The Best Movies About The Crusades 

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Updated September 21, 2019 1.7k votes 992 voters 120.6k views 12 items

A list of the best crusades movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This crusades movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about crusades are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about crusades you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous crusades movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these crusades movie titles for more information about the films.

List features items like The Crusades and Kingdom of Heaven.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best crusades movies?" and "What is the greatest crusades movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular crusades movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these crusades movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good crusades movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

Released: 2005

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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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Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Vincent Pérez

Released: 2007

Directed by: Peter Flinth

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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thin-places added Ironclad Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jonathan English

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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#130 of 222 The Best Historical Drama Movies Of All Time, Ranked #45 of 189 The Best Medieval Movies #18 of 44 The Best Knight Movies

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Chris Abraham added Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Ahmed Mazhar

Released: 1963

Directed by: Youssef Chahine

Saladin the Victorious is a 1963 Egyptian film, written by Youssef El Sebai, based on the novel by Naguib Mahfouz and directed by Youssef Chahine. The film stars Ahmed Mazhar as Saladin, Salah ...more
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Chris Abraham added Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

Released: 1991

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

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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thin-places added Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Released: 2010

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Robin Hood is a 2010 action film written by Brian Helgeland and directed by Ridley Scott. Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett will open the 2010 ...more

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Yann added Sophia Loren, Charlton Heston, Herbert Lom

Released: 1961

Directed by: Anthony Mann

El Cid is a 1961 historical epic film, a romanticized story of the life of the Christian Castilian knight Don Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, called "El Cid", who, in the 11th century, ...more

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Chris Abraham added King Richard and the Crusaders Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey

Released: 1954

Directed by: David Butler

King Richard and the Crusaders is a 1954 historical drama film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by David Butler and produced by Henry Blanke from a screenplay by John Twist based on Sir ...more
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Aaron Hager added Loretta Young, Joseph Schildkraut, C. Aubrey Smith

Released: 1935

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

The Crusades is a 1935 American historical adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and originally released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Loretta Young as Berengaria of ...more
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Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery, Richard Harris

Released: 1976

Directed by: Richard Lester

Robin and Marian is a 1976 British-American romantic adventure period film directed by Richard Lester and written by James Goldman, based on the legend of Robin Hood. It stars Sean Connery as ...more

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VishalParekh added Tanya Roberts, Leigh McCloskey, Lina Sastri

Released: 1983

Directed by: Giacomo Battiato

Hearts and Armour is a 1983 Italian adventure film directed by Giacomo Battiato. It is loosely based on the stories of the Paladins especially the epic poem Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto. ...more
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Aaron Hager added Gabriel Byrne, Eric Stoltz, Dexter Fletcher

Released: 1987

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Lionheart is a 1987 adventure film directed by Academy Award-winner Franklin J. Schaffner. The film is produced by Talia Shire and Stanley O'Toole. Shire's brother, Francis Ford Coppola, ...more