Game of Thrones" – a unique series: it captures the viewer so that its view is easy to forget about sleep and food. Recipe "Games" contains the best ingredients, so as not to cause us to miss: fantasy, drama, intrigue, love, lies, betrayal and only catchy, the characters vivid.
Since the next season comes only a year later, someone prepared a list of worthy and similar series in spirit, to brighten up the tedious wait. Game Of Thrones' Fans Should Also Watch These Amazing TV Shows To Fill The Void (Some of them are better then GOT…no just kidding).
1. The 100
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More fiction than fantasy genre, but the variety of characters and heroes of their contradictory relationship is very similar to "Game of Thrones." In the story, the whole civilization destroyed nuclear war, and the few survivors live in a spaceship orbiting the Earth. It was with him send a shuttle to the Earth with hundreds of juvenile delinquents. Very entertaining and emotional story about a terrible future.
A nuclear conflict has decimated civilisation. Ninety-seven years later, a spaceship accommodating humanity's lone survivors despatches 100 juvenile delinquents back to the Earth.
2. Black Sails
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The series of pirate passions that are not even dreamed of Old Jack Sparrow. The picture is very spectacular, fully immersed in the atmosphere of sea adventures, there are raging serious passions, and the characters surprise viewers for its unpredictability. Someone who is friend and who is foe – liking me like the wind vane. Watch all the action is very interesting.
A prequel to the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel "Treasure Island," "Black Sails" is a pirate adventure that centers on the tales of Captain Flint, who has a reputation throughout the West Indies as being the most brilliant, most feared of all the Golden Age pirates.
3. The White Queen
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Mini-series, which can be viewed in one gulp in just a few days. It tells of a bloody battle for the throne of England, claimed the lives of many people. For crown struggling just three dynasties and three great women. They are not important methods, the main thing – the result. Really exciting spectacle, good actors and intrigue, scheming, intrigue.
War ravages England in 1464 during a blood feud between the House of York and the House of Lancaster over who is the country's true king.
4. The Last Kingdom
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"The Last Kingdom" called the British answer to "Viking". Utred main protagonist – a descendant of a noble Saxon kind – was kidnapped in infancy and brought up as a Viking. Now, the young warrior to be a very difficult choice between the two warring parties. This series is also considered a successful adaptation of Bernard Cornwell book, which is the real ancestor Utred.
As a child, Uhtred witnessed his father being killed and the Saxon army defeated by invading troops. Danish warlord Earl Ragnar captured Uhtred and raised him in a Danish camp alongside fellow captive Brida, a sharp-tongued girl.
5. Da Vinci's Demons
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Another historical imagination, the focus of which – the enigmatic genius of Leonardo. But if it seems to us it is usually decrepit sage with white beard, in the series, he is young and full of energy. Da Vinci – a rebel, a heretic and a fighter for the truth, there are a lot of passion and controversy. The picture does not claim to historical authenticity, but assures you of entertainment and a lot of bright emotions.
Leonardo da Vinci, an eccentric genius in his mid-20s, begins seeing and inventing things far beyond his time.
6. The Tudors
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Visually beautiful and catchy interpretation of the history of the famous Tudor dynasty. The series shows the personal lives of the British royal nobility, their fears, passions, weaknesses and experiences. And it shows excellent, mainly due to the good actors who have managed to convey the ambiguity of the nature of his characters.
Henry VIII becomes the King of England and goes on to rebuke the Roman Catholic Church, lay the foundation of the Church of England and marry six times. American-British-Canadian-Irish television series.
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The rare case when the film adaptation of the book is not inferior. In the picture perfectly combines adventure, drama, romance, and science fiction. Entangled plot will not leave indifferent even the sophisticated audience: military nurse 40-ies of XX century was mysteriously moved in 1743. In the future, she was the beloved husband, to whom she very much wants to return, but the situation is complicated when she has to marry a Scottish soldier.
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Perhaps the best (and one of the few) series based on the Scandinavian legends. The main plot revolves around a Viking Ragnar, his trips, forays and ascent to fame. Picture charms with its gloomy atmosphere, stunning shots of nature, clothing, buildings and household items completely transferred to a long-forgotten times. It is recommended to all fans of ancient Scandinavia.
The story of Norse hero, Ragnar Lothbrok, who rises up to become a fearless warrior and command the Viking tribes.
9. Marco Polo
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The series is based on the adventures of the famous traveler Marco Polo in China in the XIII century. The picture is enough speculation and fantasy, which is hardly credible, but easy – interesting and intriguing. Beautiful scenery, colorful characters and traditions of medieval Asia creates a unique atmosphere. Also in the "Marco Polo" a lot of explicit scenes.
As a youth of 15 or 16, Marco Polo first met his father and uncle and embarked on an epic adventure, crossing thousands of miles of unforgiving terrain, through political unrest and upheaval, to the court of Kublai Khan in what is now Beijing. A Netflix original.
10. Spartacus: Blood and Sand
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The brutal and dramatic history of the first in the history of the slave, who defied the Roman Empire. Spartacus was separated from his beloved, was forced to leave the arena, to endure the pain and humiliation, but he did not lose heart, he fought to the end. On this series. Still, of course, about the battles, violence, death and honor. As spirits, "Spartacus" series is recommended to drink in one gulp and undiluted (several episodes at a time).
A Thracian warrior is captured and enslaved by the Romans, then placed in gladiator school, where he battles to save his life, gains his freedom and reunites with his wife.