“Game of Thrones” and “Lord of the Rings” have inspired an entire generation, explaining the boom in the market of fantasy period dramas. Thus, movies like King Arthur: Legend of the Sword are turning quite a few eyeballs. Movies from this genre are very rare because the sets and special effects require a vast sum of money.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword starts with Vortigern killing King Uther Pendragon and his wife in a war that makes Arthur an orphan. Forced to live in a brothel, Arthur grows up with little knowledge of his royal lineage. But when Arthur pulls the Excalibur, a magical sword from a stone, things take a wild turn. Let us look at the movies that could be a replacement for King Arthur.
This 2019 film almost has the same premise as King Arthur. The heir to the throne assumed the responsibilities of a king after the death of his father. In addition, Henry V has to navigate through palace politics, the conflict his father left behind, and the emotional ties that bind him to his past.
A powerful performance from the star cast comprising Robert Pattinson and Timothee Chalamet has earned this movie an IMDb rating of 7.3.
Centuries ago, a supernatural champion named Master Gregory beat an evil witch named Mother Malkin. Mother Malkin has now escaped captivity and is seeking vengeance as she gathers her acolytes and prepares to wreak havoc on humanity. Master Gregory is the only thing standing in her way.
While Gregory accepts Tom Ward as his new student, he only has until the next full moon to teach Tom what will take years to learn.
From wizards to witches, this movie has it all. An adventurous trip across this mystical world will surely refresh you. This 2014 movie features Academy award winner Juliana Moore.
After Paris persuades Helen to abandon her husband Menelaus and sail with him back to Troy, the two growing nations battle. When Menelaus learns the Trojans have kidnapped his wife, he approaches his brother Agamemnon for assistance. Who doesn’t enjoy the classic featuring a battle between two nations for the sake of love? Also, watch it for Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom.
Do we have a room for another King Arthur? However, this one came much before the recent. And for a change, King Arthur is the bad guy here. Also, for all the James Bond fans, the legendary Sean Connery starred in this movie.
Lancelot, a swordsman, is an expert fighter, but the charming Guinevere mesmerizes him. Despite her love for Lancelot, she has promised King Arthur and intends to marry him. Lancelot must put his affections aside and defend his king, Guinevere, and all of Camelot against the treacherous warrior Malagant.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Set in 1194, this period drama follows Robin of Locksley, who escapes from a Jerusalem prison with the help of a fellow prisoner, Azeem, and returns to England. However, when he arrives, he finds his father dead in the rubble of his family estate, murdered by Nottingham’s ruthless sheriff. To free the kingdom from the sheriff’s villainy, Robin and Azeem team up with outlaws, Little John and Will Scarlett.
Let us know in the comments which other movies could have made it to this list.