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

The Lion in Winter (1968)

Anthony Hopkins' film debut saw him stand shoulder to shoulder with the legendary Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn in this medieval historical drama set in France. Manipulation and backstabbing are the order of the day as King Henry and his estranged wife battle it out to sit their favourite son on the throne.

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