Movies like Gawain and the Green Knight

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Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)
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Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Plot: knight, king, king arthur, adventure, heroes, miraculous event, destiny, graphic violence, legends and myths, save the lady, holy grail, escapades, rivalry, wooing, horse, magic, forest, medieval, quest, castle, sword, sword fight, supernatural power, fire, horse riding ...
Time: middle ages

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and semi serious films with plots about imaginary, adventure, heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry and sword and sorcery mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Gawain and the Green Knight: Prince Valiant (1997), The Hexer (2001), SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001), Witchville (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, heroes, puzzle, squire, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, master warrior, rivalry, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
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Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Princess Luisa and knight Gabriel must face a dragon to save their kingdom.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, slasher
Plot: dragon, king, adventure, kingdom, battles, heroes, escapades, knight, terrorism, magic, sword and sorcery, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: adventure, knight, heroes, battles, folk hero, legends and myths, escapades, rivalry, romance, dishonesty, royal family, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.7
 2K
The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, deadly creature, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, elf, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Every hundred years, the evil sorceress Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman from Merlin, with which she intends to destroy the world. For the last fourteen hundred years she has failed... now she intends to conquer all. Young Ben Clark ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, colourful, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, save the world, superhuman powers, adventure, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, escapades, legends and myths, legend, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 2K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, homecoming, escapades, rivalry, village, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, witch, sword and sorcery ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, stylized, captivating, epic, exciting
Plot: king arthur, sword and sorcery, wizards, recluse, druid, celtic, king, camelot, wizards and magicians, arthurian legend, supernatural ability, sorcerer ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, battles, legends and myths, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, heroes, king, medieval, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, youth, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, rivalry, legends and myths, wisdom of life ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.7
 804
The Hobgoblin (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Once upon a time a god gave a mighty sword to the king of Aquiles to bring justice to his people. Now he wants it back - but the king rather gives his life than the sword. Goddess Dehamira, who spoke for him, is being taken all her privileges and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural, escapades, adventure, rivalry, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, dragon, medieval, blinded ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: adventure, heroes, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, escapades, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, save the kingdom, ancient history, graphic violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 223
The Magic Door (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A magic Troll aims to defeat the Black Witch and find the magic door that will lead him home with the help of the Elf Flip, and the Boy Liam.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: getting home, mischievous children, escapades, wizards and magicians, youth, rivalry, friendship, troll, forest, magic, good versus evil, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 60K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
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: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sincere, feel good
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, heroes, adventurer, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, on the road, good versus evil, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 14K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, monster, silly humor, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, semi serious, mystical
Plot: save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, rivalry, escapades, race against time, legends and myths, sword and sorcery, sinbad, apocalypse ...
⇓ 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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, witchcraft, sword, sorceress, slavery, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Knight of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A medieval alchemist (Klaus Kinski), knight (Harvey Keitel) and priest (Fernando Rey) mistake a flying-saucer alien for a dragon.
Style: semi serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, medieval, alien, space and aliens, rescue, escapades, adventure, clergy, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, battles ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...
Style: exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, snow white, forest, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, rescue, adventure, escapades, woman in danger, heroes, love and romance, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Prehistoric Women (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leader of a tribe of amazon women, Queen Kari, has vanquished a rival tribe and rules them with savage ruthlessness and cruel arrogance. A hunter stumbles onto the enclave and falls for one of the slaves, so unleashing the anger and envy of the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: rhinoceros, slavery, adventure, dangerous animal, adventurer, escapades, rivalry, misfit, heroes, destiny, fall in love, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: russia, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ulysses offends the gods so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, buddy movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, heroes, chase, adventurer, sword fight, sword, warrior, ocean, friends, conquering, injustice, military ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, legends and myths, adventure, folk hero, supernatural, teenage life, hidden identity, love and romance, family, dishonesty, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, dragon, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Magic Sword (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, goes on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, battles, heroes, wizards, magic, witchcraft, knight, princess, wizards and magicians, save the lady, save the princess, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: knight, dragon, curse, supernatural, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: stylized, epic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, wizards and magicians, battles, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, dangerous animal, supernatural, rivalry, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Arthur the King (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent ...
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, infidelity, camelot, king arthur, arthurian legend, romance, adventure, escapades, love and romance, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: heroes, sword, wizards and magicians, bravery, magic, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, sword fight, battles, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
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