Wondering what to watch after Vikings? If the epic fantasy historical fiction series has you hungry for more swords, axes, and horrifically detailed battle damage, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with historical fiction is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Vikings ready for you to start binging.
If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Vikings, Game of Thrones is a great TV series about epic conquest, huge wars, people slashing at others with gigantic swords, and dragons. Taboo is another great show with as much intrigue, action, and suspense you would expect to find in a television series similar to Vikings.
For fans of Vikings looking for good movie recommendations, The Patriot is another historical fiction about the American Revolutionary War. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include The Last Kingdom, Altered Carbon, and Highlander.
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- Photo: The Last KingdomThe Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. In 872 England, an unlikely hero (Alexander Dreymon) must choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing during his quest to reclaim his birthright.... more17145Is this a good next watch?
- Photo: Game of Thrones / HBOGame of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.... more12942Is this a good next watch?
- Photo: DreamWorks PicturesGladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Jacobi, John Shrapnel, and Richard Harris. Crowe portrays the fictional character, loyal Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius, who is betrayed when Commodus, the ambitious son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, ends his father's life and seizes the throne. Reduced to slavery, Maximus rises through the ranks of the gladiatorial arena to avenge his family and his emperor. ... more8520Is this a good next watch?
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY)The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. The films are subtitled The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. They were distributed by New Line Cinema. Considered to be one of the biggest and most ambitious film projects ever undertaken, with an overall budget of $281 million, the entire project took eight years, with the filming for all three films done simultaneously and entirely in New Zealand, Jackson's native country. Each film in the series also had special extended editions released on DVD a year after their... more9533Is this a good next watch?