TV shows about Emperors

TV shows about Emperors
List of the best TV Shows about emperors, selected by visitors to our site: Ben Hur, Frank Herbert's Dune, The Hollow Crown, The Last Czars, The Spanish Princess, The Crown, The Tudors, Empress Ki, Game of Thrones, Ekaterina.

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Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Canada, USA
Duration03:00
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Friends, Emperors
PlotRevenge, Uprising
PlaceRoman Empire
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Ben Hur is a TV miniseries that first aired in 2010. Based on Lew Wallace's1880 novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the series was produced by Alchemy Television Group in association with Drimtim Entertainment and Muse Entertainment in Montreal. It aired on Canada's CBC network on April 4, 2010, and aired later in 2010 on ABC in the United States. Ben-Hur was directed by Steve Shill, and stars Kristin Kreuk, Ray Winstone, Art Malik, Hugh Bonneville and Joseph Morgan as Judah Ben-Hur. The film was written by Alan Sharp.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure, documentary
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration04:37
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Heroes, Emperors
PlotRevenge, Adventures, Politics
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric

Frank Herbert's Dune is a three-part miniseries written and directed by John Harrison and based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel Dune.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration08:48
CharactersKings
PlotPolitics
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFascinating

The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry IV, Part II (treated as one film in two parts in the series) and Henry V. The Second Season is subtitled "The Wars of the Roses" as a reference to its scope. It is based on Shakespeare's first tetralogy: Henry VI: Part I, Henry VI: Part II, Henry VI: Part III (treated as two films in the series) and Richard III.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrebiography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersKings
PlotPolitics
PlaceRussia

When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersFamily, Kings, Princesses
PlotRevenge, Death, Politics, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersKings, Strong women
PlotPolitics, Power
PlaceEngland
StyleWorth watching, Atmospheric, Based on real events

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53
CharactersKings
PlotLove, Politics, Love triangle, Intrigue, Uprising
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersRich, Orphans, Emperors, Historical doramas
PlotLove, Love triangle
StyleDorama

The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, independent woman who goes to extreme lengths to protect those she loves.

Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Kings, Dragons, Brothers, Sisters
PlotLove, betrayal, Adventures, Magic, Intrigue
PlaceForest
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration00:44

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Markimdb: 8.8
Genrebiography, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKings, Rich, Historical doramas
StyleDorama

Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 62 episodes. The viewership ratings for the show topped TV charts almost every week during its run, peaking at 44.7 percent. It swept the 2009 MBC Drama Awards; actress Go Hyun-jung's performance and subsequent grand prize win received near-universal acclaim.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CountryUSA
PlotLife
StyleRomantic, Easy, Atmospheric, Women in the lead roles

Rob Brooks, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn revisit past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:55
CharactersPriests
PlotPolitics, Religion, Intrigue, Family life
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDark, Fascinating

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryTurkey
Duration01:40
CharactersRich
PlotLove, Relationship, Intrigue
PlaceTurkey
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleWorth watching, Atmospheric

Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became a Sultan.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, Italy, Austria
Duration03:16
PlotLove, Politics, Love triangle, Intrigue, Jealousy
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:33
PlotIntrigue
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryCanada, Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:00
CharactersKings, Architects
TimeMiddle Ages

A sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty, a sensuous, spirited story set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles in 12th Century England.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersKings, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Politics, Love triangle, Passion
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages

Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30
CharactersKings, Vikings, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Revenge
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, By books, Fascinating

A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
PlotExpeditions
PlaceAntarctica

The true story of Ernest Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration00:49
CharactersKings
PlotIntrigue
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and political maneuvering, revealing Versailles in all its glory and brutality.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:43
CharactersPoets
PlotPolitics, Love with age difference
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

Elizabeth I is a two-part 2005 British historical drama television miniseries directed by Tom Hooper, written by Nigel Williams, and starring Helen Mirren as Elizabeth I of England. The miniseries covers approximately the last 24 years of her nearly 45-year reign. Part 1 focuses on the final years of her relationship with the Earl of Leicester, played by Jeremy Irons. Part 2 focuses on her subsequent relationship with the Earl of Essex, played by Hugh Dancy. The series originally was broadcast in the United Kingdom in two two-hour segments on Channel 4. It later aired on HBO in the United States, CBC and TMN in Canada, ATV in Hong Kong, ABC in Australia, and TVNZ Television One in New Zealand. The series went on to win Emmy, Peabody, and Golden Globe Awards. The same year, Helen Mirren starred as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen, with which she dominated the award season.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersKings, Priests
PlotDeath, Politics
PlaceEngland
StyleBy books, Fascinating

Following the fact-based historical book of the same name, this drama follows the rise of Cromwell as he becomes Henry the VIII's closest advisor. England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose him. Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell: a wholly original man, a charmer, and a bully, both idealist and opportunist, astute in reading people, and implacable in his ambition. But Henry is volatile: one day tender, one day murderous. Cromwell helps him break the opposition, but what will be the price of his triumph?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, drama, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration07:30
CharactersKings, Heroes, Wizards
PlotLove triangle, Deception
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryFrance, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, United Kingdom, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration05:57
PlotDivorce

The life of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:18

The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration00:29
PlotRelationship, Politics
PlaceRussia
TimeMiddle Ages

The TV show is about the Godunov family, which covers the period from the reign of Ivan the Terrible to the accession of Mikhail Romanov to the throne.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryTurkey
CharactersEmperors
PlotWar, Politics
Time19th century

The fight of Abdulhamid II to keep Ottoman Empire and caliphate alive.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, music, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:31
CharactersWriters, Musicians, Historical doramas
PlotLove
StyleRomantic, Dorama, Touching

Based on a true story, the drama tells the tragic love story of Kim Woo Jin, a married stage drama writer, and Yun Shim Duk, Korea's first professional soprano, who meet while studying at Tokyo University in the 1920s. Yun Shim Duk's recording of "Death Song" became the first Korean pop song in 1926.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia

Through four series and a few specials, Edmund Blackadder and his greasy sidekick Baldrick conjure up cunning plans as Edmund tries to take advantage of desperate times. These situation tragedies had obvious parallels from the Dark Ages to Elizabethan times, the rule of mad George III, and The Great War.





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