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 medieval, rivalry, adventure, heroes, sword fight, brutality, death, sword, vengeance and king plots mostly in Drama, Action and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as middle ages: The Physician (2013), Braveheart (1995), The Last Kingdom (2015), A Knight's Tale (2001), Robin Hood (1984), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Ironclad (2011), The Name of the Rose (1986), Merlin (2008), Ivanhoe (1982).

List of middle ages movies

 7.2
 37K
The Physician (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 155 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, breathtaking, serious, realistic, scenic ...
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, medicine, apprentice, society, doctors and patients, orphan, culture clash, medieval, surgery, mentor, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 18th century
Place: persia, iran, england, london, middle east ...
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 8.3
 972K
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, freedom, warrior, war, courage, tragic hero, folk hero, leadership, idealism, heroes, love story, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, united kingdom ...
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, danger, castle, viking, escapades, political unrest, rivalry, kidnapping, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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 6.9
 174K
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, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, against the odds, prince, sword duel, medieval, sword fight, follow your dream, jousting, swords and armor, writers, game ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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 8.5
 4K
Robin Hood (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: robin hood, folk hero, in the woods, legends and myths, vigilantism, sword and sorcery, fighting the system, rivalry, imaginary, adventure, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, 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, realistic, serious, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, catholic church, ambition, power struggle, throne, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, royal family, heir heiress, power relations, rivals ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.1
 41K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, crusader, siege, warrior, battles, castle, evil king, king, rebellion, danger, rebel ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: england, europe
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: clergy, investigation, monastery, monk, uncover truth, riddles and clues, god or devil, murder, temptation, execution, danger, serial killer ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy, france, southern france, south of france
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 7.9
 75K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: exciting, epic, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, magical, supernatural ability, king arthur, knight, witch, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, imaginary, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 6.7
 5K
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, romance, rivalry, danger, jousting, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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 8.5
 447K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, legends and myths, king, heroic, historical character, viking, adventure, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, period piece, folk hero, bow and arrow, chase, good versus evil, thief, justice, courage, adventure, archer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, jerusalem, israel
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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: gothic horror, gothic, suspense, dark, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, supernatural, legends and myths, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, curse, inquisition, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 6.6
 256K
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, captivating, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, medieval, love and romance, folk hero, adventure, archer, king of england, fighting the system, king, escapades, bow and arrow ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, adventure, monastery, heroes, danger, war, forbidden love, crusader, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, eastern europe ...
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 6.4
 45K
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, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, knight, inquisition, danger, village, clergy, obsessive quest, sword and sorcery, dealing with death, mercenary ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan, China
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, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, battles, leadership, monk, king, battle, escape, ambition, leader, historical character, rise to the top, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
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 8.0
 66K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, strong violent content, adventure, martial arts, royal family, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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 8.7
 30K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: exciting, epic, dark, slasher, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, dark fantasy, battles, danger, vengeance, one man army, mercenary, massacre, supernatural, heroes, destiny, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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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, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, legends and myths, medieval, true love, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, swords and armor, lovers, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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 7.8
 6K
Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, rough, family saga, surprise ending ...
Plot: historical character, clergy, political intrigue, church, european history, power struggle, politics, political corruption, ambition, rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s, 16th century, renaissance, 1500s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, naples italy, europe, florence italy ...
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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, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, battles, mission, viking, adventure, sword fight, danger, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, heroes, fish out of water ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
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 6.5
 23K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, royal family, camelot, king, legends and myths, state affairs, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder mystery, inquisition, abbey, medieval, murder, monk, priest, religious fanatic, friendship, fight, serial killer, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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 4.9
 39K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, castle, knight, adventure, medieval, king, misfit, life turned upside down, goofy hero, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
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 6.3
 161K
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: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, king, swords and armor, roman empire, army, folk hero, medieval, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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 6.2
 41K
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, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, warrior, sword fight, vengeance, king arthur, honor, master warrior, emperor, adventure, sword and shield, knight, coup d'etat ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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 7.4
 58K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
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: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
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 5.4
 109K
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: fairy tale, gothic, suspenseful, surprise ending, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, supernatural, danger, dark fantasy, love and romance, in the woods, legends and myths, fall in love, village life, deadly, social relations ...
Time: middle ages
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, tragic villain, sacrifice, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
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