Period Drama: High Middle Ages(1000-1300)

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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
 
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El Cid: The Legend (2003)
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Rodrigo's life as a child was a noble and happy one, he entered school at a young age. Often he went... (90 mins.)
Director: Jose Pozo
 
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Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955)
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Fictionalized account of events leading up the famous nude ride (alas, her hair covers everything) of the militant Saxon lady. (89 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
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Pathfinder (2007)
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A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen. (99 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
 
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Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America (2007)
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On the coast of North America in AD 1007, two Norsemen are stranded when their expedition is attacked and they are left for dead... (107 mins.)
Director: Tony Stone
 
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The Viking (1928)
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Vikings compete for power and the love of a woman. (90 mins.)
 
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Becket (1964)
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King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas à Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's. (148 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
 
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The Conqueror (1956)
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan. (111 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
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The Crusades (1935)
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King Richard and the Third Crusade (1190-1192) are given the DeMille treatment with more spectacle than history. (125 mins.)
 
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Genghis Khan (1965)
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During the 13th century the shy Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe and the Middle-East. (120 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
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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
 
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The Lion in Winter (1968)
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1183 AD: 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
 
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
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The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206. (126 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
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Stealing Heaven (1988)
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Abelard, a respected philosopher and teacher in 12th-century Paris, is hired to tutor the intelligent and beautiful Heloise... (115 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
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Alexander Nevsky (1938)
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The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights. (112 mins.)
 
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The Black Rose (1950)
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A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East. (120 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
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Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope... (122 mins.)
 
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Eye of the Eagle (1997)
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In 1218 Danish king Valdemar sends his homonymous young son and heir in safety, as war is at the borders... (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Flinth
 
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The Golden Horde (1951)
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The princess of Samarkand and an English knight confront the armies of Genghis Khan. (77 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
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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.)
 
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King Conqueror (2009)
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The life and battles of James I, King of Aragon (a.k.a. King Conqueror), the most renowned of the Spanish medieval kings of Aragon (1213-1276)...