Most Popular 12th Century Movies and TV Shows
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1. Robin Hood (2010)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 240,285 | Gross: $105.27M
2. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.
Votes: 251,296 | Gross: $47.40M
5. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An origins story centered on the centuries-old feud between the race of aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans.
Votes: 142,749 | Gross: $45.80M
7. Rashomon (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai's ghost and a woodcutter.
Votes: 136,452 | Gross: $0.10M
8. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
Votes: 44,147 | Gross: $3.98M
9. The Lion in Winter (1968)
PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Votes: 27,083 | Gross: $22.28M
11. Just Visiting (2001)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A French count is in England to marry the princess. She's killed. A wizard helps him to time travel back before the murder - except they end up in Chicago, April 2000. A descendant helps him. He looks for the wizard to return to the 1100s.
Votes: 17,370 | Gross: $4.78M
13. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
R | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.
Votes: 42,313 | Gross: $5.70M
14. Robin and Marian (1976)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.
Votes: 10,440 | Gross: $8.72M
15. The Visitors (1993)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A medieval knight and his servant are asking a familiar wizard to move them back in time to prevent father-in-law's accidentally killing. Instead, they fly away to the 20th century.
Votes: 29,551 | Gross: $0.70M
16. Becket (1964)
PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, History
King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.
17. The Court Jester (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
20. Stealing Heaven (1988)
R | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance
In medieval Paris, a young religious scholar and the beautiful niece of a local patrician fall madly in love and consummate their passion for each other. In the religious uproar that follows, they are condemned and brutally punished.
21. The Flame and the Arrow (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Dardo, a Robin Hood-like figure, and his loyal followers use a Roman ruin in Medieval Lombardy as their headquarters as they conduct an insurgency against their Hessian conquerors.
22. The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time (1998)
G | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Knight Godefroy has to return to our time from 1023 to get back the sacred jewels that Jacquouille has taken to the 20th century.
Votes: 9,698 | Gross: $0.15M
24. Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)
25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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 »
27. Sword of War (2009)
R | 139 min | Drama, History, War
German Emperor Barbarossa will stop at nothing to conquer and build his empire. But a young man from Milan, along with his army of 900 men known as the Company of Death, is prepared to challenge the Emperor.
28. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)
Not Rated | 59 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A Japanese general and his men disguise themselves as monks in order to pass an enemy border patrol.
29. Dasavatharam (2008)
Not Rated | 189 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After realizing the danger of a bio-weapon, a scientist wants to protect it from being misused. The vial accidentally reaches India, and he must race against time to prevent a potential disaster.
31. King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
Approved | 114 min | Adventure, History, Romance
While leading the Third Crusade, King Richard Lionheart battles treachery in his own camp as well as the Saracens and their charismatic leader Saladin.
Votes: 654 | Gross: $2.10M
32. Destiny (1997)
135 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court judgements are ... See full summary »
33. Vision (2009)
Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman - best known as a composer and religious visionary - whose grand claims often run ... See full summary »
Votes: 981 | Gross: $0.43M
34. Perceval (1978)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The exploits of Sir Perceval, a legendary exemplar of knightly chivalry and one of the champions of King Arthur's Round Table.
35. The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1957 TV Movie)
Unrated | 89 min | Musical, Family, Fantasy
Overwhelmed by rats, a medieval town hires a magical piper who can rid the town of the pest in exchange for gold but the crooked mayor has no intention of honoring the deal.
36. The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy
In this made-for-TV spoof, Robin Hood (George Segal) and his merry men must attempt to gather together the necessary ransom money to free King Richard from a nasty Duke.
37. Time Trackers (1989)
PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When an evil scientist steals his colleague's time machine, his colleague's beautiful, brilliant daughter, aided by an L.A. cop and a hapless admirer (Wil Shriner), pursues him back to ... See full summary »
38. Richard The Lionheart (2013)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure
King Henry II tests the loyalty and honor of his son Richard sending him to a hellish prison. In prison Richard must fight against adversaries representing the virtues of a knight.
39. Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees (1975)
Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, History, Horror
A mountain man captures a beautiful, but a manipulative city woman and goes to excessive lengths to please her every whim.
42. Gojô reisenki: Gojoe (2000)
138 min | Action, History
Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a ... See full summary »
43. The Men of Sherwood Forest (1954)
77 min | Adventure
In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.
44. Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The 12th century... Failing to overrun Cracow, Genghis Khan kidnaps the beautiful heir to the throne. But Hercules saves her and defeats Khan's throne. In HD.
45. Bertoldo, Bertoldino, and Cascacenno (1984)
121 min | Comedy
The story of a farmer that succeeded to contest the king Alboino in front of all his Royal court, in the Verona (Italy) of the 12th century, using just his cunning. He will risk several ... See full summary »
48. Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood (2015 Video)
Not Rated | 82 min
Join the legendary Robin Hood and his merry friends in the most imaginative retelling of a classic fairytale! In this extraordinary adventure filled with off-beat antics and non-stop fun, ... See full summary »
49. Art of the Western World (1989– )
60 min | Documentary
Provides a panorama of 2000 years of architecture, painting and sculpture, and studies the art masterpieces as reflections of the Western culture that produced them.
50. Taira no Kiyomori (2012–2013)
The 51st NHK Taiga drama recounts the life of Taira no Kiyomori (1118-1181), a general of the Heian period, who established the first samurai-based government in Japan.