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, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, epic and breathtaking films and TV shows about / with regicide, murder, betrayal, rivalry, king, vengeance, death, dishonesty, revenge and heroes 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), Edward II (1970), The Lion King (1994), Apocalypse Now (1979), You Are a Widow, Sir (1971), Royal Deceit (1994), Un Ballo In Maschera (1991), Prince of the Himalayas (2006), Catherine the Great (1996), Macbeth (2006).

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, manhood, scottish accent, husband wife relationship, murder
Place: scotland
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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: king, murder, homosexuality, infidelity, archbishop, regicide, death of king, queen, father son relationship, blood, bishop, impalement ...
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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
Plot: friendship, adventure, king, good versus evil, betrayal, family, righting the wronged, prince, redemption, pride and honor, lion, jungle ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: jungle, mission, soldier, apocalypse, vietnam war, army, anti war, insanity, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, napalm, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia
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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: absurd, dark humor
Plot: brain transplant, actress, astrologer, fictitious kingdom, brain, actress playing multiple roles, absurdism, king, surrealism, plastic surgeon, prisoner, violence ...
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, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, hanging, hayloft, vengeance, ghost, murder, tragic hero, intrigue, forbidden love, love triangle, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, scotland, denmark, england
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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, stabbed in the chest, murder, actress playing male role, regicide, opera, assassination
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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: classic literature, tragic ending
Plot: poison, palace, death of mother, adultery, pursuit, cemetery, uncle nephew relationship, tent, wedding party, love, wealth, politics ...
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, persia
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Catherine the Great (1996)
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: stylized, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: political intrigue, ambition, romance, head of state, royal court, war, betrayal, rise to the top, political unrest, royal family, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg
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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: clever, serious, stylized, realistic, mind bending
Plot: truck, assault rifle, betrayal, murder, gory, postmodernism, crime, gang, urban, gangsters, shakespeare, tragic hero ...
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: ghost, tragedy, tragic love, murder, hidden identity, shakespeare, supernatural ability, tragic hero, betrayal, intrigue, vengeance, destructive relationship ...
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: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, haunted by the past, ghost, tragic hero, shakespeare, dealing with death, intrigue, parents and children, tragic love, dishonesty, rivalry, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
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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: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, captivating
Plot: tragic love, ghost, betrayal, tragic hero, intrigue, uncover truth, parents and children, haunted by the past, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, unfulfillment ...
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, earnest, dramatic, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, duel, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, conspiracy, friendship, queen, fratricide, tragedy, insanity, 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, martial arts, assassination attempt, master warrior, daring rescue, ship, intrigue, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, assassination ...
Time: 70s
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Year One (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, not serious, epic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: circumcision, parody, farce, slavery, adventure, nothing goes right, escapades, cavemen, temple, misfit, partners, disorder ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
Place: dungeon
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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, bleak, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: murder, throne, tragedy, violence, guilt, kingdom, sword duel, ambush, battlefield, queen, betrayal, rise and fall ...
Time: middle ages
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, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: invasion, queen, betrayal, royal family, rivalry, master warrior, tragic hero, legend, war, intrigue, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: thailand, burma, 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: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, mummy, adventurer, deadly creature, adventure, supernatural, tomb, curses spells and rituals, sandstorm, chase, ancient, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
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: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: betrayal, good versus evil, witch, king arthur, adventure, knight, supernatural ability, camelot, dragon, rescue, vengeance, supernatural ...
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere, emotional
Plot: legends and myths, betrayal, vengeance, mythology, dishonesty, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, love and romance, rivalry, couples, revenge, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: denmark, europe, 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: shakespeare, murder, regicide, prophecy, witch, child murder, knife, suicide, king, blood
Place: scotland
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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, serious, stylized, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prince, shakespeare, betrayal, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, royal family, poisoning, drowning, funeral, actor, tragic hero ...
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
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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, master warrior, courage, heroes, tragic hero, pride and honor, emperor, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, dungeon, north africa, rome italy, 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: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, inter cultural, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ancient mystery, expedition, underwater, tsunami, atlantis, adventure, scientist, princess, escapades, parents and children, love, greed ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iceland, washington d.c.
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A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to ...
Style: sexual, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, tragedy, royal court, adultery, sword fight, betrayal, romance, political intrigue, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, korea
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Hamlet (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, revenge, murder, poisoning, duel, queen, tragic hero, shakespeare, royal court, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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