Most Popular "Abdication" Titles
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1. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Votes: 534,798 | Gross: $138.80M
2. A United Kingdom (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Votes: 4,850 | Gross: $3.90M
3. The Signal (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness - only to find himself in a waking nightmare.
5. W.E. (2011)
R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.
Votes: 10,271 | Gross: $0.58M
6. The Girl King (2015)
Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
7. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History
Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
8. Waterloo (I) (1970)
G | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
9. Xin hai ge ming (2011)
R | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A historical drama based on the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty.
Votes: 4,976 | Gross: $0.13M
10. Queen Christina (1933)
Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves.
11. Wallis & Edward (2005 TV Movie)
94 min | Drama, Romance
In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world. Wallis and Edward is an ... See full summary »
12. The Woman He Loved (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Romance
The love story between American divorcee Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, that ended in his abdication for the woman he loved.
13. Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama
A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth.
14. Romanovy: Ventsenosnaya semya (2000)
140 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
15. Feng yue (1996)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance
Not far from Shanghai, in a country twon stands the palatial home of the Pang family. Old Master Pang is an addict who brings up his beautiful daughter Ruyi on opium smoke. Her older ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,558 | Gross: $1.08M
16. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)
Passed | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia.
17. Napoléon (1955)
190 min | Biography, Drama, War
From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
18. The Abdication (1974)
PG | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church. Today, she is mostly known for the rumors that she was lesbian.
22. The Real King's Speech (2011)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of King George VI of Britain and his struggles with his speech impediment and the unexpected responsibilities of the throne.
26. A King's Story (1965)
102 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Life story of King Edward VIII from his birth until abdication in 1936. Talks of life in Victorian England, life in the Royal Navy, and travels as Prince of Wales. In-depth look into the ... See full summary »
28. La rascrucea marilor furtuni (1980)
86 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1848 during the tumultuous era of European revolutions shaking the continent out of its feudal-based empire-based system the Wallachian politician Nicolae Balcescu is trying to reach the same revolutionary goals at home.
29. Imperator, kotoryy znal svoyu sudbu (2010)
52 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Author systematized the little-known facts of the biography of the last Russian Emperor Nicolai II. For example: in September, 1896, during Nicolai's visit to the Great Britain, Prince of ... See full summary »
De Troon (2010)
'Willem, Willem, Willem en Willem'
Drama, History, Romance
1840, Guillot, who just became grandfather of Willem 'Wiwil', arranges for the press to leak father's marriage to a Flemish navy daughter and hints at his mental condition. Shortly after, ... See full summary »
The Diamond Queen (2012– )
62 min | Documentary
At the rare occasion of a monarch's diamond (60 years reign) jubilee, Andrew Marr examines the nature and practice of the British monarchy, notably during that period. George V '... See full summary »
Being Human (2008–2013)
In the Morning
56 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Molly catches George in a lie, Annie aids a damaged psychic, a conflicted Lucy seriously betrays Mitchell, and Kemp makes a bold strike at the vampires.
The Elephant Princess (2008– )
It's an Ordinary Life
26 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Having learned Omar is her dad, Alex has ran back to the Wilsons. Kuru comes pack, take his leave from the Wilsons and offer generous gifts. They include a model and wood for a Manjipoorean... See full summary »
Long Live the Queen
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Samantha is elected Queen of the Witches which causes problems with Darrin's marriage and household.
Million Dollar American Princesses (2015– )
Movers & Shakers
49 min | History
It's the early 20th century, about forty years after American heiresses first streamed overseas to trade cash for British titles, and England finds itself undergoing seismic political ... See full summary »
Henry IX (2017– )
Henry's dissatisfaction with life on the throne is heightened during a visit to a halfway-house for recovering crack addicts. A chance meeting with florist Serena at the Palace prompts him to make a shock decision to abdicate.
The Flintstones (1960–1966)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Rockarabians seek the missing heir to their nation's throne. They know what he looks like: enough like Barney Rubble to be his twin. Ignoring his protests that they have the wrong fellow, ... See full summary »
Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)
61 min | Drama
Persie begins to develop a relationship with Ribbentrop, the King decides to abdicate, Lotta continues to be traumatized and Hellam discovers he has a sister.
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978– )
60 min | Drama, History, Romance
With Wallis Simpson's interim divorce decree issued, the King makes his intentions known. He advises his friend Walter Monkton and Prime Minister Baldwin that he has every intention of ... See full summary »
Conspiracy (2015– )
The Nazi King
The British Royal Family may have changed its name from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor but some believe they didn't lose their allegiance to Germany. Was Edward VIII a Nazi sympathizer? Did his brother try to negotiate peace with Germany?
Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)
The Nice Sumatran
24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After the castle is attacked King John decides to abdicate in favour of Guy. He goes off to the outlaws' hideout where Robin, hoping the king will leave him money, entertains him. However ... See full summary »