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Premiere.com: The 14 Best(British) Monarch Movies

Premiere's list of the best British Royals films of all time. Britain is only one of several monarchy countries, but they've got some of the best monarch films around. For the full article and photo gallery go to: http://www.premiere.com/List/The-Fourteen-Best-British-Monarch-Movies
  • The Queen
    1
    Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Stephen Frears
  • The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
    2
    Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
  • The Private Life of Henry VIII
    3
    Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Binnie Barnes
    • Released: 1933
    • Directed by: Alexander Korda
  • Mary of Scotland
    4
    Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge
    • Released: 1936
    • Directed by: John Ford
  • Macbeth
    5
    Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Orson Welles
  • Richard III
    6
    Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Cedric Hardwicke
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Laurence Olivier
  • Mrs Brown
    7
    Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Billy Connolly
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: John Madden
  • Edward II
    9
    Tilda Swinton, Annie Lennox, Jerome Flynn
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Derek Jarman
  • Lady Jane
    10
    Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Trevor Nunn
  • Anne of the Thousand Days
    11
    Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Charles Jarrott
  • The Lion in Winter
    12
    Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Merrow
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Anthony Harvey
  • A Man for All Seasons
    13
    Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
  • Becket
    14
    Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Peter Glenville