relationship, life ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, surprise ending, epic ...
Plot: historical character, political intrigue, clergy, church, european history, power struggle, politics, brother sister sex, political corruption, court intrigue, ambition, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 1400s, 16th century, 15th century ...
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican, naples italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Current War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: inventor, electricity, science and technology, genius, technology, science, discovery, invention, rivalry, machine, historical character, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: north dakota, new orleans, pittsburgh, manhattan new york city, massachusetts ...
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35%
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Domina (2021)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
TV show
Story: Domina follows Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress, driven by a deep desire to avenge her father and secure power for her ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, power struggle, wife, roman emperor, historical character, historical figure, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, woman, relationships, strong female lead ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Red Couple (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, male female relationship, historical figure, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, romantic relationship, couple relations, socialism, alcohol abuse, secret police, love ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1930s, 50s
Place: soviet union, finland, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 288
Soraya (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
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Style: captivating, thought provoking
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sin (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Italy
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, captivating, intellectual, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: misery, painter, sculptor, power struggle, wealthy family, fight, architect, art school, talent, sculpture, genius, bull ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: florence, italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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
Plot: female protagonist, patriarchy, social problems, social relations, fighting the system, lifestyle, historical figure, society, historical event, husband wife relationship, showdown, woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christopher Columbus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, France, West Germany
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The epic mini-series tells the story of the legendary Italian-born explorer Diego de Geona Taino, later known as Christopher Columbus, from his birth in c.1450 Genoa, Italy, to his young adult years as an expert sailor and navigator who, with money ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: expedition, adventure, ambition, adventurer, ocean or sea, inventions and discoveries, tragic hero, ocean, political intrigue, conquistador, discovery, father son relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.
Style: political thriller, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Impressionists (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, stylized
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Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Luis Miguel: The Series (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series dramatizes the life story of Mexican superstar singer Luis Miguel, who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades.
Style: romantic, realistic, captivating, touching, intense
Plot: singer, fictional biography, fame, musician's life, friendship, rising to stardom, price of fame, historical character, love and romance, performer's life, longing, historical figure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: russian history, imperial russia, czar, russian revolution, exile, marital problem, couple relations, love story, family relations, historical figure, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1917, year 1918, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Andersen. Life Without Love (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Italy, Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Drama based on life and love of a famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, fairy tale
Plot: writer's life, historical figure, writers, male female relationship, life, lifestyle, historical character, relationships, elderly, female nudity, buried alive, holocaust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
King Sejong the Great (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
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: atmospheric, realistic, political, serious, stylized
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Time: 15th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Conclave (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1458, five years after the fall of Constantinople to the Moslems, eighteen cardinals meet to elect a new pope. Rodrigo Borgia, a 27 year old cardinal learns to play a very dangerous game.
Style: captivating, stylized, disturbing, suspense
Plot: politics, pope, rivalry, brutality, war, violence, film starts with sex, female nudity, sex scene, cardinal the priest
Time: renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
TV show
Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: american history, historical character, leadership, politics, lawyer, president, colonial america, head of state, human spirit, freedom, state affairs, supportive spouse ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s, 1790s
Place: usa, philadelphia, boston, massachusetts, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: sincere, captivating, enigmatic, surreal, meditative ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, ambition, couple relations, elderly, society, love and romance, aging, painting, eccentricity, art, character study ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: london, england, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 669 min.
TV show
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: epic, clever, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, emperor, political intrigue, ancient rome, power struggle, ambition, betrayal, intrigue, incest, ancient, family feud, prophecy ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient history, 1st century, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Conquistadores: Adventum (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Narrates faithfully the first 30 years of America's discovery and conquer, from Colon's departure from Spain in 1492 until Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the first travel around the world in 1522.
Style: humorous, factual, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: conquistador, murder, death, murderer, political intrigue, adventurer, ambition, tragic hero, journey, explorer, discovery, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
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Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, painter, life is a bitch, addiction, painting, tragic love, tragic hero, couple relations, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couples, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Six Wives with Lucy Worsley (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In an ambitious and groundbreaking approach to drama and history featuring dramatic reconstruction, historian Lucy Worsley time travels back to the Tudor Court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.
Style: light, captivating, semi documentary, entertaining
Plot: palace intrigue, british royal family, king of england, palace, british history, love affair, storytelling, royal court, royal family, king, mistress, historical figure ...
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 972
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, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: conquistador, aztec, historical character, latin american history, society, power struggle, adventure, rise to the top, family relations, battles, conflict, rivals ...
Time: 16th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 28K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, artist, painting, alcohol abuse, art, bohemian life, rise and fall, supportive spouse, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: pharaoh, ancient egypt, ambition, political intrigue, rise to the top, rivalry, state affairs, head of state, royal family, dishonesty, ruler, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%