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1. Darkest Hour (2017)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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75 Metascore

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 141,641 | Gross: $56.44M

2. The King's Speech (2010)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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88 Metascore

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 600,697 | Gross: $138.80M

3. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 168,199 | Gross: $165.50M

4. The White Queen (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Three different, yet equally relentless women vie for the throne in 15th Century England.

Stars: Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, Amanda Hale, Faye Marsay

Votes: 21,237

5. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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53 Metascore

In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

Votes: 241,723 | Gross: $105.27M

6. The Hollow Crown (2012– )

150 min | Drama, History

8.4
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A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V.

Stars: Anton Lesser, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Georgeson, John Mackay

Votes: 5,036

7. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 19,742 | Gross: $16.14M

8. Gunpowder (2017)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, History

6.6
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British activist Guy Fawkes and a group of provincial English Catholics plan to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early 17th century.

Stars: Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Edward Holcroft, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 8,233

9. Wolf Hall (2015)

TV-14 | 360 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.

Stars: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 8,462

10. The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, War

7.5
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82 Metascore

Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Pádraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

Votes: 42,897 | Gross: $1.83M

11. The Young Victoria (2009)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 54,566 | Gross: $11.00M

12. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.9
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

Votes: 44,470 | Gross: $3.98M

13. W.E. (2011)

R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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37 Metascore

The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.

Director: Madonna | Stars: Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac

Votes: 11,435 | Gross: $0.58M

14. Robin and Marian (1976)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris

Votes: 10,560 | Gross: $8.72M

15. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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66 Metascore

The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 8,492 | Gross: $4.10M

16. Richard III (1995)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

7.4
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The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming King staged in an alternative fascist England setting.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Christopher Bowen, Edward Jewesbury

Votes: 12,987 | Gross: $2.60M

17. Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (1998 Video)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

4.9
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Pocahontas sets off on a journey to England with Meeko, Flit, and Percy. Hearing rumors of John Smith's death, Pocahontas tries to prevent war and battle.

Directors: Tom Ellery, Bradley Raymond | Stars: Irene Bedard, Donal Gibson, Jim Cummings, Finola Hughes

Votes: 12,518

18. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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89 Metascore

When King George III goes mad, his Lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

Votes: 14,428 | Gross: $15.24M

19. Henry VIII (2003 TV Movie)

193 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Two part mini-series documenting the stormy thirty-eight-year reign of King Henry VIII.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Joss Ackland, Sid Mitchell, Charles Dance

Votes: 2,088

20. Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.9
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52 Metascore

A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London.

Director: Matthias Hoene | Stars: Rasmus Hardiker, Harry Treadaway, Michelle Ryan, Ashley Thomas

Votes: 17,590

21. Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

R | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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55 Metascore

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams, Samuel West

Votes: 10,815 | Gross: $6.37M

22. My Boy Jack (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 18-year-old son after he goes missing during World War I.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: David Haig, Daniel Radcliffe, Kim Cattrall, Carey Mulligan

Votes: 4,958

23. Blackadder Back & Forth (1999)

33 min | Short, Comedy, History

7.7
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At a New Millennium Eve party, Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly.

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 13,254

24. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 3,365

25. Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)

25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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The true story of Sherwood Forest is finally revealed: Robin was a cowardly tailor from Kensington, and Marian was the brains behind the Merry Men. With her ruthless band of freedom ... See full summary »

Stars: Kate Lonergan, Adam Morris, Danny John-Jules, Howard Lew Lewis

Votes: 1,082

26. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

Directors: Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | Stars: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

Votes: 1,106 | Gross: $16.00M

27. Annie: A Royal Adventure! (1995 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Family, Musical

5.1
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Annie is back! Along with her friends Molly, Hannah, her dog Sandy, and her wealthy father Oliver Warbucks. They take a trip to England where Oliver Warbucks is going to be Knighted by the ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Ashley Johnson, Joan Collins, George Hearn, Ian McDiarmid

Votes: 544

28. Six Wives with Lucy Worsley (2016)

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Historian Lucy Worsley visits the time of Henry VIII and tells the story of his six successive wives.

Stars: Lucy Worsley, Nicholas Agnew, Scott Arthur, Paola Bontempi

Votes: 443

29. Wallis & Edward (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world. Wallis and Edward is an ... See full summary »

Director: David Moore | Stars: Joely Richardson, David Westhead, Lisa Kay, Helena Michell

Votes: 426

30. The Bruce (1996)

107 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.9
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In the early 14th century, Scottish warrior and Earl Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scots, leading Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England.

Directors: Bob Carruthers, David McWhinnie | Stars: Gary Andrew, Brian Blessed, Richard Brimblecombe, Conor Chamberlain

Votes: 561

31. Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)

Not Rated | 350 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in Parliament, especially ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Fox, Cynthia Harris, David Waller, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 326

32. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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France, 1719. Four years after Louix XIV's death, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent for the nine-year-old Louis XIV. Philippe is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Christine Pascal

Votes: 1,216

33. Margaret (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 113 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Margaret Thatcher's final days as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Roger Allam, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Charlotte Asprey, Elizabeth Bennett

Votes: 376

34. The Woman He Loved (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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The love story between American divorcee Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, that ended in his abdication for the woman he loved.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, Olivia de Havilland, Lucy Gutteridge

Votes: 262

35. Hudson's Bay (1941)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, History

6.4
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Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Paul Muni, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar, John Sutton

Votes: 309

36. The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946)

Passed | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.8
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The adventures of Robert of Nottingham, the son of Robin Hood.

Directors: Henry Levin, George Sherman | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Anita Louise, Jill Esmond, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 377 | Gross: $3.00M

37. Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Drama

5.4
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When King John imposes oppressive taxes and cruel treatment upon the local population in medieval England, the son of legendary bandit Robin Hood reforms his father's "Merry Men" to once more rise against the king.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: John Derek, Diana Lynn, George Macready, Alan Hale

Votes: 269

38. Agincourt

Drama, History, War | Announced

Famous archer Nicholas Hook battles against the French alongside Henry V in 1415.

39. The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

5.2
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In this made-for-television spoof, Robin Hood (George Segal) and his merry men must attempt to gather together the necessary ransom money to free King Richard (Robert Hardy) from a nasty Duke.

Director: Ray Austin | Stars: George Segal, Morgan Fairchild, Roddy McDowall, Janet Suzman

Votes: 135

40. Janice Meredith (1924)

Passed | 153 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.7
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It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of... See full summary »

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Marion Davies, Holbrook Blinn, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle

Votes: 657 | Gross: $0.43M

41. Tunneling the English Channel (1907)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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King Edward VII of England and the President of the French Republic, Armand Fallières, envision tunnelling the English Channel; nevertheless, only a maiden voyage can determine whether this is a triumphant aspiration or an acrid nightmare.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Fernande Albany, Jehanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

Votes: 490

42. Regal Cavalcade (1935)

104 min | Drama, History, News

6.9
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Through the use of newsreel footage and re-enacted sequences, this B.I.P. production, modelled along the lines "The March of Time" shorts, presents a record of the highlights of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Herbert Brenon, W.P. Kellino, Norman Lee, Walter Summers, Thomas Bentley, Marcel Varnel | Stars: Marie Lohr, Hermione Baddeley, Robert Hale, J.H. Roberts

Votes: 14

43. The Woman I Love (1972 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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The love of King Edward VIII for American divorcée Wallis Warfield Simpson eventually leads to his abdication.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Faye Dunaway, Patrick Macnee, Eileen Herlie

Votes: 42

44. William the Bastard 1066

Action | Announced

The True story of William the Bastard, a man who believed he was destined to be King of England and who fought the last of the English Kings, Henry, in the famous Battle of Hastings.

Director: Kari Skogland

45. Gunpowder 5/11: The Greatest Terror Plot (2014 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

6.9
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The gunpowder plot analysed using the confessions of the plotters- a mixture of documentary and reconstruction.

Director: Adam Kemp | Stars: Jamie Thomas King, Jamie Maclachlan, Joseph Kennedy, Charles Aitken

Votes: 27

46. Unusual Occupations (1939)

Approved | 11 min | Documentary, Short

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Actor Lucien Little field designs rubber prosthesis make-up; western star Buck Jones collects antique autos & designs his own. Also, royal newsboy; string saver; baton twirling school; ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Ronnie Bowen, Buck Jones, Lucien Littlefield

47. Trooping the Colour by the King (1903)

Documentary, Short

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Star: King Edward VII

48. Blackadder (1982–1983)
Episode: Born to Be King (1983)

TV-PG | 33 min | Comedy

7.5
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When Edmund's Scottish lands are given to the King's Supreme Commander, Douglas McAngus, he plots revenge.

Director: Martin Shardlow | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Alex Norton, Tim McInnerny

Votes: 645

49. 1066: A Year to Conquer England (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2017)

TV-PG | 59 min | Documentary, Drama, History

6.9
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Finally the winds change, allowing William's fleet to cross the Channel. King Harold is 300 miles away and must rush back south to face the Norman army in a battle that will change the course of British history.

Director: Nicola Seare | Stars: Jotham Annan, Andrew Havill, Tom Holland, Adam James

Votes: 14

50. Clatterford (2006–2009)
Episode: Episode #2.4 (2008)

Comedy

6.3
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The annual reenactment of the famous Clatterford skirmish of 1646 is cancelled by the council on health and safety grounds so the Guild decide to stage their own battle with James as King ... See full summary »

Director: Mandie Fletcher | Stars: Sue Johnston, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell

Votes: 14



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