Movies like Bathory

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Bathory (2008)
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Bathory (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell victim to mens aspirations for power and wealth.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, sexy, epic, serious, sexual
Plot: countess, legend, torture, healing power, society, dishonesty, political intrigue, manipulation, state affairs, intrigue, ambition, monk, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, surrealism, witch, love and romance, rivalry, infidelity, strong violent content, friendship, fall in love, couples, love affair, sexual content ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, transylvania, vienna

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Most similar movies to Bathory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films with plots about state affairs, royal family, dishonesty, betrayal, society, intrigue and politics mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Bathory: The Countess (2009), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Lady of Csejte (2015), Young Catherine (1991), Mary Queen of Scots (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: countess, intrigue, political conspiracy, female killer, love and romance, noblewoman, physical appearance, female serial killer, bloodbath, virgin, female protagonist, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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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, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, king, queen, seduction, royal family, love triangle, siblings relations, intrigue, aristocracy, mistress, betrayal, marriage ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy
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100%
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Lady of Csejte (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on a story of Countess Bathory, a serial killer in 16th century Transylvania who supposedly killed hundreds of children.
Style: gothic, enigmatic, suspenseful, bloody, suspense
Plot: vampire, countess, castle, mystery, domestic servant, temptation, killings, loss of sister, investigation
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Young Catherine (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Canada, Soviet Union, Germany, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, stylized, sentimental
Plot: royal court, love and romance, empress, couple relations, russian history, royal family, political intrigue, head of state, ambition, rivalry, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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 court, royal family, queen elizabeth i, state affairs, queen, throne, protestant, rivalry, british history, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, female protagonist ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: french history, politics, forbidden love, nudity (full frontal - brief), royal family, political intrigue, royalty, betrayal, intrigue, romance, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, spain, england ...
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100%
 7.4
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Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: realistic, factual, stylized, epic, sincere ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, historical character, royal court, head of state, political intrigue, throne, politics, rise to the top, treason, monarchy ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, vatican ...
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100%
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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 ...
Plot: historical character, royal court, love triangle, queen, king, royal family, intrigue, aristocracy, throne, betrayal, power struggle, heir ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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88%
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 6.7
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Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, wedding night, noblewoman, woman in danger, fall in love, forced marriage, nobility, tragic love, marriage of convenience, romance, escapades, rich and poor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, couples, politics, state affairs, royal family, forbidden love, parents and children, intrigue, tragic hero, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 2K
Henry VIII (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: king of england, ambition, romance, betrayal, head of state, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, royal family, state affairs, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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25%
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Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexy, captivating, serious, melancholic, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, love and romance, politics, infidelity, obsession, tragic hero, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, society, isolation ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one of which was the desired male heir to secure the Tudor dynasty.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: british royal family, couples, religions or cults, state affairs, head of state, intrigue, society, dishonesty, love and romance, royal court, uninhibited rivalry, political intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 858
Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative
Plot: burned alive, church, religions or cults, cause and meaning, righting the wronged, society, life is a bitch, betrayal, head of state, intrigue, ambition, clergy ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: italy, venice, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, couples, state affairs, love and romance, royal family, couple relations, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
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Rasputin (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Russian noblemen want to maintain the monarchy and plan to kill Rasputin.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, non-linear
Plot: rise to the top, empress, ambition, rise and fall, russian history, royal court, political intrigue, state affairs, society, clergy, conspiracy, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, europe, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, captivating, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: british history, king, ambition, frame up, infidelity, betrayal, romance, politics, couples, strong female presence, crumbling marriage, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1930s, 18th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Catherine the Great (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, epic
Plot: ambition, political intrigue, pregnant from rape, palace intrigue, couples, empress, society, head of state, military, intrigue, rise to the top, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, prussia, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: royal court, royal family, political intrigue, betrayal, political unrest, head of state, state affairs, queen, british history, monarchy, strong female presence, king of france ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, against the odds, royal family, intrigue, leadership, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
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20%
 7.5
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A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, aristocracy, queen, love affair, king, royal family, tragic love, royal court, high society, adultery, coup d'etat, political intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, year 1968, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, england, germany, copenhagen ...
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20%
 7.8
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The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: psychological, disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: inquisition, convent, hysteria, clergy, sexual abuse, surrealism, priest, nun, society, politics, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: queen elizabeth i, political unrest, murder, betrayal, queen, execution, catholic, royal family, royal court, state affairs, society, politics ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, britain, france
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20%
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The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, epic, tense ...
Plot: politics, love affair, royal family, ambition, political intrigue, political conspiracy, love and romance, crimes, state affairs, royal court, dishonesty, conspiracy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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20%
 7.8
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Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, clergy, friends, religions or cults, church, royal family, introspection, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, vatican ...
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20%
 6.9
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Rasputin (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, rise and fall, ambition, politics, society, clergy, unfulfillment, state affairs, rebelliousness, royal family, cure, monk ...
Time: edwardian era, year 1916
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
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Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, russian history, ambition, tragic hero, psychopath, betrayal, revolution, murder, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.5
 5K
Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, downfall, state affairs, tragic hero, family life, love affair, friendship, family relations, king ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: europe, bavaria, austria, southern germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 64K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, captivating, atmospheric, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, eternal youth, beefcake, aristocracy, physical appearance, fall in love, male nudity, high society, society, painting, artist, immortality ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Charles II: The Power and The Passion (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, politics, mistress, social differences, rise and fall, ambition, political unrest, rebelliousness, political intrigue, infidelity, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, holland, london, netherlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%