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List of the best movies like The Crown (2016): Victoria, The King, Darkest Hour, A United Kingdom, The Favourite, Victoria & Abdul, Queen of the Desert, The Madness of King George, The King's Speech, The Young Victoria.

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Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:12
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Political, Power
StyleLight, Touching, Serious

The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image and become “grandmother of Europe”.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights, Friends, Princesses
PlotLove, War, On real events, Political, Power
PlaceEngland, France
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersKings, Cats
PlotOn real events, Political, Fear
PlaceAircraft, England, Bunker, Party, Metro
TimeWorld War II
StyleTense, Serious

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Lesbians, Maids
PlotOn real events, Love triangle, Political, Jealousy, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleOscars

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration03:10
CharactersKings, Spy, Strong women, Writers, Slaves
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Loneliness, Death, Political
PlaceEngland, Deserts, Turkey
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Mental disorders, Political
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleSmart, Fancy, Black humor

King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration01:58
CharactersKings, Disabled people
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship, Political
PlaceEngland, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Oscars, Fascinating

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersKings
PlotLove, On real events, Political, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Touching, For single girls

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 legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as the young Victoria. Packed with drama, romance, breath-taking cinematography, lavish costumes and featuring an outstanding British cast including Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, and Rupert Friend, The Young Victoria has captivated British audiences, and is the film that Company magazine called “an epic British film, which will sweep you up in her remarkable story.”

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersKings, Gay, Strong women, Sisters
PlotPolitical, Betrayal, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages, 16th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Womens in main roles

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32
PlotOn real events, Political, Social Media, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Serious

Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, France, Chile, China, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:55
CharactersSnipers, Strong women, Journalists, Presidential, Widows
PlotOn real events, Death, Depression, Political
PlaceAircraft, Cemetery, The White House, Texas, USA
StyleTense, Heartbreaking

An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersFriends, Priests
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Political, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Smart, Epic

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 Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:25
PlotOn real events, Political
TimeWorld War II

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights
PlotWar, On real events, Conspiracies, Uprising
PlaceEngland, Castle, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense

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

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:35
CharactersStrong women
PlotOn real events, Political, Justice, Adoption, Uprising
PlaceEngland, London
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersKings, Horses, Spy
PlotPolitical, Fear
PlaceEngland
Time16th century
StyleFascinating, Epic, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, USA, Germany, France
Duration01:43
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals, Old man, Foxes
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Cancer, Treasures
PlaceTrains, England
StyleLight, Fascinating

London, England, April 2015. Brian Reader, a retired thief, gathers an unlikely gang of burglars to perpetrate the biggest and boldest heist in British history. The thieves assault the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and escape with millions in goods and money. But soon the cracks between the gang members begin to appear when they discuss how to share the loot.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryNorway
Duration01:50
CharactersStrong women, Celebrities, Artists
PlotOn real events, Figure Skating, Death, Political
StyleFascinating, Serious, Womens in main roles

The true story of Sonja Henie, one of the world's greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, who decides to go to Hollywood in 1936 to become a movie star.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Mental disorders, Love triangle, Political
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, For single girls

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:18
PlotOn real events, Political, Elections, Power, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration02:23
CharactersAnimals, Strong women, Jews, Lions, Smugglers
PlotWar, On real events
PlaceZoos, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Heroes, Military
PlotRevolution, Political, Intrigue, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleEpic, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersCriminals, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Political
PlacePrison, Trains, England, Germany
StyleSerious

Following in his father's footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain's most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently exposes his gruesome secret, he becomes a minor celebrity & faces a public outcry against the practice of hanging. Based on true events.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersMusicians
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Friendship, Political, Freedom
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century, 18th century
StyleSoulful, Serious

The true story of William Wilberforce and his courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Along the way, Wilberforce meets intense opposition, but his minister urges him to see the cause through.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotOn real events
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Gloomy

This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:22
PlotOn real events, Political
PlaceEngland, London
Time16th century
StyleRomantic

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to Lady Jane Grey, whom he places on the throne after Edward dies. At first hostile to each other, Guildford and Jane fall in love. But they cannot withstand the course of power which will lead to their ultimate downfall.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersArtists, Sisters, Old man, Brides, Actors
PlotOn real events, Mystery, Radio, Rehabilitation
PlaceTrains, Beach, Hospitals, London, Country houses
TimeCold War
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, South Africa, USA
CharactersTrainers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Political, Uprising, False accusations
PlaceAfrica
StyleAction, Makes me think, Serious

The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an attempt to bomb the plant, with the injustice transforming the apolitical worker into a radicalised insurgent, who then carries out his own successful sabotage mission.





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