Movies like Conan the Barbarian 1982

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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
 6.9
 135K
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, rough, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film, psychotronic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, cult, gladiator, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight, witch, princess, cannibalism, murder, martial arts, mythology, adventure, crimes, treasure, heroes, massacre, hopes, master warrior ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s

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Most similar movies to Conan the Barbarian

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades, adventure, sword fight and sword and sorcery mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Conan the Barbarian: Red Sonja (1985), Kull the Conqueror (1997), The Beastmaster (1982), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), Barbarian Queen (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, magic ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, 20th century, prehistoric times, twentieth century ...
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100%
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Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, good versus evil, heroic mission, murder, obsessive quest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, chases and races ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, humorous, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, evil queen, betrayal, destiny, wizards, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance, sorceress ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sorcerer, good versus evil, battles, battle, rescue, magic, vengeance, slavery, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Beastmaster (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battles, battle, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer the land.
Style: cult film, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorcerer, sword fight, mythology, resurrection, telekinesis, torture chamber, crucifix, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary, danger, escapades, buddies, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, adventure hero ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Barbarian Queen (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed. Three women survive and set off to liberate their people. When they arrive at the Roman city, they ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, barbarian, rebellion, gladiator, righting the wronged, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence, master warrior, good versus evil, heroic mission, captivity ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Blade Master (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muscle-bound Ator and his mute Asian sidekick travel from the ends of the Earth to save his aged mentor from the evil mustachioed Zor.
Style: futuristic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: barbarian, kidnapping, battles, heroes, good versus evil, cave, sword, warrior, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, battle zone, chases and races ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 4K
Deathstalker (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: rescue, battles, monster, magic, witch, tournament, mud wrestling, gory, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, sea monster, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, invisibility, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, mission, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, viking, kingdom, heroes, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sword fight, ancient egypt, adventure, master warrior, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant spiders, swordsmen cloaked in shadow, re-animated dead ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, heroes, sword, witchcraft, battles, cons and scams, rescue, supernatural, superhero, imaginary, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Barbarians (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Orphaned brothers Kutchek and Gore are adopted by a tribe led by Canary the owner of a powerful jewel. The evil Kadar wants both Canary and the jewel. Attacking the tribe he kidnaps Canary but the stone eludes him. The brothers are taken to be ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: twins, dragon, rivalry, woman in danger, siblings relations, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, imaginary, orphan, adventure, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 4K
Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, magic, bravery, sword fight, battles, escapades, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, danger, rivalry ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 9K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, leadership, heroic mission, emperor, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, frame up, mercenary, village, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century, middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 68K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: rough, gothic, bleak, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, supernatural, gothic horror, danger, sorcerer, heroes, tough heroes, witch, adventure, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, greek mythology, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, adventure, superhero, superhuman powers, heroic mission, dangerous attraction ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the beautiful Princess Carissa to protect an enchanted Jewel one ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, torture, castle, jewel, wizards, jewelry, princess, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, imaginary, friendship, wizards, save the world, sword and sorcery, elf, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 70K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, adventure, master apprentice relationship, wizards and magicians, young heroes, chosen one, witches ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 2K
Conquest (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man, armed with a magical bow and arrows, embarks on a mystical journey through a mystical land to rid it of all evil and joins forces with an outlaw to take down an evil witch bent on claiming the magic bow for evil.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, supernatural, magic, heroes, friendship, archery, monster, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.7
 15K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, magic, rescue, apprentice, human sacrifice, adventure, sacrifice, supernatural, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, legends and myths, danger, dangerous animal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, heroes, lone wolves, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, female ninja, single parent, deadly ...
Time: 1500s, 19th century, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, elf, wizards, imaginary, friendship, imaginary kingdom, save the world, dark fantasy, magical, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Age of the Dragons (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, obsessive quest, deadly, obsession, unfulfillment, dangerous animal, rivalry, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, minotaur, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, escapades, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 8th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The hero is given his mentor's bow (the Heartbow) which chooses its new owner when passed on. It fires arrows that blow up like grenades, but can only be wielded by the one chosen to wield her. The hero is a member of a nomadic tribe wiped out ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, witchcraft, barbarian, chases and races, rivalry, master warrior, adventure, fugitives, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%