Movies and TV shows set in versailles

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in versailles ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, weird, light and sexy films and TV shows about / with royal family, royal court, nude, politics, french revolution, royalty, state affairs, french royalty, revolution and french history plots mostly in History, Drama and Romance genres shot in France, UK, USA and other countries.
versailles movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as versailles: Versailles (2015), Marie Antoinette (2006), A Little Chaos (2014), The Royal Exchange (2017), Farewell, My Queen (2012), Ridicule (1996), Midnight in Paris (2011), Let Them Eat Cake (1999), The Black Book (2018), The King Is Dancing (2000).

List of movies set in versailles

Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, political, erotic ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, intrigue, royal court, king, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, rise to the top, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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Versailles: The Dream of a King (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved women and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles.
Style: political, weird
Plot: king of france, palace, womanizer, french history, construction, affair, royal family, french royalty, king, royal court, reenactment
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: melancholic, factual, colourful, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: historical character, french revolution, queen, princess, royal court, french history, royal family, french, fashion, aristocracy, coming of age, women ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1780s ...
Place: france, versailles, europe, tokyo, austria ...
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A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: light, romantic, colourful, melancholic, compassionate ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gardener, royal court, aristocracy, female protagonist, garden, jealousy, love story, adultery, infidelity, unlikely partners, intrigue, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, victorian era, 70s, 1920s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, england, new orleans ...
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The Royal Exchange (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-year-old Spanish infanta. The Regent of France also offers ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, scenic, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: child bride, king of france, princess, union, intrigue, reconciliation, engagement, politics, french royalty, royal family, forced marriage, swinger ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: versailles, france, spain
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Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, edutainment ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: royal court, lesbian subtext, revolution, master and servant, lesbian, royal family, french revolution, lady in waiting, female nudity, suicide by hanging, lesbian love, king ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe
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Ridicule (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Style: sexy, talky, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: royal court, manipulation, royalty, intrigue, courtroom, ambition, society, idealism, vengeance, morality, mentor, runaway ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: france, versailles, england, paris france
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: feel good, surreal, melancholic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, literature, bohemian life, magic realism, fall in love, painter, love and romance, artist, nostalgia, writers, writer's life, art history ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s, year 2010, 2010s ...
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, montmartre paris
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Let Them Eat Cake (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Let Them Eat Cake is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in 1999. Starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, it is one of the few programmes in which French and Saunders have appeared which they did not create themselves.
Style: sitcom, parody, weird, alternative comedy
Plot: satire, colonialism, maid, innuendo, palace, aristocrat, homosexual, french revolution, farce, servant, aristocracy, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: france, versailles
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The Black Book (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of the adventures, in the twilight of the eighteenth century, of a singular couple formed by a little orphan with mysterious origins and his young Italian nurse of a similarly uncertain birth. They lead us in their wake, from Rome to ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, cardinal the priest, boat, grave, sea, card playing, nude, cemetery, orphan, male nudity, duel, female nudity ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: lisbon portugal, versailles, vatican, london, paris france ...
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: king of france, performer's life, french history, royal family, ballet, dancing, prodigy, playwright, composer, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles, europe
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Marie Antoinette (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Through a twenty-first century lens, the series explores the dark, manipulative and misogynistic world of Versailles. Travelling deep inside Marie Antoinette’s head throughout the series, discovering who she is through her internal voice that ...
Plot: ancient, politics, french history, royalty, misogyny, french politics, female nudity, queen
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: versailles
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Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two British women claim to have been thrown into a time warp where they saw Marie Antoinette as they were strolling through the gardens at Versailles Palace in France. After they tell their story to a psychic society, they find themselves the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time travel, mysticism, paranormal investigation, paranormal, paranormal phenomena
Place: oxford university, versailles
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The Rise of Louis XIV (1966)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cardinal Mazarin dies, leaving a power vacuum in which the young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, the Superintendant who has been systematically looting the ...
Style: political, epic, baroque, weird
Plot: king of france, french history, royal family, colonialism, french royalty, musketeer, art, fashion, hunting, police arrest, government, royal court ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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Notre-Dame on Fire (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A film relating from the inside the Notre-Dame de Paris fire of April 2019.
Plot: french president, fire, pigeon, code, priest, firefighter, cathedral, bicycle, collapse, disaster, traffic jam, notre dame cathedral ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019
Place: paris france, versailles
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Lady Oscar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire ...
Style: art house
Plot: french revolution, tomboy, ancient, napoleonic wars, colonialism, superhero, woman, poverty, sword fight, lie, mistress, woman dressed as man ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: versailles, france
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, prodigy, young heroes, adoption, dog, time machine, talking dog, inventor, father son relationship, heroes, sent to the past, time paradox ...
Time: year 2014, 2010s, 16th century, 18th century, 1780s ...
Place: egypt, usa, europe, new york, asia ...
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Les Paladins (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 204 min.
Story: "Inspired by a fable by La Fontaine, [composer Jean-Philippe] Rameau produced perhaps his most brilliant music for his penultimate great work, blending reality and the surreal on several levels." — from the DVD back cover
Style: baroque
Plot: opera, nude, subway, dancing, breakdance, live performance, balloon, angel, rap, horse, opera live performance, stage performance
Place: paris france, versailles
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Only God Sees Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Albert, a sound engineer who is chronically hesitant successively meets three charming young women who will, each in their own way, provoke and help him to get a better hold of himself.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: politics, couples, family relations, campaign, buddies, aging, journalism, opposites attract, love and romance, looking for love, singleness, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, versailles
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Angelique: The Road to Versailles (1965)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Angelique (Michele Mercier) is saved by the king of the cutthroats (Giuliano Gemma) when she is endangered in the streets of Paris. After her hero is killed, she has many amorous affairs and becomes a successful businesswoman in this costume-drama ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: colonialism, royalty, pickpocket, revenge, king, midget, nude, sexual content, graphic violence, strong female presence, couples, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles
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The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: french revolution, master and servant, politics, battles, friendship, forbidden love, rebelliousness, society, political unrest, state affairs, duchess, conspiracy ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1790s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, new orleans, japan ...
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The Rose of Versailles (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Raised from birth as a man, the Lady Oscar commands the palace guards at Versailles in the years before the French Revolution. Her beauty and noble spirit make her a shining figure in the eyes of both men and women but she is torn between her chosen ...
Style: anime, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: lgbt, childhood, cross dressing, revolution, strong female presence, bittersweet, moral dilemma, soldier, state affairs, society, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: versailles, france, europe
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Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion ...
Style: serious, realistic, anthology, weird
Plot: royal family, libertine, female nudity, amputation, cannibal, scandal, priest, prisoner, deportation, time travel, french revolution, french royalty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, versailles, europe, africa, louisiana ...
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Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: dramatic, sexy, romantic, intellectual, reflective ...
Plot: slavery, interracial romance, revolution, president, french revolution, politics, african american, u.s. president, ambassador, catholicism, mentor, betrayal ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, new jersey, england ...
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The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, royal family, french royalty, napoleonic wars, historical event, militant, rebellion, angry mob, king of france, crisis, french politics ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: factual, realistic, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: politics, intrigue, conspiracy, royal family, revenge, justice, police investigation, countess, couples, state affairs, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, paris france, england, versailles, europe
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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beaumarchais the Scoundrel is a biopic film based on the life of the French playwright, financier and spy Pierre Beaumarchais depicting his activities during the American War of Independence and his authorship of the Figaro trilogy of plays.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: writers, playwright, couples, human nature, unfulfillment, lifestyle, couple relations, ambition, writer's life, love and romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, london, versailles, paris france
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Vatel (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the ...
Style: light, melancholic, tricky, captivating, visually appealing ...
Plot: king of france, food, betrayal, political intrigue, tragic love, fall in love, power relations, nobility, intrigue, secret love, cooking and food, royal court ...
Time: 17th century, victorian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, england, europe, holland ...
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Hymn to Love (2009)
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Documentary in which nine gay couples of different ages talk about their lives, about the everyday joys and sorrows. Interviews not only in Italy but also in Paris, Berlin and Spain.
Style: lgbt cinema, humorous, tense, light, captivating
Plot: family relations, gay couple, marriage, mother daughter relationship, gay interest, gay marriage, lesbian couple, lesbian interest, lesbian mother, children, gay parent, mother son relationship ...
Place: europe, versailles, germany, paris france, spain ...
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Molière (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 260 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin is raised by his father and his grandfather because his mother dies when he's still very little. He works as a handyman, studies the law at a university and travels the country as an actor before he becomes the celebrated ...
Style: weird
Plot: writers, art, historical event, playwright, carnival, misery, theater, king of france, killing a horse, starvation, law student, father son conflict ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles, paris france
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