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The Best Movies About The Crusades

Updated January 15, 2021 1.8k votes 1.1k voters 126.3k views31 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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  • Kingdom of Heaven1
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    Kingdom of Heaven

    Eva Green, Liam Neeson

    Released2005

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott and...  more
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  • Arn: The Knight Templar2
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    Arn: The Knight Templar

    Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Flinth

    Arn: The Knight Templar is a 2007 epic film based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about the fictional...  more
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    Ironclad

    Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti

    Released2011

    Directed byJonathan English

    Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick...  more
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  • El Cid4
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    El Cid

    Sophia Loren, Charlton Heston

    Released1961

    Directed byAnthony Mann

    El Cid is a 1961 historical epic film, a romanticized story of the life of the Christian...  more
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  • Saladin5
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    Saladin

    Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Ahmed Mazhar

    Released1963

    Directed byYoussef Chahine

    Saladin the Victorious is a 1963 Egyptian film, written by Youssef El Sebai, based on the...  more
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  • Robin Hood6
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    Robin Hood

    Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe

    Released2010

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Robin Hood is a 2010 action film written by Brian Helgeland and directed by Ridley Scott....  more
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  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves7
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery

    Released1991

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

    This film is a 1991 American-British adventure film directed by Kevin Reynolds. The film stars...  more
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  • King Richard and the Crusaders8
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    King Richard and the Crusaders

    Rex Harrison, George Sanders

    Released1954

    Directed byDavid Butler

    King Richard and the Crusaders is a 1954 historical drama film made by Warner Bros. It was...  more
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    The Crusades

    Loretta Young, Joseph Schildkraut

    Released1935

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

    The Crusades is a 1935 American historical adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B....  more
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  • Robin and Marian10
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    Robin and Marian

    Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Lester

    Robin and Marian is a 1976 British-American romantic adventure period film directed by Richard...  more
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    Lionheart

    Gabriel Byrne, Eric Stoltz

    Released1987

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

    Lionheart is a 1987 adventure film directed by Academy Award-winner Franklin J. Schaffner. The...  more
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  • Alexander Nevsky12
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    Alexander Nevsky

    Dmitri Orlov, Nikolay Cherkasov

    Released1938

    Directed byDmitri Vasilyev, Sergei Eisenstein

    Alexander Nevsky is a 1938 historical drama film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. It depicts the...  more
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  • Brancaleone at the Crusades13
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    Brancaleone at the Crusades

    Stefania Sandrelli, Vittorio Gassman

    Released1970

    Directed byMario Monicelli

    Brancaleone at the Crusades is an Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli in 1970, the...  more
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    The Seventh Seal

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman....  more
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  • Gates to Paradise15
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    Gates to Paradise

    Jenny Agutter, Lionel Stander

    Released1968

    Directed byAndrzej Wajda

    Gates to Paradise is a 1968 film by Polish director Andrzej Wajda. The film is set in medieval...  more
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  • The Crusaders16
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    The Crusaders

    Franco Nero, Armin Mueller-Stahl

    Released2001

    Directed byDominique Othenin-Girard

    The Crusaders is a 2001 Italian television mini-series made into a color feature film written...  more
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  • The Order17
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    The Order

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Charlton Heston

    Released2001

    Directed bySheldon Lettich

    The Order is a 2001 American action film directed by Sheldon Lettich, and written by...  more
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  • Arn - The Kingdom at Road's End18
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    Arn - The Kingdom at Road's End

    Stellan Skarsgård, Joel Kinnaman

    Released2008

    Directed byPeter Flinth

    Arn – The Kingdom at Road's End is a 2008 epic film based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about the...  more
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  • Hearts and Armour19
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    Hearts and Armour

    Tanya Roberts, Leigh McCloskey

    Released1983

    Directed byGiacomo Battiato

    Hearts and Armour is a 1983 Italian adventure film directed by Giacomo Battiato. It is loosely...  more
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  • I due crociati20
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    I due crociati

    I due crociati is a 1968 comedy film directed by Giuseppe Orlandini....
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  • Knights of the Teutonic Order21
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    Knights of the Teutonic Order

    Emil Karewicz, Aleksander Fogiel

    Released1960

    Directed byAleksander Ford

    Knights of the Teutonic Order is a 1960 Polish film directed by Aleksander Ford based on the...  more
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  • Season of the Witch22
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    Season of the Witch

    Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee

    Released2011

    Directed byBrett Ratner, Dominic Sena

    Season of the Witch is a 2011 American fantasy adventure horror film starring Nicolas Cage and...  more
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  • Valley of the Bees23
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    Valley of the Bees

    Josef Somr, Petr Čepek

    Released1968

    Directed byFrantišek Vláčil

    The Valley of the Bees is a 1967 Czechoslovak historical drama film directed by František...  more
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  • The Revenge of the Crusader24
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    The Revenge of the Crusader

    Umberto Raho, Beni Deus

    Released1964

    Directed byJose Luis Monter

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  • Valhalla Rising25
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    Valhalla Rising

    Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives

    Released2009

    Directed byNicolas Winding

    "Visionary director Nicolas Winding Refn's brutal and highly metaphorical early medieval...  more
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