Movies like Excalibur

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Excalibur (1981)
 7.4
 52K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: 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, serious, stylized, epic, captivating, scenic, fairy tale, breathtaking, dark, enigmatic ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, king, legends and myths, rise and fall, holy grail, infidelity, forbidden love, good versus evil, queen, folk hero, betrayal, king arthur, magic, heroic mission, adultery, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, danger, friends, lust, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Excalibur

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and epic films with plots about rivalry, adventure, danger, heroes, magic, escapades and sword fight mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Excalibur: Merlin (1998), Game of Thrones (2011), Camelot (2011), Legend (1985), Willow (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, epic, exciting, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, family, fantasy world, throne, queen, king, young heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ 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, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, dwarf, ancient, courage, heroic mission, suspicion ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 19K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: betrayal, good versus evil, witch, adventure, knight, christianity, supernatural ability, dragon, king arthur, supernatural, friendship, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.5
 1.4M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
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: captivating, sexual, atmospheric, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, incest, betrayal, politics, royal family, palaces castles and temples, political intrigue, adventure, political unrest, strong sexual content, king ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, king arthur, folk hero, knight, heroic mission, legends and myths, royal family, state affairs, camelot, danger, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 53K
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: gothic, stylized, serious, fairy tale, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: daring rescue, magic, devil, mythology, witch, good versus evil, fairy, princess, snow, treasure chest, goblin, frozen ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 90K
Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: 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: epic, exciting, offbeat, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, adventure, prophecy, queen, magic, heroic mission, danger, heroes, rivalry, fantasy world, monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: 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: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friendship, save the world, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, pride and honor, magical, army, attack, fantasy world ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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, exciting, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, treasure hunt, warrior, creature, dragon, adventure, swords and armor, dwarf, magical, heroic mission, monster ...
⇓ 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, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, dragon, battles, epic battle, battle, sword and sorcery, adventure, leadership, treasure hunt, corruption, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, family, witch, adventure, ship, obsessive quest, good versus evil, prince, quest, snowing, king ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: 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 ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, vengeance, escapades, good versus evil, gladiator, sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, adventure, murder, cannibalism, princess ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world, witch, prince, queen, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, ancient, uncle, faith, lion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 292K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, fairy, in the woods, good versus evil, betrayal, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, princess, magical, wizards and magicians, villain, dark fantasy ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, entertaining, intense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: folk hero, knight, good versus evil, adventure, courage, robbery, thief, chase, dishonesty, greed, justice, corruption ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 233K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, adventure, love and romance, betrayal, fighting the system, heroes, buddies, royal family, escapades, battles, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: surprise ending, stylized, intense, epic, entertaining ...
Plot: warrior, knight, prophecy, chosen one, king, attack, courage, creature, throne, mentor, king arthur, death ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 4K
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: atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, jousting, rescue, adventure, adventurer, folk hero, romance, master warrior, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.9
 62K
First Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, exciting, epic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: knight, love triangle, king arthur, romance, betrayal, couple relations, true love, love and romance, rivalry, love story, arthurian legend, husband wife relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, serious, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: queen, immortality, good versus evil, adventure, danger, deception, curses spells and rituals, witch, rivalry, against the odds, evil force, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tristan + Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, infidelity, true love, romance, legends and myths, love affair, lovers, princess, swords and armor, betrayal, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, emotional, tragicomedy, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: folk hero, robin hood, adventure, tragic love, nun, knight, romance, legends and myths, crusade, lovers reunited, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 80s
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 5K
Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: knight, king arthur, jousting, camelot, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, romance, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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: exciting, epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, journey, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, medieval, curses spells and rituals, pride and honor ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 142
Lovespell (1981)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Romantic tragedy, the story of Tristan and Isolde.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, true love, betrayal, infidelity, tragic love, love affair, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, europe, cornwall, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, king arthur, knight, adventurer, adventure, palaces castles and temples, folk hero, master warrior, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 150K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, adventure, battles, fight for supremacy, greek, master warrior, mythology, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 63K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: legends and myths, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, adventure, supernatural ability, heroes, royal family, king, dragon, knight, prophecy, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 901
Ivanhoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 270 min.
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: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: knight, throne, adventure, adventurer, folk hero, palaces castles and temples, master warrior, daring rescue, romance, righting the wronged, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: sword, camelot, viking, princess, king, prince, knight, adventure, folk hero, legends and myths, royal family, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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