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9 Best Sword And Shield Movies of All Time


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If you are looking to watch the best sword and shield movies of all time(Lord of rings is fantasy so is not on this list 😊), you've come to the right place! There are plenty of great quotes, epic battles, phenomenal characters and rousing speeches! Trust me, this is a great list. Make sure you watch all of them!

Kingdom of Heaven - Director's Cut (2005)
Still in grief over his wife's sudden death, village blacksmith Balian (Orlando Bloom) joins his long-estranged father, Baron Godfrey (Liam Neeson), as a crusader on the road to Jerusalem. After a perilous journey to the holy city, the valiant young man enters the retinue of King Baldwin IV (Edward Norton), which is rife with dissent led by the treacherous Guy de Lusignan (Marton Csokas), who wishes to wage war against the Muslims for his own political and personal gain.

  • Orlando Bloom
  • Eva Green
  • Liam Neeson
  • Edward Norton
  • Jeremy Irons
  • Marton Csokas

Robin Hood - Director's Cut (2010)
After the death of Richard the Lion-Hearted, a skilled archer named Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe) travels to Nottingham, where villagers suffer under a despotic sheriff and crippling taxation. Robin gathers a band of warriors to fight corruption in Nottingham, little knowing they will soon be fighting to save England itself.

  • Russell Crowe
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Oscar Issac
  • Mark Strong
  • William Hurt

Troy - (2004)
Based on Homer's "Iliad," this epic portrays the battle between the ancient kingdoms of Troy and Sparta. While visiting Spartan King Menelaus (Brendan Gleeson), Trojan prince Paris (Orlando Bloom) falls for Menelaus' wife, Helen (Diane Kruger), and takes her back to Troy. Menelaus' brother, King Agamemnon (Brian Cox), having already defeated every army in Greece, uses his brother's fury as a pretext to declare war against Troy, the last kingdom preventing his control over the Aegean Sea.

  • Brad Pitt
  • Eric Bana
  • Orlando Bloom

13th Warrior (1999)
A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan (Antonio Banderas) finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured outsider grows to respect the tough, if uncouth, warriors. During their travels together, ibn Fadlan and the Vikings get word of an evil presence closing in, and they must fight the frightening and formidable force, which was previously thought to exist only in legend.

  • Antonio Banderas

Braveheart (1995)
William Wallace is the medieval Scottish patriot who is spurred into revolt against the English when the love of his life is slaughtered. Leading his army into battles that become a war, he becomes a symbol for a free Scotland. His advance into England, threatens King Edward I's throne.

  • Mel Gibson

A Knights Tale (2001)
Peasant-born William Thatcher (Heath Ledger) begins a quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden (Shanynn Sossamon) and rock his medieval world. With the help of friends (Mark Addy, Paul Bettany, Alan Tudyk), he faces the ultimate test of medieval gallantry -- tournament jousting -- and tries to discover if he has the mettle to become a legend.

  • Heath Ledger
  • Shanynn Sossamon
  • Paul Bettany

King Arthur (2004)
In this interpretation of the classic tale, Arthur (Clive Owen) is a cavalry officer in the Roman army defending Hadrian's Wall against rebellious Britons. He and his troops are expecting to be relieved but are instead sent on a risky mission to rescue the Roman family of Marius Honorius, who proves a despicable torturer of pagans. Arthur frees one of them, Guinevere (Keira Knightley), who in turn brokers a truce between Arthur and the Britons so as to ward off an invading Saxon army.

  • Clive Owen
  • Keira Knightley
  • Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Ioan Gruffudd
  • Joel Edgerton

Gladiator (2000)
Set in Roman times, the story of a once-powerful general forced to become a common gladiator. The emperor's son is enraged when he is passed over as heir in favour of his father's favourite general. He kills his father and arranges the murder of the general's family, and the general is sold into slavery to be trained as a gladiator - but his subsequent popularity in the arena threatens the throne.

  • Russell Crowe
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Connie Nielsen
  • Djimon Hounsou

300 (2006)
In 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Greece. At the Battle of Thermopylae, Leonidas (Gerard Butler), king of the Greek city state of Sparta, leads his badly outnumbered warriors against the massive Persian army. Though certain death awaits the Spartans, their sacrifice inspires all of Greece to unite against their common enemy.

  • Gerard Butler
  • Lena Headey
  • David Wenham
  • Michael Fassbender
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