25 best royal movies ever

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A Jeremy Kyle spat transferred to 16th-century England, The Other Boleyn Girl sees two sisters getting it on with King Henry VIII, having his kids and squabbling between themselves. The other woman of the title is Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson) who, according to Philippa Gregory’s novel, was Henry’s bit on the side before Anne. It’s a bit silly – and not exactly a stickler for historical accuracy – but still an entertaining, alternative take on Henry’s famous bevy of wives.

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