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, semi serious, stylized, humorous, atmospheric and serious films and TV shows about / with arthurian legend, king arthur, knight, adventure, sword, sword and sorcery, heroes, magic, danger and sword fight plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Drama genres shot in UK, USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arthurian legend: Merlin (2008), The Mists of Avalon (2001), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), King Arthur (2004), Excalibur (1981), First Knight (1995), Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2010), A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995), Avalon (1989), The Moon Stallion (1978).

List of arthurian legend movies

 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, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, magical, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, witch, adventure, heroes, king, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 183 min.
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, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, state affairs, heroes, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, siblings relations, family relations, arthurian legend, feminism ...
Time: middle ages
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Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, apprentice, magic, camelot, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes, fantasy world ...
Time: middle ages
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 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: knight, roman empire, 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 ...
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 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: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, intense ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, holy grail, folk hero, legends and myths, good versus evil, king arthur, king, mythology, magic, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: stylized, epic, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, prophecy, chosen one, courage, warrior, haunted by the past, rescue, danger, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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 5.9
 63K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: atmospheric, epic, romantic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: knight, love story, love triangle, king arthur, romance, betrayal, true love, couple relations, love and romance, rivalry, arthurian legend, husband wife relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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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: time travel, knight, bathing, young love, taking a bath, king arthur, young lovers, spray paint, back in time, guitar, camelot, falling in love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2010)
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: atmospheric, semi serious, stylized, offbeat, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: turned to stone, wizards and magicians, battles, supernatural, heroes, legends and myths, escapades, adventure, imaginary, heroic mission, adventurer, danger ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, escapades, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, young heroes, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
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 4.0
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Avalon (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure begins when Owen, a travelling swordsman, rescues a woman from some Druids. He offers to help track down her lover who has been enslaved by the evil Morgana. They set off on their quest, accompanied by Keiran, a cowardly thief.
Plot: magic, decapitation, king arthur, sword and sorcery, damsel in distress, sex scene, thief, quest, tomb, zombie, dragon, cave ...
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The Moon Stallion (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Moon Stallion is a British children's television serial made by the BBC in 1978 and written by Brian Hayles, who also authored its novelization. The series stars Sarah Sutton as Diana Purwell, a young blind girl who becomes embroiled in ...
Plot: search, bareback riding, human animal relationship, blindness, arthurian legend, fight, girl horse relationship, father daughter relationship, horse, father son relationship, challenge, horse actor ...
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, cliffhanger, entertaining, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: end of the world, robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: england, havana cuba, jordan, south dakota, china ...
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, gothic, disturbing ...
Plot: holy grail, betrayal, king arthur, leadership, heroes, folk hero, royal family, rivalry, true love, tragic hero, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, england
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 7.5
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Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Venture back through the mists of time to the glorious lost age of the fabled King Arthur, the sorcerer Merlin and the valiant Knights of the Round Table, as you enter into the magical and timeless realm of Camelot!
Plot: king, king arthur, camelot, swashbuckler, castle, magical sword, kingdom, sword and fantasy, arthurian legend, sword, sword fight, rescue ...
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King Arthur, the Young Warlord (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This is the inspiring, epic journey of a noble warrior's quest to prove his worth, his might, and his destined fate to become the next ruler of Britain.
Plot: axe, battle, mace, battle axe, army, horse, sword and sandal, fictional war, villain, warrior, sword duel, swashbuckler ...
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Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, camelot, astronaut, getting home, benign alien, androids and robots, adventure, changing the past or future, heroic mission, misfit ...
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Batman: The Brave and the Bold is an American animated television series based in part on the DC Comics series The Brave and the Bold which features two or more super heroes coming together to solve a crime or foil a super villain. As the title ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, multicultural, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, gadget, urban, rivalry, danger, super vehicle, righting the wronged, fighting crime, heroes, imaginary, crimes ...
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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: surprise ending
Plot: king arthur, one against many, super speed, evil king, chosen one, strongman, coming of age, head butt, shot in the shoulder, lake, forest, kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon, 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
Plot: good versus evil, legends and myths, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, adventure, escapades, parallel world, friendship, rivalry, rescue, wizards and magicians, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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Gawain and the Green Knight (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One Christmas, a knight garbed all in green appears in King Arthur's Court and challenges any knight to hew off his head on the proviso that he be allowed to return the axe stroke afterwards. All of King Arthur's other knights being ...
Style: based on poem
Plot: king arthur, knight, christmas, sword and sorcery, arthurian legend
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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: king arthur, knight, invasion, bound and gagged, ring, traitor, assassination, arthurian legend, outlaw, abduction, cave, sword ...
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Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In and around the castle Camelot, brave Cornel Wilde (as Lancelot) and virtuous Brian Aherne (as King Arthur) vie for the affections of lovely Jean Wallace (as Guinevere).
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: violence, camelot, gore, blood, rescue, sword fight, king arthur, vengeance, true love, friends, battles, save the lady ...
Time: middle ages
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Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: king, king arthur, ring, knight, save the lady, palaces castles and temples, holy grail, heroes, wooing, danger, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
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The Excalibur Kid (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zack doesn't have your ordinary adolescent problems. Transported back in time to medieval England, he lands in the middle of a vicious battle between an evil witch and Merlin, the master sorcerer, for control of Arthur's kingdom. It's ...
Plot: king arthur, arthurian legend, time travel, sword fight, magic, fencing
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Merlin and the Dragons (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 37 min.
Story: A young King Arthur is awoken from his sleep by bad dreams, about a boy who is made king because he pulls a sword from a stone. He goes to Merlin to seek his counsel, and Merlin begins a story of his own, about a young boy with strange abilities and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: leadership, heroes, legends and myths, adventure, escapades, self discovery, rivalry, friends, wizards and magicians, dragon, arthurian legend, king arthur
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 7.5
 11K
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, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, tragedy, violence, guilt, prophecy, ambition, rise and fall, ghost, throne, battlefield, queen ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, england, europe
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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, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, legends and myths, battles, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, heroes, folk hero, heroic mission, escapades, master warrior, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
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The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, knight, prophecy, throne, owl, rise to the top, king arthur, adventure, family, destiny, young heroes, self discovery ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: stylized, exciting, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, folk hero, prince, adventure, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, escapades, romance, legends and myths, battles ...
Time: middle ages
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