‘Baahubali’ became a success for being a groundbreaking movie featuring magnificent production design, larger than life scenes and an epic tale of a fallen hero. The film was greatly inspired by Indian History and mythology. It combines the intricacies of Indian Culture with intense action and entertainment. ‘Baahubali’ brought alive Medieval Era History to mainstream cinema, in a scale unseen to the Indian audience.
‘Bahubaali’ depicts an incredible tale of a lost rightful heir of a fictional town and his quest to avenge his honour and aide his lady love’s mission. However, long before ‘Baahubali’ broke into the scene, the silver screen has been graced with several epics that mesmerized us with spectacular stories. Today, we will list down some great historical and fantastic epics that Hollywood has given us over the years. Here is the list of Hollywood movies similar to Baahubali that you must watch. You can watch some of these movies like Bahubali on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
12. Troy (2004)
The story of Troy has been retold time and time again. Each story has a different perspective and highlights different events. Wolfgang Peterson’s 2004 epic was inspired by Homer’s Iliad. The story was led by warrior demigod Achilles, the greatest fighter to have ever lived. The Trojan War transcended the boundaries of warfare and stood for love, loyalty and legacy. The Trojan War emphasizes on the frailty of men and incompetence of megalomaniac rulers. However, we see how love triumphs over violence and even the bravest of men bow to its powers. The epic battles, supported by engaging subplots and characters, leave an indelible mark in the cinematic realm and never fail to amuse the viewers.
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11. Cleopatra (1963)