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, light, intense and epic films and TV shows about / with medieval, betrayal, destiny, dialogue, mentor, fantasy world, catastrophe, storytelling, death and brutality 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: Game of Thrones (2011), Outlaw King (2018), Last Knights (2015), Black Death (2010), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Sword of Vengeance (2015), Tristan + Isolde (2006), The Bastard Executioner (2015), Castlevania (2017), Labyrinth (2012).

List of medieval movies

 9.4
 1.6M
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: atmospheric, captivating, twists and turns, sexual, epic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, betrayal, incest, king, adventure, political intrigue, politics, royal family, killings, dwarf, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, fantasy world, imaginary, sword and sorcery, save the world, journey, mythology, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
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 6.9
 47K
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: medieval, exile, battle, kingdom, knight, battlefield, historical character, king, castle, betrayal, pubic hair, bare breasts ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, england
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 6.2
 36K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
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, vengeance, sword fight, emperor, medieval, abuse of power, adventure, coup d'etat, master warrior, corrupt, happy ending, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
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 6.4
 41K
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, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: plague, monk, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, clergy, village, supernatural, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, afterlife ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: exciting, fairy tale, light, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, witch, adventure, dark fantasy, danger, village, kidnapping, fairy, magic, medieval ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, hamburg germany, dungeon
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Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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: master warrior, tough heroes, good versus evil, medieval, violence spree, danger, deadly, gory, vengeance, war, sword, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
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
Plot: vengeance, good versus evil, magic, rescue, villain, imaginary kingdom, medieval, heroic mission, revenge, adoption, monster, heir to the throne ...
Place: dungeon
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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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, true love, legends and myths, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, marriage, love affair, battle, princess ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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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: executioner, knight, corruption, betrayal, forbidden love, medieval, crimes, false identity, society, brutality, intrigue, disguise ...
Time: 14th century
Place: wales
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 8.1
 25K
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: bloody, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: dark fantasy, vampire, dracula, vampire hunter, adaptation, demon, magic, medieval, computer game, plague, clan
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
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 6.0
 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, tense, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: archaeologist, holy grail, destiny, legends and myths, obsessive quest, danger, tombs and skeletons, sect, conspiracy, crusade, stable, medieval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2012
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
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 6.4
 86K
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, friendship, good versus evil, betrayal, battle, adventure, magic, heroes, society, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
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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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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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, royal family, conflict, manipulations, power relations, rivals, queen, king ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.3
 742
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, tradition, mentor, medieval, adventure, danger, revenge, friendship, blood ...
Time: middle ages
Place: estonia, europe
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Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, classic literature, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young lovers, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, fall in love, true love, love story, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
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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: sexy, sexual, stylized, captivating, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, intrigue, seduction, king, jealousy, mistress, siblings relations, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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 6.4
 24K
Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: tense, disturbing, surreal, stylized, fairy tale ...
Plot: dark fantasy, witch, violence, circus, fantasy world, magic, imagination, obsession, ogre, castle, queen, king ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
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 8.3
 11K
Kingdom (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
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, bleak, twists and turns, scary
Plot: zombie apocalypse, royal family, zombie, rivalry, palace intrigue, medieval, prince, father son relationship
Place: korea
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 7.2
 112K
Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, immortality, good versus evil, mythology, master warrior, supernatural, lone wolves, duel, magic, memory, mentor, cult ...
Time: 16th century, 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 1500s
Place: scotland, new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic
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, factual, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: politics, joan of arc, battles, war, burned alive, heroic mission, siege, courage, betrayal, rape, heroine, murder ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
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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: humorous, witty, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, thief, folk hero, robin hood, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, dungeon, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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 5.8
 17K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, alternate timeline, master and servant, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, dragon, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, political unrest, tragic hero, injustice, state affairs, heroic mission, christianity, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
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 6.8
 2K
Will (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The wild story of young William Shakespeare's arrival onto the punk-rock theater scene in 16th century London -- the seductive, violent world where his raw talent faced rioting audiences, religious fanatics and raucous side-shows. It's a ...
Style: suspense, epic, satirical, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: escapades, betrayal, medieval, heroes, couples, poetry, rivalry, father daughter relationship, friendship, romance, murder, prostitute ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england
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 6.7
 238K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
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: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, archer, love and romance, adventure, hopes, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, army ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, good versus evil, bounty hunter, adventure, siblings relations, danger, transformation, witch hunt, sacrifice, troll, black magic ...
Place: dungeon
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 6.7
 15K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain, USA
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: realistic, rough, serious, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, soldier, rape, plague, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, vengeance, love triangle, escapades, intrigue, mercenary ...
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, scenic, suspense ...
Plot: redemption, murder, priest, infidelity, mystery, theatrical troupe, society, life is a bitch, crimes, actor's life, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, spain
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