Most Popular British Royal Family Movies and TV Shows
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1. Downton Abbey (2019)
PG | 122 min | Drama, Romance
The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.
Votes: 18,643 | Gross: $31.03M
2. The Favourite (2018)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Votes: 138,041 | Gross: $34.24M
4. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Votes: 30,064 | Gross: $16.47M
5. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 605,985 | Gross: $138.80M
6. The Queen (2006)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 99,457 | Gross: $56.44M
7. Elizabeth (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
Votes: 87,515 | Gross: $30.08M
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: 27,490 | Gross: $22.28M
10. Diana (2013)
PG-13 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana embarks on a final rite of passage: a secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.
Votes: 17,995 | Gross: $0.33M
12. The Madness of King George (1994)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
When King George III (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) goes mad, his Lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.
Votes: 14,539 | Gross: $15.24M
13. Richard III (1995)
R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming King staged in an alternative fascist England setting.
Votes: 13,077 | Gross: $2.60M
14. Mrs Brown (1997)
PG | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History
When Queen Victoria's husband dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. Brown, but their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil.
Votes: 12,715 | Gross: $9.22M
15. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History
King Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Catharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
17. Grey Owl (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western
The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.
Votes: 3,241 | Gross: $0.63M
20. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
21. Elizabeth R (1971– )
85 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
24. Edward the King (1975– )
50 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the King, he developed a reputation of a playboy, which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.
25. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
540 min | Drama, History, Romance
A six-episode dramatization of Henry VIII's relationships with each of his six wives. Each episode is devoted to one wife, and is a complete play in itself.
29. Crossed Swords (1977)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Poor boy Tom Canty (Mark Lester) and Edward, Prince of Wales (Mark Lester) exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
30. Tower of London (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History
In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »
31. The Queen's Mother in Law (2012 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
This story, about the extraordinary Princess Alice, sheds more light on how Prince Philip turned out than anything else. Born at Windsor Castle, Alice married into the Greek royal family ... See full summary »
32. The Queen's Sister (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Following the death of her father George VI princess Margaret hopes to marry the war hero Peter Townsend but is told that if she does she will be cut out of the Civil List and receive no ... See full summary »
33. The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (1982 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Romance
The story of the courtship of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, told at a time when their union still seemed to be a match made in heaven.
34. Royal Wives at War (2016 TV Movie)
59 min | Drama, History
The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson look back at the dramatic events of 1936, which led to King Edward Vlll giving up the throne for the woman he loved.
35. Diana: Her True Story (1993 TV Movie)
181 min | Biography, Drama
Biopic attempting to tell the real story of Diana, Princess of Wales, made at a time when she was already deeply unhappy and her marriage to Prince Charles was known to be troubled, but ... See full summary »
36. Prince William (2002 TV Movie)
88 min | Biography, Drama
Prince William is the elder son of Britain's Prince Charles and if the late Diana, Princess of Wales. After his father, he is next in line to the British throne. A biography of his journey so far....
38. Prince Andrew and Scandal in the Royal House of York (2019 TV Movie)
67 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Documentary examining the history of scandals that have beset Prince Andrew the Duke of York and his family, with special focus on his controversial friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, and how it compares to the previous Dukes of York.
41. Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding (2018 TV Movie)
Historian Lucy Worsley and a team of experts re-stage Victoria and Albert's wedding. It was regarded as the wedding of the century at the time.
42. Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Indeed a tribute, this movie tells the story of Princess Diana's last year, from May 1996 to her fatal accident in August 1997. It focuses on her love affairs with a Pakistani heart surgeon... See full summary »
43. Victoria the Great (1937)
112 min | Drama, History
The story of Queen Victoria from her coronation, focused on her meeting and marriage to Prince Albert and the way they established shared responsibilities until his death.
44. The Children's Party at the Palace (2006 TV Special)
80 min | Drama, Family
To celebrate her 80th birthday, the Queen is holding a children's party in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. She has invited many classic characters from British children's literature. But ... See full summary »
49. Fergie & Andrew: Behind the Palace Doors (1992 TV Movie)
M | 92 min | Drama, Romance
Biopic purporting to tell the real story behind the marriage of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson from their initial courtship through their eventual separation.
50. Diana: 7 Days That Shook the Windsors (2017 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary
Follows the aftermath of the death of Princess Diana in 1997, when the British Royal Family nearly lost their place in the hearts of the nation.