10 Movies and TV Shows Similar to Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones has the highest ratings among foreign TV series. According to a survey, this series is watched by 48% of Russians aged 18 to 30.

Spectators are attracted by a fictional prehistoric time and colorful characters, among which there are no exclusively positive or negative characters. Each actor has his own vices and weaknesses, performs actions that are motivated either by personal gain, or by the desire to benefit others.

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The series shows an era in which debauchery, wars, intrigues and the struggle for power flourished. While the new season of Game of Thrones is in production, we offer you a list of similar films and series. They will also surprise with unexpected plot twists and evoke genuine emotions from the audience.

Vikings (2013)

Topping the list of films similar to Game of Thrones is the series Vikings, based on Scandinavian tales of Viking raids on British and West Frankish lands. There are plenty of explicit erotic scenes in the series. Spectators will definitely appreciate the superbly choreographed battle scenes, similar to real battles with the use of medieval weapons.

Original title:
Vikings

Cast:
Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig

Country:
Ireland, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.3, IMDb – 8.6

Age limit:
18+

The Tudors (2007)

This historical series tells about the reign of Henry VIII of the Tudor family, as well as his love affairs. Perfectly selected costumes and scenery convey the atmosphere of the 16th century and immerse the viewer in the era of kings and princesses. The series is filled with nude actors and erotic scenes that are similar in their frankness to scenes from Game of Thrones.

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Original title:
The Tudors

Cast:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, James Frain

Country:
Ireland, Canada, USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.0, IMDb – 8.1

Age limit:
16+

White Queen (2013)

The storyline is based on a power struggle between three sisters. The main character, as the name implies, is the “White” Queen – Elizabeth Woodville. Having received the reins of government, she tries her best to maintain her authority and become a faithful adviser to her husband.

Similar to Game of Thrones, there are no only positive or negative characters in the narrative. Even the most ambitious queen at first glance uses black magic for her own purposes. Beautiful images of actresses and an abundance of frank love scenes will certainly appeal to fans of the similar series Game of Thrones.

Original title:
The White Queen

Cast:
Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, Amanda Hale

Country:
UK, France

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.8

Age limit:
16+

Stardust (2007)

The film takes the viewer to the fictional magical world of Stormhold, in which magic is openly used. The film is made in the style of “Game of Thrones” and takes pride of place on the list, even though it does not have many explicit scenes.

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There are no nude actors in this movie, but the picture is similar in that one of the storylines is the pursuit of power between three siblings. In the course of a fierce struggle for the throne, they have already killed four of their brothers, and now they are trying their best to destroy each other.

Original title:
Stardust

Cast:
Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.7, IMDb – 7.6

Age limit:
12+

The Last Legion (2006)

Adventure action movie tells about the fate of Romulus Augustus – a 12-year-old boy who remained the only heir of Gaius Julius Caesar and the ruler of Rome. The young emperor and his mentor face severe obstacles and difficult trials on the way to power and peaceful times. Shiny steel armor, spears, arrows and swords – all this is similar to the large-scale and iconic battles from the “Game of Thrones”.

Original title:
The Last Legion

Cast:
Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Country:
UK, France, Slovakia, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.4
Age
limit :
12+

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Conan the Barbarian (2011)

Good news for fans of Khal Drogo from Game of Thrones: the main role in this film is played by the same actor (Jason Momoa), and the image of Conan is incredibly similar to the image of Drogo. The film tells about a great Cimmerian warrior who goes on a long journey in order to avenge the blood of his kind, but his wanderings end in a struggle with higher powers that captured the peoples of Hyboria. Gorgeous costumes, exciting battles with medieval swords will impress any spectator.

Original title:
Conan the Barbarian

Cast:
Jason Momoa, Steven Lang, Rachel Nichols

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 5.2

Age limit:
16+

Lord of the Rings (2001)

The movie trilogy, based on the legendary book of the 20th century, surprises with the number of characters and costumes that are similar to the clothes of the characters from the Game of Thrones. This picture in the fantasy genre from the first minutes draws the viewer into its universe and makes you plunge headlong into the plot of the exciting saga about the war for the ring of omnipotence, which gives power over all living beings and makes you serve evil.

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Original title:
The Lord of the Rings

Starring :
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin

Country:
USA, New Zealand

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.6, IMDb – 8.8

Age limit:
12+

Another Boleyn Girl (2008)

The next film, similar to the Game of Thrones series, tells about the rivalry between two sisters, one of whom is destined to become not only the king’s mistress, but also ascend the throne for a short reign. The film is similar to the cult series in its sets (especially the palace) and elaborate costumes. And the image of one of the main characters is very similar to the image of Cersei Lanister – an ambitious, cold and prudent queen who is trying in every possible way to keep power in her hands.

Original title:
The Other Boleyn Girl

Cast:
Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.7, IMDb – 6.7

Age limit:
12+

Centurion (2010)

Brilliantly filmed, the historical thriller has scenes of mass or individual fights, similar to fights from the legendary series, interspersed with respite and chases. All battles are distinguished by cruelty and are remembered by the audience as bloody battles.

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The costumes made in the spirit of antiquity and a minimum of computer graphics immerse the viewer headlong into Ancient Rome in 117. The film itself is pseudo-historical, but it is based on documentary facts about the existence of the IX Legion in the Roman Empire.

Original title:
Centurion

Cast:
Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko

Country:
UK, France, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.4

Age limit:
18+

Hercules (2005)

The plot of the last of our list of films like “Game of Thrones” is based on the legends of the 12 exploits of Hercules – a half-man who ascended to the gods on Olympus. There are no bloody wars in the picture, but the similarity lies in the fact that a fierce struggle for power is being waged: conspiracies are woven against relatives, debauchery, violence and homosexuality flourish among the upper classes. Also in the film, the hatred of a parent for one of his sons is openly shown, as is the case with the Lannister family.

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The plot of the last of our list of films like “Game of Thrones” is based on the legends of the 12 exploits of Hercules – a half-man who ascended to the gods on Olympus. There are no bloody wars in the picture, but the similarity lies in the fact that a fierce struggle for power is being waged: conspiracies are woven against relatives, depravity, violence and homosexuality flourish among the upper classes. Also in the film, the hatred of a parent for one of his sons is openly shown, as is the case with the Lannister family.

Original title:
Hercules

Starring :
Paul Telfer, Leelee Sobieski, Elizabeth Perkins

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.7

Age limit:
12+

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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