Movies like Dragonslayer

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Dragonslayer (1981)
 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 Disney Studios that exhausted all possible visual effects of the time.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, cult film, psychotronic, fairy tale, scenic, visually appealing ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, magic, rescue, beast, apprentice, human sacrifice, adventure, sacrifice, supernatural, daring rescue, danger, heroic mission, deadly, supernatural ability, good versus evil, knight, sorcerer, heroes, love and romance, escapades, rivalry, deadly creature, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 80s

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Most similar movies to Dragonslayer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and epic films with plots about escapades, adventure, sword and sorcery, heroes, danger, rivalry and good versus evil mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Dragonslayer: Legend (1985), Conan the Destroyer (1984), Dungeons & Dragons (2000), Red Sonja (1985), Reign of Fire (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 60K
Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, devil, warrior, magic, elf, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, fictional war, princess ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are powerless. When Empress Savina (Thora Birch) vows to bring equality and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, magic, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, adventure, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 39K
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, obsessive quest, heroic mission, murder, supernatural, chases and races, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 126K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, danger, heroes, chaos, fire breathing dragon, deadly, castle, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, journey, sword and sorcery, friendship, imaginary, elf, mythology, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
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 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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, warrior, friendship, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, battles, wizards, magical, elf, monster, heroic ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 fight, sword and sorcery, magic, village, battle, battles, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Due to a curse from his former master Profion, Damodar survived his death by Ridley Freeborn as an undead entity in pursuit of an evil artifact for some hundred years, so that he might be capable of unleashing unstoppable destruction on Izmir and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, knight, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, supernatural, heroes, heroic mission, young heroes, escapades, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 122K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, supernatural ability, adventure, legends and myths, chosen one, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, king, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, danger, escapades, supernatural, legends and myths, battles, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 71K
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, adventure, witch, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, demon, knight, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, dragon, heroic mission, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroes, danger, imaginary, save the world, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 30K
Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 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, cult film, futuristic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, fortress, cyclops, woman in danger, battles, wedding, cliche, space travel ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sword fight, mythology, telekinesis, torture chamber, crucifix, resurrection, sorcerer, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 91K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, adventure, medieval, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, battles, battle, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, danger, magic, heroes, chases and races, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, adventure, graphic violence, warrior ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, good versus evil, greek mythology, adventure, monster, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, demi god, ancient ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, battles, rivalry, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, elf, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 20K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, knight, dragon, good versus evil, wizards, adventure, witch, betrayal, sorcerer, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.6
 2K
The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, obsessive quest, deadly, dangerous animal, unfulfillment, escapades, rivalry, obsession, revenge, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Crown and the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a war-torn country that is plagued by a vicious dragon, Elenn, an arrogant, young noblewoman, accompanies her aunt on a mission to bring an ancient relic to the secret coronation of the rightful king.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sincere, feel good
Plot: dragon, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, adventurer, wizards and magicians, imaginary, on the road, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, elf, imaginary kingdom, magical, dark fantasy, wizards, imaginary, warrior, friendship, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For a thousand years, the Reapers guarded mankind from the demons that wait in the dark. Now, at the beginning of a new age, the Reapers are betrayed and slaughtered. Only one Reaper remains - Red, and she's out to exact revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural romance, adventure, supernatural, save the world, good versus evil, forbidden love, betrayal, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
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 ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, gladiator, cult, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lukas, a young farmer whose family is killed by savage raiders in the countryside, sets out on an epic quest for revenge, forming an unlikely trio with a majestic dragon and a swashbuckling, sword-fighting mercenary, Darius.
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, magical, fantasy world, supernatural, rescue, warrior, vengeance, knight, witchcraft, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%