Movies about kings and queens

List of the best movies about kings and queens according to visitors: Falling Star, The Queen, King Arthur, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding, Mad Love, The Bottomless Bag, Mathilde, The Other Boleyn Girl, Troy.

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Falling Star (2014)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genredrama, history
CountrySpain
Duration01:45
CharactersKings
PlotPower
PlaceSpain

This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a plea for beauty, creativity and joy. The film functions as a metaphor for contemporary Spain and its ongoing state of crisis.

The Queen (2006)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:43
CharactersKings
PlotDeath, Political, On real events
PlaceEngland
StyleMakes me think

The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an overt display of mourning.

King Arthur (2004)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:06
CharactersKings, Knights, Military, Horses, Wizards
PlotRevenge, Adventure, War, Freedom
PlaceRoman Empire, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersKings, Wizards, Knights, Warriors, Orphans, Witch
PlotMagic, Uprising, Fate
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTense

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy... whether he likes it or not.

The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding (2006)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersKings
PlotWedding

With just weeks before their royal wedding, Paige and Edvard find their relationship and the Danish monarchy in jeopardy when an old law is brought to light, stating that an unmarried heir to the throne may marry only a woman of noble blood or else he must relinquish his crown.

Mad Love (2001)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountrySpain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Priests
PlotLove, Intrigue, Obsession, Political, Rivalry
PlaceSpain
StyleFascinating

The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.

The Bottomless Bag (2017)
Mark1.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:17
CharactersKings

Based on Ryunosuke Akutagawa's In a Grove, story takes place during the times of Tsar Alexander II. A lady-in-waiting tells the Emperor in his bedroom a metaphysical story about a 13th century prince who is killed in the woods under mysterious circumstances. Fairy tale characters who have witnessed the terrible death, all share their version of the events, gradually shedding light on what really happened.

Mathilde (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:04
CharactersKings
PlotLove
PlaceRussia

The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersKings, Family, Sisters, Lovers
PlotLove, Betrayal, Love triangle, Jealousy, Seduction, Rivalry, Death, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Troy (2004)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
Duration02:43
CharactersKings, Warriors, Heroes
PlotJealousy, War
PlaceGreece
StyleExciting, Heavy

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

The Young Victoria (2009)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersKings
PlotLove, Political, Fate, On real events
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Interesting, For single girls, Touching

From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as the young Victoria. Packed with drama, romance, breath-taking cinematography, lavish costumes and featuring an outstanding British cast including Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, and Rupert Friend, The Young Victoria has captivated British audiences, and is the film that Company magazine called “an epic British film, which will sweep you up in her remarkable story.”

Aquaman (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:25
CharactersSuperhero, Kings, Fish, Warriors, Sharks, Mermaids
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Power, Tsunami
PlaceUnderwater world, Islands
StyleDC, Exciting, Spectacular

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

King Lear (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersHermits, Kings, Family, Sisters
PlotRivalry, Political
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Heavy

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

Outlaw King (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Knights, Horses
PlotWar, Uprising, On real events
PlaceScotland, England, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Tense

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

The Favourite (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Maids, Lesbians
PlotRivalry, Jealousy, Political, Intrigue, Love triangle, Cheating
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleOscars

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

The Snow Queen: Mirror Lands (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:23
CharactersWizards, Kings, Troll, Heroes, Pirates
PlotAdventure, Snow
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleKind, For children, Touching, Cute, Soulful, Inspirational

A powerful king nearly lost his family due to the Snow Queen's evil deeds. He finds a way to ban all the magic from the world - all the possessors of magic powers are now trapped in Mirrorlands. The only one who can stop him and keep the fairy-tale in our world is Gerda - as her own biggest power is not magic but her faith in kindness and friendship. In Gerda's new adventures, she will be helped by trolls, pirates and even the Snow Queen herself.

Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersKings, Strong women, Sisters, Gay
PlotPolitical, Intrigue, Rivalry, Betrayal
PlaceEngland, Scotland
Time16th century
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Fascinating

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

One Nation, One King (2018)
Mark3 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:01
CharactersKings
PlotRevolution, Uprising, Love, Freedom
PlaceFrance

„Un peuple et son roi" crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the French Republic.

Warcraft (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Japan
Duration02:12
CharactersOrcs, Wizards, Fathers, Kings, Warriors, Demons, Giants, Monsters
PlotMagic, War, Adventure, Betrayal
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, By games, Popular, Exciting

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Maleficent (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersWizards, Kings, Witch, Dragons
PlotMagic, Curses, Betrayal, Wedding
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Disney

The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.




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