Arthurian legend movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arthurian legend movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, epic and humorous films and TV shows about / with arthurian legend, king arthur, knight, medieval, magic, sword and sorcery, heroes, adventure, sword and legends and myths plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres shot in UK, USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arthurian legend: Merlin (2008), Excalibur (1981), King Arthur (2004), The Mists of Avalon (2001), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), First Knight (1995), Black Knight (2001), Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2009), Cursed (2020), Arthur the King (1983).

List of arthurian legend movies

 7.9
 76K
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, king arthur, supernatural ability, witch, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, imaginary, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 59K
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: serious, stylized, exciting, 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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 6.3
 162K
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, medieval, army, folk hero, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: A unique re-working of the Arthurian epic, based on the novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon tells the familiar tale but with an important twist: The story is told through the eyes of the women who wielded power behind King ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: imaginary, heroes, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, arthurian legend, magic, sword fight, state affairs, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
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Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, camelot, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, arthurian legend, heroic mission, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, throne, mentor, excalibur, courage, sword, sword and fantasy, resistance ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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 6.0
 70K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: romantic, atmospheric, epic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, love story, love triangle, betrayal, excalibur, romance, beauty, arthurian legend, love and romance, rivalry, camelot ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, medieval, knight, castle, adventure, king, time traveler, save the kingdom, arthurian legend, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: exciting, contemplative, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: king arthur, one against many, medieval, super speed, chosen one, arthurian legend, camelot, good versus evil, king, wrestler, battles, criminal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, london
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Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the twenty years since the fall of Camelot, Merlin has become a recluse known as "the wild man of the woods." He is now summoned by a charge of young knights as they quest to destroy an evil wizard who rules the land from a throne of a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, wizards and magicians, battles, legends and myths, arthurian legend, danger, imaginary, heroes ...
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 5.9
 26K
Cursed (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this fresh take on the Arthurian legend, teenager Nimue joins forces with mercenary Arthur on a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, visually appealing ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, family outing
Plot: knight, quest, female protagonist, excalibur, sword and sorcery, magical sword, arthurian legend, mystery, magic, good versus evil, father daughter relationship, adaptation ...
Time: middle ages
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A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A modern riff of the 1889 novel by Mark Twain.
Plot: arthurian legend, time travel, young lovers, taking a bath, blacksmith, bathing, camelot, knight, young love, high school student, horse riding, american ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Arthur the King (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent ...
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, kidnapping, camelot, king arthur, arthurian legend, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, romance, danger ...
Time: middle ages
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Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table to fight to get back his crown.
Style: exciting, humorous, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, camelot, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, castle, friendship, wizards, father son relationship, young heroes, escapades, king ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
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Arthur & Merlin (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In dark ages Britain, a time of magic and legend, a powerful druid is bent on destroying the Celtic people. Arthur, a banished warrior, and Merlin, a hermit wizard, embark on a heroic quest to stop the druid and save their people, before the Celts ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, stylized, epic, exciting
Plot: king arthur, sword and sorcery, wizards, recluse, druid, celtic, king, supernatural ability, arthurian legend, camelot, wizards and magicians, sorcerer ...
Time: middle ages
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 4.3
 352
Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, adventure, supernatural, folk hero, legends and myths, changing the past or future, danger, family, teenage life, wizards and magicians, sent to the future ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
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 7.4
 13K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, prophecy, rise to power, throne, vengeance, rise to the top, state affairs, blind ambition ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: time travel, king arthur, heroes, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, medieval, cinderella story, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, england
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Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having failed in their quest for the Holy Grail, the knights of the Round Table return to Camelot, their number reduced to a mere handful. Seeing a rift developing between Lancelot and Mordred, Arthur urges his knights to bury their differences and ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, disturbing, gothic ...
Plot: holy grail, betrayal, medieval, king arthur, tragic hero, leadership, royal family, legends and myths, true love, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, england
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Merlin: The Return (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Merlin: The Return" is the story of the battle between good and evil. The dark forces of Mordred are pitted against the mythical sorcery of Merlin. Mordred and his mother Morgana have been imprisoned in another world for the past 1500 ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, folk hero, rivalry, rescue, danger, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, friendship, true love, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: europe, england
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Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, battles, squire, puzzle, legends and myths, master warrior, rivalry, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
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Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, knight, prince, heroes, battles, folk hero, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, romance, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
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 3.8
 193
Merlin (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, Slovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A modern-day retelling of the Arthurian legend with the Lady of the Lake as a reporter and Pendragon as an evil businessman. Merlin's immortal apprentice is trying to protect a powerful sword forged by Merin from the clutches of Pendragon.
Plot: wizards, magic, arthurian legend, electrocuted, evil wizard, geologist, vine, reincarnation, sword and sorcery, time travel, sword fight, son murders father ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
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Lancelot: Guardian of Time (1997)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Le grand sorcier Merlin apprend que Wolvencroft, mage diabolique et maître des forces obscures est de retour et bien décidé à détrôner le Roi Arthur en traversant le temps. Alerté, Sir Lancelot, décide d'emprunter le couloir du temps à ...
Plot: arthurian legend, knight, bodyguard, sword and sorcery, king arthur, time travel
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A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroes, family, disorder ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
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 6.6
 6K
Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, jousting, romance, betrayal, camelot, intrigue, rivalry, medieval, battle, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.8
 6K
Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: exciting, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, young heroes, friendship, wizards and magicians, rivalry, good versus evil, friends, teenage love, king arthur, heroes ...
Place: maryland
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Siege of the Saxons (1963)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: King Arthur learns one of his knights is plotting to take over and marry his daughter. After the King's death, the Knight wishing to marry the princess is ordered by the great wizard Merlin to remove the sword from the scabbard and prove his ...
Plot: knight, king arthur, wizards, hunting party, bound and gagged, disguise, death of father, abduction, bandit, invasion, stabbed in the back, father daughter relationship ...
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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 7.1
 21K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, wizards, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
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