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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.

The Best Medieval Movies Films
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    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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    Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Ron Perlman

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    Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone

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    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Tony Curran

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    Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon

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    Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox

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    Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Vincent Pérez

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina

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    Christian Bale, Emma Thompson, Judi Dench

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    Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie, Jason Isaacs

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    Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

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    Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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    Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

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    Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine

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    John Hurt, Orson Welles, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, Colin Firth Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

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    Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond

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    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Franco Nero

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    Stellan Skarsgård, Joel Kinnaman, Bibi Andersson

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    Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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    Antonin Artaud, Michel Simon, Renée Jeanne Falconetti

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    Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

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    Moon Bloodgood, Karl Urban, Clancy Brown

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    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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    Alec Guinness, Richard Harris, Timothy Dalton

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    Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Dmitri Orlov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Sergei Blinnikov

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    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains

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    Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker

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    Last Knights Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis

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    Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

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    Peter Cushing, Alan Ladd, Harry Andrews

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    Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg

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    Kim Sønderholm, Erik Holmey, Ken Vedsegaard

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    Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi

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    Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

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    Elijah Wood, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn

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    Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss

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    John Goodman, Iain Glen, David Wenham

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