The Best Medieval Movies Films
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The Best Medieval Movies

List Criteria: Vote up all of the best movies that feature medieval times or themes.

What are the best medieval movies? Kings, sword fights, jousting, horses... fire, pillaging, knights, people with English accents saying "m'lady" and "ye"... This is a list of all the greatest medieval movies ever made, from movies about The Dark Ages to Renaissance films. Many of these may also be considered to be movies about knights. The best movies that take place in the Middle Ages are listed and can be sorted by categories. What films take place in medieval times?

They can also be imported into your own list of medieval films. For more interesting movie lists, check out the samurai movies, gangster films, and Holocaust movies lists.
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    most listed Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Liam Neeson, Edward Norton, Orlando Bloom

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    Heath Ledger, Alan Tudyk, Paul Bettany

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    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Erick Avari

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    Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Ron Perlman

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    Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Nils Poppe

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    Christian Bale, Emma Thompson, Judi Dench

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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley

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    Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond

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    Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Franco Nero

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Orson Welles, Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt

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    ranked low on reranks & added by CherylMakingMovesFoster Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Vitoruk Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox

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    Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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    added by JoshSimmons Sean Connery, Dennis Quaid, Jason Isaacs

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    Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina

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    Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

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    added by JoshSimmons Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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    added by RazvanPop Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Simon Callow

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    added by RazvanPop Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Joel Kinnaman

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    Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Jeanne Moreau

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    added by JoshSimmons Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman

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    Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker

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    Antonin Artaud, Michel Simon, Renée Jeanne Falconetti

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    new! & added by RazvanPop Nikolay Cherkasov, Sergei Blinnikov, Nikolay Okhlopkov

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    added by RazvanPop John Goodman, Iain Glen, David Wenham

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    added by RazvanPop A Viking Saga Kim Sønderholm, Erik Holmey, Ken Vedsegaard

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    added by RazvanPop Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi

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    Elijah Wood, Aidan Quinn, Kevin Pollak

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    Martin Lawrence, Tom Wilkinson, Daniella Alonso

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    Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig, Thomas Ian Nicholas

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