King arthur movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant king arthur movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, stylized, semi serious, serious, epic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with king arthur, arthurian legend, knight, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, rivalry, camelot, adventure and sword plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Ireland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as king arthur: Merlin (2008), Camelot (2011), Merlin (1998), Excalibur (1981), King Arthur (2004), First Knight (1995), Avalon High (2010), Arthur's Quest (1999), Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979), Perceval (1978).

List of king arthur movies

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: stylized, epic, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, prophecy, chosen one, courage, warrior, haunted by the past, rescue, danger, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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 7.9
 65K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, magical, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, witch, adventure, heroes, king, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, wizards and magicians, king arthur, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, rivalry, throne, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.1
 19K
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, dragon, knight, wizards and magicians, love and romance, witch, betrayal, king arthur, adventure, supernatural, friendship, rescue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
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 7.4
 53K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, intense ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, holy grail, folk hero, legends and myths, good versus evil, king arthur, king, mythology, magic, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe
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 6.3
 151K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, roman empire, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: humorous, absurd, surreal, ironic, atmospheric ...
Plot: holy grail, monk, monty python, legends and myths, knight, king arthur, adventure, disorder, courage, absurd humor, surrealism, crazy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
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 5.9
 63K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, romantic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: knight, love story, love triangle, king arthur, romance, betrayal, true love, couple relations, love and romance, rivalry, arthurian legend, husband wife relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, king arthur, good versus evil, camelot, adventure, knight, royal family, heroic mission, rescue, young heroes, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
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 5.9
 5K
Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: exciting, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, friendship, teenage love, rivalry, heroes, wizards and magicians, high school life, youth, good versus evil, parallel world, legends and myths ...
Place: maryland
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 4.6
 318
Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, supernatural, adventure, legends and myths, folk hero, king arthur, family, hidden identity, changing the past or future, love and romance, wizards and magicians, danger ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
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Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, camelot, astronaut, getting home, benign alien, androids and robots, adventure, changing the past or future, heroic mission, misfit ...
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
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 7.1
 994
Perceval (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film chronicles Perceval's knighthood, maturation and eventual peerage amongst the Knights of the Round Table, and also contains brief episodes from the story of Gawain and the crucifixion of Christ.
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, serious, epic
Plot: king arthur, knight, rivalry, rescue, obsessive quest, folk hero, heroes, wooing, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, adventure, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
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The Excalibur Kid (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zack doesn't have your ordinary adolescent problems. Transported back in time to medieval England, he lands in the middle of a vicious battle between an evil witch and Merlin, the master sorcerer, for control of Arthur's kingdom. It's ...
Plot: king arthur, arthurian legend, time travel, sword fight, magic, fencing
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Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, folk hero, prince, adventure, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, escapades, romance, legends and myths, battles ...
Time: middle ages
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 8.3
 8K
Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: War of the Holy Grail - Pursuing the power of the "Holy Grail" which grants a miracle, this is a contest in which seven magi summon seven Heroic Spirits to compete for it. In that battle whose conclusion was postponed three times, now, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: holy grail, master warrior, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, ambition, escapades, mortal combat, epic battle, destiny, mercenary, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, escapades, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, young heroes, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
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Arthur of the Britons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: This series strips away the elaborate medieval view of Camelot, and presents Arthur as the chief of a small Celt tribe in Dark-Ages Britain, a century or two after the withdrawal of Rome. Arthur struggles to weave the scattered tribes of Celts, ...
Plot: king arthur, sword
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Gawain and the Green Knight (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One Christmas, a knight garbed all in green appears in King Arthur's Court and challenges any knight to hew off his head on the proviso that he be allowed to return the axe stroke afterwards. All of King Arthur's other knights being ...
Style: based on poem
Plot: king arthur, knight, christmas, sword and sorcery, arthurian legend
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Siege of the Saxons (1963)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: King Arthur learns one of his knights is plotting to take over and marry his daughter. After the King's death, the Knight wishing to marry the princess is ordered by the great wizard Merlin to remove the sword from the scabbard and prove his ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, invasion, bound and gagged, ring, traitor, assassination, arthurian legend, outlaw, abduction, cave, sword ...
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Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In and around the castle Camelot, brave Cornel Wilde (as Lancelot) and virtuous Brian Aherne (as King Arthur) vie for the affections of lovely Jean Wallace (as Guinevere).
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: violence, camelot, gore, blood, rescue, sword fight, king arthur, vengeance, true love, friends, battles, save the lady ...
Time: middle ages
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Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: king, king arthur, ring, knight, save the lady, palaces castles and temples, holy grail, heroes, wooing, danger, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
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Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having failed in their quest for the Holy Grail, the knights of the Round Table return to Camelot, their number reduced to a mere handful. Seeing a rift developing between Lancelot and Mordred, Arthur urges his knights to bury their differences and ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, gothic, disturbing ...
Plot: holy grail, betrayal, king arthur, leadership, heroes, folk hero, royal family, rivalry, true love, tragic hero, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, england
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Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, legends and myths, battles, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, heroes, folk hero, heroic mission, escapades, master warrior, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
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Arthur the King (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent ...
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, infidelity, betrayal, camelot, king arthur, dishonesty, danger, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, love and romance, adventure, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.7
 5K
Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, stylized, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: knight, infidelity, love triangle, jousting, camelot, king arthur, betrayal, romance, couple relations, imaginary, fall in love, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, knight, prophecy, throne, owl, rise to the top, king arthur, adventure, family, destiny, young heroes, self discovery ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: king arthur, one against many, super speed, evil king, chosen one, strongman, coming of age, head butt, shot in the shoulder, lake, forest, kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon, england
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 7.5
 43
Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Venture back through the mists of time to the glorious lost age of the fabled King Arthur, the sorcerer Merlin and the valiant Knights of the Round Table, as you enter into the magical and timeless realm of Camelot!
Plot: king, king arthur, camelot, swashbuckler, castle, magical sword, kingdom, sword and fantasy, arthurian legend, sword, sword fight, rescue ...
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A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, knight, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, rivalry, fish out of water, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut
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