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, exciting, stylized, epic, realistic and captivating films and TV shows about / with rivalry, adventure, medieval, brutality, death, betrayal, heroes, king, vengeance and sword fight plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as middle ages: The Last Kingdom (2015), Vikings (2013), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Braveheart (1995), The 13th Warrior (1999), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Physician (2013), Black Death (2010), Berserk (1997), Tristan + Isolde (2006).

List of middle ages movies

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: captivating, exciting, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: battles, kingdom, king, danger, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, vengeance, castle, heroes, viking, kidnapping ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 8.6
 329K
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, legends and myths, battles, tough heroes, master warrior, king, adventure, intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, 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.
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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, royal family, power relations, conflict, manipulations, rivals, king, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 881K
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Ireland
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, war, tragic hero, warrior, courage, love story, heroes, battles, folk hero, vengeance, leadership, torture ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe, edinburgh scotland
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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, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, barbarian, fish out of water, against the odds, gory, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
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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, clever, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: monk, investigation, clergy, monastery, trial, temptation, execution, murder, god or devil, uncover truth, danger, accident ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 32K
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, breathtaking, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: follow your dream, apprentice, orphan, ambition, doctors and patients, medicine, surgery, society, mentor, culture clash, islam, muslim ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: iran, mine, medical school, england, persia ...
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 6.4
 41K
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: gothic, bleak, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, clergy, village, supernatural, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, afterlife ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 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, exciting, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, supernatural, vengeance, danger, one man army, supernatural ability, heroes, battles, mercenary, destiny, master warrior, 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, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, true love, lovers, romance, irish, princess, betrayal, infidelity, marriage, love affair, battle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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 7.9
 65K
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: teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, legends and myths, magical, knight, adventure, witch, king, heroes, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, royal family, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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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: stylized, suspense, gothic, exciting, intense ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, supernatural, monastery, adventure, fight, inquisition, gothic horror ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 8.1
 55K
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, captivating, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, martial arts, strong sexual content, explorer, culture clash, intrigue, danger, escapades, adventure, rivalry, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, beijing china, venice
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: folk hero, in the woods, legends and myths, robin hood, swords and armor, renegades, wizards and magicians, righting the wronged, good versus evil, sheriff, prince, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 12th 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: date night, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, folk hero, chase, good versus evil, robbery, thief, courage, adventure, justice, greed, robin hood, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, holy land, dungeon, europe, jerusalem
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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: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, rescue, heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, romance, rivalry, danger, jousting, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 238K
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, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, archer, love and romance, adventure, robin hood, hopes, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, invasion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 156K
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, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: knight, tournament, jousting, rivalry, against the odds, game, duel, church, impostor, torture, swords and armor, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, france, paris france, dungeon ...
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 6.2
 38K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: rough, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, mercenary, king, castle, danger, adventure, rivalry, battlefield, battles, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 53K
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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, intense ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, folk hero, legends and myths, good versus evil, king arthur, king, magic, heroic mission, danger, battle ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 102K
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, surprise ending, fairy tale, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, village, legends and myths, hunt down, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 35K
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, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, knight, fish out of water, castle, misfit, adventure, king, palaces castles and temples, save the kingdom, save the princess, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, connecticut, usa, dungeon ...
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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: monk, conquering, slavery, arranged marriage, king, tribe, escape, battle, leadership, childhood, starvation, enemy ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china, dungeon
Is relevant ?
 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, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, king arthur, knight, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, rivalry, throne, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 36K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
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, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, sword fight, warrior, emperor, medieval, abuse of power, adventure, coup d'etat, master warrior, corrupt, happy ending, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 151K
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: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, knight, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 24K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, dracula, vampire hunter, adaptation, demon, magic, medieval, computer game, plague, clan
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 5K
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: lapland, coming of age, murder, gang, village, revenge, mass murder, blood, snow, chase, heroes, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 13K
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, tense, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, friends, rise and fall, society, introspection, rivalry, religions or cults, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
Is relevant ?
 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: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: political intrigue, clergy, church, politics, ambition, power struggle, rivalry, political unrest, political corruption, historical character, family life, sex addict ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, renaissance, 1400s, 1500s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, naples italy, spain ...
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