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1. The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

Votes: 55,446

2. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes

Votes: 79,804 | Gross: $30.01M

3. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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50 Metascore

Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess

Votes: 89,190 | Gross: $26.81M

4. Wolf Hall (2015– )

360 min | Drama, History

8.2
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After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.

Stars: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 6,703

5. The History Boys (2006)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Clive Merrison, Samuel Anderson

Votes: 18,398 | Gross: $2.71M

6. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Votes: 25,278

7. Henry VIII (2003 TV Movie)

193 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two-part TV series documenting the stormy 38-year reign of King Henry VIII.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Joss Ackland, Sid Mitchell, Charles Dance

Votes: 1,908

8. Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)

PG | 125 min | Drama

7.1
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On his deathbed, King Henry VIII looks back over his eventful life and his six marriages.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Keith Michell, Donald Pleasence, Charlotte Rampling, Jane Asher

Votes: 602

9. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 2,854

10. The Other Boleyn Girl (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Romance, Drama

6.3
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Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn who becomes mistress to England's King Henry VIII, ... See full summary »

Director: Philippa Lowthorpe | Stars: Natascha McElhone, Jodhi May, Jared Harris, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 877

11. Six Wives with Lucy Worsley (2016)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits the time of Henry VIII and tells the story of his six successive wives.

Stars: Lucy Worsley, Nicholas Agnew, Scott Arthur, Paola Bontempi

Votes: 241

12. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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Two look-alike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like.

Directors: William Keighley, William Dieterle | Stars: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Henry Stephenson, Barton MacLane

Votes: 1,967

13. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )

540 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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A six-episode dramatization of Henry VIII's relationships with each of his six wives. Each episode is devoted to one wife, and is a complete play in itself.

Stars: Keith Michell, Anthony Quayle, Patrick Troughton, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 1,032

14. Crossed Swords (1977)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A poor boy and the Prince of Wales exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 1,284

15. When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922)

120 min | Romance, Drama

8.2
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Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, Lyn Harding, Theresa Maxwell Conover

Votes: 733

16. Carry on Henry VIII (1971)

GP | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,921

17. The Prince and the Pauper (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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The King and a poor boy swap places.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates, Jonathan Hyde, Jonathan Timmins

Votes: 579

18. Young Bess (1953)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The early life of Elizabeth I, from her childhood until her accession to the throne of England in 1558.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Charles Laughton

Votes: 1,159

19. Nine Days a Queen (1936)

TV-PG | 80 min | Drama, History

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A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted) to her brief reign as monarch of England and finally to her beheading. The film portrays her as... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Cedric Hardwicke, John Mills, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 140

20. The Truth About Mother Goose (1957)

Approved | 15 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.4
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The true story behind various nursery rhymes is explored.

Directors: Bill Justice, Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Page Cavanaugh Trio, Kevin Corcoran, John Dehner, Ginny Tyler

Votes: 220

21. Tales from the Royal Wardrobe (2014 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Today, few people's clothes attract as much attention as the royal family, but this is not a modern-day paparazzi-inspired obsession. Historian Dr. Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator at Historic ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Gillam-Smith | Stars: Lucy Worsley, Beatrice Behlen, Shaun Cole, Meredith Etherington-Smith

Votes: 68

22. The Undercover Scandals of Henry VIII (1970)

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Director: Charlton De Serge | Stars: Steve Vincent, Elizabeth Knowles, Dee Lockwood, Keith McConnell

Votes: 6

23. Henry VIII (1991 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama, History, Music

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Director: Pierre Jourdan | Stars: Philippe Rouillon, Michèle Command, Lucile Vignon, Alain Gabriel

Votes: 14

24. Tudor Rose (2008)

7 min | Short, Romance

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King Henry VIII doesn't wear his heart on his sleeve, he carries it with him in the emblem of the Tudor Dynasty a red rose. Love for him is a seasonal cycle. His first wife Katherine of ... See full summary »

Director: Sarah R. Lotfi | Stars: Tracey Allyn, Rebecca Bigler, Ethan Eagar, Mimi Forrester

Votes: 30

25. Tower of London: The Innocent (1969 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama, History

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Worried that the presence of the imprisoned Earl of Warwick will threaten his dynasty, Henry has him entrapped into an act of treason to justify his execution.

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: John Abineri, Bernard Archard, Paul Bacon, Peter Copley

Votes: 8

26. Rose Without a Thorn (1958 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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The courtship and marriage of King Henry VIII and Catherine Howard.

Stars: Philippa Baker, Kevin Brennan, Pamela Harvey, Margo Lee

27. Sleeping Betty (2007)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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In a world of odd people and surreal habits, the Queen weeps and wails: her daughter Betty won't wake up. With the court looking on, the King swings into action, jiggling the bed with the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Cloutier | Stars: Martin Barry, Johanne Garneau, Rick Jones

Votes: 370

28. Henry the Ache (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

5.1
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King Henry the Eighth's new wife, Queen Annie, discovers that Henry doesn't know the first thing about the "facts of life", so she turns to the king's adviser, Sir Thomas.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Bert Lahr, Janet Reade, Leni Stengel, Monte Collins

Votes: 15

29. Král a zena (1967 TV Short)

22 min | Short, Comedy

8.6
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Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jan Werich, Jana Brejchová, Vladimír Klos

Votes: 20

30. Anne Boleyn's England (1969)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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A promotional short for the film Anne of the Thousand Days (1969).

Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Richard Burton, Charles Jarrott, Elizabeth Taylor

31. Exploring England with Will Rogers (1927)

12 min | Short

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Will Rogers, America's unofficial ambassador abroad, invites us to rural England. He starts at Windsor Castle, and we see the boys at Eton in their top hats. He motors past the oak trees of... See full summary »

Director: Carl Stearns Clancy | Star: Will Rogers

Votes: 14

32. The Stuarts (2014– )
Episode: And I Will Make Them One Nation (2014)

Documentary, History

8.4
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In this first episode, Clare Jackson looks at James VI and I's attempts to unite Scotland and England under the umbrella of his crown and persuade his subjects to feel more 'British'.

Stars: Clare Jackson, Katy Mair, Edward Montgomery, Adrian Popescu

Votes: 5

33. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Anne Boleyn (1970)

88 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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Queen Catherine is dead and now Anne Boleyn is Queen, but now two years after her marriage her promise to give Henry a son remains unfulfilled and the outcome will lead more than one person to the scaffold.

Director: Naomi Capon | Stars: Keith Michell, Dorothy Tutin, Anne Stallybrass, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 54

34. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (2001– )
Episode: Anne Boleyn (2001)

49 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Anne Boleyn The temptress Anne Boleyn, who charmed the King with her seductive French ways gave him his second daughter, Elizabeth. Henry soon tired of her though and had her beheaded.

Director: Mary Cranitch | Stars: David Starkey, Julia Marsen, Annabelle Dowler, Chris Larkin

35. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Anne of Cleves (1970)

91 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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Henry has been a widower for two years but political diplomacy and Thomas Cromwell urge the king to choose Anne of Cleves. Will the match prove a triumph or a disaster?

Director: John Glenister | Stars: Keith Michell, Elvi Hale, Angela Pleasence, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 49

36. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Catherine Howard (1970)

90 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.7
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Henry is suffering agony with his ulcerated leg .The Duke of Norfolk presents his young and pretty niece Catherine Howard to the King who becomes captivated . Henry soon marries Catherine but will she prove to be his rose without a thorn?

Director: Naomi Capon | Stars: Keith Michell, Angela Pleasence, Patrick Troughton, Sheila Burrell

Votes: 50

37. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Catherine Parr (1970)

89 min | Drama, History, Romance

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It is the year 1543 and the King is now grossly fat, semi-lame, and wrinkled. Beset by boredom he longs for a new wife to ease his lonely life, will the twice widowed and scholarly Katherine Parr, fulfill his needs?

Director: Naomi Capon | Stars: Keith Michell, Rosalie Crutchley, John Ronane, Howard Goorney

Votes: 49

38. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Catherine of Aragon (1970)

91 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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Catherine is widowed at only 16, and after the death of the miserly Henry VII, she happily marries the young handsome Henry VIII, could any two people be so much in love? The years ahead will provide many answers to that question.

Director: John Glenister | Stars: Keith Michell, Annette Crosbie, Dorothy Tutin, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 58

39. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (2001– )
Episode: Catherine of Aragon (2001)

49 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Catherine of Aragon The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, was Henry's first wife and succeeded in giving him a child, Mary. Her fierce yet eventually futile resistance to his... See full summary »

Director: Steven Clarke | Stars: David Starkey, Annabelle Dowler, Chris Larkin, Michael Fitzgerald

40. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1996)

Drama

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Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: John Bowe, Peter Jeffrey, Richenda Carey, Rupert Frazer

41. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1976)

Drama

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Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, June Brown, Martin Herdman, Ronald Herdman

42. Fit to Rule: How Royal Illness Changed History (2013– )
Episode: Gods to Men: Tudors to Stuarts (2013)

Documentary

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Director: Paul Berczeller | Stars: Lucy Worsley, Richard Cust, Alice Hunt, Elizabeth Hurren

Votes: 8

43. Secrets d'histoire (2007– )
Episode: Henri VIII, un amour de tyran (2009)

Documentary, History

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About the life and loves of King Henry VIII.

Star: Stéphane Bern

44. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Jane Seymour (1970)

91 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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The King is embroiled with the Reformation, and after the execution of Anne Boleyn he marries the kind and loving gentlewoman Jane Seymour. Will she provide him with the peace and comfort he needs and, even more importantly, a male heir?

Director: John Glenister | Stars: Keith Michell, Anne Stallybrass, Patrick Troughton, Sheila Burrell

Votes: 53

45. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (2001– )
Episode: Jane Seymour and Anne of Cleves (2001)

49 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Jane Seymour The luckless Jane Seymour managed to escape Henry's wrath by giving him his only surviving son, Edward. Unfortunately she died during childbirth. Anne of Cleves The 'Flanders ... See full summary »

Director: Louise Wardle | Stars: David Starkey, Andy Rashleigh, Charlotte Roach, Catherine Siggins

46. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (2001– )
Episode: Katherine Howard and Catherine Parr (2001)

49 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Katherine Howard is perhaps the most tragic of Henry's wives. When she was just 18 years of age, Henry became absolutely besotted with her stunning beauty and unbridled sexuality. ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas White | Stars: David Starkey, Michelle Abrahams, Caroline Lintott, Andy Rashleigh

47. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Margical History Tour (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

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Marge tells Lisa, Bart and Millhouse three history stories because the library doesn't have any.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 673

48. The Shadow of the Tower (1972– )
Episode: The Fledgling (1972)

49 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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In order to give his dynasty more credibility, Henry tries to arrange a marriage between his son and the Spanish princess, but their are preconditions.

Director: Joan Kemp-Welch | Stars: James Maxwell, Christopher Neame, Richard Warwick, Michael Graham Cox

Votes: 5

49. The Shadow of the Tower (1972– )
Episode: The King Without a Face (1972)

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The year is now 1501 and Henry is now finally secure on the throne with his promising son Arthur about to marry Catherine of Aragon, however in the shadows tragic events are lying in wait for the King.

Director: Peter Moffatt | Stars: James Maxwell, Norma West, John Bennett, Noel Johnson

Votes: 5