Crusade was the name given to the religious wars waged by the European Christians on the Saracens (Muslims) to take back the Holy Land (Jerusalem) from 1095-1291. This Land was of crucial importance for all the three Abrahamic religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. There have been different interpretations and perspectives that shape the understanding of these wars. They have immensely influenced and formed the basic theme of many films made in Europe, America and Egypt.
Here is the list of top crusade films ever that we have listed to encapsulate all perspective and representation of these historical wars. You can watch some of these best crusade movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
10. King Richard and The Crusaders (1954)
King Richard the Lionheart endeavors to take the Holy Land back from the control of the Saracens. He fights the treachery and dissensions in his encampment to defeat Saladin. It also features Rex Harrison as a physician who saves Richard’s life and his presence as an ambiguous and mysterious creature throughout the story. The movie is based on a novel ‘The Talisman’ authored by Sir Walter Scott. The movie was directed by David Butler.
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9. Robin and Marian (1976)