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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Dimos Dicoudis added Vlad Țepeș Ernest Maftei

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coolazice added Chimes at Midnight Orson Welles, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Bruce Oliver Reed, Brian Blessed, Hildegarde Neil

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Jim_In_Texas added Apocalypto Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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RazvanPop added Fetih 1453 İbrahim Çelikkol, Cengiz Coşkun, Sedat Mert

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Dimos Dicoudis added Pathfinder Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Helgi Skulason, Mikkel Gaup

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Just Visiting Christina Applegate, Tara Reid, Malcolm McDowell

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added Prince Vladimir Sergey Bezrukov, Dmitri Nazarov, Vladimir Gostyukhin

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added King Lear Paul Scofield, Cyril Cusack, Patrick Magee

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Crusaders Franco Nero, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Barbora Bobuľová

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Black Rose Orson Welles, Peter Sellers, Tyrone Power

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Dimos Dicoudis added Charlemagne, le prince à cheval

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Decameron Pier Paolo Pasolini, Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Viking Donald Crisp, Pauline Starke, LeRoy Mason

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added Brother Sun, Sister Moon Alec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Dark Avenger Errol Flynn, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern

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Dimos Dicoudis added Prince of Jutland Kate Beckinsale, Christian Bale, Helen Mirren

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Dimos Dicoudis added 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) 125 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
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Dimos Dicoudis added Barbarossa Rutger Hauer, Abraham Murphy, Kasia Smutniak

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Dimos Dicoudis added Francis of Assisi Stuart Whitman, Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart

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The Last Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 128 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
The Last Kingdom

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Dimos Dicoudis added Andrei Rublev Yuri Nikulin, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Rolan Bykov

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Dimos Dicoudis added Ironclad: Battle for Blood

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Dimos Dicoudis added Stealing Heaven Denholm Elliott, Kim Thomson, Derek de Lint

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Dimos Dicoudis added Grendel Marina Sirtis, Ben Cross, Chris Bruno

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

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

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

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The Tudors is listed (or ranked) 137 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
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Dimos Dicoudis added Knights of the Teutonic Order Emil Karewicz, Aleksander Fogiel, Lucyna Winnicka

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steve-mills added The Advocate Colin Firth, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence

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Dimos Dicoudis added Mohammad, Messenger of God Anthony Quinn, Michael Ansara, Irene Papas

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added Saint Joan John Gielgud, Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark

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The White Viking is listed (or ranked) 143 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
Dimos Dicoudis added The White Viking Reine Brynolfsson, Sune Mangs, Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir

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but chickens double d added The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern

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wayne-o_brien added Dawn of the Dragonslayer Richard McWilliams, Nicola Posener, Philip Brodie

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Dimos Dicoudis added Pope Joan Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard

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The Raven Flies is listed (or ranked) 147 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
The Raven Flies

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Severed Ways: The Norse Discov... is listed (or ranked) 148 on the list The Best Medieval Movies
Dimos Dicoudis added Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America Gaby Hoffmann, Tony Stone, Nathan Corbin

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Jim_In_Texas added Aguirre, the Wrath of God Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling

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Dimos Dicoudis added Attack of the Normans Cameron Mitchell, Paul Muller, Piero Lulli