politics & history The Best Medieval Movies  

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List Rules 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?

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Jack and the Beanstalk Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Dorothy Ford

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Just Visiting Christina Applegate, Tara Reid, Malcolm McDowell

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The Virgin Spring Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall, Tor Isedal

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Lancelot of the Lake Humbert Balsan, Laura Duke Condominas, Joseph-Patrick Le Quidre

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Pathfinder Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Helgi Skulason, Mikkel Gaup

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Apocalypto Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin Claude Rains, Jim Backus, Van Johnson

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The Bruce Oliver Reed, Brian Blessed, Hildegarde Neil

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Chimes at Midnight Orson Welles, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau

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Pendragon: Sword of His Father Aaron Burns, Nathan Ashton, Marilyn Burns

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Fetih 1453 İbrahim Çelikkol, Cengiz Coşkun, Sedat Mert

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Prince Vladimir Sergey Bezrukov, Dmitri Nazarov, Vladimir Gostyukhin

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King Lear Paul Scofield, Cyril Cusack, Patrick Magee

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The Viking Sagas Sven-Ole Thorsen, Ralf Möller, Ingibjorg Stefansdottir

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The Crusaders Franco Nero, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Barbora Bobuľová

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The Decameron Pier Paolo Pasolini, Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti

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Joan of Arc Neil Patrick Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Peter O'Toole

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In the Name of the King: a Dun... is listed (or ranked) 119 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
In the Name of the King: a Dungeon Siege Tale

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The Black Rose Orson Welles, Peter Sellers, Tyrone Power

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Francis of Assisi Stuart Whitman, Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon Alec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth

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Barbarossa Rutger Hauer, Abraham Murphy, Kasia Smutniak

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King Richard and the Crusaders Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey

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The Viking Donald Crisp, Pauline Starke, LeRoy Mason

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681 AD: The Glory of Khan Djoko Rossich, Peter Slabakov, Anya Pencheva

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Andrei Rublev Yuri Nikulin, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Rolan Bykov

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Grendel Marina Sirtis, Ben Cross, Chris Bruno

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The Dark Avenger Errol Flynn, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern

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Prince of Jutland Kate Beckinsale, Christian Bale, Helen Mirren

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Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula Roger Daltrey, Peter Weller, Jane March

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Saint Joan John Gielgud, Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark

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Mohammad, Messenger of God Anthony Quinn, Michael Ansara, Irene Papas

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Knights of the Teutonic Order Emil Karewicz, Aleksander Fogiel, Lucyna Winnicka

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Stealing Heaven Denholm Elliott, Kim Thomson, Derek de Lint

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The Advocate Colin Firth, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence

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Lady Godiva of Coventry Clint Eastwood, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen

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The Tudors is listed (or ranked) 140 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
The Tudors

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Pope Joan Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard

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The Last Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 142 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
The Last Kingdom

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Severed Ways: The Norse Discov... is listed (or ranked) 143 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America Gaby Hoffmann, Tony Stone, Nathan Corbin

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The White Viking is listed (or ranked) 144 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
The White Viking Reine Brynolfsson, Sune Mangs, Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir

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The Raven Flies is listed (or ranked) 145 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
The Raven Flies

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Dawn of the Dragonslayer Richard McWilliams, Nicola Posener, Philip Brodie

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In the Shadow of the Raven Reine Brynolfsson, Sune Mangs, Helgi Skulason

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The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern

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Battle of Kosovo is listed (or ranked) 149 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
Battle of Kosovo Milena Dravić, Branko Cvejic, Svetozar Cvetkovic

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Kristin Lavransdatter Erland Josephson, Lena Endre, Lars-Erik Berenett