Most Popular Arthurian Legend Movies and TV Shows
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1. Merlin (2008–2012)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young Prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot, who has soon become his best friend, and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend.
2. Hellboy (2019)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.
Votes: 69,465 | Gross: $21.90M
3. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.
Votes: 181,064 | Gross: $39.18M
4. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur (Graham Chapman) and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Votes: 481,762 | Gross: $1.23M
5. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A deadly threat from Earth's history reappears, and a hunt for a lost artifact takes place between Autobots and Decepticons, while Optimus Prime encounters his creator in space.
Votes: 128,327 | Gross: $130.17M
6. Excalibur (1981)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.
Votes: 55,293 | Gross: $34.97M
8. The Sword in the Stone (1963)
G | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history.
Votes: 84,903 | Gross: $22.18M
10. First Knight (1995)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Lancelot falls in love with Guinevere, who is due to be married to King Arthur. Meanwhile, a violent warlord tries to seize power from Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
Votes: 65,367 | Gross: $37.60M
11. Black Knight (2001)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Votes: 36,773 | Gross: $33.42M
12. The Last Legion (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, War
As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Votes: 33,424 | Gross: $5.93M
14. A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Little League player is sent back into medieval times where he is given the task of saving Camelot.
Votes: 5,514 | Gross: $13.41M
16. Camelot (1967)
G | 179 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights.
Votes: 5,679 | Gross: $31.10M
17. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.
18. The Mists of Avalon (2001)
Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy
Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary »
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Green Knights challenges King Arthur's knights. But only young Gawain takes it and decapitates him. The knight takes his head and now gives Gawain one year to learn about virtues, knighthood and then face the challenge himself.
21. Prince Valiant (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Valiant, a brave squire, is sent to escort Princess Hene to her home. But when their caravan is ambushed by bloodthirsty Vikings and an evil sorceress, Valiant has to fight a desperate battle to save the princess and the kingdom.
22. Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.
24. Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
TV-PG | 176 min | Adventure, Fantasy
The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, ... See full summary »
25. Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving ... See full summary »
27. Arthur the King (1985 TV Movie)
180 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »
29. The Legend of Prince Valiant (1991–1994)
22 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
After his castle is taken over, Valiant, Prince of Thule (Robby Benson), has a dream, in which King Arthur (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream... See full summary »
30. Jokes My Folks Never Told Me (1978)
R | 82 min | Animation, Comedy
Anthology film consisting of dirty sex jokes turned into short, comical, occasionally animated and often offensive sketches which include hillbillies, cheating, stds, double entendres, misunderstandings and male on beast bestiality.
31. The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956–1957)
30 min | Adventure, Family
In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of... See full summary »
32. King Arthur and the Knights of Justice (1992– )
30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When the real King Arthur and his knights are captured by Morgana, Merlin casts a spell to bring an American football team called The Knights led by Arthur King to the past to help free the... See full summary »
35. Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 92 min | Fantasy, Thriller
Sorcerer Arkadian has taken over Camelot with a zoo of beasts from his magical book. King Arthur's daughter Avlynn asks Merlin to help her take back Camelot. She also has to find the sacred... See full summary »
37. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
39. 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 »
40. RuneScape (2001 Video Game)
Not Rated | Adventure, Fantasy
Create a character, and set out on an adventure across a fantastical world battling powerful creatures with other players or alone.
42. Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Approved | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Lancelot is King Arthur's most valued Knight of the Round Table and a paragon of courage and virtue. Things change, however, when he falls in love with Queen Guinevere.
43. Siege of the Saxons (1963)
Approved | 85 min | Adventure, History
In league with the Saxon invaders, Edmund of Cornwall plans to slay King Arthur, marry his daughter and usurp the throne of England but wizard Merlin and outlaw Robert Marshall stand in the way.
45. Avalon (1989 Video)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The adventure begins when a muscle bound hero rescues a woman from some Druids. He offers to help track down her lover who has been enslaved by the evil Morgana. They set of on their quest, accompanied by a cowardly thief.
46. October 32nd (1993)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Reincarnated Lady of the Lake and knight John Pope must stop evil immortal wizard Pendragon from obtaining Merlin's Sword in the Stone on Halloween in the present, which would create October 32nd and end time. Wizard Leong helps them.
47. The Excalibur Kid (1999 Video)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Zack doesn't have your ordinary adolescent problems. Transported back in time to medieval England, he lands in the middle of a vicious battle between an evil witch and Merlin, the master ... See full summary »
49. King Arthur, the Young Warlord (1975)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
This is the inspiring, epic journey of a noble warrior's quest to prove his worth, his might, and his destined fate to become the next ruler of Britain.
50. Lancelot: Guardian of Time (1997)
TV-PG | 90 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Lancelot is sent through time by Merlin to protect young Arthur before he becomes King of Camelot, but by accident, they both end up in present day world along with the villains. Only technology can help them now.