Movies like Arthur the King

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Arthur the King (1983)
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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 themes.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, infidelity, camelot, king arthur, arthurian legend, adventure, supernatural, heroes, forbidden love, romance, wizards and magicians, love and romance, royal family, legends and myths, save the lady, danger, couples, imaginary, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, love ...
Time: middle ages

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Most similar movies to Arthur the King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, stylized and serious films with plots about adventure, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, escapades, danger and legends and myths mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Arthur the King: Prince Valiant (1997), Sword of Lancelot (1963), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Ruslan and Ludmila (1972), Arthur's Quest (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: stylized, exciting, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, knight, prince, heroes, battles, folk hero, romance, escapades, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, medieval, save the lady, disorder, rivalry, family, state affairs, heroes, intrigue, wizards and magicians, sent to the future ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In and around the castle Camelot, brave Cornel Wilde (as Lancelot) and virtuous Brian Aherne (as King Arthur) vie for the affections of lovely Jean Wallace (as Guinevere).
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, cult film, suspense ...
Plot: battles, heroes, camelot, rescue, gore, sword fight, king arthur, friendship, curses spells and rituals, tragic love, true love, fall in love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, camelot, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, arthurian legend, heroic mission, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Ruslan and Ludmila (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film is based on the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s poem of the same name, which happens to be one of the most poetic and beautiful Russian fairy tales. In the midst of the wedding party of Prince Ruslan and Ludmila, daughter of a ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, epic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, rescue, love and romance, escapades, rivalry, adventure, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: finland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, adventure, supernatural, folk hero, legends and myths, danger, family, teenage life, wizards and magicians, sent to the future, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, jousting, romance, betrayal, camelot, intrigue, rivalry, medieval, sword and sorcery, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Polar Bear King (1991)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his father is killed, Prince Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: curse, polar bear, supernatural, king, witchcraft, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, imaginary, love and romance, family ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, colourful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards, king arthur, wizards and magicians, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, adventure, legends and myths, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, danger, rivalry, battles, heroes, king ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, battles, heroes, witchcraft, wizards, magic, knight, princess, wooing, curses spells and rituals, kidnapping, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Action, 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 ⇓
59%
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: time travel, king arthur, heroes, earthquake, camelot, family, adventure, medieval, cinderella story, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: dark fantasy, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, forbidden love, supernatural, good versus evil, save the world, betrayal, supernatural ability, rivalry, escapades, vengeance, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: king, ring, knight, king arthur, rivalry, heroes, escapades, danger, miraculous event, legends and myths, destiny, wooing ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, stylized, serious, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, cinderella story, forest, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, imaginary, rescue, adventure, escapades, danger, woman in danger, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, heroes, battles, squire, puzzle, legends and myths, master warrior, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, warlock, witch, magic, halloween, adventure, heroes, friends, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jack the Giant Killer (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, stylized, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: giant, viking, kidnapping, castle, vikings, adventurer, genie, princess, supernatural, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, adventure, adventurer, escapades, heroes, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, on the road, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Merlin: The Return (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Merlin: The Return" is the story of the battle between good and evil. The dark forces of Mordred are pitted against the mythical sorcery of Merlin. Mordred and his mother Morgana have been imprisoned in another world for the past 1500 ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, folk hero, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, friendship, rivalry, rescue, danger, true love, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Witch Way Love (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Michael Firch is very skilled in computers and he goes to Paris to meet very important persons to discuss a contract. Michael was born on a special astral date. On arriving in Paris, he meets Morgane and her son. Morgane is a witch, she is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: supernatural, danger, love and romance, wizards and magicians, adventure, male female relationship, witch, good versus evil, forest, inventor, supernatural ability, in the woods ...
Place: paris france, new york, france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Merlin and the Book of Beasts (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the twenty years since the fall of Camelot, Merlin has become a recluse known as "the wild man of the woods." He is now summoned by a charge of young knights as they quest to destroy an evil wizard who rules the land from a throne of a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, arthurian legend, danger, imaginary, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dragon Pearl (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ancient mystery, legends and myths, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, supernatural, child as adult, wish come true, imaginary, rivalry, danger, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, child protagonist, heroic mission, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, battles, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, escapades, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, dragon, heroic mission, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, barbarian, evil queen, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, destiny, wizards, heroes, heroic mission, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%