Movies like Conan the Barbarian 1982

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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, 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: epic, stylized, exciting, dark fantasy, rough, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, good versus evil, cult, slavery, escapades, gladiator, mythology, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, black magic, sword fight, magic, snake, fight, witch, princess, murder, cannibalism, martial arts, thief, mysticism, warrior, warlord ...
Time: stone age, 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 cult film films with plots about heroes, sword fight, adventure, sword and sorcery, escapades, rivalry and danger mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Conan the Barbarian: Red Sonja (1985), The Beastmaster (1982), Kull the Conqueror (1997), The 13th Warrior (1999), Deathstalker (1983). 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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, warrior, rescue, beast, heroic mission, master warrior, heroes, female warrior ...
Time: stone age, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, prehistoric times
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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: sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, murder, good versus evil, vengeance, heroic mission, obsessive quest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battles, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, supernatural, superhero ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, humorous, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, wizards, barbarian, evil queen, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, destiny, heroes, heroic mission, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.5
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Deathstalker (1983)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, exciting, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: rescue, battles, tournament, monster, magic, witch, rape, brawl, beast, curse, adventure, contests and competitions ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, psychotronic, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, sorcerer, slavery, warrior, heroes, good versus evil, witch, battles, rescue, lone hero, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, ancient history, sword fight, desert, master warrior, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, mythology, crucifix, resurrection, torture chamber, telekinesis, sorcerer, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, heroes, good versus evil, kidnapping, battles, cave, sword, warrior, escapades, supernatural, superhero, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Barbarian Queen (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 74 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: sexy, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, barbarian, rebellion, gladiator, heroic mission, vengeance, rebelliousness, ancient history, captivity, roman empire, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 133K
Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, suspense, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, good versus evil, magic, mentor, duel, master warrior, fencing, cult, mythology, supernatural, fictional war ...
Time: 80s, 16th century, 20th century, 1780s, 1940s ...
Place: scotland, new york, europe, usa, scottish highlands ...
⇓ 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: atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, sword, wizards and magicians, bravery, magic, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, sword fight, battles, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 73K
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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, witch, sorcerer, deal with the devil, supernatural, tough heroes, mercenary, heroes, lone wolves, drifter, chase ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, adventure, sea monster, good versus evil, heroic mission, swamp, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, sword fight, magic, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades, adventure hero ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: semi serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, heroes, witchcraft, sword, taboo, rescue, adventure, rivalry, superhero, escapades, babies and infants ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: twins, rivalry, dragon, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, orphan, heroes, missing person, woman in danger, sexual abuse, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 33K
Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Style: exciting, serious, dark fantasy, futuristic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, beast, heroes, rescue, fortress, kingdom, outer space, swashbuckler, wedding, battles, cliche ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, ancient history, monster, god, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, exciting, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, heroes, greek mythology, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, superhero, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, dangerous attraction ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ 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, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, heroic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, battles, elf, creature, magical, wizards, sorcerer, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Deathstalker II (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and cloned in order to seize control of the kingdom. Together ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: royal family, magic, adventure, heroes, battles, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, zombie, sorcerer, archer, archery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 167K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, good versus evil, tragic hero, magic, beast, viking, escapades, sin ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: princess, jewelry, wizards, magic, castle, torture, good versus evil, master villain, rivalry, supernatural, treasure hunt, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 10K
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, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, leadership, samurai, emperor, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, frame up, mercenary, village, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, contemporary, middle ages
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 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, adventure, imaginary kingdom, save the world, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, witch, monk, curse, witchcraft, inquisition, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When he is betrayed by a trusted friend, Mathayus must marshal all his strength and cunning to outwit a formidable opponent who will stop at nothing to unlock a supreme ancient power.
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, dark, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, strength, magic, good versus evil, supernatural, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, graphic violence, warrior, sword and sorcery ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%