Movies like Highlander 1986

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Highlander (1986)
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Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
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: sincere, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, atmospheric, rough, serious, cult film, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, magic, good versus evil, mythology, master warrior, mentor, supernatural, duel, supernatural ability, memory, cult, fencing, lone wolves, adventure, dark fantasy, heroes, loner, tragic hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, vengeance, dark hero, alternate reality, sword ...
Time: 80s, 16th century, 20th century, 1940s, 1780s, 1500s
Place: scotland, new york, usa, europe, america, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...

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Most similar movies to Highlander

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and cult film films with plots about good versus evil, danger, sword, sword fight, heroes, adventure and chase mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Highlander: Solomon Kane (2009), Highlander: Endgame (2000), The Scorpion King (2002), Beowulf (1999), DragonHeart (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Starts off in the 15th century, with Connor McLeod (Christopher Lambert) training with another immortal swordsman, the Japanese sorcerer Nakano (Mako). When an evil immortal named Kane (Mario Van Peebles) kills the old wizard, the resulting battle ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortal, cave, immortality, sword fight, good versus evil, heroes, archaeologist, katana, katana sword, vengeance, adventure, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 16th century, 1990s, 18th century ...
Place: japan, new york, morocco, usa, asia ...
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100%
Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2025, the ozone layer is believed to have been destroyed. It is up to MacLeod and Rameriz to set things right. Opposition comes from both the planet Ziest (MacLeod and Ramirez's homeworld) and a corporation profiting from the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, time travel, future dystopia, master villain, danger, master warrior, save the world, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 2020s, 1990s ...
Place: scotland, new york, usa, europe
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100%
 6.1
 69K
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: gothic, rough, bleak, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, dark fantasy, sword and sorcery, gothic horror, sorcerer, supernatural, deal with the devil, witch, danger, heroes, tough heroes, drifter ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Highlander: Endgame (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod join forces against a man from Connor's distant past in the highlands of Scotland, Kell, an immensely powerful immortal who leads an army of equally powerful and deadly immortal swordsmen and assassins. No ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, melancholic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vengeance, adventure, gory, heroic mission, rivalry, supernatural, danger, swordsman, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s, 18th century, 16th century, 17th century ...
Place: scotland, new york, ireland, europe, usa ...
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100%
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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: ancient egypt, sword fight, adventure, master warrior, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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100%
 4.2
 11K
Beowulf (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, monster, weapons, palaces castles and temples, gory, survival, heroic mission, woman in danger, future dystopia, legends and myths, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: future, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, battle, battles, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 52K
Night Watch (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, demons, witch, vampire, supernatural, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, russian, death, chosen one, danger, human becoming an animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1992, 1990s ...
Place: russia, europe, eastern europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 245K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, vampire hunter, dark fantasy, heroes, human versus monster, good versus evil, deadly creature, dracula ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 15th century
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, rome italy, budapest hungary ...
⇓ 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, mentor, camelot, courage, sword and fantasy, resistance, king, excalibur, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ 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: barbarian, sword and sorcery, adventure, imaginary kingdom, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, female warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, 20th century, prehistoric times, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, exciting, psychotronic, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sorcerer, slavery, heroes, good versus evil, witch, battle, battles, rescue, adventure, magic ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, sword and sorcery, magic, village, battles, battle, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Highlander: The Source (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world is falling into chaos. As he roams a crumbling city, Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander, remembers happier times before the love of his life left... Hopeless and alone, MacLeod finds his way to a band of immortal companions, including his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, supernatural, race against time, good versus evil, heroes, danger, murder, revenge, heroic mission, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: rome italy, eastern europe, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, master warrior ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 ⇓
50%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, immortality, teenager, martial arts, good versus evil, imaginary, sword fight, magical, warrior, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 751K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, epic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, immortality, mythology, warrior, adventure, superhuman powers, protector, exile, giant, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, new mexico, usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.4
 107K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon, save the day ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, gladiator, greek mythology, legends and myths, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, hercules, slavery, destiny, father son relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, martial arts, race against time, rescue, chinatown, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 88K
Elektra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: superheroine, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, female assassin, master warrior, martial arts, vengeance, danger, uninhibited rivalry, youth, graphic violence ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: adventure, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, kingdom, fortress, cyclops, wedding, woman in danger, cliche, battles, space travel ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, battles, superhero, time travel, heroic mission, adventure, danger, supernatural, save the day, transformation, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: intense, entertaining, suspense, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: superhero, greek mythology, wonder woman character, female protagonist, strong female lead, superhuman powers, girl power, hand to hand combat, princess, supernatural power, superheroine, courage ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, new york, london, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
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, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, danger, legends and myths, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 572K
Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, twists and turns, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: superheroine, female warrior, chosen one, strong female lead, adventure, greek mythology, superhero, justice, princess, good versus evil, immortality, fight scenes ...
Time: 1910s, 2010s, year 1918
Place: tower bridge london, london, big ben london, belgium, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 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, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: rescue, supernatural, magic, heroes, friendship, monster, archery, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 14K
Highlander (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Highlander: The Series is a fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series featuring Duncan MacLeod of the Scottish Clan MacLeod, as the Highlander. It was an offshoot and another alternate sequel of the 1986 feature film with a twist: ...
Style: exciting, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, warrior, heroes, good versus evil, duel, healing power, one on one, chase, danger, deadly, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%