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The Best Knight Movies

Updated November 19, 2020 12.0k votes 3.2k voters 566.1k views72 items

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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 is funny, Gladiator is action-packed, and Braveheart is inspiring, they are all also 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, and some may herald dumb tropes, but they are the best. Vote for your favorites to determine which is the greatest.

  • 26
    Dragonslayer
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    Dragonslayer

    Ian McDiarmid, Ralph Richardson

    Released1981

    Directed byMatthew Robbins

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    Season of the Witch
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    Season of the Witch

    Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee

    Released2011

    Directed byBrett Ratner, Dominic Sena

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    The King
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    The King

    Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

    Released2019

    Directed byDavid Michôd

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  • 29
    The Vikings
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    The Vikings

    Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh

    Released1958

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

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  • 30
    The Last Legion
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    The Last Legion

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ben Kingsley

    Released2007

    Directed byDoug Lefler

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    Sword of the Valiant
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    Sword of the Valiant

    Sean Connery, Peter Cushing

    Released1984

    Directed byStephen Weeks

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    The Seventh Seal
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    The Seventh Seal

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

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  • 33
    Camelot
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    Camelot

    Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris

    Released1967

    Directed byJoshua Logan

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    #142 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs#235 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

  • 34
    El Cid
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    El Cid

    Sophia Loren, Charlton Heston

    Released1961

    Directed byAnthony Mann

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  • 35
    Henry V
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    Henry V

    Christian Bale, Emma Thompson

    Released1989

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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  • 36
    Mongol
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    Mongol

    Tadanobu Asano, Sun Honglei

    Released2007

    Directed bySergei Bodrov

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  • 37
    Elizabeth: The Golden Age
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    Elizabeth: The Golden Age

    Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen

    Released2007

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

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  • 38
    House of Flying Daggers
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    House of Flying Daggers

    Zhang Ziyi, Andy Lau

    Released2004

    Directed byZhang Yimou

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  • 39
    Ran
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    Ran

    Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima

    Released1985

    Directed byAkira Kurosawa

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  • 40
    Red Cliff
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    Red Cliff

    Zhao Wei, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Woo

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    The Passion of Joan of Arc
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    The Passion of Joan of Arc

    Antonin Artaud, Michel Simon

    Released1928

    Directed byMarie Losier, Carl Dreyer

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  • 42
    The Return of Martin Guerre
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    The Return of Martin Guerre

    Gérard Depardieu, Tchéky Karyo

    Released1982

    Directed byDaniel Vigne

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  • 43
    The Virgin Spring
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    The Virgin Spring

    Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall

    Released1960

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

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    Black Shield of Falworth
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    Black Shield of Falworth

    Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis

    Released1954

    Directed byRudolph Maté

    Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh
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  • 45
    The Warlords
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    The Warlords

    Jet Li, Andy Lau

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Chan, Wai Man Yip

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  • 46
    The Ballad of the Valiant Knight Ivanhoe
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    The Ballad of the Valiant Knight Ivanhoe

    Boris Khmelnitsky, Boris Khimichev

    Released1985

    Directed bySergei Tarasov

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  • 47
    Gawain and the Green Knight
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    Gawain and the Green Knight

    Robert Hardy, Nigel Green

    Released1973

    Directed byStephen Weeks

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  • 48
    Ivanhoe
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    Ivanhoe

    Sam Neill, Olivia Hussey

    Released1982

    Directed byDouglas Camfield

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  • 49
    Robin Hood
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    Robin Hood

    Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe

    Released2010

    Directed byRidley Scott

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  • 50
    Your Highness
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    Your Highness

    Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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