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King Arthur 2004
The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.
List of the best movies like King Arthur (2004): Kingdom of Heaven, Alexander, Centurion, Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan, Khartoum, War Horse, Last Knights, Age of Heroes, 55 Days at Peking, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:25

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Alexander (2004)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Centurion (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryRussia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration02:06

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.

Khartoum (1966)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:08

English General Charles George Gordon is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under threat of being conquered by a Muslim army.

War Horse (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:26

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

Last Knights (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:37

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.

Age of Heroes (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.

55 Days at Peking (1963)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:34

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy... whether he likes it or not.

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Sword of Vengeance (2014)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31

Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting them in his inexorable quest for vengeance. As one by one they are slaughtered in the brutal battle, will the prince sacrifice everything an everyone to fulfil his quest for blood?

The Last King (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryNorway, Denmark, Sweden, Republic of Ireland, Hungary
Duration02:04

Year 1206. Norway is ravaged by civil war. The King's illegitimate son is guarded in deep secret. A boy that half of the kingdom wants to kill and two men will protect to the death. A boy named Earl Håkonsson. Birkebeiners is the story of the escape that changed Norway's history forever.

Ironclad 2: Battle for Blood (2014)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Germany
Duration01:40

A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."

The Fighting 69th (1940)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Dark of the Sun (1968)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.

Flyboys (2006)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:20

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.

Outlaw King (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

First Knight (1995)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:14

The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must balance his loyalty to the throne with the rewards of true love.

The Pagan King (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Latvia
Duration01:41

Northern Europe. 13th century. Last pagan settlement near the Baltic Sea. The evil and cynical warrior crusader Max von Buxhoveden is trying to destroy the pagan beliefs of the people by spreading lies and fostering dissent. Old king of the last free pagan lands is on his deathbed and without an heir to take his place. Max wants to take over the throne and reign over old king’s tribe. Unexpectedly, with his dying breath the King passes on his ring to his nephew Namejs. The youngster, who grew up amongst pagan priests and studied ancient wisdoms, now has to defend his people. Will he be able to unravel the secret of the Ring and gain its power?

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:57

A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.

Red Tails (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

The 300 Spartans (1962)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

El Cid (1961)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:52

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:15

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes, who fought in the battle to take Iwo Jima from the Japanese.

Robin Hood (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.

Kesari (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration03:05

In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.

Farewell to the King (1989)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is reluctant to rejoin the fight against the Japanese on the urging of a British commando team but conducts a war of vengeance when the Japanese attack his adopted people.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryIndia

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.




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