Movies like Excalibur

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Excalibur (1981)
 7.4
 59K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
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, serious, stylized, epic, captivating, intense, talky, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic, heroic mission, betrayal, danger, battles, prophecy, battle, king, infidelity, queen, heroes, forbidden love, rise and fall, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, epic and serious films with plots about danger, adventure, fantasy world, rivalry, magic, escapades and heroes mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Excalibur: Willow (1988), Camelot (2011), Merlin (1998), Game of Thrones (2011), Ladyhawke (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, dark fantasy, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, elf, warrior, magical, imaginary, wizards, save the world, friendship, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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100%
 7.3
 106K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, fairy, black magic, prophecy, queen, magic, heroic mission, wizards, castle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, heroic, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, battles, wizards, magical, elf, monster, sorcerer ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
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Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, imaginary kingdom, camelot, wizards and magicians, royal family, legends and myths, king, heroic mission, state affairs, heroes, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
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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, wizards, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, talking animals, heroes, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, dark fantasy, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, adventure, wizards, warrior, dragon, magical, adventurer, wizards and magicians, imaginary, elf, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.2
 1.8M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sexual, epic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, intrigue, king, dragon, adventure, incest, throne, imaginary, political intrigue, betrayal, power struggle, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.0
 45K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, magic, romance, chase, curse, true love, solar eclipse, transformation ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, throne, mentor, excalibur, courage, sword, sword and fantasy, resistance ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 62K
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, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, warrior, devil, elf, magic, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, fictional war, princess ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, heroic, exciting, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: warrior, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, fantasy world, elf, creature, dragon, adventurer, sword and sorcery, adventure, wizards ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: epic, stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, good versus evil, cult, slavery, escapades, gladiator, mythology, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 5K
Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: tense, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, romance, danger, jousting, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 1K
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds. ...
Style: stylized, epic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, legends and myths, throne, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, state affairs, romance, good versus evil, daring rescue, heroes, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, sea monster, good versus evil, heroic mission, fight for supremacy, god, witch, soldier, punishment ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, obsessive quest, fantasy world, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, prince, family, quest, female warrior, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robin and Marian (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: robin hood, adventure, folk hero, nun, knight, tragic love, romance, rivalry, danger, old love, unfulfillment, crusade ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, prince, adventure, save the princess, love and romance, screwball, friendship, warrior, giant, engaged, determination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, goofy hero, imaginary, danger, heroes, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 17K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 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: dark fantasy, suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, magic, rescue, beast, apprentice, human sacrifice, adventure, sacrifice, daring rescue, supernatural, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: battles, good versus evil, elf, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, sword and sorcery, dragon, knight, wizards and magicians, wizards, heroic mission, fantasy world ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: fairy, witch, fantasy world, magical, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, wizards and magicians, disney, princess, villain, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, good versus evil, adventure, medieval, friendship, heroes, betrayal, battles, battle, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, adventure, rape, soldier, vengeance, kidnapping, love triangle, siege, plague, strong sexual content, knight ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 18th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, king, swords and armor, roman empire, medieval, army, folk hero, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Prince Valiant (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, knight, prince, heroes, battles, folk hero, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, romance, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, justice, period piece, folk hero, bow and arrow, chase, good versus evil, thief, courage, adventure, archer ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, israel, jerusalem
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43%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 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, gloomy, rough, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, good versus evil, heroes, sword and sorcery, adventure, battles, wizards, vikings, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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The Cave of the Golden Rose 2 (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Fantaghiro and Romualdo are preparing their marriage when the Black Queen disgusted by their deep love captures Fantaghiro's father. Romualdo and his soldiers go on their journey to free him. But the insidious Black Queen transforms herself ...
Style: fairy tale, sinister
Plot: kingdom, magic, evil witch, sorceress, anthropomorphism, witch, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sensuality, rescue, infidelity, mysterious villain ...
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