TV series about kings and queens

TV series about kings and queens
List of the best series about the royal dynasties: Reign, Game of Thrones, Victoria, The Great, The Tudors, The White Queen, Camelot, The Hollow Crown, The Last Kingdom, Vikings.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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

Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55

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: 8.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:12

The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image and become “grandmother of Europe”.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53

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: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration00:43

Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, drama, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration07:30

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: 8.3
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration08:48

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: 8.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30

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: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35

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: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.

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

    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: 7.9
    Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
    CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
    Duration00:55

    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: 8.1
    Genredrama, biography, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration01:00

    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: 7.9
    Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
    CountryFrance, Canada
    Duration00:49

    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: 8.1
    Genrethriller, drama, crime
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration01:11

    A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.

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

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    Markimdb: 8.2
    Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration00:43

    A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid and a werewolf.

    Markimdb: 7.8
    Genredrama, adventure
    CountryUnited Kingdom

    Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to do the right thing, regardless of personal risk.

    Markimdb: 8.5
    Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
    CountrySouth Korea

    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: 8.6
    Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
    CountryUSA, South Korea
    Duration00:22

    Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake, a dog with magical powers to change shape and grow and shrink at will. Finn and Jake live in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo. Along the way, they interact with the other main characters of the show: Princess Bubblegum, The Ice King, and Marceline the Vampire Queen.

    Markimdb: 7.8
    Genredrama, history
    CountryFrance, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
    Duration00:53

    Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via Sky Italia on 10 July 2011, and in North America via Netflix on 2 October 2011. It was since renewed for a second season, which premiered on Canal+ on March 18, 2013. Season 3 is currently in Pre-Production, and will be the end of the series.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genredrama, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration01:06

    London, 1605. Robert Catesby, a 33-year old Warwickshire gentleman, devises a plot to blow up Parliament and kill the King.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration00:45

    A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants - this is the city of Atlantis. Aided by his two new friends, Pythagoras and Hercules, Jason embarks on a voyage of discovery, and salvation, which sees him brush shoulders with Medusa, come face to face with the Minotaur and even do battle with the dead.

    Markimdb: 7.9
    Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration00:45

    The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.

    Markimdb: 7.4
    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: 6.6
    Genredrama, history
    CountryRussia
    Duration02:33

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    Markimdb: 6.4
    Genremelodrama, drama, biography
    CountryGermany, USA
    Duration02:57

    Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman followers and his wife are not pleased by the union. In fact, as Caesar has only a daughter by his wife, he had picked Octavian as his successor.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
    CountryTurkey
    Duration01:40

    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
    Genredrama, history
    CountryFrance, Italy

    A sequence of seven episodes detailing the French monarchy.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genrebiography, history
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:33

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

    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration02:51

    Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated from London at the beginning of the Second World War, little dreaming of the magical adventures that lie ahead.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:47

    Set in a ruined medieval city called Dreamland, Disenchantment follows the grubby adventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf companion and her personal demon.

    Markimdb: 8.2
    Genredrama, military
    CountryUnited Kingdom

    The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the characters find themselves under increasing and extraordinary pressures in a rapidly fragmenting world. By banding together as the Great Paxford Women’s Institute, they help maintain the nation’s fabric in its darkest hour, and discover inner resources that will change their lives forever.

    Markimdb: 8.5
    Genredrama, crime, detective
    CountryUSA

    A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.

    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genredrama, detective, military, history
    CountryRussia
    Duration02:16

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    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryUSA

    Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA

      Follow Moiraine, a member of the shadowy and influential all-female organization called the “Aes Sedai” as she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women. Moiraine believes one of them might be the reincarnation of an incredibly powerful individual, whom prophecies say will either save humanity or destroy it.

      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genreaction, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:00

      It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part shantytown, part marauder's paradise, this is a place like no other on earth - and a mounting threat to international commerce. To gain control of this fearsome society, Tom Lowe, a highly skilled undercover assassin, is sent to the buccaneers' haven to take down the brilliant and charismatic Blackbeard. But the closer Lowe gets, the more he finds that his quest is not so simple. Lowe can't help but admire the political ideals of Blackbeard, whose thirst for knowledge knows no bounds - and no law. But Lowe is not the only danger to Blackbeard's rule. He is a man with many villainous rivals and one great weakness - a passionately driven woman whom he cannot deny.

      Markimdb: 7.3
      Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure, documentary
      CountryUSA, Germany
      Duration04:26

      Frank Herbert's Children of Dune is a three-part miniseries written by John Harrison and directed by Greg Yaitanes, based on Frank Herbert's novels Dune Messiah and Children of Dune. First broadcast in the United States on March 16, 2003, Children of Dune is the sequel to the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and produced by the Sci Fi Channel. As of 2004, this miniseries and its predecessor were two of the three highest-rated programs ever to be broadcast on the Sci-Fi Channel.

      Markimdb: 7
      Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
      CountryUSA

      King Julien is back and shaking his booty harder than ever! Discover the wild world of Madagascar as the king takes on the jungle’s craziest adventures in this comedy series. With his loyal sidekicks Maurice and Mort, they meet a whole new cast of colorful animals, including ambitious head of security Clover and the villainous Foosa. No one can stop this king from ruling with an iron fist...in the air...wavin' like he just doesn't care.

      Markimdb: 7.6
      Genrefantasy, drama, detective
      CountryUSA, Canada
      Duration01:33

      Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

      Markimdb: 8.5
      Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, cartoon, detective
      CountryUSA

      Passengers on board the mysterious Infinity Train must explore a series of endless cars that each contain unique worlds and puzzles to solve in order to unravel the mysteries of the train - and within themselves - to open the doorway home.

      Markimdb: 8.2
      Genremelodrama, drama, history
      CountrySouth Korea

      Set during the turbulent time of the fall of Goryeo and the founding of Joseon, two former friends face-off against one another over a woman and the future shape of the nation.

      Markimdb: 8.1
      Genrefantasy, melodrama
      CountrySouth Korea

      When a gateway opens to a parallel universe in modern-day Korea, a king must step into another world in search of answers to a long-unanswered mystery.

      Markimdb: 7.8
      Genremelodrama, drama
      CountryUnited Kingdom
      Duration04:40

      Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen and Sam Claflin take on the lead role of Logan Mountstuart in William Boyd's adaptation of his best-selling novel. From one man's emotional, tumultuous and unpredictable journey through the 20th century comes a funny, moving and ambitious four-part drama. Told through Logan's intimate journals, beginning with the idealism and arrogance of his youth, through the triumphs and tragedies of middle-age, to the unexpected dramas of his twilight years - his story reveals that all our lives are ultimately random, and defined by luck and seemingly inconsequential choices. Hayley Atwell, Natasha Little, Emerald Fennell, Ed Stoppard, Samuel West and Kim Cattrall star alongside Gillian Anderson and Tom Hollander as the lovers, wives, friends and infamous figures he encounters throughout his ordinary and yet utterly extraordinary life.

      Genremelodrama, history
      CountrySouth Korea

      When the crown prince is killed, his twin sister assumes the throne while trying to keep her identity and affection for her first love a royal secret.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genreaction, military, history
      CountryTurkey

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      Markimdb: 8.8
      Genrefantasy, comedy, biography, history
      CountrySouth Korea

      In the present day, Jang Bong Hwan works as a chef at the President's Blue House. She has a free spirit, but her spirit somehow finds its way into the body of Queen Kim So Yong in the Joseon period.King Cheol Jong has secrets. He seems like a figurehead, who is gentle and easygoing. In fact, he hides his strong aspects. Queen Sunwon is the late King Sunjo’s wife. She wields the true power in the country and, thus, relegates King Cheol Jong as just a figurehead. Kim Jwa Geun is Queen Sunwon’s younger brother. He is extremely ambitious.




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