Movies like Merlin 1993

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Merlin (1993)
 3.8
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Merlin (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, Slovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A modern-day retelling of the Arthurian legend with the Lady of the Lake as a reporter and Pendragon as an evil businessman. Merlin's immortal apprentice is trying to protect a powerful sword forged by Merin from the clutches of Pendragon.
Plot: wizards, magic, arthurian legend, martial arts, knight, time travel, native american, henchman, magician, halloween, medieval, king arthur, hospital, reincarnation, save the world, destiny, sword fight, geologist, female protagonist, good versus evil, resurrection, protector, car chase, squad, astronomer ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Merlin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and suspense films with plots about magic, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sword fight, adventure, wizards and warrior mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Merlin: Tomb Raider (2018), Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard (1997), Avalon (1989), The Last Warrior (2017), Kull the Conqueror (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 198K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, female fighter, chase, survival, peril, rescue, jungle, treasure hunt, island, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this light-hearted fantasy, a talented young magician stumbles across an unusual ring and ends up in Camelot before King Arthur. It turns out the ring belongs to none other than Merlin.
Plot: magic, wizards, medieval, camelot, king arthur, time travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.1
 51
Avalon (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure begins when Owen, a travelling swordsman, rescues a woman from some Druids. He offers to help track down her lover who has been enslaved by the evil Morgana. They set off on their quest, accompanied by Keiran, a cowardly thief.
Plot: decapitation, magic, king arthur, sword and sorcery, quest, damsel in distress, female nudity, sword fight, dragon, sex scene, zombie, magical sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Last Warrior (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: ivan is an ordinary guy who is transferred from modern Moscow to the fantasy world Belogorye. in this parallel universe where characters of russian fairy tales live, magic is an integral part of the daily life, and arguments are settled with the ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, captivating, colourful, stylized
Plot: adventure, magical, good versus evil, wizards, magic, magician, imaginary, spell, chase, sorceress, villainess, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, serious, offbeat, humorous, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, barbarian, evil queen, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, destiny, wizards, heroes, heroic mission, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 252K
Warcraft (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, magic, wizards, giant creature, kingdom, warrior, good versus evil, creature, adventure, monster, invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
67%
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: good versus evil, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, dragon, fantasy world, magic, wizards, supernatural ability, adventure, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (1989)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: battles, magic, battle, kingdom, sword and sorcery, chosen one, spear, warlord, kendo, tough guy, fictional war, sword and fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 74K
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, magic, good versus evil, adventure, witch, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, chosen one, knight, demon ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When aspiring knight Gareth goes in search of a fallen comet rumored to contain gold, he is shocked to instead find the dragon Drago. After Drago saves Gareth's life the two become intricately bonded, and must work together to defeat an evil ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: dragon, mythical creature, magic, druid, knight, friendship, good versus evil, fire breathing dragon, fortress, sword fight, sword, sword and sorcery ...
Time: 9th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mythica: A Quest for Heroes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stuck in a life of indentured servitude, Marek dreams of becoming a wizard. When she meets a beautiful priestess, Teela, in need of help, Marek escapes her master and puts together a team of adventurers - including Thane the warrior and Dagen the ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, contemplative
Plot: female protagonist, sorcerer, magic, healing power, dragon, monster, warrior, friendship, village, kidnapping, rescue mission, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: medieval, heroes, good versus evil, magic, imaginary kingdom, rescue, villain, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, revenge, wizards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the beautiful Princess Carissa to protect an enchanted Jewel one ...
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: jewel, castle, wizards, jewelry, princess, torture, magic, good versus evil, master warrior, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sinbad: The Battle of the Dark Knights (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy is taught to use his imagination by his grandfather who casts him in a great adventure back in time. Using a magic coin, he enters the medieval world of Sinbad, who must rescue a beautiful princess from the clutches of an evil knight.
Style: twist ending
Plot: magic, katana, evil wizard, republican, medieval, sinbad, wizards, ends with freeze frame, revenge, sword and sorcery, katana sword, sailor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sword and sorcery, barbarian, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, warrior, heroic mission, master warrior, imaginary, danger, heroes ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, 80s, year 1984, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Arthur & Merlin (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In dark ages Britain, a time of magic and legend, a powerful druid is bent on destroying the Celtic people. Arthur, a banished warrior, and Merlin, a hermit wizard, embark on a heroic quest to stop the druid and save their people, before the Celts ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, stylized, epic, exciting
Plot: king arthur, sword and sorcery, wizards, recluse, druid, celtic, king, supernatural ability, arthurian legend, camelot, wizards and magicians, sorcerer ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 94K
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 ⇓
53%
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Mythica: The Darkspore (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Teela’s sister is murdered and a powerful relic stolen, Marek and her friends face a sinister new enemy – Kishkumen, a foreign mystic bent on reclaiming the Darkspore for his master Szorlok. Armed with twin maps, Marek and her team race ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, intense, suspense ...
Plot: elf, magic, magical object, female protagonist, dragon, sword and sorcery, sword fight, portal, warrior, adventure, good versus evil, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 637K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: breathtaking, colourful, witty, entertaining, comic ...
Plot: magic, sorcerer, supernatural power, mentor, good versus evil, wizards, fight scenes, fantasy world, superhero, magician, teleportation, time loop ...
Time: year 2016, year 2017, 2010s
Place: nepal, hong kong, new york, london, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 128K
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: dark fantasy, sincere, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, good versus evil, magic, mentor, mythology, master warrior, fencing, cult, supernatural, duel, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 16th century, 20th century, 1500s, 1940s ...
Place: scotland, new york, usa, europe, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: ancient egypt, archaeology, mummy, supernatural, reincarnation, pyramid, treasure hunt, good versus evil, treasure, immortality, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, europe, england, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When he is betrayed by a trusted friend, Mathayus must marshal all his strength and cunning to outwit a formidable opponent who will stop at nothing to unlock a supreme ancient power.
Style: exciting, serious, dark, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, danger, magic, strength, heroes, good versus evil, chases and races, supernatural, rivalry, adventure, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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In the Name of the King: The Last Mission (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, Pakistan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Hazen Kaine, an American contract killer living in Sofia, Bulgaria, gets more than he bargains for when he enters into a contract with the mob. One last job before he gets out and starts a new life for himself. The targets: the three children of ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, imaginary kingdom, dragon, sent to the past, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, save the day, survival, hitman, save the kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
 1K
Dragonquest (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an ancient warlord summons a mythological beast, a young hero must complete a series of quests to awaken the dragon that will defeat the monster.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: dragon, mythical creature, warrior, sword and sorcery, sword, adventure, quest, good versus evil, heroic mission, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 155
The Dark Mist (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With the future of the world hanging in the balance, one fearless hero's quest to solve "The Riddle of the Chosen". As the Lord Protector makes his way through a land of magic and mystery, his allies grow stronger and his enemies more ...
Style: dark fantasy
Plot: sword and sorcery, dagger, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, heroine, desert, tough guy, male female relationship, combat, black panthers, heroes, witchcraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallister takes Thane prisoner and forces Marek and her team on a quest. Marek tracks down the Necromancer for a final showdown for the Darkspore.
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: magic, female protagonist, good versus evil, warrior, friendship, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, adventure, danger, hopes, villain ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, elf, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Simon, son of the king, must flee when the empire is overthrown by the evil Shurka. Schooled in the arts of magic, he must find the Ring of Magic and the Sword of Power and defeated the wizard who killed his father. He is joined in his quest by the ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, light, touching, captivating ...
Plot: magic, prince, magical object, love interest, duel, battle, princess, sword fight, queen, battles, kingdom, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%