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The Best Medieval Movies

Updated January 29, 2021 114k votes 15.7k voters 1.6m views129 items

List RulesVote 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, from stories that took massive liberties with history to films that were actually pretty accurate. Many of these may also be considered to be medieval fantasy movies and movies about knights. The top medieval movies that take place in the Middle Ages are listed and can be sorted by categories. So if you've ever asked yourself, "what good films take place in medieval times?" This list has the answer for you.

Be sure to check back for recent medieval movies as they are released and added to the list. For more interesting movie lists, check out the samurai movies, gangster films, and Holocaust movies lists.

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