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1. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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60 Metascore

Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Director: Josie Rourke | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn

Votes: 24,452 | Gross: $16.47M

2. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox

Votes: 85,989 | Gross: $30.08M

3. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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45 Metascore

A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 62,071 | Gross: $16.29M

4. Catherine the Great

60 min | Drama | Post-production

Story of the greatest tsarina, Catherine the Great and the Hermitage.

Stars: Georgina Beedle, Thomas Doherty, Andrew Rothney, Antonia Clarke

5. Isabel (2011–2014)

75 min | Biography, History

8.3
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Life of Isabella I of Castile, also known as Isabella the Catholic.

Stars: Michelle Jenner, Ramon Madaula, Rodolfo Sancho, Jordi Díaz

Votes: 1,528

6. Ekaterina (2014– )

44 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once ... See full summary »

Stars: Marina Aleksandrova, Isabel Schosnig, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Vladimir Yaglych

Votes: 799

7. Elizabeth I (2005)

TV-MA | 223 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 5,893

8. Warrior Queen (2003)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Drama, History

5.4
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Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.

Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Alex Kingston, Steven Waddington, Emily Blunt, Leanne Rowe

Votes: 1,076

9. The Girl King (2015)

Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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37 Metascore

THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant

Votes: 3,122

10. Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 205 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Vulpe Adrian, Carmen Ungureanu, Clémence Poésy, Tadeusz Pasternak

Votes: 1,568

11. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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53 Metascore

During the sixteenth century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 3,652

12. Mary Queen of Scots (2013)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head.

Director: Thomas Imbach | Stars: Camille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Biggerstaff, Aneurin Barnard

Votes: 754

13. Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Directors: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed

Votes: 1,099

14. Elizabeth R (1971– )

85 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,414

15. The Scarlet Empress (1934)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A German noblewoman enters into a loveless marriage with the dim-witted, unstable heir to the Russian throne, then plots to oust him from power.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser

Votes: 5,199

16. Fire Over England (1937)

92 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.6
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Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey

Votes: 1,489

17. The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)

60 min | Biography, Fantasy, History

8.9
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Biopic of Queen Seondeok, who was born a princess and later became the ruler of Silla, leaving behind many achievements.

Stars: Woong-in Jeong, Jeong-hyeon Kim, Dam Ryu, Yo-won Lee

Votes: 738

18. Catherine the Great (2015– )

Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The story of Catherine the Great from the time she came to Russia as the bride of the heir to the Russian throne.

Stars: Viktoriya Agalakova, Julian Mau, Fitz van Thom, Bastian Sierich

Votes: 135

19. Razia Sultan (1983)

176 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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An account of the reign of Indian empress Razia Sultan and her love for her slave Jamaluddin Yakut.

Director: Kamal Amrohi | Stars: Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Parveen Babi, Pradeep Kumar

Votes: 158

20. Onna joushu Naotora (2017– )

45 min | Drama, History

8.3
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During the Sengoku period, the Ii family governs the Totomi region. Due to many past wars, there are no more male successors left to become a lord. Naotora Ii ((Kou Shibasaki), the only ... See full summary »

Stars: Miu Arai, Aki Asakura, Kanata Fujimoto, Mari Hanafusa

Votes: 24

21. Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988– )

290 min | Adventure, History, Romance

7.6
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Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Sergey Zhigunov, Dmitriy Kharatyan, Vladimir Shevelkov, Tatyana Lyutaeva

Votes: 1,077

22. Catherine of Russia (1963)

105 min | Drama, History

5.3
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Caterina finds out that her husband Peter Tzar of Russia, is plotting to kill her. She sets Count Orlov free from prison, Peter's sworn enemy, becomes empress of Russia and leads the ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Sergio Fantoni, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Angela Cavo

Votes: 74

23. Vivat, gardemariny! (1991)

140 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.8
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In the second movie the Naval Cadets are guarding the princess coming from Germany to marry a Russian prince.

Director: Svetlana Druzhinina | Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Sergey Zhigunov, Mikhail Mamaev, Lyudmila Gurchenko

Votes: 578



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