Ancient Movies, Medieval Movies, & Mythology Movies (The King's List)

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1. Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985)

PG | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Family

When evil screams throughout the world. When all the galaxies converge. When all that's fair and fine seems lost. A Hero will emerge.

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: Bo Svenson, Vidal Peterson, Thom Christopher, Barbara Stock

Votes: 1,148

2. Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (1989)

PG | 80 min | Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Three kingdoms have been overtaken by three evil lords and only Tyor, a teenage boy with magical powers, can restore peace to the land with the help of a bumbling elder, wizard and a hero ... See full summary »

Director: Charles B. Griffith | Stars: Mel Welles, Robert Jayne, David Carradine, Susan Lee Hoffman

Votes: 798

3. Fire and Ice (1983)

PG | 81 min | Animation, Fantasy, Adventure

From their stronghold in Icepeak, the evil Queen Juliana (Eileen O'Neill) and her son, Nekron (Stephen Mendel), send forth a wave of glaciers, forcing humanity to retreat south towards the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ralph Bakshi, Tom Tataranowicz | Stars: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor, Sean Hannon

Votes: 8,020 | Gross: $0.76M

4. Krull (1983)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

45 Metascore

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones, Francesca Annis

Votes: 26,980 | Gross: $16.52M

5. Doctor Mordrid (1992)

R | 74 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

An unspeakable evil has come into our dimension and wants to rule over Earth, and only a mysterious sorceror known as Doctor Mordrid can stop him.

Directors: Albert Band, Charles Band | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Yvette Nipar, Jay Acovone, Keith Coulouris

Votes: 1,091

6. Conan the Barbarian (1982)

R | 129 min | Adventure, Fantasy

43 Metascore

A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman

Votes: 125,653 | Gross: $39.57M

7. Conan the Destroyer (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Votes: 69,739 | Gross: $31.04M

8. Excalibur (1981)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

56 Metascore

Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 52,436 | Gross: $34.97M

9. Legend (1985)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

30 Metascore

A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent

Votes: 53,470 | Gross: $15.50M

10. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)

R | 97 min | Horror, Romance

It is the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Maria does not like what is going on during the "Auto De Fe". When she speaks out, she is arrested and accused of being a witch. Torquemada has ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Stephen Lee, William Norris, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,549 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Star Knight (1985)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Princess Alba is abducted by a dragon, and it's up to Klever to save her. But, it turns out that this dragon is an alien spacecraft, and Alba falls in love with the human-alien inside it.

Director: Fernando Colomo | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

Votes: 541

12. Lionheart (1987)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama

A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Gabriel Byrne, Nicola Cowper, Dexter Fletcher

Votes: 736

13. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Family

59 Metascore

Perseus must battle Medusa and the Kraken to save the Princess Andromeda.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

Votes: 36,853 | Gross: $41.09M

14. Red Sonja (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

35 Metascore

A female Redhead sets out on a killing spree to avenge her family's murder.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith

Votes: 34,861 | Gross: $6.95M

15. Pathfinder (1987)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

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

Votes: 4,479

16. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )

TV-PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 1,192

17. The Storyteller (1987–1989)

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 3,397

18. Ivanhoe (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He finds England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: James Mason, Anthony Andrews, Sam Neill, Michael Hordern

Votes: 3,837

19. Ivanhoe (1970– )

250 min | Adventure

Ivanhoe. The well trodden paths of sir walter scotts novel televised by the BBC in ten episodes.

Stars: Eric Flynn, Anthony Bate, Vivian Brooks, Clare Jenkins

Votes: 24

20. Journey of Honor (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the seventeenth century, Japan is divided between two forces. The Eastern Army, lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu, and the Western Army, which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Shô Kosugi, David Essex, Kane Kosugi, Christopher Lee

Votes: 312

21. Warrior Queen (1978– )

30 min | Drama, History, War

It is 61. The Romans rule Britain. Prasutagus, King of the Iceni, is dying. In his will, he bequeaths one half of his kingdom to his two daughters; the other half is to be ceded to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Siân Phillips, Michael Gothard, Patti Love, Veronica Roberts

Votes: 27

22. The Legend of King Arthur (1979– )

110 min | Adventure

The classic story of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table.

Stars: Andrew Burt, Felicity Dean, Maureen O'Brien, David Robb

Votes: 27

23. Deathstalker (1983)

R | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy

The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them... See full summary »

Director: James Sbardellati | Stars: Rick Hill, Barbi Benton, Richard Brooker, Lana Clarkson

Votes: 3,278 | Gross: $11.92M

24. Deathstalker II (1987)

R | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: John Terlesky, Monique Gabrielle, John Lazar, Toni Naples

Votes: 1,713

25. Dragonslayer (1981)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

68 Metascore

A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam

Votes: 12,861 | Gross: $14.11M

26. The Borgias (1981– )

50 min | Drama, History

The ruthless Rodrigo Borgia intends to become Pope and will not let anything stand in his way.

Stars: Oliver Cotton, Maurice O'Connell, Louis Selwyn, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 136

27. Christopher Columbus (1985)

360 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

After his proposal to sail west to the East Indies is rejected by Portugal, Columbus overcomes court intrigue in Spain to gain support for his expedition.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Rossano Brazzi, Virna Lisi, Oliver Reed

Votes: 581

28. Ivanhoe (1997– )

270 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

After returning from the Third Crusade in the Holy Land, Ivanhoe discovers that England is under the rule of the corrupt Prince John.

Stars: David Barrass, Ralph Brown, Jimmy Chisholm, Trevor Cooper

Votes: 917

29. Quo Vadis? (1985)

R | 360 min | Drama

Drama about love and intrigues in ancient Rome during the times of Nero.

Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Frederic Forrest, Cristina Raines, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 244

30. Marco Polo (1982–1983)

504 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The life and experiences of the thirteenth century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, David Warner

Votes: 967

31. Hannibal (2006 TV Movie)

89 min | Action, Biography, Drama

It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bazalgette | Stars: Alexander Siddig, Emilio Doorgasingh, Bashar Rahal, Mido Hamada

Votes: 1,404

32. Gawain and the Green Knight (1991 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

One Christmas, a knight garbed all in green appears in King Arthur's Court and challenges any knight to hew off his head on the proviso that he be allowed to return the axe stroke ... See full summary »

Director: John Michael Phillips | Stars: Malcolm Storry, Valerie Gogan, Jason Durr, Marc Warren

Votes: 22

33. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The medieval era cases of a Crusader-turned-Monk who investigates mysteries in the Norman English town of Shrewsbury.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth, Terrence Hardiman

Votes: 1,924

34. Robin Hood (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Fantasy, Drama

A forest mystical being appoints two men in succession as the legendary outlaw defender of the oppressed.

Stars: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Votes: 3,423

35. Black Arrow (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, History

In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow to seek justice.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Georgia Slowe, Oliver Reed, Fernando Rey

Votes: 497

36. Roar (1997– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A young Irish chieftain fights against Roman encroachment.

Stars: Heath Ledger, Lisa Zane, Sebastian Roché, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 1,027

37. Good King Wenceslas (1994 TV Movie)

Drama

Based upon the true story that inpired the Christmas carol about a young king's care for his people.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Stefanie Powers, Jonathan Brandis, Perry King, Leo McKern

Votes: 233

38. Jason and the Argonauts (2000– )

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy

When Jason lives in legendary greek wouldn't encouraged to horror about skeletons and talos, he doesn't know is argonauts are good complicated.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Olivia Williams, Angus Macfadyen, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 4,462

39. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The warrior King Odysseus leaves his idyllic life in the kingdom of Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. After winning the war, he now must endure a lengthy, ten-year journey to return, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 12,323

40. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 13,632

41. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

310 min | Action, Drama, History

The different aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of the Vesuvian ... See full summary »

Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 442

42. Crossbow (1987– )

26 min | Adventure

In Switzerland in the 14th Century, William Tell and his son Matthew are imprisoned by the tyrannical Gessler. Having split the apple on his son's head with his crossbow, much to Gessler's ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Lyman, Jeremy Clyde, Nick Brimble, David Barry Gray

Votes: 345

43. Merlin of the Crystal Cave (1991– )

164 min | Drama

A star-studded TV production of the classic tale by Mary Stewart which follows Merlin down through history to the days of King Arthur.

Stars: George Winter, Trevor Peacock, Roger Alborough, Robert Powell

Votes: 64

44. The Eagle of the Ninth (1977– )

30 min | Drama, History, War

In Britannia in 130, a young Roman officer named Marcus Flavius Aquila and his freed slave Esca search for the Ninth Legion's gold eagle standard, which vanished with the legion 13 years earlier.

Stars: Anthony Higgins, Christian Rodska, Peter Whitbread, Patrick Holt

Votes: 44

45. Arthur of the Britons (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Arthur is the chief of a small Celt tribe in Dark-Ages Britain, a century or two after the withdrawal of Rome. Arthur struggles to weave the scattered tribes of Celts, Jutes, etc. into a ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Tobias, Michael Gothard, Jack Watson, Brian Blessed

Votes: 107

46. The Devil's Crown (1978– )

55 min | Drama, History

Henry Plantagenet (later King Henry II), sees his opportunity to seize the crown of England and create a kingdom of law and order.

Stars: Jane Lapotaire, Christopher Gable, John Duttine, Brian Cox

Votes: 63

47. The Borderers (1968–1970)

50 min | Adventure, Drama

Drama series dealing with life for a family living on the frontier between Scotland and England during the 16th century.

Stars: Ross Campbell, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Edith MacArthur

Votes: 14

48. Lady Jane (1986)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History