Movies like Circle of Iron

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Circle of Iron (1978)
 5.9
 2K
Circle of Iron (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young martial artist, Cord the Seeker, competes for and loses the right to go on a quest for the Book of All Knowlege held by a wizard named Zetan
Style: serious, low-budget, psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, heroes, witchcraft, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, tournament, sword, sex, bandit, kung fu, magic, cave, violence, fishing, desert, bruce lee, female nudity, warrior ...
Place: middle east, israel

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Most similar movies to Circle of Iron

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and psychotronic films with plots about heroes, escapades, rivalry, adventure, danger, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Circle of Iron: The Legend of Drona (2008), SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013), The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984), Attack of the Gryphon (2007), Conan the Destroyer (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, supernatural, heroes, danger, imaginary, save the world, escapades ...
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95%
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, sequel to cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, one man army, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, adventure, supernatural, hitman, tough heroes, master warrior ...
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, barbarian, witchcraft, adventure, imaginary, chases and races, danger, master warrior, escapades, fugitives, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Legend of Drona (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Aditya is an orphaned and lonely young man. He soon learns that he belongs to a family of ancestral warriors who guard a mystic source of cosmic energy, and he must now take up his responsibilities.
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, superhero, parallel world, martial arts, legends and myths, rivalry, danger, adventure, imaginary, destiny, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, elf, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, heroes, danger, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only well. Kain sees his opportunity and announces that his ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, village, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), duel, sword, fall in love, gory, battles, wizards and magicians, graphic violence, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, heroes, chases and races, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, adventure, graphic violence, warrior ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, good versus evil, imaginary, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: barbarian, sword and sorcery, adventure, imaginary kingdom, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, female warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, 20th century, prehistoric times, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Evil Cult (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, master warrior, heroes, revenge, heroic mission, legends and myths, vengeance, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
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Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film directed by T.J. Scott is a prequel to the popular television series. At an academy for mythological warriors, 17-year-old Hercules (Ian Bohen) meets Jason, the next in line to rule Corinth. When Jason discovers that his father is ill, ...
Style: offbeat, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, hercules, legendary hero, warrior, rivalry, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, escapades, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 2K
Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, destiny, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, danger, imaginary, samurai, supernatural power, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, ancient egypt, mummy, vengeance, heroes, desert, greek, training, adventure, escapades, ancient mystery, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, heroes, adventure, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, race against time, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, good versus evil, axe, warlord, ambush, sword and sandal, mixed martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 39K
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, obsessive quest, heroic mission, murder, supernatural, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, master warrior ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant spiders, swordsmen cloaked in shadow, re-animated dead ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, zombie, good versus evil, sword, witchcraft, supernatural, superhero, woman in danger, cons and scams, battles, adventure, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, captivating, stylized, mystical
Plot: save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, race against time, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: serious, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, bravery, magic, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, sword fight, battles, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Storm Riders (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer's ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, escapades, love and romance, heroes, family relations, charity, master villain, save the world, love triangle, vengeance, parents and children, rivalry ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, youth, heroes, heroic mission, adventurer, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Burning Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An exotic, legendary battle between the forces of good and evil comes to life as the celebrated disciples of the Shaolin Temple -- monks who practice a lethal and spiritual form of martial arts -- fight the evil followers of China's Manchu ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, daring rescue, heroic mission, legends and myths, prison, vengeance, righting the wronged, society, culture clash, master warrior, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, daring rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, deadly, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, legends and myths ...
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57%
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Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, danger, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 4K
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: suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Plot: rescue, battles, monster, magic, brawl, rape, witch, tournament, mud wrestling, supernatural, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, entertaining, light, tense ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, immortality, teenager, martial arts, good versus evil, imaginary, sword fight, magical, warrior, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Storm Warriors (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, battles, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, master warrior, friends, adventure, partners, imaginary, mountain ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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54%