Medieval movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant medieval movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing, epic and intense films and TV shows about / with medieval, betrayal, battles, heroes, destiny, adventure, brutality, violence, sword fight and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as medieval: Black Death (2010), Sword of Vengeance (2015), Last Knights (2015), Robin Hood (2010), Henry V (1989), Game of Thrones (2011), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Outlaw King (2018), Castlevania (2017), Tristan + Isolde (2006).

List of medieval movies

 6.4
 44K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: gothic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, knight, inquisition, danger, village, clergy, obsessive quest, dealing with death, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword, master warrior, battles, good versus evil, gory, vengeance, violence spree, danger, deadly, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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 6.2
 39K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, warrior, sword fight, vengeance, king arthur, master warrior, honor, emperor, adventure, sword and shield, knight, coup d'etat ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: medieval, heroes, good versus evil, magic, rescue, villain, vengeance, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, revenge, wizards ...
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 6.6
 252K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, medieval, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, fighting the system, escapades, king of england, king, bow and arrow ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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 7.5
 28K
Henry V (1989)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, politics, king, royal family, military, state affairs, mistress, love and romance, king of england, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, journey, sword and sorcery, friendship, imaginary, elf, mythology, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 9.3
 1.8M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, twists and turns, stylized, epic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, king, fantasy world, adventure, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, swords and armor, power struggle, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, catholic church, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, royal family, throne, manipulation, power relations, heir heiress ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.9
 59K
Outlaw King (2018)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, exciting, factual, breathtaking
Plot: knight, medieval, exile, historical character, siege, battle, castle, rebellion, guerilla warfare, catapult, conspiracy, aristocrat ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england
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 8.2
 38K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, vampire hunter, dracula, medieval, magic, adaptation, demon, computer game, clan, plague
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, medieval, legends and myths, true love, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, swords and armor, lovers, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set ...
Style: rough, bleak, melancholic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, executioner, knight, betrayal, corruption, forbidden love, crimes, false identity, society, brutality, intrigue, disguise ...
Time: 14th century
Place: wales
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, dark fantasy, fantasy world, adventure, supernatural, wizards, medieval, magic, danger, fairy, witch, kidnapping ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
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 5.9
 3K
Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: She inherits a house in the South of France from an aunt she has never met; she is haunted by dreams of a woman from the past, whom she does not know; and now she stumbles upon an archaeological find that will bear witness to a genocide committed ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense, epic
Plot: archaeologist, holy grail, medieval, destiny, cave, legends and myths, danger, obsessive quest, tombs and skeletons, sect, conspiracy, archeological dig ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, 13th century, year 2012
Place: europe, france, south of france, southern france
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The Letter for the King (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: A young boy holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message in this sweeping fantasy series.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, light, entertaining, enigmatic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, medieval, heroes, warrior, friendship, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, danger, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
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 6.3
 159K
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: exciting, epic, rough, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, swords and armor, roman empire, king, army, folk hero, medieval, freedom, adventure, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1327, Friar William from Baskerville, followed by the young novice Adso da Melk, reaches an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival in the abbey the two find ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: murder mystery, inquisition, abbey, medieval, murder, monk, fight, friendship, priest, religious fanatic, serial killer, pig ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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 6.3
 178K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, immortality, legends and myths, mythology, immortal, adventure, dark fantasy, regeneration, deal with the devil, family in danger ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, transylvania, london
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 6.5
 91K
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, medieval, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, battles, battle, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
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 5.3
 64K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: robin hood, archer, money, origin of hero, heroes, medieval, bow and arrow, sheriff, archery, thief, crossbow, love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, arabia
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 8.4
 28K
Kingdom (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In this zombie thriller set in Korea's medieval Joseon dynasty, a crown prince is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious outbreak.
Style: bloody, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, bleak
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, royal family, medieval, rivalry, palace intrigue, outburst, joseon dynasty, prince, crown prince, kingdom, father son relationship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, seoul, busan
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The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Shamer's Daughter, Dina, with the magical power of compelling people to admit their most secret shame, must save her family with her newly found father. But he is a Blackmaster, with the power to make people see and believe things that ...
Style: exciting, suspense, sincere, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: medieval, psychic, father daughter relationship, strong female character, supernatural ability, power struggle, sword and sorcery, strong female lead, heroine, murder, good versus evil, truth ...
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One Night with the King (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther ...
Style: biblical, captivating, based on the bible, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: save the day, old testament, medieval, battlefield, queen, destiny, royal court, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal, anti semitism, battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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The Last King (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, captivating, epic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kingdom, norse mythology, medieval, civil war, heroic, folk hero, viking, power struggle, heroes, leader, graphic violence, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
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 5.3
 751
Black Plague (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Paranoia sets in as the Black Death strikes European villagers in the 14th century.
Plot: medieval, revenge, vengeance, plague, chastity belt
Time: 14th century
Place: france, england
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 8.2
 286K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga.
Style: exciting, captivating, brutal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, mutant, monster, adventure, deadly creature, supernatural ability, sorceress, imaginary, dark fantasy, elf, mutation, supernatural ...
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 6.6
 53K
Macbeth (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
Style: bleak, stylized, captivating, visually appealing, brutal ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, ambition, medieval, assassination, couple relations, state affairs, tragic hero, rise and fall, losing-it hero, witches, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: scotland, europe, california
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Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, romantic, witty, clever, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, prostitute, courtesan, love and romance, rich and poor, beauty, society, social differences, fall in love, couple relations, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: venice, italy, europe, cyprus, turkey ...
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 6.9
 171K
A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, against the odds, follow your dream, jousting, game, duel, hopes, medieval, church, torture, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, paris france, france
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