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: 100 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, bloody, ridiculous, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorcerer, sword fight, mythology, telekinesis, resurrection, torture chamber, crucifix, 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

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 escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, danger and sword and sorcery mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like The Sword and the Sorcerer: Deathstalker (1983), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Red Sonja (1985), Kull the Conqueror (1997), The Beastmaster (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 4K
Deathstalker (1983)
Genre: 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: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: rescue, battles, monster, magic, witch, tournament, mud wrestling, gory, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
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: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, cult, gladiator, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 38K
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, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, good versus evil, heroic mission, murder, obsessive quest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, chases and races ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ 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, serious, offbeat, humorous, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, evil queen, betrayal, destiny, wizards, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance, sorceress ...
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, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battles, battle, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, magic ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, 20th century, prehistoric times, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 59K
Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, stylized, gothic, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, devil, warrior, magic, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, adventure, fictional war, elf, 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: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sorcerer, good versus evil, battles, battle, rescue, magic, vengeance, slavery, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, magic, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, adventure, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, palaces castles and temples, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 15K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, magic, rescue, apprentice, human sacrifice, adventure, sacrifice, supernatural, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, race against time, vengeance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: epic, serious, exciting
Plot: escapades, civil war, good versus evil, imaginary, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, danger, uninhibited rivalry, isolation, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 68K
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: rough, gothic, bleak, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, supernatural, gothic horror, danger, sorcerer, heroes, tough heroes, witch, adventure, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, minotaur, heroes, heroic mission, battles, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, escapades, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 8th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 1K
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, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, homecoming, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, village, save the kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ 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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, torture, castle, jewel, wizards, jewelry, princess, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, melancholic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, gory, rivalry, supernatural, danger, swordsman, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 17th century, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: scotland, ireland, new york, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 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: rescue, supernatural, magic, heroes, friendship, archery, monster, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 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, serious, surreal ...
Plot: soldier, good versus evil, ghost, martial arts, mountain, supernatural, rescue, hopes, superhero, save the world, twins, supernatural ability ...
Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, heroic mission, dragon, supernatural, save the world, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, wizards and magicians, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For a thousand years, the Reapers guarded mankind from the demons that wait in the dark. Now, at the beginning of a new age, the Reapers are betrayed and slaughtered. Only one Reaper remains - Red, and she's out to exact revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural romance, adventure, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, forbidden love, betrayal, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, folk hero, master villain, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
34%
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: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, superhuman powers, battles, legends and myths, immortality, rescue, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 70K
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, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, adventure, master apprentice relationship, wizards and magicians, young heroes, chosen one, witches ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: mythology, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, monster, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, greek mythology, heroic mission, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, witchcraft, barbarian, chases and races, rivalry, master warrior, adventure, fugitives, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 121K
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: exciting, serious, epic, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, adventure, chosen one, legends and myths, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, stylized, atmospheric, homoerotic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, witchcraft, sword, slavery, crossbow, sorceress, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural ability, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%