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 heroes, adventure, medieval, rivalry, sword fight, sword, danger, escapades, king 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 middle ages: Braveheart (1995), The Physician (2013), The Last Kingdom (2015), The Name of the Rose (1986), Ivanhoe (1982), A Knight's Tale (2001), Ironclad (2011), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Vikings (2013), Robin Hood (2010).

List of middle ages movies

 8.4
 1.0M
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, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, battles, warrior, tragic hero, courage, war, medieval, idealism, legend, leadership, folk hero, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, united kingdom ...
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 7.2
 39K
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, apprentice, medicine, ambition, surgery, doctors and patients, orphan, society, adventure, medieval, culture clash, medical school ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 18th century
Place: persia, england, iran, london, middle east ...
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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: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, viking, castle, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, kidnapping, heroes, vengeance, british ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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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: monastery, investigation, monk, clergy, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder, medieval, inquisition, execution, temptation, court ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy, south of france, france
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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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, rivalry, romance, jousting, uninhibited rivalry, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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 6.9
 184K
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, medieval, jousting, rivalry, against the odds, sword duel, sword fight, follow your dream, swords and armor, writers, game, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, paris france, france
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 6.1
 42K
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, captivating, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, adventure, warrior, siege, battles, crusader, castle, evil king, battlefield, king, rebellion, revolution ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
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, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, justice, folk hero, bow and arrow, archer, chase, good versus evil, thief, warrior, courage, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, israel, jerusalem
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 8.5
 507K
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: heroic, exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, norse mythology, king, battles, legends and myths, historical character, adventure, heroes, viking, leader, adventurer, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 9th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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 6.6
 266K
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, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, medieval, robin hood, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, escapades, king, fighting the system, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, witch, monk, curse, witchcraft, inquisition, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 8.5
 4K
Robin Hood (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
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: captivating, exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: robin hood, folk hero, legends and myths, vigilantism, archery, sword and sorcery, sheriff, righting the wronged, king, oppression, injustice, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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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: monastery, knight, crusader, adventure, heroes, war, forbidden love, battles, nun, adaptation, cavalry, religion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, sweden, holy land, middle east, scandinavia ...
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 6.4
 48K
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, knight, monk, sword and sorcery, obsessive quest, inquisition, dealing with death, mercenary, village, sword and shield, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Green Knight (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A fantasy re-telling of the medieval tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Style: heroic, captivating, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: myth, king arthur, medieval, creature, fear, ghost, camelot, decapitation, excalibur, characters in danger, warrior, knight ...
Time: middle ages
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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, heir, ambition, power struggle, catholic church, throne, state affairs, religions or cults, royal family, society, rivals, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.9
 80K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, witch, king arthur, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, royal family, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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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: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
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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, true love, medieval, love affair, legends and myths, betrayal, infidelity, tragic love, swords and armor, king ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
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 6.5
 24K
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, stylized, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, imaginary kingdom, camelot, wizards and magicians, royal family, legends and myths, king, heroic mission, state affairs, heroes, throne ...
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, disturbing, tense, enigmatic, entertaining
Plot: murder mystery, inquisition, medieval, abbey, monk, monastery, murder, murder investigation, religious fanatic, fight, priest, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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 6.3
 167K
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, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, medieval, king, swords and armor, roman empire, army, folk hero, state affairs, arthurian legend, freedom ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, UK
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, revenge, sacrifice, tragic villain, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, devil worship, satanic ritual ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
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 8.7
 36K
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: dark fantasy, epic, exciting, dark, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, vengeance, massacre, mercenary, one man army, destiny, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, adventure, determination ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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 6.1
 43K
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, stylized, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, warrior, knight, vengeance, honor, king arthur, master warrior, emperor, adventure, coup d'etat, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: realistic, epic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, leadership, battles, monk, king, rise to the top, escape, leader, ambition, historical character, ruler, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
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George and the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A knight returning from the Crusades takes on a dragon and becomes a legend.
Style: serious, exciting, melancholic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sword, clergy, good versus evil, heroes, dragon, rivalry, wooing, nun, catholic priest, mother superior, soldier, daring rescue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, england, middle east, europe
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 8.0
 71K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, kung fu master, palace, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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 5.6
 566
Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: crusade, adventure, pope, friendship, battles, war, heroic mission, military, leadership, rivalry, politics, society ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: europe, holy land, israel
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 7.3
 61K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, 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, stylized, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, 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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