Movies about knights

Movies about knights
List of the best movies about knights selected by visitors to our site: A Knight's Tale, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Outlaw King, Last Knights, SAGA: Curse of the Shadow, The Court Jester, Braveheart, The Green Knight, King Arthur, Kingdom of Heaven.

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Genre
Country
Duration02:12
CharactersKnights, Writers, Friends, Trainers, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Inspirational, For men

William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With the other apprentices, he trains and assumes the title of Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein.

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: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights
PlotWar, On real events, Conspiracies, Uprising
PlaceEngland, Castle, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense

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

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:37
CharactersKnights, Killers, Heroes, Friends, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Mythology, Justice, Sword Battles
PlaceCastle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Tense, Epic, Depressive, Serious

When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersKnights, Mermaids, Heroes, Elves, Orcs
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the fugitive orc shaman, Fangtor Bloodmoon. When Fangtor refuses to surrender quietly, the huntress must battle for her own life against the dangerous villain, and comes away with more than just his head.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Family, Twins, Princesses
PlotAdventure, Hypnosis
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:58
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Military, Warriors
PlotWar, On real events, Revenge, Death, Freedom
PlaceScotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, For men

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

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: 6.3
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: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:25
CharactersKings, Knights, Military, Fathers, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Death, Religious
PlaceItaly
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, Serious

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:14
CharactersKings, Knights, Heroes, Friends, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Love triangle, Betrayal, True love
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Epic

The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must balance his loyalty to the throne with the rewards of true love.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Serbia
Duration02:01
CharactersKnights, Warriors
PlaceEngland, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. Barring his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights, Heroes, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Mythology, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Serious

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersDragons, Knights, Heroes, Immortals, Friends
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTouching

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than he'd imagined: If he kills the king, Draco will die as well.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKnights, Wizards
PlaceCastle
TimeMiddle Ages

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table to fight to get back his crown.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch, Knights
PlotLove, Travel, Death, Supernatural, Witchcraft
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleGothic

A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Archers, Partners
PlotAdventure, The Crusades, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersKnights, Vikings, Demons, Cannibals, Heroes
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Cheating, Sword Battles
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, Disturbing

In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountrySweden, United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration02:08
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceSweden
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric

Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. Arn knows that war is looming and with his martial knowledge he starts to build an army at his new home at Forsvik.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:30
CharactersKnights, Doctors, Surgeons, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Intellectual, Serious

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryRomania
CharactersKings, Horses, Monsters, Dragons, Knights
PlotAdventure, Mummies, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Atmospheric

Princess Luisa and knight Gabriel must face a dragon to save their kingdom.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights, Friends, Princesses
PlotLove, War, On real events, Political, Power
PlaceEngland, France
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights
PlotRivalry
PlaceEngland, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, Touching, Depressive

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersKings, Horses, Spy
PlotPolitical, Fear
PlaceEngland
Time16th century
StyleFascinating, Epic, Serious

When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersWitch, Knights, Thieves, Heroes, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Chase, Fate, Justice
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration01:51
CharactersHorses, Knights, Thieves, Heroes, Criminals
PlotLove, Fight, Slavery, Money, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Ships, England, Party, Deserts
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

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: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersKnights, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Love triangle, The Crusades, Sword Battles, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleRomantic, Exciting, By books, For men

Sir Walter Scott's classic story of the chivalrous Ivanhoe who joins with Robin of Locksley in the fight against Prince John and for the return of King Richard the Lionheart.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, drama
CountrySweden
Duration01:36
CharactersWitch, Knights, Angels, Actors
PlotApocalypse, Chess, Death, Religious, Viruses
TimeMiddle Ages
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Makes me think

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:01
CharactersKnights, Thieves, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Magic, Chase, True love, Curses
PlaceFrance
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.





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