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1.
The Warrior's Brother (2002)
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13th century France. To live, to survive, requires weapons. Which do you choose? Weapons of war, which give the power to punish and kill... (115 mins.)
Director: Pierre Jolivet
 
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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
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Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
3.
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
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Men seeking relief from the Black Death, guided by a boy's vision, dig a tunnel from 14th century England to 20th century New Zealand. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincent Ward
 
4.
The Reckoning (2002)
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A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
 
5.
The Name of the Rose (1986)
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An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey. (130 mins.)
 
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
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A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors. (158 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
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Joan of Arc (1999 Mini-Series)
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Spurred by divine voices and visions, a 15th-century teen leads French forces against the English. (180 mins.)
 
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Black Plague (2002 Video)
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In 1348, with the horrors of the Black Death haunting Europe, English soldiers return home from war with a French nobleman as hostage... (115 mins.)
Director: Alberto Sciamma
 
9.
Black Death (2010)
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Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. (102 mins.)
 
10.
Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
11.
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
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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. (139 mins.)
Director: Peter Flinth
 
12.
Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)
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The Knight Arn is sent on a last mission against Saladin. He has to win this battle, before he can go home to Sweden, and finally marry his Cecilia and start a family. But the peace back home is threatened by the Danes. (128 mins.)
Director: Peter Flinth
 
13.
Arn: The Knight Templar (2010 Mini-Series)
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Arn has to endure so much before he can get the love of his life Cecilie, who has been put away in a monastery. (264 mins.)
 
14.
De brief voor de koning (2008)
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The medieval quest of sixteen-year old Tiuri, who risks his future as a Knight to fulfill a promise, and in so doing discovers adventure, honor, valor and love. (110 mins.)
Director: Pieter Verhoeff
 
15.
Stealing Heaven (1988)
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In medieval Paris, a young religious scholar and the beautiful niece of a local patrician fall madly in love and consummate their passion for each other. In the religious uproar that follows, they are condemned and brutally punished. (115 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
16.
Crociati (2001 TV Movie)
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Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem... (194 mins.)
 
17.
Black Cross (1960)
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In the 15th century the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is facing a hard struggle against the neighboring Teutonic Order.Frequent clashes between the two powers finally culminate in 1410 with the Battle of Grunwald. (166 mins.)
Director: Aleksander Ford
 
18.
William the Conqueror (1982)
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William's government blended elements of the English and Norman systems into a new one that laid the... (180 mins.)
 
19.
Royal Deceit (1994)
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This re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material. The opening scenario remains... (103 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Axel
 
20.
Francesco (1989)
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Docudrama about the life of St-Francis of Assisi (157 mins.)
Director: Liliana Cavani
 
21.
Excalibur (1981)
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Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the round table of Camelot even as forces conspire to tear it apart (140 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
22.
Pope Joan (2009)
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A woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim in the ninth century disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks. (149 mins.)
Director: Sönke Wortmann
 
23.
Vision (2009)
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The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman... (110 mins.)
 
24.
Blood of Beasts (2005)
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Freya is the clan princess, pursued by Sven who wants only to become king after King Thorsson dies. Freya prefers Agnar... (90 mins.)
Director: David Lister
 
25.
Robin Hood (2010)
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In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. (140 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
26.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
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When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw. (143 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
27.
Robin Hood (1991)
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The Swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood unfolds in the 12th century when the mighty Normans ruled England with an iron fist. (104 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
28.
Sword of War (2009)
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German Emperor Barbarossa will stop at nothing to conquer and build his empire. But a young man from Milan, along with his army of 900 men known as the Company of Death, is prepared to challenge the Emperor. (139 mins.)
 
29.
Flesh + Blood (1985)
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A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son... (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
30.
Tsar (2009)
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In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission... (116 mins.)
Director: Pavel Lungin
 
31.
The Whore (2010 TV Movie)
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Marie Schaerer, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy cloth merchant, is accused of harlotry on the eve... (121 mins.)
Director: Hansjörg Thurn
 
32.
The Pillars of the Earth (2010 Mini-Series)
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. (60 mins.)
 
33.
Ironclad (2011)
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In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. (121 mins.)
 
34.
Shadow of the Sword (2005)
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Director Simon Aeby's epic film chronicles the time-tested loyalty of two friends during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition... (115 mins.)
Director: Simon Aeby
 
35.
De leeuw van Vlaanderen (1985)
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A tale centered on the Battle of the Golden Spurs in 1302 where the Flemish rank and file won a major victory over the glorious French knights. (90 mins.)
Director: Hugo Claus
 
36.
Season of the Witch (2011)
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14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague. (95 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
 
37.
The Bruce (1996)
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In the early 14th century, Scottish warrior and Earl Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scots, leading Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England. (107 mins.)
 
38.
The Borgia (2006)
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A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia. (120 mins.)
 
39.
Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
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A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad." (108 mins.)
 
40.
Isenhart: The Hunt Is on for Your Soul (2011 TV Movie)
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The young Isenhart grows at the castle guards to Laurin. Together with his friend Konrad he receives all the privileges of nobility... (125 mins.)
Director: Hansjörg Thurn
 
41.
The Lion in Winter (1968)
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1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. (134 mins.)
Director: Anthony Harvey
 
42.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
43.
First Knight (1995)
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Lancelot falls in love with Guinevere, who is due to be married to King Arthur. Meanwhile, a violent warlord tries to seize power from Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. (134 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
 
44.
El Cid (1961)
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The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors. (182 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
45.
Ivanhoe (1952)
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A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
46.
The War Lord (1965)
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A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed... (123 mins.)
 
47.
Ladyhawke (1985)
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Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him... (121 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
48.
Tristan + Isolde (2006)
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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers. (125 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
49.
Robin and Marian (1976)
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Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
50.
Flesh + Blood (1985)
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A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son... (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
51.
The Advocate (1993)
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In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However... (112 mins.)
Director: Leslie Megahey
 
52.
Hamlet (1990)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge. (135 mins.)
 
53.
Macbeth (2015)
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (113 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
54.
Macbeth (1971)
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches. (140 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
55.
The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
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In medieval France, some villagers challenge a man's claim of identity when he (as he says) returns home from some time in the army. (122 mins.)
Director: Daniel Vigne
 
56.
Les visiteurs (1993)
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A medieval nobleman and his squire are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer... (107 mins.)