Movies about knights

List of the best movies about knights selected by visitors to our site: Macbeth, Ironclad, Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion, The Knight Before Christmas, Galavant, Savva. Heart of the Warrior, Little Red Riding Hood, Excalibur, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Kid Who Would Be King
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Macbeth (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersKnights
PlaceScotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDepressive

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.

Ironclad (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Germany
Duration02:01
CharactersKnights
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.

Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion (2015)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 2.9)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersKnights
TimeMiddle Ages

The year is 1173. England and France are at war. The destiny of the two great powers has never been so intertwined. As King Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, is captured and imprisoned by the king himself, Richard and his brothers lead the fight against their father in a heartless war. Allegiances shift with each victory or defeat as the destinies of England and France keep swaying in a delicate balance.

The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
CharactersHorses, Knights, Sisters
PlotTime travel

A medieval English knight is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.

Galavant (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:20
CharactersKings, Knights, Heroes
StyleExciting

Once upon a time, the dashing hero, Prince Galavant lost the love of his life, Madalena, to the evil King Richard. Now, our fallen hero is ready to take revenge and restore his “happily ever after.” But it won't be without a few twists and turns along the way in this fairytale musical.

Savva. Heart of the Warrior (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
CharactersMonkeys, Knights, Dragons, Wolves, Birds
PlaceMountains, Village

A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year old boy Savva devoted to help his Mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas.

Little Red Riding Hood (2015)
Markimdb: 1.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersKnights, Warriors
PlaceCastle

A Brother Grimm's Horror Version of the Classic Fairytale.

Excalibur (1981)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersKnights, Kings, Witch
PlotLove, Magic, Adventure
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Mark6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersKnights
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland, Tomb

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place".

The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
Duration01:55
CharactersWizards, Knights, Pupils
PlotAdventure
StyleFor children, Inspirational

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Belgium, France, Portugal, United Kingdom
Duration02:16
CharactersActors, Knights, Dogs, Horses, Giants
PlotAdventure, Mental disorders, Travel, Time travel, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceVillage
StyleAtmospheric

Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

Outlaw King (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Knights
PlotWar, Uprising
PlaceScotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAtmospheric

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

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersKings, Wizards, Knights, Warriors
PlotMagic, Uprising
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

Arthur & Merlin (2015)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrefantasy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersKnights, Kings, Heroes
PlotRivalry, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages

In dark ages Britain, a time of magic and legend, a powerful druid is bent on destroying the Celtic people. Arthur, a banished warrior, and Merlin, a hermit wizard, embark on a heroic quest to stop the druid and save their people, before the Celts are lost forever and become a myth themselves.

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:23
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Knights
PlotEnd of the world, Artificial Intelligence

Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Dragons of Camelot (2014)
Mark5.2
Genrefantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDragons, Knights
TimeMiddle Ages

The Kingdom of Camelot is plunged into darkness after the death of noble King Arthur, as the reign of his cruel sorceress sister, Morgan Le Fay, begins. Commanding three deadly dragons with her dark magic, she hunts the remaining Knights of the Round Table to the ends of the Earth.

Robin Hood (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersKnights
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting

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.

Black Knight (2001)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersKnights, Losers
PlotTime travel
PlaceCastle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor men

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

DragonHeart (1996)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersDragons, Knights
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland

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.

The Visitors (1993)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:47
CharactersKnights
PlotTime travel
PlaceFrance
TimeMiddle Ages

This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting to the wildly confusing modern world. To avoid being stuck here for good, however, they soon begin an all-out cosmic assault on their former castle -- now a luxury hotel -- in their quest to return to the past.

Evil Dead II (1987)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie, Knights
PlotSurvival

Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda’s body.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersKnights, Thieves
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

A Knight's Tale (2001)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersKnights
PlotCheating, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

Timeline (2003)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersKnights
PlotTime travel, Time machine
StyleDisturbing

A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.

Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDragons, Robots, Knights
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture
StyleSmart

When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel gauge, he's enraged by the hit he's going to take at the Dark Matter pump. Now the crew have to find a way to break Mom's stranglehold on starship fuel, even if they have to wade through a Lord of the Rings-inspired fantasy-land to do it!

1½ Knights - In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.6)
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:51
CharactersKnights, Heroes

The story of Lanze who is in love with the princess. One day the princess is kidnapped by the Dark Knight and Lanze starts his journey to rescue her. But he is not alone because Erdal, a turk, joins him on his journey.

Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountrySweden, United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration02:19
CharactersKnights
PlotAdventure, War
TimeMiddle Ages

Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

King Arthur (2004)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:06
CharactersKings, Knights
PlaceRoman Empire
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.

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:25
CharactersFathers, Knights, Warriors, Kings, Military
PlotWar, Religious, Death, Justice
PlaceItaly
StyleExciting

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

Ironclad 2: Battle for Blood (2014)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 4.4)
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Serbia
Duration01:40
CharactersKnights
TimeMiddle Ages

A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."

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