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1. Downton Abbey (2019)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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64 Metascore

The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Matthew Goode, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton

Votes: 18,643 | Gross: $31.03M

2. The Favourite (2018)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 138,041 | Gross: $34.24M

3. The Tudors (2007–2010)

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

8.1
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

Votes: 64,202

4. 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: 30,064 | Gross: $16.47M

5. 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: 605,985 | Gross: $138.80M

6. The Queen (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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91 Metascore

After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

Votes: 99,457 | Gross: $56.44M

7. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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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: 87,515 | Gross: $30.08M

8. The Windsors (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Comedy soap opera re-imagining the lives of the British Royal Family as you have never seen them before.

Stars: Celeste Dring, Louise Ford, Richard Goulding, Morgana Robinson

Votes: 1,353

9. The Lion in Winter (1968)

PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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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.

Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Votes: 27,490 | Gross: $22.28M

10. Diana (2013)

PG-13 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.5
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35 Metascore

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.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Cas Anvar, Charles Edwards

Votes: 17,995 | Gross: $0.33M

11. King Ralph (1991)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri

Votes: 14,477 | Gross: $34.00M

12. 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 (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) 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: 14,539 | Gross: $15.24M

13. 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: 13,077 | Gross: $2.60M

14. Mrs Brown (1997)

PG | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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71 Metascore

When Queen Victoria's husband dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. Brown, but their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher

Votes: 12,715 | Gross: $9.22M

15. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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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.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 6,299

16. Elizabeth I (2005)

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

7.9
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Mini-series 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: 5,988

17. Grey Owl (1999)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western

6.0
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The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Stewart Bick, Vlasta Vrana, Annie Galipeau

Votes: 3,241 | Gross: $0.63M

18. The Last King (2003– )

TV-14 | 188 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Charlie Creed-Miles, Christian Coulson

Votes: 1,422

19. Mary Queen of Scots (2013)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.4
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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: 778

20. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp

Votes: 4,688

21. Elizabeth R (1971– )

85 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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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: 1,433

22. 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: 3,404

23. Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)

PG | 125 min | Drama

7.0
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On his deathbed, King Henry VIII looks back over his eventful life and his six marriages.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Keith Michell, Donald Pleasence, Charlotte Rampling, Jane Asher

Votes: 705

24. Edward the King (1975– )

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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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.

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 391

25. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)

540 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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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.

Stars: Keith Michell, Anthony Quayle, Patrick Troughton, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 1,130

26. Henry IX (2017– )

40 min | Comedy

6.0
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A middle-aged man experiences a mid-life crisis. Unfortunately, this man is King of Great Britain and the Commonwealth.

Stars: Ben Ashenden, Gina Bellman, Annette Crosbie, Charles Edwards

Votes: 109

27. The Lion in Winter (2003 TV Movie)

167 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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King Henry II meets with Eleanor of Aquitaine at Christmastide 1183 to choose one of his sons as his successor.

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Glenn Close, Andrew Howard, Antal Konrád, John Light

Votes: 2,022

28. Young Bess (1953)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The early life of Elizabeth I, from her childhood until her accession to the throne of England in 1558.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Charles Laughton

Votes: 1,315

29. Crossed Swords (1977)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 1,484

30. Tower of London (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History

6.7
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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 »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Barbara O'Neil, Ian Hunter

Votes: 1,646

31. The Queen's Mother in Law (2012 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

7.7
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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 »

Director: Rob Coldstream | Stars: Mark Halliley, Princess Alice of Battenberg, Gyles Brandreth, Stella Cohen

Votes: 23

32. The Queen's Sister (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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 »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Lucy Cohu, Meredith MacNeill, Al Barclay, Edward Tudor-Pole

Votes: 267

33. The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (1982 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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.

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Catherine Oxenberg, Christopher Baines, Olivia de Havilland, Dana Wynter

Votes: 110

34. Royal Wives at War (2016 TV Movie)

59 min | Drama, History

6.8
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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.

Director: Tim Dunn | Stars: Gina McKee, Emma Davies, Nick Waring, John Sackville

Votes: 89

35. Diana: Her True Story (1993 TV Movie)

181 min | Biography, Drama

4.9
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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 »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Serena Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, Elizabeth Garvie, Donald Douglas

Votes: 173

36. Prince William (2002 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Drama

5.1
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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....

Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Jordan Frieda, Martin Turner, Thomas Lockyer, Eddie Cooper

Votes: 238

37. Unlawful Killing (2011)

78 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about the allegedly conspiratorial killing of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed

Director: Keith Allen | Stars: Keith Allen, Piers Morgan, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Howard Stern

Votes: 325

38. Prince Andrew and Scandal in the Royal House of York (2019 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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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.

Directors: Sam Budd, Lucy Johnstone | Stars: Glynis Barber, Emily Andrews, Dickie Arbiter, Princess Beatrice

39. Princess in Love (1996 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama

4.0
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The relationship that blossomed between Diana, Princess of Wales, and Captain James Hewitt. Based on Hewitt's book.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Robert Beck, Christopher Bowen, Julie Cox, Lisa Daniely

Votes: 78

40. Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.1
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Dramatization of the romance and July 1981 wedding of Great Britan's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: David Robb, Caroline Bliss, Christopher Lee, Rod Taylor

Votes: 80

41. Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding (2018 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

7.7
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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.

Director: Ian Denyer | Stars: Jill Buchanan, Etienne Dutoy, Nicholas Frentz, Abbie Garland

Votes: 96

42. Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

3.8
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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 »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Amy Seccombe, George Jackos, Anthony Valentine, Lisa Eichhorn

Votes: 156

43. Victoria the Great (1937)

112 min | Drama, History

6.4
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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.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook, Walter Rilla, H.B. Warner

Votes: 145

44. The Children's Party at the Palace (2006 TV Special)

80 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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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 »

Directors: Claire Popplewell, Ben Warwick | Stars: Kacey Ainsworth, Sam Aston, Matt Baker, Sanjeev Bhaskar

Votes: 197

45. Princess Margaret: Her Real Life Story (2007)

54 min | Documentary

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A look at Princess Margaret's life and struggles as the Queen's younger sister.

Star: Queen Elizabeth II

46. A Queen Is Crowned (1953)

TV-G | 82 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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A lavish documentary film of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation in 1953.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Votes: 82

47. Charles & Di: The Truth Behind Their Wedding (2019 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Documentary examining the week leading up to the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in July 1981.

Director: Duncan Singh | Star: Tracy Ann Oberman

48. Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After (1992 TV Movie)

M | 95 min | Biography, Drama

5.3
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Director: John Power | Stars: Catherine Oxenberg, Roger Rees, Benedict Taylor, Tracy Brabin

Votes: 96

49. Fergie & Andrew: Behind the Palace Doors (1992 TV Movie)

M | 92 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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Biopic purporting to tell the real story behind the marriage of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson from their initial courtship through their eventual separation.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Pippa Hinchley, Sam Miller, Patrick Allen, Ben Aris

Votes: 25

50. Diana: 7 Days That Shook the Windsors (2017 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

7.4
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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.

Director: Ben Ryder | Stars: James D'Arcy, Paul Burrell, Dickie Arbiter, Colin Tebutt

Votes: 219



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