10 best shows like The Last Post (2017)

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The Last Post 2017
Drama series set in the mid-sixties, in which a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families deal with the challenges of politics, love and war in British-controlled Aden.
List of the best shows and series like The Last Post (2017): War and Peace, The Spanish Princess, Parade's End, Atlantic Crossing, I Remember Nelson, Versailles, World Without End, Vikings, The Tudors, The Long Road Home.

War and Peace (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:05

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

The Spanish Princess (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.

Parade's End (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

The story of a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette in the midst of World War I and a Europe on the brink of profound change.

Atlantic Crossing (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryNorway, Germany, USA, Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom

The incredible, true story of the Norwegian Crown Princess Märtha’s efforts to support her country during World War II. After a headlong flight from the Nazis, she was forced to part from her husband and cross the Atlantic Ocean to seek refuge in the United States. There, she soon found herself involved in a close relationship with the President of the United States: Franklin D. Roosevelt.

I Remember Nelson (1982)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom

Vice Adm. Horatio Nelson's remarkable naval career and troubled personal affairs are brought to life in this miniseries, which tells his famous story through the narratives of those who knew him best.

Versailles (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration00:49

The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and political maneuvering, revealing Versailles in all its glory and brutality.

World Without End (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, Canada, United Kingdom, Hungary

Two hundred years after the construction of the great cathedral, the medieval town of Kingsbridge is taken under siege by Queen Isabella. Caris, a visionary young woman, inspires her people to stand up for their rights and revolt against to the most powerful forces of her time, the Church and the Crown.

Vikings (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

The Tudors (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53

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.

The Long Road Home (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”

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Sisi (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, Italy, Austria
Duration03:16

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Napoleon (2002)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryFrance, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, United Kingdom, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration05:57

The life of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Rome (2005)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:55

A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

The Liberator (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA

A diverse, dedicated, rough-and-tumble squad of soldiers spearheads the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II.

Clouds Over the Hill (2009)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryJapan

Saka no Ue no Kumo is an NHK 21st Century special drama which was aired over three years starting from November 29, 2009. The series runs 13 episodes at 90 minutes each. The first series, with 5 episodes, was broadcast in 2009, while series two and three, each with 4 episodes, were broadcast in late 2010 and 2011. While most episodes were shot in Japan, one of the episodes in series two was shot in Latvia. The TV series is based on the novel Saka no ue no kumo by Ryōtarō Shiba and adopted by Hisashi Nozawa.The theme song of the drama series is titled "Stand Alone". It was composed by Joe Hisaishi, written by Kundo Koyama and performed by British soprano singer Sarah Brightman.

Holocaust (1978)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA

Berlin, Germany, 1935. The day Karl Weiss, a Jewish painter, and Inga Helms, a Christian woman, marry, is the one in which both of them and the entire Weiss family are caught up in the maelstrom of the Nazi regime, the storms of World War II and the horrors of the criminal Final Solution, the Holocaust, the Shoah; while Erik Dorf, an ambitious lawyer, undertakes his fall into hell at the hands of the sinister Reinhard Heydrich.

The Pacific (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration09:00

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

Baghdad Central (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom

Shortly after the fall of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi ex-policeman Muhsin al-Khafaji has lost everything and is battling daily to keep himself and his sick daughter, Mrouj safe. But when he learns that his estranged elder daughter Sawsan is missing Khafaji is forced into a desperate search to find her.

Les Misérables (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:59

France, 1815. Jean Valjean, a common thief, is released from prison after having lived a hell in life for 19 years, but a small mistake puts the law again on his trail. Ruthless Inspector Javert pursues him thorough years, driven by a twisted sense of justice, while Valjean reforms himself, thrives and dedicates his life to good deeds. In 1832, while the revolution ravages the streets of Paris, Valjean and Javert cross their paths for the last time.

The Promise (2011)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story of a young woman who goes to present-day Israel/Palestine determined to find out about her soldier grandfather's involvement in the final years of Palestine under the British mandate.

ANZAC Girls (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryAustralia

The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.

The Unit (2006)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA

A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.

Kurt Seyit and Şura (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, military, history
CountryTurkey

A Turkish lieutenant and the daughter of Russian nobles fight for their love against forces of family and social expectation and historical events.

Scarlett (1994)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration06:00

Scarlett is a 1994 six hour miniseries loosely based on the sequel to Margaret Mitchell's novel, Gone with the Wind, written by Alexandra Ripley. The series was filmed at 53 locations in the United States and abroad, and stars Joanne Whalley as Scarlett O'Hara, Timothy Dalton as Rhett Butler, and Sean Bean as Lord Richard Fenton as well as many other notable British and American actors.

War and Peace (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryItaly, France, Germany, Russia, Poland
Duration06:35

War and Peace is a 2007 Russian-French-Italian-German miniseries directed by Robert Dornhelm. It was broadcast in Belgium and in France in four parts during October and November 2007. It was inspired by Leo Tolstoy's novel War and Peace, which also is divided into four parts. The actors are of different nationalities.

The Singapore Grip (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom

In colonial Singapore during World War Two, this epic drama follows the schemes – both commercial and amorous – of a wealthy British family as they struggle to preserve their prosperous business amid cataclysmic world events.

American Dreams (2002)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, family, military, music, history
CountryUSA

American Dreams is an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark Productions in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Studios. The series was created by Jonathan Prince and developed by Josh Goldstein and Prince; the latter was also one of the executive producers with Dick Clark. It debuted on September 29, 2002. The show is set mostly in Philadelphia. It initially aired on Sundays at 8:00 pm Eastern time, but moved to the same time on Wednesdays from March 9, 2005, to the third season finale. The show tells the story of the Pryor family of Philadelphia during the mid-1960s. Season one takes place in 1963–64, season two in 1964–65, and season three in 1965–66. The show was known as Our Generation when it debuted in Australia, however it was changed back to American Dreams when it returned for the second season.The theme song "Generation" was written and performed by Emerson Hart, lead singer of the band Tonic. The song earned Hart an ASCAP award for Best Theme Song of Television in 2003. The show was the 2003 TV Land Awards "Future Classic" winner.




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