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The Best Movies About The Crusades

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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 Heaven
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    Kingdom of Heaven

    Eva Green, Liam Neeson

    Released2005

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Arn – The Knight Templar
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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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Ironclad
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    El Cid
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Saladin
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    Saladin

    Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Ahmed Mazhar

    Released1963

    Directed byYoussef Chahine

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    Robin Hood
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery

    Released1991

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

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    King Richard and the Crusaders
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Crusades
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Robin and Marian
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    Robin and Marian

    Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Lester

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    Lionheart
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Alexander Nevsky
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    Alexander Nevsky

    Dmitri Orlov, Nikolay Cherkasov

    Released1938

    Directed byDmitri Vasilyev, Sergei Eisenstein

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    Brancaleone at the Crusades
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    The Seventh Seal
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    The Seventh Seal

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

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    Gates to Paradise
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Crusaders
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    The Order
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Arn - The Kingdom at Road's End
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    Hearts and Armour
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    I due crociati
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    I due crociati

    I due crociati is a 1968 comedy film directed by Giuseppe Orlandini.Amazon buy button
  • 21
    Knights of the Teutonic Order
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Season of the Witch
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Valley of the Bees
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Revenge of the Crusader
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    The Revenge of the Crusader

    Umberto Raho, Beni Deus

    Released1964

    Directed byJose Luis Monter

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    Valhalla Rising
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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