Movies and TV shows like The White Queen

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The White Queen (2013)
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, erotic, political, suspense, fairy tale, realistic, vintage
Plot: royal family, queen, royal court, aristocracy, throne, seduction, king, monarchy, intrigue, betrayal, love and romance, young woman, royalty, rivalry, crown, secret meeting, forced marriage, rise to the top, fall in love, rivals, marriage, loveless marriage, attempted rape, power struggle, female nudity ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to The White Queen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about royalty, royal family, queen, state affairs, betrayal, palace intrigue and royal court mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like The White Queen: The Tudors (2007), The Spanish Princess (2019), Reign (2013), The Borgias (2011), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king, historical character, intrigue, royal family, tudors, love triangle, queen, royal court, heir, power struggle, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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The Spanish Princess (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: royal court, king, tudors, royal family, historical figure, queen of england, death, intrigue, rivalry, dishonesty, medieval, ambition ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: england, spain
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, queen, female protagonist, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, power struggle, love triangle, historical character, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The White Princess (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: british royal family, palace intrigue, princess, monarchy, arranged marriage, medieval, royalty, loveless marriage, dishonesty, romance, royal family, secrets ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, brother sister incest, siblings relations, intrigue, sex scene, rivalry, lust, incest, clergy, sin, incestuous sex, catholic church ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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95%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, romantic, stylized, sexual, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, king, queen, intrigue, siblings relations, marriage, seduction, betrayal, aristocracy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, france, europe
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100%
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, intellectual, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, royal court, intrigue, king, rivalry, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, graphic violence, rise to the top, king of france ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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92%
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, atmospheric, realistic, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, heir, ambition, catholic church, throne, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, cathedral, king, culture clash, royalty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, epic, harsh ...
Plot: king, royal family, queen, betrayal, prince, heir to the throne, medieval, rivalry, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, throne ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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100%
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War & Peace (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 380 min.
TV show
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: captivating, epic, stylized, serious, emotional ...
Plot: imperial russia, love and romance, society, napoleonic wars, aristocracy, inheritance, army, love story, wartime life, fall in love, illegitimate son, courage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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100%
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Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, family saga ...
Plot: queen, unfaithful husband, royal family, royalty, aristocracy, conquering, spanish history, historical figure, palace intrigue, throne, heir, rise to the top ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, bleak, bad ending ...
Plot: royal family, royal court, protestant, betrayal, queen elizabeth i, queen, throne, murder, british history, treason, cousin cousin relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe
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100%
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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: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, medieval, power struggle, political intrigue, fantasy world, conflict, king, vicious, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: atmospheric, exciting, suspense, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: renaissance, aristocracy, european history, wealth, politics, banker, bank, political unrest, rise to power, betrayal, ambition, secret ...
Time: 15th century, future
Place: florence, venice, tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Virgin Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
TV show
Story: The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her ...
Style: serious, factual, touching, sincere, political ...
Plot: queen elizabeth i, tudors, british royal family, royal family, throne, forbidden love, queen of england, british history, head of state, state affairs, palace intrigue, treason ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, london, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: estate, aristocracy, high society, relatives, countryside, manners, traditional versus modern, family life, butler, servant, master and servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, colourful, factual, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, throne, royal family, women, tudors, renaissance, catholicism, politics, head of state, political intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1920s, 1930s, 19th century ...
Place: england, scotland, spain, london, europe ...
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100%
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Elizabeth I (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth I may be remembered as the greatest monarch to rule England, but during her lifetime she was beset by enemies and hers was a life of constant battling.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: british history, queen, queen elizabeth i, ambition, rivalry, power, palace intrigue, royal family, throne, war, historian, renaissance ...
Time: 16th century
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100%
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Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, erotic, queer cinema ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: royal court, royal family, revolution, lesbian subtext, lesbian love, french revolution, master and servant, lesbian, lady in waiting, female nudity, suicide by hanging, king ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: versailles, paris france, europe, france
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100%
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, factual, suspense ...
Plot: royal family, rise to the top, political intrigue, manipulation, state affairs, ambition, dishonesty, society, blind ambition, betrayal, politics, tudors ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
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50%
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Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: true love, royal family, culture clash, love and romance, emperor, ruler, royal court, politics, dishonesty, princess, historical character, initially antagonists ...
Time: 16th century, 50s, future
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mary, Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: royal family, queen, royal court, royalty, political intrigue, betrayal, political unrest, head of state, state affairs, british history, renaissance, monarchy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
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50%
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, realistic, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: queen, medieval, monastery, plague, witch, massacre, love and romance, society, lovers apart, romance, state affairs, village ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages, 50s
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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, captivating, intellectual, witty, serious ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, prodigy, adventure, inventor, renaissance, escapades, talented, historical character, lust, shrewd, sex scene, unconventional method ...
Time: 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy, ottoman empire ...
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75%
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Elizabeth R (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, factual
Plot: queen elizabeth i, royal family, palace intrigue, queen of england, monarchy, queen, throne, political conspiracy, betrayal, state affairs, patriotism, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: touching, romantic, dramatic, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, royal court, royalty, queen, queen of england, marriage, love and romance, arranged marriage, politics, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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100%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: queen victoria, royal family, husband wife relationship, victorian england, head of state, love and romance, british empire, monarch, state affairs, royal court, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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100%
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, lyrical, romantic, touching ...
Plot: russian empire, royal family, palace intrigue, russian history, empress, royal court, coup d'etat, imperial russia, loveless marriage, political conspiracy, nobility, nobleman ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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The Great (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, epic, funny ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, empress, king, queen, monarch, imperial russia, russian empire, intrigue, ambition, russian history, royalty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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Charles, Emperor King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: The series tells the story of Charles I or Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, one of the most powerful men Europe has met, the ruler of a empire as great in size as in diversity. As the life of Charles of Habsburg is told since his arrival to Spain, it ...
Style: factual, tense, captivating, serious, erotic
Plot: spanish history, royal family, aristocracy, european history, king, catholicism, society, church, love and romance, rivalry, renaissance, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
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