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1. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

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45 Metascore

A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 56,707 | Gross: $16.26M

2. Solomon Kane (2009)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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48 Metascore

A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.

Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Pete Postlethwaite

Votes: 60,819

3. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller

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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 35,417 | Gross: $4.46M

4. Orlando (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

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Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. The film follows him as he moves through several centuries of British ... See full summary »

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp, Jimmy Somerville

Votes: 10,415 | Gross: $5.29M

5. Elizabeth I (2005– )

TV-MA | 223 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 5,322

6. The Virgin Queen (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson

Votes: 1,994

7. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 1,805

8. The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)

110 min | Adventure, Biography, Family

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After inheriting his father's title, the young noble Hugh O'Connell is taken hostage by the English viceroy but escapes to lead an uprising.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Peter McEnery, Susan Hampshire, Tom Adams, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 268

9. Will Shakespeare (1978– )

60 min | Biography

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Stars: Tim Curry, Paul Freeman, John Normington, Ron Cook

Votes: 69

10. In Search of Shakespeare (2004– )

240 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Michael Wood tours the English locations important to William Shakespeare as he explores the playwright and poet's life and work.

Stars: Michael Wood, Gregory Doran, Ray Fearon, Robert Whitelock

Votes: 184

11. Last Will & Testament (2012)

85 min | Documentary, Mystery

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This documentary explores the ongoing debate about the authorship of the works attributed to Shakespeare. Writers and critics, actors and scholars, including Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, ... See full summary »

Directors: Laura Wilson, Lisa Wilson | Stars: Jonathan Bate, Charles Beauclerk, William Boyle, Michael Cecil

Votes: 141

12. Mountain Talk (2004)

TV-G | 57 min | Documentary

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Mountain dialect, culture and identity are revealed by the true experts on Southern Appalachian culture--the people whose families have lived there for generations.

Director: Neal Hutcheson | Stars: Bertie Berleson, Gary Carden, 'Pink' Francis, Jim Tom Hedrick

Votes: 15

13. Hamlet: The Fall of a Sparrow (2017)

Drama, Romance, Thriller | Announced

A young prince's epic journey of love, obsession and betrayal.

Director: Javor Gardev

14. The King James Bible: The Book That Changed the World (2011 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

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Director: Gillian Bancroft | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, James Bryce, François Scarborough Clemmons, Paola Dionisotti

Votes: 40

15. The Golden Age (1967– )

25 min | Drama

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Stars: Guy Slater, Peter Shoesmith, Jonathan Collins, Derek Francis

16. Sword of Hearts (2005 Video)

93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

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Swashbuckling Adventure of Geoffrey Pierce, a young soldier returning home from foreign wars. Coming back with plans to make amends to Lady Grace, a woman he once wronged, Geoffrey finds ... See full summary »

Director: David Schmidt | Stars: Jen Albert, Dawn Alden, Enzo Amitrano, Libby Beyreis

Votes: 26

17. Act III, Scene 1 (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama

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A young prince embarks on a path of vengeance, sacrificing an authentic "romantic love" for a lofty idealism, driving himself and his lover insane.

Director: Kindrid Parker | Stars: Liz Bort, Green La Fleur, Kindrid Parker

Votes: 6

18. Doctor Faustus (1961– )

30 min | Drama, Family

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Stars: Alan Dobie, James Maxwell, James Grout, Patrick Godfrey

19. La mine d'or de Martin Frobisher (1993)

Documentary, History

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Archaeologists excavate the site of Martin Frobisher's "gold" mine in the Canadian Arctic, at a place the Inuit call the "Island of the White Man".

Star: Pierre McNicoll

20. EWTN Presents Bookmark (1998– )
Episode: Day by Day for the Holy Souls in Purgatory (2014)

25 min | Family, Talk-Show

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Doug talks books with two guests: Susan Tassone, author of the devotional Day by Day for the Holy Souls in Purgatory, and Dena Hunt, author of Treason: A Catholic Novel of Elizabethan ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Thompson | Stars: Doug Keck, Susan Tassone, Dena Hunt

21. The Supersizers Go... (2007– )
Episode: Elizabethan (2008)

History

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Director: Tom Coveney | Stars: Giles Coren, Michael Dobson, Amanda Harris, David Lan

Votes: 9

22. Les grands maîtres de la musique (1963–1969)
Episode: Madrigalistes anglais (1964)

33 min | Short, Biography, Music

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Director: Maurice Beuchey | Stars: Jacques Bretonnière, Alfred Deller, Deller Consort

23. Mapp & Lucia (1985–1986)
Episode: The Village Fete (1985)

49 min | Comedy

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Recently widowed 'Lucia' Lucas is bored with her life in the Cotswold village of Riseholme and considers a move to the seaside town of Tilling with her fey male friend Georgie. On arrival ... See full summary »

Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Votes: 15