10 best movies like The Last King (2016)

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Movies similar to The Last King (2016): Valley of Shadows, Marvel's Luke Cage, Leatherface, The Post, The 12th Man, Medici: Masters of Florence, Bahubali: The Beginning, Poldark, Two Lives, Melancholia.

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Valley of Shadows (2017)
Markimdb: 6
CharactersDogs, Mothers, Werewolf
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Mystery, Mystery, Supernatural, Death
PlaceForest, Norway, Nature
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Gothic

    A young boy ventures into the forest in search of mysterious creatures that eat sheep, in this delightfully creepy Scandinavian Gothic fable from Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen.

    Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
    Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
    PlotSuperpowers, Death
    StyleNetflix, Spectacular

      Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

      Leatherface (2017)
      Mark8 (imdb: 5)
      Genrehorror, thriller, crime
      CharactersTeens, Monsters, Police, Nurses, Serial killers, Sheriffs, Cannibals
      PlotAdventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery, The escape, Survival, Death, Radio, Fear
      PlaceForest, USA, Psychiatric hospitals
      StyleTense, Heavy, Depressive

        A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, moulding him into a monster named Leatherface.

        The Post (2018)
        Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
        Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom
        CharactersJournalists, Presidential, Lawyers, Musicians
        PlotWar, Political, Mystery, Intrigue, Confrontation, Death, Money, On real events
        PlaceNew York, Office, USA, Party, Prison, Jungle, Aircraft
        StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, Makes me think

          A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

          The 12th Man (2017)
          Markimdb: 7.4
          Genrethriller, drama, military, history
          PlotWar, The escape, Survival, Snow, On real events
          PlaceSea, Ships, Germany, Norway, Nature
          StyleTense, For men

            After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.

            Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
            Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
            Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, biography, history
            CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, France
            PlotPolitics, Mystery, Political, Jealousy, Viruses, Mystery, Viruses
            StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Tense, Atmospheric, Spectacular

              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.

              Bahubali: The Beginning (2015)
              Mark8 (imdb: 8)
              Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
              CharactersSoldier, Kings, Warriors, Foster children, Elephants
              PlotWeapon, The escape, Adoption, War, Death

                The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts. He meets the beautiful warrior/princess Avanthika and learns that her queen has been held captive for the last 25 years. Shividu sets off to rescue her, discovering his own origins in the process.

                Poldark (2015)
                Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
                Genremelodrama, drama, history
                CountryUnited Kingdom
                PlotRelationship, Love triangle

                  Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.

                  Two Lives (2012)
                  Markimdb: 7
                  Genrethriller, drama
                  CountryGermany, Norway
                  CharactersFamily, Spy, Lawyers, Orphans
                  PlotWar, Mystery, Snow
                  PlaceNorway, Court, Submarines, Germany
                  StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing

                    Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during World War II. She enjoys a happy family life with her mother, her husband, daughter and granddaughter. But when a lawyer asks her and her mother to witness in a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of the war children, she resists. Gradually, a web of concealments and secrets is unveiled, until Katrine is finally stripped of everything, and her loved ones are forced to take a stand: What carries more weight, the life they have lived together, or the lie it is based on?

                    Melancholia (2008)
                    Markimdb: 7.4
                    PlotDepression, Death, Survival, Chase, Hunting, The escape
                    PlaceJungle, Forest

                      A story about victims of summary executions. Three people start a strange therapy to escape their agonies.

                      Outside the Wire (2021)
                      CharactersPartners, Military, Soldier, Spy, Terrorists, Snipers, Pilots, Robots
                      PlotArtificial Intelligence, Weapon, War, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Political, Bank robbery, Hostage, Fight
                      StyleNetflix, Unexpected ending, Cyberpunk

                        In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.

                        The Closet (2020)
                        Markimdb: 5.7
                        PlotSupernatural, Death, Mystery

                          After moving into a new house, a young girl begins displaying strange and disturbing behavior until, one day, she disappears behind a closet. While the devastated father is left with no clue about his daughter’s disappearance, an exorcist shows up to help.

                          Alone (2020)
                          Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
                          CharactersManiacs, Psychopath, Hunters
                          PlotSurvival, Pursuit, The escape, Supernatural, Death, Chase, Ghosts, Travel
                          StyleDepressive, Tense, Disturbing, Action

                            A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.

                            Avengement (2019)
                            Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
                            Genreaction, crime
                            CountryUnited Kingdom
                            CharactersCriminals, Killers
                            PlotRevenge, The escape, Prison Break, Rivalry, Death, Martial Arts
                            StyleAction, Tense, For men, Fascinating

                              While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.

                              The Farewell (2019)
                              Markimdb: 7.6
                              Genrecomedy, drama
                              CharactersWriters, Family, Dogs, Sisters, Photographers, Artists, Old man, Cooks
                              PlotDeath, Dancing, Money, Mystery, Happiness
                              PlaceChina, Japan, Hotels
                              StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think

                                A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

                                The Lighthouse (2019)
                                Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
                                Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
                                CountryCanada, USA
                                CharactersMermaids, Singers
                                PlotTravel, Death, Dancing, Mystery
                                PlaceCanada, USA, Islands, Lighthouse
                                StyleTense, Gothic, Exciting

                                  Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

                                  Primal (2019)
                                  Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
                                  Genreaction, thriller
                                  PlotAdventure, Hunting, The escape, Confrontation
                                  PlaceSea, Jungle, Ships

                                    A big-game hunter for zoos who has booked passage on a Greek shipping freighter with a fresh haul of exotic and deadly animals from the Amazon, including a rare white Jaguar - along with a political assassin being extradited to the U.S in secret. Two days into the journey, the assassin escapes and releases the captive animals, throwing the ship into chaos.

                                    Ржев (2019)
                                    PlotDeath, War
                                    TimeWorld War II
                                    StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men

                                      After several months of fierce fighting, the Red Army finally knocks the enemy out of the village of Ovsyannikovo, which costs huge losses - only a third of the personnel remain from the company. Exhausted to the limit, the soldiers are waiting for reinforcements, but an order comes from the headquarters - to keep the village at all costs, and this is tantamount to a death sentence. The company commander faces a difficult choice - either to lose the remnants of the company, following a meaningless command order, or to withdraw his people from mortar fire, but at the same time leave their positions and go to the tribunal for violating the order. In extremely realistic details, only one fierce battle is shown, in which, like in a drop of water, the whole truth about the war is reflected.

                                      The Irishman (2019)
                                      Markimdb: 7.9
                                      Genredrama, crime, biography
                                      CharactersGangsters, Friends, Gangsters, Mafia, Hired assassins, Lawyers, Drivers, Old man
                                      PlotWar, Death, Weapon, Cancer, Divorce, Dancing, Money, Travel
                                      PlaceHotels, Prison, Court, Aircraft, Casino
                                      TimeNew Year

                                        Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

                                        Sweetheart (2019)
                                        Markimdb: 5.8
                                        Genrehorror, thriller
                                        PlotDisasters, Death, Survival, Hunting, Loneliness
                                        PlaceSea, Islands, Uninhabited island

                                          Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn’t take her long to realize she’s completely alone. She must spend her days not only surviving the elements, but must also fend off the malevolent force that comes out each night.