Middle ages movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant middle ages movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, exciting, epic, captivating and realistic films and TV shows about / with adventure, rivalry, death, king, heroes, danger, medieval, betrayal, sword fight and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as middle ages: Vikings (2013), The Physician (2013), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Tristan + Isolde (2006), Braveheart (1995), Black Death (2010), The 13th Warrior (1999), Robin Hood (1984), Merlin (2008).

List of middle ages movies

 8.6
 302K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, legends and myths, heroic, tough heroes, master warrior, battles, adventure, folk hero, heroes, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 7.2
 31K
The Physician (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, breathtaking, intellectual ...
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, apprentice, orphan, doctors and patients, medicine, surgery, society, mentor, culture clash, islam, unlikely friendships ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, iran, medical school, mine, persia ...
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
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: psychological, intellectual, clever, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: monk, investigation, clergy, monastery, uncover truth, danger, god or devil, execution, christianity, temptation, trial, amateur detective ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK
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, epic, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, royal family, throne, queen, king, power struggle, love and romance, kingdom, romance, state affairs, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, infidelity, true love, romance, legends and myths, love affair, lovers, princess, swords and armor, betrayal, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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 8.4
 858K
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: rough, epic, exciting, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, tragic hero, courage, battles, heroes, war, leadership, vengeance, master warrior, warrior, idealism, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe, edinburgh scotland
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 6.4
 40K
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: bleak, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, obsessive quest, danger, knight, afterlife, village, supernatural, dealing with death, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, sword fight, heroic mission, danger, heroes, violence, viking, oracle, cave ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
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 8.5
 3K
Robin Hood (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin of Sherwood, was a British television series, based on the legend of Robin Hood. Created by Richard Carpenter, it was produced by HTV in association with Goldcrest, and ran from 1984 to 1986 on the ITV network. In America it was retitled Robin ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
Plot: folk hero, in the woods, legends and myths, adventure, vigilantism, robin hood, vigilante, righting the wronged, criminal heroes, fighting the system, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.9
 63K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: legends and myths, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, adventure, supernatural ability, heroes, royal family, king, dragon, knight, prophecy, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, intense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: folk hero, knight, good versus evil, adventure, courage, robbery, thief, chase, dishonesty, greed, justice, corruption ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, holy land, jerusalem
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 8.5
 22K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, bleak, sinister ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, master warrior, one man army, supernatural, mercenary, vengeance, danger, heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, military, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: battles, escapades, political unrest, king, danger, viking, kidnapping, kingdom, danish, sword, orphan, british ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 6.8
 4K
Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, jousting, rescue, adventure, adventurer, folk hero, romance, master warrior, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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 6.7
 233K
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, stylized, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, adventure, love and romance, betrayal, fighting the system, heroes, buddies, royal family, escapades, battles, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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 5.5
 100K
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, fairy tale, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, dangerous attraction, danger, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, legends and myths, hunt down, village, village life, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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 8.1
 53K
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: exciting, epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: royal family, forbidden love, martial arts, explorer, royal court, adventurer, adventure, strong sexual content, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, venice, beijing china
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, bad ending, entertaining ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, supernatural, witch, plague, monastery, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, ritual, ambush ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 4.8
 34K
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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, knight, fish out of water, castle, king, adventure, impostor, black people, imaginary, misfit, palaces castles and temples, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 14th century, 2000s
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, dungeon
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 7.4
 52K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, king, legends and myths, rise and fall, holy grail, infidelity, forbidden love, good versus evil, queen, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe
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 6.9
 152K
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, against the odds, jousting, poetry, tournament, game, duel, church, impostor, torture, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, paris france, france, dungeon ...
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 8.0
 12K
Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, clever, talky, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, bishop, friendship, archbishop, politics, intrigue, church, rise and fall, religions or cults, dishonesty, rivalry, society ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
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 7.8
 2K
The Deluge (1974)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 287 min.
Story: Following With Fire and Sword', this is an adaptation of the second and most spectacular part of Sienkiewicz's trilogy of warfare, romance, and derring-do. With war raging across Europe in the 17th century, a dashing warrior fights for the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, love and romance, romance, state affairs, war, opposites attract, adventure, forbidden love, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, battles, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, sweden, warsaw poland, lithuania
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 7.8
 5K
Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: political intrigue, clergy, church, historical character, political corruption, ambition, politics, rivalry, political unrest, power struggle, crime, blind ambition ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 15th century, 16th century, 1500s ...
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, naples italy, spain ...
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, monk, slavery, leadership, battle, tribe, arranged marriage, king, escape, blind ambition, destiny, childhood ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china, dungeon
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 7.5
 15K
Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, semi serious, based on legend ...
Plot: fighting the system, in the woods, criminal heroes, folk hero, robin hood, adventure, legends and myths, knight, righting the wronged, romance, escapades, injustice ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, king arthur, folk hero, knight, heroic mission, legends and myths, royal family, state affairs, camelot, danger, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 3.6
 2K
The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, magic, danger, battles, sword and sorcery, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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 7.4
 4K
Pathfinder (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the families teenage son, Aigin, observes the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: heroes, blood, chase, snow, revenge, lapland, mass murder, murder, village, coming of age, gang, survival ...
Time: middle ages
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
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Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based somewhat more authentically on the Grimm Brothers' story of a young woman who is unliked by her stepmother, the film includes the talking mirror, a poisoned apple, and some ruffian gold (not diamond) miners (and they aren't dwarfs or ...
Style: dark, fairy tale, scary, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, palaces castles and temples, witch, danger, magic, betrayal, fantasy world, mirror, fairy, apple, castle ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
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