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Best Movies About Royalty of All Time

Don’t we all love movies about kings, queens, princes, and princesses? They are a perfect way to get a glimpse into the life of royalty. With the perfect balance between love, laughter, and action, royalty movies are everyone’s favorite.

Kids and adults alike can’t resist a good film about the royals. To continue this love affair, we list some of the best movies about royalty you can watch with your partner and/or kids (depending on the content).

1. The Prince & Me

This movie about royalty is perfect to watch with your kids. The film revolves around college student Paige Morgan, who, after much resistance, falls for Eddie, an annoying classmate from Denmark. However, her life changes when she discovers he is of royal lineage.

If you like this one, then watch the complete series comprising “The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding,” “The Prince & Me 3: A Royal Honeymoon,” and “The Prince & Me: The Elephant Adventure.”

2. A Christmas Prince

This 2017 American Christmas romantic comedy film tells the story of an aspiring young journalist sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing playboy prince poised to be king. However, amid all this, she starts developing feelings for the prince charming. Don’t miss its sequel, “A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding,” to see if they get their happily ever after.

3. The Princess Diaries

This royalty movie is a fun ride with Anne Hathaway as the lead. Mia (played by Anne Hathaway) is a shy teen trying to survive her school days. However, her life changes when she discovers that she’s the princess of a small European state. To claim her right to the throne, she must groom herself and prove she is indeed a princess.

Don’t forget to watch the sequel, “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement,” with your kids to see if all ends well for Mia. Since the movie is based on a book series, binge-reading the same will be a fun parent-child activity.

4. Spencer

Spencer” is a 2021 historical, psychological drama about the much-loved Princess Diana. The story shows how the princess, during a three-day Christmas festivity, fails to conform to the pressures of royal tradition and struggles to make peace with her husband’s affair, all accentuating her mental breakdown.

5. The Favourite

This 2018 satirical absurdist period dark comedy thriller film is a fictional story of Queen Anne of England and her dear ‘friend’ Lady Sarah Churchill. When Queen Anne falls sick, her close aide Sarah oversees the country’s important matters. Soon, things take a turn when Sarah’s cousin Abigail starts serving the queen, leading to a silent war between the cousins.

6. Victoria & Abdul

This royalty movie takes inspiration from a true story. It is about an unlikely friendship between a Queen and her clerk. Released in 2017, this British biographical historical drama starts with Abdul Karim, a young clerk from India, traveling to present Queen Victoria with a mohur on her Golden Jubilee. However, to everyone’s surprise and dismay, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with her.

7. Marie Antoinette

Based on the life of Queen Marie Antoinette, this 2006 historical drama film shows her journey from being a wife to the Queen of France. It shows how Austrian Princess Maria Antonia married a French royal in 1770 to become Queen Marie Antoinette. However, instead of living a charming life, it all goes downhill due to family drama and revolution.

Apart from these, you can also watch other movies about royalty, such as “Cinderella,” “Ella Enchanted,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” and “Narnia.” Kids and adults alike will love watching these movies about royalty.

So, let us know which movies about royalty you want to watch in the comment section below. And if you can’t find it on the list, don’t forget to share your favorite movies about royalty with us.

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