Movies about kings and queens

Movies about kings and queens
List of the best movies about kings and queens according to visitors: Elizabeth, Mary Queen of Scots, The Queen, Farewell, My Queen, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Mathilde, A Little Chaos, Alexander, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, The Green Knight.

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Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:04
PlotPolitical, Betrayal, Uprising
PlaceEngland
Time16th century
StyleEpic

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersKings, Gay, Strong women, Sisters
PlotPolitical, Betrayal, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages, 16th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Womens in main roles

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:43
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Death, Political, Family life
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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryFrance, Spain
Duration01:40
CharactersKings, Horses, Lesbians, Strong women, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Friendship, Revolution
PlaceFrance, New York
Time18th century
StyleTo cry, Serious

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:34
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights, Warriors, Wizards
PlotMagic, Fate, Uprising
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTense, Epic

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:04
CharactersKings
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Ballet
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Makes me think

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

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:57
CharactersGardeners
PlotFriendship, Flooding, Jealousy, Intrigue
PlaceFrance
Time18th century
StyleLight, Fascinating, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55
CharactersHeroes, Military, Emperors
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceEgypt, Greece
StyleTense, Epic, Serious

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:27
CharactersWitch, Kings, Horses, Strong women, Fairies
PlotLove, Abduction, Fight, Wedding, Witchcraft
PlaceCastle
StyleExciting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersKings, Knights
PlotTravel
PlaceFairy-tale worlds
StyleFancy, Makes me think

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersKings
PlotLove, Figure Skating, Holidays
PlaceCastle
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute

Katie, a former professional ice skater, is hired by the king of San Senova, Alexander, to help his daughter in a Christmas ice skating performance. As Katie spends time in the castle and with the king, she and Alex begin to develop feelings for each other and ultimately fall in love. But will the tradition-loving people of San Senova allow their king to make a foreigner their queen?

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersKings, Giants, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Mythology
PlaceMountains, Israel
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersKings, Monsters, Knights, Heroes, Owls
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceLabyrinths, Castle
StyleFor children, Fancy, Gothic

Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, Sarah must follow him into the world of the fairytale to rescue him from the Goblin King!

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, China, Japan
Duration02:12
CharactersKings, Monsters, Demons, Giants, Elves
PlotWar, Adventure, Magic, Betrayal, Self-sacrifice
PlaceFantastic worlds
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, By games

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, China, Thailand
Duration01:47
CharactersKings, Aliens, Military, Friends, Womanizers
PlotAdventure, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, family, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKings, Family, Writers
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland
Time16th century
StyleLight, Fascinating

What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:06
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights, Military, Wizards
PlotWar, Adventure, Revenge, Freedom, Sword Battles
PlaceScotland, Roman Empire
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleEpic

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.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:33
CharactersKings, Cinderella
PlotTravel, Wedding, Rivalry
StyleRomantic

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:17

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration01:58
CharactersKings, Disabled people
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship, Political
PlaceEngland, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Oscars, Fascinating

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:28

The story is about Goddess that became as legendary as the sex symbol of Soviet Union.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Mental disorders, Love triangle, Political
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, For single girls

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersHorses, Cinderella, Family
PlotWedding, Friendship
StyleExciting, Light

Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected...

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration02:20
CharactersKings, Gay, Psychologists, Princesses
PlotOn real events
PlaceGermany
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Serious

A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous political commitment to his obsessive construction of extravagant palaces and to his gradual withdrawal into a lonely dream world, an epic narrative of breathtaking grandeur.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Lesbians, Maids
PlotOn real events, Love triangle, Political, Jealousy, Intrigue
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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersKings
PlotLove, On real events, Political, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Touching, For single girls

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.”

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersKings, Family, Sisters, Lovers
PlotLove, Passion, Death, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Sweden, Belgium
Duration01:52
CharactersPrincesses
PlotOn real events, Divorce
PlaceEngland, Yachts
StyleRomantic, To cry, For girls, Fascinating, Serious

During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana campaigns against the use of land mines and has a secret love affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, France, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersFamily, Lovers
PlotPassion, Love triangle, Fate
PlaceEngland, Estate
Time18th century
StyleFascinating

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.





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