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A Knight's Tale (2001)
 6.9
 156K
A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With the other apprentices, he trains and assumes the title of Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, inspirational, feel good, surprise ending, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: knight, tournament, jousting, rivalry, against the odds, game, duel, torture, church, impostor, swords and armor, adventure, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, courage, warrior, sword duel, rival, competition, poetry, mentor, rock, friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, france, dungeon, paris france, london

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Most similar movies to A Knight's Tale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, entertaining and realistic films with plots about sword fight, adventure, rivalry, dialogue, mentor, destiny and storytelling mostly in Adventure, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like A Knight's Tale: The Three Musketeers (2011), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), First Knight (1995), Ironclad (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: duel, adventure, danger, political intrigue, buddies, partners, escapades, heroic mission, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry, musketeer, soldier ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Mexico
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, sexy, tragicomedy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, secret identity, love and romance, lone hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, daring rescue, revenge, fall in love, romance, righting the wronged, superhero ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, intense, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, folk hero, chase, good versus evil, robbery, thief, courage, adventure, justice, greed, robin hood, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, holy land, dungeon, europe, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 63K
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, epic, romantic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: knight, love story, love triangle, king arthur, romance, betrayal, couple relations, true love, love and romance, rivalry, arthurian legend, husband wife relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 38K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, mercenary, king, castle, danger, adventure, rivalry, battlefield, battles, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 238K
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, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, archer, love and romance, adventure, robin hood, hopes, rivalry, political intrigue, sword fight, betrayal, invasion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treasure, secret, false accusation, prison, confined, treason, adventure, mentor, frame up, convict, french ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, true love, lovers, romance, irish, princess, betrayal, infidelity, marriage, love affair, battle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Legend of Zorro (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Having spent the last 10 years fighting injustice and cruelty, Alejandro de la Vega is now facing his greatest challenge: his loving wife Elena has thrown him out of the house! Elena has filed for divorce and found comfort in the arms of Count ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, folk hero, heroic mission, adventure, political intrigue, old west, rescue, danger, family relations, legends and myths, parents and children, spy ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: california, latin america, mexico, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, rescue, heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, romance, rivalry, danger, jousting, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, satirical, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, vengeance, adventure, romance, betrayal, rescue, adventurer, daring rescue, state affairs, escapades, heroic mission, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Austria, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, friendship, good versus evil, duel, adventure, family, romance, rivalry, throne, rebelliousness, palaces castles and temples, friends ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, baroque, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, rescue, good versus evil, kingdom, queen, musketeer, vengeance, adventure, romance, heroic mission, daring rescue ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain, Panama, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swashbuckler, sword fight, extramarital affair, musketeer, adventure, romance, heroic mission, daring rescue, partners against crime, escapades, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: france, england, europe, new york, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 86K
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, immortality, knight, friendship, good versus evil, betrayal, battle, adventure, magic, heroes, society, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas is an ...
Style: sexy, exciting, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, ninja, island, competition, friendship, tournament, fight, contests and competitions, good versus evil, ambition, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 53K
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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, intense ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, folk hero, legends and myths, good versus evil, king arthur, king, magic, heroic mission, danger, battle ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, tragic love, warrior, jealousy, corruption, escape, emperor, secret, dagger, government, swords and armor, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.2
 36K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, sword fight, warrior, emperor, medieval, abuse of power, adventure, coup d'etat, master warrior, corrupt, happy ending, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: knight, infidelity, love triangle, jousting, camelot, king arthur, betrayal, romance, love and romance, fall in love, imaginary, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 15K
Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious, based on legend ...
Plot: knight, fighting the system, in the woods, swords and armor, criminal heroes, robin hood, adventure, righting the wronged, robbery, escapades, romance, sheriff ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, emotional, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: folk hero, knight, tragic love, nun, robin hood, adventure, romance, old love, heroes, couples, danger, lovers reunited ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages, 80s
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, fall in love, time travel, rivalry, adventure, love and romance, heroes, prince, destiny, on the run, princess, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monastery, nun, adventure, war, heroes, obsessive quest, forbidden love, military, rivalry, danger, escapades, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 151K
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: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, knight, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 22K
The Quest (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, island, adventure, ambition, against the odds, rivalry, escapades, one man army, mixed martial arts, fight scenes, mentor ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: himalaya, tibet, thailand, new york, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 49K
Casanova (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, light, factual ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, unlikely couple, casanova, romance, gender, death sentence, arranged marriage, bishop, duel, brother sister relationship, female writer, extramarital affair ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: stylized, suspense, gothic, exciting, intense ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, supernatural, monastery, adventure, fight, inquisition, gothic horror ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, love and romance, theft, mentor, adventure, sword, warrior, aristocracy, duel, disguise ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, parody, adventure, rivalry, disorder, folk hero, dishonesty, heroes, gays and lesbians, switching roles, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%