Movies About The Dark Ages

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Movies About The Dark Ages

Thinking about Movies About The Dark Ages, there is no limit to the films who explored this idea. We found 19 of our favorites.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam
Rated PG

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Along the way, they encounter a number of strange characters, including the French Taunter, the Black Knight and the Three-Headed Giant. Despite the many obstacles thrown in their path, the knights eventually succeed in reaching the Grail and restore peace to the kingdom. With its absurdist humour and surreal visuals, Monty Python and the Holy Grail is widely regarded as one of the greatest comedies of all time.

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 American swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley. Starring Errol Flynn as the legendary outlaw, the film follows Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men as they fight against the overbearing rule of Prince John, who seeks to usurp the throne from the absent King Richard I. Along the way, Robin is aided by the lovely Maid Marian, played by Olivia de Havilland, and must outwit the Sheriff of Nottingham. The movie also features spectacular action sequences, jovial music and a timeless story about the triumph of good over evil. The film remains one of the most beloved and iconic films of all time and has been praised for its breathtaking cinematography, brilliant performances, and timeless feel.

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 British-American historical drama film directed by Peter Glenville and adapted from the play of the same name by Jean Anouilh. The film stars Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole as King Henry II of England and Thomas Becket, respectively. The story focuses on the relationship between Henry and Becket, who served as the King's close friend and advisor until Henry appointed him Archbishop of Canterbury, leading to a conflict between the two men. The film follows their tumultuous relationship as Becket struggles to reconcile his loyalty to the king with his own religious beliefs, ultimately leading to his death at the hands of Henry's men. The movie is acclaimed for its lush cinematography and strong performances from O'Toole and Burton, who received Academy Award nominations for their roles. The film was also nominated for Best Picture at the 1964 Academy Awards.

Excalibur (1981)

Excalibur
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Boorman, starring Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi
Rated PG

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock
Rated R

The Sword in the Stone (1963)

The Sword in the Stone
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, Clyde Geronimi, David Hand, starring Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson, Junius Matthews
Rated G

Tristan + Isolde (2006)

Tristan + Isolde
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Reynolds, starring James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara
Rated PG-13

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou
Rated PG-13

The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John McTiernan, Michael Crichton, starring Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Vladimir Kulich
Rated R

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Ken Annakin, starring Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch, James Hayter
Rated Approved

Camelot (1967)

Camelot
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Joshua Logan, starring Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings
Rated G

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Antoine Fuqua, starring Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd
Rated PG-13

Beowulf (2007)

Beowulf
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright
Rated PG-13

Quest for Camelot (1998)

Quest for Camelot
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Frederik Du Chau, starring Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr, Bryan White
Rated G

Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan English, starring Paul Giamatti, Jason Flemyng, Brian Cox, James Purefoy
Rated R

First Knight (1995)

First Knight
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Jerry Zucker, starring Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond, Ben Cross
Rated PG-13

Valhalla Rising (2009)

Valhalla Rising
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson, Alexander Morton, Stewart Porter
Rated Not Rated

Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

Beowulf & Grendel
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Sturla Gunnarsson, starring Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Sigurdsson
Rated R

Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)

Northmen - A Viking Saga
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Claudio Fäh, starring Tom Hopper, Ryan Kwanten, Ken Duken, Charlie Murphy
Rated R

 



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