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 epic, serious, exciting, stylized, visually appealing and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with medieval, betrayal, sword fight, sword, ancient, violence, battles, destiny, castle and adventure plots mostly in Drama, Action and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
medieval movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as medieval: Black Death (2010), Robin Hood (2010), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), A Knight's Tale (2001), Game of Thrones (2011), Outlaw King (2018), Braveheart (1995), Last Knights (2015), Sword of Vengeance (2015), Henry V (1989).

List of medieval movies

Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, atmospheric, bleak, scary, brutal ...
Plot: medieval, plague, knight, monk, witch, obsessive quest, dealing with death, inquisition, pagan, adventure, sword and sorcery, sword and shield ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, london, europe
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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: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, robin hood, knight, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, fighting the system, escapades, king, heroes, sword and shield ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, london, france, europe
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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, atmospheric, realistic, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, heir, ambition, catholic church, throne, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, cathedral, king, culture clash, royalty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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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, feel good, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: medieval, knight, jousting, against the odds, sword fight, sword duel, rivalry, love, adventure, follow your dream, swords and armor, prince ...
Time: middle ages, 50s, 14th century
Place: england, london, europe, france, paris france
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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: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, medieval, power struggle, political intrigue, fantasy world, conflict, king, vicious, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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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, exciting, factual, suspense, dark ...
Plot: medieval, knight, siege, historical character, war, king, battlefield, throne, guerilla warfare, exile, rebellion, castle ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england
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Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, breathtaking, rough, scenic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, courage, freedom, war, warrior, tragic hero, idealism, battles, vengeance, leadership, legend, love story ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, united kingdom, europe ...
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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: exciting, serious, visually appealing, bad ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, vengeance, warrior, king arthur, knight, revenge, adventure, master warrior, emperor, sword and shield, beautiful scenery ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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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, good versus evil, vengeance, violence spree, escapades, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england
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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: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: medieval, magic, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, monster, vengeance, dungeon, mentor, villain, rescue, heroic mission ...
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Henry V (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, 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, epic, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, shakespeare, king, politics, royal family, king of england, battlefield, tragedy, military, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, europe, london, scotland
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
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, exciting, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king arthur, medieval, knight, king, battles, swords and armor, arthurian legend, adventure, roman empire, sword fight, freedom, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, england, britain, rome italy, london ...
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Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
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: dark fantasy, gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, medieval, immortality, legends and myths, adventure, mythology, immortal, vampirism, monster, regeneration ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, london, ottoman empire
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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, romantic, exciting, stylized, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: medieval, forbidden love, love affair, knight, romance, love story, true love, betrayal, legends and myths, infidelity, tragic love, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Morocco, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: war, sword fight, medieval, knight, crusade, siege, warrior, battles, crusader, king, christianity, muslim ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: jerusalem, middle east, holy land, palestine, england ...
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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: 148 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: medieval, religion, joan of arc, betrayal, battles, god, war, courage, politics, siege, heroic mission, heresy ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, new orleans, europe, paris france
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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: bleak, rough, melancholic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, executioner, brutality, knight, betrayal, corruption, forbidden love, crimes, society, disguise, intrigue, violence ...
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: dark fantasy, fairy tale, gothic, entertaining, dark ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: medieval, supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, witch, wizards, magic, fairy, evil queen, sorceress, creativity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
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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: epic, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: friendship, sword fight, good versus evil, adventure, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, mythology, medieval, journey, wizards, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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Knightfall (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.
Style: christian film, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: medieval, crusader, knights templar, crusade, religious faith, chivalry, relic, warrior, mystery, battles, human spirit, tradition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: france
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The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA, Hungary
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: dark fantasy, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: medieval, fantasy world, magic, monster, elf, deadly creature, sorceress, adventure, supernatural, anti heroine, mutant, supernatural ability ...
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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: epic, heroic, breathtaking, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, norse mythology, kingdom, myth, civil war, winter, snow, king, mythology, master warrior, courage, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
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Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 180 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, tense, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: medieval, holy grail, archaeologist, destiny, archeological dig, sect, crusade, legends and myths, tombs and skeletons, obsessive quest, conspiracy, cave ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 13th century, year 2012, 21st century
Place: europe, france, south of france
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Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, saga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, castle, battles, sword fight, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, escapades, sword and shield, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, love interest ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
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Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: medieval, robin hood, archer, bow and arrow, heroes, thief, archery, chase, conspiracy, love, sheriff, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, arabia
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, medieval, fish out of water, knight, adventure, time traveler, castle, impostor, african american, back in time, arthurian legend, creativity ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: england, connecticut, usa, europe, new jersey
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The King (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 15th-century England, Prince Hal transforms from wayward wastrel to powerful king after he reluctantly inherits the throne and its many conflicts.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: british history, medieval, king, king of england, father son relationship, kingdom, crown, sword and shield, death of father, warrior, war, royal court ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, france
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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, romantic, stylized, sexual, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, king, queen, intrigue, siblings relations, marriage, seduction, betrayal, aristocracy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, france, europe
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Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: dark fantasy, atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, dracula, demon, medieval, magic, adaptation, computer game, hell, hunter, monster, castle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: investigation, monastery, clergy, medieval, monk, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder, abbey, inquisition, god or devil, crimes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, south of france, france, italy
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