Heir to the throne movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heir to the throne movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, captivating, realistic, serious and epic films and TV shows about / with heir to the throne, family relations, rivalry, royalty, kingdom, adventure, royal family, sword fight, family and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as heir to the throne: The Dragon Prince (2018), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015), Coming to America (1988), Ekaterina (2014), The Girl King (2015), The Lion in Winter (2003), Hammer of the Gods (2013), Empresses In The Palace (2011), Whatever Love Means (2005), The Shamer's Daughter (2015).

List of heir to the throne movies

The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
Story: An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, elf, adventure, prince, black magic, imaginary kingdom, heir to the throne, sword and sorcery, save the kingdom, conflict, exile ...
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: sincere, exciting, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, princess, family relations, teenage life, youth, friendship, rivalry, imaginary, teenage girl, good versus evil, disorder, 14 year old ...
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Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, prince, comedy of errors, hidden identity, fall in love, looking for love, heir to the throne, culture clash, romance, social differences, dishonesty, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, usa, america, manhattan new york city ...
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, love and romance, fish out of water, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, wooing, coronation, heir to the throne, friendship, royal court, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, san francisco
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, romantic, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: russian empire, palace intrigue, royal family, royal court, loveless marriage, coup d'etat, russian history, empress, heir to the throne, love, family, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, baroque ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, royal family, queen, head of state, love interest, forbidden love, heir to the throne, royal court, state affairs, love and romance, society ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
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The Lion in Winter (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: King Henry II (Patrick Stewart) keeps his wife, Eleanor (Glenn Close) locked away in the towers because of her frequent attempts to overthrow him. With Eleanor out of the way he can have his dalliances with his young mistress (Yuliya Vysotskaya). ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: royal family, political intrigue, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, infidelity, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, romance, couples ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Genre: Action, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, vikings, adventure, battles, heroic mission, gory, danger, rivalry, deadly, wilderness, track down, favoritism among siblings ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Empresses In The Palace (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Legend of Zhen Huan, also known as Hou Gong Zhen Huan Zhuan, is a Chinese television series based on the Internet novel of the same name. It first aired in China on 17 November 2011. It was announced in 2013 that the drama will be exported to ...
Plot: empress, love triangle, heir to the throne, chinese history, qing dynasty, female rivalry, prince, harem, scheming, chinese emperor, mistress, royal palace ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china
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Whatever Love Means (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Strap in for a rollercoaster ride through the emotional worlds of love and royalty in an original WE Channel movie exploring the enduring, 30-year romance shared between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles. Decades before the fairy tale wedding ...
Plot: troubled marriage, heir to the throne, british royal family, princess, extramarital affair, divorce
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William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of William of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton. Shown in the same life of William of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton met at the University of Saint Andrews, besides the romance that they maintained, the break of it ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing
Plot: royal family, british royal family, love and romance, love, private vs public, fall in love, couple relations, couples, paparazzi, social differences, prince, young couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain, europe
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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, rescue, villain, vengeance, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, revenge, wizards ...
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The Shamer's Daughter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people. When the sole heir to the throne is wrongfully accused of the horrible murders of his family, it ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspense, sincere, stylized
Plot: supernatural ability, child protagonist, psychic, power struggle, murder, truth, mother daughter relationship, medieval, political intrigue, good versus evil, justice, heir to the throne ...
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: cinderella story, teenager, princess, high school, manners, popularity, teenage love, teenage life, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, royal family, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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The Eternal Love (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Story: Mo Lian Cheng is the 8th prince of Dongyue who is forced to marry Qu Tan Er who was already in love with Mo Yi Huai (Mo Lian Cheng's elder brother). Qu Tan Er tries to commit suicide one day because she doesn't want to marry Mo Lian Cheng ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Plot: romance, reincarnation, split personality, love triangle, supernatural power, romantic rivalry, dual identity, secret identity, amnesia, lost love, damsel in distress, secret ...
Place: ancient china, china
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My Christmas Prince (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Samantha, a dedicated teacher in Manhattan, returns to her home town of Maple Falls, Wyoming every year for Christmas. This year, she’s delighted when her boyfriend Alex, a European diplomat from the tiny country of Madelvia, decides to joins her. ...
Style: light, sweet, entertaining, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, prince, couples, stereotypes, prejudice, imaginary kingdom, mystery, royalty, fictional country, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, culture clash, fish out of water ...
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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind ...
Style: exciting, inspirational, captivating, fairy tale, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, schoolboy, sword, knight, teenage protagonist, evil woman, friends, destiny, chivalry, excalibur, threat, medieval ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: britain, london
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The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: touching, colourful, epic, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, animals, wilderness, father son relationship, talking animals, prince, dangerous animal, survival, destiny, rescue, family, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Zenabel (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Zenabel, a young woman from a humble background, discovers that she is actually the daughter of a Spanish nobleman who was killed by a ruthless don, Alonso, who took the title. So Zenable assembles a group of misfit friends to reclaim her title.
Style: sex comedy, sexploitation film
Plot: fencing, heir to the throne, hairy vagina, female full frontal nudity, labia, sex scene, female nudity, sexploitation, exploitation
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Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.
Style: serious, captivating, sexy, epic, colourful ...
Plot: empress, martial arts, betrayal, royal family, forbidden love, power, punishment, execution, dysfunctional family, poison, emperor, infidelity ...
Time: 7th century, middle ages, 10th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, tokyo
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 6.1
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Shrek the Third (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, prince, imaginary kingdom, princess, rescue, funeral, cat, adventure, ship, donkey, family, computer animation ...
Time: 2000s
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 8.2
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Revolt (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: greed, betrayal, vengeance, samurai, insanity, throne, suicide, loyalty, siege, arranged marriage, chaos, funeral ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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Dragonheart: A New Beginning (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Geoff, an orphaned stable boy (Chris Masterson), discovers Drake (voice of Robby Benson), the world's last living dragon, he realizes that his dream of becoming a knight in shining armor can now come true. Together, they soon face ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, knight, friendship, orphan, martial arts, kingdom, heart, medieval, anti heroes, imaginary kingdom, anti hero ...
Time: middle ages
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The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, sword fight, love and romance, rescue, hidden identity, misfit partners, dishonesty, head of state, adventure, rivalry, partners, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, london, england
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The Slave Hunters (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Story: The Slave Hunters is a 2010 South Korean action historical drama set in the Joseon Dynasty about a slave hunter who is tracking down a general-turned-runaway slave as well as searching for the woman he loves. It aired on KBS2 from January 6 to March ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting
Plot: slave, joseon dynasty, bounty hunter, slavery, conspiracy, political intrigue, tragic hero, love triangle, deception, chase, false accusation, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea
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The Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. He falls in love with Saeoh and gives her the joojak necklace; however, Kajin becomes jealous since Saeoh has given ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, tense, political drama
Plot: power struggle, warrior, rivalry, good versus evil, rise to power, conspiracy, murder, prophecy, supernatural power, magic, origin of hero, father son relationship ...
Time: prehistory
Place: korea
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The Empress of China (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Based on events in 7th and 8th-century Tang dynasty and starring producer Fan Bingbing as the titular character Wu Zetian, The Empress of China is the story of the only woman in Chinese history to rule as an emperor.
Style: sentimental, romantic, cynical, touching
Plot: love hate relationship, historical character, chinese emperor, intrigue, family drama, betrayal, love hate, empress, cheating wife, baby, heir to the throne, love triangle ...
Time: 7th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: ancient china
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 8.0
 62K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, strong violent content, adventure, strong sexual content, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
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The Seven Ravens (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a young woman who takes it upon herself to save her brothers and rid them of a curse which they were put under by their mother.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sincere, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: witch, curse, sibling relationship, family, secret, dysfunctional family, strong female character, magic, false accusation, intrigue, bossy woman, abusive mother ...
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, heroes, betrayal, time travel, fall in love, princess, king, imaginary, prince, destiny, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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