Game of Thrones (2011)
Winter Is Coming
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Overview: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night’s Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.
Audience: girls’ night, boys’ night
based on novel or book | kingdom |dragon | king | intrigue | fantasy world
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A Gladiator Does Not Fear Death
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Duration: 55 min.
Overview: Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment.
Style: epic, heroic, exciting …
Audience: boys’ night
gladiator | arena | ancient rome | slave | sword and sandal
The future is open. Trust in the gods. Live for each moment.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History,
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Overview: 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.
Style: exciting, heroic, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking
Audience: boys’ night,
scandinavia | viking | historical fiction | middle ages | norse mythology | historical drama | warrior | 8th century
The Last Kingdom (2015)
England is born
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Duration: 60 min.
Overview: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting …
Audience: boys’ night,
Network: Netflix, BBC, Two
viking | historical fiction | king | historical drama | costume drama | 9th century
Love is the most dangerous subject.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Overview: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense …
Audience: teens, boys’ night, girls’ night
france | arranged marriage | queen | castle royal family | europe | based on true story | female protagonist | historical fiction maturity | historical drama | costume drama | fictional biography | 16th century