Movies like Hercules

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Hercules (2014)
 6.0
 136K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting and presence of death. These men and woman never question where they go to fight or why or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen when they must train an army to become as ruthless and blood thirsty as their reputation has become.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining, ridiculous, bloody, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, mercenary, warrior, hercules, battle, superhuman powers, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, battles, greek mythology, strongman, one man army, father daughter relationship, tyranny, master warrior, mountain, beast, heroes, greek, danger, imaginary, torment, escapades ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon

Most similar movies to Hercules

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, entertaining and stylized films with plots about sword fight, sword, adventure, danger, battle, good versus evil and warrior mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Hercules: Gods of Egypt (2016), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Conan the Barbarian (2011), Clash of the Titans (2010), Wrath of the Titans (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 95K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, chaos and mayhem, danger, immortality, legends and myths, save the day, desert, afterlife, ancient egypt ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, transformation, rage, soldier, invasion, vengeance, tough heroes, heroic mission, master warrior, swords and armor, state affairs, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, vengeance, good versus evil, battle, barbarian, rescue, rivalry, gory, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, danger, curses spells and rituals, mythology, obsessive quest, heroic mission, destiny, supernatural ability, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, adventure, greek mythology, heroic mission, legends and myths, mythology, destiny, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, legends and myths, superhuman powers, destiny, adventure, mythology, danger, introspection, escapades, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
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, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, evil queen, wizards, betrayal, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, demons ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 233K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, atlantis, shark, ocean, warrior, rescue, underwater, army, superhuman powers, father son relationship, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, 1990s
Place: atlantic ocean, maine, sicily italy, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 152K
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, mythology, adventure, fight for supremacy, greek, heroes, vengeance, legendary, battles ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 9K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, sword, emperor, heroes, deadly, leadership, bounty hunter, dragon, samurai, frame up, danger ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 17th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: folk hero, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, righting the wronged, save the princess, battles, one man army, danger, soldier, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
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
Plot: master warrior, desert, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, dragon, sword and sorcery, epic battle, battle, battles, adventure, supernatural ability, deadly, adventurer, heroes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, warrior, wizards and magicians, queen, king, scientist, good versus evil, villain, creature, prince, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, england, dungeon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Young Hercules was a spin-off from the 1990s syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It was aired on Fox Kids from September 12, 1998, to May 12, 1999. It lasted one season with 50 episodes and starred Ryan Gosling in the ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hercules, adventurer, superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, heroes, danger, imaginary, legendary hero, mythology, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history, 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 134K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, heroes, ronin, revenge, chosen one, master warrior, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
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: exciting, suspenseful, scenic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, video game, fictional war, magic, adventure, fantasy world, kingdom, battle, brutality, warrior, fight scenes ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, dragon, supernatural, heroes, escapades, chases and races, master warrior, adventure, on the run, good versus evil, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: good versus evil, one man army, mythology, warrior, hercules, greek mythology, righting the wronged, captivity, heroes, rivalry, friendship, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, barbarian, magic, woman in danger, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1984 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: warrior, legend, greek mythology, hercules, rivalry, adventure, danger, heroes, supernatural, superhuman powers, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked ...
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: mythology, legend, greek mythology, hercules, monster, rivalry, rescue, village, heroes, superhero, good versus evil, map ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, creature, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, warrior, magical, heroes, magic, adventure, dragon, heroic mission, swords and armor ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When all the earth's fire begins to go out, Hercules and Deianeira must go in search for fire to stop the world from cold. "Hercules and the Circle of Fire" is the third movie-length pilot episode of the television series ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, legend, mythology, adventure, escapades, imaginary, legends and myths, dangerous attraction, space and aliens, battles, rivalry ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 66K
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: exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witch, magic, young heroes, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: stylized, epic, suspense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: knight, king arthur, warrior, prophecy, courage, chosen one, danger, rescue, haunted by the past, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hercules in the Underworld (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the earth which goes straight to Hades. Hercules once again comes to the rescue and faces one of his most difficult challenges, and must prove himself as a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Plot: one man army, legend, greek mythology, hercules, dangerous attraction, battles, rescue, village, heroes, legends and myths, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: fairy tale, surprise ending, dark humor, suspense, romantic ...
Plot: magic, female soldier, good versus evil, female warrior, witch, snow white, female killer, female empowerment, betrayal, dark fantasy, love, happy ending ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 35K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands
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: adventure, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, vengeance, obsessive quest, heroic mission, murder, supernatural, master villain, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: revenge, bravery, sword fight, magic, escapades, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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