MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,120 this week

The Viking Queen (1967)

4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 619 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 16 critic

To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (from an original story by)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 10 Sep 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 27 Dec 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 06 Nov 2013
 
a list of 47 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Viking Queen" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Viking Queen (1967)

The Viking Queen (1967) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Viking Queen.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Caveman Tumak is banished from his savage tribe. He finds a brief home among a group of gentle seacoast dwelling cave people until he is banished from them as well. Missing him, one of ... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey
Stars: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of ... See full summary »

Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards
Stars: Barrie Ingham, James Hayter, Leon Greene
She I (1965)
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession.

Director: Peter Sykes
Stars: Robert Hardy, Shane Briant, Gillian Hills
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A timid, withdrawn woman meets a man she believes is finally the love of her life, unaware that he is a vicious serial killer.

Director: Peter Collinson
Stars: Rita Tushingham, Shane Briant, James Bolam
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Parents in a small, conservative community don't think that the sex drive is a normal thing for children to experience. So much so, that they label education in that regard as a communist ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Avildsen
Stars: Dick Carballo, Devin Goldenberg, Jane McLeod
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Hilton, Martin and Byrnes are three bandits who have joined the Southern ranks during the Civil War. They're caught selling guns to the Union and are sentenced to a firing squad. A general ... See full summary »

Director: Nando Cicero
Stars: George Hilton, Edd Byrnes, George Martin
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Young workers are dying because of a mysterious epidemic in a little village in Cornwall. Doctor Thompson is helpless and asks professor James Forbes for help. The professor and his ... See full summary »

Director: John Gilling
Stars: André Morell, Diane Clare, Brook Williams
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the soul does not leave the body on the instant of death. His lab assistant, young Hans, ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher
Stars: Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters
Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people.

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley
The Reptile (1966)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Harry Spalding and his wife Valerie inherit a cottage in a small country village after his brother mysteriously dies. The locals are unfriendly and his neighbor Dr. Franklyn (a doctor of ... See full summary »

Director: John Gilling
Stars: Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel, Ray Barrett
Adventure | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

This film starts out like the Love Boat on acid, as a cast of varied characters, with various issues, take Captain Eric Portman's leaky cargo ship to escape their troubles. When a violent ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Carreras, Leslie Norman
Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef, Suzanna Leigh
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Justinian
Carita ...
Salina
...
Maelgan
Andrew Keir ...
...
Beatrice
Niall MacGinnis ...
Tiberian
Wilfrid Lawson ...
Nicola Pagett ...
Talia
...
...
Tristram
Sean Caffrey ...
Fergus
Denis Shaw ...
Philip O'Flynn ...
Merchant
Brendan Matthews ...
Nigel
Gerry Alexander ...
Fabian
Edit

Storyline

To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line Romans on the other. As Salina and Justinian fall in love their enemies start to plot, and blood soon stains the green hills of Britain. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

queen | love | dying wish | druid | blood | See All (98) »

Taglines:

The most barbaric spectacle ever brought to the screen! See more »

Genres:

Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 August 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Rainha Viking  »

Box Office

Budget:

£471,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (censored)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is Hammer's only sword and sandal film. See more »

Goofs

Druids did not worship Zeus. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Killing Zoe (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
No Vikings in The Viking Queen
31 December 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

What an absolute mishmash of a historical film that Hammer inflicted first on the British and then the world wide movie-going public with The Viking Queen. But as in their horror films the accent was on blood and gore as opposed to historical accuracy. And for a film called The Viking Queen, Vikings don't even appear in this epic.

It is the dying wish of an ancient Briton king that his daughter share rulership with a nice Roman guy sent over to bring the enlightened ways of Rome to those uncivilized Celts. Don Murray is the Roman legion head and Carita in the second of her only two film is our Celtic princess. They love each other and have some ideas considerably ahead of their times, but too many vested interests on both sides get in the way.

On her side there's Donald Houston playing a Druid priest who keeps invoking the Greek King of the Gods Zeus. He's the best in the film, he has glorious part that calls for overacting, he knows this film is a Thanksgiving gobbler and goes full blast. With that full head of hair and beard that makes him look like Charlton Heston as Moses on steroids, Houston is light years away from the pretty youth on that South Sea Isle with Jean Simmons in The Blue Lagoon.

And among his crowd is his jealous second in command Andrew Keir who thinks there's only one way to deal with conquered people. Keir takes over while Murray's away on business and starts a war where most of the cast eventually is killed.

If you like Hammer films for their gore than you'll like The Viking Queen. But personally with references to Zeus and characters like Osiris from Egyptian culture and Priam who was the King of Troy this is one mess of a film and everyone connected with this knew it.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
All wrongs here! cederick-forsberg
The Viking Queen at the JORVIK Viking Festival 2009! ctuckley
Wrist Watch hobsondrby53
Discuss The Viking Queen (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?