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 serious, exciting, stylized, visually appealing, intense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with medieval, betrayal, destiny, mentor, fantasy world, dialogue, storytelling, violence, murder and catastrophe 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: Sword of Vengeance (2015), Black Death (2010), Castlevania (2017), Last Knights (2015), The Bastard Executioner (2015), Henry V (1989), Outlaw King (2018), Game of Thrones (2011), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Tristan + Isolde (2006).

List of medieval movies

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, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, master warrior, sword, battles, good versus evil, tough heroes, vengeance, deadly, gory, violence spree, danger, war ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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 6.4
 43K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, danger, obsessive quest, village, dealing with death, clergy, knight, heroic mission, good versus evil, inquisition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.2
 34K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, medieval, dracula, demon, magic, computer game, adaptation, clan, plague
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
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 6.2
 38K
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, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, medieval, vengeance, sword fight, emperor, adventure, coup d'etat, corrupt, abuse of power, happy ending, sword and shield, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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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, epic, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, sword and sorcery, journey, mythology, warrior, wizards, friendship, save the world ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: melancholic, bleak, rough, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, executioner, knight, corruption, betrayal, forbidden love, crimes, false identity, brutality, society, disguise, intrigue ...
Time: 14th century
Place: wales
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 7.5
 27K
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, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: medieval, battles, kingdom, war, politics, king, royal family, love and romance, state affairs, mistress, military, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
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 6.9
 55K
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, factual, suspense, exciting, breathtaking
Plot: knight, medieval, exile, historical character, battle, battles, battlefield, king, kingdom, siege, castle, rebellion ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, england
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 9.3
 1.7M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
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: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, epic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, adventure, fantasy world, king, incest, political intrigue, betrayal, royal family, throne, sex scene, killings ...
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.
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, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: medieval, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, catholic church, royal family, throne, heir heiress, power relations, rivals ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, legends and myths, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, true love, medieval, swords and armor, lovers, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: inquisition, murder mystery, abbey, medieval, murder, fight, friendship, priest, religious fanatic, serial killer, monk, catholic ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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 8.3
 254K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 60 min.
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, adventure, monster, supernatural ability, imaginary, medieval, one man army, mutation, supernatural, dark fantasy, elf ...
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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, 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, dungeon, rescue, villain, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, revenge, wizards ...
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 6.6
 248K
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, epic, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, archer, love and romance, adventure, medieval, sword fight, hopes, king, heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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 5.3
 696
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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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: fairy tale, exciting, light, entertaining, gothic ...
Plot: dark fantasy, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, adventure, wizards, witch, fairy, danger, medieval, magic, kidnapping ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 89K
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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 5.9
 3K
Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 188 min.
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, epic
Plot: archaeologist, holy grail, destiny, medieval, legends and myths, danger, tombs and skeletons, obsessive quest, sect, conspiracy, archeological dig, crusade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2012, 13th century
Place: europe, france, south of france, southern france
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 789
Men at Arms (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fake historic epic on the Middle Ages and Estonia's not-so-glorious past.
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, light, entertaining
Plot: surrealism, elderly, fight, death, medieval, tradition, mentor, friendship, danger, adventure, revenge, blood ...
Time: middle ages
Place: estonia, europe
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The Letter for the King (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
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: light, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale, enigmatic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, medieval, friendship, heroes, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroic mission, love and romance, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 157K
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, king arthur, roman empire, battles, swords and armor, arthurian legend, army, folk hero, medieval, freedom, christianity, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: stylized, sexy, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: queen, king, royal family, love triangle, seduction, royal court, intrigue, siblings relations, jealousy, family relations, betrayal, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy
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 6.6
 6K
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: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: knight, heroes, camelot, jousting, king arthur, romance, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, medieval, battles, battle ...
Time: middle ages, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 23K
Kingdom (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
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, rivalry, palace intrigue, crown prince, medieval, outburst, joseon dynasty, prince, undead, father son relationship
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, seoul, busan
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 59K
Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, changing the past or future, time machine, archaeology, danger, fish out of water, medieval, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, future
Place: france, europe
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, rough, realistic ...
Plot: battles, joan of arc, politics, religion, war, heroic mission, siege, courage, rise and fall, betrayal, god, rape ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 16K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, soldier, adventure, life is a bitch, vengeance, love triangle, rape, escapades, kidnapping, knight, plague, strong sexual content ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
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The Reckoning (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 14th Century England, this tale of murder and mystery follows a fugitive priest who falls in with a troupe of actors. As they Arrive in a small town, the actors encounter a woman bing sentenced to death for practicing witchcraft and murder. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, twists and turns, scenic ...
Plot: redemption, murder, priest, infidelity, mystery, theatrical troupe, society, crimes, life is a bitch, actor's life, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, spain
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: absurd, humorous, witty, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, folk hero, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, prince, friends, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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