Movies like The Sword and the Sorcerer

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The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
 5.6
 6K
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: cult film, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining, dark fantasy, weird, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, mythology, telekinesis, resurrection, torture chamber, crucifix, sorcerer, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess, crimes, supernatural, heroes, hostages, hostage, supernatural ability, against the odds, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to The Sword and the Sorcerer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and cult film films with plots about adventure, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, sword and sorcery, danger and heroes mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like The Sword and the Sorcerer: Deathstalker (1983), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Conan the Destroyer (1984), Kull the Conqueror (1997), The Beastmaster (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deathstalker (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: battles, rescue, brawl, rape, witch, tournament, monster, magic, curse, mud wrestling, deadly, good versus evil ...
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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: epic, stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, good versus evil, cult, slavery, escapades, gladiator, mythology, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
100%
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battle, battles, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 40K
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, suspenseful, stylized, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, murder, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 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, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, rescue, magic, heroes, friendship, archery, monster, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hawk the Slayer (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hawk the Slayer, after seeing both his father and bride die at the hands of his malevolent brother, Voltan, sets out for revenge and the chance to live up to his title. Tooling himself up with the "mind-sword" and recruiting a motley band ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, crossbow, slavery, sword, witchcraft, sorceress, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, master warrior, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 62K
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, stylized, serious, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, warrior, devil, elf, magic, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, fictional war, princess ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: barbarian, sword and sorcery, sorcerer, slavery, heroes, good versus evil, witch, battle, battles, rescue, warrior, adventure ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
 6.1
 71K
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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sorcerer, supernatural, witch, deal with the devil, danger, heroes, tough heroes, drifter, mercenary, chase ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ 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: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, knight, curse, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, save the world, supernatural, danger, race against time, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, dragon, heroic mission, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
Attack of the Gryphon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a mystical land torn apart by civil war, a warrior princess must team up with a rival warrior prince to hunt down an evil sorcerer who has summoned a giant flying demon which is terrorizing their land.
Style: serious, epic, exciting
Plot: escapades, civil war, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability, isolation, curses spells and rituals, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, dark fantasy, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, supernatural ability, sword fight, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, gory, danger, rivalry, supernatural, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century, 90s, 18th century, 16th century ...
Place: scotland, new york, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, battles, curses spells and rituals, escapades, sailor, minotaur, monster, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 8th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
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: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, demi god, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, fantasy world, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, the underworld ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The hero is given his mentor's bow (the Heartbow) which chooses its new owner when passed on. It fires arrows that blow up like grenades, but can only be wielded by the one chosen to wield her. The hero is a member of a nomadic tribe wiped out ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, barbarian, witchcraft, chases and races, imaginary, fugitives, rivalry, master warrior, adventure, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
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Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Witchville (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Prince Malachy returns to his father’s kingdom after the Crusades his first impression is that a bad harvest is the reason that the villagers are sick and hungry. But all is not as it seems and a stranger to the village, warns the new king ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, homecoming, save the kingdom, danger, escapades, imaginary, village, imaginary kingdom, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, monster, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, god, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Granger, an ex-Special Forces soldier gets thrown back to medieval times to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Venturing through the now war torn Kingdom of Ehb, he teams up with an unlikely band of allies with the goal of slaying the leader of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prophecy, imaginary, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, danger, master warrior, medieval, graphic violence, fight ...
Place: vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Plot: mountain, good versus evil, soldier, ghost, martial arts, tragic hero, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, daring rescue, superhero, adventure ...
Time: 5th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, master villain ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Crown and the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a war-torn country that is plagued by a vicious dragon, Elenn, an arrogant, young noblewoman, accompanies her aunt on a mission to bring an ancient relic to the secret coronation of the rightful king.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, escapades, heroes, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, on the road, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%