Regicide movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant regicide movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, epic, exciting, atmospheric and realistic films and TV shows about / with regicide, murder, betrayal, king, rivalry, death, vengeance, revenge, dishonesty and battles plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Denmark and other countries.
regicide movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as regicide: MacBeth (1961), Shadow (2018), DragonHeart (1996), Down River (2018), The Lion King (2019), Six Flying Dragons (2015), The Hollow Crown (2012), You Are a Widow, Sir (1971), Royal Deceit (1994), Edward II (1970).

List of regicide movies

MacBeth (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is a very theatrical version, full of sound & fury, histrionics and big arm movements. Cynical audiences might not buy into it, but if you were to go back to the early 1600s this is probably the way you'd see it. The plot of ...
Plot: taunting, regicide, scottish accent, husband wife relationship, murder, manhood
Time: 11th century
Place: scotland
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Shadow (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: About a king who attempts to lead his displaced people out of exile, and those who play a role in his mysterious plans.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: army, violence, betrayal, murder, danger, civil war, doppelganger, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, death, society ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: ancient china, china
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DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, medieval, battles, battle, magic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, tense, cinema verite ...
Plot: behind enemy lines, survival, military, murder, soldier, friendship, escape, pursuit, betrayal, prisoner, captured, world war two ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: congo, cambodia, vietnam, normandy, germany
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The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: colourful, touching, epic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, animals, wilderness, father son relationship, talking animals, prince, dangerous animal, survival, destiny, rescue, family, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Story: “Six Flying Dragons” is a Period drama depicts the ambitions and success stories of 6 people around Prince Lee Bang Won. This drama also depicts the ideological and political conflict between Prince Lee Bang Won and Jung Do Jeon who is the man ...
Style: exciting, tense, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, palace intrigue, tragedy, betrayal, treason, political conspiracy, royal family, political corruption, political intrigue, political repression, government corruption, political prisoner ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, stylized, harsh ...
Plot: royal family, king, prince, battles, power struggle, political intrigue, betrayal, queen, rivalry, politics, historical character, dishonesty ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: cult film, experimental, psychotronic, absurd, dark humor
Plot: switching bodies, fictitious kingdom, locked in a room, psychological manipulation, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, rich snob, snob, colleague colleague relationship, coal, visitor, operating room, seductive behavior ...
Place: central europe
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Royal Deceit (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, betrayal, hayloft, hanging, vengeance, political intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, tragic hero, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, europe, england, denmark
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Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: infidelity, archbishop, king, murder, male homosexuality, mourning, stabbed to death, death of king, death, gore, table, homosexual ...
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Un Ballo In Maschera (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Verdi's opera performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by James Levine. Starring Luciano Pavarotti.
Plot: opera live performance, assassination, masquerade, stabbed in the chest, murder, opera, regicide, actress playing male role
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Prince of the Himalayas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father's mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: father son relationship, fog, death of brother, anger, fear, flashback, friendship, snow, wedding, secret, dancing, horse riding ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, china, persia
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Catherine the Great (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: breasts, ambition, political intrigue, love and romance, cinderella story, royal court, love triangle, society, intrigue, manipulation, military, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, ottoman empire, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
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Macbeth (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Macbeth, loyal to his crime boss, Duncan, is told by witches that he will one day take over. Driven by their prophecy, he and his wife plot to kill Duncan, and takes the leadership of the gang for himself. Maintaining his power will require more ...
Style: serious, clever, stylized, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, betrayal, vengeance, haunted by the past, social decay, gang, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, tragic hero, drug dealing ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Hamlet (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, psychological
Plot: tragic love, ghost, murder, tragedy, heroes, supernatural ability, state affairs, love and romance, vengeance, psychopath, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: To be or not to be, etc.
Style: psychological, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, betrayal, tragic love, tragic hero, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, uncover truth, parents and children, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: southern usa
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.
Style: gloomy, captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, revenge, insanity, parents and children, state affairs, losing-it hero, uncover truth, tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: A stage production of Hamlet filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.
Style: talky, sexy, earnest, dramatic, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, regicide, star crossed lovers, duel, ghost, suicide, tragedy, skull, brother sister relationship, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, incest ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: denmark, london, california, australia
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Kung Fu Arts (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The emperor's right hand man frames the princess's fiancé, King Chi, who goes into hiding for ten years, vowing revenge. Meanwhile, the princess is married to King Chi's monkey.
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: island, assassination attempt, martial arts, legends and myths, heroes, master warrior, escapades, daring rescue, right hand man, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
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Year One (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, epic, gross out humor, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, cavemen, caveman, parody, circumcision, farce, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, partners, buddies, danger ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, ambition, ghost, prophecy, rise and fall, rise to power, throne, supernatural ability, state affairs, blind ambition, couple relations ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
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The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 185 min.
Story: During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.
Style: epic, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: battles, rivalry, betrayal, royal family, invasion, queen, tragic hero, adventure, intrigue, politics, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: burma, thailand, asia
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeology, mummy, adventure, treasure hunt, ancient egypt, adventurer, tomb, archaeologist, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, expedition, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, north africa, cairo egypt
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Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, king arthur, wizards and magicians, dragon, adventure, knight, witch, betrayal, wizards, supernatural, friendship, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
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Medea (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: legends and myths, life is a bitch, love and romance, rivalry, mentally unstable, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, betrayal, mythology, father daughter relationship, bare breasts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, denmark, ancient greece, greece
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Macbeth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In eleventh century Scotland, three witches foretell that Macbeth will become King, while Banquo will beget Kings. Macbeth accordingly has King Duncan slain, and is duly crowned in his place. But that's where his problems really begin...
Plot: king, blood, suicide, knife, child murder, prophecy, murder, regicide, witch, shakespeare
Place: scotland
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The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adventure, lion, family, good versus evil, disney, friendship, betrayal, talking animals, prince, pride and honor, king, redemption ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: africa
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Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: prince, murder, betrayal, royal family, funeral, shakespeare, intrigue, rivalry, love and romance, tragic hero, couples, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 1800s, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, heroes, master warrior, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, spain, germany, north africa, italy
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, stylized, inter cultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: atlantis, adventure, ancient mystery, expedition, underwater, scientist, disney, princess, greed, king, adventurer, submarine ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: washington d.c., iceland
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