Movies About British Royalty

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Movies About British Royalty

When it comes to Movies About British Royalty, there are so many movies who explored this feeling. Here are 14 of the best ones.

The King's Speech (2010)

The King's Speech
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tom Hooper, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi
Rated R

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, and Guy Pearce. The film tells the story of King George VI of Britain, who, to overcome his stammer, seeks the help of an unorthodox speech therapist, Lionel Logue. Despite the odds, the two men form an unbreakable bond that helps the King overcome his difficulties and lead Britain through the turbulent times of World War II. The film's themes of courage, resilience, and friendship, as well as its exploration of the concept of family, make for an inspiring and moving story.

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

The Adventures of Robin Hood
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley, starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains
Rated PG

The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley. It stars Errol Flynn as the legendary Robin Hood, who, alongside his band of Merry Men, fights against the oppressive regime of the Sheriff of Nottingham, played by Claude Rains. The film follows Robin Hood's adventures as he steals from the rich and gives to the poor, wins the love of Maid Marian, and ultimately triumphs over the Sheriff. Along the way, Robin and his band must battle enemies like the wicked Sir Guy of Gisbourne and the scheming Prince John. The movie features exciting action sequences, breathtaking locations, and classic music from composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

Becket (1964)

Becket
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Peter Glenville, starring Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi
Rated PG-13

Becket is a 1964 historical drama directed by Peter Glenville, based on the play by Jean Anouilh. It follows the story of Thomas Becket (Richard Burton), a Saxon nobleman who is appointed Archbishop of Canterbury by King Henry II (Peter O'Toole). After being friends with the King for many years, Becket becomes a powerful religious figure and begins to challenge the King's authority. This leads to a bitter feud between the two men and culminates in Becket's death at the hands of the King's men. The film focuses on the friendship between Becket and King Henry, as well as their struggle for power. It is a thought-provoking drama that examines the implications of political power and religious faith.

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Fred Zinnemann, starring Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern
Rated G

A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British historical drama film based on Robert Bolt's play of the same name and adapted for the screen by Bolt. Directed by Fred Zinnemann, it stars Paul Scofield as Sir Thomas More, a 16th-century Englishman who refuses to sign a letter asking for the pope to annul King Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon in order to marry Anne Boleyn. The film follows More's attempts to remain loyal to his Catholic faith and the King while still maintaining his integrity. The film also stars Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Wendy Hiller and Leo McKern. The story culminates with More's execution in 1535. The film was a critical and box office success and won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for Scofield.

Richard III (1955)

Richard III
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Laurence Olivier, starring Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson
Rated Not Rated

Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox
Rated R

The Queen (2006)

The Queen
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Frears, starring Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings
Rated PG-13

The Madness of King George (1994)

The Madness of King George
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Nicholas Hytner, starring Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe
Rated PG-13

The Young Victoria (2009)

The Young Victoria
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Marc Vallée, starring Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson
Rated PG

Lady Jane (1986)

Lady Jane
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Trevor Nunn, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern
Rated PG-13

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà
Rated PG-13

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Justin Chadwick, starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess
Rated PG-13

Robin and Marian (1976)

Robin and Marian
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Richard Lester, starring Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris
Rated PG

The Libertine (2004)

The Libertine
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Laurence Dunmore, starring Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich, Paul Ritter
Rated R

 



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