Sword and sorcery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sword and sorcery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, stylized, serious, dark fantasy, epic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, magic, heroes, danger, sword fight, destiny, escapades and rivalry plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword and sorcery: Solomon Kane (2009), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Seventh Son (2014), Red Sonja (1985), The Beastmaster (1982), Conan the Destroyer (1984), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), Conan the Barbarian (2011), Black Death (2010), The Dragon Prince (2018).

List of sword and sorcery movies

 6.1
 73K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, witch, sorcerer, deal with the devil, supernatural, tough heroes, mercenary, heroes, lone wolves, drifter, chase ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, europe, north africa
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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, 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: epic, stylized, exciting, dark fantasy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, good versus evil, cult, slavery, escapades, gladiator, mythology, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, black magic ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
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 5.5
 76K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, adventure, witch, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, chosen one, supernatural, knight, demon ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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 5.0
 41K
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: sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, murder, good versus evil, vengeance, heroic mission, obsessive quest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
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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, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battles, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, supernatural, superhero ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
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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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, warrior, rescue, beast, heroic mission, master warrior, heroes, female warrior ...
Time: stone age, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, prehistoric times
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: exciting, epic, atmospheric, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, journey, friendship, wizards, heroic mission, elf, mythology, save the world ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, sinbad, heroes, heroic mission, battles, minotaur, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 8th century
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The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer the land.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, mythology, crucifix, resurrection, torture chamber, telekinesis, sorcerer, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, europe
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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: exciting, rough, psychotronic, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, sorcerer, slavery, warrior, heroes, good versus evil, witch, battles, rescue, lone hero, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
Place: hawaii
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: battles, imaginary kingdom, elf, good versus evil, adventurer, knight, sword and sorcery, wizards and magicians, wizards, epic battle, heroes, dragon ...
Time: 2010s
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, heroic, exciting, breathtaking, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: warrior, imaginary kingdom, magical, fantasy world, good versus evil, elf, adventurer, creature, sword and sorcery, wizards, dragon, adventure ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.4
 48K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, knight, monk, sword and sorcery, obsessive quest, inquisition, dealing with death, mercenary, village, sword and shield, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
Style: feel good, captivating, exciting, enigmatic, dark fantasy
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, elf, adventure, prince, sword and sorcery, heir to the throne, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, conflict, exile, egg ...
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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, scenic, rough ...
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, battles, mission, viking, heroic mission, adventure, sword fight, norse mythology, heroes, fish out of water, cave ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, ancient times
Place: scandinavia, iraq
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 6.6
 18K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from ...
Style: dark fantasy, suspenseful, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, beast, magic, rescue, apprentice, adventure, sacrifice, daring rescue, supernatural, heroic mission, human sacrifice ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
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 6.7
 259K
Warcraft (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, wizards, magic, good versus evil, warrior, giant creature, creature, kingdom, adventure, sword and sorcery, invasion ...
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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, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, heroic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, battles, elf, creature, magical, wizards, sorcerer, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, witch, monk, curse, witchcraft, inquisition, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A princess is on a quest to unite the five greatest warriors to save her kingdom from a demon sorceress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorceress, heroic mission, adventure, save the kingdom, destiny, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural, vampire, wizards and magicians, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.9
 80K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, witch, king arthur, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, royal family, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Scorpion King 2: 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: mummy, sword and sorcery, desert, king, heroes, tyrant, revenge, fictional war, magic, sword fight, warrior, training ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, dark fantasy, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, warrior, elf, magical, wizards, save the world, friendship, creature, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 6.6
 269K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, monster, adventure, heroes, mars, imaginary kingdom, space wars, space and aliens, teleportation, space travel, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
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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: dragon, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, escapades, heroes, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
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Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of unlikely heroes hijacks a steam-powered battle wagon, a daring young wizard (Marek) steals the final piece of the all-powerful Darkspore and embarks on a desperate quest to deliver the cursed artifact to the gods for safe keeping; but ...
Style: exciting, captivating, intense, suspense, tense
Plot: sword and sorcery, magical object, mercenary, demon, friendship, warrior, magician, possession, necromancer, good versus evil, adventure, quest ...
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, excalibur, throne, mentor, sword, courage, resistance, king ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Sinbad is a Canadian television series which aired from 1996 to 1998. It follows on the story from the pilot of the same name, and revolves around the series' protagonist, Sinbad. The series is a re-telling of the adventures ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, epic, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, magic, sword and sorcery, adventurer, adventure, escapades, sword fight, battles, ocean, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians ...
Place: middle east, iraq
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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, exciting, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, good versus evil, heroes, sword and sorcery, adventure, battles, wizards, legends and myths, sword fight, troll ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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Dragonheart: A New Beginning (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Geoff, an orphaned stable boy (Chris Masterson), discovers Drake (voice of Robby Benson), the world's last living dragon, he realizes that his dream of becoming a knight in shining armor can now come true. Together, they soon face ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, friendship, knight, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, orphan, medieval, save the kingdom, adventure, daring rescue, mythical creature ...
Time: middle ages
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