Movies like The Barbarians

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The Barbarians (1987)
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The Barbarians (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Orphaned brothers Kutchek and Gore are adopted by a tribe led by Canary the owner of a powerful jewel. The evil Kadar wants both Canary and the jewel. Attacking the tribe he kidnaps Canary but the stone eludes him. The brothers are taken to be trained as gladiators and years later have grown to be VERY big. They escape and set off on a quest to find the jewel and rescue Canary.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: twins, dragon, rivalry, adventure, heroes, missing person, sexual abuse, orphan, danger, imaginary, escapades, gory, siblings relations, woman in danger, daring rescue, slavery, jewelry, jewel, martial arts, gladiator, violence, harem, tough guy, warrior, camp ...
Time: middle ages

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Most similar movies to The Barbarians

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, rivalry, heroes, adventure, danger, imaginary and sword and sorcery mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like The Barbarians: Conan the Barbarian (1982), The Beastmaster (1982), Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982), Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964), Kingdom of Gladiators (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
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: epic, stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, good versus evil, cult, slavery, mythology, escapades, gladiator, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Beastmaster (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battle, battles, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When all the earth's fire begins to go out, Hercules and Deianeira must go in search for fire to stop the world from cold. "Hercules and the Circle of Fire" is the third movie-length pilot episode of the television series ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, heroes, mythology, battles, hercules, legend, legends and myths, dangerous attraction, space and aliens, imaginary, danger, save the world ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: captivating, exciting, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, heroes, witchcraft, sword, battles, imaginary, woman in danger, cons and scams, adventure, supernatural, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, warrior, mythology, hercules, heroes, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, stylized, epic, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, wizards and magicians, battles, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, exciting, stylized
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sword and sorcery, barbarian, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, warrior, heroic mission, master warrior, imaginary, danger, heroes ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, 80s, year 1984, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Hercules (Gordon Scott) sets out to save the city of Troy from a horrible sea monster. Meanwhile, the city is threatened by a different kind of monster--a smarmy politician who will stop at nothing to seize the throne.
Style: epic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: battles, heroes, hercules, save the princess, tough heroes, adventure, rescue, danger, state affairs, imaginary, rivalry, superhero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: dragon, pirate, curses spells and rituals, adventure, danger, fugitives, rivalry, ship, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, danger, magic, heroes, good versus evil, chases and races, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, adventure, graphic violence, warrior ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the beautiful Princess Carissa to protect an enchanted Jewel one ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, magic, wizards, jewelry, jewel, castle, princess, good versus evil, master warrior, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Almighty Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the demon god Loki destroys the fortress of Valhalla and steals the Hammer of Invincibility, only the young hero Thor can protect Earth from armageddon.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, danger, heroes, destiny, escapades, crimes, superhero, violence, norse mythology, imaginary, dragon ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, legendary hero, hercules, warrior, teenage life, danger, adventure, imaginary, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, evil queen, betrayal, destiny, wizards, barbarian, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
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Samson (1961)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While traveling through the kingdom of Sulom, Samson is arrested and finds that the queen no longer reigns and that a power-mad warlord and his army of mercenaries now controls the kingdom. Samson teams up with some of his one-time adversaries to ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, legends and myths, political unrest, political intrigue, blind ambition, rivalry, imaginary, escapades, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, king, adventure, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, danger, rivalry, battles, legends and myths, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, danger, rivalry, heroes, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, wizards and magicians, magic, bravery, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, sword fight, sword, battles, imaginary kingdom, tough heroes ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Blade Master (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muscle-bound Ator and his mute Asian sidekick travel from the ends of the Earth to save his aged mentor from the evil mustachioed Zor.
Style: futuristic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, battles, warrior, sword, cave, adventure, battle zone, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany, India
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: rough, exciting, psychotronic, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, sorcerer, slavery, heroes, good versus evil, witch, battle, battles, rescue, adventure, magic ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, semi serious, captivating, mystical
Plot: save the world, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, chaos, race against time, escapades, danger, chases and races, rivalry, imaginary, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, epic ...
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 ⇓
44%
 5.2
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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, murder, heroic mission, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, master warrior, danger ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Unmasking the Idol (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Duncan Jax must stop the evil terrorist Scarlet Leader from acquiring nuclear bombs that could start WW3. Together with the trusty baboon, Boon, he takes on the almost impossible mission! He must steal the gold that Scarlet leader plans to use to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, battles, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, adventure, war, hotshot hero, anti heroes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 5K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: rescue, battles, brawl, rape, monster, magic, witch, tournament, mud wrestling, gory, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ulysses offends the gods so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, chase, heroes, battles, warrior, sword, sword fight, injustice, friends, conquering, ocean or sea, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hercules in the Underworld (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the earth which goes straight to Hades. Hercules once again comes to the rescue and faces one of his most difficult challenges, and must prove himself as a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, heroes, one man army, battles, hercules, legend, dangerous attraction, village life, legends and myths, village, superhero ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%