Movies like The 13th Warrior

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The 13th Warrior (1999)
 6.6
 108K
The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, serious, rough, adaptation directed by original author, scenic, bloody, entertaining, absurd ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, sword fight, heroic mission, danger, heroes, violence, viking, oracle, cave, snake, barbarian, kingdom, demon, sword and sorcery, deception, fish out of water, cannibalism, axe, gory, war, witch, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq

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Most similar movies to The 13th Warrior

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and epic films with plots about heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, danger, sword fight and sword mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The 13th Warrior: Pathfinder (2007), The 300 Spartans (1962), The Hexer (2001), Last Knights (2015), Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 40K
Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, vikings, master warrior, vengeance, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, heroes, rivalry, deadly, torture, indians ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, master warrior, leadership, battles, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, war ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.6
 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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, magic, danger, battles, sword and sorcery, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 35K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, emperor, sword fight, vengeance, medieval, revenge, adventure, palaces castles and temples, honor, knight, master, castle ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.
Style: serious, rough, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, survival, adventure, danger, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, noble, violence, battle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: master warrior, viking, monk, chase, heroic mission, adventure, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, vikings, monastery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ 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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, heroes, imaginary, sword and sorcery, barbarian, destiny ...
Time: ancient history, 20th century, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984 ...
⇓ 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, serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, mythology, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.
Style: serious, rough, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, master warrior, wilderness, obsessive quest, gory, track down, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, siblings relations, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 149K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, battles, adventure, knight, folk hero, king arthur, state affairs, swords and armor, king, army, battle, frozen lake ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: europe, england, britain, dungeon, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Viking Sagas (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film chronicles a long-ago time when men relied not on their intellect to make points, but on their swords. A mythical warrior ('Ralf Moeller (I)') wanders the snow-capped landscapes of the North territories on an arduous quest for ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: adventure, master warrior, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, battles, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 233K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, adventure, love and romance, betrayal, fighting the system, heroes, buddies, royal family, escapades, battles, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 672K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, harsh, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, courage, master warrior, legends and myths, war, soldier, gory, battles, army, historical character, ancient, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 65K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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: exciting, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, tough heroes, lone wolves, danger, mercenary, supernatural, drifter, violence, imaginary, dark fantasy, sword and sorcery ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: rough, serious, gloomy, exciting, based on legend ...
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, norse mythology, viking, sword and sorcery, adventure, dangerous animal, vengeance, legends and myths, mythical creature, swordsman, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 40K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: bleak, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, obsessive quest, danger, knight, afterlife, village, supernatural, dealing with death, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, offbeat, serious, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, adventure, betrayal, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, righting the wronged, evil queen, sorceress, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: viking, adventure, vengeance, battles, rivalry, young lovers, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroes, love and romance, vikings, renewed love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 8.6
 302K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, legends and myths, heroic, tough heroes, master warrior, battles, adventure, folk hero, heroes, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: epic, exciting, serious, rough, remake of cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, vengeance, revenge, torture, witch, slavery, sword and sorcery, barbarian, princess, battle, rescue ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Erik the Conqueror (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the 9th Century, two Viking children, separated since their early childhood with one raised by the British and the other by Vikings, meet after nearly 20 years as rivals as war breaks out between Britian and the Vikings for control of England.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: viking, sword fight, adventure, master warrior, siblings relations, palaces castles and temples, heroes, rivalry, family relations, head of state, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, king, warrior, muslim, war, christianity, military, siege, self sacrifice, master warrior, rise to the top ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: battles, escapades, political unrest, king, danger, viking, kidnapping, kingdom, danish, sword, orphan, british ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, heroic mission, danger, heroes, rivalry, assassination, chase, daring rescue, rescue, destiny, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, medieval, gory, tough heroes, good versus evil, war, sword, revenge, battles, vengeance, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Style: epic, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nun, adventure, monastery, obsessive quest, knight, danger, war, escapades, heroes, love and romance, master warrior, forbidden love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, sweden, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 565
The Norseman (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: rescue, escapades, ocean or sea, opposites attract, adventure, captivity, kidnapping, missing person, wizards and magicians, battles, americana, confined ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 27K
Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, cyclops, rescue, kingdom, fortress, doppelganger, lightsaber, adventure, cliche, heroic mission, magical object, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: epic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure, empress, palaces castles and temples, master villain, emperor, loss, oppression ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, dwarf, ancient, courage, heroic mission, suspicion ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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