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1. 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: 89,926 | Gross: $26.81M

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: 80,352 | Gross: $30.08M

3. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

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

6.9
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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: 58,199 | Gross: $16.29M

4. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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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: 36,136 | Gross: $4.46M

5. The Virgin Queen (2005– )

237 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Sienna Guillory, Ian Hart, Tom Hardy

Votes: 2,296

6. The Libertine (2004)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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44 Metascore

The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.

Director: Laurence Dunmore | Stars: Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich, Paul Ritter

Votes: 32,443 | Gross: $4.84M

7. Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 205 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Vulpe Adrian, Carmen Ungureanu, Clémence Poésy, Tadeusz Pasternak

Votes: 1,342

8. 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: 5,475

9. Orlando (1992)

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

7.2
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74 Metascore

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: 10,884 | Gross: $5.29M

10. Black-Adder II (1986)

TV-PG | 176 min | Comedy

8.7
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In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 33,772

11. Bill (I) (2015)

94 min | Comedy, Family, History

6.5
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60 Metascore

What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.

Director: Richard Bracewell | Stars: Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick

Votes: 1,176

12. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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During the sixteenth century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 3,347

13. Elizabeth I (2017)

180 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Docu-drama starring Lily Cole as a young Elizabeth I, featuring dramatic reconstructions of key moments in her life. Presented by historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones.

Stars: Lily Cole, Vincent Kerschbaum, Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones

Votes: 49

14. The Sea Hawk (1940)

Approved | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.8
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Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Votes: 7,600

15. Blackadder Back & Forth (1999)

33 min | Short, Comedy, History

7.7
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At a New Millennium Eve party Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly....

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 11,635

16. Jubilee (1978)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Queen Elisabeth I travels 400 years into the future to witness the appalling revelation of a dystopian London overrun by corruption and a vicious gang of punk guerrilla girls led by the new Monarch of Punk.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Jenny Runacre, Nell Campbell, Toyah Willcox, Jordan

Votes: 2,204

17. Elizabeth R (1971– )

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.8
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,287

18. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 639

19. Fire Over England (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, History, Romance

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Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey

Votes: 1,291

20. The Virgin Queen (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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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: 2,085

21. Young Bess (1953)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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: 1,164

22. Last Will & Testament (2012)

85 min | Documentary, Mystery

8.5
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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: 149

23. Elizabeth (2000 TV Movie)

200 min | Documentary, Drama

8.2
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The life of Queen Elizabeth I of England

Directors: Steven Clarke, Mark Fielder | Stars: Imogen Slaughter, David Starkey, Saskia Backwell, Karen Archer

Votes: 111

24. The Lion Has Wings (1939)

76 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Alexander Korda's bit for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination. Spliced together to form a documentary style film of both newsreel and ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda | Stars: Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Flora Robson

Votes: 393

25. Seven Seas to Calais (1962)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure

5.6
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Sir Francis Drake goes on an expedition to the New World and steals gold from the Spaniards. After making a daring getaway, he returns to England where he protects Queen Elizabeth I from a ... See full summary »

Directors: Rudolph Maté, Primo Zeglio | Stars: Rod Taylor, Keith Michell, Edy Vessel, Terence Hill

Votes: 287

26. Les amours de la reine Élisabeth (1912)

44 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.3
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Episodes from the life of Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533-1603), focusing on her ill-fated love affair with Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex.

Directors: Henri Desfontaines, Louis Mercanton | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Lou Tellegen, Max Maxudian, Nita Romani

Votes: 66

27. Time Flies (1944)

88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A minor music hall star uses a professor's time machine to travel back to the Elizabethan era.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 67

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

59 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Gillian Bancroft | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, James Bryce, François Scarborough Clemmons, Paola Dionisotti

Votes: 40

29. In Search of Shakespeare (2004)

240 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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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: 192

30. Elizabeth the Queen (1968 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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In the 16th century, Queen Elizabeth the 1st is the ruler of Great Britain. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essexaster is her lover, best friend and worst enemy.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Judith Anderson, Charlton Heston, Michael Allinson, Alan Caillou

Votes: 32

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

PG | 59 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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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: 76

32. Gloriana (2000 TV Movie)

138 min | Drama, History, Music

6.1
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Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Josephine Barstow, Tom Randle, David Ellis, Susannah Glanville

Votes: 30

33. Elizabeth Rex (2004 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Barbara Willis Sweete | Stars: Diane D'Aquila, Brent Carver, Peter Hutt, Scott Wentworth

Votes: 32

34. The Pearls of the Crown (1937)

105 min | Comedy, History

7.2
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Three narrators (French writer Jean Martin, an English royal equerry, and a papal chamberlain) tell the story of seven matched pearls, four of them now in the British Crown. Episodes whirl ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Jacqueline Delubac, Sacha Guitry, Lyn Harding, Renée Saint-Cyr

Votes: 393

35. Kenilworth (1967– )

45 min | Drama, History, Romance

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In 1575, ambitious 1st Earl of Leicester, Robert Dudley, decides to keep his marriage to the love of his life, Amy Robsart, secret in order to gain favor with Queen Elizabeth I. This leads to tragedy. Based on fact-based novel.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, John Bryans, John Fraser, Patricia Fuller

Votes: 6

36. Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Documentary on the history of gay and lesbian film.

Director: André Schäfer | Stars: John Waters, Wieland Speck, Rosa von Praunheim, Jennifer Morris

Votes: 108

37. Tudor Rose (2008)

7 min | Short, Romance

7.9
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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

38. Master Will Shakespeare (1936)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Biography

5.7
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A short biography of William Shakespeare that highlights the various jobs he worked at in the theater.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Carey Wilson, Lionel Belmore, Francis X. Bushman Jr., Charles Coleman

Votes: 92

39. The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots (1923)

Drama, History

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The Dauphin's widow weds a lord and is executed for plotting against the queen.

Director: Denison Clift | Stars: Fay Compton, Gerald Ames, Ivan Samson, John Stuart

40. Drake the Pirate (1935)

78 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.6
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Director: Arthur B. Woods | Stars: Matheson Lang, Athene Seyler, Jane Baxter, Henry Mollison

Votes: 15

41. Old Bill Through the Ages (1924)

Comedy, Fantasy

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A private dreams he is William the Conqueror, at Runnymede, at Plymouth Hoe, and a bootlegger at the Boston Rea Party.

Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Syd Walker, Arthur Cleave, Jack Denton, Gladys Ffolliott

42. The Pirate Queen (2011)

12 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Alisha Hasan | Stars: Anne-Marie Hughes, Julie Porter, Stephen Scheurer-Smith

43. The Virgin Queen (1923)

Drama, History

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A Lord save the queen from a countess's assassination plot.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Diana Manners, Carlyle Blackwell, Walter Tennyson, Hubert Carrer

44. Gloriana (1984 TV Movie)

146 min | Music

8.4
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The Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux, is hot-blooded and jealous of anyone who might win the Queen's favour. He provokes a fight with the tournament victor, Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy, but... See full summary »

Director: Derek Bailey | Stars: Sarah Walker, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Jean Rigby, Neil Howlett

Votes: 13

45. Will Shakespeare (1938 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Barbara Everest, Basil Gill, Esmond Knight, Eugene Leahy

46. The Red Lodge, Bristol's Hidden Gem (2013)

24 min | Short, History

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A documentary about the folk who lived at Bristol's Red Lodge at various points between the 1580s to 1920s. The film features sumptuous costumes.

Director: Theresa Roche | Stars: Jasmine Atkins-Smart, Ellie Bailey, Jenny Bell, Derek Cameron

47. The Love Romance of Sir Francis Drake (1913)

Short, Drama, History

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Sir Francis Drake's first meeting with the beautiful Elizabeth Syderham takes place outside the gates of the city, on his triumphant return from a foreign expedition. Determined to win her,... See full summary »

Director: Hay Plumb | Stars: Hay Plumb, Chrissie White, Violet Hopson

48. Kenilworth (1909)

Short, Drama

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Stars: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner

49. Kto byl Shekspirom (2008)

151 min | Comedy, Mystery

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A group of historical characters try to ascertain: which one of them was real Shakespear.

Stars: Arkadiy Koval, Tatyana Rasskazova, Igor Kopylov, Denis Zajtsev

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

Documentary, History

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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: 6