Movies like Legend 1985

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Legend (1985)
 6.3
 66K
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 demonic Lord of Darkness, or the world will be plunged into a never-ending ice age.
Style: fairy tale, gothic, stylized, dark fantasy, epic, serious, satanic, psychological, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: devil, magic, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, love, fairy, monster, sorcerer, sword and sorcery, rescue, princess, elf, warrior, witch, demon, fictional war, adventure, medieval, sword fight, winter, wizards, sword, forest, black magic, swamp ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Legend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, epic and dark fantasy films with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry, magic, imaginary and heroes mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Legend: The Dark Crystal (1982), Labyrinth (1986), Willow (1988), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973), Conan the Destroyer (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, adventure, mission, crystal, magic, puppet, wizards, monster, sword and sorcery, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 135K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: surrealism, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, maze, beast, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, friendship, heroes, puppet, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 114K
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: fairy tale, epic, exciting, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, monster, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, prophecy, black magic, baby, castle, fairy, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspense, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, mythology, sinbad, good versus evil, island, supernatural, adventure, pirate, treasure hunt, arabian nights, magic, medieval ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, warrior, good versus evil, beast, female warrior, rescue, medieval, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, stone age, year 1984, prehistoric times, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, surreal, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: adventure, dragon, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magic, mythology, child protagonist, imagination, fantasy world, oracle, heroic mission, giant ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: 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, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, pre-teens ...
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, adventure, prince, princess, romance, love and romance, pirate, save the princess, friendship, revenge, giant ...
Time: victorian era, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.1
 42K
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: sexy, entertaining, light, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, barbarian, female nudity, villainess, redheaded woman, female protagonist, medieval, supernatural, monster, good versus evil, wizards ...
Time: 80s, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ 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: fairy tale, exciting, epic, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, knight, wizards and magicians, wizards, good versus evil, dragon, sorcerer, witch, adventure, mythology, magic, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 271K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, imaginary kingdom, magical, love and romance, true love, pirate, fall in love, chase, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 47K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy, UK
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: fairy tale, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids, teens, chick flick, date night, family outing ...
Plot: magic, adventure, medieval, curse, chase, knight, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, bishop, romance, transformation, rescue ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 18K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: 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, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, beast, medieval, magic, monster, sacrifice, adventure, disney, rescue, good versus evil, apprentice ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 62K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, 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: epic, exciting, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Plot: knight, arthurian legend, king arthur, mythology, sword fight, witch, adventure, medieval, legends and myths, good versus evil, holy grail, legend ...
Time: middle ages, future, 5th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: power of love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, true love, magical, fairy, hopes, curses spells and rituals, magic, adventure, fantasy world, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, barbarian, wizards, sword fight, destiny, sword and sorcery, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, medieval, demon, superhero, evil queen ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 252K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, pirate, adventure, fairy, kidnapping, magic, family, good versus evil, rescue, duel, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, dark fantasy, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, adventure, greek god, good versus evil, snake, monster, witch, sea monster, antiquity, medieval ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 4K
Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: sword, wizards and magicians, heroes, bravery, magic, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, sword fight, adventure hero ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 33K
Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 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: dark fantasy, exciting, light, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, sword and sorcery, monster, magic, adventure, cyclops, beast, giant spider, medieval, fortress, rescue, space opera ...
Time: 80s, future, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, magical, elf, friendship, wizards, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, warrior, sword and sorcery, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, curse, knight, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, supernatural, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: knight, adventure, viking, heroes, folk hero, medieval, prince, battles, escapades, rivalry, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: dark fantasy, humorous, entertaining, bloody, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, medieval, sword fight, sorcerer, monster, branding iron, torture, mythology, torture chamber, heroes, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 80s, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, family, magical, parallel world, talking animals, magic, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ruslan and Ludmila (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film is based on the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s poem of the same name, which happens to be one of the most poetic and beautiful Russian fairy tales. In the midst of the wedding party of Prince Ruslan and Ludmila, daughter of a ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, folk tale, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, love and romance, rivalry, adventure, escapades, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, family, woman in danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: finland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arabian Adventure (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An evil caliph (Christopher Lee) offers his daughter’s hand in marriage to a prince if he can complete a perilous quest for a magical rose. Helped by a young boy and a magic carpet, Prince Hasan (Oliver Tobias), has to overcome genies, fire ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, palace, wizards and magicians, friends, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, ancient, prince ...
Place: arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: giant, imaginary kingdom, adventure, youth, legends and myths, magic, save the princess, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, princess, family, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 77K
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: dark fantasy, exciting, fairy tale, scenic, epic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, witch, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, chosen one, demon, monster ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, entertaining, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, monster, ancient history, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, god, curses spells and rituals, ancient ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, mysterious character, heroes, legends and myths, giant, midget, family, youth, rivalry, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%