Emperor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant emperor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, epic, stylized, captivating and realistic films and TV shows about / with emperor, battles, heroes, betrayal, medieval, rivalry, sword, destiny, warrior and politics plots mostly in Drama, Action and History genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
emperor movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as emperor: Rome (2005), Conquest 1453 (2012), Gladiator (2000), The Last Samurai (2003), The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Poor Nastya (2003), The Last Legion (2007), The Emperor's New School (2006), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Ashoka the Great (2001).

List of emperor movies

Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, historical character, ancient history, emperor, warrior, intrigue, power struggle, incest, betrayal, rivalry, julius caesar ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
Place: rome italy, italy, egypt, ancient greece, europe ...
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Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: epic, tense, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, sultan, rise to the top, prophet, conquering, muslim, medieval, siege, military, politics, political intrigue, attack ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, constantinople, middle east, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: revenge, ancient rome, roman empire, vengeance, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, courage, warrior, slavery, freedom, pride and honor ...
Time: 50s, middle ages
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, north africa, italy, germany ...
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: samurai, war, warrior, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, self discovery, battles, sword fight, katana, loyalty, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, pacific ocean, san francisco
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The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, emperor, adventure, family, transformation, change of heart, human becoming an animal, friendship, breaking the fourth wall, partners, escapades ...
Time: 15th century
Place: peru, south america, latin america
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Poor Nastya (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Poor Nastya is a Russian telenovela originally aired from 31 October 2003 to 30 April 2004 on the STS. Based on the imperial setting of the 19th century, the series reached international success and was shown in Ukraine, China, Israel, Serbia, ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, emperor, nobility, unspoken love, dream girl, intrigue, palace intrigue, love at first sight, girl heroine, love hate relationship, russian history, wealth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Japan has been invaded and conquered by the Britannian Empire. Japan is now known as Area 11 and its citizens known as Elevens. The Britannian Empire takes away Japan's autonomous power and imposes its rule through the use of Knightmares. The ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: rebellion, mind control, young heroes, civil rights, rebelliousness, youth, resistance, peril, leader, emperor, battles, military ...
Time: future
Place: japan, kyoto japan, asia
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The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, king arthur, emperor, adventure, medieval, ancient history, excalibur, mythology, soldier, young heroes, child in peril ...
Time: 5th century, 1st century, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, england, naples italy, paris france ...
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The Emperor's New School (2006)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Emperor's New School is an American animated television series that aired on Disney Channel. The show is based on the characters from The Emperor's New Groove and its direct-to-video sequel Kronk's New Groove. It follows the ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: emperor, friendship, teenage life, disney, partners, young heroes, adventure, school, jealousy, villain, teenager, spoiled brat ...
Place: south america, latin america
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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
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Ashoka the Great (2001)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In India, about 260 BC in the Empire of Magadha, the Prince Asoka (Shah Rukh Khan) survives to many betrayals of his brothers, leaded by the evil Susima (Ajit Kumar), who wants to kill him to inherit the throne. His mothers orders Asoka to leave ...
Style: epic, exciting, intense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: buddhism, emperor, battles, romance, assassination attempt, ruler, betrayal, ancient history, fall in love, hidden identity, rise to the top, leadership ...
Place: india, asia
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White Snake (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One day a young woman named Blanca is saved by Xuan, a snake catcher from a nearby village. She has lost her memory, and together they go on a journey to discover her real identity, developing deeper feelings for one another along the way. But as ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: ancient, snake, mythical creature, love, magical, dragon, good versus evil, legend, supernatural ability, magic, super powers, emperor ...
Place: china
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Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: emperor, battles, heroes, knight, medieval, leadership, rivalry, state affairs, sword, war, siege, winter ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: milan italy, germany, europe, italy
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Emperor (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, japanese history, emperor, investigation, war, politics, occupation, war crime, moral dilemma, political intrigue, ruler, political unrest ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1932 ...
Place: japan, tokyo, russia, berlin germany, asia ...
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, China, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, political, breathtaking, sexy, emotional ...
Plot: childhood, world war two, royalty, chinese history, emperor, revolution, drug addiction, prison, royal family, eunuch, breast feeding, interrogation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1910s, 50s ...
Place: china, beijing china, japan, asia
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Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: futuristic, sexy, humorous, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, superhero, mad scientist, alien, emperor, robot, end of the world, torture, apocalypse, american football, mind control, megalomaniac ...
Time: future, 80s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york
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The Banquet (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, epic, serious ...
Plot: emperor, empire, martial arts, betrayal, intrigue, murder, exile, politics, royal family, state affairs, rivalry, tragic hero ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: stylized, exciting, sexy, emotional, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, romance, tragic love, swords and armor, warrior, sword fight, kung fu, love triangle, fight, emperor, adventure, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: china, hong kong, ancient china, asia
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The Veil (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a war-torn land where tribal factions live in fear of annihilation, the film tells the story of a deadly warrior leading a destructive war campaign. When he is betrayed by his own and left for dead, he is healed by a mysterious princess and ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, tense
Plot: warrior, princess, evil, emperor, muscleman, combat, prophecy, tough guy, training, chosen one, heroic mission, rescue ...
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Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning begins with Captain James B. Pirk of the starship Kickstart shipwrecked on the 21st century Earth with his crew. Originally from the distant future, Pirk and his crew traveled back in time to save the Earth from hostile ...
Style: parody, funny, light, futuristic, absurd ...
Plot: space opera, time travel, space travel, outer space, spacecraft, emperor, parallel world, adventure, alternate reality, alien, space wars, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
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Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, futuristic, entertaining, tense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, archaeology, adventure, teleportation, evil alien, ancient egypt, portal, pyramid, alien planet, military, ancient mystery, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 1920s
Place: egypt, colorado, middle east, africa
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Quills (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France ...
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Plot: sexuality, writer's life, perversion, priest, rape, sadism, eccentricity, complex characters, french revolution, sex, hospital, emperor ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: exciting, serious, visually appealing, bad ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, vengeance, warrior, king arthur, knight, revenge, adventure, master warrior, emperor, sword and shield, beautiful scenery ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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Starcrash (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of smugglers manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil Count Zartharn. The smugglers are soon ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, serious, cult film, weird
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, robot, space travel, lightsaber, outer space, emperor, space battle, spacecraft, exploitation, smuggler, caveman, supernatural power ...
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Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, ancient rome, roman emperor, emperor, politics, intrigue, assassination, betrayal, leadership, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, alexandria egypt, europe, macedonia, spain ...
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Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: conqueror, warrior, muslim, sword fight, emperor, military, fort, conquering, army, hindu, battles, death ...
Time: 17th century
Place: india
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Nirvana in Fire (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the great unrest of 4th-century China, war breaks out between the feudal Northern Wei and Southern Liang dynasties. General Lin Xie of Liang takes his only 17-year-old son, Lin Shu, into battle and successfully fights off the hostile Wei ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: political intrigue, chinese history, justice, loyalty, betrayal, father son relationship, advisor, chinese, friendship, battles, emperor, deception ...
Place: china, ancient china
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Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: explicit sex, ancient rome, sexploitation, incest, brutality, sex orgy, lust, sex, sexual sadism, brother sister incest, sadism, ancient world ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, italy
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Legend of the Demon Cat (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During the Late Tang Dynasty, a manor is invaded by a demon cat and a sense of unrest befalls the capital of Changan. A poet is charged with investigating the case and meets up with a monk. The two work together and pull apart the thread of clues ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, suspense, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: magical creature, poet, tang dynasty, emperor, investigation, black cat, cat, supernatural, mysticism, secret, death, buddhist monk ...
Time: 8th century, 9th century
Place: ancient china
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Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, scary, sad ...
Plot: naval battle, sea battle, warship, aerial combat, world war two, aircraft carrier, fighter plane, u.s. navy, fighter pilot, air battle, navy, battleship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 1930s, year 1941, year 1937 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, tokyo, washington d.c., hawaii ...
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