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List Rules Any movie that features knights is qualified to be added to this list.

A list of the best knight movies ever made, with posters and information about the director, actors, and release date. What are the best movies about knights? This knight films list is a great starting point for you to make your own list of the top 10 knight movies. What are the best knight movies of all time? A Knight's Tale, Gladiator, and Braveheart are all no brainers, but there are plenty of others that could top the list. Perhaps it's Arn: The Knight Templar

You can sort this list of knight movies by title, director, or names of the actors in the knight film. This may not be all the movies about knights, but it is the best. Vote for your favorites to determine which is the greatest.

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First ...more

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Kingdom of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan ...more

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A Knight's Tale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus ...more

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more

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King Arthur is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni. It stars Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot, and Keira Knightley as ...more

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Excalibur is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart Excalibur is a 1981 dramatic fantasy film directed, produced and co-written by John Boorman that retells the legend of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table. Based solely on the 15th ...more

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner This film is a 1991 American-British adventure film directed by Kevin Reynolds. The film stars Kevin Costner as Robin Hood, Morgan Freeman as Azeem, Christian Slater as Will Scarlet, Mary ...more

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Knight Movies
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the hiatus ...more

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Willow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Warwick Davis Willow is a 1988 American fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by George Lucas, and starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, and Billy Barty. ...more

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Dragonheart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie, Jason Isaacs Dragonheart is a 1996 American fantasy adventure film directed by Rob Cohen. It stars Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, and the voice of Sean Connery. It was nominated ...more

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The 13th Warrior is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Tony Curran The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on the novel and is a loose retelling of the tale of Beowulf. It stars Antonio Banderas as Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Diane Venora ...more

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First Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond First Knight is a 1995 medieval film based on Arthurian legend, directed by Jerry Zucker. It stars Richard Gere as Lancelot, Julia Ormond as Guinevere, Sean Connery as King Arthur and Ben Cross ...more

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The Eagle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Channing Tatum, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong The Eagle is a 2011 historical adventure film set in Roman Britain directed by Kevin Macdonald, and starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland. Adapted by Jeremy Brock from ...more

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The Name of the Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Ron Perlman The Name of the Rose is a 1986 film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, based on the book of the same name by Umberto Eco. Sean Connery is the Franciscan friar William of Baskerville and Christian ...more

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Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina Ladyhawke is a 1985 fantasy film directed by Richard Donner, starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Ivanhoe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders Ivanhoe is a 1952 American cinema film in color, directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman for MGM. The cast features Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George ...more

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. Sam Neill stars in the title role in a ...more

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Highlander is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Knight Movies
but chickens double d added Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes Highlander is a 1986 British-American cult fantasy film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based on a story by Gregory Widen. It stars Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, and Roxanne ...more

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Ironclad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick Kastel, based on a screenplay by Stephen McDool, the cast includes James Purefoy, Brian Cox, Vladimir ...more

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Arn: the Knights Templar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Knight Movies
DavidWarren added Arn: the Knights Templar Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård

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The Adventures of Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 American swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude ...more

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Knight Movies
but chickens double d added Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 French-American musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story. Produced and directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Cary Elwes, Richard ...more

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Knights of the Round Table is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker Knights of the Round Table is a 1953 British historical film made by MGM. Directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman, it was the first film in Cinemascope made by that studio. ...more

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The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Knight Movies
but chickens double d added Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney and released to theaters on December 25, 1963 by Buena Vista Distribution. The 18th film in ...more

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The Vikings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine The Vikings is a 1958 adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer and filmed in Technicolor. It was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas. It is based on the novel The Viking by Edison Marshall, ...more

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Arn – The Knight Templar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Knight Movies
DavidWarren added Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Vincent Pérez Arn – The Knight Templar is a 2007 epic film based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about the fictional Swedish Knight Templar Arn Magnusson. The film was released in December 2007 and the sequel, Arn – ...more

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Dragonslayer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Ian McDiarmid, Ralph Richardson, Peter MacNicol Dragonslayer is a 1981 American fantasy film directed by Matthew Robbins, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Hal Barwood. It starrs Peter MacNicol, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam and Caitlin ...more

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Season of the Witch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman Season of the Witch is a 2011 American fantasy adventure horror film starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Dominic Sena with extensive uncredited reshoots by Brett Ratner. Cage stars with Ron ...more

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Camelot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Knight Movies
ladyleih added Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Franco Nero Camelot is a 1967 film adaptation of Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Richard Harris stars as King Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guenevere, and Franco Nero as Lancelot. The film was ...more

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The Seventh Seal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Knight Movies
but chickens double d added Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand The Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in Denmark it tells of the journey of a medieval knight and a game of chess, who has come to ...more

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Black Shield of Falworth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Knight Movies
ChrisGoebel added Black Shield of Falworth Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh

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Sword of the Valiant is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Knight Movies
wiabux added Sean Connery, Peter Cushing, Trevor Howard Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a 1984 dramatic fantasy film starring Miles O'Keeffe, Trevor Howard, Lila Kedrova, Cyrielle Clair, Leigh Lawson, Peter ...more

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Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, Imogen Poots Centurion is a 2010 British historical action film directed by Neil Marshall, loosely based on the legend of the Ninth Legion in Caledonia in the early second century AD. The film stars Michael ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion, Gary Oldman Quest for Camelot is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film from Warner Bros. Animation, based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman, it stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Jane ...more

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but chickens double d added Michael Gough, Richard Todd, Glynis Johns The Sword and the Rose is a 1953 United States family and adventure film, produced by Perce Pearce and Walt Disney and directed by Ken Annakin. The film features the story of Mary Tudor, a ...more

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Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close Hamlet is a 1990 drama film based on the Shakespearean tragedy of the same name directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Mel Gibson as the eponymous character. The film also features Glenn ...more

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Ironclad: Battle for Blood is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Knight Movies
Chris Baker added Ironclad: Battle for Blood is a 2013 action adventure film written by Jonathan English and Stephen McDool.

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Just Visiting is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Knight Movies
but chickens double d added Christina Applegate, Tara Reid, Malcolm McDowell Just Visiting is a 2001 comedy that is a remake of the French film Les Visiteurs, it also serves as a spinoff of the original film and its sequel, Les Visiteurs 2. It stars Jean Reno, Christina ...more

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The Story of Robin Hood and Hi... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Knight Movies
but chickens double d added Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men is a 1952 live action Disney version of the Robin Hood legend made in Technicolor and filmed in Buckinghamshire, England. It was written by Lawrence ...more

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Black Death is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Knight Movies
ladybug2535 added Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten Black Death is a 2010 German-British action horror film directed by Christopher Smith from an original screenplay by Dario Poloni. It stars Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, and Carice van Houten. ...more