Movies like The 13th Warrior

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The 13th Warrior (1999)
 6.6
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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, rough, scenic, serious, adaptation directed by original author, bloody, entertaining, absurd ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, violence, danger, heroic mission, barbarian, fish out of water, against the odds, gory, heroes, good versus evil, battle, travel, disorder, cannibalism, axe, sword fight, demon, snake, kingdom, sword and sorcery, cave, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia

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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, epic and stylized films with plots about heroes, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, violence and vengeance mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The 13th Warrior: Pathfinder (2007), The 300 Spartans (1962), The Last Kingdom (2015), Beowulf & Grendel (2005), Solomon Kane (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, vengeance, torture, indians, battles, rivalry, deadly, heroes, danger, master warrior, heroic mission ...
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, battles, adventure, warrior, master warrior, danger, chaos, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: captivating, exciting, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: battles, kingdom, king, danger, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, vengeance, castle, heroes, viking, kidnapping ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, stylized, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, norse mythology, sword and sorcery, heroes, danger, legends and myths, dangerous animal, mythology, dark hero, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 66K
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: atmospheric, gothic, exciting, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, danger, heroes, tough heroes, redemption, mercenary, adventure, sorcerer, murder, violence, lone wolves ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, dungeon, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 36K
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: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, sword fight, warrior, emperor, medieval, abuse of power, adventure, coup d'etat, master warrior, corrupt, happy ending, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, France, Slovakia, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: roman empire, emperor, soldier, ancient rome, adventure, young heroes, danger, loss of parents, battles, lone hero, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 18th century
Place: europe, england, britain, naples italy, paris france
⇓ 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: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, barbarian, magic, woman in danger, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1984 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Switzerland, UK, 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: captivating, exciting, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, danger, survival, escapades, adventure, battles, heroes, rivalry, viking, violence, noble, sword ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 268K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, adventure, chase, manhunt, tribe, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, death, prophecy, jaguar ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 685K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, harsh, scenic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, courage, battles, ancient, historical character, master warrior, heroic mission, human spirit, war, army, against the odds, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 329K
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, legends and myths, battles, tough heroes, master warrior, king, adventure, intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ 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, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, danger, curses spells and rituals, mythology, obsessive quest, heroic mission, destiny, supernatural ability, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, epic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, viking, battles, tough heroes, family relations, master warrior, siblings relations, heroic mission, favoritism among siblings, adventure, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: master warrior, viking, monk, heroes, danger, monastery, chase, escapades, chases and races, vikings, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 151K
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, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, knight, king arthur, swords and armor, freedom, christianity, arthurian legend, childhood, invasion, bishop, military, horse ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious, epic
Plot: vikings, battles, good versus evil, vengeance, heroes, love affair, obsessive quest, rivalry, danger, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 119K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pyramid, destiny, survival, hunter, legends and myths, daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, coming of age, redemption, hopes ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, vengeance, good versus evil, battle, barbarian, rescue, rivalry, gory, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 73K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, soldier, behind enemy lines, survival, adventure, danger, sole survivor, war, battles, confined, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: britain, england, europe, scotland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 57K
Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense, sincere ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, knight, danger, fish out of water, time machine, adventure, father son relationship, race against time, heroic mission, political unrest, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, future
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, siege, war, military, christianity, army, muslim, self sacrifice, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 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, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: revenge, bravery, sword fight, magic, escapades, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 41K
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: gothic, bleak, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, clergy, village, supernatural, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, afterlife ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, serious, futuristic, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, kingdom, rescue, fortress, adventure, heroes, cliche, space travel, cyclops, lightsaber, fight scenes, alternate reality ...
Time: middle ages, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: viking, heroes, vikings, renewed love, battles, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, escapades, love and romance, young lovers, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 61K
The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, legends and myths, soldier, honor, wilderness, heroes, danger, master and servant, culture clash, adventure, tribe ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: 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, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: barbarian, cult, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, sword and sorcery, gladiator, danger, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, offbeat, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, evil queen, wizards, betrayal, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, demons ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 38K
Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, mercenary, king, castle, danger, adventure, rivalry, battlefield, battles, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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