25 best royal movies ever

It's the Queen's birthday this week, so we've rounded up a right royal collection of films featuring British monarchs

Becket (1964)

Infamous 1960s hellraisers Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton star in this theatrical adaptation. Set in the 12th Century, it follows the breakdown in the relationship between one-time compatriots King Henry II and his Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket. O'Toole's well-cast as the carousing Henry, with Burton playing Becket as a commoner who rises above his station.

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