The Best Medieval Movies and TV Shows on Sundance
Finding a good Medieval movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Medieval movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Sundance.
1. Shakespeare in Love
What it's about: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Sundance) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).
2. The Name of the Rose
What it's about: Northern Italy, 1327. The Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young apprentice Adso of Melk reach an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival at the abbey, the two find themselves involved in a chain of mysterious deaths.
Where to Watch: 2 episodes (22%) are available to watch free online (Sundance). 6 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Sundance).