Movies about the royal family

Movies about the royal family
List of the best films about the royal family according to the audience: Elizabeth, My Summer Prince, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Prince & Me 4: The Elephant Adventure, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Robin Hood, William & Kate, The Favourite, The Three Musketeers, The Princess Switch.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Elizabeth (1998)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:04

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.

My Summer Prince (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA

When a prince, and heir to the throne, finds himself in some hot water for his partying ways, the royal family decides to hire a top notch PR consultant to work with him.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice. In Disney’s magical take on the classic The Nutcracker, Clara wants a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box holding a priceless gift. A golden thread presented at her godfather’s holiday party leads her to the coveted key—which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. There Clara encounters a soldier, a gang of mice and the regents of three magical Realms. But she must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger, to retrieve her key and return harmony to the unstable world.

The Prince & Me 4: The Elephant Adventure (2010)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:33

One year after their royal wedding, King Edvard and Queen Paige of Denmark receive an invitation to attend the wedding of Princess Myra of Sangyoon. Upon their arrival, Paige finds Myra is unhappy with her arranged marriage to the brooding and sinister Kah and is secretly in love with a young elephant handler named Alu.

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA
Duration02:30

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Robin Hood (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28

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.

William & Kate (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:23

William & Kate is the first of two unrelated American television films about the relationship between Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton (now The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), directed by Mark Rosman and written by Nancey Silvers. The film was a ratings success, despite the negative reception from critics. The second film William & Catherine: A Royal Romance was produced by a different company and released in August 2011.

The Favourite (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55

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 Three Musketeers (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:50

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.

The Princess Switch (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.

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The Vikings (1958)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Einar, brutal son of Ragnar and future heir to his throne tangles with Eric, a wily slave, for the hand of a beautiful English maiden.

Next Door (1994)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.

Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:33

The eighth and last of the Pink Panther series. The illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau is on the case of the kidnapped Princess Yasmin.

Macbeth (1948)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.

History of the World: Part I (1981)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.

Love Struck Café (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

Megan Quinn, an aspiring architect, faces multiple tasks – developing her hometown lake into a commercialized entertainment center, forcing Mrs. Frances Figgins, her childhood mentor, out of her family’s home, and helping out at her family café after her father breaks his leg, all while also dealing with the return of her childhood sweetheart, Joe, who broke her heart.

Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

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.

The Egyptian (1954)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and tragedies are played against the larger canvas of the turbulent events of the 18th dynasty. As Sinuhe is drawn into court intrigues he learns the answers to the questions he has sought since his birth.

The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

During the 18th century, German noblewoman Sophia Frederica, who would later become Catherine the Great, travels to Moscow to marry the dimwitted Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Their arranged marriage proves to be loveless, and Catherine takes many lovers, including the handsome Count Alexei, and bears a son. When the unstable Peter eventually ascends to the throne, Catherine plots to oust him from power.

Alexander the Great (1956)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:21

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great (Richard Burton), the legendary Greek hero hailed by his countrymen as "The King of Kings". Born in 356 B.C. into a turbulent world of political unrest, educated by Aristotle (Barry Jones) and chosen to lead his people in the grand tradition of his powerful father (Fredric March), this glamorous world conqueror rose above all conflict to unite the continents of Europe and Asia to become one of the most celebrated rulers of all time! Written, produced and directed by Oscar - winner Robert Rossen and featuring the extraordinary Claire Bloom and a remarkable cast of thousands, this stunning portrait of one of history's most fascinating figures is colossal entertainment and an amazing spectacle.

The Robe (1953)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed.

Cleopatra (1963)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration04:03

Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison). When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony (Richard Burton), who vows to take power -- but Caesar's successor (Roddy McDowall) has other plans.

Anonymous (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration02:10

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.

Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Turkey
Duration03:00

Jason and the Argonauts is based on the classic myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece. At a young age, Jason witnesses the brutal deposement and murder of his father at the hands of his uncle Pelias. Twenty years later, Jason returns home to claim his rightful place as king, but Pelias orders him to be executed, and in order to save himself Jason is forced to go on a dangerous quest to find the legendary Golden Fleece. So Jason gathers a motley crew of men and sets sail on the Argos. This Hallmark Production was created as a two part mini-series event, starring Jason London as Jason and Jolene Blalock as Medea.

The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59

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.

A Prince for Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A prince from Europe meets a charming waitress when he travels to America during the Christmas holiday to escape an arranged marriage.

The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain, Panama, United Kingdom
Duration01:42

It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, signs on, but Aramis, an abbé, and Athos, a brawler raising an intellectual son, assist Beaufort in secret. When they fail to halt Beaufort's escape from prison, the musketeers are expendable, and Mazarin sends them to London to rescue Charles I. They are also pursued by Justine, the avenging daughter of Milady de Winter, their enemy 20 years ago. They must escape England, avoid Justine, serve the Queen, and secure Beauford's political reforms.

Restoration (1995)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunions with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.

Becket (1964)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.

The Musketeer (2001)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44

In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been disbanded.




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