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1. King Arthur (2004)

R | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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46 Metascore

A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Writer: David Franzoni | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 125,122

2. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

Writers: William Steig, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger S.H. Schulman, Cody Cameron, Chris Miller, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 411,010

3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 339,306

4. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Writers: Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary, Anonymous | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 134,417

5. The Man from Earth (2007)

87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

Writer: Jerome Bixby | Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford

Votes: 111,690

6. Escobar, El patrón del mal (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Crime, Drama

8.6
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The exploits of the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

Stars: David Guerrero, Helena Mallarino, Jaime Barbini, Carlos Benjumea

Votes: 591

7. Tristan + Isolde (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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49 Metascore

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.

Writer: Dean Georgaris | Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara

Votes: 43,252

8. The Black Adder (1983)

195 min | Comedy, History

8.2
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny

Votes: 22,867

9. Pope Joan (2009)

149 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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.

Writers: Donna Woolfolk Cross, Heinrich Hadding, Sönke Wortmann, Jodi Ann Johnson | Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Johanna Wokalek, David Wenham, John Goodman, Iain Glen

Votes: 6,240

10. Black Plague (2002 Video)

R | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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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. When people in their home village soon after begin to ... See full summary »

Writers: Harriet Sand, Alberto Sciamma | Director: Alberto Sciamma | Stars: Lena Headey, David La Haye, Jason Flemyng, Christopher Fairbank

Votes: 467

11. Monkey (1978–1980)

Action, Family, Adventure

8.7
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An adaptation of a Chinese folktale about a pilgrimage to the West undertaken by a monk and his divine guardians.

Stars: Masaaki Sakai, Shirô Kishibe, Masako Natsume, Toshiyuki Nishida

Votes: 856

12. El Greco (2007)

119 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".

Writers: Dimitris Nollas, Phil Parker, Panagiotis Pashidis, Jackie Pavlenko, Dimitris Siatopoulos, Yannis Smaragdis | Director: Yannis Smaragdis | Stars: Nick Ashdon, Juan Diego Botto, Laia Marull, Lakis Lazopoulos

Votes: 2,749

13. 476 A.D. Chapter One: The Last Light of Aries (2014)

76 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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After General Flavius Aetius frees the Roman Empire from the clutches of Attila the Hun, Rome is once again secure. However, this assurance is short-lived, as Attila is no longer a threat, ... See full summary »

Writer: Ivan Pavletic | Director: Ivan Pavletic | Stars: Carter Baird, J.W. Bar, Corey Blair, Luckson Bonhomme

Votes: 144

14. Pathfinder (1987)

86 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

7.4
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Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little ... See full summary »

Writer: Nils Gaup | Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Ingvald Guttorm, Nils Utsi, Henrik H. Buljo

Votes: 3,657

15. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)

M | 122 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to ... See full summary »

Writers: James R. Webb, Ken Taylor | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Votes: 758

16. Michael the Brave (1970)

203 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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At the end of the 16th century Wallachian ruler Prince Michael the Brave overcame the adversity of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires to unite Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania into one country.

Writer: Titus Popovici | Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Olga Tudorache, Irina Gardescu

Votes: 5,318

17. No Time for Nuts (2006 Video)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.7
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Scrat comes across a time machine and is transported to various times all in pursuit of his beloved acorn.

Writer: Chris Renaud | Directors: Chris Renaud, Mike Thurmeier | Stars: David Crommett, Darin De Paul, Dann Fink, Vanessa Lemonides

Votes: 2,224

18. Richard The Lionheart (2013)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure

2.3
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King Henry II tests the loyalty and honor of his son Richard sending him to a hellish prison. In prison Richard must fight against adversaries representing the virtues of a knight.

Writers: Gero Giglio, Stefano Milla | Director: Stefano Milla | Stars: Greg Chandler Maness, Burton Perez, Malcolm McDowell, Stewart Arnold

Votes: 562

19. Inquisition (1976)

90 min | Horror

6.0
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Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Naschy | Director: Paul Naschy | Stars: Paul Naschy, Daniela Giordano, Mónica Randall, Ricardo Merino

Votes: 222

20. Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008 Video)

PG | 92 min | Fantasy

3.8
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In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as ... See full summary »

Writer: Jon Macy | Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Simon Lloyd-Roberts, Joseph Stacey, Dylan Jones, Hefin Wyn

Votes: 1,080

21. Fratii Jderi (1973)

105 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A historical tale from the 15th century about a young man that falls in love with the same woman that the son of the ruler of Moldavia loves.

Writers: Constantin Mitru, Mihail Sadoveanu, Profira Sadoveanu | Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Gheorghe Cozorici, Sebastian Papaiani, George Calboreanu, Toma Dimitriu

Votes: 145

22. King Arthur, the Young Warlord (1975)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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This is the inspiring, epic journey of a noble warrior's quest to prove his worth, his might, and his destined fate to become the next ruler of Britain.

Directors: Sidney Hayers, Pat Jackson, Peter Sasdy | Stars: Oliver Tobias, John Watson, Michael Gothard, Brian Blessed

Votes: 72

23. Dark Ages (1999– )

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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People in England are worried about the coming millennium. The year is A.D. 999.

Creator: Merle Nygate | Stars: Phill Jupitus, Alistair McGowan, Pauline McLynn, Dave Lamb

Votes: 28

24. Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Mystery

7.6
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China, 7th century. On their way to a provincial centre Judge Dee and his three wives spend the night at a taoist monastery. Soon the judge discovers that the secluded place holds a secret ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Meyer, Robert van Gulik | Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Khigh Dhiegh, Mako, Soon-Tek Oh, Miiko Taka

Votes: 103

25. Ice from the Sun (1999)

Unrated | 120 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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21 Metascore

An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Stanze | Director: Eric Stanze | Stars: D.J. Vivona, Ramona Midgett, Angela Zimmerly, Todd Tevlin

Votes: 537

26. The White Viking (1991)

131 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless ... See full summary »

Writers: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson, Jonathan Rumbold | Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Gotti Sigurdarson, Maria Bonnevie, Sveinn M. Eiðsson, Þorsteinn Hannesson

Votes: 276

27. Proud Heritage (1989)

136 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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After 1394 King Mircea the Elder, ruler of Wallachia, ponders the eventual consequences of a military alliance with the Poles versus one with the Turks.

Writer: Titus Popovici | Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Sergiu Nicolaescu, Serban Ionescu, Adrian Pintea, Vlad Nemes

Votes: 551

28. The Dark Diamond (2004)

85 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery

4.6
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Family adventure based on the bestselling classic comic strip in the Spike and Suzy series created by Willy Vandersteen.

Writers: Patricia Beysens, Ilse Somers, Rudi Van Den Bossche, Willy Vandersteen | Director: Rudi Van Den Bossche | Stars: Joeri Busschots, Céline Verbeeck, Thekla Reuten, Peter Van den Begin

Votes: 401

29. The Soimaresti Clan (1965)

137 min | Adventure, Biography, History

7.3
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Vying for Principality of Moldavia's throne the descendants of Prince Stephen the Great start a bloody civil war in 1612.

Writers: Mihail Sadoveanu, Alexandru Struteanu, Constantin Mitru | Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: George Calboreanu, Stefan Ciubotarasu, Colea Rautu, Dina Cocea

Votes: 131

30. I na kamnyakh rastut derevya (1985)

146 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir ... See full summary »

Writers: Aleksandr Aleksandrov, Stanislav Rostotskiy, Gennadiy Shumskiy, Yuri Vronsky | Directors: Stanislav Rostotskiy, Knut Andersen | Stars: Aleksandr Timoshkin, Petronella Barker, Tor Stokke, Torgeir Fonnlid

Votes: 164

31. The Forgotten Jewel (2010)

90 min | Action

5.7
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A story of courage, values, wisdom, and mastery of martial arts. During the dark ages, the mystical jewel was discovered from the ancient temple. Each warlords are craving to have it for power and lord over the city.

Director: Edna Albano | Stars: Tulsi Albano, Michael Aldapa, Ryan Arciaga, Henry Arnstern

Votes: 12

32. Magistratus: Overtura (2012 Video)

93 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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After years of peace, an old conflict between two races surfaces. The land is plagued by turmoil, and when two physicians are killed in cold blood by bandits, their daughter Colinda and bodyguard Hecgard seek vengeance.

Writers: Thijs Meuwese, Kris Patmo | Directors: Thijs Meuwese, Kris Patmo | Stars: Nienke 's Gravemade, Julia Batelaan, Joost Bolt, Ruben Brinkman

Votes: 36

33. Brief History of Disbelief (2004– )
Episode: Shadows of Doubt (2004)

59 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Richard Denton | Stars: Pascal Boyer, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett, Bernard Hill

Votes: 8

34. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
Episode: The Ceremony of Innocence (1970)

88 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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Writer: Ronald Ribman | Directors: Ken Rockefeller, Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Richard Kiley, James Broderick, Larry Gates, Robert Gerringer

Votes: 22