What are the best medieval movies?

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    #1Kingdom of Heaven

    Kingdom of Heaven

    Kingdom of Heaven is a movie directed by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. The movie released on May 6, 2005 and features Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, and Liam Neeson.

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    Shirley Ma
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "In terms of aesthetic, this movie is the definitive guide for medieval imagery. Watching this movie made me feel like I was actually in medieval times. Say what you want about the movie but you can't deny that it at least has that. "
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    #2Excalibur

    Excalibur

    The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table receives its most impressive screen treatment in Excalibur, The film was released on April 10, 1981, and it features Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, and more. 

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    Dylan Harvey
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "THE BEST MOVIE ABOUT THE ARTHUR MYTHOLOGY YOU WILL EVER FIND. Seriously. Don't even watch the new "King Arthur" movies coming out today because most them have warped the source material to make it more action packed and "relevant". Well. they're not relevant. Excalibur is relevant. Because it didn't stuck to the source material and became an epic movie without any gimmicks. That's how you make a classic folks."
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    #3Braveheart

    Braveheart

    Braveheart tells the epic tale of the Scottish warrior William Wallace who united the clans of Scotland to fight the tyranny of Scotland's English overlords. Mel Gibson stars and directs while Patrick McGoohan plays King Edward I.

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    Jack Banks
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "As a Scot, I'll be the first to say that this movie is hilariously inaccurate hahaha That said, there's something about this movie that still makes it lovable despite its flaws. I guess it's the fact that it's so unashamedly a Hollywood movie. I dunno, I just love it haha"
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    #4DragonHeart

    DragonHeart
    DragonHeart is a 1996 fantasy-adventure film starring Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, and Dina Meyer. It was written by Patrick Read Johnson and Charles Edward Pogue. This first DragonHeart film was directed by Rob Cohen.
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    Louis Lewis
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "NGL, I just came here for Sean Connery as a dragon but honestly? What else do you need to see in life to feel complete? Nothing. Just Sean Connery as a dragon. I have achieved fulfillment. Nirvana. By watching this film."
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    #5Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a comedy movie by the British comedy troupe, Monty Python. Directed by fellow Monty Python members, Terry Gilliam, and Terry Jones, the movie is a humorous retelling of King Arthur stories.

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    Christina Walters
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "HAHAHA I was surprised to see Monty Python in this list but yeah, now that I think about it, it IS a medieval movie and a darn good one at that! I mean, their props may not be top notch but it's all about the spirit and this movie has a very medieval romantic heart I feel *waves fist*"
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    #6A Knight's Tale

    A Knight's Tale

    A Knight's Tale is a medieval action-comedy film directed by Brian Helgeland. Released in 2001, it is based on The Knight's Tale included in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. It starred Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, and Shannyn Sossamon.

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    Diana Peters
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "A Knight's Tale might seem like a complete jumbled mess of anachronisms but I think it's a great and creative way of making this movie understandable and relatable to a modern audience. It's definitely not for everyone but that doesn't mean it's not good."
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    #7Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman is an action adventure movie that follows the Huntsman as he is ordered to kill Snow White but who ends up protecting and mentoring her so she can vanquish the Evil Queen. It was directed by Rupert Sanders.

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    Emily Silva
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "Short version: The animated disney film was better. Long version: I don't understand why there is this need to make fairy tales way more edgy than they really have to be. I mean was it REALLY necessary for Snow White to be a Joan of Arc analogue? no. Was it necessary to make a goddamn war with a rebellion and all that nonsense? Snow White was about vanity and jealousy. If you really wanted to make it more edgy, make it a thriller maybe? Christ. 3.5/5"
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    #8Robin Hood

    Robin Hood

    Robin Hood is a movie directed by Ridley Scott. It was released on May 14, 2010 and features Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, and Oscar Isaac. Robin Hood follows the adventures of the eponymous character.

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    Kenneth Coleman
    Written on July 9, 2018
    "I don't know, there's something about this movie that feels very off. It's like the sets and costumes felt like sets and costumes. It feels very fake. If you're into medieval movies, I recommend checking out Ridley Scott's very own Kingdom of Heaven, a movie that practically exudes authenticity."

Summary

Best What are the best medieval movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Kingdom of HeavenMovies 18 Paid
2ExcaliburMovies 14 Paid
3BraveheartMovies 10 Paid
4DragonHeartMovies 9 Paid
5Monty Python and the Holy GrailMovies 8 Paid
6A Knight's TaleMovies 5 Paid
7Snow White and the HuntsmanMovies 4 Paid
8Robin HoodMovies 0 Paid
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