TV series about kings and queens

List of the best series about the royal dynasties: The Musketeers, Vikings, The Crown, Game of Thrones, The Great, Mr. Queen, Wolf Hall, All Hail King Julien, The Golden Horde. Золотая Орда, Tut.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

The Musketeers (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKings, Military, Heroes, Friends, Soldier
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, By books

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.

Vikings (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45
CharactersKings, Vikings, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventures, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

The Crown (2016)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersKings, Strong women
PlotPolitics, Power
PlaceEngland
StyleNetflix, Worth 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.

Game of Thrones (2011)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55
CharactersKings, Dragons, Brothers, Sisters, Warriors
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.

The Great (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Strong women
PlotIntrigue
PlaceRussia
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Based on real events

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.

Mr. Queen (2020)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKings
PlotTime travel
StyleRomantic

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.

Wolf Hall (2015)
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?

All Hail King Julien (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Kings
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, Easy

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.

The Golden Horde. Золотая Орда (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
CountryRussia
Duration02:44
CharactersKings
PlotLove
TimeMiddle Ages

Golden Horde - Russian historical TV show.

Tut (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryCanada
Duration02:13
CharactersKings
PlaceEgypt
StyleFascinating

The story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history. This ambitious special-event series tells the story of Tut’s rise to power and his struggle to lead Egypt to glory, while his closest advisers, friends and lovers scheme for their own nefarious interests. “Tut” opens up a fascinating window into a world filled with heart-breaking romance, epic battles, political backstabbing, conspiracy, jealousy, and even murder — proving his world was not far removed from our own — and that his reign as the youngest Egyptian king played out as a real-life drama for the ages.

Reign (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersKings, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Politics, Love triangle, Passion
PlaceEngland

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

Versailles (2015)
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.

La Révolution (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryFrance
CharactersVampire, Doctors, Kings, Killers, Rich
PlotPolitics, Viruses, Revolution, Uprising, Voodoo
PlaceFrance
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Action, Based on real events

1787, France. While investigating a series of mysterious murders, Joseph Guillotin - the future inventor of the world famous ‘Guillotine’ - uncovers an unknown virus: the Blue Blood. The disease quickly spreads amongst the French aristocracy, driving them to murder ordinary people and soon leads to a rebellion.

The Magicians (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersKings, Gays, Fairies, Gods, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Time travel, Adventures, Life after death
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, College, School of Magic
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

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.

The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryCanada, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersKings, Architects

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.

Adventure Time (2010)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersKings, Monsters, Dogs, Friends, Princesses
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, Lovely, Fascinating

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.

The Royals (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Princesses
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

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.

The White Queen (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersKings
PlotIntrigue, Deception
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

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.

The Originals (2013)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Witches, Werewolves, Kings
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

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.

The Last Kingdom (2015)
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.




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